SOLO Work

Commercial Runs, Festivals & International Touring

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Charing Cross Theatre, London

SoHo Playhouse, Off-Broadway

Coast Playhouse, Los Angeles

Zephyr Theater, Los Angeles

Hudson Theater, Los Angeles

The Asylum, Los Angeles

14th Street Playhouse, Atlanta

Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City

The Complex, SLC

Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival (Twice)

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

New York International Fringe Festival (Twice)

GayFest Philadelphia

Hollywood Fringe Festival

Atlantic Fringe Festival, Halifax

Phoenix Fringe Festival

Acts of Faith Festival, Richmond (Twice)

United Solo Festival, NYC

National Arts Festival, South Africa (2019)

Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, Sydney, Australia (2019)

Regional Theater, Cabaret & Comedy Venues

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Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor

Connecticut Repertory Theatre

Coconut Grove Playhouse, Miami

Boston Theater Works

Theatre Lab Houston

Buffalo United Artists

Invisible Theatre, Tucson

Dangerous Theatre, Denver

Rising Action Theatre, Ft. Lauderdale

Parliament House, Orlando

Richmond Triangle Players

New Conservatory Theatre Center, San Francisco

Diversionary Theatre, San Diego 

Bailiwick Theatre, Chicago 

Pride Plays & Films, Chicago

Celebration Theatre

Onyx Theatre, Las Vegas

Arts on Real, Austin

Island Repertory Theatre, Fire Island

Crown and Anchor, Provincetown

The Art House, Provincetown

Upstairs Cabaret, Provincetown

UU Church, Provincetown

Wiseguys Comedy Club, SLC

The Tavernacle, SLC

Stand Up NY

Caroline's On Broadway

The RRaz Room, New Hope

Special Events, Groups & Universities

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Gay Days Anaheim, Disneyland Grand Californian Hotel

Point Foundation Gala at Lincoln Center (Mitzi Newhouse Theatre)

Equality California, Los Angeles

Utah Pride Center, Salt Lake City

Utah AIDS Foundation, Salt Lake City

People with AIDS Coalition of Utah, Salt Lake City

Youth First Texas, Dallas

Family Health, Riviera Hotel, Palm Springs

Desert AIDS Project, Palm Springs

Cathedral of Hope, Dallas

Founders Metropolitan Community Church, Los Angeles

Church of the Foothills, Orange County

Affirmation National Conferences, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Washington DC

Gamofite Conferences, Maryland and Salt Lake City

Golden Rainbow, Las Vegas, 2010

Utah Dads Legal Fund, 2011

Live Out Loud, Sag Harbor, 2018

Phillips Academy Andover/Exeter/Groton School

University of Maine, Farmington

University of Connecticut

Sunstone Symposium, Salt Lake City

TOSOS II (The Other Side of Silence Theatre), New York City

St. Mark’s Episcopal, Salt Lake City

Abingdon Theatre, New York

St. Bart’s Park Avenue, LGBT Fellowship

Episcopal Actors Guild

Official San Diego Pride Event

The Actors Fund

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

The Trevor Project

Elton John AIDS Foundation

Solo Plays & One-Man Shows

Confessions of a Mormon Boy

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Confessions of a Mormon Boy: A True Story is international one-man hit originally directed off-Broadway at the SoHo Playhouse directed by legendary Tony Award-winner Jack Hofsiss (The Elephant Man).

Missionary Position

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Missionary Position: A Coming-of-Age Tale.

Prodigal Dad

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Prodigal Dad:  A Courtroom Dramedy

Mormon Boy Trilogy

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Mormon Boy Trilogy is a modern western odyssey in three solo plays performed in repertory: Confessions Revisited, Mission Statement, and Prodigal Dad (Reloaded).

Cult Model

Cult Model: Curing Cultbrain One Cultaholic at a Time. This one-man show features "the Cultmaster".

