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L to R: Corey Bradberry, Royce Mann, Ivy Catherine Rogers, Je Nie Fleming, Tendal Mann, James Washburn III, Tessa Lene Palisoc from the 2010 cast of A Christmas Carol.

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A Victorian reflection on our own financial times.

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The Alliance Theatre’s Education Program trains the next generation of Tiny Tims.

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“God Bless us Everyone!” Sound familiar? I am amazed by the fact that I will occasionally encounter someone who is unfamiliar with this journey — or at least has never actually seen a stage production of the work. They are the exceptions to the rule. Most of us come back year after year and embrace this tale like an old friend. The season also inspires ritual. But somehow that does not seem reason enough to explain the appeal of the story. After all, there are many good stories. I researched a little bit about what has been written about the original Christmas Story — the one that inspired Dickens and the reason why December 25 is a day off. I came upon a little essay that was printed in the New York Times on December 25, 1937. It is from a book entitled Quotations for Special Occasions by Maud van Buren. (I am imaging my mother reading it in her Bronx apartment and smiling.) “We hear the beating of the wings over Bethlehem and a light that is not of the sun or of the stars shines in the midnight sky. Let the beauty of the story take away all narrowness, all thought of formal creeds. Let it be remembered as a story that has happened again and again, to men of many races, that has been expressed through many religions, that has been called by many different names. Time and space and language lay no limitations upon human brotherhood.” We are all a part of this human brotherhood and/or sisterhood and Scrooge is no exception. No matter what our beliefs — no matter what event we choose to celebrate — those stories that inspire us to be better human beings cannot help but stand the test of time. And the innocence of the tiny child who somehow also embodies the wisdom of the ages reminds us of the child ever within us who still has the guile to hope. May the stories of your life serve to enlighten and support you and may the joy of the season sustain you through the New Year. “God Bless Us Everyone!”

Rosemary Newcott The Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth

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A Christmas Carol: A Victorian reflection on our own financial times by celise kalke

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n irony of Christmas kitsch is that Ebenezer’s Scrooge’s counting house has become a Christmas tree ornament. In fact, the Victorian counting house was an elaborate part of a complicated financial system, part accountant’s office and part money-lending organization. And, in Scrooge’s case, part warehouse filled with the artifacts of past financial deals.

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L to R: Joe Knezevich and Chris Kayser from the 2010 cast of A Christmas Carol.

The novel’s world of banks with easy lending practices but harsh late penalties is one close to our own time. Charles Dickens’ grandparents grew up in a manorial world, with the country dominated by “lords of the manor” and everyone deeply tied to the land. Two generations later, immigration, the growth of the Victorian British Empire and the Industrial Revolution changed the very fabric of English life.

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In 1843, Dickens was writing for an English society dominated by factories, where families followed work from the town into the country, and where the nuclear family replaced the village. Dickens himself had witnessed these social changes: his father grew up as a younger son of a British peer, surrounded by wealth and comfort, but as adults, Dickens’ parents faced imprisonment for debt and Dickens himself labored at Warren’s boot-blacking factory in London. The Industrial Revolution’s booming economy was bankrolled by accountants, money lenders and banks. Like Marley and Scrooge, they grew wealthy feeding optimism. Scrooge replaced the manorial lord as the dealer out of largesse — replacing aristocratic noblesse oblige with the attraction of compound interest and late fees. Dickens first penned A Christmas Carol in the depths of a Victorian recession, driven by the financial needs of a large family. Money dominates this beautiful story, with Bob Cratchit slaving for shillings while Scrooge hordes away pounds of pound sterling. The result is a fairy tale for an industrial age, which still rings true as our own economy jolts along.


Once upon a time — of all the good days in the year, on Christmas Eve — old Scrooge sat busy in his counting-house. It was cold, bleak, biting weather: foggy withal: and he could hear the people in the court outside go wheezing up and down, beating their hands upon their breasts, and stamping their feet upon the pavement stones to warm them. The city clocks had only just gone three, but it was quite dark already — it had not been light all day: and candles were flaring in the windows of the neighboring offices, like ruddy smears upon the palpable brown air. The fog came pouring in at every chink and keyhole, and was so dense without, that although the court was of the narrowest, the houses opposite were mere phantoms. To see the dingy cloud come drooping down, obscuring everything, one might have thought that Nature lived hard by, and was brewing on a large scale. The door of Scrooge’s counting-house was open that he might keep his eye upon his clerk, who in a dismal little cell beyond, a sort of tank, was copying letters. Scrooge had a very small fire, but the clerk’s fire was so very much smaller that it looked like one coal. But he couldn’t replenish it, for Scrooge kept the coal-box in his own room; and so surely as the clerk came in with the shovel, the master predicted

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Scrooge in his Counting House

From 1066 to 1971, and therefore, during the Victorian era, the pound was divided into 20 shillings and the shilling was divided into 12 pennies or pence. Therefore there were 240 pennies or pence in a pound. 1 £ = 20 s.(shillings) 1 s. (shilling) = twelve (12) pennies 1 £ = 240 pence that it would be necessary for them to part. Wherefore the clerk put on his white comforter, and tried to warm himself at the candle; in which effort, not being a man of a strong imagination, he failed. — Excerpted from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens alliancetheatre.org

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L to R: The 2010 cast of A Christmas Carol: Jordan Shoulberg, Tendal Mann, Ivy Catherine Rogers, Tessa Lene Palisoc and James Washburn III.

GOD BLESS US, EVERY ONE! The Alliance Theatre’s Education Program trains the next generation of Tiny Tims by BRET LOVE

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t’s not unusual for people interested in pursuing a particular career path to take classes that will get them started on the road to fulfilling their dreams. But in the acting world, it’s rare that a single class can lead directly to performing for huge audiences. For several members of the cast of A Christmas Carol, that’s precisely what happened when they were discovered via an audition workshop with Director Rosemary Newcott. We spoke with Chris Moses, the Alliance Theatre’s Director of Educational Programs, to learn more about the connection between the Alliance’s education and performance opportunities. You took over as the Director of Educational Programs in January. What have been the challenges of your first year? The fact that arts funding for public schools continues to be cut. We do a lot of work in school systems as well as

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on our campus here, so we’re forced to find creative ways to partner with other organizations in order to provide access to all of the wonderful stuff we do. What have been the biggest rewards? We have a huge educational scope, which


I don’t think a lot of people realize. This year we started a new program called Theatre for the Very Young, which is a professional performance designed for kids as young as 18 months. We have all these creative approaches to storytelling to get the kids involved. On the other end of the spectrum, we’re also committed to working with adults, providing training for those interested in pursuing acting, or those who just want to use these skills to help their careers. There’s a wide range of opportunities for any age at any level. Have you seen more kids taking an interest in acting classes with the influx of new film and TV projects being shot in Georgia in recent years? Absolutely! We began seeing a surge of kids enroll in our film classes as soon as Tyler Perry’s studio started their prolific run. We invited Tyler Perry’s casting agent come to visit our classes and talk to our students, and they actually cast a couple of kids from our program, as well. We’ve also seen a bump in adults enrollment. When people hear Cameron Diaz is shooting a film here on our campus, it definitely helps our enrollment. How do these educational programs feed into a production such as A Christmas Carol? Historically, nearly all of the kids who play the various Cratchit kids came up through our classes. This year, director Rosemary Newcott held an audition workshop to give kids an opportunity to work with

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her and learn what she’s looking for. It helps her as well, because through that workshop she found two of the kids who wound up being in the show. How do you keep A Christmas Carol fresh when you do the show year after year? I think a lot of it has to do with how Rosemary approaches it from such a sincere place. The heart of the story, to me, is still radical — this notion that anyone has the capacity to change at anytime. The show has become such a beloved tradition here, and so many members of the cast have been doing it for so long, it takes on a real family atmosphere that is a gift both to the actors and to the community. As an actor yourself, what sort of fulfillment do you get from working with these aspiring actors? It’s incredibly fulfilling to see their imagination being sparked. It’s thrilling to see a child experiencing that first connection to art and see them connecting to each other through their shared experience with this art form. That’s my fuel for doing this. Bret Love is the founder of ecotourism/ conservation site GreenGlobalTravel.com; the national managing editor of INsite magazine; and music editor for Georgia Music Magazine. He freelances for more than a dozen other national and international publications, and performs on numerous improv teams with Jackpie at Relapse Theatre.


ALLIANCE THEATRE presents

Written by Charles Dickens Adapted by David H. Bell Set Design by

Costume Design by

Lighting Design by

D Martyn Bookwalter

Mariann S. Verheyen

Diane Ferry Williams

Sound Design by

Musical Direction by

Production Stage Manager

Clay Benning

Michael Fauss

Pat A. Flora

Casting by

Jody Feldman, CSA

Directed by Rosemary Newcott The Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth

Family Series Sponsored By:

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cast in alphabetical order Jade Bacon................................................................................ Want/Ensemble *Christy Baggett............................................................................ Peg/Ensemble *Cynthia D. Barker............................................................Mrs. Cratchit/Ensemble *Elizabeth Wells Berkes................................................ Christmas Past/Ensemble Corey Bradberry........................................................... Young Scrooge/Ensemble *David de Vries.................................................................Jacob Marley/Ensemble *Je Nie Fleming.............................................. Mrs. Fezziwig/Mrs. Dilber/Ensemble *Neal A. Ghant...................................................................................Bob Cratchit Jill Ginsberg............................................................................... Belle/Ensemble *Bart Hansard........................................Mr. Fezziwig/Christmas Present/Ensemble Bernard D. Jones............................................................Peter Cratchit/Ensemble *Chris Kayser............................................................................ Ebenezer Scrooge Tendal Mann............................................... Daniel Cratchit/Turkey Boy/Ensemble *Daniel Thomas May................................................................... Fred/Ensemble Sinatra Osm.....................................................................Dick Wilkins/Ensemble *Glenn Rainey..................................................................................... Ensemble Brad Raymond..........................................................................Topper/Ensemble Ivy Catherine Rogers..................................................Melinda Cratchit/Ensemble Nicholas Sanders....................................................................Tiny Tim/Ensemble Jordan Shoulberg........................................................ Belinda Cratchit/Ensemble Allie Startup......................................................... Fan/Martha Cratchit/Ensemble Bradley Washington....................................... Wyatt Cratchit/Ignorance/Ensemble *Laurie Williamson...................................................................... .Bess/Ensemble

UNDERSTUDIES Understudies and stand ins never substitute for listed players unless a specific announcement is made at the time of performance. Christy Baggett — Mrs. Fezziwig; Cynthia D. Barker — Mrs. Dilber; Corey Bradberry —Fred; David de Vries— Ebenezer Scrooge; Christie Lee Fisher — Bess/Fan/Martha Cratchit/Ensemble; Neal A. Ghant — Jacob Marley/Ensemble; Jill Ginsberg — Christmas Past/Peg; Tendal Mann— Wyatt; Sinatra Osm — Bob Cratchit; Glenn Rainey — Topper; Brad Raymond — Christmas Present/Mr. Fezziwig; Ivy Catherine Rogers — Belinda Cratchit/Want/Ignorance; Jordan Shoulberg — Tiny Tim/Melinda Cratchit; Allie Startup — Belle/Ensemble; Bradley Washington — Daniel Cratchit/Turkey Boy; Kenneth Wigley — Young Scrooge/Dick/Peter Cratchit/Ensemble; Laurie Williamson — Mrs. Cratchit

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cast MUSICIANS Michael Fauss............................................. Music Director/Conductor/Keyboards Warren Joel Morris..............................................................Substitute Percussion Butch Sievers.....................................................................................Percussion Diedre Henson Agustin................................................................................Harp *Pat A. Flora................................................................. Production Stage Manager *Liz Campbell.................................................................. Assistant Stage Manager *Wendy Palmer............................................................... Assistant Stage Manager Erin Sanchez............................................................... Apprentice Stage Manager Pete Shinn.................................................................Associate Lighting Designer Rebecca Bandy...................................................Children’s Backstage Chaperone Henry Scott........................................................................ Movement Consultant Freddie Ashley................................................................................Dialect Coach *Denotes a member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Musicians employed in this production are represented by the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada.

Flying by Foy Partial support for open captioning provided by the Theatre Development Fund.

There will be one 15-minute intermission. Setting: Ebenezer Scrooge’s Counting House and Home, Christmas Eve, Victorian England. The videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited, is a violation of United States Copyright Law and is an actionable Federal Offense. Cameras and recording devices are absolutely prohibited in the theatre. Cell phones and pagers are extremely disturbing and should be silenced before the performance begins. The Alliance Theatre operates under an agreement between the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States, and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, an independent national labor union. The Alliance Theatre at the Woodruff is a member of Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, and is a member of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT), the International Association of Theatre for Children and Young Audiences (ASSITEJ/USA), The Atlanta Coalition of Theatres, the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Midtown Alliance.

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cast

JADE BACON

CHRISTY BAGGETT

CYNTHIA D. BARKER

ELIZABETH WELLS BERKES

COREY BRADBERRY

DAVID de VRIES

CHRISTIE LEE FISHER

Je Nie Fleming 

NEAL A. GHANT

JILL GINSBERG

BART HANSARD

BERNARD D. JONES

CHRIS KAYSER

TENDAL MANN

DANIEL THOMAS MAY

SINATRA OSM

GLENN RAINEY

BRAD RAYMOND

Ivy Catherine Rogers

NICHOLAS SANDERS

JORDAN SHOULBERG

allie startup

Bradley Washington

LAURIE WILLIAMSON

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profiles JADE BACON (Want/Ensemble) makes her professional debut on the Alliance stage with this production. She has performed as a soloist in several school productions. She enjoys singing, dancing and taking drama classes. She has found the challenge of live theatre thrilling. She would like to thank the theatre family for welcoming her and hopes to learn more about acting in future shows.

credits include Lakebottom Proper (Springer Opera House), Honk! The Musical (Alliance Theatre), Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery (Horizon Theatre), Women+War (Synchronicity), for colored girls (True Colors), Blues for an Alabama Sky (True Colors Theatre), Hamlet (Springer Opera House) and Black Nativity (True Colors). TV: “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.” Cynthia would like to thank God for His continued faithfulness and love without limits.

CHRISTY BAGGETT (Peg/Ensemble/US Mrs. Fezziwig) is excited to be a part of this wonderful holiday tradition once again. She was last seen quacking around the Alliance as Ida in Honk! last spring. Christy is a proud member of AEA and has performed in various theatres around Atlanta including Atlanta Lyric, Theatrical Outfit, Serenbe Playhouse, Actor’s Express, Theatre in the Square, Stage Door Players, Synchronicity Theatre, ART Station and Aurora Theatre. Credits include Claire in Ordinary Days (Suzi nomination for Best Ensemble in a Musical), Jen in John and Jen, Velma Von Tussle in Hairspray (Suzi nomination for Featured Actress in a Musical), Betty Blake in The Will Rogers Follies, Linoleum in The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Ann Collier in The 1940’s Radio Hour, Betty Jean in Winter Wonderettes, as well as the Suzi recognized productions of Godspell and Big River. Special thanks to Rosemary, Michael and Jody, and much love to Chris, Virginia and the rest of the family.

