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The Carthage College Theatre Department Presents:

No Name By Jeffrey Hatcher Adapted from the novel by Wilkie Collins Directed by Herschel Kruger PROGR A M Act I Scene i....................................Combe-Raven, Country resident in West Somersetshire, England Scene ii..............................................................................Garden of Combe-Raven three nights later Scene iii..................................................................................Garden of Combe-Raven one week later Scene iv.............................................................................................Train compartment – an hour later Scene v..........................................................................................................Kensington – one week later Scene vi.........................................Noel Vanstone’s London Home – two and a half months later Act II Scene i.....................Beach at Aldborough-the coast of Norfolk – two and a half months later Scene ii........................................................................................... A chemist’s shop (a short time later) Scene iii...................................................... Inn at Last Harbor (later that night, after the wedding) Scene iv.............................................................................. Upper room at the inn – a short time later Scene v.........................................Outside of Aldborough train station – early the next morning Scene vi.................................................. House in Kensington – a month has passed (mid March) Scene vii................................................ St Crux The Abbey – two weeks have passed (early April) Scene viii....................................................................... Combe-Raven – one month later (early May) CAST Corey Riedl.................................................................................................. Miss Marrable/Maid/Waitress Jane Burkitt....................................................................................................................................... Magdalen Meg Keogh........................................................................................................ Miss Granby/Mrs. Wragge Courtney Matula......................................................................................................Miss Dermody/Mazey Spencer Jacobsen........................................................................................................................Frank Clare Alex Johnson............................................................................................Mr. Vanstone/Admiral Bartram Bianca Bakanec.......................................................................................................................................Norah Rose Grizzell....................................................................................................................................Miss Garth Abbey Bobzin.......................................................................................................Mrs. Vanstone/Inkeeper Jordan Horne..........................................................................................................Butler/George Bartram Logan Milway....................................................................................................................Mr. Clare/Chemist Christian Aldridge.............................................................................Railroad man/Lieutenant Phillips Tyler Seaman................................................................................................................Mr. Pendril/Postman Andrew Stachurski............................................................................................................. Captain Wragge Kathiamarice Lopez........................................................................................................Madame LeCount Mack Folkert............................................................................................................................ Noel Vanstone John Kryl, Henry Kruger, and Macee Jo Mueller.................................................................. Musicians


PRODUCTION TEA M Director.................................................................................................................................. Herschel Kruger Scenic Designer..................................................................................................Maureen Chavez-Kruger Production Stage Manager.............................................................................................Laurel McKenzie Costume Designer....................................................................................................................Kim Instenes Technical Director.........................................................................................................Martin McClendon Music Director............................................................................................................................. Amy Haines Choreographer......................................................................................................................Stacy Pottinger Assistant Technical Directors............................................... William Newcomb and Drew Wimmer Lighting Designer...........................................................................................................William Newcomb Assistant Stage Manager.............................................................................................Alexandra Morton Dramaturg...................................................................................................................................Alyson Kiesel Property Master.................................................................................................................... Amanda Zibell Dialect Coaching................................................................................John Maclay, Martin McClendon Running Crew............................................. Conor O’Brien, Lindsay Phillips, and David Rodriguez Sound Designer....................................................................................................................... Gino Gumino Light Board Operator............................................................................................................... Emily Mortiz Sound Operator....................................................................................................................... Gino Gumino Costume Crew Head.................................................................................................................Molly Mason Costume Crew....................................................................................... Lauren Baca, Clare Heronemus, Amanda Garrigan, and Bethany Sassen Box Office Manager.................................................................................................................. Jenna Payne Scenic, costume, and lighting construction; painting...................................................The students of Carthage Theatre

Presenting the Patricia Barber Quartet

Photo by Jammi Sloane York

in concert at “The Rita” - April 2

The Kenosha Community Foundation and UW-Parkside proudly present renowned jazz pianist and vocalist Patricia Barber and her quartet

7:30 pm, Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Frances Bedford Concert Hall, Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities Tickets are $20 Adults, $18 Faculty, $10 Students For tickets visit uwp.edu/departments/the.rita/ or the UW-Parkside box office (262-595-2564)

