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There are few metaphors as rife as a rollercoaster. Think about it – who hasn’t had a life/work/emotional experience that was so full of hopeful rises and stomach-destabilizing falls that it could only be described with rollercoaster references? The interesting thing about the ride itself (and the experiences we use the image of the ride to describe) is that, on some level, we actually CHOSE to have these ups and downs. We self-selected to be on a ride, or do a job, or be in a relationship knowing full well that there was really very little likelihood of a smooth sail. Why? Because maybe we all need occasional, wildly vivid reminders of the wonderful danger of being alive. Ride the Cyclone is an improbable show with an equally improbable production history. A funky little fringe musical from Canada that eventually landed Off-Broadway? A story that sees all of its main characters die in the first ten minutes? C’mon. Really? Well, yes. Really. Because just like the Cyclone of the title, the ride of this play has impossible ups, daunting falls, and viscerally reminds viewers of the beautiful and awful wonder of living. It does so with preternaturally talented teenagers who find every moment of their life fraught with pitfall and triumph. And there is an impossible rightness around that choice of age; somewhere inside all of us still lives our teenage self. Whether we admit it or not, we all still carry that fragile and freakish and fantastic version of ourselves around in our very grown up-looking bodies. Here’s hoping you and your teenaged self are ready for the ride –

Susan V. Booth Jennings Hertz Artistic Director

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Cyclone Rides Again The Saint Cassian Chamber Choir visits Atlanta Story by Julie Bookman | Photos by A’riel Tinter

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he very premise of Ride the Cyclone, which launched a decade ago in a cabaret form in Victoria, British Columbia, is weirdly-wacky enough to make one’s stomach churn as if it has just endured one of the trippiest roller coasters, like, perhaps, the Goliath (“must be 54 inches to ride”), at Six Flags Over Georgia. This show probes the plights of six teenagers who not long before comprised the small Saint Cassian Chamber Choir from the dying town of Uranium City (‘in the middle of nowhere”), Saskatchewan. The six had climbed aboard the Cyclone coaster, but soon thereafter its front axle broke, the coaster derailed at the apex of the loop-de-loop, and the kids all plummeted to their deaths. Ever since, they’ve been stuck in a kind of purgatory. Now does this sound like fun stuff, or what? In his New York Times review of the 2016 Off-Broadway production, Charles Isherwood called Cyclone “a delightfully weird and just plain delightful show,” also praising the “engaging and varied score.” Music, lyrics, and book are by Jacob Richmond and Brooke Maxwell. “What we’ve found,” says Richmond, “is that some people who don’t love musicals really like this musical.” In their purgatory limbo, the dead teens encounter The Amazing Karnak, a fortune-teller character from a carnival arcade machine. (Think of Zoltar in the movie Big, or, as Cyclone’s stage notes suggest, “an ominous mechanical Santa Claus — or God — or Hal 3000.”) Ride the Cyclone, which tops off the Alliance Theatre’s 50th anniversary season, defies categorization. Enhanced by eerily presented carnival-scene video projections and images of the kids’ former lives, it’s largely a series of solo turns by each of the deceased choir members. The Amazing Karnak becomes a sort of game show host. He has devised a bizarre contest in which the doomed youngsters are to each make a case for themselves. (And they’ll spew forth a boatload of adolescent angst while at it). The grand prize: One of them will get to return to the world of the living.

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The Saint Cassian Chamber Choir of Ride the Cyclone

While so many shows stick to a likeminded musical style and sensibility, the campy Cyclone is an exception. Its songs ricochet between rap, jazz, pop rock, and hip-hop. One character even has a serious operatic turn. The six tragic teens represent about every high school persona you can think of — “so you will find yourself in at least one of the characters,” Richmond says. “You kind of have an idea of who you were in high school, so you’re going to find something to relate to.” For example, there’s Ocean O’Connell Rosenberg, the over-achiever who sings a catchy pop number about how the world needs more super people like her (“What the World Needs”): “I’m the mover, I’m the shaker, / I’m the headline maker.” There’s Noel Gruber, the lone queer kid who was stuck working at a Taco Bell, but who’d had secret dreams about another kind of edgy, dramatic life. And there’s Mischa Bachinski, a Ukranian bad boy rapper, full of rage and passion that hides his “wounded, fragile heart.” The idea is for the audience to feel like the show itself, which Richmond has called “an ENCORE ATLANTA | ATLANTA’S PERFORMING ARTS PUBLICATION | ENCOREATLANTA.COM

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Photos from the first day of rehearsals for Ride the Cyclone at the Alliance Theatre. CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Actors Scott Redmond and Chaz Duffy, Managing Director Mike Schleifer, actors Emily Rohm, Tiffany Tatreau, and Lillian Castillo.

unruly beast,” is its own sort of thrill ride. “We wanted it to be full of the unpredictable, like the unexpected twists of a roller coaster.” Cyclone was a quick hit: “the most uproarious and outrageous musical Canada has ever produced,” said Toronto’s Globe and Mail newspaper. Some who’ve seen Cyclone have sensed shades of quirky shows like Little Shop of Horrors, Urinetown, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Following a Canadian tour, the show was flushed into a more narrative form by the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. The late Rachel Rockwell, a leading musical theater director in the Windy City, earned a best director award for helming the 2015 Chicago production, which marked the show’s U.S. premiere. Rockwell went on to direct both a critically acclaimed Off-Broadway run in 2016, and another production last year in Seattle. She had agreed to direct the Alliance production, but lost her life to ovarian cancer a year ago, just as Cyclone’s Seattle run was winding down. “Losing Rachel was heartbreaking to the cast, to us all,” Richmond says. “She had an incredible heart and love for this piece. I adored her and trusted her 100 percent. She was a lovely human being and everyone misses her very much.” As Cyclone has gone from coast to coast, a number of its cast members have stuck with their roles. Five of the seven cast members in the Alliance production have appeared in 8 ALLIANCE THEATRE | ALLIANCETHEATRE.ORG


The cast of Ride the Cyclone on the first day of rehearsals at the Alliance Theatre.

previous productions, including Karl Hamilton, who plays The Amazing Karnak. Leora Morris, a former Yale Directing Fellow at the Alliance who recently directed the company’s giddy The Dancing Granny and the delightful Crossing Delancey, has stepped up to oversee this Cyclone. Richmond asserts that Cyclone opens itself wide to directorial creativity, so he’s excited to see what Toronto native Morris will bring to the demented comedy. Did Richmond and co-creator Maxwell ever consider it tricky to achieve the right balance between macabre subject matter and high humor? Did they ever worry about giving laughs to something that was a tad too dark? “You know, I never separated the two,” Richmond says. “Life is really funny, but also, it’s incredibly sad. What we joke about is also what we cry about.” Still, he adds, keen attention was paid to making sure that the humor was never meanspirited. “At the end of the day, this show is a really good time,” he says. “As morbid as the theme is, hopefully it will make you happy. You’re going to get surprises and some weird, gothicky stuff. There is a sadness, but you also will find yourself exploring some of your own fears in a really new and exciting way. It’s not going to depress you, but you may find yourself thrown off balance — I think that’s the thing.” So you’re best advised to strap yourself in tight and just enjoy the ride. ENCORE ATLANTA | ATLANTA’S PERFORMING ARTS PUBLICATION | ENCOREATLANTA.COM

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program highlight It’s Been a Joy Ride: In loving memory of Rachel Rockwell By Tiffany Williams, Artistic Assistant

This production of Ride the Cyclone is dedicated to Rachel Rockwell, her transformative offerings, and the bliss we are now experiencing, in large part, thanks to her vision. Under Rachel’s direction, the cast, crew, and creatives collaborated to take this joy ride to new heights. We are honored to join in on the fun! This musical, which features book, music, and lyrics by Jacob Richmond and Brooke Maxwell, has taken some twists and turns since its inception in 2001. A story of hope, humor, and tragedy, Cyclone has touched the hearts of many both onstage and off. 2008 Writing session leads to a first workshop at Atomic Vaudeville, a well-loved theater in the basement of a Ukrainian church.

2013 During second Canadian tour, Broadway producer Kevin McCollum introduces Cyclone to director Rachel Rockwell.

2009  Premiere of first staged production takes place at Metro Studios in Victoria, British Columbia.

2001 Brooke Maxwell meets Jacob Richmond. They begin writing music for Cyclone’s cabarets.

2011 First Canadian tour, including a stop at Toronto’s Theatre Passe Muraille, is ignited by rave reviews.

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2015 Rachel, Brooke, and Jacob collaborate for American premiere of Cyclone, which lands at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

2019  Atlanta fastens its seatbelt for Alliance Theatre’s 2018 – 2019 season closer production of Cyclone.

2016 MCC Theater brings Cyclone to its Lucille Lortel Theatre stage Off-Broadway, where it is met with rave reviews.

2017 Cyclone barrels to ACT Theatre in Seattle for its West Coast premiere.

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onstage and off Alliance Theatre Teen Programs Success Stories

Children participate in a workshop with S.P.R.O.U.T., run by Alliance Theatre Teen Ensemble member Tyler Bey.

It takes courage and creativity to start your own business. Especially a non-profit arts organization. Especially if you are still in high school or college. Two of our teen program alumni who did just that have opened up about their experiences with Teen & Adult Programs Manager Sarah Wallis. Who are you and what is your experience with the Alliance Theatre? Austin: My name is Austin Geter and I was a part of the 2016/2017 teen ensemble at the Alliance Theatre. My teen ensemble experience revolutionized the way I saw theatre, with incredible work like Troubadour, The Prom, and Too Heavy for Your Pocket. I immediately knew that I wanted to intern after high school. Through that experience, I traveled to the Theatre Communications Group conference to present on the importance of teen programming across the country, helped lead the next group of teen ensemble members (including assistant directing A Brief History of Fire that was directed by Richard Garner and written by Phillip DePoy), worked on divisive pieces being developed at the Alliance, stage managed for some Theatre for the Very Young shows, and helped with various marketing projects. Tyler: My name is Tyler Bey, I’m 17, and I’ve been active with the Alliance Theatre for three years. I’ve worked with the Alliance’s Teen Ensemble program, and through it have had an abundance of opportunities. The Alliance is a second home to me, and I truly can’t see my life as a theatre artist without it. Tell me about your organization. Austin: This year, my creative partner Kendyll Romine and I are launching Nomad Theatre Company with a production of Godspell in June and a second production in the fall. As a theatre artist, I am hugely inspired by work that is site-specific, community based, and immersive. 12 ALLIANCE THEATRE | ALLIANCETHEATRE.ORG


Tyler: I run a non-profit called S.P.R.O.U.T., or Showing People Remedy Options Using Theatre. We provide workshops for all different types of people to show them that theatre practices have extensive uses in “the real world,” including everything from speech and communication skills, to meditative practices, to movement and alignment. The first part of our acronym, “Showing” and “People” are found in two ways. We physically show people how theatre can have real life applications through workshops. Then, after every workshop we collect data through surveys and find creative ways to visually graph and prove theater’s real-life applications. We hope to take this information to more organizations to show them their potential for growth with the introduction of our free theatre workshops. Our goal is to “plant a seed” and make a place that we can continuously come back to do more workshops and collect more data. We’ll do this until we have organizations, academies, and afterschool programs that we can watch grow from small seeds to sprouts, creating a garden of theatre mindfulness. What do you hope to bring to the Atlanta community through the work you are doing? Austin: Through Nomad Theatre Company’s work, we hope that we can show that theatre is not for an elite few, but can be foundational for all communities. As a result, for each production we put on, NTC will be partnering with an existing organization that is making tangible change in and across Atlanta. For our first production, Godspell (a show about making a difference in the lives of those around us and learning to show compassion to our neighbor), we are partnering with Hands On Atlanta to help connect people to volunteer opportunities around the city. Tyler: Through my six years of being involved with theatre, I’ve noticed that once you put on a show with someone – once you go through that process – you become a much richer person every time. We want to see an Atlanta that is more rich in connectedness and theatre mindfulness. Tell me about the moment you knew you were going to create this organization. Austin: I’ve always dreamed of creating and running a theatre company. However, I thought it wouldn’t be possible until years down the road. Most days, I still feel young and naïve, and recognize I have so much to learn still. But about a year ago, Kendyll and I started wondering what our futures were going to look like. As we talked, the seed was planted for NTC and the dream began to blossom. The world is a scary place these days, and I’m not one who wants to take any of my time here on earth for granted. So as NTC was birthed, it became very clear that not only was this vision extremely possible, but it was also essential to try to make my mark on humanity and to encourage and inspire as many people as I possibly could. Tyler: Going from middle school theatre to high school theatre was tough for me. Theatre is something that is not valued at my high school. It wasn’t till summer 2018 that I figured out why: people who aren’t ever introduced to theatre don’t have any passion for it when they get older. I saw this lack of passion, lack of interest for theatre in my teachers, in my classmates and in their parents. To break this cycle, I knew I was going to have to intervene, and expose people to theatre myself, and thus S.P.R.O.U.T. was born. To find out more about these amazing organizations, visit www.nomadtheatre.co & www.sproutheatre.co ENCORE ATLANTA | ATLANTA’S PERFORMING ARTS PUBLICATION | ENCOREATLANTA.COM 13


