“The Divine Sister has been blessed
with a heavenly chorus of critical hosannas for its hilarity.”
n Joe Dziemianowicz, New York Daily News
THE DIVINE SISTER
FEATURED IN THE DAILY NEWS
THE DIVINE SISTER, the heavenly new comedy written by and starring Charles Busch, is featured in today’s issue of The Daily News.
Reporter Joe Dziemianowicz spoke to designer B.T. Whitehill and producer Daryl Roth about the show’s ongoing campaign parodying pop culture including “Glee,” Eat Pray Love starring Julia Roberts, the hit film The Social Network, and the Ben Affleck directed film The Town.
THE DIVINE SISTER is Busch’s outrageous comic homage to nearly every Hollywood film involving nuns: The Song of Bernadette, The Bells of St. Mary’s, The Singing Nun and Agnes of God. THE DIVINE SISTER tells the story of St. Veronica’s indomitable Mother Superior (played by the legendary Charles Busch). Come join this madcap trip through Tinseltown religiosity from the creator of Die Mommie Die, Psycho Beach Party and Vampire Lesbians of Sodom.
Directed by Busch’s long time collaborator Carl Andress, the production also stars Alison Fraser, Amy Rutberg, Jennifer Van Dyck, Jonathan Walker, and Julie Halston.
Since opening in September, THE DIVINE SISTER has been universally hailed by critics as “a miracle” (New York Magazine), “such fun, you’d think Charles Busch was trying to get us all excommunicated,” (Time Out New York), “anyone hoping to keep a straight face at Busch’s hysterical THE DIVINE SISTER hasn’t got a prayer,” (NY1), and “this gleefully twisted tale is Busch’s freshest, funniest work in years, perhaps decades direct at an exhilarating tempo by Carl Andress and featuring cheerfully wicked performances” (The New York Times).
The creative team includes: Scenic and Graphic Design by B.T. Whitehill, Costume Design by Fabio Toblini, Lighting Design by Kirk Bookman, Sound Design by Jill BC DuBoff, Wig Design by Katherine Carr, and Original Music by Lewis Flinn.
For more information, updates on the show, and to visit THE DIVINE SISTER blog, visit: www.DivineSisterOnstage.com
Tickets for THE DIVINE SISTER are on sale now via www.Ovationtix.com, by calling 212-691-1555, or at the SoHo Playhouse box office (15 Vandam Street between Sixth Avenue and Varick Street). Tickets for Tuesday through Sunday matinee performances are $75.00. Tickets for Sunday evening performances are $45.
Performance schedule for THE DIVINE SISTER is:
REGULAR PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:
- Tuesday through Saturday at 8 PM, Sunday at 7 PM. Matinees on Saturday and Sunday at 3 PM.
HOLIDAY PERFORMANCE SCHEDULES
- THANKSGIVING WEEK: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22 – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28: Monday through Wednesday at 8 PM, Friday and Saturday at 8 PM, Sunday at 7 PM. Matinees on Saturday and Sunday at 3 PM.
- CHRISTMAS WEEK: MONDAY, DECEMBER 20 – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26: Tuesday through Friday at 8 PM, Sunday at 7 PM. Matinees on Wednesday and Sunday at 3 PM (7 performances).
- NEW YEAR’S WEEK: MONDAY, DECEMBER 27 – SUNDAY, JANUARY 2: Monday through Thursday at 8 PM, Saturday at 8 PM, Sunday at 7 PM. Matinees on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 3 PM (9 performances).