The Sharon Higgins Theatre Group are to present the junior version of the hit musical Sister Act at Newport’s Dolman Theatre this May.
Based on the hit 1992 film and Tony-nominated Broadway musical, Sister Act JR. is the feel-good musical comedy that follows the adventures of disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier.
When Deloris witnesses a murder, she is placed in protective custody by the police in the in the supposed haven of a convent! Disguised as a nun, Deloris finds herself at odds with her new life and surroundings, including the uptight Mother Superior. Using unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but, in doing so, accidentally reveals her cover.
- Filled with powerful gospel music, dancing, and a strong storyline, Sister Act JR. plays Newport’s Dolman Theatre from May 26 -27, 2023. For ticket availability visit the Dolman Theatre website.