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DECEMBER 2019

A C HRISTM AS CAROL based on the book by Charles Dickens

adapted by Barbara Field | directed by Drew Fracher

Nov. 23 – Dec. 23, 2019


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Happy holidays and welcome to Fifth Third Bank’s A Christmas Carol! For more than four decades, Actors Theatre has warmed the hearts of countless Louisvillians with the classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s redemption. His transformation reminds us that radical kindness is always possible. Brimming with joyous music and visual splendor, A Christmas Carol is cherished in this community as an indelible holiday tradition for the whole family. From the graceful Ghost of Christmas Past to charming Tiny Tim, we are delighted to bring back all of your favorite characters to the Pamela Brown Auditorium. Many familiar performers have returned to our stage, such as the wonderful John G. Preston as Ebenezer Scrooge, and we’re happy to welcome some new faces as well. A Christmas Carol happens year after year because of you. This show shines brightly because you choose to invest in theatre that is vibrant and vital for our community. The beloved tale of a miser turned benefactor reminds us why it’s important to have a generous spirit, and we hope you’ll keep Actors Theatre in your heart this holiday season. If you have not already done so, we encourage you to consider contributing to our Annual Fund or to treat your friends and family to an Actors Theatre Gift Certificate. Your gifts as ticket buyers and donors help us to bring world-class artistic programming to this community. With your support, we can continue to uplift and inspire thousands of audience members through Charles Dickens’s message of kindness, compassion and gratitude. We are incredibly thankful for your dedication to our work, and we are honored that you have chosen to make Actors Theatre part of your holiday tradition. From our Actors Theatre family to yours, we wish you the very best for this holiday season.

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A Christmas Carol based on the book by Charles Dickens adapted by Barbara Field directed by Drew Fracher November 23 – December 23, 2019

F E AT U R I N G Olivia Allen, Michael Allyn +, Kaitlyn Boyer +, Leilani Bracey, Joanna Carpenter *, Johann George *, Peter Hargrave *, Noah Keyishian +, Teresa Langford +, Whit K. Lee *, Gabriela Llarena +, Kara Mikula *, Brendan Miller, John G. Preston *, Austin Ramirez, Bailey Ramirez, V. Reibel •, Ken Robinson *, Kala Ross *, Stella Russell, Patrick Steadman Taylor +, John Tufts *, Lindsey Noel Whiting * and Isaiah J. Williams + Scenic Designer Antje Ellermann † Costume Designer Kristopher Castle Lighting Designer Thomas C. Hase † Sound Designer Matt Callahan † Media Designer Philip Allgeier Music Director Tim Murner Movement Director Cheryl Turski Production Stage Manager Stephen Horton * Assistant Stage Manager Katherine Thesing * Casting Kate Lumpkin, CSA Produced by special arrangement with Plays for Young Audiences. The Director is a member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, Inc., an independent national labor union.

* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers of the United States. † Designers that are represented by United Scenic Artists, Local USA – 829 of the IATSE. • Equity Professional Theatre Intern + Member of the Professional Training Company of Actors Theatre of Louisville. A U D I E N C E

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PRODUCTION CREDITS THE CAST OF CHARACTERS (in alphabetical order by actor) Belinda Cratchit, Ensemble.................................................................................Olivia Allen Cecil, Puss in Boots, Ensemble.................................................................... Michael Allyn + Miss Forrest, Petunia, Sophia, Ensemble.................................................... Kaitlyn Boyer + Want, Marjoram, Ensemble............................................................................ Leilani Bracey Mrs. Cratchit, Ensemble.........................................................................Joanna Carpenter * Bob Cratchit, McFezzi, Ensemble...............................................................Johann George * Fred, Schoolmaster, Snarkers, Ensemble.................................................. Peter Hargrave * Robin Hood, Dick Wilkins, Ensemble..................................................... Noah Keyishian + Marigold, Mrs. Dilber, Dorothea, Ensemble...........................................Teresa Langford + Fiddler, Krookings, Ensemble...........................................................................Whit K. Lee * Martha Cratchit, Ensemble.....................................................................Gabriela Llarena + Mrs. Fezziwig, Mrs. Grigsby, Violin, Accordion, Ensemble............................ Kara Mikula * Peter Cratchit, Ensemble.............................................................................. Brendan Miller Ebenezer Scrooge...................................................................................... John G. Preston * Boy Ebenezer, Tom Cratchit, Ensemble....................................................... Austin Ramirez Fan, Sally, Ensemble..................................................................................... Bailey Ramirez Narrator................................................................................................................. V. Reibel • Fezziwig, Ghost of Christmas Present, Ensemble...................................... Ken Robinson * Belle, Mrs. Fred, Ensemble.................................................................................. Kala Ross * Tiny Tim, Ignorance, Basil, Ensemble.............................................................Stella Russell Young Ebenezer, Graspers, Edwards, Ensemble..................... Patrick Steadman Taylor + Marley, Young Marley, Old Joe, Ensemble......................................................... John Tufts * Blakely, Ghost of Christmas Past, Gwendolyn, Ensemble............ Lindsey Noel Whiting * Robinson Crusoe, Topper, Ensemble....................................................Isaiah J. Williams +

UNDERSTUDIES Understudies never substitute for listed players unless a specific announcement is made at the time of the performance. For Ebenezer Scrooge: Jon Huffman, For Marley/Old Joe: Patrick Steadman Taylor +, For Belle/Mrs. Fred/Martha Cratchit/Simon/Fan: Aizhaneya Carter +, For Mrs. Cratchit/Marigold/Dorothea/Mrs. Dilber: Zoë DePreta +, For Narrator: Kaitlyn Boyer +, For Bob Cratchit/Young Ebenezer/Graspers/Edwards: Andrew G. Rodriguez +, For Blakely/Ghost of Christmas Past/Gwendolyn: Jen Jarnagin +, For Robinson Crusoe/Robin Hood/Dick Wilkins/Topper: Ashtonn Thompson +, For Fred/Schoolmaster/Snarkers: Christopher Garofalo +, For Mrs.Fezziwig/Mrs. Grigsby/ Miss Forrest/Petunia/Sophia: Kat Peña +, For Ghost of Christmas Present/Fezziwig: Isaiah J. Williams +, For Cecil/Puss in Boots: Germainne LeBron + 8

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SETTING Christmas Eve in London.

INTERMISSION There will be one 15-minute intermission.

ADDITIONAL PRODUCTION CREDITS Associate Lighting Designer Gordon Olson Associate Sound Designer Paul Doyle Directing Assistant Cara Hinh + Dialect Coach D’Arcy Smith Production Assistant Andie Burns Stage Management Apprentices Sophie Antovel +, Julia Bregy +, Connor Feagin + Previous Casting Contributions by Geoff Josselson, Zan Sawyer-Dailey, Emily Tarquin

SPECIAL THANKS Merry Christmas! We are delighted you are joining the Fifth Third team as we haul out the holly this holiday season! Fifth Third Bank’s A Christmas Carol is sure to fill your heart with happiness and a new sense of compassion for those around you. Thank you for allowing us to share this favorite holiday tradition with you and yours. Happy Holidays, Mike Ash, Kentucky Regional President, Fifth Third Bank

S T U D E N T M AT I N E E S P O N S O R As part of the Yum! Family Series, the YUM! BRANDS FOUNDATION is honored to sponsor Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Student Matinee Series for the 2019–2020 season. Together, we bring the unique experience of live theatre to more than 15,000 schoolchildren from across the region. As a longtime supporter of Actors Theatre, we wish to thank you for joining us in celebrating 56 years of inspiring performances and live theatre excellence, all of which have enriched the lives of so many throughout the community.

