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Directed by ROBIN ARMSTRONG

Ca st in order of appearance HANNAH MCKINNEY** as IDA (a maid) BECCA SHIVERS** as MISS SKILLON CHRISTOPHER CURTIS* as THE REVEREND LIONEL TOOP SHERRY HOPKINS** as PENELOPE TOOP (his wife) MARK SHUM* as CORPORAL CLIVE WINTON ERIC DOBBINS** as THE INTRUDER DAVID H. M. LAMBERT** as THE BISHOP OF LAX R. BRADFORD SMITH** as THE REVEREND ARTHUR HUMPHREY TYLER COCHRAN** as SERGEANT TOWERS Taking of pictures and/or making of visual or sound recordings is expressly prohibited. Please refrain from texting. Cell phones must be turned off during the performance. Food & drink are not allowed in the theatre.

The action takes place in the hall at the Vicarage, Merton-Cum-Middlewick, 1949 ACT I, Scene 1: An afternoon in September ACT I, Scene 2: The same night ACT II: A few minutes later There will be one fifteen-minute intermission between Acts I and II.

Stage Manager Sara Harris* Set Design Clare Floyd DeVries Costume Design Robin Armstrong Lighting Design John Leach Properties Design Meredith Hinton Sound Design David H.M. Lambert

See How They Run is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors & Stage Managers in the United States. ** Equity Membership Candidate


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A d m i n i s t r at i v e

FOUNDING DIRECTORS Bill Newberry Wilson Newberry Rose Pearson Ann L. Rhodes

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Maddie Lesnick, President Nancy Katherine Burk, Vice President Thomas Lang, Treasurer Dustin Van Orne, Secretary Betsy Barnes Paul Engler David Grebel Paul K. Harral Ingrid Keller Barry King Karen Kirk Betty Lay-Korenek Dr. Alan Lobaugh Larry R. Phipps Miguel Reyes ll Cathy Taylor Gavin Wallace Connie Whitt-Lambert

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Susan Blue, M.D. Rory Divin Mary S. Grantges Wm. F. “Bill” Hart Leslie Jordan Sherry Key Larry L. King Leah M. King Dr. Harry B. Parker Greg Phillips, M.D. Dr. Laurin R. Porter Darla Robinson Del Shores James L. Stripling Estela Martinez-Stuart Jhani Wright-Williams Riki Zide

CIRCLE THEATRE STAFF Executive Director. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rose Pearson Managing Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bill Newberry Box Office & Administrative Manager. . . . . . . . . . Aaron Majors Dramaturg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dorothy Sanders Administrative & Box Office Interns . . . . . . Kimberlee Cantrell Katie Melton Gabrielle Sanchez Graphic Artist/Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Daron Cockerell Photographer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Glen E. Ellman Mailing address: P.O. Box 470456 Fort Worth, TX 76147-0456 Theatre address: 230 West Fourth Street Fort Worth, TX 76102 Box Office. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 817.877.3040 Administrative. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 817.877.3848 Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 817.877.3536 www.circletheatre.com Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/circletheatrefw Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/circle_theatre E-mail: plays@circletheatre.com

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Dear Theatre Patron, It is once again the time of year to make your annual contribution in support of Circle Theatre’s mission to present innovative theatre in our intimate Sundance Square setting. At current rates, it is impossible to cover operating and production expenses through ticket sales alone. Our earned income accounts for approximately 60% of Circle’s annual budget. The rest must come from foundations, grants, and caring patrons like YOU! Since we are now offering the best price for subscriptions to our 2013 season, I encourage you to make your tax-exempt annual donation along with your season ticket purchase while at this performance. If you prefer, you can subscribe and give online at CircleTheatre.com or charge your tickets and contribution over the phone by calling 817-877-3040. Thank you for playing your part in bringing our characters to life onstage at Circle Theatre. We look forward to sharing an exciting new season of live theatre with you. Sincerely,