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R E M E M B E R T H E N A M E - B Y J E F F R E Y H ATC H E R It’s a cliché, when discussing the likes of William Shakespeare or Charles Dickens, to say, “Why, if he were writing today, he’d be on the staff of ‘Dexter.’ ” The assumption being that because a great writer happened to have a talent for plot and what Pauline Kael called the “kiss-kiss bang-bang” of sex and violence, he must be akin to our pop-culture contemporaries, a notion designed less to elucidate something meaningful about the lionized and long dead writer, and more to pay undo compliment to the nameless scribes working on ‘Dexter.’ Wilkie Collins, however, may be the exception. We live in the days of open-ended narratives, and to find the origins of such shows as “The Sopranos,” “Mad Men,” and “Breaking Bad,” we must look back farther than the 70s/80s evening soap operas “Dallas” and “Dynasty” to the medium for which Collins wrote: the serialized novels and short stories of the mid-19th century. Collins, along with his close friend and collaborator Dickens, is surely the closest we have to the network writers’ rooms that grind out episode after episode, week after week. Collins wrote to the cliffhanger. As a “sensation writer” -- sensation in this sense meaning the shiver, the tremble, the tingle up the spine -- Collins was in the business of bringing the reader back for more. The cliffhanger ending – that last paragraph or line of narration at the end of an installment – was a tease and a promise: “When she looked out the window, there standing at the gate of the old graveyard was the figure of her dead husband…” The reader bought the next installment a week or month later because of the implied deal made between author and reader: If you keep reading me, I’ll keep satisfying you. Collins was a master of cliffhangers, and he played fair with his readers. He was obsessed with technical details – train schedules, poisons doses, mechanisms for imprisonment and murder – because no matter how outlandish the plot or complicated its workings, it had to be feasible. Credibility in every detail was important to Collins because his larger concerns – the subjects of his stories – were those of law, religion, morality and justice, and how the concrete embodiments of these abstracts could play havoc with people’s lives. If he was going to go after an established law or an established church, he wanted to make sure his critics couldn’t condemn him for sloppiness or shoddy research. He knew that if the mechanics of his plotting were found wanting, it would call into question his more serious arguments, and that he could not risk. And so, for the sake of a critique of punitive marriage laws, we have beautifully worked out methods for the construction and implementation of a suburban gas chamber (“Armadale”). And if we remember the gas chamber more than we do the critique, well, we can’t really blame Collins for being such a terrific showman. He was bringing to the page theatrical gifts that he and Dickens embraced on the stages of London, Bristol, Manchester and the Continent. (An example can be seen in the new film “The Invisible Woman,” at the beginning of which we see Dickens staging Collin’s play “The Frozen Deep”) Wilkie Collins delivered his sensations in the forms of suspense, thrills and chills, heroes and happy endings (usually). But for all his narrative brilliance, most impressive was his interest in and treatment of women. Women as victims, yes, but also women as heroic authors of their fates. Women as avenging angels. Women as diabolists. It’s arguable -- I would argue -- that Collins surpasses Dickens in this one area: whereas the young women in Dickens, the Doras, Claras, and Esters, tend to blur together in the reader’s mind, Collins’ young women – most particularly Lydia Gwilt in “Armadale” and Magdalen Vanstone in “No Name” – are vivid, full-blooded, fully-realized figures with desires, fears, intelligence, talent and wit as fully developed as any man’s; they are etched in the reader’s memory as they are onto the page, burning themselves into the mind as typeface bites into pulp. In “No Name,” the sisters Magdalen and Nora Vanstone are rendered illegitimate by the actions of a loving father and mother. They inherit their parents’ sin/wrong/fault No Name

