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William Shakespeare’s

AS YOU LIKE IT Charles Fee Producing Artistic Director

Bob Taylor Executive Director

July 11–August 24, 2014

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LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS Patricia Engels, Chair Michael Chamberlain, Vice Chair Roberta Klein, Treasurer Mary Ann Peoples, Secretary Wayne Cameron Terry Jones

Charles Fee

Bob Taylor

PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Vicki McGowen Judy Prutzman D.G. Menchetti, Chair Emeritus

Dear Friends,

Allen Misher, Director Emeritus

Welcome to the 42nd Season of Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Nevada’s largest professional, non-profit theater company and provider of educational outreach programming! Forty-two years of Shakespeare at Lake Tahoe is a remarkable achievement made possible by the visionary founders and leaders of this company, upon whose shoulders we all stand, and supported by the extraordinary generosity of this community, our board of directors, staff, volunteers, and the many, many artists who have created hundreds of evenings of magic under the stars.

Warren Trepp, Honorary Founder

Special recognition must be given to our partners at the Nevada State Parks who brought our company to Sand Harbor in 1976 and have worked with us ever since to develop one of the most beautiful settings for theater in the world, and to the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation, who have provided us with our administrative offices within the Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center since 2002. Our work continues year-round, beyond the setting of Sand Harbor, through our educational outreach programming. Our in-school residency program InterACT brings Shakespeare alive in the classroom for approximately 3000 students each year with fun and interactive workshops. InterACT continues to grow each year and has been essential programming for many schools as they seek to fill the gap in arts education created by cuts in funding. Our D.G. Menchetti Young Shakespeare Program has entertained and educated over 50,000 young people for free, since it began in 2002. Finally, our Midsummer Acting Camps offer fun opportunities with classes in Shakespeare and Musical Theater for students 7-16 years of age. Visit our website for complete information about all of our education programming. In 2010, we joined forces with Idaho Shakespeare Festival (Boise, Idaho) and Great Lakes Theater (Cleveland, Ohio), and became part of a dynamic, groundbreaking consortium of independently operated, non-profit theaters nationally recognized as an innovative new model for producing theater. We are proud to announce that this unique partnership has been a success and we enter our fifth season as a producing organization in a stronger position both financially and artistically! The structure of our consortium is simple and the goals are clear: to realize savings by sharing the total cost of production (sets, costumes, props) among the three theaters; to increase employment for our artists and production teams; and to serve the Lake Tahoe community through our mainstage summer season at Sand Harbor and our education programs throughout the year. There simply is not the time or space in this note to thank the thousands of people who have made this season a reality. As you look through our program and walk through the theater, you will see the names of many who have kept the lights on over the years; imagine that each name represents hundreds of others who have also given their time and passion to this company — to all, our deepest thanks and gratitude! We hope you will consider becoming a member of our Festival family by making a tax deductible contribution to our annual fund. Memberships begin at $75 and support Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s productions at Sand Harbor and our educational outreach programming throughout northern Nevada. Above all, we thank you for joining us this evening. We’re humbled and thrilled by your support of arts and culture in our region and we look forward to welcoming you back to our audience during many summers to come. – CHARLIE AND BOB

LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL STAFF LISTING Charles Fee, Producing Artistic Director Bob Taylor, Executive Director Billie Ameika, Director of Operations Joe Atack, Director of Education Christopher D. Flinchum, Production Manager Sara M. Bruner, Artistic Associate Lee Koch, Director of Marketing and Community Relations Todd Krispinsky, Marketing Hannah Read Newbill, Marketing Gary LokenDahle, Senior Accountant Bridget Gordon, Volunteer Coordinator Lee Ann Allison, Box Office Manager

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A special Thank You to our Community Business Sponsors

ANNUAL GIVING Gifts from individual, corporate and foundation donors help Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival bring the greatest plays to Lake Tahoe and support our educational outreach programs for the region’s students. The donors listed below made gifts to our Annual Donor Member Campaign between May 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014. Shakespeare Society $1,200 & above John & Hilda Arnold Foundation Michael & Robin Barnes Christopher Bently Roger & Sarah Chrisman David & Judith Collins Patricia Engels Charles & Lidia Fee John & Deb Iannucci Terry Jones Roberta & Clayton Klein Eliana & Ralph Kuhn Geno Menchetti Lou & Mary Ann Peoples Wayne L Prim Foundation Thomas Rowland & Mary Fran Murphy Michael Schaufeld Jack & Marianne Schroeder* Bob Taylor & Jeff Herrmann Cheryl Van Brunt Patron $600–$1,199 Anonymous (1) Kirby Adams & Dr. John Healey Charles & Rita Baumer Wayne Cameron Judge Steve & Mendy Elliott Marsha & Ralph Guggenheim Steve & Debbie Lenzi Dean & Madylon Meiling / Spirit of the Lake Fund Steven & Kathleen Moore John E Sells Foundation Dr. & Mrs. Sanjai Shukla Cassandra Underwood Harvey & Leslie Wagner Foundation

