Friday, 21 July 2006

"Menopause - The Musical", Capital Theatre, Toronto, ON

Four women at a Bloomingdale's lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra and hot flashes, night sweats, memory loss, chocolate binges, not enough sex, too much sex, and more. A joyful parody of 25 re-lyricized classic baby boomer hits, the 90-minute show features such chart-toppers as "I Heard It Thru the Grapevine, You No Longer See 39" and the disco favorite "Stayin' Awake! Stayin' Awake!". Inspired by a hot flash and a bottle of wine, writer/producer Jeanie Linders created the show as a celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived The Change.

Tonight I saw "Menopause - The Musical" - we were a group of 14 organized by my friend, Angie (thanks yet again, Angie!). There were five of us Seasons Sisters, my friend, Yvette and her sister and friends, and my friend, Deb and her three sisters. It was really funny and clever, especially to someone who is going or has gone through menopause.
Sangita, me, Chris and Angie met for supperat St. Louis Bar and Grill before the show
Yvette's friend, Kate, and her sister, Michelle, after the show.
The audience was invited onto the stage at the end
of the show to dance to the last song.
Those who went got pins ... which Kate and Michelle have strategically placed.


Deb and her sisters

1 comment:

Melli said...

ROFL! I saw this in DC about 2 or 3 years ago! I grabbed my sister and went, and we both laughed our butts off the entire time! What a GREAT show! ;)