Wailing women, a hot six-piece band, outrageous costumes and wigs and 15 cans of hairspray can only mean one thing -- BEEHIVE, THE 60s MUSICAL !
This high-energy revue tracing the coming of age of women's music through 37 popular hits of the girl groups and solo singers of the 1960's. Brenda Lee, Lesley Gore, The Shangri-las, The Chiffons, The Supremes, Mama Cass, Tina Turner, and Aretha Franklin are just some of the 60's pop stars portrayed in the show.
The fifth production by TheatreWorks Community Players summer musicals, cast members included Sierra Glenn of Martinsville, Kristen Muscatello of Ridgeway, Michelle Johnson, Jennifer Graham, and Rhonda Hopkins of Ridgeway, Emily Warwick and Brittney Lewis of Martinsville, Christine Edwards of Stuart,
Leigh Anne Ottaway and Brittaney Brown of Martinsville. The on-stage band members were Matt Turner on sax, Riggs Roberson on guitar, Corbin Campbell directed the production withset design by Matthew Emerson; costumes by Ami Shupe; sound by Snow Creek Sound, and lighting by Jackie Finney. Eliza Walmsley was stage manager.
The show featured many notable songs, including: Wishin' and Hopin', You Don't Own Me, It's My Party, Judy's Turn To Cry, Where Did Our Love Go?, Come See About Me, My Boyfriend's Back, One Fine Day, Where the Boys Are, Respect, Downtown, and Proud Mary.