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Nunsense - Off-Broadway

The classic show celebrates its 25th anniversary at the Cherry Lane Theatre.

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Playing At

Cherry Lane Theatre 38 Commerce St.
New York, NY 10014

Important Dates

On Sale jun 01, 2010
Preview jun 13, 2010
Opening jun 20, 2010


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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 who lost her memory when a crucifix fell on her head.

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What is Nunsense Like?
You don’t have to be a Catholic to enjoy the wacky humor of Nunsense. The nuns interact with the audience and take turns singing solos that offer insight into their personalities and the roles they play within the convent. Written in classical show-tune style, the show ...

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Cherry Lane Theatre
38 Commerce St. New York, NY