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"Inheritance: A Litany" ​- Written and Performed by Janis Brenner

"Inheritance: A Litany" ​- Written and Performed by Janis Brenner


Janis Brenner


United Solo Theatre Festival, Theatre Row - The Studio Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street Between 9th and 10th Avenues
New York, NY


Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:00pm
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 6:00pm



Janis Brenner

Inheritance: A Litany
Written and Performed by Janis Brenner, NEW YORK
Thu 9/19 8:00pm* • Sat 9/28 6:00pm
drama, comedy, storytelling, dance, movement, music, 45 min.


A journey into the myriad ways a daughter “became” her late parents. She inherited her father's nose, her mother's singing voice, father's sarcasm, mother's fragile bones… as well as a lifetime of objects and even thoughts, revealing a family's story. A poetic narrative, a dance-opera-play, and a comic drama by internationally acclaimed artist Janis Brenner. 2018 United Solo Awards for Best Production, Best Composer, and Best Lighting Design. Cameo: Aaron Selissen. Music: Jerome Begin. Lighting Design: Mitchell Bogard. Performance Coach: Risa Steinberg. Show image by Judy Stuart Boroson. Recommended for: adults only (not suitable for children), theatre community, Jewish community, dance community, college community, baby boomers.

2019 United Solo is the world’s largest solo theatre festival, currently in its 10th anniversary season. All shows are staged at Theatre Row: 410 West 42nd Street, New York City. TICKETS, with a price of $45 (plus a $2.25 Theatre Restoration Charge) are available at the Theatre Row Box Office and online through Telecharge at www.telecharge.com. You may also call Telecharge at 212-239-6200. When placing your reservation, please provide: the FESTIVAL name (United Solo Theatre Festival), the name of THEATRE (Theatre Row – The Studio Theatre), and the specific DAY and TIME of SHOW you would like to see.

*THE BEST OF tag indicates shows by award-winning artists and companies invited by the United Solo Academy to return for the 10th anniversary season. These shows represent some of the greatest artistic achievements of the Festival’s first decade.
**If you are interested in purchasing tickets for a SOLD-OUT performance, check with the Theatre Row Box Office on the day of the show. Should there be any last-minute returns, tickets will become available on a first-come, first-served basis.


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