The production is currently heading to Hull’s New Theatre.
Production images have now been released for the new UK & Ireland tour of Sister Act as it prepares to visit Hull from the 18th to the 23rd September.
Directed by Bill Buckhurst, the cast is led by Landi Oshinowo as Deloris Van Cartier, whose previous stage credits includes: Shrek the Musical at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, The Light Princess at the National Theatre, Big Fish at The Other Palace and Sister Act at the London Palladium. She is joined by Lesley Joseph as Mother Superior, Lizzie Bea as Sister Mary Robert, Alfie Parker as Eddie Souther and Ian Gareth-Jones as Curtis Jackson, alongside Isabel Canning, Jackie Pulford, Phillip Arran, Lori Haley Fox, Wendy-Lee Purdy, Bradley Judge, Damian Buhagiar, Callum Martin, Castell Parker, Esme Laudat, Amber Kennedy, Joseph Connor, Ceris Hine, Eloise Runnette, Sheri Lineham and Michael Ward.
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.
The musical adaption of the film features 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 and Whoopi Goldberg. Meanwhile, the show features horeography by Alistair David, Set and Costume Design by Morgan Large, Lighting Design by Tim Mitchell, Sound Design by Tom Marshall and Musical Supervision by Stephen Brooker. Casting is by Stuart Burt.
To find out more about the UK and Ireland tour visit: https://www.sisteractthemusical.co.uk/uk-tour/