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February 16, 2001

Nunsense, the international hit musical, will be presented by Coastal Carolina University Theater as part of the universitys Cultural Arts Series on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, March 4 at 3 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students under the age of 18.

Nunsense is a fundraiser organized by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury the sisters who were accidentally poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia (Child of God). The play won four Outer Critics Circle Awards including Best Off-Broadway Musical.

The Little Sisters are played by Coastal students Abby Brown, Kristen Pino, Jessica Petit, Lindy Studds and Patty Verzella.

The production is directed by Brian Vernon, assistant professor of dance, choreography and musical theater. The sets and lights are by Tymberley Wittrig, assistant professor of theater. Bill Hamilton, associate professor of music, is the musical director for the production.

For more information, contact the Wheelwright Box Office at 349- 2502.