Sunday, November 28, 2021

The week in theatre: Manor; The Drifters Girl; Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) by Susannah Clapp

Lyttelton; Garrick; Criterion, LondonRising tides and clunking dialogue overwhelm Moira Buffini’s new play; Beverley Knight and co excel in the latest jukebox musical. Plus, the joys of ka…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:18AM
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Musical Comedy for the Masses: A Review of Sister Act at Mercury Theater Chicago by Ben Kaye

This is likely to be the most fun you’ll have in a Chicago theater this season.

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM
Monday, November 15, 2021

JOYFUL, JOYFUL! A 30th anniversary Sister Act Musical Homage by Peter J Snee

Oh, happy day! Hit-maker The Little Red Company (Christmas Actually, Your Song) has announced a sparkling Sister Act 30th anniversary

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 09:52PM
Friday, November 12, 2021

Review: With the funny, heartfelt ‘Sister Act,’ Mercury Theater comes blasting back by Chris Jones

The hilarious new production at the Mercury Theater, the work of a first-time director named Reneisha Jenkins, offers a reminder of this musical’s other endearing quality: A big, sloppy he…

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 03:21PM
Saturday, October 23, 2021

Broadway Jukebox: 35 Songs About Singing

Enjoy songs from musicals like: Sister Act, A New Brain, Flora the Red Menace, Violet, Ragtime, The Boy from Oz, Cinderella, Spamalot, The Phantom of the Opera, Songs for a New World, Les Mi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:00PM
Monday, October 18, 2021

Far from closed: Mercury Theater on Southport is back, both its mainstage and cabaret, and first up is ‘Sister Act’ by Jerald Pierce

As the Mercury Theater reopens, it looks to become a place for artistic growth and community. “For those audience members coming back, it’s still going to be the same great Mercury that …

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 01:00PM
Thursday, October 14, 2021

Mercury Theater rebirth

The grand Mercury Theater on Southport announced it was closed for good by the pandemic, is back and has a first show, Sister Act, and a new season, with a new management team of Cabaret Dir…

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:09PM
Monday, October 4, 2021

SISTER ACT, JITNEY, & More - Check Out This Week's Top Stage Mags

Each week, we'll be highlighting the top virtual show programs from BroadwayWorld's Stage Mag! Want to create a Stage Mag for you own show? To get started on your own program, visit https:…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:49PM
Friday, October 1, 2021

Tim Federle to Direct Sister Act Film Sequel Starring Whoopi Goldberg, Written by Madhuri Shekar by Logan Culwell-Block

The film will be the third entry in the Sister Act series, which centers around a nightclub singer who goes into hiding as a nun.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:31AM

Broadway's Tim Federle to Helm Sister Act 3, Starring Whoopi Goldberg by Lindsey Sullivan

Hallelujah! A third installment of the Sister Act movies is in development, and Deadline reports that Broadway alum and High School Musical: The Musical: The Series writer and executive pro…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:12AM
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Tim Federle to Direct SISTER ACT 3 for Disney; Madhuri Shekar to Pen Script

New developments are in the works for the third installment of the Sister Act franchise.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:42PM
Thursday, August 5, 2021

January 2022

Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony- and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menk…

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:43PM
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Cynthia Erivo performs with the LA Phil by Pauline Adamek

The career of British-born artist Cynthia Erivo is on an impressive trajectory, gaining accolades all over the world. The gifted actor/singer received a 2016 Tony Award for her Broadway d…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 03:48PM
Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Victoria Clark Reminisces on Her Roles in SISTER ACT and More by BroadwayWorld

Watch the FULL interview HERE: http://bway.world/VictoriaClarkBL Want more Backstage Live episodes? Visit http://bway.world/BackstageLive Richard Ridge chats with Tony winner Victoria Clar…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:33PM
Saturday, May 29, 2021

Walden review – Gemma Arterton’s sister act reaches for the stars by Arifa Akbar

Harold Pinter theatre, LondonArterton plays a former Nasa employee whose astronaut twin descends on her wilderness retreat in Amy Berryman’s intelligent, soulful drama Twin sisters with a …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42PM
Thursday, May 20, 2021

