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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 Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2021
In 2006, after decades of experience as a community volunteer, set builder, Tour Actor/Director, Production Manager, Music Director and more, Michael took the helm from co-founder, and then Executive Director, Jim Caron, and has guided MCT through both calm and choppy waters of financial and organizational issues known to most non-profit companies, and most recently, the veritable tsunami of challenges brought by the Covid pandemic.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 3, 2021
Fleur Seule has a lot to show for the last year and a half and they will be showing it on September 26th for all their local fans.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2021
A lively group of nuns and their side-kick priest will two-step onto the MCT stage this fall to serve up a constant and hilarious stream of knee-slapping, “Hee Haw” moments! Sister Amnesia's Country Western Nunsense Jamboree was written after Nunsense (which won a trinity of awards in 1986) and Nunsense Two: The Second Coming. Haven't seen those?  You're forgiven!  And you won't be lost in a plot purgatory. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2021
The newly expanded Jump Encore! has announced its full cast and creative team for their inaugural production of Into the Woods! Jump Encore! has been producing children's productions for the last 8 years as part of Jump Dance Company in Lakewood Ranch.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2021
Celeste's show recounts her 200-mile walk on the Portuguese Route to Santiago de Compostela. Her desire to share this experience brought her to the legendary teacher/director Wynn Handman, who helped her develop the show at his NYC studio.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021
The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) returns to live, in-person performances, opening its 40th anniversary season with the 1940s comedy Born Yesterday by Garson Kanin. Performances take place October 15–November 7, 2021 in the lower level of St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, Chicago (enter on Marshfield).
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2021
Milwaukee Rep has announced the complete cast and creative teams for the 2021/22 Season openers Dad's Season Tickets in the Stackner Cabaret and Steel Magnolias in the Quadracci Powerhouse. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021
Durang! consists of four one-act plays written by Christopher Durang and directed by Kristin Towers-Rowles. The plays are For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls, 'dentity Crisis, Wanda's Visit, and The Actor's Nightmare.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2021
Porchlight Music Theatre begins its eighth season of Chicago's “lost” musicals series with Porchlight Revisits Nunsense, book, music and lyrics by Dan Goggin+ with direction by Michelle Lauto*, musical direction by Kailey Rockwell* and choreography by Jenna Schoppe*.
by Gigi Gervais - Oct 31, 2021
Milwaukee Repertory Theater will present Dad’s Season Tickets a new musical comedy celebrating family, folly and football in the Stackner Cabaret, October 29, 2021-January 2, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2021
Acclaimed entertainment destination Club Café presents Joyce MacPhee & Brian De Lorenzo in Come What May: Pop, Hollywood, and Broadway Duets on Tuesday, November 16 at 7 PM at 209 Columbus Ave, Boston.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 15, 2021
In the sequel to Nunsense and Nuncrackers, Dan Goggin's endearing, eccentric nuns sing zesty tunes with a country-and-western twang.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2021
MainStage Irving-Las Colinas will open its 2021-2022 season with Dan Goggin’s Nunsense, a sinfully funny musical featuring catchy songs, irreverent comedy, and the madcap misadventures of five nuns!  
by Lorens Portalatin - Oct 11, 2021
MainStage Irving-Las Colinas will open its 2021-2022 season with Dan Goggin's Nunsense, a sinfully funny musical featuring catchy songs, irreverent comedy, and the madcap misadventures of five nuns!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2021
Broadway's Lawrence Leritz, Bill McCauley and Stephen Currens will join friends, family and colleagues to salute the life and career of the great ICM literary agent Mitch Douglas on Richard Skipper Celebrates (YouTube) this Saturday evening, November 6th, 2021 at 6PM est.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021
Pittsburgh CLO has announced casting for the 30th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 17-23 at the Byham Theater. This year's production, directed by Scott Evans, will feature lavish costumes, thrilling effects and a talented ensemble of both new and returning performers. Broadway & TV star Richard Thomas returns to Pittsburgh CLO to lead the cast as Ebenezer Scrooge.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2021
Cindy Williams will take the Long Center Rollins Studio Theatre stage in a one-woman show, Me, Myself & Shirley for a limited six-show engagement February 10-13, 2022. Tickets are on sale Monday, November 22 at 10 AM.
by Lorens Portalatin - Nov 21, 2021
 Cindy Williams will take the stage of the Bank of America Theatre at the Charles W. Eisemann Center in a new one-woman show, Me, Myself & Shirley for four performances only March 18-20, 2022. Tickets range from $46-$52 are on sale now and available at the Eisemann Center Ticket Office
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021
Cindy Williams will take the stage of the Bank of America Theatre at the Charles W. Eisemann Center in a new one-woman show, Me, Myself & Shirley for four performances only March 18-20, 2022. Tickets range from $46-$52 are on sale now and available at the Eisemann Center Ticket Office.
by Kathleen Anwar - Nov 18, 2021
Turning to the stage to raise funds for the funerals of their dearly departed members, these sisters sing, tap, and puppet their way through a variety show where we learn about their personal stories and the apparently unpredictable life of a nun.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 18, 2021
Many people dream of spending time on a tropical island during the month of January, but not if it means sailing on the SS Minnow with the Skipper and Gilligan. But now, the Missoula Community Theatre announces the safest way to travel to the tropics with Gilligan's Island: The Musical, live on stage at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts, January 20*- 23 and 27-30, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2021
Porchlight Music Theatre begins its eighth season of Chicago's “lost” musicals series with Porchlight Revisits Nunsense, book, music and lyrics by Dan Goggin+ with direction by Michelle Lauto*, musical direction by Kailey Rockwell* and choreography by Jenna Schoppe*.
