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“Tell me about your high school prom.” It’s like an emotional Rorschach, the answer you get to that question. As a firm believer that all too much of who we are as grown folks got baked into us in adolescence, I have always found people’s prom stories to be among the most illuminating ones I’ve heard. • Didn’t go. Next question. • OMG, best night of my life! • I pray to everything holy that no pictures remain of that evening. Think about it. You instantly know something about the person from the answer. Welcome to the story of Emma’s prom. Which is, in its way, the story of all of our proms — all of our rites of passage and dreams of belonging, as filtered through the prism of all the “thou shalts” and “thou shalt nots” that live on well past our teens. Even with the big hair and the bad tuxes, I simply can’t think of a more primal and evocative moment than that verge-of-adulthood ritual of wanting to dance with someone you love. The Alliance is getting to dance with a pretty spectacular creative team on this show. A trio of writer/ composers that have redefined Broadway, a company of actors who really are the stars we look to (wait for it — it’s a beautiful song about to come your way) and, at the helm, a truly astonishing director and choreographer with whom we are good and smitten — Casey Nicholaw, who last brought us his heartbreakingly beautiful production of Tuck Everlasting. It’s enough to make me dig out a certain spaghetti-strapped number from the back of my closet. Well, almost. (Someday, ask me about my prom. And then tell me about yours.)

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Beth Leavel, who’s done 11 Broadway shows and may see her 12th with the Broadway-bound The Prom, has been known to refer to coffee as “character in a cup.”

Leavel DAME

This leading lady can ‘take a show to surprising places,’ says her director for The Prom, Casey Nicholaw. By K athy Janich 10 ENCOREATLANTA.COM


Still, Leavel wavered on a career choice. She studied social work at tiny Meredith College in her hometown of Raleigh, doing every theater-related thing she could get her hands on there. Then she went to grad school, getting an M.F.A. at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. “I swam in that pool for two years,” she says, “and I realized, ‘I have to try this, I just have to.’” New York terrified her (her word), but she took the leap. Her first apartment, in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen, was so hellish she wouldn’t let her parents inside. But, she says, she was lucky. She did a single catering gig, was a tour guide “for a hot minute” and waitressed for two weeks (“It was fancy. I didn’t do it very well.”) before getting her first professional job, in summer stock, as the standby for Lucie Arnaz in a tour of the musical I Do! I Do! Then came the first national tour of 42nd Street and, in the 1980s, her Broadway debut in 42nd Street, as Anytime Annie. There would be no more nettlesome day jobs. Leavel has done 11 Broadway shows so far, worked in regional theaters from Oklahoma to Massachusetts and, not long ago, made her cabaret debut to sellout crowds at Manhattan’s 54 Below. You might remember her as Ma Tuck in the Alliance’s Tuck Everlasting in early 2015. “The second that Beth walks onstage, you gravitate toward her,” Nicholaw says of the actor he calls “Dame Leavel.” “She has enormous range, as a singer and as a comedienne. She inspires directors and writers so much, now they talk about ‘the Beth Leavel part.’ She can take a show to surprising places.” The Tony Award in 2006 changed both her life and career. “It’s really hard to put into words how accepted I felt after that,” she says, reflecting still on comments from colleagues who said her win represented a win for all working actors who’d been delivering for years with little notoriety.

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he’s played Dolly Levi, M’Lynn in Steel Magnolias and, most famously, the Drowsy Chaperone in the 2006 Broadway musical The Drowsy Chaperone, winning a Tony Award and warbling such lyricsto-live-by as “Keep your eyeball on the highball in your hand.” Now Beth Leavel has temporarily encamped in Atlanta to take part in the Alliance Theatre’s world premiere musical The Prom. The premise: An aging group of out-of-work actors fixates on a cause, invading a small Indiana town on behalf of a lesbian student whose high school cancels its prom because she plans to bring her girlfriend. Sounds serious, no? Well it is, and it isn’t. Neither is Leavel. Or such partners in crime as director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw and book co-author Bob Martin (cohorts from her Drowsy days). “My favorite thing to do,” Nicholaw says, “is to do a show where people are loving the music, loving the dancing, laughing their butts off and suddenly they’re like, ‘How did I get this tear in my eye?’” Enter Leavel, who plays Dee Dee Allen, a character she calls her “alter ego and evil twin.” Dee Dee, she says, is “an amazingly successful Broadway mega-star whose career is suffering just a bit. She’s had three flops in a row and needs a cause célèbre. She’s narcissistic. … It’s so much fun to play.” The North Carolinaborn, New York-based Leavel discovered theater in the fifth grade, playing “some western something in the elementary school play.” She remembers getting a laugh and says, “It imprinted on me.” When, as a high school senior, she was cast in the musical Brigadoon, she recalls wanting “to know how I could always stay in that oxygen.” Quite an epiphany for a girl who auditioned because her best friend said it was a great way to meet boys.

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What do you do with a Tony? Historically, Tony awards have had places of honor in their winners’ homes, been used as bathroom adornments or doorstops, or sometimes tucked away somewhere, perhaps in a box or out of sight. Beth Leavel keeps her Tony, the famous silver medallion she earned for the musical The Drowsy Chaperone in 2006, on a shelf in her Manhattan apartment. But it does take field trips. She took it backstage with her at Mamma Mia!, her most recent turn on Broadway. “I let it out of the house,” she says. “I let it breathe.” 12 ENCOREATLANTA.COM

“It’s a very, very, very special club, which feels really good,” Leavel says. Whenever she’s introduced as a Tony Award winner, she thinks, “‘Oh, my gosh, that’s me,’ and I enjoy it every time.” And, happily, work continues to come her way. Sometimes through an audition, sometimes not. “People assume that after the Tony Award I’d never have to audition again,” she says. “Oh, nay-nay. If I don’t know the director it behooves us to be in the room together. That way, I feel that I have earned it.” With The Prom team, especially Nicholaw, Martin and Chad Beguelin (lyrics, book), she has a sort of shorthand. “This community of my pals makes me want to raise my bar even higher because I don’t want

to let them down.” That was true on the first day of The Prom rehearsals, when the company trouped through three opening numbers to find the best one, and on a hot Tuesday in July, when Leavel spent the morning doing hip-hop. The show, she says, “leads with a wonderful heart.” Dee Dee has a fantastic song, an Evita moment, in Act 1, she adds, and an “amazing” ballad in Act 2. Although Leavel’s list of dream roles includes Mama Rose in Gypsy (to improve upon her grad school interpretation) and Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd, she puts Dee Dee Allen in their company. Mostly, she says, “I want the next Drowsy Chaperone, where you get to do something original and put your DNA all over the role.” A

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Scenes from the first Prom rehearsal (clockwise, from top left): director-choreographer Casey Nicholaw (thumb on chin) listens to designers’ ideas; leading actors Beth Leavel and company; Martin Moran, who plays the high school principal.


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Compiled by Celise K alke and Sarah Isabelle K elley Angel: The prom? Buffy: End of high school, rite of passage thingy. Think cotillion with spiked punch and the electric slide. Angel: Right. — “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (TV series) “A Mississippi federal court today ruled that school officials violated a lesbian student’s First Amendment rights when it canceled the high school prom rather than let the student attend with her girlfriend.” — ACLU.com, 2010 “The dress code for the prom specified girls must wear formal dresses. It also stated that students who failed to follow the dress code would not be admitted. The full dress code policy was sent to parents ... three months before the prom.” — Representative of Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, Pa., via CNN, May 9, 2016 “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” — Confucius, Confucius: The Analects Prom timeline: 1890s The first American “proms” or social dances begin at Ivy League colleges. 1940s The prom tradition becomes a staple in high schools around the country. 1979 In South Dakota, the first known same-sex couple attends a prom openly. 1980 Fricke v. Lynch: A gay student in Rhode Island is denied permission by his principal to take his boyfriend to the prom, The Rhode Island District Court, under existing free speech doctrine, protected students’ rights to same-sex dates. May 2016 Florida’s oldest high school, Leon High, crowns a same-sex couple as prom king and queen. ALLIANCETHEATRE.ORG 13


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THE ALLIANCE THEATRE Susan V. Booth, Jennings Hertz Artistic Director presents

BOOK BY

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MUSIC BY

MATTHEW SKLAR

LYRICS BY

CHAD BEGUELIN

Based on an original concept by Jack Viertel SET DESIGN

COSTUME DESIGN

SCOTT PASK HAIR DESIGN

LIGHTING DESIGN

KENNETH POSNER

PETER HYLENSKI PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER

JOSH MARQUETTE

CASEY HUSHION

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

ASSOCIATE CHOREOGRAPHER

VOCAL ARRANGERS

MUSIC & DANCE ARRANGEMENTS

ASSOCIATE MUSIC DIRECTOR

MATTHEW SKLAR & MARY-MITCHELL CAMPBELL

SOUND DESIGN

ANN ROTH & MATTHEW PACHTMAN

GLEN KELLY

JOHN MacINNIS

MEG ZERVOULIS

HOLLY R. COOMBS CASTING

TELSEY + COMPANY BETHANY KNOX, CSA & JODY FELDMAN

MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR

MARY-MITCHELL CAMPBELL ORCHESTRATIONS

LARRY HOCHMAN DIRECTED & CHOREOGRAPHED BY

CASEY NICHOLAW Generous support for this production provided by Starr Moore and the James Starr Moore Memorial Foundation Media partner

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CAST * MARY ANTONINI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble * BROOKS ASHMANSKAS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barry Glickman * ANNA GRACE BARLOW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alyssa * COURTENAY COLLINS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mrs. Greene * COLLINS CONLEY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ashley/Ensemble * DEMARIUS R. COPES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble * KEVIN CSOLAK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble * SHELBY FINNIE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble * JOSH FRANKLIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Motel Clerk/Ensemble * DAMON J. GILLESPIE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble * SHELDON HENRY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble * CAITLIN KINNUNEN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Emma * JOSH LAMON. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sheldon Saperstein * BETH LEAVEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dee Dee Allen * BECCA LEE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mandy/Ensemble * KATE MARILLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble * ISABELLE McCALLA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble * CHRIS MEDLIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble * MARTIN MORAN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mr. Hawkins * BECCA PETERSEN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble * ANGIE SCHWORER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Angie * CHRISTOPHER SIEBER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trent Oliver * BRENDON STIMSON. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble/Dance Captain * TEDDY TOYE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble * ALÉNA WATTERS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reporter/Ensemble * MICHELLE WEST. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble

UNDERSTUDIES * MARY ANTONINI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mandy * JOSH FRANKLIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trent Oliver/Mr. Hawkins * SHELDON HENRY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sheldon Saperstein/Motel Clerk * JOSH LAMON. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barry Glickman * KATE MARILLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dee Dee Allen/Reporter * ISABELLE McCALLA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alyssa * BECCA PETERSEN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Emma/Ashley * ALÉNA WATTERS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Angie/Mrs. Greene

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STAGE MANAGEMENT * HOLLY R. COOMBS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Production Stage Manager * PEYTON TAYLOR BECKER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st Assistant Stage Manager * McKENZIE MURPHY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd Assistant Stage Manager KARA PROCELL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stage Management Production Assistant BRITNEY DEROSA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rehearsal Production Assistant ALICIA QUIRK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Script & Music Coordinator CAITLIN CAIN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Script Production Assistant LIZA HACKMAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Music Production Assistant PRODUCTION AND DESIGN ASSISTANCE JIM ABBOTT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keyboard Programmer MICHAEL W. BROWN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Production Electrician ORIT JACOBY CARROLL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Associate Set Designer GABRIEL FIRESTONE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Set Designer CARIN FORD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sound Mixer JON GOLDSTEIN, R. LAMAR WILLIAMS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Company Management Assistants ANNE KAYE/DOUG HOUSTON. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Music Copyists SARAH LEVINE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Associate Hair & Wig Designer JEROME MARTIN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Associate Set Designer AMANDA WANSA MORGAN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Music Assistant QUINTON “Q” ROBINSON. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rehearsal Drummer TIMOTHY REED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Lighting Designer KYLE SOBLE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lighting Intern JUSTIN STASIW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Associate Sound Designer PAUL TOBEN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Associate Lighting Designer/Programmer MUSICIANS MARY-MITCHELL CAMPBELL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Conductor/Keyboard I (Aug. 18 to Sept. 7) MEG ZERVOULIS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keyboard II (Aug. 18 to Sept. 7) and Conductor/Keyboard I (Sept. 8-25) TED ARTHUR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keyboard II (Sept. 8-25) MARLA FEENEY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reed II TOM GIBSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trombone JANNA GRAHAM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Drums BILL HATCHER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guitar ANGELE LAWLESS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Violin JOHN LAWLESS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Percussion KEVIN LYONS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trumpet II JOEL POWELL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bass SAM SKELTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reed I RON TURNER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trumpet I Setting: A small town in Indiana, and the Times Square theater district in New York, N.Y.

