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Actors Theatre of Louisville Kentucky Center Presents Kentucky Shakespeare Louisville Orchestra PNC Broadway in Louisville

The Choir of Man The Brown Theatre...................................................... 7

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Jo Koy The Brown Theatre.................................................... 14 FRIENDS! The Musical Parody Bomhard Theatre...................................................... 16 Iliza: Elder Millennial Tour The Brown Theatre.................................................... 20 Puddles Pity Party Bomhard Theater...................................................... 24 Staff and Support............................................................ 36 Services............................................................................. 30

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WELCOME! Since opening our doors 35 years ago, The Kentucky Center has continued in its mission to build lifelong relationships with the arts. Presenting artists from all over the world, cultivating artists here at home and helping create experiences that inspire, educate and entertain. Originally, The Kentucky Center’s performance spaces were solely inside the Main Street building. Over time, we expanded and began bringing performances to the venerable Brown Theatre on Broadway and other local venues, including Iroquois Amphitheater. This summer, we will add a new stage to our family of venues with the opening of Old Forester’s Paristown Hall. The 2,000 person standing room venue in Louisville’s historic Paristown Pointe neighborhood will create a new entertainment destination for national touring bands, as well as a home for collaborative projects, new works and nontraditional performance experiences by the region’s arts and cultural community. There will be a lot of new information about the new venue in the coming months, so I encourage you to follow The Kentucky Center on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and join our free e-club at, to make sure you receive updates. While we are excitedly counting the days until the opening of our new venue, both The Kentucky Center and Brown Theatre continue to provide exciting entertainment experiences for all. In addition to the performances featured in this book, we are thrilled to welcome a number of local premieres including the PNC Broadway in Louisville’s production of On Your Feet!, local theater companies Looking for Lillith and Teatro Tercera Llamada’s co-production of Just Like Us/Justo como nosotros, performing in the MeX Theater, Louisville Orchestra paying tribute to The Music of Queen, Louisville Ballet bringing the storybook classic Cinderella to life on stage, StageOne Family Theatre’s telling of The True Story of the Three Little Pigs and The Kentucky Center’s ArtsReach program’s celebration of dance, spoken word, fashion, instrumental music and song entitled I Am/We Are. Thank you for being here tonight and for your continued support. This is a very exciting time for live entertainment in our community and we look forward to continuing this journey together. Enjoy the show.

Kim Baker, President and CEO The Kentucky Center



Andrew Kay and Nic Doodson present

The Choir of Man Thursday, March 7, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • The Brown Theatre

Created by Andrew Kay & Nic Doodson Aidan Banyard Matt Cox Peter Lawrence

Starring Andrew Bateup Connor Going Mark Loveday

Tom Brandon Denis Grindel John Sheehy

Director Nic Doodson Music Supervisor & Arranger Jack Blume Choreographer & Movement Director Freddie Huddleston Writer Ben Norris Scenic Design Oli Townsend

Lighting Design Richard Dinnen

Sound Design Max Hunter

Costume & Associate Designer Verity Sadler

Associate Director Jim Fortune

Associate Producer Rachel Torrance A U D I E N C E


The Cast Narrator.......................................................................................................... Denis Grindel Tapper..................................................................................................................... Matt Cox Bore.............................................................................................................. Andrew Bateup Hardman......................................................................................................... Tom Brandon Beast..............................................................................................................Peter Lawrence Casanova.......................................................................................................... John Sheehy Barman...........................................................................................................Mark Loveday Piano Man....................................................................................................... Connor Going Joker.............................................................................................................. Aidan Banyard

Who’s Who

Denis Grindel

Tom Brandon

Mark Loveday 8

Matt Cox

Peter Lawrence

Connor Going A U D I E N C E

Andrew Bateup

John Sheehy

Aidan Banyard

Who’s Who Denis Grindel (Narrator) Denis hails from Donegal in the North West of Ireland. Having initially studied law and business at University College of Dublin, he then pursued a Masters in Theatre from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London. Upon graduation, he was lucky enough to be cast as the leading man in the West End production of Roddy Doyle’s The Commitments. Denis is beyond excited to bring The Choir of Man to America. Theatre credits include Jimmy Rabbitte in The Commitments (West End, Original Cast); Lead Vocalist in Rhythm of the Dance (European Tour) Michael Collins in Collins in London (Irish London Centre); Laertes in Hamlet (Principal Theatre Company); Spring Awakening (Helix, Dublin) Rent (Irish Tour). Film credits include When The Seagulls, Jack Mulligan. Rep: Keddie Scott Associates Instagram: denbarrypaddy Twitter: @DenisGrindel Matt Cox (Tapper) Matt received his National Diploma in Musical Theatre from The Hammond. His theatre credits include 42nd Street (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Dick Whittington (The London Palladium), Adonis in Mary Poppins (Germany), Thommy/ Kohlmeyer in Das Wunder (Germany), Ensemble/Cover Robin in Robin Hood (Cambridge), An Evening of Dirty Dancing (UK Tour), Bitzer/Swing in Shaun the Sheep (Middle Eastern Tour), and Soldier in National Reisopera (Holland). TV/Film: Connor Maynard in “Can’t Say No” (Music Video), Regaine (TV Commercial) Andrew Bateup (Bore) Andrew is from a quaint village in the English countryside called Wadhurst. He read music at The University of Manchester before studying Musical Theatre at The Royal Academy of Music in London. Upon graduating he went straight into the major UK Tour production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, performing the roles of ‘Reuben’ and ‘Butler’ for just over 2 years. Andrew performs regularly as a singer across the UK and internationally. He spent some time with

the Grammy Award winning vocal ensemble The Swingle Singers before joining The Flyboys, a four part male vocal harmony group who mash up Frank Sinatra with the likes of Bruno Mars and Christina Aguilera. Having performed in the original workshops of the show, Andrew is thrilled to joining ‘The Choir Of Man’ US Tour 2018-19 and would like to thank his girlfriend Charlotte, his agent Katy and his parents for their continued love and support. Tom Brandon (Hardman) Tom Brandon is from Rostrevor in the Northeast of Ireland. A strength and performance coach by day, he trained in Musical Theatre at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and went on to study at the Royal Academy of Music, London. Professional Credits include: Spend, Spend, Spend (Union Theatre, London), Showtime: Shuffled (Watford Palace Theatre), Heaven on Earth (Workshop), The Beautiful Game (Union Theatre, London), Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs (Birmingham Hippodrome, Alhambra Theatre, Grand Opera House Belfast). Tom is thrilled to be touring the USA for the first time and would like to thank his Mammy and Daddy for all their unwavering support. Sláinte! @tombrandonuk Peter Lawrence (Beast) Peter has been with The Choir of Man since its debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017. Having recently graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, he has been working on projects such as The Wind in the Willows, performed at Kew Gardens with the Australian Shakespeare Company and Playcraft Live at The Derry Playhouse in Northern Ireland filling in the gaps around The Choir of Man tours. Peter is first and foremost an actor-musician with a pub/ lounge singing background and almost 20 years of experience with the guitar learning everything from folk to flamenco and traditional classical music. Outside of theatre, Peter’s main passion is songwriting, writing and poetry and as a result, is delighted to be



involved in such a collaborative company embarking on this US tour. John Sheehy (Casanova) After completing a Degree in Structural Engineering and a Masters in Business Studies, Johnny decided to follow his true passion - performing. Hailing from Cork in Ireland, he studied acting and directing in Actorsvision Cork before moving to Swindon in 2015 to train in dance at Liberatus School of Performing Arts. As semi-finalist in The Voice of Ireland 2015, he has performed live to audiences of over one million viewers. In 2016, Johnny had a number one single in Ireland. His professional performing career began with the inception of The Choir of Man in 2016 and since he has toured theatres in China and India with The Magnets along with The Choir of Man tours of UK, Australia and the US. Johnny also travelled to India twice to train as a Yoga Instructor (500hr RYT) and he incorporates this into his performing life. As an avid Liverpool F.C. fan he has also spent many a day belting out songs on the famous Kop!

Auditorium), Stephen/Tony in Copacabana (Glasgow King’s Theatre). Credits while training include: Soloist in Curtain Up! (Prince Edward Theatre), David Bascombe in Carousel (Sir Jack Lyons Theatre), Larry in Closer, Lee Harvey Oswald in Assassins, Scott Furnish in Fanatical (workshop). TV & Film credits include: Harry in Awakening (RCS), Backing Vocalist in U2 at the BBC (Abbey Road Studios). Commercial: Mrs. Brown in The 12 Days of Christmas TV (TalkTalk).

Mark Loveday (Barman) Mark is former chorister of Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal Choir at St James Palace and a graduate of Drama Studio London. He has been a member of The Choir of Man since 2016 and recently featured in the British independent film Rise of The Footsoldier 3: The Pat Tate Story.

Aidan Banyard (Joker) Training: Vision West Nottinghamshire College, Buckinghamshire New University. Theatre Credits: The Joker in The Choir of Man (Edinburgh Fringe, Adelaide Fringe, Norwegian Cruise Lines and International Tour), Lead Vocalist in Viva Voce (International Tour), Richard Lewis in My Land’s Shore (Ye Olde Rose and Crown) Young Soldier/ Frankie Epps in Parade (Hope Mill Theatre). In concert: Principal Vocalist in On Broadway (London Reading Rooms) and Hear My Song (Battersea Barge), Principal Vocalist in WestEndFest: MisCast (St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden). Workshop: Kate and The Devil (Kings Head Theatre). TV/Film Credits: Gram Parsons in Autopsy: The Last Hours of Gram Parsons (ITV Studios/Netflix), Student in NHS GUM Clinic Awareness Online video. Aidan has also produced and performed in his own revue shows Buble To Broadway, Not Just Noise and Let it Snow to great critical acclaim.

Connor Going (Piano Man) Connor studied music as part of an M.A. (Hons) in Philosophy at the University of Glasgow. After which, he completed a postgraduate diploma in Musical Theatre – awarded with distinction – from the Royal Academy of Music in London. Connor is delighted to be joining the 2018-19 USA Tour as an original cast member of The Choir of Man. Theatre credits include: Chuck/Cover Ren in Footloose (UK & International Tour), Piano Man in The Choir of Man (Australia Tour), Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance (Reid Concert Hall), Actor D in Noël Coward: A Talent to Amuse (St. James Studio Theatre), Eric Ashley in Lord Dismiss Us (Rehearsed Reading, Above The Stag Theatre), Troy Bolton in High School Musical (SECC Clyde

Andrew Kay (Producer) Andrew Kay produced and presented the hugely successful Soweto Gospel Choir, winner of two Grammys, an Emmy and an Academy Award nomination. Major theatrical productions include the Old Vic Production of Richard III directed by Sam Mendes, Waiting for Godot with Sir Ian McKellen, The Tempest starring Derek Jacobi, The Hollow Crown starring Diana Rigg, The Graduate starring Jerry Hall, The Importance of Being Earnest starring Patricia Routlege and productions of Talking Heads starring Maggie Smith and Brenda Blethyn. In music Andrew has presented artists including Kathleen Battle, Yehudi Menuhin, flamenco guitarist, Paco Pena, Ibrahim Ferrer and Omara Potuono and The Buena Vista Social Club. He



has produced children’s shows and acts including Hi-5, Bananas in Pyjamas, and LazyTown. Nic Doodson (Producer & Director) Nic has been at the forefront of global singing for the past 20 years as a performer, director, competition judge and producer. As a performer, he founded The Magnets and took the group from amateur student beginnings to the most one of the most successful a cappella groups in the world, securing a major record deal with EMI and releasing three albums. In 2015 Nic created Gobsmacked!, an a cappella stage show that debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and went on to make its Asian debut in Hong Kong in early 2016. Gobsmacked! played on London’s Southbank in June and July 2016 and made a triumphant return to the Edinburgh festival in August 2016. In 2017 Gobsmacked! made its debut in the US with a 132 date tour throughout the country including a residency in Chicago and a sold out season Washington D.C’s Kennedy Centre. As a producer, Nic has created and managed shows at festivals throughout Europe, Australia, and New Zealand including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Auckland Arts Festival, Perth International Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Glastonbury, Isle of Wight Festival, the Cayman Islands Festivals, Henley Festival and the Holders Season in Barbados. Jack Blume (Music Supervisor & Musical Arranger) Jack Blume is a composer, arranger and musical director working across film, television and theatre. He works regularly as a composer and orchestrator on British and international feature films, and composes music for broadcast TV commercials. In 2017, he was an Arranger and Vocal Coach on BBC1’s entertainment TV show Pitch Battle, and additionally composed the titles music for the series. Jack is the Co-creator and Music Supervisor of Gobsmacked! the globally touring hit a cappella show. Described as ‘a superbly skilled vocal arranger and composer’ by Grammy-award winner Ben Bram (Pitch Perfect, Glee, Pentatonix), Jack has crafted musical arrangements for The Choir of Man

that range from beautiful to fearlessly raucous. With glowing reviews from the press - ‘Vocally, the Choir of Man is near faultless and the musical arrangements arresting’ (The Daily Mail) - The Choir of Man won a ‘Best Music’ award at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2018, following which Jack recorded and produced the original cast recording album of music from the show, now on sale at shows and online. Jack is currently developing a brand new original musical for the West End, and new show concepts for the international stage. Freddie Huddleston (Choreographer & Movement Director) Choreographic and Performing Credits Include Sky 1’s Got to Dance, Lip Sync Battle UK, BBC Children In Need Eastender’s Top Hat, Back To Broadway UK Tour, Be TTC (Shaw Theatre) Westend Heroes (Dominion Theatre) Thoroughly Modern Millie (Landor Theatre), Side Show (Southwark Playhouse) West End Bares (Novello Theatre) The MGM Story (Upstairs at the gatehouse) Qudos Pantomimes, Jerry’s Girls (St James Theatre), An Evening with Anton Du Beke, BBC Children in Need Greasenders, BBC Children in Need Big Dance , BBC Let’s Dance for Comic Relief ‘Anything Goes’ with Coronation Street’s Antony Cotton. 42nd Street Charity Gala (London Palladium). Guest teaching and choreography for Arts Ed, GSA, Urdang, Chichister University,Tiffany Theatre College, Masters Performing arts, Millennium and D and B Performing Arts. In November 2017 Freddie worked on The Producers China Tour as Associate Choreographer. Ben Norris (Writer) Ben Norris is a poet, playwright and actor. He is two-time national poetry slam champion - winning the 2017 BBC Poetry Slam and 2013 UK All-Stars Poetry Slam - and has appeared everywhere from Latitude Festival to the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall. His debut solo show, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Family, won the 2015 IdeasTap Underbelly Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival before touring the UK and Australia, and his first short film, commissioned by Channel 4 for their Random



Acts programme, was nominated for a Royal Television Society Award. Other commissions include work for BBC Radio 4, Southbank Centre, IdeasTap, and Ditch the Label, among others. Ben was recently writer-in-residence at Theatr Clwyd, and is currently developing a new show about elite sport, The Distance, supported by the Roundhouse, Nonsuch Theatre and the Yard Theatre. Ben studied at the University of Birmingham before training at the Royal Welsh College of Music of Drama. He is from Nottingham. Oli Townsend (Scenic Design) Oli Townsend is a UK based theatre designer who trained at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Set and costume design credits include: The Caretaker (Bristol Old Vic), The Darkest Corners, Two Man Show (RashDash), An Injury (Ovalhouse), We Want You To Watch (National Theatre/RashDash), Pelleas et Mellisande, Werther, The Tales of Hoffmann (English Touring Opera), Grounded, The Christians, and Wittenberg (The Gate Theatre), Islands (Caroline Horton, China Plate, & The Bush Theatre), Incognito (Nabokov & The Bush Theatre), The Measures Taken (Alexander Whitley Dance), L’Elisir D’Amore, Rodelinda (Scottish Opera), The Gamblers, Dead To Me, Gods are Fallen and All Safety Gone (Greyscale), The Coronation of Poppea, Macbeth (Blackheath Halls Opera). Oli designed the sets for Aladdin, Cinderella, Dick Whittington, and Jack & the Beanstalk at the Lyric Hammersmith. Costume credits include: Wozzeck (ENO); The Lighthouse (ROH Linbury); Big Maggie (Druid). He was awarded Best Set Design at the Off West-End Awards for Grounded in 2013. Design work is temporarily on hold though as during 2018 Oli is cycling around the world as part of the project: In Tandem Stories. Verity Sadler (Associate Designer) Verity Sadler has worked as designer for Extravaganza Macabre, When Autumn turns to Winter and Antartica for Little Bulb Theatre at Battersea Arts Centre and Bristol Old Vic; and as design associate to Bunny Christie on Ink for Sonia Friedman Productions and the Almeida and People, Places and Things for the National 12

Theatre and Headlong. Work as costume supervisor includes The Last Ship for UK Tour; Space Shed for Unlimited; Poppea at Trinity Laban; Missing for Gecko; Stowaway for Analogue; Holes for Jamie Hendry Productions; One Million and Burntwater for Tangled Feet; Orlando for Barber Institute; The Contingency Plan at the Bush; and Vanya and Unbroken at the Gate. She was design assistant on Company and Heisenberg for EHP, The Red Barn, Emil and the Detectives and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the National Theatre; If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me at the Young Vic. TV/film includes: The Snow Queen, The Nutcracker, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, A Christmas Carol, Macbeth, Blitz, Hamlet and Mr. Nice. Richard Dinnen (Lighting Design & Production Manager) Richard’s work in technical design and production management spans 26 years for companies based in Australia and the UK. He works regularly for Andrew Kay and Associates, most recently as Production Manager on The Songkeepers, Trainspotting (Australian Tour 2017), Operation Ouch – Live on Stage and Nigel Kennedy Australian tour 2017. Richard has also worked as production manager for Arena Theatre Company, Playbox Theatre Company, Kay and Maclean Productions, ICA, Chunky Move, Lucy Guerin Inc and Malthouse Theatre. He has worked extensively in large scale outdoor events including the M2006 Commonwealth Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies – River, Australian Technical Director for Stade De France’s Ben Hur Stadium Spectacular, AAMI Park Stadium Opening and the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea. Alongside his production work, Richard regularly undertakes lighting designs for theatre and spectacle, designs include Spook (Malthouse Theatre), Game Girl (Arena), Outlookers (Arena), Charitable Intent (Melbourne Festival), Lust (Colour Clinic UK), Salt Creek Murders (Mainstreet Theatre Company), Awave and Waves (Speak Percussion), Multimodal (Lee Serle), and ANICCA (Mathias Schack-Arnott). His technical design and direction work spans festivals, theatre and interactive installations including Screen Worlds (ACMI), Queensland


