The 1950s: bobby socks, hula hoops and street corner quartets. From an innocent era came stunning harmonies by young guys in matching jackets. These crooners started on the street, jumped to the hops and serenaded a generation through the 50s and 60s on boardwalks and rooftops.
From the Four Seasons to the Beatles with songs like "The Great Pretender," "Under the Boardwalk," and "When I'm 64." Join four guys from the neighborhood for a celebration of the music that defined what it meant to be young.
Nostalgic and contemporary
Robert H. Fowler
Eric is thrilled to return to FST after performing in "Hula Hoop Sha-Boop” and last season's "That's Life!" Off Broadway: Mole in “The Wind In The Willows” (The New Victory Theater). Other NYC Credits: “Believe” (York Theater), “Millenium Man” (Theater Row Theater). Regional: “Some Kind of Wonderful” (Florida Stage), Karl in “Bookends” (New Jersey Rep), “Fishwrap” (Adirondack Theater Festival), Seymour in “Little Shop of Horrors “ (Meadow Brooke Theater), “Jacques Brel” (Syracuse Stage), “Sweeney Todd “ (Pennsylvania Centre Stage), Tommy in “The Who’s Tommy” (Cherry Country Playhouse), Doody in “Grease” (Cherry Country Playhouse). BFA Musical Theater Syracuse University.
ROBERT H. FOWLER is thrilled to return to FST in The Wanderers. Most recently, he played Coalhouse Walker Jr. in Ragtime and Hud in Hair. Other credits include, Broadway: The Producers and Beauty and The Beast. Robert is a member of Broadway Inspirational Voices and Stage Manager of the talk show, Qtalk. Robert is also Vice President of Help Is On The Way Today, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization founded to assist children and teens with HIV/AIDS.
FRANCIS KELLY is excited to return to FST! Recent credits: “Albert” in Bye Bye Birdie, “Billis” in South Pacific, “Reg” in Table Manners (Weathervane Theatre); Dan Butler’s solo show The Only Thing Worse You Could Have Told Me...; “Burrs” in The Wild Party. New York: Flora, The Red Menace; Smoking Bloomberg; Drama Desk nominated Animal Farm. Regional: “Seymour” in Little Shop of Horrors (Idaho Shakespeare Festival), Wonderland (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), Smokey Joe’s Café (Westchester Broadway Theatre).
BRYAN MCELROY happily makes his FST debut with the Wanderers. Past credits include: Chicago Company: Jersey Boys (Tommy). National Tour: Thoroughly Modern Millie (Jimmy). Off Broadway: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Chuck) Regional: Across the Way (Peter); King O’ the Moon (Rudy); Grease (Kenickie); Taming of the Shrew (Hortensio); Evita (Che); The Big Funk (Gregory); Lucky Stiff (Bellhop); The Rink (Lucky). Thank you for your support of the arts. www.bryanmcelroy.com
Director | Richard Hopkins
Music Director | John Franceschina
Choreographer | Jimmy Hoskins
Costume & Scenic Designer | Susan Angermann
Lighting Designer | Robert Perry
Sound Engineer | John Valines
Pianist | Jim Prosser
Stage Manager | Theresa Hindersinn