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Sister Act rehearsals are underway!

Posted by Sarah Kolb on August 23rd 2016 to Center News

We’re two and a half weeks away from the opening night of Sister Act on September 9, and the Arvada Center is full of cast, crew and designers all busy getting ready!

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Rehearsals for this season’s opening musical began last week. It’s a title that maybe familiar to some, based on the hit 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg. The cast is rehearsing the music, which ranges from Motown to soul to disco, and designers and crew are building sets which include everything from a nightclub to a church!

Sister Act, with Brit West, is a delightful musical comedy that has audiences jumping to their feet! When a disco diva witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in a convent disguised as a nun. Using her disco moves and singing talent, she inspires the church choir and breathes new life into the community.

This uplifting musical is filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story. Sister Act is a sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship and gives reason to rejoice!

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There are some new and exciting opportunities to meet with the cast and crew of Sister Act this year! Stay after a performance for drinks, snacks and a social hour with the cast during Happy Hour –Friday September 16, Sunday September 25 and Wednesday September 28 after the matinee. Or attend a Talk Back, where the cast, director and designers lead a discussion on interesting subjects about the production. Talk Backs take place Tuesday September 13, Thursday September 22, and Saturday October 1 in the evening.

Tickets for Sister Act are on sale now – including tickets for preview performances! Preview performances take place September 6, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m. Regular performances are held Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., with Wednesday matinees at 1:00 p.m. and weekend matinees at 2:00 p.m.

Sister Act kicks off the Arvada Center’s 41st season with spirit and soul! The show opens on September 9 – we hope you come join us!

 

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