Divine Sister act raises holy, hilarious hell at NCTC

Jun 17

<i>Divine Sister</i> act raises holy, hilarious hell at NCTC

Clutch your rosary beads and get ready to laugh. New Conservatory Theatre Center's The Divine Sister by Charles Busch (a national treasure, even if the entire nation isn't quite aware of it yet) is the funniest thing you'll see on a stage this Pride Season

Director F. Allen Sawyer and his spot-on cast – some in drag, some in habits, some in miniskirts, some in full-body black latex – are having a blast with Busch's wry and wily send-up of ever movie ever made featuring nuns. From Soeur Sourire and her guitar-strumming hit "Dominique" to Roz Russell riding holy herd on Hayley Mills in The Trouble with Angels, this show doesn't miss a reference.

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Review: `Zanna, Don’t!’

Dec 15

Football star Steve (Stephen Foreman, left) meets the fabulously gay student body of Heartsville High in the musical Zanna, Don’t at the New Conservatory Theatre Center. Photos by Lois Tema Magic, show tunes, teenagers whip up mighty spell in `Zanna’««« ½ Clever, colorful, tuneful and sweet – that’s Zanna, Don’t! in a...

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