Nephew of the Universe

solo performance · wj productions · Ages 17+ · United States of America

one person show world premiere
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PERCY LIPINSKI certified reviewer June 03, 2018
We loved this show. Rob Brunner is very funny. He’s a natural, but sorry his childhood was such a mess, lolol ... full review
JAIME ANDREWS certified reviewer June 03, 2018
A fascinating story told by a charming performer!... full review
PENELOPE BUITENHUIS certified reviewer June 04, 2018
A very funny, intimate look into a young man's crazy life with his family and Guru. Full of vulnerability, humane insights, projected archive visuals, live music and many characters all played by Rob Brunner. I laughed a lot and was touched.... full review
KELLY MULLIS certified reviewer June 04, 2018
I absolute loved ever moment of this show! Rob Bruner is adorable. He’s got this world weary way about him and while you’re hearing his story, your heart just goes out to him. I swear I fell in love with him during this show. He’s super endearing! Jessica Lynn Johnson is a heck a director!! You go girl!!! ... full review
STACY DYMALSKI certified reviewer June 09, 2018
Rob Bruner's ease onstage makes him seem like you've known him forever. Even though his story is very unique, he has a friendly demeanor that makes him relatable and engages you to listen to what he has to say.... full review
MELISSA REBRONJA certified reviewer June 08, 2018
Beautiful and fun storytelling of an extraordinary life journey! A must see! ... full review
RITA AUGUSTINE certified reviewer June 08, 2018
Rob has crafted a wonderful performance piece that dramatizes the unique humor and pain of his unusual upbringing in such an honest way it transcends the specifics to become a truly universal story about identity and becoming your own person.... full review
AYESHA SIDDIQUI certified reviewer June 08, 2018
tagged as: cult · Humor and vulnerabilty · music
Fascinating story. I really enjoyed Rob's laid back performance style as he took us on a journey from cult to freedom, and the difficulties and confusion he encountered along the way. Such a cool show- the time flew by! And excellent direction once again by Jessica Lynn Johnson.... full review
JIM MARTYKA certified reviewer June 09, 2018
To say Rob has had an interesting life would be an understatement! Here he gives us a comedic, poignant and rather enlightening glimpse of what it was like growing up in a cult. A solid, confident and charismatic performer, Rob is at ease in his storytelling and invites you in for a very entertaining perspective. Great solo show!... full review
MARYHELEN SCHMIDT certified reviewer June 09, 2018
tagged as: comical · entertaining · real · Authentic · vulnerable · lovable
Honest and entertaining, lovable and authentic. Rob takes you with him on his real-life journey from growing up in a cult to finding his own way as an adult. Though his background is definitely outside of the norm, his immersive storytelling allows you to understand and relate to his every experience.... full review