Cult Model is "curing cultbrain one cultaholic at a time." This one-man show features "the Cult Master" and has been performed at the Laurie Beechman Theater and Metropolitan Room in New York City.

My Mormon Valentine

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My Mormon Valentine was Steven's first "comic valentine" to Mormondom began in 2001 and was re-written and filmed live in Salt Lake City in 2016. It has never been performed in New York and is destined to be revived.

Cabaret & Stand Up

Mormon American Princess

Mormon American Princess is a cabaret confection about our self-absorbed society and

Mormon American Princess is a cabaret confection about our self-absorbed society and recovering from narcissism. It has been performed at Joe's Pub, the Metropolitan Room, and other cabaret venues across the country including the Art House in Provincetown.

Mormon American Cowboy

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Mormon American Cowboy is the future cabaret follow-up to Mormon American Princess filled with original songs by Steven Fales.

A Mormon Boy Christmas

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A future holiday cabaret/concert tradition.

When All Else Fales

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When All Else Fales is all stand up!

Never Fales 2

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A future follow-up to When All Else Fales. There's really that much material.

Epic Fales

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And there's even more stand up to finish off this Epic Fales stand up trilogy. 

Future solo projects

Conversations with Heavenly Mother

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Conversations with Heavenly Mother: An Uncommon Diva is a unique drag offering featuring the first wife of Heavenly Father herself! 

A One-Man Odyssey

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Homer's Illiad and Odyssey as told by Homer's Odysseus--the greatest Greek hero of all.

Joseph III

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The son of the Mormon prophet is torn between the scandals of his father and the legacy of his mother. Whom will he choose and what will he do?

Mormon Outlaw

According to family legend, I am a descendant of the notorious Dalton Gang. This one-man show

According to family legend, Steven Fales is a descendant of the infamous Dalton Gang. By uncovering family secrets and uncovering his "ultimate racket", Fales transcends the criminal mind into freedom.

Gentlemen Prefer Bernadette

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Every gay man has his favorite Broadway diva. A solo play about how much the performances of Bernadette Peters have touched and transformed Steven Fales's life.

And Many More

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So many solo possibilities . . .

Confessions of a Mormon Boy

Watch a harrowing clip from the Off-Broadway production of Confessions of a Mormon Boy.

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Solo Info

Additional Facts and Information

Above you have hopefully found a thumb-nail sketch of the solo plays, shows, cabarets, and stand up of Steven Fales--brief information about work past, present and future, and where Steven has performed before. Here are a few more fun facts about Steven's solo work:


The companion book to the stage play Confessions of a Mormon Boy: Behind the Scenes of the Off-Broadway Hit is a Lambda Literary Award Finalist and includes the unabridged script, essays, exhibits, etc. It was originally published by Alyson Books but is now out of print. Used copies (and a few new) are available on Amazon. 


The album Confessions of a Mormon Boy: Live from London received 5-stars from BroadwayWorld.com and is available to download on Amazon, iTunes, and CDBaby.com.


Confessions of a Mormon Boy was professionally filmed live with multiple cameras off Broadway, in L.A., and in runs across the country including Bay Street Theatre, Pride Plays and Films, and other runs for the documentary film Mormon Boy currently in pre-production.


High school students have won awards in state and national drama and speech competitions all over the country doing excerpts from Confessions of a Mormon Boy. 


Though licensing is not formally available, permission was granted for a college student to perform the play at 

Crafton Hills College in Southern California.


The play has been translated into Portuguese and is currently being translated into Spanish.


May we be so bold as to say that Confessions of a Mormon Boy is one of the most successful self-produced non-celebrity-driven autobiographical solo plays of its generation. Confessions alone has grossed over $1M at the small theatre box office.


Confessions has been a wind-fall, cash cow that has kept many small theatres from closing or has launched entire new eras of success.


Confessions has been used to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars and countless complimentary tickets for charity.


