2012 Cape Playhouse Main Stage Season
aug 20 - sep 01
Bambi Jones (Sister Mary Hubert) feels blessed to be part of Dan Goggin’s Nunsense family
since 2000. Outside of the convent, Bambi appeared as Muzzy Van Hossmere in Thoroughly
Modern Millie, the London West End premiere of Show Boat, the Off-Broadway production of
Menopause The Musical where she played Power Woman, as well as performances throughout
the U.S. in And The World Goes ‘Round, Beehive, Little Shop of Horrors, Ain’t Misbehavin’, and
the world premiere of Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?-The Musical.
Christine Mild (Sister Robert Anne) began singing professionally at age 8 in a Las Vegas casino
– that pretty much set the course for the rest of her life! She debuted Sister Robert Anne’s
Cabaret Class in the historic Red Barn Theatre in Key West and since then, has played Sister
Robert Anne in venues all around the country. Other credits include: My Fair Lady (Asolo Rep),
Pirates of Penzance (Marriott Theatre), Young Gertrude Stein in Galati/Flaherty’s Loving
Repeating (About Face Theatre, Jeff Nomination), U.S./Stand-in for Patti LuPone as Annie Oakley
in Annie Get Your Gun (Ravinia Festival), Betty Haynes in White Christmas (Beef and Boards),
Patsy in Always, Patsy Cline (Florida Studio Theatre, Beef and Boards, Carousel, Big Sky Rep),
Grizabella in Cats (Maine State Music Theatre, Carousel Theatre), Factory Girl/Fantine U.S. in Les Miserables (Marriott Theatre).
Christine made her Broadway debut at the Minskoff Theatre in Chance and Chemistry: the Music of Frank Loesser.
You can hear more of her at http://ukulelesurprise.tumblr.com/. Proud AEA member.
Mary Stout (Reverend Mother Mary Regina) is thrilled to be making her Cape Playhouse
debut and to return to Nunsense which she performed at Westchester Broadway Theatre and
Maine State. A seasoned Broadway performer, she was seen in Jane Eyre, Beauty and the Beast,
Copperfield, My Favorite Year, A Change in the Heir, and was "Mrs. Santa Claus" for three
seasons in Radio City's Christmas Spectacular. She has toured in many shows including Fiddler
on the Roof, played numerous regional venues, was a featured voice in Disney's Aladdin and
Hunchback of Notre Dame and appeared in the films Sweet and Lowdown, Holy Man, 24 Nights,
Made For Each Other, and the upcoming Towheads. Mary is probably best known for her four
seasons of Remember Wenn on AMC (SAG award nominee for Best Comedy Ensemble) where she played the organist
"Eugenia Bremer.” Thank you to Danny and Evans.
Jeanne Tinker (Sister Mary Paul aka Amnesia) grew up in Newbury, NH before going to College
at Emerson in Boston, moving to San Francisco for several years, and finally settling on NYC as a
good place to land. She has been seen all over the country as Sister Amnesia. Other shows
include; Sheer Madness (SF), Funny Girl (CA), Once Upon a Mattress (CA), Kiss Me Quick Before
The Lava Reaches the Village (NYC), My Sister Eileen (CA), Area 51 the Musical (NYC) and many
others! If you care to hear more about Jeanne you can follow her on her blog:
Stephanie Wahl (Sister Mary Leo) Stephanie is truly blessed to be part of the Nunsense family.
Before entering the convent, she was seen regionally as Annabella/Pamela/Margaret in The 39 Steps,
Abigail Adams in 1776, Judith in Boeing, Boeing, Lina Lamont in Singin’ In The Rain, Dorothy in
Summer of ’42 , Z’s Favorite in Will Rogers Follies, Laurey in Oklahoma!, and is a former world
famous Radio City Rockette. She also wrote, directed and starred in e. all of the above, a show which
raises spirits and money for breast cancer survivors. I’m so grateful you’re by my side, John.