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A NN U A L C O NTRI B U T O RS PRODUCER Louise & Frank Carvey Mr. & Mrs. Jarrell R. Milburn Betty Sanders DIRECTOR Kay & Bob Bolz Anne Bueller Ralph & Deborah Chaney Tim Chase Stan Graner & Jim McBride JoAnn & Gregg Higgs Bill Palmer Larry Phipps Mary Ann Staab DESIGNER Steven & Cheryl Broyles Beth Conway Art & Patsy Kampschafer Betty Lay Korenek in memory of Price Avent Larry & Maddie Lesnick Sam & Jane McClain Harry & Karen Parker Gregory Phillips, M.D. STAR Betsy Barnes Betty Baum Mary & David Benson Susan K. Blue, M.D. Rita & Tim Evans David Grebel Paul Harral Bill & Lois Hart Owen & Betsy Hedden Ingrid & Jim Keller Barry & Leah King Wayne & Connie Lambert Rebecca Low Dexter Miller in memory of Barbara Miller Dick & Bette Ramsey Charles & Benita Staadecker Audrey Wick Doug Williams Dr. & Mrs. Thomas W. Wilson Michael & Riki Zide CHORUS Scott & Terri Allen Ross & Carla Allmon Sue & Kurt Anderson

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PHILIP KING (Playwright) was born in Yorkshire in 1904, and is best known for his 1944 farce, See How They Run. King began his career as an actor with a small touring company in Northern England, graduating to the Repertory Company at the Opera House, Harrogate. There he subsequently directed plays and saw his first comedy, Without the Prince, professionally produced, and shortly after presented in the West End at the Whitehall Theatre. King made several appearances on the London stage, playing with such wellknown stars as Sid Field, Frances Day, and Hugh Wakefield. Despite his success as a writer, he was still drawn to his first love of acting. Of the events surrounding the West End first night of See How They Run, in January 1945, King wrote: “At the time I was in the RAF and, luckily, stationed at the White City, Shepherd’s Bush. During my four years service I had risen from the rank of AC2 (the lowest rank possible) to AC1 (not the highest), but I was fortunate inasmuch as, owing to the shortage of accommodation at White City, I was allowed to ‘live out’ in civilian digs. “By the grace of God the play went like a bomb - even three ‘doodlebugs’ dropped during the performance. George Gee, playing the leading part, swore that all three dropped as he was saying his funniest lines. No one left the theatre until the play was over. “The morning after the ‘first night’ I went down to Shepherd’s Bush, bought every morning paper there was, and went to my usual workmen’s cafe directly opposite RAF White City, and over a pint mug of tea and a Spam sandwich read the notices. “They were marvelous! But, as I read them, I suddenly remembered the pictures I had seen of Noel Coward sitting up in a wonderful looking bed, in an even more wonderful dressing-gown, a silver tray at his side, reading his notices! And here was I...a pint mug of tea and a thick Spam sandwich. But what the hell? I had a success. That’s all that really mattered.”

ROBIN ARMSTRONG (Director, Costume Designer) returns to direct the fourth show of Circle Theatre’s 31st season. Robin most recently directed Circle’s productions - Secrets of a Soccer Mom; Seven in One Blow; Becky’s New Car; and Boeing-Boeing. Robin directed Circle Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of Bach at Leipzig, winner of multiple Dallas Critics’ Forum Awards for Outstanding Direction, Outstanding Creative Contribution (for fight choreography and costume design), and Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast. Bach at Leipzig was also cited on the “Year in Review Top Ten List” for Dallas Voice, Critical Rant and Rave, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Dallas Observer, Theater Jones and D Magazine. Robin earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Directing from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Theatre from Louisiana State University.


