PHOTO CALL: An Exclusive First Look at the Ladies of the New Sister Act Tour in Nun Boot Camp

News   PHOTO CALL: An Exclusive First Look at the Ladies of the New Sister Act Tour in Nun Boot Camp Kerissa Arrington and Maggie Clennon Reberg will co-star in the new national tour of the Tony Award-nominated musical Sister Act, which will launch Oct. 14 at the DuPont Theatre in Wilmington, DE.

Whoopi Goldberg, TROIKA Entertainment, LLC and Sister Act On Tour, LLC present the non-AEA tour that is based on the original Broadway production.

Tony Award-winning director Jerry Zaks (Guys and Dolls, The Addams Family) directed the Broadway production of Sister Act, which featured the work of choreographer Anthony Van Laast.

Sister Act has a score by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Newsies, Leap of Faith, Beauty and the Beast) and Glenn Slater (Leap of Faith, Love Never Dies). The musical premiered on Broadway March 24, 2011, at the Broadway Theatre after a 2009 London debut. It ended its Broadway run Aug. 26, 2012, after 561 regular performances.

The musical has a book by Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane (The Little Dog Laughed, Lysistrata Jones) and Emmy Award winners Cheri and Bill Steinkellner. In addition to Arrington as Deloris Van Cartier and Reberg as Mother Superior, the cast will feature Kolby Kindle as Curtis Jackson, Lamont O’Neal as Eddie Souther, Emily Kay Shrader as Mary Robert, Nancy Evans as Mary Lazarus, Sarah Michelle Cuc as Mary Patrick, F. Tyler Burnet as Joey, Nicholas Alexander Rodriguez as Pablo, Lawrence Dandridge as TJ, and Gordon Gray at Monsignor O’Hara. Renée Veronica Freeman is the alternate for Deloris.

The ensemble will include Patrick Clanton, Nicholas Cirillo, Kaitlyn Etter, Nicole Ferguson, Harmony France, Jennie Joefree, Kristin Litzenberg, Taylor Morgan Marsh, Stephanie Miller, Adewonu-ola Ogunfowora, Megan Opalinski, Eileen Patterson, Joey Sanzaro, Tara Tagliaferro, Shaun Leslie Thomas and Deonté L. Warren.

The tour creative team includes scenic designer Klara Zieglerova, costume designer Lez Brotherston, lighting designer Natasha Katz and sound designer Peter McBoyle.

Sister Act received five 2011 Tony Award nominations including Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Book of a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical (Patina Miller) and Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Victoria Clark).

For complete tour dates visit SisterActonTour.com.

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