HOCUS POCUS 2 Will Be Released in 2022, Featuring All Three Original Witches

Singer/actress Bette Midler (“The First Wives Club,” “Beaches”) returns as Winifred Sanderson, with Sarah Jessica Parker (“Sex and the City”) and Kathy Najimy (“Sister Act”) …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:40PM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Breaking: SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, A JOLLY HOLIDAY, CLUE, THE WANDERER & SISTER ACT Announced For Paper Mill's 2021/22 Season

BroadwayWorld has learned details of Paper Mill's upcoming 2021-2022 season. Productions set include Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, a production titled 'A Jolly Holiday' in part…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:01PM

Paper Mill Playhouse Sets Rescheduled Sister Act and The Wanderer, Disney Revue, More in 2021-2022 Season by Ryan McPhee

Michael Wartella, Christy Altomare, and Joey McIntyre will star in The Wanderer at the New Jersey venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:41PM
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Celebrate Broadway's Sister Act, Starring Patina Miller by Marc J. Franklin

The stage adaptation of the 1992 film opened at the Broadway Theatre April 20, 2011.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:29AM
Friday, April 9, 2021

Alexandra Burke to Play the Narrator in the West End's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by Caitlin Moynihan

Any dream will do for Alexandra Burke who has joined the cast of the West End revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Burke will star as the Narrator in the production, whic…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:32AM
Monday, March 29, 2021

Meet the Cast of Passing Through: Mary Jo Mecca by Goodspeed Musicals

PASSING THROUGH on Goodspeed On Demand streams March 15 - April 4, 2021. Click for tickets: https://bit.ly/3cqzbQV Set amidst the rich sounds and diverse tapestry of the American landscape…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:12PM
Friday, March 19, 2021

Meet the Cast of Passing Through: Celeste Rose by Goodspeed Musicals

PASSING THROUGH on Goodspeed On Demand streams March 15 - April 4, 2021. Click for tickets: https://bit.ly/3cqzbQV Set amidst the rich sounds and diverse tapestry of the American landscape…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:36AM
Friday, February 19, 2021

Black History Month: Sheryl Lee Ralph Honors Tony Winner Virginia Capers by Caitlin Moynihan

In honor of Black History Month, Broadway.com is once again inviting Broadway artists to celebrate the Black theatermakers who inspire them. Stars are taking this chance to honor their fri…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:12PM
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Wake Up With BWW 2/17: SISTER ACT Postponed and Whoopi Goldberg Departs, and More!

Today's top stories: Sister Act has been postponed in the West End until 2022, and Whoopi Goldberg has departed the cast, Madison Square Garden will re-open next week for a Knicks game, and …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:05AM
Tuesday, February 16, 2021

London's Sister Act Postponed to 2022; Whoopi Goldberg Exits Production by Lindsey Sullivan

Due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the previously announced London remount of the musical Sister Act has been postponed. Performances at the Eventim Apollo are now scheduled for July 19,…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:42PM

Whoopi Goldberg Exits London ‘Sister Act The Musical’ Starring Role Due To Pandemic Postponement by Greg Evans

Whoopi Goldberg won’t be falling back into the old habit after all: The View moderator has canceled plans to appear in an upcoming London revival of Sister Act The Musical due to the produ…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:39AM

Whoopi Goldberg Departs London Run of Sister Act Musical, Where She Was to Play Deloris

The run of the musical has been pushed to 2022.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:24AM

Whoopi Goldberg drops out of Sister Act musical as UK run delayed to 2022 by Louis Chilton

Actor was set to reprise her role from the beloved 1992 comedy film on stage

SOURCE: The Independent at 10:33AM

Whoopi Goldberg Departs London Cast of Sister Act as Production Postponed Until 2022 by Andrew Gans

Goldberg and Jamie Wilson will produce the limited run at the Eventim Apollo.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:57AM

Whoopi Goldberg drops out of Sister Act London run as postponement announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Sister Act London has announced a postponement to the 2021 season at the Apollo Hammersmith and the withdrawal of Whoopi Goldberg. This post Whoopi Goldberg drops out of Sist…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 08:53AM

Sister Act The Musical is rescheduled to July 2022

A press release from the producers of Sister Act The Musical, Jamie Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg, announces that they will not open this summer as planned at London’s Eventim Apollo. The per…

SOURCE: London Theatre Direct at 05:30AM

All that Chat

REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre