"Sister Act" Coming to the Matthews Playhouse!
Tickets are now on sale for “Sister Act”, the smash hit that will have audiences jumping to their feet at The Matthews Playhouse July 15-24, 2022!
Tickets for Sister Act, the feel-good musical comedy smash playing this summer at Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts, are now available for all performances during its July 15th-24th run. Based on the hit 1992 film, this uplifting musical is being praised by audience members and critics alike.
“A feel-good crowd-pleaser worth celebrating"—New York Daily News
"One of the season's happiest surprises. — New York Post
"This is a musical that hits all the right spots, achieving something close to Broadway grace." — Associated Press
“These last few years have been an especially trying time for live theatre,” says Matthews Playhouse Executive Director, Sarah Baumgardner. “Bringing ‘Sister Act’ to Matthews and to the greater Charlotte community, and watching it performed live on stage as it was intended, is going to be a breath of fresh air.” Sister Act will be directed by Paula Baldwin, choreographed by Ron Chisholm and Ellen Robison will serve as the Music Director.
Local actress, Iris DeWitt, leads the cast as disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier. After witnessing a murder, Deloris is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior, played by Carol Weiner. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but, in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase, only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood.
Sister Act features original music by Tony- and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), and was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
The cast of Sister Act, at Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts, is as follows.
Deloris Van Cartier- Iris DeWitt
Mother Superior- Carol Weiner
Tina/Nun Ensemble- Corina Childs
Michelle/Nun Ensemble- Meredith Waller
Sister Mary Lazarus- Keenan McGrath
Sister Mary Theresa- Corlis Hayes
Sister Mary Patrick- Becky Kirby
Sister Mary Martin-Of-Tours- Betsy Vance
Sister Mary Robert- Melissa Lozada
Monsignor- Mike Carroll
Curtis- Kristopher Loretz
Eddie- Griffin Digsby
Joey- Ra’Saun Elliott
TJ- Jamaas Britton
Pablo- Neifert Enrique
SIster Act opens Friday, July 15, 2022 and performances will run through Sunday July 24, 2022. Tickets are $22 for adults, $19 for students, seniors, children. There will be a Pay-What-You-Can Night on Wednesday July 20 at 7:30pm, proceeds from that performance will benefit Healing Vine Harbor, a local non-profit organization serving homeless or displaced young women. Please note that masks are encouraged at all times when in the facility. Tickets can be purchased by going to app.arts-people.com.