BB 16-17 - The Divine Sister

By Carrollwood Players Theatre (other events)

2 Dates Through Mar 26, 2017

Carrollwood Players Theatre presents a CWP Black Box Production of

The Divine Sister by Charles Busch

A Staged Reading Directed by Susan Belliveau

Two Performances Only:

Sunday, March 12th, 2017 at 3 pm and Sunday, March 26th, 2017 at 7 pm in the CWP Black Box Theatre

The Divine Sister is an outrageous comic homage to nearly every Hollywood film involving nuns. Evoking such films as The Song of Bernadette, The Bells of St. Mary's, The Singing Nun, and Agnes of God, The Divine Sister tells the story of St. Veronica's indomitable Mother Superior who is determined to build a new school for her Pittsburgh convent. 

Along the way, she has to deal with a young postulant who is experiencing "visions," sexual hysteria among her nuns, a sensitive schoolboy in need of mentoring, a mysterious nun visiting from the Mother House in Berlin, and a former suitor intent on luring her away from her vows. 

This madcap trip through Hollywood religiosity evokes the wildly comic but affectionately observed theatrical style of the creator of Die, Mommie, Die! and Psycho Beach Party. 

Adult Language and Subject Matter.


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