Tuesday, February 16, 2016

A Hilarious Comedy about the Highs and Lows of Motherhood

Anne Marie Scheffler performs Suddenly Mommy at Horizon Stage on Saturday, March 12

Suddenly Mommy is a hilarious one-woman show that carries its audience through the ups and downs of being a mom. Actress and comedienne Anne Marie Scheffler has jumped into a new world of funny… having kids. Sure, she thought that’s what she always wanted, but they’re so much work! It looked so easy in the brochure. Motherhood was supposed to be glamorous but Scheffler exposes the truth in an authentic and amusing way that makes you feel good about your own parenting skills.Running for one night only in the Edmonton-area don’t miss Suddenly Mommy at Horizon Stage, on Saturday, March 12. 

Experience the good times, the bad advice, and the difficulty of trying to do it all. From hot dates to play dates, ride the rollicking rollercoaster of motherhood. Suddenly Mommy is a touching and very funny performance the hits the nail on the head about what it means to be a parent.

Anne Marie Scheffler grew up in Orangeville, Ontario, studied acting at George Brown Theatre School and Pochinko Clowning at The Theare Resource Centre. She was a member of The Second City National Tour Co and an understudy to Second City Mainstage. Anne Marie has created and toured eight one woman shows:, Leaving Norma, Dating Myself, Not Getting It, Got it Good, Suddenly Mommy and MILF Life Crisis. She has performed them all across North America to sold-out crowds and received rave reviews. Her fifth show, Not Getting It, was produced as a one hour Comedy Now special for CTV /The Comedy Network. She also works in film, television and radio, and has over 50 commercials credits. She’s a voice artist, actress, stand-up comedian and writer. Recently, Anne Marie co-wrote and co-starred in a 50 Shades of Grey parody called Spank! But most importantly, Anne Marie is a mom. And of that she’s very proud.

So find a babysitter and take your wife, or schedule a girls-night-out, to see Suddenly Mommy at Horizon Stage in Spruce Grove on Saturday, March 12. Doors  open at 7:15 and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are just $35 for adults and $30 for students and seniors and may be purchased at the City Hall Ticket Centre (315 Jespersen Ave), by phone at 780-962-8995 or 1-888-655-9090, and online through ticketpro.ca.  Warning, this show may contain mature content.

"She thought she could be the sexy show biz mom with a baby in one arm, and a movie script in the other.  Her jarring realization otherwise makes for a humourous and entertaining show!" - CBC Radio

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