Biennial Festival of Music 2001-03, Mona Foma Festival 2011-13, and Dark Mofo 2013. He has worked with major festivals including Sydney Festival, Melbourne Festival, Out of the Box, Hong Kong and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals. Richard has toured nationally and internationally with Andrew Kay & Associates, Playbox Theatre Company, Kay and Maclean Productions, Queensland Theatre Company, ICA, Chunky Move and Lucy Guerin Inc. Max Hunter (Sound Design) Max Hunter is a freelance live sound designer and engineer. Recent touring credits in the UK and internationally include 5-time Grammy Award-winning The Swingle Singers, vocal group The Magnets, and the 18-piece professional jazz big band The Nick Ross Orchestra. He most recently sound designed The Choir of Man and associate designed Gobsmacked! His work has taken him to India, China, Israel, the USA, and much of Europe, as well as major venues and festivals abroad and in the UK, including the Royal Albert Hall and Leeds Arena. Recent credits include The Choir of Man, Gobsmacked!, The Swingle Singers, The Magnets, The Sons of Pitches, The Beatbox Collective, Accent, The International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, The Nick Ross Orchestra, and Above and Below. Jim Fortune (Associate Director) Jim is a composer for theatre, radio, television and film. Theatre credits include: Pericles (National Theatre); Love’s Labours Lost (The Globe); My Brilliant Friend (Rose Theatre); Romeo and Juliet (Liverpool Everyman); The Two Gentlemen of Verona (The Globe); Boys Will Be Boys (Headlong/The Bush); Shibboleth (Abbey Theatre, Dublin): The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead (UK tour): A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Liverpool Everyman); The Rolling Stone (Manchester Royal Exchange); The Internet Is Serious Business (Royal Court); The Beautiful Cosmos Of Ivor Cutler Best Music and Sound, Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland [CATS] (Vanishing Point and National Theatre of Scotland); Posh (Royal Court & West End); Dick Whittington And His Cat and Jack And The Beanstalk (Lyric

Hammersmith); Our Big Land (Romany Theatre Company); Secret Theatre (Lyric Hammersmith); Upcoming projects include Mother Courage (Manchester Royal Exchange); Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear (National Theatre). Television and Film credits include: The Bombay Highway Code (David Baksh); Objects Of Desire (Sky Arts). Radio credits include: Carmen by Dan Allum (Radio 4); The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead by Simon Armitage (Radio 4); The Beautiful Cosmos Of Ivor Cutler (Radio 3). As a singer and musician, he has worked with, amongst others, Tom Jones, Geri Halliwell and Blondie. James is a founder member of award-winning vocal harmony band The Magnets. They have appeared on The Review Show, Comic Relief, Parkinson, GMTV, BBC Proms, and Blue Peter as well as sessions for Radios 1 and 2.

Further Credits: General Management: Nic Doodson Productions Limited Associate Producer & Company Manager: Rachel Torrance for Andrew Kay & Associates Tour Booking Agency USA: The Road Company U.S. Tour Publicity & Marketing: SoloShoe Communications, LLC Production Manager: Jay Jones Sound Engineering: Gideon Cozens Lighting Operator: Rinko Imashimizu



The Kentucky Center presents

Jo Koy – Break the Mold Tour Friday, March 8, 2019 • 8 p.m. • The Brown Theatre


o Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings performing at a Las Vegas coffee house. As one of today’s premiere stand-up comedians, Koy sellsout theaters and arenas across the world with his infectious and explosive energy onstage. The comedian pulls inspiration from his family, specifically his son, with material that has universal appeal. In November 2017, the comedian broke a record for the most tickets sold by a single artist at The Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu with 11 sold14

out shows and over 23,000 tickets sold. Celebrating this accomplishment, the mayor’s office in Honolulu proclaimed November 24 as “Jo Koy Day.” Koy is also the only comedian to sell out six shows at The Warfield in San Francisco, he broke the attendance record at Club Regent Event Centre in Winnipeg with four soldout shows, and is one of the few acts to sell out two shows at The Florida Theatre in Jacksonville, Fla. In July 2018, Koy was given the prestigious “Comedian of The Year” award at the Just For Laughs


Comedy Festival in Montreal. Today, the comedian tours around the world and is currently on his Break The Mold World Tour. He can be heard as a weekly guest on the popular podcast The Adam Carolla Show. He also hosts the weekly podcast The Koy Pond with Jo Koy on Podcast One. Additionally, Koy can be seen on the Kevin Hart’s LaughOutLoud. com as the host of Inglorious Pranksters. For more info on the podcast and tour dates, please visit: Later this year, Koy is confirmed to film his second Netflix Original standup special at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, and will also be seen costarring alongside Brandon Routh and Donna Murphy as “Vladimir Lenin” in the upcoming live-action film Anastasia. In 2005, Koy had the opportunity of a lifetime when he performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He became one of a select few comics to receive a standing ovation on the show. Since then, Koy has had two highly rated and successful comedy specials on Comedy Central: Don’t Make Him Angry and Lights Out. In 2017, Koy released his third stand-up special, Jo Koy: Live from Seattle, as a Netflix Original. Koy has appeared on over 140 episodes of Chelsea Lately as a season regular roundtable guest. Other appearances include: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, @Midnight with Chris Hardwick, Spike TV’s Adam Carolla & Friends Build Stuff Live, Celebrity Page TV, VH1, World’s Funniest Fails, Sean In The Wild, Jimmy Kimmel Live and Last Call with Carson Daly. A U D I E N C E


