40+ Stage Company to Present “Hot Flashes” at the Milton Rhodes Arts Center
40+ Stage Company will present “Hot Flashes,” directed by Tiffany Burgess, at Milton Rhodes Arts Center’s Mountcastle Black Box theatre. The play will feature Carolyn Crump, Sandra Dreis, Marisa Estelrich, Caroline Keating and Karen Odeom as they explore the adventures, anxieties and occasional absurdities of menopause and aging. Written by Dori Appel and Carolyn Myers, this fast-paced, highly original comedy is a guaranteed fun time for everyone.
Performances will be held in the Mountcastle Black Box Theatre at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce Street, Winston-Salem, on Friday, June 8, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 9 at 2 p.m..; Sunday, June 20 at 2 p.m.; Wednesday, June 13 at 7:30 p.m.; and Thursday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, June 16, at 2:00 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, June 17, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $12 for students, with special $5 ticket night on Wednesday, June 13, and BOGO ticket night on Thursday, June 14. Group rates are also available. Tickets are available at the Arts Council box office by calling 336-747-1414 or online at www.rhodesartcenter.org.
Also on the schedule this season are: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Sept. 28 – Oct. 7; and “Showtune 2,” Nov. 30 – Dec. 9. All performances will be held in the Mountcastle Black Box Theatre at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts.
Auditions: Auditions for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be held on Monday, June 11, and Tuesday, June 12, from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Mountcastle Black Box Theatre. Actors should be age 40 and above and be prepared with a one-minute classicial monologue. Rehearsals begin in mid-August and the production opens September 28.
40+ Stage Company is a new theatre company that focuses on productions featuring actors age 40 and above and themes of particular interest to older adults. Our Education Program aims to offer creative opportunities for seniors and mature adults to challenge and enrich their lives. For more information, visit www.40PlusStage.org.