SISTER ACT National Tour to Play Orpheum Theater, 3/18-23

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SISTER ACT National Tour to Play Orpheum Theater, 3/18-23

Omaha Performing Arts will bring SISTER ACT, the family- friendly, over the top spectacle with nuns that rock, to Omaha's Orpheum Theater Tuesday, March 18, through Sunday, March 23, as part of its Broadway Series.

Tickets starting at $30 are available online at TicketOmaha.com; by phone at 402.345.0606; or at the Ticket Omaha box office inside the Holland Performing Arts Center,1200 Douglas Streets, Omaha, Neb. Groups of 10 or more may purchase tickets by calling 402.661.8516 or toll-free at 866.434.8587. Ticket Omaha is the official ticket outlet for all performances of SISTER ACT.*

Produced by Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment, SISTER ACT received five 2011 Tony Award®-nominations: Best Musical, Best Original Score (Alan Menken (music)/Glenn Slater (lyrics), Best Book of a Musical (Cheri & Bill Steinkellner and Douglas Carter Beane), Best Actress in a Musical (Patina Miller) and Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Victoria Clark).

SISTER ACT features an original score with music by multi-Academy®, Grammy® and Golden Globe Award®-winning composer Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid and Enchanted), lyrics by Tony® and Academy Award®-nominee Glenn Slater (The Little Mermaid), and a book by

multi-Emmy Award®-winners Cheri and Bill Steinkellner ("Cheers") with additional book material by Tony® and Olivier Award-nominee Douglas Carter Beane (Xanadu, The Little Dog Laughed). Directed on Broadway by four- time Tony Award®-winner Jerry Zaks (Guys and Dolls, A Funny Thing...Forum, Smokey Joe's Cafe?), the production features choreography by Tony® and Olivier Award-nominee Anthony Van Laast (Mamma Mia, Bombay Dreams) and is based on the Touchstone Pictures motion picture Sister Act written by Joseph Howard.

When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place cops 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-ness and killer voice to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church, but in doing so blows her cover. Soon it's nun-on-the-run time but she finds salvation in the heavenly power of her newly found sisterhood. Based on the mega-hit feature film, SISTER ACT features an original Alan Menken/Glenn Slater score with a vast inspiration of musical styles from Motown, soul and funk to great big disco anthems and Barry White-inspired musical comedy.

SISTER ACT features scenery by Klara Zieglerova, costumes by Lez Brotherston, lighting by Natasha Katz, and sound by John Shivers. The music department includes Musical Supervisor Michael Kosarin, Music Director Brent-Alan Huffman and orchestrations by Doug Besterman.

The Broadway touring production of SISTER ACT comes to Omaha Tuesday, March 18, through Sunday, March 23, 2014. Performances of SISTER ACT will be at Omaha's Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St., on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, March 18, 19 and 20, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, March 21, at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, March 22, at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, March 23, at 1:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

For more information, visit TicketOmaha.com, or the official SISTER ACT website: sisteractontour.com.

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