The Marvelous Wonderettes are coming to Footlighters Theater in Berwyn January 18th for four weekends!

Tickets on sale now!

 

The gym at Springfield High School is filled with homemade decorations.  Principal Varney welcomes the class of 1958 to their “Super Senior Prom” and introduces the night’s last-minute-replacement entertainment, The Marvelous Wonderettes.  Four female classmates take the stage, decked out in their 1950’s finest, preparing to entertain their classmates (the audience) in four-part harmony.  Thus begins the fun-filled, toe-tapping, sing-along production at Footlighters Theater opening on Friday, January 18th for four weekends of 1950’s musical joy.  As the evening hums along with its share of high school drama and nostalgic fun, the long list of memorable songs plays out including such hits as “Lollipop”, “Dream Lover”, “Stupid Cupid”, “It’s My Party”, “It’s In His Kiss”and “With This Ring.”

 

Director Alicia Brisbois and Producer Danielle Lachall have brought together talented Springfield High songleaders Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy (also known as Alessandra Fanelli, Kristen Matsen, Ellen Cohn & Jen Hallman) to fast forward these classic tunes sixty years into the future for your enjoyment.  Choreographer Katie Brown has pulled it all together with entertaining, era-appropriate “shoop-shoop”-ing dance moves.

Purchase your tickets online now to avoid disappointment.  Performances will be held over four weekends at 8:00pm Friday and Saturday nights, January 18, 19, 25 & 26 plus February 1, 2, 8 & 9.  Sunday matinees are available at 2:00pm on January 20 and 27, plus February 3.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime.  As always, this is a family friendly show with discounted tickets available for patrons 12 and under.

Tickets are just $18 for adults, $12 for children under 13.  Group discounts are available for parties of 10 or more.  Tickets are available in advance (recommended to insure your seat) at www.footlighterstheater.com but may also be purchased at the door on performance days.

The theater is located at 58 Main Avenue in Berwyn, PA 19312, just two blocks from the Berwyn Train station (Paoli/Thorndale line).  On-street parking is available, and patrons also have access to the church parking lot across the street.  Many wonderful dining options are available within walking distance of the theater.

There’s no better way to spend the dreary days of winter than with our fun-filled Marvellous Wonderettes.  We guarantee you’ll go home singing!  JOIN US!

ABOUT FOOTLIGHTERS THEATER

Footlighters Theatre is the Main Line’s oldest community theater providing premier theater arts productions for the region. We produce a six show season of plays including two musicals in an intimate 110-seat historical converted church that dates back to 1888. We are committed to both producing outstanding productions and the education of our community in the theatrical arts. We are a 501c3 non-profit entity and welcome individual donations and corporate partnerships by those persons and companies that wish to promote arts in our community. Founded in 1929, we are currently celebrating our 90th season.  Tickets for review purposes available upon request.

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