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and are as a consequence disinherited by what their solicitor terms “a cruelty of the legislation.” Each in her own way struggles to reclaim her name, or at least a name. To legitimize themselves, not only in the eyes of the law, but for the sake of their self-worth. In doing so, each changes in ways that threaten life and limb, and cause them to fear for their souls. The journeys these women make are not often seen in the work of 19th century male authors. Before the turn of the century Henry James, to take one example, would explore even more minutely the workings of the female psyche, but between William Thackeray’s Becky Sharp in “Vanity Fair” (1847) and Henry James’ Isabel Archer in “Portrait of a Lady” (1881), we find the women of Wilkie Collins – Rachel Verinder in “The Moonstone,” Marian Halcombe in “The Woman in White,” Miss Gwilt, and the Vanstone sisters. That their names are not so well known is a cruelty of the literary establishment. But it is my hope – Collins might write “my most fervent hope” - that this injustice is one which Carthage’s production of “No Name” shall serve to rectify. SPECIAL THANKS Jim Guy, Milwaukee Rep Milwaukee Community Sailing Center

CAST BIOGR APHIES Christian Aldridge (Rail Worker/ Lieutenant Phillips) is a sophomore Music Theatre and Theatre Performance double major, and is incredibly happy to have been a part of this uniquely wonderful process. Other mainstage credits include As You Like It (Orlando), Spring Awakening (Ernst/Dieter), and Tartuffe (Officer). Music Theatre workshop credits include Legally Blonde (Elle’s Dad/Winthrop) and Next to Normal (Henry). Christian would like to thank his family and friends for their undying love and support, the entire cast and production team for making this show possible, and Jeffrey Hatcher for his incredible work with the cast and his script, making this experience truly one of a kind. Bianca Bakanec (Norah)is a senior here at Carthage College. She has previously appeared in The Glass Menagerie. She is 4

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so thankful to have this opportunity and support from her family, friends, and her director Herschel Kruger. Abbey Bobzin (Mrs. Vanstone/Inkeeper) is a junior Theatre Performance and Graphic Design double major with a minor in Communication. She is thrilled to be back on the Carthage stage! Previously seen at Carthage in Inspecting Carol (Betty Andrews) and a staged reading of Day After Night (Esther), Abbey also performed in Luminous Theatre’s production of The Penelopiad under the Holton St. Viaduct in Milwaukee last summer. She has also worked on costume crews for Carthage’s productions of Boeing Boeing and the KCACTF remount of A Clamour of Rooks. She’d like to leave the audience with a quote by Charles Dickens: “Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.”


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Jane Burkitt, (Magdalen), is a Senior Theatre Performance Major here at Carthage. She is elated to be a part of such a wonderful cast, crew, and script and is so grateful for this opportunity. Her other credits include As You Like It (Rosalind), No Exit (Estelle), A Clamour of Rooks (Red/ Rose), Tartuffe (Mariane), The Sound of Music (Maria), Oleanna(Carol), Romeo and Juliet (Lady Capulet), Almost, Maine (Ginette, Marvalyn, Hope), and Beautiful Bodies (Sue Carol). Jane would like to thank her ever supportive band of family and friends for always being there, Anthony for always cheering her up, Herschel for this opportunity, and God for everything. Enjoy! Mack Folkert (Noel Vanstone) is pumped to back onstage in the Wartburg. He recently appeared as Aleksandr in Stars in the Morning Sky. Other Carthage credits include: Robert in Boeing Boeing, Tom in The Glass Menagerie, and Epstein in Biloxi Blues. Over the past summer, he was seen as France in Alchemist Theatre’s King Lear. Mack is a Senior Theatre Performance and Public Relations double major and a member of the Carthage Neil-Futurists. He would like to thank his loved one’s for their support. Rose Grizzell (Miss Garth)is a junior Theatre Performance major. Rose has appeared onstage in A Clamour of Rooks, and Stars in the Morning Sky at Carthage College. This will be the second new work that she has been a part of, and she could not be more excited. Rose is a proud member of Alpha Psi Omega, the professional theatre fraternity, as well as Merely Players, Carthage’s improv comedy group. She also plays harp in various Carthage ensembles and sings with Carthage Women’s Ensemble. Love to Mom, Dad, and Scabs. Jordan Horne (Butler/George Bartram) is a freshmen and excited to be a part of his second production here at Carthage College. Some of Jordan’s favorite previous

