Friday, 26 February 2016

Good News Sister Act the musical comes to Nigeria

Good News

Sister Act the musical comes to Nigeria

Sister Act will show at MUSON Centre, Lagos at a yet to be announced date, while a three-day audition/workshop to set the realisation of Sister Act in motion would hold in Lagos from February 25-27.
Nigeria is set to play host to world-acclaimed Broadway musical, Sister Act as it comes to Lagos later this year. 

Parading a wholly Nigerian cast, Sister Act will come to the shores of Nigeria courtesy Soji Akinkugbe in collaboration with top executives of the prestigious Waterfront Theatre Company, Cape Town, South Africa.
 

Based on the 1992 film of the same name, Sister Act tells the story of aspiring disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, who having witnessed her gangster (and married) boyfriend commit a murder, ends up in hiding in a convent whose parish has fallen on hard times. 

The play follows Deloris and how she breathes new life into the dusty convent while discovering a sisterhood she’s never had before. 

Sister Act will show at MUSON Centre, Lagos at a yet to be announced date, while a three-day audition/workshop to set the realisation of Sister Act in motion would hold in Lagos from February 25-27.

 Akinkugbe has long nursed a vision to produce international musical hits with Nigerian casts has been a regular patron of many theatrical productions at home and abroad. His company, Colours in Africa Productions, is spearheading the project with support from Elvina Ibru's 2Wice As Nice. Also on the creative team are award winning Musical Director Garth Tavares and international Musical Theatre Artist, Genna Galloway.

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