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P L AY N OT E S Charles Dickens and the Invention of Christmas

Charles Dickens

When Charles Dickens published A Christmas Carol in 1843, Christmas wasn’t a major holiday in England. It had become somewhat unfashionable among the middle and upper classes, and the working-class families who did celebrate it barely had time to do so—Ebenezer Scrooge’s reluctance to give Bob Cratchit a day off was no exaggeration! Other grim aspects of life in Dickens’s England may have blunted any seasonal cheer: up to one-third of Londoners lived in poverty, tuberculosis was rampant, and child mortality was high. Celebrating Christmas in England had also occasionally been controversial, and it was even briefly illegal in the mid-1600s, when Oliver Cromwell and his fellow Puritans mandated that December 25 be dedicated to fasting and repentance—no extravagant English traditions in sight.

Dickens, however, loved those traditions. His son Henry remembered that at Christmastime, Dickens “was always at his best, a splendid host, bright and jolly as a boy and throwing his heart and soul into everything.” But having spent part of his childhood working in a factory, Dickens was keenly aware that not everyone was welloff enough to enjoy Christmas. And so for him, the day wasn’t just about indulging and merry-making; it was also a time for generosity and self-reflection. His perspective struck a chord: A Christmas Carol was an instant hit, not only in England but also throughout Europe and the United States, and it popularized many holiday customs, including eating turkey and saying “Merry Christmas.” That said, it’s perhaps a stretch to call Charles Dickens “the man who invented Christmas,” as scholar F. G. Kitton did in 1903. Though the nickname has stuck, it so happens that the publishing of A Christmas Carol coincided with a broader reemergence of the holiday in Victorian England. English-language carols exploded in number and popularity during Dickens’s time, and the same year that A Christmas Carol came out, the first commercial Christmas card was introduced. Christmas trees became a fad in England and the United States a few years later, thanks largely to Queen Victoria’s husband, Prince Albert, who brought the custom from his native Germany. In other words, Dickens’s writing both inspired his fellow Victorians to rediscover Christmas and reflected how they were already doing so. But Dickens also pressed his readers to keep the season’s spirit of compassion alive year-round—an idea that remains powerful today. —Jessica Reese A U D I E N C E

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P L AY N OT E S “Reflect upon your present blessings—of which every man has many— not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. Fill your glass again, with a merry face and contented heart. Our life on it, but your Christmas shall be merry, and your new year a happy one!” — Charles Dickens, Sketches by Boz, 1836

Charles Dickens’s Reflections on Christmas Charles Dickens’s most famous Christmas story is, of course, A Christmas Carol. However, Dickens wrote insightfully about the holiday in short stories, essays and novels throughout his career. If you’re looking for reading recommendations this season, consider the selections listed below. Vivid and heartfelt, these pieces are perfect for reading while curled up by a fire or with a glass of eggnog in hand. ★ “A Christmas Tree,” 1850 ★ “What Christmas Is As We Grow Older,” 1851 ★ “The Seven Poor Travelers,” 1854 ★ “The Holly-Tree,” 1855

All of these pieces are in the public domain and can easily be found online. There are also several printed collections of Dickens’s holiday-themed writing, including A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings (Penguin, 2003).

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BIOGRAPHIES THE ACTING COMPANY Joanna Carpenter (Mrs. Cratchit, Ensemble) is making her Actors Theatre debut! Other credits: Sunfish, winner of Top Jury Honor, DIMF, Daegu, South Korea; Merrily We Roll Along at Astoria Performing Arts Center; The Fantasticks; Bat Boy: The Musical; Romeo & Juliet. For more information, please visit joannacarpenter.com and @thejoannac. Johann George (Bob Cratchit, McFezzi, Ensemble) At Actors Theatre: The Corpse Washer (2019 Humana Festival). Regional Theatre: The Secret Garden at The 5th Avenue Theatre and Theatre Under The Stars. Additional Credits: George received his B.A. in theatre from Northwestern University and is a proud graduate of The School at Steppenwolf. For more information, please visit johann-george.com. Peter Hargrave (Fred/Snarkers/ Ensemble) is delighted to return to Actors Theatre from A Christmas Carol 2018. Regional Theatre: Tiny Houses (world premiere) at Cleveland Play House and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Shakespeare in Love, The Diary of Anne Frank and The Invisible Hand at Cleveland Play House; South Pacific at Musical Theatre West; Beauty and the Beast at 14

Gateway Playhouse; Twelfth Night, Henry V, The Taming of the Shrew, The Merchant of Venice at Texas Shakespeare Festival. Off-Broadway: The First Annual Trump Family Special at The Triad. Television: Madam Secretary on CBS. Hargrave holds his M.F.A. in acting from the Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House and a B.F.A. from Abilene Christian University. For more information, please visit peterhargrave.com and @peteyhargrave. Whit K. Lee (Fiddler, Krookings, Ensemble) Regional: Wen Xiaoping in The Doppelgänger: an international farce at Steppenwolf Theatre Company (dir. Tina Landau). Off-Broadway: Shanghai Lil’s & No-No Boy at Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, The Artful Dodger in Oliver! with Baayork Lee’s National Asian Artists Project and Evergreen with Prospect Theater Company. Film: Shen Li in Wall Street English (international sitcom). TV: Law & Order: SVU, Orange Is the New Black. Additional Credits: Lee studies at CBU Actors Studio, NYU and Northwestern University. Lee is also with Lightfield Entertainment Inc. as a writer and DP (LightfieldEntertainment.org). For more information, please contact CBUManagementinc.com or JCWilliamAgency.com.

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Kara Mikula (Mrs. Fezziwig, Mrs. Grigsby, Violin, Accordion, Ensemble) Regional Theatre: Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Arizona Theatre Company,


BIOGRAPHIES Bay Street Theater, Capital Repertory Theatre, Gateway Playhouse, KC Starlight, Ogunquit Playhouse, Pittsburgh CLO, Riverside Theatre and many more. Off-Broadway: The Cradle Will Rock (Sister Mister/Professor Trixie/Pianist) at Classic Stage Company, directed by John Doyle; Allegro (understudied 6 actor-musicians and performed Marjorie) at Classic Stage Company, also directed by John Doyle. National Tours: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Mrs. Snoring Man; understudied and performed Martha Watson), directed and choreographed by Randy Skinner. Developmental Work: Les Belles (Mlle. Rheauna Bibeau), a new musical by Neil Bartram and Brian Hill, directed by Sarna Lapine; Fancy: A New Country Musical (Fiddle Player/Ensemble), directed and choreographed by Denis Jones; The SpongeBob Musical (Mrs. Puff/ Ensemble), directed by Tina Landau. Mikula is a proud member of AEA and Local 802/AFM. For more information, please visit karamikula.com. John G. Preston (Ebenezer Scrooge) Regional Theatre: Rough Crossing at Yale Repertory Theatre; Measure for Measure at Utah Shakespeare Festival; Peter and the Starcatcher at La Jolla Playhouse; Race at Philadelphia Theatre Company; The Constant Wife at Asolo Repertory Theatre; Les Liaisons Dangereuses at Syracuse Stage; Pure Confidence at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; As You Like It at Shakespeare in the Park; The Taming of the Shrew at Denver Center Theatre Company; The Morini Strad at Portland Stage; and Othello at Georgia Shakespeare. Off-Broadway:

Binge with Slant Theatre Project; So Help Me God with Mint Theater Company; Taboos (U.S. premiere) at SoHo Playhouse. Film & Television: Ready? OK! (feature), Feet of Clay (short), Law & Order and As the World Turns. Additional Credits: Preston received his B.F.A. from Florida State and his M.F.A. from Alabama Shakespeare Festival. V. Reibel (Narrator) Other Theatre: Hamlet at the Houston Shakespeare Festival; The Comedy of Errors at the Houston Shakespeare Festival; Mine at Theatre 502; A Flea in Her Ear at the University of Houston; A Lie of the Mind at the University of Houston; Orlando at Looking for Lilith and Venus in Fur at The Liminal Playhouse. Additional Credits: Reibel received their M.F.A. from the University of Houston and holds a B.A. from Bellarmine University. For more information, please visit vreibel.com. Ken Robinson (Fezziwig/Christmas Present/Ensemble) is making his Actors Theatre debut. Broadway: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, The Color Purple (2016 Revival), Memphis and Baby It’s You! Regional: Tonton Julian in Once on This Island at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; Del in Support Group for Men at Contemporary American Theater Festival; The Dryer/The Bus in Caroline, or Change at Tantrum Theater; Junior in Between Riverside and Crazy at Cleveland Play House; The First Noel at The Classical

