Introducing, for the first time, live on stage at the CIBC Theatre, the only Betty Boop! Get ready to experience the ultimate musical-comedy extravaganza, “BOOP!” featuring the iconic champion of empowerment and joy.
Directed by Tony Award-winning Jerry Mitchell, known for his work on hit shows like “Kinky Boots” and “Hairspray,” this Broadway-bound production brings Betty Boop to life like never before. The incredible Grammy-winning composer David Foster, Tony-nominated lyricist Susan Birkenhead, and Tony-winning book writer Bob Martin have created an unforgettable musical experience.
Betty Boop, the beloved animated character created by Max Fleischer, is known for her sassy and sweet personality. Appearing in numerous cartoons and even comic strips, she quickly became a symbol of the Jazz Age flappers and the carefree days of the Depression era.
Don’t miss your chance to witness the allure of Betty Boop, one of the first and most famous sex symbols on the animated screen. Unlike other female cartoon characters of her time, Betty Boop represented a confident and fully defined woman’s form. Her unique style, complete with short dresses and high heels, captured the hearts of adult audiences.
Drawing inspiration from the Harlem Renaissance and the influence of Black performers like Esther “Baby Esther” Jones, Betty Boop’s legacy is deeply rooted in fashion and music. This new stage musical will showcase the incredible talents of Jasmine Amy Rogers, a triple threat from Texas with an infectious laugh. Discovered by Jerry Mitchell himself, Rogers brings her flair to the role of the baby-faced flapper.
Be one of the first to experience “BOOP! The Betty Boop Musical” as it premieres in Chicago this fall. With hopes of charming audiences to Broadway, this show is not to be missed. Catch it at Broadway In Chicago from November 19th to December 24th.
Get ready to sing, dance, and be transported to a world of sassy-sweet joy with Betty Boop and the cast of “BOOP!”
About Jasmine Amy Rogers
Jasmine Amy Rogers, a talented performer with an impressive resume, is set to take the stage in “BOOP! The Betty Boop Musical” this fall.
A former Manhattan School of Music student, Rogers has embarked on a full-time auditioning career. Her impressive credits include performances in “The Wanderer” at the Paper Mill Playhouse and being a finalist in the 2017 Jimmy Awards.
Currently, she is captivating audiences on tour as Gretchen Wieners in “Mean Girls.”The show, which hopes to make its mark on Broadway, will debut in Chicago from Nov. 19-Dec. 24.
The director, Mitchell, a respected choreographer and director with two Tony Awards under his belt, knew he had found the perfect fit when he heard Rogers sing. Her performance brought him to tears with pure joy and style. In addition to her talent, he also praised her vulnerability and contagious laugh.
Known for his impressive repertoire, Mitchell, a two-time Tony Award-winning choreographer and director, has worked on iconic shows such as “Kinky Boots,” “Legally Blonde,” “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” “Hairspray,” and “La Cage aux Folles.”
When discussing the casting of Jasmine Amy Rogers, Mitchell emphasized her remarkable talent and undeniable presence. He was moved to tears by her performance of a song in the first act, showcasing her incredible joy and style. It was clear that she was the perfect fit for the role, capturing the hearts of the production team and securing her place in the show.
But it doesn’t stop there – Rogers possesses a unique vulnerability and an infectious laugh. Her crazy giggle brings a giddy sense of delight, adding another layer to her captivating presence on stage.
Don’t miss out on witnessing the magnetic star power of Jasmine Amy Rogers in “BOOP! The Betty Boop Musical” – a show that promises to captivate audiences and leave them wanting more.