“Is there anything more outrageous than an honest critic?” asks Karl Marx (Mary Myers) at one point during Nu Sass Productions’ presentation of Howard Zinn’s 1999 one-person show, Marx in Soho. Luckily for Nu Sass, this honest critic thinks the timely and timeless production is outrageously well done.
Why Nu Sass Productions is giving away their closing weekend tickets to 43 1/2: The Greatest Deaths of Shakespeare’s Tragedies. “DC is an amazing city. It is full of some of the hardest working citizens in America. Public Servants keep our cities, states, and country running, and the people of DC serve those servants every day. […]
Lue Douthit, the director of literary development and dramaturgy at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, famously confessed about Coriolanus “I’ll be really honest to say I can’t understand all of it all of the time.” Whether or not you understand the Complete Works of William Shakespeare from cover to cover, 43 ½: The Greatest Deaths of Shakespeare’s Tragedies […]
Nu Sass’s fall show, a remount of our audience-acclaimed 43 ½: The Greatest Deaths of Shakespeare’s Tragedies opens next week at the Capital Fringe’s Logan Fringe Arts Space. To help properly convey the gravitas and solemnity of this celebration of one of the most esteemed poets and playwrights in the English language, in this the year of […]
Can you think of anything as emotionally dramatic or hilariously rambunctious as a party at a haunted drunken lesbian coke house? Me neither. Fortunately, you’ve got an invitation to the Stone Tape Party: Remix, produced by Nu Sass at Atlas Performing Arts Center.
I am sure this statement – and the following article – will come as a complete shock to absolutely everyone who knows me or who has seen my work before: I am a feminist. I’ll give us all a moment to pick our jaws up off the floor before continuing.
Jean-Paul Sartre’s No Exit is one of those canonic icons that most theater-literate folks are familiar with but probably haven’t seen. When intellectuals of Sartre’s type attempt to market their philosophical arguments in the form of drama, it usually does not yield well. But even after 70-plus years, No Exit remains a fascinating and provocative […]
Starting this week, Nu Sass stages Sartre’s famous play as it was first presented, performing No Exit in a living room size venue with space for just 20 people. Here, director Angela Kay Pirko examines her discoveries from the play.