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LEORA MORRIS Based on the production directed and choreographed by Rachel Rockwell. Presented by special arrangement with Alchemation, Hot Feat Ltd, and It’s A Ride LLC. Ride the Cyclone was first produced by Atomic Vaudeville, Victoria BC Canada. Britt Small and Treena Stubel, Artistic Producers. U.S. Premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Rick Boynton, Creative Producer; Barbara Gaines, Artistic Director; Criss Henderson, Executive Director. New York Premiere at MCC Theater. Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey & William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director. PRODUCTION SPONSOR

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CAST * LILLIAN CASTILLO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Constance Blackwood, Dance Captain CHAZ DUFFY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mischa Bachinski * KARL HAMILTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Amazing Karnak * SCOTT REDMOND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ricky Potts * EMILY ROHM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jane Doe * TIFFANY TATREAU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ocean O’Connell Rosenberg * KHOLBY WARDELL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noel Gruber

UNDERSTUDIES ERIC POGER ABRAHAMSEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mischa Bachinski ABBY HOLLAND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Constance Blackwood EMELINE PHINNEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ocean O’Connell Rosenberg/Jane Doe CODY RUSSELL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noel Gruber KEVIN STILLWELL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Amazing Karnak JOHN HENRY WARD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ricky Potts

STAGE MANAGEMENT * RACHEL BURY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stage Manager * SKYLAR BURKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Assistant Stage Manager ALLISON KELLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stage Management Apprentice

PRODUCTION AND DESIGN ASSISTANCE BRENDAN BOSTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Associate Scenic Designer STEPHANIE BUSING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Projections Assistant ELISA CARLSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dialect Coach ANDREW FINLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Lighting Designer NICHOLAS HARTMAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Costume Designer KEVIN SHELTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Music Assistant

FOR THIS PRODUCTION HAUZIA CONYERS, KATY MUNROE, NIKI TRAXLER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wardrobe STEVE JORDAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Followspot Operator KATE LUCIBELLA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Crew Chief EMMA MOULEDOUX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Deck Sound VICTOR MOULEDOUX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Automation Stagehand HOLLY O’REAGAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sound Mixer LANDON ROBINSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lighting Programmer HAYLEE SCOTT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Properties Stagehand

MUSICIANS GREG MATTESON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Conductor/Keyboard BILL HATCHER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guitar MARC MILLER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bass WARREN JOEL MORRIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Drums/Percussion SPECIAL THANKS Serenbe Playhouse Atlanta Fair Kevin McCollum and Alchemation

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profiles LILLIAN CASTILLO (Constance Blackwood, Dance Captain) is stoked to make her Alliance Theatre debut. Theatre credits: Ride the Cyclone (MCC Theater); The Taming of the Shrew, Seussical, Ride the Cyclone (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Mamma Mia!, She Loves Me, Man of La Mancha, Sister Act, Pinkalicious (Marriott Theatre); Hairspray, West Side Story, Sleeping Beauty (Drury Lane Theatre); In the Heights (CoPro: Milwaukee Rep, Seattle Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse); Glorious!; Hairspray (The Arkansas Repertory Theatre); Ride the Cyclone (ACT); Hairspray (The Phoenix Theatre); School for Wives, Macbeth (Utah Shakespeare Festival). Thanks to my husband and Stewart Talent for all their support. Follow me on Instagram: @lilithca5tl3. CHAZ DUFFY (Mischa Bachinski) is just a hometown kid from Atlanta who is absolutely honored to be making his Alliance Theatre debut. He is a proud graduate of High Point University and Horizon Theatre’s Apprentice Program. Atlanta credits include 110 in the Shade, The Light in the Piazza, Tom Key and Friends! (Theatrical Outfit); The Santaland Diaries, Madeline’s Christmas (Horizon Theatre); The Welsh Boy (Arís Theatre); The Fine Art of Forgetting (Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival); Sally And Glen at the Palace (Out of Box). Chaz would like to thank Leora, Jody, and this amazing cast for the opportunity to help tell this story, his mom and dad, his beautiful fiancé Ashton, his amazing mentors and peers for helping him get this far, and you, for supporting live theatre. Because of you, “my life is awesome.” @Duffyc10 KARL HAMILTON (The Amazing Karnak) makes his Alliance Theatre debut with his fourth production “in the box.” Off-Broadway credit: Ride the Cyclone (MCC Theater). Chicago credits include productions at Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Marriott Lincolnshire, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Porchlight Music Theatre, Mercury Theatre, 20 ALLIANCE THEATRE | ALLIANCETHEATRE.ORG

Chicago Children’s Theatre, Theatre at the Center, Congo Square, Broadway Playhouse, and First Folio Theatre. Regional credits: Peninsula Players Theatre (Fish Creek, WI), Asolo Repertory Theatre (Sarasota, FL), and Timber Lake Playhouse (Mt. Carroll, IL). For the last decade, he has remained a proud and outspoken member of Actors’ Equity. Karl is married to actress Elizabeth Haley. SCOTT REDMOND (Ricky Potts) is ecstatic about making his Alliance Theatre debut! Recent credits include Freedom Riders (NYMF), Fat Kid Rules the World (Theatre Row), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shrek, and Peter and the Starcatcher (CRT). Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Connecticut. Huge thanks to the family, DDO, and the amazing people at the Alliance! scottredmondactor.com. @susan_boyle_glam_squad. For Leroy. EMILY ROHM (Jane Doe) is honored to be making her Alliance Theatre debut. Emily played the role of Jane Doe in the Off-Broadway production of Ride the Cyclone at MCC Theater where she earned a Lucille Lortel Award nomination for her performance. She also originated the role in the Chicago production of Ride the Cyclone at Chicago Shakespeare Theater and continued playing Jane in the 5th Avenue/ACT production. Other favorite roles include the title role in Mary Poppins, Marian Paroo in The Music Man, (Paramount Theatre), Arminy in Carousel (Lyric Opera), Jane Ashton in Brigadoon (Goodman Theatre), Belle in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), Johanna in Sweeney Todd (Drury Lane Oakbrook), and Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd (Paramount Theatre). TV credits include “Chicago Fire” and various commercials. She is also the owner of Röhm, a clothing design label that specializes in handmade bridal garments and men’s rompers. Follow @emilyrohm on Twitter and Instagram for some dry humor.


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profiles TIFFANY TATREAU (Ocean O’Connell Rosenberg) is elated to be making her Alliance Theatre debut with her favorite musical. This is her fourth time on the ride (Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre/ACT and Off-Broadway). Other credits include Regina in Rock of Ages at Drury Lane Oakbrook, Sophie in Mamma Mia! and Mary Robert in Sister Act at Marriott Theatre, Shelley in Bat Boy at Griffin Theatre and more. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from Roosevelt University. All her gratitude and love to this resilient Cyclone family, Stewart Talent, her family, friends and Jed. Always for Rachel. @tifftates KHOLBY WARDELL (Noel Gruber) is excited to be in Atlanta making his Alliance Theatre debut. Kholby hails from Vancouver, British Columbia, and splits his time between Victoria and Toronto. Favorite theatre credits include Tobias in Sweeney Todd, Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors, and Freddie in My Fair Lady (Blue Bridge Theatre, Victoria, BC), and Bailiwick and Peter in A Christmas Carol (Soup Can Theatre, Toronto, ON). Kholby would like to acknowledge the guidance and love of the formidable Rachel Rockwell, whose support and beauty encouraged him to always let in the light of inspiration. ERIC POGER ABRAHAMSEN (U/S Mischa Bachinski) is ecstatic to make his Alliance debut with a show that has captured his heart and soul. Recent and favorite credits: Titanic, Of Mice and Men, Grease (Serenbe Playhouse), Henry V (Shakespeare Tavern), Dangerous Women, Space Girl (Weird Sisters Theatre Project). Signed with the incredible people over at People Store. Up next: Hair (Serenbe Playhouse). All my love goes to TTS! All of it goes to God.

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ABBY HOLLAND (U/S Constance Blackwood) is delighted to be understudying her first production at the Alliance Theatre. Abby received her bachelor of arts in theatre and women’s studies from the University of Georgia and went on to complete the Actor’s Express Acting Internship. Recent credits include Freaky Friday (Horizon Theatre), The Crucible, Little Shop of Horrors, Company (u/s), Appropriate (u/s) (Actor’s Express), Fun Home (Out of Box), What’s Past (Weird Sisters Theatre Project) Red: A Crayon’s Musical (Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival), Sordid Lives (Out Front Theatre), Love/Sick (Aurora Theatre, Appco Alumni Series). It has been a true pleasure working on this stunningly heartfelt musical! Abby wants to thank Leora, Jody, and everyone in this amazing cast and creative team for being so wonderful to work with and learn from. She also wants to thank her family and friends for all the incredible support. EMELINE PHINNEY (U/S Ocean O’Connell Rosenberg/Jane Doe) is thrilled to make her Alliance debut. Recent credits: Oh Righteous God And Sinful Me (Women’s Theatre Festival - World Premiere), A Christmas Carol (Nebraska Theatre Caravan National Tour), Cats (UTC Theatre Co.), Young Frankenstein (Mashburn Stage). Emeline is a senior at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and will graduate with a bachelor of arts in theatre with a minor in music in May of 2020. CODY RUSSELL (U/S Noel Gruber) Cody is so excited to be a part of Ride the Cyclone. Most recently he was seen onstage in 7 Stages’ Angry Fags, and in the chorus of The Atlanta Opera’s Dead Man Walking and Carmen. Cody is a proud alumnus of the Aurora AppCo 17. When not on stage you may find him teaching and music directing young artists, especially at Aurora Academy, Shakespeare Tavern, Georgia Ensemble, and Serenbe Playhouse.


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profiles JOHN HENRY WARD (U/S Ricky Potts) is so excited to be in his hometown making his Alliance Theatre debut. After growing up working at the Alliance summer camp and seeing Alliance shows, the experience is a dream come true. Recent credits include The View Upstairs (Out Front Theater Company) and the upcoming feature film Yes, God, Yes. B.F.A. in musical theatre from Elon University. Thanks to my parents, teachers, and the Alliance for all the help and support. Follow me on Instagram: @JuanEnriqu3 KEVIN STILLWELL (U/S The Amazing Karnak)) is very grateful to join the Alliance for this amazing show. Recent credits: Perfect Arrangement (Theatrical Outfit), Appropriate (Actor’s Express), Three Penny Opera, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (7 Stages), Romeo & Juliet, Calendar Girls (Georgia Ensemble Theatre). TV/Film: “LBJ,” “Confirmation,” “Looper,” “Quantico,” and many more. Voice over narration artist of over 400 audiobooks. United We Stand. ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION, founded in 1913, represents more than 45,000 actors and stage managers in the United States. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions, providing a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. Equity seeks to foster the art of live theater as an essential component of our society. JACOB RICHMOND (Book, Music & Lyrics) has written several plays including: The Qualities of Zero (Dora Award nomination, Montreal MECCA Award winner for Best Text), Small Returns (Theatre Passe Muraille), Legoland (SummerWorks Award for Best Text, Frigid Festival New York Favorite Production, Vancouver Fringe Favorite Award), From Canada to Canada (CBC Radio One Award for Best Comedy), and The Punch and Judy Show (Caravan Farm Theatre). Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, he majored in history and performance at Concordia University in Montreal and is co-founder of Atomic Vaudeville, a popular cabaret theater series in Victoria, British Columbia. 24 ALLIANCE THEATRE | ALLIANCETHEATRE.ORG

BROOKE MAXWELL (Book, Music & Lyrics) is a freelance musician, composer, and educator based in Victoria, British Columbia. In addition to Ride the Cyclone, he has underscored and sound designed several local and national works including Gruff (Puente Theatre), And Slowly Beauty (Belfry Theatre, National Arts Centre, Tarragon Theatre), A Tender Thing (Belfry Theatre), The Glass Menagerie, Long Day’s Journey into Night (Bluebridge Theatre), Joan (Theatre SKAM), and Busted Up (Open Pit Theatre). He’d like to thank the amazing cast and team for all of their incredible work, Jacob Richmond & Atomic Vaudeville for their inspiration, Jessica for her love and encouragement, and his parents for forcing him to stay in piano lessons. What a crazy ride! Enjoy! brookemaxwell.com LEORA MORRIS (Director) For the Alliance: Winnie-the-Pooh, Crossing Delancey, The Dancing Granny. Other directing credits include The Philosopher’s Wife (Toronto); Labour of Love (Olney Theatre Center); Spring Awakening (Connecticut College); Orphans (Coal Mine Theatre, Toronto); He Left Quietly (2014 SummerWorks Best Production Award, Toronto); Amy and the Orphans, Women Beware Women, King John, Riverbank: A Noh Play for Northerly Americans (Yale School of Drama); and The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, love holds a lamp in this little room (Yale Cabaret). Leora won Toronto’s 2012 Ken MacDougall Award for Emerging Directors, served as co-artistic director for Yale Cabaret’s 48th season, and was co-awarded the Julian Milton Kaufman Prize in Directing upon graduating with her M.F.A. from Yale School of Drama. She was the Alliance’s Yale Directing Fellow in 2016-2017 and is currently their Resident Artist in Education. She was also an O’Neill/NNPN National Directing Fellow. Upcoming: Knives in Hens (Coal Mine Theatre, Toronto). leoramorris.com GREG MATTESON (Music Director, Conductor/Keyboard) is a collaborative pianist, music director, and arranger/orchestrator based in Atlanta. He returned to Atlanta in 2018 after spending a few years in New York City, where he earned a Master of Music in Collaborative Piano from NYU Steinhardt. Greg has accompanied


