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The Intergalactic Nemesis Live-Action Graphic Novel Book One: Target Earth Written and Directed by Jason Neulander
Adapted from the stage play by Jason Neulander and Chad Nichols
Based on an original idea by Ray Patrick Colgan
Adapted from the radio drama by Ray Patrick Colgan, Jessica Reisman, Julia Edwards and Lisa D’Amour omic-Book Artwork by C Color Art by Production Designed by Tim Doyle Paul Hanley and Lee Duhig Jason Neulander
Sound Effects Created by Buzz Moran
Original Music Composed by Graham Reynolds
Sound Engineering by Agustin Frederic
Company Manager Jessie Douglas
FRI, NOV 4, 2011 | Overture Hall Bottled water and beverages in Overture Refillable Souvenir Cups are allowed in the theater during select performances. Purchase a souvenir cup for $3 plus the cost of your drink at any of the concession locations in the lobby, and bring it back next time. This program is part of Overture’s Take 10 Series for students and educators. Funding for Take 10 is provided by contributors to the Ovation Fund. Learn how you can be part of supporting Overture’s community and education programs at overturecenter.com/contribute. This program is part of Overture’s Community Ticket Program. Funding for the Community Ticket Program is provided by American Girl’s Fund for Children, a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts, and by Overture Center Foundation contributors. Learn how you can help make arts experiences real for hundreds of thousands of people in the greater Madison area at overturecenter. com/contribute.
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CAST in order of appearance Danu Uribe........................................................ Molly Sloan, Bird, Lead Hive Voice, Aughy, Claire, Queen of Zygon David Higgins..................................Timmy Mendez, Assassin, Jeeves, Shopkeeper Clint, X-7, Silcron, Zygonian guard, Little Girl Christopher Lee Gibson................................................... Vlad, Ben Wilcott, Driver, Mysterion the Magnificent, Lord Crawford, Thug, Omar, Jean-Pierre Desperois, Elbee-Dee-Oh Keyboardist................................................................................. Kenneth Redding, Jr. Foley artist understudy.................................................................................Cami Alys There will be a 15-minute intermission. Comic-Books, sound-effects gadgets, posters, shirts, and Zygonian Slime available in the lobby at intermission and after the performance. The cast will be signing books after the show. This production received its world premiere at the Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin, Texas.
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FRI, MAR 2, 8 pm
Tickets Starting at $29 Overture Hall
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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST AND CREW JESSIE DOUGLAS (Company Manager) is thrilled to be making her touring debut. Her past credits include: ZACH Theater Austin, TX: Stage Manager Red Hot Patriot: the kick ass wit of Molly Ivins, Assistant Stage Manager for August Osage County, Our Town and Hairspray. Assistant Stage Manager and ensemble cast member for Rent. Jessie spent a year in Juneau, Alaska working for Perseverance Theatre as the Company/Stage Management Fellow. Other Credits: Stage Manager for Barefoot in the Park at Unity Theater located in Brenham, Texas; Proof, produced by Thunder Mountain Theater Project in Juneau, Alaska. She is a graduate from Texas State University, San Marcos, where she earned her B.A. in Theater with a Business minor.
TIM DOYLE (Artwork) is an illustrator and print-maker working out of Austin, Texas. Growing up in the suburban sprawl of the Dallas area, he turned inward and sullen, only finding joy in comic-books and television and video games. Moving to Austin, Texas in 1999 to fulfill a life-long dream of not living in Dallas, Doyle begun painting and showing in galleries in 2001. He self-published a diary zine, Amazing Adult Fantasy from 20012003. Doyle has held many nerdfriendly jobs, including running a small chain of comic-book stores, as well as designing t-shirts and art-directing the poster series for the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. Doyle left ‘jobs’ behind and launched his company Nakatomi Inc in January of 2009. In the Summer of 2009, Tim Doyle along with artist Clint Wilson built their own screen printing studio, Nakatomi Print
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TUE, JAN 24–SUN, JAN 29 Tickets Starting at $40 | Overture Hall
Blue Man Group will thrill Madison with its high octane theatrical experience. Escape the ordinary and surround yourself in an explosion of comedy, music and technology. If you’ve never seen Blue Man Group, it’s a must-see. If you’re already a fan, don’t miss it.
WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST AND CREW Labs, which they and other artists work out of. Since then, he has produced art for companies such as ABC/Disney’s Lost Poster project, Mattel’s He-Man art show in LA, has had artwork used by Lucasfilm/ILM, Hasbro, IDW, among others. Doyle lives and works in Austin, Texas.
Across America. Agustin has also had the pleasure of working with the Old Settler’s Music Fest, SXSW, The Paramount, The Bass Concert Hall at UT, The Long Center for the Performing Arts and The Erwin Center. His affiliation with production companies, studios, theaters, and clubs include: Sounds of Brazil, AGUSTIN FREDERIC (Technical Rocket Studios, the French Institute: Director / FOH Engineer) is an Alliance Francaise, Tribeca PAC, artist and musician born in San Jose, Nomad Sound and ACL Live Studios. Costa Rica, whose craft also includes Agustin’s teaching and composing composing and arranging, theatre, experience includes: ASU, Wake recording, live sound, music pedagogy, Forest, UCF (BA Education & Social and instrument technician. As a live Behavioral Sciences), Winter Park sound engineer in NYC, Agustin has HS, Trinity HS and Thoroughbred/ worked with artists including Trey Sam Ash in Florida. In addition, he Anastasio, My Chemical Romance, is the percussion instructor at the Fionna Apple, and LL Cool J; and Austin Waldorf School. Performance in Austin, with George Clinton & credits include: youth orchestra in New the Parliament Funkadelic, Neil Orleans, Hendersonville Orchestra Young, Santana and Broadway and North Carolina Symphony,
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SAT, MAR 17, 2 & 7 pm*
$7 for adults, $3 for kids 12 and under *7 pm performance sign language interpreted
The Kid Brother starring Harold Lloyd
There’s nothing quiet about this classic silent film series! Each movie features live music performed by a talented organist on the Grand Barton Organ.
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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST AND CREW Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps, Walt Disney World, Heronymus, John Neilson, La Putain Avec Les Fleurs and several bands in New York City and Austin. Agustin is performing and touring nationally on drums and percussion with Jessie Torrisi & the Please, Please Me. OLIVER FREEMAN (Assistant Company Manager) was born and raised in Northern Virginia. Due to his father’s opera career he started working in theatre at the age of fifteen. Oliver attended The Evergreen State College where he received a B.A. in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in Film, Theatre, and Humanities. Graduating in 2006, he began working as a stagehand in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area on operas, plays, rock concerts and corporate events. Along with working as a stagehand, Oliver started a small music production company called RauchenWolf Productions, where he produces, records and promotes artists. Hoping to find more opportunities in the entertainment world Oliver moved to Austin, Texas in the spring of 2011. CHRISTOPHER LEE GIBSON (Ben Willcot, Mysterion, Jean-Pierre, et.al) Graduate, American Musical and Dramatic Academy (1990). Actor for several producing companies in Tampa, FL; The Loft Theatre, The Tampa Players, American Stage Theatre, The Off-Center Theatre, B.O.B. (theatrical palindrome) and The Hillsborough Moving Company. Producer of the Orlando International Fringe Festival (2001-2004). Production Manager at Orlando’s Mad Cow Theatre (2005). Actor for Mad Cow and The Orlando Shakespeare Theatre. Actor for The Austin Playhouse, Zach Scott Theatre, Salvage Vanguard Theatre, and The Da! Theatre Collective.
