Sunday 3/26 8:00 pm

The Peoples Improv Theater proudly announces the in-person return of SOLOCOM NYC!

Solocom NYC has launched over 400 new solo comedies that have gone on to longer runs, tours and festivals around the world (including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.)

Solocom NYC is a festival of new solo work. All shows presented are 75% – 100% new material, and are created specifically for the festival. NYC Solocom’s goal is to push artists to create a show that is meaningful, personal and to follow the fear.

Click here to purchase a Solocom NYC 2023 Festival Pass!

Sunday, March 26th @ 8:00PM

Adam Wade// You Ought To Be In Showbiz

Adam Wade, 20-time Moth Story Slam winner, and creator of the #1 Best Selling Audible Original ‘You Ought To Know Adam Wade’ debuts his new solo work where he lets us all sneak past the V.I.P.’s velvet rope to the land of showbiz and fame. Adam recalls a potential career breakthrough when director, Darren Aronofsky, seeks him out to audition for a crucial role in the Oscar nominated movie, ‘The Wrestler.’ Also, he will explain what really happened to rock legend Sting’s beloved, after-show cupcakes at the dawn of the new Millennium.

Phyllis Gordon// Em-Pathetic

An actor side hustles as a Standardized Patient, teaching medical students interpersonal skills and playing fake illnesses. When she receives a real diagnosis, she ricochets from unaware physician to lunch obsessed desk staff, asking: “Where is the empathy?”

Bailey Swilley// Trophy Kid

How does one reject the Trophy Generation label? Comedian and writer Bailey Swilley shares the lessons she learned (and enemies she made) on the path to overachievement in this heartfelt, honest, and silly storytelling show.

Erick Esteban// A Fight Club for One

How much can you really know about yourself unless you’ve been in a fight? That’s the central question in Erick Esteban’s A Fight Club for One, a comedic nostalgia romp through karate lessons and Kung fu movies growing the only Filipino kid on the Westside of Chicago during the 1980’s.