Posts Tagged ‘Roger Bean’

HONKY TONK LAUNDRY

SoCal musical theater stars Bets Malone and Misty Cotton bring their considerable comedic gifts and some of the best pipes in town to Honky Tonk Laundry, the latest jukebox-musical treat from Roger Bean, the Marvelous Wonderettes creator in down-home country music mode this time round.
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THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES

From “Dream Lover” to “It’s My Party” to “Lollipop” to “Son Of A Preacher Man” to “Wedding Bell Blues,” the Greatest Hits of the ‘50s and ‘60s (as performed by the quartet of comedic charmers best known as The Marvelous Wonderettes) guarantee the Sierra Madre Playhouse one finger-snapping, toe-tapping summer hit.
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THE ANDREWS BROTHERS

The older you are, the more you will enjoy the journey back in time that is Glendale Centre Theatre’s The Andrews Brothers. Still, you don’t have to be seventy-plus to get a kick out of Roger Bean’s slapstick tale of three 4F stagehands who end up taking over for a trio of ailing Andrews Sisters at a WWII USO concert somewhere in the South Pacific circa 1945.
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THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF TOLUCA LAKE: THE MUSICAL

You’ve heard of The Real Housewives Of Orange County, The Real Housewives Of Atlanta, The Real Housewives Of New Jersey, The Real Housewives Of You Name It.  Now meet The Real Housewives Of Toluca Lake in Molly Bell’s hilarious, tuneful, show-stoppingly performed musical spoof of the ten-year-old Bravo franchise, currently delighting audiences at The Falcon Theatre in where else but beautiful downtown Toluca Lake.
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WINTER WONDERETTES

There may not be snow on the ground down Escondido way this month or next, but with Winter Wonderettes spending the holidays at the Welk Theatre, the marvelous (and wonderful) quartet’s trademark blend of comedy, harmony, nostalgia, and seasonal melodies turn the San Diego-adjacent resort’s year-round green grass and blue skies into the next best thing to a traditional White Christmas.
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