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Moisés Kaufman, Artistic Director

Greg Reiner, Executive Director

Presents Residency Sponsored by: Michael Ross- UW-W Class of ‘81 Cultural Affairs & Contemporary Issues

Monday, October 18, 2010 – 7:30 pm

The Laramie Project

by Moisés Kaufman and the members of Tectonic Theater Project Head Writer: Leigh Fondakowski Associate Writers: Stephen Belber, Greg Pierotti, Stephen Wangh Dramaturgs: Amanda Gronich, Sarah Lambert, John McAdams, Maude Mitchell, Andy Paris, Barbara Pitts, Kelli Simpkins Tuesday, October 19, 2010 – 7:30 pm

The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later

By Moisés Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris and Stephen Belber Dramaturg: Jimmy Maize Directed by Moisés Kaufman and Leigh Fondakowski Scenic Design............................................................................................................ Robert Brill + Costume Design............................................................................................................Moe Schell Lighting Design...................................................................................................... Betsy Adams+ Composer.......................................................................................................................Peter Golub Sound Designer......................................................................................................... John Albano Production Stage Manager....................................................................Samone B. Weissman

This program was supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts. This presentation is supported by the Performing Arts Fund, a program of Arts Midwest funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts with additional contributions from Wisconsin Arts Board, General Mills foundation, and Land O’ Lakes Foundation. 2 Young Auditorium


CAST Scott Barrow Mark Berger Jeremy Bobb Mercedes Herrero

Greg Pierotti Amy Resnick Christina Rouner Kelli Simpkins

CREW Dramaturg/Assistant Director (Part Two).........................................................Jimmy Maize Company Manager.................................................................................................... Alyce Starke Production Supervision........................................................................................Juniper Street Productions........................................................Guy Kwan, Kevin Broomell, Hilary Blanken Dialect Coach...........................................................................................................Walton Wilson Assistant Lighting Designer.................................................................................. Paul Hudson Interns.............................................................Kate McGill, Reza Mirsajadi, Darren Johnston

T E C TO N I C T H E AT E R P R OJ E C T S TA F F Artistic Director...................................................................................................MoisÊs Kaufman Executive Director....................................................................................................... Greg Reiner Administrative Coordinator.............................................................................Tiffany Redmon General Manager............................................................................................. Dominick Balletta Co Founder/Senior Producer........................................................................... Jeffrey LaHoste The Actors and Stage Managers in this production are members of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. The directors are members of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers. + member, United Scenic Artists

Continue the disucussion and join The Laramie Project online at www.laramieproject.org The Laramie Project National Tour is made possible in part by support from the following funders: The National Endowment for the Arts, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Doris Duke Charitable Trust, Barbara Whitman and David Carlyon, Dr. Bruce A. Carter, PhD, The Colin Higgins Foundation and the Kanbar Charitable Trust Tectonic Theater Project 520 Eighth Ave, #313 New York, NY 10018 212-579-6111 www.tectonictheaterproject.org

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BIOS Scott Barrow Broadway: 33 Variations, Off Bway: Valhalla (NYTW), Dr. Knock (Mint), Embraceable Me (Kirk) Regional includes: Arena Stage, Arkansas Rep, the Arden, Cincinnati Playhouse, Commonwealth Shakespeare, the Geva, Hartford Stage, New Rep, North Shore Music Theatre, the Olney, Portland Stage, Shakespeare and Company, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Studio Theatre, Trinity Rep, Vineyard Playhouse, and the Wilma, TV: All My Children, As the World Turns. MFA: Brandeis University. Mark Berger is a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, where he attended the Meisner Extension, ETW, and ITW Amsterdam. He is a founding member of a new theatre company, AGGROCRAG. He’s honored to be working with Tectonic Theatre Project. He’d like to thank his family, friends, and teachers for their love and support. Jeremy Bobb - Broadway: Is He Dead?; Translations. Off-Broadway: Shipwrecked! (Primary); Finian’s Rainbow (Encores!); Beast (NYTW); The Calamity of Kat Kat and Willie (Babel); Love: A Tragic Etude (CaracasNY Collective); Hell and Back (New Georges); Murder in the First (Invictus). Regional: O’Neill, NYS&F, The Wilma, Barrington Stage, Weston Playhouse, Theatreworks, Hangar. TV/Film: You Don’t Know Jack; Boy Wonder; August; White Lies Black Sheep; Law & Order; All My Children. BFA Otterbein College. Mercedes Herrero. Recent performances include: Seven (London, Aspen) The Winter’s Tale and Murderers (Asolo Rep), King Lear (Indiana Rep) Nine Parts of Desire (Geva Theatre). Off-Broadway credits include: Journeys (laMaMa), Killing the Boss (The Cherry Lane) Henry V, and Richard III (Public Theatre). Ms Herrero is an original member of the multi-award winning production of The Laramie Project. She is working with Tectonic on a new play about 19th century actress Charlotte Cushman called Casa Cushman. Film 4 Young Auditorium

credits include: Deception, Arranged, Asylum Seekers, The Tao of Steve. T.V. credits include all 4 Law and Orders. Ms Herrero holds an M.F.A. from the Yale School of Drama and a B.A. from the University of Virginia. Greg Pierotti Tectonic Theater Project member since 1996. Associate writer of The Laramie Project. Co-writer HBO teleplay (2002 Emmy nominee). Head writer of The People’s Temple. Short story, ‘lude, forthcoming on Alyson Press’ Anthology Men to Men: New Voices in Gay Fiction. Currently writing a column for The Advocate on line. Dramaturge I think I like Girl’s and Casa Cushman. New play in development, Mr. Apology, based on the tapes of The Apology Line recordings collected by Allan Bridge. As an actor, performed at Union Square Theater, Minetta Lane Theater, Primary Stages, The Guthrie, Hartford stage, Berkeley Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, Denver Center, Perseverance. Originated his roles in the world premiers The Laramie Project, and Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, and Leigh Fondakowski’s The People’s Temple. played John Peacock in The HBO film The Laramie Project and David Hart on NBC’s Law and Order. Amy Resnick Off Broadway: Death of Frank, I Think I Like Girls. Los Angeles: The Real Thing (Mark Taper Forum/Doolittle/South Coast Repertory). Regional: Pride and Prejudice (Arizona Repertory Theatre, Alliance Theatre, San Jose Repertory), The Laramie Project (Berkeley Repertory Theatre), Yellowface (Theatreworks), Dead Man’s Cellphone, She Stoops to Comedy (SF Playhouse), Old Neighborhood (Aurora Stage), The Clean House, Boston Marriage (B Street Theatre) Orson’s Shadow (Marin Theatre Company). TV/Film: Picket Fences, Law and Order, Haiku Tennel, The Californians, The Insomniacs, Paper Dolls, Paper Chase. Christina Rouner Broadway: Coram Boy. Off-Broadway: The Duchess of Malfi, Halfway Home,


B I O S ( c o n t .) Three Tall Women (and National Tour). Regional: McCarter Theater, Yale Repertory, Long Wharf Theater, The Globe Theaters, Alliance Theater Company, Guthrie Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Williamstown Theater Festival, Playmakers Repertory, Baltimore Center Stage, Kennedy Center, Mark Taper Forum, San Jose Repertory, Portland Stage Company, Syracuse Stage, Westport Country Playhouse and many others. Film: MacGruber, Taking Chance, Fur, The Skeptic, Crazy Like a Fox, Winter Solstice, Herman U.S.A. Television: Sex and the City, Law and Order, New York Undercover, All My Children, One Life to Live. Training: Yale University, The Juilliard School. Kelli Simpkins recently directed and co-wrote an original play, called Good Death at Western Michigan. Acting credits: Late: A Cowboy Song at Piven Theater (d/Jessica Thebus), Celebrity Row at A.T.C. (d/David Cromer), Fair Use (d/ Meredith McDonough), Good Boys and True (d/ Pam McKinnon) and One Arm (d/Moises Kaufman) all at Steppenwolf, Execution of Justice with About Face Theatre (d/Gary Griffin), The People’s Temple at Berkeley Rep., Perseverance, The Guthrie (d/ Leigh Fondakowski). Kelli is a member of Tectonic Theatre Project and is an original creator/ performer of The Laramie Project (Off –Bway, Denver Center, Berkeley Rep., La Jolla Playhouse). FILM/TV: A League of Their Own, Chasing Amy, Law & Order: C.I., and HBO’s The Laramie Project (Emmy nomination: Ensemble Writing).

