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[West End, 2022]
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Cheri and Bill Steinkellner Photo

Cheri and Bill Steinkellner

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03/23/2012
Bill Steinkellner & Cheri Steinkellner attending the Broadway Opening Night Performan Photo

Bill Steinkellner & Cheri Steinkellner attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'Sister Act' at the Broadway Theatre n New York City.

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04/21/2011
Bill Steinkellner & Cheri Steinkellner attending the Broadway Opening Night Performan Photo

Bill Steinkellner & Cheri Steinkellner attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'Sister Act' at the Broadway Theatre n New York City.

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04/21/2011

 

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Bill Steinkellner Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Book of a Musical
Bill Steinkellner, Sister Act

Bill Steinkellner News

Review: Pittsburgh CLO's SISTER ACT Brings Disco Delight at Benedum Center Photo Review: Pittsburgh CLO's SISTER ACT Brings Disco Delight at Benedum Center
by Greg Kerestan - Aug 14, 2022

What a way to end the season- a toe-tapping, hilarious disco throwback.

Review: SISTER ACT at Matthews Playhouse Photo Review: SISTER ACT at Matthews Playhouse
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jul 22, 2022

We may have underestimated Cheri and Bill Steinkellner's musical adaptation of Paul Rudnick's SISTER ACT screenplay, moving the action from Vegas to Philly and making the show more character-driven. It actually works better on the smaller community theater stage at Matthews Playhouse than the big stage productions we've previously seen.

Abingdon Theatre Company to Honor David Zippel at 30th Anniversary Gala Photo Abingdon Theatre Company to Honor David Zippel at 30th Anniversary Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022

Abingdon Theatre Company announced that they will honor Tony Award winner David Zippel (City of Angels, Hercules) with the first annual Legacy Award for Mr. Zippel’s contributions to the theatre community as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary season at a Benefit Gala to be held on Monday, October 24th, 2022 at Edison Ballroom.

Wright State Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring SISTER ACT, BRIGHT STAR & Mor Photo Wright State Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring SISTER ACT, BRIGHT STAR & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

Wright State University’s Theatre program has announced its 2022-23 season, featuring an exciting array of classic and contemporary dramas, musicals and dance.

BWW Review: SISTER ACT at Paper Mill Playhouse is a Delightful Musical Comedy Wonderf Photo BWW Review: SISTER ACT at Paper Mill Playhouse is a Delightful Musical Comedy Wonderfully Performed
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 6, 2022

Paper Mill Playhouse wraps up their successful 2021-2022 Season with the beloved Tony Award nominated musical, Sister Act.  The Millburn theatre has brought the show to exciting new heights with elaborate staging and a wonderful cast.

Photos & Video: First Look at SISTER ACT Starring Nicole Vanessa Ortiz & More at Pape Photo Photos & Video: First Look at SISTER ACT Starring Nicole Vanessa Ortiz & More at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2022

Get a first look at photos and video of Sister Act, now playing through Sunday, June 26, 2022 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). The cast features Nicole Vanessa Ortiz as Deloris Van Cartier, and more.

Performances Begin Tomorrow for SISTER ACT Starring Nicole Vanessa Ortiz & More at Pa Photo Performances Begin Tomorrow for SISTER ACT Starring Nicole Vanessa Ortiz & More at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

Performances begin tomorrow, Wednesday, June 1 for the Broadway musical Sister Act at Paper Mill Playhouse. Sister Act features music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner, and additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane.

SISTER ACT Comes To Metropolis This Summer Photo SISTER ACT Comes To Metropolis This Summer
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022

Musical comedy smash Sister Act brings the hit film of the same name to life onstage at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre July 14 ‚Äď August 27, 2022.

Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, Akron Watson, Jennifer Allen, and More Will Lead SISTER ACT at  Photo Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, Akron Watson, Jennifer Allen, and More Will Lead SISTER ACT at Paper Mill Playhouse; Full Cast Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

The cast will feature Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Paper Mill Debut, Smokey Joe's Cafe Off-Broadway) as Deloris Van Cartier, Akron Watson (Paper Mill Debut, The Color Purple on Broadway) as Curtis, Jennifer Allen (Carnival at Paper Mill, The Bridges of Madison County on Broadway) as Mother Superior, and more!