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profiles countless singers, instrumentalists, choirs, musicals, operas, ballets, and more, and has directed a variety of ensembles. His awardwinning arrangements cover a wide range as well, including a cappella, marching band, and video game music. Greg is also a private instructor and has helped students of all ages grow and excel. Recently, Greg played keyboard for the production of Ever After at the Alliance Theatre, and is thrilled to return to the Alliance to music direct Ride the Cyclone. To find out more or contact Greg, visit his website at www.gregmatteson.com. DAVID DORFMAN (Additional Choreography) has been Artistic Director of David Dorfman Dance since its founding in 1987. He choreographed Broadway’s Indecent (Cort Theatre), and received the “Outstanding Choreographer” Lucille Lortel Award and a Chita Rivera Nomination. Recent projects include An Enemy of the People (Yale Repertory Theatre), Our Town (Deaf West & Pasadena Playhouse), Assassins (Yale Repertory Theatre), and Green Violin (Prince Music Theater/Barrymore Award). He is a 2019 USA Fellow in Dance and a Bessie Award winner. Recent dance works include A(way) Out of My Body (2020), Aroundtown (2017), Come, and Back Again (2013), and Prophets of Funk (2010). His works have been performed at Brooklyn Academy of Music, Jacob’s Pillow, and The Joyce Theater. David is a Professor of Dance at Connecticut College and thrilled to be making his Alliance Theatre debut. daviddorfmandance.org ALAN SCHMUCKLER (Additional Material) writes for the live stage, television, film, podcasts, and digital formats. His work has been performed across the United States and internationally. Current projects: music and lyrics, “Kidding” (Showtime, starring Jim Carrey); producer and arranger, music series “R&H Goes Pop!” for Concord Music; music and lyrics with Michael Mahler, My Little Pony 2 (film by Hasbro); stage musical The Secret of My Success (Paramount Theatre, 2020); stage musical Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Musical; others. He is the winner of the Kleban Prize in Musical Theater, Webby 26 ALLIANCE THEATRE | ALLIANCETHEATRE.ORG

Award, and Sarah Lawrence International Audio Fiction Award, and has work is published by R&H. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and lives in New York. SCOTT DAVIS (Scenic Designer) OffBroadway credits: Ride the Cyclone at MCC, Othello: The Remix at The Westside Theater. International credits include productions with Shakespeare’s Globe, Unicorn Theater (London) The Market Theater (South Africa), The Neuss (Germany), Gdansk Shakespeare Theater (Poland), The Cultch (Vancouver), DUCTAC Theater (Dubai), Brice Mason Center (New Zealand), and The Edinburgh Festival (Scotland). Regional credits include productions with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Steppenwolf, Court Theater, Paramount Theater, Victory Gardens, Drury Lane, Northlight Theater, American Theater Company, Marriott Theater, Griffin Theater Company, Windy City Playhouse, Steep Theater, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Asolo Repertory Theater, Signature Theater, Walnut Street Theater, Children’s Theater Company, Utah Shakespeare Theater, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Rep Stage, and Dallas Theatre Center. Mr. Davis is a co-founder of the Chicago-based design firm Brass Ink. M.F.A. from Northwestern University. www.scottadamdavis.com ERICKA MAC (Associate Director/ Choreographer) Director credits: Bright Star (Chicago’s Boho Theatre Ensemble). Associate director/choreographer credits: Ride the Cyclone (New York’s MCC Theater, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Seattle’s ACT Theatre), world premiere of Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Musical (Minneapolis’ Children’s Theatre Company), The Little Mermaid, Madagascar (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre), world premiere of Alice’s Rock and Roll Adventure (Chicago Children’s Theatre), and The Polar Express (Warner Bros./ Rail Events). Choreography credits: Mamma Mia! (Jeff award nomination for Best Choreography), School House Rock Live! (Marriott Theatre), Seussical (Drury Lane Oakbrook), Parade (Writer’s Theatre), Shrew’ d (First Folio Theatre). Performance


profiles credits: Radio City Christmas Spectacular at the Rosemont Theatre, The Marriott Theatre (29 shows!), Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Paramount Theatre, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Writer’s Theatre, Peninsula Players Theatre, Theatre at the Center, and The Lyric Opera of Chicago (Oklahoma! and Ellie in Showboat). Next up: directing Over the Tavern at Theatre at the Center in Munster, Indiana. THERESA HAM (Costume Designer) is a Chicago-based costume designer. Recent works include The Wizard of Oz (Paramount Theatre), Peter Pan (Chicago Shakespeare), and Million Dollar Quartet (Marriott Theatre). She holds two Joseph Jefferson Awards and is the 2018 recipient of the Barrymore Award for Outstanding Costume Design. Off-Broadway: Ride the Cyclone (MCC Theater). Other Regional Credits include Alabama Shakespeare Theatre, Ogunquit Playhouse, Northlight Theatre, Drury Lane Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, First Stage, Delaware Theatre Company, ACT and 5th Ave Theatre. Upcoming: Beauty and the Beast (Paramount Theatre) and Darling Grenadine (Marriott Theatre). GREG HOFMANN (Lighting Designer) Selected designs include Ride the Cyclone (ACT Theatre); Ride the Cyclone (MCC Theater); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Nell Gwynn, Mary Stuart, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Ride the Cyclone, Road Show (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Wizard of Oz, Elf, Jesus Christ Superstar, Mamma Mia!, Hairspray, Oklahoma, Tommy (Jeff Award Recipient), Mary Poppins, Annie, 42nd Street (Paramount Theatre); Rock of Ages, The Game’s Afoot, Les Misérables, Oliver! (Drury Lane Theatre); Marjorie Prime, Outside Mullingar, Mr. Burns, Silent Sky, Sons of the Prophet, 44 Plays for 44 Presidents (Forward Theatre); River of Song (Milwaukee Rep); Beehive the 60’s Musical (Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, and Great Lakes Theater); Something Wicked This Way Comes (Delaware Theatre Company). Greg has also designed over 50 productions for Cedar Fair Amusement Parks across the country.

CLAY BENNING (Sound Designer) has been the Alliance’s resident sound designer for 18 years and has designed more than 100 productions for the Alliance, including 29 world premieres, 31 musicals and 28 Theater for Young Audiences productions. Recent works include Hospice, Winnie the Pooh, Native Guard and Candide. He’s also done design work at Georgia Shakespeare, Atlanta Ballet, Cincinnati Playhouse, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Theatrical Outfit, Geva Theatre, Synchronicity Theatre and the Georgia Aquarium. Awards: Seven Suzi Bass awards for outstanding sound design with 14 nominations. Clay is a graduate of Presbyterian College (B.A.), the North Carolina School of the Arts (M.F.A.) and a member of IATSE/USA829 and TSDCA. MIKE TUTAJ (Projection Designer) returns to the Alliance Theatre after having designed projections for Pancakes, Pancakes! in 2016. He has designed previous iterations of Ride the Cyclone at ACT Theatre (Seattle), MCC Theater (New York), and Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Based in Chicago, Mike has designed for theatre and live performance for over 15 years. To learn more about his work and find a list of credits visit his website, miketutaj.com. Mike is the recipient of five Joseph Jefferson Awards and the Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award in 2012. He is an artistic associate with TimeLine Theatre and teaches projection design at Columbia College Chicago. Mike has nothing but love for Rachel Rockwell. RICK BOYNTON (Creative Consultant) is the creative producer at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, focusing on current and future artistic planning/production as well as development of all new plays, musicals, and adaptations. Projects include: The Book of Joseph, Sense and Sensibility (CST, Old Globe), Cadre (co-director) (CST, Johannesburg, Edinburgh, Vancouver), Othello: The Remix (CST, London, Germany, Edinburgh, South Korea, New York), Funk It Up About Nothin’ (CST, Edinburgh, Australian tour, London), A Flea in Her Ear (CST, Williamstown Theatre Festival), The Three Musketeers (CST, Boston, London), Murder for Two (CST, New York) and many

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profiles others. He is the former artistic director of the Marriott Theatre and is a multiple Jeff Awardwinning actor. As a Chicago casting director/ associate, his TV/Film projects include “Early Edition,” “Missing Persons,” “Untouchables,” “ER,” “While You Were Sleeping,” and “Hoodlum.” He is a former president of the board of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre. DOUG PECK (Music Supervisor) is a Los Angeles-based, multi-genre musical director, pianist, conductor, orchestrator, arranger, vocal teacher/coach, and educator. He has appeared in concert with artists like Renée Fleming, Michelle Williams, Heather Headley, Kristin Chenoweth, Lupe Fiasco, Jessie Mueller, Shemekia Copeland, John Prine, André DeShields, Dee Alexander, Felicia P. Fields, Ernestine Jackson, Sylvia McNair, Rod Gilfry, and George Hearn. He conducted the original full orchestration of Carousel at the Glimmerglass Festival and created new Indian jazz-fusion arrangements and orchestrations for the stage version of Disney’s The Jungle Book seen in Chicago and Boston. His collaborations with Tony-Award winning director Mary Zimmerman include The Jungle Book, a celebrated revision of Candide heard in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Boston, Leonard Bernstein’s Wonderful Town, and a new production of Guys and Dolls heard at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Los Angeles’ Wallis Annenberg Center. Peck can be heard on the recordings “Bright Young People: The Songs of Noël Coward” and Stephen Flaherty and Frank Galati’s “Loving Repeating: A Musical of Gertrude Stein.” For the Chicago Humanities Festival, Peck has presented Assassins and Follies in concert, as well as “A Night At The Oscars” (a marathon concert of every Academy Award-winning song) and “A Night At The Tony’s” (one song from every Tony Awardwinning musical), plus concert tributes to Prince, David Bowie, Josephine Baker, Eartha Kittening, Nina Simone, and Tina Turner. He served as musical supervisor for the hit off-Broadway musical Ride the Cyclone and is co-creator of the Goodman Theatre’s unique free musical theatre program for talented high school students who would not otherwise have 28 ALLIANCE THEATRE | ALLIANCETHEATRE.ORG

access to conservatory training. He has won six Jeff Awards for his musical direction, as well as two After Dark Awards, the Guy Adkins Award, and the Sarah Siddons Award. RACHEL BURY (Stage Manager) couldn’t be happier to continue on as part of the Cyclone team after stage managing the previous production at ACT Theatre in Seattle. Broadway: Scandalous. National Tour: The Little Mermaid. Over 25 productions at The 5th Avenue Theatre including Rock of Ages, Annie, Ragtime, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, Paint Your Wagon, The Sound of Music, Waterfall, Grease, Jasper in Deadland, A Christmas Story, Come From Away, Spamalot, Secondhand Lions, Oklahoma!, Aladdin; ACT Theatre credits: Ride The Cyclone, Assassins. Additional regional credits: Ordway, Seattle Rep, Village Theatre, Intiman, Shakespeare Santa Cruz. Love and thanks to the whole Bury family. Proud Equity member. SKYLAR BURKS (Assistant Stage Manager) is delighted to continue her work at the Alliance Theatre. Alliance credits include Ever After, Knead, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Candide, Sheltered, Crossing Delancey, A Christmas Carol, Native Guard, The Dancing Granny, Slur, and Moby Dick. Atlanta Opera credits include Sweeney Todd, Out of Darkness: Two Remain, and The Abduction from the Seraglio. She has also worked with the Huntington Theatre Company, Bridge Repertory Theater, Theatrical Outfit, and Atlanta Lyric Theatre. Skylar received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Stage Management with a minor in Sound Design from Boston University. She is forever grateful to her friends and family for their continued love and support. SUSAN V. BOOTH (Jennings Hertz Artistic Director) joined the Alliance Theatre in 2001 and has initiated the Palefsky Collision Project for teens, the Alliance/ Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition, the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab, local producing partnerships and regional collaborative productions as well as commercial partnerships on such projects as


profiles The Prom; Tuck Everlasting; Ghost Brothers of Darkland County; The Color Purple; Bring It On: The Musical; Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away; Sister Act: The Musical; Bring in ’ da Noise, Bring in ’ da Funk; and Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL. She has directed world premieres by such writers as Pearl Cleage, Janece Shaffer, former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, Stephen King, John Mellencamp and Kristian Bush. She has directed nationally at the Goodman Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, New York Stage and Film, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens, Court Theatre and many others. She holds degrees from Denison and Northwestern universities and was a fellow of the National Critics Institute and the Kemper Foundation. She has held teaching positions at Northwestern, DePaul and Emory universities and is a past president of the board of directors for the Theatre Communications Group, the national service organization for the field. She is a trustee of Denison University and a member of the Carter Center’s Board of Councilors. Booth’s leadership is underwritten by the BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle, an initiative to support and promote women’s theater leadership funded by the Pussycat Foundation. She is married to Max Leventhal and is the proud mother of Moira Rose Leventhal.

