MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL® CREATIVE TEAM
JEANIE LINDERS (Creator/Writer)
Jeanie Linders created and wrote the original MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL®, and was a passionate voice for a generation of women facing more than just hot flashes. She was the recipient of the Veteran Feminist Medal of Honor presented by Gloria Steinem, and funded women’s education and housing programs from New Orleans to Kenya and Ghana, as well as raising over a million dollars for the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, as well as other charities. Jeanie’s work in entertainment spanned three decades and included theatre, multi stage music festivals, and celebrity-driven events. She also launched The Center for Art & Entertainment and completed her Marge Potter book series. We continue to honor Jeanie’s memory and legacy by sharing her humor, heart, and wit onstage each night, spreading her healing laughter across the world.
SETH GREENLEAF (Director)
A Tony Award® winner for his work on THE INHERITANCE and the 50th anniversary production of WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, Seth would be the first to tell you that 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 ever since. Some of his favorite highlights include producing 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL on Broadway with Dolly Parton, co-financing the Tony Award® and Olivier Award-winning musicals THE BOOK OF MORMON and MATILDA THE MUSICAL, and directing the award-winning documentary F(L)AG FOOTBALL (FlagFootballTheMovie.com). Current productions: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, THE BOOK OF MORMON, THE INHERITANCE, SIX THE MUSICAL and TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL running on Broadway; AMERICAN BUFFALO starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell and Darren Criss opening on Broadway in 2022; and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG on national tour in the U.S. 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 BroadwayGreen.com.
ALAN J. PLADO (Music Supervisor)
Alan is currently the conductor on the national tour of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. Other Broadway national tours include: JERSEY BOYS, 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, SHOOTING STAR, 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. He is a long-time member of AFM Musicians’ union.
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 EL MUSICAL, 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.
TERI ADAMS (Choreography Co-Supervisor)
Teri has been with MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL® since 2006, where she first played the Iowa Housewife at The American Heartland Theatre in her hometown of Kansas City. Teri serves as MTM’s National Choreography Supervisor as well as the National Tour Dance Captain. Regional credits include BLUES IN THE NIGHT, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, I LOVE YOU BECAUSE (American Heartland Theatre), LEND ME A TENOR, BABY, 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE (Great Plains Theatre), RUTHLESS!, DIRTY BLONDE, and the World premiere of Gregg Coffin’s RIGHTNEXT TO ME (Unicorn Theatre), FOOTLOOSE (Starlight Theater). Teri has appeared in theaters across the country including, The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, and Geva Theater (NY), Asolo Rep (FL), and she has been a two-time featured soloist at The Kennedy Center (D.C.) Teri has also appeared on NBC’s THE TODAY SHOW as a cast member of MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL®. She has worked on film and stage projects alongside Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Cindy Williams and Mary Wilson of the Supremes. Adams is a long time member of Actors’ Equity Association, and she thanks you for continuing to support live theatre! Cheers!
KIMBERLY VANBIESBROUCK (Choreography Co-Supervisor)
Kimberly has had the great pleasure of performing Soap Star in MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL® in theatres across the country. Her first production was in her hometown of Detroit, where MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL® was awarded the honor of longest-running musical in the city’s history and Best Ensemble Cast. Currently she resides in Chicago, where some of her other credits include, MOTHERHOOD THE MUSICAL, Judy Garland in BEYOND THE RAINBOW, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, SWEET CHARITY, ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE, A CHORUS LINE, and CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. Kimberly is also a certified yoga, barre and kickboxing instructor. She feels extremely blessed and would like to take this opportunity to thank GFour Productions for bringing her back into the MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL® family. Kimberly would also like to send all her love and appreciation to the best production she ever created…her beautiful daughter, Isobel. The theatre world is yours to conquer, my girl!
KENNETH GREENBLATT – Founder/Chairman
SETH GREENLEAF – CEO/President
MAUREEN PORTLOCK – CFO
KIM SIMARI – Director of Operations and Production
ASHLEY DINGES – Director of Sales and Marketing
KARIE KOPPEL – Director of Casting
ALYSSA HOLLAND – Associate Director of Sales and Marketing
CALEB SPIVEY – Associate Director of Operations and Production
JOHN FINDLAY – Production Manager
KATHERINE MONTGOMERY – Marketing Coordinator
ERICA GEROLD – Marketing Coordinator
Learn more about our company and productions at www.GFourProductions.com
Menopause The Musical® is booked exclusively by Columbia Artists Theatricals.
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