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New Musical by Roger Bean Runs February 1st–10th at Annenberg Theater

2018-2019 Season: A New Musical by Roger Bean joins “Broadway’s Best-in-the-West!”

Powerhouse performers are returning to raise the roof of the Annenberg Theater at Palm Springs Art Museum for the 2018-2019 season. An array of Broadway luminaries and celebrated vocalists from seasons’ past are returning by popular demand with new material and new performance pairings.

The Best-in-the-West series includes Tony winner, Christine Ebersole, followed by the dynamic singer-songwriting duo of Amanda McBroom and Ann Hampton Callaway. Grammy nominee Cheyenne Jackson and Phantom of the Opera star Hugh Panaro round out the season.

And be sure not to miss “Honky Tonk Laundry,” a comedic play by Coyote StageWorks. This new musical by Roger Bean Runs February 1 – 10, 2019 at Annenberg Theater at Palm Springs Art Museum. Performances run at 7:30 PM or 2 PM depending on the day. A Q&A session with cast members will follow the Thursday matinee.

Where: Annenberg Theater

Palm Springs Art Museum

101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs CA 92262

Tickets: Tickets are $45 – $55 for matinees and $50 – $60 for evening performances.

Phone: 760-325-4490; For group sales, call 760-318-0024.

Visit: psmuseum.org/annenberg-theater

About “Honky Tonk Laundry”: 

“Honky Tonk Laundry” is a new musical by Roger Bean, starring Misty Cotton and Bets Malone and tells the hilarious story of Lana Mae Hopkins, owner and proprietress of the Wishy Washy  Washateria, who hires Katie to help out in the laundromat. They soon find themselves up to their elbows in soap, suds, and cheating hearts. These two country angels turn their laundromat into a honky-tonk, and start exacting a touch of revenge against those that did them wrong, all while guaranteeing every customer receives a good, clean time. This production features the music of Carrie Underwood, Trisha Yearwood, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Sara Evans, Dixie Chicks, Chely Wright, Dolly Parton, Pam Tillis, Gretchen Wilson, Terri Clark, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, and Patsy Cline.  StageSceneLA describes this play as “…a jukebox musical treat!”

About Coyote StageWorks:

Coyote StageWorks is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 company dedicated to advancing theatre as a vital art form in the desert communities of the Coachella Valley. During the past decade, the production company has earned 73 Desert Star Awards, two “Best Live Theater” wins in Desert Magazine, accumulated countless rave reviews, and three Coyote StageWorks productions transferred outside of the Palm Springs community.

About Annenberg Theater:

Uniquely featured within Palm Springs Art Museum, the Annenberg Theater brings audiences a renowned combination of visual and performing arts. Each season presents internationally known performers and concert artists in music, dance, and theater with its popular performance series “Broadways…Best in the West!”, Cabaret 88, collaborations with the Palm Springs International Film FestInfinite PaletteCoyote Stageworks and additional programming of lectures, music, community events, and symposiums.

About Kate Buckley

Kate Buckley is a brand strategist, premium domain broker and consultant, interviewer, storyteller, visual artist, and award-winning poet & writer. She’s worked in media and marketing since 1997, holds an MFA in Creative Writing, and is the author of A Wild Region (Moon Tide Press) and Follow Me Down (Tebot Bach). A four-time Pushcart Prize nominee, her awards include a Gabeheart Prize and the North American Review’s James Hearst Poetry Prize. She was most recently shortlisted for the Bridport Prize. A ninth-generation Kentuckian, she’s made her home in Southern California since 1998.

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