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United Solo Theatre Festival
I Wont Be In On Monday
winner 2018 united solo best one woman drama

Written & Performed by

ANNE STOCKTON is an actress, playwright and psychiatrist. She first performed I WON'T BE IN ON MONDAY at Carnegie Stage in Carnegie, Pennsylvania (Off the Wall Productions) in the fall of 2017. It was then a selection for Off the Wall's THIS FORNIGHT IS FEMALE festival at Urban Stages (NYC) in early 2018. The piece was inspired by her work as an Actor/Trainer with NYPD's Hostage Negotiation Team and Emergency Service Unit as well as her extensive experience doing psychiatric evaluations.

Her first collaboration with director Austin Pendleton was THE SPEED QUEEN (a solo show adapted from the novel THE SPEED QUEEN by Stewart O'Nan). THE SPEED QUEEN was performed at the Culture Project's Women Center Stage festival, New Jersey Repertory Company and the Midtown International Theater Festival (winner Outstanding Performance in a Solo Show). ( It was also performed for inmates at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility and Sing Sing Prison.

Other New York theater credits include AMERICAN CAESAR at Theatre Three, WEEKEND WITH BOB (Paradise Theatre – written by Tom Noonan), POSTCODE (HERE – American Living Room Festival), VEGETARIAN CARVES THE BIRD (J.E.T. Theatre). Film credits include BUT (lead), THE DARK KNIGHT (supporting – Indie SAG feature directed by Eric Farber), JUST ANOTHER DAY (lead – NYU thesis film). Television credits include GUIDING LIGHT and LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O'BRIEN.

Training has included technique and scene study with Bill Esper, Austin Pendleton, and Ron Van Lieu, monologue study with Karen Kohlhaas, improvisation with Paul Sills, and movement for actors with Lloyd Williamson and Janice Orlandi.

Directed by

Austin Pendleton (Director) is an American film, television, and stage actor, playwright and theatre director. This is his second collaboration with Anne Stockton. He previously directed her in THE SPEED QUEEN, a solo show adapted from the novel THE SPEED QUEEN by Stewart O'Nan.

Mr Pendleton's career highlights include-

Director, Broadway: The Spoils of War; The Little Foxes (with Elizabeth Taylor and Maureen Stapleton - Tony nominee, Best Director); John Gabriel Borkman; The Runner Stumbles; Shelter.

Director, Off-Broadway: Hamlet (with Peter Sarsgaard); Between Riverside and Crazy (Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel nominations for Best Director); Ivanov (with Ethan Hawke); Detroit; The Little Foxes; Spoils of War; Three Sisters (OBIE Award, Best Director); The Runner Stumbles; Fifty Words; Uncle Vanya; Vieux Carre; Golden Age; Bus Stop. Frequent directing at the Williamstown Theatre Festival and at Steppenwolf, where he is an Ensemble member.

Director, Chicago: A Minister's Wife (Writers' Theater - Joseph Jefferson Award); Playwright and Actor: Orson's Shadow (Chicago Center for the Performing Arts and Barrow Street Theatre); Booth (Writers' Theater).

Theatre: Actor, Broadway: The Diary of Anne Frank; Grand Hotel; Doubles; An American Millionaire; The Little Foxes (original cast - role of Leo Hubbard); Hail Strawdyke!; Fiddler on the Roof (original cast - role of Motel).

Actor, Off-Broadway: Workshop; Straight White Men; Ivanov, Mother Courage and Her Children (with Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline); The Sunset Limited; Richard II; Hamlet; Richard III; Uncle Vanya; Master Class; The Last Sweet Days of Isaac; Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad. Actor, Regional: King Lear, Waiting for Godot (New Repertory Theatre); The Black Monk (Samuel Beckett Theatre); Love Drunk (Abingdon Theatre).

Actor Film: Finding Dory; Difficult People; Christmas with the Kranks; Finding Nemo; A Beautiful Mind; Guarding Tess; Searching for Bobby Fischer; My Cousin Vinny; Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, Catch 22, and many others.

TV: Homicide: Life on the Street (NBC); Oz (HBO); The Fourth Floor (HBO); Liberty (PBS).

Awards: 2015 Off-Broadway Alliance Legend of Off Broadway Award (for sustained achievement in the world of Off-Broadway); 2007 Drama Desk Special Award ("Renaissance Man of the American Theater"); Lucille Lortel nomination and L.A. Drama Critics Award for Best Writing (Orson's Shadow); Clarence Derwent Award (Hail Strawdyke!); OBIE Award, Distinguished Performance (The Last Sweet Days of Isaac); OBIE Award for Directing (Three Sisters, 2011).
Consultant: JIM WEST
NYPD -Ret.

Jimmy West is a former member of the NYPD, where he served as a Detective Lieutenant and Commanding Officer of the Cold Case Homicide Squad and of the Midtown South Detective Squad. He was also a member of the Hostage Negotiation Team. Since retiring from the NYPD, he has worked as a Police Technical Advisor for television shows such as THE DEUCE, HOMELAND, THE SINNER, JESSICA JONES, LUKE CAGE and many others.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 7:30pm

410 West 42nd Street
New York, NY
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United Solo, the world’s largest solo theatre festival, is proud to present its 10th anniversary season at Theatre Row in the heart of New York City’s theatre district. Since its inaugural year, United Solo featured over 1,000 theatre productions from all over the world. This season, performers from six continents will present their unique works between September 19 and November 24, 2019. TICKETS are available NOW through Telecharge ( or 212‑239‑6200) and at the Theatre Row Box Office (410 West 42nd Street, NYC). For the full calendar of performances, please visit
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