Coast. Schleifer began his career as a stage manager and has dozens of stage-management credits in New York and regionally. He is married to theater director and educator Laura Hackman and is the proud father of two boys, Jack and Ben. JODY FELDMAN (Casting Director) began her theater career as an actress in Atlanta before moving into administration as the assistant general manager at Frank Wittow’s Academy Theatre. Feldman is the Allliance’s producer and casting director. She joined the company in 1991 as casting director. She has cast and produced more than 200 productions at the Alliance, encompassing a range of world premieres that includes The Last Night of Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry, What I Learned in Paris by Pearl Cleage, Broke and Troubadour by Janece Shaffer, In the Red and Brown Water by Tarell Alvin McCraney and more than 10 years of Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition-winning plays plus such world and regional premiere musicals as Tuck Everlasting; Aida; The Color Purple; Sister Act: The Musical; Bring It On: The Musical; Ghost Brothers of Darkland County; Harmony, A New Musical and The Prom. Jody is most proud of the thriving Alliance engagement activities and partnerships that recognize theatrical work as a catalyst for community conversation and connection.

MIKE SCHLEIFER (Managing Director) joined the Alliance Theatre in 2014 as general manager, and in 2016 became managing director. While at the Alliance, Schleifer has led the administrative team on more than 50 productions and was one of the architects of the “On the Road” season, in which the Alliance produced 12 shows at 12 venues. He is proud to have started the Alliance’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee and to serve on the League of Resident Theatre’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative. Previously, he spent 13 years at Baltimore’s Center Stage, working as associate producer, production manager and resident stage manager. While in Baltimore, he spent seven years as an adjunct faculty member at Towson University and guest lectured all over the East ENCORE ATLANTA | ATLANTA’S PERFORMING ARTS PUBLICATION | ENCOREATLANTA.COM 29


Your story. Your stage. To celebrate the Alliance Theatre’s 50th anniversary season, we’ve invited artists, friends, and family to share why the Alliance is important to them. We asked Edward Queen, Director of Ethics and Servant Leadership at Emory University, to respond to the universal lessons in Ride the Cyclone. Discussing the meaning or point of a play, novel, or any work of art is dangerous. Limiting a work of art to any one thing is a fool’s errand, an act away from which we should all shy. Still works of art are about something. And, Ride the Cyclone, regardless of what else it might be about, is about the unrealized possibilities within its characters, possibilities unrealized due to fear and pain. The ultimate constraint, however, is death. Death occurs at a time unknown. The future is not guaranteed to us. In death, the play’s characters are freed to proclaim their lives unrealized and hidden possibilities, along with the fears and pains that left them unrealized. In doing so, much is learned and discovered. The lessons they learn in death may perhaps be ones that the viewers can learn in life. — Edward Queen Emory University Center for Ethics

Synopsis … A teenage chamber choir from Uranium City, Saskatchewan dies in a roller coaster accident at a traveling fair. They land in a strange purgatory, overseen by a mechanical fortune teller who invites them to compete in a macabre game; the winner of this game will return to the land of the living. The bewildered teens, each in turn, make cases for themselves, singing and dancing for their lives, telling their stories of lives interrupted.

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about the alliance theatre Celebrating its 50th anniversary season, the Alliance Theatre is the leading producing theater in the Southeast, reaching more than 165,000 patrons annually. In 2007, under the leadership of Susan V. Booth, Jennings Hertz Artistic Director, the Alliance received the Regional Theatre Tony Award for sustained excellence in programming, education and community engagement. In January 2019, the Alliance will open its new, stateof-the-art performance space, The Coca-Cola Stage at Alliance Theatre. Known for its high artistic standards and national role in creating significant theatrical works, the Alliance has premiered more than 110 productions, including nine that transferred to Broadway. The Alliance education department reaches 90,000 students annually through performances, classes, camps and in-school initiatives designed to support teachers and enhance student learning. The Alliance Theatre values community, curiosity, collaboration and excellence, and is dedicated to representing Atlanta’s diverse community with the stories we tell; the artists, staff and leaders we employ; and the audiences we serve. OUR MISSION To expand hearts and minds onstage and off. OUR VISION Making Atlanta more deeply connected, curious and compassionate through theater and arts education.

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board of directors officers

Co-Chairs Anne Kaiser Hala Moddelmog Immediate Past Chair Reade Fahs Vice Chair Lila Hertz Secretary Benny Varzi Treasurer Steve Chaddick

lifetime directors

Rita Anderson Ken Bernhardt Frank Chew Ann Cramer Linda Davidson Laura Hardman* Hays Mershon Richard S. Myrick Helen Regenstein Bob Reiser Jane Shivers Sally G. Tomlinson Ben White

directors

Kristin R. Adams James Anderson* Kenny Blank* Terri Bonoff Laura Brightwell* Megan Burton Peter Carter Jeffrey S. Cashdan Susan Catalfano Steve Chaddick* Tena Clark Leigh Ann Costley Allison Dukes Fred Ehlers Reade Fahs* Howard Feinsand* Andrea Freeman Bill Freitag Richard Goerss* Kim Greene Pat Gunning Lila Hertz*

Jocelyn Hunter* Erika James Bob Jimenez Sam Johnson* Anne Kaiser* John Keller Lauren Kiefer* Mary Jane Kirkpatrick Alan McKeon* Dori Miller Hala Moddelmog* Phil Moïse* Jane Morgan^ Maureen Morrison Josh Owen Victoria Palefsky* Paul Pendergrass Scott Pioli Jamal Powell Helen Smith Price Asif Ramji Sean Reardon Patty Reid Margaret Reiser* Matthew Richburg Maurice Rosenbaum* Steve Selig Pam Sessions Doug Shipman^* Mark Silberman Chris Sizemore Bill Sleeper Bronson Smith E. Kendrick Smith Karen Spiegel Chandra Stephens-Albright Charlita Stephens-Walker Rosemarie Thurston Benny Varzi* Rebekah Wasserman Bradford L. Watkins Glenn Weiss Cynthia Widner Wall Jill Wilson Todd Zeldin

advisory board

Advisory Board Co-Chairs Laura Hardman* Phil Moïse* Alexander Acosta Andrew Agan Chris Ahrenkiel Carrie Ashbee Farideh Azadi Kamau Bobb Jericho Brown Sarah Mercer Chatel Nisha Choksi Farah Clerveau Ezra Cohen Velma Cowen Tilley Gail Crowder Makeba Dixon-Hill Jason Feldman Nathan Flint Karen Foster Ashby Fox Patsy Garrett Karen Gentry Sarah Frances Giovino Henry Gonzalez Hari Gopal Kimberley J. Hale Elizabeth Hall Nancy Halwig Wendy L. Heckelman Jason Hoch Jim Issa Karl Jennings Michael Kaluzny Gloria Kantor Helen Kim Ho Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy Mark Lee Quinn Leoni Andra London Carolina Margarella Darryal McCullough Carol Meadows Dedi Mohr Michelle Morgan Deborah G. Neese Joan Netzel Andisheh Nouraee Ade Oguntoye Gail O’Neill

Michael Parver Hetal Patel Kathy Portnoy Shannon Price Kat Reynolds Jason Rhoades Robyn S. Roberts Amanda Shailendra Jibran Shermohammed Robert D. Simmermon Christie Sithiphone Nicola Smith Charles Stephens Jennifer Streeter Mark E. Swinton Chuck Taylor Yvette Thomas-Henry Hilda Tompkins Nse Ufot Roxanne Varzi Diletha E. Waldon Charmaine Ward Ben Warshaw Arlene Warshaw Gould * Executive Committee Member ^ Ex-officio

volunteer leadership

President, STARS Jane Morgan Chairman, Theater Advocates Judy Feldstein & Susan Stiefel Chairman, Theater Educators Myra Medlin & Faye Windham Chairman, Theater Ushers Edwina Sellan Chairman, Hospitality Susan Stiefel

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$10,000+

The Coca-Cola Company

Anonymous The Allstate Foundation Alston & Bird Aon Thalia & Michael C Carlos Foundation Cartoon Network Eversheds Sutherland Fleetcor Georgia Council for the Arts Jones Day The Abraham J & Phyllis Katz Foundation KBM Foundation Northside Hospital Osiason Educational Foundation Redline Property Partners, LP Rotary Education Foundation of Atlanta Frances Wood Wilson Foundation Worldpay US, Inc.

$500,000+ The SKK Foundation

$250,000+ Anonymous The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Pussycat Foundation The Rich Foundation

$100,000+ The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Frederic R. Coudert Foundation Delta Air Lines, Inc. The Home Depot Foundation The Kendeda Fund Shubert Foundation The Harold & Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust Turner The David, Helen, and Marian Woodward Fund

$50,000+ AT&T R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation Fulton County Board of Commissioners Kaiser Permanente The Zeist Foundation

$25,000+ Camp-Younts Foundation Carter’s Charitable Foundation City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Edgerton Foundation First Data Corporation Georgia-Pacific Georgia Natural Gas Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. The Imlay Foundation Macy’s MAP Fund Moxie National Endowment for the Arts Northern Trust Publix Super Markets Charities Shakespeare in American Communities: National Endowment for the Arts in Partnership with Arts Midwest The Mark & Evelyn Trammell Foundation

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$5,000+ Anonymous Augustine Foundation George M. Brown Trust of Atlanta John and Mary Franklin Foundation Mary Wilmer Covey Charitable Trust Northwestern Mutual Goodwin, Wright/Northwestern Benefit/Bert and Cathy Clark Place to Perform Fund of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Theatre Forward

By attending our theater, you have made a powerful statement about how important the arts are to you. With the 2018/19 season, the Alliance Theatre turns 50. Help us celebrate the power of great theater for 50 years by making another statement of support louder than any standing ovation. Visit our website at alliancetheatre.org and click on Donate.


sponsors Alliance Series Sponsor The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is a total beverage company, offering over 500 brands in more than 200 countries and territories. In addition to the company’s Coca-Cola brands, our portfolio includes some of the world’s most valuable beverage brands, such as AdeS soy-based beverages, Ayataka green tea, Dasani waters, Del Valle juices and nectars, Fanta, Georgia coffee, Gold Peak teas and coffees, Honest Tea, innocent smoothies and juices, Minute Maid juices, Powerade sports drinks, Simply juices, smartwater, Sprite, vitaminwater and ZICO coconut water. We’re constantly transforming our portfolio, from reducing sugar in our drinks to bringing innovative new products to market. We’re also working to reduce our environmental impact by replenishing water and promoting recycling. With our bottling partners, we employ more than 700,000 people, bringing economic opportunity to local communities worldwide. Learn more at Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com and follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Official Hotel

Official Research Partner

Official Advertising Agency

Official Digital Advertising Agency

restaurant partners

government

Major funding for this organization is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners

This program is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA also receives support from its partner agency the National Endowment for the Arts.

Major support is provided by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs.