DAVID HIGGINS (Timmy Mendez, et al.) is proud to be returning to The Intergalactic Nemesis after a three year hiatus while living and working in New York. As a theatrical lighting technician and master electrician, GATZ, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Road Show and the Under the Radar Festival at the Joseph Papp Public Theater. Vaudeville Vanya, Spurt and Rainbow Family of the Serendipitous Now with St. Idiot Collective in Austin, TX. Man For All Seasons at the Austin Playhouse. Lemonade Tous Les Jour at Zachary Scott Theater, Austin, TX. BA from St. Edwards University. BUZZ MORAN (Sound Effects Designer) has been performing live sound effects for The Intergalactic Nemesis since the first production in 1996. Since then he has worked steadily as a sound designer for theater productions, and as a recording engineer. Buzz is responsible for Foleyvision in Austin, TX, wherein odd foreign films receive new music, voices, and sound effects performed live in the theater. Also in Austin, Moran helps run The Dionysium, a monthly show featuring lectures, drinking, and debates. He has recorded, mixed, and produced several cds, as well as various soundtracks with Graham Reynolds. Buzz recently worked as Music Editor for the upcoming film Bernie, starring Jack Black. JASON NEULANDER (Writer, Director, Producer) was the founder and Artistic Director of Salvage Vanguard Theater from 1994 to 2008. During his tenure there, he directed and produced more than fifty world premiere plays, musicals, and operas. The Austin American-Statesman has said of him: “Neulander aims to change the world …. Unlike most of his artistic compatriots, he is winning.” In 2004, 2005 and 2007 he was voted Best Theatre Director in the Austin The Intergalactic Nemesis | Overture Center 7
WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST AND CREW Chronicle Best of Austin readers’ polls. His directing work has been staged at Salvage Vanguard Theater in Austin; The Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis; Portland Center Stage; The Guthrie; The Public Theater, among others. His current project, The Intergalactic Nemesis Live-Action Graphic Novel, Book One: Target Earth received its world premiere at the Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin, Texas, in 2010 to rave reviews and is touring to 31 venues around the world in the 2011-12 season. The comic-book version of Nemesis is available for sale in the lobby after this performance. Book Two: Robot Planet Rising will premiere in Austin, Texas, on June 8, 2012. KENNETH REDDING, JR. (Keyboardist) resides in San Antonio, Texas, where he regularly performs as a pianist, vocalist and bassist. He studied Contemporary Writing and Production at the Berklee College of Music. Kenny composes music for television, film, jazz ensembles and orchestra. This is his first tour with The Intergalactic Nemesis. GRAHAM REYNOLDS (Composer) creates, performs, and records music for film, theater, dance, rock clubs and concert halls with collaborators ranging from Richard Linklater to DJ Spooky to the Austin Symphony Orchestra. As Golden Arm Trio, he’s released four criticallyacclaimed CDs and performed throughout the United States and Europe. As Co-Artistic Director of Golden Hornet Project with Peter Stopschinski, he has produced more than 50 concerts of world-premier alt-classical music. His music has been heard throughout the world on TV, in films and on radio, from HBO to the Cannes Film Festival to the BBC and NPR. His score for A Scanner Darkly, featuring Robert Downey Jr., was
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named the #1 Best Soundtrack of the Decade by Cinema Retro magazine and he recently finished scoring the Jack Black/Shirley MacLaine feature Bernie. In January, Reynolds released The Difference Engine: A Triple Concerto and DUKE! Three Portraits of Ellington on Innova Records with distribution by Naxos, the world’s biggest classical label. More at grahamreynolds.com DANU URIBE (Molly Sloan, Aughy, Queen of Zygon) performs with the multimedia sketch comedy troupe, The Latino Comedy Project. With the group, she was nominated for a daytime Emmy award for her acting and writing contributions to a promotional campaign for MTV Tr3s. Danu played opposite Martin Sheen, along with Michael York and Kristen Bell in the award-winning, animated film, Flatland: The Movie based on the 1884 science fiction novella. She earned her B.A. in Drama from Texas Woman’s University, where she starred in The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, Spanish dramatist Frederico Garcia Lorca’s Blood Wedding (as the bride), and as Maria in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Danu’s musical theatre credits also include Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz and Dorothy Parker in Red, Hot & Cole. Offstage, Danu regularly appears on-camera and provides voice-overs for numerous commercial, industrial and educational projects. She’s takes pride in having created over one-hundred unique characters for educational software curriculums used by students all over the United States. In her spare time, she performs improvisational comedy at The New Movement Theater. She thanks her family and her extended families at the Paramount Theatre and The New Movement Theaters in Austin, Texas for their unending love and support.
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