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By Eugene O’Neill Directed by Matt Pfeiffer

Jan 6 - Feb 27


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ARDEN THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS

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Moon for the Misbegotten By EUGENE O’NEILL Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

MATT SAUNDERS

ALISON ROBERTS

Lighting Designer

Sound Designer

THOM WEAVER+

JAMES SUGG

Stage Manager

Assistant Director

ALEC E. FERRELL*

BEN SMALLEN

Directed by MATT PFEIFFER January 6 - February 27, 2011 Arcadia Stage

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This production is supported in part by the Charlotte Cushman Foundation. Special thanks to The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust for supporting Arden Theatre Company.

Arden Theatre Company receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

+ Member of United Scenic Artists Local USA 829

* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the U.S. A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.


WELCOME from the Producing Artistic Director Welcome.

Terrence J. Nolen

I took off a year between high school and college. During that year, determined to keep up my formal education, I decided to read as many plays as I could. One of the first plays I read was Eugene O’Neill’s Anna Christie.    There are those rare and wondrous moments when you discover a writer who shakes you at your foundation. Not only did the characters leap off the stage, but it felt as though O’Neill reached through the page and grabbed hold of me. I decided that Eugene O’Neill would be my teacher that year and read every play he had ever written.                      O’Neill’s plays deal with life and death struggles. Unflinching and uncompromising, they are filled with sorrows (often alcohol-soaked sorrows), obsessed with familial secrets and, at their best, offer profound glimpses of redemption and salvation. They are American stories—many of his plays focus on first or second generation Americans for whom the pursuit of land and/or money is a driving force.  They are demanding stories—requiring that audiences invest their time and attention in the telling. O’Neill’s true greatness lies in his quest to mine the truth and emotion of what it means to be alive in a complex world. There have been many times when I’ve been asked, “When are you going to do O’Neill?” Over the years, we’ve held numerous readings with different actors trying on his great roles. Last year, when we read A Moon for the Misbegotten with Grace, Eric and Michael, I once again felt that thrill of living inside O’Neill’s grasp. With this cast, and a director who has a great affinity for working with actors, I knew the time was right.    The Arden’s mission is to tell great stories by great storytellers. Here is one of our finest. Enjoy.     Terry   P.S.  The Rosenbach Museum and Library here in Philadelphia has an early manuscript of Anna Christie complete with O’Neill’s handwritten notes and revisions. Holding that script and perusing its pages was an electrifying moment. The Rosenbach has an astonishing collection and remains one of Philadelphia’s true treasures. If you haven’t done so, you should check it out: www.rosenbach.org  P.P.S.  We are currently working to finalize plans for our 2011/12 season.  We will let you know as soon as details are confirmed, but we do hope you will take a “leap of faith” and commit to joining us next year.  Details are on the back cover and in your stagebill insert. Thank you for being part of the Arden.


Cast of Characters Josie Hogan ................................................................................................................... Grace Gonglewski* James Tyrone, Jr. . ..................................................................................................................... Eric Hissom* Mike Hogan..................................................................................................................................... Sean Lally T. Stedman Harder................................................................................................................... Allen Radway Phil Hogan ......................................................................................................................... H. Michael Walls*

Understudies Adam Altman, Joe Lawless, David Millstone, Jennifer Summerfield

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DIRECTOR’S Notes Welcome to A Moon for the Misbegotten. “I don’t like your damn moon Josie, it’s an ad for the past.” –Jamie As I sit in my Italian Market home just two weeks before New Year’s, it seems somewhat appropriate to be contemplating the past in the season of Auld Lang Syne. Eugene O’Neill has a unique way of conjuring the historic spirits within all of us. I can sense my Matt Pfeiffer own past as a young theatre artist drawing me to this moment. I first encountered A Moon for the Misbegotten as an intern at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in 1998, where I played Mike Hogan opposite Grace Gonglewski. I earned my Equity union card playing Mike again a few years later at Bristol Riverside. This current production marks my fifth collaboration with scenic designer Matt Saunders, sixth with costume designer Alison Roberts, and seventh with lighting designer Thom Weaver. It’s a winding road of history that’s not unlike the journey of the play itself. While Moon is widely regarded as an American classic, it took years before it received any critical attention. Eugene O’Neill started writing Moon in 1941, not long after the completion of his autobiographical Long Day’s Journey Into Night. Moon received its world premiere unsuccessfully in Ohio in 1943 and it wallowed in obscurity for years after. It had a brief run on Broadway in 1957 and a few productions abroad, but it had failed to capture a wider audience or reputation. It wasn’t until 1973, when director Jose Quintero revived the play on Broadway with Jason Robards and Colleen Dewhurst, that the play ascended to its rightful place in the theatrical canon. It was a production that finally captured the depth and emotional heartbreak at the core of the play. It also served notice that to execute the raw emotionality of O’Neill’s text required actors of great courage. Along with this amazing cast, we’re thrilled to bring all this history together in the Arcadia’s intimate setting and tackle the hard truths of O’Neill’s world. This is a story of forgiveness and O’Neill wrote it as benediction of sorts for his brother Jamie. He never had closure or peace with his brother who died penniless in a sanatorium in Patterson, NJ. It’s clear O’Neill wished desperately for a peaceful ending for his brother and Moon is his attempt to give it to him. Thanks for taking this journey into O’Neill’s haunted past with us. And in this New Year, let us all strive for forgiveness and peace.

Matt Pfeiffer


The Arden’s Garden of Relationships Gonglewski in Rabbit Hole (2009)

Hissom in Our Town (2008)

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”  –Marcel Proust on relationships The Arden has many assets, such as the building in which you now sit, the money invested in numerous accounts, and something else that might be not quite as tangible or concrete, but is no less essential to the success and vitality of this theatre company. At the core of the Arden’s artistic life are its intertwined and invigorating relationships between audiences and productions, actors and directors, playwrights and producers as well as actors and actors. This production of A Moon for the Misbegotten is riddled with examples of the historic and ongoing relationships that make the Arden and the city of Philadelphia a vibrant artistic community. Follow along, if you can: Grace Gonglewski and Eric Hissom appeared opposite each other at the Arden in Major Barbara, the first show produced in this building in1995. One year later, they again appeared opposite one another in Hedda Gabler. Gonglewski also worked with H. Michael Walls at the Arden in 1991 in The Brothers K. Director Matt Pfeiffer acted in a production of A Moon for the Misbegotten at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival with none other than Gonglewski and Walls. At Theatre Exile, Pfeiffer directed Gonglewski in Bug by Tracy Letts and Walls in Glengarry Glen Ross. Pfeiffer also directed Hissom in Wittenberg at Orlando Shakespeare after having assistant directed the world premiere production here at the Arden. Per Marcel Proust, it is the relationships we have that “make our souls blossom.” Says Gonglewski of watching Eric Hissom, “When Eric and I did Major Barbara, there was a long chunk of the show when I was offstage and I would sneak into the booth and watch his scene at the top of the second act. He was just so fine and that scene got better and better and better. I watched it every night.” As Gonglewski was entranced by watching Hissom’s artistic progression, so has Philadelphia watched Gonglewski’s growth into a leading artist of our city, having first appeared at the Arden in 1989 and having since performed over 20 roles here. Be it watching Gonglewski’s Arden performances, playwright Michael Hollinger’s seven Arden premieres, or sound and video designer Jorge Cousineau’s 42 Arden productions, relationships are what form the roots of this company’s creative evolution. And while the Arden is proud of its history of connections, it is equally engaged in burgeoning relationships. In the spring, Associate Artistic Director Edward Sobel will be directing Tracy Letts’ Superior Donuts, a play with which he already has a strong association, having worked with Letts on the development of and been the dramaturg for the Pultizer Prize and Tony Award-winning August: Osage County as well as Superior Donuts at Steppenwolf in Chicago and on Broadway. Later in the season, Producing Artistic Director Terrence J. Nolen will direct Wanamaker’s Pursuit, a new play by Rogelio Martinez. Martinez and Nolen collaborated last year when Nolen directed Martinez’s When Tang Met Laika at Denver Theatre Center. Not only is this Martinez’s Philadelphia premiere, but the play was conceived as a story with a Philadelphia connection because of Nolen and Martinez’s relationship. Wanamaker’s Pursuit will premiere as part of the new Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts. It is a winding path of connections, and all of them—our connections to our art and artists, our neighborhoods, our city and region and their communities—allow the Arden to thrive and grow.


ARDEN THEATRE COMPANY

By Tracy Letts

Contemporary

Don’t miss the final two plays of our 2010/11 season: a contemporary comedy and a world premiere original SUPERIOR DONUTS By Tracy Letts Directed by Edward Sobel March 3 – April 3

The neighborhood, the donut shop, and Arthur have all gone to pot. When young Franco Wicks busts in with fresh dough and even fresher dreams, Arthur can no longer pretend he doesn’t care. Tracy Letts, author of the Pulitzer and Tony award winning August: Osage County, turns up the comedic heat on a man and a community grappling with change.

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A new play by Rogelio Martinez

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WANAMAKER’S PURSUIT A new play by Rogelio Martinez Directed by Terrence J. Nolen Part of the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, inspired by the Kimmel Center March 31 – May 22

Paris, 1911. A world on the brink of change. Young Nathan Wanamaker arrives in search of stock for the family department store and instead finds Paul Poiret and the first truly fabulous party of the 20th century. Surrounded by Poiret’s extravagances, Stravinsky’s music, and Picasso’s art, Nathan soon finds himself having to make the difficult choice of what he must bring back to Philadelphia and what he must leave behind.

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Who’s Who GRACE GONGLEWSKI (Josie Hogan) Off-Broadway: The Flea Theater, The Guys with Tom Wopat, dir. Tommy Kail. Regional: Arden Theatre Company (22 roles including Hedda Gabler, Candida, Major Barbara and Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Walnut Street Theatre, Cape Cod Playhouse, Cape May Stage, Delaware Theatre Company, Mt. Gretna Theatre, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (8 seasons), Orlando Shakespeare Festival, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Wilma Theater, and a tour of Ireland with Interact Theatre Company. Four Barrymore Awards, F. Otto Haas Award, Dorothy Haas Fellowship, BFA North Carolina School of the Arts. Grace is the voice of the car computer in The Food Network’s Dinner: Impossible, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, David’s Bridal, Stainmaster Carpet and many banks, hospitals and politicians around the country. For Jilline. ERIC HISSOM (James Tyrone, Jr) was last seen at the Arden as the Stage Manager in Our Town, and previously as Eilert Lovborg in Hedda Gabler, and Adolphus Cusins in Major Barbara. During 2010, he completed the national tour of The 39 Steps, appeared in In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) at Woolly Mammoth in Washington DC, appeared in The Turn of the Screw at Orlando Shakespeare Theater, and directed a production of The 39 Steps at Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota. He has an MFA from Florida State University and has performed and/or directed at many other theatres across the country including Actors’ Theatre of Louisville, La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Rep, Meadowbrook, Cape Playhouse, Syracuse Stage, Milwaukee Rep, Asolo Rep, and Cape May Stage. SEAN LALLY (Mike Hogan) is excited to be back at the Arden. He was last seen in the Arden’s productions of The Threepenny Opera and Romeo and Juliet. Other credits include Spring Awakening; Something Cloudy, Something Clear; and Bluebird with EgoPo Productions. He is also proud to have completed his first official production with Found Theater Co.: Tales. He would like to thank his family, friends and Sara for their support. ALLEN RADWAY (T. Stedman Harder) is absolutely thrilled to be on board for Moon, which marks his 40th professional production as well as his Arden debut. He’s also excited to revisit the haunted landscapes of James Tyrone Jr., having played Jamie in Simpatico Theatre Project’s acclaimed 2009 production of Long Day’s Journey Into Night. Recent credits include: Owen in Theatre Exile’s That Pretty Pretty and Prince Hal in Lantern Theater Company’s Henry IV, Part I. Allen holds a BFA in Acting from the University of the Arts, and has studied abroad with members of the RSC. He is currently Simpatico’s Artistic Director and will next direct Evie’s Waltz, running March through April at Second Stage at the Adrienne. Thanks, Pfeif! H. MICHAEL WALLS (Phil Hogan) makes at least his dozenth appearance at the Arden since his first, 20 years ago. As a child, he adorably dogged his grandfather’s footsteps. His beloved “Gran” delighted in making his grandson do any number of silly things by convincing him of the biggest “whoppers” imaginable. Gran’s roars of delight, and his feigned irascibility, are not only a large part of Hogan, but what Michael believes are the spark of his love of acting. This one’s for Gran.


Who’s Who EUGENE GLADSTONE O’NEILL (Playwright) (1888-1953) American dramatist and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1936. His masterpiece, Long Day’s Journey into Night (produced posthumously, 1956) is at the apex of a long string of great plays, including Beyond the Horizon (1920), Anna Christie (1922), Strange Interlude (1928), Ah! Wilderness (1933), and The Iceman Cometh (1946). Beyond the Horizon impressed the critics with its tragic realism, won for O’Neill the first of four Pulitzer Prizes in drama–others were for Anna Christie, Strange Interlude, and Long Day’s Journey into Night–and brought him to the attention of a wider theatre public. For the next 20 years, his reputation grew steadily, both in the United States and abroad; after Shakespeare and Shaw, O’Neill became the most widely translated and produced dramatist. MATT PFEIFFER (Director) is thrilled to return to the Arden. Previous Arden credits include directing Romeo and Juliet and Go, Dog. Go!. Matt serves as the Associate Artistic Director of Theatre Exile where he’s directed Barrymore nominated productions of Shining City, American Buffalo, Glengarry Glen Ross, and Bug. Other credits include: Walnut Street, Two River Theatre, Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, Lantern Theatre, 1812 Productions, Flashpoint Theatre, Brat Productions, and 14 seasons with the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Matt is a five-time Barrymore nominee and recipient of the F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Theatre Artist. Later this season he will direct The Lieutenant of Inishmore for Theatre Exile. Thanks to Terry, Amy, and the entire Arden staff. Special thanks to this amazing group of collaborators. Love to Kim. MATT SAUNDERS (Scenic Designer) has designed over sixty shows for companies such as the Wilma Theater, Walnut Street Theatre, Pig Iron Theatre Company, Theatre Exile, People’s Light and Theatre, Headlong Dance Theater, the Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis, and here at the Arden. He is the Associate Artistic Director of New Paradise Laboratories, and has designed all of NPL’s original work. Matt’s collaboration with Whit MacLaughlin and Jorge Cousineau on the design for NPL’s Fatebook in 2008, has been selected to represent American Set Design at the 2011 Prague Quadrennial. Matt is the proud recipient of the 2007 F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist. A graduate of Virginia Tech with a BA in theatre and visual art, Matt is currently pursing an MFA in Design from the Yale School of Drama. www.mattsaunders.net ALISON ROBERTS (Costume Designer) is in her 11th season as the Arden’s Costume Supervisor. She has a BA in Theatre Arts from Rowan University and an MFA in Costume Design and Technology from Illinois State University. In addition to her staff position, she has designed costumes for numerous Arden productions. Next up, she is designing Superior Donuts. You can also see her freelance design work with Theatre Exile in The Lieutenant of Inishmore this season, also directed by Matt Pfeiffer. THOM WEAVER (Lighting Designer) For the Arden: The Threepenny Opera, Romeo and Juliet, Blue Door, My Name Is Asher Lev. In the area: Wilma, People’s Light, Lantern, Delaware Theatre Company, InterAct, Azuka, Curtis Opera, New Paradise Laboratories, Theatre Exile, and Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Other credits include: Theatre J, Two River Theatre, Cal Shakes, Children’s Theatre Company, CENTERSTAGE, Folger Theater, Syracuse Stage, Berkshire Theatre Festival,


Who’s Who Williamstown Theatre Festival, Signature Theater Company, Lincoln Center Festival, Spoleto, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, and Yale Rep, among others. Six-time Barrymore Award nominee, Helen Hayes nominee, and winner of the 2007 AUDELCO Award. Thom is artistic director of Flashpoint Theatre Company, member of PNPI and Wingspace Design Group. Education: Carnegie Mellon and Yale. JAMES SUGG (Sound Designer) is an actor, sound designer, composer and 10 year member of Pig Iron Theatre Company with whom he has created 10 original works. He has also worked with Seattle Rep, Actors Theater of Louisville, Folger Theater, The Wilma, Headlong Dance Theater, Rainpan 43 and Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental among many others. His work has been recognized with four Barrymores for Outstanding Sound Design, the F. Otto Haas Award for Emerging Theater Artist and The Pew Fellowship. He is the composer of the musicals A Murder, A Mystery And A Marriage; James Joyce is Dead and So Is Paris (Pig Iron), The Sea (a one man electric chamber opera) and Cherry Bomb (1812 Productions). ALEC E. FERRELL (Stage Manager) past Arden credits include Ghost-Writer, Blue Door, Rabbit Hole, My Name Is Asher Lev. Past Stage Management work with Eugene O’Neill Theater Center National Playwrights Conference, PlayPenn New Play Initiative, Theatre Horizon. Proud member AEA, SMA. Love to Amy and the Dibblets. BEN SMALLEN (Assistant Director) earned a Master’s in Theatre from Villanova (2010) and is thrilled to be assistant directing at the Arden. Recent directing credits: the Philadelphia premiere of Caryl Churchill’s Drunk Enough to Say I Love You? (2010 Philly Fringe) Upcoming: The Complete History of America (abridged) and the Philadelphia premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s Dead Man’s Cell Phone for the Penn Players. Thanks to Mom and Dad for the endless support and to Matt for this opportunity. TERRENCE J. NOLEN (Producing Artistic Director) is co-founder of Arden Theatre Company. Favorite Arden productions include all-Philadelphia casts of All My Sons, Death of a Salesman,The Grapes of Wrath and Hedda Gabler and such musicals as Sweeney Todd; Pacific Overtures; Falsettos; Violet and Caroline, or Change. Terry directed the inaugural production of Arden Children’s Theatre, Charlotte’s Web. He has directed six world-premiere plays by Michael Hollinger, three by Dennis Raymond Smeal, Michael Ogborn’s Baby Case, Bruce Graham’s Something Intangible, and recently directed Rogelio Martinez’s When Tang Met Laika at Denver Center Theatre Company. Terry has been nominated for 23 Barrymore Awards for his directing work at the Arden and received awards for The Baker’s Wife; Sweeney Todd; Opus; Winesburg, Ohio; Assassins and Something Intangible. He directed Michael Hollinger’s Opus at Primary Stages in New York and was nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Director. His short film The Personal Touch was nominated for an Emmy Award.  AMY L. MURPHY (Managing Director) A Philadelphia native, Amy co-founded the Arden in 1988 with Terrence J. Nolen and Aaron Posner. She is especially proud of the Arden Professional Apprentice program and its contribution to the Philadelphia cultural community. A graduate of Susquehanna University, Amy received the university’s first-ever Young Alumni Achievement Award. She completed the Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders-Arts which is a joint program of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Center for Social Innovation and National Arts Strategies. Amy has served on panels for the National Endowment for the Arts, the New Jersey State Arts Council and the Executive Committee of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT). Amy was named a Hepburn Fellow 2008-9 by the Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center at Bryn Mawr College.


Who’s Who ARDEN THEATRE COMPANY Founded in 1988, Arden Theatre Company is dedicated to bringing to life great stories by great storytellers–on the stage, in the classroom, and in the community. We stage five productions each season as part of our mainstage series and two productions through Arden Children’s Theatre, the city’s first resident professional children’s theatre program. We create and produce new work through our new-work development program, the Independence Foundation New Play Showcase. The Arden Professional Apprenticeship program trains future theatre leaders, and our theatre classes teach children and teens about the craft of making plays. Our access program, Arden For All, makes our work available to the entire community through subsidized tickets and books for economically disadvantaged young people. We also offer sign language-interpreted, captioned and audio described performances and Pay-What-You-Can final dress rehearsals that benefit other nonprofits. The Arden has received seven Philadelphia Magazine “Best of Philly” Awards, the Arts & Business Council’s Arts Excellence Award, five City Paper “Reader’s Choice” Awards, four Philadelphia Inquirer “Theatre Company of the Year” citations, 54 awards and 250 nominations from the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia’s Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, and named “Best Theatre Company” by Philadelphia Weekly in 2009. Arden Theatre Company, a professional, nonprofit 501(c)(3) theatre company, is a member of the Theatre Communications Group, the League of Resident Theatres, the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau and Old City Arts Association. The Arden operates under an agreement between the League of Resident Theatres and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. The Scenic, Costume, Lighting and Sound Designers in LORT theatres are represented by United Scenic Artists Local USA-829, IATSE. Arden Theatre Company wishes to thank: • East End Salon • Steven P. Nemphos

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Committed to Kids

In 1996, an enthusiastic teenager with a passion for theatre took an acting class at the Arden taught by one of Philadelphia’s leading actors. By coincidence, that teenager is now the Arden’s Marketing and Public Relations Manager and that actress is Grace Gonglewski who is playing Josie Hogan in this production. That kind of excitement for the arts and connection to the community is what the Arden continually strives to foster, via its mission “to tell great stories by great storytellers – on the stage, in the classroom, and in the community.” Our work “on the stage” is apparent: we have produced the works of master storytellers such as Stephen Sondheim, August Wilson, and now, Eugene O’Neill. For children, we have mounted productions of Peter Pan, A Year with Frog and Toad, and If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. It is always our hope that by placing these stories on the stage, we are nurturing kids’ curiosity, creativity, and confidence. But what might not be evident is what the Arden does “in the classroom and in the community” that accomplishes the same objectives. Because we recognize that children are not only the arts audiences of the future, but are also our next generation of artists and civic leaders, teachers and parents, we understand that it is our job to inspire them. And there are many ways to do that.

KIDS AT THE ARDEN AT A GLANCE: ARDEN FOR ALL

5,500 students 9 schools 58 classrooms 464 in–school workshops 56 buses 25 teaching artists

ARDEN DRAMA SCHOOL 124 classes 8 weeks of summer camps 1,085 students 180% attendance growth since 2008 25 teaching artists

Arden for All, a needs-based theatre access program, gives 5,500 free tickets and show-related books to kids who could not otherwise afford to come see our plays. Through Arden for All, many of these children are seeing theatre for the first time. In addition to bringing children to the theatre, we also bring our work into the classrooms of area schools, often using the actors who appear on our stages as teachers. Fostering the connection between live performance and literacy is an exciting and vibrant way to get kids excited about learning through the arts and gives directly back to the city and region’s community. Arden Drama School offers more than 100 classes and summer camps for kids and teens of all ages. Classes which are held at the Arden as well as the Painted Bride Art Center and Christ Church allow children to gain and improve skills in acting, singing, movement, and design, while encouraging collaboration, imagination, and inspiration—and possibly the chance to work at a professional theatre company someday! At the Arden, celebrating kids is an essential part of our mission. It is also our responsibility to our community and to the future.


ON STAGE February 2011 Parenting 101: The Musical Off Broadway Productions 12/9/2010 - 3/6/2011 (215) 893-1999

Recent Tragic Events Players Club of Swarthmore 1/28/2011 - 2/12/2011 (866) 811-4111

Plaza Suite Hedgerow Theatre 2/10/2011 - 3/6/2011 (610) 565-4211

Hairspray The Ritz Theatre Company 1/6/2011 - 2/5/2011 (856) 959-5230

Uncle Vanya The Actors’ NET 1/28/2011 - 2/13/2011 (215) 295-3694

Death Trap Players Club of Swarthmore 2/11/2011 - 2/26/2011 (866) 811-4111

A Moon for the Misbegotten Arden Theatre Company 1/6/2011 - 2/27/2011 (215) 922-1122

Cats New Candlelight Theatre 1/28/2011 - 3/20/2011 (302) 475-2313

A Skull in Connemara Lantern Theater Company 1/13/2011 - 2/6/2011 (215) 829-0395

Heeere’s Tony! Act II Playhouse 2/2/2011 - 2/20/2011 (215) 654-0200

YoungVoices Monologue Festival Philadelphia Young Playwrights 2/16/2011 - 2/19/2011 (215) 665-9226

Crazy for You The Broadway Theatre of Pitman 1/14/2011 - 2/6/2011 (856) 384-8381

Nocture Flashpoint Theatre Company 2/2/2011 - 2/26/2011 (215) 665-9720

Lucy Delaware Theatre Company 1/19/2011 - 2/6/2011 (302) 594-1100

The Fall of Troy: Troilus and Cressida and the Trojan Women Collingswood Shakespeare Company 2/3/2011 - 2/27/2011 (609) 221-2991

Sojourner First World Theatre Ensemble with Hedgerow Theatre 1/20/2011 - 2/6/2011 (484) 461-8748 Enchanted April MN Players 1/21/2011 - 2/5/2011 (610) 353-9181 Lidless InterAct Theatre Company 1/21/2011 - 2/13/2011 (215) 568-8079 The Little Prince Bristol Riverside Theatre 1/24/2011 - 2/12/2011 (215) 785-0100 The Glass Menagerie Resident Ensemble Players 1/27/2011 - 2/27/2011 (302) 831-2204

Waiting For Lefty South Camden Theatre Company 2/4/2011 - 2/20/2011 (856) 409-0365 Private Lives The Stagecrafters 2/4/2011 - 2/20/2011 (215) 247-8881 The Cherry Orchard Villanova Theatre 2/8/2011 - 2/20/2011 (610) 519-7474 Big Love Temple Theaters 2/9/2011 - 2/20/2011 (215) 204-1334 The Empire Builders The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium 2/9/2011 - 2/27/2011 (215) 285-0472

Artaud Unbound EgoPo Classic Theater 2/16/2011 - 2/20/2011 1 (800) 595-4TIX Don Juan Quintessence Theatre Group 2/16/2011 - 3/13/2011 1 (877) 238-5596 All the King’s Men Resident Ensemble Players 2/17/2011 - 3/6/2011 (302) 831-2204 Lieutenant of Inishmore Theatre Exile 2/17/2011 - 3/13/2011 (215) 218-4022 Jack and the Beanstalk Players Club of Swarthmore 2/18/2011 - 2/26/2011 (866) 811-4111 Arabella Academy of Vocal Arts 2/19/2011 - 3/1/2011 (215) 735-1685 Master Class The Ritz Theatre Company 2/24/2011 - 3/26/2011 (856) 959-5230 Emperor’s New Clothes Storybook Musical Theatre 2/28/2011 - 3/13/2011 (215) 659-8850

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Matching Gift Partners ACE Charitable Foundation Archie D. and Bertha H. Walker Foundation AXA Financial Boeing DCR Environmental Services Inc. Dilworth Paxson LLP Endo Pharmaceuticals ExxonMobil Foundation Federated Department Stores Foundation First Horizon National Corporation First Tennessee Foundation

$750 to $2,499 The Agoge Group, LLC Arronson Foundation Drumcliff Foundation Eagle Village Shops Firstrust Bank The Franklin Institute Jenkintown Building Services+ KPMG Louis N. Cassett Foundation Media Copy+ MGA Partners, Architects: Daniel Kelley, Mary Keefe, Kathy Norris Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP Quaker Chemical Foundation The Rittenhouse Foundation Stephen Starr Events+ Union Benevolent Association BWF Foundation Zipcar Philadelphia $749 and under Actors’ Equity Association Foundation Catering By Design+ Pennsylvania Women’s Forum William Goldman Foundation +denotes gifts of services or goods

Looking for a business tax break in 2010? Receive a tax credit through the Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit Program by supporting the Arden! (Funds directly support Arden for All, education outreach program.)

Eligiblity info: Angela DuRoss at 215-922-8900 x25 or aduross@ardentheatre.org www.ardentheatre.org/support/eitc.html

Special thanks to EITC contributors The ACE Group, Comcast Corporation, PECO and Susquehanna Bank

Our Donor Choice Number: 14198. Contributions made through the United Way support our work with children.

Gannett Foundation GE Foundation GlaxoSmithKline IBM Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs Independence Foundation Johnson and Johnson Matching Gifts Program Macy’s Foundation Merck Partnership for Giving Merrill Lynch National Football League National Philanthropic Trust

Penn Virginia Corporation The Philadelphia Foundation PNC Foundation Quaker Chemical Corporation Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Saint-Gobain Corporation Foundation Sap America, Inc.  Subaru of America Foundation United Way The Vanguard Group Foundation Wachovia Foundation Matching Gifts Program William Penn Foundation

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For 10 years, the Sylvan Society has recognized individuals who support the Arden’s work by making annual gifts of $1,000 or more. 

ting its 10th Annivers a r b e ary Cel

Sassafras Grove ($10,000 & above) Mr. Frederick W. Anton, III Sally & Michael Bailin^ Mr. & Mrs. Albert M. Greenfield, III Phoebe W. Haas Charitable Trust A, recommended by Carole Haas Gravagno Phoebe W. Haas Charitable Trust A, recommended by John Otto & Dr. Janet Haas Mr. & Mrs. N. Peter Hamilton Hirsig Family Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation Virginia & Harvey Kimmel Arts Education Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation Anonymous

Cherry Grove ($5,000-$9,999)

John Bitman^ Joseph & Marie Field Matthew & Marie Garfield Ms. Elizabeth Gemmill Bonnie Graham Barbara & Leslie Kaplan Josephine Klein Suzanne F. Roberts Cultural Development Fund Charles Rose & Mindy Goldberg Rose^ Monica Horan & Philip Rosenthal Anonymous Lee & Christopher van de Velde Rosalyn & Stephen Weinstein Wyncote Foundation

Filbert Grove ($2,500-$4,999)

Mrs.Valla Amsterdam Carol & Tom Beam Lois G. Brodsky Thomas Burke & Rick Fountas John & Susan Coleman Anne M. Congdon Dorothy Delbueno Ann Diebold Bob & Nancy Elfant Tim & Ellen Foster^ Narinder & Patricia Garg Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, as recommended by Linda & David Glickstein David & MaryJane Hackney Ronna & Robert Hall^ Drs. Robin & Saifuddin Mama

Peggy & Steve Morgan Kurt & Mary-Ann Reiss Sally Walker & Tom Gilmore^ June & Steve Wolfson Family Foundation

Mulberry Grove ($1,000-$2,499)

Brian Abernathy & Elizabeth Ireland John Alchin & Hal Marryatt Bethany Asplundh Jim & Janet Averill Sheryl & Allen Bar Giséle Sambar Bathish Ivy Bayard Sandy & Mickey Bernstein Reggie Blaszczyk & Lee O’Neill Louis Bluver Jean G. Bodine Almut Breazeale Bernard Brewstein & Ellen Rosenthal DeDe & Tony Brown Nancy Burd Laurada Byers Chip Capelli Christina Clay MD Priscilla & John Clement Joy De Jesús & Jamie Reynolds Robert M. Dever Tobey & Mark Dichter Michael A. Donato & Peter R. Sonzogni Deirdre Dooner Marie & Peter Dooner Deb Dorsey & Mike Green Shafiq Ebrahim James R. Fairburn & David A. Wickard Stephen Falchek Jeanne Fisher Oliver M. Ford Sandi Foxx-Jones David & Christina Fryman* Lou & Rhoda Fryman Terry Graboyes Marcy Gringlas & Joel Greenberg Glenn Gundersen & Susan Manix Chara & John C. Haas Mr. & Mrs. Jon Harmelin Don & Lynn Martin Haskin Jane & Steve Heumann Susan Jacobson & Michael Golden* Mr. & Mrs. D. Scott & Carol Kelley Caroline Kemmerer Mr. Peter Kenney & Dr. Dorothy Novick Holly Kinser Kenneth & Eve Klothen

We are extremely grateful to acknowledge the exceptional generosity of the donors, shown below in bold, who have been members of the Sylvan Society for all 10 years. 

Joseph Kluger & Susan Lewis Bill & Beth Landman Winnie & Eric Lien William A. Loeb Richard Maimon & Susan Segal Larry & Mickey Magid Tina Manco Lewis R. & Sue Ann Marburg Gloria & Dan Mariano Jean S. Markovitz Barbara & Don Matheson Kirsten & James McCoy John & Amy McCawley* Andrea Mengel & George A. Ritter Seymour Millstein A.C. Missias Ellen & Michael Mulroney Amy L. Murphy & Terrence J. Nolen Ron & Suzanne Naples Michael Norris & Matt Varrato Diane Palmer Thomas Petro & Kristine Messner Dr. & Mrs. Joel Porter Aaron Posner & Erin Weaver Ann & Frank Reed, through the Malfer Foundation Amelia Q. Reily Phyllis & Martin Rosenthal Dolly Beechman Schnall & Dr. Nathan Schnall, in loving memory of Laurie Beechman Hether, Don & Sarah Smith Richard & Amanda Smoot Harold & Emily Starr^ Kathleen A. Stephenson William K. Stewart Foundation Keith & Jim Straw Adelaide Sugarman & Marshall Greenberg Harvey B. Swedloff Justin Thomas Marguerite V. Rodgers & James H. Timberlake Eileen Heisman Tuzman & Martin Tuzman Thomas & Patricia Vernon Sandy & Michael Wax Richard E. Woosnam & Diane Dalto Woosnam MIke Salmanson & Tobi Zemsky Ellen Yin+ ZAKARAK Productions * denotes gifts made through the United Way +denotes gifts of services or goods ^includes a matching gift

The special generosity of our members enables the Arden to tell great stories by having the resources to achieve the highest level of artistic quality.  To join or for more information, please contact Angela DuRoss, Development Director at 215-922-8900 x25 or aduross@ardentheatre.org.


Thank You to our Supporters $500 - $999 Iris Melendez and Henry R. Adamczyk, Jr. Rebecca and John Adams Stan and Lisa Altman Peggy Anderson Barry and Marilyn Bevacqua Linda and Daniel Blickman* Ruth E. Brown Carol Caswell Barbara R. Cobb Jim and Pat Lockhart Culbertson Shannon and Edward Farmer Carole M Foley* Dan Gannon Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Rita Goldberg Jim and Carolyn Hessinger Edith Klausner Mary Ellen Krober Ruth and Peter Laibson Mike and Helene Loeb Dr. Edward Lundy and Debra Reiff Dr. Arlen Marks and David Smith Donald J. Martin and Richard Repetto George and Judy McCarthy Gloria McNutt Barbara and Don Parman Dan Promislo Whitney Quesenbery and John Chester Paul Rabe and Cheryl Gunter Irwin C. and Carole M. Saft Marilyn Sanborne and Richard Labowskie* Eva and Marvin Schlanger Family Foundation Ellen Schwartz and Jeremy Siegel Marilyn and Dean R. Staats Corinne Stahl Ms. Dorothy S Tomassini Dr. and Mrs. Stephen G.Vasso Matthew White* Mrs. Thomas A. Williams Michael Zuckerman and Jan Levine

$250-$499 Carol and Bennett Aaron Howard Aaronson Dr. Ron Abrams Richard and Joan Behr Sheila Bell and Thomas Dodds Pat and Tom Bender Peter and Lynne Berman Cordelia Biddle and Steve Zettler Mr. and Mrs. J. Robert and Marilyn Birnhak Linda and Alden Blyth Philip and Elaine Bobrove Marlin G. Brown* Sheryl Roser Caroline Castagno Ruth Miller Cox James Crawford and Judith Dean George Koch and Santo DiDonato Kathy and Jerry Drew Anonymous Joseph and Carolyn Evans Sue and Robert Evans Anne Ewers Mr. and Mrs. Farenback-Brateman Ms. Joanne E. Fields Buzz and Linda Gamble Charles Gear John Geronimo Grace Gonglewski and Eric Schoefer Bob and Jan Goren Bernie and Carole Gottlieb Clara and Jorge LaBrake Betsy and Ted Hershberg David and Beth Medoway Kagan Mr. Philip Kalodner Nancy Kane Barbara and Jerry Kaplan Susan Kellogg and Dick Hoffman Steven and Patricia King* Barbara and Leonard Klinghoffer Joel Koppelman Kenneth D Kopple

Marilyn and David Kraut Sarah and Ledlie Laughlin Barbara Patterson Lobb John and Martha Lubell Mrs. Grace Madeira Claudia Madrigale Frank and Sally Mallory Alan and Susan Miller Madeline Miller Stephen and Janet Mullin Kathy Nolen Edwards Paul Nutaitis and Robert Clark Susan Odessey and Paul Coff Laura Offutt and Steve Fukuchi Alice and Albert Packman Douglas and Mary Peck John and Judy Peeler Vincent and Carmen Pezzullo Sherri and Abe Reich Mary Jo Reilly Dulcie Romm Alan Rothenberg and Enid Krasner Brian Seaman Susan Greene Elaine L. Sherman Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Shuster Frank and Catherine Signorello James Akerberg and Larry Simmons William and Mary Simpson Leslie E. Skilton David and Carleene Slowik James L. Smith Elaine and Sal Tagliareni Eric Tamulonis and Deirdre Gibson In Loving Memory of Jordan Rosenfeld Hella and Lew Volgenau Michael Walraven and Mary Lou Starling Marlene Weinberg Fred and Arleen Weinstein Nancy Wingo Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Woodcock Mr. and Mrs. Howard Yusem* Tom and Jackie Zemaitis

ARDEN FOR ALL is supported by a generous gift from Virginia and Harvey Kimmel

The Legacy Society Arden Theatre Company would like to recognize the following supporters who have included the Arden in their will or estate plans. Their planned gift provides support which will help sustain the Arden’s work for decades to come. Peggy Anderson Jane Berryman Anonymous James and Suzanne Hill Marilyn and Dean R. Staats We hope you will consider including the Arden in your will or estate plans. To be recognized as a member of the Legacy Society or with questions regarding planned giving, please contact Angela DuRoss, Development Director at 215-922-8900 ext. 25.


Thank You to our Supporters $125-$249 Emily Aiken Janet and Roger Alwang Anonymous Carl and Pat Bach Judith Barrett Robert Bauer and Sandy Clay Bauer Judith Beck Sylvia Beck Susan Becker and Aaron Rubin William Beckett and Joann White David and Nancy Bergman Jane Biberman Doris and Aaron Bitman Mr. and Mrs. Thomas and Mary Pat Boyle Joseph and Mary Lou Breidenstine Bernard and Pamela Brownstein Robert J Butera Ms. Charlotte E. Cady Mr. Joseph Casey Nelly and Scott Childress Sandra and Saul Clair Edwin G. Close, II Jennifer Coffey John Condello Mary Ann Dailey Jennifer Dalpiaz Nancy Davis Daniel Devlin Andrew and Marla Diamond In Honor of Marjorie Dickey Larry and Pat Dixon Ellen and Max Dooneief Beverly Dotter Ray Doyle Beverly Dubin Jill Dulany Angela DuRoss Lois S. Durso Paul and Adele Epstein William Ewing Paul and Judith Farber Cynthia Heininger and James Feeney Charlotte and Mickey Feldman Ruth and Andre Ferber Larry and Maureen Mullin Fowler Dr. John and Elaine Frank Ms. Judy Frank Nancy and Richard Gabel Miriam Galster Stan Gibell David K. Gifford Tim and Carol Golden Paul Goldenberg Robert and Patti Goodman Kelley Grady* Leonard Greene Miriam and Saul Grossman Susan and Adam Guttentag Mary and William Hangley Brian Hanna Mary C. Harbison Donald Hargreaves Barbara and Robert Hauptfuhrer Ron Herman John Houle and Katherine Hayden Joanne M. Huggard Peter and Barbara Hutcheon Laurie and Brad Ingerman Michael and Judy Jackson, in honor of John Bitman Anonymous Sarah C. Jordan

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Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kahn Sandra R. Karlson Scott and Margie Kasner Anonymous Margaret Keller Brian and Carin Kirschner Alan and Elaine Klawans Harold Kobb Walter Kraft and Deborah Hung Joan and Marc S. Lapayowker Bob and Mary Lawler Richard Lee Lorraine and late Richard Leff Helene J. Levine Linda and Donald Lewis Robert and Laurel Lipshutz Will and Sandy Lock Leroy and Ruth Loewenstern Robert Lynam Lynn and Joe Manko Mary Louise Martin Irwin Matusow and Barbara Rudnick Dr. Rosalie G. Matzkin Linda McAleer and Maitlon Russell Faith J. McDowell Lorraine and Bruce McMahon Martin and Sandra Miller Paul and Lee S. Miller Susie and Geoff Mills Ellen Monsees Keith and Liz Mosley Kathleen Moyer Carmen Mucci and Lois Marianni Mr. and Mrs. Gene Nicholls Etta and Chuck Nissman Carol Ann and Thomas O’Leary Betsy Oliphant Brenda J. Oliphant Mr. and Mrs. Gerald O’Neill Anonymous Mr. Richard Pariseau Michael L. and Judy Paul John and Judith Peakes Bob and Leila Peck David and Sylvia Perelman Mary and F. Laurence Pethick Helen Phillips Lisa Truckess Rhoda Polakoff Nancy Post John and Margaret Preg Linda Quam Teresa Reyes and John Hogenesch Clifford Ridley and Betsey Hansell Graham and Betsy Robb in honor of Lee van de Velde Claire Rocco Jane A. Rose, CPA/PFS, CFP Faye and Daniel Ross Jerry and Bernice Rubenstein Janet Rupert William F. Ryan Joan Ryder and Robert Ludwig Ruth and Marvin Sachs Joan and Bill Saidel Lucille Schlack Mr. and Mrs. A. Schmidt Kenneth Schmitt Susan Schweitzer Elliott and Ellie Seif Marie and James P. Shew Victoria Sicks Susan and Robert Simon

Bob and Harriet Singer Margaret R. Spencer Michael and Hannah Starobin John and Susan Stedman Fred Stevens and Usha Srinivasan Robert Stewart and Barbara BarnettStewart Paul Stone Ruth P. Stuessy Sally Switzer Anonymous Bob and Tina Tate Richard and Anne Tax Lorraine Toji Cathy Toner* Judith Shadden Torrance John Urofsky Malin Van Antwerp* Emily and Charles Wagner Clifford and Ann Wagner Beth Brooks and Bob Waterston Thomas Watkins Vivian Weinblatt Sally Wojcik and Will Lambrakos Bertram and Lorle Wolfson Askold Zagars Benjamin Zuckerman and Marian Robinson $75-$124 George Ahern Dr. and Mrs. Anthony J. Andrews Arthur S. Applebaum Theodora Ashmead Alan and Sandy Ault Cynthia and Burgess Ayres Katherine Baker Dr. Donald Bakove and Margaret G. McLaughlin Robert Baron Sally and Morris Barron Richard and Eileen Bazelon Lisa Becker Jay and Nancy Berkowitz Harriet Bernstein Sydney and Doris Beshunsky Thomas H. Blackburn Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin Blank Patricia and David Boath Janice and Roger Boe Marcia Bower Frank Boyer Michael P. Boyle Charles Brennan Paul Breslin Julianne Brienza Laurie Brown Anonymous Carol Buettger Anne Burridge Regina Byrne Bob Carfagno Barbara Carmine John Cehlar Wanna Be a Star Mary Chomitz Annemarie Clarke and David Buch Sharyn F Clauson Sue Cohen Dr. Marie A. Conn Carol Copland Charles J. Coyle Emily and Bob Cronin


Your Gift

Makes It Happen New plays created

Captivating young audiences

Classic plays revisited

Audacious musicals come alive

• Over 5,000 free tickets for kids in Greater Philadelphia and Camden distributed • Philadelphia artists supported • Educating future theatre-goers • Dedication to the community

We depend on your support to sustain our work and help us grow.  To support the Arden, visit us online at www.ardentheatre.org/support or call Megan Staples, Development Assistant at 215-922-8900 ext. 46.


Thank You to our Supporters Kimberly Crown* Barbara Daneluzzi Joseph and Helen D’Angelo Ellen Deacon Roseann Muziani Deal Rita and Grace Denbo Stephanie Deviney Carole and Marc Dichter Stuart Donaldson Lei-Lynne Horvick Sonya Dore Jean Dowdall Mr. Murray and Libby Rosof Dubin Donald and Geraldine Duclow David Durham Eileen Gildea Marcia Eisenberg Dr. and Mrs. Richard Ellis Linda V Ellsworth Debbie and Jerry Epstein Wally and Jane Evans Barry J Evans Mark and Rene Feitelson Malcolm and Martha Fick Marjorie Fiterman Curt Foxworth Drs. Barbara and Len Frank Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Frank Mr. Allan P. Freedman Helene and Michael Freidman Paula Freilich Paula Fuchsberg Wendi Furman Susan Gasteyer David Glancey Carrie Glasby and Kathleen Karhnak Ms. Joan Gmitter Micki and Larry Goldberg Virginia Gormley Diane Graboyes Priscilla Grosick Nancy and Richard Grove Cyndi Haas Joyce K Hackman Judge Marvin R. and Mrs. Marcia O. Halbert Ona and Stephen Hamilton Martha Ann Hanson Adrienne and Eric Hart Linda Fowler Hartnett Paulette Hassey* Gail Hauptfuhrer Douglas and Harriet Heath Angela and Michael Hennessey Ruth Herd Bill Herman and Laurie Navin Susan W Herron Heidi Hertfelder Daniel and Monica Hilferty Lisa and Bill Hoffman Dr. David Holtz Patricia and David Holtz Arnold and Esther Horn Glenna Huls Aram and Jackie Jerrehian Donald and Lorraine Jones Valerie M. Jones Associates Patricia and Paul Kalata Donald and Mary Kane Alex and Joanne Karras Robert and Ellen Kavash Cynthia Killion John and Cheryl Kirby

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Ken and Eva Klein Marlena and Lazar Kleit Steven Knepper Bernadette Koller Christal Kozloski* James Kronzer Peter and Peshe Kuriloff Anne B. Ladenson David Ladov Aileen Lange John and Joanne Lawson Robert Lazar Daniel T. Lee Alan and Susan Levin Karen Lewis Norman and Sylvia Lieberman Warren and Arline Lieberman Barbara and Richard Linde Karen Lisker Perry Watts and Samuel Litwin Melissa Lore* Nancy and Jerry Lutin Anonymous Donald and Nancy Maclay Ted and Ronnie Mann Ronnie and Larry Margel Gerald Marrington M. McDonald Celeste McMenamin Cheryl Meyer Marianne Miller Claire Moyer Kenneth and Susan Myers Natalie Levkovich Jerome Napson Bonnie and Eliot Nierman Eliot Nierman Janet Novack Anonymous Hugh C. O’Neill Linda Osler Clare and Dewaine Osman Stanton S. Oswald Virginia Owen Sandra Packel Stacy Paris Cheryl and Paul Parker Ruth Petkofsky Donald and Carol Plank Bruce and Lynne Podrat David and Amy Pollack Helene B. and Nelson Porter Karen and David Pressel Keith Quinton Ellen Schlenker Karen and Mark Reber Alan Reinach and Dana Perlman Sue and Bruno Rescigna Leslie Rescorla Joy Rickabaugh Lorraine Riesenbach Dr. Elnora Rigik and Andrew Bushko Sharon and Mark Robb George and Zara Roberts Linda Robinson, Ph.D. and Peter Krill John and Claire Rodgers Francoise and Louis Rollmann Kenneth and Shelley Rosenberg J. Randall Rosensteel Dr. Harry Rosenthal Hal and Sue Rosenthal Edwin and Sally Rosenthol Joan Rozanski

Bernard and Barbara Ruekgauer Diane Rurode Thekla Sacksteder Janet S. Saltzman Roberta Sampson Mark Sandberg Ruth Ann Schlesinger Ms. Kim Schmucki Carl W. and Mary Ellen Schneider Bonnie Schorske Ms. Adeline R. Schultz Harold and Sharon Schwalm Warren and Carole Lee Schwomeyer Alex and Stefanie Seldin Robert and Karen Serenbetz Karen Schermerhorn and Evan Seymour Antoinette Farrar Seymour A. Paul Shallers Lenore and Bernard Sherman Catharine Shippen John and Maryann Shivers Mr. and Mrs. J. Thomas Showler Suzanne Simons and David Borgenic Shirley Sivitz Bruce and Penny Smith In Memory of Ruth Soloman Smith Richard and Doranne Smith John and Georgia Smyth Gail Snitzer Jay Snyderman Suzanne Spain Anonymous Anne Speyer Phillip and Karen Spiker, in honor of Courtney Spiker Martin Arthur P. Staddon Leon Steinberg Michael Sullivan Nina Tafel Joel Temple Maureen Torsney-Weir Linda and Ken Traver-Neeld Gilda Verstein Kathe Villanova Brock and Mary Weatherup Jenny and Bill Webb Harold Weiner Harry and Helen Weinheimer Marvin and Betty Weiss Lydia Winderman Sam and Kuna Yankell Anonymous John and Donna Zappacosta William and Joan Zeidner* Carlos Ziegler and Elizabeth Hasson * Denotes gift made through the United Way + Denotes gift of goods or services ^ Includes matching gift This list acknowledges donors as of Dec 8, 2010. If your name has been omitted or misprinted, please accept our apologies. Notify Development Assistant Megan Staples at 215.922.8900 x46 or mstaples@ardentheatre. org. Although space does not allow listing gifts less than $75, we gratefully acknowledge the contributions.


A Moon for the Misbegotten

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215.922.1122 • ardentheatre.org


Board and Committee Members Board of Directors Ellen P. Foster, President Brian Abernathy, Vice President Andrea Mengel, Vice President Michael A. Donato, Treasurer Nancy Hirsig, Secretary Nancy Burd Joy L. De Jesús David Fryman Matthew Garfield Elizabeth H. Gemmill Darrel A. German Carole Haas Gravagno Albert M. Greenfield, III Ronna F. Hall Joanne Harmelin Lynn Martin Haskin, Ph.D. Steve Heumann Susan G. Jacobson  Barbara Kaplan Virginia Kimmel Holly Kinser Richard L. Maimon John J. McCawley Amy L. Murphy Terrence J. Nolen Aaron Posner Charles H. Rose H. Hetherington Smith Harvey B. Swedloff Lee van de Velde Diane Dalto Woosnam Ellen Yin Board Development Committee Michael A. Donato Peter Hamilton Lynn Haskin Lee van de Velde Diane Dalto Woosnam Finance Committee Michael A. Donato, chair Nancy Burd Ellen Foster Elizabeth Gemmill Steve Heumann Martin Rosenthal Harvey Swedloff Personnel Committee Ellen P. Foster, chair David Fryman Elizabeth Gemmill Charles Rose Lee van de Velde

Facilities Committee Hether Smith, chair James Kronzer Richard Maimon John McCawley Paul Thais Chris van de Velde Institutional Giving Committee Michael A. Donato David Fryman Elizabeth Gemmill Carole Haas Gravagno Joanne Harmelin John McCawley Hether Smith Individual Giving Committee Virginia Kimmel, chair Charles Rose, chair Sheryl Bar Giséle Bathish John Bitman Chip Capelli Joy L. De Jesús Terry Graboyes Wendy Greenfield Lynn Haskin Steve Heumann Nancy Hirsig Jill Kaplan Eric and Winnie Lien Peggy Morgan Richard Quinn Steven Segal Harvey Swedloff Rosalyn and Steve Weinstein Diane Dalto Woosnam Ellen Yin Education Committee Sheryl Bar Marla Diamond Dr. Dennis W. Creedon Dr. Carol Domb Jacqueline Matusow Dr. Douglas Overtoom Ilene Poses Sally Wojcik


Staff Artistic Producing Artistic Director.........................................................................................................................Terrence J. Nolen Associate Artistic Director ...............................................................................................................................Edward Sobel Associate Producer....................................................................................................................................... Matthew Decker Artistic Assistant ......................................................................................................................................................... Erin Read Literary Consultant ............................................................................................................................................. Dennis Smeal Artistic Interns.................................................................................................Nathan Gabriel, David Mackay, John Schultz Administrative Management Managing Director .......................................................................................................................................... Amy L. Murphy General Manager................................................................................................................................................... Jennifer Peck Business Manager............................................................................................................................... Courtney Spiker Martin Associate General Manager......................................................................................................................... Mary Beth Simon Arden Professional Apprentices................................................ Tara Demmy, Rob Heller, Bryan Kerr, Shanna Tedeschi, Harry Watermeirer, Andrew Wojtek Arden Volunteer.................................................................................................................................................. Jean Markovitz Marketing Director of Marketing and Public Relations......................................................................................................... Gigi Lamm Art Director........................................................................................................................................................... Kristy Giballa Marketing and Public Relations Manager................................................................................................. Leigh Goldenberg Marketing Analyst ................................................................................................................................................ Abigael Reed Group Sales Associate.............................................................................................................................................Nanci Cope Marketing Intern................................................................................................................................ Janeale Gottlieb-George Development Development Director.................................................................................................................................... Angela DuRoss Director of Institutional Advancement........................................................................................................... Jessica Calter Manager of Institutional Giving ....................................................................................................................... Sarah Sexton Development Assistant...................................................................................................................................... Megan Staples Development Intern....................................................................................................................................... William Connell Education Education Director............................................................................................................................. Maureen Mullin Fowler Arden Drama School Coordinator................................................................................................... Joanna Mongelli Smith Education Intern....................................................................................................................................................Dani Lencioni Arden Drama School Faculty....................... Kala Moses Baxter, Alex Bechtel, Chris Bresky, Matt Decker, Liz Filios Steve Gravelle, Jefferson Haynes, Millie Hiibel, Alex Keiper, Matt Lorenz, Michael McElroy, Bi Jean Ngo, Steve Pacek, Hillary Rea, Jacqueline Real, Alison Roberts, Ryan Touhy, Anneliese Van Arsdale Arden For All Teaching Artists.............................................. Kala Moses Baxter, Chris Bresky, Matt Decker, Liz Filios, Steve Gravelle, DelantĂŠ Keys, Courtney Spiker Martin, Michael McElroy, Bi Jean Ngo, Steve Pacek, Davy Raphaely, Hillary Rea, Maura Roche, Jane Stojak, David Sweeny Front of House Box Office Manager.................................................................................................................................................... Lynn Keily Assistant Box Office Manager.......................................................................................................................... Corey Masson Box Office Assistants.............................................Michael Durkin, Carla Emanuele, Mark Kennedy, Elisabeth Kersey, Monica Obaga, Fred Ott, James Yandoli Production Production Manager...................................................................................................................................... Courtney Riggar Technical Director............................................................................................................................................ Glenn Perlman Associate Production Manager.................................................................................................................. Jessica Day West Assistant Technical Director.......................................................................................................................... Will Lambrakos Master Electrician......................................................................................................................................... Martin Stutzman Costume Supervisor........................................................................................................................................ Alison Roberts Properties Master....................................................................................................................................... Meredith McEwen Charge Scenic Artist.................................................................................................................................. Kristina Chadwick Production Fellow ........................................................................................................................................... Paul Arebalo, Jr. Production Stage Managers.......................... Stephanie Cook, Alec E. Ferrell, John David Flak, Katharine M. Hanley Assistant to the Stage Manager ........................................................................................................................... Rob Heller Assistant to the Lighting Designer .......................................................................................................... Charles Dabezies Audio Engineer ................................................................................................................................................. Austen Brown Costume Interns .............................................................................................................. Elena Grace Smith, Regina Yecco Dialect Coach . .................................................................................................................................................... Lynne Innerst Tailor ......................................................................................................................................................................... Ed Dawson Stitchers ............................................................................................................................................ Rachel Forn, Carla Irwin


When dining in Old City, we recommend these restaurants that support the Arden! All offer a special 10% discount to Arden patrons. Please ask your server for details.

BISTRO ROMANO

2010/11 Dining Partners

120 Lombard St. 215.925.8880 • www.bistroromano.com

This Historic Landmark, nestled in an 18th century granary, will stimulate your senses with an ambiance of candlelight and casual elegance while creating an unforgettable dining experience. Wine Spectator Award for our wine list! Voted a “Best of Philly” Restaurant, guests enjoy Bistro Romano’s acclaimed Regional Italian Cuisine and rave of the award-winning Caesar Salad prepared tableside and the romantic underground wine cellar for two. Please call for Wine Cellar reservations. We invite you to visit our restaurant and find out first hand what keeps our guests coming back for 22 years.

BISTRO 7 7 N. 3rd St. 215.931.1560 • www.bistro7restaurant.com

Bistro 7 is a small, elegant, food-first BYOB owned and operated by Chef Michael O’Halloran. Relying on a network of local organic farmers, Bistro 7 offers a contemporary take on the classic French bistro.

CAMPO’S

214 Market St. 215.923.1000 • www.camposdeli.com

A legacy of quality, this classic, deli-style restaurant has been churning out delicious sandwiches since 1947. Order any of the special soups, salads, and sandwiches from this Philadelphia kitchen and you’ll see why it’s “where the locals go.” –USA Today

COSI 325 Chestnut Street

215.399.0214 • www.getcosi.com

Our look and feel was first inspired by a small Parisian café—a warm inviting spot where people liked to go for coffee, spend time with the community, and of course, enjoy a great sandwich. There is an immediate connection with Cosi that so many feel when they first walk in the door.You’re surrounded by a sophisticated, modern and warm atmosphere complete with interesting music from around the world, inviting you to relax and savor the innovative flavors.

DELICATESSEN

703 Chestnut St. 215.923.4560 • www.Delicatessenphilly.com

Delicatessen, Philadelphia’s first Modern Jewish delicatessen, serves traditional delicatessen favorites with a twist, seven days a week. Join us for Breakfast, Lunch or Brunch any day of the week or for Dinner (BYOB), served Wednesday through Saturday which features updated comfort food classics like Pastrami Mac & Cheese and Chanukah salmon, with a Latke Crust. Conveniently located at 7th and Chestnut, Delicatessen is perfect for the whole family, before or after the theatre. Delicatessen offers both On-Site and Off-Site Catering, Eat-in, Take-out and Delivery.

FORK and FORK:ETC

306 Market St. 215.625.9425 • www.forkrestaurant.com

Fork continues to set the standard for New American bistro dining. Chef Terence Feury’s fresh, seasonal cuisine reflects his passion for artisanal and local foods from home made pastas to house smoked pork chops. Part of Fork’s allure is its sophisticated beautiful interior, where the dining experience is anything but

stuffy and uncomfortable. Open seven days a week, there is plenty of time before or after the show to enjoy lunch, dinner, or even just dessert. Come in to Fork:etc, our gourmet café for a quick and satisfying breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Our private dining room and catering services are also available for any party. Reservations are recommended.

FRANKLIN FOUNTAIN 116 Market St. 215.627.1899 • www.franklinfountain.com

The Franklin Fountain invites you to visit our Ice Cream Saloon, located in Old City, Philadelphia. Taste our bedazzling array of house-made ice creams, consisting of the finest ingredients produced by nature. Our dairy arrives from the rolling hills of Berks County, where pasture-fed cattle graze freely. See, on elegant display, a full spectrum of twenty-seven varieties of soda syrups, which we stir into a cascading stream of sparkling water, sprung from the oldest functioning soda fountain in the United States, circa 1905. Chatter amiably with friends and family under our pressed-tin canopy, or gaze lovingly with a date at our century-old marble counters. Our ambiance is old-fashioned, diplomatic, and awash in lively rag-time & jazz music.

GIGI RESTAURANT & LOUNGE 319 Market St. 215-574-8880 • www.gigiphilly.com

Fine dining food in a “fun” dining atmosphere. A local gem in Old City where everyone feels at home. A new American menu with an international flare.

RISTORANTE PANORAMA 14 N. Front St. 215.922.7800 • www.pennsviewhotel.com

Featuring contemporary authentic Italian cuisine such as homemade pastas, tender veal, and daily seafood specialties, Ristorante Panorama is located in the charming Penn’s View Hotel, in Old City, one block from the Arden. The wine program offers over 120 wines by the glass, and has received Guinness World Records™ “World’s Largest Winekeeper/ Cruvinet System”, Santé Magazine’s “Wine Restaurant of the Year”, Wine Spectator’s “Best of Award of Excellence”, Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly”, and Decanter Magazine’s “Best Wine By The Glass Program in North America”.

SERRANO 20 S. 2nd St. 215.928.0770 • www.tinangel.com

An eclectic and intimate restaurant with a tinge of romance. “International Home Cooking” has been the Serrano way for over 20 years. Each dish takes the palate on a journey to taste sensations that existed long before the world’s taste buds were impaired by fast food.

TRIUMPH BREWING COMPANY

117 Chestnut St. 215.625.0855 • www.triumphbrewing.com

Triumph Brewing Company is a sophisticated restaurant & brewery featuring regional American cuisine and hand-crafted freshly brewed beer. Triumph is located in the heart of Old City.


5 minutes from the theatre at 2nd and Chestnut Happy Hour Monday through Friday . 5 to 7pm Triumph Brewing Company 117 Chestnut Street Old City . Philadelphia (215) 625-0855 . triumphbrewing.com Visit Our Other Locations Princeton NJ (609) 924-7855 New Hope PA (215) 862-8300

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Dollars to Donuts: A Conversation with Edward Sobel By Gigi Lamm, Director of Marketing and Public Relations With this season’s forthcoming Superior Donuts by Tracy Letts (on stage March 3 - April 3), Arden’s Associate Artistic Director Edward Sobel makes his Philadelphia directorial debut. Formerly Director of New Play Development at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, Sobel oversaw the development of more than 40 new plays including Letts’ Pultizer Prize and Tony Award-winning August: Osage County. Sobel was also the dramaturg for August: Osage County and Superior Donuts’ Broadway runs. GL: You have a strong connection to Tracy Letts’ work. What do you find are the most compelling aspects of his plays? ES: In addition to being a truly excellent writer, Tracy is also a first-rate actor. So he writes fantastic characters that are just catnip for skilled performers. The people of his plays are always deeply contradictory in dramatic, interesting and often hilarious ways. They are admirable but also flawed; they can be cruel but also act with incredible compassion. They sometimes behave really badly, but they also are trying really hard to do the right thing as they understand it. Tracy also has great command of theatricality and craft. He understands how to shape a scene, how to build tension and create a rising action. The family dinner scene in the second act of August: Osage County is as skillful a piece of dramatic architecture as we are likely to see in our generation, and there are scenes in Superior Donuts, while more subtle, that are equally well constructed. GL: What are the most advantageous aspects of being so familiar with Superior Donuts? ES: Having worked with Tracy on the play since its inception, I have some idea about what is important to him in it. I’ve also had the benefit of being intimately involved with two incarnations. It’s kind of a ridiculous luxury to be able to Monday morning quarterback the productions in Chicago and New York. So I’m trying to take advantage of that knowledge and do some things differently. GL: On a broad note, Superior Donuts is a comedy about what it means to be an American. Can you talk about Letts’ use of humor to address this current cultural debate? ES: One of the great things about humor in the theater is it serves to make a connection between the people in the audience and the people they see represented on stage. It touches on our common humanity and is a reminder of how much we share. Ultimately, this play is questioning whether we as a country can appreciate our differences and truly live up to our promise. The humor in the play both helps that happen, and also undercuts any pretentiousness around the ideas. GL: Although set in Chicago, Superior Donuts’ story is extremely relevant to our city. What do you hope this production will convey to Philadelphia audiences? ES: At least in part, this play is about neighborhood. This is a play, like Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, that achieves a kind of universality through its specificity. So whether we are in Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire or Uptown in Chicago, the authenticity of the characters, of their aspirations and challenges, is something we can all understand. The play is also, at least in part, about neighborhood and community. And that is something Chicago and Philadelphia definitely have in common–they are cities that have the real feel of their roots, and of being made up of smaller units with very distinct qualities. I mean, you can walk North to South in Philadelphia, and in a half hour with your eyes closed, just by listening and breathing the air, travel through what seems like a number of different countries. The play is looking at what happens when that texture and vibrancy becomes endangered by “progress” and how the people in those individual neighborhoods have responsibility to connect and take joy in each other.

James William Ijames (Romeo and Juliet, 2009/10) will star in Superior Donuts.


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WINTER SEMESTER 2010 KIDS’ CREW (Grades K-5):

Sat, Jan 8,15,22,29 K Feb 5,12,19,26

10-11am $160

STORYCRAFTERS:

Sat, Jan 8,15,22,29 1-2 Feb 5,12,19,26

10-11:30

$160

ACTING:

Sat, Jan 8,15,22,29 3-4 Feb 5,12,19,26

10-noon

$160

PLAY PRACTICE: Peter Pan

Sat, Jan 8,15,22,29 5 Feb 5,12,19,26

12:30-2:30 $160

IMPROV

Feb 5

3-5

1-4pm

$30

Jan 29

ACTING

3-5

1-4pm

$30

Feb 5

K-2

3-5pm

$20

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Jan 8

K-2

3-5pm

$20

ONCE UPON A TIME Jan 22

K-2

3-5pm

$20

CHOOSE YOUR OWN Feb 26 ADVENTURE

3-5

1-4pm

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3-5

1-4pm

$30

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3-5

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4-5:30pm $160

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ACTING:

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Sat, Jan 15,22,29, 6-12 10-noon $120 Feb 5,12,19

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Feb 5

6-8

1-4pm

$30

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Jan 15

6-12 1-4pm

$30

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Jan 8

6-12 1-4pm

$30

IMPROV

Jan 22

6-12 1-4pm

$30

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Jan 29

6-12 1-4pm

$30

MUSICAL THEATRE Feb 12 AUDITION

6-12 1-4pm

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Scene Study

Marvin’s Room

Marvin’s Room

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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10-noon $120

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Journeys & Voyages

Journeys & Voyages

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Journeys & Voyages

Play in a Day

DATE(S)

TREASURE TRUNK:

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After School

CLASS

TEEN COMPANY (Grades 9-12):


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World premiere plays. Large scale musicals. Literary adaptations. Celebrations of community. Please join us for another season of great stories by great storytellers. Join us as a subscriber for the 2011/12 season without knowing all of the show titles and lock into the lowest prices we’ll offer. Checkout the insert in your stagebill, stop by the subscription table, call the box office at 215.922.1122 or visit us online at ardentheatre.org

L to R: Ghost-Writer (2010), Blue Door (2010), Romeo and Juliet (2010), The History Boys (2009), Sunday in the Park with George (2010), The Threepenny Opera (2010), Rabbit Hole (2009), Sunday in the Park with George (2010) Photos: Mark Garvin


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