Wells, Williams to Wash Up in Gilligan's Island: The Musical in Florida

News   Wells, Williams to Wash Up in Gilligan's Island: The Musical in Florida Dawn Wells, who played Mary Ann in the television series "Gilligan's Island," will star in a Florida production of Gilligan's Island: The Musical as the millionaire's wife, Mrs. Howell, a.k.a. "Lovey," Variety has reported.

Barry Williams — who played Greg Brady on "The Brady Bunch," which was created by "Gilligan" creator Sherwood Schwartz — will star as her husband, Mr. Howell, "the millionaire."

Gilligan's Island: The Musical has already played in various cities around the country during the last five years. This production will play the Tennessee Williams Theatre in Key West, FL, on Jan. 19 and 20, 2007, and the Coral Springs Center for the Arts in Coral Springs, FL, from Feb. 2-11.

The musical's book was written by Schwartz, along with his son Lloyd Schwartz, who produced "The Brady Bunch Movie," among other films, and has written and produced several "Gilligan's Island"- and "Brady Bunch"-related television movies.

The 22 original songs are by Schwartz's daughter and son-in-law, Hope and Lawrence Juber. Hope guest-starred on "The Brady Bunch," and Lawrence is a composer and guitarist who was a member of Paul McCartney's band Wings.

The television series "Gilligan's Island" ran from 1964 to 1967, and its legend has stayed alive via constant reruns, three television movies, two cartoon series and the TBS reality show "The Real Gilligan's Island." For more information visit www.gilligansislandthemusical.com.

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