The Marvelous Wonderettes: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Marvelous Wonderettes transports audiences to the Springfield High School prom and high school reunion. The show centers on four friends—Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy—who also happen to be performers at the events. As the characters sing classic hits from the ’50s and ’60s, the girls share their dreams, reveal secrets, and navigate friendship dynamics. The Marvelous Wonderettes is a celebration of the joys and tribulations of high school life.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1999)

Cast Size: 4

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1950s, 1960s / USA

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Various

Book: Roger Bean

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (2008)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Stage Rights➝


1990s, All-FemaleComedicFeel-Good, Female Leads, High School, Jukebox Musical, PopSchool, Small Cast

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