Sister Act - don that habit and sing

Hit comedy film then hit comedy stage musical - and now it's in Galway

Whoppi Goldberg in the original 1992 film version of Sister Act.

Whoppi Goldberg in the original 1992 film version of Sister Act.

SISTER ACT, the much loved hit comedy musical film from 1992 starring Whoopi Goldberg, has since gone on to become a popular stage production, and Galway's Twin Productions is bringing it to the Town Hall Theatre.

Sister Act runs at the Town Hall from Tuesday March 13 to Friday March 16 at 8pm with two shows on Sunday 18, at 3pm and 8pm. Galway soul singer and actor Lucia Evans plays the Whoppi Goldberg role of Deloris Van Cartier, while former Rose of Tralee Roisín Egenton plays the Mother Superior.

The cast also fetures Mike Flaherty (Monsignor O’Hara ), David Langan (Curtis Jackson ), Neil Conway (Joey ), Mike Davenport (Eddie ), Cian Elwood (TJ ), Marc O’Connor (Pedro ), Mervyn Fahy (Ernie ), Danelle McElroy (Sister Mary Robert ), Ailbhe Slevin (Sister Mary Patrick ), Sarah Gilligan (Sister Mary Lazarus ), Linsey Cant (Sister Mary Teresa ), and Niamh O’Brien (Sister Mary Martin-of-Tours ).

The production is directed by multi-AIMS award winners Brian and Seán Power; musical supervision and direction is by John O’Dea; chorus director is Eoin Corcoran; choreography is by Declan J Gardiner; the costume coordinator is Tara Killilea; the sound design is by Fintan Higgins; with lighting design by Paul Kelly.

Tickets are from the Town Hall (091 - 569777, www.tht.ie ).

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