SETH GREENLEAF (Director)      
A Tony Award winner for his work on the 50th anniversary production of WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, Seth would be the first to tell you he’s lived a theatrical life. A graduate of UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film and Television, he was bitten early by the entertainment bug and has worked in theatre and film his entire adult life. Some of his favorite highlights include producing 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL on Broadway with Dolly Parton, co-financing the Tony Award-winning musical THE BOOK OF MORMON, and directing the award-winning documentary F(L)AG FOOTBALL (FlagFootballTheMovie). He is the President and Artistic Director of Greenleaf Productions (, and heads the Broadway division of GFour Productions out of New York City. He currently has THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, running on Broadway and DREAMGIRLS running in London. Seth is also a founding member of the Broadway Green Alliance, helping to green the Great White Way, for more information on that effort please visit 

ALAN J. PLADO (Music Supervisor)      
Broadway national tours (conductor):  Dirty Dancing, Legally Blonde, Elf The Musical, Memphis, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.  Off-Broadway/NYC: We’re Still Hot, Just a Matter of Time, The Last Word (NYMF).  Many regional theaters including Ogunquit Playhouse, Alabama Shakespeare, Laguna Playhouse, Phoenix Theater, Milwaukee Rep.  Alan has been with Menopause The Musical since 2004, and internationally, was the music director/arranger for the show on the West End (Shaw Theater) and in Dublin, Ireland.  

NATALIE NUCCI (Choreography Supervisor)      
Natalie Nucci is Elated to join the GFour team and Menopause The Musical as choreography supervisor after having completed a run as Soap Star in Southern California!  Broadway/ National tours : Jesus Christ Superstar ( Mary u/s ) , Dirty Rotten Scoundrels ( Christine, Jolene, and Muriel u/s) .Natalie  also recently completed a run of Kiss of the  Spiderwoman ( as Spiderwoman ), Sweet Charity ( as Charity)  In Southern California. She is the mom on the Verizon : Meet The Elliots campaign , and has had a 4 year TV series on Nickelodeon (ROUNDHOUSE) and recurring roles on General Hospital ( Dee Dee Cerullo ) .  Her choreography work has ranged from Music Videos , to Musical Theatre , to Hip Hop and she is a resident teacher at several Southern California studios and Academy's for Musical theatre , Acting , and adult Fitness, and restorative worshops mostly for young ballet dancers. She is excited to join this adventure and wishes you all a "Cool Night "  :)

RYAN PATRIDGE (Lighting Designer)      
Ryan has been part of MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL® since 2005. As Lighting Designer and Production Stage Manager, he has visited close to 200 cities and almost every state with this production including Honolulu, Anchorage, San Diego, Milwaukee, Tampa and Washington, DC. Selected regional credits include: FLOYD COLLINS (Weathervane Theatre). Film/TV credits include: AUTUMN HEARTS starring Ally Sheedy, AUSTIN CITY LIMITS FESTIVAL-Trey Astasio and Sheryl Crow, ASYLUM STREET SPANKERS~Live and HBO Boxing. Music tour credits include: Los Lonely Boys, Pat Green and Willie Nelson. Ryan is a proud member of I.A.T.S.E. and Actors’ Equity.

SUE HILL (Costume/Prop Supervisor) .    
Sue has been designing and creating clothes, costumes and home textiles since she discovered her grandmother’s treadle sewing machine at the age of 9. She began her career as a studio artist in textiles, graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design and has exhibited wearable art and maintained a business designing custom clothing and costumes for national touring musical group and theatrical productions. She has toured as wardrobe supervisor and Equity Stage Manager. Sue is the National Costume Designer for GFour Productions, designing costumes and props for “Menopause the Musical”, “Respect” and “Motherhood the Musical”.

ROBERTA B. WALL (Assistant Music Supervisor) 
Roberta B. Wall first stepped on stage with “Menopause the Musical” in the original L.A. production, which opened in 2003. Since then, she has toured with the show in the role of “Iowa Housewife”, performing coast to coast. She was brought on as vocal director for “Menopausia”, the Spanish version of the show in 2013, and has continued on as National Asst. Musical Director. Her other performing credits include: Broadway - original casts of “Sister Act” and “Leap of Faith”. National Tours - “Sister Act”, “Beauty and the Beast”. Regional - Sacramento Music Circus, Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Laguna Playhouse, Long Beach C.L.O. , La Mirada C.L.O. .Recordings include the cast albums of “Lady Be Good”, “Pardon My English” and “Oh, Kay!” on the Gershwin record label, Roxbury Records. Her eclectic career has also included singing Doo Wop with the group “Double Date” at Universal Studios Tour and Disneyland in Los Angeles , and appearing as a special guest on the “Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson.

KAREN GEDISSMAN (Assistant to Choreography Supervisor)
Karen began her career at the critically acclaimed regional theatre, south coast repertory, which lead to her stage debut at the age of 10 in a doll’s house and the time of your life. Highlights include: “80 days,” the la Jolla Playhouse with Des Mcanuff. As a cabaret artist, Karen toured the world for princess cruises. Headliner in L.A. at the Cinegrill, the Catalina Jazz Club, and a special appearance in Mexico City. Award-winning roles in: a chorus line, three-penny opera, Evita, violet, babes, and barrio babies, the ford amphitheater. Film/TV: indie feature Chavez Ravine, Norberto Barba, TV: hard copy. Karen is grateful to Gfour Productions for the opportunity to share the stage with all the wonderful menopause, the musical® ladies. She thanks her wonderful family for their incredible love and support!!


…those who have seen it, most of them otherwise sober and sane women, start giggling like schoolgirls as they try to describe it.