“With 20 original show-stopping tunes, book and lyrics written by Robbie Moss Manning and Alyce Haskell Berard, and music by composer and musical producer Jonathan Baer, PALM SPRINGS THE MUSICAL: Born To Sparkle revolves around a deathbed promise to bring back The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies that shuttered in 2014. The songs are edgy-good fun, with numbers like the upbeat Casino I’ll Be There, and the sinister Elder Skelder. Additional songs written by John Baer and John Manning.

The scoring and clever lyrics are supported by a book giving us a love story; a crisis of faith and redemption; and best of all a marvelous mustache-twirling villain with a corrupt sidekick, a ballsy Nurse Ratchet-type who, together, attempt to thwart the ladies’ remounting of the Follies, in an effort to keep their noses out of the shady retirement home they operate…”

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