The Marvelous Wonderettes at Adrienne Theater
6/5/2012 9:44:00 PM
“The Marvelous Wonderettes” is playing at the Adrienne in the Skybox Theater through June 24. This funny, jukebox musical features some of the top girl-pop music from the 50s and 60s.
The first act zips through popular songs from the 50s, including Mr. Sandman, Lollipop, Stupid Cupid, Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Dream Lover, and others.
As the audience discovers what happened to four girls after the prom and beyond graduation, the Wonderettes perform some of the most popular hits of the 60s. The second act includes: Heatwave, It’s In His Kiss, You Don’t Own Me, and more.
The cast includes University of the Arts grad Kat Borrelli as Betty Jean, Laura Catlaw as Cindy Lou, Colleen Hazlett, who has performed at several Philly Rocks concerts and on stage at both the Walnut and the Arden, as Missy, and University of the Arts grad Janet Rowley is playing Suzy.
The show is directed by Megan Nicole O’Brien.
The Marvelous Wonderettes
June 4 – June 24, 2012
Adrienne Theater (Skybox)
2030 Sansom Street
Philadelphia PA 19103
Tickets $30 Discount tickets are available for students
Or by phone: 267-987-9865
Director: Megan Nicole O’Brien
Music Direction: Tabitha Allen
Choreographer: Samuel Antonio Reyes
Set Designer: Meghan Jones
Sound Designer: Mark Valenzuela
Light Designer: Shelly Hicklin
Costumes: Lauren Perigard
The Marvelous Wonderettes is produced by the 11th Hour Theatre Company, a not-for-profit company committed to expanding one of the truly great American art forms...musical theatre.
Photo by Kathryn Raines
Pictured from L-R is Kat Borrelli, Laura Catlaw, Janet Rowley, and Colleen Hazlett.