Avonmore Musical Societies 41st production “Sister Act” is set open in triumphant style in St. Mary’s College, Arklow on Tuesday night next 19th April after a very difficult two year break due to the Covid 19 pandemic. With a cast of over 40 be prepared to be wowed and ready to rock with one exciting number after the other and with their uplifting infectious performances. Directed by Stephen Acton, Musical Director Naoimh Penston and Choreographer Martina Lynch it is a very slick and polished performance from start to finish, following many months of rehearsals.
Definitely a show not to be missed and runs until Saturday 23rd April nightly at 8pm. Tickets are selling fast, so make sure to book your seat and enjoy this blockbuster of a show. Book now on www.gr8events.ie or phone the box office on 087 4333181.
Sister Act is a musical based on the hit 1992 film of the same name with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Bill and Cheri Stein-Kellner, and additional material by Douglas Carter Beane. Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story, Sister Act will leave audiences breathless. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to REJOICE! Songs include: “Take Me to Heaven”, “Fabulous Baby”, “Here Within These Walls”, “Haven’t Got A Prayer”, “Sunday Morning Fever”, “Raise Your Voice”, “Sister Act” and many more
The cast for this toe tapping show include: “Deloris”– Ellie Willoughby, “Mother Superior”– Elaine Sweeney, “Eddie Souther”– Richard O’Toole, “Curtis Shank”– Tomás Byrne, “Monsignor O’Hara”– James Kearon, “Sister Mary Robert”– Connie Tobin, “TJ”– Daniel Codd, “Joey”– Patrick Bracken, “Pablo”– Brian Harty, “Sister Mary Patrick”– Lisa Buckley, “Sister Mary Lazarus”– Isabella Wong and a mighty band of nuns, with hilarious scenes and comedy moments to savor and enjoy.
Tomas Byrne, Chairman of Avonmore Musical Society said earlier this week “that he was thrilled and excited to be bringing this very apt and appropriate show to the stage” and that “the committee of Avonmore Musical Society would like to acknowledge the amazing help and support of all their friends, family and patrons throughout a difficult number of years and look forward to welcoming everyone back to St Mary’s for Sister Act!”