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TOTS presents "Nunsense"

March 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/14/2014 - 8:00pm

“Nunsense” is coming to Parker County.
Theatre Off The Square In Weatherford proudly presents its 2014 musical, “Nunsense,” written by Dan Goggin, and produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. The comedy is directed by Darla Robinson, and the musical direction is by Hans Grim. Assistant director is Ray Shannon, and Hank Minor is stage manager. The show begins Friday, March 14 and runs weekends through March 30.
Robinson has more than 30 years of theatrical experience in the Metroplex. She has appeared at Casa Mañana, Theatre Arlington, Circle Theatre, Scott Theatre, and many civic groups. She is on the advisory boards for Circle Theatre and Kids Who Care in Fort Worth. This is her fourth production as director for Theatre Off The Square. She is a realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.
A music director and pianist, Hans Grim has provided direction for theatres including Casa Mañana, Texas Christian University, WaterTower Theatre, Theatre Arlington, University of North Texas, and Granbury Opera House. He also produced five musicals for Aledo Musicals and was the originating music director for the national tour of the 3 Redneck Tenors. As a keyboardist, he played for the national tour of Mamma Mia, as well as appearing with the Dallas Wind Symphony, the Irving Symphony Orchestra, and the University of North Texas Chamber Orchestra. Grim is choir director for North Side High School in Fort Worth.
This faith-based full-length musical comedy is a winner of four Critics Circle Awards including Best Off Broadway Musical in its original New York production. The show is about a fund raiser put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sisters accidentally poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia. This internationally known hit will have you laughing as you enjoy the hilarious situations and wonderful music.
Members of the cast are Judi Conger, playing Sister Mary Regina, Mother Superior; Jaclyn Justice as Sister Mary Hubert, second in command; Melissa Whiteman as Sister Robert Anne, a streetwise nun; Kate Cowling as Sister Mary Amnesia, a nun who has lost her memory; and Amanda Johnson, novice, who wants to become the first nun ballerina.
Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Theatre Off The Square, the only live theatre in Weatherford, is located at 114 North Denton Street.
All tickets, for this production only, are $15. No discounts will apply. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $15 at Weatherford Chamber of Commerce. Reserved seating is available and recommended by calling 817-341-8687. Choose seats and purchase tickets to any performance online at www.theatreoffthesquare.org.

Sports Calendar

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

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