WAKE UP LITTLE SUSY is a one woman show with 28 characters, music, and one fiesta puppet named Vadge. Written & performed by Susy Porter and Directed & Developed with Jessica Lynn Johnson.
This 60 minute seriocomedy follows Susy, a bright and bubbly blond on the outside, through five dramatic decades of self discovery, as she seeks healing and enlightenment. This solo story takes on taboo topics such as sexual trauma, fundamentalist Christianity, depression, and dysfunctional family dynamics. Journey with Susy, as she shares her story through music, puppets, multimedia, and a cast of colorful characters all played by Susy herself!
This vulnerable and creative performance speaks to the #metoo and #timesup movement, bringing her darkest secrets into the light. Will Susy shed her shame and embrace her inner strength? Will she learn to turn her passiveness into power? Its time to wake up little Susy.
Wake Up Little Susy it is brilliantly written, beautifully performed and Susy Porter is absolutely hilarious, highly emotionally intelligent and deeply inspirationalangelic even. She uses her humor and her heart to guide her story and what a story it is. Oh, and theres a vagina puppetadorable! Samantha Simmonds-Ronceros, NoHo Arts
WAKE UP LITTLE SUSY at SOLOFEST 2020!
13500 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA, USA