Tonight on L.A. Theatre Works, we present Charles Busch‘s The Divine Sister, starring Emily Bergl, Julie Halston, and Juliet Mills.
About the play:
“An outrageous homage to nearly every Hollywood film involving nuns, The Divine Sister tells the story of St. Veronica’s indomitable Mother Superior (Busch) who is determined to build a new school for her Pittsburgh convent.” –Playbill Magazine
About the playwright:
Charles Louis Busch (born August 23, 1954) is an American actor, screenwriter, playwright and female impersonator, known for his appearances on stage in his own camp style plays and in film and television. He wrote and starred in his early plays Off-off-Broadway beginning in 1978, generally in drag roles, and also acted in the works of other playwrights. He also wrote for television and began to act in films and on television in the late 1990s. His best known play is The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife (2000), which was a success on Broadway.