Photo Flash: 'Wanda's World' at Union Square

The cast of the Amas Musical Theatre production of the new tween musical Wanda's World performed in Union Square on Friday December 21. The world premiere musical Wanda's World will begin performances on Wednesday, January 16 through February 3 at the 45th Street Theatre (354 West 45 Street).

The talented cast includes: Sandie Rosa as Wanda (Let's Face It, Good News, Extraordinary, The Musical), Anna Bowen (Once on this Island, Colored People's Time, "As the World Turns"), Jennifer Bowles (National Tour Wonderful Town, But, I'm A Cheerleader), Michael Dexter (Finding Nemo The Musical, The Wiz, Ragtime), James Royce Edwards (Hairspray, Mama Mia, Altar Boyz), Leo Ash Evans (Gypsy), Devin Ilaw (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Wizard of Oz), Heather Jane Rolff (Sophie, Tootie & Bell; Pirates of Penzance), Christine Scharf, Chris Vettel (National Tour Annie, Sunset Boulevard), Valerie Wrights (Annie Get Your Gun, Cats Film: Sleepless in Seattle). Creative team includes Beowulf Boritt (set design) , Bret Jarvis (sound design), and Carol Hanzel (casting).

"Wanda's World is a new family musical, especially designed for "tweens," that generation of emerging, almost adolescents. Wanda Butternut is the popular host of the hit TV talk show, Wanda's World, where kids call in to get advice solving their problems She is beautiful, confident and always knows what to her fantasy. In real life, Wanda has a unique problem of her own and is dreading her first day of school in a new town," explain press notes.

Wanda's World begins performances January 16; Opening January 23 - February 3, 2008. Show times Wed-Sat at 7:30 PM with matinees Saturday at 2PM and Sunday at 3PM. School performances on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11AM; Friday, February 1 at 11

Tickets are $40 (adults) and $25 (children and seniors) and can be purchased at or (212) 352-3101

The 45th Street Theatre is located at 354 West 45th Street. Running time 75 minutes. For more info please visit or

Photos by Donna Trinkoff

Photo Flash: 'Wanda's World' at Union Square
Michael Dexter, Leo Ash Evans and Devin Ilaw

Photo Flash: 'Wanda's World' at Union Square
Sandie Rosa as Wanda and Anna Bowen

Photo Flash: 'Wanda's World' at Union Square
The cast of Wanda's World

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