Sister Act: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva who, after witnessing a crime, is placed in protective custody in a convent. To keep her safe and undercover, Deloris takes on the guise of a nun and discovers a world quite different from her glamorous lifestyle. As she transforms the convent’s struggling choir into a sensational ensemble, Sister Act explores themes of friendship, redemption, and the power of music.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2006)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1970s / USA (Pennsylvania)


Creative Team

Music: Alan Menken

Lyrics: Glenn Slater

Book: Cheri Steinkellner, Bill Steinkellner


Cast Albums

Original London Cast (2009)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

2000s, Based on a Movie, Disco, Feel-Good, Female Lead, GospelReligiousSoul


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