25th Anniversary Production of Nunsense to Play Cherry Lane Theatre

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A 25th anniversary production of Dan Goggin's Nunsense will begin performances June 15 at Off-Broadway's Cherry Lane Theatre, where the musical comedy debuted in 1985.

Performances will continue through July 18. Creator Goggin will direct; casting will be announced at a later date.

The Cherry Lane revival will follow the upcoming release on April 27 of a DVD recording of Meshuggah-Nuns!, a musical celebration of both Catholic and Jewish traditions, and one of several musical spinoffs from the original musical. The DVD is being released Kultur, International Films.

The newest spinoff, Sister Robert Anne's Cabaret Class, will soon be seen at theatres around the country.

Nunsense, according to press notes, "follows the riotous escapades of five nuns from the Little Sisters of Hoboken who realize that one of their own, Sister Julia, Child of God, has accidentally poisoned to death 52 fellow nuns in the convent while the quintet was off playing Bingo." The show's musical numbers include "Nunsense is Habit-Forming," "So You Want to be a Nun," "The Dying Nun Ballet," "Baking with the BVM" and "Holier Than Thou."

Cherry Lane Theatre is located at 38 Commerce Street. Tickets are $50 and $45 and can be reserved by calling Telecharge at (212) 239-6200 or by visiting www.cherrylanetheatre.org. For more information visit www.nunsense.com.

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