shows include: As you Like it, Godspell, Cymbeline, and Peter Pan and Wendy. Jordan is also a member of Carthage’s improv group, the Merely Players. Jordan would like to give a big thanks to his family for their constant encouragement. Spencer Jacobson (Frank Clare) is a junior Theatre and Public Relations double major. Spencer’s other Carthage Theatre credits include Inspecting Carol (Bart Frances), Boeing Boeing (Sound Design), A Clamour of Rooks (Alan, Sound Design) No Exit (Sound Design), Stars in the Morning Sky (Sound Design), and As You Like It (Oliver). Spencer received a Certificate of Merit from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for sound design on Boeing Boeing. He would like to thank his family for all their love and support, and the cast and crew for making this journey such an amazing experience. Alex Johnson (Mr. Vanstone/Admiral Bartram) is a junior Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre double major at Carthage College. Past Carthage College credits include: A Clamour of Rooks (Mr. Mentor), As You Like It (Touchstone), Legally Blonde - workshop (Emmett Forest), Spring Awakening (Herr Knockenbruch/ Sonenstitch/Herr Gabor/Rupert/Ensemble), The Drowsy Chaperone (Aldolpho) and Romeo & Juliet (Lord Capulet). Alex is honored to have been given the opportunity to partake in creating this new work and would like to thank Carthage Theatre, Jeffery Hatcher, Herschel Kruger, Amy Haines, the entire ensemble, and his dearest family and friends from the bottom of his heart for all of their love and support. Meg Keogh (Miss Granby/Mrs. Wragge) is a freshman Theatre Performance Major at Carthage College. This is her first onstage performance here at Carthage, and she honored to be part of this experience and opportunity. She would like to thank the cast and company for welcoming her into the Carthage Theatre family and making her feel so welcome during this entire No Name

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experience. Also her family and friends who have been supportive during her first few semesters of college. Kathiamarice Lopez (Madame LeCount) is currently a junior and a Theatre Performance Major at Carthage College. Some of the shows that she has been involved with include Ghost Bike, A Clamour of Rooks and The Music Theatre Workshop of Chicago. This will be her third year being involved with the New Works initiative and she cannot express enough her gratitude to the faculty for being allowed the opportunity to be apart of such groundbreaking works. An enormous thanks goes to Jeffrey Hatcher for the script he so generously produced, as well as putting up with the shenanigans the cast was incapable of concealing. Kathiamarice would also like to thank her family for their love, encouragement and support. Courtney Matula (Miss Dermody/Mazey) feels incredibly honored to be a part of this amazing production!! Courtney is a senior Theatre Performance & Communications major with a minor in dance. She has been seen in previous productions such as As You Like It, A Clamour of Rooks, Tartuffe, Ghost Bike, Inspecting Carol, The Railsplitter, and Doubt: A Parable. She also recently costume designed for the fall production of Stars in the Morning Sky. Courtney would like to express her many thanks to the theatre faculty for all of their guidance and teachings over the last few years, and to the cast & crew for making this such a great experience! Courtney is also extremely grateful for all the love and support of her family, her boyfriend, and her friends. -- Thank you all for going on this journey with me. Logan Milway (Mr. Clare/Chemist) is honored to be performing in his second main stage production at Carthage College. He was last seen in As You Like It as Duke Frederick and Oliver Martext. He would like to take this opportunity to thank his cast and crew for the hard work 6

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and dedication they have put into this performance. Logan would also like to tell you that he really likes what you’ve done with your hair recently. It really is quite lovely. Macee Jo Mueller (Musician) is a sophomore double major in Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre with a minor in Business Administration. She has recently been seen in Carthage’s Music Theatre Workshop production of Next to Normal (Natalie), Ghost Bike at the American College Theatre Festival, and was Assistant Stage Manager for As You Like It last fall. She feels honored to be a musician in this wonderful production. Cheers to Jeff Hatcher, Herschel Kruger, and her unconditionally understanding, supportive and loving family. To God be all the glory! Henry Kruger (Musician) Henry is a Marketing major and a PR minor as well as the vice-president for Phi Kappa Sigma. Last year Henry played guitar in the pit for Spring Awakening. You can find him most Tuesday nights playing at Sazzy B’s in downtown Kenosha. Go Gunners! John Kryl (Musician) John is a music education major at Carthage. John recently completed a J-term study tour to Hungary and the Czech Republic with Professor Eduardo Garcia-Novelli,studying the Kodály method of music teaching and learning. The tour also included a field experience with the Czech organization Jitro Choir. John spends much of his free time in meditation and practicing the lost martial art form of Kwan Ji. Corey Riedl (Miss Marrable/Maid/Waitress) is absolutely thrilled to be a part of her second production as a freshman at Carthage College. A few of her previous shows include As You Like It (Celia), Henry V (Henry V), 13 the Musical (Kendra), and Merchant of Venice (Portia). She’d like to thank her director for the opportunity to work with this lovely cast and playwright, her fellow cast mates and the crew for all


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the laughter and support, and her parents for always backing her up in her crazy endeavors. Tyler Seaman, (Mr. Pendril/Postman), a sophomore, is very excited to be performing in his third main stage production. Previous roles at Carthage include Damis in Tartuffe, and Cerberus in Ghost Bike. He would like to personally thank his family for working so hard to help him along his path in the theatre. He would also like to thank Seamus for being the best bro in the world. Enjoy the show! Andrew Stachurski (Captain Horatio Wragge) is a senior Theatre Performance Major. This will be Andrew’s ninth main

stage performance at Carthage. Credits include Biloxi Blues, One Day in the Season of Rain, The Rail Splitter, Inspecting Carol, Ghost Bike, The Drowsy Chaperone, Tartuffe, and Stars in the Morning Sky. He has also appeared in various Music Theatre Workshop shows such as A Little Night Music, Next to Normal, Seussical, Legally Blonde, and Chicago. He is also a proud member of the Carthage Neil-Futurists. He would like to thank his friends and family for their unending support and love. He would also like to thank the Carthage Theatre Department Faculty for sharing their knowledge with him and providing so many great opportunities.

PRODUCTION TEA M BIOGR APHIES JEFFREY HATCHER (Playwright) BROADWAY: “Never Gonna Dance” (book). OFF-BROADWAY: “Three Viewings” and “A Picasso” at Manhattan Theatre Club; “Scotland Road” and “The Turn of the Screw” at Primary Stages; “Tuesdays with Morrie (with Mitch Albom) at The Minetta Lane; “Murder by Poe,” “The Turn of the Screw,” and “The Spy” at The Acting Company; “Neddy” at American Place; and “Fellow Travelers” at Manhattan Punchline. OTHER PLAYS/THEATERS: “Compleat Female Stage Beauty,” “Mrs. Mannerly,” “Murderers,” “Ella,” “Mercy of a Storm,” “Smash,” “Armadale,” “Korczak’s Children,” “To Fool the Eye,” “The Falls,” “A Piece of the Rope,” “All the Way with LBJ,” “The Government Inspector,” “John Gabriel Borkman,””Cousin Bette,” “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” and others at The Guthrie, Old Globe, Yale Rep, The Geffen, Seattle Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, Cleveland Playhouse, CATCO, South Coast Rep, Arizona Theater Company, San Jose Rep, The Empty Space, Indiana Rep, Children’s Theater Company, History Theater, Madison Rep, Intiman, Illusion, Denver Center, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Milwaukee Rep,

Repertory Theater of St. Louis, Actors Theater of Louisville, Philadelphia Theater Company, Commonweal Theater, Asolo, City Theater, Studio Arena and dozens more in the U.S. and abroad. FILM/ TV: “Stage Beauty,” “Casanova,” “The Duchess” and episodes of “Columbo.” GRANTS/ AWARDS: NEA, TCG, Lila Wallace Fund, Rosenthal New Play Prize, Frankel Award, Charles MacArthur Fellowship Award, Edgerton Grant, McKnight Foundation, Jerome Foundation, Barrymore Award Best New Play (“A Picasso”), and L.A. Critics Circle Award Best Adaptation(“Cousin Bette”). He is a member and/or alumnus of The Playwrights Center, the Dramatists Guild, the Writers Guild, and New Dramatists. Herschel Kruger (Director) joined the Carthage faculty in 2005 and served seven years as Chair of the Theatre Department. During his tenure as Chair the department has added majors in Performance, Technical Design and Production, Stage Management, an Interdisciplinary Music Theatre major, as well as a Dance minor. During the 2008-2009 school year Professor Kruger established the New No Name