ELIZABETH WELLS BERKES (Christmas Past/Ensemble) Alliance Theatre: The Underpants, Arcadia, A Christmas Carol, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, The Art of Swindling, La Bête, The Emperor’s Nightingale. Regional: Jar the Floor, The Last Night of Ballyhoo and Barefoot in the Park (Charlotte Repertory Theatre); Private Lives (Riverside Theatre); Hamlet and Midwives (North Carolina Stage Company); Crimes of the Heart (Blowing Rock Playhouse). Elizabeth has performed in Atlanta with Theatrical Outfit, ART Station, Theatre in the Square, True Colors Theatre Company, Horizon Theatre Company, Aurora Theatre, Atlanta Shakespeare Tavern and Georgia Ensemble Theatre. Film: Madea Goes to Jail and Major League 3: Back to the Minors. Education: Wheaton College (Illinois); La Jolla Playhouse Conservatory/UCSD.

CYNTHIA D. BARKER (Mrs. Cratchit/ Ensemble/US Mrs. Dilber) is so humbled to be back at the Alliance! Cynthia, a proud member of AEA, earned her Masters of Fine Art in Theatre from Wayne State University in 2008 and has since been making her way through the Atlanta theatre community. Theatre

COREY BRADBERRY (Young Scrooge/ Ensemble/US Fred) is happy to return to the Alliance for A Christmas Carol. In the past year, he has worked with Alliance, Horizon, Theatre in the Square, Synchronicity, the Earl Smith Strand Theatre, 7 Stages and more as an actor, director and teaching artist. Corey holds

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profiles a BA in theatre and performance studies and has also trained at the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre. He is also the executive director of The Collective Project, Inc., a performancebased arts organization located at the Goat Farm Arts Center. Special thanks to Rosemary. Enjoy the show! DAVID de VRIES (Jacob Marley/ Ensemble/ US Ebenezer Scrooge) was last seen at the Alliance as Jeff in Carapace. His many appearances on the Mainstage include Sleuth, Shadowlands, Arcadia, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Spinning Into Butter and The Sisters Rosensweig. Broadway/National Tour/ Canadian National: Beauty and the Beast (Lumiere). National Tour/Chicago/ Los Angeles: Wicked (Dr. Dillamond). TV/Film: “Drop Dead Diva,” Necessary Roughness, Leatherheads, Remember The Titans. Audiobooks: The Burning Man, Coup d’Etat, One on One, The Spirit Lens and award-winning children’s titles for Scholastic Books, most recently, Dear Mrs. La Rue. This fall he created the role of Sigmund Freud in Theatrical Outfit’s Freud’s Last Session. David has been a member of Actors’ Equity since 1983 and holds a B.A. from American University. He is the proud father of Will, who plays a variety of positions, including pitcher, for the East Cobb Cobras. On the web at daviddevries.net. CHRISTIE LEE FISHER (US Bess/Fan/ Martha/Ensemble) is thrilled to be making her Alliance Theatre debut! She has been performing in the Atlanta area for 17 years and has recently been seen as Crissy in 7stages’ production of HAIR, Ginger in Zombie Prom at Fabrefaction Theatre, and Madeleine in Quills. Other

favorite roles include Ado Annie in Oklahoma!, Alcyone in Metamorphoses, Emily Webb in Our Town, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. Je Nie Fleming (Mrs. Fezziwig/Mrs. Dilber) is elated to be making her fifth appearance in A Christmas Carol. An Atlanta native, Ms. Fleming’s other Alliance Theatre credits include Crumbs from The Table of Joy, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Regional theatre includes Seattle Repertory Theatre’s Valley Song, True Colors Theatre’s Stick Fly and The Colored Museum. Her New York credits include: Abyssinia, Master Class and No Exit. Film and television credits include “Law & Order,” Last Days of Disco, “Dark Angel” and Marvin & Tige. Her additional education and training includes SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta College of Art and Design, and New York University (Stella Adler Conservatory). She wishes to thank those who have given her this amazing opportunity. NEAL A. GHANT (Bob Cratchit/US Jacob Marley/Ensemble) Alliance Theatre credits include: Various roles in A Christmas Carol, Big Stone in Eurydice, Ricky Roma in Glengarry Glen Ross, Tybalt (Man 2) in Shakespeare’s R & J, Ananse in Ananse the African Spiderman, The Lion in Androcles and the Lion and Rocky in Cyra and Rocky. Other regional theatre includes Our Town at True Colors Theatre, Of Mice and Men, Blue, Bus Stop, A Life in the Theatre and Bricktop among others. Awards include the AJC “Theatre Actor of the Year Award” (2005) and the Suzi Bass Award for Best Featured Actor (2007) Neal spends his off time working his way into the annals of hip-hop music alliancetheatre.org

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profiles history and can be found rockin’ stages around the country. JILL GINSBERG (Belle/Ensemble/US Christmas Past) is thrilled to be back with the Alliance Theater after recently playing Cinderella in Into the Woods! Other regional favorites include Marion Paroo in The Music Man, Laurey in Oklahoma! and Joy in Cinderella. She is grateful to her wonderful family and friends for their constant love and support, and wishes to blow a big ol’ kiss to Corey! Thank you to everyone at the Alliance and Happy Holidays! “All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them.” — Walt Disney. jillcelinaginsberg.com BART HANSARD (Mr. Fezziwig/Christmas Present/Ensemble) was last seen at the Alliance in last season’s production of August: Osage County as Sheriff Deon Gilbeau. His previous Alliance credits include Grapes of Wrath, A Death in the House Next Door to Kathleen Turner’s House on Long Island, A Question of Mercy, A Christmas Carol, Tennis in Nablus and many delightful Alliance Theatre for Youth and Families shows like Ferdinand the Bull, The Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer and Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse. On the regional scene, Mr. H has performed in Actor’s Theatre of Louisville’s A Tuna Christmas as one half of the town, as well as Psuedolous in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum for the Attic Theatre in Detroit. His film and television credits include “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” as the recurring fireman Bart and “Good Eats,” as various and sundry gormands who plague host Alton Brown. He also keeps popping up in films, such as Why Did I Get Married, Too?, Deja Vu, One Missed Call and Broken Bridges.

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Around town, you may have spied Mr. H in Superior Donuts as Max Tarasov at Horizon Theatre and Keith in Gray Area at The Aurora. As per tradition, Mr. H sends his love to Miss Haley and Mr. Will. He also requests chocolate in lieu of flowers be thrown on the stage during his curtain call. Happy holidays! BERNARD D. JONES (Peter Cratchit/ Ensemble) is thrilled to return to the Alliance Theatre as Peter Cratchit in A Christmas Carol. He was recently seen as JB in The Real Tweenagers of Atlanta (Alliance Theatre); Ernst in Spring Awakening (Actor’s Express); Jason in A Grand Night For Singing (Stage Door Players); Peter Cratchit in A Christmas Carol; Miss Bible Belt in Pageant The Musical, written and directed by Tony Award nominee Bill Russell (14th Street Playhouse); Mushu in Mulan (Alliance Theatre); Arvin in Zanna, Don’t! (Actor’s Express) and Lil’ D in Class of 3000 LIVE (Alliance Theatre). You can see Bernard as Milo on TBS’ “Meet The Browns.” When Bernard is not acting, he runs a photography business (makcielophotos. com). He is a graduate of Morehouse College (BA Theatre). CHRIS KAYSER (Ebenezer Scrooge) is happy to be returning to A Christmas Carol as Scrooge. He came up through the ranks and has played everything except Tiny Tim and the women. Thanks so much for making this show part of your Christmas tradition. TENDAL MANN (Daniel Cratchit/Turkey Boy/Ensemble/US Wyatt Cratchit) 13, is enjoying his seventh season in A Christmas Carol (first 3 as Tiny Tim). A multiple Suzi Award nominee (ensembles), he has won critical acclaim as Dill in


profiles Theatrical Outfit’s To Kill a Mockingbird (also directed by Rosemary Newcott); and appeared in 1:23 and Bunnicula (Synchronicity); and Red Balloon (Theatre du Reve). As Marshall Chess in Who Do You Love (directed by Broadway’s Jerry Zaks, winner of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Audience Award), Tendal has walked red carpets in Toronto, N.Y. and LA. He performed in the Bahamas for Cartoon Network; starred in films The Listener, Lost and Found and Mischievous; co-wrote Boy in the Box. Other: Drummer in band Radio Royale; enjoys soccer, horseback, Kung Fu; homeschooled/ unschooled; represented by People Store/Hot Shot Kids in Atlanta, MKS in L.A.; Equity Membership Candidate. Elder son of actors Sheri Mann Stewart and Barry Stewart Mann, and brother of Royce. Tendal donates portions of all earnings to charity. See IMDB, Facebook fan pages! DANIEL THOMAS MAY (Fred/Ensemble) is delighted to return to his Christmas Carol family at the Alliance. Also at the Alliance: In the Red and Brown Water. Regional credits: A Streetcar Named Desire (Marin Theatre Company), The Taming of the Shrew (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre), Celebrity Row and The Devils (Portland Center Stage). Some Atlanta credits: The Pillowman, Bug, Bent, Burn This, Blue/Orange, The Laramie Project (Actor’s Express); Hamlet, Metamorphoses, A Streetcar Named Desire, Macbeth, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Death of a Salesman, Romeo and Juliet, The Servant of TwoMasters, King Lear, Shrew: The Musical! (Georgia Shakespeare); Take Me Out (Theatre in the Square); Corpse, Circumference of a Squirrel (Aurora Theatre); 1:23 (Synchronicity Theatre);

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The Glass Menagerie, The Woman in Black (Art Station); Psycho Beach Party, Action Movie: The Play!, Cannibal: The Musical! (Dad’s Garage); Dream Boy (7 Stages); The Chase, Cotton Patch Gospel (Theatrical Outfit); Our Town (True Colors). SINATRA OSM (Dick/Ensemble /US Bob Cratchit), pronounced ‘awe-’sum,’ Actor recording artist Sinatra Osm enjoys returning to Alliance for A Christmas Carol! Other stage credits: Class of 3000 LIVE, The Gondoliers, Threepenny Opera, The Tempest, Sylvia, The Story and Star Spangled Girl. TV credits: “Meet the Browns”; Host of “Thousand Dollar Bee” — Robert Townsend. Since receiving his BFA in Acting, (Wright State University) he and Ulysses Simmons have co-founded The Osm School (Dunwoody/Stone Mountain/Gwinnett), a private mentorship arts academy offering extreme artist development, intense personal acting training, vocal coaching and music production. Osm School students have been seen on Apollo, Cartoon Network, Disney, Tyler Perry Studios, ABC Family, “Ed McMahon’s Star Search,” “America’s Got Talent” and more. Current Exclusive students include Jordan Pullins, 13 (Osm Music Production), Kennedy Wright, 9 (Acting/Voice), Terry Kiser, 17 (Acting/ Voice) & T.J. Anthony, 4 (Drums) I love Erica, my wife and I love Jesus! GLENN RAINEY (Ensemble/US Topper) is thrilled to be rejoining his Christmas Carol family. He has worked on most every Atlanta stage and was on Broadway for seven years in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. He was most recently seen at the Aurora Theatre as caustic theatre critic Sherman Farragut in John Ahlin’s comedy Gray Area. Last season, Glenn received Atlanta’s Suzi Bass


profiles Award for Leading Actor in a Musical for his performance as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray at the Atlanta Lyric Theatre. His last appearance here at the Alliance was in Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL. He is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild, and he thanks you humbly for supporting live theatre. Happy Holidays! BRAD RAYMOND (Topper/Ensemble/ US Christmas Present/Mr. Fezziwig)This Chicago native has performed as an actor, singer or conductor at some of the “windy city’s” most esteemed institutions including the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Light Opera Works of Chicago, the Ravinia Festival and the Cerqua-Rivera Dance Theatre. Local credits include: Atlanta Opera, Atlanta Lyric Theatre, Theatre Emory, Essential Theatre, Theatre In The Square and Spivey Hall. Brad was voted Best Minor Supporting Actor by Atlanta Theatre Buzz for his performance as Marcus Lycus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Brad also received critical praise for his recent performance as Benjamin Mays in MLK: A Monumental life; a starstudded production at Constitution Hall celebrating the new MLK memorial. Favorite roles include; Homer in Lilies of the Field and Noah in Britten’s Noah’s Flood. Look for Brad this January in Joyful Noise an Alcon motion picture starring Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton and Keke Palmer. Brad is extremely grateful to be returning to A Christmas Carol for a second season. Ivy Catherine Rogers (Melinda Cratchit/Ensemble/US Belinda Cratchit/ Want/Ignorance) is 10 years old and thrilled to be in A Christmas Carol for a second year. She studies piano, voice,

flute, violin, gymnastics and dance. Ivy Catherine is a 5th grade student at Dunwoody Elementary School. She has six older brothers, two of whom have been members of the A Christmas Carol cast before her. Ivy Catherine has appeared in A Christmas Carol (Rosewater), Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Clause (Act I), and concerts in Atlanta and Canada. Special thanks to Rosemary, Jody, Pat and Michael, and to her family. NICHOLAS SANDERS (Tiny Tim/ Ensemble) is very happy to be making his Alliance Theatre debut. He was most recently seen as the adorable Charlie Bradley in Synchronicity Theatre’s The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Prior to that he played the role of Fred Gilbreth in Cheaper By The Dozen (New Dawn Theatre). Nicholas is in the 5th grade at St. John Neumann Regional Catholic School. He enjoys school, singing and acting. Performing at the Alliance is a dream come true and he is excited to be part of this wonderful production. JORDAN SHOULBERG (Belinda Cratchit/ Ensemble and US Melinda/Tiny Tim) is thrilled to return to the Alliance Theatre for her third season of A Christmas Carol. Over the summer, Jordan appeared as Peter in Peter Pan. Previous credits include: Gretl in The Sound Of Music at the Center Theatre, a national PSA for Family Life, The Kendeda Graduate Playwriting Competition Reading and Performance of Splinters and a voice over for “The Colour of Her Dreams.” During Jordan’s free time, she loves playing soccer and spending time with her family, friends and three crazy dogs. A special thank you to everyone at the Alliance for welcoming Jordan back into this wonderful family! alliancetheatre.org