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C A ST TYLER COCHRAN (Sergeant Towers) Work at Circle Theatre: This is Tyler’s first appearance at Circle Theatre. Work at Other Theatres: DVA Productions: The Laramie Project; Kids Who Care: Narnia; Artes de la Rosa: A View from the Bridge; Stolen Shakespeare Guild: Henry V; Creative Arts Theatre and School: It’s a Wonderful Life; Runway: Once Upon a Mattress; Theatre Arlington: The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

Professional Affiliations and Education: Equity Membership Candidate, MJ in Advertising/Public Relations – University of North Texas; BS in Advertising/Public Relations – Texas Christian University CHRISTOPHER CURTIS (The Reverend Lionel Toop) Work at Circle Theatre: This is Christopher’s first appearance at Circle Theatre. Work at Other Theatres: Shakespeare Dallas: Coriolanus; Pegasus Theatre: The Frequency of Death; Theatre Three: The Farnsworth Invention; Carpenter Square Theatre: Tom, Dick and Harry; Oklahoma City Theatre Company: Born Yesterday; Jewel Box Theatre: Forever Plaid; Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet Dedication or Special Comment: Special thanks to Robin for this opportunity, all my friends who have encouraged me to follow my dream, and, most of all, to my family for all their years of love and support. ERIC DOBBINS (The Intruder) Work at Circle Theatre: Seven in One Blow, Marvin’s Room, Picasso at the Lapin Agile Work at Other Theatres: Artisan Center Theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest; Stage West: The Real Thing; Theatre Arlington: Noises Off; Pocket Sandwich Theatre: The Final Adventure of Hercules, Sherlock Holmes vs. Godzilla; Stolen Shakespeare Guild: Hay Fever; Trinity Shakespeare Festival: Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night Work in Television/Film: Film: Crescendo, Sin Eater Television: Chase Professional Affiliations and Education: Equity Membership Candidate; Bachelor of Fine Arts – Texas Christian University


COMING NEXT TO CIRCLE OCT 11 - NOV 10 When novelist Franklin Woolsey dies mid-sentence, his final novel continues to be written through his ever-faithful secretary, Myra. Attacked by skeptics, the press and Woolsey’s jealous widow, Myra sets out to prove she is more than just an artful forger. Is she trying to steal Woolsey’s legacy, or might she truly possess a gift the world can’t understand?

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C A ST SHERRY HOPKINS (Penelope Toop) Work at Circle Theatre: Seven in One Blow, Boeing-Boeing Work at Other Theatres: Watertower Theatre: Boeing-Boeing; Stage West: The Sports Page, Jeeves in the Morning; Theatre Arlington: Noises Off, How I Learned to Drive; Artisan Center Theatre: The Miracle Worker; Garland Civic Theatre: Steel Magnolias; Pegasus Theatre: Virtual Devotion, The Time of Death

Work in Television/Film: Television: Passions; Walker, Texas Ranger Professional Affiliations and Education: Equity Membership Candidate; Bachelor of Arts – Theatre, Principia College; Represented by Collier Talent Dedication or Special Comment: To my sweet husband, Zach, and our beautiful children, Joshua and Sydney – thank you for continually supporting my passion for performing and “making people laugh.” DAVID H.M. LAMBERT (The Bishop of Lax/Sound Design) Work at Circle Theatre: [As Actor] Bach at Leipzig, Opus, Incorruptible, Unnecessary Farce; Resident Sound Designer since 2006 Work at Other Theatres: Pocket Sandwich Theatre: Ebenezer Scrooge; Theatre Three: Democracy; Amphibian Stage Productions: Buyer’s Market; Dallas Children’s Theatre: Honus & Me; Theatre Britain: Communicating Doors; Resident Sound Designer at Pocket Sandwich Theatre Professional Affiliations: Equity Membership Candidate Awards/Nominations: 2011 Column Award Winner for Best Sound Design (BoeingBoeing), 2008 Live Theatre League of Tarrant County Award for Technical Theatre Excellence, Multiple Leon Rabin Nominations Dedication or Special Comment:  To Lesli: “Chupy’s a big, brown dog.” (She’ll know what that means.) HANNAH MCKINNEY (Ida) Work at Circle Theatre: Seven in One Blow Work at Other Theatres: African American Repertory Theatre: Jar the Floor; Texas Tech University: Goodnight, Desdemona (Good Morning, Juliet), Lubbock Moonlight Musicals: Annie; Houston Family Arts Center: Death by Design; Boston Playhouse (Lubbock, TX): Beauty Queen of Leenane Professional Affiliations and Education: Equity Membership Candidate, Master of Fine Arts – Performance and Pedagogy, Texas Tech University Special Comment: Special thanks to LBK, LSV, and all my family, real and imagined.


