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Brainerd Community Theater Will Present Two Summer Performances, SH-BOOM and THE MARV Photo Brainerd Community Theater Will Present Two Summer Performances, SH-BOOM and THE MARVELLOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

Brainerd Community Theater will present two summer performances outdoors this year, Sh-Boom! and The Marvellous Wonderettes.

VIDEO: Castle Craig Players Presents The Quarantined Wonderettes Photo VIDEO: Castle Craig Players Presents The Quarantined Wonderettes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020

Meriden's Castle Craig Players have brought back everyone's favorite 'marvelous' quartet to create a brand new new take on the classic song 'Mister Sandman', in response to the current quarantine and COVID-19 crisis.

VIDEO: Watch Michelle Dowdy In 'Jazzy, A Night Of Broadway' Photo VIDEO: Watch Michelle Dowdy In 'Jazzy, A Night Of Broadway'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020

Are you feeling a little cooped up and need a showtune fix? Broadway's Michelle Dowdy has released the full video of her award winning cabaret show, 'Jazzy, A Night Of Broadway' on YouTube for you to enjoy during your quarantine.

Photo Flash: First Look At TexARTS' THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON Photo Photo Flash: First Look At TexARTS' THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020

The Marvelous Wonderettes return to TexARTS in an all new show! It's 1969, and The Marvelous Wonderettes are back at Springfield High to throw a retirement party for their favorite teacher. As the girls sing their way through the greatest girl-group hits of the '60s and bid Ms. McPherson a fond farewell, one of the Wonderettes reveals she'll also be saying goodbye to search for success and happiness on her own.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with TexARTS THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with TexARTS THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020

TexARTS is getting ready to boogie on down memory lane with The Wonderettes as they sing and dance to the biggest hits of the '60s and '70s. The Wonderettes take the TexARTS Kam and James Morris Stage this February.

Levis JCC West Boca Theatre Company Will Kick Off its 2020 Season Photo Levis JCC West Boca Theatre Company Will Kick Off its 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

The Levis JCC West Boca Theatre Company (WBTC) has burst onto the cultural scene this year with a season chock-full of critically-acclaimed productions. The professional theater company, under the direction of Producer/Director Alan Nash, continues to offer a diverse schedule of musicals, comedy, drama and cabaret performances featuring award-winning playwrights and actors.

Wake Up With BWW 1/2: Broadway Stars Reveal Their Resolutions, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/2: Broadway Stars Reveal Their Resolutions, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 2, 2020

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Welcome to 2020! We hope you all had a happy holiday season.

BWW Review: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES at Ridgefield Theater Barn Sings the Phrases of Photo BWW Review: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES at Ridgefield Theater Barn Sings the Phrases of AM Radio and 45s
by Bruce Apar - Dec 19, 2019

The Marvelous Wonderettes tugs at the memories of audiences who remember the days when AM radio ruled the airwaves and 45-rpm records were stacked, like hotcakes, on a phonograph spindle.

BWW Review: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES at Ridgefield Theater Barn Photo BWW Review: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES at Ridgefield Theater Barn
by Sean Fallon - Dec 16, 2019

On Saturday, December 14, I had the pleasure of seeing THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES at the Ridgefield Theater Barn in Ridgefield, CT. This comedic musical has the audience laughing from start to finish, while keeping everyone entertained with great oldies songs from the 1950s and 1960s. The excellent singing and acting brings all four characters to life, under the writing of Roger Bean, direction of Foster Evans Reese, and musical direction of Benjamin McCormack who leads the talented live band that is onstage, in the back of the stage.

BWW Review: WINTER WONDERETTES Takes You On a Delightful Holiday Trip at Cumberland C Photo BWW Review: WINTER WONDERETTES Takes You On a Delightful Holiday Trip at Cumberland County Playhouse
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 26, 2019

There's no better way to ease into the hijinks and hubbub of the holiday season than with a nostalgic trip down memory lane with the awesomely talented, tremendously charming and oh-so-delightful quartet, aka the Marvelous Wonderettes, in Roger Bean's confectionary Winter Wonderettes, the seasonal follow-up to his popular The Marvelous Wonderettes, which first introduced us to Cindy Lou, Betty Jean, Suzy and Missy.

Patrick Dunn, Preston Truman Boyd, & Michelle Dowdy Join LES MISERABLES On Tour Photo Patrick Dunn, Preston Truman Boyd, & Michelle Dowdy Join LES MISERABLES On Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

Cameron Mackintosh announced today that Patrick Dunn, Preston Truman Boyd and Michelle Dowdy will join the acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, as 'Jean Valjean,' 'Inspector Javert' and 'Madame Thénardier,' respectively, beginning December 10, 2019 at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, NY.

