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Loyola University Chicago Department of Fine and Performing Arts Presents

Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by James Lapine Based on Classic Fairy Tales

November 4 – 13, 2011 Originally Directed by James Lapine Orchestration by Jonathan Tunick

Music Director Michael McBride Scenic Designer Timothy Mann

Director Sarah Gabel

Sound Designer Mikhail Fiksel

Lighting Designer Lee Keenan

Dramaturg Ariel Horvitz

Props Master Julia Eberhardt

Costume Designer Jacqueline Firkins

Stage Manager Julian Gonzalez Original Broadway production by

Heidi Landesman M. Anthony Fisher

Rocco Landesman Frederic H. Mayerson

Jujamcyn Theaters Rick Steiner

Originally produced by the Old Globe Theater, San Diego, Ca. Into the Woods Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684 www.MTIShows.com Loyola University Chicago is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre and a proud member of the League of Chicago Theatres. Food, beverages, cameras, and recording equipment are prohibited in the theatre during the performance. Kathleen Mullady Theatre 1125 West Loyola Avenue Chicago, IL 60626 Box Office: 773.508.3847


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Narrator...................................................................................................................................Paul Duna Cinderella................................................................................................................Corinne Natyshak Jack...............................................................................................................................................R.J. Silva Jack’s Mother.................................................................................................................... Ann Hagner Baker......................................................................................................................... Brian Tochterman Baker’s Wife.................................................................................................................. Angela Sandall Cinderella’s Stepmother...........................................................................................Miranda Taiber Florinda...............................................................................................................................Mary Franke Lucinda...............................................................................................................................Emily Arnold Cinderella’s Father................................................................................................................ Nick Hess Little Red Ridinghood.................................................................................................Valerie Kilmer Witch......................................................................................................................Mary Ellen Crowley Cinderella’s Mother / Granny / Giant / Harp......................................................Claire Reinhart Mysterious Man...........................................................................................................Adam Noecker Wolf / Cinderella’s Prince.......................................................................................... Brian Shutters Rapunzel............................................................................................................................ Lauren Serra Rapunzel’s Prince....................................................................................................... Joshua Bartlett Steward.......................................................................................................................... Tom Campbell Snow White............................................................................................................... Alexandra Burch Sleeping Beauty.............................................................................................Catherine McCafferty

ORCHESTR A Piano.......................................................................................................................... Michael McBride Percussion.............................................................................................................................. Dan Davis Cello................................................................................................................................... Kyra Saltman Violin............................................................................................................. Marielle de Rocca-Serra Reed..................................................................................................................................Rick Kissinger Trumpet.............................................................................................................................. Ryan Hobbs

A NOTE ABOUT THE PL AY Little Red Ridinghood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, Cinderella; these names are the very stuff of childhood. But as Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm knew well, these characters dwell in perilous woods full of witches, wolves, and giants. In imagining Into the Woods, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine found parallels among these beloved storylines and tied them together with the tale of the baker and his wife on a quest to start a family. The original 1987 Broadway production of INTO THE WOODS, which featured Bernadette Peters as the Witch, won a host of Tony awards, including Best Original Score, Best Book, and Best Performance by a Leading Actress (for Joanna Gleeson in the role of the baker’s wife), and there have been many successful revivals since. The inspiration for our production concept this season came from observation. As a cast and production team, we looked at the process communities go through when they are forced to work with others. Each family depicted in our production comes from a different fairytale. These differences are visually demarcated as we aesthetically modeled each group from different illustrations and perceptions of what these timeless characters look like. Over the course of the play, everyone must work together to fulfill their individual wishes. While they begin the play separated, they form a new family by the conclusion. Ariel Horvitz Dramaturg 2 Loyola University Chicago


