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January 22
5:16 PM 2010

SH-BOOM! From the "marvelous" mind of creator Roger Bean, comes another trip to Springfield where the "Crooning Crabcakes," the boy group banned from the Springfield High School prom which made it possible for "The Marvelous Wonderettes" to perform there. Now in an era before "American Idol," and "Star Search," the guys get one more chance at fame and fortune as Denny and his friend Eugene form a singing group so they can enter and win the local radio contest on Big Whopper Radio and realize their dreams of making it to the big time! With the help of their best friend Wally and their new friend Skip, this is the best quartet of singers since, well, you know who! Trouble comes in the form of Lois, who arrives to help put some polish on the group but who also broke Eugene's heart many years before.

As Eugene falls apart , Skip, Wally and Denny fall in love - and hilarity and heartaches ensue! Will Lois and one of the boys find true love? Will these delightfully goofy guys be able to pull it together and win the contest? Featuring such classic songs as "Stay" (Just a Little Bit Longer)," "Runaround Sue," "The Great Pretender," "Tears On My Pillow," "Unchained Melody," "Earth Angel," "The Glory of Love," and of course the title song, LIFE COULD BE A DREAM is another musical trip down memory lane that will leave you laughing, singing and cheering - let's hear it for the boys! Until you have a chance to see it yourself, Broadway World TV's Dean Butler and Michael Sterling give you an inside look at the show that has LA audiences begging for more!

LIFE COULD BE A DREAM is produced by David Elzer, Peter Schneider and Crooning Crabcakes, LLC. Written and directed by Roger Bean (The Marvelous Wonderettes) with choreography by Lee Martino (Reprise On Your Toes, On The Town) and musical direction by Michael Paternostro (Kiss of the Spider Woman, Thrill Me), this LA Stage Alliance, Ovation nominated, critically acclaimed musical opened at the Hudson Theatre August 7, 2009 and has since enjoyed multiple extensions.

As announced by David Elzer to Dean Butler and Michael Sterling during their very recent visit with the show's cast, the smash LA hit is currently scheduled for performances through March, 2010 at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. The performance schedule is Thursdays & Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 3:00 & 8:00pm and Sundays at 3:00pm.

Tickets are $40 for Thursday and Friday evenings; $45 for all other performances. For Tickets, please call (323) 960-4412 or visit or


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MICHAEL STERLING of Michael Sterling & Associates is a successful entrepreneur of public relations and stage production in Los Angeles.


DEAN BUTLER is best known for creating the role of ?Almanzo Wilder? opposite Melissa Gilbert?s character of ?Laura Ingalls? in the phenomenally popular, hit television series Little House on the Prairie which, still today, lives on in syndication around the world.  After five years on Little House, Mr. Butler went on to star in television?s The New Gidget as Jeff "Moondoggie" Griffin, and was a frequent guest star on such memorable television series? as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Murder She Wrote, Love Boat and JAG.


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