SPECIAL THANKS This production made possible through the support of the following: Dori Berinstein & Bill Damaschke Natasha Davison, Nelda Sue Yaw, Kimberlee Garris, Elliott and Cathy Masie, Broadway Across America, Reagan Silber, Lisa Morris, Jere Harris and Darren DeVerna. Special thanks to Foresight Theatrical.

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profiles MARY ANTONINI (Ensemble, U/S Mandy) could not be more thrilled to be part of The Prom at the Alliance Theatre. Favorite credits include Jesus Christ Superstar on Broadway, at La Jolla Playhouse and at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival; and West Side Story (Anita) at Asolo Rep and the Paramount Theater. She was also in the Flaming Lips musical, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots at LaJolla Playhouse and spent three seasons at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, doing such shows as Camelot, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and West Side Story. Mary sends her deepest thanks to the whole creative team and crew, DBA, Mum and love to the Ladle. www.maryantonini.com. BROOKS ASHMANSKAS (Barry Glickman) Broadway: Shuffle Along, or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed (George C. Wolfe, director); Something Rotten (Casey Nicholaw, dir.; also CD); Bullets Over Broadway (Susan Stroman, dir.; CD); Promises, Promises (Rob Ashford, dir.: CD); Present Laughter (Nicholas Martin, dir.); The Ritz (Joe Mantello, dir.); Martin Short – Fame Becomes Me (Scott Wittman, dir.; CD; Tony and Drama Desk nominations); The Producers (Susan Stroman, dir.); Gypsy (Sam Mendes, dir; CD); Little Me (Rob Marshall, dir.; CD); Dream (Wayne Cilento, dir.); How to Succeed ... (Des McAnuff, dir.). Off-Broadway: Wise Guys (Sam Mendes, dir.); On a Clear Day ... (Mark Brokaw, dir.); London Suite (Daniel Sullivan, dir.); Labor Day (Jack O’Brien, dir.); Clive (Ethan Hawke, dir.). Regional: Ford’s, Mark Taper, A.C.T., Huntington, McCarter, Hangar, Hartford, Williamstown, Kennedy Center, Old Globe, Arena, etc. Tours: Cinderella, Noises Off. Film: Julie and Julia (Nora Ephron, dir.). TV: “The Good Wife.” B.A. from Bennington College. Thrilled to be here! ANNA GRACE BARLOW (Alyssa) is SO excited to be here at the Alliance with this very special show. She lives in Los Angeles, where she primarily works in TV and film. Credits include recurring roles on Fox’s “Scream

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Queens” and Freeform’s “The Fosters,” as well as guest-starring roles on “Bones,” “Castle,” “Faking It,” “Scream,” “Best Friends Whenever” and “I Didn’t Do It.” Her movie musical, Summer Forever, is available on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play. Much love and thanks to my family and my Taylor. @therealagbarlow COURTENAY COLLINS (Mrs. Greene) is honored to be in this production and proud to represent her beloved hometown, Atlanta, in this cast. Alliance Theatre: The Geller Girls, Jacques Brel ..., Into the Woods, Smart Cookie, Managing Maxine, Love Jerry. Georgia Ensemble Theatre: Calendar Girls, Hello Dolly! Atlanta Lyric: Catch Me If You Can, Evita. New York and touring: Eating Raoul, The Phantom of the Opera (Ken Hill), Beauty and the Beast. Recordings: Nightingale, One for My Baby, A Merry Little Christmas. Obnoxious Juilliard graduate. Love to the three hungry men in her life that granted her permission to leave the kitchen for this production. COLLINS CONLEY (Ashley/ Ensemble) is thrilled to be performing in The Prom! In addition to working on The Prom developmental lab last summer, she performed as a member of the St. Louis Hoofers Club, Maltz Jupiter Theatre (The Will Rogers Follies) and the Metropolis Performing Arts Center. She is excited to be making her Alliance Theatre debut with such an incredible team and is so thankful to God and her family for their support, guidance and, most importantly, unending love. DeMARIUS R. COPES (Ensemble) is so very excited to be in Atlanta working at the Alliance Theatre for the summer. Favorite credits include Newsies (1st nat’l tour), A Chorus Line (Maltz Jupiter Theatre), Les Miz, 42nd Street, Hairspray (Red Mountain Theatre) and A Chorus Line, Merrily We Roll Along (Rider University). Love to Mom, Lynne and Rae for endless support. @DeMariusR_Copes.


profiles KEVIN CSOLAK (Ensemble) Broadway: original cast How the Grinch Stole Christmas (ensemble u/s Danny-Who). Off-Broadway: world premiere Cirque du Soliel’s Wintuk (Jamie), Burnt Part Boys (Dusty) Film/TV: Disconnect, “KC Undercover,” “Gortimer Gibbons,” “Inside Amy Schumer,” “Mysteries of Laura,” “Blue Bloods,” “Boardwalk Empire” and TV/radio commercials. Industrial/music video: Kanye, JayZ, NeYo, Solarc Productions (choreographer/dancer). Shout out to Ivan and the LA team! Thank you to Tim and Leslie at Don Buchwald, Pace University, my teachers/mentors over the years, family, Keith, brothers Kurt and Steve, the Star Maker School and to you, Mom. Honored to be a part of this incredible cast! SHELBY FINNIE (Ensemble) is so excited to make her debut at the Alliance Theatre! Credits include The Prom (developmental lab), Little Dancer (developmental lab), member of the Sarasota Ballet Company, Radio City Rockettes and proud graduate of the dance department at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Incredibly grateful to tell this important story, one that so many people need to hear. Much love to Mom and family for all of your support. JOSH FRANKLIN (Motel Clerk/Ensemble, U/S Trent Oliver/ Mr. Hawkins) is thrilled to have his Alliance debut with this beautiful show. Broadway: Anything Goes, Ghost, Legally Blonde and Grease. Tours: Jersey Boys (Bob Gaudio), Grease (Danny), Anything Goes (Billy — Helen Hayes nom), All Shook Up. Recent roles include Corny Collins in Hairspray, Sam Wainwright in A Wonderful Life (Goodspeed) and Bobby Child in Crazy for You (Stratford Festival). Josh released his debut album in 2013 (iTunes/ Spotify) and his second album, “Spent” will be released this fall! Thanks to friends, family, this awesome creative team and his sweet, sweet dog, Sookie. He tweets sometimes: @thejoshfranklin. Every five years he updates this: www.thejoshfranklin.com.

DAMON J. GILLESPIE (Ensemble) Broadway credits: Newsies, Aladdin. Other: Dear Evan Hansen, West Side Story — Carnegie Hall, The Good Swimmer. Television: Emmy-winning “Girl You Don’t Need Makeup” on “Inside Amy Schumer.” For CCPA, CCA, Gray, Mom, Grace, Family, the Bros. “Please Enjoy.” Leviticus 19:18 Damonjgillespie.com. SHELDON HENRY (Ensemble, U/S Sheldon Saperstein/Motel Clerk) is a native New Yorker with a B.F.A. from The Hartt School of Music. Recent/favorite credits: South Pacific national tour (Seabee, U/S Henry), 20th anniversary Riverdance international tour, Guys and Dolls (Benny), Dream Girls (Curtis), Central Ave Breakdown (NYMF/DIMF), Five Guys Named Moe (No Moe, Big Moe), Buddy Holly (Apollo Singer), Tommy (specialist, harmonica player), Parade (Newt Lee), A Christmas Carol (Ghost of Christmas Present), Show Boat. Sheldon is a proud alum of the Boys Choir of Harlem. He says thank you to his family, friends and wonderful agents at CarsonKolker for their continued support. CAITLIN KINNUNEN (Emma) Broadway: The Bridges of Madison County (Carolyn), Spring Awakening (Thea). 1st national tour: Next to Normal (Natalie US). Regional theatre: Williamstown Theatre Festival, Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, Weston Playhouse, The 5th Avenue Theatre, Village Theatre and Seattle Children’s Theatre. Film/TV credits include The Intern, Sweet Little Lies, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, We Need to Talk About Kevin, “The Knick” and “Law & Order: SVU.” Thanks to M, D, J, K and P. www.caitlinkinnunen.com. JOSH LAMON (Sheldon Saperstein, U/S Barry Glickman) Broadway: Finding Neverland (original cast recording), Elf and Hair (original revival cast recording). Off-Broadway: Shakespeare in the Park’s Into the Woods with Amy Adams and Donna Murphy, originated the roles of Larry/Buddy in Lapine/

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profiles Finn’s Little Miss Sunshine (2nd Stage), A New Brain (Encores!, original cast recording), February House (Public) and Little Me! (Encores!). National tours: Hair (Helen Hayes Award), Wicked (1st national). TV: “Inside Amy Schumer,” “30 Rock” and “Deadbeat.” Original composition: Bloody Bloody Angela Lansbury: Murder She Wrote Live! Thank you Casey(s), Bethany, Bob, Matt, Chad and Mary-Mitchell! Tweet me: @JoshLamon; Instagram: @Josh.Lamon. Proud member of Actors’ Equity. BETH LEAVEL (Dee Dee Allen) is thrilled to be back at the Alliance where she was last seen in Tuck Everlasting. She has received Tony, Drama Desk, NY Outer Critics Circle and L.A. Drama Critics awards for her performance as the title character in The Drowsy Chaperone. Beth also received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for her role as Florence Greenberg in Baby It’s You. Beth has been seen in 11 Broadway shows (and counting), including Emily in Elf, Donna in Mamma Mia!, Frau Blucher in Young Frankenstein, Dorothy Brock in the revival of 42nd Street, Tess in the original company of Crazy for You, Mrs. Bixby in The Civil War, Ellie in Hal Prince’s Show Boat and Anytime Annie (her Broadway debut) in 42nd Street. She recently made her New York cabaret debut at 54 Below to sold-out audiences. Leavel also was seen as Lucille in the New York City Center Encores! production of No, No, Nanette. Numerous off-Broadway, regional theatre, commercials and TV, including the final episode of “ER.” M.F.A. from UNC-G. Proud mom to T.J. and Sam. Leavel is proud to be a 2016 Lunt-Fontanne Fellow. BECCA LEE (Mandy/Ensemble) is thrilled to make her Alliance Theatre debut in The Prom. She was a part of The Prom lab in NYC last summer and is so happy to be back with this fantastic cast and creative team! Regional theatre favorites: The Music Man (Zaneeta Shinn), High School Musical (Gabriella) and Hello, Dolly! Becca most recently toured as a singer/dancer with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and has danced professionally on several TV shows and for the

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NBA. Many thanks to the creative team for this incredible opportunity. Love to MOM (wouldn’t be here without you!) and C. @itsbeccalee. KATE MARILLEY (Ensemble, U/S Dee Dee Allen/Reporter) is thrilled to make her Alliance Theatre debut with this beautiful show! Select credits include Broadway/ national tours of Billy Elliot (Mum u/s), White Christmas (Judy Haynes), Amazing Grace (Mrs. Catlett), Can-Can (Marie, Pistache u/s), My Paris (Yvette Guilbert), Damn Yankees (Lola), Singin’ in the Rain (Kathy Selden), 42nd Street (Peggy Sawyer), On the Town (Ivy Smith), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Ruth, Milly Bradon u/s), A Chorus Line (Sheila), Something’s Afoot (Lettie), Silk Stockings (Ninotchka), Half a Sixpence (Flo Bates), Kiss Me, Kate (Kate u/s), Guys and Dolls (Adelaide u/s) and more. B.F.A. from Carnegie Mellon. Huge thanks to the creative team for this opportunity and her parents and husband for their continued love and support! ISABELLE McCALLA (Ensemble, U/S Alyssa) is thrilled to be making her Alliance stage debut. Regional credits include Asolo Repertory Theatre (West Side Story), Theatre Under the Stars (Mary Poppins), Actors’ Playhouse (West Side Story), the Muny (Holiday Inn, 42nd Street) and Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera (Legally Blonde, Singin’ in the Rain), among others. B.F.A. from the University of Michigan. Love and thanks to the creatives, the ladies at Judy Boals Inc. and my family. CHRIS MEDLIN (Ensemble) Past credits include Memphis (Ensemble, Gator u/s), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Benjamin) and The Miracle (Gabriel, John the Beloved). He has worked on TV in “The Vampire Diaries” and “Bunheads,” and alongside Missy Elliott, Pharrell and Daft Punk. Chris is thrilled to make his first appearance in the Atlanta theatre community at the Alliance Theatre with this fantastic team and cast! Love to his grandmother and the rest of his family! @mrmedlin.


