Almost 13  THE BEST OF   Bestseller  

Written and Performed by Joan KaneNew York

Tue 9/24 7:30pm*Fri 10/4 7:30pm

drama, 50 min.

These are the memories of a young girl’s hot, sweaty summer in Brooklyn. Can she survive being caught between a disintegrating family at home and racial violence on the streets? All she wants to do is jump in the waves at Coney Island and see the fireworks. This play was written at the La MaMa playwriting symposium in Umbria, Italy. Director & Designer: Bruce A! Kraemer. Composer & Sound Designer: Ian Werhle. Costume Design: Cat Fisher. Show image by Jimmy Schmidt. Recommended for: adults only (not suitable for children), theatre community, multiple ethnic communities: Irish, Italian, Spanish, Jewish, Catholic, all in Brooklyn, New York history fans, coming of age, violent childhood, magical realism. Links: artist, twitter, instagram.

2019 United Solo is the world’s largest solo theatre festival, currently in its 10th anniversary season. All shows are staged at Theatre Row: 410 West 42nd Street, New York City. TICKETS, with a price of $45 (plus a $2.25 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.

* THE BEST OF  tag indicates shows by award-winning artists and companies invited by the United Solo Academy to return for the 10th anniversary season. These shows represent some of the greatest artistic achievements of the Festival’s first decade.

*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.