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annual fund Individual, foundation and corporate donors contribute more than $6 million to the Alliance Theatre so that we are able to present exceptional theater and educational programming to our community. We are deeply grateful for their support. To find out more about the benefits of giving or to make your gift, visit us at alliancetheatre.org/donate or call 404-733-4710. Listed below are pledges and gifts to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund and special events November 1, 2017 – April 2, 2019

PREMIERE SUPPORT Spotlight $500,000+ SKK Foundation Spotlight $50,000+ The Antinori Foundation Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Catalfano Barbara & Steve Chaddick Katie & Reade Fahs David & Carolyn Gould Anne & Mark Kaiser Victoria & Howard Palefsky Patty & Doug Reid Dean DuBose & Bronson Smith Mr. & Mrs. Bradford L. Watkins Artistic Director’s Circle $35,000+ Roxanne & Jeffrey Cashdan Ann & Jeff Cramer Ms. Lynn Eden Ellen & Howard Feinsand Doug & Lila Hertz Bob & Margaret Reiser Sally G. Tomlinson Chairman’s Cicle $25,000+ Ms. Stephanie Blank & Mr. David Williams Mr. Fredric M. Ehlers & Mr. David Lile Doris & Matthew Geller Marsha & Richard Goerss Mr. Patrick J. Gunning Jocelyn J. Hunter John C. Keller Mr. & Mrs. David E. Kiefer David & Mary Jane Kirkpatrick Jane & J. Hicks Lanier Phil & Caroline Moïse Starr Moore & the James Starr Moore Memorial Foundation Linda & Steve Selig Mr. & Mrs. E. Kendrick Smith Dr. & Mrs. Dennis Lee Spangler Charlita Stephens-Walker & Delores Stephens Rosemarie & David Thurston Benny & Roxanne Varzi Ramona & Ben White Amy & Todd Zeldin Leadership Circle $15,000+ Ms. Kristin Adams James Anderson Anonymous Farideh & Al Azadi The Balloun Family Susan Booth & Max Leventhal Laura Brightwell LeighAnn & Chad Costley Linda & Gene Davidson Mr. & Mrs. William Dukes Seth & Lisa Greenberg Mr. Wayne S. Hyatt Mr. Bob Jimenez Sam & Stefanie Johnson Terri Bonoff & Matthew Knopf

Ms. Evelyn Ashley & Mr. Alan B. McKeon Hala & Steve Moddelmog Mr. & Mrs. Angus Morrison Mr. Josh D. Owen & Ms. Rebeca Robles Mr. & Mrs. Asif Ramji Mr. & Mrs. Reardon Matt Richburg Patricia & Maurice Rosenbaum Mark & Linda Silberman Karen & John Spiegel Chandra Stephens-Albright & Warren Albright Tim & Maria Tassopoulos Susan & Tom Wardell Woodruff Arts Center President’s Fund Paul Wrights Director’s Circle $10,000+ Anonymous Kathy & Ken Bernhardt Frank Buonanotte Mr. & Mrs. Peter Carter Ezra Cohen Charitable Fund Diane Durgin Eve Joy Eckardt Bill Freitag Dr. & Mrs. Marvin Goldstein Mrs. Erika James Boland & Andrea Lea Jones David L. Kuniansky Paul Pendergrass & Margaret Baldwin Jamal & Tiffany Powell Dan & Garnet Reardon Sharon & David Schachter Cathy Selig Kuranoff & Steve Kuranoff Pam Sessions & Don Donnelly William & Margarita Sleeper STARS of the Alliance Theatre In honor of Carol Jones Carol & Ramon Tomé Family Fund Mark & Rebekah Wasserman Suzy Wilner Joni Winston

BENEFACTORS $5,000 Anonymous Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Asher Lisa & Joe Bankoff Mr. & Mrs. Roland L. Bates Candace & Jeff Bell James & Vicki Bell Ariana L. Hargrave Ron & Lisa Brill Charitable Trust Mrs. Lucinda W. Bunnen Mr. W. Imara Canady Mr. & Mrs. W. Kent Canipe Candace Carson Franklin & Dorothy Chandler Marcia & John Donnell The Robert S. Elster Foundation Dr. Cynthia J. Fordyce & Sharon Hulette Heidi & David Geller Dr. & Mrs. John B. Hardman Dr. Wendy Heckelman Mr. & Mrs. J. Michael Hostinsky Lee Jenkins in honor of his wife Margaret Dr. & Mrs. John Lee Mr. & Mrs. John S. Markwalter, Jr.

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Raymond & Penelope McPhee Anna & Hays Mershon Mr. & Mrs. Nathan Metzger Walter W. Mitchell & Marci Schmerler Dedi & Julian Mohr Richard S. & Winifred B. Myrick Debbie & Lon Neese Joan Netzel & John Gronwall Lynn & Galen Oelkers Thomas Pinckney Scott, Dallas, & Mia Pioli Helen Smith Price Mr. & Mrs. Norman J. Radow Shayla & Chip Rumely Mr. Ronald B. Russell & Mr. Tommy Sweat Alan & Cyndy* Schreihofer Dr. & Mrs. R. K. Sehgal Mr. & Mrs.* Charles B. Shelton III Henry N. & Margaret P. Staats Lynne & Steve Steindel Maria-Ruth Storts Mark Swinton Nossi Taheri & Hope Vaziri Chuck & Lisa Cannon-Taylor Michael & June Tompkins The Zaban Foundation $2,500+ Anonymous Judge Gregory A. Adams & Wanda C. Adams Elaine & Miles Alexander Dr. & Mrs. Raymond Allen Phyllis Kozarsky & Eliot Arnovitz Ellen Arnovitz Deborah L. Bannworth & Joy Lynn Fields Mark & Pam Bell Shirley Blaine Judge JoAnn Bowens Dr. Aubrey Bush & Dr. Carol Bush Ms. Tena Clark & Ms. Michelle LeClair Melodie H. Clayton Mark Coan & Family Charitable Fund Rita & Ralph Connell Susan & Ed Croft Brad & Sally Currey Ann & Jim Curry Eierman Foundation Tina & Tim Eyerly Andrew & Wendie Fisher Mr. & Mrs. David Fisher Debbie Frank & Sandy McDonald Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Freeman Mr. & Mrs. John D. Fuller Karen Gentry & John Vaught Karen & Andrew Ghertner Mr. David F. Golden Mr. Terrence S. Hahn & Ms. Joan Stanescu Lynne & Jack Halpern John Haupert & Bryan Brooks Mr. & Mrs. Fred Herbert Henry & EttaRae Hirsch Foundation Richard & Janice Howerton III Linda & Richard Hubert Jason & Laurie Jeffay Paul & Rosthema Kastin Suzanne & Thad King Dr. William A. Kiser Mr. Charles R. Kowal

Sheri & Steve Labovitz Eddie & Debbie Levin Dr. Roger Lewis Mr. Robert R. Long & Ms. Tracy Steen Kristie L. Madara Daniel Marks & Keri Powell Mrs. Dori Miller June M. Morrison Janice & Tom Munsterman John & Helen Parker Susan & David Peterson Sam & Barbara Pettway Don & Rosalinda Ratajczak Dr. Denise Raynor Helen M. Regenstein Dr. & Mrs. Fredric Rosenberg Mr. George Russell, Jr. & Mrs. Faye Sampson-Russell Jane & Rein Saral Mr. Jim Schroder & Morli Desai Sonny & Jeanne Seals Charlotte & Tom Shields Brian Shively & Jim Jinhong Jane E. Shivers Benjamin R. Sillins Robert & Judith Simmermon Sara & Paul Steinfeld Susan & Alan Stiefel Jim & Janie Stratigos Kathy & Ron Tomajko Cynthia Widner Wall & James A. Wall Sue S. Williams Ms. Amy Winokur Mr. Charles R. Wolf William & Nancy Yang John & Kathy Zamer Kathryn Zickert & Gary Bergman $1,500+ Mr. & Mrs. George Ajy Diane & Kent Alexander Mr. & Mrs. Robert Arogeti John & Lynn Ayers Elizabeth & John Bacon Joselyn & Bobby Baker Mr. & Mrs. Billy Bauman Mr. & Mrs. John Benator Lesley & Bruce Berman Karen & David Birnbrey Frank & Mary Anne Chew David Cofrin & Christine Tryba-Cofrin Mr. & Mrs. Erik Curns Lori & Todd Edlin Drs. Bryan & Norma Edwards Ralph & Ree Edwards Ray Farhat & Miriam Famourzadeh Michael & Jody Feldman Mr. David Felfoldi Ms. Dale A. Ferguson Dr. Karen A. Foster Azita & Oscar Garrett William Garrigan Dr. Richard Goodjoin Mr. & Mrs. Frank S. Goodman Mr. Kevin Greiner & Mrs. Robyn S. Roberts Louise S. Gunn Mrs. Elaine L. Hentschel Bruce & Elizabeth Herman Dr. Joyce F. Houser Adrienne Hudson-Morgan Debraleigh & Jonathan Jowers


annual fund Individual, foundation and corporate donors contribute more than $6 million to the Alliance Theatre so that we are able to present exceptional theater and educational programming to our community. We are deeply grateful for their support. To find out more about the benefits of giving or to make your gift, visit us at alliancetheatre.org/donate or call 404-733-4710. Listed below are pledges and gifts to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund and special events November 1, 2017 – April 2, 2019 Mark Keiser Mr. Brian Latour Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy & Valerie Haughton Michelle & Jonathan Lerner Mr. & Mrs. Louis Lettes Robert & Michelle Leven Conchita Heyn & Robert Lichtefeld Little Pink Book Linda L. Lively & James E. Hugh, III Thomas Marshall Erin Quinn Dr. John & Melissa Merlino Dori & Jack Miller Nancy & Mike Millett Stacia Minton Chris & Brittany Moses Dennis & Debra Murphy In Honor of Don Musholt Ann Starr & Kent Nelson Timothy Overmyer Pete Patel Peg Petersen Bill Powers Robert & Eva Ratonyi Dr. Susan & Mr. David Rifkin Peter & Alice Rogers Adam & Rachel Roseman Mr. & Mrs. Mark Rosenberg Mr. & Mrs. Arthur J. Schwartz Fred & Diane Shaftman Jim Shevlin Nancy & Gerald Silverboard Michelle & Gary Simon Matt Sitler Howard & Robin Sysler Mary & Eric Tanenblatt Dr. & Mrs. Kenneth G. Taylor Judith & Mark Taylor Mr. & Mrs. Robert Taylor Stan & Velma Tilley Mr. & Mrs. Ted Verren Ms. Avril Vignos Adrienne Whitehead Mr. D. Richard Williams & Ms. Janet M. Lavine Lynne Winship

PATRONS $1,000 Anonymous Dawn & Michael Adamson Dr. & Mrs. Joel Adler Dr. Gordon Baker Jay Bernath Rob & Suzanne Boas Sara & Alex Brown Andrew Childers John D. Copeland B.J. Erb, M.D. & Bruce I. Crabtree III Celeste Davis Mr. and Mrs. Leonard R. Epley Mrs. Eleanor H. Finley Mr. Henry Frazier David Garrison Mr. Brian Graham Warren M. Gump H. Foundation Inc. Mrs. Kristin Hathaway Hansen & Mr. Norman Hansen Mr. Lucas Hathaway

Carsten Hilker John Hopkins Pearlann & Jerry Horowitz Dr. and Mrs. Eugen S. Hurwitz Cheryl & Ernie Johnson Kay H. & Burke C. Jones Elena Kaplan Chris & Gail Kearney Lucy Kinnaird Mr. & Mrs. Isador Mitzner Clair & Thomas Muller Mr. Mark A. Pallansch Mr. & Mrs. Henry M. Quillian III RefrigiWear Carol Riggs Dr. & Mrs. Charles Rosenberg Sam Schwartz & Lynn Goldowski Elizabeth Wallace & Christopher Scislowicz Brenda J. Smith Susan & Jay Smith Nicola and Jamie Smith Nicola & James Smith Tony Spurlin Karen & Alex Stickney Jenny Streeter Johnie L. Teague Lorre L. Trytten Ttee Jeff Tucker Carolyn Tuthill Bozzuto Vogel Family Foundation Brooke Weinmann In Honor of Winston Weinmann Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Weiss Valerie & Peter Weitzner J.M. Wilkerson Construction Company Alfred Wilson $500 Dr. & Mrs. Marshall Abes Theodore & Andrea Altholz Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Chris Appleton Mr. George T. Baker Derrick Banks Kristen L. Barnett Ms. Phyllis J. Baskin Dr. Deborah Baumgarten Ms. Mary Bergh Mr. & Mrs. Neil H. Berman Betty Blondeau-Russell Bonny Breuer Ginny & Charles Brewer Dr. Harold J. Brody Mr. Lumis C. Brown, D.M.D. & Mrs. Helen Brown Mr. & Mrs. Paul Bumblauskas Ms. Nisha Choksi Liz & Charlie Cohn David Collins Mrs. Anne S. Conkin Mr. & Mrs. Charles Conover Lisa Cremin & Bruce Harlan Gray & Marge Crouse Mr. & Ms. Robert L. Crutchfield The Dallas Foundation Richard & Linda Davis Jeanne S. Pudenz Phil Delanty Mary Grace Diehl & Michael Jablonski Alexandra & Charlotte Dretler Mr. & Mrs. Brian Dyson