SISTER ACT Opens March 25th at Theatre Arlington Photo SISTER ACT Opens March 25th at Theatre Arlington
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2022

Theatre Arlington re-opens with a heavenly production for 49th season Sister Act joyfully welcomes patrons back to live theater in downtown Arlington, March 11, 2022:

Bill Steinkellner Videos

Photos & Video: First Look at SISTER ACT Starring Nicole Vanessa Ortiz & More at Pape VideoPhotos & Video: First Look at SISTER ACT Starring Nicole Vanessa Ortiz & More at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2022

Get a first look at photos and video of Sister Act, now playing through Sunday, June 26, 2022 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). The cast features Nicole Vanessa Ortiz as Deloris Van Cartier, and more.

VIDEO: A Look Into Theatre Under the Stars Production of SISTER ACT VideoVIDEO: A Look Into Theatre Under the Stars Production of SISTER ACT
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 13, 2021

Houston's Theatre Under the Stars just released some footage of their production of Sister Act, based on the hit 90s film about a singer who ends up in witness protection ...as a nun.

VIDEO: First Look at SISTER ACT at Music Circus VideoVIDEO: First Look at SISTER ACT at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

The 67th Music Circus season continues with the feel-good musical comedy Sister Act, featuring an infectious score by Tony and Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Cabrillo Music Theatre's SISTER ACT
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2017

Cabrillo Music Theatre is going to 'take you to heaven' with the second show in its 2016-2017 season, SISTER ACT.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/26/16- SISTER ACT
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2016

Today in 2012, Sister Act closed at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 561 performances. Sister Act is a musical written by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane, with lyrics by Glenn Slater and music by Alan Menken. It is based on the hit 1992 film comedy of the same name. Patina Miller, who originated the role of Deloris in the West End production, reprised the role on Broadway, making her Broadway debut. The original cast featured Victoria Clark (Mother Superior),Fred Applegate (Monsignor), Sarah Bolt (Sister Mary Patrick), Chester Gregory (Eddie), Kingsley Leggs (Curtis), Marla Mindelle (Sister Mary Robert) and Audrie Neenan (Sister Mary Lazarus).

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of North Shore Music Theatre's SISTER ACT
by Stage Tube - Nov 9, 2015

North Shore Music Theatre's production of SISTER ACT runs thru November 15, 2015.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of SISTER ACT Second National Tour
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2014

Direct from Broadway, SISTER ACT, the hilarious, five-time Tony-nominated musical smash, comes to Wilmington, Delaware! SISTER ACT appears at the DuPont Theatre for eight performances only, October 14-19, 2014. Check out a first look below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/26- SISTER ACT
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2014

Today in 2012, Sister Act closed at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 561 performances. Sister Act is a musical written by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane, with lyrics by Glenn Slater and music by Alan Menken. It is based on the hit 1992 film comedy of the same name. Patina Miller, who originated the role of Deloris in the West End production, reprised the role on Broadway, making her Broadway debut. The original cast featured Victoria Clark (Mother Superior),Fred Applegate (Monsignor), Sarah Bolt (Sister Mary Patrick), Chester Gregory (Eddie), Kingsley Leggs (Curtis), Marla Mindelle (Sister Mary Robert) and Audrie Neenan (Sister Mary Lazarus).

BWW TV: On the Scene at 54 Below with Jason Robert Brown, Lindsay Mendez & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 4, 2013

Performers from three upcoming concerts at 54 Below, including THE LAST 5 YEARS IN CONCERT (10/16-19), PRINCESSES THE MUSICAL, A CLASS REUNION (10/21), and SIN TWISTERS (10/9) recently met the press for a special performance preview. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the festivities below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/26- SISTER ACT
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2013

Today in 2012, Sister Act closed at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 561 performances. Sister Act is a musical written by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane, with lyrics by Glenn Slater and music by Alan Menken. It is based on the hit 1992 film comedy of the same name. Patina Miller, who originated the role of Deloris in the West End production, reprised the role on Broadway, making her Broadway debut. The original cast featured Victoria Clark (Mother Superior),Fred Applegate (Monsignor), Sarah Bolt (Sister Mary Patrick), Chester Gregory (Eddie), Kingsley Leggs (Curtis), Marla Mindelle (Sister Mary Robert) and Audrie Neenan (Sister Mary Lazarus).


Bill Steinkellner Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Bill Steinkellner written?
Bill Steinkellner has written 3 shows including Princesses (Bookwriter), Sister Act (Bookwriter), The Pee-wee Herman Show (Playwright).

What awards has Bill Steinkellner been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Sister Act .