The secret pleasures of menopause is a groundbreaking book that is long overdue. The show, with book and lyrics, by jeanie linders, consists primarily of popular songs outfitted with new lyrics that celebrate, with abundant humor, women over a certain age. Nov 26, 2003 the offbroadway smash hit menopause the musical is rather akin to a musical slumber party for the over40 set. The offbroadway smash hit menopause the musical is rather akin to a musical slumber party for the over40 set. Apr 06, 2002 this new show, directed by kathleen lindsey with book and lyrics by jeanie linders, however, isnt in that league.
Written by jeanie linders, menopause rejiggers two dozen hit songs from the 50s through the 80s to talk to women and the men who love but may not completely. The song book and cd is a used spiral bound available to purchase and shipped from firefly bookstore in kutztown, pa. Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. Jeanie linders, shelley browne, pammie obannon, catherine. This essential book answers all the key questions asked about the menopause in a succinct, accessible and uptodate form. Menopause the musical is a 2001 musical with book and lyrics by jeanie linders which premiered on march 28, 2001 in orlando, florida. Apr 06, 2011 jeanie linders is best known as the writer and producer of menopause the musical and is a passionate voice for a generation of women facing more than just hot flashes her work in entertainment spans three decades, but finding ways to help women connect and support one another is what she focuses on n. Writtenby book by, lyrics by jeanie linders notes similar to various menopause the musical, with the differences being there is no musical number, hot flash. Power woman, soap star, iowa housewife and earth mother. Menopause the musical brings the heat to show palace in hudson. Many regional theaters including ogunquit playhouse, alabama shakespeare, laguna playhouse, phoenix theater, milwaukee rep. The theatermanagement agreement calls for linders, who has 30 years experience in arts marketing and management, and her veteran team to book entertainment, to manage marketing and advertising.
The shows writer and producer, jeanie linders, said she found the quiz in an email that had been forwarded to her years ago and never knew who wrote it. Following the advisement of the centers for disease control and prevention cdc, and state recommendations, some tour stops may be postponed or cancelled. Sue is the national costume designer for gfour productions, designing costumes and props for menopause the musical, respect and motherhood the musical. Alan glist, kathy glist, jeanie linders and felix rappaport arrives at the premiere of menopause the musical at luxor hotel and casino resort on july 7, 2009 in las vegas, nevada. Understanding the biology and management of menopause james r. Jeanie linders, writerproducer of menopause the musical. Not the authors of this book, who offer practical health information and the wisdom of experience. Menopause the musical book and lyrics by jeanie linders directed by kathleen lindsey choreographer. Menopause the musical brings the heat to show palace in. Since march 2001, this hilarious show has entertained and inspired women from coasttocoast and internationally.
Please check local venue websites and contact your point of purchase for specific details. Book and lyrics by jeanie linders tap productions shaw theatre 2007 share. Menopause is not an original book musical, nor is it a parody along the lines of urinetown or reefer madness. Menopause the musical never has been about theater, its about women, ms. The song book spiralbound january 1, 2003 by jeanie linders author 5. May 26, 2010 jeanie linders found theater as her expressive channel. Jeanie linders is the writer and producer of the smash hit menopause. The musical follows four mature women shopping for lingerie at a bloomingdales sale, with lyrics parodying popular music from the baby boomer era to reflect symptoms of the menopause. Her work in entertainment spans three decades, but finding ways to help women connect and support one another is what she focuses on now. Writer jeanie linders arrives at the premiere of her show menopause the musical at the luxor. Gfour productions and menopause the musical are committed to the health of our customers, cast, and employees. The musical, by jeanie linders, and starring fredena j. Alan has been with menopause the musical since 2004, and internationally, was the music directorarranger for the show on the west end shaw theater and in dublin, ireland.
Menopause confidential tara allmen, md, facog, ncmp the little book of menopause. Aug 27, 2019 ogunquit, me its time to grab your best gal pals and head to ogunquit playhouse for the hilarious musical comedy menopause the musical, on stage september 4 through september 14. We look forward to seeing you as soon as we are back from intermission. Menopause the musical is a 90minute production that includes 25 exhilarating relyricized tunes from the 60s and 70s and culminates with a salute to women who are experiencing the change. Linders team will book the entertainment and market what promises to be a diverse, starstudded season of entertainment starting in september 2015. Jeanie linders barrage of beefs about the change is for sisters only. Things kick off when four 50something women with very different backgrounds meet at the bargain table in the stores lingerie section, after two of them begin a tugof. Jeanie linders found theater as her expressive channel.
This is a show that began in a 76seat theatre in orlando, florida in 2001 and has apparently been wowing millions in nine countries since. A raucous celebration of womanhood created by jeanie linders and inspired by a hot flash and a bottle of wine. Menopause, the musical apparently began several years ago over a few glasses of wine when arts entrepreneur jeanie linders and some friends began putting alternate lyrics to pop songs of the 1960s. Shelley browne, wesley williams, pammie obannon, catherine. Menopause the musical book and lyrics by jeanie linders in marietta. June 4june 27 menopause the musical the hilarious celebration of women and the change.
