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First North Suncoast production of 'Menopause the Musical' highlights Show Palace's 2017-18 season

HUDSON — The Show Palace Dinner Theatre has announced its 2017-18 season of shows, four packages of season tickets at discounted prices and a small increase in price for all shows.

"For the first time in six years, we have had to raise all pricing by $1," said Jennifer Mara, business manager for the theater.

The season comprises eight musicals, including Smokey Joe's Cafe, the longest-running musical revue in Broadway history, and, for the first time on the North Suncoast, Menopause the Musical, a four-woman musical launched in an erstwhile Orlando perfume shop that has gone on to become an international sensation.

The season

June 3-25, 2017: Assisted Living: The Musical, a light-hearted look at the fun of retirement.

July 8-Aug. 13, 2017: 8-Track: The Sounds of the '70s

Aug. 26-Oct. 1, 2017: Smokey Joe's Cafe, the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller (Kansas City, Fools Fall in Love, Poison Ivy, On Broadway, Hound Dog).

Oct. 14-Nov. 12, 2017: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, the high-energy musical about seven mountain men who want wives, so they abduct seven women from the nearby frontier town, then get snowed in for the winter — without a preacher to marry them.

Nov. 25-Dec. 25, 2017: A Show Palace Christmas Spectacular

Jan. 13-Feb. 18, 2018: Pippin, the Tony Award-winning tale of a troupe of actors in the Middle Ages telling the story of a young prince looking for the meaning of life.

March 3-April 1- 2018: Unexpected Songs: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Rodgers and Hammerstein

April 14-May 27, 2018: Menopause the Musical, four women at Bloomingdale's mourn hot flashes, chocolate cravings, night sweats and all the fun of menopause with parodies of popular songs (Stayin' Awake, Puff, My God I'm Draggin').

The four-ticket packages go on sale Monday and must be ordered at the Show Palace office at 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson, or by phone at (727) 863-7949. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on show days.

Tickets to individual shows go on sale Oct. 17 and will be available both through the office or online at showpalace.net.

Tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis. New prices are in effect starting with the June 3 show.

Seven shows: $311.50; four shows: $178; three shows, $133.50, all plus tax and tip.

A new "show only" package for all eight shows in the season is $292, plus tax. And a new Cabaret Series package for one-night specials starts at $100.

First North Suncoast production of 'Menopause the Musical' highlights Show Palace's 2017-18 season 09/26/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 4:22pm]
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