On Stage School of Performing Arts presents, The Hundred Dresses. Wanda Petronski speaks strangely, has a funny last name, and lives in the wrong part of town. Who would believe she has a closet full of one hundred beautiful dresses? The kids at Franklin Elementary School sure don't. In The Hundred Dresses, Maddie Martin and Peggy Hawthorne learn first-hand the danger of stereotypes and harsh words. The Hundred Dresses is a timeless tale about the power of words and finding the courage to stand up for others, even if you are standing alone. Based on the book by Eleanor Estes.