Sister Act the musical announces cast for 2022 London season

Last Updated on 18th March 2022

Casting has been announced for the new production of Sister Act the musical which is to be presented at London’s Eventim Apollo from 19 July to 28 August 2022.

Sister Act the musical
Beverley Knight, Jennifer Saunders, Keala Settle, Lesley Joseph, Clive Rowe and Lizzie Bea. Photo: Oliver Rosser

Producers of Sister Act the musical have announced that Jennifer Saunders will star 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’. Sister Act the musical tickets are now on sale.

Producer Jamie Wilson said today “Hallelujah! We are thrilled to be finally sharing the news of this stellar cast and cannot thank audiences enough for their patience and support for the production since we first announced way back in 2019. I am so excited that the immense talents of Jennifer Saunders and Beverley Knight will be leading the company, with the equally talented Keala Settle, Lesley Joseph, Clive Rowe and Lizzie Bea completing our all star principal cast.”

The cast also includes Jeremy Secomb, Graham McDuff, Tricia Deighton, Lori Haley Fox, Tom Hopcroft, Bradley Judge, Tanya Edwards, Catherine Millsom, Anne Smith, Emma Ralston, Jermaine Woods, Michael Ward and Caroline Bateson. Complete casting to be announced soon.

Based on the iconic movie, Sister Act the musical is a sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music tells the hilarious story of the disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won’t be found – a convent! Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.

Sister Act has direction by Bill Buckhurst, choreography by Alistair David, Set Design by Morgan Large, Lighting Design by Tim Mitchell, Sound Design by Tom Marshall and Musical Supervision by Stephen Brooker. Casting is by Stuart Burt.

Sister Act the musical features original music by Tony® and 8-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (Disney’s Aladdin, Enchanted), lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane. Sister Act is produced by Jamie Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg.

Sister Act the musical will run at the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith from 19 July to 28 August 2022.

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Beverley Knight will not be appearing at the following performances – Sunday 24 July at 3.00pm, Tuesday 26 July at 7.30pm and Thursday 28 July at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.

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