Thursday 4/18 10:00 pm

90 min

18+

The Peoples Improv Theater proudly announces the 10TH ANNUAL SOLOCOM!
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. SOLOCOM’s goal is to push artists to create a show that is meaningful, personal and to follow the fear.
FESTIVAL PASSES ARE AVAILABLE HERE!
Jason Tyus Smith/ Intentional Slacker
Semi-autobiographical, semi-cinematic, semi-Ford truck month, all small town boy! A solo sketch show, written and performed by Jason Tyus Smith, jam-packed with humor, wit and crooked middle fingers; kickback and witness the self-proclaimed Intentional Slacker. 

 

Rosemary Cipriano/ Righty Tighty, Lefty Loosey
Righty Tighty, Lefty Loosey is about the left side of my body. While the right side of my body lives her cute drama-free life, the left side has been plagued with rare ailments and conditions I was born with. After years of age-inappropriate surgeries, the last straw was getting a hip replacement at the ripe age of 30 last year. This show will focus on that surgery, the power of being a loudmouth, and how all the fake stuff in my body has in fact made me more human. And how I actually like running. A lot.

 

Ari Glasgow/ Obsessed
Along a journey to come to terms with his own OCD, Ari meets a variety of therapeutic characters; a grandfather who thinks there’s nothing wrong to begin with, a therapist lifted straight from the Simpsons, a talking mushroom, and many, many more! But he promises not to compulsively list them all. Exploring themes of mental health, self confidence, and the wacky characters we all use just to get through the day.

 

Wallace Mazon/ The Social Justice F*ck Boy
A storytelling stand-up special (think Hasan Minhaj Homecoming King). It’s about my time as a social activist (during BLM and the climate movement as a whole). It’ll tell key stories about moments I had in the movement but with punchlines. The overall theme is to talk about the victories and struggles of being an activist in their 20s that will hopefully provide laughter and hope.

 

Joshua Folsom/ Taste Me 
A very nervous waiter is distracted by an old familiar face. Tense, exciting and funny, Taste Me is an original monologue by Joshua Folsom.

Calendar for SOLOCOM NYC 2024: Smith/Cipriano/Glasgow/Mazon/Folsom

Location

The PIT Loft

154 W. 29th St., New York, NY, 10001