MUSICAL NUMBERS Act I Act One Prologue: Into the Woods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Narrator, Company Cinderella at the Grave. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cinderella, Cinderella’s Mother Hello, Little Girl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wolf, Little Red Ridinghood I Guess This Is Goodbye. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Maybe They’re Magic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Baker, Baker’s Wife Our Little World. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Witch, Rapunzel Maybe They’re Magic (reprise) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Baker I Know Things Now . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Little Red Ridinghood A Very Nice Prince. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cinderella, Baker’s Wife First Midnight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Company Giants in the Sky. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Agony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cinderella’s Prince, Rapunzel’s Prince A Very Nice Prince (reprise). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cinderella, Baker’s Wife It Takes Two. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Baker, Baker’s Wife Second Midnight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Company Stay With Me. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rapunzel, Witch On the Steps of the Palace. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cinderella Act One Finale: Ever After. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Company There will be a 15-minute intermission Act II Act Two Prologue: So Happy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Narrator, Company Agony (reprise). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cinderella’s Prince, Rapunzel’s Prince Witch’s Lament. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Witch Any Moment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cinderella’s Prince, Baker’s Wife Any Moment (reprise). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cinderella’s Prince, Baker’s Wife Moments in the Woods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Baker’s Wife Your Fault. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack, Baker, Cinderella, Little Red Ridinghood, Witch Last Midnight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Witch No More . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Baker, Mysterious Man No One Is Alone (part 1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cinderella, Little Red Ridinghood No One Is Alone (part 2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cinderella, Baker, Little Red Ridinghood, Jack Act Two Finale: Children Will Listen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Company

A B O U T T H E C R E ATO R S James Lapine (Author/Director) was born in Mansfield, OH in 1949. After graduating from Franklin and Marshall College in 1971 and studying photography and graphic design at the California Institute of the Arts, Lapine taught design at the Yale School of Drama, where he began writing and directing plays. He was introduced to Stephen Sondheim (Composer) in the early ‘80s when he was working Off-Broadway. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Lapine and Sondheim collaborated on a number of successful productions, including INTO THE WOODS, which premiered on Broadway in 1987 and earned Lapine both the Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award for Best Book of a Musical. He also wrote and directed SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, FALSETTOS, and THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, and has ventured into film. Born in 1930 and raised in New York City, Stephen Sondheim went on to become one of the most important voices in twentieth century musical theatre. At a young age, he became friends with Jimmy Hammerstein, son of the lyricist and playwright Oscar Hammerstein II. After an apprenticeship with Hammerstein, who instilled in him a profound love of musical theatre, Sondheim collaborated with a number of eminent authors and playwrights. Over his lengthy career, Sondheim has written music and lyrics for many seminal works, including COMPANY, FOLLIES, WEST SIDE STORY, and GYPSY. Throughout his career, Sondheim has won many awards including the Pulitzer Prize, an Academy Award for Best Song, and several Grammy, Tony, Drama Desk, and Laurence Olivier awards. This past summer, he was awarded the Chicago Tribune Literary Prize at the Chicago Humanities Festival. Loyola University Chicago 3


CAST BIOS Paul Duna (Narrator) is a senior theatre major from Cleveland, OH. He is thrilled to be a part of his first musical production since the 5th grade. He would like to thank the cast and crew for their hard work and dedication, Sarah and Julian for this wonderful opportunity and his friends and family for their continued support. Enjoy the show!

Brian Tochterman (Baker) is a junior theatre major from Philadelphia, PA and is beyond thrilled to be a part of this production of INTO THE WOODS. He was last seen on the mainstage in PIPPIN (Theo) and OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD (Ketch). He would like to thank Sarah for this amazing opportunity, as well as his friends and family for their continuous support.

Corinne Natyshak (Cinderella) is a sophomore theatre major from Toledo, OH. She is honored to be a member of the cast of INTO THE WOODS. In the spring, Corinne was part of Loyola’s production of MUD (Mae). She also appeared in TIME OF YOUR LIFE. Corinne would like to thank Mom, Dad, and the boys for taking a break from the hockey tournament to enjoy Sondheim. And Nick, for somehow managing to be both a charming and sincere “faraway prince”.