Mr. & Mrs. Robert G. Edge Mr. Ricky Eichholz Elizabeth Etoll Ms. Gail H. Evans Louise B. Franklin Marla Jane Franks, MD Mr. & Mrs. Pamela Galenkamp Anthony Gary Mrs. Nancy S. Geller George T. Baker Foundation, Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Kevin J Glass Martin and Doris Goldstein James & Vicki Griffiths Lee Anne Grissom Nancy & J. Michael Halwig MD Tyson Harper Bergen Haworth Dawn & Jack Hereth James A. Hill Mark Hobson Mr. & Mrs. Phillip S. Hodges Ms. Venita Howell Mr. & Mrs. George Ickes George H. Johnson Mr. & Mrs. William R. Johnson Mrs. Leslie W. Joyce, Ph. D. Drs. Sharon Neulinger & Richard Kaplan Mr. & Mrs. Peter G. Kessenich Ms. Elizabeth Kinney Mr. & Mrs. Edward Koffsky Michael M. Kondalski Ms. Lois L. Kuniansky Cameron Lee & Kristy Towry Leslie D. Leigh M.D. S. Jarvin Levison Faith & Howard Levy Wanda Lewis Brenda & Mark Lichtenstein Michael Lipsitt Mr. Kevin & Dr. Jennifer Lyman Judith Lyon & Ron Bloom Sam & Scotty Mcaliley Ms. Theresa McCabe William McGee Doug & Norma McNeill Geoffrey & Betsy Meacham Gayle & Peyton Morgan Kate Morgens Mr. & Mrs. Charles Moseley JDI Fund Mr. Denis Ng Kim Nolte Ms. Brenda Page Paul Paris Michelle Parisi Mike Peck Katherine Pittenger Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Pollock Maria Alzate Allen & Susan Potter Ms. Cynthia Power Mr. Jeffrey Raupp Tera Reese-Beisbier Dr. & Mrs. Christopher Reeves Dr. Jerry & Mrs. Linda Richman Mr. & Mrs. Ted J. Rikard Roger & Lynn Ritvo in honor of Ken McNeil Aaron Rogers Dr. Donald H. Ross & Ms. Patti Cohen Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Rothberg Garey C. Rozier

Amy Jeanne Rosenberg Schwartz Weonhee A. Shin & Sangmin Ryan Shin The Shockley Family Mindy & David Shoulberg David & Virginia Sjoquist David Smith & Katrina Ferguson Smith Dr. & Mrs. Robert H. Spector Barry Spurlock Mrs. C. Preston Stephens Jennifer Stone Mr. & Mrs. Kenard G. Strauss Mr. & Mrs. Alan Sunshine Faye Tate Robert Todd John & Bunny Underwood Mr. & Mrs. Jerel Verner Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Vitale Mr. & Mrs. Joseph B. Vivona Ms. Kathy Waller & Mr. Kenny Goggins Tom & Vicki Warner Deb Watts Gail Crowder The Westminster Schools Melody Wilder Wilson & David Wilson Kiki Wilson Blake & Alice Wood Sherry & Donn Wright Holly & Marty York $250+ Alfred G. & Sarah H. Adams Mr. & Mrs. Carl H. Anderson Anonymous Woodruff Arts Anonymous Donor Ms. Tracie Arnold Yvette A. Assem Mr. Larry A. Auerbach & Mrs. Janet Bernstein Ms. Michelle Austell Dr. Evelyn R. Babey Darlene Badger Mr. Anthony Nastri Mr. James Billingsley Mr. & Mrs. Gerald A. Blonder Dottie Boudreau Heidi Boykin Patricia Brantley Mr. Tom Brewer & Ms. Lynn Arnold Ambassador & Mrs. Theodore Britton Catherine S. Brown Mr. Lumis C. Brown, D.M.D. & Mrs. Helen G. Brown LeRoy & Polly Brownlee Michael & Nancy Bruno D. A. Bush Mr. & Mrs. Joel Butler Mrs. Lettie J. Cablik Rebecca Carfagna Dr. and Mrs. William J. Casarella Mrs. Mysti Cenkner Ms. Laurie J. Champion Stacey Chapman Acquanette Chatman Shonda Cheekes Jennifer Rashad-Clayvon Jamie Clements & Lance Owen Kitty & Ezra Cohen Kenneth Collins Colonna Family Jean & Jerry Cooper Ms. Bonnie K. Copeland

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annual fund Individual, foundation and corporate donors contribute more than $6 million to the Alliance Theatre so that we are able to present exceptional theater and educational programming to our community. We are deeply grateful for their support. To find out more about the benefits of giving or to make your gift, visit us at alliancetheatre.org/donate or call 404-733-4710. Listed below are pledges and gifts to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund and special events November 1, 2017 – April 2, 2019 Sandra M. Cortner Jennifer Dana Thomas & Ella Dasher Amanda T. Davis Carol Comstock & Jim Davis Roberta Davis Hayley Elaine DeBell Sarah Lynn DeFrancis Mrs. Tracie G. Dent Kirk Diamond Ray Dingledine Mr. Derrick Doose Ms. Jenisse M. D’Orville Michael Douglas Ms. Rhonda Dove Mr. & Mrs. Philip A. Dreger Ms. Andrea Dresdner Mitch & Jane Durham Ms. Sandra M. Edelman Darra M. Edwards Sherry A. Edwards John & Suzanne Ernst Mr. Sean Erwin Todd Eskin Mr. & Mrs. David Evans Henry Farmer Mr. & Mrs. Faulkenberry Laura Federspiel Mr. & Mrs. Edward Feldstein Mr. Peter Fellman Kristine Fitts John & Lisa Fleming Mr. & Mrs. Jackson C. Floyd, Jr. Ms. Ann G. Fort Michele & George Fox Dixil Francis Shan Franklin Steve & Peggy Freedman Elley Frost James C. Gaither Jim & Sue Gallo Julianne Gambert Lance Gatlin Shelley & Bruce Gaynes Ms. Jennifer Gelder Ed Gentle Derrick & Rachel Gervin Crystal Gibbs Jeffrey S. Gilbert Dr. & Mrs. Donald M. Gilner Joseph F. Giordano Jon & Suzanne Glenn Richard & Beth Gluck Ms. Maira Goytia Mr. & Mrs. Karon Graves Bryant Gresham Mr. Edmond Griffin Ms. Deborah Griffiths Edward & Erika Gross Lindara Halloran Mr. Alan H. Halpern Mr. Alfred Hanner Warren Harper Antoinette & Kent Harrington Ms. Ina Hayes Mr. & Mrs. Joseph B. Haynes Dr. & Mrs. Kenneth L. Hermann Chauntina Hill Dr. & Mrs. David M. Hill Bill and Teri Holbrook Catherine Binns & Jim Honkisz Alice Hood Shara Horne

George A. Howard Dr. Hugh Hudson Jr. Mitchell & Pam Hughes Alan P. Janssen Mr. Lee Jarboe Rebecca Jarvis Tiffany Johnson William Johnson Derek & Lisa Johnston NuLuv Jones Jennifer Judd Mr. Barnabas Kane Ms. Shannon Kavagagh Mr. & Mrs. Sean Keenan Ms. Margery Kellar Mr. Graham Kerr Ms. Mary Alice Kirkpatrick Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kraft Mr. & Mrs. Russell H. Kramer Carol & Paul Kurtz Michael Leonard J. Bancroft Lesesne Thomas C. Leslie In honor of Billy Levine Linda Lewin Blake Lindsey Richard Long & Sheri Easton-Long Christian & JoJasmin Lopez Mr. & Mrs. Russell Love Joyce Lowenstein Mr. David Lower Sharon Luke Kenneth & Molly Lynch Sarah Macknik Ms. Natalie Malin-Davis & Ms. Sasha Davis Sonya Matchan Ms. Susan J. McBreairty Terry & Elaine McClean Ms. Tina McCrary Mr. Joshua McLaurin Mr. Gregory Middleton Caroline Miklosovic Shelley Milakofsky Nancy J. Moore Jane Morgan Richard & Jennifer Morgan Mr. William Morgan Vicki & Steve Morris Jonetta & Bafana Moyo Daniel P. Murphy Dr. & Mrs. Douglas Murray Mr. & Mrs. Lowry Nations Dr. & Mrs. Stephen I. Oppenheimer Myrna & Nick Orphan Mr. Philip Ott Leonard Pallats Antony Papadopoulos Dr. Jesse R. Peel, M.D. Thomas Pennella & Katherine Anhalt Mrs. Angelina M. Pennington Sloane S. Perras Ms. Amanda Persons Sophia Brothers Peterman Lori & Jonathan Peterson Marc & Jean Pickard Kris Pinto Ginny & Alan Plummer Jacqueline Powe Dr. James L. Powell Melissa D. Preston CPA P.C. Ms. Shannon L. Price Dexter Prince

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Mr. & Mrs. Harry Pritchett Brenda Pruitt Juliette Pryor Mr. & Mrs. Cap Putt Dr. Sandra K. Rayburn Aileen Redmon Dr. Susan E. Reef Susan H. Reinach Lois & Donald Reitzes Mrs. Tamara Richards Miss Lillie M. Robbins Brian & Lynn Roberts Wyanet Robinson Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Rodbell Gloria J. Rodgers Mr. & Mrs. Lin Rogers Physical Therapy Pros LLC Malik Rose Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Ross Mr. Howard Rowe Mr. &Mrs. Brian Sacks Myna Sain Katrin Salter-Wood Dr. Debra F. Saxe Carol Seay Stanley & Georgia Segal John Semon Dr. Susan E. Shapiro Ms. Caryl Shepherd Shipe Dosik Law Bob & Jeanne Shulman Ben & Christina Simms Ricardo Simon Amy & Patrick Skaggs Fred B. Smith Sherman & Lesa Smith Lisa Marie Smith Shavone Smith Steve & Claudia Smith Will Smith Chris & Allyson Speaks Patricia & James Sykes Dr. & Mrs. Michael Szikman Arlene & David Taylor Mr. & Mrs. George M. Taylor Beverly D. Thomas Mr. John Thompson Ms Sue Thore Mr. Adriana Thumann Thomas A. Tighe Allison Timberlake Mrs. Gail K. Tolbert Mr. & Mrs. Dave Tolman Wanda & Robert Truesdale Joanne Truffelman Debra Turner Mr. Armand Vari Ms. Andrea Volk Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Wakefield Matt Bronfman Dr. Earl Vance Walters Mr. Vance Walters Eric Washington Caitlin Way Ms. Cathy Weil Jamie Weisman & Victor Balaban Greg & Teresa Wellborn Charlene White Mr. & Mrs. David D. Whitley Ms. Anna Wick George & Judith Wieder Mialeeka Williams with No Other Council

Mary S. Williamson Kevin & Jennifer Wauson Mary Winfrey Dr. & Mrs. Jonathan D. Winner Mr. Bruce Wilson Brenda G. Wyatt Mr. & Mrs. Charles L. Young Laura Young Mr. Todd Youngblood Mr. James Zeumer Mr. Li Zheng & Ms. Yi Jzang *deceased


annual fund Alliance Theatre Monthly Sustainer Society We would like to thank our donors who have committed to giving us a recurring monthly donation to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund. Dr. & Mrs. Marshall Abes Dr. Evelyn Babey Mr. W. Imara Canady Madrid Carlson Carey Caudle Rhonda Dove Barry Etra & Janice Wolf Latanya Flynn Dr. Anthony Giovannitti & Dr. Kimberly Pelletier Dr. & Mrs. Philip Graitcer Joanna Hanes-Lahr Penn Hansa Lindsey E. Hardegree Joseph R. Hawkins Mr. Mark Hoefer Becca Hogue

Luke Howard William Hasty Kirk Mary Alice Kirkpatrick Ms. Lisa B. Knopes Sarah Latif Ms. Jeannine Lewis Ms. Judith L. Lyon & Mr. Ron L. Bloom Marsha & Simon Londe Brian Latour Martha Latour & Barbara McArdle Jo Ann Mahar Angela & Fred Mitchell Barbara Naylor Terry Neily Tonya & Steve Paro Ms. Shannon L. Price

Jackie Robey Mr. Howard Rowe Mr. Jim Schroder & Morli Desai Olha Seredyuk Nicole Shepard Jennifer & E. Simmons Mrs. Lisa Simon Tom Slovak & Jeffery Jones Ms. Janet F. Smith Sherman & Lesa Smith Ben Tilley & Margo Moskowitz Tom & Vicki Warner Ben Warshaw Jennifer A. Williford Qi Yang

Help us get to 50 Sustainers for the 50th Anniversary! To learn more and join, visit alliancetheatre.org/sustainer-society or call 404-733-5186.

Alliance Theatre Staff Giving We would like to thank the following Alliance Theatre & Woodruff Arts Center staff members who have contributed to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund and Transformation Campaign. Emika Abe Jessica Boatright Susan V. Booth Scott Bowne Jamie Clements Kat Conley Patrick Conley Liz Davis Lula Dawit Collins Desselle Lynn Donoghue Christina Dresser Jody Feldman Kristin Hathaway Hansen Danielle Hicks

Jim Hubbert Max Leventhal Kyle Longwell JoJasmin Lopez Suzanne Morris Christopher Moses Victor Mouledoux Janine Musholt Patrick Myers Rosemary Newcott J. Noble Johnnie Oliver Courtney O’Neill Willie Palmer Parks Thomas Pinckney

Rebecca Pogue Mike Schleifer Amy Schwartz Doug Shipman Brian Shively Matthew Tanner Laura Thruston Brenda Turner Sarah Wallis Caitlin Way Cindy Lou Who Jackie Williams Jennifer Williford

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annual fund legacy society

Celebrating our supporters who have made a legacy gift to the Alliance Theatre.

