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M as s Appeal BY B I L L C . DAV IS Director ALAN SHORTER Cast JAKIE CABE* … FATHER TIM FARLEY JUSTIN LEMIEUX* … MARK DOLSON This show will be performed with a 15-minute intermission. The action of the play takes place in Father Tim Farley’s office and in St. Francis Church. It is autumn. 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. Stage Manager SARAHI SALAZAR*

Costume Design SARAH TONEMAH

Lighting Design JOHN LEACH

Sound Design DAVID




Mass Appeall is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York City ( Originally presented by the Manhattan Theatre Club in New York City on May 11, 1980. Produced on Broadway at the Booth Theatre on November 12, 1981, by Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent and Ray Larsen, in association with Lynne Meadow, Barry Grove, and Warner Theatre Productions, Inc.

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



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

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Maddie Lesnick, President Ingrid Keller, Vice President Cathy Taylor, Treasurer Michael L. Schneiderman, Secretary Leesa Avent Betsy Barnes Nancy Katherine Burk Julie Butner Terri Parks Gossett Lois Sonnier Hart Barry King Karen Kirk Estela Martinez-Stuart Monty Phillips Larry R. Phipps Miguel Reyes ll Ernestine Rose Gavin Wallace Connie Whitt-Lambert

ADVISORY BOARD Susan Blue, M.D. Rory Divin Mary Sansores-Grantges Wm. F. “Bill” Hart Leslie Jordan Sherry Key Leah M. King Betty Lay-Korenek Dr. Alan Lobaugh Dr. Harry B. Parker Greg Phillips, M.D. Dr. Laurin R. Porter Darla Robinson Del Shores James L. Stripling Jhani Wright-Williams Riki Zide

CIRCLE THEATRE STAFF Executive Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rose Pearson Managing Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bill Newberry Associate Producer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tim Long Dramaturg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dorothy Sanders Box Office & Admin. Interns . . . . . . . Kimberlee Cantrell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Katie Melton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kyle Montgomery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Deanna Slaybaugh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Megan Thole Graphic Artist/Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . Daron Cockerell Photographer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leah Layman 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 Visit us online at Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter:

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ANGEL Betty J. Sanders PRODUCER Kay & Bob Bolz DIRECTOR Anne Buller Louise Carvey Tim Chase Jim & Betty Lay-Korenek Bill Palmer Larry R. Phipps DESIGNER John S. Davies & Lou Michaels Jim & Ingrid Keller Larry & Maddie Lesnick Donald N. & Helen Matheson Gregory Phillips Mary Ann Staab STAR Anonymous Mary & David Benson Steven Broyles Lois Chatham Jaime & Nancy Dickerson Larry Fellman Richard Giltner Harriet & Paul Harral Bill & Lois Sonnier Hart Scott & Karen Kirk Richard Lesher Rebecca Low Estela Martinez-Stuart Stephen Miller Harry & Karen Parker Given by the Koinonia Class at UCC in appreciation of Karen’s leadership Mr. & Mrs. Bill Raecke Dick & Bette Ramsey Michael Skipper & Amber Womack Pat & Worthy Slutz Cathy & Tim Taylor Dr. & Mrs. Thomas W. Wilson Audrey Wick CHORUS Ross & Carla Allmon Kurt & Sue Anderson Anonymous

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ANNUAL CONTRIBUTORS Deborah Diffily Donna Dockstader Alison Dolezal Darlene Duck Mary & Joe Dulle Patricia Fish Lisa Flynn Stowe & Barbara Gardner Teresa Godsey Stan Graner & Jim McBride David Grebel Judie Hankins Michele Hill Andrea Hunter Jim Hurt Bill Jesse Nancy John Parris Jones Allan & Mary Jones Chester & Saundra Juroska John Kaitala Elaine Klobe Roy Knesnik Marilyn Kocian

