Please Don’t Beat Me Up

Please Don’t Beat Me Up: Stories and Artifacts from Adolescence

Written and Performed by Adam RubenDistrict Of Columbia

Sun., Nov. 4 at 2:00pm (running time: 60 min.) 

comedy, storytelling

Comedian and storyteller shares true tales of adolescence, plus embarrassing diary excerpts, home movies, and a manifesto of self-pity written while dateless during Homecoming. The world of bullies, crushes, and the horrible advice ‌“Be yourself!” feature in this show for anyone who’s ever been picked on, put down, or cast out. Nominated for best solo show 2011 (MD Theatre Guide). Technical Production: Jeff Ruben. Recommended for: all audiences. Links: artist, show, related, related2, related3.

2012 United Solo, the world’s largest solo theatre festival, presents one hundred solo productions! All shows are staged at Theatre ROW: 410 West 42nd Street, New York City. TICKETS, with a price of $18, 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.