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Sister Act (Susan Elkin reviews)

performed by students from the Associated Studios Performing Arts Academy at the Vaults Theatre, London.

Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩

Justina Kehinde is glitteringly talented and I’m certain that in the future I shall, as they say, be remembering where I first saw her. Delores, the nightclub singer who has to be hidden in a convent where she teaches the nuns to sing, is a gift of a part of course, but Kehinde runs with it like no other Delores I’ve seen.

She struts, simpers, sings divinely, commands the stage and then, along with the comedy of incongruity, eventually finds all the right depth in a character who is much more multi-faceted than first appears. It’s a splendid performance …. (read the rest of this review at Musical Theatre Review:

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Susan Elkin Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. She was Education and Training Editor at The Stage from 2005 - 2016
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