Starring Julie Harris, William Luce's play tells the story of Emily Dickinson, the legendary poet who lived a reclusive existence at her family home in Amherst, Massachusetts, during the Victorian era.
Act 1 of Song and Dance,1985
The first act of Song & Dance is one of the few true solo musicals ever to play Broadway. Bernadette Peters won her first Tony Award in 1985 for her portrayal of Emma, an English girl in New York, whose search for love spanned almost two dozen songs.
The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, 1985
In The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, Lily Tomlin played multiple roles in Jane Wagner's one-woman play, a comedic look at and critique of contemporary American society.
Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, 1994
Anna Deavere Smith examines the aftermath of the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles in this one-woman show in which she impersonates many of the people she interviewed about the event.
Actor John Leguizamo introduced Broadway audiences to his explosive storytelling style in 1998 when Freak, a semi-autobiographical series of Leguizamo's family stories co-written with David Bar Katz, opened at the Cort Theatre.