CALGARY

May 16 - May 18

MARTHA COHEN THEATRE
205 8 Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9
403-294-9494


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SCHEDULE
PERFORMANCE IS 90 MINUTES WITH NO INTERMISSION

WEEKDAY

MATINEE

EVENING

THURS
7:30 PM
FRI
7:30 PM
SAT
2:00 PM
7:30 PM
JANET MARTIN
SOAP STAR


JANET IS OVERJOYED TO BE REJOINING THE ORIGINAL CANADIAN CAST OF MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL. RECENT CREDITS INCLUDE ALDONZA IN MAN OF LA MANCHA , MISTRESS PAGE IN MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, MARIA IN TWELFTH NIGHT COUNTESS ROUSILLION IN ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL. IN TORONTO, JANET APPEARED IN THE SOUND OF MUSIC FOR THE MIRVISHES, DIRECTED BY JEREMY SAMMS.. ALSO FOR THE MIRVISHES - LES MISERABLES, H.M.S PINATFORE, AND THE MIKADO WHICH ALSO PLAYED ACROSS NORTH AMERICA, INCLUDING BROADWAY. JANET SPENT 7 YEARS WITH THE TORONTO CAST OF PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, WHICH ALSO TOURED HONG KONG AND SINGAPORE. ONE OF THE MANY ROLES SHE PLAYED IN PHANTOM WAS THE COVETED PART OF CHRISTINE DAAE, REPUTEDLY THE LARGEST ROLE EVER WRITTEN FOR A SOPRANO IN MUSICAL THEATRE. BUT, JANET IS PROBABLY BEST KNOWN FOR HER ROLE AS GRIZABELLA IN CATS – IN FOUR SEPARATE PRODUCTIONS. RECENTLY SHE HAS CO-WRITTEN TWO SHOWS – THREE LITTLE MAIDS AND A BROADWAY VALENTINE. THANKS TO GFOUR FOR THIS WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE “THE CHANGE” WITH WOMEN EVERYWHERE!

BARB SCHEFFLER
IOWA HOUSEWIFE


BARB SCHEFFLER IS A TORONTO BASED ACTOR, SINGER AND PLAYWRIGHT. FOR MANY YEARS SHE HAS PERFORMED WITH MYSTERIOUSLY YOURS THEATRE AND HAD SEVERAL OF HER SCRIPTS PRODUCED INCLUDING “ONCE UPON A MURDER” “MURDER AT TWILIGHT” AND “NO TIME TO KILL”. SHE HAS PERFORMED WITH MANY THEATRE COMPANIES INCLUDING THE DRAYTON FESTIVAL, THE CLASSIC THEATRE FESTIVAL, THOUSAND ISLANDS PLAYHOUSE AND SMILE. HER FAVOURITE ROLES INCLUDE SISTER AMNESIA IN “NUNSENSE 2”, YUM YUM IN “THE MIKADO”, FLORENCE VASSY IN “CHESS”, LYSISTRATA IN “LYSISTRATA”, DEE DEE IN “SUDS”, THE TAXIDERMIST IN “GET STUFFED, THE MUSICAL”, AND MADAME SOFRONIE IN LESLIE ARDEN’S “GIFT OF THE MAGI”. SHE IS ALSO A GIFTED CABARET PERFORMER, HAVING TOURED ONTARIO WITH HER SOLO CABARET SHOW “SONGS IN THE KEY OF LOVE” AND IS ONE HALF OF THE MUSICAL DUO “THE RECAPS” WITH ROBERT GRAHAM, PERFORMING HITS OF THE ‘60S AND ‘70S. BARB CONTINUES TO WRITE AND IS CURRENTLY WORKING ON TURNING HER AWARD-WINNING CHILDREN’S SHOW “PIRATES DON’T BABYSIT!” INTO A MUSICAL. SHE IS ALSO A BUSY WIFE AND MOM TO THREE FABULOUS KIDS! YOU CAN FOLLOW HER ON INSTAGRAM - BARBSCHEFFLER AND TWITTER @BARB_SCHEFFLER

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

This witty, tuneful take on the subject has broken all kinds of records at Capital Rep, not the least of which is taking the title of the longest-running show in the 27-year-old company’s history.

- MICHAEL ECK, ALBANY TIMES UNION