July 19, 2018, 4:10 am
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‘Sister Act’ is coming to town

Here’s good news for everyone who loves watching musicals. Ovation

Productions proudly announces its new theater offering: “Sister Act,”

a hilarious musical straight from Broadway, New York.

Based on the mega-hit film from the 1990s, SISTER ACT will be performed in Manila for the first time on a limited two-week run and promises the audience to groove to the original score with music by 8-time Oscar
Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning composer Alan Menken  (Disney’s Alladin, Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, The Little Mermaid, Enchanted, Little Shop of Horrors), with its vast inspiration of musical
styles from Motown, soul and funk to great big disco anthems.

Produced by Whoopi Goldberg, Troika Entertainment and Sister Act On Tour, LLC, Sister Act received five 2011 Tony® Award nominations

including Best Musical, Best Original Score (Alan Menken (music)/Glenn Slater (lyrics), and Best Book of a  Musical (Cheri & Bill Steinkellner and Douglas Carter Beane).

Sister Act tells the story of a wannabe disco diva Deloris Van Cartier whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder, and is put into protective custody in the one place the police are sure she won’t be
found – a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and an uptight Mother Superior.

Using her fabulous disco vibe and killer voice to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church, but in doing so, blows her cover. Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers
her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to rejoice!

“To hear people, laugh and cheer the way they do at Sister Act – a show people think they know but are pleasantly surprised to discover is not what they are expecting – is a magical experience for a producer,” says  
Whoopi Goldberg, who also played the lead role of Deloris in the 1992 Hollywood blockbuster.

For the Manila production, the cast of Sister Act is as follows: Dene Hill, Rebecca Mason – Wygal, Brandon Godfrey, Will T. Travis, Jarred Bedgood, Moses Bernal, Sophie Kim, Emma Brock,  Nancy Evans, Harry
McEnerny, and Kevin Bernal.

Here’s what two of the more respected critics have to say about

“Sister Act”: Elisabeth Vincentelli of The New York Post calls Sister Act, “One of the season’s happiest surprises!  Off the chart and packed with goodies, to which we say: Amen!

Joe Dziemianowicz of The New York Daily News raves: “A blessed event has landed on Broadway. Sister Act is a feel-good crowd pleasure worth celebrating. It keeps on purring from one happy moment to the next.”

Charles Isherwood of The New York Times says, “When the wimples start quivering and the nuns start rocking to raise the Gothic rafters, all’s right in the kingdom of musical comedy!”

Sister Act features scenic design by Klara Zieglerova (Jersey Boys), costume design by Lez Brotherson (Swan Lake), lighting design by Natasha Katz (Once), sound design by Peter McBoyle (Come Fly Away) and hair
design by David Brian Brown (Death of a Salesman).

Sister Act has been seen by more than 6 million people worldwide.

Shall we all see this production to add to that number?

Sister Act is definitely a must-see!!!
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