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BIOGRAPHIES Theatre of Harlem; Headmaster Morrow in Choir Boy at Marin Theatre Company; The Colored Museum at the Huntington Theatre Company; and Avery in The Piano Lesson at Syracuse Stage and Seattle Repertory Theatre. Training: Robinson received his M.F.A. in acting from Yale School of Drama and his B.A. in economics from Morehouse College. Kala Ross (Belle, Mrs. Fred, Ensemble) Other Theatre: King Hedley II (Tonya), The Taming of the Shrew (Kate) and Our Country’s Good (Duckling) at the University of Louisville; The Greenbook (Jacqueline) at Bunbury Theatre. Additional Credits: Ross received her degree in theatre from Tennessee State University. She will graduate in 2020 with her M.F.A. in performance from the University of Louisville. She is the recipient of a 2019 Irene Ryan National Acting Scholarship. John Tufts (Marley, Young Marley, Old Joe, Ensemble) At Actors Theatre: Virtual Meditation (2003 Humana Festival). Regional Theatre: 12 seasons with Oregon Shakespeare Festival: Henry V, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Cocoanuts, Animal Crackers, Into the Woods, Equivocation (also at Arena Stage, Seattle Rep), The Belle’s Stratagem, and more. The Cocoanuts at the Guthrie Theater; I Am My Own Wife with Ensemble Theater Company. Chicago: 16

Bernhardt/Hamlet at Goodman Theatre; Nell Gwynn and Tug of War at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Off-Broadway: Pride and Prejudice at Primary Stages; Virtual Meditation at Ensemble Studio Theatre; Fashions for Men at Mint Theater Company. Film/Television: Bad Teacher, Fashions for Men (PBS), Dangers of a Broken Car and BAQ-132. Awards: Lucille Lortel Nominations for Fashions for Men and Pride and Prejudice; Arthur Kennedy Award for Acting; Indy Award for I Am My Own Wife; Wall St. Journal Best of 2016 for Tug Of War. Training: Tufts received his B.F.A. from Carnegie Mellon University. For more information, please visit john-tufts.com. Lindsey Noel Whiting (Blakely, Ghost of Christmas Past, Gwendolyn, Ensemble) At Actors Theatre: Lookingglass Alice (Alice), A Christmas Carol (The Ghost of Christmas Past) and Dracula (Lucy). Regional Theatre: Lookingglass Alice at Syracuse Stage, Alliance Theatre, the Adrienne Arsht Center and Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Other Theatre: Mr. & Mrs. Pennyworth, Cascabel, The Great Fire and Icarus with Lookingglass Theatre; The Snow Queen with Victory Gardens Theater; The Year I Didn’t Go To School with Chicago Children’s Theatre; Once Upon a Time, The Balloon Man, The Golden Truffle, The Cabinet, Sink, Sank… Sunk and Loves Me, Loves Me Not with Redmoon Theater; and Dream, Lost and Found and Skooked with The Actors Gymnasium. Additional Credits: Whiting is an Artistic Associate with Lookingglass Theatre and The Actors Gymnasium.

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BIOGRAPHIES YOUNG ACTORS Olivia Allen (Belinda Cratchit, Ensemble) is thrilled to be back with Actors Theatre. Other Theatre: The Three Musketeers at Trinity High School (Queen Anne, Milady u/s, Constance u/s), Guys and Dolls at Noe Middle School (Sarah Brown), The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at StageOne (Beth Bradley), The BrownForman Nutcracker with Louisville Ballet (Party Child, Soldier, Angel). Additional Credits: Olivia is a student at Youth Performing Arts School (YPAS) at duPont Manual High School.

Jr. and Once on This Island at TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana; Oliver and The Wizard of Oz at Jewish Community Center and Pleasure Ridge Park High School. Additional Credits: Brendan recently competed in the Access Broadway Festival with Classic Melodies in New Jersey, where his middle school group took top honors for their performance of Bye Bye Birdie and Classic Melodies won the Broadway Cup for best overall Performing Arts School.

Leilani Bracey (Want, Marjoram, Ensemble) Community Theatre: The Little Mermaid Jr. at StageOne Family Theatre; Aladdin at Louisville Central Community Center; Children of Eden at Mind’s Eye Theatre Company; Frozen Jr. and Fabulous Fairytales at Faith Works Studios.

Austin Ramirez (Boy Ebenezer, Tom Cratchit, Ensemble) is thrilled and honored to be back for his fifth season with Actors Theatre. At Actors Theatre: Dracula, Little Bunny Foo Foo, Macbeth, A Christmas Carol. Additional Credits: Curious George at Derby Dinner Playhouse. Austin enjoyed meeting and performing Shakespeare for Jennifer Lawrence in the summer of 2018. When he is not acting, he enjoys performing stand-up comedy, mountain climbing and being active with the Cub Scouts at St. Patrick’s.

Brendan Miller (Peter Cratchit, Ensemble) is more than excited to be returning to Actors Theatre, where he was part of the Dracula and Little Bunny Foo Foo casts. Other Theatre: The Little Mermaid and School of Rock at Classic Melodies Performance Institute; The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at StageOne Family Theatre; The Lion King

Bailey Ramirez (Fan, Sally, Ensemble) is ecstatic to rejoin the cast of A Christmas Carol for her seventh season. At Actors Theatre: Macbeth. Other Theatre: Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Kentucky Shakespeare; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at StageOne. Television: Samoas’ Birthday Bash, Cookies Across

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BIOGRAPHIES America. She has also appeared on several commercials and stars in a PBS Emmy Award-winning children’s show, The Mother Goose Club. Additional Credits: Louisville Magazine’s 2015 Super Kid. She has also received several regional and national awards in dance, while being a straight-A student at Dupont Manual High School. Stella Russell (Tiny Tim, Ignorance, Basil, Ensemble) is making her Actors Theatre debut! She is a Groundlings alumna of Kentucky Shakespeare’s Camp Shakespeare. Stella attends Field Elementary, where she is in first grade. When not onstage, she enjoys a good book and all things art!

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING COMPANY Michael Allyn (Cecil, Puss in Boots, Ensemble) At Actors Theatre: Fifth Third Bank’s Dracula (Jonathan Harker u/s). Other Theatre Includes: The Passage: Stories from the Maafa at The National Black Theatre; Proof, A Raisin in the Sun and Sister Act at Little Theatre of the Rockies. The Crucible, The Piano Lesson, Legacy of Light and The Importance of Being Earnest at the University of Northern Colorado. Additional Credits: Allyn received his B.A. in theater arts from the University of Northern Colorado. For more information, please visit michaelallyn.com. 18

Kaitlyn Boyer (Miss Forrest, Petunia, Sophia, Ensemble) is a Minnesota native and graduate of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program. At Actors Theatre: O Ezili! Regional Theatre: Cyrano de Bergerac at the Guthrie Theater. Other Theatre: Deux Femmes on the Edge de la Revolution and Visible at the Playwrights’ Center; Spring Awakening with Dangerous Productions; A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Oasis Theatre Ensemble; Seven Guitars, The Beaux’ Stratagem, Eumenides, Titus Andronicus, The Winter’s Tale and In the Blood with the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program. Noah Keyishian (Robin Hood, Dick Wilkins, Ensemble) At Actors Theatre: Dracula (Briggs). Other Theatre: Favors (Cohen) at Manhattan Repertory Theatre and Iphigenia Among the Taurians (Thoas) at the Fisher Center for the Performing Arts. Film/Television: The feature film Happy Yummy Chicken (Clive Harrington), dir. by Anna Loyd Bradshaw and short films That Thing I Had That One Time (Able), dir. by OJ Reyes; Status-Driven (Alex), dir. by Francis Agyapong and Phill Gladkov; Sasquatch (Preston), dir. by Samantha Panger; Separation Celebration (Coleman), dir. by Amanda Madden; and Wax Lover’s Playlist (Spits), dir. by Mai Senaar. Television pilot H.I.T.S. (Guy), dir. by Andrea Clinton and the web series Looking Through the Windows (Xavier),

