Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters at Stoneham Theatre
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The last date listed for Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters was Sunday July 24, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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“Sisters of Swing does exactly that – a personal, witty and poignant portrait … Sisters is capable of keeping those born post-Eisenhower equally entertained.” -Miami Herald
“It was a musical night to remember … a knockout offering.” —The Daily Gazette_, Albany
“This is an ideal jukebox musical…it should keep the box office hopping.” —_South Florida Sun-Sentinel
“The audience is treated to hit after hit … the fun becomes infectious … and brings the Sisters right into our hearts.” —Daytona News-Journal
“…whirlwind and worldwide, tuneful and tragic…***1/2 stars!” _-Buffalo News _
Written by Beth Gilleland and Bob Beverage
Musical Arrangements by Raymond Berg
They sold more than 90 million records, nine of them gold. They had more Top Ten hits than the Beatles or Elvis and they are still one of the best-selling female vocal groups of all time. Audiences will understand why when they see Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters.
This book musical follows sisters LaVerne, Maxene and Patty Andrews from their early days on the road through their rise as recording stars to entertaining American G.I.’s overseas to dissembling over differences. The score intermingles over twenty hit songs like “Bei Mir Bist Du Schon,” “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree” and “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.” This show goes beyond the ordinary to offer a unique perspective into these women as human beings, showing how the events of their lives shaped who they became to the rest of the world.
In its short history, Sisters of Swing has charmed and sold out theaters in Minnesota, Wisconsin, New York, Florida, Texas, Georgia, Oregon, Indiana, Pennsylvania and North Carolina.