Whoopi Goldberg will lead the cast of a new production of Sister Act at London’s Eventim Apollo this summer.
Whoopi Goldberg reprises her starring role as Deloris Van Cartier for the very first time on the stage.
Sister Act will play for a strictly limited engagement at the Eventim Apollo from July 21 through to August 30 2020 with tickets on sale now.
Sister Act 2020 London cast
Joining Whoopi Goldberg in the cast will be Jennifer Saunders in the role of Mother Superior.
Clive Rowe will play Eddie Souther while Brenda Edwards will play the role of Deloris Van Cartier on Thursday Matinees.
Further casting for the new production is to be confirmed.
Based on the hit movie, Sister Act tells the story of a singer who is forced to join a convent after being placed in a witness protection program.
Sister Act features music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane.
Alongside the London production, Sister Act is on a 2020 UK tour with Brenda Edwards leading the cast.
Clive Rowe will play the role of Eddie Souther in Leicester, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield and Manchester as well as London.