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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS | AUGUST 2017

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Leading lady Sara Esty moves from ballet to Broadway with An American in Paris. On tour, her look-alike bestie joins in the joie de vivre. By Julie Bookman

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uch like Gene Kelly plucked Leslie Caron from the ballet world to star in the 1951 movie An American in Paris, Sara Esty was lured from Miami City Ballet, where she worked for nine years. “My heart is bursting,” she says, of playing the leading lady in the national tour. “I still have a hard time believing everything that’s happened.” At 28, Esty — yes, Esty, not Etsy like the online marketplace — bested some 2,000 other dancers and joined Britain’s Christopher Wheeldon to build a stage musical based on the Academy Award-winning film. Both feature George Gershwin’s lush and lively music (I Got Rhythm, ’S Wonderful, They Can’t Take That Away From Me) and brother Ira’s nimble lyrics. The musical opened in April 2015 at Broadway’s Palace Theatre and played for 18 months, earning 12 Tony nominations and winning four awards, including one for director/choreographer Wheeldon’s dances, which emphasize ballet. Like Caron, the movie’s leading lady, Esty is a pixie-ish brunette, about 5-feet-2, with expressive eyes. She has the elusive ability to convey weightlessness when lifted and can sing, too. She was part of a select chamber choir in high school in Maine and did “Embraceable You” for her audition with Wheeldon. On Broadway, she was in the Paris ensemble but specifically cast as the alternate for Lise (the Caron role). In the movie Lisa works in a perfume shop; Wheeldon made her a professional ballerina. The stage musical, initially three hours long, played

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The stage version of “An American in Paris” takes place in 1945 when the ink on World War II surrender papers was barely dry. Director Christopher Wheeldon’s Tony Award-winning choreography is more balletic than what was done in 1951 Gene KellyLeslie Caron movie.


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The company (top) goes through some of its ballet moves. The character of Jerry Mulligan (the Gene Kelly role) pals around with buddies Henri Baurel, an aspiring song-and-dance man (Nick Spanger, left) and composer Adam Hochberg (Etai Benson).

two months at Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, with Esty says, audiences “chanting on their feet.” “To do a show that takes place in Paris, then step outside and actually be there — it was incredible, the most authentic experience for bringing this show to life. It was the greatest gift to soak it all up, memorize the streets and monuments, get all the sounds and visuals in our heads, then bring it back to New York.” An American in Paris is about romance. It tells the story of Jerry Mulligan, an American soldier and promising artist, and Lise Dassin, a French dancer. Each seeks a fresh start after experiencing the cruelties of World War II. The musical, now a tighter two hours, takes place in 1945, several years before the 1951 film does, so WWII is a more recent distress. Yet its essence remains true to George Gershwin’s composition, which premiered Dec. 13, 1928, at Carnegie Hall. The composer called his An American in Paris score “a rhapsodic ballet … written very freely … the most modern music I’ve yet attempted.” His intent in the opening section, he said, was “to


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“We were aways raised to be each other’s biggest supporters,” says Sara Esty (right) of sister Leigh-Ann. Sara plays ballerina Lise Dassin almost every night. Leigh-Ann gets the gig once a week.

portray the impression of an American visitor in Paris, as he strolls about the city, and listens to various street noises and absorbs the French atmosphere.” In its review of the stage version, The New Yorker described scenes that “melt into and out of one another,” noting that scenic designer Bob Crowley “puts a soft edge on Paris, as if we were seeing the city reflected in the Seine.” Fast-forward to the national tour. With Esty’s promotion to leading lady, the company needed a new alternate. “I wish we could clone you,” associate director and choreographer Dontee Kiehn told her. They did, sort of. Esty is an identical twin. She and sister Leigh-Ann began doing ballet at age 3, first with Maine State Ballet and, beginning at age 18, with Miami City Ballet. Leigh-Ann stayed in Miami two years longer than Sara, who was in Paris with the musical. It was their first major separation. “We learned we could survive as individuals and even do well,” says Leigh-Ann. Now 31 and traveling the country together, they sometimes share a short-term apartment instead of booking hotel rooms. As Sara was on Broadway, LeighAnn is part of the ensemble and usually plays Lise at Sunday matinees. In Costa Mesa, Calif., earlier this year, Sara became ill and, in Act 2, Leigh-Ann played Lise. She likes to think that the audience might never have noticed if not for the required announcement. In case you wonder, there’s no envy between the two. “We were always raised to be each other’s biggest supporters,” Sara says. “We’ve always known that we’re the most important friends either of us will ever have,” Leigh-Ann says. “We treasure each other, want the best for each other and above all, we genuinely love each other.” Adds Sara: “We have this incredible bond that’s hard, almost impossible, to explain to most people.” Hard to explain, maybe, but still … ’s wonderful.

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Music and Lyrics by

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Sara Esty Gayton Scott Nick Spangler Leigh-Ann Esty

Polly Baird Karolina Blonski Brittany Bohn Stephen Brower Randy Castillo Jace Coronado Kevin A. Cosculluela Alexa De Barr Ashlee Dupré Erika Hebron Christopher M. Howard Weston Krukow Marina Lazzaretto Nathalie Marrable Tom Mattingly Caitlin Meighan Don Noble Sayiga Eugene Peabody Alexandra Pernice David Prottas Danielle Santos Lucas Segovia Kyle Vaughn Laurie Wells Dana Winkle Erica Wong Blake Zelesnikar Associate Producers

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CAST Jerry Mulligan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . McGEE MADDOX (Saturday and Sunday matinees) RYAN STEELE Lise Dassin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SARA ESTY (Sunday evening) LEIGH-ANN ESTY Adam Hochberg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ETAI BENSON Henri Baurel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .NICK SPANGLER Milo Davenport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EMILY FERRANTI Madame Baurel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GAYTON SCOTT Monsieur Baurel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DON NOBLE Returning Soldier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KEVIN A. COSCULLUELA Returning Soldier’s Wife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CAITLIN MEIGHAN Mr. Z . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KYLE VAUGHN Olga . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LAURIE WELLS Store Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .DON NOBLE Lise’s Ballet Partner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KEVIN A. COSCULLUELA Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . POLLY BAIRD, KAROLINA BLONSKI, BRITTANY BOHN, STEPHEN BROWER, RANDY CASTILLO, KEVIN A. COSCULLUELA, ALEXA DE BARR, LEIGH-ANN ESTY, CAITLIN MEIGHAN, DON NOBLE, ALEXANDRA PERNICE, DAVID PROTTAS, DANIELLE SANTOS, LUCAS SEGOVIA, RYAN STEELE, KYLE VAUGHN, LAURIE WELLS, DANA WINKLE, ERICA WONG, BLAKE ZELESNIKAR UNDERSTUDIES Understudies never substitute for listed performers unless a specific announcement is made at the time of the performance. For Jerry Mulligan: DAVID PROTTAS; for Lise Dassin: CAITLIN MEIGHAN; for Adam Hochberg: STEPHEN BROWER, DAVID PROTTAS; for Henri Baurel: STEPHEN BROWER, CHRISTOPHER M. HOWARD; for Milo Davenport: ALEXANDRA PERNICE, DANA WINKLE; for Madame Baurel: LAURIE WELLS, DANA WINKLE; for Olga: ASHLEE DUPRÉ, ERIKA HEBRON, NATHALIE MARRABLE; for Mr. Z: JACE CORONADO, CHRISTOPHER M. HOWARD, WESTON KRUKOW; for Monsieur Baurel: JACE CORONADO, KYLE VAUGHN; for Returning Soldier: CHRISTOPHER M. HOWARD, WESTON KRUKOW, TOM MATTINGLY; for Store Manager: JACE CORONADO, CHRISTOPHER M. HOWARD; for Lise’s Ballet Partner: CHRISTOPHER M. HOWARD, WESTON KRUKOW, TOM MATTINGLY; for Returning Soldier’s Wife: ASHLEE DUPRÉ, MARINA LAZZARETTO, DANIELLE SANTOS SWINGS JACE CORONADO, ASHLEE DUPRÉ, ERIKA HEBRON, CHRISTOPHER M. HOWARD, WESTON KRUKOW, MARINA LAZZARETTO, NATHALIE MARRABLE, TOM MATTINGLY, SAYIGA EUGENE PEABODY, DANIELLE SANTOS

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SCENES & MUSICAL NUMBERS ACT I

“Concerto in F” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Company “I Got Rhythm” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Henri, Adam, Jerry, Company* “Second Prelude” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lise, Female Ensemble “I’ve Got Beginner’s Luck” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jerry* “The Man I Love” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lise “Liza” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jerry* “ ’S Wonderful” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jerry, Adam, Henri, Company “Shall We Dance?” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Milo “Second Rhapsody/Cuban Overture” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Company

ACT II

Entr’acte . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Orchestra “Fidgety Feet” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jerry, Company* “Who Cares?” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Milo, Henri “For You, For Me, For Evermore” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Henri, Jerry, Lise, Milo “But Not for Me” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adam, Milo “I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Henri, Adam, Company* “An American in Paris” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Company “They Can’t Take That Away From Me” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Adam, Henri, Jerry

THERE WILL BE ONE 15-MINUTE INTERMISSION ORCHESTRA

Music Director/Conductor: David Andrews Rogers Associate Music Director/Keys 3: Brad Gardner; Keys 1/Piano: Nancy Whelan; Keys 2: Henry Palkes; Reed 1: Katherine Fink; Reed 2: Tansie Mayer; Reed 3: Tom Colclough; Trumpet 1: Sam Oatts; Trumpet 2: Anthony DiMauro; Trombone: Dave Grott; Violin 1: Susan French; Violin 2: Adrian Walker; Cello: Nick Donatelle; Drums/Percussion: Les Webster; Copying/Preparation: Emily Grishman Music Coordinator: Seymour Red Press *Dance arrangements by Sam Davis

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BIOS McGEE MADDOX (Jerry Mulligan) trained at Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy, joining Houston Ballet as an apprentice in 2005. He joined the National Ballet of Canada in 2009 and was promoted to principal dancer in 2014. Maddox debuted as Leontes in The Winter’s Tale, Albrecht in Giselle and L’Aviateur in the world premiere of Le Petit Prince. He has danced principal roles in such ballets as Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, Onegin, Cinderella, The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Hamlet, among others. He has performed contemporary works by John Neumeier, Alexei Ratmansky, James Kudelka, Wayne McGregor and Jorma Elo. SARA ESTY (Lise Dassin): Broadway: An American in Paris (OBC ensemble, Lise alternate). Théâtre du Châtelet: An American in Paris (Lise standby). Former soloist with the Miami City Ballet. Training: Maine State Ballet, School of American Ballet and Miami City Ballet School. Sara received a Princess Grace Fellowship Award for excellence in dance, and has performed works by Balanchine, Robbins, Tharp, Taylor, Scarlett, Ratmansky, Wheeldon and Peck. Special thanks to the ever-growing AAIP team and family, and BRS/Gage. For M, D, L, my family and the man I love. Vive la France! @estygrl ETAI BENSON (Adam Hochberg): Thrilled to be bringing Paris to North America! Broadway/ national tour: Boq in Wicked. Regional: Fortress of Solitude (premiere, Dallas Theater Center); My Name Is Asher Lev (GableStage); A Room With a View (premiere, Old Globe). Workshops: The Band’s Visit, Little Miss Sunshine. Training: University of Michigan and Moscow Art Theatre. Thanks to the Talent House, Christopher and Rachel. For my family — Je t’aime. www.etaibenson.com @etaibenson EMILY FERRANTI (Milo Davenport): Thrilled to be part of the original touring company of such a beautiful production! Broadway: Wicked. National tour: Wicked (Nessarose), Dreamgirls (Sweetheart). Radio City Spring Spectacular. Regional: Annie (Grace) at Maltz Jupiter Theatre. TV: “Forever.” Graduate of the Boston Conservatory. Thank you to Christopher and Rachel, CGF and John for always supporting me even if it means leaving town again! Twitter-@emfernful GAYTON SCOTT (Madame Baurel): Broadway: Gypsy starring Bernadette Peters, directed by Sam Mendes; The Women starring Cynthia Nixon; Present Laughter starring Frank Langella. Other NY theater 20 ENCOREATLANTA.COM