BWW Previews: Step Back In Time With Spanish Lyric Theatre's THE MARVELLOUS WONDERETT Photo BWW Previews: Step Back In Time With Spanish Lyric Theatre's THE MARVELLOUS WONDERETTES at HCC Mainstage Theatre Ybor City
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Oct 3, 2019

'The Marvelous Wonderettes' tells the story of friends Suzy, Missy, Cindy Lou, and Betty Jean. The quartet is typical of high school. Suzy is the ditzy one, Missy is the control freak perfectionist with a secret, Cindy Lou is flirty and hopes to be prom queen, and Betty Jean is the class clown.

New London Barn Playhouse Announces THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Photo New London Barn Playhouse Announces THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Award-winning New London Barn Playhouse presents The Marvelous Wonderettes running August 21st thru September 1st

SHREK Next Up At Danbury's Musicals At RIchter, July 26-August 10 Photo SHREK Next Up At Danbury's Musicals At RIchter, July 26-August 10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating 35 seasons as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, continues its main stage season with 'Shrek the Musical,' a hilarious fairy tale adventure based on the beloved animated film and children's book, playing July 26 to August 10. Staged on the grounds of the Richter House Arts Center, 100 Aunt Hack Road, in Danbury, performances take place outdoors under the stars Friday through Sunday evenings, with additional specially discounted performances on Thursday August 1 and 8.

BWW Review: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES at Florida Studio Theatre Where the Good Times  Photo BWW Review: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES at Florida Studio Theatre Where the Good Times Roll
by Jacob Ruscoe - Jun 18, 2019

I think many of us go to the theatre to be entertained. We desire to escape our daily reality, and be whisked away to someone else's world - a place that can be carefree and full of joy. Musicals take on many forms and The Marvelous Wonderettes, currently playing at Florida Studio Theatre under the direction of Jason Cannon. succeeds in providing its audience with a worry-free stroll down memory lane.

FST Opens 4th Week Of Performances Of THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Photo FST Opens 4th Week Of Performances Of THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre kicks off its 29th Summer Mainstage Season with The Marvelous Wonderettes by Roger Bean, an Off-Broadway hit that takes audiences on a fun-filled trip down memory lane. This upbeat musical opens on Springfield High's prom in 1958, which has unexpectedly lost its musical act. To save the night, four female friends-Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy-take the stage to entertain their classmates in four-part harmony. The Marvelous Wonderettes starts May 29 in FST's Gompertz Theatre.

Kristy Cates Returns to Cast of THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES For Final Performances Photo Kristy Cates Returns to Cast of THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES For Final Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019

On Sunday June 16th, The Marvelous Wonderettes, currently playing Off-Broadway at Theatre Row, will take its final bow.  The show had initially ended its three year run in January, but returned for Sunday performances shortly thereafter.  Returning for the final performances as Missy Miller is Kristy Cates (Wicked, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Finding Neverland); who starred in the show in 2016. 

Review Roundup: JUBILEE at Arena Stage; What Did The Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: JUBILEE at Arena Stage; What Did The Critics Think?
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

Inspired by the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers, this uplifting new work chronicles the bold African American ensemble as they travel the world, captivating kings, queens and audiences with hymns and spiritual songs supported by their rich voices. Written and directed by Thompson with vocal arrangements and music direction by Dianne Adams McDowell, Jubilee runs now through June 2, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater.

THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Opens FST's 2019 Summer Mainstage Season Photo THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Opens FST's 2019 Summer Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre kicks off its 29th Summer Mainstage Season with The Marvelous Wonderettes by Roger Bean, an Off-Broadway hit that takes audiences on a fun-filled trip down memory lane. This upbeat musical opens on Springfield High's prom in 1958, which has unexpectedly lost its musical act. To save the night, four female friends-Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy-take the stage to entertain their classmates in four-part harmony. The Marvelous Wonderettes starts May 29 in FST's Gompertz Theatre.

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At JUBILEE at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At JUBILEE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Arena Stage's Jubilee. Inspired by the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers, this uplifting new work chronicles the bold African American ensemble as they travel the world, captivating kings, queens and audiences with hymns and spiritual songs supported by their rich voices. Written and directed by Thompson with vocal arrangements and music direction by Dianne Adams McDowell, Jubilee runs April 26 - June 2, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater.

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