Sister Robert Anne's Cabaret Class


In this one-woman show, Sister Robert Anne showcases an exclusive collection of songs from the entire NUNSENSE series, interspersed with humorous stories and audience interaction. As the Sister "teaches" us how to put together a cabaret act, she takes us on a journey of some of the most memorable numbers by award-winning composer Dan Goggin. The CABARET CLASS is performed on a simple set by Sister Robert Anne and her accompanist.

Video Sampler of Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Class


*Music samples provided courtesy of Nunsense Records, Dan Goggin and Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Class is one of the musicals in the Nunsense Musical Collection.

This is a one-woman show filled with delightful “Nunsense” humor and audience participation segments. Requiring only a blackboard, a desk, and a piano, Sister and her musical accompanist “teach” her “class” how to put together a cabaret act. Interspersed are some of the best and most memorable “Nunsense” musical numbers.


A One Nun-sense Musical Event
By Dan Goggin


SISTER ROBERT ANNE’S CABARET CLASS is performed with Piano accompaniment.

Rehearsal Materials

1       Prompt Book
2       Prompt Books for Dialogue and Director
1       Cast Album CD

Cast List


(5 female; 1 male)

Sister Mary Paul — also known as Amnesia
Sister Mary Wilhelm — Superintendent of Nursing for the Diocese of Newark
Sister Robert Anne — also voice of the puppet nun, Sister Mary Annette
Sister Mary Leo — young novice who wants to be a ballerina
Father Virgil Manly Trott — sister Mary Leo’s brother; Franciscan priest and country singer
Sister Mary Regina — Mother Superior of the Little Sisters of Hoboken


Brother/Sister Stage Manager — appears as him/herself with messages for the others

The original production had a cast of 7 performers.

Brief History

SISTER ROBERT ANNE’S CABARET CLASS presents highlights from all seven NUNSENSE shows: Nunsense, Nunsense II, Nunsense Jamboree, Nuncrackers, Meshuggah-Nuns!, Nunsensations! and Nunset Boulevard.