This page was last edited on 3 December , at The album cover of the original London cast recording of Dreamboats and Petticoats. About the show Dreamboats and Petticoats is a swinging jukebox musical that will transport you away to the rock ‘n’ roll s for the time of your life. It’s , where Bobby, an awkward but talented teenager, is auditioning for a band at the local Youth Club. But when Bobby discovers that shy Laura is no slouch on the piano, love and rock’n’roll fame beckons Quentin Letts at the Daily Mail described Dreamboats and Petticoats as “pacy, as shallow as a paddling pool, and innocent fun — particularly for those who lived through the songs first time round. Full casting is announced today for the London premiere of Breaking Up is Hard to Do, the musical featuring the songs of pop icon Neil Sedaka. Bobby and Laura, who have similar tastes in music, agree to write a song together.
Monday, 29th Oct by dave. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! Berg saw the adaptation of a stage musical as a move that “would enhance the brand” and therefore got in touch with Bill Kenwrightproducer Laurie Mansfield, theagre Bob Tomson, musical director Keith Strachanchoreographer Carole Todd and writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran to pen the book of the show.
The Dreaamboats Club are taken on a road trip to a local carnival, and their emotions run high. Dream Boat That Rocked”.
Dreamboats and Petticoats
The run terminated on 31 October to make way for Legally Blonde. Dreamboats and Petticoats is a jukebox musical based on popular songs from the fifties and early sixties. After spending several weeks at the number one spot in the UK Compilation Charts and with over two million copies sold of the first album, the unexpected success of Dreamboats and Petticoats CD series made producers of the series to consider a stage musical adaptation. Based on one of the biggest selling albums of the decade, the musical is penned by the creators of hit shows such as ‘Goodnight Sweetheart’ and ‘Birds of a Feather’ and features a brand new original story in London’s West End.
Thursday 3pm, Saturday 4pm Evenings: Brian Berg, the managing director of Universal Music TV UMTV and director of Universal Music UKreportedly saw a niche in the market for older audiences who preferred the music of their teenage years in comparison to the seemingly inaccessible youth-driven playlists on current radio stations.
Bobby and Laura, who are a team again, have made it to the next round. Views Read Edit View history. The musical that launched the Christmas single Mistletoe and Wine, will be directed by the original show’s composer, Keith Strachan.
He added, “As kids growing up in the Sixties we all played in bands, I was a drummer in The Sound Barrier, the greatest unsigned band of the Sixties. This fast received rave critical reviews [ citation needed ] and widespread audience acclaim.
Tuesday, 20th Nov by sandra. Dreamboats and Petticoats Reviews – Wyndham’s Theatre. As a live act it splendidly serves up the cocktail of hormones and harmonies that was early rock ‘n’ roll. Sue’s plan to make Norman jealous works, and Norman takes her away to be alone. Friday, 8 April at 8pm.
It then jumps cawt the final National performance, where Bobby and Laura win with the results of the joint efforts, the pop song “Dreamboats and Petticoats”. The show features a wealth of famous songs from Roy Orbison, The Shadows and Chuck Berry that will have you dancing in the aisles along with the hugely talented cast and live band.
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About the show Dreamboats and Petticoats is a swinging jukebox musical that will transport you away to the rock ‘n’ roll s for the time of your life.
Check them out in rehearsal below! Check out photos of the cast below!
Dreamboats and Petticoats Tickets – Wyndham’s Theatre London
The tour started in January and played its last performance in Brighton in October. But when Bobby discovers that shy Laura is no slouch on the piano, love and rock’n’roll fame beckons Quentin Letts at the Daily Mail described Dreamboats and Petticoats as “pacy, as shallow as a paddling pool, and innocent fun — dreakboats for those who lived through the songs first time round.
This time with an alternative cast to the first time. The Dreamboats And Petticoats albums of Fifties and Sixties hits have sold a million copies – simply add in a sweet, if predictable, boymeets-girl story and hey presto, a surefire crowd pleaser It was recorded live, in front of audiences, at the Savoy Theatre.
Dreamboats And Petticoats is the latest Wednesday, 31st Oct by phil. Wednesday, 14th Nov by sue and frank. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage in the photos thearre Ray and Donna get together and become a couple.
Dreamboats And Petticoats Photos
Anyone looking for a fun time will really enjoy this show! If you know all the songs like we did, all the better but would recommend to anyone for a really fun evening. He had “the basic idea of youth clubs and nostalgia and a songwriting competition” as the basis of the show because he was a teenager in the sixties who attended a local youth club in Finsbury Park, north London.
They could easily have written it in their lunch break Petticoaats hilarious musical comedy is based on the hit. Thursday, 6th Dec by Jackie Snow. Scroll down to check them out! A dynamic all-male cast have been announced for the return of Sasha Regan’s most critically acclaimed production, Iolanthe – one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most famous operettas. Bobby discovers that Laura has a hidden talent for playing the piano and decides to help him win the contest.
The album cover of the original London cast recording of Dreamboats and Petticoats. Bobby is confused and upset when he hears about this from Ray, who also tells Bobby that Laura has had feelings for him for a long wyndha.
Save the Last Dance for Me is a spin-off production which employed a lot of the same creative team and cast, but did not continue the story from Dreamboats and Petticoats. We are seasoned theatre goers and this was just one of the best shows we have seen in recent years. For the compilation album on which this musical was based, see Dreamboats wnd Petticoats compilation album.
Would definatly go to see it again. Returned to London at the Wyndham’s Theatre previewed from 16 Octoberdreakboats on 29 October and closes on 19 January