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Twenty years ago, when I first began the job of Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth & Families here at the Alliance, I was especially aware of the unique challenge I would face when programming for middle-school folks and their caregivers. I charged myself to provide content that would entertain and challenge, and help connect them to who they are at this particular part of their journey. Together with inspired playwrights, designers and actors, we have examined everything from classic stories to moments in history to pop culture. I wanted my final middle-school offering as artistic director to be very special and different than any of the other productions. I have a "dream board" in my office where I list projects I wish to someday direct. One particular title that called out was Paige in Full. Paige Hernandez is an extraordinary artist, choreographer and teacher, and most importantly, an honest and engaging storyteller. Her story, told through hip-hop, pulls no punches. I had hopes her story would resonate with my audience members, who also have proven to be authentic storytellers. In fact, a big part of the middle-school play experience has been learning from the experts: the teachers, parents and especially those very unique young people who never cease to surprise and enlighten. I have been so privileged to have shared time throughout the years with these folks and to have had the fringe benefit of bonding with my niece, Sylvie, who was among this populace during my time here. I conclude with a haiku poem created by a group of very artistic young ladies from our Alliance Theatre camp experience. It was written in response to Paige’s play and I think it sets up this performance in a beautiful way. Paige has spunk and life Threatened by unacceptance Hip-hop is her world

Paige has three cultures Chinese, Cuban, African Diversity, Paige

Life is free and full Love brings happiness on Earth Love can bring heartbreak

This is her story Her life, Her Love and Her Pain She’s a Survivor

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Teachable Moments Performance artist Paige Hernandez found her voice through hip-hop. In her one-woman show, she wants to inspire young people to chase their own passions. By Julie Bookman

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rowing up in Baltimore in the 1980s, Paige Hernandez wrestled with her mixedrace heritage and “a world that seemed full of dismal possibilities.” She’s African-American, Cuban and Chinese. Where, and how, exactly, did she fit in? Her refrain: “Was I enough of any one thing?” Hip-hop helped her stop sweating the identity stuff and start strutting her stuff. “Hip-hop is really about swagger,” says the 37-year-old writer-actor-dancer-educator. “It’s about the ability to make anything and everything you have work to your advantage.” The genre’s dynamic beats, take-charge attitudes and multicultural influences gave Hernandez the courage and drive to embrace her own story, which she revealed in Paige in Full: A B-Girl’s Visual Mixtape, her high-energy, one-woman show. “I discovered that I had a story to tell about a strong woman who overcomes things and becomes empowered through hip-hop and theater,” she says. Paige in Full, part of the Alliance Theatre’s Family Series outreach to middle- and highschool students, reveals its creator’s comingof-age journey. It hits on themes of love, acceptance, bullying, toxic relationships and multiculturalism.

The show launched Hernandez’s career. Since its 2010 debut in Washington, D.C., she’s done it throughout the United States and around the world. All the while, she’s managed to create 10 more pieces, with titles like Havana Hop, which she describes as a “children’s tale of culture and confidence.” Hernandez, a Citizen Artist Fellow at the Kennedy Center, has been named a Rising Leader of Color by the Theatre Communications Group, the nonprofit service group for American regional theater, and a “Theatre Worker You Should Know” in American Theatre Magazine’s monthly column. Hernandez is on a mission to help kids find their passions, partly, she says, “because I found my voice and path through my passion.” She performs all of the public performances in the Alliance run, with Atlanta theater artist Chani Maisonet (the Alliance’s Dancing Granny, Theatrical Outfit’s Nina Simone) doing the role for school groups. It is the first time someone other than Hernandez will play “Paige.” Atlanta will teach me to pass this on, Hernandez says. “I need to retire it so that any young performer can take it.” The show pumps up traditional theater — hence its “visual mixtape” distinction — in a fusion of poetry, theater, dance, multimedia projections and turntable action that churns out

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The one-woman Paige in Full touches on themes of love, acceptance, bullying, toxic relationships and multiculturalism. It’s designed especially for middle-schoolers.

hip-hop, rock and punk beats. Paige in Full (the title is a play on Paid in Full, the 1987 hiphop tune from Eric B. & Rakim) is also a beginner’s course in the music genre that sprung from the Bronx in the late 1970s. Along the way, it remembers several lost hip-hop legends, including Tupac Shakur, Biggie Smalls, J Dilla and Michael Jackson. Hernandez has kept Paige fresh for the past eight years with new tracks and by updating hip-hop references. “You’ll get a little bit of everything to get my full story across,” she says. 8 ALLIANCE THEATRE | ALLIANCETHEATRE.ORG

According to DC Theatre Scene’s Porscha Coleman, “Paige in Full is the story of any true hip-hop lover, and her mixtape is the soundtrack of our lives.” When Hernandez was 8, she shared a bedroom with her little brother, Nick (now the D.C.-based hip-hop producer and artist Nick Tha 1da). The room became the venue for family dance parties on Friday nights. “I’d push the furniture away, have the boom box all ready, turn on my lava lamp and make our parents line up outside our room and give tickets to get inside,” Hernandez says. She’d create a new playlist each week. It was all about producing a successful event and everybody having a great time. “And you know what? That’s still what I’m all about.” Paige in Full is a hip whirlwind of positivity, but its creator didn’t shy away from deeper, darker moments. “I had to take the audience on a relatable journey,” she says. “They need to ultimately care enough to see me triumph.” A


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he Alliance Theatre Education Department provides teachers with resources for integrating the arts into their classrooms and engaging students as artists and patrons. The Alliance Theatre Institute offers in-school residency programs and teacher professional development opportunities across the state of Georgia, all designed to support teachers and enhance student learning. The Alliance also hosts an annual Educator Conference each summer, in which participants experience world-class art and engage in workshops led by professional artists and educators. The three-day conference offers 20 contact hours of Professional Learning. In addition, the Alliance has a Tickets for Teachers program. Tickets for Teachers gives educators free tickets for select performances of most Alliance productions as a way of showing its appreciation for all the work educators do. To learn more, visit www.alliancetheatre.org/ teachers.