includes The New Group, The Culture Project, Here among others. TV/film: “Law & Order: CI,” “Guiding Light,” “As the World Turns,” “Great Performances PBS,” Forbidden Love, P.S. I Love You. Gayton studied acting with William Esper. NICK SPANGLER (Henri Baurel): Original Broadway casts of The Book of Mormon, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella and It Shoulda Been You, in which he created the role of the best man, Greg Madison. His off-Broadway performance as Matt in The Fantasticks earned him the Theater Hall of Fame Elaine and Jerry Orbach Fellowship Award. In 2008 Nick won the CBS reality series “The Amazing Race.” LEIGH-ANN ESTY (Lise Alternate/ Ensemble): Leigh-Ann is thrilled to join the AAIP tour! After 12 years dancing with Miami City Ballet, she is excited to take on a new adventure. Huge thanks to M, D and S for their unconditional love and support. Let’s do this! RYAN STEELE (Jerry Alternate/Ensemble): Broadway: Newsies (Astaire Award nom), Matilda, West Side Story, Billy Elliot. Film/TV: Ted 2, Five Dances, NBC’s “Peter Pan Live,” “Smash.” Big thanks to Laurie, Dustin and the AAIP team. All the love to family, DDPC and Char. POLLY BAIRD (Ensemble) has appeared in the Broadway and touring companies of The Phantom of the Opera, and a Kennedy Center production of Little Dancer. Much love to her incredible parents for their unending support. Thanks to Renee and the team at About Artists, Denny, Seth, Stro and, especially, Laird. @pollyebaird KAROLINA BLONSKI (Ensemble): Broadway: West Side Story. National tours: West Side Story, Movin’ Out and Joseph ... Dreamcoat. NYC/Vegas: Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The New York Spectacular and Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers! Thanks to Dustin, the AAIP team, Rachel, Matthew Powell, Dr. Geiger, and love to my Drew, Glen and family. :) BRITTANY BOHN (Ensemble): National tour debut! Regional: Anything Goes, Mame (Goodspeed), Kiss Me Kate (Barrington), Peter Pan with Cathy Rigby (PCLO). Point Park alumna & ATL native. Love to the creative team, Clear Talent Group and my family! This is for Mom & Dad.


BIOS STEPHEN BROWER (Ensemble, u/s Adam, u/s Henri): Overjoyed to hit the road with this beautiful show! Tour: Pippin (Swing, u/s Pippin/Lewis). Regional: MUNY, Connecticut Rep, Lyric Theatre, Cortland Rep. Grosses bises to Mama, Papa, Berta, Telsey, BRS/Gage and TSU. For pics of food and boys in tights: @stephenbrower RANDY CASTILLO (Ensemble): Broadway tour debut! Born and raised in NYC. Former soloist with Company Nacional de Danza, Dresden Ballet, Opera Ballet de Lyon. Worked with mentors Duato, Forsythe, Lubovitch, Kilian and Millipied. Attended Juilliard. Love to family and teachers. Endless thanks to Lakey and Sofia.

ERIKA HEBRON (Swing, u/s Olga): St. Louis native! National tour: West Side Story (Swing). Regional: Oklahoma!, Damn Yankees, How to Succeed, The Producers. Proud OCU grad. Many thanks to blocNYC, Telsey, the entire AAIP creative team, and love to family and friends! CHRISTOPHER M. HOWARD (Dance Captain, Swing, u/s Henri, u/s Mr. Z, u/s Returning Soldier, u/s Store Manager, u/s Lise’s Ballet Partner): This marks Christopher’s third U.S. tour, following The Phantom of the Opera (Asst. DC, Swing) and Billy Elliot (Older Billy, Ensemble). Toured internationally with A Chorus Line (Larry), danced for Dayton Ballet, and trained at SUNY Buffalo and the Joffrey Ballet School in NYC. Instagram: @Tut85

JACE CORONADO (Swing, u/s Mr. Z, u/s M. Baurel, u/s Store Manager): Broadway: West Side Story National tours: WSS, Guys and Dolls. Professional: Metropolitan Opera (Aida, Stroman’s Merry Widow), Broadway-bound Can-Can, Sister Act (Pablo), Curtains! (Aaron Fox), Light in the Piazza (Fabrizio), Oklahoma! (Ali Hakim). Ballet companies: Ballet Austin, Ballet Memphis, Ballet Trockadero. Instagram: @bwayjace

WESTON KRUKOW (Swing, u/s Mr. Z, u/s Returning Soldier, u/s Lise’s Ballet Partner): National touring debut! Ballet companies: Smuin Ballet, Amy Seiwert’s Imagery. Regional: Lyric Opera of Chicago. Weston is the Emmy Award-winning choreographer of “BaseBallet” and a proud University of Arizona graduate. Thanks to family, teachers and Ted for inspiring this adventure!

KEVIN A. COSCULLUELA (Returning Soldier, Lise’s Ballet Partner, Ensemble). Born and raised in Miami. Joined Joffrey Ballet School in NYC at age 17, followed by Tulsa Ballet Teatre. Performed with Pit Bull, Chris Brown. Also seen on “America’s Got Talent,” “Dance Moms” and as a principal dancer at Disney’s Festival of the Lion King.

MARINA LAZZARETTO (Swing, u/s Returning Soldier’s Wife): Marina is thrilled to join the AAIP tour! Broadway: An American in Paris, West Side Story. Off-Broadway: The New Yorkers, Trip of Love, Doctor Faustus. Tours: Wicked, Come Fly Away. Television: “Best Time Ever,” “The Late Show.” Other: Radio City Christmas Spectacular. @marinalazz

ALEXA DE BARR (Ensemble): First national tour debut! Off-Bway: Trip of Love, Bombshell in concert. Regional: Cabaret, Nice Work ..., Singin’ in the Rain (Cyd Charisse), Anything Goes. WSS European tour. DCL. Love to CTG and my many gems! A_DeBarr

NATHALIE MARRABLE (Swing, u/s Olga): A South Africa native and graduate of the Boston Ballet School. Madonna (body double/tour), Le Crazy Horse, National tour: The Drowsy Chaperone (Kitty). Vancouver Playhouse: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Asst. Choreo). NYC: Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Dedicated to “Mama.”

ASHLEE DUPRÉ (Asst Dance Captain, Swing, u/s Olga, u/s Returning Soldier’s Wife): Broadway: An American in Paris. Off-Broadway: On Your Toes, Where’s Charley? (Encores!): Silence! The Musical. National tours: Movin’ Out (Brenda Judy); Twyla Tharp’s 50th Anniversary Tour. NYSAF: In Your Arms. The Phantom of the Opera (Las Vegas Spectacular). Colorado Ballet. Love to family and friends.

TOM MATTINGLY (Swing, u/s Returning Soldier, u/s Lise’s Ballet Partner) danced with Richmond Ballet and Cincinnati Ballet before becoming a principal dancer with Ballet West. He joined Visceral Dance Chicago in 2014 and began his freelance choreographic career. Graduate of Virginia School of the Arts. www.TomMattinglyDance.com or on Instagram @TomMattinglyDance

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BIOS CAITLIN MEIGHAN (Returning Soldier’s Wife, Ensemble, u/s Lise) is thrilled to make her national tour debut after 10 seasons with the Joffrey Ballet. Film: Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance. She is honored to join the An American in Paris family. Special thanks to her loving husband, incredible parents, family and friends for all their support. DON NOBLE (Monsieur Baurel, Store Manager, Ensemble): Broadway: Once, End of the Rainbow, National tour of Mamma Mia! (Sam Carmichael). Regional: Jane Austen’s Emma, To Kill a Mockingbird (Atticus Finch), James Joyce’s The Dead, Funny Girl, An Ideal Husband, Blood Brothers, Henry IV, The Tempest. TV: “Zero Hour,” “The Blacklist.” www.donnoble.net SAYIGA EUGENE PEABODY (Swing): Stevensville, Mich., native of Liberian decent. Dance: Giordano Dance Chicago, Danceworks Chicago, Luna Negra Dance Theater. Theater: Cats, Anything Goes, Sister Act, Evita (Marriott). Artistic director of Trilogy School of Performing Arts, Lake Zurich, Ill. Thanks to Telsey casting and her loving friends and family. ALEXANDRA PERNICE (Ensemble, u/s Milo): National tour: The Phantom of the Opera (Meg u/s, corps de ballet). Regional: West Side Story (Graziella), The Music Man. Dance: Orlando City Ballet (soloist) and Peridance Contemporary Dance Company. Point Park University graduate. Loving thanks to Telsey Casting, the creative team, the Krasny Office, family and friends. www.alexandrapernice.com @alexandrapernice DAVID PROTTAS (Ensemble, u/s Jerry, u/s Adam) is a graduate of Toronto’s National Ballet School. He spent the past 10 years with the New York City Ballet, dancing a large range of classical and contemporary repertoire. He is thrilled to join the cast of An American in Paris! DANIELLE SANTOS (Swing, u/s Returning Soldier’s Wife) enjoyed nine years with San Francisco Ballet and is honored to join the cast of An American in Paris in her musical theater debut. LUCAS SEGOVIA (Ensemble): Principal dancer with Ballet Argentino (Clarin Award — outstanding dancer). Also danced with the Joffrey Ballet and Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company. Regional: West Side Story (Bernardo) at Drury Lane (Chicago). He 22 ENCOREATLANTA.COM

is blessed to be part of this production! Thanks to Chris Wheeldon, family and Mama. KYLE VAUGHN (Mr. Z, Ensemble, u/s M. Baurel): Tours: All Shook Up! (u/s Chad), Fame. World premieres: Catch Me If You Can, The Nutty Professor. Regional: Arena Stage, Ford’s Theater (Helen Hayes Award), Paper Mill Playhouse, 5th Avenue, Santa Fe Opera, TUTS, Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Grand Ole Opry. LAURIE WELLS (Olga, Ensemble, u/s Mme. Baurel): Broadway/yours: Mamma Mia! (Donna), and Swing! Off-Broadway/regional favorites: Trip of Love, Our Sinatra, City of Angels and 42nd Street at Goodspeed; The Full Monty, Ragtime. Thrilled to share the stage again with hubby Don Noble and in Paris no less! www.lauriewells.net DANA WINKLE (Ensemble, u/s Milo, u/s Mme. Baurel): Tours: Pippin, 42nd Street, Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago. Regional: A Chorus Line (Sheila, Cassie); Cabaret (Kost); Damn Yankees (Gloria); Anything Goes (Bonnie); Drowsy Chaperone (Kitty). AEA member/ NYU grad. Wife of Brian Ogilvie/mom to Shane. Favorite city: Paris! Infinite gratitude to family. www.danawinkle.com

