Psycho Beach Party

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 “Gidget”, Frankie and Annette beach party epics and Hitchcock psychological suspense thrillers such as “Spellbound” and “Marnie” are given a shotgun marriage. Chicklet Forrest, a teenage tomboy, desperately wants to be part of the surf crowd on Malibu Beach in 1962. One thing getting in her way is her unfortunate tendency towards split personalities. Among them is a black check out girl, an elderly radio talk show hostess, a male model named Steve and the accounting firm of Edelman and Edelman. Her most dangerous alter ego is a sexually voracious vixen named Ann Bowman who has nothing less than world domination on her mind. 

Fiendishly funny! Zany!” Associated Press  
Gidget Goes Berserk!” New York Times 
Catch the wave of laughter.” Gannett Westchester Newspapers  

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Pictures from the Off Broadway Production at Players Theatre

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Chicklet (CB)

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Chicklet (CB) being carried by Starcat (Arnie Kolodner), Yo-Yo (Robert Carey) and Provoloney (Andy Halliday)

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Starcat (Arnie Kolodner), Chicklet (CB) and Mrs. Forrest (Meghan Robinson)

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Berdine (Becky London), Chicklet (CB) and Marvel Ann (Michael Belanger)
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Chicklet (CB) and
Berdine (Becky London)
at the Luau

Reviews for Psycho Beach Party
The New York Times


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