Heavenly Sounds Coming To Millbrook Playhouse In SISTER ACT: THE MUSICAL
Come to witness the divine in Mill Hall, PA (July 2018). The Board of Directors and Artistic Director, David Leidholdt, are proud to present their second main stage production of the 55th anniversary season, *SISTER ACT: THE MUSICAL, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, and book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner, additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane, based on the Touchstone Pictures Motion Picture "Sister Act" written by Joseph Howard. *please note correction from the previously submitted press release.
Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film, featuring original music by Tony and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken. This uplifting story follows disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and the uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but, in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase, only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood.
Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing, and a truly moving story, Sister Act is Directed and Choreographed by Trey Compton, Musical Direction by Mo Orbal, and Associate Choreographer Dara Orland. It features Tayler Harris as Deloris Van Cartier, Dana Orange as Eddie, Corey Barrow as Curtis Jackson, Carly Grayson as Sister Mary Robert, Audrey Rose Young as Mother Superior, Paige Waldron as Sister Mary Patrick, Dalon Bradley as TJ, Felipe Joglar as Pablo, Thomas-Robert Irvin as Monsignor O'Hara, Sam Snyder as Joey, Kathleen Cameron as Sister Mary Martin-of-Tours, Nikki Yarnell as Mary Lazarus, also featuring Katelyn Boyd as Sister Mary Katie, Alexis Yard as Michelle, Dara Orland as Tina, Jake Friedman as Cop/Ensemble, and Danny Martin as Ernie/Ensemble.
The creative team includes Set Design by Joshua E. Gallagher, Costume Design by Michelle Stovall, Lighting Design by Caleb Stroman, Sound Design by Adam Visconti, and Props Design by David Singleton.
Tickets are on sale now at the Millbrook Playhouse in the Ryan Mainstage July 6-7 and 11-14 at 7:30 pm and matinees are Wednesday, July 11 and Sunday, July 8 and 15 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for students and $10 for children. We also have budget seating in select seats, $20 for adults, $12 for students, and $8 for children. NEW THIS SEASON: Discounted ticket prices on Wednesday evening and Sunday matinees, all tickets are 10% off. Group rates are available. You can purchase tickets by calling 570-748-8083, online at www.millbrookplayhouse.net, or by coming to the box office any day of the week. Box Office hours: Mon. and Tues. 9am-5pm and Wed. through Sun. 9am-9pm.
Also, take advantage of our optional Sunday Brunch, exclusively for the Sunday Matinee performances! For only an additional $16 per person, enjoy a lovely buffet brunch from Haywoods On The Green that includes drink specials on Bloody Mary's and Mimosas from the Stage Right Bar! (for those 21 and over). Brunch is served at 1:00 pm in the Courtyard!