Dan Goggin (Writer/Director) has written the scores for the off-Broadway production of Hark!
and the Broadway production of Legend. He received the 1986 Outer Critics’ Circle Awards
given to Nunsense for Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Music. Nunsense and Nunsense II, both
starring Rue McClanahan have been recorded for the A&E Television Network. Nunsense
Jamboree starred Georgia Engel and has been recorded for television at the Grand Ole Opry
with Vicki Lawrence. Nunsense A-Men! opened in New York in 1998 and has since been
produced with “Laugh-In’s” Arte Johnson and Greg Louganis. Nuncrackers: The Nunsense
Christmas Musical toured with Dody Goodman, Jeff Trachta and Dawn Wells. The Nuncrackers
TV Special starring Rue McClanahan with guest star John Ritter, received an Emmy nomination
for Best Musical Score. Meshuggah-Nuns: The Ecumenical Nunsense premiered in 2002 and is
available on DVD. The all-star tour of Nunsense starring Kaye Ballard, Georgia Engel, Mimi
Hines, Darlene Love and Lee Meriwether marked the 20th anniversary of the original show. In
2004 Dan’s “serious piece” The Traditional Latin Mass was recorded. Nunsensations! The
Nunsense Vegas Revue opened in Minneapolis in 2005. In 2008 there was a 25th Anniversary
tour starring Sally Struthers. And this year saw the openings of Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret
Class and Nunset Boulevard: The Nunsense Hollywood Bowl Show. www.nunsense.com.
Teri Gibson (Musical Staging/Choreography) enjoys wearing many veils. She has directed,
choreographed, stage-managed and appeared in Nunsenses across the country with stars such
as Rue McClanahan, Dody Goodman, Kaye Ballard, Lee Meriwether, Georgia Engel and Sally
Struthers. Teri choreographed the world premieres of both Nunset Boulevard and
Nunsensations! and partnered with Felton Smith to create the original choreography for
Meshuggah-Nuns!. Out of the convent, Teri’s directing and choreography credits include
American Beauty by Michael Rice, Six Wives with Tovah Feldshuh (asst. dir./chor.), Never Too
Late, A Delicate Balance, Godspell, Stardust and others. Acting credits include all five roles in
the NYC companies of both Nunsense and Nunsense II, the Broadway production of Marlowe,
Hannigan in the National Tour of Annie, as well as Anytime Annie in 42nd Street, Mame in Mame,
Bunny in Babes in Arms, both Mona and Joan in Dames at Sea, at theatres including Goodspeed
Opera House, Papermill Playhouse, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and Cleveland Playhouse.
Offstage, Teri can be found hiking, ocean kayaking, gardening, or designing websites, including
Eric Alsford (Musical Director) is happy to be back musical directing at the Cape Playhouse
where he recently musical directed Legally Blonde this season and Footloose last season. Eric
regularly musical directs the many incarnations of Nunsense with author/director Dan Goggin
including the 25th Anniversary National Tour with Sally Struthers. Eric is a graduate of the
Eastman School of Music in Rochester NY. He has played for the off-bway productions of That’s
Life and Naked Boys Singing and the National tour of Mamma Mia. Eric currently splits his time
between NYC and South Florida. Regionally, he has musical directed for North Shore Music
Theatre, Artpark, Ogunquit Playhouse, Drury Lane Theatre Chicago, Solano Rep, and Arkansas
Rep. Throughout Florida, Eric regularly music directs for Actors Playhouse, Caldwell Theatre,
Theatrezone, Gablestage, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Broward Center and Arsht Center. He is the
recipient of South Florida's Carbonell Award for best Musical Direction for productions of Floyd
Collins, Aida, The Adding Machine, and Miss Saigon. Eric has musical directed and/or played
cabaret shows for many artists including Tovah Feldshuh, Linda Eder, Andrea McArdle, Jai
Rodriguez, and Debbie Gravitte among others. He is the composer of several children's musicals
as well as the score for the independent film "Lost Everything".
Barry Axtell (Set Designer) is proud to continue his 25 year collaboration with Dan Goggin.
He has designed almost every major production across North America of Nunsense, Nunsense II,
Nunsense Jamboree, Nunsense A-Men, Nuncrackers and Meshuggah-Nuns! He has been a
designer in New York for over 20 years designing sets for over 200 productions there and
around the world. He was a set designer for twelve years on the long running daytime drama
The Guiding Light for which he received three Emmy Award nominations. Barry designed the
set for the 20th Anniversary All-Star Tour of Nunsense and most recently he created “The Pump
Room” for Nunsensations! And the “Hollywood Bowl” for Nunset Boulevard.