ERICA WONG (Ensemble): Broadway: The King and I. Regional: In Your Arms (Old Globe). NYC: War Paint (workshop). Ballet: Milwaukee Ballet (Michael Pink’s Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, La Bohème); Ballet Theatre of Maryland (Dianna Cuatto’s Firebird). For family, friends and teachers at Hawaii State Ballet. BLAKE ZELESNIKAR (Ensemble) is thrilled to be part of this amazing production! Recent credits include Radio City NY Spectacular, Mariah Carey, Flash Dance the Musical and Bad Boys of Ballet. GEORGE GERSHWIN (Composer) was born in Brooklyn in 1898 and began his musical training at age 13. At 16 he quit high school to work for a music publisher and soon was writing his own songs. His shows, with brother Ira writing the lyrics, include the Pulitzer Prize-winning Of Thee I Sing and the folk opera Porgy and Bess. George’s classical masterpieces include “Rhapsody in Blue,” “Concerto in F” and “An American in Paris.” In 1937, George was at the height of his career. While working on the score for The Goldwyn Follies


BIOS in Hollywood, he collapsed and died of a brain tumor. He was not quite 39 years old. IRA GERSHWIN (Lyricist). In 1918 Ira began a remarkable collaboration with his younger brother, George, that lasted until George’s early death in 1937. Their 1924 show Lady, Be Good! became the first of more than 20 scores for stage and screen. In 1935, with DuBose Heyward, they wrote the folk opera Porgy and Bess. Ira’s collaboration with George, and with Vincent Youmans, Harold Arlen, Vernon Duke, Kurt Weill, Jerome Kern, Aaron Copland, Harry Warren, Arthur Schwartz and Burton Lane, set new standards for American stage and film musicals. Ira was nominated for three Academy Awards. He died in 1983 at age 86. CRAIG LUCAS (Book). Plays: Missing Persons, Reckless, Blue Window, Prelude to a Kiss (Obie, Pulitzer finalist, Tony nom), God’s Heart, The Dying Gaul, Stranger, Small Tragedy (Obie), Prayer for My Enemy, The Singing Forest (Steinberg), Ode to Joy, I Was Alive With You. Movies: Longtime Companion (Sundance Audience Award), The Secret Lives of Dentists (NY Film Critics Award), The Dying Gaul. Operas: Orpheus in Love (composer Gerald Busby), Two Boys (composer Nico Muhly). Musicals: An American in Paris (Tony nom), Three Postcards, The Light in the Piazza (Tony nom), Amélie, Sousatzka. Direction: The Dying Gaul (film), Birds of America (film), Saved or Destroyed (Obie), Play Yourself, world premieres of The Light in the Piazza, Ode to Joy, This Thing of Darkness, I Was Most Alive With You. CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON (Director and Choreographer) received a Tony Award nomination for best director and won the Tony for best choreography for this production. He was born in England, amd danced for the Royal Ballet and New York City Ballet. He has choreographed for ballet companies worldwide and for television, film and Broadway. Awards: Astaire, Drama Desk, two Oliviers, two OCCs. Honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and awarded an OBE in the Queen’s 2016 Honours. Artistic associate at the Royal Ballet, where he most recently created the full-length story ballet The Winter’s Tale. In December 2016, Joffrey Ballet premiered Christopher’s reimagined production of The Nutcracker.

ROB FISHER (Musical Score Adapted, Arranged & Supervised) is an internationally recognized conductor/pianist and the founding music director of NYC’s popular Encores! series. Guest symphony conductor: Chicago, Philadelphia, L.A., Boston’s Tanglewood opening with Renée Fleming. Conductor: NY Philharmonic’s My Fair Lady, Carousel (Emmy nomination); San Francisco Symphony’s Emmy-winning Sweeney Todd; Carnegie Hall’s The Sound of Music, Guys and Dolls. Numerous recordings, including the cast albums of An American in Paris (Grammy nomination) and the Grammy-winning Chicago. Artistic adviser: Carnegie Hall Gershwin Centenary Celebration. Broadway: Anything Goes, Hair, The Apple Tree, Wonderful Town, The Threepenny Opera, others. Frequent guest: “A Prairie Home Companion.” BOB CROWLEY (Set and Costume Design). Current Broadway: Aladdin. Previous: An American in Paris (Tony Award), The Audience, Skylight, The Glass Menagerie, Once, Mary Poppins, Tarzan, Aida, Carousel (Lincoln Center). Nominated numerous times; winner of an Olivier Award and seven Tony awards. Current West End/London: The Hard Problem, The Audience. Opera/dance: The Winter’s Tale, Alice in Wonderland, Don Carlos. Film: Tales of Hollywood, Suddenly Last Summer, The Crucible. Royal Designer to Industry Award and Robert L.B. Tobin Award for lifetime achievement in theatrical design. NATASHA KATZ (Lighting Design) has designed extensively for theater, opera, dance, and other areas of the entertainment world. Broadway credits include An American in Paris (Tony Award), Aladdin, The Glass Menagerie (Tony Award), Motown, Once (Tony Award), Follies, The Coast of Utopia: Salvage (Tony Award) and Aida (Tony Award). She is honored to have designed the lighting for many ballets choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, including The Winter’s Tale, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Cinderella and Carnival of the Animals. JON WESTON (Sound Design). Broadway design credits include She Loves Me; Amazing Grace; An American in Paris; On the Twentieth Century; You Can’t Take It With You; The Bridges of Madison County; Big Fish, How to Succeed…; 13 the Musical; The Color Purple; Caroline, or Change (AUDELCO Award); Nine; Thoroughly Modern Millie. Off-Broadway and regional: The Last Five Years; Death Takes a Holiday; ATLANTA’S PERFORMING ARTS PUBLICATION 23


BIOS Parade (Mark Taper Forum); A Little Night Music (L.A. Drama Critics Award); Family Guy, Live! (Carnegie Hall). 59 PRODUCTIONS (Projection Design) received a Tony Award for this production. 59 Productions specializes in design for performance, exhibitions and live events. Credits include Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Broadway); Oslo (Lincoln Centre); War Horse (NT/world tour); Les Misérables (world tour); David Bowie Is (V&A); Little Dancer (Kennedy Center) The Enchanted Island, Satyagraha (Metropolitan Opera); Morgen Und Abend, Eugene Onegin, The Minotaur, Salome (ROH); The Harmonium Project, Deep Time (Edinburgh International Festival); and London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony. TELSEY + COMPANY (Casting). Broadway/ tours: Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Hello, Dolly!, War Paint, Present Laughter, Come From Away, Waitress, On Your Feet!, Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Wicked, Something Rotten!, The King and I, The Sound of Music. Off-Broadway: Sweeney Todd, Atlantic, Classic Stage, MCC, Second Stage, Signature. Film: Miss Sloane, Into the Woods, Margin Call, Rachel Getting Married, Across the Universe, Camp, Pieces of April. TV: “One Day at a Time,” “Time After Time,” “Hairspray Live!,” “Conviction,” “This Is Us,” commercials. www.telseyandco.com TODD ELLISON (Music Supervisor) Broadway: American in Paris, Annie, La Cage, Spamalot, Lestat, Amour, 42nd Street, Wild Party, On the Town, Once Upon a Mattress, How to Succeed…, She Loves Me. Also Cats, Starlight Express, Annie 2. Composer — incidental music: A Class Act, Taller ... Dwarf. Encores!: The Band Wagon; On the Town; No, No, Nanette. Vienna Konzerthaus; Carnegie Hall; San Diego, Pittsburgh, Nashville, Long Beach, New Haven symphonies, Philly Pops. Toddellisonmusic.com CHRISTOPHER AUSTIN (Orchestrations) is one of the U.K.’s foremost conductors and a winner of the 2015 Tony Award for best orchestrations for An American in Paris. Film orchestrations/arrangements: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Son of Rambow, Enduring Love, Max, Hyde Park on Hudson, Birth, A Streetcar Named Desire. Ballet orchestrations/ arrangements: Chroma, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Royal Ballet), Elysian Fields (Rambert). For opera: Eau (Opera de Lille). Bristol University 24 ENCOREATLANTA.COM

and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Professor: Royal Academy of Music, London. BILL ELLIOTT (Orchestrations) won a Tony Award for best orchestrations for his work on An American in Paris. 2015 Encores! Lady, Be Good!; 2012 Tony and Grammy noms for Nice Work If You Can Get It; additional orchestrations for the 2011 Broadway revival of Anything Goes. Prolific arranger for the Boston Pops; orchestra arrangements for Barbara Hannigan, Kelli O’Hara, Sutton Foster and Josh Groban’s Stages album. Arranged and produced Michael Feinstein’s Grammy-nominated album The Sinatra Project. SAM DAVIS (Dance Arrangements). Broadway: Holiday Inn, Side Show, Gigi, Big Fish, Drood. As composer: Taming of the Shrew (Delacorte Theater); Red Eye of Love, Bunnicula, Love and Real Estate (off-Broadway). Kennedy Center: Little Dancer, Trumpet of the Swan. Film: Hail, Caesar!, Beauty and the Beast (2017). TV: “Good Behavior.” Winner of the Jonathan Larson Award and a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music. SEYMOUR RED PRESS (Music Coordinator). Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre. More than 100 Broadway shows. Screen credits include Hunchback of Notre Dame, Birdcage, In & Out. This season: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Chicago, City Center’s Encores! DAVID ANDREWS ROGERS (Music Director/ Conductor). Broadway tours: Les Misérables, Show Boat, The Phantom of the Opera (associate music director). International: The Wizard of Oz (associate music supervisor), Le Magicien d’Oz (Palais des Congrès, Paris), Fiddler on the Roof, Cats, Chicago. Off-Broadway: The Vocal Lords (Chekhov Theatre Ensemble), Happy Hunting (York Theatre). Guest conductor: Carnegie Hall (New York Pops), Lincoln Center, Apollo Theatre, Town Hall. More than 150 productions in regional theater, readings, symphony pops concerts, recordings. Conducted for Harvey Fierstein, Patti LuPone, Joel Grey, Sutton Foster, Kristin Chenoweth, Topol, Nell Carter, Debbie Gibson, and former star of the Moulin Rouge, Debbie de Coudreaux. MaestroDAR.com DONTEE KIEHN (Associate Director/Associate Choreographer). Previous credits include An American in Paris (Broadway, associate director/


BIOS choreographer); The Addams Family (Broadway, Australia, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico City, associate director/choreographer); Next to Normal (Broadway, Japan, South Korea, associate choreographer); The Winter’s Tale (Public Theater, choreographer); Ten Cents a Dance (Williamstown Theatre Festival, choreographer). Broadway performance credits: Gypsy, The Addams Family and 42nd Street. SEAN MAURICE KELLY (Associate Choreographer/ Resident Director) is very happy to join this company. Broadway: An American in Paris (associate choreographer), Movin’ Out (first national, dance supervisor/swing), Billy Elliot (resident choreographer). Principal dancer and guest ballet master at Houston Ballet. RICK STEIGER (Production Supervisor). Broadway: An American in Paris; Act One; War Horse; Come Fly Away; The Royal Family; 13; Frost/Nixon; Spring Awakening; The Woman in White; Caroline, or Change; Topdog/Underdog; Elaine Stritch: At Liberty; The Wild Party; Epic Proportions; The Civil War; Titanic; Bring in ’da Noise, Bring in ’da Funk. KENNETH J. DAVIS (Production Stage Manager) with this production, he marks 20 years of touring the world with Broadway musicals. Previous national tours include The Lion King, Rock of Ages, Spamalot, Hairspray, The Full Monty, Ragtime, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Chicago, Applause and Cats. In New York: Broadway, off-Broadway, Radio City Music Hall and Lincoln Center. On the high seas: Norwegian, Oceania and Regent cruise lines. DONAVAN DOLAN (Assistant Stage Manager): National tours: 42nd Street, Annie, Ghost, Catch Me If You Can, Grease, Peter Pan 360, Jesus Christ Superstar, Rent, Mame, Barbie Live, Oklahoma!, A Chorus Line, Copacabana. International tours: 42nd Street, The Sound of Music and Thomas & Friends. ANNA K. RAINS (Assistant Stage Manager) NYC: Love’s Labour’s Lost, Seven Guitars (Juilliard). National tour/Las Vegas: Blue Man Group. Regional: Spamalot, Mary Poppins, Next to Normal, Jesus Christ Superstar (North Carolina Theatre); The End of War (Virginia Rep). KATHY FABIAN/PROPSTAR (Props Supervisor). Recent Broadway credits: Fiddler on the Roof, China Doll, On Your Feet, The King and I, An American in