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in alphabetical order * PAIGE HERNANDEZ. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paige (Oct. 5-12) * CHANI MAISONET. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paige (Oct. 13-Nov. 11) AVERY SHARPE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DJ/Musician/Dancer ANTHONY CAMPBELL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DJ/Musician/Dancer Understudy STAGE MANAGEMENT * LIZ CAMPBELL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stage Manager ASHLEY DICKEY.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stage Manager Production Assistant AVERY SHARPE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Stage Manager FOR THIS PRODUCTION LANDON ROBINSON. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lighting Programmer JOHN UNDERWOOD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stage Operations SPECIAL THANKS TEWODROSS MELCHISHUA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Original Projection Design

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profiles PAIGE HERNANDEZ (Paige Oct 5-12; Author, Co-Director, Choreographer) A Baltimore native, Paige is a multidisciplinary artist who is critically acclaimed as a performer, director, choreographer and playwright. As an AEA actress, Paige has performed on many stages throughout the country. She has collaborated with Lincoln Center and has been commissioned by several companies including the National New Play Network, the Smithsonian, the Kennedy Center and the Glimmerglass Festival. She has received an Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council as well as two Helen Hayes (Washington, D.C.) nominations for choreography and performance. Paige has been named a “Classroom Hero” by the Huffington Post, a Citizen Artist Fellow by the Kennedy Center, “40 under 4” by The Washington Post and one of “Six Theatre Workers You Should Know” by American Theatre Magazine. With her company B-FLY ENTERTAINMENT, Paige continues to develop and tour original work internationally. www.paigehernandez.com. CHANI MAISONET (Paige Oct. 13-Nov. 11) is honored to take on another unique and exciting TYA show with the Alliance Theatre. You may remember her from her Alliance debut as the mischievous and graceful “Wind” in Dancing Granny. Other credits: Beautiful Blackbird (Alliance); 110 in the Shade, Simply Simone (Theatrical Outfit); Holler If Ya Hear Me (True Colors); Hunchback, In the Heights, 2017 Christmas Canteen (Aurora Theatre). Chani is a proud vocal performance/Joel A. Katz Music & Entertainment Business alumna of Kennesaw State University. Thanks for jamming with us! Keep up with Chani Maisonet on Instagram @Chanimaisonet.

AVERY SHARPE (DJ/ Musician/Dancer) is pumped for another show with the impeccable Rosemary Newcott and the Alliance Theatre. He comes from Kennesaw State University and has been seen on multiple stages in metro Atlanta and the nation. Atlanta credits: Pearl Cleage’s Tell Me My Dream, A Bucket of Blessings (Alliance Theatre); Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet (Actor’s Express); Black Nerd (Dad’s Garage Theatre); Once Upon a Mattress (Stage Door Players). You can see him regularly as an improvisor at Dad’s Garage Theatre Company. He thanks his family, friends, Yeshua and Mon Papillion for their undying love and support, and thank you for seeing live theater! ANTHONY CAMPBELL (U/S DJ/Musician/Dancer) is delighted to be back at the Alliance Theatre for Paige in Full. Anthony moved to Atlanta three years ago. Since then, you may have seen him in Start Down, Alice Between (Alliance Theatre); Holler If Ya Hear Me (True Colors) and many more. You’ll find him dancing his way through town in Black Nativity beginning in late November. ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION, founded in 1913, represents more than 45,000 actors and stage managers in the United States. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions, providing a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. Equity seeks to foster the art of live theater as an essential component of our society. ROSEMARY NEWCOTT (CoDirector) is the Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth and Families and has worked at the Alliance since 1988. Her directing credits include The Jungle Book, Alice Between (premiere); A Christmas Carol; Cinderella and Fella (premiere); Slur (premiere); Waiting for Balloon (premiere); The Lion, the Witch

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profiles and the Wardrobe; Pearl Cleage’s Tell Me My Dream (premiere); Courage (premiere); The Wizard of Oz; Seussical; Class of 3000 Live! (premiere); Go Dog Go!; Einstein Is a Dummy (premiere); The Book of Ruth; The Hobbit; and many more. She directed the Alliance’s Palefsky Collision Project for its first 10 years and pioneered the Alliance’s innovative Kathy and Ken Bernhardt Theatre for the Very Young. Favorite directing experiences on the national scene include Jason Invisible and Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical for the Kennedy Center, and Frida Libre for La Jolla Playhouse. Rosemary was named an Atlanta Lexus Leader of the Arts in December 2001 and received the prestigious Princess Grace Foundation Fellowship. The Atlanta JournalConstitution named her the best director of the year in 2002 and, in 2005, she won the GTC Distinguished Career Award. She is a 2009 recipient of the Princess Grace Special Projects award and several Suzi Bass awards, including the 2010 Spirit of Suzi award. She has served on the boards of TYA/USA and Kennesaw State University’s theater department. Rosemary has degrees from Northwestern University and New Jersey City University. She is a member of AEA and SDC. This is Rosemary’s final season as Alliance AD of TYF, and she will be forever grateful for the many gifts she has been afforded through her association with so many remarkable human beings. LIZ CAMPBELL (Stage Manager) Recent Alliance credits: Winnie the Pooh; A Christmas Carol; The Jungle Book; The Dancing Granny; Cinderella and Fella; Ugly Lies the Bone; Pancakes, Pancakes!; Tiger Style!; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical; James and the Giant Peach; Shrek; and Charlotte’s Web. Local credits include The World Goes Round, Million Dollar Quartet, Dreamgirls, Peter Pan, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Ragtime and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 18 ALLIANCE THEATRE | ALLIANCETHEATRE.ORG