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BECCA SHIVERS (Miss Skillon) Work at Circle Theatre: Unnecessary Farce Work at Other Theatres: FTP Comedy Group; Nouveau 47 Theatre: Everyman; Audacity Theatre Lab: Hello Human Female; Theatre Arlington: Almost Maine; Theatre Britain: Puss in Boots; Dallas Children’s Theatre: Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing Awards/Nominations: Best Comic Actress – The Dallas Observer, Top Theatrical Performance – Fort Worth Weekly Professional Affiliations and Education: Equity Membership Candidate; Bachelor of Science – Radio, Television, & Film, University of Texas at Austin Dedication or Special Comment: To my loving family, thank you for all your encouragement and support. MARK SHUM (Corporal Clive Winton) Work at Circle Theatre: The Turn of the Screw, Opus Work at Other Theatres: Stage West: Arms and the Man, Jeeves in the Morning, The 39 Steps, The Norman Conquests, Noises Off; Watertower Theatre: Is He Dead; Classical Acting Company: Every Trick in the Book Professional Affiliations: Actors’ Equity Association R. BRADFORD SMITH (The Reverend Arthur Humphrey) Work at Circle Theatre: This is R. Bradford’s first appearance at Circle Theatre. Work at Other Theatres: Broken Gears Project Theatre: Oedipus the King; Garland Civic Theatre: Hairspray, Romeo and Juliet, Noises Off; Level Ground Arts Theatre: A Bollywood Lysistrata; Rover Dramawerks: My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra Awards/Nominations: 2002 Column Award for Best Actor in a Musical, Nominated for 2012 Column Award for Best Actor in a Musical Professional Affiliations and Education: Equity Membership Candidate; Bachelor of Music – Vocal Performance, Southern Methodist University

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Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sara Harris Production Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Devon Miller Light and Sound Board. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kyle Ward Key Scenic Artist/Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jon R. Kruse Master Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rick Morrison Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grant Morrison Wardrobe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sharon Standard Hairstyling . . . . . . . . . Anthony Reale, Sarah Jennings, Diana Light CLARE FLOYD DeVRIES (Set Design) Work at Circle Theatre: Mistakes Were Made; The Whipping Man; Secrets of a Soccer Mom; Seven in One Blow; The Fantasticks; Marvin’s Room; Becky’s New Car; Boeing-Boeing; Bright Ideas; Bach at Leipzig; Something Intangible; The Great American Trailer Park Musical;  Opus;  Incorruptible;  Over the Tavern; Desperate Affection; The Countess; Misery; The Exact Center of the Universe; Ad Wars; Over the River and Through the Woods Work at Other Theatres: WaterTower Theatre: Our Town, Sweeney Todd, Enchanted April; Shakespeare Dallas:  Othello; Kitchen Dog Theater:  Charm,  End Times; Casa Mañana: A Few Good Men, Narnia; Uptown Players: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Trinity Shakespeare Festival: As You Like It Work in Television/Film: Whatta Ya Think?!, Ciao Awards: Multiple Column Awards (including one most recently for Boeing-Boeing), DFW Theatre Critics Forum Awards, and Dallas Theatre League Leon Rabin Awards for set design Professional Affiliations and Education: Syracuse University (Bachelor of Architecture); Licensed Architect - State of Texas; National Council of Architectural Registration Boards; Artistic Associate - Kitchen Dog Theater.   Author:  Alice Through the Proscenium: More Scenic Set Design MEREDITH HINTON (Props Design) Work at Circle Theatre: [As Costume Designer] Hail Mary; [As Props Designer] Mistakes Were Made Work at Other Theatres: [As Costume Designer] Theatre Three: The Farnsworth Invention; Fort Worth Opera: Assistant Costume Coordinator; Theatre Arlington: Noises Off, Corpse, Don’t Dress for Dinner; Theatre TCU: Urinetown Education: Texas Christian University


