Date of Birth : Mar 20, 1962
Roger Bean is a writer and director who specializes in jukebox musicals.
Bean wrote The Marvelous Wonderettes, which played Off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre in New York City. The Marvelous Wonderettes was first written for the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, where Mr. Bean created various other musicals utilizing established and lesser-known radio and popular hits. The Andrews Brothers, Winter Wonderettes, Don't Touch That Dial!, Route 66, That's Amore, Life Could Be A Dream, Honky Tonk Laundry and Why Do Fools Fall In Love? have been produced in various theaters across the country. In 2007, The Marvelous Wonderettes received the Los Angeles Ovation Award for Best Musical Intimate Theatre, and played a record-setting 18 months at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood, CA. Bean was also nominated for two Ovation Awards for Direction of a Musical for the Los Angeles productions of The Marvelous Wonderettes and Winter Wonderettes.