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BIOGRAPHIES dir. by Cris Thorne. Additional Credits: Keyishian received his B.A. from Bard College in environmental and urban studies. Teresa Langford (Marigold, Dorothea, Mrs. Dilber, Ensemble) is thrilled to be a part of this incredible ensemble of artists! At Actors Theatre: Her in Since…, Mina u/s in Dracula. Off-Broadway: Beardo (Drama Desk Nominee) at Pipeline Theatre Company, Cute Activist at The Bushwick Starr/New Saloon. Film: Conundrum! (2017). Additional Credits: To Kill a Mockingbird at Gloucester Stage, Chamber Music at St. Johns, Lucky Number Three at the 24 Hour Plays: Nationals. Langford received her B.F.A. in acting from Boston University and studied Classical Acting at LAMDA. For more information, please visit teresalangford.com. Gabriela Llarena (Martha Cratchit, Ensemble) is a recent graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she received her B.F.A. in drama. In her most recent work, she was part of the Chorus in Medea at the Queens Theatre produced by The Pancyprian Association of America. Additional Credits: Much Ado About Nothing (Margaret/Conrade) at the Stella Adler Studio and Lola (Isabela) at Playwrights Downtown. For more information, visit gabrielallarena.com.

Patrick Steadman Taylor (Young Ebenezer, Graspers, Edwards, Ensemble) is an actor with Tourette Syndrome originally from Florida and now based in New York. At Actors Theatre: Dracula (Renfield u/s), Solo Mio Round One: Going Green (Life). Other Theatre: Is He Dead? (O’Shaunessy), An Enemy of the People (Billings) and Charlotte’s Web (Templeton) at Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Pretty Theft (Joe) at The C.O.W. Theatre, Lucy’s Sick (Richard/Devising Member) at Jeffery Ledder Gallery, Line (Stephen) at 13th Street Repertory Company and Dog Sees God (Van) at The Tank. Film: Password by Means of Productions, Not Another Immigrant Story by To & Fro Productions and Slights by Tony Koros. Additional Credits: Taylor is a graduate of Marshall University (B.F.A.), Florida School of the Arts (A.S.) and The Atlantic Acting School Professional Evening Conservatory Program. For more information, please visit patricktayloractor.com and follow @ptayloractor. Isaiah J. Williams (Robinson Crusoe, Topper, Ensemble) is an Oklahoma native and a graduate of Oklahoma City University. At Actors Theatre: Solo Mio Series: Without Work. Other Theatre: Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park (Snout in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Horatio in Hamlet); House of Atreus: Part 1 (Old Man) and Water by the Spoonful (Chutes&Ladders) at Oklahoma City

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BIOGRAPHIES University. For more information, please visit ijwilliams.com.

DIRECTOR Drew Fracher is thrilled to be back at Actors Theatre directing this season’s production of A Christmas Carol. Also at Actors, he has directed the most recent production of Dracula, A Christmas Carol (eight seasons) and A Christmas Story. Regional Theatre: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at AthensWest Theatre Company, Henry IV part 1, Macbeth and One Man, Two Guvnors at Georgia Shakespeare; Sense and Sensibility, A Streetcar Named Desire and The Tempest at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company; Much Ado About Nothing and The Winter’s Tale at Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival; and Opus and When We Were Young and Unafraid at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati. Additional Credits: Productions at Florida Stage, American Stage Theatre Company, Know Theatre of Cincinnati, The Human Race Theatre Company, and the Alabama and Kentucky Shakespeare Festivals. As a fight master of the Society of American Fight Directors, Fracher has choreographed fight scenes and violence in productions at Actors Theatre of Louisville and more than 50 theatres nationwide, most recently staging fights for How to Defend Yourself in last year's Humana Festival.

DESIGNERS Philip Allgeier (Media Designer) became the Media Technologist for Actors Theatre of Louisville in 2008. Since joining the company, he has designed media for over 50 productions, including many world premiere productions in the Humana Festival of New American Plays, such as The Christians, The Glory of the World and The Hour of Feeling. Additional Credits 20

at Actors Theatre Include: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Mountaintop, At the Vanishing Point, The Last Five Years, Peter and the Starcatcher, Angels in America (Parts One and Two) and The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity. Allgeier has also designed media for productions at Playwrights Horizons, Mark Taper Forum, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Syracuse Stage and others. Allgeier is a graduate of Western Kentucky University. Matt Callahan (Sound Designer) At Actors Theatre: Served as the resident sound designer at Actors Theatre of Louisville for seven seasons (2004-2011) and for more than 50 productions, including the world premieres of BOB, Elemeno Pea, Ground, Sirens, Slasher, The End, Rock and Roll: The Reunion Tour, dark play or stories for boys, This Beautiful City, The Scene, The Unseen, Six Years, Pure Confidence and Hazard County. Regional Theatre: Recent credits include Fly By Night, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and This Random World at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati; A Long Day’s Journey into Night and Animal Crackers at Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Informed Consent at Cleveland Play House; Noises Off at Milwaukee Repertory Theater; The Pavilion at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Additional credits at St. Louis Repertory Theatre; Arizona Theatre Company; Philadelphia Theatre Company; Walnut Street Theatre; Prince Music Theater; and Steppenwolf Theatre Company Garage and Studio. Other Credits: Resident sound designer at the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference in 2008 and 2009. Kristopher Castle (Costume Designer) At Actors Theatre: Macbeth, For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday, Wellesley Girl, Luna

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BIOGRAPHIES Gale, At the Vanishing Point, A Christmas Carol, Remix 38, The Ten-Minute Plays (2016, 2014 and 2013 Humana Festivals), Noises Off, Sleep Rock Thy Brain, True West, Death Tax, The Veri**on Play and The Edge of Our Bodies. Regional Theatre: For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, [title of show] at Signature Theatre, Passing Strange and Jerry Springer: The Opera at Studio Theatre. Off-Broadway: For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday at Playwrights Horizons. Other Theatre: My Way Little Girl at The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage; Cinderella at North Shore Music Theatre; La Bohème and Die Fledermaus at Catholic University of America; The Shape of Things, Once Upon a Mattress, Castro’s Beard, Little Shop of Horrors and Eleemosynary at Barrington Stage Company; and The Secret Garden, Oklahoma! and Forever Plaid at Papermill Theatre. Antje Ellermann (Scenic Designer) At Actors Theatre: Gnit, Appropriate and Long Day’s Journey into Night. Regional Theatre: Hartford Stage, Two River Theater, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre

Company, Williamstown Theatre Festival, New York Stage & Film, Trinity Repertory Company, Huntington Theatre Company, Arena Stage, Denver Center Theatre Company, Cleveland Play House, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Geffen Playhouse, MoMA, Bard Summerscape, Long Wharf Theatre and Pittsburgh Opera Center. Off-Broadway: Building the Wall; Stuffed; The Belle of Amherst; The Open House by Will Eno at Signature Theatre; The Broken Heart and Hamlet at Theatre for a New Audience; Dancing at Lughnasa at Irish Rep; Liberty City at New York Theatre Workshop; 9 Parts of Desire at Manhattan Ensemble Theater; Dear Elizabeth and Stuffed at WP Theater. Additional Credits: Connecticut Critics Circle Nomination for The House That Will Not Stand; Helen Hayes Nomination, Ovation Nomination and Lucille Lortel Nomination for 9 Parts of Desire; and Emmy Nomination for Becoming American. For more information, please visit antjeellermann.com. Thomas C. Hase (Lighting Designer) Selected credits from over 40 years include: Company on Broadway, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Alliance Theatre, Dallas

