Sister Act

Sister Act on Broadway

Sister Act on Broadway


SISTER ACT

Category: Play, Comedy, Drama, Original, Broadway
Number of Performances: 561
Number of Previews: 28
First Preview : Mar 24, 2011
Opening Night : Apr 20, 2011
Closing Night : Aug 26, 2012
Opening Night Cast
Victoria Clark – (Mother Superior)
Patina Miller (Deloris Van Cartier)
Fred Applegate (Monsignor O’ Hara)
Sarah Bolt (Mary Patrick)
John Treacy Egan (Joey)
Demond Green (TJ)
Chester Gregory (Eddie Souther)
Kingsley Leggs (Curtis Jackson)
Marla Mindelle (Mary Robert)
Audrie Neenan (Mary Lazarus)
Caesar Samayoa (Pablo)



IN A WORD, DIVINE.” –AP

OVERVIEW

Sister Act is Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash! Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent!

Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to rejoice!

ALL’S RIGHT IN THE KINGDOM OF MUSICAL COMEDY!”–New York Times

REVIEWS & AWARDS


“IT’S SENSATIONAL! I WAS BLOWN AWAY!” –WOR Radio

THRILLING!” –The New Yorker

IN A WORD, DIVINE.” –AP

CREDITS

Opening Night Production Credits
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Phillip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President)

Produced by Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment, Joop Van Den Ende and Bill Taylor & Rebecca Quigley; Produced in association with The Shubert Organization (Phillip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President) and Disney Theatrical Productions; Associate Producer: Tom Leonardis

Originally produced by The Pasadena Playhouse and Alliance Theatre; Original production developed in association with Peter Schneider and Michael Reno

Book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner; Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Glenn Slater; Additional text by Douglas Carter Beane; Based on the motion picture "Sister Act" by Touchstone Pictures; Screenplay by Joseph Howard; Musical Director: Brent-Alan Huffman; Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman; Dance arrangements by Mark Hummel; Vocal arrangements by Michael Kosarin; Incidental music arrangements by Michael Kosarin
Directed by Jerry Zaks; Choreographed by Anthony Van Laast; Associate Director: Steven Bebout; US Associate Choreographer: Janet Rothermel

Scenic Design by Klara Zieglerova; Costume Design by Lez Brotherston; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by John Shivers; Hair and Wig Design by David Brian Brown; Associate Scenic Design: Andrew D. Edwards; US Associate Costume Design: Amy Clark; Associate Lighting Design: Yael Lubetzky; Associate Sound Design: David Patridge

Executive Producer: Beverley D. Mac Keen; General Manager: 321 Theatrical Management; Company Manager: Roeya Banuazizi; Associate Co. Mgr: Eric Cornell

Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Supervisor: Steve Beckler; Production Stage Manager: Steve Beckler; Stage Manager: Jason Trubitt

Conducted by Michael Kosarin; Associate Conductor: Brent-Alan Huffman; Assistant Conductor: Aron Accurso; Concert Master: Suzanne Ornstein; Violins: Mineko Yajima, Eric DeGioia and Kristina Musser; Cello: Roger Shell; Woodwinds: Andrew Sterman, Marc Phaneuf and Jacqueline Henderson; Trumpets: Craig Johnson and Scott Harrell; Trombones: Gary Grimaldi and Jeff Nelson; Guitar: John Benthal; Bass: Dick Sarpola; Drums: Rich Mercurio; Percussion: Michael Englander; Keyboards: Brent-Alan Huffman and Aron Accurso; Musical Supervisor: Michael Kosarin; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Music Preparation: Russell Anixter and Donald Rice

Director of Creative Development: Ulrike Burger-Brujis; Dance Captain: Louise Madison; Casting: Telsey + Company; Press

Representative: The Hartman Group; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing: aka; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Interactive Marketing: SPOTCo, Inc.

Opening Night Cast
Victoria Clark – (Mother Superior)
Patina Miller (Deloris Van Cartier)
Fred Applegate (Monsignor O’ Hara)
Sarah Bolt (Mary Patrick)
John Treacy Egan (Joey)
Demond Green (TJ)
Chester Gregory (Eddie Souther)
Kingsley Leggs (Curtis Jackson)
Marla Mindelle (Mary Robert)
Audrie Neenan (Mary Lazarus)
Caesar Samayoa (Pablo)
Jennifer Allen (Ensemble)
Charl Brown (Ensemble)
Holly Davis (Ensemble)
Christina DeCicco (Ensemble)
Madeleine Doherty (Ensemble)
Alan H. Green (Ensemble)
Blake Hammond (Ensemble)
Wendy James (Ensemble)
Kevin Ligon (Ensemble)
Marissa Perry (Ensemble)
Corbin Reid (Ensemble)
Rashidra Scott (Michelle and Ensemble)
Jennifer Simard (Ensemble)
Lael Van Keuren (Ensemble)
Roberta B. Wall(Ensemble)
Aléna Watters (Tina and Ensemble)
Swings: Natalie Bradshaw, Carrie A. Johnson, Louise Madison, Ernie Pruneda and Lance Roberts

Understudies: Jennifer Allen (Mary Lazarus, Mother Superior), Charl Brown (Eddie Souther, Pablo, TJ), Holly Davis (Mary Patrick), Christina DeCicco (Mary Robert), Alan H. Green (Curtis Jackson, Eddie Souther), Blake Hammond (Joey, Monsignor O’ Hara), Wendy James (Mother Superior), Kevin Ligon (Joey, Monsignor O’ Hara), Marissa Perry (Mary Patrick), Ernie Pruneda (Pablo, TJ), Corbin Reid (Deloris Van Cartier , Michelle, Tina), Lance Roberts (Curtis Jackson), Rashidra Scott (Deloris Van Cartier), Lael Van Keuren (Mary Robert, Michelle, Tina) and Roberta B. Wall (Mary Lazarus)

BROADWAY REVIEWS

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