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WOW Spring 2009 Production

Co-Producers Jeanie Taylor and Georgia Williams, together with Co-Directors Joanie Roper and Robert Williams, put together "Hooray For Hollywood", an exciting "song and dance revue" featuring the Wrinkles of Washington singers, dancers and musicians.  The show was presented April 4th and 5th at the wonderful Olympia High School Performing Arts Center, 1302 North Street, Olympia, WA.

Click on the photos for enlargement.  Photography by Wrinkles of Washington photographer, John Vosburgh.  We have replaced some of the photos with videos of the performances.  Click on the photos with the red borders to view the videos.

To view photos taken backstage during rehearsals and at the time of the performances, please click here.

We were fortunate to have Bill Dergan as the emcee again this year.  Charlie Chaplin (Pat Overstreet) appeared on stage at various times throughout the show.

The Prime Time Tappers opened the show with an exciting version of "Hooray for Hollywood."

Bill Johnson sang "On the Road Again" and danced with his wife Ann JohnsonBobbie Andreas delighted the audience with her rendition of "I Move On"

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Jeanne Vosburgh was a vision in pink as she entertained the audience by singing "Jeepers Creepers".  Don Hancock (as Johnny Cash) sang "Ring of Fire" with the aid of four backup dancers.

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First Alan Bentson played the piano as he sang "Raindrops/Pennies from Heaven" and then he accompanied Lori Leavitt as she sang "Sunny Side of the Street."

Gayle Andre, accompanying herself on the piano, sang a rousing "Zippity Doo Dah."  Six dancers in red backed up Don Ellis while he sang "I Just Called to Say I Love You."

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Sharon Collins sang a wonderful version of "Call Me Irresponsible", and then Jeanie Taylor, with the aid of Don Hancock, sang "I Enjoy Being a Girl."

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One of the highlights of the show was Sharon Ruhl's exciting and energetic clog to "Old Time Rock & Roll."  Hal Sawyer sang the lovely "La Mer (Beyond the Sea)."

Robert Williams sang "Hello Dolly" to a bevy of beautiful women.  The Steppin’ Out Trio, (Sherry Christianson, Pam Casady, and Mary Cullen), did a crowd pleasing tap dance to "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy."

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Art Selhorn, always an audience favorite, sang "All the Way."  Barbara Yunker sang a sultry "I've Got You Under My Skin."

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Karolyn Langford Walden danced a graceful hula while Robert Williams played his saxophone to "Sweet Leilani."  Joanie Roper, escorted by Hal Sawyer, sang the lovely ballad "Through the Eyes of Love."

The Prime Time Tappers closed the first act with "Footloose"

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The Prime Time Tappers open the second act with "That Old Black Magic."

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Sharon Collins and Bobbie Andreas were adorable when they sang "A Wink and a Smile."  The Last Time Tappers, with the aid of the Ghostbusters, entertained the audience with their comedic routine to "Ghostbusters."

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Don Ellis, sang "You’re Beautiful and You’re Mine"  to his lovely wife, LindaLaurel Busse-Johnston did a lively tap dance to "You do Something to Me."

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The quartet Soundtrack entertained the audience with "Chattanooga Choo Choo", while Lori Leavitt, accompanied by Alan Bentson on the piano, sang "I Wish You Love."

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Gayle Andre, an audience favorite, sang "Dear Hearts and Gentle People" while accompanying herself on the piano.  As always, Sherry Christianson Wrinkles of Washington'd the audience with her tap dance to "Thoroughly Modern Millie."

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While two dancers moved gracefully in the background, Jeanie Taylor sang "Circle of Life."

Pat Overstreet sang "Rainbow Connection" while 4 frogs danced in the background.  Art Selhorn sang an audience pleasing "My Kind of Town."

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Hal Sawyer sang "Amor, Amor, Amor." with six dancers moving in the background.

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Robert Williams played the saxophone and sang with the lovely Joanie Roper on "When I Fall in Love."  Karolyn Langford Walden danced a sophisticated tap to "The Continental."

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Barbara Yunker displayed her vocal range with an unusual arrangement of "Papa."  Robert Williams shows off the mellow tones of his saxophone with the lovely ballad "Night and Day."

The Prime Time Tappers closed the show with "Lullaby of Broadway."

Many thanks to Joanie Roper, (Co-Director), Jeanie Taylor, (Co-Producer), Georgia Williams, (Co-Producer) and Robert Williams, (Co-Director), for all their hard work.

The cast of Wrinkles of Washington thanks our enthusiastic audiences for attending "Hooray for Hollywood."  Also, we give our heartfelt thanks to the Olympia High School technical team, and Wrinkles of Washington volunteers for their outstanding work "behind the scenes!"

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