Performances of the musical by Roger Bean will begin Sept. 5 and continue through Oct. 26 at the Allentown, PA, theatre. Following its Pines engagement, it is scheduled to play Off-Broadway in the fall.
The cast includes Shane Fischetti as Denny, Charlie Barry as Wally, Tyler Fernandez as Skip, Shawn Patrick Fletcher as Eugene and Alyssa Steiner as Lois.
The musical takes place in Springfield, the setting of The Marvelous Wonderettes, and follows four boys who dream of being doo-wop singing stars. The majority of the play is set in the basement of Denny, a member of the boy band the Dreamers, who are preparing to enter the Big Whopper Radio "Dream-Of-A-Lifetime Talent Search." Conflict arises when a girl appears.
The musical features the songs "The Wanderer," "(Just Like) Romeo and Juliet," "Unchained Melody," "Fools Fall in Love," "Tears on My Pillow," "Runaround Sue," "Earth Angel," "Stay," "Lonely Teardrops" and "The Glory of Love."