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profiles MARTIN MORAN (Mr. Hawkins) Broadway: Spamalot, Cabaret, Titanic, Bells Are Ringing, How to Succeed in Business ..., Big River. Recent off-Broadway includes his one-man play, All the Rage (2013 Lucille Lortel Award, Outer Critics Circle Award nomination), O’ Earth, The Cradle Will Rock and A Man’s a Man at Classic Stage Company. Obie Award and two Drama Desk nominations for his 2004 solo play, The Tricky Part, based on his memoir of the same title. Regional: Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, Huntington Theatre. Film and television: Private Parts, “The Newsroom,” “The Big C,” “Possible Side Effects,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent.” All The Rage, his new memoir, was just released by Beacon Press. Alltherageplay.com BECCA PETERSEN (Ensemble/ U/S Emma/Ashley) is thrilled to make her Alliance Theatre debut! National tour: Newsies (swing, u/s Katherine, u/s Medda). Regional: MUNY, MTWichita and the NYC developmental lab of The Prom. Thanks to Casey, Telsey, Harden-Curtis Associates, BYU, and her wonderful family and friends! ANGIE SCHWORER (Angie) is thrilled to make her Alliance debut. Broadway credits include Something Rotten!, Ulla in The Producers with Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane, Big Fish, Catch Me If You Can, Young Frankenstein, Annie Get Your Gun, Chicago, Sunset Boulevard, Crazy for You and The Will Rogers Follies. Metropolitan Opera: The Merry Widow. Regional: Sweet Charity (Nikki), Chicago (Roxie), Damn Yankees, (Lola), The Full Monty (Vicki), Minsky’s (Ginger), Crazy for You (Irene), The Will Rogers Follies (Z’s Favorite). TV: “Law & Order: CI,” “Queer Eye,” “As The World Turns,” “Kennedy Center Honors” and “Smash.” Film: The Producers.

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CHRISTOPHER SIEBER (Trent Oliver) has been doing shows since age 9 in his parents’ living room, including Christopher Sieber Comedy Cavalcade of 1976 and MOM! WATCH ME! The dashingly handsome, super-talented and extremely humble Sieber has been a Broadway mainstay for more than 15 years, performing in more than a dozen shows, including Beauty and the Beast (Gaston), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Trevor Grayden) opposite Sutton Foster, Into the Woods with Vanessa Williams, Chicago (Billy Flynn), the original cast of Monty Python’s Spamalot (first Tony nomination), Shrek the Musical (Lord Farquaad, second Tony nomination) opposite Sutton Foster (again) and Brian d’Arcy James. He succeeded Terrence Mann as King Charlemagne in the revival of Pippin and spent 2-plus years as the evil headmistress Agatha Trunchbull in Matilda the Musical. Television: “Two of a Kind” (as Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s dad), “Sex and the City,” “It’s All Relative,” “Ed,” “Elementary,” “The Good Wife,” “Law & Order: SVU” and numerous soaps, where his recurring characters never went anywhere ... follow me!! @therealsieber. BRENDON STIMSON (Ensemble/Dance Captain) is over the moon to make his Alliance debut! Huge thank you to the cast, crew, Casey, Casey, John and EVERYONE who put this Prom together! Broadway: Something Rotten!, Newsies (OBC), Honeymoon in Vegas (OBC), West Side Story. Regional: In Your Arms (Old Globe Theatre), West Side Story (Paper Mill Playhouse). B.F.A., Syracuse University, CGF client. Brendonstimson.com. TEDDY TOYE (Ensemble) Teddy is thrilled to return to The Prom and make his Alliance debut! Broadway: Lysistrata Jones (Harold), Bring It On (Swing). Regional: Seussical the Musical (the MUNY), The Last Smoker in America (Jimmy), Spring Awakening (Otto), High School Musical (Ripper). TV: “America’s Got Talent,” “One Life to Live,” “The View.” Thanks to MSA and love to his family and friends! @TeddyToye.


profiles ALÉNA WATTERS (Reporter/ Ensemble, U/S Angie/Mrs. Greene): Alliance debut! Broadway: Sister Act (original Tina/Nun), The Addams Family (original Saloon Girl Ancestor), West Side Story (Anita standby). Off-Broadway: NEWSical, Boobs! The Musical. Regional: Ever After, Turn of the Century, Brooklyn, Beehive, Shout! Concerts: Bette Midler’s “Harlette” in NYC at the Met, and work in The Showgirl Must Go On, Las Vegas; member of the USO Show Troupe. Aléna is featured in the critically acclaimed documentary The Standbys. B.A. in musical theatre/ acting from UNCo. Proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. Love, sass and fabulousness to my beloved friends, family, Dave Secor and Telsey crew! www.alenawatters.com MICHELLE WEST (Ensemble) is elated to make her Alliance stage debut! New York credits: West Side Story (Rosalia, Carnegie Hall), Avenue Q (Gary Coleman, Westchester Sandbox). National tours: Memphis the Musical (Ethel/Ensemble), Jim Henson’s Sid the Science Kid Live (Gerald). Regional: Legally Blonde, Hello, Dolly! (Sacramento Music Circus); The Wizard of Oz (Walnut Street Theatre); West Side Story (Asolo Rep). Michelle graduated with a B.F.A. from Temple University. Much love and thanks to Gregg Baker, my wonderful family, boyfriend and friends. www.MichelleWest.net. 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 theatre as an essential component of our society. BOB MARTIN (Co-Book) has been working as an actor and writer in theatre, film and television for more than three decades. He has received numerous awards in both Canada and the United States, including a Tony for his work on the Broadway production of The Drowsy Chaperone. Recent TV projects include “Slings and Arrows I, II and III,” (TMN, Sundance), “Michael: Tuesdays and

Thursdays I and II” (CBC), “Sensitive Skin I and II” (HBO) and “Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas” (NBC). Recent theatre projects include Second City Toronto (performer, director, artistic director); The Drowsy Chaperone (Toronto, Broadway, London); Elf (Broadway, Dublin, London); Minsky’s (L.A.); Gotta Dance (Chicago); and, in development, The Sting and Millions. MATTHEW SKLAR (Music) is a Tony, Emmy and Drama Desk award-nominated composer. Broadway: Elf; The Wedding Singer (Tony nomination for best original score, Drama Desk Award nomination for outstanding music). Television/film: “Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas,” starring Jim Parsons and adapted from the Broadway musical Elf, produced by NBC and Warner Bros. Animation (2015 Primetime Emmy Award nomination for outstanding music direction); “Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love,” seen on PBS’ “American Masters”; “Sesame Street”; “Wonder Pets!”; The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Awards include the ASCAP Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award, the Gilman & Gonzalez-Falla Theatre Award and the Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Award. CHAD BEGUELIN (Lyrics, Co-Book) is a fourtime Tony nominee whose works include Disney’s Aladdin (Tony Award nomination for best book and best original score, Drama Desk nomination for outstanding lyrics and best book) and The Wedding Singer (Tony nomination for best book and best original score, Drama Desk nomination for outstanding lyrics). Beguelin also wrote the lyrics for the Broadway musical Elf, which broke several box-office records at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. He is the recipient of the Edward Kleban Award for Outstanding Lyric Writing, the Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Award, the Gilman & Gonzalez-Falla Musical Theater Award and the ASCAP Foundation Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award. Chad is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts graduate dramatic writing program. Much love to Tom.

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profiles JACK VIERTEL (Concept) is senior vice president of Jujamcyn Theaters, which owns and operates five Broadway theaters, currently presenting The Book of Mormon, Jersey Boys, Kinky Boots, Something Rotten! and Falsettos. He is also artistic director of New York City Center’s Encores! series, which will be presenting Big River, The Golden Apple and The New Yorkers. He spent two years as dramaturg at the Mark Taper Forum, and from 1980 to 1985 was the drama critic and arts editor of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. He was the original conceiver and co-producer of Smokey Joe’s Cafe, the conceiver of After Midnight, and he helped shepherd six August Wilson plays to Broadway as well as Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, the original Into the Woods, City of Angels, Jelly’s Last Jam and Hairspray, among others. His first book, The Secret Life of the American Musical: How Broadway Shows Are Built, hit shelves in March 2016. CASEY NICHOLAW (Director, Choreographer) Represented on Broadway as director and choreographer of Something Rotten! (2015 Tony nominee, best director and choreographer), Disney’s Aladdin (2014 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle award nominations, best choreography), codirector and choreographer of The Book of Mormon (2011 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards as co-director with Trey Parker, nominations for choreography as well as an Olivier award). Other Broadway credits as director/choreographer: Tuck Everlasting, Elf the Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone (2006 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations), Monty Python’s Spamalot directed by Mike Nichols (2005 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for best choreography). TV: a 2013 episode of NBC’s “Smash.” CASEY HUSHION (Associate Director) is associate resident director of Disney’s Aladdin. Other Broadway credits include Elf (2012, 2010); In the Heights (Broadway/national tour); The Drowsy Chaperone (Broadway/national tour/West End); To Be or Not To Be (Manhattan Theatre Club); and Good Vibrations. Casey is the artistic director at North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh. Regionally, she directed the pre-Broadway production of Nerds at the Philadelphia Theatre Company. Off-Broadway, she directed Fat Camp at the ATA Theatre. She has

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also worked as associate director on Anyone Can Whistle at City Center Encores! and on Minsky’s at the Ahmanson Theatre. Casey is a graduate of New York University and has worked at regional theatres including North Shore Music Theatre, Ogunquit Playhouse, Paper Mill Playhouse, Riverside Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre, Casa Manana, Music Theatre of Wichita and Goodspeed Opera House. She has the best husband ever and sends love to her three kids — Lincoln, Violet and Jane. TYMS. JOHN MACINNIS (Associate Choreographer) Choreography credits include the European productions of Disney’s The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast (the Netherlands). Associate choreographer for the Broadway productions of Something Rotten!, Aladdin and The Book of Mormon. Director/choreographer: Olympics medals ceremonies (2002, 2010 Winter Games); The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, including the first international production in Mexico City. SCOTT PASK (Set Designer) Scott’s Broadway credits include The Book of Mormon (Tony Award), Something Rotten! (Outer Critics nomination), Waitress, Blackbird, The Father, An Act of God, It’s Only a Play, The Visit (Drama Desk nom), Airline Highway, Finding Neverland, Casa Valentina, Pippin (Tony nomination), I’ll Eat You Last with Bette Midler, The Pillowman (Tony Award), A Steady Rain with Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig, A Behanding in Spokane, The Coast of Utopia (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Hewes awards), Promises Promises, Hair, Pal Joey (Tony nom), Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Tony nom, Drama Desk Award), Nine, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Speed-the-Plow, Take Me Out, Nine and Urinetown. Also: Peter Grimes (Metropolitan Opera) and Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna. ANN ROTH (Costume Designer) Theatre includes Blackbird, Fish in the Dark, A Delicate Balance, This Is Our Youth, A Raisin in the Sun, Betrayal and The Nance (Tony Award). She was Tony-nominated for The Book of Mormon, The Royal Family, The Crucifer of Blood and The House of Blue Leaves. Film includes The English Patient (Academy Award), Julie and Julia, The Reader, Doubt, Closer, The Village, Cold Mountain, The Hours, The Talented Mr. Ripley, The


