Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins

By Stephen Temperley

Directed by Betty Diamond

The story of real-life Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York socialite and tone-deaf diva who thought she was a great soprano. In truth, she squawked like a deranged rooster. Her brilliant, wry accompanist chronicles Florence's unlikely rise to cult status, which culminated in an infamous sold-out Carnegie Hall performance. A heartfelt, wickedly funny look at the limits of self-perception and the unpredictable nature of friendship.

Produced by Madison Theatre Guild at Bartell Theatre, The Bartell Theatre, 113 E. Mifflin Street,Madison

Performances: October 14-24, 2009

Performance Times:
Wednesday, October 14 at 7:30 pm
Friday, October 16 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, October 17 at 7:30 pm
Thursday, October 22 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, October 24 at 3:00 pm

Tickets ($15) are available online through the MTG website or in person in the Bartell Lobby one hour before the start of each performance. Complete details at:

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