Joe Hernandez-Kolski's Awake and Jed Mills' Choices: Is the Solo Show a Lesser Form of Theater?

Joe Hernandez-Kolski certainly looks Awake.
Joe Hernandez-Kolski certainly looks Awake.
Patti McGuire

This week in our theater section, Steven Leigh Morris reviews two solo shows: Joe Hernandez-Kolski's Awake, a sleek one-man dialogue that humorously bemoans his status as a 40-year-old struggling actor (presented by Bootleg Theater) and Jed Mills' Choices, a raw retelling of a hair-raising cocaine bust he went through some years ago (at Theatre/Theater).

Writing about solo shows, Morris asks the inevitable question: "Are they really a lesser form? Are we going to start belittling an entire subgenre because it is associated with narcissism, pop psychology and vanity?"

Check out the full review here: Joe Hernandez-Kolski's Awake and Jed Mills' Choices

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