by BWW Features - Nov 14, 2021
While the large-scale musical tends to receive the most attention from audiences, oftentimes it's the small musicals that speak to us in the most impactful ways. For fans of emotional one act musicals and cult-classic Off-Broadway shows, we're rounding up what we think are some of the best small cast musicals out there!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021
The Board of Directors and Artistic Director, David Leidholdt,have announced Millbrook's next production of Nunsense II: The Second Coming by Danny Goggin on the Ryan Main Stage.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2021
Now entering its 36th season of award-winning plays and musicals, FHT's new 2021-22 season has it all - music, merriment, mayhem and not a little romance. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 3, 2021
Learn about the full mainstage and youth seasons at FHT, and how to purchase tickets now!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 29, 2021
Chicagoland singer Pascale M. Trouillot performs an eclectic blend of music ranging from familiar show tunes to Jazz and Pop standards at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre's indoor theatre in Love Songs From Broadway, Jazz and Pop: An Evening of Love Songs with Pascale M. Trouillot September 11, 2021.
by Herbert Paine - Jul 28, 2021
Live theatre is back! Here's a critics choice list of the top 20 venues in the area with information on upcoming productions for the 2021-2022 Season, how to buy tickets, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021
Hill Country Community Theatre has announced its 2021-22 season featuring the musical comedy “Nunsense A-Men!,” a holiday comedy “A Doublewide, Texas Christmas,” an evening of sketches from “The Carol Burnett Show,” the new comedy “Breakfast Club,” and the musical “Destry Rides Again.” 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021
Now Comes the Fun Part opened at Riverbank Theatre in July and has enjoyed three weeks of sold out crowds. Due to popular demand, the show will be moving to the Snug Theatre for an additional two weekends, July 29 – August 7th. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2021
Now Comes the Fun Part: Life Begins at 50 extended by popular demand! Nunsense II opens at Riverbank Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021
For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls is a hilarious parody of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. The plot of 'dentity Crisis revolves around the daughter of a family who is having a nervous breakdown — her problem is that she can't keep straight the identities of everyone else because they all keep changing who they are.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2021
Cherry Lane Theatre, the oldest continuously running Off-Broadway theatre in New York City, has a new owner, it has been announced by Angelina Fiordellisi, the theatre’s Executive Director since having acquired the building in 1996.  Cherry Lane is located at 38 Commerce Street in Greenwich Village.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021
Little Theatre of Virginia Beach is back to 100% capacity on July 16 with the opening of the musical comedy, 'Nunsense' by Dan Goggin. ''Nunsense' is a show that is designed to give the audience an evening of wonderful song, dance and side-splitting laughs, performed by a multi-talented cast,' said director Karen Buchheim.
by Paul Batterson - Dec 6, 2021
Prior to BOOK OF MORMON's release in 2011, nuns were easily the most scrutinized religious organization in the entertainment industry. On Broadway, there's THE SOUND OF MUSIC, NUNSENSE, and AGNES OF GOD to name a few while Hollywood has given us a convent full of films with Sisters making appearances in a diverse array of movies including NUNS ON THE RUN, THE BLUES BROTHERS, DOUBT, DEAD MAN WALKING, and A CHANGE OF HABIT among others. There have been singing nuns, flying nuns, pregnant nuns, baby-delivering nuns, justice-seeking nuns, and Nazi-fighting nuns. Producers and directors, need an eccentric religious figure? Get ye to a convent.
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Tallahassee Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2021
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its return to live performance with its 27th season that includes the 2021 – 2022 Mainstage, Porchlight Revisits and New Faces Sing Broadway seasons. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2021
The newly expanded Jump Encore! has announced its full cast and creative team for their inaugural production of Into the Woods! Jump Encore! has been producing children's productions for the last 8 years as part of Jump Dance Company in Lakewood Ranch.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 25, 2021
Following the tumult of the last year and a half, and schedules which have been forced to change numerous times due to the Pandemic, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is preparing to look to the future with the announcement of its 2022 Season.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2021
Previously Lyric's Associate Artistic Director, Wells joins the organization's executive leadership team, which includes Managing Director Jim Reynolds and Producing Artistic Director Michael Baron.
by Shari Barrett - Aug 2, 2021
Torrance Theatre Company presents NUNSENSE: THE MEGA-MUSICAL with music, lyrics, and book by Dan Goggin. The musical runs for two weekends August 13-21 at the James Armstrong Theater, 3330 Civic Center Drive in Torrance, 90503. Join the Little Sisters of Hoboken as they try to raise some much needed funds for the convent by presenting a 'talent' show. Catchy tunes, tap-dancing nuns, a wise-cracking puppet, and some of the funniest sisters you've ever seen guarantee a great night at the theatre for everyone!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2021
Nunsense A-Men! is coming to Center Stage Theatre in Shelton September 3 – September 19. Directed and choreographed by Katie Sedlock, the show, written by Dan Goggin, follows a fundraiser put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sisters accidently poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia (Child of God).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2021
This one-night performance of 'Crying on the Camino' willl be presented at the newly renovated Theater 555. This NYC debut performance will benefit the American Pilgrims on the Camino, a non-profit association for people interested in the Camino de Santiago,a network of ancient pilgrimage routes leading to Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2021
Fort Salem Theater has announced the cast and creative team for Always...Patsy Cline, a musical based on the true story of the hit country singer and her number one fan.