Angela Sandall (Baker’s Wife) is a sophomore theatre and international film & media studies double major from Plymouth, MN. She was seen on the second stage last year in DOG SEES GOD (Tricia) and is excited and humbled to be a part of her first mainstage production at Loyola. Many thanks to the amazingly talented production team, her parents, Nick, David, Danny, and the rest of her family for their love and support.

R.J. Silva (Jack) hails from Phoenix, AZ. His is fulfilling one of his dream roles as Jack in Loyola’s production of the Sondheim fairy tale fantasy. After performing on the Mullady stage in TIME OF YOUR LIFE (the Arab) and PIPPIN (a player), he devotes this performance to his friends, who would never sell him for a sack of beans and his family for whom he would slay any giant, any day. Ann Hagner (Jack’s Mother) is a freshman at Loyola and is thrilled and humbled to be making her mainstage debut. Some of her favorite stage credits include HAIRSPRAY (Velma Von Tussle), in Mary Zimmerman’s METAMORPHOSES (Alcyone), and in LARK 2.0, an adaptation of THE LARK (Warrior Joan) for the Cherub Program at Northwestern University. She sends love and thanks to all of the creative geniuses who put this production together, and as always, to her family for their unending support.

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Miranda Taiber (Cinderella’s Stepmother) is a junior theatre major from Des Moines, IA. She is absolutely tickled to be making her mainstage debut in INTO THE WOODS. She is honored to be a part of such a talented cast and crew. She would like to thank her family and friends for all of their love and support as well as Sarah and Michael for this incredible opportunity. Mary Franke (Florinda) is a senior theatre major with a minor in musical theatre. She is thrilled to be playing the role of Florinda. This past summer Mary studied classical acting at the British American Drama Academy. Mary would like to thank Sarah for this wonderful opportunity and all her guidance along the way; Michael for his amazing ability of teaching Sondheim’s music; Kelli for her vocal training and dedication; David for his friendship and support; and the entire cast and crew for making this a memorable journey. All her love goes to her mom and dad who encourage her to pursue my dreams. She would like to dedicate her performance to her grandfather.


C A S T B I O S ( c o n t .) Emily Arnold (Lucinda) is from Fort Wayne, IN and is thrilled to make her first appearance at Loyola. She was last seen at Arena Dinner Theatre in THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD and worked as Assistant Director at Blackhawk Middle School with Christopher J. Murphy. She would like to thank him, her family, friends, and second floor Regis for all of their love and support. Nick Hess (Cinderella’s Father) is a junior theatre major from the glorious city of Kalamazoo, MI. This is his third appearance on the mainstage and his first Loyola musical. He would like to thank all of the people who have helped him get here, especially his family, friends, and all his acting and voice teachers. Valerie Kilmer (Little Red Ridinghood) is originally from New York, NY. She is thrilled to be in her first Loyola production! Recent shows include Dover Players Community Theater’s TWO PAILS OF WATER (Simplina), Western Reserve Playhouse’s BE MY BABY (Gloria Nance), and Brecksville Little Theatre’s INHERIT THE WIND (Rachel Brown). She would like to thank the wonderful company of this production as well as Robert and Robin. Mary Ellen Crowley (Witch) is a junior theatre major from Sunnyvale, CA. You may have seen her in past Loyola musicals such as PIPPIN and LITTLE WOMEN and the second stage production of DOG SEES GOD. She is thrilled to be working with such a talented cast, crew, and directive team on one of her favorite shows! She would like to thank her family, friends, and Kelli for always being constant supporters. Enjoy the show! Claire Reinhart (Cinderella’s Mother, Granny, Harp, Giant) is a junior theatre major from Green Bay, WI. She is delighted to be involved with this incredible production. She has been seen on the Loyola’s mainstage in last year’s workshop THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE

and on the second stage in KING JOHN. She gives much love and many thanks to Sarah, Julian, and the rest of the excellent production staff, her loving support system across the country, and to the Loyola theatre department as a whole. Adam Noecker (Mysterious Man) is a sophomore theatre major appearing in his first mainstage production at Loyola. He is a native of South Bend, IN and has appeared in over 40 productions throughout his life. He is excited to continue his education at Loyola and plans on studying abroad in Disney World next year. Brian Shutters (Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince) is a freshman from Milwaukee, WI and is honored to be part of a mainstage production so early in college. He comes from theatre Marquette High School and Divine Savior Holy Angels High School. Recently, he performed in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Lumiere) and in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (Piangi). Thanks to family, friends, and directors (current and past) for supporting and inspiring him. Lauren Serra (Rapunzel) is a theatre major with a concentration in dance. She is excited to be in her third musical performance at Loyola. Previous credits include PIPPIN (Catherine) and LITTLE WOMEN (Mrs. Kirk). She would like to thank the production staff for being most excellent, and her friends and family for their continuous love and support. Josh Bartlett (Rapunzel’s Prince) is a sophomore Theatre major with a minor in music. He is originally from Blair, NE and though he’s far from home, he loves every moment. This is his first performance on Loyola’s mainstage and he could not be more excited! He would like to thank his parents for always pushing him to pursue the arts and for encouraging him to come to such an amazing city!

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C A S T B I O S ( c o n t .) Tom Campbell (Steward) is a senior theatre major, musical theatre minor, and dance minor at Loyola, originally from Cleveland, OH. He was recently seen in Loyola’s production of PIPPIN (in the blue sparkly shorts), LITTLE WOMEN and PIRATES OF PENZANCE, and also dancing and choreographing with The Dance Co. (Loyola’s student run dance

company) on the Mullady stage. In Cleveland, he could be seen in SWEENEY TODD, WEST SIDE STORY, and CATS at the Near West Theatre, CINDERELLA AND ME and MY GIRL at Mercury Summer Stock. He would like to thank his friends, family, teachers, mom, dad, and sister.

C O M PA N Y B I O S Sarah Gabel, Ph.D. (Director) returns to the Mullady stage to direct INTO THE WOODS for the second time. Sarah has a strong interest in American Musical Theatre and particularly the works of Stephen Sondheim, having directed nine musicals for LUC including, LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL, CINDERELLA, SWEENEY TODD, ASSASSINS, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, INTO THE WOODS, WEST SIDE STORY, THREE PENNY OPERA, A CHORUS LINE, and BABY. Professional credits include direction of THIRD (Apple Tree Theatre), BLEACH (13Carat Productions), THE FANTASTICKS (Touchstone Theatre), THE INFERNAL MACHINE (The Eclipse Theatre) and CLIMBING THE VOLCANO (Piccolo Theatre). Dr. Gabel serves as the Chairperson for the Department of Fine and Performing Arts. She is actively involved in the renovation of the Mundelein Center for the Fine and Performing Arts schedule to open in the fall of 2012; this new center will be home to new instructional and performance spaces for Fine Arts, Dance, Music, and Theatre. As always, Sarah is grateful to the outstanding INTO THE WOODS production staff, crew, designers and cast for bringing this production together. She gives a special thanks to the remarkable faculty and staff that continues to meet the challenges of building new programs and moving into newly renovated facilities with optimism and grace, allowing her to focus on this artistic endeavor. 6 Loyola University Chicago

Michael McBride (Music Director) is an internationally-performed composer, performer, conductor, and educator. He is a music director and performer in the Chicago Cabaret Project. A frequently seen Chicagoarea musician, he has performed all around the US, and his music has been heard on international broadcasts such as LA Talk Radio’s ON AIR WITH TONY SWEET and the BBC Radio Network. Having earned a DM in composition at Northwestern University, he works full-time as Adjunct Professor of Music at North Park University since 2006. The summer of 2010 marked the seventh year he served as the coordinator of the composition program for the National High School Music Institute at NU. McBride received his Bachelor of Music from the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music in Wheaton, IL, where he double majored in composition and piano performance. He has received awards/grants from the Union League Civic and Arts Foundation and the American Music Center. Timothy Mann (Scenic Designer) is an instructor of scenic design at Loyola University Chicago. His designs at Loyola include MISALLIANCE, OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD, Joe Turner’s COME & GONE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, THE VISIT, MNEMONIC, ARCADIA, HEDDA GABLER, AH, WILDERNESS!, CINDERELLA, GUYS & DOLLS, THE


