Nunsense

Fri, 3 Jun 2022 to Sun, 5 Jun 2022

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  • Fri, 3 Jun 2022: 7:30pm View details
    Sat, 4 Jun 2022: 7:30pm View details
    Sun, 5 Jun 2022: 2:00pm View details
    Winner of the Outer Critics' Circle awards for the best Off-Broadway musical and for the best book and best music and seen at London's Fortune Theatre in 1987. “Nunsense” is a hilarious talent show staged by five survivors at the Little Sisters of Hoboken nunnery, the rest of the sisterhood having succumbed to botulism after eating vichyssoise prepared by Sister Julia, Child of God. The remaining "Little Hobos" parade their talents at a variety show staged to raise funds so that the last four of the dearly departed can be buried. The score pulses with merriment and an unabashed desire to make you laugh, with songs and spontaneous comic interludes paced at break-neck speed. Amid the merriment is a riotous audience participation quiz that has everyone rolling in the aisles. Nunsense offers a cornucopia of hilarity for the whole family, proving conclusively that nun rhymes with fun! ”Nunsense is good old-fashioned comedy at its best: it is quick-paced, generally raucous, occasionally touching and totally wonderful. Bravo!" Back Stage. A hail of fun and frolic! Wacky and outrageous with a hysterical anything-goes sense of fun!" N.Y. Times.