(Atlanta Lyric Theatre); The Book of Will, Dividing the Estate, It’s a Wonderful Life, Confederacy of Dunces and Big River (Theatrical Outfit). She has a B.F.A. in theater from Niagara University. Member of Actors’ Equity Association. Love to Ali and Maggie. JENN TRIPPE NAKAHARA (Lighting Designer) is happy to return to the Alliance Theatre after taking a break to spend time with her new son. Jennifer is a former Alliance staff electrician and is thrilled to work again with such an amazing team. Previous credits: Little Rain Drop Songs, Lizard and El Sol (Alliance Theatre); Singing in the Rain (Gainesville Theatre Alliance); Kiss Me, Kate (Highlands Playhouse); and The Secret Rapture (Clarence Brown Lab Theatre). JODY FELDMAN (Casting Director) began her theater career as an actress in Atlanta before moving into administration as the assistant general manager at Frank Wittow’s Academy Theatre. Feldman is the Allliance’s producer and casting director. She joined the company in 1991 as casting director. She has cast and produced more than 200 LORT B, D and TYA productions at the Alliance, encompassing a range of world premieres that includes The Last Night of Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry, What I Learned in Paris by Pearl Cleage, Broke and Troubadour by Janece Shaffer, In the Red and Brown Water by Tarell Alvin McCraney and more than 10 years of Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competitionwinning plays plus such world and regional premiere musicals as Tuck Everlasting, Aida, The Color Purple, Sister Act: The Musical, Bring It On: The Musical, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, Harmony, A New Musical and The Prom. Jody is most proud of the thriving Alliance engagement activities and partnerships that recognize theatrical work as a catalyst for community conversation and connection.


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profiles MIKE SCHLEIFER (Managing Director) joined the Alliance Theatre in 2014 as general manager, and in 2016 became managing director. While at the Alliance, Schleifer has led the administrative team on more than 50 productions and was one of the architects of the “On the Road” season, in which the Alliance produced 12 shows at 12 venues. He is proud to have started the Alliance’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee and to serve on the League of Resident Theatre’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative. Previously, he spent 13 years at Baltimore’s Center Stage, working as associate producer, production manager and resident stage manager. While in Baltimore, he spent seven years as an adjunct faculty member at Towson University and guest lectured all over the East Coast. Schleifer began his career as a stage manager and has dozens of stage-management credits in New York and regionally. He is married to theater director and educator Laura Hackman and is the proud father of two boys, Jack and Ben. SUSAN V. BOOTH ( Jennings Hertz Artistic Director) joined the Alliance Theatre in 2001 and has initiated the Palefsky Collision Project for teens, the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition, the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab, local producing partnerships and regional collaborative productions as well as commercial partnerships on such projects as The Prom; Tuck Everlasting; Ghost Brothers of Darkland County; The Color Purple; Bring It On: The Musical; Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away; Sister Act: The Musical; Bring in ’ da Noise, Bring in ’ da Funk; and Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL. She has directed world premieres by such writers as Pearl Cleage, Janece Shaffer, former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, Stephen King, John Mellencamp and Kristian Bush. She has directed nationally at the Goodman Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, New York Stage 20 ALLIANCE THEATRE | ALLIANCETHEATRE.ORG

and Film, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens, Court Theatre and many others. She holds degrees from Denison and Northwestern universities and was a fellow of the National Critics Institute and the Kemper Foundation. She has held teaching positions at Northwestern, DePaul and Emory universities and is a past president of the board of directors for the Theatre Communications Group, the national service organization for the field. She is a trustee of Denison University and a member of the Carter Center’s Board of Councilors. Booth’s leadership is underwritten by the BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle, an initiative to support and promote women’s theater leadership funded by the Pussycat Foundation. She is married to Max Leventhal and is the proud mother of Moira Rose Leventhal.


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Your story. Your stage. In celebration of our 50th anniversary season, we’ve asked Alliance artists, friends and family to talk about why the Alliance Theatre is important to them. Seventh-grade student Hannah Hubbert participated in an Alliance Theatre camp with Paige Hernandez this past summer. We asked her: Why do you think it’s important that the Alliance tells the stories of middleschool students? When students come to see these types of shows, they see their friends, they see themselves, they see situations that they have gone through. Kids are going through so many things and stories like these help to show them that anything is possible. Students from different lives will come to see Paige in Full and will be inspired and learn that no matter what’s going on in your crazy life, what bad things have happened, what good things are happening, that they are not alone. That people have been in their places and have used those emotions and experiences to do something amazing for others. — Hannah Hubbert

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

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board of directors officers

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

lifetime directors

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

directors

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

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

advisory board

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

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

volunteer leadership

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

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

$1 Million + The Coca-Cola Company

$250,000+ The Rich Foundation Spray Foundation

Anonymous The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Pussycat Foundation

$100,000+ The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Delta Air Lines, Inc. The Home Depot Foundation The Kendeda Fund

Shubert Foundation The Harold & Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust Turner The David, Helen, and Marian Woodward Fund

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

Kaiser Permanente The Zeist Foundation

$25,000+ Camp-Younts Foundation Carter’s Charitable Foundation City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Edgerton Foundation Georgia-Pacific

Georgia Natural Gas Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. MAP Fund National Endowment for the Arts Northern Trust Publix Super Markets Charities

Shakespeare in American Communities: National Endowment for the Arts in Partnership with Arts Midwest The Mark & Evelyn Trammell Foundation

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP Georgia Council for the Arts Jones Day The Abraham J & Phyllis Katz Foundation KBM Foundation

Northside Hospital Rotary Education Foundation of Atlanta Frances Wood Wilson Foundation Worldpay US, Inc.

$10,000+ Anonymous The Allstate Foundation Alston & Bird Aon Thalia & Michael C Carlos Foundation

$5,000+ Anonymous George M. Brown Trust of Atlanta John and Mary Franklin Foundation Mary Wilmer Covey Charitable Trust

Northwestern Mutual Goodwin, Wright/Northwestern Benefit/Bert and Cathy Clark Place to Perform Fund of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Theatre Forward

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

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sponsors Alliance Family Series Sponsor

Cast and company flowers sponsored by

Official Hotel

Official Research Partner

Official Advertising Agency

Official Digital Advertising Agency

Foxgloves & Ivy

restaurant partners

government

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

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

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

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annual fund Individual, foundation and corporate donors contribute more than $6 million to the Alliance Theatre so that we are able to present exceptional theater and educational programming to our community. We are deeply grateful for their support. To find out more about the benefits of giving or to make your gift, visit us at alliancetheatre.org/donate or call 404-733-4710. Listed below are pledges and gifts to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund and special events from February 28, 2017 - Augsut 29, 2018.

