Playhouse Merced is hosting a benefit show for performer Linda Mackey, who is battling a rare and aggressive form of cancer.
The show, called "Love, Linda," features performances by Eric Bocks, Jim and Dianne Kocher, Curtis and Patrice Nelson, Cheley Price and Chris Volkerts.
Macey taught acting to Merced children from 2000 to 2005, and she directed the local performance of "Annie, Jr." and was stage manager for "Anne of Green Gables." She wrote, directed and produced numerous plays for children and adults, and performed in "Heart of the Lion," "Musical Comedy Murders," and "Noises Off"
"Love, Linda" will be held Saturday at 7:390 p.m. at Playhouse Merced, 452 W. Main St. in Downtown Merced. Tickets are $25. For information, call 725-8587.