Paris, The Real Thing, The Realistic Joneses, If/Then, Rocky, The Bridges of Madison County, I’ll Eat You Last, Kinky Boots, Lucky Guy, Chaplin. UNKLEDAVE’S FIGHT-HOUSE (Fight Direction) is a team of fight directors founded by David Anzuelo. Its core members are Jesse Geguzis, Sean F. Griffin and Gerry Rodriguez. Broadway credits: An American in Paris (Palace); Tuck Everlasting (Broadhurst); Disgraced (Lyceum). Regional: Disgraced (Mark Taper Forum). ALLIED LIVE (Marketing and Press) is a full-service marketing/advertising agency representing national tours, performing arts institutions and experiential entertainment entities throughout North America. Current touring clients: Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, An American in Paris, Something Rotten, Rent 20th Anniversary Tour, Kinky Boots, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Mamma Mia!, Motown the Musical, Second City & Slate’s Unelectable You; Once, Elf and Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. KAREN BERRY (General Manager) was most recently project manager for Christopher Wheeldon’s Nutcracker. Selected Chicago GM credits: Old Jews Telling Jokes, Million Dollar Quartet, Don’t Dress for Dinner, Bleacher Bums, Driving Miss Daisy, Shirley Valentine, Steel Magnolias and Pump Boys and Dinettes. Broadway management credits include Carrie, Quilters, Asinamali and Show Boat. 101 PRODUCTIONS, LTD (Executive Producer). Wendy Orshan and Jeffrey M. Wilson founded their company in 1994. Their associates are Ron Gubin, Chris Morey and Jeff Klein. Broadway productions: Dear Evan Hansen, Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Recent: An Act of God, An American in Paris, Eclipsed, Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Broadway, national tour), The Elephant Man. Special projects: Eclipsed at the Curran (San Francisco), New Island Festival (Governor’s Island, New York), “A Broadway Celebration: In Performance at the White House” for PBS and IBM’s Centennial Gala. STUART OKEN (Producer) leads the producing team for An American in Paris. His other projects for Elephant Eye Theatrical include The Addams Family, Saved and Venice. As executive vice president at Disney Theatrical, he produced The Lion King, Aida and Der Glockner Von Notre Dame. He founded Chicago’s Apollo Theater Center and produced the ATLANTA’S PERFORMING ARTS PUBLICATION 25


BIOS motion pictures About Last Night, Impromptu and Queens Logic. He served as president of Witt-Thomas Films at Warner Bros. and founded and served as artistic director of the American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern University. VAN KAPLAN (Producer), is the executive producer of Pittsburgh CLO and has been involved with 21 Broadway shows, including On Your Feet!, The Elephant Man, Matilda, Evita, Catch Me If You Can, Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away and The Addams Family. In 2009, he co-founded the National High School Musical Theatre Awards, also known as the Jimmys, which he directs annually on Broadway, as seen in the 2012 documentary series on PBS titled “Broadway or Bust.” ROY FURMAN (Producer). Now on Broadway: The Book of Mormon (Tony Award), The Color Purple (Tony), On Your Feet!, Cats, The Humans (Tony). Other Tony winners for best play or musical: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, A View From the Bridge, A Raisin in the Sun, War Horse, Spamalot, The History Boys, Fosse and Skylight. Furman co-founded Furman Selz, an international investment firm, and is vice chairman of Jefferies LLC, chairman of Jefferies Capital Partners, vice chairman of Lincoln Center, and president and chairman emeritus of the FilmSociety Lincoln Center. TROIKA ENTERTAINMENT (Producer) has been an innovator in touring musical theater productions for more than three decades, producing and managing shows throughout North, Central and South America, Europe and Asia. Additionally, the company is experienced in casino and leisure markets, having produced for the Wynn, Caesars, Grand Casino, Hilton, Eldorado and Harrah’s. Current and upcoming productions include The Bodyguard, School of Rock, The Color Purple, Love Never Dies, Annie, Cheers, Sister Act and The Wizard of Oz. With strong ties to the Broadway community, TROIKA prides itself on delivering top-quality productions to audiences worldwide. Please visit us at www.troika.com. STEPHANIE P. McCLELLAND (Producer) and her company, Green Curtain Productions, (GCP) have won 12 Tony awards, 11 Drama Desk awards, nine Drama League awards, nine Outer Critics Circle awards and one Olivier award for producing more than 70 theatrical productions worldwide. Current/ 26 ENCOREATLANTA.COM

recent Broadway: The Book of Mormon, The Humans, The Front Page and Fiddler on the Roof. DARREN BAGERT (Producer) is a three-time Tony Award-winning producer on projects that include An American in Paris (Broadway/U.S. tour/London); The Color Purple; The Truth (London); Dear Evan Hansen; Absolute Brightness; Side Side; Buyer & Cellar (NY/U.S. tour/London); Of Mice & Men; The Glass Menagerie; Sweeney Todd; Company; and Long Day’s Journey, among others. CAROLE L. HABER (Producer) has produced Big Fish, Evita, The Story of My Life, Next Fall (Tony nomination), Jerusalem (Tony nomination) and Nice Work If You Can Get It. She has been involved in many Broadway productions over the past 15 years, and is the published author of travel books and articles. JAMES NEDERLANDER (Producer) operates a chain of legitimate theaters including the Brooks Atkinson, Gershwin, Lunt-Fontanne, Marquis, Minskoff, Nederlander, Neil Simon, Palace and Richard Rodgers on Broadway, and many landmark venues around the world, from Los Angeles to London. Recent credits include the new Broadway production of Cats, An American in Paris and On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan. FIVE CENT PRODUCTIONS (Producer). Members include the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford, Conn.; Citi Performing Arts Center in Boston; Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia; Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul, Minn.; Pittsburgh CLO and Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. In addition to An American in Paris, Five Cent has produced new musicals including The Addams Family, Saved and Venice. MICHAEL LEAVITT (Producer) is a member of Elephant Eye Theatrical. A multiple Tony Awardwinning producer and former president of Fox Theatricals, his Broadway credits include An American in Paris, The Addams Family; Thoroughly Modern Millie; One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest; Death of a Salesman; You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; and Jekyll & Hyde.


BIOS APPLES AND ORANGES STUDIOS, Tim and Pamela Winslow Kashani and Frank and Susan Kavanaugh (Producers). Mission: Combine Broadway and Silicon Valley to accelerate musicals with our THEatre Accelerator: www.nycoc.com. For: Timothy, Erin, Ty, Bridget, Hair, Memphis and the soon-to-arrive Higher Education. DOMINION PICTURES (Producers). Carl Moellenberg: six Tonys, produced 44 shows, chairman of Dominion Pictures. Wendy Federman: three Tonys, produced 43 shows. Bobby Sain: CEO of Dominion Pictures, film/theater producer. Ricardo Hornos: producer on Broadway, West End, in Buenos Aires.

Investor: The Book of Mormon, Matilda, West Side Story and many others. MICHAEL STRUNSKY (Producer) is the trustee of the Ira Gershwin Musical Estate. THE LEONORE S. GERSHWIN 1987 TRUST (Producer) is the business entity of the Ira Gershwin Estate. ADAM ZOTOVICH (Producer). Productions include The Color Purple, Legally Blonde, All My Sons, A View From the Bridge, Dear Evan Hansen, Driving Miss Daisy, Evita, Of Mice and Men. Crain’s “40 Under 40.” President of New Vintage Theatricals, Ltd.

SIMONE GENATT HAFT/MARC ROUTH (Producer). Founders of Broadway Asia, among the largest global production, management and distribution companies; 400 cities, 40 countries, five continents including: An American in Paris, The Producers, Hairspray, The Sound of Music, The King and I, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, The Addams Family, Legally Blonde, Stomp, Cookin’/Nanta, Fuerzabruta, Ice Age Live, China Goes Pop, Peter Pan Immersive, Amelie. Asia/Brazil licensing house for Rodgers & Hammerstein.

CELIA ATKIN (Producer) is a London-based entrepreneur and producer. Her activities encompass commercial theater and not-for-profit performing arts philanthropy, striving always to support creative excellence.

TRIPTYK STUDIOS (Producer) is a production company co-founded by award-winning producers Tara Smith, B. Swibel & Adam Westbrook. Select Broadway credits include Amélie; Oh, Hello; An American in Paris; Xanadu; The Seagull; You’re Welcome America. Upcoming stage/TV: Freedom Run with NBCUniversal & Stevie Wonder, Big Dead Place (HBO), and the new Archie comics musical with Oscar winner Adam McKay.

JULIE BOARDMAN (Producer). Broadway: An American in Paris, Dames at Sea, Hughie. National tours: Peter and the Starcatcher, Dreamgirls. Proud graduate of the University of Southern California; member of The Broadway League. www.untitledtheatricals.com, @artonstage

SPENCER ROSS (Producer) is the founder of SBR Productions LLC, www.sbrproductions.com. Broadway: Amélie, An American in Paris. Come From Away. Upcoming: Significant Other. EDWARD WALSON (Producer). CATV, hotel/ restaurant owner. Film: City Island, Blue Jasmine, Magic in the Moonlight, Irrational Man, Time Out of Mind and Café Society. Broadway: An American in Paris, Relatively Speaking, Cinderella, Big Fish and Bullets Over Broadway. PETER MAY (Producer) is president and founding partner of Triarc Partners. Producer of Cinderella, The Elephant Man, The Humans (Tony Award).

GENE BEARD (Producer). Chairman of WAF Inc., past chairman of OWF Inc., past vice chairman of Interpublic Group and served on the boards of Mattel, Brown Bros. and Marc USA.

