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THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES - Mainstage Musical
Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26
1 PM on Saturday / 2 PM on Sunday (Attend only one day)
4 Female Singer/Actresses who can play both late teens and late 20's
CINDY LOU - knows she is the prettiest girl at Springfield High and she will be named Prom Queen; acts out against her best friend Betty Jean when things don’t go her way; makes the biggest change between Act 1 and 2, having learned the lessons of true love and loss; mezzo-soprano belt, sings lead line on most songs.
MISSY- the over-achiever of the group, very controlled, very concerned that everything at the prom turns out wonderful and perfect; head of the prom decorations committee; and absolutely smitten with her music teacher; best friend is Suzy; soprano, wide range, very high vocals, and belts throughout the show.
BETTY JEAN - the class clown, tomboy, always vying for attention with Cindy Lou, her best friend, who steals her boyfriend. This causes a lot of the friction at the prom and a grudge is held until they make up at the 10-year reunion; alto with a strong low range
SUZY- best friends with Missy, she is the happy-go-lucky one of the group, sometimes stereotyped as the ditzy blonde; always smiling and giggling, nothing ever seems to bother her; in love with the lighting operator, completely surprised when named prom queen; frustrated, sad, hormonal, and pregnant in Act 2; mezzo alto, both sweet and soulful voice. This role requires a consummate belter, excellent part singer and comedienne.
We first meet the girl group “The Marvelous Wonderettes” as they take the stage at their 1958 senior prom. Through classic hits of the 50’s we learn about their lives and loves, discovering that their dreams are as big as their crinolines! A decade later, the “Wonderettes” reunite at their 10-year reunion, eventually discovering that no matter what life has thrown their way or what the future may bring, they can conquer it together. A must-take musical trip down memory lane!
|PRODUCTION RUN||April 27 - May 14 >>>SCHEDULE|
|REHEARSALS BEGIN||March 13|
Please bring sheet music and prepare your best 16 bars of both a late 50's pop song and a late 60's pop song originally sung by a girl group or female artist that shows off vocal range and belt. Please bring a recent photo or headshot. Please wear heels. Cold reading from script. Be prepared to provide rehearsal conflicts March 13 through April 27.
*PLEASE USE GREEN ROOM ENTRANCE AT REAR OF BUILDING AT 27 E. TENNESSEE AVE.
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