The World’s Largest Solo Theatre Festival Begins Its Anniversary Season

Theatre Row on New York’s famous 42nd Street is home to the world’s largest solo theatre festival, United Solo. Its fifth season takes place September 18 — November 23, 2014 and features over 130 productions from six continents in categories including drama, comedy, stand-up, mime, and many more. This year’s Festival has grown five times bigger than the inaugural season, and brings far more exciting variety. TICKETS for all shows in this year’s United Solo are available at the Theatre Row Box Office, 410 West 42nd Street, open seven days a week from noon until the last curtain. Online and phone sales are provided by Telecharge, www.telecharge.com and 212.239.6200. The Box Office will keep a waiting list for the sold-out shows, and some last-minute openings may be available. For the full Festival schedule, visit www.unitedsolo.org/us/ufest
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2014 United Solo Special Award Nominations

As the largest festival of solo theatre in the world, United Solo promotes and celebrates the form of one-person theatre in many ways. One of them is the Special Award, which recognizes artists acclaimed for their dedication to solo theatre. The nominees for the 2014 United Solo Special Award are Hannah Cabell in Grounded, Billy Crystal in 700 Sundays, Jim Dale in Just Jim Dale, Ruben Santiago-Hudson in How I Learned What I Learned, Kevin Spacey in Clarence Darrow, John Douglas Thompson in Satchmo at the Waldorf, and Michael Urie in Buyer and Cellar.
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