CAIOLA PRODUCTIONS (Producer) is the Tonywinning brother & sister producing team of Luigi & Rose Caiola. Broadway: All the Way; The Color Purple; Dear Evan Hansen; The Elephant Man; Natasha, Pierre and the Comet of 1812; On Your Feet! Upcoming: Burn This! STUART DITSKY (Producer). Producing partner Adam Ditsky, Broadway: The Addams Family. OffBroadway: Summer ’69, Nunsense, Rantoul and Die. Family: Wendy, Meredith, Lauren, Brian, Olivia, Emmett, Ella, Benjamin, Riley, Maggie, Booboo. KALLISH WEINSTEIN CREATIVE (Producer). In addition to Broadway credits, Jan Kallish and Rachel Weinstein have decades of experience in leadership positions at theater companies in New York, Chicago and London. ATLANTA’S PERFORMING ARTS PUBLICATION 27


BIOS SUZANNE FRIEDMAN (Producer) is an interior designer in Chicago and very excited to be involved with An American in Paris. Other Broadway credits include Ragtime on Ellis Island and the new Half Time. INDEPENDENT PRESENTERS NETWORK (Producer) is a consortium of 40 leading touring Broadway presenters throughout America. Congratulations to our colleague Van Kaplan and Pittsburgh CLO. PROCTORS (Producer) is the Performing Arts Center of the Capital Region of New York, working with Masie Productions and community members to support new work. SANDY ROBERTSON (Producer) is the the producer of four Broadway shows. He is particularly interested in bringing new talent to Broadway by supporting the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance. DEBORAH TAYLOR (Producer). Tony Awardwinning producer, representing FireMused Productions. Broadway credits include An American in Paris, The Glass Menagerie, One Man Two Guvnors, The Heidi Chronicles, Hughie, China Doll, American Idiot, La Cage aux Folles, The Mountaintop, Elling. WONDERFUL PRODUCTIONS (Producers). Michael A. Alden, Dale Badway, Ken Mahoney: each is the winner of two Tonys and three Emmys. Sean Rudolph, Brad Blume: RudolphBlume.com. Dominick LaRuffa Jr., Rob Hinderliter: Tony winners. Marty Borell: À la vie! HARRIET NEWMAN LEVE (Producer). Credits: Beautiful, Hedwig (Tony), War Horse (Tony), La Cage aux Folles (Tony), The Norman Conquests (Tony), The 39 Steps, A Little Night Music, Ann, The Mountaintop, The Crucible, Beebo Brinker, Stomp. JANE DUBIN (Producer). Tony winner. Broadway: An American in Paris, Peter and the Starcatcher, Ann, Norman Conquests. Off-Broadway /tour: Absolute Brightness, PATSC, 39 Steps, Beebo Brinker, Groundswell. London: Umbrellas. Broadway League. Board: LPTW, Houses on the Moon Theater Company.

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SARAHBETH GROSSMAN (Producer). President, Sobelle Productions. Broadway: An American in Paris, Dames at Sea,Ann, Stick Fly, Ghetto Klown. Off-Broadway: The Report, Bend in the Road, The Irish Curse, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ten Chimneys. JENNIFER ISAACSON (Producer). Credits: Hedwig (Broadway and tour) and Of Mice and Men (Raise the Roof). Other credits: Ann, Norman Conquests, 39 Steps (NWS). Executive producer at WalkRunFly. www.walkrunfly.com RAISE THE CURTAIN (Producer). Sharleen Cooper-Cohen: writer/producer, Stormy Weather; Officer/Gentleman. Minerva Productions: Anne O’Shea and Brian Quattrini. Gabrielle Palitz: All the Way (Tony), Bandstand, nine more. ELEPHANT EYE THEATRCIAL (Producer) is a Broadway development and production company under the direction of Stuart Oken, Michael Leavitt and Five Cent Productions. In addition to An American in Paris, the company has produced the musicals The Addams Family, Saved and Venice. PITTSBURGH CLO (Producer) produced the world premiere of An American in Paris, in Paris. Founded in 1946, it is one of the largest nonprofit musical theater organizations in the country dedicated to creating and developing new work. It has launched hundreds of professional theater careers, and its Academy for Musical Theater provides education and training for young students. In 2009, it co-founded the National High School Musical Theater Awards/Jimmy awards with the Nederlander Organization. PittsburghCLO.org THÉÂTRE DU CHÂTELET (Producer), founded in 1862, is the musical theater of Paris. The Châtelet’s eclectic program mixing opera, dance and music attracts more than 250,000 annual visitors to its 2,000-seat auditorium. Under the direction of Jean-Luc Choplin since 2006, the Châtelet has established a reputation as the home of American musicals in Paris, producing and welcoming such classics as My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music and Sweeney Todd. An American in Paris is the Châtelet’s first Broadway production.


BIOS AMUSE INC. (Associate Producer) is a leading talent agency and production company in Japan. Past Broadway projects: Kinky Boots, Evita, An American in Paris and many more. CHINA PERFORMING ARTS AGENCY (Associate Producer) is among the largest entertainment companies in China. CPAA invests and creates productions with domestic and international partners. Credits include Turandot, Shaolin Warriors, Cats, Mamma Mia, River Dance, China Goes Pop, Era and more. LUN-YUN CHANG (Associate Producer). Artistic director, bassoonist, Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra. Dean, College of Arts, Tainan University of Technology. Trustee, Kaohsiung Philharmonic Culture and Arts Foundation. IVY ZHONG (Associate Producer). Chairman and executive director of China Broadway Entertainment, the most aggressive liveentertainment company in China. Extensive China/ Hollywood film and digital background. ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION, founded in 1913, is the U.S. labor union that represents more than 50,000 professional actors and stage managers. Equity endeavors to advance the careers of its members by negotiating wages, working conditions and providing a wide range of benefits (health and pension included). Member: AFL-CIO, FIA. #EquityWorks

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STAFF AN AMERICAN IN PARIS TOUR STAFF EXECUTIVE PRODUCER 101 Productions, LTD. Wendy Orshan Jeffrey M. Wilson Ron Gubin Chris Morey Jeff Klein Justin Black Beth Blitzer Emily Goeler Joel Glassman Kathy Kim Robert Nolan Steve Supeck Holly Sutton GENERAL MANAGEMENT & PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Troika Entertainment GENERAL MANAGER Karen Berry Assistant General Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jay Krause SENIOR PRODUCTION MANAGER Laura Dieli Production Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anna E. Bate Assistant Production Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ártemis López TECHNICAL DIRECTOR Joseph Spratt COMPANY MANAGER DeAnn L. Boise Associate Company Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Candace Hemphill TOUR MARKETING & PRESS Allied Live, LLC Laura Matalon Marya Peters Jennifer Gallagher TOUR BOOKING AGENCY THE BOOKING GROUP Meredith Blair, Kara Gebhart www.thebookingroup.com CASTING Telsey + Company Bernard Telsey CSA, William Cantler CSA, David Vaccari CSA, Bethany Knox CSA, Craig Burns CSA, Tiffany Little Canfield CSA, Rachel Hoffman CSA, Justin Huff CSA, Abbie Brady-Dalton CSA, Cesar A. Rocha CSA, Karyn Casl CSA, Kristina Bramhall, Adam Caldwell CSA, Josh Einsohn CSA, Conrad Woolfe CSA, Rachel Nadler, Rachel Minow, Rikki Gimelstob, Rachel Dill, Ryan Bernard Tymensky, Rebecca Scholl, Scott Galina, Madison Sylvester, Lauren Harris, Laura Wade, Ally Kiley, Rose Bochner, Jaime Jaget, Kristian Charbonier, Julia Torres LEGAL COUNSEL LEVINE, PLOTKIN & MENIN, LLP Loren Plotkin, Conrad Rippy, Susan Mindell Daniel Watkins Haily Ferber PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER . . . . . . . . . . . . .KENNETH J. DAVIS Assistant Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Donavan Dolan Assistant Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anna K. Rains Assistant to the Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jackie Barrett Associate Scenic Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frank McCullough Assistant Scenic Designers . . . . . . . . . . .Jeffrey Hinchee, Jaimie Todd Model Builders . . . . . . . . .Ben Davies, Adam Wiltshire, James Stadnyk Associate Costume Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lisa Zinni Assistant Costume Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amanda Jenks Costume Design Assistants . . . . . . . . . . .Kaitlyn Day, Courtney Irizarry Production Properties Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kathy Fabian Associate Properties Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Estep Assistant Properties Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Samantha Shoffner Associate Lighting Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Craig Stelzenmuller Assistant Lighting Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jon Goldman Moving Light Programmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marc Polimeni

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Production Electrician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeremy Lane Production Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Preston Rounsaville Associate Sound Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Josh Millican Production Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Charlie Grieco Associate Projection Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brad Peterson Assistant Projection Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amber McDonald Projection Programmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brad Peterson Production Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rick Steiger Technical Consultant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jake Bell Keyboard Programmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stuart Andrews Associate Keyboard Programmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David Weiser Copyist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Emily Grishman Dance Captain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christopher M. Howard Assistant Dance Captain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ashlee Dupré Fight Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David Anzuelo Assistant Fight Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jesse Geguzis Rehearsal Pianist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Henry Palkes Vocal Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dominque Plaisant Dialect Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guillian Lane-Plescia Production Assistants . . . Gretchen Burke, Michael Medina, Saori Yokoo Personal Assistant to Mr. Oken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Missy Greenberg Personal Assistant to Mr. Kaplan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elizabeth Roberts Personal Assistant to Mr. Furman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eileen Williams Personal Assistant to Mr. Wheeldon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Matt Trent HEAD CARPENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . JOSEPH SPRATT Assistant Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chris Haugh Assistant Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jennifer Day-Gottlieb Head of Props . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aaron Heeter Assistant Props . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Randy Paun Head Electrician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Michael Latocha Assistant Electrician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeremy Bolnick Assistant Electrician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laura Choate Assistant Electrician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eric Johnson Head of Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chris Walters Assistant Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hannah Overton Head of Wardrobe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Meredith Scott Assistant Wardrobe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Katherine Kraus Head of Hair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Britt E. Griffith Physical Therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . NEURO TOUR, Physical Therapy, Inc Physical Therapist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brien Lee Medical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Craig E. Weil, MD Accounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .WithumSmith+Brown Robert Fried, CPA; Karen Kowgios, CPA; and Anthony Moore, CPA Employee Benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .The Capitol Group Insurance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maury, Donnelly and Parr, Inc. Creative Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Serino Coyne Website, Social Media & Video . . . . . . . . Apples and Oranges Studios: Pamela Kashani, Tim Kashani, Christopher Sepulveda, Ally Rice, Dawson Schachter, Emily Wilson, Mayumi Ando and Rachel Vigier Production Photograhy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Matthew Murphy Additional Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Angela Sterling, Matt Trent Merchandise Provider . . . . . . . . Encore Merchandising/Joseph Boyles Merchandise Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rachel Silvestrini For TROIKA Entertainment Chief Executive Officer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Randall A. Buck Chief Operating Officer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael J. Orsino Chief Financial Officer Emeritus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Donald Kindl Chief Financial Officers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Michelle Jones General Managers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Karen Berry, Jim Lanahan Assistant General Managers . . . . . . . . . Jay Krause, Arnie VandeBrake Senior Production Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laura Dieli Production Managers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anna E. Bate, Dawn Magyar Assistant Production Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ártemis López


STAFF Marketing Consultant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amy Katz Booking Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Doria Montfort Budgeting & Forecasting Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . George Lamberty Senior Accountants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lourdes Castillo, Jessica Moore Accounting Clerks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marite Espinoza, Electra Walker Warehouse Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scott Garrish Office Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shaquille Stewart For TROIKA Costumes Costume Shop Administrator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alison Smith Work Room Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Helen Jones First Hand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ellouise Davis Project Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rachel Christensen Craft Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Risa Ono Crafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mary Elise Collier, Marla Parker Stitcher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laura Browning CREDITS Production Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ROAD CONCIERGE Scenery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CENTER LINE STUDIOS, INC Props . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KATHY FABIAN/PROPSTAR Lighting Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .PRG LIGHTING Sound Equipment . . . MASQUE SOUND & RECORDING CORPORATION Motors & Automation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .PRG LIGHTING Keyboards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . STUART ANDREWS Percussion . . . . . . . . . . . . . DAN McMILLAN/HUDSON PERCUSSION Costumes Executed by . . . . . . . . . . JOHN KRISTIANSEN NEW YORK Men’s Tailoring by . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GILBERTO DESIGNS, INC Additional Costumes by . . . . . . . TROIKA ENTERTAINMENT COSTUME SHOPTRICORNE, INC GILBERTO DESIGNS, INC, CLAUDIA DIAZ COSTUME SHOP, INC Custom Knitware by . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MARIAN GREALISH FORINO Fabric Printing by . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GENE MIGNOLA, INC Fabric Painting by . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HOCHI ASIATO STUDIOS Masks by . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IZQUIERDO STUDIOS LTD Millinery by . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LYNNE MACKEY STUDIO Wigs by . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . INDEPENDENT WIG CO Trucking by . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . JANCO, LTD.