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profiles Birdcage, The Mambo Kings, Working Girl, Silkwood, 9 to 5, Hair, Klute and Midnight Cowboy. MATTHEW PACHTMAN (Costume Designer) has designed costumes for Glimmerglass Opera, Cape Playhouse, Two Turns Theatre Company, NYMF and NY Fringe Festival. He has been the associate costume designer on more than 30 Broadway productions, including 14 collaborations with designer Ann Roth, from The Book of Mormon to Shuffle Along. He has worked on projects with NY Theatre Workshop, Roundabout Theater Company, Manhattan Theater Club,and Lincoln Center Theatre. Film credits include work on Ang Lee’s upcoming Billy Lynn’s Long Half-Time Walk and Steven Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies. KENNETH POSNER (Lighting Designer) designed Tuck Everlasting for the Alliance, which then transferred to the Broadhurst Theatre in NYC. He has more than 50 Broadway play and musical theatre credits, and designs extensively off-Broadway and for resident theatres and touring productions throughout the United States and internationally. Selected Broadway credits: Tuck Everlasting, On Your Feet, If/Then, Kinky Boots, Pippin, Cinderella, Hairspray, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Legally Blonde, Catch Me If You Can, The Coast of Utopia — Shipwrecked, Other Desert Cities, The Merchant of Venice, Finding Neverland and Wicked. He has received Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics’ Circle and Obie awards. PETER HYLENSKI (Sound Designer) Grammy, Olivier and four-time Tony award-nominated. Select designs: Something Rotten!, Rock of Ages (New York, London, Toronto, Australia, Las Vegas, U.S. tour), After Midnight, Motown (New York, London, U.S. tour), The Scottsboro Boys, Side Show, Rocky, Bullets Over Broadway, Shrek the Musical (New York, U.S. tour, London), On a Clear Day ..., Lend Me a Tenor, Elf, Wonderland, Cry Baby, The Times They Are A-Changin’, The Wedding Singer, Sweet Charity, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, Little Women, Brooklyn. Other credits: Le Reve and ShowStoppers at Wynn Las Vegas, Ragtime (London), Rocky Das Musical (Hamburg, Stuttgart), King Kong (Melbourne), Bull Durham, Mame, Gotta Dance, Anastasia. International arena tours of How

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to Train Your Dragon and Walking With Dinosaurs. Peter is also a producer and engineer for film, album and TV projects and was the re-record mixer/ sound supervisor on his fifth film for the American Museum of Natural History titled Dark Universe. JOSH MARQUETTE (Hair Designer) graduated with a B.A. in theatre arts from Southern Oregon State College and from the Aveda Institute in New York for cosmetology. NY/London/Japan: Paramour, Tuck Everlasting, School of Rock, Something Rotten!, Aladdin, Kinky Boots, The Book of Mormon, Trip of Love, First Date, Elf, Dogfight, The Best Man, Look Back in Anger, The Drowsy Chaperone, Pig Farm, The ... Trailer Park Musical, Altar Boyz, Mamma Mia! U.S. West Coast: Robin & the 7 Hoods, Peep Show, Minsky’s, Vanities. Other NY: Show Boat @ Carnegie Hall, Most Happy Fella for Encores!, No, No, Nanette, Follies and numerous Juilliard productions. Television: “The Slap,” “30 Rock,” “Saturday Night Live.” MARY-MITCHELL CAMPBELL (Music Director/Conductor) is a well-known music director, conductor, orchestrator and arranger in the Broadway community. Broadway credits include Tuck Everlasting, Finding Neverland, Big Fish, Company, Sweeney Todd, Next to Normal and The Addams Family. She won a Drama Desk Award for best orchestrations for Company, and was nominated for two other projects. She performs frequently in concerts with Kristin Chenoweth, Jonathan Groff, Laura Benanti and Raul Esparza. She is passionate about arts education and poverty reduction, and started the nonprofit ASTEP — Artists Striving to End Poverty (www.asteponline.org) as a way to bring artists into the solutions. She is from North Carolina and has taught on the faculties of Juilliard, NYU and Boston College. MEG ZERVOULIS (Associate Music Director) Broadway: An American in Paris, Bright Star, Finding Neverland, Matilda, Something Rotten! Off-Broadway: Rated P and Cagney. Regional: Bandstand, Ever After and many more at Paper Mill Playhouse. Residencies: Paper Mill (arranger/ music director) and Montclair State University (adjunct professor/music director). Previous: Pittsburgh Ballet. Other new works: Head Over


profiles Heels at New York Stage and Film (w/ the Go-Go’s), Breedlove and Pete Duchan’s Stu for Silverton (NAMT 2014), Kooman and Dimond’s Dani Girl and Andrea Grody’s Strange Faces. Also active as a chamber/concert pianist and conductor, Meg helms Hotel Elefant, an innovative contemporary music ensemble in NYC. B.F.A. with university honors in piano performance and conducting from Carnegie Mellon University. Inaugural classes of the Goodspeed Opera House musical direction intensive and the ASCAP/Marvin Hamlisch Broadway Conductors Workshop. This year, Meg was invited to be a member of the Lilly Power Network. Proud member of Local 802 AFM NYC. GLEN KELLY (Music Arrangements) is honored to have worked with such icons as Stephen Sondheim, Woody Allen, Mel Brooks and Mike Nichols. He arranged music and wrote original lyrics for Bullets Over Broadway, and supervised and arranged The Producers and Young Frankenstein. Other Broadway arranging credits include Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Book of Mormon, A Christmas Story, The Scottsboro Boys, Aladdin and Something Rotten! He won a New York Drama Desk Award for his original score for The Nance. LARRY HOCHMAN (Orchestrations) has done 15 Broadway shows, including The Book of Mormon (Tony, Drama Desk awards), She Loves Me (Drama Desk award, Tony nomination), Something Rotten! (Tony and Drama Desk nominations), On the Twentieth Century, Pippin, Scottsboro Boys (Tony nomination), Spamalot (Tony nomination), A Class Act (Tony nomination), Fiddler on the Roof (2004 revival, Tony nomination) and The Addams Family. TV composer credits include “Wonder Pets!” (five Emmy awards). Regional and off-Broadway shows include Maury Yeston’s Death Takes a Holiday (Drama Desk nomination) and Marvin Hamlisch’s Nutty Professor. His 17 films include The Informant! (Hamlisch), Disney’s Lady and the Tramp II, Annie and Little Mermaid II. Recordings, concerts: Paul McCartney, Eric Idle, Barbra Streisand, Hugh Jackman, Audra McDonald, Barry Manilow, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Mandy Patinkin, Boston Pops, San Francisco Symphony, New York Philharmonic. Classical: “In Memoriam” (publ. E.B. Marks).

ANNE KAYE/DOUG HOUSTON (Musiccopyists) Broadway and off-Broadway credits: Tuck Everlasting, Allegiance, Fun Home, The Visit, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Cabaret, Hugh Jackman Back on B’way, Big Fish, The Addams Family, A Catered Affair, The Scottsboro Boys, Shrek, Chita Rivera A Dancer’s Life, The Boy From Oz, Sweet Charity, La Cage aux Folles, Cabaret, All Shook Up, Fortress of Solitude, The Landing. HOLLY R. COOMBS (Production Stage Manager) is thrilled to be back at the Alliance with another Casey show! Broadway credits: Tuck Everlasting, Disney’s Aladdin, The Nance, Catch Me If You Can. Other credits include Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson the Immortal World Tour, Yankee Tavern, The Trip to Bountiful (ACT Seattle), American Buffalo, God of Carnage, You Can’t Take It With You (Seattle Repertory Theatre), A Christmas Story (5th Avenue Theatre) and Peter Pan (Seattle Children’s Theatre). PEYTON TAYLOR BECKER (1st Assistant Stage Manager) is so happy to see this production come to life in Atlanta! Broadway: School of Rock, Something Rotten! Off-Broadway: Our New Girl (Atlantic Theatre Company), The Film Society (Keen Company), I Remember Mama, Almost, Maine (Transport Group). Regional: Far From Heaven, A Doll’s House, You Better Sit Down (Tales From My Parents’ Divorce) (Williamstown), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (La Jolla Playhouse). Proud UNCSA graduate. For my folks in heaven and at home. Thanks for looking out for me. McKENZIE MURPHY (2nd Assistant Stage Manager) is so excited to be back at the Alliance! Broadway credits: Lion King, Tuck Everlasting, If/Then, Cinderella, Elf, An Enemy of the People, Peter and the Starcatcher, Wit, Everyday Rapture, Bye Bye Birdie, 9 to 5 the Musical. Other credits include NBC’s “The Wiz Live!,” Trip of Love, Of Good Stock, Heartless, The Talls and Sex Lives of Our Parents. B.A., Stony Brook University. JODY FELDMAN (Producer and Casting Director) began her theatre career as an actress in Atlanta before moving into administration as the assistant general manager at Frank Wittow’s

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profiles Academy Theatre. Jody is the producer and casting director at the Alliance, where she started in 1991 as casting director. While at the Alliance, she has cast and produced more than 200 LORT B, D and TYA productions, encompassing a wide range of world premieres including The Last Night of Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry, What I Learned in Paris by Pearl Cleage, Broke by Janece Shaffer, In the Red and Brown Water by Tarell Alvin McCraney and more than 10 years of Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition-winning plays, plus such world and regional premiere musicals as Tuck Everlasting, Aida, The Color Purple, Sister Act: The Musical, Bring It On: The Musical, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County and Harmony, A New Musical. Jody is most proud of the thriving Alliance engagement activities and partnerships that recognize theatrical work as a catalyst for community conversation and connection. TELSEY + COMPANY (Casting) Broadway/ tours: Paramour, Waitress, Fiddler on the Roof, The Color Purple, On Your Feet!, Hamilton, Something Rotten!, An American in Paris, Finding Neverland, Kinky Boots, Wicked, If/Then, The Sound of Music, Newsies, Rock of Ages. Off-Broadway: Atlantic, MCC, Second Stage, Signature. Regional: A.R.T., Ford’s, Goodman, La Jolla, New York Stage and Film, Paper Mill, Williamstown. Film: Into the Woods, Margin Call, Rachel Getting Married, Across the Universe, Camp, Pieces of April. TV: “This Is Us,” “Grease Live!,” “The Wiz Live!,” “Flesh and Bone,” “Masters of Sex,” “Smash,” “The Big C,” commercials. www.telseyandco.com Telsey + Company: Bernard Telsey CSA, Will Cantler CSA, David Vaccari CSA, Bethany Knox CSA, Craig Burns CSA, Tiffany Little Canfield CSA, Rachel Hoffman CSA, Justin Huff CSA, Patrick Goodwin CSA, Abbie BradyDalton CSA, Cesar A. Rocha CSA, Karyn Casl CSA, Kristina Bramhall, Conrad Woolfe CSA, Rachel Nadler, Rachel Minow, Scott Galina, Rikki Gimelstob, Madison Sylvester, Lauren Harris, Laura Wade, Ally Kiley, Jaime Jaget

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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, local producing partnerships and regional collaborations as well as commercial partnerships on projects including Tuck Everlasting; Ghost Brothers of Darkland County; The Color Purple; Bring It On: The Musical; Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away With Me; Sister Act: The Musical; Bring in ’ da Noise, Bring in ’ da Funk and Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL. As a director, she has worked at such theatres as the Goodman, La Jolla Playhouse, New York Stage and Film, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens, Court Theatre and many others. She holds degrees from Denison and Northwestern universities and was a fellow of the National Critics Institute and the Kemper Foundation. She has held teaching positions at Northwestern and DePaul universities and serves as adjunct faculty at Emory University. She is a past president of the board of directors for the Theatre Communications Group, the national service organization for the field, and is a trustee of Denison University and the Howard School. Susan is married to Max Leventhal and is the proud mother of Moira Rose Leventhal.


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discover us. discover you. discover us. discover you. Looking for a (quoting The Prom) “safe, nonviolent, high-profile, low-risk injustice?” In The Prom, I discovered how easy it is to interfere in others’ lives and to do so from selfish motives. But we also learn that if we keep our hearts open to change, good things can happen, even “lives can be changed!” Even our own lives can be changed by or through our stumbling efforts. Our highprofile injustices today tend to be unsafe, high risk and violent. Can we, shall we, be upstanding and stand against injustice in all of its forms? Let’s do so! Velma Tilley Former judge for the Juvenile Court Bartow County, Ga.

