Auditions for production of Sister Act in Gravesend

PUBLISHED: 10:34 08 June 2015 | UPDATED: 10:34 08 June 2015

Sister Act star Whoopi Goldberg

Sister Act star Whoopi Goldberg

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One of the UK’s first amateur productions

Singing nuns and 70s gangsters are wanted for an amateur productiion of Sister Act in Gravesend.

Gravesend and District Theatre Guild is one of the first amateur groups in the UK to be licensed to perform the show, which tells the story of a. singer sent to a convent for her own protection after she sees her partner commit a murder.

The stage show is an adaptation of the 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, and was first performed in 2006.

Auditions for the production, which will be staged in late October, are open to anyone and will take place on Sunday, June 28. There will be workshops on Tuesday, June 16 and Tuesday, June 23.

For more information please email director Jane Fenlon at

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