MESA

Dec 20 - Dec 31

MESA ARTS CENTER
One East Main Street
Mesa, Arizona 85201
480-644-6500


PURCHASING INFORMATION
TICKETS STARTING AT $43

BY PHONE

480-644-6500

ONLINE

SCHEDULE
PERFORMANCE IS 90 MINUTES WITH NO INTERMISSION

WEEKDAY

MATINEE

EVENING

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Wednesday, Dec 20 at 7:30 pm Thursday, Dec 21 at 7:30 pm Friday, Dec 22 at 7:30 pm Saturday, Dec 23 at 2:30 & 7:30pm Tuesday, Dec 26 at 7:30 pm Wednesday, Dec 27 at 7:30 pm Thursday, Dec 28 at 7:30 pm Friday, Dec 29 at 7:30 pm Saturday, Dec 30 at 2 & 5:30 pm Sunday, Dec 31 at 2pm

LINDA BOSTON
PROFESSIONAL WOMAN


“PERMISSION” IS LINDA’S SOLO ALBUM (HTTPS://STORE.CDBABY.COM). AMBASSADOR MAGAZINE SAYS “BOSTON’S CHOPS CARRY THE SET. SERVE THIS ONE WITH MOONLIGHT & GOOD CONVERSATION.” HER COLLABORATIONS INCLUDE RANDY SCOTT, MARY WILSON (SUPREMES), DARIUS TWYMAN, WENDELL HARRISON, WHITNEY HOUSTON, ANTHONY MACKIE, TAMELA MANN, PEARL CLEAGE, TAVIS SMILEY, MICHAEL ERIC DYSON, DICK GREGORY, AL SHARPTON, JESSE JACKSON & MORE. LINDA HAS BEEN A REQUESTED OPENING VOCALIST FOR THE DETROIT MAYORAL 2006 INAUGURATION, FOR PRESIDENT WILLIAM CLINTON, THE LINKS NATIONAL CONVENTION, SEVERAL DETROIT BRANCH NAACP FREEDOM FUND DINNERS, AND A HOST OF WEDDINGS & HOME-GOINGS. DEMAND REMAINS FOR HER ONE WOMAN SHOW, MOMS MABLEY: THE NAKED TRUTH. VISIT WWW.IMDB.COM FOR HER MANY FILM CREDITS, INCLUDING STREET KINGS 2: MOTOR CITY, THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT 3: REVELATIONS & HOME AGAIN. THANKS GFOUR FOR ALLOWING HER TO ACCUMULATE ALMOST TEN YEARS OF MTM PERFORMANCES. LB SAYS, “FOR POSITIVE CHANGE TO BE REALIZED, EMBRACE UNIVERSAL / INTUITIVE CONSCIOUSNESS, SEE OUR SIMILARITIES TO SEE LESS OF OUR DIFFERENCES AND KNOW YOU ARE THE CHANGE YOU SEEK. ASE’!”

MEGAN CAVANAGH
EARTH MOTHER


MEGAN CAVANAGH IS MOST RECOGNIZED AS MARLA HOOCH, FROM THE PENNY MARSHALL MOVIE, A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN. OTHER FILM CREDITS INCLUDE: MEL BROOKS’ ROBIN HOOD: MEN IN TIGHTS (BROOMHILDE) AND (ESSIE) DRACULA: DEAD AND LOVING IT. SHE STARRED WITH TIM ALLEN AND KIRSTIE ALLY IN FOR RICHER OR POORER (LEVINIA YODER). SHE ALSO STARRED WITH CHRISTINA RICCI IN DISNEY’S REMAKE OF THAT DARN CAT (LU). MEGAN VOICED JUDY NEUTRON IN THE ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED ANIMATED FEATURE JIMMY NEUTRON: BOY GENIUS, AND SHE ALSO HAD THE PLEASURE OF DOING THE NICKELODEON TV SERIES. OTHER CARTOON VOICES ARE: QUEEN LUNA ON THE NICKELODEON ANIMATED SERIES, WINX CLUB, SLOG ON TAK AND THE POWER OF JUJU, AND AMY POEHLER’S ANIMATED SERIES THE MIGHTY B, WHERE MEGAN PLAYS HILLARY HIGGENBOTTOM (BESSIE’S MOM). OTHER TV CREDITS INCLUDE: RECURRING CHARACTER TRUDY (WHO MARRIED AL ON THE LAST EPISODE) ON HOME IMPROVEMENT. GUEST STARRING ON FRIENDS, WILL & GRACE, JUST SHOOT ME, WEST WING, ER, ROSEANNE AND MANY OTHERS. MEGAN DID EIGHT EPISODES WITH BETTY WHITE AND BOB NEWHART IN HIS SERIES, BOB. MEGAN HAS PERFORMED IN MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL® SINCE 2004. NOTED REGIONAL CREDITS INCLUDE: BLITHE SPIRIT (MADAME ARCATI), A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM (PSEUDOLUS), JUBILEE (QUEEN/BUTCH), HIGH SPIRITS (MADAM ARCATI). MEGAN IS A PROUD MEMBER OF ACTORS' EQUITY ASSOCIATION SINCE 1987, AND A SAG-AFTRA MEMBER SINCE 1988. VISIT HER WEBSITE: MEGANCAVANAGH.COM

KAREN GEDISSMAN
IOWA HOUSEWIFE


KAREN GEDISSMAN 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!!

CHERIE PRICE
SOAP STAR


CHERIE JOINED MTM IN 2006 AND SINCE THEN HAS PLAYED SOAP STAR ALL OVER THE US AND CANADA AS WELL AS A FEW YEARS IN LAS VEGAS. FAVORITE ROLES INCLUDE ANITA/WEST SIDE STORY, CHARITY/SWEET CHARITY, VAL/A CHORUS LINE, DESIREE/A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, GRUSHINKAYA/GRAND HOTEL, RUBY/DAMES AT SEA. SHE RECEIVED A PORTLAND DRAMA CRITICS AWARD FOR HER PORTRAYAL OF ROXIE HART IN "CHICAGO" AND A PORTLAND MUSICAL THEATRE AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS AS KAY GOODMAN IN "NITE CLUB CONFIDENTIAL". CHERIE CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON THE CABARET STAGE AND HAS PERFORMED ON SEVERAL CRUISE SHIPS AS WELL AS RELEASING HER FIRST CD "VOYAGE". LATELY SHE'S BECOME A BALLROOM DANCER AND HAS COMPETED IN PRO/AM.

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

- IDAHO STATESMAN