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profiles Allie Startup (Fan/Martha/Ensemble) is thrilled to be a part of such a rich Atlanta holiday tradition, having previously held the role of understudy. Credits include: Madeline’s Christmas (Miss Clevel, Horizon Theatre Company). Regional Credits: Fiddler on the Roof, Kiss Me Kate, My Way (Highlands Playhouse), Meet Me in St. Louis, All Shook Up, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Flat Rock Playhouse), Guys and Dolls (The New Harmony Theatre). University credits: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Children of Eden, Sylvia, Into the Woods (Gainesville Theatre Alliance). Love to Nick and Murphy. Bradley Washington (Wyatt Cratchit/ Ignorance/Ensemble/US Daniel Cratchit/ US Turkey Boy) is excited to join the cast of A Christmas Carol. Favorite theater credits include Willy Wonka (Candy Man, Mable House Theater), Oliver! (Book Seller’s Boy/Fagin’s Gang, Mable House Theater), Babes in Toyland (Jack Horner, Kudzu Playhouse) and A Christmas Carol (Poulterer’s Boy, Kudzu Playhouse). Bradley enjoys writing and drawing. He plays lacrosse and wrestles. He is 13 years old and in the 7th grade at Whitefield Academy. He has performed annually in his school’s spring production. He played the lead role of Andy in The Pirates of the “I don’t care” ibean and Romeo in the Whitefield Academy Middle School Production, All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Play. Bradley’s future plans are to be an actor, writer or film director. He would like to thank his family for their support and Jesus Christ for his talents. Kenneth Wigley (US Young Scrooge/ Dick Wilkins/Ensemble) While in college

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Kenneth interned under Rosemary for the MLK Collision project. Since then he has completed his degree in theatre from Georgia Southern University, and has become a proud member of the 2010-11 Apprentice Company at the New American Shakespeare Tavern. Love to Cecilia, Merry Christmas! LAURIE WILLIAMSON (Bess/Ensemble/ US Mrs. Cratchit) performed on Broadway/ national tour in Wonderful Town, Ragtime, King David, Singin’ in the Rain (Chanteuse), Phantom of the Opera (Confidante), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Narrator u/s) and Queenie Pie (Café O’Lay). Regional credits include Marian Anderson in Bel Canto, Laurie in Sophisticated Ladies, Hunnie #1 in Jelly’s Last Jam, Narrator in Beehive and Myrt in Carmen Jones. Ms. Williamson soloed with Music of the Night, Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber; Bernstein’s Mass, The New York City Opera Ed. Dept., The Little Orchestra Society, The 4Divas, City Center Encores Concerts, Holders Music FestivalBarbados, Broadway Inspirational Voices and Voices of Broadway Live. She is featured on commercials, voiceovers and recordings The Best of Broadway and Voices of Broadway. Television credits include Judge Harold on “Drop Dead Diva,” Ms. Flood on “Meet the Browns,” PBS “Great Performances” and “The Today Show.” Ms. Williamson thanks God, family, friends and husband, John, for everything. Member, Actors’ Equity Association. DAVID H. BELL (Adaptor) For the last 25 years, David H. Bell’s career has spanned a wide range of international and national projects as director,


profiles choreographer and author. As associate director to Kenny Leon at the Alliance, David directed more than 20 productions, including The Grapes of Wrath, Chess, Romeo and Juliet, Blood Knot and The Boys From Syracuse. As artistic director of Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., David inaugurated such world premiere musicals as Elmer Gantry, A Christmas Carol (Adaptor) and Hot Mikado (Author – winner Helen Hayes Award, Best Director). In Chicago, David’s work has earned 35 Joseph Jefferson Award nominations. His work at the prestigious Chicago Shakespeare Theatre includes productions of Taming of the Shrew, As You Like It and The Comedy of Errors. In New York City, David has directed both on and off-Broadway. Productions include Pictures in the Hall, Diffa Tribute to Edith Head, Heartstrings and Give My Regards to Broadway. David is currently a professor of music theatre at Northwestern University in Chicago. ROSEMARY NEWCOTT (The Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth and Families) has been directing, acting and teaching at the Alliance Theatre since 1988. Favorite Alliance directing credits include Honk!; Middle School the Musical (world premiere); Disney’s Mulan; Class of 3000, LIVE (world premiere); Goodnight, Moon; Go, Dog Go!; Seussical the Musical; Degas’ Little Dancer; Disney’s Aladdin; A Christmas Carol; Einstein Is a Dummy (world premiere); The Miracle Worker; Ferdinand the Bull; Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse; Androcles and the Lion; The Hobbit; and the acclaimed high

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school Collision Project. Newcott has directed at Horizon Theatre, Theatrical Outfit, Center for Puppetry Arts, Academy Theatre, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Virginia Stage Company, Seaside Rep, La Jolla Playhouse and the Kennedy Center. Newcott was named PBA Lexus Leader of the Arts and Best Director by the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for the 2001-02 season. In 2005, she received the GTC Distinguished Career Award. Newcott is also the recipient of a Princess Grace Foundation Fellowship and the 2010 Suzi Bass Spirit Award. She is on the board of TYA/USA. Thank you, Tom. D MARTYN BOOKWALTER (Set Designer) has designed more than 400 productions for theatres across the country. His designs include the awardwinning production of Talley’s Folly at the Pasadena Playhouse and several productions for Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles, including Like Jazz, QED (and the subsequent Lincoln Center Theatre production), The Wood Demon, Hunting Cockroaches, Passion Play and Frankie & Johnnie in the Clair De Lune. He designed A Perfect Wedding, the inaugural production at the new Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, as well as Barbara Cook’s Mostly Sondheim at the Ahmanson. He has designed for the Geffen Playhouse, Long Wharf Theatre, Playhouse Theatre in London, San Diego Rep, San Jose Rep, Pittsburgh CLO, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Colorado Festival of World Theatre and South Coast Rep, among others. He was the art director of the hit Fox television show “MADtv,” for which he received eight consecutive Emmy nominations. Other awards include the 2001 Angstrom


profiles Lighting Lifetime Achievement Award from the L.A. Drama Critics Circle, four Drama Critics Circle Awards, a Sarah Siddons Award and 25 Drama-Logue Awards. MARIANN S. VERHEYEN (Costume Designer) has been designing for the Alliance since 1985, most recently for August in Osage County and Avenue X (Suzi Nomination in Costume Design). Other shows at the Alliance include August Wilson Full Circle: Gem of the Ocean and Radio Golf, Intimate Apparel (Suzi Bass Award winner for Best Costume Design, 2005-06), Day of the Kings, A Christmas Carol and Light Up the Sky. New York credits include Cathy Rigby’s Peter Pan, Everybody’s Ruby (AudelcoAward Nomination), numerous off-Broadway productions and 10 years of commercial styling. Regionally, her work has been seen at the Ford’s, Huntington and Studio Arena theatres; Missouri Rep; and  the Chicago, Alabama, Oregon and Colorado Shakespeare theatres. She has designed costumes for Disney Cruise Lines, Disney World’s Animal Kingdom and Sea World San Antonio. Awards include three I.R.N.E.s in Boston, Villager Downtown Theater Award of NYC, two Best of Atlanta’s, Chicago’s 2002 Jeff Award and 2005 and 2007 Jeff Award nominations. She is a recipient of a Distinguished Achievement Awards from her undergrad and high school alma maters. She is head of the Costume Design program at Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theater. DIANE FERRY WILLIAMS (Lighting Designer) has designed over 20 shows for the Alliance. Favorites include Chess, The Grapes of Wrath, Romeo and Juliet and Once on the Island. She has worked for many theatres around the country,

including Portland Center Stage, Ford’s Theatre, Theatre Under the Stars, The Goodspeed, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, The Goodman, The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and has designed many national and international tours. Awards include a Jeff Award for Miss Saigon, a Carbonelle Award in Miami, three Drammy awards in Porland, Ore., an After Dark Award for Sunset Boulevard and seven Jeff nominations for lighting design. Diane has a Master of Fine Arts in Theatrical Design from Northwestern University and is the Resident Lighting Designer at Marriott’s Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago. Clay Benning (Sound Designer) has been the resident sound designer at the Alliance Theatre for 12 years. He has designed more than 70 productions, including Pacific Overtures, Class of 3000, Jelly’s Last Jam, August: Osage County, Five Guys Named Moe, Eurydice and Topdog/ Underdog. He is also an associate artist at Georgia Shakespeare with designs for more than 18 productions including King Lear, Metamorphoses, Julius Caesar, Titus Andronicus, Antigone and Pericles. Other work includes the Atlanta Ballet: The Great Gatsby, big (featuring Big Boi). Regional work: Cincinnati Playhouse, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Theatrical Outfit, Synchronicity Theatre. Awards: 2006, 2007 and 2009 Suzi Bass awards for Best Sound Design (Metamorphoses, False Creeds, and Titus Andronicus). Production sound engineer for the world premieres of The Color Purple, Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL and Bring It On: The Musical. He is a graduate of Presbyterian College (BA), North Carolina School of the Arts (MFA) and a member of IATSE/ USA829. alliancetheatre.org

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profiles MICHAEL FAUSS (Music Director & Pianist/Conductor) Alliance Theatre: Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris; tick, tick…BOOM!; A Christmas Carol; Chess; The Grapes of Wrath; Pacific Overtures; Little Me; The Robber Bridegroom; Oliver; Music Man; Guys and Dolls; The King and I; Brigadoon; Cotton Patch Gospel; Falsettos; A Little Night Music; Candide; Peter Pan; Annie Get Your Gun; Forever Plaid; Once on This Island; An American Song; The Boys From Syracuse; Up on the Roof; Not Just Kidstuff. Broadway: Quilters, Peter Pan. Atlanta Lyric Theatre: Music Man, “…Forum”, Smokey Joe’s Café, Evita, Man of La Mancha, Secret Garden, Twas the Night Before a Broadway Christmas, Theatrical Outfit: Cotton Patch Gospel, Pump Boys and Dinettes. Regional: Falsettos, Quilters, Forever Plaid, Sweet and Hot in Harlem. Waterfront Playhouse of Key West: Urinetown, Reefer Madness, Naked Boys Singing, Musical of Musicals, The Full Monty, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Other credits: National Tours: Peter Pan with Cathy Rigby, Heartstrings, 1989; the World Premieres of Casper, The Mask, SpiderMan, Dream Machine, England. PAT A. FLORA (Production Stage Manager) has been affiliated with the Alliance Theatre for more than 30 years, with favorite projects too numerous to list. She has had the great good fortune to work with many talented professionals in a variety of artistic disciplines, not only in Atlanta but throughout the country and abroad. Flora is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association, since 1980. LIZ CAMPBELL (Assistant Stage Manager) is happy to be celebrating her holidays with the company of A Christmas Carol again this year. Alliance credits include

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Honk!, Disney’s Mulan, Middle School the Musical, Class of 3000, Live! and Goodnight Moon. Local credits include Three Sistahs, True Love Lies, Charm School, The Bluest Eye and The Syringa Tree (Horizon Theatre), It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play, Confederacy of Dunces and Big River (Theatrical Outfit). She holds a BFA in Theatre from Niagara University. Member of Actors’ Equity Association. Love to APM and Happy Holidays! Wendy Palmer (Assistant Stage Manager) is excited to be backstage again here at the Alliance after many years absence. Past credits at the Alliance include serving as the Mainstage ASM from 1996-99 and stage managing King Hedley II, Proof, Spinning Into Butter, Two Sisters and a Piano, Shadowlands, Jitney, Burning Patience and Hot Mikado. Other credits include From Door to Door & The Left Hand Singing, Jewish Theatre of the South; Underneath the Lintel, Actor’s Theatre of Atlanta; Married Life, Theater Emory and This Passion Thing at the Horizon Theatre. Since 2005 she has served as Theatrical Outfit’s Resident Stage Manager where favorite productions include Freud’s Last Session, A Confederacy of Dunces, Sunset Limited, To Kill a Mockingbird, Beehive, Big River, Godspell, Lost Highway, Ain’t Misbehavin’ and four productions of Cotton Patch Gospel. Proud member of Actors’ Equity and even prouder mom to Grady and Maggie. Jody Feldman (Associate Producer) has been the head of casting for the Alliance Theatre since 1991. She has cast more than 200 LORT B, D and TYA productions for the Alliance including a wide range of classical, contemporary and world premiere dramas and musicals.


profiles She has worked with such directors as Susan V. Booth, Kenny Leon, David H. Bell, Kent Gash, Doug Hughes, Gary Griffin, Molly Smith and Andy Blankenbuehler. Since the Alliance is a center for new play development and productions, Jody has been privileged to cast a large number of new plays including The Last Night of Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry, Flyin’West and Blues for an Alabama Sky by Pearl Cleage, In the Red and Brown Water by Tarell McCraney, and world premiere musicals such as Aida, The Color Purple, Sister Act: The Musical, and Bring It On: The Musical. Jody also serves as the casting director for Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company and is working as Atlanta casting director for the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Tribute in Washington, D.C., and the feature film Charming the Hearts of Men. Jody began her theatre career as an actress and then as assistant general manager of the Academy Theatre with Frank Wittow. More than anything, Jody would like to thank you for being here to share the joy of live theatre with her Alliance Theatre family. Susan V. Booth (Jennings Hertz, Artistic Director) Susan joined the Alliance Theatre in 2001. Over the past 10 seasons, she has initiated the Collision Project for teens, the Aliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition, created local producing partnerships and overseen

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regional collaborative productions, as well as commercial partnerships on projects including The Color Purple; Bring It On: The Musical; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; Sister Act: The Musical; Bring in Da’ Noise, Bring in Da’ Funk; and Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL, which she also directed. As a director, she has worked nationally at theatres including the Goodman, 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 and DePaul Universities, and serves as adjunct faculty with Emory University. She is the immediate past president of the board of directors for Theatre Communications Group (the national service organization for the field), is on the artistic board of the Steinberg Charitable Trust in New York, and serves on the board of the Metro Atlanta Arts and Culture Coalition. Susan is married to Max Leventhal and is the proud mother of Moira Rose Leventhal. susan. booth@woodruffcenter.org


profiles Synopsis Ebenezer Scrooge, a stone-hearted Victorian-era accountant and money-lending penny-pincher, learns the true meaning of Christmas after he is visited on Christmas Eve by four fantastic spirits: the ghost of his former office partner, Jacob Marley; the Ghost of Christmas Past; the Ghost of Christmas Present; and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. The specters reveal to Scrooge the seeds of loneliness in his youth, opportunities for happiness still within his reach, and the dire future for himself if he continues in his mean and miserly ways. Based on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

discover us. discover you. In A Christmas Carol I discovered the hours of work it takes for a wonderful production to be put together. This was confirmed for me in Into The Woods where I performed in the youth orchestra. But years ago when my older brother performed in A Christmas Carol, I noticed how he would have to miss some school, or go to some late night rehearsals. To me, as a young boy at the time, this was slightly mysterious and built up excitement for me, I couldn’t wait to see it. When opening night came around I couldn’t wait to see what my brother and the entire cast had been working on. It was truly amazing and really got me into the holiday spirit that all children love. My brother enjoyed the experience so much he went back the next year and after that my triplet brother performed his part for two years. Now my only sister will be returning to the Alliance to perform again in the wonderful story of A Christmas Carol.  — Aidan Rogers is a junior at Chamblee High School and played flute in the Into the Woods Orchestra. Three of his siblings have performed in A Christmas Carol.

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 four separate organizations working together on fund-saving and fund-raising projects to benefit the theatre. The four volunteer groups are the Alliance Children’s Theatre Guild, Alliance Theatre Guild, the Direct Volunteers and the Usher Corps. For more information on becoming a volunteer please contact Shana Orr at shana.orr@woodruffcenter.org or call 404.733.4761.

