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 play RFK: A PORTRAIT OF ROBERT F. KENNEDY. He heads GFour’s Broadway division and is the company’s Artistic Director. Seth recently worked on the London transfer of MATILDA THE MUSICAL, now playing at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway and hailed by The New York Times as, “The Best Musical ever to come out of Britain!” He recently produced and directed the award winning documentary F(L)AG FOOTBALL and he is currently launching the Broadway premiere of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize winning play DISGRACED, as well as the West End premiere of the Tony Award winning musical URINETOWN. Seth is also a founding member of the Broadway Green Alliance, helping to green the great white way.
ALAN J. PLADO (Music Supervisor)
Broadway: Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. National Tours: LEGALLY BLONDE, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ELF THE MUSICAL (1st national; conductor). Alan served as the Music Supervisor for MENOPAUSE, and internationally, was the music director and arranger for the show on the West End (Shaw Theater) and in Dublin, Ireland (Tivoli Theater). Regional credits: LEGALLY BLONDE with Sally Struthers (Ogunquit Playhouse); CHAPS, CRAZY FOR YOU (PCPA); STRIKING 12 (Capital Repertory); BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE (Phoenix Theater); GYPSY, CATS, FOOTLOOSE (Arizona Broadway), as well as appearances at Laguna Playhouse, Alabama Shakespeare, Milwaukee Repertory, and Geva Theater.
DARIA LYNNE MELENDEZ (Choreography Supervisor)
Originally from Massachusetts. This gal has been a studio owner, a professional dancer and choreographer for over 4 decades. Education, judging and coaching have been her passions through her career. She has appeared on Broadway and National television performances. She has taught for Dance Masters of America and many dance programs throughout the U.S. Having the privilege of performing with Maurice and Gregory Hines have been one of the high points she holds close to her heart. Daria has choreographed industrial shows for Lipton and Tupperwear. In the 1980’s Daria worked closely with recording artists Expose in Miami, Florida. Currently Daria is GFour Production’s choreographer for the hit show, Menopause the Musical®, training over 300 actors over the years. Teaching Ballroom dancing with her husband Nelson keeps her on her toes. Daria enjoys training young dancers in all styles of dance, preparing them for a well rounded career in performing arts.
RYAN PATRIDGE(Lighting Designer)
SUE HILL (Costume/Prop Supervisor)
ROBERTA WALL (Assistant Music Supervisor)
“The show’s strong pull comes from the freedom to publicly giggle over the more sober personal realities that have come with aging. There’s a genuine liberation to be had in laughing …”
- THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER