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Oct 5, 2010 5:27 PM

"Sister Act" will be getting its groove on Broadway style

NEW YORK (AP) - A theatrical adaptation of the movie "Sister
Act" will be getting its groove on Broadway style.
Producers say the musical based on the 1992 movie starring
Whoopi Goldberg will begin performances at the Broadway Theatre in
late March with an opening on April 20.
The show has been a hit in London since it debuted there in
2009. Goldberg, who is also a producer, stepped into the role of
Mother Superior this summer.
Casting was not immediately announced.
The musical features a score by Alan Menken, who also wrote the
songs for "Beauty and the Beast" and "Little Shop of Horrors,"
and lyrics by Glenn Slater, who did the same for "The Little
Mermaid."
None of the movie's songs are being used because of copyright
issues.

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