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UPCOMING IN 2020



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Nu Sass is proud to be partnering with The Jubilee for our 2020 and 2021 seasons!

The Jubilee is a yearlong, nationwide theatre festival featuring work generated by those who have historically been excluded--including but not limited to artists of color, Native American and Indigenous and First Nations artists, women, non-binary and gender non-conforming artists, LGBTQIA2+ artists, Deaf artists, and artists with disabilities?

Nu Sass will be presenting 4 world premiere’s in 2 seasons of new, original works written by marginalized genders.

Our seasons will be following the role of women in myths and stories, how they influence our modern lives, and how the times may or may not have changed since those historic women were invented or lived.

We hope you’ll join us for the never before seen and heard stories are told.


 

THE 2020 SEASON

WEEP
By Amanda Zeitler
Directed by Bess Kaye
SPRING 2020

TWIGS & BONE
By Tiffany Antone
Directed by Lynn Sharp Spears
FALL 2020

 

PAST SHOWS



DEAD DOG'S BONE: a birthday play

Equal parts irreverent and heartbreaking, Dead Dog’s Bone is a family drama about loving people you have nothing in common with, the melancholia of birthdays, and the goodness of dogs.

Written By: Veronica Tjioe
Directed By: Mara Sherman
Caos on F
923 F St NW
Washington, DC
March 22 — April 14
Evening showtimes: Thursday —Saturday @ 8PM
Matinee showtimes: Sundays @ 2PM

Poster Art by the Incredible Hannah Day Sweet

Poster Art by the Incredible Hannah Day Sweet


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CAPITAL FRINGE PRESENTS

50 WAYS TO DATE YOUR AUBREY

A polyamorous cis-bi pragmatist actor gave an anti-romantic cis-het realist playwright creative license to tell a (mostly) real life story about looking for love in ALL the places. What resulted is an incomplete guide to dating your Aubrey.

Join us for a one-woman tragic comedy about fucking up, jezebels, ethical non-monogamy, and all other things love.  

Premiers in the 2018 Capital Fringe Festival
Written by Danny Rovin (Stone Tape Party)
Directed by Lynn Sharp Spears
Starring Aubri O'Connor
Artistic support from Charles Lasky, Danny Rovin, and Moriah Whiteman

Tickets and showtimes available here!


 

The Veils

A female Marine returns home from deployment in Afghanistan to begin planning her wedding. While being tormented by her controlling sister and mother, she fights against the ghosts she’s returned with from her experience overseas.

Written By: Hope Villanueva
Directed By: Angela Kay Pirko

Anacostia Arts Center
1231 Good Hope Rd SE
Washington, DC

February 15th – March 4th
Evening showtimes: Wednesday Through Monday @ 8PM
Matinee showtimes: [Closing Weekend] Saturday & Sunday @ 3PM

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PREVIOUS REVIEWS


 

"The Ugly One" Reviews

 

We are excited that our show went well and have some great reviews! Check them out below.

If your review isn't listed here, please reach out to marketing@nusass.com to have it added. We are always open to listen to, and share, your voice!

 
 

DC Metro Theater Arts Review: ‘The Ugly One’ at Nu Sass Productions

by John Stoltenberg on November 19, 2017

The gutsy woman-centric theater company Nu Sass is notable for producing works that feature women in major roles, onstage and off, typically in a tiny second-floor space on F Street that seats only 30 and feels a lot like a living room. In both substance and setting, Nu Sass creates up-close experiences that audiences cannot help but be drawn into, on themes that importantly intersect women’s lives...

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BWW Review: Nu Sass Presents Amusing Satire THE UGLY ONE

by Barbara Johnson Nov. 19, 2017

t's what's on the inside that counts. THE UGLY ONE by German playwright Marius von Mayenburg skewers that idea, and Nu Sass brings us an energetic take on the satirical play. Renana Fox directs actors who embrace their roles with effervescence, three out of four of them playing multiple characters, while colorful lighting by E-Hui Woo enhances the absurdist atmosphere...

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