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Broadway Favorite Carolee Carmello on Her Early Years, Stage Triumphs and New Role as Sister Act’s Top Nun

Broadway Favorite Carolee Carmello on Her Early Years, Stage Triumphs and New Role as Sister Act’s Top Nun

Carolee Carmello, one of the Broadway divas we’re definitely thankful for, is back on the boards ruling the roost as Mother Superior in the hit musical comedy Sister Act. Just a few days after getting into the habit and taking to the stage of the Broadway Theatre, the funny and warm Tony nominee sat down for a chat with Editor-in-Chief ...

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Whoopi Goldberg, Patina Miller and the Stars of Sister Act Kick Off the Holiday Season at Macy’s

Whoopi Goldberg, Patina Miller and the Stars of Sister Act Kick Off the Holiday Season at Macy’s
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From Miracle on 34th Street to the world famous Thanksgiving Day Parade, Macy’s department store is an irreplaceable part of the New York holiday season. Part of that magic comes straight from the Manhattan storefront, where Macy’s magical holiday displays will delight shoppers throughout the winter months. What better way to unveil these holiday wonders than with a little help ...

Bonus Sister Lives! Sarah Bolt & Sister Act Go Dancing With the Stars

Bonus Sister Lives! Sarah Bolt & Sister Act Go Dancing With the Stars

Surprise, Sister Lives fan! Broadway.com has a special bonus episode of Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt! In this special ninth installment of the series, we join the cast of Sister Act as they head to Los Angeles to perform on Dancing With the Stars. With a little help from co-star (and DWTS superfan ...

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Carolee Carmello to Step Into Sister Act as Mother Superior

Carolee Carmello to Step Into Sister Act as Mother Superior

Broadway veteran Carolee Carmello will take over the role of the stern Mother Superior in Sister Act beginning November 19 at the Broadway Theatre. She replaces original star Victoria Clark, who earned a Tony nomination for originating the role on Broadway.

Carmello received Tony Award nominations for Lestat and Parade. Her other Broadway credits include Falsettos, 1776, The Scarlett Pimpernel ...

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Sister Act’s Marla Mindelle Can Make Anything Slutty on Halloween

Sister Act’s Marla Mindelle Can Make Anything Slutty on Halloween

Halloween is the most theatrical holiday, so it makes perfect sense that Broadway actors—who know a thing or two about rocking a costume—would embrace the spooky season. We asked your favorite stage stars to share their memories of yummy treats, silly tricks and the best and worst costumes they ever wore. Read on for inspiration, and Happy Halloween!

MARLA MINDELLE ...

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See Patina Miller and Her Sister Act Co-Stars Strut Their Stuff on The Wendy Williams Show

See Patina Miller and Her Sister Act Co-Stars Strut Their Stuff on The Wendy Williams Show

If there’s anyone who can give Sister Act’s Donna Summer-esque diva Deloris Van Cartier a run for her money, it’s Wendy Williams! On October 21, Broadway star Patina Miller and her badass backup singers joined Williams on her talk show to sass it up on “Fabulous, Baby.” After hearing the Tony nominee's performance, Williams was the first to ...

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Sister Act's Victoria Clark Shows Off Her Obama Signature and Super-Serious Suggestion Box

Sister Act's Victoria Clark Shows Off Her Obama Signature and Super-Serious Suggestion Box

In Sister Act, Tony winner Victoria Clark takes her role as convent whip-cracker Mother Superior very seriously, but backstage at the Broadway Theatre the actress is anything but stern. Clark recently invited Broadway.com to check out her dressing room digs, where she showed off her enormous costume, which (unofficially) weighs 48 pounds, a sweet memento from composer Alan Menken ...

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Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #8: Big Dreams and a Big Finish!

Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #8: Big Dreams and a Big Finish!

The eighth and (sigh!) final episode of Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt has arrived, and while we’re bummed to see the last of our wonderful video blogger, she sends things off with a bang! First up, Bolt goes on a fact-finding mission to another behind-the-scenes spot, the orchestra pit, and “you don’t wanna know” ...

