Ogdensburg Command Performance series to feature 'Menopause,' 'Broadway Rox' and more
Monday, July 8, 2013 - 11:30 am

OGDENSBURG -- The Ogdensburg Command Performance series will include “Menopause, The Musical,” “Broadway Rox,” “Goodnight Gracie” and several other plays and musicals this fall.

All shows will take place in the George Hall Auditorium.

Season tickets range in price from $61 to $158. Tickets to individual shows will cost between $14 and $37.

The series will kick off the season Tuesday, Oct. 1 with “Menopause, The Musical” at 7:45 p.m.

The show follows four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra and menopause symptoms. The parody is set to classical tunes from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s such as “Puff, My God I’m Draggin’” and “Stayin’ Awake, Stayin’ Awake.”

“Say Goodnight Gracie” will follow Sunday, Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. The play tells the story of the life of George Burns and Gracie Allen. The show won a Tony nomination for best play and won the Outer Critics Circle Award and best play National Broadway Theater Award.

November shows will be “Street Beat” and “Broadway Rox.” “Street Beat” will be Sunday, Nov. 3 at 7:45 p.m. The show features urban rhythm created with household items used as percussion drums, combined with break-dancing. African, jazz and Latin influences are apparent in the music.

“Broadway Rox” will be shown Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:45 p.m. with songs from “Mamma Mia,” “Wicked,” “Rock of Ages,” “Hairspray,” “Rent” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Broadway Rox will combine traditional musicals and rock music.

The series will bring Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” to the stage Monday, Dec. 16 at 7:45 p.m. The traditional tale will follow Ebenezer Scrooge as he is shown the true meaning of Christmas by ghosts of Christmases past, present and future.

The season will wrap up Sunday, Jan. 5 at 3 p.m. with a musical tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. The show will include hits like “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and “Let’s Hang On.”

For more information or to purchase tickets visit ilovetheatre.org.