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BIOGRAPHIES Theater Center, Center Stage, Syracuse Stage, Maine State Music Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Ping Chong & Co., Los Angeles Opera, New York City Opera, Santa Fe Opera, BAM/Next Wave Festival, Seattle Opera, Vienna State Opera, Malmö Opera (Sweden), Barbican and Sadler’s Wells (London), Abbey Theatre and RIVERDANCE (Ireland), Helikon Opera (Moscow, Russian Federation), Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona), Finnish, Dutch and Colombian National Operas, Opéra de Marseille (France), Theater Erfurt and Bayerische Staatsoper (Germany), Canadian Opera Company and Luminato Festival (Toronto), Singapore Arts Festival and Tokyo Metro Arts. Additional Credits: Hase has been resident lighting designer and lighting

director for Cincinnati Opera for 24 years. For more information, please visit at Haseltd.com. Tim Murner (Music Director) is very excited to be working with Actors Theatre again this year. He has been on the faculty at the Youth Performing Arts School for the past 30 years. He has been a professional musician for the past 30 years and has played piano in many different restaurants in the Louisville area. Murner has also written numerous musicals for the Youth Performing Arts School and the community. He has been music director and producer for Kentucky Kingdom/Hurricane Bay Theme Park, and he has composed several mini-musicals for the Kentucky State Fair, including Nine Young Men from Kentucky, Brave Hunters of Kentucky and Forever Free.

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BIOGRAPHIES Murner is also the music director for St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Bradford, IN. Cheryl Turski (Movement Director) At Actors Theatre: A Christmas Carol. Regional Theatre: The Pirate Princess, The Light Princess (assistant), Trojan Barbie and Alice v. Wonderland at American Repertory Theater; Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest and The Winter’s Tale at Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival; and Troubled Water at Guerilla Opera. Off-Broadway: The Light Princess (assistant) at The New Victory Theater. Additional Credits: Turski received her M.F.A. from the A.R.T. Institute at Harvard University and is currently on faculty at Wayne State University.

PRODUCTION Stephen Horton (Production Stage Manager) At Actors Theatre: Fifth Third Bank’s Dracula (2011–2019),The Corpse Washer, Pipeline, Marginal Loss, Little Bunny Foo Foo, We’re Gonna Be Okay, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Wellesley Girl, 4000 Miles, Dot, The Brothers Size, Tribes, brownsville song (b-side for tray), The Pirates of Penzance, Tom Jones, Cry Old Kingdom, The Whipping Man, True West, The Veri**on Play, ReEntry, A Devil at Noon, Barefoot in the Park, Sirens, Greater Tuna and A Tuna Christmas. Regional Theatre: Coming Back Like a Song!, Deathtrap, The Mystery of Irma Vep, The Lion in Winter, Edith, In the Mood, The Who’s Tommy, A Delicate Balance, The Guardsman, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, Faith Healer, Noël Coward in Two Keys, The Book Club Play, The Caretaker, Educating Rita, My Pal George and Where Has Tommy Flowers Gone? at Berkshire Theatre Group; The Elephant Man, The Foreigner, Doubt, Bertrand Priest, Hello, Dolly! and The King and I

at Arkansas Repertory Theatre. Other Theatre: The Hound of the Baskervilles at The Cape Playhouse and The Last Train to Nibroc at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater. Katherine Thesing (Assistant Stage Manager) At Actors Theatre: Hype Man: a break beat play, Ring of Fire, We’ve Come to Believe, You Across from Me, Pipeline, Fifth Third Bank’s Dracula and The Santaland Diaries. Regional Theatre: Milwaukee Repertory Theater. Other Theatre: Montana Shakespeare in the Parks and Kentucky Shakespeare. Additional Credits: Thesing is an alumna of the Professional Training Company.

CASTING Kate Lumpkin, CSA (Casting Director) Regional Theatre: Endlings at American Repertory Theater, West Side Story at the Kennedy Center, Evocation to Visible Appearance at Actors Theatre, We Are Here (Las Vegas), Reunion ‘69/Reunion ‘85 at the Newman Center. New York Theatre: We Are Here (dir. Steven Hoggett), We Are the Tigers, Safeword, Afterglow, Cleopatra, The Bad Years, Unraveled, Single Rider, Diaspora, The Other Side of Paradise, Counting Sheep, The Excavation of Mary Anning, Agent 355, Emma: A New Musical, Love In Hate Nation, Five Points, Hart Island, Eastbound, Interstate, Honey Dipped Apocalypse Girls, Fefu and Her Friends. National Tour: PBS Live! Lumpkin is the Resident Casting Director for the Musical Theatre Factory and U.S./ Canadian Casting team for Celebrity Cruises. As a casting professional, Lumpkin has worked collectively on over 40 TV/film productions and 80 theatrical productions across the country. She is a proud educator with The Broadway Collective.

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BIOGRAPHIES AUTHORS Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth, England, in 1812. His father, John, worked as a clerk in the Navy Payroll Office. In 1822, he was transferred and the family moved to London, where they lived in Camden Town. When John Dickens was locked up in a debtors’ prison in 1824, 12-year-old Charles was forced to leave school and go to work in a boot-blacking factory. Although ultimately John Dickens was released and Charles returned to school, his personal experiences of poverty and factory work marked him indelibly and would later inform his writing. The best-known works of his prolific career include Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations and, of course, A Christmas Carol.

Barbara Field (Adaptor) has had her works performed across the U.S. and in Europe. At Actors Theatre: A Christmas Carol, Camille and Neutral Countries (1983 Humana Festival, Great American Play Contest winner for Best Play). Regional Theatre: A Christmas Carol, Pantagleize, Marriage, Monsieur de Molière, Great Expectations, Camille and Playing With Fire at the Guthrie Theater. Credits also include The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Children’s Theatre Company (Minneapolis), Child’s Play Theatre Company, South Coast Repertory, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Pennsylvania Stage, Arden Theatre Company, Kennedy Center Theater for Youth and Family, A Noise Within, Alabama Shakespeare Festival and many more. Additional Credits: Field is a co-founder of the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis, where she makes her home.

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A R T I S T I C D I R E C TO R Robert Barry Fleming Fleming served as Associate Artistic Director at Cleveland Play House from 2016-2019. Prior to Cleveland Play House, he served as the Director of Artistic Programming at Arena Stage; world premieres he commissioned, developed and championed during this tenure include the 2017 Best Musical Tony Award winner Dear Evan Hansen, Mary Kathryn Nagle’s Sovereignty, John Strand’s The Originalist, Katori Hall’s Blood Quilt, Karen Zacarías’ Destiny of Desire, and the 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner, Sweat, by Lynn Nottage. Fleming was an Associate Producer for the OffBroadway premiere of The Two-Character Play by Tennessee Williams, starring Amanda Plummer and Brad Dourif. He was also an Associate Professor (tenured) and Chair of the University of San Diego Theatre Arts and Performance Studies Department.

His professional acting credits include stints on Broadway (Ragtime directed by Frank Galati, Stand-Up Tragedy directed by the late Ron Link), Off-Broadway (the leading role in Insurrection: Holding History by Robert O’Hara at The Public Theater), joining Actors’ Equity Association with the national tour of Cats (Original Bus and Truck), playing major regional theatres (The Old Globe, the Guthrie Theater, A Contemporary Theater, The Mark Taper Forum with the world premiere of George C. Wolfe’s Jelly’s Last Jam as Young Jelly) and appearing on television (Emmy-winning Disney Channel series Adventures In Wonderland, Family Matters, The George Carlin Show) and in films (Academy Award-winning L.A. Confidential and Twilight Of The Golds).