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Pete Shinn March 1, 1951 – July 21, 2016

Beloved Alliance Theatre colleague and friend

The Alliance Theatre is proud to announce the

Pete Shinn Memorial Fund Providing professional development opportunities for technicians and emerging lighting designers. For more information or to make a donation, contact jamie.clements@alliancetheatre.org


about the alliance theatre The Alliance Theatre is Atlanta’s national theater, expanding hearts and minds on stage and off. Founded in 1968, the Alliance Theatre is the leading producing theater in the Southeast, reaching more than 165,000 patrons annually. The Alliance delivers powerful programming that challenges adult and youth audiences to think critically and care deeply. Under the leadership of Susan V. Booth, Jennings Hertz Artistic Director, the Alliance Theatre received the Regional Theatre Tony Award® in recognition of sustained excellence in programming, education, and community engagement. Known for its high artistic standards and national role in creating significant theatrical works, the Alliance has premiered more than 100 original productions including Tony Award® winners The Color Purple by Alice Walker, Aida by Elton John and Tim Rice, and Alfred Uhry’s The Last Night of Ballyhoo. The Alliance has developed and premiered important American musicals with a strong track record of Broadway, touring, and subsequent productions, including the world premieres of Sister Act: The Musical, Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away, Bring It On: The Musical, Stephen King and John Mellencamp’s Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, the world premiere of the new musical Tuck Everlasting, and most recently, Born for This: the BeBe Winans Story. The Alliance also creates and nurtures the careers of artists through the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition, producing the world premiere for the competition winner as part of the regular season, and the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab, providing developmental support and production resources for three performing arts projects each year. The Alliance’s dedication to providing access to the arts is reflected in its commitment to creating new work for all ages, and to bringing that work into classrooms and communities across Atlanta and throughout the region. More than 50,000 students each year experience age-specific professional performances and participate in acting classes, drama camps, and in-school initiatives through the Alliance Theatre Acting Program and Education Department. The Alliance’s groundbreaking Kathy and Ken Bernhardt Theatre for the Very Young performances offer professionally-produced, fully interactive theater for infants and toddlers; the Palefsky Collision Project invites high school artists to create and perform new civic-minded theater based on a classic text; and community acting classes and skill-building workshops engage professional artists, young actors, business leaders, and curious learners of all ages. Twice recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for leadership in arts education, the Alliance Arts for Learning Institute equips classroom teachers with theatrical techniques that link directly to school curriculum and have been empirically proven to improve student learning. These programs include Georgia Wolf Trap Early Learning Through the Arts and Dramaturgy K–12, in which students create research material that informs Alliance productions and prepares peer audiences. The work produced by the Alliance allows locally based artists the chance to create on a nationally watched stage, building and sustaining Atlanta’s artistic community. The vision of the Alliance Theatre is to be a beacon of leadership for the national field, while remaining deeply rooted in and reflective of our local Atlanta community. MISSION Atlanta’s national theater, expanding hearts and minds on stage and off. VISION The Alliance will lead the national field by deeply engaging with its local community, modeling radical inclusion and catalytic experiences on our stages, in our classrooms, and throughout Atlanta. alliancetheatre.org or 404.733.4650

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board of directors officers Chair: Reade Fahs Immediate Past Chair: Victoria Palefsky Treasurer: Steve Chaddick

lifetime directors Rita Anderson Ken Bernhardt Frank Chew Ann Cramer* Linda Davidson

directors

Kristin R. Adams* James Anderson* Kenny Blank Peter Carter Jeffrey S. Cashdan Steve Chaddick* Leigh Ann Costley Allison Dukes Fred Ehlers Daryl Evans Reade Fahs * Howard Feinsand* Richard Goerss* Pat Gunning Virginia A. Hepner^*

Lila Hertz* Jocelyn Hunter* Erika James Christopher M. Jones Anne Kaiser* John Keller Lauren Kiefer* Mary Jane Kirkpatrick Malinda Krantz* Alan McKeon* Dori Miller Hala Moddelmog* Phil Moise* Jane Morgan^ Maureen Morrison

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Advisory Board Chair: Laura Hardman* Joel Alvarado Shean L. Atkins Maurice Baker Shana Basnight Paul Bianchi Danny Blumenfeld Keith Arthur Bolden Donna Bowman Heidi Boykin Kristen Wood Burke Tarsha Whitaker Calloway Madison Cario Andrew Chang Greg Changnon Caren Cook Emily Decker

Jane Shivers Sally G. Tomlinson Ben White

Laura Hardman* Hays Mershon Richard S. Myrick Helen Regenstein Bob Reiser

Victoria Palefsky * Paul Pendergrass Scott Pioli Helen Smith Price Patty Reid Margaret Reiser* Fran Rogers* Maurice Rosenbaum Bobby Rosenbloum Surishtha Sehgal Steve Selig Pam Sessions Mark Silberman Chris Sizemore Bill Sleeper

Vice Chair: Phil Moise* Marjorie Mitchell Liza McSwain Dori Miller Dedi Mohr Michelle Morgan Valerie Mosley Joan Netzel Gail O’Neill Kendrick Heather Phillips Almeera Jiwa Pratt Jennifer Schwartz Ron Segal Jibran Shermohammed Nancy Silverboard Susan Stiefel Chuck Taylor

Angela Edmond Lisa Ramirez Ellinger David Felfoldi Patsy Garrett Matt Geller Karen Gentry Barbara Goldman Henry Gonzalez September Gray Lauren Linder Grunberg Nancy Halwig Janet Stovall Harrell Michael Kaluzny Rachelle Kuramoto Carolina Margarella Santiago Marquez Carol Meadows

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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.

★★★★★★★ $250,000+

The Coca-Cola Company The Goizueta Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Wells Fargo Foundation

★★★★★★ $100,000+ The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation AT&T Delta Air Lines, Inc. The Home Depot

The Kendeda Fund The Shubert Foundation Spray Foundation, Inc. Turner

★★★★★ $50,000+ Carter’s The Edgerton Foundation Fulton County Board of Commissioners North Highland

PNC R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation Wal-Mart Foundation The Zeist Foundation

★★★★ $25,000+ Atlanta Foundation Camp-Younts Foundation City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Georgia Power

Oscar G. & Elsa S. Mayer Family Foundation Publix Super Markets Charities, Inc. The Rich Foundation The Harold & Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust

★★★ $10,000+ The Abraham J & Phyllis Katz Foundation Accenture Allstate Foundation Alston & Bird Cartoon Network

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sponsors THE COCA-COLA COMPANY is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world’s most valuable and recognizable brands, our company’s portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, 18 of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. Our billion-dollar brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Dasani, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Del Valle, Georgia and Gold Peak. More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com. Cast and company flowers sponsored by

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

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annual fund Individual donors contribute more than $2 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 for the 2015/16 and 2016/17 seasons from June 1, 2015 through July 15, 2016.

$100,000+ Spray Foundation, Inc. $50,000+ Starr Moore and the James Starr Moore Memorial Foundation Mr. & Mrs. H. Bronson Smith $25,000+ Barbara & Steve Chaddick Ann & Jeff Cramer Katie & Reade Fahs David & Carolyn Gould Stephen & Marjorie Osheroff Victoria & Howard Palefsky Dan & Garnet Reardon Mark & Evelyn Trammell Foundation Sally G. Tomlinson $15,000-$24,999 Stephanie Blank Susan Booth & Max Leventhal Mr. Fredric M. Ehlers & Mr. David Lile Mr. & Mrs. Howard Feinsand Doris & Matthew Geller Jocelyn J. Hunter John C. Keller Mr. & Mrs. David E. Kiefer David & Mary Jane Kirkpatrick Malinda Krantz Jane & Hicks Lanier Bob & Margaret Reiser Linda & Steve Selig Charlita Stephens-Walker, Charles* & Delores Stephens $10,000-$14,999 Ms. Kristin R. Adams Chandra Stephens-Albright & Warren Albright The Balloun Family The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Laura Brightwell Mr. & Mrs. Peter Carter Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Cashdan Linda & Gene Davidson The Frances and Beverly DuBose Foundation, Inc Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Evans Marsha & Richard Goerss Mr. Patrick J. Gunning Virginia Hepner & Malcolm Barnes Doug & Lila Hertz

Andrea & Boland Jones Mrs. Leslie Joyce James & Lori Kilberg Hala & Steve Moddelmog Phil & Caroline Moïse Mr. & Mrs. Angus Morrison Travis Reed & Michael Kriethe of Harry Norman Realtors Patty & Doug Reid Patricia & Maurice Rosenbaum Mr. & Mrs. Bobby Rosenbloum Ms. Pam Sessions & Mr. Don Donnelly Mark & Linda Silberman Mr. & Mrs. Chris Sizemore Dr. & Mrs. Dennis Lee Spangler Karen & John Spiegel Tim & Maria Tassopoulous Rosemarie & David Thurston Mr. Ramon Tomé & Ms. Carol Tomé Waffle House Mark & Rebekah Wasserman Mr. & Mrs. Bradford L. Watkins Ramona & Ben White Suzy Wilner Mr. & Mrs. Monte Wilson Paul Wrights Amy & Todd Zeldin $7,500-$9,999 James Anderson Mr. & Mrs. William Dukes Mr. & Mrs. Adam Fuller Mr. & Mrs. John S. Markwalter, Jr. Mr. Alan B. McKeon & Ms. Evelyn Ashley Dr. & Mrs. R. K. Sehgal Mr. Christopher Jones & Mr. Roger Smith $5,000-$7,499 Gene G. Abel, M.D. & Nora Harlow John & Lynn Ayers Kathy & Ken Bernhardt Mr. & Mrs. W. Kent Canipe Franklin & Dorothy Chandler Ezra Cohen Mr. & Mrs. Chad Costley Eve & Bob Eckardt Dr. & Mrs. Norman Elliott Karen & Andrew Ghertner Erin & John Heyman Mrs. Anne H. Kaiser Paul & Rosthema Kastin David L. Kuniansky Lubo Fund

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Richard S. & Winifred B. Myrick Scott, Dallas, & Mia Pioli Anna & Hays Mershon Mr. & Mrs. Solon P. Patterson Bill & Rhonda Rowland Alan & Cyndy* Schreihofer Mr. & Mrs.* Charles B. Shelton III Henry N. & Margaret P. Staats Lynne & Steve Steindel William & Margarita Sleeper Sharon & David Schachter Chuck & Lisa Cannon-Taylor Mr. & Mrs. Benny Varzi Susan & Tom Wardell $2,500-$4,999 Elaine & Miles Alexander Dr. & Mrs. Raymond Allen Arcus Capital Partners Ellen Arnovitz Karen Beardslee & Susie McGinnis Ron & Lisa Brill Charitable Trust Sara & Alex Brown Frank Buonanotte Frank & Mary Anne Chew Mark & Ruth Coan Susan & Ed Croft Ann & Jim Curry Mr. & Mrs. Edward C. Dobbs Marcia & John Donnell Bo & Eileen DuBose Diane Durgin Eierman Foundation John & Cindy Ethridge Ms. Elizabeth R. Etoll Diane & Daryl Evans Kathryn T. Farley, PhD Viki & Paul Freeman Mr. & Mrs. John D. Fuller Dr. Cynthia J. Fordyce & Sharon Hulette Heidi & David Geller Mrs. Carrie G. Hall Burch & Mark Hanson Dr. & Mrs. John B. Hardman Ariana L. Hargrave Henry & Etta Raye Hirsch Foundation Mr. & Mrs. J. Michael Hostinsky Linda & Richard Hubert Mr. Wayne S. Hyatt Jason & Laurie Jeffay Samuel B Kellett, Sr. Foundation Leslie D. Leigh M.D. Kristie L. Madara Daniel Marks & Keri Powell Mr. Walter W. Mitchell