Samone B. Weissman (Production Stage Manager) Prior to working with TTP, Samone worked with The Mint Theater, Culture Project, Working Theatre, ManUnderground, Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, HERE, Primary Stages, Perry Street Theatre, 59E59, York Theatre, Drama League, Cherry Lane, Women’s Expressive Theatre, American Globe Theatre & The Jean Cocteau Theatre. Regional theatres include: Red House Arts Center, Chester Theatre Company, Curious Theatre, Emelin Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, CTG/Kirk Douglas, The Guthrie & The Goodman Theatre. She has also toured to Zimbabwe, South Africa & Edinburgh. AEA since 2001. Moisés Kaufman (Writer/Director) is a Tony and Emmy nominated director and award-winning playwright. His plays Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde and The Laramie Project have been among the most performed plays in America over the last decade. Mr. Kaufman also directed the Pulitzer and Tony award-winning play I Am My Own Wife, earning him an Obie award for his direction as well as Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel nominations. Other recent credits include: 33 Variations (Broadway, La Jolla Playhouse, Arena Stage); Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Mark Taper Forum) Macbeth with Liev Schreiber (Public Theater); Lady Windermere’s Fan (Williamstown Theater Festival); This Is How It Goes (Donmar

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B I O S ( c o n t .) Warehouse); One Arm by Tennessee Williams (Steppenwolf Theater Company); and Master Class with Rita Moreno (Berkeley Repertory Theater). As a writer/ director: Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde (Lucille Lortel Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Joe Callaway Award, GLAAD Media Award); The Laramie Project (Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk noms, GLAAD Media Award). Mr. Kaufman also directed the film adaptation of The Laramie Project for HBO, which was the opening night selection at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival and won the National Board of Review Award, the Humanitas Prize and a Special Mention for Best First Film at the Berlin Film Festival. The film also earned Mr. Kaufman two Emmy Award nominations for Best Director and Best Writer. He is the Artistic Director of Tectonic Theater Project and a Guggenheim Fellow in Playwriting. Leigh Fondakowski (Writer/Director) was the Head Writer of The Laramie Project and has been a member of Tectonic Theatre Project since 1995. She is an Emmy nominated co-screenwriter for the adaptation of The Laramie Project for HBO, and a co-writer of The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later. Her play, The People’s Temple, has been performed under her direction at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Perseverance Theater, American Theater Company and The Guthrie Theater, and received the Glickman Award for Best New Play in the Bay Area in 2005. Another original play, I Think I Like Girls, premiered at Encore Theater in San Francisco under her direction and was voted one of the top 10 plays of 2002 by The Advocate. Other directing credits include: Gerda’s Lieutenant by Ellen Greeves and Bennett Singer (Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts), 3 Seconds in the Key by Deb Margolin (San Francisco Playhouse), The Laramie Project (Berkeley Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Perseverance Theatre), La Voix Humaine by Jean Cocteau (Andy 6 Young Auditorium

Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh), Agatha by Marguerite Duras (French Alliance, New York), Gwen John adapted from the novel by Jane Warrick (HERE, New York). Leigh is a 2007 recipient of the NEA/TCG Theatre Residency Program for Playwrights and is developing a new play about 19th century actress Charlotte Cushman with Tectonic Theater Project. Greg Pierotti (see bio above) Andy Paris (Writer) has made a career of developing new works for the stage and screen, including The Laramie Project (EMMY Nomination), Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, by Moisés Kaufman, Lucie Tiberghien’s The Quiet Room, and Innocents, by Rachel Dickstein. As a writer/director Andy created The Fanmaker’s Inquisition, adapted from the novel by Rikki Ducornet. He also developed Goldstar Ohio, by Michael Tisdale, directing the stage version at The Cleveland Public Theatre, and the short film starring Bill Irwin, Alison Pill, Mercedes Ruehl and Michael Emerson. For The Women’s Project he wrote The Corporate Carnival, which was presented in the Winter Garden at the World Financial Center. Andy was invited to participate in The Lincoln Center Directors Lab in 2008. As an actor he has performed in countless plays in New York, Regionally, and in Europe. Regionally, he has been seen at Playmaker’s Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, Hartford Stage, Theatre Virginia, Berkeley Rep and La Jolla Playhouse. His upcoming acting work includes OR, by Liz Duffy Adams, which will be coming to The Women’s Project in November. He has also been the recipient of two AUDIE Awards for his audiobook narrations. As an original member of Tectonic Theater Project, Andy has worked under the mentorship of Mr. Kaufman, and now teaches the techniques which he and Tectonic developed over the past seventeen years. He has taught workshops at New York University, DePaul University, Naropa Institute and in Osaka, Japan, among others. Andy was invited to be a participant in the Lincoln Center


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B I O S ( c o n t .) Directors Lab in 2008. Andy grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a graduate of NYU. Stephen Belber (Writer) As a playwright, Belber’s plays include Geometry of Fire, (Rattlestick), Fault Lines, (Naked Angels/Cherry Lane), A Small, Melodramatic Story, (LAByrinth Theater Company), McReele (Roundabout), Match (Broadway, Tony nomination for Frank Langella), Tape (Naked Angels—NYC/LA/London) and The Laramie Project (Associate Writer). As a screenwriter, he wrote Tape, directed by Richard Linklater, (Sundance; Berlin); The Laramie Project (Associate Writer) for HBO Films, (Sundance, Emmy nomination for screenwriting); and Drifting Elegant, directed by Amy Glazer. He recently wrote and directed his first feature, Management, starring Jennifer Aniston, Steve Zahn and Woody Harrelson, which premiered at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival. He is currently developing screenplays based on McReele (for Will Smith’s Overbrook production company), and Match. TV credits include Rescue Me and Law & Order SVU, (staff writer). He has received commissions from Manhattan Theater Club, Playwrights Horizons, The Huntington Theater, Arena Stage and Philadelphia Theater Company. Robert Brill (Set Designer): Broadway: Guys and Dolls (Tony nom), Cabaret, Assassins (Tony nom), The Story of My Life, A Streetcar Names Desire, The Good Body, Laugh Whore, Anna In The Tropics, Design For Living, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Buried Child and The Rehearsal. Other credits include the world Premiere of Moby Dick (Dallas Opera), Sinatra (Radio City), An American In Paris (Boston Ballet), On The Record (Disney), A Clockwork Orange (Steppenwolf ). He is a founding member of Sledgehammer Theatre and recipient of the 2004 Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration. Moe Schell (Costume Designer) is currently the head of costumes at Bard College. Recent works include Emerson High, Seven Stories, and Little Red with Half Moon Theater. Celebrating Judson 8 Young Auditorium

a Tribute to the Judson School’s 40th anniversary, at the Judson Church. NYC: Favorite designs include Benten Kozo at the Flea (Obie Award), Pentecost with the Barrow Group (Drama Desk), and The Laramie Project at The Denver Center, La Jolla, and Union Square Theater. She also designs dance at Bard. Betsy Adams (Lighting Designer) is a New York-based Lighting Designer whose work has been seen from Alaska to London. She designed the world premiere of The Laramie Project at Denver Center Theatre as well as productions in NYC, Berkeley, La Jolla and Laramie, Wyoming. Recent productions include Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde in Caracas, Venezuela; Macbeth and Merchant of Venice at The Juilliard School; and Around The World in 80 Days at the Westport Country Playhouse, Irish Rep and Cincinnati Playhouse; She has designed many world premieres including The People’s Temple, written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski at Berkeley Rep (also Perseverance Theater and The Guthrie Theater); Gross Indecency in NYC (also London, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto and Plymouth, England); Her work has also been seen on the stages of Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Arena Stage, Baltimore Center Stage, The Gielgud Theatre (London), Mark Taper Forum, NYS Theatre Institute, Paper Mill Playhouse, San Diego Opera, and Seattle Opera. She teaches Lighting Design at Barnard College where she has also designed Dissident Acts, directed by Russian director Gary Chernykovsky, As Five Years Pass, Twelfth Night, and 365. Her company, Blue Hill Design, provides lighting design services for industrials, theatre and special events worldwide. Projects include product launches for Pfizer, Gillette, and IBM and the James Beard Foundation Awards at Avery Fisher Hall. Jimmy Maize is an award-winning playwright/director, Artistic Director of The Theater Bureau and Artistic Associate of Tectonic Theater Project.


B I O S ( c o n t .) His interview-based play In One Room was the recipient of the first annual Bailiwick playwriting award, the David Nord Award, and has been performed nationally. Recent directing credits: The Skin of Our Teeth (Strasberg Institute); A Different Kind of Animal (Sam French). Writing/directing credits: Making Time, and In The Belly (Bureau Theater). Assistant Directing: 33 Variations (Broadway); Bengal Tiger at the Bagdad Zoo (Center Theatre Group); The Laramie Project 10 Year Later (National Tour). He is a current MFA directing candidate at Columbia University and a member of the Old Vic New Voices Network. Tectonic Theater Project is an award-winning company whose plays have been performed around the world. Since 1992 TTP has produced innovative works that explore theatrical language and form, fostering an artistic dialogue with our audiences on the social, political and human issues of the

day. The company has developed and produced works for theater and film, including: 33 Variations (nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Play), Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde; The Laramie Project (one of the most produced plays in the country, as well as an HBO movie written and directed by Kaufman); and I Am My Own Wife (2004 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for best play). Tectonic has garnered numerous awards including the Humanitas Prize, the Obie, the Lucille Lortel Award, The Outer Critics Circle Award, the GLAAD Media Award, the Artistic Integrity Award from the Human Rights Campaign, and the Making a Difference Award from the Matthew Shepard Foundation. The film of The Laramie Project was also honored with four Emmy Nominations, The National Board of Review Award for Outstanding Made for Television Movie and a Golden Bear Award from the Berlin Film Festival.