LEO Weekly presents

Friends! The Musical Parody March 8-10, 2019 • The Kentucky Center, Bomhard Theater

Presented by Right Angle Entertainment Book & Lyrics

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BOB & TOBLY M c SMITH Set Design


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BRIAN TOVAR Costume Design

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DAVID RIGLER Music Director


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The Cast

Sami Griffith as Rachel Green

Tyler Fromson as Ross Geller

Maggie McMeans as Monica Geller

Aaron C. Rutherford as Chandler Bing

Madison Fuller as Phoebe Buffay

Domenic Servidio as Joey Tribbiani

Jenna Cormey Swing

Nick Palazzo Swing

Who’s Who Sami Griffith (Rachel Green) grew up in Reno, Nev., watching Friends every Thursday night with her mom, dad and sister. She is a proud graduate of UC San Diego and CAP21 Conservatory and is grateful to have been a part of Friends! The Musical Off-Broadway. She sends her love to Avalon Artists & her coaches, her family & friends, and her lobster, Seth. Tyler Fromson (Ross Geller) is thrilled to be joining this wacky group of people! He was most recently seen as Bobby C in Saturday Night Fever (Royal Caribbean). Other regional credits: Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour), Newsies (Romeo), Urinetown (Bobby Strong), Einstein Is a Dummy (Albert) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Demetrius). B.A .theatre arts/

in the


music, Pepperdine University. Thanks to his family for unending support, and Nicole for all your hard work. IG: @t_from Maggie McMeans (Monica Geller) is a recent graduate of the NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Her theater credits include Going South, Top Girls, Romeo and Juliet, and Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead. This is her first time on tour. She gives her thanks to her family and friends for all of their support! Follow her on social media at @coolbeansmcmeans. Aaron C. Rutherford (Chandler Bing) couldn’t BE any more thrilled to be making his national tour debut with Friends! The Musical Parody. An NYC-based actor, singer, director, illustrator and goofball and a



graduate of Western Michigan University’s BFA Musical Theatre program, Aaron’s recent credits include Dracula: Finding of a Shadow (Dracula), Twelfth Night (Fabian), Guys & Dolls (Benny), The Witches of Eastwick (Clyde). Aaron is also an illustrator as well as the founding artistic director of The Pop-Up Shakespeare Project, for which he directed A Midsummer Night’s Dream. All the love!  @aaroncrthrfrd. Madison Fuller (Phoebe Buffay) grew up in Atlanta. She has watched Friends every night for the past ten years and is thrilled to be portraying her favorite character, Phoebe Buffay. Madison is a proud graduate of the University of Northern Colorado. Recent roles include: Joanna in Sweeney Todd, Maria in The Sound of Music, and various princesses on Disney Cruise Line. Madison thanks her friends, family and ATB for all of their love and support! @madison_fuller Domenic Servidio (Joey Tribbiani) is over the moon to be making his national tour debut! He recently toured Europe on Viking Cruises as a lead vocalist and has performed regionally at The Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Gablestage, Palm Beach Dramaworks, Totem Pole Playhouse, The Orlando Rep and Slow Burn Theatre (where he received a Carbonell nomination for playing Kurt Kelly in Heathers). Domenic lives in NYC. B.F.A. musical theatre from UF. Endless thanks to the Friends! creative team for this opportunity. Follow his adventures on Instagram: @domdomservidio Jenna Cormey (Swing) is thrilled to be on the road with Friends! The Musical Parody. Recent projects include: National Tours: Dragons Love Tacos & Other Stories (TWUSA); Off-Broadway: In Love With The Arrow Collar Man, NYC: Godspell. FDU ’16. 18

