See Beverley Knight, Jennifer Saunders, Keala Settle, and more.
Prepare to make your voice heard in the West End with sister act! The feel-good gospel musical follows Deloris Van Cartier, a jazz lounge singer who joins a convent as part of its witness protection program. At the convent, Deloris encourages her sisters to express themselves, to share their thoughts and to sing as they please.
sister act first took West End audiences to church in 2009, and is set to do the same more than a decade later. However, the 2022 sister act The production will feature a newly reworked script, crafted with an older actress as Deloris. But who will be tasked with taking on such iconic characters in sister act on the scene?
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Find out who will join sister act Saint Catherine Convent. There are movie stars, TV actresses and the Queen of British Soul in the lead role. Find out more about the Sister Act cast and book your Sister Act tickets now. sister act is at the Eventim Apollo. sister act Tickets are on sale now.
Beverly Knight, Deloris Van Cartier
Who better to lead sister act generation than the queen of British soul music, Beverley Knight. The singer’s chart-topping hits include “Get Up!”, “Not Too Late for Love” and “Shoulda Woulda Coulda.”
She dodged West End theater nearly a decade ago, starring Rachel Marron in The bodyguard, a role made famous by Whitney Houston. Her West End credits demonstrate her vocal range: she starred in Memphis, Catsand originated the role of Faye Treadwell in The daughter of the dinghies. We’re sure Beverley Knight will be “Fabulous, Baby” in sister act.
Jennifer Saunders, Mother Superior
Typically, we’re used to seeing multi-award-winning comedian Jennifer Saunders alongside her comedy partner Dawn French. But in sister act, Saunders plays solo as Mother Superior.
sister act marks her first London musical: she has already appeared in joyful spirit at the Harold Pinter Theater and Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by actress Kathy Burke. But, with an already “absolutely fabulous” performing career, we’re sure Saunders will keep us all entertained.
Keala Settle, Sister Mary Patrick
2022 is the year of Keala Settle in London. The greatest showman and the Broadway star is heading to London theaters this year. Earlier this year, she made her West End debut as a nurse in & Julietand now she will play Sister Mary Patrick in sister act.
Previously, she starred in Waitress, Wretched, Hands on a Hardbody and Priscilla, queen of the desert. But now we think it’s thanks to divine intervention that Keala Settle will light up the London stage in Sister act.
Lesley Joseph, Sister Mary Lazare
Although Joseph is the oldest member of the sister act convent, we can’t wait to see her hilarious performance as Sister Mary Lazarus. Her last West End appearance — Frau Blucher in Young Frankenstein – received an Olivier Award nomination. But she is no stranger to performing. Lesley Joseph starred in Anne, Girls Calendar And who can forget his TV star Birds of a feather. Obviously, Joseph is already used to West End shows, and we can’t wait to see her wear the habit in this musical.
Clive Rowe, Eddie Souther
Olive Award-winning actor Clive Rowe joins the sister act company as police officer Eddie Souther. Rowe is a favorite at Christmas, often playing the Lady in Hackney Empire pantomimes. He also played Jethro in The Prince of Egypt and Papa Ge in Once on this island alongside Sharon D. Clarke.
Lizzie Bea, Sister Mary Roberts
You might recognize Lizzie Bea from last summer’s theater offerings. She played Tracy Turnblad in hair spray at the London Coliseum alongside Michael Ball. Recently, Bea played Martha Dunnstock in Heathers at The Other Palace, a role she created in the London workshops.
Who else plays in sister act?
Full sister act the cast includes Jeremy Secomb as Curtis Jackson, Graham McDuff as Monsignor O’Hara, Tricia Deighton as Sister Mary Theresa, Lori Haley Fox as Sister Mary Martin of Tours, Damian Buhagiar as Pablo, Tom Hopcroft as Joey, Bradley Judge as TJ, Tanya Edwards as Tina, Gabrielle Davina Smith as Michelle, Castell Parker as Clemont, Catherine Millsom, Anne Smith, Emma Ralston, Bleu Woodward, Tanisha Butterfield, Jermaine Woods, Michael Ward, Caroline Bateson, Jamie Jonathan and Marina Tavolieri.
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Photo credit: Sister Act cast (photo courtesy of production)