"Nunsense" - WTNZ FOX 43 Knoxville, TN



The Foothills Community Players will present musical comedy "Nunsense" at the Clayton Center for the Arts for five performances May 9-12.

Dubbed "A lively 'nun-stop" musical," by the New York Times, "Nunsense" concerns the comic misadventures of five nuns:  ballet-loving Sister Leo, street-wise Sister Robert Anne, befuddled Sister Mary Amnesia, the Mother Superior Sister Regina, and mistress of the novices Sister Mary Hubert,  who try valiantly and with much hilarity to stage a talent show to raise some emergency funds for their convent.

 The popular show by Dan Goggin stands as the second-longest-running Off-Broadway show in history, was adapted for television starring Rue McClanahan, and has spawned six sequels and three spin-offs.

 Evening performances are Thursday and Friday, May 9 and 10, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 12, at 6 p.m. Matinee performances on Saturday and Sunday, May 11 and 12, are at 2 p.m. The Clayton Center for the Arts is located at 502 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy. in Maryville.

 Tickets are $17 for adults and $15 for seniors and students with college ID. For groups of 10 or more, tickets are $12. Tickets are available at the Clayton Center box office at 865-981-8590 or for purchase online at http://www.claytonartscenter.com for an additional service fee.

 The Foothills Community Players season will continue with the musical "Fiddler on the Roof" in August.

About Foothills Community Players:

The Foothills Community Players is a theatre group in Blount County, Tenn., with a passion for performing and a love of the arts. For more information about upcoming shows and how to donate time and money in support of the arts, visit http://www.foothillscommunityplayers.com. Donations are tax-deductible to this 501(c)(3) organization.

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