Sister Act

Musicals and Opera (musical theatre, comedy)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

A feel-amazing, disco, gospel extravaganza chock full of amazingly talented women! And a few bad guys too... Sister Act tells the hilarious story of disco diva Deloris Van Cartier whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody, she is in hiding in the one place she won't be found – a convent! Donning the habit in disguise, Deloris helps her sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own in a story of friendship, sisterhood and music. 'Captivate Theatre brings a lively and contagious enthusiasm to the Fringe' (AllEdinburghTheatre.com).

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Access in via 41 internal curved steps.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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How and when to make an access booking

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Peter MacCeòl 85 days ago

Simply amazing. Great production! Very well MD'd, Deloris and Mary Robert, both incredible voices. The band well executed. The space worked well but bigger stage would significantly help. Wish the programmes were available/more visible.

Catherine Peck 101 days ago

For my final night here in Edinburgh, I quite honestly did not know what to expect when we booked, but I was not disappointed. These guys are as good as the West End. It was such an amazing production. The males in the cast had me in stitches and voices of the choir were outstanding. Well done to you all. We are back next year and I will be sure to check out what Captivate Theatre has to offer. Thank you.

Susan Gee 102 days ago

Wow this was a great show, we all loved it, fantastic performances by all.

Lorraine Johnstone 103 days ago

Fantastic show. Captivate Theatre never disappoint no matter what show they take on. Always a very polished performance.

Helen Anderson 103 days ago

Amazing cast, before your very eyes a young girl transforms into a shining star and an old girl realises what matters is sisterhood.
See it and go through the emotional mangle!

jacqueline thompson 104 days ago

Amazing show. Loved the singing , choreography and comedy. Definitely worth watching.

stewart rough 104 days ago

Ok so just on way home from this evenings show. Best word to describe is WOW just WOW. From start to end great acting, great singing, great music and great fun. Fantastic performances throughout the cast and one of best shows have seen ... including those in London. Hugely talented cast and you are missing out if dont go to see this.

Carol Attenburgh 104 days ago

Went to see this show on a bit of a whim yesterday, and definitely glad I did!

I don't know the musical version of Sister Act at all, but was blown away by what Captivate have produced here. Both Deloris and Mother Superior are genuine, likeable, and sing beautifully. I've also got to mention Aiden Cross as 'Sweaty Eddie' - having seen him as Gavroche in Les Mis a few years ago, it's amazing to see how his talent has evolved and how great he was as the leading man!

The choir of nuns were also showstopping, with the vocals both wonderfully bad (as they are supposed to be!) and then raising the roof when they come under the direction of Deloris.

Would highly recommend!

Megan Nicol 105 days ago

I was totally blown away by this incredibly talented cast. You would easily believe that this is a professional production of the show, in fact I think it beats the professional touring production I seen a couple years back! The vocals are strong throughout and each character is full of life and personality, from the “fabulous” Deloris to the ensemble characters. It’s a show you definitely do not want to miss, I’ve already bought tickets to see it again!

Rory Kempsell 105 days ago

An all singing, all dancing miracle of a show!

The cast are phenomenal with Mia Oudeh as a sincere and grounded Deloris backed by a fabulous ensemble of nuns!

Max Reid provides both laughs and menace as Curtis while Aiden Cross as Sweaty Eddie brings heart and warmth in contrast.

The harmonies are outstanding with so much life put into every action on stage.
The minimalist approach to the set really allows the focus to be on the story and characters which sit at the heart of hilarious production!

A joy to watch that will have you dancing in your seat along with the cast on stage!

Tracy Steele 105 days ago

Captivate have yet another outstanding show. Brilliant talented cast . Fantastic singing and dancing. Well done to everyone .

Janet Findlay 105 days ago

Saw Sister Act on Sunday and thoroughly enjoyed it. Lots of laugh out loud and “fabulous” scenes. Very talented & professional cast. Highly recommend for anyone wanting an entertaining show from start to finish.


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Broadway World (5/5 stars) 101 days ago

Filling all those who walk through the doors of the Gilded Balloon's Rose Theatre with heaps of spiritual joy, Sister Act is the tonic for the doom and gloom of the outside world. In Captivate Theatre's production, the whole auditorium explodes with stardust, bringing the raw talent and the glitz...

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My Fair Theatregoer (3/5 stars) 102 days ago

The disco inspired score is brilliantly performed by a strong band of musicians who do justice in performing the toe-tapping tunes including ‘Raise your Voice’ and ‘Take Me To Heaven’. A standout moment is the hilarious ‘Lady in the Long Black Dress’ number in which Curtis’ three henchmen mastermind a plan to woe nuns to the Bee-Gees-esque song.

The show is for those seeking a light-hearted and feel-good musical with big dance numbers and great costumes.

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