A Life Behind Bars

solo performance · lastage theatre co. · Ages 18+ · United States of America

one person show
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ERIC HOLLERBACH certified reviewer June 18, 2018
I loved the characters, the music, the lighting cues. Everything was on point to make Dan Ruth's characters come to life. Hilarious show. Dark. Revealing. ... full review
RUSSELL EATON certified reviewer June 21, 2018
tagged as: adult themes · comedy · lgbt · alcohol · barfly · personal · one man show
Performed by master storyteller Dan Ruth, this show is funny, sad, inspirational, depressing and so many other things. This is a man who’s been around the streets and alleys of New York nightlife and he has absorbed the details and idiosyncrasies of the people he has mingled with there. Weaving stories together that span a long series of jobs and multiple years working (and drinking) in all types of bars in a city that has all types of bars, Ruth reveals a fascinating life that holds surprising moments of highs and lows. It is compelling to hear about what he has witnessed as confidant and server. ... full review