The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun

Based on a play by Blair Fell

An homage to the story of Jeanine Deckers, a Belgian nun who became a successful pop star as Soeur Sourire with the song "Dominique" in 1963. After her success, her life became overrun with addiction, depression, betrayal by the Church and a tragic death.

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Theatre at St. Clements

(New York, NY)
423 West 46th Street
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014
Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is pleased to present Les Miserables from September 10 - October 12, 2014 in the Margeson Theater. Directed by DJ Salisbury and Musical Director Ken Cliffton, the production will headline Orlando Shakespeare Theater's upcoming 26th Season. Single tickets to Les Miserables are available now by calling (407) 447-1700, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013
Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 80 new American plays in its 21-year history - is set to celebrate its 2013-14 Season with ABINGDON: SWINGING ON A STAR, its Annual Benefit Gala and dinner, on Monday, October 7 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan), beginning at 6pm. Dick Cavett, celebrated author, actor and host of the Emmy Award-winning 'The Dick Cavett Show,' is set to host.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017
HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree (The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), will play The Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) beginning November 7th and opening on November 16th, it was announced today by producers Jay Alix and Una Jackman.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2012
Just when you thought it was safe to go to the theatre, a shark swims right into your heart. JAWS: the Musical extends August 3rd & 25th September 15th & 21st at The Broadway Comedy Club, featuring book, music & lyrics by Wayne Henry, with musical direction by Clare Cooper and direction by Steven McElroy.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013
Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 80 new American plays in its 21-year history -celebrates its 2013-14 Season with ABINGDON: SWINGING ON A STAR, its Annual Benefit Gala and dinner, tonight, October 7 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan), beginning at 6pm. Dick Cavett, celebrated author, actor and host of the Emmy Award-winning 'The Dick Cavett Show,' is set to host.
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 4, 2011
Bick Goss and Frank Evans, Producing Artistic Directors of Musical Mondays Theater Lab, Inc, and Stephen Hanks, MMTL Board President, have announced that the first new musical preview of their 2011-2012 season (the organization's 13th year of presenting new musicals) will be 'How to Marry a Divorced Man,' by Bryan D. Leys and Clare Cooper, based on best-selling novel How to Marry a Divorced Man by Leslie Fram.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012
Tonight, October 25th, George De Marco, Frank Evans and Jack Lechner will present a staged reading of the new musical DATE OF A LIFETIME, book and lyrics by Carl Kissin and music by Robert Baumgartner, Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012
On October 25th, George De Marco, Frank Evans and Jack Lechner will present a staged reading of the new musical DATE OF A LIFETIME, book and lyrics by Carl Kissin and music by Robert Baumgartner, Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015
FROM THE HIP, the hit 1997 comedy with music, will be revived for a limited engagement at The Laurie Beechman Theatre beginning November 4.
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 13, 2011
Bick Goss and Frank Evans, Producing Artistic Directors of Musical Mondays Theater Lab, Inc, and Stephen Hanks, MMTL Board President, have announced that the first new musical preview of their 2011-2012 season (the organization's 13th year of presenting new musicals) will be 'How to Marry a Divorced Man,' by Bryan D. Leys and Clare Cooper, based on best-selling novel How to Marry a Divorced Man by Leslie Fram.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018
American Idols and real-life couple, Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young we be part of a special industry presentation of the upcoming musical, HIT HER WITH THE SKATES, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin, directed by Michael Schiralli, on Tuesday, October 16 at 4:30pm at Bowlmore Times Square / POP Room.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017
HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree (The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), will play The Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) beginning tonight, November 7th, and opening on November 16th, it was announced today by producers Jay Alix and Una Jackman.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015
FROM THE HIP, the hit 1997 comedy with music, will be revived for a limited engagement at The Laurie Beechman Theatre beginning tonight, November 4.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2012
Artistic Directors Bick Goss & Frank Evans and Board President Stephen Hanks present the new musical: "DRIVE" with book, music and Lyrics by Andy Monroe, Outer Critics Circle and Jonathan Larson Award Winner for 'THE KID.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012
Artistic Directors Bick Goss & Frank Evans and Board President Stephen Hanks present the new musical: "DRIVE" with book, music and Lyrics by Andy Monroe, Outer Critics Circle Award Winner for 'THE KID.' Monroe's previous musicals for Musical Mondays include "THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JOHN JEFFERSON JOE BLOW" seen at the Greenwich Street Theatre and "THE TRAGIC AND HORRIBLE LIFE OF THE SINGING NUN" subsequently produced by the New York Musical Theater Festival. DRIVE will be presented at The Jerry Orbach Theater, Snapple Theater Center, 210 West 50th, Just West of Broadway on Thursday, December 6, 6:30PM . Single Admission: $18.00; Subscriber Series for 'DRIVE' and 2 more new musicals: $39.00 reservations@musicalmondays.org or call: 212-989-6706
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 17, 2017
HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree(The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), opened last night, November 16th at the Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the evening below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017
HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree (The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), plays The Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) opening tonight, November 16th, it was announced today by producers Jay Alix and Una Jackman.
