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The stage adaptation of Sister Act is based on the hit 1992 film of the same name, starring Whoopi Goldberg. The show originally premiered in London's West End, where it was very successful and earned 4 Laurence Olivier Award nominations; it has since spawned several other international productions. It is a fun show with an upbeat, disco- and 70s rock-inspired score with lyrics by Glenn Slater and music by the legendary Alan Menken, of Disney fame. Theater fans are excited to get Sister Act tickets to experience the lighthearted fun and inspiring story that have been entertaining us for years finally translated to the stage. Check out the Sister Act schedule and plan your trip today!Review "This is, after all, a traditional Broadway-style show with all the bells and whistles. But luckily, the show doesn't hinge on the visuals; there is just enough valuable material in the book and the songs are of such quality that this show is really quite well-rounded." Read the full review >> Plot Synopsis:
The setting is 1978 Philadelphia, and aspiring singer Deloris Can Cartier is performing in night clubs, hoping for her big break. When she learns that her gangster boyfriend, Shank's promises to introduce her to a record producer have been lies, she decides to break up with him and try to make it on her own. When she finally goes to confront him, she stumbles upon him and his goons committing a serious crime, and seeks refuge at the police station. The police put her into the witness protection program and she goes undercover in a local convent. But Deloris' star shines brightly and soon she finds herself leading the choir and causing quite a media sensation with her unconventional musical direction. Will her newfound success jeopardize her safety? Get your Sister Act tickets to find out!Run Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes with a 15-minute intermission Advisory: Recommended for children 9 and up. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre. Awards: 2010 Olivier Awards: 4 nominations 2011 Tony Awards: 5 nominations Creative Team: Composer Alan Menken Lyrics Glenn Slater Book Cheri & Bill Steinkellner Additional Book Material Douglas Carter Beane Sister Act News: April 22, 2011 Whoopi Goldberg and Stage Entertainment announce a UK tour of Sister Act to begin in September, 2011! April 20, 2011 After being in previews since March 24, Sister Act officially opened on Broadway!