Monika & Adam Mackie Emily McDermott Al Morin Ed & Tootsie Morton Linda Naylor Karen Neill Jerry Palmer Laurie & John Poling Bonnie Rea Mike Russell Gil & Judy Rye Dorothy & Allen Sanders Char Setters Leon & Vickie Shults Harry & Martha Siegel Hy Siegel William Sikma Mary Smith Harry & Karen Parker Dan & Carol Smith John & Deborah Styrsky Timothy Szal John Uselding Gavin Wallace


Sylvia Weiner Judy & Paul Weinstein Dale Wheeler Joanie Winnett Kay Watson Winters Deran & Geneva Wright Edward Zeidman FOUNDATIONS Amon G. Carter Foundation Choice Hotels Foundation Communities Foundation of Texas Crystelle Waggoner Charitable Trust The Dramatist Guild Fund Exxon Mobil Foundation Fifth Avenue Foundation General Mills Foundation Jewish Women International Virginia O’Donnell Charitable Trust Sid W. Richardson Foundation Ann L. & Carol Greene Rhodes Charitable Trust The Shubert Foundation, Inc. WGG Foundation

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very once in a while a play comes along that is not only smart and witty and funny and poignant, it stands the test of time and improves with age. Mass Appeal is one of those rare gems. Bill C. Davis has given us a provocative play that reaches far beyond the confines of Father Tim Farley's church. He challenges us to examine our beliefs about ethical and moral behavior, complacency, and what it means to engage with the world around us. Mass Appeal's confrontation between a priest and a young seminarian reveals universal truths about the nature of friendship, faith, tolerance, and compassion. It's hard to believe this play was first produced thirty-five years ago. The issues that Davis examined in 1980 have become the centerpiece of political debate and social struggle today. Working on this play has reminded me that, while we may identify with certain communities within our society and share common sentiments with them, our beliefs are ultimately individual and personal...and individuals matter. As Davis keenly reminds us through the character of Mark Dolson, "You are essential." This is an uncertain world that grows increasingly more complex, where information overload has become the norm and countless emails and text messages continually compete for our attention. The darkened theatre has become a sanctuary wherein we are given the rare opportunity to focus, a quiet place in which we can examine the heartfelt convictions of two individuals...and ourselves. With the generous and insightful assistance of actors Jakie Cabe and Justin Lemieux, I am reminded of just how much we have to learn from one another if we really listen. For that...I am grateful. - Alan Shorter, Director

NEXT UP AT CIRCLE In this comic battle of the sexes, Bernard suspects his wife, Julie, of infidelity. With an over-reaction only possible in the realm of French farce, Bernard deposits Julie on a desert island, expecting never to see her again. She makes her way back and, disguised as a man, wreaks havoc on her husband’s new life. Strand’s adaptation of Montfleury’s poetry into modern verse is like the best farce, wild yet precise.

AUGUST 20 - SEPTEMBER 19 Directed by Robin Armstrong

P L AY W R I G H T & D I R E C T O R


BILL C. DAVIS is the author of Mass Appeal for which he received an Outer Critic’s Circle Award. Mr. Davis directed Mass Appeal in Detroit and New York, and performed in productions opposite Milo O’Shea, Brian Keith, and Charles Durning. As a playwright, Mr. Davis’ award-winning plays and musicals include: Dancing in the End Zone, Wrestlers, Avow, Spine, Off-Key, and BodySnatchers. Many of his plays were adapted into screenplays, such as Mass Appeal (starring Jack Lemmon), Avow and Spine. Mr. Davis also adapted The Secret Path for CBS television, starring Ossie Davis. For more information, visit his website: ALAN SHORTER is a member of the Texas Christian University Department of Theatre’s performance faculty and has served as director for TCU productions of The Elephant Man, Doubt, The Laramie Project, Closer Than Ever, And the World Goes ‘Round, and Anything Goes. Alan is also a recipient of TCU’s prestigious Deans’ Research and Creativity Award. He directed Circle Theatre’s production of Opus (which received a Dallas/Fort Worth Theater Critics Forum Award for Outstanding Direction and two Fort Worth Weekly Best of 2010 awards: Best Production Staged by a Local Theatre and Best Director). He has also served as director for Circle Theatre’s High School Playwriting Projects for the past five years. Alan appeared as Father Stanley in Circle’s production of Hail Mary! and in five separate productions of his play The Best of Intentions, most recently for the Tarrant County Academy of Medicine’s “Speak for Yourself” event. Other directing credits include Wings; The Good Doctor; Tartuffe; Sylvia Plath: A Memoir, Antigone; The Diviners; Lonely Planet; A Night in November; And They Dance Real Slow in Jackson; Nancy Drew: Girl Detective; Sherlock Holmes; Baker Street Irregulars; Fiddler on the Roof; Cabaret, Children of Eden; and The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins. He attended Moorhead State University, received his BA in Theatre & Drama from Indiana University at Bloomington, and holds an MFA in Directing from Minnesota State University.

