San Jose Repertory Theatre today revealed the cast of the award-winning The Marvelous Wonderettes. High school girls Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy will come to life on stage under the power-packed talents of Holly Davis, Christina DeCicco, Bets Malone and Lowe Taylor. Originating the role of Suzy, Bets Malone traveled with The Marvelous Wonderettes to New York and great success that included the making of an Original Cast Album. In the role of Missy, Lowe Taylor has enjoyed the longest run with The Marvelous Wonderettes, and has performed all four roles.
The Marvelous Wonderettes perform high-octane and soulful renditions of pop favorites from the fifties and sixties including, “Mr. Sandman,” “Dream Lover,” “Stupid Cupid,” and “RESPECT.”
The Marvelous Wonderettes hit record-setting ticket sales and received awards during their sensational run in Los Angeles. They received the 2007 Los Angeles Ovation Award for Best Musical and were also nominated for the 2009 Drama League Award for Distinguished Production of a Musical. Writer and creator, Roger Bean, also received a Los Angeles Ovation Award nomination for Best Director of a Musical.
San Jose Rep’s Summer Blockbuster Series also includes the Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award-Winner and member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame, Ed Asner, in the solo performance of FDR. This must-see performance for six shows-only begins July 14 and runs until July 18, 2010.