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Sister Act

Sister Act

by Alan Menken, Glenn Slater, Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner

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Sister Act

Sister Act




A new Alan Menken musical based on the 1991 film of the same name, starring Whoppi Goldberg.


Story:

Deloris Van Cartier, a famous disco singer, is put into witness protection in a convent. While struggling through the restrictions of her new lifestyle, she finds comfort in the church's choir and while there ends up inspiring the church and community.


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Composer

Composer
Alan Menken

Lyricist

Lyricist
Glenn Slater

Librettist

Librettist
Cheri Steinkellner

Librettist

Librettist
Bill Steinkellner



  • Premiere
  • 1992 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Broadway Theatre
Opening Night
April 20, 2010
Total Performances
561
Original Cast
Patina Miller, Victoria Clark, Fred Applegate, Sarah Bolt, John Treacy Egan, Demond Green, Chester Gregory, Kingsley Leggs, Marla Mindelle, Audrie Neenan, Caesar Samayoa, Jennifer Allen, Natalie Bradshaw, Charl Brown, Christina DeCicco, Holly Davis, Madeleine Doherty, Alan H. Green, Blake Hammond, Wendy James, Carrie A. Johnson, Kevin Ligon, Louise Madison, Marissa Perry, Ernie Pruneda, Corbin Reid, Lance Roberts, Rashidra Scott, Jennifer Simard, Lael Van Keuren, Roberta Wall and Alena Watters
Director
Jerry Zaks
Choreographer
Anthony Van Laast
Producer
Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment UK
Musical Director
Brent-Alan Huffman
Orchestrations
Doug Besterman
Scenic Design
Klara Zieglerova
Costume Design
Lez Brotherston
Lighting Design
Natasha Katz
Sound Design
Mick Potter

1992 Film Version

Movie Name
Sister Act
Type
Non-Musical
Director
Emile Ardolino
Screenplay
Joseph Howard
Starring
Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy





CDs

CD
Original London Cast Album

CD
Motion Picture Soundtrack


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD


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Merchandise




2011 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Score
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical - Patina Miller
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical - Victoria Clark

2011 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Patina Miller
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Victoria Clark
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Lyrics

2011 Drama League Award Nominations

Distinguished Production of a Musical
Distinguished Performance Award - Victoria Clark
Distinguished Performance Award - Patina Miller

2011 Theatre World Award Nominations

Patina Miller

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