Dedi & Julian Mohr June M. Morrison Susan & David Peterson Sam & Barbara Pettway Helen M. Regenstein Nancy & Charlie Rigby Charlotte & Tom Shields Brian Shively & Jim Jinhong Sonny & Jeanne Seals Nancy & Gerald Silverboard Mr. & Mrs. E. Kendrick Smith Linda & Mason Stephenson Karen & Alex Stickney Susan & Alan Stiefel Mr. Russell B. Still In honor of Carol Jones Maria-Ruth Storts Michael & June Tompkins John Vaught & Karen Gentry Cynthia Widner Wall & James A. Wall J.M. Wilkerson Construction Company Lynne Winship The Zaban Foundation John & Kathy Zamer $1,500 - $2,499 Judge Gregory A. Adams & Wanda C. Adams Diane & Kent Alexander Theodore & Andrea Altholz Mr. & Mrs. Brian Anderson Elizabeth & John Bacon Mr. & Mrs. Roland L. Bates Mark & Pam Bell Mr. & Mrs. John Benator Jeff Bergstrom John Haupert & Bryan Brooks Mrs. Lucinda W. Bunnen Aubrey & Carol Bush Candace Carson Melodie H. Clayton Susan & Tom Callaway Brad & Sally Currey Phil Delanty Mr. & Mrs. David E. Dermer Diane & Roman Deville Ralph & Ree Edwards Mindy & Mike Egan Tim & Christina Eyerly Jody & Michael Feldman Andrew & Wendie Fisher Linda M. Garrett Mr. & Mrs. Taylor Glover Lynne & Jack Halpern Valerie Hartman Richard & Dorothy Hines


annual fund $1,500 - $2,499 cont’d Stephen & Taylor Horne Dr. Joyce F. Houser Adrienne Hudson Kay H. & Burke C. Jones Mark Keiser Dr. William A. Kiser Steven & Sheri Labovitz Conchita Heyn & Robert Lichtefeld Gary Lovett Linda L. Lively & James E. Hugh, III Mr. & Mrs. Nathan Metzger Janice & Tom Munsterman Debbie & Lon Neese Bill & Carey Peard Peg Petersen Karen Porch Erin Quinn Don & Rosalinda Ratajczak Dr. Denise Raynor Rebecca & John Reeves Dr. Susan Rifkin & Mr. David Rifkin The Elster Foundation Peter & Alice Rogers Dr. & Mrs. Fredric Rosenberg Mr. & Mrs. Mark Rosenberg Sam Schwartz & Lynn Goldowski Smith, LLC Mr. Scott Sorrels Ms. Martha B. Stephens & Ms. Linda B. August Jim & Janie Stratigos Dr. & Mrs. Alan Sunshine Dr. & Mrs. Kenneth G. Taylor Kathy & Ron Tomajko Ms. Natasha Trethewey Penn & Sally Wells Barbara A. White $1,000 - $1,499 Sharon Adams Michael & Andrea Barrett Mr. & Mrs. Billy Bauman Shirley Blaine Mr. & Mrs. Francis S. Blake Thomas Brown Family Charity David Cofrin & Christine TrybaCofrin Ralph & Rita Connell Bryan & Barbara Fields Mr. & Mrs. William C. Fowler Mr. & Mrs. John J. Gillin Mr. & Mrs. Frank S. Goodman James & Vicki Griffiths Warren M. Gump Mr. Walter Henderson Mrs. Elaine L. Hentschel Bruce & Elizabeth Herman Mark Hobson P.J. Younglove Hovey

The International Council of Fine Arts Deans Suzanne & Thad King Lucy Kinnaird Mrs. Elizabeth Levine In honor of Billy Levine Richard Long & Sheri Easton-Long William McKay Jim & Jo McLean Carol & Dart Meadows Ann Starr & Kent Nelson Joan Netzel & John Gronwall Mr. & Mrs. Paul Ollinger Mr. Thomas Pinckney Dr. Jerry & Mrs. Linda Richman Roger & Lynn Ritvo in honor of Ken McNeil Neil & Susan Sandler Chris Schneider Elizabeth Wallace & Christopher Scislowicz Jane E. Shivers Philip Slaughter Mrs. Velma C. Tilley Ms. Avril Vignos Vogel Family Foundation Mr. Kevin Warren Adrienne Whitehead Sue S. Williams Melody Wilder Wilson Ms. Amy Winokur William & Nancy Yang $750 - $999 Dr. & Mrs. Marshall Abes Lisa & Joe Bankoff Ms. Donna C. Bowman Richard & Linda Davis Mr. & Mrs. Gary Elder Shan Franklin Louise S. Gunn Carsten Hilker Kurle Law, LLC Ms. Theresa McCabe Mr. & Mrs. Isador Mitzner Dori & Jack Miller Ratonyi Family Philanthropic Fund $500 - $749 Joe Arnold Dr. Evelyn R. Babey Mr. George T. Baker Michael & Mary Baron Candace & Jeff Bell Ms. Mary Bergh Betty Blondeau-Russell Judge JoAnn Bowens Helen Brown Ms. Kristen Wood Burke & Mr. Adam Burke Mr. James Clements Ms. Celestine Cookson Darryl Cooper

Rosalie & Max Cooper B.J. Erb, M.D. & Bruce I. Crabtree III Lisa Cremin & Bruce Harlan Julian Dejuan Alexandra & Charlotte Dretler Dr. Julia Emmons Ms. Gail H. Evans Debbie Frank Pat & Jerry Gardner Dr. Arthur Griffiths & Dr. Deborah Griffiths Julie Hadden Nancy & J. Michael Halwig MD Mr. Lucas Hathaway Dawn & Jack Hereth Dr. & Mrs. Kenneth L. Hermann Mr. Edward Hewett James A. Hill William Kendall Darlene & Lonnie Jenkins S. Jarvin Levison Dr. & Mrs. Mitchell Lippman Michael Lipsitt Guidian Healthcare Consulting Doug & Norma McNeill Raymond & Penelope McPhee Geoffrey & Betsy Meacham Mr. & Mrs. Charles Moseley Dennis & Debra Murphy Margaret H. Murphy Ellen & George Nemhauser Peter Ohanlon Anna & Richard Pare John & Helen Parker Mike Peck LP Pendergrass Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Pollock Judith Reece Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Rothberg David & Virginia Sjoquist Brenda J. Smith Marilyn & Stanley Steinberg Jana Stein-Payan Chantel Taylor Herman & Jasmine Taylor Johnie L. Teague Mr. & Mrs. Norman Thomas Mr. Richard Thomas Dan & Jennifer Van Horn Mr. & Mrs. Ted Verren Mr. & Mrs. Joseph B. Vivona Mr. Bradlee C. Ward Mark & Dara Wassersug Amanda Watkins The Westminster Schools Mr. & Ms. Jonathan Wilfong John Williamson Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Williamson Joyce Smith Wilson WMLB, AM 1690 Mr. Thomas G. Abrams & Mr. Britt Wood Sherry & Donn Wright

$250 - $499 Howell E. Adams Jr. & Madeline Adams Veronica Alfieri Mr. Brandon Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Carl H. Anderson Cyndae Arrendale Tammy & Chad Bagwell Dr. Gordon Baker Maurice Baker Mr. Paul L. Benkeser Stephen & Candy Berman Jay Bernath Tracy Berry Thomas & Wendy Betenia Bonny Breuer Judith Lyon & Ron Bloom Mr. & Mrs. Brett Boatright Jane Fahey & Emmet Bondurant Nana Boone Heidi Boykin Dr. Harold J. Brody Michael & Amanda Brown Carol Cook Bryant Ronald L. Budde Rosalyn & Stephen Bush Joseph Cantwell Lewis Carr Shonda Cheekes Mr. William T. Clewell Julianne Cohn Liz & Charlie Cohn Mr. & Mrs. Theodore Cole Kenneth Collins Mr. & Mrs. Charles Conover Janeen Cook Jean & Jerry Cooper Mr. & Mrs. James B. Crew, Jr. Dr. Cecil Reeves & Mr. Alonzo Daniel, Jr. Shelley Danzy Celeste Davis Carol Comstock & Jim Davis Mark Demers Mary Grace Diehl & Michael Jablonski James & Dorinda Dorsett Mr. & Mrs. Scott Duncan Mr. & Mrs. Brian Dyson Mr. & Mrs. Robert G. Edge Sonnet Edmonds Drs. Bryan & Norma Edwards Dr. Kenneth Mark Ellner Leonard Epley Bill Everett Laura Federspiel John & Cam Fenton Angeline Fife Mrs. Eleanor H. Finley Daniel & Simone Forbes Steve & Peggy Freedman Ms. Ronni French Sarah Hawbecker & William Fuller

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annual fund Individual donors contribute more than $2 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 for the 2015/16 and 2016/17 seasons from June 1, 2015 through July 15, 2016.

$250 - $499 cont’d Kamieka Gabriel Mr. Joe Gantt Mr. & Mrs. Edward T.M. Garland Dick & Anne Game Shelley & Bruce Gaynes Ed Gentle Mr. & Mrs. Chris Gentry Derrick & Rachel Gervin Mr. & Mrs. Michael J. Goldman Martin & Doris Goldstein Mitchell Goodman & Wendy Orent-Goodman Mary C. Gramling Dan & Susan Graveline Mr. Joshua Gray Ms. Kimberly Gresh Edward & Erika Gross James & Andrea Grubiak Divida Gude Mr. Alan H. Halpern Mr. Alfred Hanner Mr. & Mrs. Joseph B. Haynes Tim Heard Chauntina Hill Mr. & Mrs. Jim Hubbert Mr. David Hooker Ms. Fredricka Horne Mr. & Mrs. Randolph Hutto Lealani Irby Sherman & Alyce James Mr. Amil & Rhea Johnson Lee & Alyse Jones John & Shelly Kacergis Drs. Sharon Neulinger & Richard Kaplan Carolyn L. Kennedy Mr. & Mrs. Peter G. Kessenich Maureen P. Kiely Mr. Matthew Klein Carol & Paul Kurtz Kittner Associates Ms. Cynthia Landis Elaine LaLonde Heather Love Kenneth & Molly Lynch Mr. James M. Macknik Renita Mathis Ronald McCauley Kirkland McGhee Ms. Leslie Lambert & Ms. Jacki Moore Mr. Christopher Moses & Ms. Brittany Loffert Jennifer Motley Mr. & Mrs. Ali Muhammad Clair & Thomas Muller Kathleen Murphy

Dr. & Mrs. Douglas Murray Michael Quinlan Mr. & Mrs. Peter O'Hanlon Arthur Orekyeh Mr. & Mrs. Michael Orr Mrs. Martha Pentecost Sophia Brothers Peterman Physical Therapy Pros LLC Sinead Quinn Rosemary Rausch Dr. Edna Rawlings Candace Ray Julie & Randolph Redmon Ms. Connie R. Reed Dr. & Mrs. Christopher Reeves Leslie Resnik Ed & Sandy Rhein Jean Rich Mr. & Mrs. Ted J. Rikard Miss Lillie M. Robbins Marlene M. Robertson Vicie A Rolling James H. Rollins & Jillian S. Kaechele Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Ross Turkessa Rudder Scot Safon & Rebecca Leary Safon Mr. & Mrs. Andy Sayles The Robbins Scourtis Family Ronald & Jill Segal Dr. Susan E. Shapiro Amy Rosenberg Schwartz Bennie & Yvonne Shaw Ms. Elizabeth A. Shiavo The Shockley Family Dr. & Mrs. Robert Simmermon Naponisha Sivad Mr. & Mrs. Sam Sligar Fred B. Smith Putnam & Carmen Smith Tate & Paige Smith Will Smith Frank & Anne Strickland Jennifer Stone Lanie Taylor & Evan Pontz Ms. Laura E. Thruston Mr. & Mrs. Dave Tolman Mr. & Mrs. William H. Townsend Wanda & Robert Truesdale Chris & Marcie Tuten Caitlin Way & Sean Taylor Mr. & Mrs. Wayne R. Vason Willie & Joyce Vasser Kevin & Alexandra Ward Mia Warlick in Memory of Pete Shinn Brooke Weinmann In Honor of

