GRAVENHURST

Jun 07

THE GRAVENHURST OPERA HOUSE
295 Muskoka Road South
Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1J1
705 687-5550


PURCHASING INFORMATION

BY PHONE

705 687-5550

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SCHEDULE
PERFORMANCE IS 90 MINUTES WITH NO INTERMISSION

WEEKDAY

MATINEE

EVENING

FRI
8:00 PM
LORENA MACKENZIE
SOAP STAR


LORENA IS THRILLED TO BE JOINING MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL AND SHARING WHAT IS A “CRAZY” TIME OF LIFE. SELECT THEATRE CREDITS INCLUDE CATS (ORIGINAL CAST & FIRST TOUR), 42ND STREET, THE MATCHMAKER, KISS ME KATE, EVITA (STRATFORD FESTIVAL), HATS, THE MUSICAL, BRIAN MACDONALD’S THE MIKADO, LES, MISERABLES (CANADIAN TOUR), SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM, THE LAST RESORT, CRAZY FOR YOU, DAMN YANKEES, THE NORMAN CONQUESTS AND ANNE OF GREEN GABLES (CHARLOTTETOWN FESTIVAL). TV: MAYDAY, REIGN, 12 MONKEYS, “KARMA IS A B*TCH, QUEER AS FOLK, EXHIBIT A AND NUMEROUS COMMERCIALS. LOVE TO KEVIN, MY SONS TANNER, NOLAN AND KIMBAL AND ALL MY BEAUTIFUL FAMILY.

BARB SCHEFFLER
IOWA HOUSEWIFE


BARB SCHEFFLER IS A TORONTO BASED PERFORMER AND A GRADUATE OF THE SHERIDAN COLLEGE MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM. FOR MANY YEARS SHE HAS WORKED AS A WRITER AND PERFORMER FOR MYSTERIOUSLY YOURS MURDER MYSTERY THEATRE. MOST RECENTLY SHE PLAYED MADAME SOFRONIE IN THE MUSICAL “GIFT OF THE MAGI” BY LESLIE ARDEN FOR SMILE THEATRE. SOME OF HER FAVOURITE ROLES INCLUDE STEFFY IN “I OUGHTA BE IN PICTURES”, SISTER AMNESIA IN “NUNSENSE 2”, FLORENCE VASSY IN “CHESS” AND THE TAXIDERMIST IN “GET STUFFED! THE MUSICAL”. SHE IS ALSO A WIFE, AND MOM TO THREE FABULOUS KIDS!

SARAH LYNN STRANGE
EARTH MOTHER


SARAH LYNN STRANGE IS DELIGHTED TO BE JOINING THE “MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL” TEAM! PREVIOUS CREDITS INCLUDE; ‘A CHRISTMAS STORY’ AT STC, ‘BEAUTY & THE BEAST’ AND ‘MY FAIR LADY’ WITH CAPITOL THEATRE PORT HOPE, ‘SISTER ACT’ AND ‘SHREK’ WITH RAINBOW STAGE, AND ‘SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN’ WITH DRAYTON ENTERTAINMENT. YOU CAN HEAR HER SCREACHIE TONES AS SERIES LEAD DILYS PRICE ON THE HIT ENTERTAINMENT ANIMATED SHOW ‘FIREMAN SAM’! LOVE TO NOODLE & DANA, DAD & CAROL. THIS ONE IS FOR DEB, SKYE & LEIGH. THANK YOU TO BRUCE AND THE TALENT HOUSE TEAM FOR ALL OF THEIR SUPPORT!

MICHELLE E. WHITE
PROFESSIONAL WOMAN


THRILLED TO BE REPRISING HER ROLE AS “PROFESSIONAL WOMAN” WITH HER FORMER COMPANY MATES AND GFOUR PRODUCERS, MICHELLE’S PROFESSIONAL CREDITS INCLUDE… 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 AND COME IN FROM THE COLD - MICHELLE’S ORIGINAL ECLECTIC A CAPPELLA JAZZ, SCAT AND BLUES WINTER ALBUM, AVAILABLE AT WWW.MEWSICIAN.COM. OTHER PRODUCTIONS: “MARLENA MADISON” - BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY; “NELL CARTER” / “ARMELIA MCQUEEN” - AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’; “DARLENE LOVE” - LEADER OF THE PACK; “MATRON ‘MAMA’ MORTON” - CHICAGO; “BRENDA BRAXTON” - SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ; “RONETTE” / “CRYSTAL” - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS; “SOUR KANGAROO” - SEUSSICAL; “TRIX” - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE; “ALICE’S DAUGHTER” - BIG RIVER; “COWARDLY LION” - THE WIZARD OF OZ; “ALBERTA” - ANYTHING THAT MOVES, THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

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 …

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