Sister Act The Musical (London)
Sister Act The Musical (London)

Sister Act The Musical (London) London Reviews and Tickets

(150 Reviews)
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Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Delightful, Great acting

About the Show

A spirit-lifting musical adaptation of the hit film of the same name produced by Whoopi Goldberg.

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Member Reviews (150)

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470 Reviews | 91 Followers
Great ensemble, Delightful, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you want to have a fun, uplifting experience at the theatre

Don't see it if you hate fish-out-of-water humor, terrific music, great voices, and a good time.

117 Reviews | 11 Followers
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Fluffy

See it if Fantastic vocals from Beverly Knight, and a really great score. Lots of fun

Don't see it if You didn't like the film.

77 Reviews | 1 Follower
Amazing singing!, Good fun, Family friendly, Audience pleaser, Lighthearted

See it if you want to see a lively show. It’s heavenly, bedazzling with heart, community spirit & fun!

Don't see it if 90s light comedy films made into musicals is not your choice of theatre.

55 Reviews | 5 Followers
Banal, Slow, Fluffy, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You are happy with a fluffy feel good musical and like comedy

Don't see it if you want to see anything unique or good staging.

64 Reviews | 8 Followers
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you're looking for a funny, family-friendly musical with (mostly) great singing.

Don't see it if you don't like film-to-stage musicals or you want a smaller venue. It seats 3500, the front row of the mezz was pretty far from the stage.

52 Reviews | 2 Followers
Entertaining, Funny, Overrated

See it if Your looking for a fun night out with some amazing singing (not from everyone though)

Don't see it if Your sensitive to tuneless singing completely out of time with the music. Read more

44 Reviews | 2 Followers
Clever, Entertaining

See it if a fun musical with some great performances led by the magnificent Beverley Knight

Don't see it if you don't like musicals, and the Eventim Apollo isn't the best choice for a venue

38 Reviews | 2 Followers
Epic, Great acting, Great singing, Delightful, Clever

See it if you love the film but want something different with a ridiculously talented cast with such feel good songs that give so much energy.

Don't see it if you don't have a heart

Critic Reviews (12)

Time Out London
July 28th, 2022

"‘Sister Act’ is an okay musical, revived with a decent cast and reasonable charm. It’s fine. But the whole point of this production was to bring Whoopi Goldberg here and she’s not here. I don’t think the producers should be blamed for persisting with it, and they may not have had much choice. But while there’s much here to like, at its heart this is event theatre without the actual event."
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The London Evening Standard
July 28th, 2022

"Beverley Knight’s storming voice and personality, and some stunning group numbers, just about keep this expensive but rickety musical buoyant. ... the show has warmth, several joyous moments and flashes of wit. But Bill Buckhurst’s production is the result of multiple compromises beneath the happy-clappy surface glitz."
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The Telegraph (UK)
July 28th, 2022

"There’s something mindlessly uplifting about seeing hordes of nuns kicking off the restrained habits of a lifetime and going for it with Travolta-esque moves and grooves. The joy is preordained but it’s joy all the same."
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The Times (UK)
July 28th, 2022

"Economically directed by Bill Buckhurst — that faces the challenge of how to fill such an imposing space. Morgan Large’s set design is a little basic. Knight works tremendously hard as the audience cheers her on, but her acting tends to hit the same note in every scene."
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The Stage (UK)
July 28th, 2022

"Bill Buckhurst’s production takes a while warming up in the first half... but the pacing and energy levels improve significantly in the second half. ... This joining of voices eclipses everything else and is genuinely uplifting – even glorious."
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The Arts Desk
July 28th, 2022

"We're never far away from an uplifting moment of self-realisation, an underlining of the power of humanity and love in a world of rules and fear and some ol' fashioned song and dance routines with voices raised in heavenly harmonies."
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July 27th, 2022

"As a production knowing exactly what it wants to do led by a heavenly vocalist, 'Sister Act' pulls off a lot of it with adept poise – offering a divine night out in the process. Oh, and keep an eye out for the pope-mobile!"
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London Theatre
July 28th, 2022

"You’ll leave the theatre humming Alan Menken and Glenn Slater’s fabulous score and ready to come back for more. If you see one show about singing nuns this summer, make it 'Sister Act' at the Eventim Apollo."
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