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Winston Weinmann Greg & Teresa Wellborn Ed & Connie Whittington Carissa Williams Mr. & Mrs. Richard Williams Kiki Wilson Mr. Jorn Winter Alice & Blake Wood Honey & Howard Workman Ann Wrighton David Yelich Mr. & Mrs. Charles L. Young Dorothy Zujkowski $150 - $249 Alfred G. & Sarah H. Adams Kendra & Jeffrey Adams Rev. & Mrs. Lawrence C. Adams Marjorie J. Adler Obinna Agbo Ms. Tamaya Anderson Mr. J. Paul Newell & Ms. Susan A. Andresen Mr. & Mrs. Lee Asher Darlene Badger Deleana Badger James Ball Wayne & Patricia Barker Drs. Mark & Laura Beaty Mr. Paul F. Bianchi Nancy & Gary Bivins Ms. Sandra Blair Ms. Janet Bogle Claire Broadwell Miriam Brodkin Neysa Brown Benjamin Bryan Mack & Linda Butler Rick Chambers Gardner & Peggy Chambliss Mr. & Mrs. Andy Childers Dr. Kimberly Christmas Andrea Strickland & N. Jerold Cohen Kitty & Ezra Cohen David Collins Bill & Jennifer Combs Jessica P. Corley Sandra M. Cortner Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence R. Cowart Ms. Lindy Crase Benjamin Crawford Ms. Latosha Crawford Gray & Marge Crouse Hal & Laurie Daniel John Demicco III Mr. Brian Valdez Annette & Paul Kersting

Dr. & Mrs. George W. Daneker, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Joseph T. Davis Robert A. DeMetz Mr. & Mrs. Phillip M. Dial Kirk Diamond Ray Dingledine Barbara R. Dorsey Cydnee & Rob Dubrof Ms. Jennifer Roxanne Eady Dr. & Mrs. S. Boyd Eaton Sherri D. Ekers Mrs. Nancy Elsas John & Suzanne Ernst Mr. & Mrs. Faulkenberry Rand Fisher Ms. Catherine Fletcher Dixil Francis Dr. & Mrs. Richard D. Franco Mr. Keith Franklin Mr. Henry Frazier Homer S. French May Gourrier French Alexander Gdalevich Mr. Richard Gelting Sander & Marina Gilman Judith & Robert Golomb Ellen Griffith Lisa Grove Mr. Michael Grover David Guy Bruce & Alison Hagen Mr. & Mrs. Garrett Hale Ms. Quincy Hammond Mr. & Mrs. Mark Hansil Ms. Carly D. Harrington Kenyon Harris Mr. & Mrs. Mark Haughland Regina Haynes Carole Hays James & Susan Heerin Mary Margaret Hendrix Glenda Hicks Mr. Robert J. Hulsey Susan Hurst Mr. & Mrs. George Ickes Dr. Gary K. Iskol Annette Janowitz Rebecca Jarvis Mr. & Mrs. Lee Jenkins Eric & Carol Johnson Tiffany Johnson Lisha Hocking & Scott Johnson Mr. Wendell L. Johnson Mavis Kalmback Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Kalista Robert & Jane Kibler Mr. & Mrs. Robert Klein


annual fund $150 - $249 cont’d Mr. & Mrs. Loren Koch Mr. Peter B. LaHatte & Ms. Cyndy Woodrow Mrs. Karen Lakin Mr. & Mrs. John Lee Mr. Scott Levere Fred & Ann Levin Mr. & Mrs. Bert Lewyn Weihua Liu Mr. Joel Lobel & Ms. Debbie A. Smith Amie Locicero Ms. Carolanne Lott Al Lurey Sarah Macknik Terry & Elaine McClean Velda McCoy Elizabeth Ralston McGowan Shelley Milakofsky DonnaMarie Mitchell Ms. Diane Moldenhauer Nancy J. Moore Dr. & Mrs. R. Stephen Morgan Ms. Renee Najour-Payne Esther Nelms Stuart & Fiona Norris Leonard Pallats Ms. Patricia Parrish Darvin & Nikita Patterson Julie Fishman & Terry Pechacek Dr. Jesse R. Peel, M.D. Dr. James L. Powell Mr. & Mrs. Bob Reardon Susan H. Reinach Douglas & Reginia Riffey Emil Risby

Jose Rivera Brian & Lynn Roberts Mr. & Mrs. William Roberts Gloria J. Rodgers Dale Royal Mr. & Mrs. Roger Rupnow Jane & Rein Saral The Sawyer Family Lawrence Schall & Betty Londergan Mr. & Mrs. William Schnitzer Steve & Stephanie Schramm Bruce B. Schultz Deena Serafin Zakiyyah Shaheed Glenn Sherman Ms. Jacqueline R. Sherman Emily Silberman Ms. B. E. Minga & Mr. Walter Smith Shawn O. Smith Morrie & Mimi Spang Jack Spencer Ms. Harriette Staton Amy Steelman Dennis Stevens Mr. & Mrs. Kenard G. Strauss Mr. & Mrs. Mani Subramanian Mr. Sean P. Sullivan & Dr. Alicia A. Diaz Patricia & James Sykes Vicky Tabor & Kenny Atha Arlene & David Taylor Beverly D. Thomas Mr. Dwight A. Thompson Ms. Kathleen Tylka Ms. Stephanie Van Parys & Mr. Robert A. Cleveland

Jill Von Grey Ms. Loretta Walker Mr. Marcus Washington Larry & Laura Weiner Tucker Weinmann Jamie Weisman & Victor Balaban Reverend & Mrs. John Westerhoff Laura Whitlock Janie Wilburn Angela Williams Timothy Williams L. Lamar Wilson Mr. Steve Wilson Christin Woods Kareem Yearwood Nancy Young * Deceased

Alliance Theatre Staff Giving

We would like to thank the following Alliance Theatre and Woodruff Arts Center staff members who contributed to the 2015/16 Alliance Theatre Annual Fund. Brooke Beall Jessica Boatright Susan V. Booth Scott Bowne Kristin Buckley Jamie Clements Kat Conley Patrick Conley Megan DeWitt Christina Dresser Jody Feldman Jim Hubbert Rachel Jones Megan Kier Kyle Longwell

Liz Lyons Michael Lyons Deb Mayberry Suzanne Morris Victor Mouledoux Christopher Moses Margo Moskowitz Patrick Myers Rosemary Newcott Mary Alice Nichols J. Noble Courtney O’Neill Shana Orr Willie Parks

Rebecca Pogue Thomas Pinckney Mike Schleifer Amy Schwartz Brian Shively Vincent Simons Paige Smith Matthew Tanner Bret Torbeck Laura Thruston Caitlin Way Cindy Lou Who Michael Winn

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annual fund legacy society The following are members of the Legacy Society who are ensuring the future strength of the Alliance Theatre through planned gifts to benefit the Theatre. The Legacy Society is the special recognition group for those who have included the Theatre in their estate plans. For more information about making a planned gift to benefit the Alliance Theatre, please contact Caitlin Way, Associate Dir. of Development, Board/Major Gifts at 404-733-4757 or caitlin.way@ 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 Howard & Ellen Feinsand Laura & John Hardman Glen E. & Nancy Hesler

P.J. Younglove Hovey William C. Hyde Lauren & David Kiefer Virginia Vann* & Ken Large Anna & Hays Mershon Mr. & Mrs. John McColskey Phil & Caroline Moise 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 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 AIG Corporation Aon Risk Solutions AT&T Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Bryan Cave-Powell Goldstein Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Chubb Corporation The Coca-Cola Company Deloitte Equifax, Inc.

GE Energy Georgia Power Home Depot Foundation Honda Motor Co. IBM Corporation JPMorgan Chase Kimberly-Clark Foundation Macy’s Foundation McDonald’s Corporation Microsoft Corporation Neiman Marcus

Norfolk Southern Corporation Plum Creek Prudential Financial Publix Super Markets Sprint SunTrust Foundation Time Warner, Inc. Verizon Corporation Yahoo! Wells Fargo

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


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 38 partners who lead our efforts to ensure the arts thrive in our community.

$1 MILLION+

$500,000+ A Friend of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (2) The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Bank of America Chick-fil-A Foundation / Rhonda and Dan Cathy Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. The Home Depot Foundation The Marcus Foundation, Inc.

Spray Foundation, Inc. SunTrust Foundation SunTrust Bank Teammates and The SunTrust Trusteed Foundations: Florence C. and Harry L. English Memorial Fund Thomas Guy Woolford Charitable Trust

Terra Foundation for American Art Wells Fargo

$400,000+ Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation The Douglas J. Hertz Family PwC, Partners & Employees

Patty and Doug Reid The Rich Foundation The Sara Giles Moore Foundation

$300,000+ Mr. and Mrs. C. Merrell Calhoun The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Inc. Deloitte, its Partners & Employees Forward Arts Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Keough King & Spalding, Partners & Employees UPS Mr. and Mrs. Edus H. Warren, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wood

$250,000+ EY, Partners & Employees Invesco Ltd.

KPMG LLP, Partners & Employees wish Foundation

Woodruff Circle & Patron Circle donations made: June 1, 2015 – May 31, 2016 Beauchamp C. Carr Challenge Fund Donors

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THE PATRON CIRCLE $200,000+

A Friend of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra AT&T Georgia-Pacific Corporation Estate of Jeannie Hearn Beth and Tommy Holder Jane and Clayton Jackson Jones Day Foundation & Employees Sarah and Jim Kennedy Lucy R. and Gary Lee, Jr. Estate of Amy Norman Louise S. Sams and Jerome Grilhot Margaret and Terry Stent Tull Charitable Foundation Turner

$150,000+

1180 Peachtree Alston & Bird LLP The Antinori Foundation / Ron and Susan Antinori BB&T Joe and Alexis Best III The David, Helen & Marian Woodward Fund-Atlanta Equifax, Inc. Fulton County Arts Council The Howell Fund, Inc. The Imlay Foundation, Inc. PNC Estate of Shirley Rivers The Sartain Lanier Family Foundation The Shubert Foundation Mrs. Sue Williams

$100,000+

A Friend of the Alliance Theatre HerbertAllen / Allen & Company AmericasMart Atlanta The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Atlanta Foundation Sandra and Dan Baldwin Lucinda W. Bunnen Barbara and Steve Chaddick City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs Ann and Jeff Cramer Dan and Merrie Boone Foundation / Dan W. Boone III First Data Corporation Sally and Carl Gable Carol and Paul Garcia Helen C. Griffith Kaiser Permanente Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP Emily and Carl Knobloch Morgens West Foundation National Endowment for the Arts Northern Trust Company Victoria and Howard Palefsky The Pittulloch Foundation Margaret and Bob Reiser The Richman Family Foundation Southern Company Gas

Carol and Ramon Tomé Family Fund WestRock Company Woodruff Arts Center Employees

$75,000+

Alexander Babbage, Inc. Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Kathy and Ken Bernhardt Frances B. Bunzl Cisco Edgerton Foundation New American Plays The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. Starr Moore and the James Starr Moore Memorial Foundation North Highland Publix Super Market Charities Mrs. Ruth Magness Rollins Triad Foundation, Inc.

$50,000+

Akris ALPLA Susan and Richard Anderson Assurant Atlanta Braves Birch Communications Kenny and Nancy Blank Bloomberg The Carter’s Charitable Foundation Carolynn Cooper and Pratap Mukharji Crawford & Company Katie and Reade Fahs Ellen and Howard Feinsand The Frances and Beverly DuBose Foundation, Inc. Paul and Kate Gaffney Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence L. Gellerstedt III General Electric Company Genuine Parts Company The Graves Foundation The Hellen Ingram Plummer Charitable Foundation, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Hilton H. Howell, Jr. Karen and Jeb Hughes Isdell Family Foundation Mr. Michael Kaufmann John C. Keller The Mark & Evelyn Trammell Foundation Massey Charitable Trust NCR Foundation Norfolk Southern Corporation One Museum Place Porsche Cars North America Inc. Primerica, Inc. R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation Razorfish Regions Mr. and Mrs. Fred Richman Mr. Ferdinand C. Seefried

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The Patron Circle includes donors who generously made contributions to our FY16 annual funds and/or long-term special projects and endowment funds. Chip and Sharon Shirley The Shops Buckhead Atlanta Mr. and Mrs. H. Bronson Smith Sara and Paul Steinfeld Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Target Stores United Distributors, Inc. voestalpine Waffle House Susan and Tom Wardell Elizabeth and Chris Willett Joni Winston

