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Williams brings a little nunsense to Gainesville
Arts Council comedy musical features Laverne and Shirley star
Cindy Williams Group
Cindy Williams leads the cast in "Nunset Boulevard."

‘Nunset Boulevard’

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 24

Where: Brenau University’s Pearce Auditorium, 500 Washington St., Gainesville

How much: $32 adults, $30 seniors, $27 students and children

Look for a one-on-one interview with “Laverne & Shirley” star Cindy Williams on the Life page.

More info: 770-534-2787,

Nothing like a little “nunsense” to brighten up your weekend.

The Arts Council presents the comedy musical “Nunset Boulevard” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Brenau University’s Pearce Auditorium.

The performance stars Cindy Williams of “Laverne and Shirley” and “American Graffiti” fame.

The play features the Little Sisters of Hoboken, who head to perform in Hollywood — though not the Hollywood Bowl but the Hollywood Bowl-A-Rama. But when they hear a big-time producer is auditioning roles for a new movie musical about the life of movie-star-turned-nun Dolores Hart, they hope it will be their big break.

The show features all new songs, audience participation and lots of laughs, and has received rave reviews from ABC television and the New York Times.

Williams plays the Rev. Mother Mary Regina, reprising her role from the play’s first national tour. She is best known for her role as Shirley Feeney in the long-running hit series “Laverne and Shirley,” which recently won the TV Land award for “Fan Favorite.” She was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2004.

In April, she won Best Actress actress award at the L.A. Comedy Film Festival for the indie film, “Stealing Roses.”

Her film credits include “Travels with My Aunt,” “The Conversation” and “American Graffiti,” for which she received a British Academy award nomination in 1974 for Best Supporting actress (she lost out to Ingrid Bergman).