THE HIT PALM SPRINGS 1960s JUKEBOX MUSICAL
“Great writing, incredible voices, terrific acting and beloved songs combine to make ‘Mid- Century Moderns’ one of the most enjoyable visits to the theatre in a very long time!” – BROADWAY WORLD
Mid-Century Moderns’ is a top-notch musical in every way! A jukebox musical at its best. The musical numbers are all superb. The cast is uniformly terrific. It’s a fun musical trip back to the 1960s well worth taking. You’ll enjoy every minute!” –COACHELLA VALLEY INDEPENDENT
The sensational hits of ‘66 come to life in the delightful tale of a plucky Wisconsin widow who transforms from frump to fabulous when she finds herself at the center of modernity in Palm Springs.
Coachella Valley audiences will journey back to 1966 Palm Springs, along with the music of Tom Jones, Petula Clark, Lesley Gore, Frank and Nancy Sinatra, The Association, The Monkees and many more.
Written and directed by Mark Christopher, best known for the hit movie “54” starring Salma Hayek, Ryan Phillippe and Mike Myers, “Mid-Century Moderns” is the entertaining and comedic musical adventure of Maryann Popecky, who dreams of moving West to become a secretary! But when her car breaks down in the shadow of Mt. San Jacinto, it seems that the fates have something else in store. She finds freedom from the ghost of her late husband, Ernie, and from all the old ways that have been holding her down…and she just might find love, but on her own mid-century terms.
“Mid-Century Moderns” features Christine Tringali Nunes and Dana Adkins recreating their Desert Theatre League-nominated performances, along with original castmates Robbie Wayne, Gary Powers, James Owens and Carlos Garcia.