SISTER ACT: The Musical To Release Cast Recording 7/27
London's SISTER ACT: The Musical will release its original cast recording in the UK on July 27, according to Dress Circle.
SISTER ACT: The Musical cast recording is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com. Click here to purchase.
The 20-track album will feature the following tracks:
2. Take Me To Heaven
3. Fabulous, Baby!
4. Here Within These Walls
5. How I Got The Calling
6. When I Find My Baby
7. Do The Sacred Mass
8. I Could Be That Guy
9. Raise Your Voice
10. Take Me To Heaven (Reprise)
11. Sunday Morning Fever
12. Lady In The Long Black Dress
13. Bless Our Show
14. Here Within These Walls (Reprise)
15. The Life I Never Led
16. Fabulous, Baby! (Reprise)
17. Sister Act
18. The Life I Never Led (Reprise)
19. Sister Act (Reprise)
20. Spread The Love Around
After a year-long global search, 24 year old US actress Patina Miller was cast to make her West End debut playing the lead role of 'Deloris Van Cartier' in the divine new musical comedy SISTER ACT. Born and raised in South Carolina, Patina's previous credits include the critically acclaimed 2008 production of Hair in New York. The role of Deloris in SISTER ACT was made famous by Whoopi Goldberg in the movie of the same name, and Goldberg is a co-producer of the stage version.
Starring alongside Patina is Sheila Hancock as 'Mother Superior'. To many, a national treasure and a multi-BAFTA nominee, Sheila's career spans theatre, television, radio and film and she won a 2007 Olivier Award for her performance in Cabaret. Dad's Army and EastEnders actor Ian Lavender also stars as 'Monsignor Howard'.
Also starring in SISTER ACT is Chris Jarman as 'Shank', Ako Mitchell as 'Eddie',Katie Rowley Jones as 'Sister Mary Robert', Claire Greenway as 'Sister Mary Patrick' and Julia Sutton as 'Sister Mary Lazarus', Thomas Goodridge as 'TJ', Nicolas Colicos as 'Bones' and Ivan De Freitas as 'Dinero'. The cast also includes Vanessa Barmby, Amy Booth-Steel, Julian Cannonier, Ben Clare, Helen Colby, Kate Coyston, Jennie Dale, Jaymz Denning, Nia Fisher, Alison Harding, Paul Kemble,Debbie Kurup, George Long, Hugh Maynard, Jo Napthine, Aysa O'Flaherty, Landi Oshinowo, Verity Quade, Helen Walsh and Emma Woods.
SISTER ACT features a score by Alan Menken, eight-time Oscar winner and composer of many of the world famous songs from Disney's movies, including The Little Mermaid, Beauty & The Beast, Aladdin and Enchanted, with lyrics from his long- time collaborator Glenn Slater. The book is by the award-winning team Cheri and Bill Steinkellner, whose writing credits include the classic television comedy Cheers, and the production is directed by Peter Schneider.
SISTER ACT has musical supervision by Michael Kosarin, choreography by Anthony Van Laast, set design by Klara Zieglerova, costume design by Lez Brotherston, sound design by Mick Potter, lighting design by Natasha Katz and musical direction by Nicholas Skilbeck.
SISTER ACT is produced in London by Whoopi Goldberg and Stage Entertainment, producers of Hairspray, Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour!, High School Musical and Saturday Night Fever.
Performance times for SISTER ACT at the London Palladium are 7.30pm Mondays to Saturdays, with 3.00pm matinees on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tickets, priced from £17.50-£60.00, will be available from the London Palladium Box Office on 0844 412 2704 SISTER ACT is currently booking in London until 13 February 2010. www.sisteractthemusical.com.