Let’s Make Laughter A Habit Once Again!
Your favorite nuns from “Nunsense” are heading back to Marshfield for a hilarious holiday show! Joined by some of the students from Mount St. Helen, they’re taping their first TV special in the basement of their convent. This show is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays: laughs, heart and a lot of “Nunsense!”
Location and ticket information coming soon.
Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical is the first “TV Special” taped by the sisters in their convent basement studio for Cable Access. It stars the nuns you love plus Father Virgil and some of Mt. Saint Helen’s most talented students.
It features all new songs including Twelve Days Prior to Christmas, Santa Ain’t Comin’ To Our House, We Three Kings of Orient Are Us, and It’s Better to Give Than To Receive. This show is filled with “Nunsense” humor, some of your favorite carols, a “Secret Santa” and an uproarious take on Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Ballet.
Nuncrackers will make you laugh and maybe tug at your heartstrings. It’s the perfect way to ensure your holiday season is merry and bright.
Reverend Mother – 40’s and up – Mezzo-Soprano (bordering on Alto)
The Mother Superior of the Little Sisters of Hoboken. She tries to be strict and keep order, but things often get out of her control. She grew up in a circus family and her “showbiz” background and sense of humor always shines through her attempt at creating a tough exterior
Sister Mary Hubert – 30’s and up – Mezzo-Soprano (Gospel style vocals)
Second in command to Mother Superior. She wanted to be a nun all her life and at times finds it difficult to deal with problems she believes are created by Mother Superior’s ineptness. She is very practical. She and Mother Superior have a healthy and humorous rivalry.
Sister Robert Anne – 20’s and up – Mezzo-Soprano (Belter)
A streetwise nun from Brooklyn, New York. She is one tough cookie but has a heart and soul of gold. The students love her because she speaks their language. She feels she has real theatrical potential and is constantly frustrated by Reverend Mother’s refusal to let her star in the show.
Sister Amnesia – 20’s and up – Mezzo-Soprano (Country style vocals)
She was hit on the head with a crucifix and for a long period didn’t remember who she was. Now, everyone knows she is Sister Mary Paul, a country singer who jump-started her recording career as the first nun to appear at the Grand Ole Opry. Even though she has her memory back, she always seems to be a “little vacant” but innocently endearing.
Sister Mary Leo – 20’s and up – Any Vocal Part or Non-Singing
A former novice nun, her dream is to be the first nun ballerina.
Father Virgil – 30’s and up – Tenor/high-Baritone
Grew up in the Mississippi Delta where he and his sister were part of the Trott Familly Singers. He now has his own radio show and the sisters invited him to participate in the Christmas program because they knew he could give them pointers on presenting a good show.
Students – ages 8-18
Louise | Maria | Billy | John
Students of Mount Saint Helen’s Catholic School who are chosen by their teachers to help out the Sisters with the Christmas Program.