Sister Act - the Musical
Get ready for an exciting, feel-good show that will leave you singing and smiling all the way home. Featuring original music by Tony Award winner and eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, Sister Act is described as "ridiculously fun" by the New York Post. The musical tells the story of Dolores Van Cartier, who finds herself hidden in a convent after witnessing a crime. Hilarity and much-loved numbers such as I will follow him and Heatwave ensue, guaranteeing an unforgettable experience for all the family. Not to be missed: get your Sister Act tickets today!
Sister Act background and history
Written by Bill and Cherri Steinkeller, Sister Act is based on the 1992 hit film of the same name, starring Whoopi Goldberg (who also produced the 2011 Broadway production) and Maggie Smith. Following the film's success, the sequel Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit was released in 1993. The musical's first venture onto the stage began in 2006, premiering at the Pasadena Playhouse, California and eventually taking London by storm with its 2009 move to the West End. The show was revised and adapted for its exciting Broadway run at the Broadway Theatre from April 2011. Sister Act continues to tour and delight audiences all over the world/ Don't miss out on your Sister Act tickets!
Sister Act is no stranger to prestigious award nominations. The West End production at the London Palladium received Olivier nominations for Best new musical, Best actress in a musical (Patina Miller), Best performance in a supporting role in a musical (Sheila Hancock) and Best theatre choreographer (Anthony Van Laast). But the nominations didn't stop there! The 2011 Broadway adaptation saw the musical nominated for five Tony awards, including Best original score (Alan Menken and Glenn Slater), Best musical and Best book of a musical among others. A further five nominations for the Drama Desk Award goes to show the array of talent in this much loved musical.
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