C O M PA N Y B I O S ( c o n t .) PIRATES OF PENZANCE, LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL. Professional designs include PANTOMIME, CONTINENTAL DIVIDE, JITNEY (Pegasus Plays); 4-PLAY (13Carat Production); THIRD (Apple Tree Theatre); BLACK NATIVITY (Congo Square Theatre); and MASTER HAROLD…AND THEY BOYS (Timeline Theatre Previous work includes scenic design for the ROSIE O’DONNELL SHOW, AND THE LATE, LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG KILBOURNE, Art Direction of THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN (1996-2004) and several feature films. His design work in Chicago has earned nominations for a Black Arts Alliance Award as well as Non-Equity and Equity Jeff Awards.

Serendipity Theatre Collective and Artistic Associate with Collaboraction, Teatro Vista and Redmoon Theater. Recent Chicago credits include PIRATES OF PENZANCE, FRANKENSTEIN, OEDIPUS (The Hypocrites); TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT (Writers Theater); last 3 installments of THE WINTER PAGEANT, LAST OF MY SPECIES I AND II, THE CABINET (Redmoon); 26 MILES, ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY, BLINDMOUTH SINGING (Teatro Vista); 1001, JON, EL GRITO DEL BRONX and INTELLIGENT DESIGN OF JENNY CHOW (Collaboraction); A WAR WITH THE NEWTS, THE U.N. INSPECTOR (Next); THE GOOD SOUL OF SZECHUAN, UNCLE VANYA, CHERRY ORCHARD, OLD TOWN and A LIE OF THE MIND (Strawdog); LIVING GREEN, A PARK IN OUR HOUSE (Victory Gardens); AWAKE & SING (Northlight); FEAST (Albany Park Theatre Project); NEVERWHERE, LAST OF THE DRAGONS (Lifeline); MASSACRE (The Goodman Theatre). Off-Broadway: THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY (2nd Stage). International: FESTIVAL FILO (Londrina, Brazil), THE FOOL (Arnhem, Holland). He has received 4 Joseph Jefferson Awards, an After Dark Award and an Orgie Award for Original Music, and has been nominated for the 2010 Henry. He won the Design Award for Sound Design. Outside of theatre stages he runs The Tea Room studios where he hosts local musicians and records with his projects Seeking Wonderland and The Ordeal, or sometimes under the monikers DJ White Russian or The Red Menace.

Jacqueline Firkins(Costume Designer) has designed costumes and scenery for eight years of Loyola productions. Chicago design work includes costumes for the Goodman Theatre, Writer’s Theatre, Victory Gardens Theatre, House Theatre, Timeline Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Chicago Children’s Theatre, and the Court Theatre. Ms. Firkins has also designed for Hartford Stage Company, Longwharf Theatre, Dallas Theatre Center, Portland Stage Company, Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare and Company, Dorset Theatre Festival, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Brave New Repertory, About-Face Theatre Company, and the Yale School of Drama. Ms. Firkins was a recipient of the 2011 Princess Grace Award and teaches Lee Keenan (Lighting Designer) is design courses in the theatre program. an instructor of lighting at Loyola. He Mikhail Fiksel (Sound Designer) is an instructor of Sound Design at Loyola University Chicago. His designs have been featured in OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD, THE K-WORD, INTIMATE APPAREL, MNEMONIC, THE VISIT and etc. Outside of Loyola, he is an ensemble member of Strawdog Theatre Company and of 2nd Story/

has designed lights for House Theatre of Chicago(Company Member), Lookingglass Theatre, Court Theatre, 500 Clown, Centerstage Baltimore, Kansas City Rep, Next Theatre, Silk Road Theatre Project (Artistic Associate), The Griffin Theatre, Circle Theatre, The Building Stage, Apple Tree, and Milwaukee Repertory. Loyola University Chicago 7


