A Life Behind Bars

solo performance · shadowcast theatre works · Ages 18+ · one person show · 75 mins · United States of America

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“A Life Behind Bars” is an unapologetic, dark and funny look at what can happen when you reach for the stars but grab for the bottle instead. From a NYC Health Inspector, to a Brooklyn “new money” hipster, to a Hell’s Kitchen-Andrew Lloyd Webber-loving piano bar denizen, to his own alcoholic celebration and fall, “A Life Behind Bars” shines an incredible light on two decades of NYC bartending with an incredible message of survival.

Winner of the 2018 NYC Bistro Award for ‘Outstanding Solo Play,’ the 2018 Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs Award for ‘Best Spoken Word Artist,’ the 2018 ‘Martha Hill Newell Playwright Fund Award’ and the 2016 United Solo Festival Winner for ‘Best Autobiographical Show.’

Learn More at danruthbkny.com/

production team

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tanya moberly

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stefanie johnson

production assistant

* Fringe Veteran

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