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106 Star Starred
Soho Playhouse
15 Vandam Street New York City, NY 10013
212-691-1555
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4.2 / 5 Rated by 169 members
Review from Derek Evan

Saw Divine Sister in previews, then again last night. It has only gotten better. Hilarious with great performances across the board. Charles Busch is a NY treasure.

reviewed Dec 02 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

One of the absolute funniest plays I have ever seen and by far one of the best plays Charles Busch has ever written. The cast is totally amazing - Julie Halston and Andrea Fraser are so amazing but the rest of the cast is brilliant as well. Don't...continued

reviewed Oct 27 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Jan

Charles Bush at his very best... as playwriter and as the Superior Mother ....I laugh my a-- to the floor....Ms. Wilson is FABULOUS as his side kick siter Acacious...and what could one say about Ms. Fraser's sister Walburga...not to be...continued

reviewed Feb 23 2011 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“…in a crass and sullen world, this kind of comedy is not only refreshing, it’s necessary.” —Variety
“_Get thee to the divine Sister.”  —_The New York Times
“Comedic heaven! Anyone hoping to keep a straight face hasn’t got a prayer!”  —NY1
“. . .a sublime comedy!”  —Variety
“. . .a divinely outrageous comedic romp!”  —New York Post
“Audiences will laugh themselves silly at this always irreverent 90-minute comedy!”  —NY Daily News

Description

Charles Busch’s The Divine Sister is a comic celebration of such Hollywood films as The Song of Bernadette, The Bells of St. Mary’s, and The Singing Nun_! St. Veronica’s indomitable Mother Superior, played by the legendary Charles Busch (_Die, Mommy, Die!, Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, and Tale of the Allergist’s Wife), leads audiences on this madcap trip through Tinseltown’s religiosity…it’s miraculous, zany fun!

In addition to Busch, the off-Broadway production will feature the entire original company: Alison Fraser, Amy Rutberg, Jennifer Van Dyck, Jonathan Walker and Julie Halston.

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