Sister Act Set To Take Newcastle Theatre Royal By Storm

Issue 24

Alexandra Burke will make a triumphant return to Newcastle Theatre Royal when she stars as ”Deloris Van Cartier’ in the divine musical comedy Sister Act playing Mon 19 Sat 24 Jun ’17.

Alexandra wowed Theatre Royal audiences as ‘Rachel Marron’ in the smash hit The Bodyguard in 2015 and is joined in the all new critically acclaimed production by Joanna Francis as ‘Michelle’, Jon Robyns as ‘Eddie’, Karen Mann as ‘Mother Superior’ and Rosemary Ashe as ‘Sister Mary Lazarus’.

Directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood best known as a judge on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing- Sister Act is based on the smash hit movie starring Whoopi Goldberg and Maggie Smith and tells the hilarious story of Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody and disguised as a nun, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.

Alexandra Burke originally rose to fame after winning the fifth series of The X Factor. Her debut number one single Hallelujah sold over one million copies in the UK, a first for a British female soloist.

She is to perform the role of ‘Deloris Van Cartier’ at all evening performances whilst at the matinee performances, the role will be played by Joanna Francis.

Tickets are available from £19.50 and can be purchased online, by telephone or from the Theatre Royal Box Office.

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