Associate $150–$599 Anonymous (1) Albert Ashwood John & Kathy Atkinson Tara & Mark Barnes Josh Bartella & Sara Darsky Amy Black Jim Bochinski & Don Kasper Linda Boonshoft Thomas F. Bullard Mary & Joe Cavarra Mike & Cindy Chamberlain Evelyn & Mike Chipman Jim & Patti Clark Fund Joan Colburn* Barbara Coly Maxine Coyne Victoria Crockett Camille Crowder Edward Day Michael & Lynne Dittmore* Judy Echols Susan & Bill Foster Alan & Armida Fruzzetti Richard & Joanne Goodrich Scoti Gower* Sylvia K. Griffin Dennis & Cheryl Haney Nancy & Scott Harris Joe Hittner Steven Horak & David Croker Marsha Jelin Gail Johnson Jay Julos Criag Kaplan Rajashree Karwa Virginia L. Keeley Ann Keniston & Eric Novak Susan Kelly Tim & Mary Jo Kerrigan Sara & Leonard Lafrance

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AS YOU LIKE IT William Shakespeare’s

Synopsis

Duke Senior has been forced into exile from the court by his brother, the usurping Duke Frederick. He takes refuge in the Forest of Arden with a band of faithful lords. Rosalind, his daughter, is kept uneasily at court as a companion to her cousin Celia, Frederick’s daughter. Meanwhile, Orlando, the youngest son of the late Sir Rowland de Boys, has been kept in poverty by his brother Oliver since their father’s death. Orlando decides to wrestle for his fortune at Frederick’s court, where he meets Rosalind and they fall in love.

The Duke banishes Rosalind, fearing that she is a threat to his rule. Celia, refusing to be parted from her cousin, goes with Rosalind to seek Duke Senior in the Forest. For safety, they disguise themselves—Rosalind as a boy named Ganymede and Celia as his sister Aliena— and they persuade the fool Touchstone to accompany them. Orlando returns from the court and learns of a plot by his brother to kill him. He flees with a loyal servant to the Forest and takes refuge with the exiled Duke. Still thinking on Rosalind, he begins posting love lyrics through the forest. Before long, he encounters her, but she is disguised as

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Ganymede. She proceeds to coach Orlando on how to woo his Rosalind, often playing the part of Rosalind herself.

Elsewhere in the Forest, Touchstone pursues Audrey, a goat-herd, and the shepherd Silvius dotes on his neighbor Phoebe, who has fallen for Ganymede (Rosalind in disguise). Meanwhile, Oliver has been sent to hunt down his brother and arrives in the Forest, where Orlando saves Oliver’s life from a lion. Oliver repents his past abuse of Orlando and promptly falls in love with Aliena (Celia in disguise). As Ganymede, Rosalind promises to satisfy Orlando’s longing and to resolve all of the love plots

in one flourish. She does so, forsaking her disguise, reuniting with her father and joining at last with young Orlando. Then news arrives that Duke Frederick has had a conversion and renounced the Dukedom, so the exiles can return to civilization and their former lives. Only the melancholy Jaques will stay behind in the Forest. ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (edited/updated by Edward Morgan)

Director’s Note On the surface, this is a tale of exile and romance. The plot is simple: a young gentleman and two young noblewomen

Dramatis Personae The Prologue Jaques, a melancholy gentleman . . . . . . . . . . . . David Anthony Smith* The Town Orlando, a young gentleman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Torsten Johnson* Adam, a family servant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Klautsch* Oliver, brother to Orlando . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeffrey C. Hawkins* Denise, his cook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lori McNally* Charles, a wrestler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Andrew Voss The Court Celia, daughter to Duke Frederick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christine Weber* Rosalind, daughter to the banished Duke . . . . . . . . . Betsy Mugavero* Touchstone, the Court Fool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dustin Tucker* Le Beau, a minister . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Atack Duke Frederick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dougfred Miller* Officer 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Juan Rivera Lebron* Officer 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Justin Ness* The Exiles Duke Senior, brother to Duke Frederick . . . . . . . . . . Dougfred Miller* Amiens, a Lord . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eric Damon Smith* Lord 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gordon Reinhart* Lord 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Justin Ness* Lord 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Andrew Voss

Inhabitants of The Forest Corin, an old shepherd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Klautsch* Silvius, a young shepherd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Juan Rivera Lebron* Audrey, a young goat-herd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Atlie Gilbert Sir Oliver Martext, a local vicar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Atack Phoebe, a shepherdess . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lori McNally* William, a woodcutter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Andrew Voss ALSO: Workers, Officers, Lords, Singers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Ensemble

Scene New England, not long after the start of the 20th Century

Production Staff Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Edward Morgan Choreographer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Martín Céspedes Scenic Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Russell Metheny Costume Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kim Krumm Sorenson Lighting Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rick Martin Musical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nathan Motta Sound Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Court Fight Choreographer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ken Merckx Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tim Kinzel* Assistant Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kristen Boehnlein* *Member of the Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States.