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JOHN LEACH (Lighting Design) Work at Circle Theatre: Resident Lighting Designer since 1990 Work at Other Theatres: Choral performance for Sir John Rutter, Carnegie Hall, NYC 2007; Contemporary Dance Fort Worth: Lighting Designer for various productions, and performed in Dialogues in Motion and God and Guns; Hip Pocket Theatre: Technical Director and Lighting Designer (1995–1998) and acted in Bowl of Red, The Crimson Pirate, Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Attack of the B-Girls; Gracey Tune Productions: Performed in Beyond a Shadow of a Doubt; Ballet Concerto: Technical Director & Lighting Designer (1995–1998); Trinity Valley School: Set construction and lighting design; John has also done design work in Dallas, New York, California State University at Long Beach, and Paris, Texas Awards: Column Award: Best Lighting Design for a Drama, The Memory of Water at Circle Theatre, 2001 DOROTHY SANDERS (Dramaturg) Work at Circle Theatre: Resident Dramaturg since 2001; [As Actor] Wonderful to be Wicked (melodrama series), A Month of Sundays, Eleemosynary, The Golden Shadows Old West Museum, Daughters of the Lone Star State, A Delicate Balance, Fuddy Meers Work at Other Theatres: [As Actor] Stage West; Theatre Arlington; Fort Worth Theatre; OnStage; Sage & Silo; Artisan Center Theater; Runway Theatre Professional Affiliations and Education: Member of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, Artisan Center Theater Board and The Live Theatre League of Tarrant County Advisory Board; Bachelor of Science, Simmons College; Ed.M, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Ph.D, Texas Woman’s University Awards: Live Theatre League of Tarrant County: 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award, 2004 Arts Advocate Award

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SEASON TICKETS ACT NOW AND SAVE!

Whether this is your first time or you were a subscriber during previous seasons, you will enjoy these flexible schedule, seating and savings options in Circle Theatre’s New Season Ticket Plan. Subscribe to our upcoming 32nd season by midnight on September 8 and receive up to 30% off the already reduced price of a Circle Theatre Season Ticket. 1. Select your series... • Anytime (20% off the full price season ticket) • Thursday & Saturday Matinee (30% off the full price season ticket)

2. Select your section... • Front & Center • Center • Side

Circle Theatre is holding a set number of season tickets for sale per section in a series. Once the quota is met, that section will no longer be available for sale.

Season Ticket Packages (Pricing Per Ticket)

These great prices expire at midnight on September 8! Series

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$120 $96

$100 $80

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$120 $84

$100 $70

$80 $56

Season subscriptions are valid for one person to attend each of Circle Theatre’s five main stage productions. All seating is subject to availability. Make your reservations early to get the seats you prefer for each production!

Single Ticket Prices for 2013 Performance

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$35

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*Please note - Circle Theatre no longer offers an Early Bird season ticket.


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Promoting, Nurturing, and Supporting the Arts in our Community since 1963 We send our sincere appreciation to the following donors who, through their support of the Arts Council, impact the health and welfare of the arts in our community. The Board of Directors and staff of the Arts Council offer sincere thanks to the following generous donors who made a contribution in 2011. $100,000 & above City of Fort Worth XTO Energy, Inc. $50,000 - $99,000 William E. Scott Foundation $25,000 - $49,999 360 West Magazine Amon G. Carter Foundation Ann L. and Carol Greene Rhodes Charitable Trust Texas Commission on the Arts Wm. & Catherine Bryce Memorial Fund $10,000 - $24,999 Alcon Laboratories Anonymous Mr. & Mrs. Edward P. Bass BBVA Compass Foundation BNSF Railway Company Mr. & Mrs. Frank P. Carvey Mr. and Mrs. Mac Churchill Community Foundation of North Texas Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Oncor Electric Delivery The Thomas M., Helen McKee & John P. Ryan Foundation, Inc. Mrs. Betty Sanders Sear Family Foundation $5,000 - $9,999 Bates Container, Inc. Dr. & Mrs. Robert C. Bolz Chesapeake Energy Mac & LuJo Churchill Mac Churchill Acura Coors Distributing Company, Inc. Mr. Vance Duffy Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau Ms. Pam Lindley & Ms. Gail Wright PricewaterhouseCoopers, Inc. Ms. B.J. Sanders Sid W. Richardson Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Martin D. Siegel Mr. & Mrs. David Smith Tarrant County Public Assistance Wells Fargo $2,500 - $4,999 Mr. & Mrs. Sid R. Bass Mr. Thomas W. Blakely Mr. William R. Bond DuBose Family Foundation Mr. James S. DuBose Mr. James E. DuBose Ms. Tori Adams Mr. Christopher Keyland Ms. Katherine Roberts Freese and Nichols, Inc. Consulting Engineers Frost Financial Management Group

