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Photograph by Rich Lee @richleenamed

The Arts Guild at Neumann University

and

Center Stage Productions

Presents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          Lyrics by                                     Music by          

Glenn Slater                              Alan Menken

Book by

Cheri Steinkellner

Bill Steinkellner

 

Additional Book Material

Douglas Carter Beane

 

Based on the Touchstone Picture Motion Picture “Sister Act” written by Joseph Howard

 

Orchestrations by Doug Besterman

 

Vocal and Incidental Music Arrangements by Michael Kosarin

 

Dance Music Arrangements by Mark Hummel

 

Produced on Broadway by Whoopi Goldberg & Stage Entertainment in association with The Shubert Organization and Disney Theatrical Productions

 

Originally Production Development in association with

Peter Schneider & Michael Reno and Produced by

Stage Entertainment

 

Sister Act is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. - www.MTIShows.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center Stage Productions is a founding member of the

Arts Guild at Neumann University

 

SISTER ACT CAST

Deloris Van Cartier Shana Roberts

Mother Superior Anne Moran

Sister Mary Robert Vicki Coleman

Sister Mary Patrick Catherine Callahan

Sister Mary Lazarus Tammy Sarosy

Eddie Souther Ben Daisey

Curtis Jackson Gary Hubbard Jr.

Joey Hayden Brown

TJ Andrew Foster

Pablo Todd Hartsock

Monsignor O’Hara Randy Marcheski

Sister Mary Martin of Tours Marissa Capuano

Sister Mary Theresa Bernadette Moore

Michelle and Others u/s Deloris Van Cartier* Jacqueline Collins

Tina and Others Hayley Hughes

Ernie, Newscaster and Others Joe Matthews

Cop and Others Andre Foster

Cab Driver, Pool Player and Others Brendan Baldwin

 

Nuns of the Convent:

Mia McCloskey

Mia Heslip

Maggie Malloy

Desiree Hatcher

Abby White

Lauren Cusick

Hayley Hughes

Emma Moran

Allie Kotch

Jacqueline Collins

Carli Fruchtl**

Cat Glen

 

Ensemble:

Charlie Lai

Jake Avella

Alexa McDevitt

Carolyn Wilf

Allison Clowesley

Vivian Long

Maria Quintilliana

Janelle Sellers

Alli Kane

Melina Sharpless**

Kayla Frantz

Hannah Lazenby

Amari Winder

 

*The role of Deloris Van Cartier will be played Jacque Collins at the Saturday Matinee 8/12.

**Plays the roles normally played by Jaqueline Collins at the Saturday Matinee 8/12.

 

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PRODUCTION STAFF

Director and Choreographer: Patrick Murray

Music Director: Katie VanNewkirk

Assistant Director: Joanna Mignogna

Assistant to the Director: Connor Mullin

Scenic Charges: Colin Suter and Connor Mullin

Promotional Graphic Design: Joe Matthews

Stained Glass Design: Joe Matthews

Light Design: Patrick Murray

Scenic Design: Patrick Murray, Colin Suter, and Connor Mullin

Costume Design: Patrick Murray

Sound Design: Julianne Schallmo

Deloris Wig Design: Lanasia Boyd-Miller and Te’rah Thomas

Special thanks to Ray Crozier, Pierre’s Costumes, Neumann University, Lindsey Cusick, Bridget Martin, Brighid Moran, GVPAA, Barnstormers, New Candlelight Theatre, Wilmington Drama League, Kathy Be, Laurene Eckbold, Nicholas DiMarino, Julianne Schallmo, Brian Kavanagh, Jillian Tutak, Mission and Ministry, Hayley Hughes, Catherine Callahan, Joe Matthews, Tammy Sarosy, John Coleman, and Aidan White.

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Graphic by Joe Matthews

MEET THE CAST

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Donors are always appreciated!

Donate to the Arts at Neumann:

  1. Go to www.neumann.edu or click HERE.

  2. Click on Give Link on the right side of the home page.

  3. Complete the form. When restricting your donation – “designations,” pull down to “Other” and type in The Arts Guild at Neumann University.

 

Donate to Center Stage Productions:

  1. Go to csptheatre.com or click HERE.

  2. Look for “Donate” on dashboard and follow prompts.

Founded in 1984, Center Stage Productions has a long history founded on introducing and proliferating theater and arts performance and education in the local community.

Initially established as a youth-focused group, several teachers in the Chichester area banded together to produce a one-off production of Grease with their arts and music students who all had a limited outlet for their artistic interests with one school-year production. Performing as “Chichester Community Youth Theatre” and on the stage of the local Middle School, this single late-summer production lead to a second, and a third, and so on each summer for several years. Wanting to expand membership, the group wrote by-laws, appointed a Board of Directors, and established itself with non-profit status re-branding as “Center Stage Productions.” It was at this time they also made the move to the Neumann stage. All these changes thereby opened involvement to all ages in the community with an “all-hands-on deck” welcome and recruited anyone who could sing, dance, play music, swing a hammer, sew a button, or brandish a paint brush to join the family.

Throughout the years since, the “CSP” repertoire expanded to include a Shakespeare Festival for area schools; a successful,  on-going children’s Summer Theatre Workshop camp  with classes for pre-school through high school and curriculum written and supervised by education professionals (many of which are alumni of the program); annual large Mainstage musicals; straight plays; original works written by members; children’s participatory plays; a joint production with the Delaware County Symphony; the occasional venture into area retirement homes and other venues offering entertainment;  expanding into off-season special productions; and most recently a resoundingly successful evening of dining and song with their Annual Cabaret Night “Friendraiser” now in its 12th year.  

Today Center Stage Productions is still supervised by a group of community members who spent their own youth in the CSP programs and summers on the stage. Many in our membership have gone on to professional performing and education careers.  Others have their own children move up on through the group as student, performer, and now staff. Many continue to perform and produce as hobby out of their love for the arts. It is a cross-section of these segments in our family who are performing for you tonight. The resounding belief from these talented players is that nothing compares to the vast and irreplaceable experience of learning in the Center Stage working theatre program. With this performance tonight, they give back to the community some of the enrichment and thrill of performing and creating, reminding all that the love of theatre has a home in each of us.

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