Sue Costello's Minus 32 Million Words
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket hits the laugh button- BIG TIME
TONIGHT - Theatre Workshop Nantucket Presents
7:30pm - Bennett Hall
Sue Costello, Boston native and acclaimed comic, actor and writer, is excited to perform a long run of her one-woman show “Minus 32 Million Words” in New York later this year after several self-financed workshops. The show — alternately hilarious and heartbreaking — tracks Costello’s life growing up in a chaotic home in Boston and how it led her to a desperate need for fame and money, and to the final realization that it was all part of a spiritual quest to find her authentic self.
Rave reviews have poured in for Minus 32 Million Words, the show that mixes Costello’s street smart Boston savvy with her ability to bring a room full of patrons to tears —combining her trademark take-no-prisoners cutting wit and a poignant vulnerability. Through her irrepressible spirit and powerful delivery, Sue proves that her past does not have to become her future and shares that hope and joy with her audiences. The Boston Herald called the show “powerful, thanks to Costello’s frank charisma and her ability to mingle humor with tragedy” and the Patriot Ledger mused that “Costello rivets the audience with a comic’s gift for delivery and wit and an actress’ skill with emotion.” Kristen Johnston called the show “brilliant and agonizingly funny,” and Kevin Nealon commented, “Great characters, great writing and hilarious delivery. She is the next Whoopi…only not black.” Patricia Clarkson agreed, saying "Sue Costello is an incredible talent – I LOVED this show!"