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SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2014 • 3:00 PM

Theatreworks USA & Horizons Family Series Present

Barbara Pasternack Artistic Director

Presents

Ken Arthur Producing Director

JUNIE B. JONES Book and Lyrics by Marcy Heisler

Music by Zina Goldrich

Based on the Junie B. Jones series of books by Barbara Park Published by Random House Books for Young Readers Scenic Design by Luke Hegel-Cantarella

Costume Design by Lora LaVon

Music Direction by Logan Culwell

Orchestrations by Scott Davenport Richards

Stage Manager Ernie Fimbres

Originally Directed by Peter Flynn

Originally Choreographed by Devanand Janki

Assistant Director/ Choreographer Tiffany Chalothorn

Directed and Choreographed by Robert Tatad Sponsored by: CAST (alphabetical

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Herb & Others .......................................................................................................................... Zach Weirich Junie B. Jones ................................................................................................................. Erika Santosuosso Lucille & Others........................................................................................................................ Tia DeShazor May & Others................................................................................................................. Kathleen LaMagna Mr. Scary & Others............................................................................................................Justin Talkington Sheldon & Others............................................................................................................... Aaron C. Wright The taking of pictures and/or making of visual or sound recording is expressly forbidden. Please check the houseboard for any program changes. This program from Theatreworks USA is supported, in part, with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

The actors and stage manager employed in this production are members of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States.

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MUSICAL NUMBERS “Top Secret Personal Beeswax”................................................................................. Junie B, Company “Lucille, Camille, Chenille”...............................................................................Lucille, Camille, Chenille “You Can Be My Friend”.................................................................................... Junie B, Herb, Company “Time to Make a Drawing............................................................................................ Junie B, Company “Now I See”....................................................................................................................... Junie B, Company “Lunch Box”...................................................................................................................... Junie B, Company “Gladys Gutzman”........................................................................................................................... Company “Kickball Tournament”..................................................................................................José, Herb, Lennie “Sheldon Potts’ Halftime Show”................................................................................................... Sheldon “When Life Gives You Lemons” .......................................................................Daddy, Mother, Junie B WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST (alphabetical ZACH WEIRICH (Herb & Others) is thrilled to join the Theatreworks USA family in Junie B. Jones! He is a proud new resident of New York City after graduating in May from Point Park University with a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre. Some favorite roles include Calvin in A Wrinkle in Time (Prime Stage), The Backpack in Dora the Explorer: LIVE! Dora’s Pirate Adventure (Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh), and his recent film debut in The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Endless gratitude to his family and friends for their constant love and support! ERIKA SANTASUOSSO (Junie B. Jones) is thrilled to be part of this adorable show! Hofstra University: BFA Acting. MT credits include: Fancy Nancy @ Vital Theatre Co. (Rhonda), The Fantasticks (Luisa), Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey), RENT (Mimi), Company (Jenny), Little Women (Beth), Les Miserables (Cosette)... Love to my parents, siblings and Adam. www.ErikaSantosuosso.com TIA DESHAZOR (Lucille & Others) is grateful and thrilled to be joining the Junie B. Jones cast! Especially in the best-dressed role! Some favorite credits include Ragtime (Sarah), Marie Christine, Showboat, Hair, Hairspray, and a host of awesome readings and new works. www.Tiadeshazor.com KATHLEEN LAMAGNA (May & Others) is so excited to be performing in Junie B. Jones! 4

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She is originally from Carmel, IN and is a recent graduate of The Boston Conservatory. Some of her favorite shows include Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie), The Full Monty (Joanie), and performances with The Boston Pops. Thanks to her family and friends! JUSTIN TALKINGTON (Mr. Scary & Others) is thrilled to be touring with Theatreworks USA with such wonderful people. Recent regional credits include RENT, Hairspray, Funny Girl, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and the 2013 Broadway’s Rising Stars Concert in NYC. Top secret personal thank you to Mom and Dad, Theatreworks USA and guardian angel, Grandpa Ron. AARON C. WRIGHT (Sheldon & Others) After working with the company this past summer at the Lucille Lortel as an understudy in The Civil War, Aaron is looking forward to the tour experience! Off-Broadway credit: The Civil War. Regional credits include: Les Miserables, Rent, 1960, and Finnian’s Rainbow. Training: North Carolina School of the Arts and Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Aaron would like to thank his mom and friends for many years of love and support. MARCY HEISLER (Book and Lyrics) with composer Zina Goldrich, received the 2009 Fred Ebb Award for outstanding songwrit-


WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST (alphabetical ing. She also received a Helen Hayes Award nomination for her Kennedy Center premiere of Snow White, Rose Red, (and Fred). She provided book and lyrics for Dear Edwina (produced Off Broadway by Daryl Roth, 2009 Drama Desk Nomination, Outstanding Lyrics), Dear Edwina Junior, and the Lucille Lortel Award-nominated Junie B Jones, produced by Theatreworks USA. Current projects include Ever After, a collaboration with Goldrich and director Kathleen Marshall; Freakin’ Fabulous, an original musical with Goldrich and bestselling author and stylemaker Clinton Kelly; The Great American Mousical, premiering this November at Goodspeed Opera House, and Screaming Like a Fool, a collection of romantic comedy songs. Alphabet City Cycle, a collection of her poems set to music by Georgia Stitt, was recorded by Kate Baldwin and released by PS Classics in 2008 She is also the coauthor of Goldrich and Heisler, Songbook, Vol. 1, now in its fifth printing, and released both a new CD and Songbook Volume 2 in November of 2009. As a lyricist, Ms. Heisler has contributed songs for many Disney projects, including Johnny and The Sprites (Disney Television), Pooh’s Learning Adventures (Disney Toon Studios), and The D Show (Disney Interactive). As an adaptor, she wrote new versions of 101 Dalmatians, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and The Jungle Book for Disney Theatricals. Other productions include Adventures in Love (Ordway Theatre), Allison Under the Stars (Workshop, Second Stage Theatre), and The Marcy and Zina Show, which tours around the country and Canada. Ms. Heisler was a co-recipient of ASCAP’s 2002 Richard Rodgers Theatre Award, and was a Joseph Papp Artist in Residence at Second Stage Theatre. She recently collaborated with composer Michael Picton on songs for Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus 137th Edition. An active member of the Publications Committee of the Dramatists Guild, Ms. Heisler is a contributing writer to Dramatist magazine. She graduated with High Honors from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Dramatic Writing Program, and previously studied acting at Northwestern University.

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ZINA GOLDRICH (Music) was honored with the 2009 Fred Ebb Award for excellence in songwriting. Along with longtime lyricist, Marcy Heisler, she is currently working on the musical adaptation of Ever After with director Kathleen Marshall. She earned a Drama Desk nomination for Best Music for her work on the Off-Broadway show Dear Edwina. She also composed the score for Junie B. Jones, which was nominated for the Lucille Lortel Award and tours nationwide. She composed the score of Snow White, Rose Red (and Fred) for the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C, which was nominated for three Helen Hayes Awards. She has composed for numerous television shows, including Wonderpets for Nickelodeon, Johnny and the Sprites and Pooh’s Learning Adventures for Disney, and Third and Bird for the BBC. She has also been a staff songwriter for Walt Disney Feature Animation. With Heisler, she is writing the score for Freakin’ Fabulous, a new musical with book by stylemaker Clinton Kelly from TLC’s What Not to Wear. Goldrich has played keyboards on Broadway for Avenue Q, Bombay Dreams, Oklahoma! and Titanic, where she also conducted. She has published Goldrich and Heisler Songbook Volume 1 (now in its fifth printing), Goldrich and Heisler Songbook Volume 2, and has recorded the album Marcy and Zina: The Album for Yellow Sound Label. Currently, she is composing music for The Great American Mousical, directed by Julie Andrews for Goodspeed Opera House. ROBERT TATAD (Director/Choreographer) has staged and choreographed numbers featuring Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth, Jane Krakowski, Kristen Chenoweth and Gwen Stefani as well as corporate events for T-Mobile, Walmart, Coty, and Vidal Sassoon. Other credits include Theatreworks USA’s The Yellow Brick Road (Lortel Theatre), Romantic Poetry (NYS&F), Funny Girl (Actors’ Fund Concert), Miss Saigon (Ogunquit Playhouse). On Broadway, Robert served as the Assistant Choreographer for the 2005 Tony Award-winning revival of La Cage Aux Folles and Associate Choreographer for Young Auditorium

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST (alphabetical Rock of Ages (also national tour, Toronto, and Australian companies). LOGAN CULWELL (Music Director) is an NYC-based music director, conductor and pianist. In addition to Junie B., he serves as the music director for Theatreworks USA’s The Civil War, which just completed a successful Off-Broadway run. Other recent New York and regional music direction credits include Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, Nine, Grease, and Little Shop of Horrors. B.M. Oklahoma City University, M.M. Ithaca College. ERNIE FIMBRES (Stage Manager) Off Broadway: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn; The Deep Throat Sex Scandal; Hells Bells - Regional credits: Seussical the Musical NYC, Nat’l Tour, Molly Sweeney, Scapino, 40 is the New 15: World Premier, As Thousands Cheer, The Kid From Brooklyn:Los Angeles/Chicago, Nate the Great :NYC, Nat’l Tour, Death of a Salesman: Los Angeles, Frost and Fire-A Dance Concer:t Los Angeles, La Philharmonic Tchaikovsky Concert Los Angeles Disney Hall Maestro Alexander Mickelthwate, Gilligan’s Island, The Musical: Sherwood Schwartz and a few more. Always Goodness. A proud member of Actor’s Equity.

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Jones; The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe; Peter Pan; Seussical; Skippyjon Jones; and The Teacher From the Black Lagoon & Other Story Books. Theatreworks’ honors include a Drama Desk Award, Off-Broadway’s Lucille Lortel Award, the Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Award, the William M. Dawson Award for Programmatic Excellence given by the Association of Performing Arts Presenters and the Medal of Honor from the Actors’ Fund of America. www.TWUSA.org This production is adapted from the books Junie B, First Grader (At Last!); Junie B, First Grader: Boss of Lunch; Top Secret Personal Beeswax: A Journal by Junie B. (and Me!); and Junie B, First Grader: One-Man Band by Barbara Park, published by Random House Books for Young Readers (www.randomhouse.com/kids/junieb/).

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THE ACTING CO & GUTHRIE THEATER

MARGOT HARLEY, PRODUCER IAN BELKNAP, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

JOE DOWLING, DIRECTOR

THE 2013-2014 TOUR THE ACTING COMPANY in association with THE GUTHRIE THEATER presents

HAMLET

BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE DIRECTED BY IAN BELKNAP

ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD BY TOM STOPPARD DIRECTED BY JOHN RANDO The Acting Company is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. The Acting Company/Guthrie Theater 2013-2014 National Tour is made possible by generous support from Actors’ Equity Foundation, The Altman Foundation, The Axe-Houghton Foundation, The Howard Bayne Fund, The Bodman Foundation, Bridges/Larson Foundation, The Broadway League, CITI Private Bank, Noel Coward Foundation, Delta Air Lines, The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, 42nd Street Development Corporation, Fribourg Family Foundation, Goldman Sachs, The Rona Jaffe Foundation, The Dorothea L. Leonhart Foundation, Arthur L. Loeb Foundation, Lucille Lortel Foundation, Marquis George MacDonald Foundation, Inc., The Edith Meiser Foundation, James Starr Moore Foundation, The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund, Seevak Family Foundation, Shamos Family Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, Sony Corporation of America, The Harold & Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, Dorothy Strelsin Foundation, Sullivan & Cromwell, Target, Thomson Reuters, U.S. Trust Bank of America and other individual, foundation and corporate supporters. The Acting Company is supported by public funds from The New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and Arts Federation: Combined Federal Campaign.

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T H E AC T I N G C O M PA N Y & G U T H R I E T H E AT E R The Acting Company in association with The Guthrie Theater presents

Hamlet by William Shakespeare Scenic Design Neil Patel Costume Design Candice Donnelly Lighting Design Greg Goff Music and Sound Design Michael Kiley Voice and Speech Consultant Elizabeth Smith Fight Direction Felix Ivanoff Property Master Faye Armon-Troncoso Casting McCorkle Casting, LTD. Production Stage Manager Gina Noele Odierno Assistant Stage Manager Brandon Curtis Staff Repertory Director Devin Brain Directed by Ian Belknap CAST (in order of appearance) Bernardo/Guildenstern/First Gravedigger...........................................................................Ian Gould* Francisco/Player/Osric ..................................................................................................Joshua Johnston* Horatio.....................................................................................................................................Ernest Bentley* Marcellus/Rosencrantz/Gravedigger............................................................ Grant Fletcher Prewitt* Claudius....................................................................................................................................... Patrick Lane* Laertes/Ghost..............................................................................................................Robert David Grant* Polonius.................................................................................................................................. Andy Nogasky* Hamlet ....................................................................................................................................... John Skelley* Gertrude...........................................................................................................................Jacqueline Correa* Ophelia.......................................................................................................................................Angela Janas* Player King/Fortinbras/Priest............................................................................................. Darien Battle* Player Queen/Female Attendant ..................................................................................... Suzy Kohane* *Member of Actors’ Equity Association This production premiered at Northridge Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall on October 3, 2013

Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes plus intermission Smoking, eating, drinking, taking pictures and using recording equipment of any kind during the performance are strictly prohibited. Please remember to turn off all electronic devices, such as cellular phones, beepers and watches, prior to and during this performance.

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T H E AC T I N G C O M PA N Y & G U T H R I E T H E AT E R The Acting Company in association with the Guthrie Theater presents

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard Set Design Neil Patel Costume Design Candice Donnelly Lighting Design Greg Goff Music and Sound Design Michael Kiley Voice and Speech Consultant Elizabeth Smith Fight Direction Felix Ivanoff Property Master Annie Heath Casting McCorkle Casting, LTD. Production Stage Manager Gina Noele Odierno Assistant Stage Manager Brandon Curtis Staff Repertory Director Devin Brain Directed by John Rando CAST (in order of appearance) Guildenstern...................................................................................................................................Ian Gould* Rosencrantz............................................................................................................ Grant Fletcher Prewitt* Alfred/ Captain.................................................................................................................Joshua Johnston* The Player ................................................................................................................................. Darien Battle* Tragedian/Guard/Laertes........................................................................................Robert David Grant* Tragedian/Horatio................................................................................................................Ernest Bentley* Claudius/Pirate.......................................................................................................................... Patrick Lane* Polonius/Pirate..................................................................................................................... Andy Nogasky* Ophelia/Pirate..........................................................................................................................Angela Janas* Hamlet......................................................................................................................................... John Skelley* Gertrude/Pirate..............................................................................................................Jacqueline Correa* Tragedian/English Ambassador ....................................................................................... Suzy Kohane* *Member of Actors’ Equity Association This production premiered at Pearl Theatre in NYC on January 9, 2014 Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes

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UNDERSTUDIES

Understudies never substitute for listed players unless a specific announcement for the appearance is made at the time of the performance

Understudies for Hamlet Darien Battle: Claudius/Bernardo Ernest Bentley: Laertes/Rosencrantz Devin Brain: Francisco/Attendant/Ghost Double/Player/Marcellus Ian Gould: Player King/Polonius Robert David Grant: Hamlet/Guildenstern Angela Janas: Player Queen Joshua Johnston: Horatio/Second Man Suzy Kohane: Ophelia/Gertrude Patrick Lane: Ghost Andy Nogasky: Gravedigger/Fortinbras/Priest Grant Fletcher Prewitt: Osric/Player Lucianus

Understudies for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead John Skelley: Rosencrantz Andy Nogasky: Guildenstern Patrick Lane: Player All tragedians, pirates and ambassadors are understudied internally by the present company.

TOURING STAFF Technical Director ....................................................................................................................... Evan Leigh Lighting Supervisor............................................................................................................. Bethany Taylor Wardrobe Supervisor...................................................................................... Christina Rene Polhemus Sound Supervisor.................................................................................................................Reid Loessberg Props Supervisor........................................................................................................................ Annie Heath Company Manager...................................................................................................................Ken Samuels Hamlet was rehearsed at Roy Arias Studios, NYC Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead was rehearsed at New 42nd St. Studios, NYC Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC Production Management Robert Airhart Production Assistant Aldora Neal Scenery by Daedalus Design Costumes by Eric Winterling Tour Trucking by Clark Transfer Tour Buses by Pioneer Coach Tour Accommodations by TourWerks Press Representative, Katz PR Poster Artwork by Fraver Photography by Michael Lamont Videography by Frank Basile Young Auditorium

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THE ACTING COMPANY Producer Margot Harley Artistic Director Ian Belknap Director of Development and Communications Gerry Cornez General Manager Nancy Cook Director of Education Paul Fontana Associate Director of Development Ashley Jacobson Design and Communications Coordinator Paula Raymond Finance Manager Bernard Rashbaum Producing Associate Joseph Mitchell Parks Development Associate Jessica Lechtenberg Board Director for Special Events Jill Edelson Interns Eva Hiott, Jillian A. Puhalla Teaching Artists Jimonn Cole, Christian Conn, Leslie Geraci, Peter Macklin, Katherine Puma, Matt Steiner, Lois Walden Booking Agency CAMI Columbia Artists Management Inc., LLC Certified Public Accountants Janover, LLC THE ACTING COMPANY operates under an agreement with Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. The Actors and Stage Managers employed in this production are members of Actors’ Equity Association.

THE ACTING COMPANY is a member of the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York.

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THE ACTING COMPANY

Founded in 1972 by John Houseman and Margot Harley TONY® HONOREE FOR EXCELLENCE IN THEATER

For Over 40 Years - America’s foremost nationally touring repertory theater and arts education program The Acting Company… Builds a discerning national audience for the theater by playing exceptional productions on tour nationwide for diverse audiences Educates by engaging students in under-served and disadvantaged communities that have little or no access to the arts and have been hardest hit by cuts in arts education Develops the best young American actors by giving them an opportunity to practice their craft in a repertory of classic plays and new works Recipient of a TONY® Honor for Excellence in Theater, The Acting Company has performed 138 productions for millions of people across America while developing the careers of some of America’s finest actors. Noted Alumni members include Kevin Kline, Rainn Wilson, Patti LuPone, Jesse L. Martin, Frances Conroy, Jeffrey Wright, David Schramm, Harriet Harris, David Ogden Stiers, Hamish Linklater, Lisa Banes, Mary Lou Rosato and Keith David. Its celebrated Education Programs — master classes, workshops and Learning Through Theater artistic residencies — reach over 37,000 students yearly, particularly those with no other access to arts education and live performances. