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Hodgkins Lymphoma survivor Melissa Momboisse shares her story of Resilience - PPN Episode 834

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Ken Sternfeld, RPh., interviews Melissa Momboisse, who is playing "Penny Pingleton" in Bay Area Musicals' upcoming production of HAIRSPRAY. Melissa courageously beat Stage IV Hodgkins' Lymphoma a few years ago, and her story as a performer and cancer survivor is tremendously inspirational.  
MELISSA MOMBOISEE (Penny Pingleton) is beyond thrilled to be making her Bay Area Musicals debut in Hairspray! Most recently Melissa appeared as Evelyn Nesbit in Ragtime at Throckmorton Theatre. Other favorite credits include: Funny Girl (Fanny Brice) at Throckmorton Theatre; Showboat (Kim Ravenal) at San Francisco Opera; Heathers (Heather McNamara) at Pacifica Spindrift Players; West Side Story (Anybodys), Grease (Frenchy) at Contra Costa Musical Theatre; Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey), Hairspray (Penny), 42nd Street (Anytime Annie), Anything Goes (Erma), Taffetas (Donna), Music Man (Zaneeta), Chorus Line (Connie), Chicago (June), and Cabaret (Fritzie/Gorilla) at PCRT; Ragtime (Evelyn Nesbit) at CMTSJ Marquee; Hairspray (Penny) at Ohlone Summerfest; Grey Gardens (Young Edie) at DMT; La Cage Aux Folles (Anne) at CCCT; 25th…Spelling Bee (Olive) at TVRT.

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