Drama Desk Award-winner Will Eno, the first writer to complete the Residency 5 program, returns to Signature for his first Legacy production with Thom Pain (based on nothing), directed by Oliver Butler (Obie and Lortel Award-winning The Open House) and starring Golden Globe Award-winner Michael C. Hall (“Dexter,” “Six Feet Under,” The Realistic Joneses). Called “a small masterpiece” by The New York Times and “one of the best monologues I’ve ever seen” by The Guardian, this surreal and very real one-man show follows Thom Pain as he desperately, and hilariously, tries to save his own life…or at least make it into something worth dying for.

"Riveting and bedeviling! Michael C. Hall is mesmerizing."
- Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter
"A searing meditation on the meaning of life."
- Marilyn Stasio, Variety  

"Four stars! Time Out recommended!"
- Helen Shaw, Time Out New York

"A thrilling tour-de-force!"
- Thom Geier, The Wrap
October 23 - December 9, 2018
Running Time
70 minutes, no intermission
The Irene Diamond Stage


Michael C. Hall


Scenic Design
Amy Rubin
Costume Design
Anita Yavich
Lighting Design
Jen Schriever
Sound Design
Lee Kinney
Production Stage Manager
Charles M. Turner III

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