The Tall Boy  THE BEST OF  

Performed by Tandy CronynNew York

Sat 9/28 2:00pm

drama, 70 min.

In the aftermath of World War II, three orphaned boys, swept up by U.S. Army units and outfitted as G.I. mascots, land at a displaced persons camp after their units are shipped home. The boys yearn to follow their units to America, but only one boy has a G.I. willing to adopt him, and that soldier happens to be black. Playwright: Simon Bent. Director: David Hammond. Adapted from a story by: Kay Boyle. Show image by Trix Rosen. Recommended for: adults only (not suitable for children), history buffs, veterans, communities interested in refugees, racism, children in war. Links: show, artist, video, facebook.

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.