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NEWSICAL THE MUSICAL Plays Final Performance Tonight Photo NEWSICAL THE MUSICAL Plays Final Performance Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

The 5th longest running musical in Off-Broadway history, NEWSical The Musical, the 2011 winner of the Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical,  will be ending its historic run on June 17th.

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. 

NEWSICAL THE MUSICAL To End Off-Broadway Run June 17 Photo NEWSICAL THE MUSICAL To End Off-Broadway Run June 17
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

The 5th longest running musical in Off-Broadway history, NEWSical The Musical, the 2011 winner of the Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical,  will be ending its historic run on June 17th. 

Photo Flash: A MUSICAL ABOUT  STAR  WARS Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photo Flash: A MUSICAL ABOUT STAR WARS Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away…last Saturday, "May The Fourth" at Theatre Row to be exact… A Musical About Star Wars - or Why Star Wars is the Greatest Thing in the Galaxy, Much Much Better than Star Trek opened to thunderous applause, standing ovations, and unparalleled accolades.

NEWSical Celebrates 3000 Performances Photo NEWSical Celebrates 3000 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

On Jan 26th, 2019 NEWSical The Musical, the 10th longest running Off-Broadway show and 3rd longest running musical revue in NY history, will be celebrating its 3000th performance at Theatre Row.  To celebrate the milestone the show will be receiving a proclamation from Speaker of the City Council, Corey Johnson, as well as a proclamation from the New York State Assembly.

MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Sets Closing Night Photo MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Sets Closing Night
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

On Sunday January 6th, The Marvelous Wonderettes, currently playing Off-Broadway at Theatre Row, will take its final bow after 567 performances. The final cast includes Kristen Alderson (Emmy Winner, One Life to Live) as Cindy Lou, Michelle Dowdy (Broadway's Hairspray) as Betty Jean, Amy Hillner Larsen (First National and RCCL Hairspray) as Suzy , Maggie McDowell (Broadway's Disaster and Kinky Boots) as Missy, and Amy Toporek in her Off-Bway debut as the 'Wonderstudy'.

Michelle Dowdy Joins Off-Broadway's THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Photo Michelle Dowdy Joins Off-Broadway's THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

On Sunday Aug, 20th The Marvelous Wonderettes, currently playing Off-Broadway at Theatre Row, bid adieu to long time cast member Ryann Redmond and original cast member Sally Schwab.  This week the production welcomes two new cast members to Springfield High School.

NYC Mayor Declares May 23rd 'NEWSical The Musical Day' in Honor of Milestone
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

On May 23rd, 2017 NEWSical The Musical, the 14th longest running Off-Broadway show and 4th longest running musical revue in history, will be celebrating its 2500th performance at Theatre Row.

The Marvelous Wonderettes' Sally Schwab Stars in All-New Show ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Real-life NYC public high school history teacher Sally Schwab is pulling triple stage duty this spring, continuing her roles as Betty Jean in off-Broadway's The Marvelous Wonderettes and the female swing in NEWSical the Musical and now starring in her own show, Adventures in Babysitting. 

Laura Woyasz Returns to THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

???????The Marvelous Wonderettes is thrilled to welcome its original "Wonderstudy", Laura Woyasz, back to the production.  Woyasz will be taking on the role of Missy Miller full time replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory bound Kristy Cates.  Woyasz was last seen in the tour of Cheers Live on Stage as well as the Broadway company of Wicked as Glinda. 

Kristy Cates Joins THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

At the Wednesday, Sept 22nd matinee of The Marvelous Wonderettes, producers Tom and Michael D'Angora will be celebrating the show's 100th performance by welcoming Kristy Cates to the company!  Cates is joining the production in the role of Missy Miller who belts out 'You Don't Own Me', 'Wedding Bell Blues', and 'Mr. Lee' among other classic 50's and 60's pop hits. 

Ryann Redmond and Kristy Cates Join THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Producer/Directors Tom and Michael D'Angora are thrilled to announce the new cast members for the current Off-Broadway revival of The Marvelous Wonderettes! 

VIDEO: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES' Christina Bianco Launches 'Unlikely Interpretations': 25 Impressions In 25 Days
by Michael Dale - Jul 29, 2016

the master mimic offers famous movies quotes as interpreted by somewhat miscast performers.

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/23-7/24/2016
by - Jul 24, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 24, 2016 - Sunday, July 24, 2016.

BWW TV: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Transport Bryant Park Back in Time!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 24, 2016

In attendance was the cast of The Marvelous Wonderettes (Diana DeGarmo, Christina Bianco, Jenna Leigh Green, Sally Schwab) who performed a medley of hits from the 50s and 60s. Check out highlights below!

Photo Coverage: Casts of PARAMOUR, LES MIZ & More Bring it Home to Bryant Park
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 22, 2016

The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2016' - a lunchtime series that continued this week, July 21 on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 16th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11.

John Owen-Jones, Diana DeGarmo & More Set for BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2016, continuing this Thursday, July 21 (12:30pm) on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 16th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11. This year's 106.7 LITE FM'S Broadway in Bryant Park is presented by New York-Presbyterian for Kids and TKTS Discount Ticketing Booth.

Photo Flash: Russell Tovey Visits Diana DeGarmo & Cast of THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

On July 7th the girls of Springfield High School received a fun surprise - at each performance a man is selected from the audience to portray the music teacher, Mr. Lee.  Last night that participant happened to be Russell Tovey, star of Broadway's The History Boys, and well as HBO's "Looking".   Also in the audience were Dee Hoty (Bright Star) and Nancy Opel (Honeymoon in Vegas, Urinetown) as well as Ace Young (American Idol, Broadway's Grease and Hair).

Photo Flash: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Welcomes Diana DeGarmo to Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Producer/Directors Tom and Michael D'Angora were welcomed American Idol and Hairspray alum Diana Degarmo to The Marvelous Wonderettes, whose official opening was Thursday, June 2nd.  For her opening night performance, DeGarmo was joined onstage with a surprise cameo from her husband, former Idol alum and star of Broadway's Hair, Ace Young, as the audience participant, Mr Lee.  The show celebrated with friends and Broadway stars afterwards at Oovina Latin Kitchen and Wine Bar.

Diana Degarmo Begins Performances with THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

Producer/Directors Tom and Michael D'Angora are thrilled to welcome American Idol and Hairspray alum Diana Degarmo to The Marvelous Wonderettes! From May 25th through July 31st. Diana joins the production in the role of Suzy Simpson, the lovable bubble-blowing Wonderette who sings such hits as "Stupid Cupid", "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me", "Rescue Me", and "Respect".  

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