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The Andrews Brothers Is Another Smash Hit for Temple Theatre of Sanford’s Peggy Taphorn

The Andrews Brothers is another smash hit staged by Temple Theatre of Sanford artistic director Peggy Taphorn. Created and written by Roger Bean, with music and vocal arrangements by Bean, Michael Borth, and Jon Newton, The Andrews Brothers is a tour through World War II music made popular by the great singing trio, The Andrews… Read More ›

"The Marvelous Wonderettes" stars (from left) Cassandra Zangas Vallery, Annie Gane, Sherri Lee Allen, and Meredith Jones (photo by Lauren Kennedy)

“The Marvelous Wonderettes” by Roger Bean Is a Sweet and Sassy Tribute to 1950s and ’60s Girl Groups

“The Marvelous Wonderettes” is a sweet and sassy tribute to the great girl groups of the 1950s and 1960s who cranked out a string of Top 40 hits that provided the soundtrack for much of Baby Boomers’ childhoods and teenage years. But Generations X and Y will also get a kick out of Roger Bean’s frisky musical revue.

"The Marvelous Wonderettes" stars (from left) Cassandra Zangas Vallery, Annie Gane, Sherri Lee Allen, and Meredith Jones (photo by Lauren Kennedy)

“The Marvelous Wonderettes” Is a Hilarious Homage to 1950s High School Songleader Squads

“The Marvelous Wonderettes” is a hilarious homage to 1950s high school Songleader squads. It features a breezy book by Roger Bean and a score comprised of 1950s and 1960s Top 40 hits, such as “Mr. Sandman,” “Lollipop,” “Sugartime,” “All I Have to Do Is Dream,” and “Dream Lover.”