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PRODUCTION TEA M BIOGR APHIES Play Initiative commissioning original works for the Carthage Theatre Program. In 2013 Carthage Theatre received its fifth consecutive invitation to the region III Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Full Participating Productions include: A Clamour of Rooks, Ghost Bike (2013, five national awards including; Distinguished New Play, Directing, Lighting Design, Sound Design, and Outstanding Scenic Design. Directed by Herschel Kruger) Honest (2010, winner of four national awards including Distinguished Curricular Development, Playwriting, and two Distinguished Performance awards, directed by Herschel Kruger) One Day in the Season of Rain (2011, winner of three national Distinguished Design awards, directed by Neil Scharnick) The Rail Splitter (2012, National award winner Distinguished New Play, Directed by Martin McClendon) Directing credits at Carthage include Spring Awakening, Ghost Bike, Cabaret, Inspecting Carol, Sunday in the Park with George, Lysistrata, Honest, Moon Over Buffalo, Blood Brothers, Picasso At the Lapin Agile, Postmortem, Independence, and the entire Over the Tavern trilogy including Over the Tavern, King O’ the Moon and Last Mast at St. Casmir’s. Professor Kruger teaches both acting and directing classes, and a variety of other theatre classes. Professor Kruger has worked as an actor and director in New York, Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin. He has also led three separate J-term trips to Greece, New York City, and Germany to study theatre. Professor Kruger earned his MFA in acting from the University of Illinois, and while there, completed an independent study in directing with Dr. Burnet Hobgood. He is also a graduate of the National Shakespeare Conservatory Professional Actors Training program in New York City, and holds a BA in Theatre Communications from Cardinal Stritch University. Maureen Chavez-Kruger (Scenic Designer) Maureen’s regional design work includes; Milwaukee Repertory Theatre’s 8

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production of The Marvelous Wonderettes, Route 66, and Don’t Touch That Dial- Part II The Spin-off. First Stage Milwaukee’s 10 Minutes till Bedtime, A Woman Called Truth, and A Wrinkle in Time, and Next Act Theatre’s production of Hauptman, and the Milwaukee Jewish Theatre designing productions of Anne Frank and Me, and the Loman Family Picnic. Maureen designed sets for the Carthage Theatre productions of Lysistrata, Cabaret, Almost Maine, and Spring Awakening. She received her BA in Interior Design at Mount Mary College and her MFA in Scene Design at Boston University. Maureen is an Assistant professor of Art at Cardinal Stritch University where she has designed Tartuffe for the theatre department. She also teaches on an adjunct appointment at Carthage and has team taught two J-term trips. Laurel McKenzie (Production Stage Manager) is a sophomore double major in history and theatre production, with an emphasis in stage management. She has recently assisted with props in Stars in the Morning Sky and was Assistant Stage Manager for Spring Awakening. A proud member of the Carthage Merely Players improvisational comedy troupe, as well as the Carthage Neil-Futurist group, she has always appreciated a healthy serving of theatre in her life. She hopes you enjoy the show, which is in all reality a twohour-long public service announcement warning patrons against the dangers of 19th century railway travel, anesthetics procured from opium, and the legal backlash of mere chronological quibbles. Kim Instenes (Costume Designer, Assistant Professor of Theatre) Kim holds an MFA in Costume Design and Technology from Ohio University, and a BA in Theatre from UW-Whitewater. Her faculty credits include UW Parkside, UW Whitewater, UW Milwaukee and Lawrence University. In addition to teaching at these schools she has designed costumes and makeup for a number of productions including


