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Called "hilarious" (Broadway World) and "engaging" (TheaterMania), The Accidental Pervert is a laugh-out-loud play that tells the awkwardly poignant story of a boy's journey into manhood after discovering his dad's video tapes hidden in a bedroom closet. Andrew subsequently develops an addiction that continues until the age of 26, when he meets his wife to be, and finds himself struggling to find the balance between fantasy and reality.
"The Accidental Pervert Will Arouse Your Socks Off!" - Village Voice
Let acclaimed performer and comedian Andrew Goffman take you on a whirlwind tour of his funny romance with magazines, video, and off-color fantasies while you roll in the aisles. However, it's not all laughs in this layered show, which ends on a touching moment of redemption as he struggles to find true love and perspective through real-life relationships.
• The Accidental Pervert has eclipsed 1000 performances in the legendary Greenwich Village area of New York!
• Award winning run in Buenos Aires, Argentina!
• Winner 2013 BEST COMEDY Award in Panama City, Panama!
• Opening in Zurich, Switzerland and the Island of Malta 2014! 2015 premiers in Kristiansand and Oslo, Norway!
So come have some good dirty fun with The Accidental Pervert! Oh, and leave the little ones home. The show has mature themes and is meant for audience members over 16.
She's the most prolific writer you've never heard of. She's written hundreds of papers, but her name won't be found on a single one. At turns darkly comic and piercingly vulnerable, An Anonymous Contributor is a richly imagined journey into the morally ambiguous world of an academic ghostwriter.
The award-winning Belfast Blues, written and performed by Geraldine Hughes (Jerusalem, Translations, Cyrano) and directed by Emmy-winner Carol Kane (Wicked), returns to the Barrow Street Theatre for a limited engagement this Fall!
April 2014 – Gardiner Comfort travels to Washington, DC to attend the Tourette Syndrome Association National Conference. During the week, Comfort encounters others (mostly children) with his neurological disorder and, for the first time in his life, he could be himself– it actually felt normal to have Tourette's. Using an erratic and energetic performance style (a nod to Tourette's itself), and evocative details of his week in DC, Comfort shares his life as an actor with Tourette Syndrome. THE ELEPHANT IN EVERY ROOM I ENTER (originally developed through Mabou Mines) is a strikingly intimate solo show created by Comfort and his frequent collaborator, Kel Haney (YOU'RE NOT TOUGH — HERE, Dixon Place).
Margaret Rutherford became a global legend playing Miss Marple. Originally she didn't want the part, and Agatha Christie didn't want Marple played by "the funniest woman alive." This British sell-out sensation sees Christie playing detective, unearthing Rutherford's terrible secrets.
Written and directed by Zimmerman, My Son the Waiter tells the story of how Zimmerman, now pushing 60, waited tables in New York for a mind-numbing 29 years, before finally taking himself seriously enough to study stand-up comedy, and write a one-man show about waiting until his mid-50s to perform on stage.
It may be his hard-won reputation as a political firebrand that has secured David Mixner his place in the history books, but his secret weapon has always been his folksy, homespun charm. A natural born storyteller, in the grand tradition of the American South, Mixner brings his audience right onto his metaphorical front porch in his theatrical tell-all, Oh Hell No!, recounting both personal and public details of his headline-grabbing and history-shaping life.
An epic journey of self-discovery. Written and performed by the man who lived it.
Hayes was arrested at the Istanbul airport in 1970 with two kilos of hashish taped to his body. The Turkish High Court sentenced him to life in prison. Five years later, Billy escaped from Imrali Island prison in the dead of night - rowing 17 miles across the open sea in a raging storm.
The solo play explores the often forgotten stories of white civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo and FBI informant Tommy Rowe. Rowe was among the Ku Klux Klan members who overtook and gunned down Liuzzo's Oldsmobile on March 25, 1965. The Klan targeted Ms. Liuzzo, who witnessed racial hatred first hand as a young girl, whilst she drove African-American freedom fighters to safety following the historic Selma Voting March.
How do you take your tea? Georgina likes it hot with good manners, bad behavior and a pianist. Her crash course in etiquette reveals more than she, or you might expect.
In this daring, uplifting and often comedic solo show, acclaimed monologist Bob Brader tells the gripping true story of discovering that his abusive and charismatic ex-Marine father is a pedophile. A powerful tale of personal survival and triumph, Winner of five Best of Fest Awards including Best Show, London Fringe Festival and Best Script, United Solo Festival. Hailed by critics as "brilliant", "masterful" and "unforgettable."
Infused with hip-hop, slam poetry and personal recollections, this one-man show charts the ups and downs of muMs' incredible journey, from growing up in the Bronx to starring on one of HBO's biggest shows. A life set against the backdrop of the birth of hip-hop, this is the story of a man looking for his spotlight and finding it in the most unlikely of places.
Sometimes poignant, sometimes lighthearted, always thought provoking, this one-man play follows Stu Richel's journey as a combat journalist & photographer to - through - and beyond his military service in Vietnam.