Skip to main content
The Banana Monologues Banner
The Banana Monologues Show Poster

The Banana Monologues Tickets

Theatre Three at Theatre Row

Inspired by a true love story about a man, a woman and his “banana,” Sergeant Johnson, The Banana Monologues follows Gus Weiderman and his out-of-his-league girlfriend. When the layers of their relationship are peeled back, Gus tries to split from his girlfriend, but his sergeant stands firm. 

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Aug. 30, 2013.

Theatre Three at Theatre Row

410 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

Previews Jun 13, 2013
Opening Jun 24, 2013
Closing Aug 30, 2013


What Is the Story of The Banana Monologues?
The humorous one-man show tells the story of Gus Weiderman, a man in a challenging long-distance relationship with his girlfriend, Alexis. While Gus knows that Alexis might not be the girl for him, his “banana,” nicknamed Sergeant Johnson, refuses to break up with her. As Alexis begins fighting with Gus and finding solace in her best friend Darby, Gus tries to break up, but his sergeant won’t budge. Will Gus finally regain control of his life, or will he forever be a slave to his “banana”?

Critics' Reviews

"Brennan, who accurately describes himself as 'a poor man’s Patrick Swayze,' is an engaging, energetic performer who gets as many laughs from his awkward, white-guy disco dancing as his one-liners."

Review by Frank Scheck from The New York Post

Back to Top