'Sister Act' 2017

The week beginning Monday 20th November 2017 saw Grosvenor stage its annual whole-school Drama Production, performing ‘Sister Act’ to in excess of 1500 audience members over four entertaining and action-packed performances.

Under the leadership of Director Mrs Orla Young and Musical Director Mr Jonathan Arnold this year’s cast and crew, comprising in excess of an incredible one hundred and twenty pupils from Years Eight to Fourteen, combined to deliver a vibrant and entertaining take on the show, which follows the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder and is placed under protective custody  - in a convent!

Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st November saw the cast deliver matinée performances to visiting Primary School children in the William Moles Hall, while on the evenings of Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd the show was staged for members of the paying public.?The production saw a number of acclaimed performances delivered by lead actors Libby Duncan (Deloris), Anna Smith (Mother Superior), Sarah Whittle (Mother Superior), Sarah Myles (Sister Mary Robert), Beth Vance (Sister Mary Lazarus), Cain Thomson (Sweaty Eddie), James Martin, (Sister Mary Patrick), Katie Goody (Sister Mary Theresa), Georgia Mayhew (Sister Mary Martin of Tours), James McAleese (Monsignor O’Hara), Angus Harron (Curtis), Tyler Smith (Joey), Ryan Cummins (T.J.), Thomas Scobie (Pablo), Benedict Harron (Ernie), Kathryn Nelson (Reporter), Carys Pavis (Can Driver) and Max Anderson (Deloris Ninja), as well as Katie Moore and Rosie Pidgeon (Traditional Dancers). In addition, the show was brought to life by its superb chorus as well as a talented orchestra that delivered its distinctive score with vivacity and aplomb throughout.

Following four accomplished, professional and entertaining performances, all in attendance were left wowed by the level of application and effort which enabled Grosvenor’s cast to produce such a superb series of shows. In recent times the school has deservedly earned a name for delivering Musical Drama productions of the highest quality and ‘Sister Act’ served only to enhance this reputation.

Congratulations to everybody involved in Grosvenor’s production of ‘Sister Act’ who helped to make the show such an overwhelming success - we look forward to seeing many of its talented actors and actresses treading the boards again before long.

The entire cast and crew of 'Sister Act' - Grosvenors 2017 Musical Drama Production - which was performed to in excess of 1500 audience members over four professional, highly entertaining shows throughout the week beginning Monday 20th November.

Lead Actress Libby Duncan leads her 'fellow' sisters in song during the finale of Grosvenor's Thursday night performance of 'Sister Act'.

(From left to right): Thomas Scobie (Pablo), Ryan Cummins (T.J.), Angus Harron (Curtis) and Tyler Smith (Joey) tread the boards during one of Grosvenor's performances of 'Sister Act' during the week beginning Monday 20th November.