April 8 - 18, 2021
presents
April 8 - 18, 2021

CREATIVE TEAM / STAFF

Director:  GARY RUCKER
Musical Director:  MEGHAN KESSEL
Choreographer:  ANNA BIRBIGLIA
Costume Designer:  KATE JENSEN
Set Designer:   RON GOLDBERG
Lighting Designer:  STEPHEN THURBER
Prop Master:  GARY RUCKER
Light Op:  MEGHAN SPEAKMAN
Spot Op:  ALLY ANDERSON, CHARLES MIDDLETON
Sound Op:  ERIC PORTER


Special Thanks:

Theatre Baton Rouge, Jefferson Performing Arts Society, River Region Drama Guild

CAST

Sister Mary Leo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CARRIE BLACK

Sister Mary Amnesia . . . . . . . . . . . . JORDAN LAWRENCE

Sister Hubert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHRISTINA EARLY

Sister Robert Anne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHELSEA GIDDEN

Reverend Mother . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LAURIE REINAGEL

MUSICAL NUMBERS

Act I

  • "Welcome"—Sister Mary Regina

  • "Nunsense is Habit-Forming"—Company

  • "A Difficult Transition"—Company

  • "The Quiz"—Sister Mary Amnesia

  • "Benedicite"—Sister Mary Leo

  • "The Biggest Ain't the Best"—Sisters Hubert and Leo

  • "Playing Second Fiddle"—Sister Robert Anne

  • "So You Want To Be a Nun"—Sister Mary Amnesia

  • "Turn Up the Spotlight"—Sister Mary Regina

  • "Lilacs"—Sisters Regina, Hubert, Leo and Amnesia

  • "A Word from Reverend Mother"—Sister Mary Regina

  • "Tackle That Temptation With a Time Step"—Sister Hubert and Company

Act II

  • "Robert to The Rescue"—Sister Robert Anne

  • "Growing Up Catholic"—Sister Robert Anne with Hubert, Leo and Amnesia

  • "We've Got To Clean Out the Freezer"—Company

  • "Just a Coupl'a Sisters"—Sisters Regina and Hubert

  • "The Dying Nun Ballet"—Sister Mary Leo w/Robert Anne

  • "Baking with the BVM"—Sisters Regina, Hubert & Amnesia

  • "I Just Want To Be a Star"—Sister Robert Anne

  • "The Drive In"—Sisters Robert Anne, Amnesia and Leo

  • "The Movie"—Company

  • "I Could've Gone to Nashville"—Sister Mary Amnesia

  • "Gloria in Excelsis Deo"—Sister Mary Regina and Company

  • "Holier Than Thou"—Sister Mary Hubert and Company

  • "Nunsense Is Habit-Forming (Reprise)"—Company

BIOS

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Carrie Black

Sister Mary Leo

Carrie practically grew up in a ballet studio having studied at Giacobbe Academy, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, 

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Jordan Lawrence

Sister Mary Amnesia

Jordan is excited to be in her second production with Rivertown Theaters! Her last show was Oliver!. Jordan graduated Tulane 

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Chelsea Gidden

Sister Robert Anne

Chelsea is a Baton Rouge native making her Rivertown debut as Sister Robert Anne. She earned her Bachelor of Music in Music 

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Laurie Reinagel

Reverend Mother

Laurie is thrilled to be a part of this talented group "puttin' on a show!"  Laurie is a native of Louisiana and grew up in Abita 

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Christina Early

Sister Hubert

Christina Early is a graduate of the University of New Orleans with a BA in Music Studies and Northwestern State in