Cynthia Erivo Cast As Lead In ‘Sister Act’ UK Tour

Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo

Sister Act is having a very successful run on Broadway right now. The show, it’s cast and crew have all bee nominated for Tony awards. It was announced today that the show will start it’s UK tour with newcomer Cynthia Erivo as lead Deloris van Cartier.

The tour begins on September 29 at the Manchester Opera House, and will officially open on October 4 at the same location. The tour will continue on to hotspots such as Oxford, Dublin, and Liverpool.

In a press statement, co-producer Whoopi Goldberg commented, “We were thrilled to open Sister Act in London but I’m even more excited to have the show tour the UK so even more folks experience those singing nuns.

Cavin Cornwall

Cavin Cornwall

It’s a great show for everyone…your kids, your granny, even the neighbor next door who you might not like so much! I promise, you’ll have a great night in the theatre. Look out Great Britain and Ireland – the Sisters are coming!”

The cast also includes Deinse Black as Mother Superior, Michael Starke as Monsignor O’Hara, Julie Atherton as Sister Mary Robert, Edward Baruwa* as Eddie Souther, Cavin Cornwall* as Curtis Jackson, Gavin Alex as Pablo, Jacqueline Clarke as Sister Mary Lazarus, Tyrone Huntley* as TJ and Laurie Scarth as Sister Mary Patrick.

Erivo starred in the short film ‘Last Touch,’ and was a part of several small plays in the U.K. such as “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg,” “The Three Musketeers and The Princess of Spain,” and “I was Looking At The Ceiling And Then I Saw The Sky.”