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Nunsense - 1985 - Off-Broadway

When 52 Sisters die, accidentally poisoned by the cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, the remaining nuns of The Little Sisters of Hoboken put on an outrageous variety show to raise money for the funerals. Featuring talents from their pre-convent lives, a circus performer nun, a streetwise nun from Brooklyn, a wannabe ballerina nun and a nun with amnesia sing, tap dance and entertain their way through an incredible show. With an audience quiz and lots of fun surprises, you’ve never seen nuns crack wise like this. A totally outrageous show “with a hysterical anything-goes sense of fun,” says the New York Times. An international phenomenon with over 5,000 productions worldwide, Nunsense is a hilarious must-see for everyone.

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Douglas Fairbanks Theatre

(New York, NY)
432 West 42nd St. (between 9th & 10th Sts)
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
The Winter Park Playhouse continues its monthly musical entertainment with a new cabaret, Impossible Dream: The Best of Broadway's Leading Men, featuring professional vocalist Shawn Kilgore with Christopher Leavy on piano.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
Paper Mill Playhouse is extending outdoor cabaret performances into October due to the extremely popular demand of its alfresco summer Brookside Cabaret series at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House Restaurant, along with newly added Wednesday-night a?oeRocktobera?? entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
The Winter Park Playhouse continues its monthly musical entertainment with a new cabaret, Impossible Dream: The Best of Broadway's Leading Men, featuring professional vocalist Shawn Kilgore with Christopher Leavy on piano.  
by Student Blogger: Brittany Davis - Oct 30, 2020
This semester has been...different. It’s been different for everyone, obviously. This year, for our first slot of the season, we were supposed to do Hello, Dolly! Then we were going to do Nunsense for the second slot. I was VERY excited, especially for the second slot.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020
The Wick Theatre is bringing back live entertainment with a wonderful series of Supper Club events, concerts and theatrical productions.  All safety and social distancing procedures are being followed. For more information and tickets, please visit www.thewick.org or call the box office at 561-995-2333.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020
Featuring new performers with every show, the weekly, award-winning Piano Bar Live! (PBL!) streams this Tuesday, October 20th at 7:15 pm ET, with host Scott Barbarino. PBL! is continuing the long-established tradition of the piano bar-that special place where we can gather, entertain, support and create, as we connect with live music.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020
Centenary Stage Company Front Porch Series will continue this fall with a free dance event featuring works choreographed by various professional dance artists and Centenary University Students.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2020
The Wick Theatre has been keeping audiences entertained for months now with their dynamic Supper Club Cabarets, which take place in the grand lobby, but now the time has come to open the doors to the main theatre! The first show will be appropriately, Back Home Again, a John Denver tribute by Tom Becker and his band, who have been featured on PBS.
by BWW Staff - Nov 25, 2020
Voting is open for the BroadwayWorld Italy Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Voting is only only through December 31st, so make sure to have your say and vote!
by BWW Staff - Nov 25, 2020
Voting is open for the BroadwayWorld Maine Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Voting is only only through December 31st, so make sure to have your say and vote!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 21, 2020
BroadwayWorld put together a list of all the live action musicals you can stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, BroadwayHD, and Disney Plus. Are you looking for something to get your mind off… all of this? So are we. Because everyone needs some escape,
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Calvin Mitchell (Mitch) Douglas passed from metastatic brain cancer on November 5th, 2020 at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY. He was 78 years old.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2020
Piano Bar Live! (PBL!) A Night at Rose's Turn, Part 2, streams tonight Tuesday, November at 7:15 pm ET, with hosts Scott Barbarino and Leslie Anderson. PBL! will continue the long-established tradition of the piano bar-that special place where we can gather, entertain, support and create, as we connect with live music.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2020
The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall has just announced additional virtual events! Dave Koz and Darlene Love present virtual concerts this holiday season, and BroadwayHD allows viewers to experience the magic of Broadway right in their own homes.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
TheaterWorksUSA will stream a benefit reading of their musical adaptation of Bunnicula, a spine-tingling musical about a floppy-eared bunny with mysterious habits based on the book by James & Deborah Howe on Sunday May 24 at 2pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
Piano man Michael McAssey hosts Piano Bar Live! this Tuesday, May 19th at 7:15 pm, following New York City's 7 O'Clock Cheer. This week's guests will be David Edwards, Kelly Briggs, Joan Ryan, Elora Von Rosch, JD Smurthwaite and Jim Caruso.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
OPPA! has announced their FREE online series of concerts and reunion specials, streaming live on our Facebook page.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 19, 2020
Looking for a way to pass the time while at home? BroadwayWorld has made a list of musicals and shows that you can watch from the comfort of your couch! Whether it's Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ or Prime Video, we have got you covered with all the must-watch titles! 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) conclude their 39th mainstage season with 1946 comedy Born Yesterday by Garson Kanin. Performances take place April 24-May 17, 2020 in the lower level of St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, Chicago (enter on Marshfield).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Milwaukee Rep continues From Our Home to Your Home online programming through September thanks to the support of Donald & Donna Baumgartner, Elizabeth Quadracci Harned Family and the donors to the Double-Down for Artists Challenge which raised a total of $109,000 to support Milwaukee Rep's artists that have been severely impacted by COVID-19.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
Fountain Hills Theater publicly announced their 2020-21 Season on March 1st at their annual gala, Broadway in the Hills. Since that time, there have been many challenges to the theatrical entertainment world. (!)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
