PHOTO CALL: Sister Act Tour, With Ta'Rea Campbell and E. Clayton Cornelious, Launches in Toronto
By Krissie Fullerton
Ta'Rea Campbell stars as nightclub singer-turned-nun Deloris Van Cartier in the national tour of the Tony Award-nominated musical Sister Act, which takes audiences to heaven beginning Oct. 2 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre in Toronto.
Campbell (The Book of Mormon, The Lion King) stars in the central role of an outrageous nightclub singer who goes into hiding at a convent after witnessing a crime. The musical is based on the popular 1992 film of the same title. Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment produce the tour.
Campbell is joined by original Broadway cast member Kingsley Leggs (The Color Purple), who repeats his work as Curtis Jackson. The cast also features Hollis Resnik (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Les Miserables) as Mother Superior, Lael Van Keuren (Sister Act on Broadway) as Mary Robert and Richard Pruitt (42nd Street, White Christmas) as Monsignor O'Hara.
Here's a look at the production:
Principal casting also includes E. Clayton Cornelious (Wonderland, The Scottsboro Boys) as Eddie Souther, Florrie Bagel as Mary Patrick, Diane J. Findlay (42nd Street, Promises, Promises) as Mary Lazarus, Todd A. Horman (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as Joey, Ernie Pruneda (Sister Act) as Pablo and Charles Barksdale (Fat Camp) as TJ.
The ensemble features Melvin Abston, Brian Calì, Alysha Deslorieux, Karen Elliott, Danny George, Blair Goldberg, Erin Henry, Wendy James, Trisha Jeffrey, Mary Jo McConnell, Ashley Moniz, Michelle Rombola, Jason Simon, Angie Marie Smith, Tricia Tanguy, Kelly E. Waters and Dashaun Young.Visit SisterActonTour.com.
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