“When the wimples start quivering, the pinched mouths break into sunbeam smiles, and the nuns start rocking to raise the Gothic rafters, all’s right in the kingdom of musical comedy.”

– New York Times
Performance Dates

Sister Act

Miriam Drake Theatre
University of Nebraska-Kearney
2506 12th Avenue • Kearney, Nebraska

Summer 2022

A feel-good musical comedy based on the hit film that will have audiences jumping to their feet! When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won’t be found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique talents to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community, Presented at the Miriam Drake Theatre on the UNK Campus  in Kearney, Sister Act is a sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship. It is filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing, and a truly moving story that is sure to have audiences rejoicing!

Directions and Parking Information



Mother Superior
Deloris Van Cartier
Sister Mary Patrick
Sister Mary Robert
Sister Mary Theresa
Sister Mary Lazarus
Sister Mary Martin-of-Tours
Monsignor O'Hara
Music Director
Master Electrician/Carpenter
Scenic Charge Artist
General Technician
Assistant Scene Designer/Scenic Artist/Carpenter
Props Designer
General Technician
Dance Captain
Light Designer
Scene Designer
General Technician
Technical Director
Props Assistant
Stage Manager
Scenic Artist

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