His most recent directing and choreography credits include Next To Normal (Tantrum Theater), The Royale (Cleveland Play House), Destiny of Desire (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), Caroline, or Change (Tantrum Theater) and Between Riverside and Crazy (Cleveland Play House). As part of the 2018 Cleveland Play House New Ground Theatre Festival, Fleming directed a reading of the new musical Minton’s Place by acclaimed contemporary music composer Nolan Williams, Jr., with libretto by Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Nikkole Salter. A U D I E N C E

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A C TO R S T H E AT R E B OA R D S BOARD OF DIRECTORS President Mac Thompson * Vice President Karen Wunderlin * Treasurer Todd Lowe * Secretary Kirsten Ford * Alex Alvarez *

Turney P. Berry Colin Crawford William W. Crawford Jr. Angie M. Evans * Kirsten Ford Linda Gaines † Layla George Jan M. Grayson Lena Hamel Aaron Jahn Barbara W. Juckett

Jonathan Lowe Todd Lowe Stewart Lussky Jennifer Mackin Theresa Reno-Weber Theodore S. Rosky ‡ Marsha Beck Roth ‡ Bob Saunders † Scott Schaftlein * John E. Selent Seema Sheth

Wendy Sirchio Allan Tasman MD ‡ Mac Thompson Robbie Tindall * Karl N. Victor, III Karen Wunderlin

John J. Buchino, MD Mary Beth Clark Irwin H. Cutler, Jr. Gayle S. Dorsey Jane Driskell Douglass Farnsley Mrs. Harry S. Frazier, Jr. Clarence E. Glover Jack Guthrie

Ian Y. Henderson Frank B. Hower, Jr. Christine Johnson David M. Krebs Eleanor Bingham Miller Steven J. Paradis Donna King Perry Benjamin K. Richmond Donna Burks Sanders

Rev. Alfred R. Shands W. Kennedy Simpson Kathi Stearman Sherry Steinbock William M. Street Amanda Foard Tyler Ann C. Wells Jessica White

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Coordinator, Gift Shop Operations Pennie Miller

Vice President for Fundraising Barbara Nichols

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Wanda Cundiff Lew Ketcham Melanie Knight Tom Morton Lu Peabody Val Slayton, M.D. Sue Terdan

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ADVISORY COUNCIL Carolee Allen James B. Appleberry Lynn Ashton Irving W. Bailey Stanley Bayersdorfer Karen Bearden Winfrey Blackburn, Jr. Neville Blakemore, Jr. Cornelia W. Bonnie

ACTORS ASSOCIATES BOARD President Linda Gaines Immediate Past President Caroline Martinson Financial Secretary Bill Bolte Treasurer Doris Elder Secretary

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Cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, 2018. Photo by Jonathan Roberts.

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THEATRE EXECUTIVES ($50,000-$99,000) Bank of America*

Pfizer, Inc.

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Theatermania/Gretchen Shugart*

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George S. Smith, Jr.*♦ UBS

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DONORS ($10,000‑$14,999) Dorsey & Whitney Foundation Epiq Systems* Karen A. & Kevin W. Kennedy Foundation

John R. Mathena *♦ Ogilvy & Mather† Jonathan Maurer and Gretchen Shugart*♦ Dina Merril & Ted Hartley* Newmark Holdings* Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. *

BENEFACTORS ($25,000-$49,999) Buford Alexander and Pamela Farr*♦ BNY Mellon Steven & Joy Bunson*♦ Citi DeWitt Stern* Goldman, Sachs & Co. MetLife Morgan Stanley James S. & Lynne Turley*♦ Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP* PACESETTERS ($15,000‑$24,999) American Express* Bloomberg Cisco Systems, Inc.* The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. EY* Alan & Jennifer Freedman*♦ Frank & Bonnie Orlowski*♦ Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. National Endowment for the Arts♦

Mason & Kim Granger* ♦ Brian J. Harkins* ♦

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Lisa Orberg♦ Presidio* Thomas C. Quick* RBC Wealth Management♦ Daniel A. Simkowitz*♦ S&P Global

Joseph F. Kirk* ♦

John Thomopoulos*♦ Evelyn Mack Truitt* Leslie C. & Regina Quick Charitable Trust Isabelle Winkles*♦

TD Charitable Foundation♦ SUPPORTERS ($2,500‑$9,999) Mitchell J. Auslander*♦ Disney/ABC Television Group* Paula A. Dominick*♦ Dorfman and Kaish Family Foundation, Inc. ♦ Dramatists Play Service, Inc.* Kevin & Anne Driscoll John R. Dutt* ♦ Bruce R. and Tracey Ewing*♦ Jessica Farr*

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BENEFACTOR CIRCLE Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Gheens Foundation Jennifer Lawrence Arts Fund at the Fund for the Arts Shakespeare in American Communities

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TEACHER ADVISORY COMMIT TEE Jenni Aberli, JCPS Literacy Specialist; Faith Anderson, Ballard High; Katie Blackerby Weible, YPAS; Brent Braun, Pleasure Ridge Park High; Judy Chandler, retired Bullitt County; Terrilyn Flemming, The Brown School; Kevin Gose, Valley High School; Jennifer Girardin, Oldham County High; Amy Miller, New Albany High; Kipp McDaniel, Seneca High School; Tom Hayes, Bardstown High; Kyrstin Price, KY School for the Blind; Kim Joiner, Noe Middle; Georgette Kleier, YPAS; Alison Lambert, Oldham County High; Tiffany LaVoie, Western Visual and Performing Arts Middle School; Amanda McFarland-Smith, Southern High; Patti Miller, Jeffersonville High; Kate Nitzken, Louisville Archdiocese; Steven Rahe, Western Visual and Performing Arts Middle School; Hannegan Roseberry, Community Montessori; Amanda Simmons, Mercy Academy; Patti Slagle, Louisville Writing Project; Tiffany Smith, Eastern High; Shelby Steege, Atherton High School; Robbie Steiner, Floyd Central High; Frank Ward, Trinity High; Amy Zuccaro, Trinity High. A U D I E N C E

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I N D I V I D UA L S U P P O R T PRINCIPAL ARTIST Teresa Bridgewaters Beth Welch SUPPORTING ROLE Maureen Awbrey and Diane Kyle Mr. and Mrs. W. Robinson Beard Stephen and Jeannie Bodney Stanley Bond Charles and Robyn Kane Linda W. Cauble Helen Cohen Mr. Curtis R. Conlin and Mr. Chris Welsh Gayle and Earl Dorsey Susan E. Ellison Philip and Mary Eschels Ron and Hulyn Farr Robert Gable Vincenzo and Pat Gabriele Bill Goetz and Karen Williams Deborah Greenwald Sonya and Ara Hacet Cindy and Dwayne Jarboe Carol Jones Robert Knapp Henry and Marty Kuehn Charles and Donna Lavelle Matt Linville and Kelly Will Mr. Joseph and Dr. Janine Malone Grodon McLeod Guy E. and Elizabeth S. Montgomery Mary J Oberst Patrick Owen and Norman P. Dixon Lue and John Peabody Laura Petry William A. Pierce Erik Prentice Russell and Betty Prough Janet and Richard Rink Arthur Shechet and Marilyn Robie Ed Kruger and Jeff Rodgers Bonnie and John Roth Ron Rubin, in honor of Jeff Rodgers and Actors Theatre leadership Kevin and Cheryl Sandefur Beth Sarkar Mr. Robert S. Saunders

Peggy and Phillip Shake Ellen and Max Shapira Dr. and Mrs. Roger J. Shott Mrs. Yandell R. Smith Ilam E. Smith Dr. John Roberts and Dr. Janet L. Smith Vertner Smith and Barbara West Bob Sokoler Sarah and Wright Steenrod Mr. and Mrs. Jack D. Stewart Jay Trumbo Brittany Vencill Melany Wessels CRAFT ARTISAN Imram Aslam Rebecca Begley and Robert Weekly Daniel Briscoe Rebecca S Brown Erin Burke and Chris Klein Ashley Novak Butler Tiffany Ramos Cardwell Tich Changamire Richard and Elizabeth Clay Melanie and Rowan Claypool Vicki Coombs Jane Cornett Thomas and Paige Cox Colin Crawford William Curley and Linda Huss Conrad Daniels Matt and Emilie Delahanty Leonidas Deters and Penelope Shaw Dr. and Mrs. Walter Feibes Bill and Kathy Fensterer Gregg and Leslie Fowler Layla K. George and Mike Clark Salem and LuAnn George Jr. James and Grace Giesel Mary Jane and Peter Glauber Jeffrey Goldberg Dr. and Mrs. Richard Goldwin Tyson and Suzanne Gorman Tara and Mike Guenthner Carrie Hagovsky Barbara B. Hardy Kathy and Shaun Herbig Louis Hettinger