PRODUCTION TEA M BIOGR APHIES Imaginary Invalid, Pride and Prejudice, Trojan War, Sweeney Todd and Translations. Kim continues to work as a freelance costume and make-up designer in the Milwaukee/ Chicago area. Professional design credits include The Giver and Best Christmas Pageant Ever, as well as the musical Big at First Stage Milwaukee, Jeeves Intervenes and Heroes at Milwaukee Chamber, Romeo and Juliet at Milwaukee Shakespeare, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Renaissance Theatre Works, Utah Shakespearean Festival and the Racine Theatre Guild, and recently costume designer for the World premier of Gossamer, written by Lois Lowery and performed at First Stage Milwaukee. Design work at Carthage includes Cabaret, Inspecting Carol, and new play, by Laura Jacqmin, Ghost Bike, to name a few. Ghost Bike won her a Certificate of Merit from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for costume and makeup design and an invitation to show her work at the Festival. Kim is excited to be a part of the Theatre Department here at Carthage as it strengthens and strives to create theatre artists of the highest quality. She enjoys the thrill of watching a student understand what a costume does for their character and watch that character come to life as a result. She would also like to thank her family, husband Doug, and children, Lauren and Dalen, for their continued support of her creative endeavors. Martin McClendon (Technical Director/ Scenic Designer/Dialect Coach/Associate Professor of Theatre) Martin spent 10 years working as a professional actor, carpenter, and scene designer in Chicago and Los Angeles before coming to Carthage. He designed more than a dozen sets for Chicago’s Defiant Theatre, receiving Joseph Jefferson Citation nominations for Action Movie: The Play and Bluebeard. Other design credits include: Diary of a Worm and Nancy Drew’s Biggest Case Ever (First Stage Children’s Theatre, Milwaukee), On The Verge and Laughing Stock (Artist’s Ensemble, Rockford, IL) and Mayhem

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(Evidence Room) and Lobby Hero (Odyssey Theatre) in Los Angeles. Martin is a member of Actor’s Equity, SAG, and AFTRA. Acting credits include Mojo and Skylight (Steppenwolf ), Honest (Steppenwolf Garage), Cripple of Inishmaan (Northlight), and Danny Bouncing (Victory Gardens). OnCamera credits include numerous national and regional commercials, episodes of ER, Early Edition, Three Sisters, and several pilots and independent films. In 2011 Martin directed the world premiere of The Rail Splitter by Rick Cleveland, written for Carthage, selected as a participating entry in the Kennedy Center/American College Regional Theatre Festival and recognized as a distinguished production of a new work by the National Selection Committee. He would like to thank his beautiful wife Jennifer and his wonderful kids Arabella and Horatio for their support and inspiration. William Newcomb (Assistant Technical Director, Lighting Designer) William holds a B.F.A. in Technical Theatre from Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, and an M.F.A. in Arts Administration from Southern Utah University. He was assistant manager of the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre for two years before coming to Carthage. William also serves as Production Manager for the Optimist Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park. Other credits include technical director of the Wells Fine Arts Center at Tarleton State University, assistant technical director at Oberlin College, scene shop foreman at Ohio Light Opera, and assistant production manager of the Utah Shakespearean Festival. He would like to thank his wife Alison for her continued love and support. Amy Haines (Music Director) , (BA Carthage, MM San Francisco Conservatory of Music) teaches Voice, Vocal Pedagogy, conducts main stage musicals, and coordinates the Carthage Voice Lab. Haines also teaches cross-divisional liberal arts courses with colleagues in Modern Languages and Anthropology. No Name

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PRODUCTION TEA M BIOGR APHIES Haines recently trained with Dr. Donald Gray Miller, co-creator of the visualization software program VoceVista, and presented at the 6th International Conference of Physiology and Acoustics of Singing, and Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. Spring Awakening is the fourth collaboration of Herschel and Haines. But who succeeds in musicals without trying? On the business front, since 1776, Thoroughly Modern, if Drowsy Chaperones, the Haines family has welcomed Fiddler Blood Brothers and all Children of Eden to their cottage Carnival in Door County, WI. Also thoroughly Fantastick, Footloose vacationers dance with the Robberbridegroom in Cabaret Mikado, as purple summer martins sing Bye, Bye Birdie! It’s Pippin Sunday in the Park. Alexandra Morton (Assistant Stage Manager) is a freshman double major in French and theatre production and design, with an emphasis in stage management. She has recently assisted backstage for As You Like It. She hopes you enjoy the show and would like to thank her friends and family for their continued support of her endeavors. Amanda Zibell (Props Master) is a sophomore this is her first time as props master. She is grateful for the opportunity to try her hand at different areas of theatre. She would like to thank her friends and family, especially her parents, for their support. Lindsay Philips (Run Crew) is a freshman majoring in theatre performance. She is thrilled to be involved with No Name, her first production at Carthage College. Lindsay would like to thank the theatre department for giving her this opportunity and she wishes the best of luck to the cast.