PREMIERE SUPPORT Spotlight $100,000+

Chairman’s Cicle $25,000+

Leadership Circle $15,000+

Anonymous The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Coca-Cola Delta Air Lines, Inc. The Home Depot Foundation The Kendeda Fund The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation The Pussycat Foundation The Rich Foundation, Inc. The Shubert Foundation Inc. Spray Foundation The Harold & Mimi Steinburg Charitable Trust The David, Helen & Marian Woodward Fund-Atlanta

Alston & Bird Laura Brightwell Stephanie Blank Camp-Younts Foundation Carter’s Charitable Trust Roxanne & Jeffrey Cashdan Edgerton Foundation Mr. Fredric M. Ehlers & Mr. David Lile Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP Katie & Reade Fahs Doris & Matthew Geller Georgia Natural Gas Georgia Pacific Georgia Power Marsha & Richard Goerss David & Carolyn Gould Jocelyn J. Hunter John C. Keller The Klaus Family Foundation MAP Fund Phil & Caroline Moïse Matt Richburg National Endowment for the Arts Northern Trust Publix Super Market Charities Shakespeare in American Communities: National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest Mr. & Mrs. E. Kendrick Smith Chandra Stephens-Albright & Warren Albright Charlita Stephens-Walker & Delores Stephens Rosemarie & David Thurston The Mark & Evelyn Trammell Foundation Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Ramona & Ben White Amy & Todd Zeldin

Anonymous Ms. Kristin Adams James Anderson Farideh & Al Azadi Georgia Council for the Arts Susan Booth & Max Leventhal Mr. & Mrs. Peter Carter Ezra Cohen Charitable Fund LeighAnn & Chad Costley Thalia & Michael C. Carlos Foundation Mr. & Mrs. Williams Dukes Ellen & Howard Feinsand Doug & Lila Hertz Mr. Bob Jimenez Sam & Stefanie Johnson Terri Bonoff & Matthew Knopf Jane and Hicks Lanier Ms. Evelyn Ashley & Mr. Alan B. McKeon Mr. & Mrs. Angus Morrison Mr. & Mrs. Asif Ramji Bob & Margaret Reiser Linda & Steve Selig Pam Sessions & Don Donnelly William & Margarita Sleeper Dr. & Mrs. Dennis Lee Spangler Tim & Maria Tassopoulos Benny & Roxanne Varzi Suzy Wilner Frances Wood Wilson Foundation Paul Wrights

Mr. & Mrs. John D. Fuller Mr. Marvin Goldstein Dr. & Mrs. John B. Hardman Ariana L. Hargrave John Haupert & Bryan Brooks Dr. Wendy Heckelman Erin & John Heyman Linda & Richard Hubert Jason & Laurie Jeffay Lee Jenkins in honor of his wife Margaret Dr. & Mrs. John Lee Kristie L. Madara Raymond & Penelope McPhee Anna & Hays Mershon Mr. & Mrs. Nathan Metzger

Dori & Jack Miller Dedi & Julian Mohr June M. Morrison Debbie & Lon Neese Northwestern Mutual Goodwin, Wright/ Northwestern Benefit/Bert and Cathy Clark Susan & David Peterson Sam & Barbara Pettway Thomas Pinckney Helen Smith Price Mr. & Mrs. Norman J. Radow Sharon & David Schachter Alan & Cyndy* Schreihofer Sonny & Jeanne Seals Charlotte & Tom Shields

Spotlight $50,000+ The Antinori Foundation AT&T Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Catalfano Frederic R. Coudert Foundation R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation, Inc. Dean DuBose & Bronson Smith Fulton County Board of Commissioners Kaiser Permanente Starr Moore & the James Starr Moore Memorial Foundation Victoria & Howard Palefsky Patty & Doug Reid The Zeist Foundation Artistic Director’s Circle $35,000+ Barbara & Steve Chaddick City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Ann & Jeff Cramer Ms. Lynn Eden Anne & Mark Kaiser Mr. & Mrs. David E. Kiefer KPMG LLP Mr. & Mrs. Brad L. Watkins

Director’s Circle $10,000+ Anonymous Alston & Bird Allstate Foundation Aon Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Asher The Balloun Family Kathy & Ken Bernhardt Frank Buonanotte Megan Burton Franklin & Dorothy Chandler Ms. Tina Clark & Ms. Michelle LeClair Diane Durgin Eve Joy Eckardt

Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Freeman Bill Freitag Mr. Patrick J. Gunning Mr. Wayne S. Hyatt Mrs. Erika James Jones Day Boland and Andrea Lea Jones The Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation KBM Foundation David & Mary Jane Kirkpatrick David L. Kuniansky Northside Hospital Mr. & Mrs. John S. Markwalter, Jr. Walter W. Mitchell & Marci Schmerler Hala & Steve Moddelmog Richard S. & Winifred B. Myrick Northside Hospital Osiason Educational Foundation Mr. Josh D. Owen & Ms. Rebecca Robles Paymetric Paul Pendergrass & Margaret Baldwin Scott, Dallas, & Mia Pioli Dan & Garnet Reardon Mr. & Mrs. Jean Reardon Patricia & Maurice Rosenbaum Rotary Educational Foundation of Atlanta Cathy Selig Kurnaoff & Steve Kuranoff Mark & Linda Silberman Mr. & Mrs. Chris Sizemore Karen & John Spiegel State Bank & Trust Company Lynne & Steve Steindel In honor of Carol Jones Chuck & Lisa Cannon-Taylor Carol & Ramon Tomé Family Fund Turner Waffle House Susan & Tom Wardell Mark & Rebekah Wasserman Joni Winston Frances Wood Wilson Foundation Woodruff Arts Center President’s Fund WordPlay U.S., Inc.

BENEFACTORS $5,000 Anonymous Dr. & Mrs. Raymond Allen Mr. & Mrs. Roland L. Bates James & Vicki Bell George M. Brown Trust Fund of Atlanta Mr. W. Imara Canady Mr. & Mrs. W. Kent Canipe The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Rita & Ralph Connell Linda & Gene Davidson DocAuto Dr. Cynthia J. Fordyce & Sharon Hulette John & Mary Franklin Foundation

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Brian Shively & Jim Jinhong Henry N. & Margaret P. Staats Susan & Alan Stiefel Maria-Ruth Storts Theatre Forward Kathy & Ron Tomajko Michael & June Tompkins Ms. Kathy Waller & Mr. Kenny Goggins Mary Wilmer Covey Charitable Trust The Zaban Foundation John & Kathy Zamer


annual fund Individual, foundation and corporate donors contribute more than $6 million to the Alliance Theatre so that we are able to present exceptional theater and educational programming to our community. We are deeply grateful for their support. To find out more about the benefits of giving or to make your gift, visit us at alliancetheatre.org/donate or call 404-733-4710. Listed below are pledges and gifts to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund and special events from February 28, 2017 - Augsut 29, 2018. $2,500+ Anonymous Elaine & Miles Alexander Phyllis Kozarsky & Eliot Arnovitz Ellen Arnovitz John & Lynn Ayers Elizabeth & John Bacon Lisa & Joe Bankoff Deborah L. Bannworth & Joy Lynn Fields Candace & Jeff Bell Mr. & Mrs. John Benator Ms. Christina Bortz Ron & Lisa Brill Charitable Trust Mrs. Lucinda W. Bunnen Dr. Aubrey Bush & Dr. Carol Bush Candace Carson Frank & Mary Anne Chew Melodie H. Clayton Mark Coan & Family Charitable Fund Susan & Ed Croft Ann & Jim Curry Marcia & John Donnell Ralph & Ree Edwards Eierman Foundation Tina and Tim Eyerly Mr. David Felfoldi Andrew & Wendie Fisher Mr. & Mrs. David Fisher Ms. Patricia C. Garrett Heidi & David Geller John Vaught & Karen Gentry The Robert S. Elster Foundation Karen & Andrew Ghertner Mr. & Mrs. Frank S. Goodman Mr. & Mrs. Laurence O. Gray Mr. Kevin Greiner and Mrs. Robyn S. Roberts Mr. Terrence S. Hahn & Ms. Joan Stanescu Mrs. Carrie G. Hall Lynne & Jack Halpern

Mrs. Amie Herbert Mr. and Mrs. Fred Herbert Henry & EttaRae Hirsch Foundation Mr. & Mrs. J. Michael Hostinsky Dr. Joyce F. Houser Richard & Janice Howerton III Paul & Rosthema Kastin Mark Keiser Dr. William A. Kiser Mr. Charles R. Kowal Leslie D. Leigh M.D. Eddie & Debbie Levin Dr. Roger Lewis Conchita Heyn & Robert Lichtefeld Linda L. Lively & James E. Hugh, III Daniel Marks & Keri Powell Erin Quinn Nancy & Mike Millett Mrs. Lesley R. Morgan Mr. Michael Morgan Janice & Tom Munsterman Joan Netzel & John Gronwall Lynn & Galen Oelkers John & Helen Parker Peg Petersen Don & Rosalinda Ratajczak Robert & Eva Ratonyi Helen M. Regenstein Dr. & Mrs. Fredric Rosenberg Mr. & Mrs. Mark Rosenberg Mr. & Mrs. Chip Rumely Mr. George Russell, Jr. & Mrs. Faye Sampson-Russell Mr. Ronald B. Russell and Mr. Tommy Sweat Dr. & Mrs. R. K. Sehgal Mr. & Mrs.* Charles B. Shelton III Benjamin R. Sillins Robert & Judith Simmermon Sara & Paul Steinfeld Karen & Alex Stickney Jim & Janie Stratigos Mark Swinton

Dr. & Mrs. Kenneth G. Taylor Theatre Communications Group Cynthia Widner Wall & James A. Wall Mr. & Mrs. J. T. Wiley Ms. Amy Winokur Mr. Charles R. WolfWilliam & Nancy Yang Ms. Kathryn M. Zickert $1,500+ Anonymous Judge Gregory A. Adams & Wanda C. Adams Diane & Kent Alexander Theodore & Andrea Altholz Robert & Amy Arogeti Joselyn & Bobby Baker Mr. & Mrs. Billy Bauman Mr. Gregg D. Bedol Mark & Pam Bell Lesley & Bruce Berman Karen & David Birnbrey Shirley Blaine Mr. and Mrs. Jon Brown Sara & Alex Brown Dr. & Mrs. S. Wright Caughman David Cofrin & Christine Tryba-Cofrin John D. Copeland Brad & Sally Currey George & Bonnie Daneker Lori & Todd Edlin Michael & Jody Feldman Ms. Dale A. Ferguson Dr. Karen A. Foster Debbie Frank & Sandy McDonald Linda M. Garrett Azita & Oscar Garrett Mr. & Mrs. Judson Graves Warren M. Gump Mrs. Elaine L. Hentschel Dawn & Jack Hereth Bruce & Elizabeth Herman

