Shows For Days is set in Reading, Pennsylvania in 1973, when 14-year old Car, the play’s narrator and the author’s alter-ego, is introduced to the world of theater through his local community theatre, the Prometheus Theatre, and its devoted cast and crew which is led by Irene, an indomitable force of nature whose life is dedicated to putting on productions she directs, designs and stars in.
“Michael Urie is a “One man charm arsenal.”
– Hollywood Reporter
“Urie elides charmingly between the feckless teenager and his older-but-wiser self, as Car is drawn into the vacuum of life among.”
“Michael Urie, of “Ugly Betty” and “Buyer & Cellar,” is ever-dexterous and appealing as Car, a bright and restless kid from the right side of the tracks.”
– NY Daily News