By Dan Goggin
Directed by Scott Michaels
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. The sisters decide that the best way to raise the money is to put on a variety show, so they take over the school auditorium, which is currently set up for the eighth grade production of “Grease.” Here we meet Reverend Mother Regina, a former circus performer; Sister Mary Hubert, the Mistress of Novices; a streetwise nun from Brooklyn named Sister Robert Anne; Sister Mary Leo, a novice who is a wannabe ballerina; and the delightfully wacky Sister Mary Amnesia, the nun wholost her memory when a crucifix fell on her head. Featuring star turns,tap and ballet dancing, an audience quiz, and comic surprises, this show has become an international phenomenon. With more than 5000 productions worldwide, it has been translated into 21 languages.
Produced by Armory Dinner Theater at Armory Drill Hall Theatre, 10 S. High St.
Performances: September 18 - October 25, 2009
Performance Times: Performances are Weds, Thurs, Sat, Sun at 1:00pm and Fri and Sat. at 8:00pm
Ticket Prices: Call for pricing information
Call 608-741-7400 for reservations or more information.
The Armory, a professional Non-Equity theatre in Janesville, Wisconsin, is seeking 2 actor-singer-movers for their production of Nunsense August 31- October 25 directed by Scott Michaels. Open roles include: Sister Mary Regina (Rev. Mother) Female age 30-50, character part with good comic timing, Mezzo range; Sister Mary Hubert Female age 30-45 alto gospel style, also needs to move/tap dance. All ethnicities welcome. Pay is $400 per week, plus housing, and a small travel stipend. To be considered please submit a headshot and resume to email@example.com by August 22nd.