Carsten Hilker Melinda Cooper Holladay & Phil Holladay John Hopkins Adrienne Hudson-Morgan Kay H. & Burke C. Jones Lucy Kinnaird Sheri & Steve Labovitz Michelle & Jonathan Lerner Mr. & Mrs. Louis Lettes Robert & Michelle Leven Ms. Theresa McCabe Jeffrey & Cynthia McCreary Jim & Jo McLean Dr. John & Melissa Merlino In Honor of Don Musholt Mr. & Mrs. Chau Nguyen Dr. Denise Raynor Richard C. Munroe Foundation Dr. Jerry & Mrs. Linda Richman Dr. Susan & Mr. David Rifkin Mr. Steve A. Robinson Peter & Alice Rogers Adam & Rachel Roseman Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Schwartz Elizabeth Wallace & Christopher Scislowicz Mr. Scott Seydel Fred & Diane Shaftman Michelle & Gary Simon Howard & Robin Sysler Mary & Eric Tanenblatt Judith & Mark Taylor Mr. and Mrs. Robert Taylor Stan & Velma Tilley Mr. & Mrs. Ted Verren Ms. Avril Vignos Mr. D. Richard Williams & Ms. Janet M. Lavine Sue S. Williams

PATRONS $1,000+ Dawn & Michael Adamson Dr. & Mrs. Joel Adler Dr. Deborah Baumgarten Dennis T. Blackmon Betty Blondeau-Russell Rob & Suzanne Boas Dr. Mary S. Campbell Phil Delanty Elizabeth Etoll Nancy & J. Michael Halwig MD Mrs. Kristin Hathaway Hansen & Mr. Norman Hansen Pearlann & Jerry Horowitz Dr. and Mrs. Eugene S. Hurwitz Marium Khalid Suzanne & Thad King Cecil Winn & Edmond Laird Michael Lipsitt Stacia Minton Mr. and Mrs. Isador Mitzner Chris & Brittany Moses Ann Starr & Kent Nelson RefrigiWear Dr. & Mrs. Charles Rosenberg Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Rothberg

Jane & Rein Saral Mr. Jim Schroder and Morli Desai Sam Schwartz & Lynn Goldowski Jane E. Shivers The Shockley Family Susan & Jay Smith Nicola Smith Tony Spurlin Jenny Streeter Lorre L. Trytten Ttee Jeff Tucker Carolyn Tuthill Bozzuto Vogel Family Foundation Valerie & Peter Weitzner Adrienne Whitehead J.M. Wilkerson Construction Company Lynne Winship * Deceased

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annual fund Individual, foundation and corporate donors contribute more than $6 million to the Alliance Theatre so that we are able to present exceptional theater and educational programming to our community. We are deeply grateful for their support. To find out more about the benefits of giving or to make your gift, visit us at alliancetheatre.org/donate or call 404-733-4710. Listed below are pledges and gifts to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund and special events from February 28, 2017 - Augsut 29, 2018.

• Alliance Theatre Monthly Sustainer Society • We would like to thank our donors who have committed to giving us a recurring monthly donation to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund. Barry Etra & Janice Wolf Joseph R. Hawkins Angela & Fred Mitchell Ms. Shannon L. Price Mr. Howard Rowe

Tom Slovak & Jeffery Jones Ben Tilley & Margo Moskowitz Olha Seredyuk Jennifer & E. Simmons

Help us get to 50 Sustainers for the 50th Anniversary! To learn more and join, visit https://alliancetheatre.org/sustainer-society or call 404-733-5054

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

Collins Desselle Kristin Hathaway Hansen Danielle Hicks Jim Hubbert Max Leventhal Kyle Longwell Suzanne Morris Christopher Moses Margo Moskowitz Victor Mouledoux Janine Musholt

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Patrick Myers Rosemary Newcott J. Noble Johnnie Oliver Courtney O’Neill Willie Palmer Parks Thomas Pinckney Rebecca Pogue Mike Schleifer Amy Schwartz Doug Shipman

Brian Shively Matthew Tanner Laura Thruston Brenda Turner Sarah Wallis Caitlin Way Cindy Lou Who Jackie Williams Jennifer Williford


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

The Legacy Society celebrates individuals who have made a planned gift to the Alliance Theatre. Making a planned gift is a wonderful way to show your support and appreciation for the Alliance Theatre and its mission, while accommodating your financial, estate planning and philanthropic goals. With smart planning, you may increase the size of your estate and/or reduce the tax burden on your heirs. Just as important, you will know that you have made a meaningful and lasting contribution to the Alliance Theatre. To learn more about the Legacy Society, please contact Jamie Clements at 404-733-4701 or Jamie.Clements@alliancetheatre.org. Rita M. Anderson Anonymous Betty Blondeau-Russell Jim & Anne Breedlove Ezra Cohen Ann & Jeff Cramer Mr. & Mrs. Edward S. Croft, III Sallie Adams Daniel Linda & Gene Davidson Diane Durgin Elizabeth Etoll Howard & Ellen Feinsand

Laura & John Hardman Glen E. & Nancy Hesler William C. Hyde Lauren & David Kiefer Virginia Vann* & Ken Large Anna & Hays Mershon Mr. & Mrs. John McColskey Phil & Caroline Moïse Richard S. & Winifred B. Myrick Victoria & Howard Palefsky Jan Pomerantz Helen M. Regenstein

Margaret & Bob Reiser Neal & Tricia Schachtel Mr. & Mrs.* Charles B. Shelton, III Jane E. Shivers Roger J. Smith & Christopher M. Jones Wayne & Lee Harper Vason Rick & Terri Western Ramona & Ben White

* deceased

matching gift companies We would like to thank the following companies who have matched contributions to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund. Please visit alliancetheatre.org/match to find out if your employer will match your contribution. American Express GE Energy Norfolk Southern Corporation AIG Corporation Georgia Power Plum Creek Aon Risk Solutions Home Depot Foundation Prudential Financial AT&T Honda Motor Co. Publix Super Markets Bank of America/Merrill Lynch IBM Corporation Sprint Bryan Cave-Powell Goldstein JPMorgan Chase SunTrust Foundation Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Kimberly-Clark Foundation Time Warner, Inc. Chubb Corporation Macy’s Foundation Verizon Corporation The Coca-Cola Company McDonald’s Corporation Yahoo! Deloitte Microsoft Corporation Wells Fargo Equifax, Inc. Neiman Marcus