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about the alliance theatre Founded in 1968, the Alliance Theatre remains closely tied to the cultural identity of Atlanta, growing as the city has grown. The theatre has gained national recognition and prominence as we have become a leading international city. In 1977, the Alliance merged with the Atlanta Children’s Theatre (founded in 1929) in order to include Atlanta’s youngest audiences in fully produced theatrical experiences. In 1979, the Alliance created the Theatre School (now the Acting Program and Education Department) in order to strengthen the relationship with our community. In 2007, under the leadership of Susan Booth, Jennings Hertz Artistic Director, the Alliance received the Regional Theatre Tony Award®, in recognition of sustained excellence in programming, education and community engagement. Realizing that our audience and the national field supports plays developed in Atlanta, the Alliance has created a large body of new work. The Alliance produces world premiere American musicals with a strong track record of Broadway, touring and subsequent regional productions. The theatre creates and nurtures the plays and careers of earlycareer playwrights through the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwright Competition, providing a premiere for the winner as part of our regular season and national networking opportunities for four finalists. Locally based artists create work on a nationally watched stage, launching and sustaining Atlanta’s artistic community. Finally we create and produce original plays for young audiences at every age level: from the Collision Project, which creates opportunities for high school artists to collide with classic texts, to the ground-breaking Theatre for the Very Young, creating interactive work for infants and toddlers. The Alliance takes great pride in our multi-generational educational programming. Believing that the same excellence found on our stage must be found in our education programs, the Alliance created the Institute for Educators and Teaching Artists. A collaborative partnership between the Alliance and partner schools, the institute programs equip teachers with theatrical techniques that link directly to school curriculum, align with the Georgia Performance Standards and increase student learning. These innovative programs include GA Wolf Trap, a nationally recognized professional learning program that focuses on literacy skills for children in pre-K – 2nd grade, Dramaturgy K-12, a unique program that empowers student scholars to create research material that both informs Alliance productions and prepares their peer audiences; and Collision Plus, which takes the creativity and collaboration of the Collision Project into our high school classrooms. The Alliance also offers community education, including classes for all ages and abilities of theatre interest; and adult student productions of unproduced plays in development (working with local writers and playwrights from the National Graduate Playwriting Competition). Twice recognized by the Federal Department of Education as leaders in the field of arts education, these programs reflect the Alliance’s commitment to city-wide arts access. The Alliance Theatre strives to set the highest artistic standards and create the powerful experience of shared theatre for a diverse audience. Above all else, we value excellence, pursued with integrity and creativity, and achieved through collaboration. 404.733.4650 or alliancetheatre.org http://facebook.com/AllianceTheatre

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board of directors Officers Board Chair Vice Chair Immediate Past Chair Treasurer

Dan Reardon Victoria Palefsky Howard L. Feinsand Patrick J. Gunning

Directors James L. Anderson Joe Bankoff Kenny Blank Mark Callaway Steve Chaddick Alan Colberg Linda Davidson Philippa V. Ellis Daryl Evans Reade Fahs A.D. Frazier Andrew Golde Laura Hardman Lila Hertz

Jocelyn Hunter Rosthema Viener Kastin John Keller James Kilberg Jeff Levy Valarie Lischer Cynthia H. Maloy Alan McKeon S. Alan McKnight, Jr. John Hays Mershon Hala Moddelmog Philip H. MoĂŻse Maureen Morrison Richard S. Myrick

Rita M. Anderson Kenneth L. Bernhardt Frank S. Chew Ann W. Cramer

George Goodwin Helen M. Regenstein Robert E. Reiser, Jr. Jane E. Shivers

Scarlet Pressley-Brown Helen Smith Price Maurice M. Rosenbaum William B. Rowland Stephen Selig Debbie Shelton William D. Sleeper H. Bronson Smith Karen Spiegel Charles E. Taylor Robert Walker Peter D. Weitzner P.J. Younglove Hovey

Life Directors Sally G. Tomlinson Benjamin T. White

Advisory Board Madelyn Adams Judy Anderson Tracie Arnold Terri Bagen Neil Barclay Candace Bell Mark Bell Barry Berlin Veronica Biggins Melanie Boltax Sarah Robinson Borders Erin Brown Stephen Brown Donna Burchfield Susan Callaway James Cox Chambers Ron Clark Tony Conway Richard Cravey Jackie Cushman Sallie Daniel Debbie Dermer

Advisory Board Chair: Ann W. Cramer Stacii Jae Johnson John Deushane Andrea Jones Patricia L. Dickey David Kuniansky Sally Dorsey Constance Lewis Enid Draluck Kristie Madara Cydnee Dubrof Kent Matlock Diane Durgin Philip McAdoo Bob Eckardt Penny McPhee Charles Edwards Dedi Mohr Jo Roberson Edwards Cynthia Moreland Randi Emerman Elena Mullican Kathryn Farley Linda Newport Ellen Feinsand Bill Nigut Valerie Ferguson William Pate Barry Flink Monica Pearson Jay Freer Travis Reed Margie Goheen Harrison Rohr Lisa Greenberg Paul Root Wolpe Jennifer Hale Bobby Rosenbloum Valerie Hartman Levy Jack Sawyer Virginia Hepner Christine Schneider Stephanie Husk Alan Schreihofer Pam Jenkins

Volunteer Leadership President, STARS/Alliance Children’s Theatre Guild President, Alliance Theatre Guild

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Valarie Lischer Sarah Larson

Sonny Seals Linda Selig Janece Shaffer Anne Sheehan Brian Shepler Cindy Shepler Linda Silberman Chandra StephensAlbright Charlita StephensWalker Veda Storey Todd Tautfest Susan Tucker Wayne Vason Lynda Walker A. Penniman Wells, Jr. Rick Western Mary Williams Suzy Wilner Joni Winston


sponsors Alliance Sponsors are businesses, corporations and institutions that have supported the work of the Alliance Theatre. We thank them for their generosity and support.

★★★★★★★ $250,000+ The Coca-Cola Company

Kendeda Fund

U.S. Department of Education

Fulton County Arts Council The Shubert Foundation

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

North Highland Company Target

Zeist Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Georgia Council for the Arts National Endowment for the Arts Publix Super Markets Charities Rich Foundation

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) Wilmington Trust David, Helen & Marian Woodward Foundation

Georgia Power John H. and Wilhelmina D. Harland Foundation Premiere Global Services, Inc.

Price Gilbert Jr. Charitable Trust Frances Wood Wilson Foundation

John and Mary Franklin Foundation Harry Norman Realtors Jones Day mediaedge: cia Plum Creek

Sharp Electronics SunTrust Wells Fargo Foundation WXIA-TV

★★★★★★ $100,000+ Delta Air Lines, Inc.

★★★★★ $50,000+ Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles The Home Depot

★★★★ $25,000+ The Atlanta Journal-Constitution AT&T Callaway Foundation, Inc. City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

★★★ $10,000+ American Intercontinental University Atlanta Foundation Cartoon Network Georgia Pacific Foundation

★★ $5,000+ AON Bryan Cave Diversified Trust Duke Realty Corporation GV Financial Advisors

★ $2,500+ Digital Arts Studio

The Suzuki School

By attending our theatre, you have made a powerful statement about how important the arts are to you. With the 2011-12 Season, the Alliance Theatre turns 43. Help us celebrate the power of great theatre for 43 years by making another statement of support louder than any standing ovation. Visit our website at alliancetheatre.org and click on Donate.

Alliance Theatre is a participant in the New Generations Program, funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation/The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by Theatre Communications Group, the national organization for American theatre.

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sponsors delta air lines serves more than160 million customers each year. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 351 destinations in 64 countries on six continents. Delta is an active partner in supporting community organizations, museums and exhibits that enlighten and inspire people to better themselves and better their world. For more information about Delta, please visit our website at delta.com.

Cast and company flowers sponsored by

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Research Partner

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Restaurant Partners

Midtown and Candler Park Atlantic Station

government

Major funding for this organization is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners under the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council.

This program is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) through the appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly. GCA is a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Major support is provided by the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs.

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DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE A L L I A N C E

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★★★★ $35,000+ Barbara & Steve Chaddick

Victoria & Howard Palefsky

Sally G. Tomlinson

★★★ $25,000-$34,999 Mr. & Mrs. Howard Feinsand

James Starr Moore Memorial Foundation

Dan & Garnet Reardon

★★ $15,000-$24,999 James & Lori Kilberg Stephen & Marjorie Osheroff

Patty & Doug Reid Joni Winston

★ $10,000-$14,999 Doug & Lila Hertz Jocelyn J. Hunter Andrea & Boland Jones Paul & Rosthema Kastin John & Angie Keller Mrs. J. Hicks Lanier Jeff Levy Mr. & Mrs. Steven J. Moddelmog Maureen & Angus Morrison Richard S. & Winifred B. Myrick Bob & Margaret Reiser Patricia & Maurice Rosenbaum Linda & Stephen Selig

The Balloun Family Lisa & Joe Bankoff Susan V. Booth & Max Leventhal Ansley & Mark Callaway Alan & Chi Colberg Ann & Jeff Cramer Mr. Tony L. Conway Linda & Gene Davidson Mr. & Mrs. A. D. Frazier, Jr. Matthew & Doris Geller David & Carolyn Gould Mr. & Mrs. Patrick J. Gunning Valerie Hartman Levy

Mr. & Mrs. Charles B. Shelton III Mr. & Mrs. H. Bronson Smith John & Karen Spiegel Chandra Stephens-Albright & Warren Albright Charlita Stephens-Walker, Charles & Delores Stephens Chuck & Lisa Cannon-Taylor Mr. & Mrs. Ramon Tomé Mr. & Mrs. Edus H. Warren, Jr. Rick & Terri Western Ramona & Ben White Suzy Wilner

top billing Executive Producers ★★ $7,500-$9,999 James Anderson The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

Melanie & S. Alan McKnight, Jr. P.J. Younglove Hovey

Executive Producers ★ $5,000-$7,499 Jay & Debbie Goldman Dr. & Mrs. John B. Hardman Kathy Harris Mr. & Mrs. J. Michael Hostinsky Mr. & Mrs. James C. Kennedy Philip I. Kent Foundation Cynthia & Alan Maloy

Peg & Bill Balzer Candace & Jeff Bell Sarah & Jim Borders Frank & Mary Anne Chew Marcia & John Donnell Eve & Bob Eckardt Dr. & Mrs. Edmond I. Griffin

Mr. & Mrs. John Hays Mershon Mr. Walter W. Mitchell Phil & Caroline Moïse Mr. & Mrs. Kenyon Murphy Helen Smith Price Mr. & Ms. Hugh S. Ripps Dr. & Mrs. Dennis Lee Spangler

Producers ★★ $3,500-$4,999 Kathy & Ken Bernhardt Mr. Stephen Brown & Dr. Bayley Royer

Mr. & Mrs. W. Kent Canipe Mr. Dick Dickson & Ms. Yin Lo Philippa & Burrell Ellis

Mr. & Mrs. Rick Fuess Mrs. Helen M. Regenstein William & Margarita Sleeper

Producers ★ $2,500-$3,499 Balfour Beatty Construction Mrs. Susan Beallor-Snyder & Mr. Stuart Snyder Ms. Beryl Bergquist

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Ron & Lisa Brill Charitable Trust Dr. & Mrs. Thomas H. Callaway John & Lucy Cook Mr. & Mrs. Edward S. Croft III

Richard & Linda Diedrich Douglas & Camille Duerr Diane Durgin Charles & Carol Edwards


annual fund Alliance donors provide over $1.2 million to the Annual Fund and Annual Fundraising events so that we can continue to present exceptional theatre and educational programs to our community. We are deeply grateful for their support. *Gifts processed as of November 1, 2011

Producers ★ $2,500-$3,499 (cont.) Eierman Foundation The Elster Foundation Diane & Daryl Evans Alan & Willa Fabian Mr. & Mrs. Reade Fahs Ms. Beryl Farris Mr. & Mrs. Barry Goheen Dr. & Mrs. Edmond I. Griffin Mr. & Mrs. Lance E. Hall Joan & David Herskovits Mr. & Mrs. James E. Hugh, III Mr. Clay Jackson Mr. & Mrs. Mark A. Jungers David L. Kuniansky

Alan & Cyndy Schreihofer Sonny & Jeanne Seals Michele & Glenn Shear Charlotte & Tom Shields Jane E. Shivers Henry N. & Margaret P. Staats Southern States LLC Karen & Alex Stickney TAYLAR Development & Associates Michael & June Tompkins Troutman Sanders LLP Susan & Tom Wardell Penn & Sally Wells John & Kathy Zamer

Leslie Leigh M.D. Dick Lyon Kristie L. Madara Dedi & Julian Mohr Jodi & Henry Niden Dr. Kathleen Nixon & Dr. Gregory Berkey John & Helen Parker Monica K. Pearson Susan & David Peterson Procore Solutions Ms. Lynne Ragan Mr. Travis Reed Bill & Rhonda Rowland

Associate Producers $1,500-$2,499 JoAnne & Charles S. Ackerman Madelyn R. Adams Judge Gregory A. Adams & Wanda Adams Diane & Kent Alexander Elaine & Miles Alexander Dr. & Mrs. Raymond Allen Theodore & Andrea Altholz Rita & Ted Anderson Judy M. Anderson Herbert & Myrtice Arnold Elizabeth & John Bacon Mark & Pam Bell Mr. & Mrs. Ted R. Benning Ms. Ann B. Bishop Ms. Pamela L. Blackburn Mr. Ron L. Clark, Jr. Akbar Cojoe Mr. & Mrs. James L. Curry Ms. Sallie Adams Daniel Ms. Diana DePinto Ms. Patricia L. Dickey Ms. Cydnee Dubrof & Mr. Robert McDonough Ralph & Ree Edwards Dr. & Mrs. Norman Elliott Ms. Elizabeth R. Etoll Ms. Gail H. Evans Kathryn T. Farley, PhD Michael & Jody Feldman Ms. Valerie Ferguson Dr. & Mrs. Arnoldo Fiedotin Melanie & Richard Fine

Andy Fisher Dr. Cynthia J. Fordyce & Sharon Hulette Mr. Craig Garrett Mr. Joe Gfaller Mr. & Mrs. John J. Gillin Dale R.F. Goodman Mr. & Mrs. Seth Greenberg Louise Staton Gunn Rachel & Mike Hammer John & Simone Hanson Ms. Kristin Hathaway Hansen & Mr. Norman Hansen Etta Raye Hirsch Pearlann & Jerry Horowitz Tycho & Marie Howle Foundation Jocelyn J. Hunter Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Hurley Mr. & Mrs. Harold Itkin Richard & Marcia Jacobson Ms. Caroline John Veronique & Baxter Jones Mr. & Mrs. Richard Kruger Ms. Carolyn Lawson Conchita Heyn & Robert Lichtefeld Lubo Fund M.C. Jackson, Sr. Family Foundation Mr. & Mrs. Nathan Metzger Mr. & Ms. Michael J. Millett Mr. Patrick Millett June M. Morrison Mr. & Mrs. Charles Moseley Joyce & Michael Natbony Mr. Joseph Northington

Mrs. & Mrs. Solon Patterson Bill & Carey Peard Peg Petersen Sam & Barbara Pettway Don & Rosalinda Ratajczak Mr. & Mrs. John Richard Peter & Alice Rogers Dr. & Mrs. Charles Rosenberg David & Sharon Schachter Ms. Christine Schneider Mr. Kevin D. Seaway Mr. & Mrs. Timothy E. Sheehan Mr. Brian Shively & Mr. Jim Jinhong Mr. & Mrs. Mark Silberman Martin & Patricia Silbiger Paul V. Spiegl, Sr. MD Dante’s Down the Hatch, Buckhead In honor of Carol Jones & the Alliance Theatre Education Department Jim & Janie Stratigos Mrs. & Mr. Otha Sydnor Ms. Victoria Sylvain Drs. Eldred & Ava Taylor Dr. & Mrs. Kenneth G. Taylor Lanier-Goodman Foundation Chad Thornhill Lynda & Richard Walker Mr. Alex & Mr. Marc D. Weinberg J.M. Wilkerson Construction Company Mr. & Mrs. John A. Williams Mr. & Mrs. D. Brent Wyper Mr. & Mrs. Erwin Zaban

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annual fund Alliance donors provide over $1.2 million to the Annual Fund and Annual Fundraising events so that we can continue to present exceptional theatre and educational programs to our community. We are deeply grateful for their support. *Gifts processed as of November 1, 2011

Benefactors $1,000-$1,499 Gene G. Abel, M.D. & Nora Harlow Mr. & Mrs. Howell Adams, Jr. Ms. & Mr. Jody L. Andrade Mr. & Mrs. Robert Arogeti Ms. Karen Beardslee Mr. & Mrs. George Boyd Ms. Barbara Brady Ms. Erin A. Brown & Ms. Regine Clement Mr. Michael J. Coles Alice J. Cunningham Mr. & Mrs. David E. Dermer Ms. Jo R. Edwards Ms. Diane Hockstader Linda & Richard Hubert Mr. Robert A. Jetmundsen Gordon L. Joyner, Esq.