are driven from their homes. They flee into the forest where the rightful Duke has been exiled. But instead of an empty wilderness, they encounter shepherds, wandering nobles, philosophers, hermits, deer and lions—a population Shakespeare borrows from the tales of Robin Hood, English pastorals and classical poetry. This is the fabled Forest of Arden. Orlando, Rosalind and Celia arrive in Arden and their dangers dissipate. The wood becomes a haven wherein they take on new identities in life and love. Meanwhile, the city-folk mingle with country-folk and the exiled Duke and his followers

contemplate the natural state of man, All of these threads are interwoven through language as elegant as any Shakespeare wrote, flowing scene to scene like a brook through dappled glades. Yet beneath its sparkling surface, As You Like It is not froth. It juxtaposes civilized corruption with the natural world, and mocks how urban and rural people view each other. It plays with gender roles and sexual ambivalence. It gazes on mortality and redemption, and celebrates the threshold of a new era of individuality and liberation. With themes so modern, it’s astonishing to remember that this play premiered 415 years ago.

So what have we done with our production? We’ve set it in New England during the second Industrial Revolution, not long after the start of the 20th Century. We’ve placed Arden in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. The villains are greedy Industrialists. The exiled Duke is a follower of Emerson, a would-be Thoreau. Rosalind and Orlando are the new Americans. Fiercely democratic, they succeed by merit—not privilege—as they forge a new worldview and sense of equality. Indeed, in this context, the delightful, everresourceful Rosalind becomes a

kind of metaphor for American womanhood, advancing from 19th century servitude through Gibson Girl glamor to the courage of the Suffragette, and beyond. And finally, since the true pulse of an era resounds in its music, we’ve replaced Shakespeare’s songs with tunes that echo these themes through Yankee syncopation. It has been fun transplanting this brilliant play to American soil. It has given the text new resonance for us. We hope it does the same for you, and that our version is as you like it.  – E D WA R D M O R G A N Director

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ACTING COMPANY JOE ATACK Le Beau/ Sir Oliver Martext/ Ensemble Joe is delighted to return for his fifth season on the Mainstage. Joe trained at the Arden School of Theatre in the UK. LTSF: Peter Quince and Snout, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Sea Captain, Twelfth Night; Panthino, The Two Gentlemen of Verona; Lord Tyrell, Richard III. Other theater credits include: title role, Macbeth; Benedick, Much Ado About Nothing; Mercutio, Romeo and Juliet; Fagin, Oliver!; Johnny the Priest, Anna Christie (NYC); Dr. Spinoza, “Cabbages.” Joe is director of education at LTSF, overseeing all the fantastic education programs including D.G. Menchetti Young Shakespeare, InterACT (in-school residency program) and Midsummer Camps.

ATLIE GILBERT Audrey/ Ensemble Atlie Gilbert is so excited to make her LTSF debut. Recent credits include: Audrey in As You Like It (Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Great Lakes Theater), Marilyn Monroe in The Interview: JFK (Civil Rights Opera Project), Phoebe in As You Like It (Muse of Fire),

and Auntie Beatrice in The Frog Prince Continued (Emerald City Theatre). Other highlights: Metropolis, Porchlight Music Theatre, and Redmoon. Atlie holds a BFA in musical theater from the Chicago College Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, frequently improvises with The Murder Mystery Company, and teaches voice at the Sherwood Community Music School at Columbia College Chicago.

JEFFREY C. HAWKINS* Oliver/ Ensemble LTSF: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Twelfth Night, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). Off-Broadway: Beyond Therapy, Three Men on a Horse, Memorandum, Incident at Vichy. NYC: TACT, ARS NOVA, DramaLeague, Mint, Pecadillo, NY Theatre Ballet. Regional: Mousetrap (REP), Book Club Play (Cincinnati Playhouse), Doubt (Flatrock Playhouse), Fall of Heaven (Rep Theatre STL), Funny… Forum (Great Lakes), Romeo and Juliet (Idaho Shakespeare), Roads that Lead Here (Guthrie), Boeing Boeing (Delaware Theatre Co). Camera: upcoming Wall St. CBS pilot, Elementary, Taxi: Brooklyn, Masters of Sex, Royal Pains, Blue Bloods, Smash, Gifted Man, Big C, Walking

with the Enemy, Across the Universe, most titles for Rockstar Games. Training: PCPA, MFA— University Delaware. Company: TACT, NYC. SAG/AEA/AFTRA @JeffreyCHawkins

Theater in Cleveland, Primary Stages in NYC, the Attic Theatre in Detroit, the Shakespeare Society Theatre in LA, the Kennedy Center, and the Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea, Michigan. Richard is the chair of the Department of Theater Arts at Boise State University. He received his MFA and PhD degrees from Wayne State University in Detroit.

TORSTEN JOHNSON* Orlando Idaho Shakespeare Festival: Richard III and the Shakespearience tour of Much Ado About Nothing. The Guthrie: A Christmas Carol and Hay Fever. American Players Theatre: The Royal Family, Richard III, Troilus and Cressida and The Admirable Crichton. 7th House Theater Collective: Cinephilia. Interlochen Shakespeare Festival: Hamlet and Twelfth Night. University of Minnesota: Equivocation, Uncle Vanya and Antony and Cleopatra. Training: BFA, University of Minnesota / Guthrie Theater.