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Gino Gumino (Sound Designer) is a Junior Technical Theater major. He has worked on numerous shows showing his abilities as a sound designer as well as working with lights and the set. While being in a show, he will usually be found in the booth running either the sound/ light board or operating the spotlight. He is also a proud member of Neil-Futurists, Alpha Si Omega, and Habitat for Humanity. Gino is excited to be working on No Name since he took some risks in the designing process. Outside of the theater he can be found in the library where he works a solid job as the Networking Administration Student Assistant. He would like to thank all of his friends in and out of the theater department for all their support and encouragement they provide; and of course he would not be here without the loving support of his family. Emily Moritz (Assistant Lighting Design and Light Board Operator) is in her third year at Carthage with Theatre Production/ Design and Communication majors and minors in English and Art. This marks her tenth production at Carthage including Boeing, Boeing (Properties Designer), A Clamour of Rooks (Properties Designer and Light Board Operator), Spring Awakening (Assistant Scenic Designer), and Stars in the Morning Sky (Assistant Scenic Designer). In addition to being the assistant lighting designer for this production, she will also be the light designer for the Scotland production of this show. She would like to thank Martin Sherman for always supporting her, as well as all of the Theatre Faculty for giving her this opportunity.


C A R T H AG E C O L L E G E T H E AT R E FAC U LT Y THEATRE DEPARTMENT Herschel Kruger......................................................... Division Chair/Associate Professor of Theatre Martin McClendon..................................................................Department Chair/Technical Director/ Associate Professor of Theatre Corinne Ness.............................................. Music Department Chair/Assistant Professor of Music Anna Antaramian...................................................................Adjunct Associate Professor of Theatre Maria Carrig...................................................................... Associate Professor of English and Theatre Magdalene Ellsworth.............................................................................. Adjunct Instructor of Theatre Laura Gordon............................................................................................. Adjunct Instructor of Theatre Kim Instenes........................................................Assistant Professor of Theatre/Costume Designer Marcella Kearns......................................................................................... Adjunct Instructor of Theatre John Maclay................................................................................................Assistant Professor of Theatre Patrick Mcguire......................................................................................... Adjunct Instructor of Theatre William Newcomb....................................................................................... Assistant Technical Director Neil Scharnick............................................................................................Assistant Professor of Theatre Drew Wimmer............................................................................................... Assistant Technical Director DANCE PROGRAM Stacy Pottinger......................................................................... Assistant Professor of Theatre-Dance/ Head of Dance Program Emma Draves...............................................................................Adjunct Instructor of Theatre-Dance Valerie Gonzalez.........................................................................Adjunct Instructor of Theatre-Dance Faith Halaska................................................................................Adjunct Instructor of Theatre-Dance

T H E K E N N E D Y C E N T E R A M E R I C A N C O L L E G E T H E AT R E R F E S T I VA L™ The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education; Dr. Gerald and Paula McNichols Foundation; The Honorable Stuart Bernstein and Wilma E. Bernstein; the Kennedy Center Corporate Fund; and the National Committee for the Performing Arts. This production is entered in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). The aims of this national theater education program are to identify and promote quality in college-level theater production. To this end, each production entered is eligible for a response by a regional KCACTF representative, and selected students and faculty are invited to participate in KCACTF programs involving scholarships, internships, grants and awards for actors, directors, dramaturgs, playwrights, designers, stage managers and critics at both the regional and national levels. Productions entered on the Participating level are eligible for inclusion at the KCACTF regional festival and can also be considered for invitation to the KCACTF national festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC in the spring of 2013. Last year more than 1,300 productions were entered in the KCACTF involving more than 200,000 students nationwide. By entering this production, our theater department is sharing in the KCACTF goals to recognize, reward, and celebrate the exemplary work produced in college and university theaters across the nation. No Name

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