Mr. & Mrs. Peter G. Kessenich Mr. & Mrs. David E. Kiefer Mark & Brenda Lichtenstein Printpack Inc. & The Gay & Erskine Love Fdn. Mr. Alan B. McKeon & Ms. Evelyn Ashley Jim & Jo McLean Sally & Tom McNulty Avery & Valerie Munnings Ann Starr & Kent Nelson Mr. & Mrs. Lynn Newport Dr. & Mrs. Stephen I. Oppenheimer Mr. & Mrs. Markham D. Oswald Mr. & Mrs. John Reeves Dr. Susan Rifkin & Mr. David Rifkin Mr. John A. Sabine

Kevin Sangston Mr. & Mrs. Ross W. Schiavo Simon Schwob Foundation, Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Brian Shepler Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Silverboard Dr. Odessa K. Spraggins Mrs. C. Preston Stephens Maria-Ruth Storts Mr. Todd A. Tautfest & Mr. Kevin Esch Dr. William Torres Ms. Kimberly Tribble & Mr. Mark S. Lange Dr. & Mrs. Bruce Y. Tyler Lynne Winship Mr. & Mrs. Todd Zeldin

Playwright $700-$999 Ellen Arnovitz Sara & Alex Brown Mr. & Mrs. Paul R. Freeman Dale R.F. Goodman

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Hubbell Kathryn Huie Mr. Elmer Langham & Mr. Donald Bonar

Anonymous (2) Mr. James D. Altman Peter & Sheila Anderson Malcolm S. Barnes & Virginia A. Hepner Dr. Deborah Baumgarten Dr. & Mrs. Jay E. Berkelhamer BG Search Associates In Memory of Sol Blaine Ms. Betty Blondeau-Russell Dr. & Mrs. Ted Brand Bright Paper Darrell Briscoe Deb Brudo Chuck Button Ms. Mary C. Cannon Franklin & Dorothy Chandler Dr. John Countryman Mr. Bruce I. Crabtree, III & B.J. Erb Crabtree

Mr. George Damergis Linda & Gene Davidson Karen & David Dorton Mr. & Mrs. Barry R. Elson Drs. Stephen & Marianne Garber Ms. Linda M. Garrett Nancy & Chris Gibbs Dan & Susan Graveline Mr. and Mrs. Jerry M. Greenbaum Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Hale Wanda G. Hankes John Harber Mr. & Mrs. Dan Hogan Mr. & Mrs. Thomas B. Hyman, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Frank Jefferson Eric & Carol Johnson Lucy Kinnaird Cathy & Jeffrey Korotkin Dale & Elaine LaLonde Ms. Snadra Lanphear

Anonymous (5) Sandy & Davis Abrams Randall Adams Michael & Dawn Adamson Judith & Aaron Alembik Corrie Alford Alliance Theatre Development

Dr. & Mrs. David F. Apple, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Chris Arapoglou Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Arduino Dorita & Hal Arnold Cheryl & Ron Baer Mr. & Mrs. Wayne S. Bailey Robert Barnaby

Barbara & Marty Pollock Mr. George M. Taylor Mr. and Ms. Timothy A. Pollock Wayman Williams Mr. & Mrs. Gary Sayers Virginia & Neal Williams Jane E. Shivers

Designer $500-$749 Lewis Larson Constance & Dale Lewis Mr. John Lindquist Ms. Sarah Lyon Cheryl Meis Mr. Tony Morrison Mr. Mark A. Pallansch Del & Bob Podsiadlo Ms. Karen Porch Adrian Prather Prefered Machine Works Judith Reece James H. Rollins Karl & Lana Sachsenmaier Mr. Scott C. Satterwhite Mr. Scott Schicker Mindy & David Shoulberg Dr. Jay Singh & Dr. Gillian Sherbourne Fred B. Smith

Joe Sniezek Susan Stainback Peter James Stelling honoring Vicki Palefsky & in memory of her mother Mr. Thomas D. Stone Bob Sullivan Faye Tate Judith & Mark Taylor John & Bunny Underwood Greg Van Buren The von Gal Family Ms. Elizabeth Wallace Richard & Carole Weil Drs. Sally A. West & Daniel Pollock John & Sue Wieland Mrs. Charlotte Wilen Mrs. Joyce S. Wilson Charles A. Zuver

Performer $250-$499

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Dr. Michael & Mary Baron Ms. Anne Barnhart Mr. & Mrs. Roland Bates Patty Beem Mr. Jay Bernath Mr. Michael C. Berndt Geoff Bieger & John Altizer

Mrs. Roberta Bienfait Julie Bishop Gary & Nancy Bivins Dr. R. Dwain Blackston Ms. Janet Bogle The Booth Family Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Bowen


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annual fund Alliance donors provide over $1.2 million to the Annual Fund and Annual Fundraising events so that we can continue to present exceptional theatre and educational programs to our community. We are deeply grateful for their support. *Gifts processed as of November 1, 2011

Performer $250-$499 (cont.) Ms. Brenda K. Boyd Ms. Bettye G. Boyd Mr. Peter Brannigan & Ms. Phyllis McNeill Sharon Brewer Merv and Schan Brown Nancy Brown LeRoy & Polly Brownlee Ronald L. Budde Ms. Donna C. Burchfield Dr. Carol T. Bush & Dr. Aubrey M. Bush Danni Byrd Mrs. Vera C. Carter Mr. & Mrs. John & Sue Carter Ms. Johanna Chapin Desi Clark Sean Clark Mr. William R. Clayton Michael Clement Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Colbert Kimberly Collins Dr. Doyt & Gracia Conn Tim Couch Lisa Cremin & Bruce Harlan Brad & Sally Currey Linda & Haywood Curry Mr. & Mrs. James E. Cushman, Jr. Ms. Deb Daly Kim DeBello Ms. Christy Diaz Mary Grace Diehl & Michael Jablonski Dr. & Mrs. Joseph H. Dimon, III Ms. Laura Doster Alexandra & Charlotte Dretler Mr. & Mrs. James C. Edenfield Mr. & Mrs. Robert G. Edge Ms. Arlene Edwards Gary & Elaine Elder Dorothy & Todd Evans Eliza & Bobby Ezor Mr. & Mrs. Bradford W. Ferrer John & Eleanor Finley Ms. Kimberly Finnegan Mark Fishman Mr. & Mrs. Steven E. Fox Mr. Lee Francis Ms. Shan Franklin Homer S. French David & Luck Gambrell In memory of Donald Gareis Lindsay R. Gaskill Mr. & Mrs. Roger G. Gelder Dr. Lisa A. Gillespie Mr. Michael Gilliam Dr. & Mrs. Donald M. Gilner

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Marsha & Richard Goerss Nelson J. & Linda P. Gold Mr. Michael J. Goldman Mr. & Mrs. Karon Graves Drs. Deborah & Arthur Griffiths Stacy Grooms Mr. Marcus Gurley Mr. and Mrs. Mark Gustafson Dr. Sandra G. Gustavson Ms. Joanne Hayden-Miller Mr. Terry Hall Dr. George W. Hall Ms. Sylvia Halleck Mr. Larry Hamm David & Christy Hand Mr. John Harber Lindsey E. Hardegree Casandra Harmon Mr. Charles Harper Mr. George Hart Mr. & Mrs. Joseph B. Haynes Ms. Bonnie K. Hebb John & Christine Hepfinger Mr. Chester L. Hicks Cheryl Hill Mr. James A. Hill Marianne & John Hines Carole W. Hinton Harris & Sharon Hobby Charles & Winnie Hoover Tammy Hunter Ms. Kaycee Hyre Mr. & Mrs. Mark Ilgenfritz Mr. Ron Jackson Mary Ann Jackson Dr. Marlon Jackson D.D.S. Tiffany James Mr. J. Timothy Johnson Kay H. & Burke C. Jones Ms. Kyla Juniel Mr. Stephen J. Kalista & Ms. Pamela San Martin Ms. Janice Karkula Mrs. Carol Ann Kilburn Thad & Suzanne King Dr. William Kiser Mrs. Jo Koch Carol & Paul Kurtz Michael & Bernadette Lambert Chuck & Jean Larsen Andrea Lawrence Ms. Deirdre Lawson Mr. J. M. Leger Jon Lemeshka S. Jarvin Levison Ms. Gloria Logan Mr. Nadim Maamoun Mr. Tom Mahaffey

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Mr. Terrance D. Martin Ms. Kathryn Mauldin Dr. & Mrs. Donald C. Maxwell Ms. Rebecca May Terry & Elaine McClean Joey McCraw, Backstreet Boutique Ms. Teleasa McLeod Mr. Kenneth McNeil Doug & Norma McNeill Birgit & David McQueen The Mimms Family Dr. Joseph Mims & Mrs. Libby Mims Ms. Cathy Missildine-Martin Vicki & Steve Morris Mr. Guy Morrison Mr. Russell Morrisson Cindy Moss Thomas H. & Claire M. Muller Michael & Christine Murphy Kevin & Sandra Muthersbough John & Cathy Muzzy Allan & Janis Nichols North Georgia Investment Planning, LLC. Mr. Donald Olds Bob & Mary Ann Olive Leonard Pallats Ms. Scotty C. Pannell Ms. Virginia K. Parks & Dr. Emmanuel M. Landau Mr. Robert Parsons Dr. Jesse R. Peel, M.D. Mr.& Mrs. Robert A. Penter Ms. Sophia Brothers Peterman Dr. & Mrs. Alan L. Plummer Mr. Dameon Pope Henry M. Quillian III Dennis Radde Henry & Ruth Read Mrs. Angela H. Ridley Ted J. Rikard Miss Lillie M. Robbins Ms. Michelle Robinette Kaaren D.A. Robinson Lou Robinson Maya Robinson The Rockdale Foundation, Inc. Mr. Thomas G. Sampson Mr. Jonathan Sangster Mr. & Mrs. Bernard S. Santa Maria Ms. Clarelle R. Sauls Amy Jeanne Rosenberg Schwartz Kurt Scobie Mr. Fred Shaftman Mrs. Elizabeth Shallenberger Heather Shepherd Mr. & Mrs. William Shiverick

Mr. Mark O. Shriver, IV Jane Smith Mr. Fred O. Smith , Jr. Eddie Smith Ms. Kathy Smith Putnam & Carmen Smith Mr. Terry Sprunger Mr. & Mrs. A. Knighton Stanley Pat Stephens Michael Stevens Dr. & Mrs. Charles P. Stewart Susan & Alan Stiefel Mr. & Mrs. Frank Strickland Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd T. Swain Ms. Susan Swanner Dr. & Mrs. Michael Szikman Arlene & David Taylor Mr. Johnie L. Teague Ms. Mona Temples Noelle Thomas Kent Thompson Roland Tisdale Mr. Kevin Todd Katherine Tolliday Robert H. Truesdale Joyce Lawrence Tsadik Ms. Susan Turner Mr. & Mrs. Chris Tuten Ms. Laura Vann & Ms. Sara C. Folwell Mr. & Mrs. Wayne R. Vason Mr. Andrew Velcoff Mr. Sal Verenna Gilbert & Genette Waldman Ms. Stacey Weiss Diane White Mr. Albert Whiteside III Khari Wilder Joynetta Wilford Mr. Brian Wilhite Mr. & Mrs. David M. Wilkinson Dr. Jane Wilkor & Bruce Winston Mr. Don Williams Mrs. Elmira J. Williams Mr. & Mrs. Karl B. Williams Mr. Jorn Winter Alice & Blake Wood Sherry & Donn Wright Mr. & Mrs. L. R. Wurl Mr. & Mrs. Charles L. Young Ms. Deborah Young Nancy Jean Young Harold & Jane Yudelson Dr. & Mrs. Feroze A. Yusufji Dawn M. Zachariah


annual fund Stage Manager $150-$249 Anonymous Mr. Earl Adams Dr. & Mrs. Joel Adler Jennifer Aiello Connor Ms. Janice Akers Luther Alexander Ms. Tamera Alexander Allegiance Mortgage Services David Allen Mr. Maurice Allen Mr. & Mrs. John G. Alston Marion Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Carl H. Anderson Norma & Don Appel Warren Armistead Mrs. & Ms. Mary Arnold Mr. & Mrs. Stanley B. Ashley, Jr. Whitney Atwater David D. & Elizabeth C. Aughtry Andrew Bachmann Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Baker Mr. & Mrs. Alan Balfou Derrick Banks r Professor R. M. Banks Mr. Peter L. Banks Ms. Sheron Banks Ms. Janelle Baranco Ms. Amy Barger & Mr. Robert Wallingsford Mr. Matthew Barnett Doug Barron Ms. Roxanne Barrow Christopher Barry Mr. Richard Baxter Wayne Baxter Jason Beal Drew Elizabeth Beaty Mr. & Mrs. Roger H. Beggs Mr. John Benator & Mrs. Leslie S. Benator Ms. Jane Benjamin Mr. Barry N. Berlin Donna Berry Mrs. Mignon S. Bigelow & Mr. James A. Bigelow Mrs. Gwen Bivins Ms. Karsha Black Dimetrius Blackmon Mr & Mrs. Gordon Blackwell Robin Blake Mr. Jack B. Bleich Suzanne & Rob Boas Ms. Dianna Boateng & Ms. Jennifer H. Boateng Mr. James R. Bonner & Ms. Coralie Hains Mr. & Ms. William Booker Mr. Joseph Booth Ms. & Mr. Kimberly E. Bornstein Mr. Henry H. Bowen Mr. James Boxton Mr. William Boyd

