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Arts & Entertainment - August 16, 2019

'Sister Act' has soul power

Broadway By the Bay's latest production makes a joyful noise

by Karla Kane

Broadway By the Bay closes out summer with another crowd-pleasing musical comedy — one with "mass appeal," you (and the show's writers) might say. "Sister Act," based on the now-classic 1992 Whoopi Goldberg film of the same name, may have some hackneyed elements but it also has plenty of high-energy tunes by the powerhouse team of Alan Menken and Glenn Slater and another round of excellent performances and production values from the BBB crew.

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Arts & Entertainment Editor Karla Kane can be emailed at kkane@paweekly.com.


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