It has been confirmed that the Olivier Award nominated production will head to the Dominion Theatre in 2024.
Producers of Sister Act the Musical have confirmed that the musical will return to the West End next year, playing at the Dominion Theatre from the 15th March until the 31st August 2024.
It has also been announced that the role of Deloris Van Cartier will be played by the Olivier Award winning performer Beverley Knight, who will be reprising her performance followinthe show’s run in London during the summer of 2022, from the 15th March to 8th June 2024, and by Number One best-selling artist and musical theatre star Alexandra Burke, who returns to the role having previously played Deloris in the 2016 tour, from 10 June to 31 August 2024. Further casting has yet to be announced.
The musical, based on the film starring Whoopi Goldberg, features original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken(Disney’s Aladdin, Enchanted), lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane. It is produced by Jamie Wilson, Gavin Kalin, Kevin McCollum and Curve.
Based on the iconic movie, this sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music tells the hilarious story of the disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won’t be found – a convent! Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.
This production of the musical is directed by Bill Buckhurst with choreography by Alistair David, Set and Costume Design by Morgan Large, Musical Direction by Neil MacDonald, Lighting Design by Tim Mitchell, Sound Design by Tom Marshall and Musical Supervision by Stephen Brooker. Casting is by Stuart Burt.
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