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The University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television
Approximate run time: 135 minutes • 15-minute intermission • Christie Kerr, Director •
Media Photo Call: Thursday, October 4, 2018 4:30 pm in the Marroney Theatre
Tucson, AZ – October 5, 2018
Tucson, AZ – Arizona Repertory Theatre presents Sister Act, the 2011 Tony nominated musical, October 14 – November 4, 2018 in the Marroney Theatre located at 1025 N. Olive Road (UA campus located near the SE corner of Park Avenue and Speedway Boulevard).
Sister Act, directed by UA Assistant Professor Christie Kerr, is the story of up-and-coming singer Deloris Van Cartier who aspires to be the next Donna Summer in 1970s Philadelphia. Her life is changed forever when she witnesses her gangster boyfriend, Curtis, commit murder. She is ordered by the police to take refuge in a convent whose parish has fallen on hard times. Though the sequin-free lifestyle doesn’t agree with her, Deloris finds her calling working with the choir. She breathes new life into the dusty convent and discovers a sisterhood she’s never had before. Based on the hit 1992 film of the same name, this 2011 Tony nominee will raise the roof!
Ticket prices range from $20 to $31. Discounts available for seniors, military, UA employee/alumni and groups of 10 or more. Tickets can be purchased at tickets.arizona.edu or by calling the College of Fine Arts Box Office at (520) 621-1162 or in person at 1025 N. Olive Road. Box office hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 12-4pm.
Sister Act has a run time of 2 hours and 15 minutes including one 15-minute intermission. A pre-show discussion is scheduled on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 12:45pm. A post-show discussion with members of the cast is scheduled on Friday, November 2, 2018 following the performance. Sister Act is sponsored by Jane Kivel.
About Arizona Repertory Theatre
Arizona Repertory Theatre(ART) is a unique theatre company within the University of Arizona College of Fine Arts School of Theatre, Film & Television. ART presents six productions each season designed to educate and train theatre students while providing an incredibly entertaining experience for audiences. ART performs over 100 performances each season from September through May. ART is modeled after professional theatre companies and consists of students from the Acting and Musical Theatre program with students from the Design and Technology program providing production support. Arizona Repertory Theatre invites you to experience the future of theatre and “See Tomorrow’s Stars Today!”