The Legacy Society celebrates individuals who have made a planned gift to the Alliance Theatre. Making a planned gift is a wonderful way to show your support and appreciation for the Alliance Theatre and its mission, while accommodating your financial, estate planning and philanthropic goals. With smart planning, you may increase the size of your estate and/or reduce the tax burden on your heirs. Just as important, you will know that you have made a meaningful and lasting contribution to the Alliance Theatre. To learn more about the Legacy Society, please contact Jamie Clements at 404-733-4710 or Jamie.Clements@alliancetheatre.org.

Rita M. Anderson Anonymous Roland & Linda Bates Anne & Jim Breedlove Ezra Cohen Ann & Jeffrey Cramer Susan & Edward Croft Sallie Adams Daniel Linda & Gene Davidson Terry and Stacy Dietzler Diane Durgin Elizabeth Etoll Ellen & Howard Feinsand

Laura & John Hardman Nancy & Glen Hesler P.J. Younglove Hovey William Hyde Lauren & David Kiefer David Kuniansky Virginia Vann* & Ken Large Edith Love* Lauren & John McColskey Anna & Hays Mershon Caroline & Phil Moïse Winifred B. & Richard S. Myrick Victoria & Howard L. Palefsky

Jan Pomerantz Helen Regenstein Margaret & Robert Reiser Betty Blondeau-Russell Tricia & Neal Schachtel Debbie* & Charles B. Shelton III Jane E. Shivers Roger Smith & Christopher Jones* Lee Harper & Wayne Vason Terri & Rick Western Ramona & Ben White * deceased

matching gift companies We would like to thank the following companies who have matched contributions to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund. Please visit alliancetheatre.org/match to find out if your employer will match your contribution.

American Express AIG Corporation Aon Risk Solutions AT&T Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Bryan Cave-Powell Goldstein Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Chubb Corporation The Coca-Cola Company

Deloitte Equifax, Inc. GE Energy Georgia Power Home Depot Foundation Honda Motor Co. IBM Corporation JPMorgan Chase Kimberly-Clark Foundation

Macy’s Foundation McDonald’s Corporation McMaster-Carr Supply Company Microsoft Corporation Neiman Marcus Norfolk Southern Corporation Plum Creek Prudential Financial

Publix Super Markets Sprint SunTrust Foundation Time Warner, Inc. Verizon Corporation Yahoo! Wells Fargo

Do you appreciate live theatre, enjoy meeting new people and trying new things? If so, then get involved with one of the largest volunteer forces in the arts. The Alliance Theatre volunteer STARS program offers a wide range of opportunities, which includes advocating for live theatre, ushering for Alliance productions, participating in and staffing fundraising & hospitality events, and assisting Alliance staff members with daily office tasks. STARS is composed of three committees working together on fund-saving and fund-raising projects to benefit the theatre. The three committees are the Theatre Advocates, the Theatre Educators, and the Theatre Ushers. For more information on becoming a volunteer, please contact ATushers@alliancetheatre.org.

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THE WOODRUFF CIRCLE Woodruff Circle members each contribute more than $250,000 annually to support the arts and education work of The Woodruff Arts Center, Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and High Museum of Art. We are deeply grateful to these partners who lead our efforts to ensure the arts thrive in our community.

$1 MILLION+

JOY AND TONY* GREENE

$500,000+ A Friend of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (2) Bank of America Chick-fil-A Foundation | Rhonda and Dan Cathy The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Mr. and Mrs.* Bradley Currey, Jr. Douglas J. Hertz Family Foundation Ms. Lynn Eden Forward Arts Foundation Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. The Home Depot Foundation

The Marcus Foundation, Inc. Sarah and Jim Kennedy SunTrust Teammates SunTrust Foundation SunTrust Trusteed Foundations: Walter H. and Marjory M. Rich Memorial Fund Thomas Guy Woolford Charitable Trust The Zeist Foundation

$400,000+ Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation

PwC, Partners & Employees

$300,000+ EY, Partners & Employees King & Spalding, Partners & Employees KPMG LLP, Partners & Employees Lucy R. and Gary Lee, Jr. The Rich Foundation

The Sara Giles Moore Foundation Spray Foundation, Inc. UPS Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wood

$250,000+ Invesco Ltd. Victoria and Howard Palefsky Pussycat Foundation

Louise S. Sams and Jerome Grilhot Turner

Contributions Made: June 1, 2017 – May 31, 2018 Beauchamp C. Carr Challenge Fund Donors *Deceased

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THE PATRON CIRCLE

The Patron Circle includes donors who generously made contributions of $15,000 or more enterprise-wide.

Contributions Made: June 1, 2017 – May 31, 2018 | Beauchamp C. Carr Challenge Fund Donors | * Deceased

$200,000+ The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Deloitte, its Partners & Employees Beth and Tommy Holder Mr. and Mrs. Solon P. Patterson Patty and Doug Reid The Sartain Lanier Family Foundation The Shubert Foundation

$150,000+ Madeline and Howell E. Adams, Jr. Alston & Bird Amy W. Norman Charitable Foundation Sandra and Dan Baldwin Dan and Merrie Boone Foundation / Dan W. Boone III The David, Helen & Marian Woodward Fund George M. Brown Trust Fund Georgia Natural Gas PNC Garnet and Dan Reardon Mr. and Mrs. Fred Richman Susan and Tom Wardell Wells Fargo

$100,000+ 1180 Peachtree Lauren Amos The Antinori Foundation / Ron and Susan Antinori Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Atlantic Station Kathy and Ken Bernhardt Carol and Ramon Tomé Family Fund Barbara and Steve Chaddick Ann and Tom Cousins Crawford & Company First Data Corporation Sally and Carl Gable Georgia-Pacific Nena C. Griffith John H. & Wilhelmina D. Harland Foundation Jones Day Foundation & Employees Kaiser Permanente Kilpatrick Townsend Merrill Lynch National Endowment for the Arts Neiman Marcus Beth and David Park Revlon, Inc. Mr. Jim Richman Judith and Mark Taylor WestRock Company The Woodruff Arts Center Employees

$75,000+ Susan and Richard Anderson Arnall Golden Gregory LLP The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Melinda and Brian Corbett Equifax Inc. Fulton County Board of Commissioners Google Mr. Kenneth Haines The Imlay Foundation Legendary Events Mr. and Mrs. Al Longman Massey Charitable Trust Merry McCleary and Ann Pasky Novelis, Inc. Publix Super Markets Charities

$50,000+ A Friend of the High Museum of Art A Friend of The Woodruff Arts Center Mr. and Mrs. Henry Aaron Aarati and Peter Alexander AT&T Bloomberg Philanthropies Mr. and Mrs. James A. Carlos Carter’s Charitable Foundation Carolynn Cooper and Pratap Mukharji Sherri and Jesse Crawford DS Services Ed and Claude Fortson Charitable Trust Eversheds Sutherland Katie and Reade Fahs Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta The Fraser-Parker Foundation Mr. Martin Gatins General Electric Company Genuine Parts Company Sara Goza The Graves Foundation The Partners & Employees of GreenSky, LLC/David Zalik, CEO & Chairman/Gerry Benjamin, Vice Chairman Allison and Ben Hill Holder Construction Company The Howell Fund, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Hilton H. Howell, Jr. Karen and Jeb Hughes Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. JLL Mr. and Mrs. Michael L. Keough Mr. Joel S. Knox and Ms. Joan Marmo Ms. Nina Lesavoy The MAGNUM Companies Morris Manning & Martin LLP The Naserian Foundation Norfolk Southern Foundation Northwestern Mutual Goodwin, Wright/ Northwestern Benefit/ Bert and Cathy Clark Mr. and Mrs. Michael Plant The Primerica Foundation R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation Regions Bank Margaret and Bob Reiser

The Selig Foundation: Linda & Steve Selig and Cathy & Steve Kuranoff Mr. and Mrs. Marc Skalla Sara and Paul Steinfeld Margaret and Terry Stent Mr. Les Stumpff and Ms. Sandy Moon Mr.* and Mrs. Edus H. Warren, Jr. Dr. Stephen Wells and Mr. Wil Hackman Rod Westmoreland

$25,000+ A Friend of the Alliance Theatre & Woodruff Arts Center ABM The Allstate Foundation Arby’s Foundation Spring and Tom Asher Assurant Atlanta Beverage Company Atlanta Marriott Marquis Farideh and Al Azadi The Balloun Family Barbara and Ron Balser Lisa and Joe Bankoff Anna and Ed Bastian BB&T Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bert Jane and Dameron Black Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Blackney Nancy and Kenny Blank Stephanie Blank-Jomaky BlueCross BlueShield of Georgia BNY Mellon Wealth Management The Boston Consulting Group Lee Ann and Terry Broscher Janine Brown and Alex J. Simmons, Jr. Lucinda W. Bunnen Frances B. Bunzl/The Walter & Frances Bunzl Foundation Mr. and Mrs. C. Merrell Calhoun Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Catalfano The Charles Loridans Foundation, Inc. Colliers International Cousins Properties Ann and Jeff Cramer Erica and David Cummings Mr. and Mrs. Tye G. Darland Marcia and John Donnell Mrs. Sarah A. Eby-Ebersole and Mr. W. Daniel Ebersole Abby and Matt Echols Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Eden Ms. Angela L. Evans Ellen and Howard Feinsand Flavors Magazine Betty Sands Fuller Peggy Foreman Frances Wood Wilson Foundation Doris and Matthew Geller Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence

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L. Gellerstedt III Geographics, Inc. Georgia Council for the Arts Shearon and Taylor Glover GMT Capital Corporation Goldman Sachs Carolyn and David Gould Nancy and Holcombe Green Susan and James B. Hannan The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust Nancy and Charles Harrison Virginia Hepner and Malcolm Barnes Mr. Wayne S. Hyatt IHG Jane and Clayton Jackson The Jim Cox, Jr. Foundation The John W. and Rosemary K. Brown Family Foundation Andrea and Boland Jones Anne and Mark Kaiser John C. Keller Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Klump Hank Linginfelter Livingston Foundation, Inc. Lockheed Martin Kelly Loeffler and Jeffrey Sprecher MAP Fund The Mark and Evelyn Trammell Foundation MaxMedia Margot and Danny McCaul Mr. and Mrs. Forrest McClain Sally and Allen McDaniel McKenney’s Inc. Mr. and Mrs. John F. McMullan MetLife The Michael and Andrea Leven Family Foundation Judy Zaban Miller and Lester Miller Mrs. Nancy Montgomery Starr Moore and the James Starr Moore Memorial Foundation Moore Stephens Tiller Mr. and Mrs. James H. Morgens Moxie Ms. Janice Murphy* NCR Foundation Nelson Mullins Northern Trust Northside Hospital O. Wayne Rollins Foundation Lynn and Galen Oelkers Oxford Industries Martha M. Pentecost Susan and David Peterson Porsche Cars North America Alessandra and Elton Potts Printpack Mr. and Mrs. David M. Ratcliffe The Ray M. and Mary Elizabeth Lee Foundation, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Reeves Mr. and Mrs. Gregory K. Rogers


$25,000 + CONTINUED The Roy and Janet Dorsey Foundation Mary and Jim Rubright Ryder Truck Rental, Inc. Saks Fifth Avenue The Sally & Peter Parsonson Foundation SCANA Energy Rachel and Bill Schultz Joyce and Henry Schwob Bijal Shah and Doug Shipman Mr. and Mrs. Ross Singletary II Skanska Smith & Howard, PC Mrs. Lessie B. Smithgall Southwire Company Mr. G. Kimbrough Taylor and Ms. Triska Drake Lisa Cannon Taylor and Chuck Taylor Tents Unlimited Troutman Sanders U.S. Trust United Distributors, Inc. Mr. Brandon Verner Susie and Patrick Viguerie Kathy N. Waller Rebekah and Mark Wasserman Mr. and Mrs. Brad L. Watkins Ann Marie and John B. White, Jr. Elizabeth and Chris Willett Mrs. Sue S. Williams Wilmington Trust Suzanne B. Wilner Jan and Greg Winchester Ellen and John Yates

$15,000+ A Friend of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra A Friend of the High Museum of Art A Friend of The Woodruff Arts Center (2) AAA Parking Kristie and Charles Abney Acuity Brands, Inc. Keith Adams and Kerry Heyward Robin Aiken and Bill Bolen Akris Mr. and Mrs. John M. Allan Allied Universal Altria Client Services, Inc. American Express Mr. James L. Anderson Yum and Ross Arnold Wendy and Neal Aronson Ms. Evelyn Ashley and Mr. Alan McKeon Juanita and Gregory Baranco Jennifer Barlament and Kenneth Potsic Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Best III Nancy and Phil Binkow Laura and Stan Blackburn The Blanche Lipscomb Foundation Mrs. Stephanie Blomeyer Rita and Herschel Bloom Mr. David Boatwright Susan V. Booth and Max Leventhal Lisa and Jim Boswell

