Published on May 2nd, 2016 | by admin
MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL
OPENS AT THE ATHENAEUM THEATRE, COLLINS STREET, FROM WEDNESDAY 13 JULY
“It’s impossible not to laugh!” – New York Times
The absolute smash hit Menopause The Musical is back with all new choreography and starring ‘leggy’ superstar Jackie Love along with the return of Caroline Gillmer (Underbelly), Donna Lee (Beauty & the Beast) and Lena Cruz (Priscilla The Musical). Renowned Director & Choreographer Tony Bartuccio gives a fresh and contemporary edge to the worldwide smash celebrating women and the change!
Opening at The Athenaeum Theatre, Collins Street Melbourne from Wednesday 13 July
The original Menopause The Musical debuted in Melbourne in 2005 for a six week season which was extended to six months. The show then went on to tour other capital cities for five years and was seen by 980,000 theatre goers across the country. Worldwide, it has been seen by 11 million people since it first opened in Florida, USA, in 2001.
Menopause The Musical follows the story of four women who meet at a lingerie sale and discover they have plenty in common, including memory loss, night sweats, hot flushes, too much sex, not enough sex and much more!
If you loved the original – you’ll love Menopause the Musical – Women on Fire, which will include 6 new songs and lots of new gags. Featuring entertainer, Jackie Love as The Soap Star. Jackie is a much loved Australian artist and personality, performing from the age of 12. Winning multiple awards, she’s appeared on TV, in major Musicals and on stages around the world. In fact, because of her international touring Jackie sings in 11 languages.
Director /Choreographer, Tony Bartuccio, is one of Australia’s foremost choreographers working across virtually every aspect of the arts and entertainment. Renowned for the Tony Bartuccio Dancers who performed on Channel 9 for the better part of two decades, Tony continues as Resident Choreographer and Creative Director, Variety and Events for the Nine Network. For theatre he has designed choreography for Company B Belvoir – including The Sapphires original season, Malthouse Melbourne, Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company, J.C. Williamson, Conrad Jupiters, International Concert Attractions and Crown Palladium. In 2013 Tony choreographed Nine Network’s Love Child starring Jessica Marais.
Now the side-splitting celebration of all things menopausal continues in the all-new Menopause the Musical – Women on Fire!
VENUE: Athenaeum Theatre
Dates From Wednesday 13 July
Tickets www.ticketek.com.au or Box office: 9650 1500
BRISBANE SEASON DETAILS
Venue Twelfth Night Theatre, Cintra Rd, Bowen Hills
Dates From Saturday 21st May
Tickets Ticketmaster.com.au or 136 100 or 07 3252 5122