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Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #7: Tony Winners Everywhere!

Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #7: Tony Winners Everywhere!

In episode seven of Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt our bubbly vlogger, inspired by one particularly lovely front row audience, drops some etiquette tips on her theater loving fans. These stand-up showgoers got a shout out for being awesome audience members and not committing any of Bolt’s favorite yes-they-really-happened offenses (hint: no sleeping, knitting ...

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Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #6: Broadway Back-Up Plans

Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #6: Broadway Back-Up Plans

It’s time for episode six of Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt, and our fabulous Broadway.com vlogger went trolling her Twitter feed to find out what her equally fabulous fans wanted to know! This week’s question: What would you do if you weren’t on Broadway? Bolt, for one, nannied the entire Upper East and ...

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Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #5: Stage Secrets Revealed

Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #5: Stage Secrets Revealed

The fifth episode of Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt found our intrepid video blogger delving into the lives of some of Broadway’s unsung heroes: understudies, swings and behind-the-scenes geniuses of all sorts. Ever thought, "What is a swing, anyway?" Bolt gets the scoop from Natalie Bradshaw! After a singing shout out to Sister Lives ...

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Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #4: Viewer’s Choice

Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #4:  Viewer’s Choice

You asked, she answered! In the latest installment of Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt, our intrepid video blogger put out the Twitter call to find out what fans really want her to investigate: The pre-show ritual. How do the stars of Sister Act prepare? Never one to back down from a challenge, Bolt went from dressing ...

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Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #3: Talent Show!

Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #3: Talent Show!

In the third installment of Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt, our lovely Broadway.com vlogger heads into the dressing rooms to hunt down the hidden talents of her co-stars. Fart noises? Check. A flair for nostril flaring? Absolutely. Some seriously impressive music with spoons? Oh yes. Marla Mindelle (who has made up with Patina’s ...

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Sister Act’s Victoria Clark Shares Her Bra-Related High School Regrets

Sister Act’s Victoria Clark Shares Her Bra-Related High School Regrets

As kids all over America head back to school, Broadway.com decided to ask our favorite Broadway stars to look back at their own years in the classroom, sharing memories of favorite subjects and activities and describing their younger selves. Tony winner Victoria Clark is currently cloistered on Broadway in the high-spirited musical Sister Act, playing by-the-book Mother Superior, but ...

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Patina Miller on Settling into Sister Act, Her Mixology Background and BFF Jonathan Groff

Patina Miller on Settling into Sister Act, Her Mixology Background and BFF Jonathan Groff

As far as Broadway is concerned, Patina Miller has gone from zero to 60 in record time. The Carnegie Mellon grad booked a job as an understudy in Sister Act five years ago and has stayed with the show ever since—with some time off to wail on “The Age of Aquarius” in Hair in Central Park. Post-Hair, Miller snagged ...

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Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #2: Hurricane Edition

Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #2: Hurricane Edition

There was some serious drama behind episode two of Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt, when Hurricane Irene swept through New York City, shutting down Broadway shows for two days. For Broadway.com vlogger Bolt that meant one thing: hurrication! Once the star and her castmates were back in business at the Broadway Theatre, Bolt ...

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Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #1: Series Premiere, Starring Patina Miller’s Puppy!

Sister Lives: Backstage at ‘Sister Act’ with Sarah Bolt #1: Series Premiere, Starring Patina Miller’s Puppy!

Broadway.com’s newest video blogger Sarah Bolt is ready to take you behind the scenes at the Broadway Theatre in Sister Lives: Backstage at “Sister Act” with Sarah Bolt. In her first episode, Bolt (whose onstage alter ego is the ever-perky Sister Mary Patrick) enlists partner-in-crime Marla Mindelle (Sister Mary Robert) to show Broadway.com the ins and ...

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New Video Blog Sister Lives: Backstage at 'Sister Act' with Sarah Bolt Premieres August 23

New Video Blog Sister Lives: Backstage at 'Sister Act' with Sarah Bolt Premieres August 23

What are the secrets of Sister Act? If you’ve ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of a show about disco, nuns, sequins and soul—and honestly, who hasn’t?—the wait is over. Broadway.com will soon be bringing you an exclusive in-depth backstage look at the sparkly, high-spirited show with star Sarah Bolt’s new video blog, Sister Lives ...

