Adapted from the much loved 90s comedy starring Whoopi Goldberg and Maggie Smith, Sister Act the Musical is one of the West End and Broadway’s latest stage musicals to wow audiences and take the theatre world by storm.
Telling the story of Las Vegas show girl and entertainer Dolores Van Cartier, who after witnessing a murder, must go into hiding in the one place she won’t be found, a convent! Under the disguise of Nun Sister Mary Clarence, she must adopt a new life quite unlike the glamorous one she was accustomed to as an entertainer. There she transforms the convent and touches the lives of her fellow nuns and bringing music and soul to the community.
Full of feel good musical numbers inspired by soul, funk, motown and disco, Sister Act has captured theatre fans imagination and wowed audiences. Now embarking on a UK tour, WinkBall video reporters were at the New Wimbledon Theatre where the show is currently being performed. On Friday 15th June 2012, reporters spoke to fans that had come to see the show and find out what had brought them down to see the show and what their expectations were of the musical.