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Book, Music and Lyrics by Dan Goggin
Directed by Jon-Michael Perry

Five of the 19 surviving Little Sisters of Hoboken, a one-time missionary order that ran a leper colony on an island south of France, discover that their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, accidentally killed the other fifty-two residents of the convent with her tainted vichyssoise while they were off playing bingo with a group of Maryknolls.

Upon discovering the disaster, Mother Superior had a vision in which she was told to start a greeting card company to raise funds for the burials. The greeting cards were an enormous success and, thinking there was plenty of money, the Reverend Mother bought a VCR and camcorder for the convent, leaving her with no money in the kitty to pay for the last four burials.

With the deceased nuns on ice in the deep freeze, they decide to stage a variety show in the Mount Saint Helen’s School auditorium to raise the necessary amount.


Jennifer Kliner

Shelly Goughnour

Ingrid Santiago

Jon Michael Perry

Madelyn Knight

Sara Coy


Performance dates and times:

Saturday May 28 at 8pm
Sunday May 29 at 8pm
Wednesday June 1 at 4pm
Thursday June 2 at 4pm
Friday June 3 at 8pm
Sunday June 5 at 8pm
Wednesday June 8 at 4pm
Friday June 10 at  8pm
Saturday June 11 at 8pm

Tickets are sold at the Piccolo Box Office:   866-811-4111


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Upcoming Plays and Events

The 2015-2016 Footlight Season

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” Aug. 7-23

“Quartet” Sept. 11-27

“Hay Fever” Oct. 16-25

“Miracle on 34th Street” Dec. 4-20

“A Streetcar Named Desire” Jan. 22-Feb. 7, 2016

“Lend Me a Tenor” April 22-May 8, 2016

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Footlight Players Theatre

This Cartouche which hangs over the stage of the Footlight Players Theatre,
hung over the Academy of Music's stage when
Oscar Wilde lectured in Charleston, South Carolina
in 1882.
20 Queen Street
Charleston, SC 29401

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Footlight Players Theatre does not offer advisories about subject matter. If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects (theatrical fog, vaporizers or herbal cigarettes, strobe lights) that might affect a patron's comfort, please contact the box office at 843-722-4487.
20 Queen Street
Charleston, SC 29401