The Actors and Stage Managers employed in this production are members of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. The Press Agents employed in this production are represented by the Association of Theatrical Press Agents & Managers. Backstage and Front of the House Employees are represented by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (or I.A.T.S.E.). The musicians employed in this production are members of the American Federation of Musicians. United Scenic Artists represents the designers and scenic painters for the American Theatre. The Director and Choreographer are members of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, Inc., an independent national labor union. This production is produced by a member of The Broadway League in collaboration with our professional union-represented employees.

THANKS LaDUCA, BRA*TENDERS SPECIAL THANKS Bartlett Sher, Andrea Selby Rehearsed at Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York, NY & The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, New York, NY. Technical Rehearsals and Previews held at Proctors in Schenectady, NY Original Cast Recording Available on Masterworks Broadway. GERSHWIN® and AN AMERICAN IN PARIS® are registered trademarks of Gershwin Enterprises.

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ETIQUETTE 1. Please arrive early. Latecomers may not be seated until intermission. 2. Take care of personal needs (drinks of water or restroom) before the performance begins. 3. Please silence or turn off all electronic devices, including cell phones, beepers, and watch alarms. We encourage you to share your experience at the Fox via social media, but please refrain from doing so or texting during performances; the glow from your device is distracting. 4. Most shows do not allow photography of any kind. Flash photography inside the theatre is never allowed as it is a distraction to those around you and a danger to the performers. 5. The overture is part of the performance. Please cease talking at this point.

THE FOX THEATRE 660 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, Georgia 30308 404.881.2100 • Www.foxtheatre.org

STAFF Allan C. Vella. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . President & C.E.O. Adina Alford Erwin . . . . . . . . . . . . Vice President & C.O.O. Jeff Quesenberry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vice President & C.F.O. Jamie Vosmeier. . Senior Director, Sales and Marketing Shannon Caudill.Director of Operations & Public Safety Lester Andrews . . . . . . Director of Information Systems Nancy Lutz. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Director of Special Events Shelly Kleppsattel. . . . . . . Booking & Contract Manager William Renshaw. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Director of Finance Rachel Bomeli. . . . . .Manager Ticket Sales and Service Jon Cooper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guest Services Manager Shelby Moody. . . . . . . . Corporate Group Sales Manager Aly Knight. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marketing Manager Laura Zimbrick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Corporate Partnership Premium Seating Manager Jimmy McConico. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Security Manager Jerome Carter. . . . . . . . . Facilities Operations Supervisor Amy Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Director of Production Gary Hardaway. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Head Carpenter Larry Watson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Head Flyman Scott Hardin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Head Props/Projectionist Ray T. Haynie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Head Electrician Cary Oldknow. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Electrician Rodney Amos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Head Audio

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6. Dear Lovebirds, when you lean your heads together, you block the view of the people behind you. Please consider the people that will be seated behind you when choosing whether or not to wear a hat or what hair style you choose.

Edward L. White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chairman Keith O Cowan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vice Chairman

7. Please refrain from talking, humming, or singing along with the show, except when encouraged to do so by the artist or show.

John Busby Jr., Anne Cox Chambers, Pat Connell, Rodney Cook, Ada Lee Correll, Richard Courts, Jere Drummond, Richard Flinn, Julia Grumbles, Steve Koonin, Charles Lawson, Robert Minnear, Starr Moore, Joseph Myers, Edward Negri, Edgar Neiss, Joe Patten, Carl Patton, Sylvia Russell, Nancy Simms, Preston Stevens, Alan Thomas, Clyde Tuggle, Carolyn Wills

8. Please wait for an appropriate moment to dig something out of your pocket or bag. 9. Go easy with the perfume and cologne, many people are highly allergic. 10. If you need assistance during the show, please go to your nearest volunteer usher. If additional assistance is needed the usher will get the appropriate person to further help you. 11. Yes, the parking lot gets busy and public transportation is tricky, but leaving while the show is in progress or before the actors have taken their final bows is discourteous. Wait until it is over and then exit with the rest of the audience.

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FOR YOUR INFORMATION THE THEATER A fully restored 1929 “Movie Palace,” the Fox Theatre, with 4,665 seats, is a multiple-purpose facility, housing Broadway shows, ballet, symphonies, concerts, movies, and private corporate events. PRIVATE EVENTS The Fox Theatre has three private rental spaces, with accommodations for 25 to 1,200 guests. Our Egyptian Ballroom and Grand Salon are beautifully decorated and can be set up to your specifications. The Landmarks Lounge is adjacent to the lobby and is perfect for a small pre-show and intermission event. To book your “Fabulous Fox” evening, please call 404.881.2100 or visit us at www.foxtheatre.org. TICKET OFFICE The Fox Theatre Ticket Office is located in the arcade entrance to the theatre. The Ticket Office is open for walk-up ticket sales Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., and Saturday,10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m. The Fox Theatre Ticket Office is not open on Sundays unless there is a performance. On event days, the Ticket Office opens two hours prior to show time. Doors to the Fox open one hour prior to show time. Tickets for all performances at the Fox may be purchased online at www.FoxTheatre.org, all Ticket Alternative outlets and all Atlanta-area Whole Foods Markets, by calling 855-285-8499, or by visiting the Fox Theatre Ticket Office in person during regular Box Office hours. GROUP SALES The Fox Theatre Group Sales Department offers discounts to Groups for most Broadway shows. The Group Sales office is open Monday-Friday from 9am to 5pm. Call 404 881-2000 or email foxgroup@foxtheatre.org. CONCESSIONS Concession stands are located in the Spanish Room, main lobby, and on the mezzanine lobby level. RESTROOMS Restrooms are located off the Main Lobby (downstairs), Mezzanine Lobby levels, and the Gallery level. Accessible restroom facilities are located in the Spanish Room and Accessible/Family restrooms are located through the Office door in the main lobby. GIFT SHOP The Fox Theatre operates a gift shop selling history books, T-shirts, sweatshirts, and an assortment of other theatre-related merchandise. The gift shop is located in the Spanish Room. TOURS Fox Theatre Tours are conducted Mondays and Thursdays at 10 AM, 11 AM, noon and 1 PM. Saturday tours are offered at 10 AM and 11 AM. Fox Theatre Tours are guided by Fox employees well-versed in the Fox’s history, current events, awards, and upcoming shows.  Tickets for Fox Theatre Tours are available at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office or online at www.foxtheatre.org. Special Tours can range from backstage to architectural to a school or college group. Please contact the Fox Theatre by calling 404.881.2100 to schedule your group tour. LOST AND FOUND Lost and found items are turned in to the Event Staff’s office. To check on lost items, please call 404-881-2100. Lost and found items will be retained for 30 days.

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EMERGENCY INFORMATION In the event of an emergency, and for your safety, please follow the directions provided by the Fox Theatre staff. SMOKING In accordance with the Fulton County Clean Air Ordinance, the Fox Theatre is a smoke-free facility. Smoking is only permitted in designated areas. ABOUT ACCESSIBILITY The Fox Theatre strives to make events accessible to all guests. If you require assistance during your visit to the Fox Theatre please seek out or ask for one of our Accessible Ambassadors. These staff members are attired in the traditional Fox Theatre uniform however also have gold braid and white gloves to make them easier to see. The Fox Theatre offers the use of wheelchairs, listening devices and booster seats at no additional charge. Our Ambassadors will assist you to special restroom accommodations. Note: Steep Steps lead to all seats on the upper levels. For assistance needed or additional information on programs, please contact the Event Staff’s office at: 404-881-2119. TICKETS To purchase accessible seating at the Fox Theatre please call: 404-881-2016 Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM or on Saturday, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM. A Fox Theatre Ticket Office Associate will be happy to help you. Ticket buyers may also visit the ticketing site at www.foxtheatre.org. PROGRAMS PROVIDED Opened Captioning Performance Sponsored in partnership through TDF (Theatre Development Fund).

ELEVATORS Elevators are located at the north end of each lobby. The elevators are available during all performances and make it possible to access each lobby without the use of stairs. Patrons should be aware that access to upper seating areas do involve stairs. PARKING Parking is available within a four-block radius in all directions of the Fox Theatre. Advanced reserved parking is available for sale at the Fox Ticket Office or by calling 855-285-8499. The Fox Theatre assumes no responsibility for vehicles parked in any of the privately owned parking lots operating in the Fox Theatre district. PERFORMANCE NOTES All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket in order to be admitted to the theatre. Not all events are suitable for children. Infants will not be admitted to adult programs/ performances. Parents will be asked to remove children who create a disturbance.  Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the management, in conjunction with the wishes of the producers.  Please turn off all pagers and cell phones prior to the beginning of each performance.  Camera and recording devices are strictly prohibited.  Backstage employees are represented by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.)


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Isn’t It Romantic? You needn’t be an American in Paris to indulge in an amorous getaway. There are plenty of options much closer to home.

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Château Élan — literally “castle” — and find bliss with a wineglass in one hand and your beloved’s hand in the other. Ease into European-style elegance at the award-winning resort and winery, where golf (63 holes), scenic landscapes, winery tours, luxurious accommodations and seven restaurants wait to woo you. Top off any evening with a Rose Petal Turndown ($35). It’s all just 46 miles north of Atlanta.

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Chateau Elan, at dusk (left), might be your go-to spot if you want to stay relatively close to Atlanta and keep the Parisian vibe alive. The European-style winery and resort in Braselton can help you wind down with a few sips of the grape and a couple’s massage. Come here to get engaged, get married or just get away.