Much love to her family and friends who encourage her bizarre sense of humor (this is your fault), especially her Mom and Dad. @jennacormey Nick Palazzo (Swing): Off-Broadway: Pinkalicious (Mr. Pinkerton); Regional Theatre: Playhouse on Park: In The Heights (Sonny), Peter and the Starcatcher (Ted); Goodspeed Musicals Festival of New Artists: Lincoln In Love (Stephen Douglas); Ocean City Theatre Company: Cinderella (Prince Christopher); Cortland Repertory Theatre: Fiddler on the Roof (Perchik); Resorts Casino Atlantic City: My Big Gay Italian Funeral (Peter); B.F.A in music theatre from The Hartt School.  Nick is thrilled to be joining this new group of Friends! The Musical Parody and would like to thank his real life friends and family for their constant support. Instagram: @nickpalaz Tim Drucker (Director) is a New Yorkbased writer/director. Most recently, he directed the long running off-Broadway comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women currently playing in Vegas and on tour. He co-wrote the off-broadway musicals Gigantic, Spidermusical and Perez Hilton Saves the Universe, in addition to directing Spidermusical and the OBAA-winning Stinkykids! His work has been seen at Ars Nova, Lincoln Center, Joe’s Pub and 54 Below. B.F.A.: NYU Tisch Billy Griffin (Choreographer) is a New York City-based artist. Select choreography credits include Matthew McConaughey vs. The Devil: An American Myth (NYMF); the Drama League Gala (honoring Steve Martin); and various works for Hershey Park, Issac Mizrahi and QVC, The Miss America Organization, The National YoungArts Foundation, Fleetweek at South Street Seaport, New York University, The Joffrey Ballet, Pace


University and the Hudson Valley Dance Festival. Associate/Assistant credits include work with Sonya Tayeh, Josh Bergasse, Andy Blankenbuhler and Al Blackstone. IG: @SillyBillyGriffin Bob & Tobly McSmith (Writers) are distinguished gentlemen who met while applying for jobs at the Dippin’ Dots in the mall. They did not get the job but went on to create the following masterpieces: The Office! A Musical Parody (now playing Off-Broadway in NYC), Friends! The Musical Parody, Bayside! The Saved by the Bell Musical (NY Times Critics Pick), Full House! The Musical (starring Perez Hilton), Katdashians! The Musical, Showgirls! The Musical! and JonBenet! Murder Mystery Theater. (LOOK AT US NOW, DIPPIN’ DOTS.)

Assaf Gleizner (Music & Orchestrations): Favorite credits include: Broadway: Stephen Scwhartz 70th Birthday Concert, featuring Hugh Jackman & Renee Fleming (Hudson Theater)—Orchestrator. Arts For Autism, featuring Kelly O’Hara and Julia Murney (Gershwin Theater)—Orchestrator. Off-Broadway: Friends! The Musical Parody (St. Luke’s Theater)—Composer, Orchestrator. Right Angle Entertainment (Producer): Specializing in the production, marketing, management and distribution of live theatrical and concert events, RAE’s proud roster includes: David Dobrik & Jason Nash’s VIEWS Tour, Cat & Nat’s The FUN Show, the world premiere of The Office! A Musical Parody, One Woman Sex and the City, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, The Price is Right LIVE! and Elvis and Me: An Evening with Priscilla Presley, among others.



The Kentucky Center and Live Nation present

Iliza: Elder Millennial Tour Saturday, March 9, 2019 • 7 p.m. • The Brown Theatre


liza is one of today’s leading comedians with a fan base who show their loyalty by creating their own Ilizainspired swag to wear to her shows. Last year she hosted her late night limited run talk show, Truth & Iliza, on Freeform. In November 2017, she released her first book, Girl Logic: The Genius and the Absurdity (Hachette Book Group), a subversively funny collection of essays and observations on a confident woman’s approach to friendship, singlehood and relationships. Iliza just premiered Elder Millennial, her fourth Netflix stand-up special for the streaming service. The campaign 20

featured her styled in classic looks from the late ’90s/early ’00s, as well as an official Spotify playlist featuring all her favorite songs of the era. The list has become a highlight with fans who are giving it high praise on social media, while artists of the era (New Found Glory, 311 and Lance Bass) are reposting it. In addition to her stand up, she recently played the role of “October” in Paramount Pictures movie Instant Family, starring Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne. Originally from Dallas, Iliza moved to Los Angeles after graduating from Emerson College. She is the only female


and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Her debut comedy special, War Paint, was acquired by Netflix and was named one of its Top 10 albums of 2013. Iliza’s followup Netflix specials, Freezing Hot and Confirmed Kills, sealed her title as one of the hottest touring acts in America, with Esquire Magazine listing her as one of the top working comedians today. Iliza’s stand-up credentials also include headlining the coveted Montreal Just For Laughs Festival and The New York Comedy Festival. As a national headliner, Iliza’s tours year-round selling out theatres, clubs and colleges. She also participated in the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s personal USO Tour

throughout the Middle East and Europe, as well as Al Roker’s Today Show USO Tour in Afghanistan, with Jay Leno and Craig Robinson. Iliza’s been featured in Elle’s “Women in Comedy” issue two years in a row and her television credits include multiple appearances on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Late Show with James Corden, The Today Show. Additionally, her digital scripted series, Forever 31, is currently streaming on Hulu. Iliza lives in Los Angeles, where she spends time making up songs and nicknames for her dog Blanche. Twitter – @iliza Instagram – @ilizas



