The return of Sister Act in London was scheduled this year in summer at the Eventim Apollo but due to pandemic COVID-19, producers of the show announced a reschedule. The previous dates of Sister Act run in London were from 21 July to 20 August 2020 which is now changed and the new dates of the show’s run are from 20 July to 29 August next year.
Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders are in the lead roles, Whoopi Goldberg playing as Deloris van Cartier, the same role she played in the original film. Jennifer Saunders will be playing the role of Mother Superior in the return of Sister Act at the Eventim Apollo.
Talking about the delay of the show Whoopi Goldberg said:
“We are thrilled with the overwhelming support from people all over the world who have been buying tickets for Sister Act.
“We are all disappointed not to be able to do the show this summer, but Jennifer and I can’t wait to see you all next year”.
Sister Act is the musical based on the 1992 classic film of the same name in which Whoopi Goldberg originally played the role of Deloris. The story of Sister Act is about Deloris Van Cartier whose fate makes her a witness to a murder and she has to disguise herself into a nun and hide in a convent for witness protection. The musical has a book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Glenn Slater.
Ticket holders of the show should not be worried about the postponement of Sister Act return in London, because they will get the same seats for the same performances in year 2021. The names of other cast members in this hilarious musical will be announced with the course of time.
Sister Act will begin its run at the Eventim Apollo on20 July 2021.