George & Monica Bozonier, Jr. Scott & Becky Bracewell Christopher & Kendall Williamson Richard Branch Eric Brantley Ms. Miriam Brodkin Arlene Brooks Jenny Brooks Mr. & Mrs. Oliver Brooks C. G. Brown Michael Brown Mr. Danny Brown Ms. Deanne Brown Ms. Selina Brown Carol Bruce Dr. Deloris Bryant-Booker Mr. James W. Buehler , M.D. & Ms. Lydia Ogden , Ph.D. Ms. Karissa Daniel Mr. & Mrs. Richard H. Burgin Ms. Angela Cameron Robin Canady Alec Carlson Michael Carr Jacqueline Carroll Ms. Deidra Carswell Mr. & Mrs. Richard Case Bryan Cavan Joshua & Lauren Chandler Deborah Chastain Mr. Boon Keat Eric Chng Yolanda Chu Mr. & Mrs. Logan Clarke Ms. Brenda Clements Mr. Chris Coad Eleanor B. Cobb Mr. Stewart Cobb Ms. Jesia Cobb Peter & Mary Virginia Coffman Mr. Ezra Cohen Ms. Judy G. Cohen Ms. Shelaine Cole Kenneth Collins Mitch Collins Nathaniel Collum Bill Compton Mr. & Mrs. Anthony L. Compton Lt. Col. & Mrs. Ralph W. Connell Diana Conway Mr. & Mrs. Larry Cook Ms. Marjorie F. Cooper Mrs. Susan V. Cooper Ms. Sandi Peterson-Cooper Sarah Covert Mr. Rick Covington Mrs. Jane Covington Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence R. Cowart Mr. Jerry Cox Dr. Leslie W. Crawford Anna Crawford, Ph.D. & Barbara Thomason, Ph.D. Terry Culp

Ms. Carleen Cumberbatch Mr. Joseph B. Cumming Fred Cummings Carolyn Cushing Mrs. Hilary S. Cutler Mr. Frank Dancy & Ms. Dana Atchelson Michelle Daniel Ms. Joyce E. Daniels Ms. Georgia Davidson Celeste Davis Mr. Clayton Davis Darrel Davis Ms. Elaine Davis Jody Davis Ms. Oscar Faye Davis Richard & Linda Davis Ms. Sheri Davis-Faulkner Ms. Ginny Davy & Mr. Ken Lipscomb Mr. Philip D. Dawson Mrs. Renee R. Delahoussaye Anita DeMyers Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Dierdorff Ms. Connie Divine & Ms. Frances McCarty George Doane Glenn Dobson Barbara R. Dorsey Ryan Dourron Mrs. Katherine J. Downs Ms. Anne B. Dries Ms. Walline Driver Dr. Gary Dudley Mitch & Jane Durham Denise Dym Mr. & Ms. John Dyslin Drs. Bryan & Norma Edwards Ms. Kathleen Edwards Ms. Valerie Edwards Tammy Ellerbe Mr. Andy Ellise Ms. Anne B. Erbesfield Mr. Antonio Estrada Erica D. Etterling Russell Fail Ms. Trudy Farkas Mr. Pavel Favorov Robyn Feinberg Mr & Mrs. Christopher Fender Barbara L. Fields, M.D. Marvin & Lynn Davis Ms. Rebecca Fisher Dr. James W. Flannery John & Lisa Fleming Heather Flury Ms. Yvonne Fogerty Ms. Simone Forbes Kelly Fortin Chandra Fowler Sara & Robert Franco Ms. Debbie Frank

Les Franks Marla Jane Franks, MD Ms. Anissia Franks Kevin Frawley Ms. Carolyn Frazier Ms. Sarah B. Freeman Ms. Baerbel Freudenthaler Dr. & Mrs. Julian F. Fuerst Mr. Rodney Gabriel Andrew Gaines Dr. Gloria Gandara Michael Gannon Mrs. Phyllis Gareis Linda Garriga Ms. Kathy Gaultney Amy Gaynor Alexander Gdalevich Homerzelle Gentry Ms. Mica Gentry Elizabeth Gibbs & Jamie Fowler Leah Gibson Ms. Billie Gill-Chestnut Miss Reyna Gilmore Daniel Glenn Mrs. Suzanne B. Glenn Sandy Goldman Dr. & Mrs. Martin I. Goldstein Mr. & Mrs. Tom Gordon Gunther Gossman Ms. Carol Gott Ms. Laurie Graffo Mary C. Gramling Maurice Grant Mr. Dale Gray Mrs. Barbara H. Green Ms. Jane S. Greenberger Sophia Greer Mr. Bryant D. Gresham Steven & Dionne Grey Mike Griffith Edward & Erika Gross Mr. & Mrs. Robert Grossman Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey Groves Mr. & Mrs. Steve Gruenhut Mrs. Carol Gunter Mr. & Mrs. David Guthrie Edith Guyton Ms. Cathleen Haas Mr. & Mrs. Isaac N. Habif Ms. Julia N. Haesemeyer Sharyn Marshall Hailey Mr. & Mrs. George B. Haley Willie Hall Mr. & Mrs. E. Lewis Hansen Katherine Hansil Dr. Gloria J. Hardiman Ms. Linda L. Hare Naomi B. Harper Mr. & Mrs. Antonio Harrell Katie Harris William Harris

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annual fund Alliance donors provide over $1.2 million to the Annual Fund and Annual Fundraising events so that we can continue to present exceptional theatre and educational programs to our community. We are deeply grateful for their support. *Gifts processed as of November 1, 2011

Stage Manager $150-$249 (cont.) Mrs. Shirley Harrison & Mrs. Helen Norris Philip & Susan Harrison Dylan Hauck Ms. Lisa Haughey Kelly Hayes Mrs. Cathy Hedrich Terry Heinlein Carla Henderson Ms. Kaye Henderson Mr. Mario Hernandez , Jr. The Herr Family Robert Herring III Ms. Vonda K. Hester Ms. Denise Hillis Ms. Catherine Hilton Ms. Bette M. Hines & Mr. Larry Thompson Mr. & Mrs. Jay F. Hirsch Veronnica Hobbs King Mr. Mark A. Hobson Mrs. Kay & Mr. Mark Hodges Mr. & Mrs. Thomas V. Hoffmann Mrs. & Mr. Carol J. Hogue Shannon Hogue Barbara Hollonquest Ms. Jerry C. Holloway Chris Hoover Judith Hopkins Kathi Hopkins Ms. Judy Horne Mr. Jim Howe Ms. Loretta Howell Jeremy Hsieh Ms. Deborah Hubert Ms. Adrienne Hudson Ms. Donna Huling Brian Husak Ms. Vicki Hutchins Ms. Tiffany Hyland Ms. Mildred Hyman Mr. Louie Ingle & Dr. Tara D. Britt Intellectual Capital Consulting, Inc. Thomas Jablonski Ms. Belita Jackson Tyisha Jackson Rick James Ms. Judy Jameson Mr. & Mrs. Gary Jeffers Ms. Denise E. Jennings & Mr. Donald Montgomery Ms. Julia Johnson Crystal Johnson Dr. Norman Johnson Mr. Charles Johnson Mr. Chris Johnson Mr. Damion Johnson

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Mr. Tyrone Johnson Mr. Wendell Johnson Ms. Corliss E. Johnson Ms. Marion Johnson Ms. Sheila Johnson Richard Johnson Mr. Brandom Jones Jacqueline Jones Jared Jones JeMia Jones Lee & Alyse Jones Mr. Jean Pierre Jopin John Jordan Ms. Wilhelmina Jordan Mrs. Suparna Joshi Ms. Dontanella Journet Gretchen Joyce Mr. Earl Joyner Mr. Ashik Kabir Dr. Carole A. Kant Sharon Neulinger & Richard Kaplan Ms. Susan Kelenfy Ms. Vivieon Kelley Bob & Jane Kibler Ms. Carol B. Kiersky Dr. Joon Kim & Michelle Lee Ms. Karol Kimmell K. N. King Ryan King Trisha Kinskey Ms. Deborah Kirkland Mr. Douglas Kirkland Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Kirwan Barbara & William Klineman Mr. Robert Knapp & Mrs. Elida Perez-Knapp Mr. Alex Knight Linda Knowles Gina Kory Ms. Anne Kostensky Ms. Emily Koumans & Mr. Stewart Brann Mr. & Mrs. Paul Kunzie Ms. Lynne Kushner Steven & Sheri Labovitz Ms. Mary LaFountain Peter & Rosa LaHatte Mr. & Mrs. James Lakin Jane Lanning Mr. Frederick Last Linda Lattimore Ms. Christina Lauer & Mr. Douglas Nelson Mr. & Mrs. Conrad Lautenbacher Ms. JoAnne Lawler Ms. Martha Lawrence Carol Leonard

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Thomas C. Leslie Kenneth Lester Mr. David M. Leta Mr. William Lewandowski Benjamin Lewis Ms. Jeannine Lewis Ms. Valerie Lie Jesse M. Liebman Dr. Ritu Lohtia & Ramesh Subramaniam Mr. & Mrs. Bob A. London Earl & Sharon Long Mr. Stanley Longman Russell Love Mr. Donald G. Lovell Dr. & Mrs. Brandell Lovvorn Ms. Pamela Luczon-Peterman Kirk Luczynski Ms. Jeanette Lumpkins Sharon Lunday Ms. Racquel Lynum Anna Mackowiak Ms. Jennifer MacLean Mr. Pete MacLean Mr. & Mrs. Mark S. Mahaffey Ms. Jo A. Mahar Ms. Shannon Majors Mr. & Mrs. Jermayne Mallory Mr. & Mrs. Paul E. Manners Mr. Clarence Mariney Mr. Thomas A. Marshall Mike Martin & John Kale Gloria Mason Martin Walter & Judith Martin Ms. Vickie L. Martin Dr. & Mrs. Kevin Mason Ms. Jaclyn Mason Renita Mathis Mr. & Mrs. James M. May III Steven Mcalpine Mr. David McBride Ms. Natalie McCants T McClure Virginia McCurdy Jessica McDaniel Dr. & Mrs. Allen P. McDonald, Jr. Mrs. Jacquelyn McGhee Mr. & Mrs. Mark McKeller Michael McKinley Mr. David McKinney Mr. & Mrs. Jack McSweeney Dr. John & Melissa Merlino Mr. & Mrs. Ammon Meyer Mr. & Mrs. David Meyer Ms. LaTonya Miller Eloise B. Mills Ms. & Mr. Angela Mitchell Dr. & Mrs. Dick Mitchell Michael Mitchell

Ms. Kathryn Mitchell Ms. Nancy Mitchell Rolanda Mitchell N. Eileen Moon Ross Mooney Ms. Elizabeth Moore Traron Moore Sophia Morell Ms. Stephanie Morgan Kevin Morrison Mr. Jeff Morrison Mr. Gary Motley Helen A. Muirhead Mr. & Mrs. Ryan Mulderig Leslie Mullis Dennis & Debra Murphy Michael Murray Mary Chris Murry Mr. David Naglee Juliana Nahas Kim Neal Dr. & Mrs. Neil Negrin Ms. Esther Nelms Mary Baird & David Nelson Beverly Nelson Ms. Nicki Nelson Ms. Linda S. Nethery & Mr. J S. Shuttleworth Ms. Joan E. Netzel & Mr. John B. Gronwall Mr. Paul E. Neveux , Jr. Mr. & Mrs. William B. Ney Ms. Margaret Nino Andrew Nix Nina Nketiah Ms. Brenda Norman Ms. Marianela E. Noya Josephine Nutter Cele Ogawa Peter O’Hanlon Mr. Bill Ohlemueller Mr. James O’Neal Benjamin & Barbara Ordover Janis Orlins Mr. & Mrs. Reginald O’Shields Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Oughton Mr. & Mrs. G. B. Outlaw Mr. Glenn Palmer Julia Paparelli Dr. Monica Parker William E. Parker Ms. Violetta F. Patrick Mr. Geoffrey A. Paul Mr. & Mrs. Eugene L. Pearce III Scott Pearson Mr. Steve M. Peck Mr. & Mrs. Andreas Penninger Andrea Perkins Ms. Dana Persons


annual fund Alliance donors provide over $1.2 million to the Annual Fund and Annual Fundraising events so that we can continue to present exceptional theatre and educational programs to our community. We are deeply grateful for their support. *Gifts processed as of November 1, 2011

Stage Manager $150-$249 (cont.) Roshaundra Phifer Mr. Mark Phillips Marc & Jean Pickard Sasha Pitts Mr. Carlton Placeway Mr. & Mrs. James M. Poe Laverne Poindexter Mr. Randall Pontoo Mr. & Mrs. Val J. Porter Ms. Sandye Powell Nancy Prante Mr. & Mrs. James Z. Pressley, Jr. Ms. Melissa Preston Kathy Prieto Dr. Penelope B. Prime & Dr. John W. Garver Dr. Brian Pugh Liza Purcell Debra & Scott Pyron Mr. and Mrs. William Quarles Jose Quiles Bill & Rosemary Quillin Mr. Michael Quinlan Ms. Erin Quinn & Ms. Donna Quinn Mr. Jeffrey A. Rader & Ms. Carolyn Henry Jennifer Raiford Dr. Arthur Raines Mrs. & Mr. Dana Raissian Ms. & Ms. Melba Ramsey Ms. Tyisha Rankins Ms. Debbie RannĂŠ Noel Ransom Dr. Matthew Realff Melissa Reed Ms. Berta Reed Mr. & Mrs. John Reeves Mr. Hal Regi Lisa Reich Arina Reid-Martin Mr. Ed Rhein Brooke Richards Jr. Mr. Brian Richburg Dr. & Dr. John Riley Larry Riley Saundra Robinson Ms. Velma Rocquemore Marian Rogers Lennett Rogers Tiffany Rogers Yolonda Rollins Annamaria Romero Mr. & Mrs. Ken Ross Dr. Jacqueline J. Royster Jacob Rumney Mr. Alan Sack Gemetris Sallins Carol Salmons