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His scenic designs have been seen at Silk Road Theatre Project, The Hyopcrites, Collaboraction, Infamous Commonwealth, and Adventure Stage. Lee holds an MFA in Theatre Design from Northwestern University. Julia Eberhardt (Prop Master) is a Loyola University Chicago alumna, back for her fourth year as props master. Loyola credits include LITTLE WOMEN, KATRINA: THE K WORD, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, GUYS & DOLLS, INTIMATE APPAREL, WAITING FOR GODOT, ARCADIA, and THE GOOD WOMAN OF SETZUAN. Julia is also an Artistic Associate at TimeLine Theatre. TimeLine credits include FROST/NIXON, THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION, MASTER HAROLD... AND THE BOYS, WHEN SHE DANCED, FIORELLO!, TESLA’S LETTERS, PARADISE LOST, and THE GENERAL FROM AMERICA. You can see her full portfolio at www.juliarenee.com. Ariel Horvitz (Dramaturg) is a junior, and so excited to have the opportunity to be dramaturg for INTO THE WOODS. This was her first production working from “behind the scenes” but she was previously in Loyola’s production of AS YOU LIKE IT. She would like to thank the whole production team for being so inspiring and Dr. Mark Lococo for helping her with research. She hopes you enjoy this great show!

Design Workshop as well as the Production Manager/Asst. Lighting Designer for MEASURE FOR MEASURE as part of the #3USHAK3SF3ST collaborative Shakespeare festival. He would like to thank the entire cast, crew and staff that made this amazing show come together. Chris Thoren (Assistant Director) is ecstatic to begin his junior year at Loyola assistant directing INTO THE WOODS. He has learned so much from Sarah and the cast, and can’t wait to apply it to what will hopefully be a bright future in acting and directing. Thanks to the entire production team, the Avengers, and especially Sarah for this opportunity. Enjoy! Sarah Espinoza (Assistant Stage Manager) is from Broomfield, CO and is thrilled to be involved in her first production at Loyola University Chicago, INTO THE WOODS. Previously working stage-managing and lighting internships in Colorado, as well as acting in several productions at her high school such as SWEET CHARITY. She would like to thank the entire production team of INTO THE WOODS and theatre department for the opportunities and experiences, making her feel welcome and a part of something great and inspiring.

Molly Mattaini (Assistant Stage Manager) hails from St. Paul, MN and Julian Gonzalez (Stage Manager) is overjoyed to be starting his junior year is tickled about working on INTO at Loyola as the stage manager for INTO THE WOODS. Previously she has worked on student projects such THE WOODS. Originally a native of Los Angeles, CA, he has held the position of as Loyola Dionysia and directing scenes. She would like to thank her Resident Stage Manager for the Long Beach Shakespeare Company for more family, particularly her dog Sam. Also, thanks to Stephen Sondheim for than three years. He has worked in being a genius and Julian for being design capacities on both EINSTEIN’S an astonishing stage manager. DREAMS and DOG SEES GOD on the second stage as well as assistant stage managing PIPPIN on Loyola’s Mainstage last year. This year in addition to working on INTO THE WOODS, he is a co-creator of the Agamemnon 8 Loyola University Chicago


