Venue Details

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
14900 La Mirada Boulevard La Mirada, CA 90638
562-944-9801
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 139 members
Robert B.
Review from Robert B.
Red Velvet 167 events 125 reviews

A fun look at Americana circa-1959-1969, always a great show--although seemed more fun wnen I saw it 5 years ago @ the El Portal in North Hollywood,. where it felt small/intimate & interactive with the audience. I don't believe this is still the...continued

reviewed Jun 12 2011 report as inappropriate
Frances Tuck
Review from Frances Tuck
Red Velvet 130 events 80 reviews

It was okay. Thank goodness we only paid half price for the show. They sang off key in many of their selections especially the opening number. It was difficult to understand their dialogue as if they were just rambling.

reviewed Jun 03 2011 report as inappropriate
Michael Garcia
Review from Michael Garcia
Red Velvet 196 events 74 reviews

This was a talented cast. I really enjoyed the first act. The second act is fun but lacks the punch of the first half of the show.

reviewed Jun 19 2011 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

Read what Goldstar members https://www.goldstar.com/events/long-beach-ca/the-marvelous-wonderettes?reviews=all who saw this show last year in Long Beach had to say.
It’s tremendously fun! A delightfully good time!  —Variety
The Marvelous Wonderettes is deliciously enjoyable!  —Los Angeles Times
One irresistible musical! An utter charm!  —The New York Times
The fun never stops! Hilariously inventive and highly entertaining! Bubbly and irrepressible! Fast-paced, clever and delightful!  —Associated Press

Description

Written, created and directed by Roger Bean

Musical direction by Brian Baker

Choreography by Janet Miller

Starring former and original Wonderettes: Misty Cotton, Beth Malone, Leslie Spencer and Lowe Taylor

It’s a cotton-candy-colored, nonstop pop musical blast from the past! Featuring your favorite songs from the ‘50s an d’60s, The Marvelous Wonderettes takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet the Wonderettes — Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts and voices to match! As we learn about their lives and loves, we are treated to the girls performing such classic ‘50s and ’60s songs as “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover,” “Stupid Cupid,” “Lipstick on Your Collar,” “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me,” "It’s My Party," “It’s In His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song)” and so many more!  You’ve never had this much fun at a prom and you will never forget_ The Marvelous Wonderettes_ — a must-take musical trip down memory lane!

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