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Stages Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo Stages Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2021

Stages' 2021-2022 Season will resume in-person performances at their new campus, The Gordy, this October! The 2021-2022 Season celebrates comedies, musicals, and various joyful projects providing an opportunity to explore and experience humanity from many different perspectives.

The Original LATE NIGHT CATECHISM To Bring Sidesplitting Laughter To The Gracie Theat Photo The Original LATE NIGHT CATECHISM To Bring Sidesplitting Laughter To The Gracie Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 19, 2020

In 2019, the Gracie Theatre presented 'Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism 3. Based on the enthusiastic audience response to this production, the Gracie Theatre decided to bring the first play in the series to Bangor on Saturday, February 29, 2020 with two performances at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The show features all new lessons by Sister Mary Christina for her 'adult catechism class' that will resonate with Catholics and non-Catholics alike.

BWW Review: SISTER'S BACK TO SCHOOL CATECHISM Is A Hilarious Habit At Stages Repertor Photo BWW Review: SISTER'S BACK TO SCHOOL CATECHISM Is A Hilarious Habit At Stages Repertory Theatre
by Brett Cullum - Aug 28, 2019

To the delight of the audience she covers horror movies, several ghastly tales of the saints, and even unleashes a fashion show where you can dress up as an unlucky martyr to go trick or treating.  It's fast, it's funny, and also has a gentle soul that should find even the most diehard Catholics embracing the ways of Sister. 

'TIL DEATH DO US PART: LATE NITE CATECHISM 3 Brings Laughs To The Gracie Theatre For  Photo 'TIL DEATH DO US PART: LATE NITE CATECHISM 3 Brings Laughs To The Gracie Theatre For Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

'Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism 3 is making its way to Husson University's Gracie Theatre on February 15, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. just in time for Valentine's Day. In this hilarious one-woman show, 'Sister' offers up hilarious lessons on the sacraments of marriage and the last rites, including her own wacky version of The Newlywed Game. Sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank, this show is part of the Gracie's successful seventh season.

'TIL DEATH DO US PART: LATE NIGHT CATECHISM 3 Comes To The Gracie Theatre Just In Tim Photo 'TIL DEATH DO US PART: LATE NIGHT CATECHISM 3 Comes To The Gracie Theatre Just In Time For Valentine's Day
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 23, 2019

'Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism 3 is making its way to Husson University's Gracie Theatre on February 15, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. just in time for Valentine's Day. In this hilarious one-woman show, 'Sister' offers up hilarious lessons on the sacraments of marriage and the last rites, including her own wacky version of The Newlywed Game. Sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank, this show is part of the Gracie's successful seventh season.

'TIL DEATH DO US PART: LATE NITE CATECHISM 3 Brings Laughs To The Gracie Theatre For  Photo 'TIL DEATH DO US PART: LATE NITE CATECHISM 3 Brings Laughs To The Gracie Theatre For Valentine's Day
by Julie Musbach - Jan 23, 2019

'Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism 3 is making its way to Husson University's Gracie Theatre on February 15, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. just in time for Valentine's Day. In this hilarious one-woman show, 'Sister' offers up hilarious lessons on the sacraments of marriage and the last rites, including her own wacky version of The Newlywed Game. Sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank, this show is part of the Gracie's successful seventh season.

Stages Repertory Theatre Presents SISTER'S SUMMER SCHOOL CATECHISM Photo Stages Repertory Theatre Presents SISTER'S SUMMER SCHOOL CATECHISM
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2018

Stages' beloved "Sister" returns to the theatre this summer! Performing in an installment of Late Nite Catechism never before seen by Houston audiences, Denise Fennell reprises her role as Sister in Sister's Summer School Catechism: God Never Takes a Vacation!, this time leading hilarious interactive classroom discussions about whether Jesus had to go to summer school and what are appropriate summer vacations for practicing Catholics. Over the years audiences of all religions and ideologies have enjoyed Fennell's humorous take on the Roman Catholic Church, which is neither mean-spirited nor satire, but developed out of deep affection. It's not rare to see a priest, nun or church official in attendance at a Late Nite Catechism performance.

