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Cheri Steinkellner

 
Bio:
Eight Emmys, four Golden Globes, two BAFTAs, The People’s Choice, Parent’s Choice,The Writers’ Guild, TV-Land Legend, and Annie Awards for writing/producing "Cheers" and creating Disney's acclaimed animated series/feature film, "Teacher’s Pet." They enjoy the distinction of writing one of TV ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Eight Emmys, four Golden Globes, two BAFTAs, The People’s Choice, Parent’s Choice,The Writers’ Guild, TV-Land Legend, and Annie Awards for writing/producing "Cheers" and creating Disney's acclaimed animated series/feature film, "Teacher’s Pet." They enjoy the distinction of writing one of TV ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Book Writer

Writing

Bookwriter
Bookwriter

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 Cheri Steinkellner (Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winner for “Cheers,à Photo

Cheri Steinkellner (Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winner for “Cheers,” Tony nominee for Sister Act) is nominated for an Ovation Award for Best Book for an Original Musical for Hello! My Baby.

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09/13/2012
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
Cheri Steinkellner & Whoopi Goldberg & Glenn Slater & Alan Menken & Douglas Carter Be Photo

Cheri Steinkellner & Whoopi Goldberg & Glenn Slater & Alan Menken & Douglas Carter Beane attending the Open Press Rehearsal for the New Broadway Musical 'Sister Act' at the New 42nd Street Studios in New York City. *** Local Caption *** Performance, Rehea

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03/02/2011

 

Stage

Productions

Book Writer

Writing
Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Cheri Steinkellner Biography

Eight Emmys, four Golden Globes, two BAFTAs, The People’s Choice, Parent’s Choice,The Writers’ Guild, TV-Land Legend, and Annie Awards for writing/producing "Cheers" and creating Disney's acclaimed animated series/feature film, "Teacher’s Pet." They enjoy the distinction of writing one of TV Guide's Top Three "Funniest Television Episodes of All Time" for "Cheers." Other TV: "The Jeffersons," "Who’s the Boss," "The Facts of Life," "Family Ties." Broadway: Bill co-wrote The Pee-wee Herman Show. Off-Broadway: Cheri co-wrote Mosaic (Primary Stages).

Cheri Steinkellner Awards and Nominations

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

Cheri Steinkellner News

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For SISTER ACT, Opening in London Next Month Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For SISTER ACT, Opening in London Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2022

Jennifer Saunders stars as ‘Mother Superior’ alongside Beverley Knight as ‘Deloris Van Cartier’, Keala Settle as ‘Sister Mary Patrick’, Lesley Joseph as ‘Sister Mary Lazarus’, Clive Rowe as ‘Eddie Souther’ and Lizzie Bea as ‘Sister Mary Robert’.

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.

VIDEO: The Cast of SISTER ACT Performs on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT Photo VIDEO: The Cast of SISTER ACT Performs on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022

The cast of Sister Act took the stage for a performance on the grand finale of Britain's Got Talent this weekend! Check out the full performance, led by Beverly Knight!

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 – August 27, 2022.

VIDEO: Lizzie Bea Sings 'The Life I Never Led' From SISTER ACT Photo VIDEO: Lizzie Bea Sings 'The Life I Never Led' From SISTER ACT
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2022

SISTER ACT has released all new footage of Lizzie Bea singing ‘The Life I Never Led’.

Ensemble Theatre Company to Remount VINCENT for Two Performances Only Photo Ensemble Theatre Company to Remount VINCENT for Two Performances Only
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

.Ensemble Theatre Company has announced its remount of its tour-de-force one-man show Vincent, which was presented at The Santa Barbara Museum of Art in March to sold-out audiences. 

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!

Cheri Steinkellner Videos

VIDEO: The Cast of SISTER ACT Performs on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT VideoVIDEO: The Cast of SISTER ACT Performs on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022

The cast of Sister Act took the stage for a performance on the grand finale of Britain's Got Talent this weekend! Check out the full performance, led by Beverly Knight!

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: Lizzie Bea Sings 'The Life I Never Led' From SISTER ACT VideoVIDEO: Lizzie Bea Sings 'The Life I Never Led' From SISTER ACT
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2022

SISTER ACT has released all new footage of Lizzie Bea singing ‘The Life I Never Led’.

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: Georgia Stitt Releases New Song 'STOP' Featuring Sutton Foster VideoVIDEO: Georgia Stitt Releases New Song 'STOP' Featuring Sutton Foster
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2020

Sutton Foster is featured on Georgia Stitt's new song, STOP, which has just been released from her album A Quiet Revolution. 

VIDEO: Georgia Stitt Composes and Performs 'Central Park at Dusk' Song Cycle VideoVIDEO: Georgia Stitt Composes and Performs 'Central Park at Dusk' Song Cycle
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2020

Georgia Stitt is working on a song cycle while quarantined.

VIDEO: Kate Baldwin Sings 'Something That You Do' By Georgia Stitt at Birdland VideoVIDEO: Kate Baldwin Sings 'Something That You Do' By Georgia Stitt at Birdland
by Stage Tube - Jan 24, 2020

Tony nominee, Kate Baldwin, joined composer Georgia Stitt onstage at Birdland in New York City to perform Stitt's song, 'Something That You Do' as part of  the The Broadway at Birdland concert series.

VIDEO: New Featured Video from NMI: An Interview with Cheri Steinkellner VideoVIDEO: New Featured Video from NMI: An Interview with Cheri Steinkellner
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2017

Another video from the Stages Musical Theatre Festival was just released this week. New Musicals Inc. aired 51 hours of live streamcast footage of musical theatre readings, concerts, creative sessions, as well as interviews with writers and producers, all part of the most recent Stages Musical Theatre Festival. The Festival ran for fifteen years in Chicago before New Musicals Inc. brought it to the West Coast about a decade ago.

VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy & Marc Shaiman Celebrate SISTER ACT's 25th Anniv VideoVIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy & Marc Shaiman Celebrate SISTER ACT's 25th Anniversary on THE VIEW
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 15, 2017

On this week's THE VIEW, host Whoopi Goldberg was joined by Kathy Najimy, Beth Fowler, and composer Marc Shaiman for a special 25th Anniversary celebration of the 1992 musical film 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).


Cheri Steinkellner Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Cheri Steinkellner written?
Cheri Steinkellner has written 2 shows including Princesses (Bookwriter), Sister Act (Bookwriter).

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