SISTER ACT Opens at Artisan Center Theater

SISTER ACT Opens at Artisan Center TheaterSISTER ACT opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, August 25, 2017 and runs through Saturday, September 23, 2017. The 196 seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays beginning September 2. Reserved seating tickets are $24.00 for adults, $22.00 for students and seniors, and $12.00 for children 12 and under. Monday through Thursday tickets are $22.00 for adults and $10.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at ArtisanCT.com, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200.

Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony- and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

When 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 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 will leave audiences breathless. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to REJOICE!

SISTER ACT will be interpreted for the hearing impaired on Tuesday, August 29 at 7:30pm.

FEATURED IN SISTER ACT ARE:

Deloris Van Cartier - Genine Ware, Hailey Good

Mother Superior - Judi Conger, Meredith Jeppson

Sister Mary Robert - Abby Sherrill, Mary Ridenour

Sister Mary Patrick - Meg Steffens, Courtney Mitchell

Sister Mary Lazarus - Jackie Holt, Valandia Willis

Sister Mary Martin-of-Tours - Tamera Miller

Sister Mary Theresa - Louise Childs, Gwinevere Nelson

Monsignor O'Hara - Fred Patterson, Kevin Carter

Eddie - Sheridan Keyton

Curtis - Aaron Knight

TJ - Harrison Cawood, Everett Shirey

Joey - Kirk Corley, Michael Hasty

Pablo - Fabian Cortina, Javier Casanova

Ernie - Daniel Orges, Tevin Cates

Michelle/Homeless/Bar Patron/Fantasy Dancer/Nun - Gina Gwozdz, Delaney Brown

Tina/Homeless/Bar Patron/Fantasy Dancer/Newscaster/Nun - Mikayla Medford, Meredith Tompkins

Homeless/Bar Patron/Fantasy Dancer/Nun - Hannah Simpson, Lillian Rivas

Cop/Cab Driver/Altar Boy/Homeless/Bar Patron/Fantasy Dancer - Mason Vales, Lane Norris

Nun Ensemble/Bar Patron - Tamara Hayes, Marcia Diebel

Nun Ensemble/Waitress - Denise Jasper, Carla Wicks*

Nun Ensemble/Bar Patron - ChristiAnne Miller, Laura Parkes

Criminal/Homeless/Bar Patron/Fantasy Dancer/Nun - Angelina Stephens, Piper Daniel

*Understudy for Sister Mary Martin-of-Tours

SUMMARY OF SISTER ACT:

Who: Artisan Center Theater, a 196 seat theater-in-the-round

What: SISTER ACT

When: August 25, 2017 - September 23, 2017

Where: Artisan Center Theater - Main Stage, 444 East Pipeline Road, Hurst, Texas

Director: Natalie Burkhart

Showtimes: 7:30pm on M/T/Th/F/Sat with 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays beginning September 2.

Tickets: Reserved seats are: $24.00 for adults, $22.00 for students and seniors, and $12.00 for children 12 and under. Monday through Thursday tickets are $22.00 for adults and $10.00 for children 12 and under.

Reservations: Call 817-284-1200; website: www.ArtisanCT.com

ABOUT THE THEATER:

Artisan Center Theater produces nine big Broadway style musicals in their 195-seat theater-in-the-round. Artisan also stages three additional productions, two plays and one ongoing musical revue, on the new 150-seat thrust stage located on Second Stage. Also on Second Stage, Artisan Children's Theater produces seven children's shows each year where children perform for children. As part of their mission to create opportunities to experience uplifting family-friendly theater, Artisan offers a complete program of theatrical education, dance and performing arts classes throughout the year. Opening in 2003 and now serving more than 90,000 patrons each year, Artisan Center Theater is located at 444 E Pipeline Rd. in Hurst, Texas. The theater is closed on Sunday. For more information on Artisan visit www.ArtisanCT.com.

Photo credit: Al Smith


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