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

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THE WOODRUFF CIRCLE

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

$1 MILLION+

JOY AND TONY* GREENE

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

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

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

PwC, Partners & Employees

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

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

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

Louise S. Sams and Jerome Grilhot Turner

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

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THE ENCORE ATLANTA

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. AMERICAN (V) PACES & VINE — Located in The Vinings Jubilee featuring eclectic American comfort food along with lighter fare. Menu highlights include the lobster Cobb salad, Guinnessbraised beef brisket, charred salmon, and crispy pork shank. P&V is also a wine-lover’s haven with an extensive, carefully-curated wine list, Wednesday Wine Tastings and Half-Off Wine Bottle Sundays. Lunch, dinner, Saturday and Sunday brunch. Vinings Jubilee 4300 Paces Ferry Road 404-205-8255 pacesandvine.com (V) SIMON’S — Bringing innovative cuisine to Midtown Atlanta with signature dishes such as their Guinness-braised short ribs, red snapper and Dr. Pepper glaze pork belly, Simon’s fulfills the vision of a vibrant restaurant where the cuisine, service, atmosphere and energy are second to none. 793 Juniper Street 404-698-3715 simonsatl.com (V) 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 NEIGHBORHOOD CODES A Alpharetta D Downtown BR Brookhaven DK DeKalb BW Brookwood DW Dunwoody B Buckhead IP Inman Park C Cumberland M Midtown

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CREOLE/CAJUN (V) 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 DINNER THEATER (BH) 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 Highway 404-315-7711 atldragshow.com EUROPEAN FUSION (M) 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 Street 404-347-9555 ecco-atlanta.com

NA North Atlanta OFW Old Fourth Ward P Perimeter Mall SS Sandy Springs V Vinings

VH Virginia Highland W Westside


THE ENCORE ATLANTA DINING GUIDE ITALIAN (M) LA TAVOLA — Experience an authentic Italian trattoria in the center of Atlanta’s historic Virginia-Highland neighborhood. Classic veal meatballs, rich tagliatelle Bolognese, fan favorite mushroom tagliolini or adventurous squid ink spaghetti. Be sure to try their seasonal specials that combine bona fide Italian flavors with the best produce the South has to offer. 992 Virginia Avenue 404-873-5430 latavolatrattoria.com (B, C, P) MAGGIANO’S LITTLE ITALY — Specializing in Italian-American cuisine — and lots of it — in a classy-casual setting. Pick a booth for an intimate date night, or go big; this place is good for kids and groups. Takeout available at all locations. Buckhead: 3368 Peachtree Road 404-816-9650 Cumberland Mall: 1601 Cumberland Mall 770-799-1580 Perimeter Mall: 4400 Ashford-Dunwoody Road 770-804-3313 maggianos.com MEXICAN (D) 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 Street 404-968-9662 alma-atlanta.com (VH) EL TACO — Your favorite local taqueria serves up Tex-Mex with a twist — and tasty margaritas — in a fun and vibrant atmosphere. Enjoy an ice-cold beverage on the patio or dip into our signature queso royale in the dining room at this family-friendly joint filled with Virginia-Highland charm. 1186 North Highland Avenue 404-873-4656 eltaco-atlanta.com

MOROCCAN/NORTH AFRICAN (B) IMPERIAL FEZ — A unique dining experience centered around the traditional flavorful foods of North Africa – along with nightly exotic entertainment. 2285 Peachtree Road 404-351-0870 imperialfezatl.com SEAFOOD/SUSHI (M) LURE — A modern interpretation of a classic fish house with a focus on seasonality and freshness. 1106 Crescent Avenue 404-817-3650 lure-atlanta.com SOUTHERN/SOUTHERN-INSPIRED (A, B, M, V) SOUTH CITY KITCHEN — With a stylish, Southern-contemporary menu, this DiRoNA restaurant helped make grits hip for the business crowd. Avalon (Alpharetta): 9000 Avalon Boulevard 678-722-3602 Buckhead: 3350 Peachtree Rd #175 404-815-6677 Midtown: 1144 Crescent Avenue 404-873-7358 Vinings: 1675 Cumberland Parkway 770-435-0700 southcitykitchen.com VEGAN (M) 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 404-815-8787 herbanfix.com

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alliance theatre staff ARTISTIC Jennings Hertz Artistic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Susan V. Booth Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth and Families . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rosemary Newcott Producer & Casting Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jody Feldman Playwright in Residence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pearl Cleage Associate Producers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Donya K. Washington, Amanda Watkins Casting & Engagement Associate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hershey Millner Artistic Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tiffany Williams Kenny Leon Fellow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chanel Pinnock Spelman Leadership Fellows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maya Lawrence, Aierelle McGill Literary Intern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alexis Williams Spelman Interns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dominique Guilford, Jessenia Ingram, Angelica Johnson Reiser Lab Artists – Round 4 . . . . . . . . . . Melissa Foulger, Keith Franklin, Hank Kimmel, Eric Little, Daphne Mintz, Lee Osorio, Angela Farr Schiller, Tisha Whitaker, Anthony White, Rodney Williams Reiser Lab Artists – Round 5 . . . . Daryl Lisa Fazio, Karen Robinson, Carolyn Cook, Okorie Johnson, Radcliffe Bailey, Fahamu Pecou, Topher Payne, Richard Eldredge, Gina Rickicki

Properties Properties Manager and Master Artisan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Suzanne Cooper Morris Props Artisan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bruce Butkovich Props Artisan / Buyer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kimberly Townsend Props Artisan Overhire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kathryn Muse Scenery Technical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kyle Longwell Assistant Technical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ruth Richardson Shop Foreman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick Conley Welder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rigel Powell Carpenters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Manny Abreo, Marlon Wilson Charge Scenic Artist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kat Conley Scenic Artist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amy Brooks Additional Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amy Jackson