Hollie Hopkins Rhonda and Steve Houghland Nick and Mica Jochim Donna Y. Kays Todd and Kim Kennedy Rob King Kevin Klein Melanie Knight Warner and Willie Ann Lansing John Littig Karen Long Joe Lyons John Maltby Alex Marti Stephen and Virginia Mattingly Mr. Neil E. Mellen and Dr. Mavin H. Martin Claire Alagia & Creighton Mershon, Sr. Mike and Lauren Minor Susan Moremen Joanna and Robert Myers Patrick and Natalie Oster Mr. G Paul Owen Jr. Dustin Page and Bryan Miller Patrice E. Paton Lisa Petry David Gerald Polston Dr. Trudi Rash Mr. C. Glenn Reid Taylor Rich Benjamin K Richmond Alex Roma Seema Sheth and Andreas Wokutch Ted and Rae Shlechter Mary Ann Smania Matthew and Amy Smith Dr. J. C. States and Ms. G. R. Russo Paul Stropkay and Katherine Firth Dr. Wayne Villanueva and Janet C. Witzleben Craig and Kelley Welch Mitzie and Jim Wittliff Ms. Ruth Wukasch Carol and Bill Young David and Bonnie Zepka Kelly Zullo

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Artistic Producer .................................................Emily Tarquin Artistic Manager .................................. Zachary Meicher-Buzzi Company Manager ......................................................Dot King

Production Manager ............................................. Paul Werner Assistant Production Manager .............................. Bryn Weiler Production Stage Manager .............................Stephen Horton Resident Stage Managers .............................Jessica Kay Potter, Katherine Thesing Resident Production Assistants ... Andie Burns, Margaret Rial

LITERARY Literary Director ................................................. Amy Wegener Literary Manager ...........................................Jenni Page-White Resident Dramaturg .......................Hannah Rae Montgomery Literary Associate .................................................Jessica Reese

LEARNING & CREATIVE ENGAGEMENT Learning & Creative Engagement Associates......Janelle Renee Dunn, Abigail Miskowiec Teaching Artists ............................. Liz Fentress, Claire Hagan, Alyssa Rae Hendricks, Keith McGill, Talleri McRae, Morgan Younge

ADMINISTRATION General Manager .......................................... Jeffrey S. Rodgers Human Resources Manager .................................... Marie Tull Systems Manager ......................................................Dot Krebs Executive Assistant ........................................... Norman Dixon

AUDIENCE SERVICES & SALES Ticket Sales Director .........................................Kim McKercher Season Tickets Manager .....................................Julie Gallegos Patron Services Managers ..........Steve Clark, Kristy Kannapell Patron Services Associates...LaShana Avery, Sophia Bierman, Leah Boroff-Bodoin, Kristine Farley, Marty Huelsmann

VOLUNTEER & AUDIENCE RELATIONS Director of Volunteer & Audience Relations..Allison Hammons Lobby Manager.................................................Greylyn Gregory House Managers .........................Jesse Barfield, Tiffany Bush, Ellen Greetham, Jan Hubert, Hilary Jones, Steve Renner, Abigail Rogers

DEVELOPMENT Development Coordinator ..............................Matthew Brown

FINANCE Finance Director ....................................................Peggy Shake Accounting Manager .............................................. Jason Acree Accounting Assistant ....................................Christine England

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS Marketing & Communications Director ............. Steve Knight Associate Director of Marketing .........................Melissa Hines Festival & Events Manager ..................................Erin Meiman Public Relations & Communications Manager...............Elizabeth Greenfield Marketing & Communications Coordinator...Charlotte Stephens Graphic Designer ......................................... Mary Kate Grimes Assistant Graphic Designer ........................Sheyenne Santiago Group Sales Manager ............................................Sarah Peters Outbound Customer Service Representative .David Meredith

OPERATIONS Operations Director ...........................................Carlo Stallings Operations Manager ............................................Ricky Baldon Building Services ....................... Deonta Burns, Glen Gardner, Michael Sweatmon, Cedrick Yelder 32

SCENIC Technical Director ........................................... Justin Hagovsky Associate Technical Director ............................Braden Blauser Scene Shop Manager ...............................Javan Roy-Bachman Master Carpenter ......................................................Alexia Hall Scenic Carpenters ................Hannah Allgeier, Pierre Vendette Deck Carpenters ...............Gracie Lawson, Brooke McPherson Scenic Charge Artist .............................................. Colleen Doty

COSTUMES Costume Director .................................................... Mike Floyd Crafts Master ....................................................... Shari Cochran Draper/Tailor .......................................................... Jeffery Park First Hands ................................ Faith Brown, Allison McCann Stitchers ...............................Celeste Collado, Maureen Strobel Costume Design Assistant .................Isabel Martin, Tiffany Yu Wig Supervisor ......................................................... Katie Ward Wig & Makeup Assistant ................................. Rebecca Traylor Wardrobe Manager ................................................ Anna Jenny Wardrobe Assistant... Camila Benencia Courreges, Chloe Hixson

LIGHTING Lighting Supervisor ...........................................Jason E. Weber Associate Lighting Supervisor .............................. Dani Clifford Lead Lighting Technician ........... Wylder Cooper, Tyler Warner Lighting Technician ....................... Blake Anderson, Will Blair, Andy Glischinski, Troy Johnson, Lindsay Krupski, Steven York

SOUND Sound Supervisor .....................................................Paul Doyle Assistant Sound Supervisor ........................... Lindsay Burdsall Sound Technician .................Marion Ayers, Victoria Campbell

PROPERTIES Properties Director ..............................................Mark Walston Associate Properties Master ............................ Heather Lindert Assistant Properties Master ............................ Katelin Ashcraft Carpenter Artisan ................................................Ryan Bennett Soft Goods Artisan .............................................Jessie Combest

VIDEO Media Technologist ............................................ Philip Allgeier

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING COMPANY Director ................................................ Christine Albright-Tufts Artistic Coordinator ............................................ Jonathan Ruiz Acting.............Michael Allyn, Kaitlyn Boyer, Aizhaneya Carter, Zoë DePreta, Christopher Garofalo, Jen Jarnagin, Noah Keyishian, Teresa Langford, Germainne LeBron, Alex Lin, Gabriela Llarena, Alex Might, Mollie Murk, Kat Peña, Andrew G. Rodriguez, Patrick Steadman Taylor, Ashtonn Thompson, Isaiah J. Williams Communications..................................................Austin French Company & Artistic Management....................Ellen Greetham Costumes.................................................................. Emily Brod Directing.................................................. Cara Hinh, Julia Rufo

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T H E AT R E S TA F F Dramaturgy & Literary Management.......Kathryn de la Rosa, Liam E. Gibbs Festival & Events Management............................ Abby Tauber Learning & Creative Engagement............... Michaela Barczak, Matthew Dryburgh Lighting......................................................................Siena Wise Marketing......................................................... Sarah Jae Leiber Producing & Casting..............................................Sujotta Pace Production Management....................................Carol Almonte Properties........................................................Peter deGuzman Scenic................................................................ Patrice J. Nelms Sound................................................................... Joshua Brown Stage Management...................... Sophie Antovel, Julia Bregy, Connor Feagin, Maggie Hoffecker

USHER CAPTAINS Dolly Adams, Shirley Adkins, Marie Allen, Terryl Allen, Katherine Austin, Libba & Chuck Bonifer, Tanya Briley, Judy Buckler, Brenda Cease, Maleva Chamberlain, Donna Conlon, Terry Conway, Ella Cullen, Laurie Eiden, Doris Elder, Joyce French, Carol Halbleib, LuAnn & Tom Hayes, Candace Jaworski, Holly Kissel, Natalie Koch, Yvonne Mead, Barbara Nichols, Teresa Nusz, Beth Phipps, Nancy Rankin, Tim Unruh, Peyton Weihe, Lily Wobbe.