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JAKIE CABE (Father Tim Farley) Work at Circle Theatre: Opus, Art, Chesapeake Work at Other Theatres: Amphibian Stage Productions: Time Stands Still; Stage West: Beyond Therapy, Stones in His Pockets; Trinity Shakespeare Festival: Comedy of Errors, The Tempest; Theatre Three: The Farnsworth Invention; Dallas Theater Center: A Christmas Carol Work in Television/Film: Prison Break (Fox TV); Yu Yu Hakashu, Dragon Ball Z, Detective Conan: Case Closed (Cartoon Network); Arbor Day: The Musical (Dir. Chuck Huber); Sin Eater (Dir. Brock Griffith), with numerous commercials and industrials Awards: Multiple DFW Critics Awards Professional Affiliations and/or Education: Actors’ Equity Association; BA in Theatre and Dance – Appalachian State University; MFA in Acting – Louisiana State University Dedication: I would like to dedicate my performance to my muses, Caroline and Riley Cabe for their patience, dedication and love. JUSTIN LEMIEUX (Mark Dolson) Work at Circle Theatre: This is Justin’s first production at Circle. Work at Other Theatres: Dallas Theater Center: Sense and Sensibility; Trinity Shakespeare Festival: Comedy of Errors, The Tempest; SMU: Black Snow, Richard III; University of Dallas: Henry IV parts 1 and 2, Tartuffe, Mourning Becomes Electra, Three Sisters Education: BA – University of Dallas; MFA – Acting Candidate ’16 at Southern Methodist University Dedication or Special Comment: Love and gratitude to Katy, Caroline, and Lucy

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February 21–August 23, 2015

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Camp selections are available in each of our studios; Glass Blowing, Flame Working and Kiln Forming.

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Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sarahi Salazar Production Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stef Buckner Light and Sound Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kyle Ward Master Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rick Morrison Key Scenic Artist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jon R. Kruse Carpenters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grant Morrison, Charlie Porter, Brian Smith Wardrobe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sharon Standard SARAHI SALAZAR (Stage Manager) Work at Circle: [as Stage Manager] Seven In One Blow, Mistakes Were Made, GhostWriter, God of Carnage, A Bright New Boise, Miracle on South Division Street; Venus in Fur, The Other Place, Hope & Gravity [as Production Assistant] Becky’s New Car; [as Props Designer] Stella and Lou Work at Other Theatres: [as Stage Manager] Stolen Shakespeare Guild: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; RattleStick Theatre (NYC): Lycanthrope; Theatre Wesleyan: Sweeny Todd, Working, Dr. Chekhov’s, Vaudevilles; [as Scenic Designer/ Prop Design] Artes de la Rosa: In the Heights, Romeo and Juliet, Into the Woods Awards: 2013 Young Theatre Artist award from the Live Theatre League of Tarrant County Professional Affiliations & Education: Actors’ Equity Association; Texas Wesleyan University Special Comment: Thanks to Circle Theatre for the opportunity and support! CLARE FLOYD DeVRIES (Set Design) Work at Circle: Resident Set Designer since 2010 Work at Other Theatres: WaterTower Theatre: Our Town, Sweeney Todd, Enchanted April; Shakespeare Dallas: Othello; Kitchen Dog Theater: Detroit, 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 for Boeing-Boeing), DFW Theatre Critics Forum Awards, and Dallas Theatre League Leon Rabin Awards for set design Professional Affiliations & Education: Bachelor of Architecture, Syracuse University; Licensed Architect - State of Texas; Artistic Associate - Kitchen Dog Theater. Author: Alice Through the Proscenium: More Scenic Set Design DAVID H.M. LAMBERT (Sound Design) Work at Circle: Resident Sound Designer since 2006; [as Actor] Too Many Cooks, See How They Run, Bach at Leipzig, Opus, Incorruptible, Unnecessary Farce Work at Other Theatres: Contemporary Theatre of Dallas: Noises Off; Pocket Sandwich Theatre: Ebenezer Scrooge (21 years running); 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 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



