Keystone Repertory Theater, IUP’s
summer theater produced by the Department of Theater and Dance, will open its
2014 season with Roger Bean’s musical The
Marvelous Wonderettes. Performances will be held May 29–31, 2014, at 8:00
p.m. and Sunday, June 1, at 2:00 p.m. at the Old Navy location in the Indiana
If you enjoyed last summer’s
Forever Plaid or heard about how
great it was, you'll want to catch The Marvelous Wonderettes. The cast will
take you back to the 1958 Springfield Prom where you will meet Cindy Lou, Missy,
Betty Jean and Suzy—four girls with dreams as big as their crinoline skirts.
This musical comedy is filled with 1950s and ’60s hits like “Lollipop,” “Stupid
Cupid,” “Lipstick on Your Collar,” “It’s My Party,” and over 20 other
Under the direction of
current IUP student Matt Spencer, director of last year’s Forever Plaid, The Marvelous Wonderettes will be filled with
laughs and high energy. Wonderettes features Samantha Fabiani from Chippewa, Pa.;
Sarah Fabiani, also from Chippewa, Pa.; Kelly Sue Snyder from Folsom, Pa.; and
Chelsea Young from Indiana, Pa.
KRT is under the artistic direction of
IUP alumnus Nick Hrutkay. Long-time Indiana resident Cheryl Randal serves as
managing director. The KRT company is comprised of current and recent IUP
Tickets for all the show are available online, and at the Hadley
Union Building Box Office on the IUP campus. Tickets are also available by
calling 724-347-1313. For more information, call the Lively Arts at
724-357-2787 (ARTS) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the remainder of the summer, KRT will present the new musical Hands on a Hardbody June 12–15 on the
Flagstone Amphitheater outside of IUP’s Wallwork Hall; the musical Sweeney Todd July 31–August 3 in the Toretti Auditorium, Kovalchick Complex; and the dramatic
play The Glass Menagerie August 7–10
at the Waller Hall Studio Theater.
Funding for KRT is provided, in part, by the Student Cooperative
Association, business sponsors, and individual donors.
Pictured above, front to back, are
Sarah Fabiani as BJ, Samantha Fabiani as Suzy, Chelsea Young as Missy, and
Kelly Sue Snyder as Cindy Lou