Mr. & Mrs. Kim Gill Estate of Mrs. Charlotte M. Gore Mr. & Mrs. Bill Hart Haynes & Boone, L.L.P. Jackson Walker, L.L.P. Mellina & Larson , P.C. Mr. & Mrs. Garland M. Lasater Plaza Medical Center Mrs. Rosalyn G. Rosenthal Sundance Square Texas Christian University Mr. & Mrs. Joe Tigue Lisa and Martin Wax Wells Fargo Worthington Renaissance Hotel $1,000 - $2,499 American Airlines Atmos Energy Corporation Mr. and Mrs. Lou Barnett Dr. & Mrs. Bruce Bollinger Mr. Todd Breeding Mr. & Mrs. L.O. Brightbill, III BBVA Compass Wealth Management Mary Jane Brown Johndroe Zohra A. Choudhry, M.D. Mrs. Frank Darden Virginia Clay Dorman Mr. & Mrs. David Engelhardt Fifth Avenue Foundation Esther L. Heit Foundation Noel Holub Jackson Walker LLP J.O. Designs Mr. & Mrs. Field Lange Nancy & Jack Larson Mr. Sharbel Lattouf Martha V. Leonard Mr. Dan E. Lowrance Mr. David K. Lyon Mr. & Mrs. Diego Marra Mr. & Mrs. John L. Marion Mary Eugenia Schofield Maxwell John & Annie Mason Ms. Melinda Mason McDonald Sanders Law Firm Mrs. Ellen Messman Mr. & Mrs. Danny Northcutt Mr. John Nugent Virginia O’Donnell Sue & Bill Parrish Dr. & Mrs. Burton H. Patterson Pier 1 Imports Mr. & Mrs. Bob Rosenthal Mrs. Jareen E. Schmidt Dr. & Mrs. Steve Schultz Mr. & Mrs. Martin D. Siegel Mr. David Smith Mrs. Virginia Street Smith Mr. Rick G. Sorenson Standard Meat Company Mr. Craig F. Strehl Dr. & Mrs. George H. Sullivan Sundance Square

Tiffany & Co. Ginny & Joe Tigue Mr. John F. Tinsley C. Victor Thornton Jennifer Trevino Mr. Charles H. Turner Dr. & Mrs. John Via, III Dr. & Mrs. Martin Wax Mr. Martin Way Whitley Penn LLP Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Williams Dr. Kate Wyatt $500 - $999 Adair Eyewear American Institute of Architects Mr. & Mrs. R. Denny Alexander Bank of Texas Mr. & Mrs. Louis H. Barnett Mr. & Mrs. Michael Bennett Dr. Susan K. Blue –Zeig Mr. & Mrs. Stephen M. Boysen Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Brinker Mr. Dale Brock Mr. & Mrs. James E. Burgess Capital One Bank Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Cates Citi-Bank Mrs. Diana Crawford and Mr. Kenneth Fuquay Mr. & Mrs. Glen Darden Mr. & Mrs. Beale Dean Mr. & Mrs. Mike Dignum Mrs. Virginia Clay Dorman Ms. Marilee F. Evans Mr. Stephen Ferney Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Fleet Ms. Kathy Flories Dr. & Mrs. Allan L. Graham Mr. C. Brodie Hyde, II Dr. & Mrs. Stanley M. Kurtz Mr. & Mrs. Jack Larson Ms. Glenn Lattimore Mr. & Mrs. Russel Laughlin Mr. & Mrs. G. Allen Laureyns Ms. Elizabeth Livermore Ms. Laura Lumley Wilson-Lyon Family Foundation Mr. & Mrs. John W. Mason Mr. & Mrs. Scott McDonald Patsy & Larry Milrany Charitable Trust Mrs. W.H. Michero Ms. Ashley Mooring Mr. & Mrs. Wade Nowlin Dr. & Mrs. L.E. Nugent Graham & Paige Pate Dr. & Mrs. Burton H. Patterson Mr. & Mrs. James N. Patterson, Jr. Mr. James R. Perry Mr. Burton Peterson Dr. & Mrs. Greg Phillips Mr. & Mrs. Don C. Plattsmier Mrs. Lawrence Rawl The Roach Foundation

