The Herald News has called them, "Bawdy, brilliant and proof that ingenuity can strike at a moment’s notice." The show is based entirely on audience suggestions! “After all,” says executive director Bob Sapoff, “the only thing better than having a great idea is watching it come to life right before your eyes”! In addition to providing the material for the show, audience members are encouraged to bring their own crazy “props” that the actors will use during the show!
Nutty By Nature has been making audiences laugh throughout the metropolitan NY/NJ area for the past 14 years. In addition to having performed at The NJ Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), The South Street Seaport,12 Miles West, Theater Under the Stars,The Black River Playhouse, Luna Stage, Barnes & Noble and Borders bookstores; they were featured on the E! Television/Style Network’s reality TV series, Try My Life.
Executive director Bob Sapoff has been profiled on ABC News, CNN, NY 1 News and in the Star Ledger, Herald News, and Daily Record. A professional actor for over 20 years, his theatre credits include the role of Harpo in the Off-Broadway revival of The Cocoanuts, which was named one of the 10 best Off-Broadway productions of that year. Bob has appeared on Nickelodeon and in countless television commercials (including a Clio Award winner) and print work nationwide.
Other members of the troupe include Troupe Director Paul Acocella, Elaine Brodie, Jody Eiden, Laura Hartin, Robin Lewis, Shelly Miller, Wendy Tiburcio, Jackie Valeo and Ted Wrigley.
Photo by NJ School of Dramatic Arts