by Leigh Scheps - May 16, 2017
The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Brandon Ethridge and choreography by Gina Ventura, opened last weekend at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ) from May 12 - 27, 2017. BroadwayWorld's Leigh Scheps talks with star, Amy Toporek, about her involvement with the show since inception plus what it's like performing on stage with Broadway's John Treacy Egan.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2013
George De Marco, Frank Evans and Jack Lechner will present a staged reading of the new musical DATE OF A LIFETIME, book and lyrics by Carl Kissin and music by Robert Baumgartner, Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2011
The American Theatre Wing announced today that the recipients of the 2011 Jonathan Larson® Grants are Danny Larsen (Composer/Co-Lyricist) & Michelle Elliott (Bookwriter/Co-Lyricist), Cloaked; Marisa Michelson (Composer) & Joshua H. Cohen (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Tamar and the River; and Andy Monroe (Composer), Jack Lechner (Lyricist) & Michael Zam (Bookwriter), The Kid. The prestigious grants, totaling $10,000, will be presented on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at a private event in New York City. The event will feature special performances of the recipients' work.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017
The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Brandon Ethridge and choreography by Gina Ventura, will get a pre-New York developmental production at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ) from May 12 - 27, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010
Up next for The New Group is the new musical The Kid, beginning performances on Friday, April 16. Official Opening Night is set for Monday, May 10. This marks the final production in The New Group's current 2009-2010 season, which featured Kenneth Lonergan's The Starry Messenger and most recently, the hit revival of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind, directed by Ethan Hawke.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013
Gigi Bermingham will star as internationally renowned opera diva Maria Callas when International City Theatre (ICT) presents Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning Master Class. Todd Nielsen directs a four-week run beginning March 22 at ICT, located in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for tonight, March 20 and 21.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017
The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin will get a concert presentation at NYC's 54 Below (254 W 54 Street) before its pre-New York developmental production at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012
Jaws: the Musical is an over the top love story where a Manhattanite falls in love with a shark, people get eaten and marine biologists break into songs. Get hooked on the campiest, funniest, new musical to hit our shores! Featuring the songs "Fishing the Great White Way," "At Night He Swims Home to Me," and "When A Shark Attacked My Heart."
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015
Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced that award-winning British actress Samantha Barks will star in the world premiere of AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014
Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is pleased to present Les Miserables from September 10 - October 12, 2014 in the Margeson Theater. Directed by DJ Salisbury and Musical Director Ken Cliffton, the production will headline Orlando Shakespeare Theater's upcoming 26th Season. Single tickets to Les Miserables are available now by calling (407) 447-1700, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013
SASQUATCHED! THE MUSICAL - the quirky new pop-rock musical that will get your Bigfoot tappin' - will receive its world premiere in the 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2012
Jaws: the Musical is an over the top love story where a Manhattanite falls in love with a shark, people get eaten and marine biologists break into songs. Get hooked on the campiest, funniest, new musical to hit our shores! Featuring the songs "Fishing the Great White Way," "At Night He Swims Home to Me," and "When A Shark Attacked My Heart."