$25,000+

A Friend of the High Museum of Art Kristie and Charles Abney Accenture LLP Ms. Kristin Adams Madeline and Howell Adams, Jr. Allstate Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation Arby’s Foundation, Inc. Arnall Golden Gregory LLP Spring and Tom Asher Atlanta Marriott Marquis AVYVE Axiall Corporation The Balloun Family Juanita and Gregory Baranco Anna and Ed Bastian Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Blackney BNY Mellon Wealth Management Mr. Charles Brady John and Mary Brock John and Rosemary Brown Camp-Younts Foundation The Charles Loridans Foundation, Inc. Bert and Cathy Clark Cobb EMC Community Foundation Cousins Properties Inc. Sherri and Jesse Crawford Creative Industries Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Currey, Jr. Elaine and Erroll Davis Marcia and John Donnell Catherine Warren Dukehart Lynn Eden Brooke and Rod Edmond Emory University Peggy Foreman Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta Charlotte R. Garson Georgia Natural Gas Gertrude and William C. Wardlaw Fund GMT Capital Corporation David and Carolyn Gould Grant Thornton LLP Nancy and Holcombe Green Joy and Tony Greene Judah S. Gudelsky Robert Hall Gunn, Jr. James B. Hannan The Harold & Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust

Heineken USA Virginia Hepner and Malcolm Barnes Allison and Ben Hill Holder Construction Infor Global Solutions Jim Cox, Jr. Fund JLL Katie and West Johnson Lori and Bill Johnson Andrea and Boland Jones Mr. and Mrs. Michael L. Keough The Klaus Family Foundation Malinda and David Krantz Lisa & Ron Brill Charitable Trust Karole and John Lloyd Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Mr. and Mrs. Forrest McClain Sally and Allen McDaniel Mr. Harris N. Miller and Ms. Deborah A. Kahn Mueller Water Products, Inc. Terence L. and Jeanne P. Neal Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP Newell Brands Novelis, Inc. Barbara and Sanford Orkin Oscar G. and Elsa S. Mayer Family Foundation Oxford Industries, Inc. John R. Paddock, PhD and Karen M. Schwartz, PhD Vicki and John Palmer Beth and David Park Sally and Pete Parsonson Mrs. Martha Pentecost Mr. and Mrs. Michael Plant Price Gilbert, Jr. Charitable Fund Printpack PulteGroup, Inc. Quikrete Mr. and Mrs. Peter Quinones Mr. and Mrs. David M. Ratcliffe The Ray M. and Mary Elizabeth Lee Foundation, Inc. Dan and Garnet Reardon Richard Gray Gallery, LLC Rocket Camp Phyllis and Sidney Rodbell Alyson and Greg Rogers Ryder Truck Rental, Inc. Phil Sadler Sam’s Club and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. SCANA Energy Bill and Rachel Schultz Mrs. William A. Schwartz Joyce and Henry Schwob The Selig Foundation: Linda & Steve Selig and Cathy & Steve Kuranoff ServiceNow Siemens Smith & Howard, P.C. Mrs. Lessie Smithgall Southwest Airlines


Southwire Company Karen and John Spiegel Jeffrey Sprecher and Kelly Loeffler State Bank & Trust Company Mr. David Stockert and Ms. Cameron Ives Swarovski Greer and Alex Taylor Sally G. Tomlinson Total Wine & More Transwestern TriMont Real Estate Advisors Troutman Sanders LLP The Vasser Woolley Foundation, Inc. Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors AG Walter Clay Hill and Family Foundation Rebekah and Mark Wasserman Rod Westmoreland Joan N. Whitcomb Ann Marie and John B. White, Jr. Susan and John Wieland Loraine P. Williams Wilmington Trust Frances Wood Wilson Foundation, Inc. Diane Wisebram and Edward D. Jewell Estate of Dorothy M. Yates Ellen and John Yates Amy and Todd Zeldin

$15,000+

A Friend of the High Museum of Art (3) ABM Acuity Brands, Inc. Keith Adams and Kerry Heyward Alice S. Powers Irrevocable Trust Alvarez & Marsal Amec Foster Wheeler Yum and Ross Arnold Neal K. Aronson Atlantic American Corporation/Delta Life Insurance Company/ Gray Television Atlantic Capital Bank Atlantic Trust Company Barbara and Ron Balser Bank of North Georgia/ Synovus Financial Corp Lisa and Joe Bankoff Susan R. Bell and Patrick M. Morris Kelly O. and Neil H. Berman Nancy and Phil Binkow Stan and Laura Blackburn The Blanche Lipscomb Foundation Stephanie Blank BlueCross BlueShield of Georgia Missy and Roland Boney Susan V. Booth and Max Leventhal The Boston Consulting Group Jim and Lisa Boswell

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Mr. and Mrs. Christopher D. Hohlstein Mr. and Mrs. Jack K. Holland Catherine and Rob Hutchinson Ida Alice Ryan Charitable Trust Roya and Bahman Irvani Mrs. Maribeth M. Jameson and Mr. L. Norwood Jameson Liza and Brad Jancik JBS Foundation Lou Brown Jewell John & Mary Franklin Foundation, Inc. John H. and Wilhelmina D. Harland Foundation Mary and Neil Johnson Robert Johnson Mr. Baxter P. Jones and Dr. Jiong Yan James F. Kelly Charitable Trust Mr. and Mrs. David E. Kiefer James and Lori Kilberg Kimberly-Clark Corporation Joel Knox and Joan Marmo Wendy and Scott Kopp Kurt P. Kuehn and Cheryl Davis L & C Wood Family Foundation James H. Landon Donna Lee and Howard Ehni Elaine L. Levin Mr. and Mrs. Bertram L. Levy Livingston Foundation, Inc. Macy’s Meghan and Clarke Magruder Chip Mann and Bill Gilmore Larry and Lisa Mark Mr. and Mrs. John S. Markwalter, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Mike McCarthy Margot and Danny McCaul McGriff, Seibels & Williams, Inc. Ken and Carolyn Meltzer Merrill Lynch—Buckhead Anna and Hays Mershon MGM Resorts International Hala and Steve Moddelmog Phil and Caroline Moïse Morgan Stanley-Atlanta Private Wealth Management Northwestern Mutual/ Northwestern Benefit Caroline and Joe O’Donnell Lynn and Galen Oelkers Stephen and Marjorie Osheroff Sunny Park Karen and Richard Parker Mr. and Mrs. Solon P. Patterson Perkins & Will, Inc. Susan and David Peterson Piedmont Charitable Foundation, Inc. Post Properties Inc. PRGX Mr. and Mrs. William C. Rawson

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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 New York Casting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Telsey + Company Director of New Projects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Celise Kalke Playwright in Residence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pearl Cleage Yale Directing Fellow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leora Morris Artistic Support Associate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Emily Kleypas Kenny Leon Fellow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Olivia Matthews Literary Intern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sarah Isabelle Kelley Yale Theatre Management Fellow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Melissa Rose Reiser Lab Artists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Justin Anderson, David De Vries, Patricia Henritze, Matt Huff, Derreck Kayongo, Hank Kimmel, Vynnie Meli, Mary Lynn Owen, Naima Carter Russell, Kendall Simpson

Properties Properties Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Liz Lyons Master Artisan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Suzanne Cooper Morris Props Artisan and Buyer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kimberly Townsend Props Artisan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bruce Butkovich Scenery Technical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kyle Longwell Assistant Technical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Megan Kier Shop Foreman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick Conley Lead Welder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Lyons Lead Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Victor Mouledoux Jr. Carpenters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Manny Abreo, Cassie Garner Charge Scenic Artist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kat Conley Scenic Artist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brooke Beall Additional Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Austin Tidwell

Production Management Director of Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Victor W. Smith Sound Assistant Production Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Margo Moskowitz Resident Sound Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clay Benning Production Sound Engineer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Michelle Jarvis Costumes Sound Engineers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kristin von Hinezmeyer, Emma Lipsitt, Holly O’Reagan Costume Shop Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jeff Cone Assistant Costme Shop Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . April Andrew Stage Management Design Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jordan Jaked Carrier Resident Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bret Torbeck Drapers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julie Kennedy, Cindy Lou Who Alliance Stage Managers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . lark hackshaw, Liz Campbell, Barbara O’Haley, R. Lamar Williams Craftsmaster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Diana L. Thomas Stitchers/1st Hands . . . . . . . . . . Laury Conley, Lyudmila Fesenko, Brett Parker Assistant Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jayson T. Waddell Additional Stitchers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Erin Abbenante, Dustin Bell, Stage Management Production Assistants . . . . . Britney DeRosa, Kara Procell Amy Fortenberry, Sarah Joeger, Mariah McCormick Wig Master . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lindsay Ewing Stage Operations Additional Wig Assistance . . . . . . . Emily Grace Blackstone, Tammy Klamforth Stage Operations Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scott Bowne Wardrobe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hauzia Conyers, Katy Munroe, Niki Traxler Crew Chief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vincent Simons Additional Wardrobe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cat Booth, Nicole Clockel Stagehand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Deb Maberry Flyman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Willie Parks Electrics Properties Stagehand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Courtney O’Neill Staff Electricians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Gabby Ide, Steve Jordan, Followspot Operator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Scott Ross Steven Love, Jennifer Nakahara Additional Run Crew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Schlachter, Haylee Scott Additional Load-In Crew . . . . . . . Avery Bowne, Chris Locklear, James McBrayer EDUCATION Dan Reardon Director of Education Teaching Artists (cont.) . . . . . . . Benjamin Davis, Theresa Davis, Shelli Delgado, & Associate Artistic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christopher Moses Jorge Donoso, John Doyle, Laurin Dunleavy, Rachael Endrizzi, Jessica Espinoza, Alliance Arts for Learning Institute Director . . . . . . . . . . . . Barbara O’Brien Sharon Foote, Daryl Funn, Allison Gardner, Trevor Goble, Neeley Gossett, Al Hamacher, Robert Hindsman, Jeremiah Parker Hobbs, Catherine Dee Holly, Database & Content Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christina Dresser BJ Hughes, Ameenah Kaplan, Adam King, David Kote, LeeAnna Lambert, Administrative Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rachel Jones Clayton Landey, Bethany Lind, Nicole Livieratos, Cara Mantella, Gloria Martin, Family Programs Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Olivia Aston Bosworth Bryan Mercer, Karin Mervis, Sarah Newby Halicks, Donal Noonan, Early Childhood Program Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kristen Buckley Mary Emily O’Bradovich, Lee Osorio, Tafee Patterson, Tawny Powell, Eric Prather, Kathy and Ken Bernhardt Theatre for the Very Young Coordinator & Family Programs Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Corinne Weintraub Julie Puckett, JL Reed, Iris Rice, Claire Ritzler, Rebeca Robles, Julissa Sabino, Teen & Adult Programs Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sarah Wallis Anandi Salinas, Viviana Sawyer, Linda Sherbert, David Sterritt, Barry Stewart Mann, Suzanne Stroup, Ebony Tucker, Jeremy Varner, Institute Program Coordinator . . . . . . . . . Mary Alice Nichols, Rebecca Pogue Jose Miguel Vasquez, Rachel Wansker, Andrea Washington, Davia Weatherill, Education Sales & Customer Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nicole Kang Corinne Weintraub, Stephanie Willis, Vallea E. Woodbury Communications Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .J. Noble Education Technical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin Bunch Teen Ensemble Members . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sherifa Abudulai, Ampith Anderson, Gillian Baker, Caroline Caden, Austin Geter, Kyla Hunter, Jalexis James, Teaching Artists . . . . . . . . . . Abyss, Nikki Adkins, Karen Aguirre, Isake Akanke Isabel Jordan, Taylor McKinney, Alexis Mpezo, Jade Nixon, Justice Pate, Slaughter, Ricardo Aponte, Olivia Aston Bosworth, Kim Bowers Rheay Barran, Kati Jordan Powell, Laughton Berry, Adirah Robinson, Rachael Simpson, Grace Brown, Danye Brown, Kyle Brumley, Daniel Burns, Amy Cain Lucas Kirstin Calvert, Kara Cantrell, Taryn Carmona, Katie Causey, Sarah Cave, Marquavious Smith, Ever Taylor, Evita Walch, Amira Williams Greg Chagnon, Hannah Church, Jaehn Clare, Steve Coulter, Nakeisha Daniel, MANAGEMENT Managing Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Schleifer Company Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laura Thruston Off-Campus Season Producer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Donya K. Washington Management Associate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Emika Abe Administration & Finance Director of Finance & Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Shively Manager of Information Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jim Hubbert Accounting Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julie Hall Management Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Patrick Myers Administration/Education Associate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elecia Crowley Development Director of Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jamie Clements Associate Director of Development, Board Relations & Major Gifts . . Caitlin Way Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving & Special Events . Paige Smith Grants Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Collins Goss Development Manager, Board Relations & Special Events . . . . Megan DeWitt

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