ACTORS THEATRE’S COMPANY DOCTOR Dr. Andrew Mickler, F.A.C.S.

Actors Theatre of Louisville was founded in 1964 by Richard Block in association with Ewel Cornett. Jon Jory was Producing Director from 1969 to 2000. Alexander Speer was Executive Director from 1965 to 2006.

ARTISTS UNDER COMMISSION In addition to reading script submissions from around the country, Actors Theatre of Louisville builds relationships with playwrights and encourages the creation of new work by commissioning plays from artists whom we admire. A new play commission engages a writer to pen a piece specifically for Actors Theatre of Louisville and allows us to support the work’s development from the earliest stages of inspiration onward. Some notable past full-length plays commissioned by Actors Theatre and produced in the Humana Festival of New American Plays include The Christians and The Thin Place by Lucas Hnath, Cry it Out by Molly Smith Metzler, For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday by Sarah Ruhl, Becky Shaw by Gina Gionfriddo, Maple and Vine by Jordan Harrison (co-commission with Berkeley Repertory Theatre), Big Love and The Glory of the World by Charles Mee, and Dinner with Friends by Donald Margulies (winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Drama). COMMISSIONED WRITERS CURRENTLY INCLUDE: Jeff Augustin, Vivian Barnes, Lisa Sanaye Dring, Jackie Sibblies Drury, Sarah Gubbins, Jane B. Jones, Rajiv Joseph & Bill Sherman, Jonathan Norton, Gab Reisman, and Alexis Scheer

TICKET INFORMATION Box Office Hours (During Performances) Subject to change.

Monday: Tuesday-Thursday: Friday-Saturday: Sunday:

10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 12 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 12 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 12 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Order by phone: (502) 584-1205 • 1-800-4ATL-TIX Phone orders are subject to a $3 per ticket processing fee. All orders subject to a $2 per ticket Historic Landmark Fee. Online fees vary, based on ticket cost. Order Online: ActorsTheatre.org Address: 316 West Main Street Louisville, KY 40202-4218 USA SPECIAL OFFERS Season Ticket Packages A range of ticket packages are available, including incredible benefits. Call our Box Office for options or visit ActorsTheatre.org/SeasonTickets. Groups Discounts ranging from 5% to 20% are available to groups of ten or more. Call (502) 585-1210 for details. Ages 60+, military, students (full-time with valid ID), and patrons with disabilities receive 10% off single tickets. Day of Performance: Patrons with disabilities and students $24. Gift Certificates Perfect for all occasions, gift certificates are available in any amount and can be purchased at the Box Office or online at actorstheatre.org. Ticket Exchange Ticket holders may exchange their tickets either by phone or in person. As soon as possible after exchange needs are known, please call or visit our Box Office to make arrangements. Ticket exchanges may be made until 5 p.m. the day of the date on the tickets or one hour in advance of a matinee—only for another performance of the same play. Upgrade fees may apply. PLEASE NOTE Ticket discounts are subject to availability, cannot be combined with other discounts, and are not valid on previously purchased tickets. Historic Landmark and phone fees apply. Not valid during blackout performances or special programming. Seating restrictions may apply. Visit ActorsTheatre.org/ TicketOptions for more information. GALLERY HOURS (During Performances) Tuesday - Friday: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday - Sunday: 1 p.m. - 10 p.m. Closed Mondays and non-performance days

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SERVICES & AMENITIES FOOD & BEVERAGE Food is not permitted in the theatre.

NO SMOKING No smoking of any kind is permitted within the facility.

Beverage Service Beverage service is available at the lobby bar TuesdaySunday, one hour before all shows and at intermission. Post-performance beverage service is available at MilkWood. Beverages can be pre-purchased for intermission at the bar before all performances.

ACCESSIBILITY Accessible ramps, elevators, parking, restrooms, water fountains and wheelchair seating are available for patrons with disabilities. Booster seats are available for check-out at the Box Office with a refundable deposit. Parking is located on levels M and 3–6 of the garage. Accessible restrooms are located on the first floor and Mezzanine Level.

MilkWood Open Tuesday-Sunday at 5:30 p.m. MilkWood, a restaurant operated by Chef Edward Lee, is located on the lower level of Actors Theatre. Food is available at the bar in the restaurant without reservations; however, reservations are recommended for table service. For reservations, please call (502) 584-MILK (6455) or visit MilkwoodRestaurant.com. LATE ARRIVAL POLICY Late Seating in the Pamela Brown Auditorium or the Bingham Theatre is at the discretion of the House Manager, who can be located in the lobbies upon your arrival. Due to the intimate nature of the Victor Jory Theatre, latecomers will not be seated. PARKING Accessible parking is available on the Mezzanine Level of the Actors parking garage and on the Ground Floor Level for vans. There are additional marked spaces next to the Main Street elevators on Levels 3 through 6. The Actors parking garage elevators, located along Main Street, provide direct access to theatre lobbies. For information on discount parking for theatre events or traffic updates and alerts, please visit our website at ActorsTheatre.org or contact our Box Office at 502.584.1205. EMERGENCY PROCEDURE In the event of a fire, a severe storm or an earthquake, you will be instructed by an announcement from the stage indicating the best method of exit. Please notice the multiple red exit signs in the theatre. For your safety, please exit in a calm and orderly manner. ELECTRONIC DEVICES Please silence your phone or watch alarm so it will not disrupt the performance. Use of cellular phones, pagers, cameras, recording devices or any device that will light up the rows behind you are strictly prohibited in the auditorium. If you feel you may need to be contacted in case of an emergency, check your phone or pager with the house manager. The video and/or audio recording of this performance by any means whatsoever is strictly prohibited. NO FIREARMS Firearms are strictly prohibited on these premises. CHILDREN Children under age four are not permitted unless the production specifically appeals to very young children. All children attending an event, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Because it can be distracting to others in the theatre, if your child is disruptive or excessively restless, you may be asked to step outside. 34

Sound Enhancement All theatres are equipped with an FM wireless system for hearing enhancement. Lightweight receivers with earphones or magnetic induction loops are available free of charge, with a refundable deposit, from the House Manager or at Coat Check. Audio-Described Performances Selected performances, generally during a weekend matinee, are audio described for patrons who are blind or have low vision. Describers provide a live, objective, and descriptive delivery of the visual elements of the performance in between the dialogue. A schedule is available at the Box Office. Provided by The Kentucky Center. Caption Theatre Caption Theatre is provided for selected performances for patrons who have hearing loss and may not benefit from hearing amplification. The audible elements are shown on an LED sign, in real time, as each line is spoken or sung. Reservations for this service should be made at the time of ticket purchase to ensure the best seating for this service. Provided by The Kentucky Center. Sensory Friendly Sensory-friendly items such as noise-reducing headphones, fidgets and stress balls are available for check-out, with a refundable deposit, from the House Manager or at Coat Check. A schedule of sensory-friendly and relaxed performances is available at the Box Office. Large-Print Programs Large-print programs are available at the entrance to all theatres on both levels. VOLUNTEERS Volunteer opportunities are available as a member of Actors Associates or the Usher Corps. Call (502) 584-1265 ext. 3072 or visit actorstheatre.org/volunteer. RENTALS Looking for a unique space to hold an event? Actors Theatre boasts a variety of different spaces for events ranging from meetings to conferences. Call (502) 584-1265 for details. BACKSTAGE TOURS Backstage Tours arranged by advance request. Call (502) 584-1265 ext. 3072.

All programs, activities and services are provided equally without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

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