P R O D U C T I O N S TA F F Assistant Director.....................................................................................................................Chris Thoren Assistant Stage Managers................................................................ Sarah Espinoza, Molly Mattaini Props Assistants............................................................................ Amanda Bobbitt, Jaclyn Whitehair Assistant Scenic Designer..................................................................................................... Fiona Austin Assistant Costume Designer........................................................................ Rafaela Lopez-Santillana Master Electrician ......................................................................................................................Clare Roche Assistant Master Electrician.................................................................. Victoria Bain, Tom Campbell Electrics Crew........................................................................................ Sara Augustinas, Josh Bartlett, Erin Gutknecht, Sharon Limpert, Molly Mattaini, Jenna McGill, Elaine Mitra, Angela Sandall, Lucas Scheitz, Brian Tochterman, Samantha Vosmaer Wardrobe Head..................................................................................................................... Brigid Danahy Scene Run Crew ....................................................................................... Matthew Jones, Jade Lomeli, Colleen Prendergast, Kyle Sandgate-Blix, Jeri Tocco Costume Run Crew.............................................................Alexandra Burch, Catherine McCafferty, Quinn Rooney, Browyn Sherman Sound Board Operator........................................................................................................... Victoria Bain Sound Operators...................................................................................... Lauline Gough, Ceara Zennie

T H E AT R E S TA F F Director of Theatre.............................................................................................................. Mark E. Lococo Managing Director.............................................................................................................. April Browning Director of Public Programming.......................................................................................Jennie Martin Operation Manager................................................................................................................Scott Heston Technical Director...................................................................................................................Joe Glueckert Management Assistants.................................................................. Andrew Dillon, Julian Gonzalez, Andrew Lehmkuhl Scenic Artist.............................................................................................................................. Scott Gerwitz Scenic Construction .................................................................. Dionne Addai, Gabriella Baldassari, Luisa Blanco, Lauren Bond, Jewel Briggs, Caitlin Bukowski, N’Jameh Camara, Barbara Crowley, Anna Dauzvardis, Timothy Dilling, Paul Duna, Sarah Espinoza, Amy Lynn Heller, Alyssa Jutovsky, Marta Kondratowicz, David Lancelle, Kathleen Merkarski, Elaine Mitra, Käri Nielsen, Cameron Petti, Gabriela Perez , Nicole Prusinski, Tammy Salazar, Kyle Sandgate-Blix, R.J. Silva, Spencer Stachler, Maggie Stoody, Timothy Thomas, Jeri Tocco, Jaclyn Whitehair, Chelsea Zwieg Costume Shop Supervisor..................................................................................... Alex Wren Meadows Costume Construction.................................................................... Michelle Bradley, Brigid Danahy, Kaitlyn Dessoffy, Shannon Egan, Ashley Guinn, Stephanie Haugan, Nick Hess, MJ Jones, Calvin King, Katherine Kinzie, Sharon Limpert, Rafaela Lopez-Santillana, Matthew Lunt, Anne Murphy, Corinne Natyshak, Adam Noecker, Claire Reinhart, Katie Sawyer, Lucas Scheitz, Chris Thoren Box Office Manager.............................................................................................................James Dunford Box Office Staff............................ Beatrice Brittan, Gabrielle Caputo, Ysatis Hill, Sara Hubbard, Ayman Moussally, Michelle Peters, Sallyann Price, Kathryn Siemianowski, Margaret Tomasik, Rachel Toporek, Daniel Tsang, Alyssa Vitale, Ceara Zennie Graphic Designer............................................................................................................... Kevin McGroarty Photographer..........................................................................................................................Laura Goetsch Loyola University Chicago 9


D E PA R TM E N T O F F I N E A N D P E R F O R M I N G A R T S Theatre Faculty Sarah Gabel, Ph.D. Chairperson Mark E. Lococo, Ph.D. Director of Theatre Susan Applebaum Michael Bassett Aaron Todd Douglas Susan Felder Mikhail Fiksel Jacqueline Firkins Scott Gerwitz Peter Kanelos

Lee Keenan Katie Klemme Timothy Mann Kevin McGroarty Ann Shanahan Kelli Strickland Jonathan Wilson Nan Withers-Wilson Professor Emeriti Raoul Johnson Nick Patricca Dennis Zacek Fine & Performing Arts Staff

