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Despite Some Occasional Strong Language, We Highly Recommend Sister Act at RLT

Sister Act, which is now playing in Raleigh Little Theatre’s Cantey V. Sutton Theatre, under the direction of Nancy Gardner Rich, is a feel-good story about a scrappy Detroit lounge singer, Delores Van Cartier (“Car-ti-YAY — like the store,” she says), who dreams that her big voice and dance moves will lead to fame and… Read More ›

Tyanna West stars as disco-queen-on-the-lam Deloris Van Cartier in Raleigh Little Theatre‘s Aug. 17th-Sept. 9th community-theater presentation of Sister Act (photo by Areon Mobasher Photography)

Raleigh Little Theatre’s Rendition of Sister Act Is the Perfect Introduction to Musical Theater for Theatergoers of All Ages

Sister Act, which opens tonight in Raleigh Little Theatre’s Cantey V. Sutton Theatre, under the direction of Nancy Gardner Rich, has had an unusual history for a West End and Broadway musical. It started out as a film designed for Bette Midler, but was eventually made starring Whoopi Goldberg. The 1992 film was not exactly… Read More ›

Ta'Rea Campbell (center right) stars as fugitive nightclub singer Deloris Van Cartier, a.k.a. Sister Mary Clarence, in "Sister Act" at DPAC (photo by Joan Marcus)

“Sister Act: A Divine Musical Comedy” Will Raise the Roof at DPAC Through Sunday, May 19th

You don’t have to be Catholic to enjoy Sister Act: A Divine Musical Comedy, playing now through Sunday at the Durham Performing Arts Center, but it does heighten the hilarity of this laugh-out-loud Broadway musical version of the 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg as a nightclub singer who witnesses a murder and is sent to… Read More ›

“Sister Act” Makes a Flawless Transition from Film to Stage in DPAC’s Charming Production

Just about every 90s kid (and adult) has seen the 1992 fish-out-of-water comedy “Sister Act” starring Whoopi Goldberg. Unfortunately, not everyone has had the incredibly fun experience of seeing the film brought to bigger and better life in its stage version as adapted by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner and playing now at DPAC. Embarking… Read More ›

Ta'Rea Campbell (center) stars as fugitive nightclub singer Deloris Van Cartier, a.k.a. Sister Mary Clarence, in "Sister Act" at DPAC (photo by Joan Marcus)

Unlike the 1992 Film, “Sister Act: A Divine Musical Comedy” Is Set in Philadelphia in the 1970s

The Durham Performing Arts Center will welcome the first U.S. national tour of Sister Act: A Divine Musical Comedy, to its 2,700-seat, state-of-the-art theater in the American Tobacco District for eight performances, starting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14th, and running through 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 19th. The 2011 Broadway musical is based… Read More ›