PORTLAND

Aug 10

PORTLAND’5 CENTERS FOR THE ARTS - NEWMARK THEATRE
1111 Southwest Broadway
Portland, Oregon 97205
800-273-1530


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800-273-1530

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SCHEDULE
PERFORMANCE IS 90 MINUTES WITH NO INTERMISSION

WEEKDAY

MATINEE

EVENING

SAT
2:00 PM
7:30 PM
TERI ADAMS
IOWA HOUSEWIFE


TERI ADAMS HAS BEEN WITH MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL® SINCE 2006, WHERE SHE FIRST PLAYED THE IOWA HOUSEWIFE AT THE AMERICAN HEARTLAND THEATRE IN KANSAS CITY. A NATIVE KANSAN, TERI HAS PERFORMED ON MOST KANSAS CITY STAGES OVER THE LAST 25 YEARS, AND HAS TOURED NATIONALLY WITH MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL® FOR OVER A DECADE. SOME 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 RIGHT NEXT TO ME (UNICORN THEATRE). TERI IS A TWO-TIME FEATURED SOLOIST AT THE KENNEDY CENTER, HAS APPEARED ON NBC’S THE TODAY SHOW AS A CAST MEMBER OF MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL® - SURVIVOR TOUR (PARTNERSHIP WITH SUSAN G. KOMEN FOUNDATION), AND HAS BEEN SEEN AT THE MERRY GO ROUND THEATRE (NY), THE ASOLO REPERATORY (FL) AND GEVA THEATRE (NY). TERI IS A DIEHARD KANSAS JAYHAWKS FAN AND A PROUD MEMBER OF ACTORS EQUITY. THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING LIVE THEATRE!

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: MEL BROOKS’ ROBIN HOOD: MEN IN TIGHTS (BROOMHILDE) AND (ESSIE) DRACULA: DEAD AND LOVING IT. SHE STARRED WITH TIM ALLEN IN FOR RICHER OR POORER (LEVINIA YODER), AND VOICED JUDY NEUTRON IN THE ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED ANIMATED FEATURE JIMMY NEUTRON: BOY GENIUS. TV CREDITS INCLUDE: RECURRING CHARACTER TRUDY (WHO MARRIED AL) ON HOME IMPROVEMENT. SHE WAS A SERIES REGULAR (CHRIS) ON BOB WTH BOB NEWHART AND BETTY WHITE. SHE GUEST STARRED ON DRUNK HISTORY, FRIENDS, WILL & GRACE, JUST SHOOT ME, ER, AND MANY OTHERS. SHE 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’S A PROUD MEMBER OF ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION SINCE 1987, AND A SAG-AFTRA MEMBER SINCE 1988. VISIT HER WEBSITE: MEGANCAVANAGH.COM

CHERITY ELLEN HARCHIS
SOAP STAR


CHERITY ELLEN HARCHIS IS OVERJOYED TO BE MAKING HER MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL® DEBUT! THIS SEATTLE NATIVE RECENTLY GREW TIRED OF HER TOES BEING COLD AND WET SO SHE HEADED SOUTH TO SUNNY LAS VEGAS AND HAS BEEN IN LOVE WITH THIS CITY EVER SINCE. PERFORMING SINCE THE RIPE OLD AGE OF 7, SHE LITERALLY GREW UP ONSTAGE. FAVORITE ROLES INCLUDE DORALEE IN 9 TO 5, MARTHA IN THE SECRET GARDEN AND ADO ANNIE IN OKLAHOMA! IN ADDITION TO HER PERFORMANCE CREDITS, MS. HARCHIS IS AN AWARD WINNING CHOREOGRAPHER WITH AN EXTENSIVE TEACHING CAREER IN BOTH DANCE AND THEATER. SHE HOPES TO INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION OF ARTISTS TO WORK HARD AND FOLLOW THEIR DREAMS. CHERITY WISHES TO THANK EVERYONE AT G4 FOR THIS FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY AND SENDS A SPECIAL SHOUT OUT TO HER PARENTS, HER BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTER AND HER ROCK OF A HUSBAND FOR THEIR CONSTANT LOVE AND SUPPORT!

DONNA J. HUNTLEY
PROFESSIONAL WOMAN


DONNA HAS ENJOYED PLAYING PW AND SOAP STAR ACROSS THE NATION OFF AND ON SINCE 2004 AFTER COMPLETING WORLD TOURS AS A GUEST ENTERTAINER WITH RCCL. WITH NUMEROUS REGIONAL COMMERCIALS AND TV APPEARANCES TO HER CREDIT, SOME FAVORITE BROADWAY, OFF-BROADWAY AND REGIONAL THEATRE CREDITS INCLUDE: LENA HORNE:THE LADY AND HER MUSIC, SHADOW BOX (BEVERLY), OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET (INEZ), HAIRSPRAY (MOTOR MOUTH MABLE), CHICAGO (MATRON MAMA MORTON), BARNUM(JOYCE HETH) AND OF COURSE NUNSENSE (SISTER HERBERT). WINNER OF A PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR BEST OVERSEAS USO TOUR, DONNA WORKED WITH RICHARD PRYOR “HERE AND NOW”, CO-WROTE AND RECORDED WITH ATLANTIC RECORDS AS A MEMBER OF COMPANY B AND SOLO WITH SLEATH RECORDS IN HOLLAND. SHE PERFORMED WITH THE PLATTERS, BEN VEREEN, MARY WILSON, LATIN SUPERSTARS EL PUMA AND CHAYANNE TO NAME A FEW. A PROUD MEMBER OF AEA, DONNA IS DELIGHTED AND GRATEFUL TO REJOIN HER MENOPAUSE FAMILY.

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