Sister Mary Ignatius explains it all for you ; The actor"s nightmare

two one-act plays
  • 63 Pages
  • 3.35 MB
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  • English
by
Nelson Doubleday , Garden City, N.Y
Statementby Christopher Durang.
ContributionsDurang, Christopher, 1949-
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p., [2] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16536558M

Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You and the Actor's Nightmare by Christopher Durang (Author)/5(12). "Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All for You" is a black comedy about Catholicism. "An Actor's Nightmare" is also a black comedy; a one-hander.

An unprepared actor in an unnamed play is forced to take the place of a leading actor.4/5. SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU. Sister Mary Ignatius, a teaching nun who is much concerned with sin in all of its various forms, delivers a cautionary lecture to her charges.

One of them, a precocious little boy named Thomas, can quote the Ten Commandments on cue, and each time he does so Sister Mary rewards him with a : Christopher Durang.

Christopher Durang is the author of Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All for You & The Actor's Nightmare ( avg rating, ratings, 27 reviews, publ 4/5. And, The Actor's Nightmare: Two Plays. Author: Christopher Durang; Publisher: N.A; ISBN: ; Category: American drama; Page: 71; View: ; DOWNLOAD NOW» "SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU.

Sister Mary Ignatius, a teaching nun who is much concerned with sin in all of its various forms, delivers a cautionary lecture to her. Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You and The Actor’s Nightmare by Christopher Durang. Directed by Richard Pilcher. Featuring Rena Cherry Brown, Steve Carpenter, Paul Edward Hope, Valerie Leonard, Alicia Sweeney, Drew Sharpe, and Parker Warren.

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Produced by Janet Luby and Wendy Saulters for Bay Theatre Company. The Actors Nightmare and Sister Mary Ignatius Explain It All for You runs Aug.

Sept. 17 at the Oracle Theatre, N. Broadway, Chicago. Tickets: () Website: theatre. Sister Mary Ignatius Tells It All is a play written by Obie award winning American playwright, Christopher Durang.

While Durang’s use of parody and criticism of social institutions, his work often deals with issues that may be uncomfortable to some patrons. Viewer discretion is advised. The Actor's Nightmare (30 minutes approximately) Conceived as a companion piece to the author's award-winning short play Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it all for You (and providing for doubling by the same actors), this hilarious spoof details the plight of a stranger who is suddenly pushed on stage to replace an ailing actor.

The Actor's Nightmare and Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You. THE ACTORS NIGHTMARE Having casually wandered onstage, George is informed that one of the actors, Eddie, has been in an auto accident and he must replace. What: "Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You" and "The Actor's Nightmare" by Christopher Durang.

Who: Berkshire Theatre Group. Where: Unicorn Theatre, 6 East St., Stockbridge. When: Now through Aug. 31 (press opening Saturday evening at 8).

Evenings - Monday through Thursday at 7; Friday and Saturday at 8.

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He first gained recognition in for Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All for You which was followed in byThe Actor’s Nightmare performed as a double bill.

These two plays are now at Berkshire Theatre Group’s Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You was presented off-Broadway by Playwrights Horizons in New York City, this time on a double bill with Durang’s The Actor’s Nightmare, on Octo The production was directed by Jerry Zaks, set design by Karen Schulz.

'sister mary ignatius explains it all for you' synopsis Sister Mary Ignatius, a teaching nun who is much concerned with sin in all of its various forms, delivers a cautionary lecture to her charges.

"Sister Mary Ignatius," which won the Obie Award, is his most controversial and most pointed indictment of the church. Sister Mary, one of twenty-seven children--"five became priests, seven became nuns, three became brothers, and the rest were institutionalized"--will not hear of any compromise, and mercy plays no part in her life/5.

The Actor’s Nightmare & Sister May Ignatius Explains It All plays through Ma at The Bay Theatre Company – West Street, in downtown Annapolis, MD. Author: Amanda Gunther. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 62 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates: illustrations ; 20 cm: Contents: The actor's nightmare --Sister Mary Ignatius explains it all for Titles.

Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You and The Actor’s Nightmare play at the Unicorn Theatre on Berkshire Theatre Group’s Stockbridge campus, 6 East St., Stockbridge, Massachusetts, through Friday, Aug.

A Double Feature of two plays: An Actor’s Nightmare and Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You by Christopher Durang, the Tony Award-winning playwright (for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Author: Ellouise Schoettler.

"Sister Mary Ignatius," which won the Obie Award, is his most controversial and most pointed indictment of the church. Sister Mary, one of twenty-seven children--"five became priests, seven became nuns, three became brothers, and the rest were institutionalized"--will not hear of any compromise, and mercy plays no part in her life.5/5(5).

"SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU. Sister Mary Ignatius, a teaching nun who is much concerned with sin in all of its various forms, delivers a cautionary lecture to her charges. One of them, a precocious little boy named Thomas, can quote the Ten Commandments on cue, and each time he does so Sister Mary rewards him with a cookie.

A scathingly brutal comedy. Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it all for You by Christopher Durang at Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Theatre has not mellowed since If anything, its satirical target, the Roman Catholic Church, is fighting recriminations for decades of unchecked sexual predation by its clergy.

Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You and The Actor's Nightmare. Bay Theatre Company West St Annapolis. A double-play evening by one of theatre's most revered contemporary playwrights. Known for his outrageous comic expertise, Durang delights with two side-splitting, contemplative works.

Thru - The Actor's Nightmare. (Included in the volume SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU AND THE ACTOR'S NIGHTMARE) THE STORY: Having casually wandered onstage, George is informed that one of the actors, Eddie, has been in an auto accident and he must replace him immediately.

Next in my Daily Book Excerpt: More from Christopher Durang Volume I: 27 Short Plays. The following excerpt is from his funny (and angry) play Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For obviously grew up Catholic.

His essay about why he wrote this play (and when he wrote the play – during the year that his mother was dying) is fascinating. The Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like : Christopher Durang.

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37 Y.O Mom With an ANGEL VOICE Leaves Judge In TEARS. - Duration:   Fullerton Drama Festival Minute Play 3rd Place Performed by Lexi Saunders, Jack Riordan, Rudy Pivaral, Chawntel Adedeji, Teddy Antipala, and Patty Evens. Discussion of themes and motifs in Christopher Durang's Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You.

eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of Sister Mary Ignatius Explains. Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You. Aloysius. STUDY. PLAY. It's Philomena, Sister. Philomena Rostovitch. And Aloysius Benheim. Rockabye, and good night, May God keep you and watch you, but all you said then was "big deal." I remember you.

You used to make a puddle in the last row every day. Overview; Playwright; Director; Christopher Durang. Christopher Durang is a playwright whose plays include A History of the American Film (Tony nomination, Best Book of a Musical, ), The Actor’s Nightmare, Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You (Obie award; off-Bway run ), Beyond Therapy (on Broadway inwith Dianne Wiest and John Lithgow), Baby.

Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You first appeared Off-Broadway inand later returned with the accompanying playlet,The Actor’s Nightmare Diane Keaton played Sister Mary in a 2 film adaptation The show was a big hit with critics and audiences alike, and as ticket sales boomed,so did protests–at Boston’s Charles.SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU.

Sister Mary Ignatius, a teaching nun who is much concerned with sin in all of its various forms, delivers a cautionary lecture to her charges. One of them, a precocious little boy named Thomas, can quote the Ten Commandments on cue, and each time he does so Sister Mary rewards him with a cookie.