Misty Cotton Joins THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES 3/6
As The Marvelous Wonderettes continues its dream run at the Westside Theatre, Misty Cotton joins the production as "Missy" on Friday, March 6. She joins fellow cast mates Beth Malone, Bets Malone and Victoria Matlock in this non-stop pop musical comedy written and directed by Roger Bean. The Marvelous Wonderettes began previews on August 29, 2008 and the show celebrated its Official Opening on September 14. Farah Alvin, who originated the role of "Missy" Off-Broadway, plays her final performance on Sunday, March 1.
The New York Times calls The Marvelous Wonderettes "an utter charm" while Variety states, "All four (performers) are incredible singers and gifted comedians." The Marvelous Wonderettes features iconic sounds of the fifties and beyond. Brimming with such classics as "Lollipop," "Dream Lover," and "Lipstick on Your Collar," The Marvelous Wonderettes is a musical blast from the past.
Misty Cotton originated the role of "Missy" in Winter Wonderettes at the Milwaukee Repertory and in the West Coast Premiere production at the El Portal Theatre. She also played "Missy" in The Marvelous Wonderettes at the Laguna Playhouse. Broadway/First National credits include: Miss Saigon, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Les Miserables. Regional credits include: Side Car, Last Five Years, Sophisticated Ladies, Barnum, Spitfire Grill, Jekyll and Hyde, Oliver, Triumph of Love, to name a few.
This production includes Set Design by Michael Carnahan, Costume and Wig Design by Bobby Pearce, Lighting Design by Jeremy Pivnick, Sound Design by Cricket S. Myers, Musical Direction by Michael Borth and Choreography by Janet Miller and is presented by David Elzer, Peter Schneider and Marvelous NYC, LLC.
The Marvelous Wonderettes plays as follows at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street): Monday through Wednesday, Friday & Saturday at 8:00 PM, with matinee performances on Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday at 3:00 PM. Tickets are available through Telecharge at www.telecharge.com or (212) 239-6200. Tickets are $75.00.
For more info, please visit www.MarvelousWonderettes.com.