Sister Act Character Description and Audition Pieces
All playing ages are guidelines.
The parts of Sister Mary Martin-of-Tours, Sister Mary Theresa, Ernie(Curtis’ henchman killed in Act 1 Scene 2) and other smaller parts will be cast from the main auditions.
Deloris Van Cartier – Playing Age mid 20’s to mid 30’s. Must move well.
A feisty, strong willed, larger than life character. Curtis’ bit on the side. Bought up a catholic and taught by nuns. Dreams of making it big singing.
Songs – 2. Fabulous Baby! (to bar 66) -
Mother Superior – Playing Age 50 +.
Haughty, well spoken with a tough exterior. We see a softer side by the end of the show.
Sister Mary Robert – Playing age late teens to early 20’s
A small postulant nun. Very timid and quiet, until she eventually finds her voice.
Sister Mary Patrick – playing age mid 20’s to 30’s
A large, bubbly, excitable, over the top, larger than life character. Everyone’s friend.
Sister Mary Lazurus – Mid 50’s +
Choir mistress who gets moved aside. A bit of a grump. She takes everything in her stride, even rapping!
Tina and Michelle - Playing age 20 – 30’s
Nightclub backing singers. Good time girls, been around the block a few times!
Song – 1. Take Me To Heaven (bar 27 to bar 62 – own line) - Tina -
Monsignor O’Hara - Playing age late 40’s+
A friendly, good natured gentleman. Always bright and positive.
Curtis – Playing age mid 30’s to 50’s
Confident, chilled out gangster. He is always in control of the people around him, his actions and any situation he finds himself in.
Eddie – Mid 20’s-mid 30’s
Police officer. Bit of a nerd and totally uncool, there is a cool guy inside waiting to get out.
TJ – Playing age 18+
Youngest of Curtis’ henchmen and his nephew, which is the only reason he has the job! He is naïve, daft and childlike, easily manipulated. Finds humour in everything he can.
Joey – Playing age 30+
Curtis’ head henchman. Does what he is told. Thinks he is a cool ladies’ man but he’s not.
Pablo – Playing age 30+
Curtis’ Hispanic henchman. He is quiet and moody, the toughest of the gangsters. He is a slick, smooth dude but slow!