This new show, directed by kathleen lindsey with book and lyrics by jeanie linders, however, isnt in that league. Menopause, the musical it s not the silent passage anymore. Writerproducer jeanie linders gives 25 jukebox oldies a facelift. Menopause is a sometimes slapdash mix of trite and clever wordplay, with. To illustrate how going through the change unites all women, menopause creator jeanie linders offers up four diverse characters.
Menopause the musical celebrates women and their changes through a comedy that allows women to be okay with where we are in life now. Williams, teri adams, and becca mccoy, performed at the auburn public theater in auburn, new york until august 9, 2014. Packed with words of wisdom for every woman, and with ideas about how to promote a healthy, nonmedicalized, menopause, this is sure to be treasured and referred to as. A doctors guide to relieving hot flashes, enjoying better sex, sleeping well, controlling your weight, and being happy.
Grumpy old menopause is a nonfiction humorous look at menopause with some really solid advice included. Poise menopause the musical book and lyrics by jeanie linders vegas sweepstakes the major prize winners are. Jun 05, 2010 june 4june 27 menopause the musical the hilarious celebration of women and the change. Menopause the musical arrives in new york following a reportedly soldout ninemonth run in orlando and west palm beach. Jeanie has been involved in the art marketing and management for the last 35 years. Jeanie linders, the writerproducer of the phenomenal menopause the musical, has launched a new program, hearing voices, leaving trails, which will ultimately become a series of books filled with womens stories. Sep 30, 2009 jeanie linders, the writerproducer of the phenomenal menopause the musical, has launched a new program, hearing voices, leaving trails, which will ultimately become a series of books filled with womens stories. The musical addresses all of the challenges associated with menopause including the mental, physical and spiritual realms.
Music parodied was written by various artists, from burt bacharach to the beach boys. Jan 30, 2015 jeanie linders, who wrote and produced menopause the musical, will head a team that will manage clermonts performance hall and theater. Menopause the musical casting call the fireside theatre. The song book spiralbound january 1, 2003 by jeanie linders author. Basically, it is a musical revue on the theme of menopause and other issues faced by. Nov 30, 2003 the producers of menopause the musical may as well post a sign on the coronet theater door warning all men to keep out. The menopause is an inevitable and natural part of every womans life. The show even got a frontpage story in the features section of usa today. Jeanie linders the d word filling dates at shimmer cabaret. Jeanie linders whippedcream book and clever parodies are not meant to be. Jeanie linders original creator presented with the veteran feminist medal of honor by gloria steinem, jeanie linders is best known as the writer and producer of menopause the musical and is a passionate voice for a generation of women facing more than just hot flashes. Alan glist, kathy glist, jeanie linders and felix rappaport.
Wall first stepped on stage with menopause the musical in the original l. Seeking equity and nonequity performers for principal roles in a fireside theatre fort atkinson, wi production of menopause the musical. Information on perimenopause, premature menopause, menopause symptoms, longterm effects of estrogen loss, and a wide variety of therapies to enhance health can be found in its pages. Music various lyrics jeanie linders book jeanie linders productions 2001. Jeanie linders, writerproducer of menopause the musical for those who want to navigate, understand, even celebrate menopause, this new book is an essential companion.
Menopause the musical the aiken theatre, evansville. Thats because of playwright jeanie linders book, with new, menopause adapted lyrics set to familiar tunes stayin alive becomes stayin. Jeanie linders has inspired a lot of people to think they, too, can create or copy a hit stage show and change their own lives forever. The book and menopause the musical written by jeanie linders, directed. Inspiration for the musical struck when she tried to cool herself during a hot flash by standing in front of an open freezer and singing. In her icebreaking book the silent passage 1992, gail sheehy dubbed. Sandra benton professional woman, kimberly vanbiesbrouck soap star, ingrid cole earth mother, and liz hyde iowa housewifedance captain. Menopause the musical the aiken theatre, evansville, in. The menopause guidebook, eighth edition, is the most complete and current discussion of menopause available anywhere. Performances of menopause the musical at the warner theatre closed june 15, 2014.
Poise menopause the musical book and lyrics by jeanie. The producers of menopause the musical may as well post a sign on the coronet theater door warning all men to keep out. Donations toward the fund are collected at performances of the show through the sale. A raucous celebration of womanhood created by jeanie linders and inspired by a hot flash and a bottle of wine, menopause the musical applauds women who are. Jun 01, 2010 june 4june 27 menopause the musical the hilarious celebration of women and the change. Niceties out of the way, im now going to sound like a new york theater snob the producers have acknowledged they were warned we wouldnt respond so. Apr 12, 2002 menopause is not an original book musical, nor is it a parody along the lines of urinetown or reefer madness. She tells growing bolder what inspired her to write the play and why she thinks it has struck such a powerful chord with women from all walks of life. Jeanie linders is sitting at one of the tables near the back of shimmer cabaret at lvh. Menopause the musical creator will manage florida theaters. Menopause the musical book and lyrics by jeanie linders in. Her work in entertainment and producing spans three and a half decades. But these personas are used mainly for cheesy punchlines and hackneyed dialoguethe businesswoman bellowing into a cell phone that a contract must be refaxed.1130 1374 242 1609 506 839 414 357 239 912 1256 128 742 1618 215 335 528 1486 710 1083 1519 721 48 608 1179 675 664 1458 1151 523 694 321 1017 772 316