Gilding the Lily Sold Out 

Written and Performed by Susannah MeloneNew York

Wed 10/8 3:30pm

drama, comedy, 75 min.

A free re-imagining of the life, loves and art of the 19th-century British celebrity Lillie Langtry and her struggles to play Shakespeare’s Rosalind, shedding light on the difficult art of letting our hearts be our craft. Surrealism. Biography. Scandal. Heartbreak. An unprecedented, indomitable woman. And hope. Director: James McArdle. Costume Designer: Emily Rose Parman. Stage Manager: Tierney Nolen. Recommended for: teenagers, adults, elderly, theatre community, LGBTQ community, Shakespeare enthusiasts. Link: artist.

2014 United Solo, the world’s largest solo theatre festival, celebrates its 5th anniversary season and its dynamic expansion in scope and popularity. All shows are staged at Theatre Row: 410 West 42nd Street, New York City. TICKETS, with a price of $19.25 (including a $1.25 theatre restoration charge) are available at the Theatre Row Box Office and online through Telecharge at You may also call Telecharge at 212-239-6200. When placing your reservation, please provide: the FESTIVAL name (United Solo Theatre Festival), the name of THEATRE (Theatre Row – The Studio Theatre), and the specific DAY and TIME of SHOW you would like to see.  
*If you are interested in purchasing tickets for a SOLD-OUT performance, check with the Theatre Row Box Office on the day of the show. Should there be any last-minute returns, tickets will become available on a first-come, first-served basis.