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SOLO SHOWS

DAVID LEE NELSON, AN AWARD-WINNING MASTER OF THE ONE-MAN SHOW

Post and Courier

Here is some information about my solo plays. I have written three of my own, created with Adam Knight of Slant Theatre Project. The fourth play, Breathe. A True Story, I directed and created with actor and writer Brennen Reeves.

All shows are available for performance. Send me an email for booking enquiries.

My newest piece will premiere in Spring of 2018.

Me, coming out to my father, as a Democrat.

 THE ELEPHANT IN MY CLOSET

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Time Out, NY

HITS PRECISELY THE RIGHT NOTES, AT EXACTLY THE RIGHT TIMES

Washington Post

CRITICS PICK Cincinnati Fringe

BEST SHOW Out of the Loop, Dallas TX

 STATUS UPDATE

A stand up comedian quits drinking after his wife leaves him. The show must go on…

EPICALLY HEART-BREAKING, TREMENDOUSLY ENDEARING, AND PAINFULLY FUNNY

Charleston City Paper

DAVID LEE NELSON'S SOLO SHOW SHOULD COME WITH A GIANT 'LIKE' BUTTON

Theater Jones, Dallas TX

BEST TOURING SHOW

Dallas Theater Critics Forum

 SILENCE OF LUCKY

An exploration of one man’s love of things that fail.

IF YOU'RE LUCKY YOU'LL CATCH THIS COMIC

Charleston Post & Courier

 BREATHE. 

Brennen, just wanted to be normal.

The problem: Cystic Fibrosis. The solution: a double lung transplant. Breathe is the true story of one man’s journey to live beyond the odds.

 A TRUE STORY 

INCREDIBLY BOLD AND INSANELY HONEST

Post and Courier

PLAYS

A PLAYWRIGHT OF MASTERFUL VERBAL FACILITY

Charleston City Paper

I think plays are magic.

 

I am the Playwright in Residence at PURE Theatre in Charleston, SC and had the honor to serve as the Visiting Professor of Playwriting at the College of Charleston. 

 

I have written four plays. Two full length and of the ten minute variety.

 

To request a full copy of any of these shows, drop me a line

 A SUDDEN 

 SPONTANEOUS EVENT

After suffering a stroke, Carole White’s fate hangs in the balance. A hilarious and heartbreaking look at what happens when the life you thought you were leading is over in an instant. 

3 MEN  |  2 WOMEN

 FOLLY BEACH

A group of friends reunites for a friend’s second wedding. Hilarity ensues. 

6 MEN  |  2 WOMEN

 MARY & JOSEPH

 AT THE HAMPTON INN 

On December 24, a hotel manager is faced with the hardest choice in customer service history. 

3 MEN  |  2 WOMEN

 FREE TO A GOOD HOME 

Before moving into their brand new condo, an elderly couple has to decide what to do with their first piece of furniture.

2 MEN  |  2 WOMEN