Pete ‘n’ Keely
It’s 1968. America’s Swingin’ Sweethearts, Pete Bartel and Keely Stevens, are performing live on national television! The only catch? They haven’t spoken to each other in five years. Through a non-stop parade of song hits from the 50s and 60s - highlighted by elaborately staged flashbacks - Pete and Keely relive the roller coaster ride that got them where they are today... divorced! Pete and Keely have some unfinished business and the tension bubbling beneath the show’s glitzy surface threatens to boil over at any moment in a confrontation that will definitely not be ready for prime time.
As the inevitable blow-up gets closer, the songs become increasingly double- edged. History repeats itself, live and in full colour, as Pete and Keely head towards a conclusion that’s at once uproariously funny and surprisingly touching.
Book: James Hindman
Original Music: Patrick Brady
Original Lyrics: Mark Waldrop and Patrick S. Brady.
Producer: Wallflower Theatrical
Director: Matthew Gould
Musical Director: James Cleeve
Set/Costume Designer: Emily Bestow
Lighting Designer: Mitchell Reeve
Sound Designer: Sam Glossop
Casting Director: Jane Deitch