Nilaja Sun Looks Familiar

Is it because you’ve seen the mastermind behind our upcoming production of PIKE ST. on stage before? Nilaja rocked our world for the first time when her magnetic solo piece NO CHILD hit Woolly in 2008, inspiring the Washington Post to dub her “exuberant” and the play “highly entertaining.”

No? Well then it might be because you watch great TV! As a writer and solo stage performer, Nilaja has wowed us time and again — but she’s certainly had some great turns on screen too. See the screenshots below for a handful of her TV appearances, and don’t forget: PIKE ST. opens Friday, March 31!

Madam Secretary

On Madam Secretary, Nilaja played a recurring character named Juliet, a former CIA analyst and operative involved in the assassination of the former Secretary of State.

30 Rock

Catch Nilaja in the Christmas episode of 30 Rock’s third season. And then, catch her again on a two episode arc in the sixth season, “Hey Baby, What’s Wrong? Pt. 1 & 2.”


You may have seen her in Louie’s series premiere.

Nurse Jackie

Or in the final fantastic season of Nurse Jackie.

Now you can see Nilaja at Woolly through April 23! Get your tickets here.

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