© 2018 by Niki Tulk. Site photographs by Michael Ensminger.

Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein

Directed and designed by Niki Tulk

Theater for the New City, NYC, 2014

Photography by Ben Stamper.

The play may not be easier to follow than the book, but it sure as hell is entertaining. Time-Out NYC

Tender Buttons has a reputation for being daunting, but seeing it in performance offers an immersive experience. - Out.com NYC

A tour-de-force ... seeing Niki Tulk's interpretation of "Food" only once was not enough. - Karren Lalonde Alenier, The Dresser Blog

Together, they bring to life Stein’s playful words...as deliberately nonsensicalas the text with seatless chairs, unbreakable eggs and a giant chicken. - Jersey City Independent 

...an epic production that sheds new light on one of Stein’s most challenging and influential works.- The New York Jewish Week