RICHARD KLAUTSCH* Adam/ Corin/ Ensemble Richard has worked with Idaho Shakespeare Festival for 21 years, in such roles as David in The Foreigner, Dogberry in Much Ado About Nothing, Salieri in Amadeus, and Brutus in Julius Caesar. Richard has also worked at Boise Contemporary Theater, Great Lakes

JUAN RIVERA LEBRON* Silvius/ Ensemble First season at LTSF. Other credits include: Don John in Much Ado About Nothing, Clown in The Winter’s Tale, Cleante in The Imaginary Invalid at Great Lakes Theater/ Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Mr. Wickham in Pride and Prejudice, Florizel in The Winter’s Tale at The Guthrie Theater. Seven seasons at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, selected credits include: Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing, Sylvio in Servant of Two Masters, Rodolfo in A View from the Bridge, Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet, Valentine in The Two Gentlemen of Verona. BFA, Carnegie Mellon University. Best honeymoon ever! Like or follow @ facebook/ juanriveralebron, twitter/ juanlebron.

LORI MCNALLY* Phoebe/ Denise/ Ensemble Lori is pleased to be returning to Tahoe Shakes for a second summer. Selected regional credits include: Denise/ Phoebe/As You Like It/ Idaho Shakespeare, Hermia/A Midsummer Night’s Dream/Lake Tahoe Shakespeare, Celia/As You Like It/ Southwest Shakespeare, Juliet/Romeo and Juliet/ Saratoga Shakespeare, Wendy/Peter Pan/Dorset Theater Festival. New York credits: Young Blood Series with Ensemble Studio Theater, Angie/ Mail Order Bride (Chuck Mee premiere)/ Beckett Theater, Iris/ La Tempestad/The Ohio Theater. Education: LAMDA / B.A. Cornell University. Thanks to cast, crew and TK for another amazing summer!

DOUGFRED MILLER* Duke Senior/ Duke Frederick/ Ensemble Doug appeared in 2012 as the Duke in The Two Gentlemen of Verona. He has played Macbeth and Prince Hal for Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Richard in Richard III and Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing for the Tygres Heart Shakespeare

Company, Prospero in The Tempest and the Duke in Measure for Measure at Texas Shakespeare Festival, Versati in The Underpants at Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, and King Arthur in Spamalot. Doug is a graduate of the PTTP at the University of Delaware.

BETSY MUGAVERO* Rosalind Lake Tahoe debut! Favorite recent credits include the regional premiere of Peter and the Starcatcher (Molly), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hermia), Henry V (the Boy), among others at Utah Shakespeare Festival; Romeo and Juliet (Juliet) and Noises Off! (Brooke) at Idaho Shakespeare Festival; Romeo and Juliet (Juliet), Much Ado About Nothing (Hero) at Great Lakes Theater; roles at the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festivals. MFA, University of California, Irvine. Member of Actors’ Equity Association. Many thanks to her Arden cast and crew and to her family and friends for their support! Love to Q and Hank.

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Actors’ Equity Association (AEA), founded in 1913, represents more than 45,000 actors and stage managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions, providing a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. AEA is a member of the AFL-CIO, and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions. The Equity emblem is our mark of excellence. www.actorsequity.org 14 | LAKETAHOESHAKESPEARE.COM | SUMMER 2014

JUSTIN NESS*

Lord 2/ Ensemble Justin is thrilled to be in Lake Tahoe. Justin lived in New York City where he was a founding acting company member and managing director for the award-winning Wide Eyed Productions (WEP). Idaho Shakespeare Festival: Owen Musser—The Foreigner, “Daniel”— The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged); Host/ Outlaw—The Two Gentlemen of Verona; Bazin/Ensemble—The Three Musketeers; Ensemble—Othello; Ensemble—Amadeus. Other: Oliver Durney— The Uncanny Valley; Narrator—A Nighttime Survival Guide, Homer Collyer—The Dazzle; Teddy Hodell—Valparaiso and BabbyBobby—The Cripple of Inishmaan with Boise Contemporary Theater. Film: Searching for Bobby D. BA in performance and directing, Boise State University.

Contemporary Theater, Astrov—Uncle Vanya and Gerardo—Death and the Maiden at Company of Fools, and Yvan—Art at Boise Art Museum. MFA—West Virginia University. Theater Arts Professor, Boise State University. AEA, SDC, & SAG. Gordon’s work is dedicated to his wife Nataliya.

Bloody Sergeant / Doctor in Macbeth, The 2nd Merchant in A Comedy of Errors, and Pal the Dog/ Ensemble in Failure a Love Story. He earned his BFA in acting at the UWM. Some MKE credits include: Ferdinand in The Tempest, Antonio in Twelfth Night, and Macduff in Macbeth, Hal in Picnic, Walley in Broken and Entered, Tony in Savage in Limbo Davis in Red Light Winter, Peter in Dying City. He would like to thank his family for their steadfast love and support, and his best friend Megan for everything else.

