Experience the magic of Betty Boop like never before in the Broadway-bound musical BOOP! This world premiere production, directed by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, will showcase an original storyline and brand-new songs by David Foster and Susan Birkenhead. Get ready to be captivated by Betty’s iconic style, infectious personality, and unforgettable cast.
Joining the ensemble of BOOP! are three talented individuals from Metro Detroit. Brooke Taylor, a recent graduate of the University of Michigan’s Department of Dance, will make her career debut in this sensational musical. Rebecca Corrigan, who appeared in the film adaptation of Lin Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights, brings her unique talent to the stage as well.
For Brooke, being part of this production is a dream come true, especially since it brings her journey full circle to a show directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, just like her first introduction to musical theatre. Rebecca, on the other hand, is thrilled to be part of a show that has never been seen before, relishing in the behind-the-scenes process and the opportunity to work with such a talented team.
Jerry Mitchell, a native of Michigan himself, is eager for audiences to experience this fully original musical. With no book or movie to rely on, BOOP! is a fresh and exciting creation. Mitchell is excited to test the show with Chicago audiences, using their feedback to refine the production further.
This musical is more than just entertainment for Jerry Mitchell. It’s a chance to share love and positivity with the world, reminding everyone of the importance of these values in our lives. Expect surprises, incredible music, and lots of fun in this show that is sure to captivate audiences of all ages.
For those aspiring to follow in their footsteps, Brooke encourages perseverance and kindness, while Rebecca reminds individuals to stay connected to their passion for dance.
Don’t miss the opportunity to witness the enchanting Betty Boop in the extraordinary BOOP! Musical.
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