HCT Curtis & EddieHickory – Two actors from Rent, Clay Hennessee and Juan Holquin, are working together again in Sister Act, the opening musical and the new season at the Hickory Community Theatre. Performances start on September 1st and run through the 17th.

In this comic musical about a lounge singer named Deloris Van Cartier, who is hiding out in a convent after witnessing a murder, Hennessee and Holquin once again portray opposing forces in Deloris’ life.

Hennessee plays Curtis, the gangster looking to silence her and Holquin is Eddie, the police detective trying to protect her.

Performances of Sister Act are September 1st through 17th, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Thursdays (Sept 7 & 14) at 7:30pm, and Sundays (Sept 10 & 17) at 2:30pm. Tickets are $20. There is a $2 senior discount for Fri/Sat/Sun performances. Tickets for students and youth 18 & under are $10. On Thursday night all adults are $16 and youth/students are $10. Tickets go on sale on August 14th.

The Hickory Community Theatre is a Funded Affiliate of the United Arts Council of Catawba County. The 2017-2018 Season is sponsored by Paramount Automotive and A Cleaner World. Sister Act is produced by Frye Regional Medical Center and the Guild at HCT.

PHOTO: Clay Hennessee (left) is Curtis and Juan Holquin is Eddie  in Sister Act the Musical, on stage September 1st through the 19th at the Hickory Community Theatre. Call 828-327-3855 for more information. Photo by Lauren Albers.