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- $39.99 for one ticket for row O or better seats (up to $61.98 value)
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A convent is the last place you’d expect to find smart-mouthed disco diva Deloris Van Cartier. Which is exactly why she’s there: after she witnesses her mobster boyfriend commit murder, the cops transform her into Sister Mary Clarence and convey her into the hands of a no-nonsense Mother Superior for her own protection.
Whoopi Goldberg made the role her own in the 1992 film, but the acclaimed new Broadway version adds some extra twists and glitz. This time around, Deloris’s tale gets the musical and sartorial stylings of the 1970s. Instead of oldies there’s a whole new set of originals that play both sides of the secular/spiritual divide, boasting titles including “It’s Good to be a Nun,” “Haven’t Got a Prayer,” and “Take Me to Heaven.” (Composer Alan Menken won some of his eight Oscars for work on films including Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, and Little Shop of Horrors.) The songs propel the plot as Deloris—naturally—transforms the convent’s tone-deaf choir into a starring musical attraction, while trying to fly under the radar of the mob.
The show debuted on Broadway in 2011 with a year-long run and has been touring ever since. Broadway fans might recognize lead Ta’Rea Campbell’s mighty roar if not her non-furry ears—she played Nala in the stage production of The Lion King. She brings to the role of Deloris “an effortless presence and a 100-watt smile,” according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, holding down the disco-ball center of a show whose “level of energy starts high and amps up to a fever pitch while piling on the sequins, sparkles and smiles.”
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