Principal casting has been announced for The Muny's upcoming production of the Tony-nominated Sister Act The Musical, which will conclude the summer season at the outdoor venue, running August 14-20.
Directed and choreographed by Denis Jones, the cast will be led by Bryonha Marie as Deloris Van Cartier, Mamie Parris as Mother Superior, James T. Lane as Eddie Souther, Alan H. Green as Curtis Jackson, Thom Sesma as Monsignor O'Hara, Meredith Aleigha Wells as Sister Mary Robert, Madeleine Doherty as Sister Mary Lazarus, Katy Geraghty as Sister Mary Patrick, Brandon Espinoza as Pablo, F. Michael Haynie as Joey, and Darron Hayes as TJ.
The production will also have associate choreography by Barry Busby and music direction by Sheilah V. Walker. Walker will also conduct. Additional casting and creative team members will be announced.
Based on the Touchstone Pictures film Sister Act, written by Joseph Howard, the musical has a score by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater, a book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner, and additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane.
Sister Act played Broadway's Broadway Theatre March 24, 2011-August 26, 2012, officially opening April 20, 2011. The New York production earned five Tony nominations, including Best Musical.
The musical tells the story of a 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.
The Telsey Office is the casting partner for The Muny.
The Muny’s 2023 season also includes Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (June 12-18), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (June 22-30), Chess (July 5-11), West Side Story (July 15-21), Little Shop of Horrors (July 25-31), and Rent (August 4-10).