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Spend an Action-Packed Day with Chester Gregory, Sister Act's Top Cop

Spend an Action-Packed Day with Chester Gregory, Sister Act's Top Cop
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Chester Gregory could teach his Sister Act character—a semi-valiant, would-be Romeo—a thing or two about playing it cool. As sweetheart cop Eddie ‘Sweaty Eddie’ Souther, Gregory spends his stage time pining for the glamorous Deloris Van Cartier (Patina Miller). Off stage, the Broadway vet (an alum of Hairspray, Tarzan and Cry-Baby) has his hands in a million and one projects ...

Patina Miller, Victoria Clark & More Share a Sweet Sister Act Celebration!

Patina Miller, Victoria Clark & More Share a Sweet Sister Act Celebration!
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The sequins of Sister Act seemed to have a little extra sparkle on July 19, when the high-spirited, disco-riffic musical celebrated its 100th performance! In honor of the milestone, the show’s cast, from saintly nuns to sinister gangsters, got together for a special indulgence: some Sister Act cake. Stars Patina Miller and Victoria Clark were happily on hand to cut ...

Sister Act’s Sarah Bolt on Being a Bossypants, Bubbly Nun and Bride-to-Be

Sister Act’s Sarah Bolt on Being a Bossypants, Bubbly Nun and Bride-to-Be

Age & hometown: 29, St. Louis, Missouri

Current Role: Feeling the spirit as ever-joyful young nun Sister Mary Patrick—and soon-to-be Broadway.com video blogger!—in Sister Act.

Everything's Under Control: It’s no surprise that Bolt, whose parents met doing a regional production of Godspell, was a theatrical child. As the six-year-old host of a homemade talk show called Starlights on ...

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Douglas Carter Beane on How Underage Drinking Helped Him Write Sister Act

Douglas Carter Beane on How Underage Drinking Helped Him Write Sister Act

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As the musical adaptation of Sister Act was preparing to hop the pond from the West End in 2010, producers enlisted a veteran playwright to give the show a Broadway makeover: Douglas Carter Beane. The famously funny writer earned his third Tony Award nomination for his Sister Act efforts, having gotten nods for his two previous Rialto ...

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Saints & Sinners of Sister Act: Audrie Neenan & Co. Illuminate Ancient Sister Mary Lazarus

Saints & Sinners of Sister Act: Audrie Neenan & Co. Illuminate Ancient Sister Mary Lazarus

From meeting the sweet young sisters of Sister Act earlier in our Broadway.com character series, you might think that all nuns are made of sugar and spice and everything nice. Think again. In the latest installment of our video series meet Sister Mary Lazarus, a lifelong nun as old as her namesake who runs the convent choir which disco ...

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Broadway Fashion Icon: The Many Looks of Sister Act Sensation Patina Miller

Broadway Fashion Icon: The Many Looks of Sister Act Sensation Patina Miller

This may be her first time on Broadway, but Sister Act star Patina Miller has already rocketed to the head of the class when it comes to red carpet fashion. Since opening as aspiring disco diva Deloris Van Carter on April 20, Miller has been turning heads with her sartorial sense every step-and-repeat of the way. Her choice in dresses ...

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Video Flashback! Sister Act Scribe Cheri Steinkellner Is Inspired by 42nd Street's Dancing Feet at the 2001 Tonys

Video Flashback! Sister Act Scribe Cheri Steinkellner Is Inspired by 42nd Street's Dancing Feet at the 2001 Tonys

In the final days leading up to the 2011 Tony telecast, Broadway.com is posting videos of favorite Tony memories of this year’s nominees, with their own commentary. Multiple Emmy winner Cheri Steinkellner, nominated for co-writing the book of Sister Act, traces her Broadway dreams to the opening number of the 2001 Tonys, when the fast-tapping ensemble of 42nd Street ...

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