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Dan Goggin

 

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1972
Performer
  [Broadway]
1963
Singer
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1979
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1972
Performer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Composer

Writing

Creator
Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist
Composer
Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist
Composer
Lyricist


Dan Goggin Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1986 - Best Off Broadway Book and Music Gold Star
Dan Goggin , Nunsense

Dan Goggin News

Special Offer: NUNSENSE at Lakeway Parks Photo Special Offer: NUNSENSE at Lakeway Parks
by BWW Special Offer - Oct 31, 2022

Special Offer: Come see the Lakeway Players fall musical, Nunsense. Join the Lakeway Players in an evening of wholesome and zany fun for the musical comedy, Nunsense by Dan Goggin. Performance Dates are November 3, 4, and 5, 2022. Doors open at 6:30 pm; curtain rises at 7:30 pm.

Photos: First Look At NUNSENSE The Musical at The Majestic Studio Theatre, August 12- Photo Photos: First Look At NUNSENSE The Musical at The Majestic Studio Theatre, August 12- 21
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2022

Nunsense By Dan Goggin / Nunsense begins when the Little Sisters of Hoboken discover that their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, has accidentally poisoned 52 of the sisters, and they are in dire need of funds for the burials.

Review: NUNSENSE A-MEN Proves to Be a Confession Full of Laughs, and Just What We Nee Photo Review: NUNSENSE A-MEN Proves to Be a Confession Full of Laughs, and Just What We Needed at Straz Center for The Performing Arts
by Drew Eberhard - Jul 15, 2022

Nunsense premiered off-Broadway in 1985 with music, lyrics, and a book by Dan Goggin. The show ran for 3,672 performances and became the second longest-running off-Broadway show in history. Nunsense was then adapted for television starring everyone‚Äôs favorite Golden Girl Rue McClanahan and has since produced six sequels and three spin-off adaptations. Nunsense A-Men, more recently produced at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, a ‚ÄúStraz Produced‚ÄĚ production, brings to the stage a group of local bay area performers to tell the story of the Little Sisters of Hoboken. As the leader of the Merry Band of Nuns is none other than the Enigmatic, and truly Exceptional Matthew McGee as Sister Mary Regina, Mother Superior. For the first time in 22 years, Matthew McGee makes his Jaeb stage debut as a performer in the musical. Dubbed a ‚ÄúLife-Long, bucket list opportunity‚ÄĚ, Matthew is just downright Heaven-sent in the role. From his first entrance to the final bow Matthew, along with the rest of the cast present a side-splitting, laugh-filled evening that will make your cheeks hurt even the next day.

Riverside Center To Present NUNSENSE! Starring Sally Struthers! Photo Riverside Center To Present NUNSENSE! Starring Sally Struthers!
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2022

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts continues the splendor of live theatre, accompanied with an optional meal service, with Nunsense live onstage from May 18 through July 10!

Hendersonville Theatre to Present SISTER AMNESIA'S COUNTRY WESTERN NUNSENSE JAMBOREE Photo Hendersonville Theatre to Present SISTER AMNESIA'S COUNTRY WESTERN NUNSENSE JAMBOREE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022

The Little Sisters of Hoboken will return to Hendersonville Theatre for another rib-tickling musical. Sister Amnesia's Country Western Nunsense Jamboree runs on Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons from April 22 to May 8.

BWW Review: NUNSENSE at Theatre South Playhouse Photo BWW Review: NUNSENSE at Theatre South Playhouse
by Joseph Harrison - Feb 12, 2022

What can be better than revisiting an old favorite? Whether you are reading a book again for the hundredth time, watching a favorite movie that always puts you in a good mood, or listening to music you‚Äôve spent your whole life jamming to, the familiar can be quite comforting and uplifting. Such is the case for me when I get to take in a production of a favorite show ‚Äď something that has long been a staple in my musical theatre lexicon - and that gives me the chance to check in with old friends and experience a new take on a piece. This is how I approached the latest production of Dan Goggin‚Äôs hit musical NUNSENSE at Theatre South Playhouse. The classic musical (the second longest running off-Broadway show in history) continues to surprise and delight, with a simple, yet hilarious premise that still has audiences rolling in the aisles almost 40 years after its premiere. And, by offering NUNSENSE as its official return to professional theatre, Theatre South Playhouse, in Dr. Phillips delivers a hilarious, perfectly conceived and executed, rollicking good time.

