Photo Flash: Sierra Rep's RESPECT, Now Playing Through 9/1

August 7
1:03 PM 2013

From Betty Boop to Tina Turner and Lily Langtree to Cyndi Lauper, female pop stars and their music provide a vivid reflection of how much has changed for American women in the last 100 years. That's the story celebrated in the hit musical revue RESPECT: A Musical Journey of Women, playing at Sierra Repertory Theatre's East Sonora stage July 26 through September 1. Check out a first look at the cast in action below!

Four powerhouse performers and a live band draw from decades of Top 40 hits in this non-stop song-and-dance showcase of women's challenges, opportunities and triumphs. An international hit, it has packed houses and brought audiences to their feet from coast to coast.

The exuberant song list stretches from period standards such as "Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey," "Someone to Watch Over Me," and "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," to pop fare like "Where the Boys Are" and "Bobbie's Girl" through energized anthems like "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'," "I Am Woman," "I Will Survive" and "Girls Just Want To Have Fun." A narrator puts the songs in context, so we experience them as a timeline and see how they punctuated turning points in women's history.

"Just hearing these songs that we all love is great fun in and of itself," said SRT Managing Director Sara Jones, "and getting to look at them from this slightly different angle adds depth."

RESPECT opens Friday, July 26 and plays through Sunday, September 1 at SRT's East Sonora stage. Thursday and Friday performances begin at 7, Saturday evening performances are at 8 and Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees begin at 2. Ticket prices range from $26 to $32 depending on the day of the performance. For more information or reservations, call Sierra Rep's box office at (209) 532-3120 or visit Sierra Rep at www.sierrarep.org.

Photo Credit: Rich Miller Photography

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