The Muny announced today that it will offer 10 weeks of free online Muny entertainment for the summer of 2020. For 10 consecutive Monday nights, with a single repeat stream on the subsequent Thursday, audiences and fans can experience the magic of their Muny summer online at muny.org with both curated and newly created entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
The Muny announced today that it will offer 10 weeks of free online Muny entertainment for the summer of 2020. For 10 consecutive Monday nights, with a single repeat stream on the subsequent Thursday, audiences and fans can experience the magic of their Muny summer online at muny.org with both curated and newly created entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Join Playhouse on Park for Encore! A Playhouse on Park VIRTUAL Fundraiser - 'Opening Our Doors' on Saturday, June 27th from 7:00pm - 8:00pm. Help them ensure that they are able to open their doors once we are all able to gather again.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020
Piano Bar Live! continues Tuesday, July 7th at 7:15 pm ET with a very special show celebrating Boston's vibrant Cabaret scene and the reopening of the iconic Club Cafe. The event, titled, A Virtual Showcase of The Napoleon Room at Club Cafe, will be hosted by Carol O'Shaughnessy and PBL!'s producer, Scott Barbarino, with pianists Tom LaMark, Brian Patton and Jim Rice.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Joan Ryan, winner of BroadwayWorld's Top Artist Award and star of the hit cult musical Ruthless!, will debut her brand new one-woman-show after performing last year in sold-out concerts at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. The one-night-only event will take place on Saturday March 7 at 9:30PM at The Green Room 42.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Paramount Theatre announces the addition of two principal cast members a?" Sydney Morton and Melody A. Betts a?" both making their Paramount debuts in its upcoming world premiere musical The Secret of My Success.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
L. Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today the cast and creative team of the upcoming SHEAR MADNESS, running on the main stage from February 7 through March 29. The press opening is Sunday, February 16 at 7pm. This hit comedic murder-mystery has slayed the hearts of audiences around the world for more than 40 years, following a mysterious murder above the Shear Madness Salon - leaving it to the audience to catch the killer among the actors. SHEAR MADNESS will be directed by the Jeff Award winning Warner Crocker.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Award winning Broadway and Cabaret star, Jeff Harnar is Coming to St. Boniface on Siesta Key for a very special engagement. This concert will run in Sarasota, FL at St. Boniface Episcopal Church on February 21, 2020 at 7:30pm. The concert is preceded by a cocktail hour with complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Each ticket purchase includes 2 free drink vouchers. Tickets ($30/$40 includes ticket to Nunsense the Musical) are available at http://www.bonifacechurch.org/music.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Cheryl Mullings Returns To HONEY FITZ, the new full length drama by up-and-coming playwright Justin McDevitt, which will have its next public reading at The Stonewall Inn on February 3 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2020
Plaid is the new black at Curtain Call Theatre with their upcoming production of Stuart Ross' internationally acclaimed musical, Forever Plaid. a?oeI literally just bought my first ever plaid shirt,a?? Director/Choreographer David Costa shared. a?oeThere's a whole lot of plaid going on around here.a??
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
Marietta Theatre Company will welcome the Valentine's season with the musical hit Five Course Love. Laughs, gasps, and awe await audiences as three actors transform into 15 different characters, singing their way to true love in five different restaurants. Five Course Love will run at the Lyric Studio on the Square from February 7 - February 22.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Shea's Performing Arts Center has announced the 2020 a?" 21 Season at Shea's Smith Theatre featuring Buffalo-based Second Generation Theatre and O'Connell & Company. The Smith 2020-21 season includes musical favorites, a regional premiere, and great comedies.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
The Marsh San Francisco presents Aren't Youa???, the newest solo show by actor Fred Pitts recounting his hilarious journey to visit all 21 California Mission churches, where he discovers being black makes him an instant celebrity a?" the question is which one? Set in the Summer of 2012, Pitts finds himself at one Mission after the next, encountering docents and fellow tourists.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Joan Ryan, winner of BroadwayWorld's Top Artist Award and star of the hit cult musical RUTHLESS!, will debut a brand-new solo ONE NIGHT ONLY! on Saturday, March 7 at 9:30PM at The Green Room 42 (570 10th Avenue). Her recent return to NYC has included appearances at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center followed by a sold-out concert in 2019 at Birdland.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Artistree Music Theatre Festival announced the 2020 Festival Lineup which will include three professional musicals and the return of several festival favorite performers. Josh D. Smith returns as Artistic Director.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
The Tale of the Allergist's Wife enters its second weekend! The production features Deborah Burke, Andrea Garmun, Randye Kaye, Cody Knox and Jeff Pliskin. Performances run from November 29th through December 15th, on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and at 2:00 p.m. on Sundays, with a Thursday performance on December 5th at 8:00 p.m. Frederic Tisch directs the play, which is produced by David Victor.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
Geva Theatre Center presents Slow Food, by Wendy MacLeod and directed by Skip Greer, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 14 through February 9.
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 2, 2020
There's just four short weeks left to vote for the BroadwayWorld Italy Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Check out the local nominees, cast your vote, and support live theatre entertainment in Italy!
by BWW Staff - Dec 2, 2020
There's just four short weeks left to vote for the BroadwayWorld Maine Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Check out the local nominees, cast your vote, and support live theatre entertainment in Maine!
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020
The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse will be opening Lerner and Loewe's Camelot to kick off their 13th season, opening September 3 and running through October 25, 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2020
This list includes books like Wicked: The Grimmerie and Hamilton: The Revolution, as well as a Broadway cookbook, a book about Broadway art, the collected lyrics and Stephen Sondheim, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green and special guests Britney Coleman, Shaleah Adkisson, and Fredi Walker-Browne! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
The Encore Musical Theatre Company is making music happen in Dexter, Michigan with their outdoor socially distanced Benard L. Maas Summer Series. And taking the stage August 20, 21 and 22 is Broadway superstar Telly Leung!