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WOW Spring 2011 Production

Co-Producers Jeanie Taylor and Georgia Williams, together with Co-Directors Joanie Roper and Robert Williams, put together "Puttin' on the Hits", an excitement filled "song and dance revue" featuring the Wrinkles of Washington singers, dancers and musicians, along with special guests, Johnny Lewis and his Big Swing Band.  The show was presented May 21st and 22nd at the Olympia High School Performing Arts Center.

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.

Bobbie Andreas, Sharon Collins, Jeanie Taylor and Barbara Yunker opened the show by singing "Puttin’ on the Ritz."  Then the Prime Time Tappers danced to the same song.

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Jeanne Vosburgh, looking very springlike, sang the lovely "It Might as Well be Spring" and Robert Williams sang "On a Clear Day."

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Diana Amos gave a powerful performance when she sang "At Last."  Don Ellis sang "He's Got Our Life in His Hands", which he also wrote.

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Sharon Collins sang "That’s Life."  Mary Cullen and Laura Andersen danced bollywood style to "Jai Ho."

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John Willis was the emcee for the first portion of the show.  Sally and Don Hancock were on the stage as part of the show.  Also on stage were Wes Roper, Linda Ellis, Jim Leavitt, Phyllis LaFontaine, Jim Deal and Lila WillisNewt Buker and Willard "Bill" Dergan added some humor to the show.

Bill Vanover sang "Be My Baby Tonight." to Barbara Yunker

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Robert Williams played the saxophone while Karolyn Langford Walden danced a graceful hula to "Hawaiian Holiday."  The lovely Joanie Roper sang the equally lovely "When I Look in Your Eyes."

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Dale Seeley, always a highlight of the Wrinkles of Washington shows, played "Tangerine" on his violin.  Bobbie Andreas sparkled as she sang "Broadway Baby."

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The talented Lori Leavitt, accompanied on the piano by Joe Baque, sang "Basin Street Blues."  Gayle Andres, an audience favorite, played the piano and sang "Beer Barrel Polka."

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Steppin’ Out, Pam Casady, Sherry Christianson, and Mary Cullen, tapped a fun dance to "We’re in the Money."  Newt Buker captivated the audience with his version of "Mr. Cellophane."

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Sharon Ruhl danced an exciting clog to "Irish Spirit." 

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Jeanie Taylor sang the clever comedy song, "One More Minute,"  with the assistance of Phyllis LaFontaine and Lila Willis.

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Sherry Christianson tap danced to "That's Entertainment."  Joanie Roper and Robert Williams sang "All the Way" as a lovely duet.

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Barbara Yunker sang "I've Got the World on a String."  Robert Williams played "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" on his saxophone.

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The Prime Time Tappers closed the first act with a high energy tap dance to "Boogie Shoes."

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INTERMISSION

Vaude deVille was the emcee for Johnny Lewis' portion of the show.  Johnny Lewis and his Big Swing Band performed during the second half of the show.  He had many fine musicians and singers performing, as well as some ballroom dancers.  The audience really enjoyed listening to the sounds of the '40s and '50s.

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 "Puttin' on the Hits."  WOW would like to thank Johnny Lewis and his Big Swing Band for their wonderful contribution to our show.  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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