The Winter Park Playhouse Announces Their 20th Anniversary Series Of Professional Mus Photo The Winter Park Playhouse Announces Their 20th Anniversary Series Of Professional Musicals!
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2022

The Winter Park Playhouse has announced their 2oth Anniversary Mainstage Series of Professional Musicals for the 2022-2023. This new 6-Show anniversary series boasts some of the most popular productions from the past two decades of Winter Park Playhouse professional musical theatre. 

Sargent Aborn Set to Retire as CEO of Tams-Witmark Photo Sargent Aborn Set to Retire as CEO of Tams-Witmark
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2022

Sargent Aborn, long-serving CEO of Tams-Witmark, will retire at the end of this month to spend more time with his family. He has spent over 40 years with the company.

Tom Vazzana To Lead Theatre South Playhouse's Return To Professional Theatre Photo Tom Vazzana To Lead Theatre South Playhouse's Return To Professional Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2022

Theatre South Playhouse has announced their return to professional theatre with our production of Nunsense running Feb 10th - 20th, 2022. To kick off this much anticipated return, Tom Vazzana will be joining them as the guest director of this production.

Boone Dog Productions Announces Changes to NUNSENSE Performance Dates Photo Boone Dog Productions Announces Changes to NUNSENSE Performance Dates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2022

Boone Dog Productions has made the decision to alter their performance dates of Nunsense at the Metro Theatre Vancouver. Originally scheduled for January 14 to 30, the producers have made the decision to move the performance to March 11 to 27.

Dan Goggin Videos

VIDEO: First Look at NUNSENSE at Milwaukee Rep Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at NUNSENSE at Milwaukee Rep

by Stage Tube - Nov 15, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Nunsense - a musical that has made millions laugh - in the Stackner Cabaret, November 8, 2019 - January 12, 2020.

STAGE TUBE: Meet Ken Page & Phyllis Smith from NUNSENSE at the MUNY!
by Stage Tube - Jul 3, 2013

The Muny's third show of its 95th Season, Nunsense Muny Style!, directed by Matt Lenz, choreographed by Teri Gibson, and supervised by Dan Goggin, will feature an all-star cast. The show runs through July 7 and in the videos below, you can meet cast members Ken Page and Phyllis Smith!

STAGE TUBE: Meet NUNSENSE Creator Dan Goggin at The Muny
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2013

In the video below, meet the creator of NUNSENSE, Dan Goggin! In this conversation with Muny Executive Producer, Mike Isaacson, Dan describes how the NUNSENSE sensation came to be and what makes these nuns so funny. Click below to watch!

STAGE TUBE: Video Teaser of NUNSET BOULEVARD
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2013

The Little Sisters of Hoboken have gone Hollywood in the highly anticipated, latest installment of Dan Goggin's international smash-hit 'Nunsense' franchise: 'Nunset Boulevard: The Nunsense Hollywood Bowl Show,' which arrives at the Gallo Center for the Arts for one performance only on Friday, January 25 at 8 pm.

BWW TV Exclusive: Cindy Williams & NUNSET BOULEVARD Cast Meet the Press!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 17, 2012

Before they hit the road for Wisconsin for the first stop of the National Tour, the Little Sisters of Hoboken hit the lanes! The habit-clad cast of Nunset Boulevard: The Nunsense Hollywood Bowl Show recently met the press at NYC's Bowlmor Lanes, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the cast. Check out what they had to say below!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat - South Pacific, Dan Goggin & Sherie Rene Scott
by Broadway Beat - Apr 13, 2008

This week on Broadway Beat catch Opening Night of South Pacific, Dan Goggin getting his caricature at Sardi's and Broadway Diva, Sherie Rene Scott in her solo concert, 'You May Now Worship Me' - only right here on BroadwayWorld.com!


Dan Goggin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Dan Goggin been in?
Dan Goggin has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Dan Goggin been in?
Dan Goggin has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Dan Goggin been nominated for?
Best Off Broadway Book and Music (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Nunsense .

What awards has Dan Goggin won?
Best Off Broadway Book and Music (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Nunsense.

How many shows has Dan Goggin written?
Dan Goggin has written 8 shows including A One-Way Ticket to Broadway (Composer), Hark! (Composer), Broadway, Broadway (Composer/Lyricist), Nunsense (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Balancing Act (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Nunsense 2: The Sequel (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Nunsense Jamboree (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Nunset Boulevard: The Nunsense Hollywood Bowl Show (Creator).