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Webb Sanders Neil & Susan Sandler Ms. Mary Santos Mr. & Mrs. Donald J. Sawyer Mr. & Mrs. Peter Savitz Ms. Audreanna M. Schmidt Dr. & Mrs. Stefan H. Schmieta Mr. & Mrs. Jay Schmitt Mary Schoerner Ms. Ruth Schwartz Ms. Bettye L. Scott The Scullin Family Victoria Seals Stanley & Georgia Segal Brenda Segall Noemi Seymour Jason Shadburn Haneefah Shakir Mr. Delmont V. Shaller Ms. Christina Shalley & Mr. Dave Shallenbeger Niah Shearer Ronnnie Shears Timothy Sheffield Ms. Loretta Shelton Ms. Caryl Shepherd Anandi Sheth Milton Shlapak Joi Showell Bob & Jeanne Shulman Eve Shulmister Mr. & Mrs. Charles Sides Mr. & Mrs. Howard L. Silvermintz Mr. David Lee Simmons & Ms. Faith E. Dawson Ms. Janine Brown & Mr. Alex Simmons, Jr. Mr. Leevahn Smith Ms. Dominique Smith Ms. Lou Smith Ms. Shawn O. Smith Rhonda Smith Steve Smith William & Janice Smith Alec & Donna Smythe Mr. Lloyd Solomon Yatta Spain Ms. Melanie Spamer Mr. & Miss Richard Spellman Mr. & Mrs. Barry L. Spurlock Ms. Alette Stache Mr. & Mrs. Thom M. Stanley Mr. Kerry Starr Dr. Barbara J. Steele Ms. Hani Stempler Dr. Alice E. Stephens Patricia Stephenson Mr. & Mrs. Julius Stevens Meredith Stewart

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Mrs. & Mr. Keri R. Stoltz Will Stolz Jason Storey Mike Strang Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth A. Strassner Mr. & Mrs. Kenard G. Strauss Andrea Strickland & N. Jerold Cohen Ms. Jan Stubbs Mr. & Mrs. Mani Subramanian Ms. Dawn Suchke Helaine & Richard Sugarman Mr. Andrew Surry Ms. Jaunatta Syas Ms. Inez L. Sydow & Mr. Gary Kazin Beth J. Tarkington & Robert B. Tarkington Mr. & Mrs. Evgeny A. Taskaeva David & Jackie Tatum Kimberly Taylor Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence L. Taylor Stacey Terrell Mr. Paul Terry Mr. John P. Thielman & Ms. Laura E. Green Mrs. Marie J. Thomas Mr. & Mrs. Jesse Thomas Ms. Sylvia E. Thomas Mr. Robert Thompson & Mr. John Stegall Mrs. Choyce Thompson Colleen Thompson Craig Thompson Marnie Thompson Mr. & Mrs. Dominic S. Thurston Mrs. & Mr. Topeeza Tillman Mr. Tobias Tillmon Mr. & Mrs. Jack D. Todd Audrey Tolson Ms. Monya Tomlinson Karolyn Tontarski Miss Kisha Torres Mr. Scott Touchstone Ms. Wanda Truesdale Mr. & Mrs. John Tuck Mr. Richard Tuley , Jr. Dana Turner Jeanelle Turner Miss Arlicia Turner Ms. & Mr. Patti Turner Ms. Mary Tveit Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Tyson Ms. Jane van Laar Scott Vanek Fredy Vargas Mr. Robert Veal Mrs. Cully Veal Jennifer Vece

Ms. Jennifer G. Vincent Ms. Valeria Vinson Marjorie Vizethann Ms. Renee Volny Mr. & Mrs. Michael von Grey Mr. Steven Wakefield Mr. Daniel Waksman Ms. Sanfordene Walker John T. & Patricia Walsh William & Sara Walsh Ms. Kate Ward Ms. Shayla Warren Mr. Stephen Washington Fr. Frederick & Sue Watson Latrice Watson Cookie Watts Mrs. Valerie Wayland Melanie Weekes Mrs. Margaret S. Weiller Mr. Roosevelt Wells Ms. Dana Wertheim Mr. & Mrs. Peter C. Westafer Ms. Ann Westbrook Richard & Barbara Wheeler LaTrina White Mr. Garrick White Ms. Karen B. Wible Grady Wilburn Miss Fannie Wiley Urssery William Ms. Cyd Williams Mr. Clayton B. Williams Mr. Eric Williams Mr. James Williams Ms. Sharon Sue Williams Shirley Williams Wendy Williams Mr. Derek I. Willis Mrs. Kristina L. Wilson Brent & Trojanell Wilson Ms. Barbara B. Wilson Ms. Gina Wilson Janice Wilson Ms. Tiffany Wilson Ms. Stephanie Winfrey Jennifer Winterscheidt Kathy Wisniewski Penny Hamond-Wolk & Jerry Wolk Mr. Jim Wood Ms. & Mr. Barbara B. Woodhouse Mr. & Mrs. Fred H. Woodruff Michael Woods Cassandra Worthy Mr. Cal Yonker Jennifer Yuhaschek Mr. Jay Zandman & Shelley Coleman Ms. Lynne T. Zappone Paul Zurawski & Rick Hengel


annual fund Legacy Society The following are members of the Legacy Society who are ensuring the future strength of the Alliance Theatre through planned gifts to benefit the Theatre. The Legacy Society is the special recognition group for those who have included the Theatre or any component of the Woodruff Arts Center in their estate plans. For more information about making a planned gift to benefit the Alliance Theatre, Maya Robinson, Major Contributions Manager at 404.733.4710 or Maya. Robinson@woodruffcenter.org. Rita M. Anderson Anonymous Betty Blondeau-Russell Jim & Anne Breedlove Ann & Jeff Cramer Mr. & Mrs. Edward S. Croft, III Sallie Adams Daniel Linda & Gene Davidson Laura & John Hardman

Glen E. & Nancy Hesler P.J. Younglove Hovey William C. Hyde Virginia Vann & Ken Large Mr. & Mrs. John Hays Mershon Mr. & Mrs. John McColskey Phil & Caroline Moïse Jan Pomerantz Helen M. Regenstein

Bob & Margaret Reiser Neal & Tricia Schachtel Mr. & Mrs. Charles B. Shelton, III Jane E. Shivers Wayne & Lee Harper Vason Rick & Terri Western Ramona & Ben White Lynne Winship

Matching Gift Companies We would like to thank the following companies who have donated matching gifts to the Alliance Theatre’s Annual Fund. Please check to see if your employer will match your contribution. American Express Company American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Aon Corporation AT&T Bank of America Bryan Cave-Powell Goldstein Charles Schwab and Co., Inc. Chubb & Son, Inc. CIGNA Corporation Citigroup Foundation

The Coca-Cola Company Equifax Inc. Federated Department Stores, Inc. GE Energy Home Depot Foundation IBM Corporation JPMorgan Private Bank Kimberly-Clark Foundation Macy’s Foundation

McDonald’s Corporation Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc NDCHealth Norfolk Southern Corporation Prudential Financial Sprint SunTrust Foundation Time Warner, Inc. UPS Verizon Corporation

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Patron Circle of Stars By investing $15,000 or more in The Woodruff Arts Center and its divisions — the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, High Museum of Art and Young Audiences — these outstanding Annual Corporate Campaign donors helped us raise more than $8.9 million last year. Thank you! Chairman’s Council ★★★★★★★★★★★★ $500,000+ The Coca-Cola Company Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. UPS ★★★★★★★★★★★ $450,000+ Cox Interests Atlanta Journal-Constitution James M. Cox Foundation, Cox Radio Group Atlanta, WSB-TV Hon. Anne Cox Chambers ★★★★★★★★★★ $300,000+ Deloitte LLP, its Partners & Employees ★★★★★★★★★ $200,000+ AT&T The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Inc. Ernst & Young, Partners & Employees The Home Depot Foundation Jones Day Foundation & Employees PwC Partners & Employees Mabel Dorn Reeder Foundation SunTrust Bank Employees & Trusteed Foundations Florence C. & Harry L. English Memorial Fund Greene-Sawtell Foundation SunTrust Foundation Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

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★★★★★★★★ $150,000+ Delta Air Lines, Inc. Equifax Inc. & Employees KPMG LLP, Partners & Employees The Rich Foundation, Inc. Wells Fargo

Frank Jackson Sandy Springs Toyota and Scion Beth & Tommy Holder Newell Rubbermaid Primerica Devyne Stephens Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP The Zeist Foundation, Inc.

★★★★★★★ $100,000+ Alston & Bird LLP Bank of America Kaiser Permanente King & Spalding Partners & Employees The Klaus Family Foundation The Marcus Foundation, Inc. The Sara Giles Moore Foundation Novelis Inc. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The David, Helen & Marian Woodward Fund

★★★★ $35,000+ Katharine & Russell Bellman Foundation Bryan Cave LLP Mr. & Mrs. Bradley Currey, Jr. GE Energy Georgia-Pacific The Imlay Foundation, Inc. Invesco PLC Norfolk Southern, Employees & Foundation Siemens Industry, Inc. Harris A. Smith Frances Wood Wilson Foundation, Inc.

★★★★★★ $75,000+ AirTran Airways Holder Construction Company Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP The Sartain Lanier Family Foundation, Inc. Regions Financial Corporation ★★★★★ $50,000+ AGL Resources Inc. Lisa & Joe Bankoff Cisco Ann & Jay Davis Doosan Infracore International Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta

★★★ $25,000+ Accenture & Accenture Employees Air Serv Corporation Atlanta Foundation Julie & Jim Balloun BB&T Corporation Laura & Stan Blackburn CIGNA Foundation Cousins Properties Incorporated Crawford & Company Ford & Harrison LLP Jack & Anne Glenn Foundation, Inc. GMT Capital Corporation Infor Global Solutions ING


Sarah & Jim Kennedy Philip I. Kent Foundation The Ray M. & Mary Elizabeth Lee Foundation, Inc. LexisNexis Risk Solutions The Blanche Lipscomb Foundation Macy’s Foundation Katherine John Murphy Foundation Patty & Doug Reid Family Foundation RockTenn SCANA Energy Southwire Company Sprint Towers Watson Troutman Sanders LLP Waffle House, Inc. Gertrude & William C. Wardlaw Fund ★★ $15,000+ A. E. M. Family Foundation ACE Charitable Foundation AlixPartners Alvarez & Marsal Arnall Golden Gregory LLP The Partners & Employees of Atlanta Equity Investors Atlanta Marriott Marquis Beaulieu Group, LLC Susan R. Bell & Patrick M. Morris The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation The Boston Consulting Group Catherine S. & J. Bradford Branch The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation Roxanne & Jeffrey Cashdan

Center Family Foundation Mr. Charles Center Mr. & Mrs. Fred Halperin Ms. Charlene Berman Chartis Chick-fil-A, Inc. CornerCap Investment Counsel Duke Realty Corporation Egon Zehnder International Eisner Family Foundation Feinberg Charitable Trust Fifth Third Bank First Data Corporation Gas South, LLC Genuine Parts Company Georgia Natural Gas Dolores & Javier C. Goizueta Grant Thornton LLP Harland Clarke HD Supply The Howell Fund, Inc. ICS Contract Services, LLC Mr. & Mrs. M. Douglas Ivester Jamestown Mr. & Mrs. Tom O. Jewell Weldon H. Johnson Family Foundation Ingrid Saunders Jones The Jones Day Foundation in honor of James H. Landon Mr. & Mrs. Muhtar Kent Kurt P. Kuehn & Cheryl Davis Lanier Parking Solutions The Latham Foundation Barbara W. & Bertram L. Levy Fund Livingston Foundation, Inc. Karole & John Lloyd Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Marsh-Mercer

Mohawk Industries, Inc. & Frank H. Boykin Mueller Water Products, Inc. Gail & Bob O’Leary Vicki R. Palmer Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP Piedmont Charitable Foundation, Inc. Printpack Inc./The Gay & Erskine Love Foundation Mary & Craig Ramsey Mr. & Mrs. David M. Ratcliffe Emily Winship Scott Foundation Skanska USA Building Inc. Spencer Stuart Karen & John Spiegel Superior Essex Inc. Sysco Atlanta United Distributors, Inc. WATL/WXIA/Gannett Foundation John F. Wieland Mr. & Mrs. James B. Williams Sue & Neil Williams Carla & Leonard Wood The Xerox Foundation Yancey Bros. Co. Mr. & Mrs. Robert A. Yellowlees *Annual Campaign Donors from June 1, 2010 - May 31, 2011

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alliance theatre staff Artistic Jennings Hertz Artistic Director...................................... Susan V. Booth Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth.......................................... Rosemary Newcott Associate Producer......................................................... Jody Feldman Director of New Projects.....................................................Celise Kalke Artist In Dialogue............................................................... Pearl Cleage Artistic Associate...............................................................Bari Newport Community Engagement & Casting..............................DayRon J. Miles Artistic Assistant....................................................................William Illg Artistic Intern.............................................................Margo Moskowitz Literary Intern..................................................................... Jirèh Holder Kenny Leon Fellow..............................................................Elliott Dixon Education Director of Educational Programs................................Christopher Moses Director of the Acting Program...............................................Al Hamacher Director, Institute for Educators and Teaching Artists............Carol T. Jones Assistant Director, Institute for Educators and Teaching Artists...............................Michele Mummert Education Development Manager....................................... Sharon Brewer Education Coordinator & Producer of Drama Camps . ..Christina Dresser Institute for Educators & Teaching Artists Assistant...............Padgett Ward Education Assistant...............................................................Rachel Jones Theatre for the Very Young Coordinator.................................Olivia Aston Resident Artist in Education............................................ Patrick McColery Resident Teaching Artists.............Kim Bowers-Rheay, Valetta Anderson Teaching Artists.................................Ricardo Aponte, Paul Armbruster, Denise Arribas, Olivia Aston, Corey Bradberry, Sharon Brewer, Jaehn Clare, Steve Coulter, John Doyle, Sharon Foote, Allison Gardner, Kimberly Geter, Holly Godwin, Amy Handler, Bart Hansard, Angie Harrell, Michael Haverty, Laura Heckman, Lesley Howe, BJ Hughes, John Jaramillio, Bernard D. Jones, Rachel Jones, LeeAnna Lambert, Amy Lucas, Barry Stewart Mann, Morgan McCrary, Michele McCullough Hazard, Bryan Mercer, Tracy V. Moore, Kati Grace Morton, Jessica Muhammad, Sarah Lancaster Cave, Karen Ramps, Claire Ritzler, Manny Rivers, Kirk Seaman, Linda Sherbert, Don Slaton, Sheri Mann Stewart, Clint Thornton, Shirnest Tolbert, Allison Upshaw, Jeanene Williams