Sound Production Management Resident Sound Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clay Benning Director of Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Victor W. Smith Production Sound Engineer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michelle Jarvis Associate Production Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Margo Moskowitz Sound Engineers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Emma Lipsitt, Holly O’Reagan, Graham Schwartz Education Technical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jonathan Fries Stage Management Costumes Interim Resident Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Liz Campbell Director of Costume Shop and Wardrobe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spencer Henderson Alliance Stage Managers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . lark hackshaw, Jayson T. Waddell Assistant Costume Shop Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . April Andrew Stage Management Production Assistants . . . . . Skylar Burks, Allison Kelly, Ashley Dickey Design Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nicole Clockel Drapers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julie Kennedy, Cindy Lou Who Stage Operations Craftsmaster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Diana L. Thomas Stage Operations Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scott Bowne Stitchers/1st Hands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laury Conley, Lyudmila Fesenko, Brett Parker Assistant Stage Operations Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Courtney O’Neill Wig Master . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lindsey Ewing Flyman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Willie Palmer Parks Wardrobe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hauzia Conyers, Katy Munroe, Niki Traxler Automation Stagehand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .John Victor Mouledoux Jr. Properties Stagehand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Haylee Scott Stage Hand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jimmie Schlachter Electrics Lighting and Projections Department Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steven Love Staff Electricians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steve Jordan, Landon Robinson

EDUCATION Teaching Artists (continued) . . . . . . . Richard Garner, Sarah Newby Halicks, Al Hamacher, Dan Reardon Director of Education & Associate Artistic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christopher Moses Amber Hamilton, Robert Hindsman, Mira Hirsch, Catherine Dee Holly, BJ Hughes, Hannah Hyde, Rachel Jones, Carole Kaboya, Tinashe Kajese, Chloe Kay, Ashe Kazanjian, Database & Content Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christina Dresser David Kote, Clayton Landey , Kathleen Link, Nicole Livieratos, Shayla Love, Amy Lucas, Family Programs Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Olivia Aston Bosworth Chani Maisonet, Barry Stewart Mann,Cara Mantella, Marielle Martinez, Patrick McColery, Education Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick Myers Matt McCubbin, Tiffany McGehee, Bethany Mendenhall, Bryan Mercer, Karin Mervis, Teen & Adult Programs Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sarah Wallis Marcie Millard, Ashton Montgomery, Courtney Moors, Jenna Jackson Morris, JD Myers, Institute Program Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rebecca Pogue Lee Nowell, Teundras Oaks, Mary Emily O’Bradovich, Lee Osorio, Brooke Owens, Manager of Education Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Liz Davis Tafee Patterson, Michelle Pokopac, Ashley Prince, Samantha Provenzano, Julie Puckett, Education Customer Service Associate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tiffany Porter Alliance @ Work Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J. Noble J.L. Reed, Kiona Reese, Cara Reid, Gabriella Rosado, David Rosetti, Julissa Sabino, Vivi Sawyer, Avery Sharpe, Linda Sherbert, Laura Spears, David Sterritt, LeeAnna Lambert Sweatt, Resident Artist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leora Morris Holly Tatem, Jasmine Thomas, Chase Thomaston, Ed Thrower, Ebony Tucker, Jose Vasquez, Education Intern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Autumn Stephens Rachel Wansker, Megan Wartell, Andrea Washington, Davia Weatherill, Caitlyn Weaver, Teaching Artists . . . . . . . . . . .Jeremy Aggers, Will Amato, Chase Anderson, Ricardo Aponte, Kim Bowers-Rheay Baran, Peyton Bolling, Jared Brodie, Chelsea Brown, Danye’ Brown, Megan Wheeler, Katy Whitson, Stephanie Willis, Vallea Woodbury, Melissa Word Kyle Brumley, Lon Bumgarner, Mark Cabus, Kirstin Calvert, Kara Cantrell, Taryn Carmona, Teen Ensemble Members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grace Adams Ward, Dru Berrian, Tyler Bey, Karen Cassady, Anna Caudle (Williford), Katie Causey, Hannah Lake Chatham, Vivi Chavez, Flannery Bogost, Kamryn Charus, Nadia Crawlle, Spencer Ford, Hannah Chiclana, Hannah Church, Jaehn Clare, Megan Cramer, Kelly Criss, Nakeisha Daniel, Stephanie Henderson, Ari Isenberg, Daisy Jinadu, Zach Kepler, Barbara Kincaid Theresa Davis, Shelli Delgado, Phillip DePoy, Jorge Donoso, John Doyle, Laurin Dunleavy, Janine Leslie, Marshall Mabry, Geordyn Marks, Riana Naipaul, Micah Noel Jessica Espinoza, Shelby Folks, Sharon Foote, Elaine Friend, Daryl Funn, Allison Gardner, Sylvie Oechsner, Isaac Presberg, Emily Pugh, Monique Schloss, Jhye Smith, Isabella Solis, Antonio Toussaint MANAGEMENT Managing Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Schleifer Marketing Company Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Laura Thruston Director of Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jessica Boatright Associate Managing Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Emika Abe Brand Marketing Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Holland Baird Creative Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Talia Bromstad Content Strategist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kathleen Covington Administration & Finance Director of Finance & Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Shively Patron Experience Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Danielle Hicks Manager of Information Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jim Hubbert Promotions Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Verity Lister Accounting Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julie Hall Season Ticket Concierge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ken McNeil Accounts Payable Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kadeja Moton Sales & Revenue Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Thomas Pinckney Management Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jordan Houser Group Services Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jocelyn Rick Administration/Education Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elecia Crowley Group Services Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Daviorr Snipes Brand Journalist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A’riel Tinter Digital Communications Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ansley Usery Development Director of Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jamie Clements Lead House Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Destiny Stancil Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Caitlin Way Assistant House Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kristen Parker Grants Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Collins Desselle House Managers . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bridgette Burton, Dana Hylton Calabro, Christina Dresser, Ken McNeil, Alicia Quirk, Robyn E. Sutton-Fernandez, Sarah Wallis Development Manager, Individual Giving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julianne Gambert Development Coordinator, Board Relations & Special Events . . . . . . . Lindsay Ridgeway Program Producer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grace Madden Development Coordinator, Individual Giving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jo Lopez Development Manager, Special Contributions and Brand Awareness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Gretchen Wright

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