Dr. & Mrs. John Thomas Rogers Mr. James L. & Dr. Manala Y. Stripling Dr. and Mrs. Scott Sullivan Mr. Amar Tanna Mrs. Martha Taylor Dr. & Mrs. William E. Tucker T.V.G. Investments LLC Dr. & Mrs. Bruce H. Weiner Mr. & Mrs. Richard Wiseman Mr. and Mrs. Ted Wugofski $250 - $499 Mr. Jeral Ahtone American Institute of Architects Mr. & Mrs. Charles Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Larry Anfin Mr. & Mrs. Bernard S. Appel Dr. & Mrs. George N. Armstrong Mr. & Mrs. Tappan Bailey Dr. & Mrs. William R. Baird Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Banks Mr. & Mrs. Michael R. Baylor Mr. & Mrs. William D. Benge Mr. & Mrs. Mike Bickley Mr. & Mrs. Greg Bird Ms. Sanja Bogdanovic Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Brinker Dr. & Mrs. Robert E. Bunata Mr. and Mrs. Carter Burdette Mr. David H. Burns Mr. & Mrs. Frank Cappuccio Mr. & Mrs. Chester Carlock Dr. & Mrs. Donald M. Cohen Mrs. Mary O. Collier Ms. Mattie Peterson Compton Ms. Kathleen E. Connors Mr. & Mrs. Aaron L. Cook Mr. & Mrs. John Cranz Mrs. Jeanette Joan Cross Mr. Michael Dallas Dr. & Mrs. A.R. Daniell Mr. Tom Daniels Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Darden Mr. & Mrs. Webster Dean Ms. Stephanie Decker and Mr. Paul Garmer Mr. Kevin B. Demel Mr. George Derby Mrs. Elizabeth Dixon Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dulle Mr. & Mrs. William E. Dunkin, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Terry K. Dunlap, Sr. Ms. Mary J. Dyess Mr. & Mrs. Leland P. Ekstrom Mr. & Mrs. Robert A. Ferguson Jewell Fielder Foundation Ms. Kathy Flories Ms. Mary Charles Forshay Ms. Sara Funkhouser Mr. & Mrs. Lawton G. Gambill Mr. Bernard Gerstlauer Mr. & Mrs. David Halbower, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Robert W. Hampton Mr. & Mrs. Michael D. Haney


A RTS C O U N C I L D O N O RS Mr. Tom Harkrider Mr. & Mrs. Doug Harman Hartman Leito & Bolt LLP Mrs. Virginia K. Head Mr. David Hendricks Mr. and Mrs. Bob Herchert Mr. & Mrs. Grant Hodgkins Rt. Rev. & Mrs. Sam Hulsey Ms. Sherry Humphrey Mr. & Mrs. Neil Isbell Mr. John James Mr. Jimmy Jenkins M.J.B. Johndroe Dr. & Mrs. Stephen E. Johnson Ms. Joann Karges Mr. Mrs. Byron L. Keil Dr. & Mrs. Robert E. Key Mr. & Mrs. Bradford W. King Mr. & Mrs. J. Luther King Mrs. Philip E. Laughlin Mrs. Elizabeth H. Ledyard E. Donovan Lewis Mary Stewart Ramsey Fund of the