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M E M B E R S ( c o n t .) Antionette Czebotar Dean & Bonnie Dahnert Jacqueline Dailey Corey Davis Joan Dedolph Larry & Sue Ferry Donald & Barbara Foth Donna G. Fox Audrey & Christian Gatz Nancy & Leo Geidel Mary Godfrey Norm & Polly Godfrey Kathy & Jim Gross Robert Gruber Carol Guequierre Mark Gustafson & Su Ash Gustafson Elizabeth Haenisch Hans & Carla Hahn Michael F. & Sharyn L. Hahn Margaret Hancock Diane Hanson Marian A. Hanson John & Jean Henderson Susan Hiscox John & Ann Hough Gene & Charlotte Huntley Helene Hurdis Martha Johnson Richard & Susan Kaja Debra & Ken Kirkeby Sybil Klug Sharon & Jeff Knight Bob & Gloria Knipschild Arthur Kolb & Dorothy Kopp Paul & Sue Kremer Irene Labonne David & Nancy Lader John & Catherine Lader Steven Landfried Leota & Steve Larson Laura Lester Jean Lewis Luann Livingston Don Maasz Connie & Alan Marshall Edwin Mathews Sandra Matson Jeffrey McKinney Rosemary Metzdorff Dan & Jodi Miller Jim & Carol Miller Bob Mischka Charles & Carolyn Mowbray Barry Mullen John & Arlene Newhouse Marie Northey Lois O’Brien

Kim & Denise O’Keefe Michael Olson Richard & Judy Owens Larry & Mary Peiffer Astrid Peterson Kirke & Elaine Plank Donna Rice Dale & Colleen Riggs John & Julie Ripley James Rogers James & Alice Rogers Dick & Julie Ruhe Daniel Sable Dennis & Mary Salverson Kathleen Salzwedel Doug & Karen Saubert Alice Scherer Judith Schinneller Ervin Schlepp Jean Schollmeier Faye Schouten Dennis & Evelyn Schulz Robert & Sharon Schweitzer Roger & Helen Shimon Tom & Sue Short Larry & Edie Simons Patrick & Frances Snyder Thomas Spiegelhof Barbara Stallman Dave & Bonnie Stanley Dennis & Eva Stanton David & Cheryl Stedman Ann & Howie Stiff David & Merri Stoneman Richard & Arlene Trewyn Fred & Jeanne Triebold Angel & Chris Tullar Marc & Nancy Turner Ron & Sandra Van Able Carleen & Arthur VanderKoy John & Darlene Varnes John & Lila Waldman Vivian & Fred Welch Donald Werdin & Carol Christ Oneida L. Wheeler Eda Wilson Rod & LaVonne Wittwer Jack & Ella Woodbury James & Mary Jo Wooldridge Mark & Peggy Wuenstel Wally & Joan Yandel June Yantis Charles & Barbara Zidek Contributor Jackie Amundson & Dean Zweifel Julia Armstrong Young Auditorium 15


M E M B E R S ( c o n t .) Michael & Karen Atwood George & Susan Bauer Donald & Constance Brick George & Harriet Christopherson Mr. & Mrs. Cohen John Finney Margaret & Dale Fose Barry & Margo Goldberg Edward Groshan Richard Haney Donna J. Heid Carolyn Heisey Kathy Helgeson Kristin Koeffler Caroline Kreinz Pete & Carol Kumlien Nancy Leinius Dr. Steven & Larissa Lyon Tom Marshall Marie Martin Susan Mealy Gilbert Myers Dan & Gloria Navarre Tom & Mary Oehler Thelma Robbins

James & Cheral Sadler Merle & Mary Lou Schinke Susan Sims Steve & Linda Steinhoff Miles A. & Nancy Stejskal Patricia Townsend Yvonne Treiterer Karolyn & Hugo Tscharnack Mary Ulrich Stan & Val Vesely Mary Lynn Vogel Paul Woodard & Jan Burandt Daniel Yeazel Student Kevin Hardwick Margaret Janovetz-Casey Owen Kirkeby Gerald Roche Lisa Tessene-Martin Matching Gift USG Foundation, Inc. Wisconsin Energy Corporation

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