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September 18th - October 13th

NUNSENSE

by Dan Goggin


Directed and Choreographed by Darlene Zoller
Music Direction by Melanie Guerin



Revel in the madness of this hilariously funny musical comedy, featuring a troupe of dancing, singing nuns.  Nunsense follows the crazy antics of five nuns from the Little Sisters of Hoboken convent. When their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, accidentally serves some tainted soup, poisoning 52 of the sisters, the five surviving nuns must band together to raise funds for their burials. The score pulses with merriment and an unabashed desire to make you laugh, with songs and spontaneous comic interludes paced at breakneck speed.


A hail of fun and frolic! Wacky and outrageous with a hysterical anything goes sense of fun!” --New York Times

Inspired madness! Go see it!" --Jewish Post and Opinion




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Performance Schedule

Previews on September 18 and 19, all seats $17.50 for Previews only. For other pricing, see our tickets page.

Opening Night: September 20 - wine and cheese reception before the show.

Talk backs after each Sunday matinee performance.

Young Professional Night at Nunsense
Thursday, October 3, 2019
6:00pm Reception
7:30pm Performance
$30

Performance Schedule:




Full Calendar

Cast

Amanda Forker (Sister Mary Regina): Playhouse on Park: SAY THINGS FUNNY: A LOVING TRIBUTE TO CAROL BURNETT, [TITLE OF SHOW], MAMA D'S OUTRAGEOUS ROMPs, SWINGING ON A STAR, PINKALICIOUS, GOODNIGHT, GOODNIGHT MOON, MISS NELSON IS MISSING, GO DOG GO, BUNNICULA. stop/time dance theater (Singer/Actor) credits: REEL TO REAL, 15!, TEN...AND COUNTING. Amanda is from Wethersfield and holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Western Connecticut State University.

Brandi Porter* (Sister Mary Hubert) Broadway: Swing A BRONX TALE. Nat'l Tour: Frieda, u/s Jane A BRONX TALE. Regional: Chiffon LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS; Gary Coleman AVENUE Q; Joanne RENT. Off-Broadway: Olive PETE THE CAT; Lucille JUNIE B. Independent Film: MOTT HAVEN. CBU Management and JC William Agency. MFA, Boston Conservatory.

Rachel Oremland (Sister Mary Leo) Playhouse on Park Debut! Seven Angels Theatre: Sally Simpson THE WHO’S TOMMY; National Tours: Pinkalicious PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL, Owl FLIGHT SCHOOL; The Studio Theatre (NYC): Mayzie SEUSSICAL; Television: Webseries EVIL LIVES HERE, THE ART OF HOSPITALITY; iHeartRadio Podcast: Ella LETHAL LIT.  BFA NYU Tisch. Racheloremland.com

Hillary Ekwall* (Amnesia) is elated to be back at her hometown Playhouse on Park where she has been involved in over 20 productions, including: Schwarzy SPELLING BEE, Sally CHARLIE BROWN, and THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS. Select credits include: National Tours: CABARET, HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS; Regional: Patty GREASE, Kost CABARET, Anybodys WEST SIDE STORY.

Lily Dickinson (Sister Robert Anne) Playhouse on Park Debut! Lily is thrilled to be joining the convent! Previous credits include: National Tour: MAMMA MIA!; Engeman: JEKYLL & HYDE; Post Playhouse URINETOWN; Alliance Theatre: World Premier of BULL DURHAM: A NEW MUSICAL. Lily is also an accomplished songwriter. Check out her original music on her website, www.lilydickinson.net.

*Appears courtesy of Actors Equity, the professional union for actors and stage managers.