The Breman Foundation, Inc. Ron and Lisa Brill Brown & Brown Insurance, Inc. Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Ms. Mary Cahill and Mr. Rory Murphy Camp-Younts Foundation The Capital Charities Group Companies Charitable Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey S. Cashdan Wright and Alison Caughman CBH International, Inc. Center Family Foundation The Chatham Valley Foundation, Inc. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Choate Construction Chubb CIBC Private Wealth Management Susan and Carl Cofer Ann and Steve Collins Costco Wholesale Charlene Crusoe-Ingram and Earnest Ingram Rebecca and Chris Cummiskey Russell Currey and Amy Durrell Cheryl Davis and Kurt Kuehn Cari Dawson and John Sparrow Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey A. DeHart Dennis Dean Catering Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Denny, Jr. Dewberry Capital Mr. and Mrs. William W. Dixon Suzanne and Randal Donaldson Margaret and Scott Dozier DPR Construction Diane Durgin Eagle Rock Distributing Company Mr. and Mrs. Roderick Edmond Mr. Fredric M. Ehlers and Mr. David Lile Virginia and Brent Eiland Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Ely-Kelso Fifth Third Bank Jennifer and Marty Flanagan Gertrude and William C. Wardlaw Fund Marsha and Richard Goerss Mr. and Mrs. Richard Goodsell Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Jeannette Guarner, MD and Carlos del Rio, MD Jason and Carey Guggenheim/ Boston Consulting Group Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Mr. Patrick J. Gunning Joe Hamilton Mr. and Mrs. Tom Harbin Bonnie and Jay Harris Mr. and Mrs. Greg Henry Mr. and Mrs. Jack K. Holland Jocelyn J. Hunter Mr. and Mrs. Bahman M. Irvani

Mr. and Mrs. E. Neville Isdell Phil and Jenny Jacobs D. Kirk and Kimberlee Jamieson Liza and Brad Jancik Lou Brown Jewell John and Mary Franklin Foundation Ann A. and Ben F. Johnson III Mary and Neil Johnson Sam Johnson Mr. Baxter P. Jones and Dr. Jiong Yan JP Morgan Private Bank Mr. James F. Kelley and Ms. Anne H. Morgan Philip I. Kent Kero-Jet Kimberly-Clark Malinda and David Krantz Carrie and Brian Kurlander Louise and E.T. Laird Dr. and Mrs. Scott I. Lampert James H. Landon Donna Lee and Howard Ehni Renee and Alan D. Levow Barbara W. and Bertram L. Levy Mr. Sukai Liu and Dr. Ginger J. Chen Ms. Jackie Lunan Lyft Macy’s Meghan and Clarke Magruder Dr. and Mrs. Steven Marcet Larry and Lisa Mark Ms. Barbara L. Matlock Mr. Kenneth H. and Dr. Carolyn C. Meltzer Anna and Hays Mershon Ms. Molly Minnear Hala and Steve Moddelmog Phil and Caroline Moïse Moore Colson, CPAs & Bert & Carmen Mills Morgan Stanley - Private Wealth Management Terence L. and Jeanne P. Neal Ms. Maripat Newington Noble Investment Group North Highland Caroline and Joe O’Donnell Gail O’Neill and Paul E. Viera Barbara and Sanford Orkin Vicki and John Palmer Karen and Richard Parker Perkins+Will Piedmont Charitable Foundation, Inc. The Piedmont National Family Foundation Suzanne and Bill Plybon Mr. Marc Pollack and Mrs. Robin Pollack Ponce City Market Porter Novelli Public Relations Portman Holdings Sandra and Larry Prince PulteGroup, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Quinones Mr. and Mrs. Gordon P. Ramsey Mr. and Mrs. William C. Rawson Redline Property Partners, LP Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Reisinger The Robert Hall Gunn, Jr. Fund Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Rodbell

Mr. and Mrs. William H. Rogers, Jr. Patricia and Maurice Rosenbaum Dr. and Mrs. Arnold B. Rubenstein Jack Sawyer and Dr. Bill Torres Mr. and Mrs. Derek Schiller Marci Schmerler and Walter W. Mitchell June and John Scott Seefried Industrial Properties ServiceNow Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Shapiro Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sharbaugh Dean DuBose and Bronson Smith Mr. and Mrs. E. Kendrick Smith Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Lee Spangler Karen and John Spiegel Gail and Loren Starr Dr. Steven and Lynne Steindel Charlita Stephens-Walker and Delores Stephens Edward Stephenson and Mo Akbar Michelle and Stephen Sullivan Surya Synovus Mr. Hugh M. Tarbutton , Jr. Thalia & Michael C. Carlos Foundation Thomas H. Lanier Family Foundation Lizanne Thomas and David Black Rosemarie and David Thurston Tim and Lauren Schrager Family Foundation Total Wine & More The Trillist Companies, Inc. & Yoo on the Park UBS Financial Services Inc. John and Ray Uttenhove Mr. and Mrs. K. Morgan Varner III Vine Vault Mr. and Mrs. William F. Voyles Kim and Reggie Walker Weber Shandwick Dr. James Wells and Mrs. Susan Kengeter Wells Mrs. Melinda M. Wertheim and Dr. Steven B. Wertheim Sue and John Wieland James B. and Betty A. Williams Richard Williams and Janet Lavine Willis Towers Watson Ms. Joni Winston Diane Wisebram and Edward D. Jewell Adair and Dick White Worldpay US, Inc. Paul Wrights WXIA-TV, 11Alive J. Comer Yates Mary and Bob Yellowlees Amy and Todd Zeldin

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alliance theatre staff ARTISTIC Jennings Hertz Artistic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Susan V. Booth Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth and Families . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rosemary Newcott Producer & Casting Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jody Feldman Playwright in Residence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pearl Cleage Associate Producers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Donya K. Washington, Amanda Watkins Casting & Engagement Associate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hershey Millner Artistic Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tiffany Williams Kenny Leon Fellow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chanel Pinnock Spelman Leadership Fellows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aierelle Jacob, Maya Lawrence Literary Intern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alexis Williams Spelman Leadership Interns . . . . .Dominique Guilford, Jessenia Ingram, Angelica Johnson Reiser Lab Artists — Round 5 . . . Daryl Lisa Fazio, Karen Robinson, Carolyn Cook, Okorie Johnson, Radcliffe Bailey, Fahamu Pecou, Topher Payne, Richard Eldredge, Gina Rickicki Production Management Director of Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Victor W. Smith Interim Assistant Production Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Courtney O’Neill Education Technical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jonathan Fries Costumes Director of Costume Shop and Wardrobe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spencer Henderson Assistant Costume Shop Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .April Andrew Design Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nicole Clockel Drapers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Julie Kennedy, Cindy Lou Who Craftsmaster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Diana L. Thomas Stitchers/1st Hands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laury Conley, Lyudmila Fesenko, Brett Parker Wig Master . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lindsey Ewing Wardrobe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hauzia Conyers, Katy Munroe, Niki Traxler Electrics Lighting and Projections Department Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steven Love Staff Electricians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Will Brunson, Steve Jordan, Landon Robinson Properties Properties Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Suzanne Cooper Morris Props Artisan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bruce Butkovich Props Artisan / Buyer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kimberly Townsend Props Artisan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kathryn Muse Scenery Technical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kyle Longwell Assistant Technical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ruth Richardson Shop Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick Conley Welder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rigel Powell Carpenters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Manny Abreo, Amy Jackson, Chris Seifert, Marlon Wilson Charge Scenic Artist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kat Conley Scenic Artist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amy Brooks Scenic Artist Intern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jax Wright Sound Resident Sound Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clay Benning Production Sound Engineer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michelle Jarvis Sound Engineers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Emma Lipsitt, Holly O’Reagan, Graham Schwartz Stage Management Interim Resident Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Liz Campbell Alliance Stage Managers . . . . . . . . . . . . Skylar Burks, lark hackshaw, Jayson T. Waddell Stage Management Production Assistants . . . . . . . . . . . . . Allison Kelly, Ashley Dickey Stage Operations Stage Operations Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Scott Bowne Crew Chief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kate Lucibella Flyman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Willie Palmer Parks Automation Stagehand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Victor Mouledoux Jr. Properties Stagehand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Haylee Scott

EDUCATION Dan Reardon Director of Education & Associate Artistic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christopher Moses Database & Content Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christina Dresser Family Programs Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Olivia Aston Bosworth Education Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick Myers Teen & Adult Programs Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sarah Wallis Institute Program Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rebecca Pogue Manager of Education Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Liz Davis UT Austin Theatre for Youth Fellow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Provenzano Naserian Foundation Early Childhood Program Manager . . . . . . . . . . . .Hallie Angelella Education Associates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Hindsman, Tiffany Porter Alliance @ Work Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J. Noble Resident Artist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leora Morris

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Education Interns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maxine Ford , Autumn Stephens Cristo Rey Intern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Shalme Hai Teaching Artists Jeremy Aggers, Jimez Alexander, Will Amato, Chase Anderson, Ricardo Aponte, Kim Bowers-Rheay Baran, Peyton Bolling, Thomas Brazzle, Jared Brodie, Chelsea Brown, Danye’ Brown, Kyle Brumley, Lon Bumgarner, Mark Cabus, Kirstin Calvert, Kara Cantrell, Taryn Carmona, Karen Cassady, Katie Causey, Hannah Lake Chatham, Vivi Chavez, Hannah Chiclana, Hannah Church, Jaehn Clare, Megan Cramer, Kelly Criss, Nakeisha Daniel, Theresa Davis, Shelli Delgado, Phillip DePoy, Sarah Donnell, Jorge Donoso, John Doyle, Laurin Dunleavy, Jessica Espinoza, Shelby Folks, Sharon Foote, Elaine Friend, Daryl Funn, Allison Gardner, Richard Garner, Sarah Newby Halicks, Al Hamacher, Amber Hamilton, Robert Hindsman, Mira Hirsch, Catherine Dee Holly, Hannah Hyde, Rachel Jones, Carole Kaboya, Tinashe Kajese, Chloe Kay, Ashe Kazanjian, David Kote, Chris Conzalez LaCorte, Clayton Landey, Chris Lane, Kathleen Link, Nicole Livieratos, Shayla Love, Amy Lucas, Chani Maisonet, Barry Stewart Mann, Cara Mantella, Marielle Martinez, Patrick McColery, Matt McCubbin, DalylaMcGee, Tiffany McGehee, Bethany Mendenhall, Bryan Mercer, Karin Mervis, Marcie Millard, Ashton Montgomery, Courtney Moors, Jenna Jackson Morris, JD Myers, Lee Nowell, Teundras Oaks, Mary Emily O’Bradovich, Lee Osorio, Brooke Owens, Tafee Patterson, Michelle Pokopac, Ashley Prince, Samantha Provenzano, Julie Puckett, J.L. Reed, Kiona Reese, Cara Reid, Gabriella Rosado, David Rosetti, Julissa Sabino, Vivi Sawyer, Avery Sharpe, Linda Sherbert, Laura Spears, David Sterritt, LeeAnna Lambert Sweatt, Holly Tatem, Jasmine Thomas, Chase Thomaston, Ed Thrower, Ebony Tucker, Jose Vasquez, Rachel Wansker, Megan Wartell, Andrea Washington, Davia Weatherill, Caitlyn Weaver, Megan Wheeler, Katy Whitson, Anna Caudle Williford, Stephanie Willis, Vallea Woodbury, Melissa Word Teen Ensemble Members Grace Adams Ward, Dru Berrian, Tyler Bey, Flannery Bogost, Kamryn Charus, Nadia Crawlle, Spencer Ford, Stephanie Henderson, Ari Isenberg, Daisy Jinadu, Zach Kepler, Barbara Kincaid Janine Leslie, Marshall Mabry, Geordyn Marks, Riana Naipaul, Micah Noel, Sylvie Oechsner, Isaac Presberg, Emily Pugh, Monique Schloss, Jhye Smith,Isabella Solis, Antonio Toussaint

MANAGEMENT Managing Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Schleifer Company Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laura Thruston Associate Managing Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Emika Abe Administration & Finance Director of Finance & Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Shively Manager of Information Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jim Hubbert Accounting Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Julie Hall Accounts Payable Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kadeja Moton Management Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jordan Houser Administration/Education Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elecia Crowley Development Director of Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jamie Clements Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Caitlin Way Grants Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Collins Desselle Development Manager, Individual Giving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julianne Gambert Development Manager, Board Relations & Special Events . . . . Lindsay Ridgeway-Baierl Development Coordinator, Individual Giving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jo Lopez Marketing Director of Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jessica Boatright Creative Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Talia Bromstad Audience Development Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jon Carr Content Strategist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kathleen Covington Front of House & Patron Experience Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David Flores Data Analyst . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Danielle Hicks Promotions Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Verity Lister Season Ticket Concierge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ken McNeil Season Tickets Associate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ethan Padgett Sales & Revenue Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Thomas Pinckney Group Services Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thomas D. Powell Group Services Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jocelyn Rick Group Services Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Daviorr Snipes Brand Journalist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A’riel Tinter Digital Communications Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ansley Usery House Managers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bridgette Burton, Dana Hylton-Calabro, Jodi Dixon, Christina Dresser, Robert Hindsman, Alicia Quirk, Robyn E. Sutton-Fernandez, Ansley Usery, Sarah Wallis Program Producer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grace Madden


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