Kingsley Leggs News

BWW Reviews: Simplistic SISTER ACT Raises Voices, Hearts in Joyful Atlanta Return
by Matthew Allen - Apr 24, 2013

While 'Sister Act: The Musical,' playing through Sunday at the Fabulous Fox Theatre, is by no means the epitome of theatrical storytelling, it succeeds in spades in its primary goal, and that is simply to entertain and empower. With a toe-tapping 70's inspired score, a script that never takes itself too seriously, and enough sequins to blind half of metro-Atlanta, 'Sister Act', the final show in Broadway Atlanta's season, is a feel good family-show that leaves audiences with a smile on their face and a tune on their lips. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sisterhood Overcomes Evil in SISTER ACT Tour at the Bushnell
by Lauren Yarger - Apr 17, 2013

Ta'Rea Campbell stars as nightclub singer Deloris Van Cartier, the role made famous in the film by Whoopi Goldberg (who is a producer on the show). When Deloris sees her lover, gangster Curtis Jackson (Kingsley Leggs, who originated the role on Broadway), murder a snitch she's marked for execution and seeks help from the Philadelphia Police. She's taken into protection by shy, former high school classmate and cop 'Sweaty' Eddie Souther, who still harbors a crush for the flamboyant Deloris. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SISTER ACT A 'Fabulous' Fun Time
by Keith Gray - Feb 21, 2013

Disco music in a church? A convent? Nuns hiding murder witness? These do not sound like plot points of a Broadway musical. SISTER ACT, though, tied all of these together with witty banter, great characters, and hummable 'fabulous' songs when it opened at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday night. (more...)

SISTER ACT National Tour Comes to Benedum Center, 2/5-10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 09, 2013

The national tour of SISTER ACT is coming to the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh, PA from February 5-10, 2013. (more...)

SISTER ACT National Tour Comes to Benedum Center, Now thru 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2013

The national tour of SISTER ACT is coming to the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh, PA from tonight, February 5-10, 2013. (more...)

SISTER ACT Comes to Houston's Hobby Center, 5/28-6/2; Tickets on Sale 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

Direct from Broadway, SISTER ACT, the hilarious, five-time Tony-nominated musical smash, is coming to Houston. SISTER ACT opens at the Hobby Center on May 28 and runs through June 2. Tickets go on sale to the public Sunday, January 27. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SISTER ACT Makes a Joyful Noise
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 25, 2013

Direct from Broadway, the National Tour of the five-time Tony-nominated SISTER ACT is in town, featuring an original score by award-winning composer Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater, and a book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane. Based on the Touchstone Pictures 1992 motion picture written by Joseph Howard, the live stage show has an ensemble cast that will have you dancing in the aisles to its variety of musical styles. (more...)

SISTER ACT National Tour Comes to Benedum Center, 2/5-10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

The national tour of SISTER ACT is coming to the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh, PA from February 5-10, 2013. (more...)

SISTER ACT National Tour Plays the Broward Center, 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2012

Just in time to cheer up the holiday season and to welcome the New Year, producers Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment announce casting for the North American Tour of five-time Tony Award® nominated musical SISTER ACT. SISTER ACT will play the Broward Center for the Performing Arts December 18 - 30 as part of the Bank of America Broadway in Fort Lauderdale subscription series. (more...)

SISTER ACT Comes to Boston in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 09, 2012

Direct from Broadway, SISTER ACT, the hilarious, five-time Tony®-nominated smash hit musical, is coming to Boston for a limited two week engagement. Performances at the Boston Opera House January 22 - February 3, 2013. SISTER ACT is produced by Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment and is part of the Lexus Broadway In Boston Series. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 10/1
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 05, 2012

Another Friday, another recap of news making the rounds in the Broadway World! Nominations have been tallied and voting is now open for the 2012 BWW UK Awards so get your vote in today! The 2012 BWW Regional Awards are also underway with nominations being accepted in 30 regions for your favorite stars and productions. October 26 is the deadline for submitting a nomination so have your say on who should win in your region! (more...)

BWW TV: Performance Highlights of SISTER ACT National Tour - Ta'Rea Campbell, Hollis Resnik, Kingsley Leggs & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 03, 2012

Producers Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment announce casting for the North American Tour of five-time Tony Award nominated musical SISTER ACT. SISTER ACT kicks off on October 2, 2012 at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ta'Rea Campbell, Hollis Resnik and More in SISTER ACT National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2012

Producers Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment announce casting for the North American Tour of five-time Tony Award® nominated musical SISTER ACT. Called "In a word, DIVINE!"by the Associated Press, SISTER ACT kicks off on October 2, 2012 at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 19th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 19, 2012

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Those dueling 'Assassins,' Broadway In Chicago's spring series, 'I Love Lucy' opens, a pre-Broadway tryout poll to take, two events at Northlight, plus Feinstein, Peters, McDonald and more! (more...)

SISTER ACT to Play Auditorium Theatre, 11/13-12/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2012

Broadway In Chicago and producers Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment are thrilled to announce casting for the North American Tour of five-time Tony Award® nominated musical SISTER ACT, starring Chicago actress Hollis Resnik as Mother Superior and Ta'Rea Campbell as Deloris Van Cartier. SISTER ACT will play the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (50 East Congress Parkway) Nov. 13 - Dec. 2, 2012. (more...)

Ta'Rea Campbell, Hollis Resnik, Kingsley Leggs Set to Lead SISTER ACT National Tour; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2012

Producers Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment announce casting for the North American Tour of five-time Tony Award® nominated musical SISTER ACT. Called "In a word, DIVINE!"by the Associated Press, SISTER ACT kicks off on October 2, 2012 at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre. (more...)

BWW Flashback: SISTER ACT Ends Divine Broadway Run Today, August 26
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 26, 2012

The Broadway musical SISTER ACT will play its final Broadway performance today, Sunday, August 26, 2012, prior to kicking off a North American tour on October 2 at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre. Upon closing after a 16-month run, the Broadway production will have played 28 previews and 561 performances at the Broadway Theatre. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you on a multimedia flashback through SISTER ACT's divine Broadway journey! (more...)

Broadway Sessions Welcomes Cast of SISTER ACT and More Tonight, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2012

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. Tonight, Thursday, August 23rd, Broadway Sessions welcomes cast members from the Broadway hit Sister Act and more. (more...)

Broadway Sessions Welcomes Cast of SISTER ACT and More, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday, August 23rd, Broadway Sessions welcomes cast members from the Broadway hit Sister Act and more. (more...)

BWW Special Coverage: 4th of July Guide for the Patriotic Theatre Junkie - Videos, Event Schedules & More!
by BWW - Jul 04, 2012

A devout theater fan knows no holiday, and thankfully, many of Broadway's most beloved shows and performers nationwide don't either. So what's a theater enthusiast to do on this Independence Day? Check out a sampling of this year's most exciting 4th of July offerings and click below to revisit some of your favorites saluting our nation in song! (more...)

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