United Solo 2016
Thursday, September 15, 2016 – Sunday, November 20, 2016
410 West 42nd Street, New York City
Tickets: $20 PURCHASE ONLINE
This year’s edition will include two Polish productions:
November 12th, 7:30PM
FISH SOUP IN ODESSA (ZUPA RYBNA W ODESSIE) performed by Sebastian Rys, directed by Julia Mark, written by Szymon Bogacz
November 13th, 2PM
THE DOUBLE BASS (KONTRABASISTA) performed by Krzysztof Rogacewicz, directed by Krzysztof Pulkowski, written by Peter Suskind
The festival was started by the Poland-born actor, director and lecturer Omar Sangare. 7th edition of the world’s largest solo theatre festival, United Solo will present performers from 18 countries, 23 states, and six continents at the Theatre Row in the heart of New York City’s theatre district. Since its inaugural year, United Solo featured over 600 theatre productions from all over the world in categories including drama, comedy, dance, movement, storytelling, stand-up, multimedia, and musical theater.
Each year, the Festival presents a Special Award for a solo artist. Past winners include Anna Deavere Smith, Patti LuPone, John Leguizamo, Fiona Shaw, and Billy Crystal.
Selected shows are also invited to participate in United Solo Europe, an overseas program presented annually at Teatr Syrena in Warsaw, thanks to support from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland. This European showcase celebrated its 4th anniversary in 2016.