Past Musical:
Kentwood Players presents
Sister Act

Sister Act
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner
Based on the Touchstone Pictures Motion Picture, Sister Act, written by Joseph Howard
Directed by Ben Lupejkis
Assistant Director Anna Ruben

Musical Direction by Mike Walker

Choreographed by Anna Ruben

Produced by Lori A. Marple-Pereslete and Patricia Butler
March 16 – April 21, 2018

Sister Act is an uplifting musical comedy hit based on the 1992 film, featuring music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), with the original Broadway production being nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical. The story takes place in Philadelphia in 1978, where disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder and is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with the rigid lifestyle imposed by 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 themselves up against Deloris and the power of her newly-found sisterhood. Filled with uplifting gospel music, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story, Sister Act is a sparkling musical tribute to the universal power of friendship.



Played by
Deloris Van Cartier ············ Maya Véronique Pérez
Mother Superior ············ Patricia Butler
Sister Mary Robert ············ Lyndsay Palmer
Sister Mary Patrick ············ Lindsay Dodoras
Sister Mary Lazarus ············ Lynn Gutstadt
Monsignor O’Hara ············ Mark Bruce-Casares
Curtis ············ Lawrence Hatcher
Eddie ············ Randy Acosta
TJ ············ Denzel Roseboro
Joey ············ Roy T. Okida
Pablo ············ Chadric Johnson
Sister Mary Martin-of-Tours ············ Vada Foster
Sister Mary Theresa ············ Jacqueline Crist-Franzen
Michelle ············ Emily Forest
Tina ············ Candice Ferguson
Ernie ············ Samuel Goldman
Nuns ············ Kayla Atkinson
Megan Taylor Cormier
Kate Eberle
Candice Ferguson
Emily Forest
Jam Heron
Anna Warrick
Cop/Cabbie/Fantasy Dancer/Altar Boy ············ Thomas McMiller


Curtis schools his gang (Pablo, Joey, and TJ) on what he’ll do when he finds his baby.
Deloris and Eddie meet again after many years and one witnessed murder.
Deloris questions her life and her next move as either fabulous for herself or loyal to others.
Deloris aka Sister Mary Clarence teaches Sister Mary Robert how to sing out and raise her voice.
Mother Superior, bedeviled by Deloris aka Sister Mary Clarence, does not even find privacy in the confessional.
TJ, Joey, and Pablo each feel their method is best for getting next to a lady in a long black dress.
Sister Mary Robert reflects on her newly found strength of a life she never led.
Mother Superior wonders how safe it will be within the chapel walls.
Photos by Alison Boole


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8301 Hindry Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
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