A revival of the nostalgic revue, set at a 1958 high school prom where we meet The Wonderettes, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. More…
'The Marvelous Wonderettes' takes a cotton candy-colored musical trip down memory lane, paying homage to the high school song leader squads of the 1950s. When called upon to perform at their senior prom, four girls rally together to entertain their classmates in four-part harmony. Audiences experience their lives and loves through more than 20 chart-topping hits of the era.
See it if you want to enjoy fun 50s/60s songs well sung. All female cast is very talented. If you leave your brain at home, you'll enjoy the show.
Don't see it if you are sick of idiotic depictions of women. A man wrote this script in which every character is man-crazy and competitive. So annoying!
See it if Well there's Ryan Redmond and she's great in everything. Other than that, show is totally missable. A little to light on all fronts.
Don't see it if You want some 50's music nostalgia.
See it if If you like 50's and 60's music, light comedy a light show that is fun and silly. old high school dance musical.
Don't see it if If you want a deeper musical, something with more thought, something with a deeper story.
See it if You yearn to relive memories of your high school sweethearts, and the sr. prom good&bad. Fun singers,great energy,60's 70's oldies & drama
Don't see it if You expect elegance and perfect pitch. Perfectly written script. Hate tackiness. Do not want to relive your teens.
See it if You enjoy music from the 50s & 60s. Super fun and funny. Go to have a great time not for super deep theater. This was highly entertaining.
Don't see it if Your singers have to be spot on all the time. One of the actresses had pitch issues and sometimes their mics didn't quite catch their words.
See it if you like music from the 50s and enjoy funny high-school characters and their stories.
Don't see it if 50s music does not appeal to you or you are looking for a more profound story.
See it if You want to see a musical performance with great staging, costumes and singing. You want to sing along. You enjoy music from that era.
Don't see it if You don't like musical performances with some dialogue and audience participation. You don't like to have a good time at a show.
See it if you want to really LOL while listening to 50s & 60s music. Silly & "youthful" (1st half they're in High School), but super high-energy fun.
Don't see it if only full-on musical epicness works for you. Simple, performed w/fearless abandon (like SNL), great singing, & mild audience participation.
See it if You want to be thoroughly entertained by a great cast of talented performers. This is a fun show,light on content,but with terrific oldies.
Don't see it if You are disinterested in jukebox musicals. However, the cast is full of energy ,with wonderful performances.A good time will be had by all!
See it if You enjoy jukebox musicals and like pop music from the 1950s.
Don't see it if You want to see a show with a decent script. Felt very amateur, even for off broadway.
See it if you'll enjoy a revue of 1950s/60s songs.There's very little plot.It's a fun, feel good kind of show, probably most enjoyed by seniors.
Don't see it if You're lookig for a play; you don't like 50s and 60s songs; you don't like corny humor.
See it if You love Doo Wop & 50's music. A fun, campy evening of 50's song & dance well performed by four disparate, energetic & very talented women.
Don't see it if You hate camp, 50's music, Girl Groups or tight, stop on a dime harmonies and predictable if entertaining plots in this well-directed romp.
See it if You want to see the new exceptional cast weave songs from the 50's and 60's woven into a great tale
Don't see it if You don't like 50's and 60's music
See it if You love songs you can sing to, if you like fluff, if you just want to have fun. Great singing to 50's songs. Trip in time for many.
Don't see it if Don't like fluff, jukebox songs or just don't want to reminisce. If your'e not into fluff, stay home.
See it if If you like 50s nostalgias and review shows. You like female led casts. And of course you like fifties music!
Don't see it if You don’t like fifties music. You don’t like audience participation ( they vote for a prom queen)
See it if you are a fan of 50's and 60's music. The show uses the songs from the time to tell the story. Fun quirky show. A little slow at times.
Don't see it if you are not a fan of 50's or 60's music, want a serious show. Show is light and fun. Debating between this and a real Broadway show.
See it if pure entertaining musical reviews are the stuff you love. It's delightful frothy fun!
Don't see it if you're looking for "serious" theatre and can't let go and just have a good time.
See it if You enjoy music from the 50s and 60s presented in a unique and funny way!
Don't see it if You need huge casts and elaborate staging/sets.
See it if You like a simple plot to showcase music of the 50s and 60s. The second act was better and a bit less cliched after high school.
Don't see it if You want more of a story. Lots of silliness but the songs fit together nicely. Could have made the characters more interesting.