Administration General Manager.................................................................Max Leventhal Company Manager.............................................................Laura Thruston Management Assistant............................................................. Alicia Quirk Manager of Information Resources..........................................Jim Hubbert Finance Director of Finance & Administration.......................................Brian Shively Accounting Coordinator.................................................................Julie Hall Accounting Coordinator.................................................... Ashley Bradford Development Director of Development..................................Kristin Hathaway Hansen Corporate Relations Officer.....................................................Paige Smith Major Contributions Manager...........................................Maya Robinson Special Events & Board Manager...............................Lindsey Hardegree Grants Manager........................................................Rebecca Levenberg Development Coordinator...........................................Janet Abercrombie Special Events & Board Assistant..............................................April Case Development Volunteer...................................................Elaine Hentschel Marketing Director of Marketing............................................................... Gary Sayers Brand Manager..................................................................Caroline Tanner Public Relations Manager...........................................Kathleen Covington Digital Brand Manager.............................................................. John Maley Graphic Designer..................................................................Nadine Cheng Marketing Intern................................................................Courtney Epting Marketing Volunteer......................................................................Don Vann Group Sales Manager..................................................... Quidana Bosman Group Sales Coordinator.................................................... Laura Peacock Brand Coordinator..................................................................Emily Bryson Patron Services Manager.............................................................Shana Orr House Managers.............................. Olivia Aston, Dana Hylton Calabro, Christina Dresser, Lindsey Hardegree, Ken McNeil, Alicia Quirk, Lynn Vatter Assistant Manager Season Tickets...................................... Danielle Hicks Senior Ticket Agents..........................................Chad Martin, Ken McNeil

Production Production Management Production Manager........................................................ Rixon Hammond Stage Management Alliance Stage Managers.......................... Pat A. Flora, R. Lamar Williams Assistant Stage Manager..........................................................Liz Campbell Stage Management Apprentices.................. Barbara Gantt, Erin Sanchez Hertz Stage Management Production Assistant............ Jayson T. Waddell Stage Operations Stage Operations Manager...................................................Scott Bowne Crew Chief....................................................................... Vincent Simons TYF Crew Chief.....................................................................Deb Maberry Flyman....................................................................................Willie Parks Additional Stagehands...............................Chris Locklear, Jon Summers Properties Stagehand...................................................... Amy Radebaugh Electrics Electrics Manager.......................................................................Pete Shinn Staff Electricians................... Sean Hamilton, Steve Jordan, Jenn Trippe Sound Resident Sound Designer...................................................... Clay Benning Sound Engineers/Board Ops...............Holly Blakely, Hidenori Nakajo, Brian Smith

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Scenery Technical Director................................................................ Victor W. Smith Assistant Technical Director.......................................................Megan Kier Shop Foreman..................................................................... Patrick Conley Carpenters....... Manny Abreo, Jes Cottrell, Kevin Green, Jessica Rohde Charge Scenic Artist...................................................................Kat Conley Scenic Artist.......................................................................Christa Seekatz Properties Properties Manager...............................................................Robert Elliott Props Lead Artisan........................................................... Suzanne Morris Properties Buyer Artisan..............................................Heather Schroeder Properties Artisan.................................................................. Brian Marino Costumes Costume Shop Manager................................................. Carol Hammond Design Assistant....................................English Benning, Emily Kramer Draper.....................................................Julie Kennedy, Cindy Lou Who Craftsmaster.................................................................. Diana L. Thomas Stitchers/First Hands.......Laury Conley, Lyudmila Fesenko, Maegan Robinson Wig Master.........................................................................Robert Navarre Wardrobe............................................................. John Hardy, Niki Traxler Additional Wardrobe .................................... Scotty Rowell, Jenn Rogers


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restaurant Dining Guide Looking for a great night out? Try one of these local restaurants before or after the show. For Dinner and a Show packages, visit encoreatlanta.com/offers. Neighborhood codes: A–Alpharetta, B–Buckhead, DK-Dekalb, D–Downtown, DW-Dunwoody, IP–Inman Park, M­—Midtown, OFW–Old Fourth Ward, P–Perimeter Mall area, SS–Sandy Springs, VH–Virginia-Highland, NA­—North Atlanta, V—Vinings, W–Westside

American Deckard’s Kitchen and Kegs a neighborhood American tavern with a New England twist. Serving simple craft cuisine, classic ingredients and an extensive, eclectic beer selection. 650 Ponce De Leon Ave., 404-941-3520, kitchenandkegs.com. M Einstein’s Dining with an emphasis on service, innovative competitively-priced cuisine in a warm, accommodating environment. 1077 Juniper St., 404-876-7925, einsteinsatlanta.com. M Garrison’s A neighborhood destination known for high quality food, generous portions and a comfortable setting. Superb wine and specialty cocktails compliment the highest quality seafood, steaks and creative sandwiches. Vinings Jubilee Shopping Center, 4300 Paces Ferry Rd., 770-4360102, garrisonsatlanta.com. V

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Joe’s nostalgic charm sets the stage for a wholly unique tavern experience. With an accent on congenial good times, Joe’s master mixologists whip up drinks known for their flavor and potency. Midtown: 1049 Juniper St. NE, 404-875-6344; College Park: 2144 Sullivan Rd., 404-844-5000, joesatlanta.com. M, D Lenox Square Grill offers breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. DJ every Friday and Saturday night til 2am. Private meeting rooms accommodate up to 150. 3393 Peachtree Rd. NE, 404-841-2377, lenoxsquaregrill.com. B Livingston Restaurant and Bar It’s hard to beat the location (across from the Fox Theatre in the Georgian Terrace), and diners get complimentary parking, but the main attraction is the glamour of the main dining room, which has hosted the likes of Clark Gable, and the al fresco seating area,


which is available in warm weather. 659 Peachtree St. NE, 404-897-5000, livingstonatlanta.com. M Lobby The menu focuses on seasonal fare at this sophisticated American restaurant in the lobby of TWELVE Atlantic Station. 361 17th St., 404-9617370, lobbyattwelve.com. M ONE.midtown kitchen Dine on fresh, seasonal American cuisine in a club-like atmosphere near Piedmont Park. 559 Dutch Valley Rd., 404-8924111, onemidtownkitchen.com. M The Melting Pot is the premiere fondue restaurant where guests can enjoy a choice of fondue cooking styles and a variety of unique entrees, salads and indulgent desserts. Four Atlanta locations, including 754 Peachtree St. NE, 404-389-0099, meltingpot. com. M Murphy’s This restaurant has one of the city’s top brunch menus, but it’s known for great peoplewatching and its contemporary comfort food. 997 Virginia Ave., 404-872-0904, murphysvh.com. VH Taco Mac Atlanta’s favorite family friendly sports restaurant and bar since 1979. Consistently voted best wings and beer selection, Taco Mac has something for everyone. 25 metro Atlanta locations, including 933 Peachtree St. NE, blocks away from the Fox Theatre. 678-904-7211, tacomac.com. M Two Urban Licks “Fiery” American cooking meets live music at this hip hangout. 820 Ralph McGill Blvd., 404-522-4622, twourbanlicks.com. M Chops Lobster Bar One of the top ten steakhouses

American/steakhouse in the country, featuring exquiste seafood flown in fresh daily and the very best USDA prime aged beef. 70 West Paces Ferry Rd., 404-262-2675, buckheadrestaurants.com. B Joey D’s Oakroom Near Perimeter Mall, this stylish steak house has a staggering selection of spirits and a hot after-dinner singles scene. 1015 Crown Pointe Pkwy., 770-512-7063, centraarchy.com. P New York Prime A Prime Time Top 10 USDA Prime Steakhouse known for its wine list, atmosphere and world class service. 3424 Peachtree Rd. NE, 404-846-0644, centraarchy.com. B Prime Enjoy steak, sushi and seafood in a festive atmosphere near Lenox Mall. 3393 Peachtree Rd. NE, 404-812-0555, h2sr.com. B Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse A favorite local steak house with multiple locations near shopping and

entertainment hotspots. Sides are generous, and the quality of the steaks and seafood is excellent. Three locations: Buckhead, 3285 Peachtree Rd. NE, 404365-0660; Sandy Springs, 5788 Roswell Rd., 404255-0035; Centennial Olympic Park, 267 Marietta St., 404-223-6500; ruthschris.com. B, SS, D The Tavern at Phipps This is one of Atlanta’s hottest after-work spots, and has been singled out for its happy hour and singles scene by Jezebel, InSite Magazine and the AOL City Guide. 3500 Peachtree Rd. NW, 404-814-9640, centraarchy. com. B

American/southern South City Kitchen With a stylish, Southerncontemporary menu, this DiRoNA restaurant helped make grits hip for the business crowd. Two locatons: Midtown: 1144 Crescent Ave., 404873-7358; Vinings: 1675 Cumberland Pkwy., 770435-0700, southcitykitchen.com. M, V Terrace celebrates American heirloom recipes through supporting local and regional farmers, fisherman and producers. It recaptures pure flavors and tastes of natural and organic ingredients while bursting with delicious flavors. 176 Peachtree St. NW, 678-651-2770, ellishotel. com/terrace. D

Asian fusion Aja Restaurant & Bar Serving modern Asian cuisine, Aja has a 150-seat patio overlooking Buckhead and a huge lounge, where diners nosh on dim sum and sip mai tais. 3500 Lenox Rd., Ste. 100, 404-231-0001, h2sr.com. B Bluepointe Serving modern American cuisine with a splash of Asian flavor, it features inventive menu items from the kitchen and Atlanta’s freshest sushi. Home to a hip bar, creative cocktails and half-priced happy hour on weekdays. 3455 Peachtree Rd., 404-237-9070, buckheadrestaurants.com. B

bakery Corner Café Enjoy the rich aroma of Pano’s Reserve blend coffee paired with baked-on-site pastries, bread, cookies and special desserts from the European-style bakery. The café serves a variety of breakfast, brunch and lunch selections with daily specials. 3070 Piedmont Rd., 404-2401978, buckheadrestaurants.com. B

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Sugar Shack From breakfast paninis, signature sandwiches for lunch and dinner, and amazing cakes, pies, cheescakes, cupcakes and coffee. There is something for everyone at every hour at the Sugar Shack. 4058 Peachtree Rd., 404-8166161, sugarshackatlanta.com. B

brew pub/gourmet pub fare Engine 11 Firehouse Tavern has a great menu and always has something special that isn’t on their regular menu. They carry an extensive draft beer selection that focuses on American Craft beers. 30 North Ave., 404-873-FIRE. engine11. com. M Gordon Biersch Fresh-brewed beers are a tasty accent to this brewery-restaurant’s hearty pizzas, salads and sandwiches. For a small additional fee, pre-show diners can leave cars in the lot while they’re at the Fox. Two locations: Midtown: 848 Peachtree St. NE, 404-870-0805; Buckhead: 3242 Peachtree Rd. NE, 404-2640253, gordonbiersch.com. M, B Tap A gastropub offering easy-to-share pub fare and an extensive beer selection. The patio is a great place to chill after work. 1180 Peachtree St., 404-347-2220, tapat1180.com. M

creole/cajun Parish New Orleans-inspired dishes served with a modern twist and a fully stocked raw bar; a Nawlins-inspired brunch is served on the weekends. Downstairs, a take-away market sells sandwiches, spices, pastries and beverages. 240 N. Highland Ave., 404-681-4434, parishatl. com. IP

european fusion Ecco Esquire Magazine named this casual, European-influenced bistro a “Best New Restaurant in America.” It’s also gotten raves for its killer wine list, wood-fired pizzas, and impressive meat and cheese menus. 40 Seventh St. NE, 404-347-9555, ecco-atlanta.com. M Top Flr This romantic two-story restaurant and bar features delicious bistro dishes, a wine list that rocks and wonderfully affordable prices. Monday Night Prix-Fixe three-course meal for $15. Located three blocks from the Fox Theater at 674 Myrtle St., 404-685-3110. www.topflr.com. M

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mediterranean/latin/Asian fusion Shout A young crowd keeps Shout’s rooftop lounge hopping every night. The menu reflects a mix of Mediterranean, Far Eastern and South American influences. 1197 Peachtree St. NE, 404846-2000, h2sr.com. M

french Bistro Niko Voted as one of the Top 20 Restaurants by Esquire magazine, the modern French fare is authentic and simple, while being paired with an affordable priced wine list, exciting cocktails and extensive craft beer list. 3344 Peachtree Rd., 404261-6456, buckheadrestaurants.com. B

italian Feast This cozy neighborhood restaurant serves hearty Italian fare. Patio seating is available. 314 East Howard Ave., 404-377-2000, feastatlanta. com. Decatur La Tavola Serving classic Italian cuisine for lunch and dinner in the heart of Virginia-Highland. 992 Virginia Ave., 404-873-5430, latavolatrattoria.com. VH Pricci is fun, stylish dining at its best. The contemporary Italian restaurant features an innovative menu which combines classic cuisine with modern flair. Join us every week for Jazzy Thursdays when bottles of wine are half-priced and live music sets the mood. 500 Pharr Rd., 404237-2941, buckheadrestaurants.com.B Veni Vidi Vici Located in the heart of midtown, Veni Vidi Vici serves up hearty portions of homemade pasta, rotisserie meats and delectable desserts. It’s a perfect restaurant for pre-theater dining or as a place to unwind and enjoy a relaxing meal. 41 14th St., 404-875-8424, buckheadrestaurants.com. M

spanish/tapas Cantina Tequila & Tapas Bar is located in the Terminus building on the corner of Peachtree and Piedmont roads. It features authentic Mexican cuisine and has become Buckhead’s newest watering hole. 3280 Peachtree Rd. NW, Terminus 100, Ste. 150, 404-892-9292, h2sr.com. B Noche A Virginia-Highland favorite known for its Spanish-style tapas dishes and margaritas. 1000 Virginia Ave., 404-815-9155, h2sr.com. VH


mexican El Taco An eco-friendly watering hole serving fresh Mexican food made with all-natural meats and killer margaritas. 1186 N. Highland Ave.NE, 404-873-4656, eltaco-atlanta.com.VH Nava offers a Southwestern experience with flavorful cuisine, bold design and striking architecture. 3060 Peachtree Rd., 404-2401984, buckheadrestaurants.com. B

seafood/sushi Atlanta Fish Market More than 100 varieties from the deep are flown in fresh and the menu is printed twice daily. With a comfortable, neighborhood atmosphere, it has something for everyone. 265 Pharr Rd. NE, 404-262-3165. B Coast Seafood and Raw Bar serves Atlanta’s freshest seafood and island cocktails. The menu incorporates classics along with signature fresh catch entrees. 111 W. Paces Ferry Rd. NW, 404869-0777, h2sr.com. B Goldfish This fun seafood/sushi restaurant has Happy Hour specials Mon-Fri and nightly entertainment in its lounge. 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., 770-671-0100, h2sr.com. P

steak/sushi Kyma Fresh, healthy food, attentive Greek hospitality and festive atmosphere await you. Enjoy a contempoary seafood tavern that stays true to its Greek orginis while you gaze at the dazzling constellation displayed on the deep blue ceiling. 3085 Piedmont Rd., 404-2620702, buckheadrestaurants.com. B Room This elegant restaurant serves steak and sushi on the ground floor of the TWELVE Centennial Park hotel. 400 W. Peachtree St., 404-418-1250, roomattwelve.com. D Strip This sophisticated steak, seafood and sushi restaurant offers an in-house DJ and a rooftop deck. Atlantic Station at 18th St., 404385-2005, h2sr.com. M Twist This lively restaurant has a huge bar, satay station, tapas menu, sushi and seafood dishes; patio seating is first-come, first-served. 3500 Peachtree Rd. NW, 404-869-1191, h2sr. com. B



December 2011 A Christmas Carol at the Alliance Theatre