A Tribute to the Silky Sounds of the Fifties: The Taffetas
After playing to SOLD OUT Audiences in January, the show returns to Bob Carter’s Actor’s Workshop & Repertory Co. (Actors Rep) in The Bhetty Waldron Theatre, 1009 North Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, Fridays, April 19 and 26, at 8:00 PM, Saturdays, April 20 and 27, at 8:00 PM and Sundays, April 21 and 28, at 2:00 PM.
The cast includes Kaytie Scott (Delray Beach) as Kaye, Drew Lederman (West Palm Beach) as Cheryl, Brittney Anderson (Wellington)
The show is directed by Bob Carter, with vocal and musical direction by Randy Booth.
Tickets are $30.00 for adults and $15.00 for students with I.D., and may be purchased at www.boxofficetickets.com or by calling 1-800-494-8497, or at the theatre box office one hour prior to show time.
Its 1950-something, and Kaye, Peggy, Cheryl and Donna, four singing sisters from Muncie, Indiana are making their national television singing debut. "Spotlight on Music," a fictitious weekly 1950s television show on the real-life Dumont Television Network, sets the framework for an evening of some of the greatest hits of the Fifties. A tribute to the girl groups of that era, THE TAFFETAS musical honors the sounds of The McGuire Sisters, The Fontaine Sisters and The Chordettes. Opening Off-Broadway almost two years before "Forever Plaid," THE TAFFETAS made nostalgia what it is today! Spending an hour and a half with THE TAFFETAS and their three piece band brings back the joy of Sunday night television on your 12-inch black and white screen but in live, full color.
"They're delightful!" ─ ABC TV
"'A smile is a crooked line that makes everything straight', the motto of the fictional '50's pop group sums up the whimsical charm of a show that resurrects vintage pop with a delightful tongue-in-cheek nostalgia" ─ The New York Times
"They're fabulous" ─ Liz Smith, Daily News
"Musical happy-talk, fifties style, boy do we need that message now!" ─ Newsday
"An undeniably entertaining evening” ─ Washington Times
"Capturing the innocence of the era, 'The Taffetas' is ideal - should do hefty biz!" ─ Variety
"Cabaret is making a big sound, and 'The Taffetas' are it." ─ USA Today
"An evening for smiling in the theatre." ─ Associated Press
Actor’s Rep., a 501 (3c) non-profit organization, is now in its thirty-second year. Since 1980, the company is known for its strong training programs for actors of all ages, and its productions of daring, avant garde, and seldom-seen classic plays. New classes are underway for children, teens, and adults in beginning and advanced acting and improvisation.
For more information, call Artistic Director Bob Carter at 561-301-2588.