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THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES completes The Rep's 2017-2018 Mainstage Season

Friday | May 12, 2017

The suspense is over: after a month or two of "to be announced" status, we're thrilled to unveil the January Mainstage show for our 2017-2018 season: The Marvelous Wonderettes.

A smash Off-Broadway hit, it's a perky and infectiously catchy musical that's sure to warm up the St. Louis winter. The show, written and created by Roger Bean, runs January 3-28, 2018. Melissa Rain Anderson will direct, making her Rep debut as a director.

In The Marvelous Wonderettes, a high school prom in 1958 and a 10-year reunion in 1968 provide the backdrop for some of the biggest hits of both decades, performed by an irrepressible quartet of young women. Featuring a stacked playlist that includes “Mr. Sandman,” “It’s in His Kiss,” “Respect,” “Son of a Preacher Man” and more, it’s a joyous snapshot of a musical era.

It joins the previously announced shows that The Rep will produce as part of its 2017-2018 Mainstage season: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Hamlet, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, The Humans and Born Yesterday.

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