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'Menopause: The Musical' kicks off artist series

AVON PARK -SFSC Performing Arts celebrates its 30th Artist Series season with a lineup of performances. Starting off the series is "Menopause The Musical" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26, 7:30 p.m., in the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, on the Avon Park campus. This hilarious musical is a celebration of women and "the change." Set in a department store, four women with seemingly nothing in common come to find they have more to share than they ever imagined. The all-female cast makes fun of their woeful hot flashes, forgetfulness, mood swings, wrinkles, night sweats, and chocolate binges. A sisterhood is created between these diverse women as they realize that menopause is no longer "the silent passage." The laughter-filled 90-minute production includes parodies from the classics of the '60s, '70s, and '80s. Individual tickets range in price from $29 to $40. They are available for purchase online at www.performances.southflorida.edu or at the SFSC Box Office, 863-784-7178. Box Office hours are 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. The box office is in front of the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, 600 W. College Drive, Avon Park.
An hour prior to the performance, audience members can visit the Images of Florida exhibition at the SFSC Museum of Florida Art and Culture (MOFAC). Images of Florida features the photography of Lee Dunkel. MOFAC is open to the public from 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, one hour prior to each Artist and Matinee Series performance, and by appointment for group tours. For more information about the museum, contact Mollie Doctrow, curator, at 863-784-7240 or go to http://www.mofac.org.