Preview: Sister Act, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Preview: Sister Act, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Don’t miss this eagerly anticipated 2023 Olivier Award-nominated production of the Broadway and UK smash hit musical, Sister Act, when it comes to the stage of Mayflower Theatre from Tuesday 2 to Saturday 6 May.

Based on the iconic movie, this 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.

Television and musical theatre star Sandra Marvin (Jessie Grant in ITV’s Emmerdale) will play Deloris Van Cartier, alongside Lesley Joseph, best known for playing Dorien Green in the hugely successful sitcom, Birds of a Feather, as Mother Superior, Clive Rowe as Eddie Souther and Lizzie Bea as Sister Mary Robert.

Featuring original music by Tony® and 8-time Oscar® award-winner, Alan Menken (Disney’s Aladdin and Enchanted), and songs inspired by Motown, soul and disco, this heavenly musical is joyous and uplifting in equal measures.

A musical sent from above, Sister Act is the brilliant, must-see show which raises the spirits and warms the soul time after time.

Tickets for Sister Act (2 – 6 May) are on sale at or 02380 711811.

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