Mr. Steve Maxwell Community Foundation of North Texas Judge & Mrs. John Henry McBryde Mr. & Mrs. Patrick McClanahan Mr. & Mrs. John B. McClane Mr. Gregory L. McCoy Dr. & Mrs. M. Dwain McDonald Mr. & Mrs. Ridge McMichael Mr. David Mellina Mr. Rocky D. Miller Mr. & Mrs. Jerry L. Milligan Mr. & Mrs. Jason Mills Mr. Michael Moffitt Mr. & Mrs. Robert P. Moher Mr. and Mrs. Bill Moncrief Mr. Richard H. Moore, Jr. Mr. Wade Nowlin Ms. Patricia J. O’Neal Mrs. Anne Olsen Mr. James N. Patterson Mr. & Mrs. Glenn M. Pense Martha Peters & Patrick Vickner

Mr. W. Paul Phillips Mr. & Mrs. John K. Podgore Ms. Nell Polson Mr. & Mrs. Trent Prim Mary Stewart Ramsey Fund Ms. Mary S. Ray Mr. John Rohrbach Mrs. Rob H. Rutledge Mr. & Mrs. Charles Sadberry Mrs. Alann Sampson Mr. & Mrs. Allen Sanders Mrs. Camille Sanders Mr. Charles W. Seely Mr. & Mrs. Robert W. Semple Dr. Howard L. Shaffer Mr. &. Mrs. Warren Shipman, III Mr. & Mrs. Grady L. Shropshire Mr. & Mrs. Emmet G. Smith Mr. Warren Spielman Mr. Joe P. Strain Mr. James L. Stripling Mr. & Mrs. Thomas C. Sturdivant Mr. Richard S. Talley

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Mr. & Mrs. Gary Tate Mrs. Martha Taylor M.B. Tomme Mr. & Mrs. J. David Tracy Mr. & Mrs. Dennis J. Trojak Representative Vicki Truitt Mr. & Mrs. L.C. Tubb, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Scott W. Turner Mr. & Mrs. Harold (Chip) Ulich Ms. Kathleen Walker Mrs. Charlene Watson Mr. & Mrs. Charles H. Webster Mr. & Mrs. James C. Werner Mr. & Mrs. Jack West Mr. & Mrs. Robert G. West Mr. & Mrs. Harry E. Wickes Mr. & Mrs. Glen T. Williams Mr. & Mrs. John H. Wilson, II Mr. and Mrs. John Wolfe Wortham Insurance Ms. Bobbie Wygant Mr. & Mrs. Bill J. Zimmerman

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Box Office Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .817.877.3040 Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 817.877.3536 Website . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.circletheatre.com Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tuesday - Friday 12:00pm - 5:00pm When a play is in performance, the box office opens one hour before show time. Online Ticketing is now available at our website.

2012 Performance Schedule and Pricing Thursday evening. . . 7:30pm Friday evening. . . . . . 8:00pm Saturday matinee. . . 3:00pm Saturday evening . . . 8:00pm

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Best Place to Park Circle offers complimentary valet parking for all performances! Look for the valet stand on Throckmorton Street in front of P.F. Chang’s and let them know you are seeing a show at Circle Theatre.

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Students: $5 off all performances. High school & college students may also purchase tickets for half price at half-hour before show time, with valid school ID. (Subject to availability) Seniors (65+) and Military: $5 off all performances. Groups (10 or more): $5 discount on each regular-priced ticket.

Ticket Policy ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL AND NON-REFUNDABLE. Reservations must be paid in advance. Only one discount may be applied to each ticket. Discounts or special offers may NOT be used for preview or opening night performances. Season-ticket holders will receive a $5 VIP discount when purchasing additional guest tickets.

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All illustrations, photographs, and specifications in this publication are based on the concept vehicle although reflecting the latest product information available at the time of printing. Because this is still a prototype vehicle and final design, equipment, and accessories have not been determined, actual production vehicles may differ from those shown. See an actual production vehicle at your Infiniti retailer before purchase. Availability and delivery times for particular models or equipment may vary. Specifications, options, and accessories may differ in Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. territories, and other countries.


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See How They Run  

Program Book for Circle Theatre's production of "See How They Run" by Philip King.

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