Wednesday, August 18

Sally Dexter to take over from Whoopi Goldberg in Sister Act

When Whoopi Goldberg finishes her limited run in Sister Act on 31st August, Sally Dexter will play Mother Superior in the West End production at the London Palladium until it closes on October 30th in advance of its Broadway debut in 2011.

Sally Dexter’s stage credits include Nancy in Sam Mendes's 1994 revival of Oliver! at the London Palladium (for which she was nominated for an Olivier Award), Mrs Wilkinson in Billy Elliot the Musical , Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Anna in the original production of Patrick Marber's Closer and Regan in King Lear. She spent several years with the Royal Shakespeare Company and at the Royal National Theatre.

She starred in Bad Girls - the Musical at the Garrick Theatre in 2007  and can be heard as Madame Giry on the concept cast recording of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies.

Sister Act is closing to make way for Andrew Lloyd Webber's revival of The Wizard of Oz

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