Dreamboats and Petticoats will return to London’s West End on October 16 for a limited run at the Wyndham’s Theatre. The return engagement coincides with Dreamboats and Petticoats 6, the new compilation album of the music franchise. The musical will run through January 19, 2013.
Set in In 1961, the musical follows young musicians Norman and Bobby as they compete to win a national song writing competition, and more importantly, the attention of the gorgeous Sue. But when Bobby discovers that shy girl Laura is no slouch on the piano, love and rock 'n roll fame beckon.
Dreamboats and Petticoats features some of the greatest songs of the early rock era, including “Let’s Dance,” “Shaking All Over,” “Bobby’s Girl,” “Runaround Sue,” “Happy Birthday Sweet 16,” “Let it Be Me” and more.
Dreamboats and Petticoats is written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran.
Watch the show's original cast perform "Da Doo Ron Ron" below!