DAVID ANTHONY SMITH* Jaques In fourteen seasons with Idaho Shakespeare Festival and twelve with Great Lakes Theater, David has played Iago, Mercutio, Marc Antony, Petruchio, Henry V, Leontes, Beroune, Lucio, Banquo, Macduff, Laertes, Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest, Sergius in Arms and the Man and Hannay in The 39 Steps. Regionally: Old Globe, South Coast Rep, Laguna Playhouse, Madison Rep. He has starred in four feature films: The Hanoi Hilton, Terror in Paradise, Field of Fire and Judgment Day. Forever and a Day—Natalia.

GORDON REINHART*

Lord 1/ Ensemble Lake Tahoe Shakespeare debut. Eleven seasons at Idaho Shakespeare Festival: directing Noises Off, Amadeus, Twelfth Night, Greater Tuna, Tuna Christmas, and The 39 Steps, acting in Julius Caesar, As You Like It, Othello, An Ideal Husband, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and The Foreigner. Lopakhin—The Cherry Orchard, Renfield— Dracula, Peter—At Home at the Zoo, Boise

Repertory; Bassanio (The Merchant of Venice) and Oliver (As You Like It) at Riverside Theatre in the Park--Iowa City; his Jeff nominated Flaminio Scala in The Glorious Ones (Boho/Theatre on the Lake); Jacques (As You Like It) at Muse of Fire; Mosca (Volpone); and Jamie (Long Day’s Journey into Night) at Polarity. Training: Hofstra University.

DUSTIN TUCKER*

Touchstone Dustin is honored to return to Lake Tahoe where he appeared last season in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Recent credits include Touchstone in As You Like It (Great Lakes Theater and Idaho Shakespeare Festival); and Vigil and his sixth season of The Santaland Diaries (BroadwayWorld Best Actor) with Portland Stage Company, in Portland, Maine, where he currently resides and is an Affiliate Artist. Broadway: The Rainmaker (Roundabout). Off-Broadway credits: SoHo Rep, Primary Stages and Culture Project. Regional credits include: Williamstown, Sierra Rep and Festival Stage of Winston-Salem. A proud and blessed member of Actors’ Equity Association. www.dustintucker.com.

ERIC DAMON SMITH*

Amiens LTSF debut. Chicagobased actor and director, Eric was recently in Blithe Spirit (Charles), Much Ado about Nothing (Balthasar/ Friar), Sweeney Todd, and Richard III (2nd Murderer/Ely), at Idaho Shakespeare Festival and Great Lakes Theater. Other: Bud in Gutenberg! The Musical at Milwaukee

CHRISTINE WEBER* Celia Guthrie Theater: Pride and Prejudice (Jane Bennet), The Winter’s Tale (Perdita), When We Are Married (Nancy), The Merchant of Venice (Jessica), A Christmas Carol (Belle/Fred’s Wife), Romeo and Juliet (Lady Capulet, with The Acting Company), When I Was a Ghost... (Dasha). Children’s Theatre Company: The Wizard of Oz, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Cabaret, Company. Walking Shadow Theater Company: See You Next Tuesday. As director: Striking 12 (Bloomington Civic Theater); Assistant, Freud’s Last Session (Guthrie Theater). BFA, University of Minnesota/ Guthrie Theater Actor Training Program. Love to J, A, O and B. www.christinemweber.com

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KEN MERCKX

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Lighting Designer Theater: US premiere of $85) Kurt Weil’s Marie Galante (Opéra Français de NY), The Illiad and The Rage of Achilles with MusicTheatre Group (New York) and The Bitter Tears of Petra van Kant (Henry Miller Theatre, New York). Opera: Le Diable dans le Beffroi, La Chute de la Maison Usher (Opéra national de Paris – scenery and lighting), Dialogues des Carmélites (Opéra de Toulon), Pelléas JOE COURT et Méllisande and To Be (Tickets: Sound Designer $22 to $70) Sung (Opéra Français de Joe Court is excited to NY) and Roméo et Juliette design for Lake Tahoe (Spoleto Festival USA). Shakespeare Festival Concerts: Harawi (Opéra for ballet, the first time. Giselle Comique, Paris - scenery He is a professional and lighting), Le martyre sound designer based de Saint Sébastien (Cité in Chicago. He has dancers. de la Musique, Paris), professional designed over 80 Orchestre national de shows since moving to Lyon and the Orchestre Chicago for many theater de Champs Élysées (Lyon, companies including Poitiers, Montevideo, São Mrs. Robinson Mary-Arrchie (Company Paulo). Member: United Member), A Red Orchid, Scenic Artists, Local USA The Inconvenience, 829, IATSE. TUTA, Emerald City, Raven, Seanachai, (Tickets:Backstage, $25 to $60) TheatreSeven, Boho, Lifeline, Gift, University of Chicago, The Clarence Brown Theatre (Knoxville, TN) and Illinois Shakespeare Festival.

Fight Choreographer Ken Merckx has choreographed fights and taught theatrical combat for film, television, theater and universities across the country. Resident fight choreographer for Idaho and Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festivals, A Noise Within (Los Angeles) and Great Lakes Theater (Cleveland). He is proud to have staged violence for the world premieres of Steven Dietz’s Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure (Pasadena Playhouse), Jeffery Hatcher’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (San Jose Repertory) and The Suicide Club (Arizona Theatre Company), Octavio Solis’ Cloudlands (South Coast Repertory), Jane Martin’s Somebody/ Nobody directed by Jon Jory (Arizona Theatre Company) and theatrical adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner (San Jose Repertory). MFA, from University of Illinois, BA, University of Washington.

RUSSELL METHENY Scenic Designer For Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Russell has designed The Mousetrap, The 39 Steps, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Woman in Black, Othello, The Seagull, The Comedy of Errors, Measure for Measure, The Tempest, Arsenic and Old Lace, A Tuna Christmas, Greater Tuna, King Lear, Love’s Labor’s Lost, Julius

Caesar. Russell also has designed for Great Lakes Theater and Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. Mr. Metheny has designed for many regional theaters across the country. Upcoming productions include 1776 for ACT San Francisco, 4000 Miles for The Studio Theatre, DC, Philadelphia Here I Come for The Asolo Theatre, Who Am I This Time for Indiana Repertory Theatre.

EDWARD MORGAN Director Mr. Morgan is pleased to direct at Lake Tahoe. Some other credits include Utah Shakespeare Festival, Virginia Stage Company, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Merrimack Rep, Hindu MetroPlus Festival (India), Teatro 1887 (Costa Rica), The Kennedy Center, Studio Theatre, Round House and Milwaukee Rep, where he was associate artistic director for six years. He has worked at numerous universities, he’s a casting partner for Cirque du Soleil and he’s a Fulbright Senior Specialist. His work has been honored with Helen Hayes Awards and nominations, and by the Drama League of NY. He’s a member of SD&C and AEA: www.edward-morgan.com

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PRODUCTION NATHAN MOTTA Musical Director Nathan is artistic director at Dobama Theatre where he directed A Bright New Boise, The Lyons, Time Stands Still, and The Aliens. At Cleveland Play House, Motta assistant directed Life of Galileo and Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, and music directed Bell, Book, and Candle and A Carol for Cleveland. Conductor credits include: Opera Cleveland, Mercury Opera Rochester, Ohio Light Opera, and Civic Light Opera. His recording of Der Vogelhändler was released by Albany Records. Nathan has composed two original musicals, Little White Gloves and Midsummer. BFA Carnegie Mellon, MM Eastman School of Music.

KIM KRUMM SORENSON Costume Designer This is Kim’s first season at Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. She designs frequently for Idaho Shakespeare Festival and Great Lakes Theater, most recently As You Like It, Blithe Spirit and The Mousetrap. Other credits include TACT, Delaware Theatre Company, Juilliard, Boise Contemporary Theater, Playmaker’s Repertory Theater, Hartford Stage Company, Guthrie Theater, Intiman Theatre, George Street Playhouse, Indiana Repertory Theater, Portland Stage Company and The Acting Company. Kim holds an MFA from Southern Methodist University and is a

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KRISTEN BOEHNLEIN*

Assistant Stage Manager Two seasons at Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. Previous assistant stage manager credit for Lake Tahoe is A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Other assistant stage manager credits include Idaho Shakespeare Festival (As You Like It). Kristen has multiple credits as a production assistant with Great Lakes Theater. She received her BA from Kent State University. A big shout out of love to her friends, family, and mentors for all of their support throughout the years and helping her make her dreams come true!

MARK CYTRON

Technical Director Mark is returning for his fifth season at Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. Mark also holds the position of technical director at Great Lakes Theater in Cleveland Ohio and Idaho Shakespeare Festival. He enjoys the opportunity to work here at Sand Harbor, in one of the most beautiful theaters in the world. He earned his BA in theater from Beloit College.

CHRISTOPHER D. FLINCHUM

Production Manager Chris joined LTSF in 2010 and celebrates his fifth season with the company. Chris is also the production manager of LTSF’s partner companies, Idaho Shakespeare Festival and Great Lakes Theater. He has a long history with GLT, serving as production stage manager on over twenty productions over seven seasons. Chris also served as director of production for Cleveland Opera for two seasons. He has toured nationally with The Acting Company’s musical productions of The Comedy of Errors and O,

LEADERSHIP Pioneers, concluding with an off-Broadway run. Other New York credits include productions for Lincoln Center Institute, The American Symphony Orchestra, The Women’s Project and Mannes Opera. Chris holds a BFA from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

ESTHER M. HABERLEN

Costume Shop Manager Esther is thrilled to return to the shores of Lake Tahoe for her fifth season. Eight seasons with Idaho Shakespeare Festival and ten seasons with the Great Lakes Theater as wardrobe supervisor, draper and costume shop manager . Esther holds a BFA in theater production and design from State University of New York–Fredonia and lives primarily in Cleveland. Other costume design and production work at: Cleveland Public Theater, Cleveland Opera, Dobama Theater, Baldwin Wallace Conservatory, The Cleveland Institute of Music , Pittsburgh Public Theater and The Cleveland Play House.

TIM KINZEL*

Stage Manager Four seasons at Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. As a native of Cleveland, Tim enthusiastically returns to the blueness of Tahoe. Previous credits with LTSF include: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Twelfth Night. Tim has multiple Stage Management credits from the following companies: Great Lakes Theater, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Playwrights Horizon, Cherry Lane Theater (NYC), Alley Theater, Houston Grand Opera and Houston’s Stages Repertory Theater. Much love to family and friends. Huge thanks to the cast, crew and residents of Tahoe for making the summer worth wild. Roll Tribe!

TERRY MARTIN

props artist for such companies as Circle Repertory Theater (NYC), SOHO Repertory Theater (NYC), Lincoln Center Institute (NYC) (associate artistic director), Cleveland Opera, Cleveland Public Theater, Cleveland Ballet, Cleveland Institute of Music, Porthouse Theater, Lyric Opera Cleveland, Ensemble Theater, Dobama Theater, Porthouse Theater, Kent State University, Baldwin Wallace College, Tri-C West, Berea Summer Theater. Terry also holds the position of properties master for Great Lakes Theater and Idaho Shakespeare Festival.

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Corrie E. Purdum, Assistant Production Manager Jessica Lucas, Company Manager Keith Hazen-Diehm, Technical Director, Tahoe Bill Langenhop, Assistant Technical Director Lindsay Loar, Master Carpenter Casey Burke-Ruhl, Theatre Carpenter/ Run Crew Angi Grow, Charge Scenic Artist Paul Michael Miller, Lighting Supervisor Gregory S. Falcione, Master Electrician Elizabeth Aresti, Assistant Master Electrician Peter John Still, Audio Supervisor Patrick Kiernan, Sound Engineer Alexandra “AJ” Bierschwal, Sound Assistant Leah Parker Loar, Assistant Costume Manager Kristine Davies, Stitcher Stephanie Fisher, Wardrobe Supervisor Laurel Curtis, Dresser Liberty Leeds, Dresser, Understudy

CHARLES FEE

BOB TAYLOR

Producing Artistic Director

Executive Director

2014 marks Charlie’s fifth season as producing artistic director of Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. Charlie is producing artistic director of three, independently operated, professional theater companies, including Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Idaho Shakespeare Festival in Boise (since 1991), and Great Lakes Theater in Cleveland (since 2002). Prior to his work in Nevada, Idaho and Ohio, he served as artistic director of Sierra Repertory Theatre in Sonora, California. He has worked with such companies as The Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, the Milwaukee and Missouri Repertory Theaters, Actor’s Theatre of Phoenix, and the Los Angeles Shakespeare Festival. Charlie has garnered significant awards for artistic leadership in Boise and Cleveland. Charlie shares his life with an incredibly supportive family, his wife Lidia and 19-yearold daughter, Alexa.

Bob Taylor became executive director of Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival in June 2010. In addition to his duties in Tahoe, he remains the executive director of Great Lakes Theater in Cleveland—a position he has held since 2003. He manages a number of areas including finance, development, human resources, planning, and general administration. Before coming to GLT, he worked as business manager for several for-profit and not-forprofit organizations. Bob is a fellow of the 2004 Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders in the Arts, a program cosponsored by National Arts Strategies and Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is also a fellow of the 2013 Chief Executive Program, a three-year program for 100 leaders in the US and abroad who are working together to address the competitive challenges, financial health and continued relevance of the arts. Bob is an adjunct faculty member at Baldwin Wallace University, where he teaches theater management and coleads a bi-annual London theater seminar for undergraduates.

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MIDSUMMER CAMP A Summer Theater Series for Students Ages 7-16 Our Midsummer Camp immerses students in fun, interactive and educational theater-based activities. The series of weeklong summer theater camps affords students a unique opportunity to work with and learn from the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s professional actors/ teaching artists in a safe and supportive environment. Featuring exciting activities for the young actor in your family, our Midsummer Camp introduces students to the extraordinary works of William Shakespeare and provides a place for participants to act, sing and dance their hearts out — enabling each attendee to develop their talents.

Five Different Offerings: Select Multiple Camps & Save! Camps begin August 4th and run weekly though August 22nd. Each week-long camp culminates with a recital performance. Please visit LakeTahoeShakespeare.com/education for more information and sign up!

D.G. MENCHETTI

YOUNG SHAKESPEARE PROGRAM Since 2002 Young Shakespeare has entertained over 50,000 children and their families around the region. Join us this summer as we present an hour- long adaptation of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It specifically designed for children and adults alike! From July 28 – August 7th the D.G. Menchetti Young Shakespeare Program presents an interactive, exciting interpretation of As You Like It, created with the young audience member in mind. This production is set in the Wild West of the 1800s and audiences can expect great costumes, music, audience interaction, and some of Shakespeare’s most hilarious characters. It promises to be fun for the whole family! This show is directed by Festival Director of Education, Joe Atack and features a fabulous cast of professional actors and young aspiring actors training and learning from their cast-mates. All performances are FREE, but reservations are required due to capacity limits at each venue. Visit LakeTahoeShakespeare.com to reserve your tickets.

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2014 D.G. MENCHETTI YOUNG SHAKESPEARE PROGRAM PERFORMANCE CALENDAR Date

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CVIC Hall, Minden NV

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07/29

Warren E. Trepp Stage, Sand Harbor State Park NV

10:00 AM  

07/30

Warren E. Trepp Stage, Sand Harbor State Park NV

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07/31

Warren E. Trepp Stage, Sand Harbor State Park NV

10:00 AM  

08/01   Valhalla Boathouse Theatre, Tahoe Tallac CA

11:00 AM  

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Valhalla Boathouse Theatre, Tahoe Tallac CA

2:00 PM    

08/04

Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheatre, Bartley Ranch, Reno NV

7:30 PM  

08/05

Warren E. Trepp Stage, Sand Harbor State Park NV

10:00 AM  

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Warren E. Trepp Stage, Sand Harbor State Park NV

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Warren E. Trepp Stage, Sand Harbor State Park NV

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MONDAY NIGHT

SHOWCASE On Monday nights, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is pleased to bring you fantastic entertainment featuring the best of the region and beyond! For full details and tickets, please visit LakeTahoeShakespeare.com or call 800-74-SHOWS. ALL MONDAY NIGHT PERFORMANCES ARE AT 7:30 P.M.

TWO MORE Sierra Nevada Ballet Swan Lake at the Lake July 28

Tahoe Players Sweeney Todd August 11

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Single Tix: $22-$70 Tables: $140-$280 (Tables seat 2 or 4)

Single Tix: $25-$80 Tables: $160-$320 (Tables seat 2 or 4)

Join the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra led by music director Laura Jackson, and featuring special guest Broadway vocalists Anne Runolfsson, Susan Egan and Gary Mauer, for an unforgettable evening of Broadway and pop classics in one of the world’s most picturesque performing venues.

An exhilarating new twist on the classic ballet, this Swan Lake is set within the beauty of Lake Tahoe and performed by a cast of 40 dancers from one of the West’s most extraordinary, professional ballet companies. Enjoy a breathtaking new version of the timeless story filled with drama, sorcery, seduction, bravery and devotion.

Enjoy Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s tasty and thrilling theatrical treat. This classic musical thriller has simultaneously shocked, awed, and delighted audiences across the world. It has been a bloody, worldwide success since winning 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical.

Reno Philharmonic Orchestra Broadway on the Beach: Bravo Broadway July 14

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“Living History” Lake Tahoe Chautauqua Thomas Edison & Henry Ford July 21 Single Tix: $22-$62 Tables: $124-$248 (Tables seat 2 or 4) Edison and Ford were friends, and two of the most important figures in fomenting the great transition that occurred in America during the first half of the 20th Century as the nation shifted from a rural tradition to a modern urban society. They meet again at Lake Tahoe to discuss this extraordinary transformation.

Reno Jazz Orchestra Bring Me the Funk of James Brown August 4

Booker T. Jones An Unforgettable Soul and Jazz Concert August 18

Single Tix: $22-$70 Tables: $140-$280 (Tables seat 2 or 4)

Single Tix: $25-$85 Tables: $170-$340 (Tables seat 2 or 4)

Join us as we celebrate the sounds of the ’60s and ’70s when James Brown brought the funk to life with his classic hit Cold Sweat…and a started a whole new genre of music that took over soul and jazz. It’s a sizzling summer night—on the edge of Lake Tahoe—that is a must-see/hear.

Booker T. Jones set the standard for modern soul music. A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and recipient of a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, this Hammond B3 organ master will thrill Sand Harbor patrons with a mixture of vocals and instrumentals. Audiences will enjoy his greatest hits like “Green Onions” and “Hang ‘Em High,” as well as new jazz from his recent album, Sound the Alarm.

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POST-SEASON EVENTS AT SAND HARBOR Geotourism Expo Featuring A Lukalelup A Washoe Gathering promoting watershed awareness Saturday, August 30 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM For more info: www.tahoeexpo.com Trails & Vistas World Concert Saturday, September 6 6:30 PM                For more info and tickets: www.trailsandvistas.org

Booker T. Supports Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival! Will you? Our house right Premium and Café Table and Chairs Seating sections have been designated as LTSF fundraiser seats for this concert! Tickets in these sections are $200 each and include a cocktail party and meet and greet with the artists!

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Brimm’s A Catering Co. has been serving fresh made food to Incline Village & the North shore of Lake Tahoe, since its inception in 2007.

Whether it’s serving appetizers to an intimate group or providing 700 lunches at the “Tahoe Summit”, Brimm’s has the experience & expertise to handle your next event. We are committed to quality by using the freshest produce, never frozen meats including certified Angus beef, & freshly baked breads. With a make from scratch attitude, we create menus that bring you back to how things used to be: “HOME-MADE.”

775-833-1199 brimmscatering.com Brimm’s is the proud operator at Shakespeare’s Kitchen for the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival.

42 ND SEASON | SUMMER 2014 |

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Whence to stayeth. Whence to playeth.

Planeth thy trip! 14-0626 JG15M


2014 Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Playbill