Nunsense: Musical Info & Synopsis


Nunsense revolves around a group of nuns who, after discovering that their cook accidentally poisoned 52 of their sisters, find themselves in need of funds for the burials. The five remaining sisters decide to stage a variety show to raise the money. Each nun brings her unique personality to the stage, filling the show with song, dance, and comedic sketches. As the sisters share their individual stories and quirks, the audience gets immersed in convent life with humor and heart.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1985)

Cast Size: 5

Genre: Comedy

Setting: Present / USA (New Jersey)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Dan Goggin

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1987)➝

30th Anniversary Cast (2013)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1980s, All-Female Cast, Broken 4th Wall, ComedicFeel-Good, Gospel, One-Word, Original, Piano-Heavy, Religious, Small Cast, Solo Composer, Tap Dance

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