Other options: • A culinary class with a professional chef and with wine service. Who doesn’t feel special wearing a toque blanche, aka chef’s hat, s’il vous plaît? • Nighttime golfing (eight holes) with glow-inthe-dark golf balls. • Couples massage(s) and the Le Soleil Pool Bar, with live entertainment and a hot tub featuring a cascading stone waterfall. 100 Rue Charlemagne. Braselton. Packages for two include lodging (some include meals) from $405 to $900. Details: 678.425.0900 or www.chateauelan. com. We continue our tour with the romantic getaways closest to metro Atlanta, and then

fan out across the state. Please note, that rates quoted here are subject to change. Barnsley Resort, Adairsville | 61 miles The original Italianate villa was built on 4,000 acres in the 1840s by Godfrey Barnsley for his beloved wife, Julia. She died before completion, and construction stopped. Barnsley later dreamed that Julia visited him in the villa’s formal gardens and told him to finish the estate, so he did. Today, 90 guest rooms and suites nestle in homey but elegant cottages along tree-lined lanes that connect to dining, gardens and a spa. Golf, horseback riding, fishing, hiking, biking and shopping are all available. Request (in advance) a table for two in a location of your choice, be it fireside in your ATLANTA’S PERFORMING ARTS PUBLICATION 37


From Augusta to Savannah, Braselton to Blue Ridge and Madison to Tybee Island, Georgia has getaways to help you rediscover romance. Choose from inns, resorts, B&Bs, wineries and even a tree house in a vineyard, with sturdy branches inside and out. cottage or under the stars outdoors. You may only have eyes for each other, but you’ll also have a private butler at your service. 597 Barnsley Gardens Road, Adairsville. $500$1,200 per weekend. Private dining for two is $200-$250 per person. Details: 770.773.7480 or www. barnsleyresort.com. Brady Inn, Madison | 61 miles Southern Living calls Madison “one of the South’s best small towns.” USA Today rated it sixth on its list of “10 Best Southern Small Towns.” The Brady Inn Bed and Breakfast, a sprawling 1885 Victorian bungalow, has seven guest rooms and suites, private bathrooms and custom-made mattresses. The Sarah Brady room has been featured in publications for its ornate antique bed, décor, fireplace and marble-top dresser. Swing in the hammock outdoors. When was the last time you did that? 38 ENCOREATLANTA.COM

Hard Labor Creek Observatory is the place to stargaze or night hike. Another possibility: a picnic supper at Lake Rutledge at dusk. 250 N. Second St. Madison. $135-$215 per night. Details: 706.342.4400, www.bradyinn.com or www. visitmadisonga.com. Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain | 80 miles Nature calls at this 6,500-acre conservatory and resort. Breathe fragrant azaleas, bike through wooded trails, choose from two golf courses or frolic on Robin Lake’s mile-long white sand beach. The 65-acre lake offers canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals for two. For a sweetheart selfie, shoot among the 1,000 butterflies at the Day Butterfly Center. Choose a lodge room with a lake or woodland view or secret yourselves in a private cottage with its own fireplace. Dining options include fine, pub and down-home options. Don’t miss Spa Prunifolia, where treatments for two include massages, facials, and hot towel and aromatherapy treatments. Ahhh. Gardens at 17800 U.S. 27, Pine Mountain. Lodge, spa, inn and cottages at 4500 Southern Pine Drive. Lodging from $119 per night; spa services $55-$300. Details: 800.852.3810 or www.callawaygardens.com.


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The new Blue Ridge TreeHouse is some 90 miles from downtown Atlanta at Bear Claw Vineyards. Once above ground, you’ll find a massaging shower, a wine refrigerator and a front porch with rocking chairs.

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English Manor, Morganton | 99 miles Plop down — in a gentle and genteel manner — at English Manor Bed and Breakfast, an English country house in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Guest suites come with a view, private bathrooms and shared common areas. The proper chef’s kitchen (foodies will appreciate the cast-iron AGA stove) serves breakfast every morning and signature desserts every evening. 300 Forest Drive, Morganton. $150 per night. Details: 678.245.4488, www.englishmanorbandb.com or www.blueridgemountains.com. Dillard House, Dillard | 114 miles The Dillard House, set in the North Georgia mountains, has guest rooms, fireplace suites, cottages and mountain chalets (with rocking-chair porches). On-site, staffers will help you surprise your significant other

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Partridge Inn, Augusta | 147 miles Golf is great in Augusta but so is the food, the music scene and the Savannah River. This city has history (two signers of the Declaration of Independence are buried here) and a hefty here-and-now vibe (take a photo with the James Brown statue or visit Le Chat Noir for cocktails and cabaret). The inn dates to 1910 and was the first in Georgia hotel to become a Historic Hotel of America. Highlights include views of the city and numerous verandahs (that’s the Southern spelling), plus high-ceilinged guest rooms and the award-winning P.I. Bar and Grill’s “Best of Augusta” Sunday brunch. 2110 Walton Way. Augusta. Lodging begins at $248 per night. Details: 706.737.8888, www.visitaugusta.

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com or http://curiocollection3.hilton.com/en/hotels/ georgia/the-partridge-inn-augusta-curio-collectionby-hilton-AGSCUQQ/index.html. Ballastone Inn, Savannah | 250 miles Savannah is made to explore hand-in-hand with your honey, whether you’re strolling oaklined, pedestrian-friendly streets, riding in a horse-drawn carriage or trolley, or bicycling in a park. The 16 rooms at the historic Ballastone Inn — a bed-andbreakfast that dates to the mid-1800s — have names like Scarlett’s Retreat and Scarborough Fair. Most have working fireplaces. The all-day bar offers guests complimentary port and sherry. Silverservice afternoon tea is served promptly at 4 p.m. daily. Extras such as champagne, flowers and rosepetal turndowns are available.

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14 East Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah. $460-$600 for two nights.Romance packages $350-$1,000. Details: 912.236.1484 or www.ballastone.com. Beachside Colony Resort, Tybee Island | 267 miles Tybee Island’s only all-inclusive oceanfront resort, 20 miles from Savannah, tempts you with waterfront dining (ocean or poolside) and direct beach access. Three pools (one heated in winter) await. The Deck on Tybee Island replaces the old Marlin Monroe’s at 404 Butler Ave. It’s the only restaurant that sits right on the beach. At the resort, we suggest choosing a beachfront condo for cuddling, and then decide whether you want a private balcony, kitchen, hot tub or all three. You’ll find plenty to do without leaving the island. Choices include live theater, movies, a reading or recital at the historic Tybee Post Theater, tours of the Fort Screven Historic District and Tybee’s famous

Augusta’s Partridge Inn (below) dates to 1910 and was the first Georgia hotel to become an official Historic Hotel of America. The city has a here-and-now vibe, a statue of soulman James Brown and Le Chat Noir (The Black Cat), a spot for cabaret and cocktails.

lighthouse. At the island’s dozens of beach bars, grills and restaurants, pizza is gourmet and fine dining is casual. 404 Butler Ave., Tybee Island. One-bedroom lodging begins at $268. Details: 912.786.4535 or www. beachsidecolony.com. The King and Prince, St. Simons Island | 313 miles Travel + Leisure magazine calls St. Simons “America’s Most Romantic Town” for its balance of seclusion and accessibility, beach landscape, live oaks, lighthouse, cafes and Southern charm. It’s where you’ll find The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, which opened as a seaside dance club in 1935 and became a hotel in 1941. A castle-style makeover in 2013 added ocean-view rooms and villas and the only true oceanfront dining on the island. This is not a beach town full of buildings ATLANTA’S PERFORMING ARTS PUBLICATION 43


crowding the coast, providing instead picnic areas and a network of sidewalks for easy sightseeing and cycling. Tee times at the King and Prince mean you’ll see some of the island’s best scenery. Sailing charters are available as are couples’ massages (book early) at the resort’s Royal Treatment Cottage. A concierge can personalize your getaway. 201 Arnold Road, St. Simons Island. $280 per night and up for ocean-view rooms. Seasonal discounts, activity packages available. Details: 912.638.3631 or www.kingandprince.com. Jekyll Island Club Resort, Jekyll Island | 323 miles Southern Living magazine named the Jekyll Island Club Hotel “the best hotel in Georgia” in 2017. Long ago a high-end hunting club for the world’s wealthy elite (one periodical called it “the most exclusive and inaccessible club in the world”), today it’s merely a magnificent all-service resort. Romance-ready lodging includes 24 guest rooms in San Souci, built in 1896, and Crane 44 ENCOREATLANTA.COM

Cottage, built in 1917, replete with an elegant courtyard and sunken gardens. The top-of-the-line Presidential Suite in the historic Clubhouse includes access to the building’s iconic turret tower. Or be one of the first to stay at the new boutique all-suite Jekyll Ocean Club, which opened July 16 and offers spacious rooms, furnished porches and unobstructed Atlantic Ocean views. Amenities include AAA Four-Diamond food at the award-winning Grand Dining Room, casual meals at The Pool House and drinks at the Lobby Bar, as well as an exclusive beach pavilion, croquet on the lush lawn, and acres of forest, marshes and beach. Saddle up to see the island via 25 miles of paved bike paths along the beach and through maritime forest. Canoes also are available. The resort can hook you up. 371 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island. $195-$350 per night. Details: 855.535.9547 or www.jekyllclub.com.

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August HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCEROR’S STONE | Noon Aug. 5 (2001, 152 mins). And thus, a franchise is born. Rescued from the neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny, named Harry Potter, proves his mettle while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Daniel Radcliffe was 11 when this movie was shot. Fun fact: The Hogwarts motto, “Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus,” means “Never tickle a sleeping dragon.”

HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS | 4 p.m. Aug. 5 (2002, 161 mins). Forced to spend his summer holidays with his muggle relatives, Harry Potter gets a surprise visitor: Dobby the house-elf, who warns Harry not to return to Hogwarts because terrible, terrible things are going to happen there. Fun facts: Although based on the second shortest of J.K. Rowling’s Potter books, this is the longest of the eight movies. Also, some of the music used during the Quidditch match was also used during a chase scene in Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the Clones. Who knew?

HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZAKABAN | 8 p.m. Aug. 5 (2004, 142 mins). It’s Harry Potter’s third year at Hogwarts. He has a new “Defense Against the Dark Arts” teacher, and there’s more trouble ahead. Convicted killer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards’ Prison and is determined to do our favorite young wizard harm. Fun fact: To get acquainted with his lead actors, new director Alfonso Cuarón asked each to write a first-person essay about their characters. Emma Watson, in true Hermione fashion, wrote 16 pages. Daniel Radcliffe wrote a one-page summary. Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) never turned his in.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE | Noon Aug. 12 (2005, 157 mins). Harry Potter’s fourth year at Hogwarts is about to start. In the meantime, he’s enjoying summer break with his friends. They get tickets to the Quidditch World Cup, but Harry soon finds himself in the competition, while being distracted by recurring nightmares. Fun facts: This is the first film in the series that doesn’t open with Harry at the center of the scene. This time it’s Voldemort’s turn, which is exactly how J.K. Rowling’s book began. Keep an eye out for the end credits. They contain the phrase “No dragons were harmed in the making of this movie.”

HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX | 4 p.m. Aug. 12 (2007, 138 mins). Holy Hogwarts! Everything’s amiss. No one believes Harry Potter or Professor Dumbledore when they claim Lord Voldemort has returned, and an authoritarian bureaucrat is slowly seizing power at the wizarding school. Fun facts: During the breakfast scene in the Great Hall, boxes of cereal can be seen with the names “Cherri-Owls” and “PixiePuffs,” with color schemes similar to Cheerios and Sugar Puffs. Also, because of the elite wand dueling called for in the script, a “wand choreographer” was hired.

HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE | 8 p.m. Aug. 12 (2009, 153 mins). As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he discovers an old book marked as “the property of the Half-Blood Prince” and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort’s dark past. Fun facts: Dumbledore’s fall from a tower filled actor Alan Rickman (Professor Snape) with nostalgic glee. In the 1988 movie Die Hard, Rickman was at the wrong end of a tall fall. Also, the foam in Ron Weasley’s mouth in one scene is made of egg white. Yum?

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HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART 1 | Noon Aug. 13 (2010, 146 mins). Lord Voldemort’s power gets stronger, and he now controls Hogwarts and the Ministry of Magic. Harry, Ron and Hermione decide to finish Dumbledore’s work and defeat the dark lord. Fun fact: A poster in the café where Harry, Ron and Hermione land after reaching London is from the the stage drama Equus, which Daniel Radcliffe did at London’s Gielgud Theatre in 2007 and on Broadway in 2008.

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART 2 | 4 p.m. Aug. 13 (2011, 130 mins). Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to find and destroy Lord Voldemort’s three remaining Horcruxes, the magical items responsible for his immortality. When Voldemort learns of their mission, their biggest battle begins. Fun facts: Every wand in every movie in the Harry Potter franchise was based on descriptions in J.K. Rowling’s books. They were 13 inches to 15 inches long and created specifically for each character. No two were alike. Daniel Radcliffe broke some 80 wands throughout the eight movies because he used them as drumsticks.