Emporium & The Kentucky Center present

Puddles Pity Party Friday, March 15, 2019 • 8 p.m. • The Kentucky Center, Bomhard Theater The “Sad Clown with the Golden Voice” is here with his heartfelt anthems and a suitcase full of Kleenex! This Pity Party is not all sadness and longing. The show is peppered with a brilliant sense of the absurd, mixing lots of humor with the awkward, tender moments. A veritable “Pagliacci by way of Pee-Wee Herman and David Lynch” (The Atlanta Journal Constitution), Puddles Pity Party has 286,000 fans on Facebook and more than 76,000,000 views on YouTube for indelible interpretations of classics by ABBA, Bowie, Cheap Trick and Queen and his unforgettable mash-up of “Pinball Wizard/Folsom Prison Blues.” You may recognize him from his recent appearances on NBC’s America’s Got Talent and video collaborations with Postmodern Jukebox. Puddles has toured extensively in the U.S. at legendary venues like the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, the Kennedy Center in D.C. and the Troubadour in Los Angeles. He has also performed many times in the UK at Soho Theatre London and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Other worldwide festival appearances include the Adelaide Fringe Festival, Perth Fringe World, Melbourne International Comedy Fest, Just for Laughs Montreal, Belgium’s Gent Festival, Festival Supreme (LA), Bumbershoot Festival (Seattle), Moontower Comedy Festival (Austin) and Bethlehem’s MusikFest. 22

“It seems like a parody. But when Puddles opens his mouth to sing, it’s beautiful. Operatic.” ~ The Boston Globe “Fantastically brilliant…originality at its best.” ~ Simon Cowell “His special effect is a textured voice laced with melancholy…what makes him transcend the trope is his vulnerability.” ~ The New York Times “Clever and often hysterically funny… (Puddles) is ideally suited to songs popularized by belters old and new like Tom Jones, Sia and Celine Dion, all of which he performs with tear-jerking bravura….” ~ LA Weekly











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T h e K e n t u ck y C e n t e r S e r v i c e s Tickets For complete event information and to order tickets by phone, call The Kentucky Center Ticket Service at (502) 584-7777 or (800) 775-7777, or order tickets online at The Kentucky Center Ticket Service’s hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Drive-thru ticket service is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tickets purchased by phone and online are subject to service charges. On performance dates, the ticket office is open one-half hour past curtain time. Gift certificates are available in any dollar amount at the Box Office and are not redeemable for cash. Information Hotline (502) 562-0100 Parking More than 2,000 parking spaces offer direct access to The Kentucky Center from Sixth St. The elevators located in the garage will take you to the main lobby. You may also enter the Riverfront Garage from Fourth or Sixth Sts. Level C of the garage also will give you direct access to the main lobby. At the Brown Theatre, parking is available in the lot across from the theatre, and parking garage entrances are located on Third St., north of Broadway or on Fourth St., north of Broadway. Facilities Rental From a wedding reception to a convention, The Kentucky Center will “stage” your event. For more information, call (502) 566-5146. Membership Membership to The Kentucky Center offers a variety of benefits, including buying tickets before the public, priority seating, and no handling fees. For more information, contact (502) 566-5159 or visit SUPPORT on our website. For Corporate Membership benefits, contact (502) 566-5137. Volunteers The Volunteer Program offers the public a chance to be a part of the great events at The Kentucky Center. To volunteer, contact the Volunteer Hotline at (502) 566-5141. Courtesy • As a courtesy to the performers and other audience members, please turn off all audible message systems.


• The emergency phone number to leave with babysitters or message centers is (502) 562-0128. Be sure to leave your theater and seat number for easy location. • Binoculars are now for rent in the lobby for select performances. Rental is $5 per binocular. An ID must be left as a deposit. • Cameras and recording devices are not allowed in the theaters. • Latecomers will be seated at appropriate breaks in the program, as established by each performing group. Please be considerate of your fellow audience members during performances. Please remain seated after the performance until the lights are brought up. • Children should be able to sit in a seat quietly throughout the performance. • To properly enforce fire codes, everyone attending an event, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Accessibility Wheelchair accessible seating at The Kentucky Center is available on every seating and parking level, as well as ticket counters and personal conveniences at appropriate heights. FM and infrared hearing devices are available to provide hearing amplification for patrons with hearing disabilities in all spaces of The Kentucky Center and Brown Theatre, including meeting spaces. Audio Description is available for selected performances for patrons who are blind or have low vision. Caption Theater is available for selected performances as a service for patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing. Program materials are available in largeprint from your usher. Please make reservations for services at the time you purchase your ticket through the Box Office to ensure the best seating location for the service requested. Call (502) 566-5111 (V), (502) 566-5140 (TTY) or email for more information about the range of accessibility options we offer, or to receive this information in an alternate format.


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