Sister adds performances of City's Easter Catechism


Last updated 2/22/2016 at 5:50pm

With sales hopping, City Theatre has added six additional performances of Sister’s Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go to Heaven featuring audience favorite Kimberly Richards as the unforgettable Sister.

This Pittsburgh premiere City Event is on stage now and running through March 20, in the Lester Hamburg Studio.

Added performances are Wednesday, March 16 at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 17 at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 19 at 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 20 at 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Celebrate the Easter season with Sister as she answers the time-worn questions of the season like “Why isn’t Easter the same day every year like Christmas?” and “Will My Bunny Go To Heaven?” Part pageant, and wHOLY hysterical, this latest of the sinfully funny Late Nite Catechism series unearths the origins of Easter… bunnies, eggs, bonnets, baskets, and, of course, those yummy Peeps. Classroom participation is a must, so don’t forget to wear your Easter bonnet and join Sister for this seasonal treat!

Since 2005, the Late Nite Catechism series has entertained audiences in Pittsburgh with its hilarious and educational take on the Catholic faith. In that time, Ms. Richards has collected nearly $369,000 for Catholic motherhouses through post-show donations and by punishing wayward audience members, whose venial sins include arriving late, chewing gum, and wearing low-cut blouses.

Kimberly Richards brings Sister’s Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go to Heaven? to City Theatre, where she has given 761 performances as Sister since 2005. Born in Green Tree at St. Clair Memorial Hospital, and baptized at St. Margaret of Scotland, Ms. Richards grew up in Oakland, California, graduating from Holy Names High. Richards launched her versatile career over 40 years ago — actress, aerialist, choreographer, comedienne, dancer, director, illusionist.

Her experience includes a USO tour of Asia, and hanging from a rope at 60 feet without a net at Circus Circus for two years. Her acting credits include two of San Francisco’s longest running hits, Bar None and Beyond Therapy, as well as dozens of other productions. Richards has won an Outstanding Performance Award, two Drama-Logue awards, and three Dean Goodman Choice awards.

Since 2001, she has regularly toured the continent starring as Sister in all seven hit installments of the one-woman Late Nite Catechism comedy series.

Tickets are available at the City Theatre Box Office, 1300 Bingham Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 or by calling 412-431-CITY (2489). For more information, visit


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