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014
Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF has announced partial casting for LES MISERABLES.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014
The July installment of New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series features selections from new musicals written by Andy Monroe (The Kid) and Amanda Yesnowitz (the Broadway bound Somehwere in Time), on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Daryl Roth Theatre's D-Lounge. The monthly New Works Series, now in its 7th year at the Daryl Roth Theatre, is the core of New York Theatre Barn's new work development process for emerging writers and new musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017
Actors' Playhouse will present the Tony Award-winning musical Carousel, with music by Richard Rodgers and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013
?The BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop announces its Winter Smoker, a semi-annual showcase for new songs from Workshop writers. The event will be held in the 30th Floor Media Room of BMI's New York office at 7 World Trade Center/250 Greenwich Street on Thursday, January 31 at 5:00PM and is open to members of the entertainment industry as well as Workshop members. Reservations are a must: Ssantana@bmi.com or 212 220-3177. Running time is 70 minutes.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2013
After a sold-out run last year at the Duplex, this unique cabaret act written and performed by Brett Lowell with his 84-year old father is returning to NYC at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Joining the creative team is director Michael Schiralli (Jackie Hoffman's A Chanukah Charol at New World Stages).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2013
Gigi Bermingham will star as internationally renowned opera diva Maria Callas when International City Theatre (ICT) presents Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning Master Class. Todd Nielsen directs a four-week run beginning March 22 at ICT, located in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for March 20 and 21.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017
The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin will get a concert presentation at NYC's 54 Below (254 W 54 Street) before its pre-New York developmental production at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017
Actors' Playhouse will present the Tony Award-winning musical Carousel, with music by Richard Rodgers and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2012
Artistic Directors Bick Goss & Frank Evans and Board President Stephen Hanks present the new musical: "DRIVE" with book, music and Lyrics by Andy Monroe, Outer Critics Circle and Jonathan Larson Award Winner for 'THE KID.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016
In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 32 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2017 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 18 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017
HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree (The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), will close at The Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) on Sunday, December 17. At the time of closing, it will have played 9 previews and 36 performances.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2012
Just when you thought it was safe to go to the theatre, a shark swims right into your heart. JAWS: the Musical extends August 3rd & 25th September 15th & 21st at The Broadway Comedy Club, featuring book, music & lyrics by Wayne Henry, with musical direction by Clare Cooper and direction by Steven McElroy.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016
Producer, Tim Hurley will present the world premiere of the new musical TAKE ONE by Jeff Ward, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Nathan W. Perry.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2016
Producer Tim Hurley will present the world premiere of the new musical TAKE ONE by Jeff Ward, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Nathan W. Perry. TAKE ONE will begins performances on Sunday, August 21and run through Saturday August 27 at Flamboyan Theatre at the Clemente (107 Suffolk Street, NYC). Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by visiting fringenyc.org.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015
Berkeley Rep has announced the full company for its 2015-16 season opener Amelie, A New Musical, starring award-winning actress Samantha Barks.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2012
Sunday Series at Abingdon presents HOW TO MARRY A DIVORCED MAN on April 29 at 7:00pm at the Abingdon Theatre Complex, June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street, 1st Floor, between 8th and 9th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2012
Sunday Series at Abingdon presents HOW TO MARRY A DIVORCED MAN tonight, April 29 at 7:00pm at the Abingdon Theatre Complex, June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street, 1st Floor, between 8th and 9th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013
4@15: Four New Fifteen-Minute Musicals, performed in conjunction with University of California, Irvine, will commence performances Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20, for three performances only at the Playroom Theater. Tammy Holder serves as Music Director; Brian Blythe directs.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018
American Idols and real-life couple, Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young have signed on to star in the upcoming musical, HIT HER WITH THE SKATES, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin,
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010
Up next for The New Group is the new musical The Kid, beginning performances on Friday, April 16. Official Opening Night is set for Monday, May 10. This marks the final production in The New Group's current 2009-2010 season, which featured Kenneth Lonergan's The Starry Messenger and most recently, the hit revival of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind, directed by Ethan Hawke.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013
Gigi Bermingham will star as internationally renowned opera diva Maria Callas when International City Theatre (ICT) presents Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning Master Class. Todd Nielsen directs a four-week run beginning March 22 at ICT, located in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for March 20 and 21.