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JUNE 15 – JULY 1, 2018
|“A ROLLICKING GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT!”|
– Boston Globe
|“IT’S IMPOSSIBLE NOT TO LAUGH!”|
– The New York Times
|“FRESH, FUNNY AND SIMPLY TERRIFIC!”|
– LA Times
ABOUT THE SHOW
Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for 16 years!
|ROBERTA B. WALL|
|MICHELLE E. WHITE|
KAREN GEDISSMAN (Iowa Housewife) began her career at the age of 10 at the critically acclaimed South Coast Repertory Theater in A Doll’s House and The Time of Your Life. Career highlights include: 80 Days The La Jolla Playhouse, Des McAnuff, A Chorus Line (Maggie), Three-Penny Opera (Polly), Evita (The Mistress), Violet (Violet), Babes (Judy Garland), and Barrio Babies (Lola). Karen headlined worldwide for Princess Cruises, L.A.’s Cinegrill, Gardenia, Catalina Jazz Club; along with appearing onstage with Ben Vereen, Keith David, and Louie Beltran. She also starred as April O’Neill in the musical, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mexico City. Film/TV: Indie Feature Film Chavez Ravine, Director: Norberto Barba, TV: Hard Copy.
CHERIE PRICE (Soap Star) has been with MTM since 2006 gracing stages throughout the US and Canada and several years in Las Vegas. Cherie is a singer, dancer, choreographer and Cabaret performer and has recorded a CD titled Voyage. She has also performed on cruise ships and recently took up accordion. Favorite roles: Anita/West Side Story, Charity/Sweet Charity, Desiree/A Little Night Music, Mona/Dames at Sea. Awarded Best Actress in a Musical for Roxy Hart/Chicago. Received Best Actress award Portland Musical Theatre for Nite Club Confidential. She competes in Ballroom Dance and is also a Travel Consultant.
ROBERTA B. WALL (Earth Mother) Original Broadway Casts – Sister Act, Leap of Faith. First National Tours – Sister Act (SM Lazarus), Beauty and the Beast ( Mrs. Potts ). Ms. Wall has been performing in Menopause the Musical since 2003 as both Iowa Housewife and Earth Mother in cities across the country. Other Regional roles include: Sadie – I Love a Piano (Lawrence Welk Theatre), Jo – Swingtime Canteen( La Mirada CLO), Frieda – Sunday in the Park with George ( Long Beach CLO), Tisbe – Cinderella (Falcon Theatre), Clementina- Desert Song ( Pasadena Civic ), Housekeeper – Man of La Mancha She has performed with such stars as Shirley Jones, Robert Goulet, Joanne Worley, Dorothy Lamour and was a special guest on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. She can be heard on the Roxbury Records (the Gershwin family label) recordings of “Oh, Kay!”, “Pardon My English” and “Lady Be Good”.
MICHELLE E. WHITE (Professional Woman) Broadway U.S. National Tours: “Mrs. Corry”- Mary Poppins and “Ethel”- Showboat. Canadian Premieres: The Lion King; Once on This Island; “Wanda” – Crowns, “Effie” – Dreamgirls and “Sylvia” – All Shook Up. “Ella Fitzgerald” Jazz & Scat Feature Productions: Archie Alleyne’s Duke’s Place, Forever Swing, Michelle E. White – Jazz Concert. For Michelle’s original eclectic a cappella jazz, scat, and blues winter album – Come in from the Cold ($20) – see Michelle after the show or visit www.mewsician.com. Other Productions: “Mrs. Muller”- Doubt: A Parable; “Marlena Madison” – Buddy: The Budddy Holly Story; “Nell Carter” / “Armelia McQueen” – Ain’t Misbahavin’; “Darlene Love” – Leader of the Pack; “Matron ‘Mama’ Morton” – Chicago; “Brenda Braxton” – Smokey Joe’s Cafe; “Ronette” / “Crystal” – Little Shop of Horrors; “Sour Kangaroo” – Seussical; “Trix” – The Drowsy Chaperone; “Blues Fairy” – Snow White: The Panto; “Alice’s Daughter” – Big River; “Cowardly Lion” – The Wizard of Oz; “Alberta” – Anything That Moves, The Vagina Monologues.