Stages Repertory Theatre Announces Its 2018-2019 Season; WHO'S HOLIDAY, LITTLE SHOP O Photo Stages Repertory Theatre Announces Its 2018-2019 Season; WHO'S HOLIDAY, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, and More
by Julie Musbach - Mar 28, 2018

Stages Repertory Theatre's 2018-2019 Season, the final full season to be performed at the theatre's current Allen Parkway facility, offers a dynamic mix of new work, fan favorites and stories reflecting Houston's diverse communities. With Stages' signature breadth of programming, the season runs the gamut from beloved musicals to daring new dramas, youth and family programs to adults-only hilarity, with a focus on nurturing emerging artists and welcoming a wide range of audiences.

Photo Flash: SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM Brings Gift of Laughter to McDavid Studio Photo Photo Flash: SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM Brings Gift of Laughter to McDavid Studio
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Performing Arts Fort Worth proudly presents the hilarious holiday show SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM: THE MYSTERY OF THE MAGI'S GOLD at McDavid Studio, 301 E. 5th St., December 13-17, 2017. Tickets are $30-$40 and are on sale NOW!

Photo Flash: SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM Brings Gift of Laughter to McDavid Studio Photo Photo Flash: SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM Brings Gift of Laughter to McDavid Studio
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 5, 2017

Performing Arts Fort Worth proudly presents the hilarious holiday show SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM: THE MYSTERY OF THE MAGI'S GOLD at McDavid Studio, 301 E. 5th St., December 13-17, 2017. Tickets are $30-$40 and are on sale NOW!

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/16/2017
by - Sep 16, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/16/2017.

Back in the Habit! LATE NITE CATECHISM to Return Off-Broadway for 21st Anniversary Photo Back in the Habit! LATE NITE CATECHISM to Return Off-Broadway for 21st Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Tim Flaherty's ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS, INC. and Producer Robert Dragotta have announced the 21st Anniversary and the return to the Actors Temple Theatre of LATE NITE CATECHISM, the long-running hit one-woman show written by Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan, with Denise Fennell starring as 'Sister.' Marc Silvia directs.

SHEAR MADNESS Extended at Stages Repertory Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 22, 2016

Audiences and critics are loving Shear Madness! Many dates are already full, so due to popular demand, Stages Repertory Theatre is thrilled to announce FOUR MORE WEEKS of performances.

BWW Review: SHEAR MADNESS takes over Stages Repertory Theatre
by Brett Cullum - Jul 19, 2016

Stages Repertory Theatre's creation of this SHEAR MADNESS is buoyed by an outstanding cast that handles comedy and improvisation with ease. The six actors onstage are quick on their feet, and so funny they can break each other up in many instances as the story unfolds.

SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM: THE MYSTERY OF THE MAGI'S GOLD Comes to Stages Rep Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Denise Fennell (The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, The Catechism Series) returns for the holidays as Houston's favorite nun - Sister, in SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM: THE MYSTERY OF THE MAGI'S GOLD by Maripat Donovan, with Jane Morris & Marc Silva. The production runs at Stages Repertory Theatre tonight, November 18 - December 27, 2015.

SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM: THE MYSTERY OF THE MAGI'S GOLD Comes to Stages Rep This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Denise Fennell (The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, The Catechism Series) returns for the holidays as Houston's favorite nun - Sister, in SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM: THE MYSTERY OF THE MAGI'S GOLD by Maripat Donovan, with Jane Morris & Marc Silva. The production runs at Stages Repertory Theatre November 18 - December 27, 2015.

BIG FISH Joins Stages Repertory Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Big Fish, a new musical by Andrew Lippa and John August, joins Stages' lineup for its 2015-16 season.

BWW Reviews: Denise Fennell Gives A Powerhouse Performance in THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Feb 4, 2015

BWW Reviews: Denise Fennell Is A Powerhouse In THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE

BWW Reviews: SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM - The Mystery of the Magi's Gold Is Pure Fun At Stages Repertory Theatre
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Nov 24, 2014

BWW Reviews: Denise Fennell Gives A Warm And Hilarious Performance in Sister's Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi's Gold

MARIE ANTOINETTE, THE SPIRITUALIST & More Set for Stages Repertory Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by Tyler Peterson - May 8, 2014

Stages Repertory Theatre's 37th season epitomizes both the spirit of adventure and innovation that launched the theatre and the extraordinary growth and expertise it has achieved in the years since. Highlights include four musical productions-a joyous world premiere production, an infectious international hit, and an obscure classic Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical-as well as three spectacular solo shows, an enchanting, timely comedy, and a searing modern take on a classic drama.

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