Kerissa Arrington and Maggie Clennon Reberg co-star in the new national tour of the Tony Award-nominated musical Sister Act, which launched Oct. 14 at the DuPont Theatre in Wilmington, DE. Sarah Michelle Cuc, who plays Sister Mary Patrick, shares these exclusive pics from the road!
PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: "Fabulous, Baby!" On the Road With Sister Act Star Sarah Michelle Cuc
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.
In addition to Arrington as Deloris Van Cartier and Reberg as Mother Superior, the cast features 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 includes 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).