⭐ RUTH JONES ANNOUNCED TO STAR IN SISTER ACT – THE MUSICAL ⭐
Ruth Jones is set to join the award-winning production of SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL, it has been announced.
Jones will swap Barry Island for blessings as ‘Mother Superior’, making her West End debut at the Dominion Theatre from 15th March 2024.
She joins the multi-award-winning music star and Olivier Award winning performer Beverley Knight, reprising her performance as Deloris Van Cartier, until Saturday 8 June 2024.
From 10th June 2024, the role of Deloris Van Cartier will be played by Number One best-selling artist and musical theatre star Alexandra Burke, with further casting to be announced.
Ruth Jones is best known for playing ‘Nessa Jenkins’ in the award-winning BBC sitcom Gavin & Stacey, which she also co-created and co-wrote with James Cordon.
Ahead of making her West End debut, Ruth will join the UK & Ireland tour of SISTER ACT when it plays the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin from 13th – 24th February 2024.
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.
SISTER ACT has direction by Bill Buckhurst, choreography by Alistair David, Set and Costume Design by Morgan Large, Musical Direction by Neil MacDonald, Lighting Design by Tim Mitchell, Sound Design by Tom Marshall and Musical Supervision by Stephen Brooker. Casting is by Stuart Burt.
SISTER ACT features original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane. Produced by Jamie Wilson, Gavin Kalin, Kevin McCollum and Curve.
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