You would have to be quite the hermit to be missing the current cultural moment of the horrifying and sometimes violent interactions between bodies, sex, and power. With news full of the empowered brought down by abuses they have committed and feeds full of #MeToo’s, #IHave’s, #MenToo’s, and #BelieveWomen’s, Nu Sass’s DC premiere of the […]
Nu Sass’ intimate Bright Room Called Day
A small theater company has set up a living room in a tiny downtown second floor space to tackle the somersaulting polemics of Tony Kushner’s A Bright Room Called Day. Filled with passion, creativity, lots of faith, and uncannily deliberate direction by Angela Pirko, the Nu Sass produced piece works on all kinds of levels, […]
Cops called on Kushner play
“It was a Tuesday night, our second full read thru, and we were at [producer] Aubri O’Connor’s house,” recalls Angela Kay Pirko, director of NuSass Productions’ spring show, Tony Kushner’s A Bright Room Called Day. “The play itself has some very – uh –active moments, and we were really getting into it, banging on tables […]
It’s sock puppets doing Rocky Horror. It’s free. Do you need more?
If you saw Nu Sass’s sock puppet version of Into the Woods: In Concert last year, you have probably already snagged reservations to this year’s Socky Horror Puppet Show. If you missed it, here’s a chance to make up for that mistake. Ten actors, puppets at the hand, are taking on all the characters and, yes, in Rocky […]
Nu Sass gets ready for its first musical – sock puppets and Sondheim
Nu Sass, which won Best Comedy at last summer’s Capital Fringe Festival for Priscilla Dreams the Answer is back with a 2 day concert version of its first musical, Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods.
Gertie Stovall is a middle-aged woman who lives alone in a dilapidated farmhouse that is on the verge of foreclosure. She’s a spunky free spirit who is beloved in the community despite her propensity to threaten trespassers with a nonfunctional rifle. When she discovers a massive cave under the property, she believes that it is […]