HANNAH LAW (Props Design) Work at Circle: I and You, My Name is Asher Lev Work at Other Theatres: WaterTower Theatre: All My Sons, Dirty Laundry, The Great American Trailer Park Musical, The Santaland Diaries; Pocket Sandwich Theatre: A Christmas Carol, Sherlock Holmes; Hip Pocket Theatre: Naked with the Cats, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Studies, Texas Christian University JOHN LEACH (Lighting Design) Work at Circle: 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: 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 & Education: Member of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, 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 SARAH TONEMAH (Costume Design) Work at Circle: I and You; My Name is Asher Lev; Venus in Fur; The Other Place; Hope and Gravity Work at Other Theatres: [as Costume Designer] Cactus Theatre (Lubbock): The Child is Born; Wichita Theatre (Wichita Falls): West Side Story; Backdoor Theatre (Wichita Falls): Little Shop of Horrors; [Costumer and Seamstress] Casa Mañana: Grease; 42nd Street; Camelot; Miss Saigon; The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas; Rapunzel! Rapunzel!; A Very Hairy Fairy Tale; Winnie the Pooh KIDS; Seussical, Jr.; Dora the Explorer; [as Stitcher] Trinity Shakespeare Festival Work in Television/Film: [Assistant Designer] The Downwinders; [Costumer] The Answer Man; [Stylist] The Jessica Rector Show Awards: Guest artist at the Philadelphia Flower Show 2009 Professional Affiliations & Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia PA; Costume Technician at Texas Christian University Theatre Department; United States Institute for Theatre Technology member


High School Playwriting Project finalists and semi-finalists! Circle held a public reading of the four finalist plays on Sunday, May 10th, followed by an awards ceremony and reception to honor the students.

All Saints’ Episcopal teacher James Venhaus, and Finalist Alison Kaitcer

Semi-Finalist Ethan D’Spain from Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts

Finalist Nikiya Mellon, Haltom High School teacher Renee Norris, Student-Teacher Trevin McLaughlin, and Semi-Finalist Haley Kimbrough.

Semi-Finalist Kristin Robinson from Fort Worth Country Day

Semi-Finalist Sara Jackson from Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts

Boswell High School teacher Melissa Wallis with Finalist Morgan Webster

Finalist Alexander Cook from Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts

For more information about HSPP go to Or visit our Facebook page at High School Playwriting-Fort Worth. Teachers who wish to participate, call Tim Long at 817-877-3040.

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Thank You! The Arts Council extends its sincere apprecia on to the following donors who have played an important role as supporters of the arts in our community. $1,000 - $2,499 Ally Financial Services Mr. Christopher Boffoli Mr. Bill Bond Mr. & Mrs. L.O. Brightbill, III Charitable Fund Dr. Suzanne Gazda Martha V. Leonard Fund of the Community Founda on Dan E. Lowrance Luther King Capital Management Mac Churchill Acura Patsy and Lary Milrany Charitable Trust Karen and Michael Myers Pacheco Koch Sue and Bill Parrish Jean and John Roach Virginia Street Smith Charitable Fund of the Community Founda on The Rios Group Ginny and Joe Tigue

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Two Brick Sizes: 4x8 Brick — $100 (Includes 4 lines of text) 8x8 Brick — $500 (Includes 7 lines of text)

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Mass Appeal - Circle Theatre Program  

June 18 - July 18, 2015

Mass Appeal - Circle Theatre Program  

June 18 - July 18, 2015