Theatre Rhinoceros — San Francisco’s Live Professional Queer Theater

GLAAD Media Award Winner

“Theatre Rhinoceros continues to stage the best, most thought provoking new plays in the Bay Area.” — Vince Mediaa

Sister Act

Music by Alan Menken. Lyrics by Glenn Slater

Book by Bill & Cheri Steinkellner.
Additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane.

Directed and choreographed by AeJay Mitchell

May 17 – June 1
Wednesday – Saturday @ 8 pm. Saturday matinees @ 3 pm

The Gateway Theatre (formerly Eureka)
215 Jackson St Map It    Parking Info

The famous Whoopi Goldberg movie that became the hit musical now gets the Rhino twist when a drag queen singer has to go into hiding as a nun. But she’s not the only nun in drag–not at Rhino!

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Hear Branden Noel Thomas (Deloris), Director and Choreographer AeJay Mitchell, and Music Director Tammy L. Hall talk Sister Act with Wanda.

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Critical praise for Sister Act!

… the crowning grace in this heart-thumping, toe-tapping, clap-your-hands production is the casting of Branden Noel Thomas as Sister Mary Clarence (aka Deloris van Cartier, “of the Cartier Family”).  With glitter-adorned eyelashes that reach almost into the first row of the audience, curls that tumble to her shoulders like Niagara Falls, and glorious vocal pipes that any church organ would envy to possess, this Sista is almost assured of packing ‘em in at the Gateway Theatre for nightly congregations full of revival-meeting fervor.

Eddie Reynolds, Theatre Eddys

Noel Thomas, playing the lead role in drag, dominates the stage. … His upper register and some of the more soulful tracts sound like they come from a powerful blues beltin’ mama.

Victor Cordell, For All Events

Sister Act is a sweet love story that will have you discreetly wiping away tears during the encore.

Wanda Ali Batin Sabir, Wanda's Picks

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Action Hero

Written and Directed by John Fisher

June 6 – July 6

Phoenix Theatre
414 Mason Street (between Geary and Post)

Jason is headed to Hollywood to become a star. There he encounters the greatest star of all time, a man of many secrets and many desires. One of them is the desire to be frightened. Can Jason and his friend Cranston meet that challenge? And do they really want this star’s help, given what they know about him?

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