April Browning Managing Director Nina Bonano Office Assistant Joseph Glueckert Technical Director

Jennie Martin Director of Public Programming Alex Wren Meadows Costume Shop Supervisor Marta Wasko Administrative Assistant

Scott Heston Operations Manager

DONORS A Special Thank You to Our 2011-2012 Mustard Seed Donors Pillar Society ($1000 and above) Joyce Chelberg Mary E. Malliaris Sponsor ($250 to $499) Kathy Daniels Arthur and Theresa Malinowski

Patron ($100 to $249) Margaret Kraft Barbara Lanctot Cecilia and Thomas Murphy Tim and Janet Murtaugh Bruce and Betty Rattenbury Jerry and Ada Steeken

Friend ($50-$99) John Gabel Evelyn Siegel Cheryl Sporlein


UPCOMING EVENTS During performances of Shakespeare’s plays in the late-sixteenth and early seventeenth century, “Groundlings” sat in the “pit” of the Globe Theatre, mere feet away from the actors. Today, as we celebrate the legacy of the bard with our #3ShakesUFest, we’re proud to offer our students and other community members “Groundlings Passes.” Passes cost $15 ($10 for LUC Students) and will get you into the entire festival, which includes Loyola’s Friday performance, both of Saturday’s guest performance, and Sunday’s Shakespeare Workshop! Passes will be on sale on December 1st on LUC.tix.com Measure for Measure By William Shakespeare | Directed by Mark E. Lococo FEB 10 – 18 | Thurs. – Sat. 7: 30 PM/ Sun. 2 PM | Mullady Theatre A Streetcar Named Desire By Tennessee Williams | Directed by Jonathan Wilson APR 13 – 22 | Thurs. – Sat. 7:30 PM/ Sun. 2 PM | Mullady Theatre Book your seats at LUC.tix.com Jump online at blogs.LUC.edu/ArtsAlive Contact us at boxoffice@LUC.edu or 773.508.3847

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A B O U T L O YO L A’ S T H E AT R E P R O G R A M ( c o n t .) Loyola’s proximity to the city of Chicago and its many theatres offers wonderful opportunities for our students. We strive to open our students to experiences in the Chicago theatre community by bringing in professional designers, musicians, artisans, and teachers. We also encourage internships by offering credit for work done in professional theatre. If you are interested in more information about Theatre at Loyola, contact the main department office at 773.508.7510. Box Office Contact Information Phone: 773.508.3847 Email: Boxoffice@luc.edu Hours are from 12PM-5PM, Monday through Friday in Mundelein 1302, and an hour before curtain on performance days, or you can order your tickets online at LUC.tix.com Information The taking of photographs and the use of any type of recording devices are not allowed in the theatre during performances and are a violation of state and federal copyright laws. Tape or film will be confiscated. Electronic pagers and portable phones should be given to the house manager, who will notify patrons in the event that they are paged, if it is necessary that they be contacted during the performance. Patrons wearing alarm watches are respectfully requested to turn them off before entering the theatre. Patrons are asked to turn off portable phones before entering the theatre. Latecomers, along with patrons’ seat locations, are seated at the discretion of the house manager. In some circumstances, there will be no late seating until intermission. Lost and Found information may be exchanged at the Box Office; please call 773.508.3847. The Theatre reserves the right to limit admission for children under the age of six. Smoking is prohibited. Students with proper identification and senior citizens (age 62 and over) may purchase tickets at a discount. Group packages are available to groups of 10 or more. Advantages include discounted tickets, possible pre-or post-show discussions, backstage tours, blocks of tickets together, assistance with local restaurant reservations, and bus parking. Interested parties should call April Browning at 773.508.3833, Monday through Friday. If you have any questions about the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, or would like to volunteer or support the theatre program in any way please call us at 773.508.3847, visit our website at LUC.edu/dfpa or read our blog at blogs.LUC.edu/artsalive Thanks again for your patronage. 12 Loyola University Chicago

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