September BEAUTY AND THE BEAST SING-ALONG | 2 p.m. Sept. 3 (1991, 84 mins). Beast meets girl. Beast loses girl. Beast gets girl. Raise your voices for this tale as old as time, told in animated fashion as only Disney can. All to the lush sounds of the Alan Menken-Howard Ashman score (“Be Our Guest,” “Belle,” “Human Again”). With the voices of Robby Benson (the Beast), Paige O’Hara (Belle), Jerry Orbach (Lumiere) and Angela Lansbury (Mrs. Potts). Beauty and the Beast became the first full-length animated feature ever nominated for a best-picture Oscar (losing to The Silence of the Lambs). It did win for original song (the title tune) and original score. Fun fact: Belle was color-keyed and is the only person in town who wears blue, symbolizing how different she is from the other townspeople. The Beast also wears blue, and has blue eyes. Gaston’s blue eyes make him the only Disney villain to have the same color eyes as the hero. 52 ENCOREATLANTA.COM


Ins Ist on makI ng a t o a s t. Enj oy l I f E t o t hE f ul l E s t thEr E a rE no drE ss rE hE a r s a l s . h av E y o ur st E ak and E at I t, t o o .

F ou r AtlAntA restAur Ants to s e rv e Y o u Alpharetta · Buckhead · Centennial olympic Park · Kennesaw For location details, visit RuthsChris.net


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DINING GUIDE

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A GREAT NIGHT OUT? Try one of these local restaurants before or after the show. For dinner-and-show packages, visit encoreatlanta.com/offers. 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. 659 Peachtree St. NE, 404.897.5000, livingstonatlanta.com. M LOBBY — The menu at this sophisticated American restaurant focuses on seasonal fare. In the lobby of TWELVE Atlantic Station. 361 17th St. NE, 404.961.7370, lobbyattwelve.com, M ONE. MIDTOWN KITCHEN — Dine on fresh, seasonal American cuisine in a club-like atmosphere near Piedmont Park. 559 Dutch Valley Road, 404.892.4111, onemidtownkitchen.com. M

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PACES & VINE — The team behind intown Murphy’s expands to Vinings Jubilee with classic American comfort food crafted from locally sourced ingredients. Shared plates, fish, steaks. Wine-centric bar with craft cocktails. Weekday lunch, weekend brunch

NEIGHBORHOOD CODES A Alpharetta

M Midtown

BR Brookhaven

NA North Atlanta

BW Brookwood

OFW Old Fourth Ward

B Buckhead

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Perimeter Mall

D Downtown

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Sandy Springs

DK Dekalb

V Vinings

DW Dunwoody

VH Virginia Highland

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W Westside

Inman Park

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THE ENCORE ATLANTA DINING GUIDE and dinner menus led by upcoming Atlanta Chef Kyle Schmidt who comes to Paces & Vine after 8 years in Atlanta kitchens King and Duke, JCT Kitchen, and No. 246 among others. 4300 Paces Ferry Road, 404.205.8255, pacesandvine.com. V

spots. Sides are generous, and the quality of the steaks and seafood is excellent. Four locations: Alpharetta, 11655 Haynes Bridge Road, 770.777.1500; Buckhead, 3285 Peachtree Road NE, 404.365.0660; Centennial Olympic Park, 267 Marietta St. NW, 404.223.6500; Kennesaw, 620 Chastain Road NW, 770.420.1985; ruthschris.com. A, B, D SOUTH CITY KITCHEN — With a stylish, Southern-contemporary menu, this DiRoNA restaurant helped make grits hip for the business crowd. Three locations: Buckhead: 3350 Peachtree Rd #175, 404.815-6677; Midtown: 1144 Crescent Ave., 404.873.7358; Vinings: 1675 Cumberland Parkway, 770.435.0700, southcitykitchen. com. B, M, V STK ATLANTA — STK blends a chic lounge and a dynamic fine dining experience with the superior quality of a traditional steakhouse. Midtown: 1075 Peachtree St., NE (at 12th St.); 404.793.0144, togrp.com/venue/ stk-atlanta. M

SOHO’s Painted Hills short rib tacos, black pepper mustard, caramelized onions, cilantro sauce in potato shell. SOHO — American-style bistro offers fish and seafood, beef, game and poultry, with gluten-free lunch and dinner options, plus their specially-priced Cobb Energy Centre theater menu will get you in and out with plenty of time to make the performance; just show your tickets to your server. Different weekly “wine and tapas” flights debut each Wednesday night. Vinings Jubilee, 4300 Paces Ferry Road, 770.801.0069, sohoatlanta.com. V

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TWO URBAN LICKS — “Fiery” American cooking meets live music at this hip hangout. 820 Ralph McGill Blvd., 404.522.4622, twourbanlicks.com. M

AMERICAN/STEAKHOUSE

RUTH’S CHRIS STEAKHOUSE — A favorite local steakhouse with multiple locations near shopping and entertainment hot

BREW PUB/ GOURMET PUB FARE

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 Theatre. Two locations: Midtown: 848 Peachtree St. NE, 404.870.0805; Buckhead: 3242 Peachtree Road NE, 404.264.0253, gordonbiersch.com. M, B THE SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN — This Southern-inspired gastropub located in The Shops Buckhead Atlanta “celebrates every aspect of what it means to be from the South,” using locally sourced ingredients in their fresh, modern take on traditional dishes. Beverages? Your choices run from barrel-aged cocktails to bottled libations to adult beverages on tap, along with New World wines and craft beers and the “perfect” mint julep. 3035 Peachtree Rd., NE, Suite A208, 404.939.9845, thesoutherngentlemanatl.com. B

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THE ENCORE ATLANTA DINING GUIDE BREW PUB/ GOURMET PUB FARE

— 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. NE, 404.347.2220, tapat1180.com. M

CREOLE/CAJUN

COPELAND’S OF NEW ORLEANS — Bayou fare, plus steak, chicken, pasta and sandwiches. Fresh desserts and pastries from the Cheesecake Bakery. Live Jazz Sunday brunch buffet. A favorite gathering spot for Saints fans. Libations include the “Pontchartrain Beach” martini. Lunch, brunch, dinner. Takeout available. 3101 Cobb Parkway, 770.612.3311, copelandsatlanta. com. V PARISH — New Orleans-inspired dishes served with a modern twist and a fully stocked raw bar. A N’awlins-inspired brunch is served on weekends. Downstairs, a takeaway market sells sandwiches, spices, pastries and beverages. 240 North Highland Ave. NE, 404.681.4434, parishatl.com. OFW

DINNER THEATER

LIPS-ATLANTA — Part cocktail bar, part restaurant, part wa-a-ay over-the-top dinner theater in Brookhaven. The only things padded here are the waitresses. Open Wed.-Sun. only. Reservations required for dinner shows (not for the bar). Complimentary on-site valet parking. See website for more important information. 3011 Buford Hwy, 404.315.7711, atldragshow.com, BH

EUROPEAN FUSION

ECCO — Esquire Magazine named this casual, European-influenced bistro a best new restaurant in America. It’s received raves for its wine list, wood-fired pizzas, and impressive meat and cheese menus. 40 7th St. NE, 404.347.9555, ecco-atlanta.com. M

ITALIAN

LA TAVOLA — Neighborhood hub for classic Italian comfort food has a cozy, exposedbrick interior & a back patio. 992 Virginia Ave. NE, 404.873.5430, latavolatrattoria.com. M

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MEXICAN

ALMA — A refreshing approach to contemporary Mexican cuisine. Bright, fresh ingredients and traditional regional influences come together with other Latin American flavors in vibrant dishes that feel familiar and new all at once. 191 Peachtree St. NE, 404.968.9662, alma-atlanta.com. D EL TACO — An eco-friendly watering hole serving fresh Mexican food made with all-natural meats and tasty margaritas. 1186 North Highland Ave. NE, 404.873.4656, eltaco-atlanta.com.VH

SPANISH/IBERIAN FUSION

GYPSY KITCHEN — The culinary riches of Spain, influenced by Moroccan and Indian cuisines; sharable Spanish snacks and plates served in a stylish modern atmosphere in The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. 3035 Peachtree Rd., NE, Suite A209, 404.939.9840, gypsykitchenatl.com. B

SEAFOOD/SUSHI

LURE — A modern interpretation of a classic fish house with a focus on seasonality and freshness. 1106 Crescent Ave., 404.817.3650. lure-atlanta.com. M

VEGAN

HERBAN FIX — With a mission to share the best fusion vegan cuisine with local residents, businesses and visitors, Herban Fix offers a fusion vegan menu to let you experience the most iconic food throughout different parts of Asia. Taking inspiration from various cuisines, the menu at Herban Fix is carefully crafted and plated and all the dishes are designed for sharing. Ingredients are premium select, organic, fresh and aimed at good health as well as great taste. 565-A Peachtree Street NE, 404.815.8787. M


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FRIENDS OF THE FOX Members of the Fox Theatre’s Friends of the Fox program help support the Fox Theatre Institute, the theater’s community engagement arm. The Fox Theatre’s legend lives on through their generosity, supporting the theater, the city of Atlanta and communities across Georgia.

The Fox Theatre would like to thank the following Friends of the Fox who have given at the Legend ($10,000), Marquee ($5,000), Encore ($2,500) and Entourage ($1,000) levels:

Legend

Royce & Jessica Pedersen Janice & Gary Sloan

Marquee

Diana Blank Teresa Dau Mr. and Mrs. Gary Martin Hays Jamie Medalie Longhurst Repro Products

Encore

Roger Gelder George Kuhn Adam Malone Trip Martin Leslie McLeod Paycor Jerel & Janet Rush Allan & Nicole Vella Woody & Jenny White Fred Wilhite

John R. Adams Alliance Fire Protection Services, LLC Douglas Borenstein Cathy & Mayson Callaway Matt Chambless & Michelle Love Citizen Lanier Holdings Colgate Crib Mattress Concierge Services of Atlanta Michael Crew Ira & Talmer Curry, Jr. Dynamics AX Consulting

Entourage

Allied Integrated Marketing Collins Project Management, Inc. Drew Eckl & Farnham

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Dr. & Mrs. Anthony Musarra II Jill Anne von Grey


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FOX FUN FACTS

The Marquee Club, the theater’s exclusive lounge and rooftop terrace, is scheduled to open very soon. As you may know, the Fox Theatre is developing a premium club for patrons to use at every public performance. The Marquee Club presented by Lexus, as it’s called, is scheduled to open this fall. The Marquee Club, which comprises 10,000 square feet of exclusive space on the northeast side of the theater, will feature Moorish, Arabic and art nouveau influences (as the theater itself does), along with plush seating, personalized guest service and — for the first time in decades — access to the rooftop terrace that overlooks Peachtree Street and the Fox marquee. The club will be available to anyone who buys a membership in one of four categories: corporate annual, non-corporate annual, Broadway subscriber or single-day access (as space allows). Everyone entering the Marquee must have a ticket to that day or night’s performance. Annual memberships include:

• Rooftop access in a temperature-controlled environment. • Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and hors d’oeuvres, from a rotating menu. • The ability to pre-order drinks, desserts and coffee for intermission. • Access to five premium cash bars. • Private restrooms. 60 ENCOREATLANTA.COM

•A  ccess to tickets before they go on sale to the general public. •A  dedicated ticketing concierge. • S elf-parking in a dedicated lot. Note that access is limited. To buy a membership, contact Laura Zimbrick, the Fox Theatre’s corporate partnership and premium seating manager at laura.zimbrick@foxtheatre.org or 404.881.2127.

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