Sheriff Bob (left) is the brand new therapeutic massage sheriff on the town. He’s received your again. Zee Madame Maude (proper), the world’s most costly, er… in depth fortune teller. (Courtesy of Maude Metcalf)
A one-woman, two-art present is coming again to Sedona Creative Life Center April 30 at 7 p.m.
Maude Metcalf brings her array of goofy characters to the stage in a light-hearted romp she compares to her inspiration, Carol Burnett. Also an artwork photographer, Metcalf could have her works on show within the foyer.
“I grew up in Minnesota with 13 siblings,” Metcalf says. “I like attention.”
She ventured into comedy in 1993 after a life-changing dream, which she shares throughout her present. However, vanity points and insecurity sidelined her for a time till a pal requested her to carry out at his spouse’s shock social gathering.
In the meantime, she says, she found a expertise for close-up images of flowers.
“I’ve always seen them coming together at some point,” she says.
MaudeVille is a set of “wacky and fun” characters, one of the common being Sheriff Bob. She gently ribs the metaphysical neighborhood in her act, however all in good enjoyable. Her crystal ball, as an example, is the tiniest marble she may discover, which she seems into with a large telescope.
A resident of Sedona for greater than two years, she understands the pull folks really feel to hunt therapeutic and steering. In reality, she features a religious message to uplift folks after some tough instances.
She says a person approached her after one present and informed her she gave him “permission to smile and laugh again.”
As she builds her act, Metcalf seems ahead to a time she will be able to carry out usually, even weekly.
The Creative Life Center is at 333 Schnebly Hill Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $22 and will be bought at Interdependence, 2081 W. SR 89A, within the Harkins Plaza, at Water Works and on the door.