The solo work of Steven Fales is the most comprehensive and three-dimensional exploration of Mormon Americana ever seen onstage.


Confessions and Mormon Boy Trilogy are being expanded into a series of books called Oxy-Mormon Memoirs.


Steven did not start writing until after his excommunication, but he has been disowned by many family members because of his work.




Play History /Milestones of Confessions of a Mormon Boy:


  • Caroline’s on Broadway, 5-minute Standup Comedy  Routine (American Comedy Institute), June 2001 (also at Standup New York and Don’t Tell Mama)
  • NYC Apartment Readings,      Summer 2001

· Sunstone Symposium Reading, Salt Lake City, August 2001

· Reading at Spaulding’s, Salt Lake City, October 2001

· Salt Lake City World Premiere (Original Utah Version), Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, November 2001, Extended by Popular Demand.

  • Gamofite Retreat Reading,      Maryland/Washington D.C.,      April 2002
  • NYC Workshop (gentile version), Jose Quintero Theatre      on 42nd St.,      June 2002
  • San Francisco Run (New Conservatory Theatre),      August 2002, Extended by Popular Demand.
  • San Francisco Reading at NCT (escorting/drugs/hair      unveiled), August 2002
  • Las Vegas      Run, Clark County Library Theatre (National Affirmation Conference),      September 2002
  • Salt Lake City II (escorting/drugs/hair added), Rose      Wagner Performing Arts Center, September 2002

· Writing Workshop with Jack Hofsiss in New York, October 2002

  • National Gamofite Conference Reading, San Diego, January      2003
  • Miami      Run (Coconut Grove Playhouse), March 2003
  • CULT! (Sunstone,      Wise Guys Comedy Café, and Affirmation Conference), August, September,      October 2003
  • Basic Rights Oregon      Benefit Staged Reading, Portland, November 2003
  • Desert AIDS Project Benefit Staged Reading, Palm Springs, November 2003
  • Portland      (OR) Run (Hollywood Theatre), May 2004

· New   York International Fringe Festival, August 2004

Overall Excellence Award for Solo Show

Sold Out Run.

  • Salt Lake City III (GLBT Center of Utah Benefit), September 2004
  • Connecticut Repertory Theatre/UConn (performance with      student workshop), December 2004
  • Chicago      Run (Bailiwick Repertory Theatre), January 2005 (benefit for GLBT      Library) Extended by Popular Demand.
  • San Francisco II (New Conservatory Theatre), April      2005
  • Out Professionals Event, May 2005 “What’s a Good      Mormon Boy Like You Doing In a Place Like This?” with Emmett Foster
  • San Diego Run      (Diversionary Theatre), July – August 2005

Extended run breaking all box office records in 20-year history

  • Lincoln        Center, New York      City, The Point Foundation Benefit, Dec. 5, 2005
  • San Diego      (Encore run at Diversionary Theatre), Dec. 9 – 18, 2005
  • Off-Broadway Run, SoHo      Playhouse, Opening Night, February 5, 2006
  • Tour: Atlanta, Austin, Salt Lake City      (fourth time), Los Angeles, Boston, Provincetown, Los Angeles (second      time). Ft. Lauderdale,      Fire Island.
  • Dublin International Gay Theatre      Festival 2008 (Oscar Wilde Award Nomination)
  • International tour planned: London,      Toronto, Edinburgh,      Sydney, Cape Town, etc.


Learn More

If you would like more information about how to invest in the next Off-Broadway run, the documentary film, the book, etc., please contact Steven Fales directly at NeverFales2 Productions.

Find out more

Watch this student from Indiana win NFL '09 Dramatic Interpretation with Confessions of a Mormon Boy (1 of 2).

Solo Workshops and Private Coaching

Additional Information

Are you ready to fly solo? Contact Steven to schedule a coaching or to attend his next workshop about how to produce what you create!


All we really have to change the world is our own personal story. No one can or should tell it but you.

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