The Spirit of Vaudeville

Written and Performed by Richard StillmanNew Jersey

Sun 10/19 2:00pm

comedy, storytelling, music, 70 min.

A celebration of musical vaudeville. The tale is told through banjo strumming, eccentric tap dancing, vaudeville stories and wacky Charleston dances. Mr. Stillman’s portrayal of Ukulele Ike in “Lady Be Good” was described as: “…sheer stage magic…” –Thomas M. Disch, The Nation; “…executed with a deftly offhanded bravura…” –Stephen Holden, The New York Times. Accompanist: Paul Byrne. Photo by Peter Jacobs. Recommended for: children, adults, elderly, theatre community, ethnic community (Irish, Jewish), jazz age & vaudeville aficionados. Links: artist, show.

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.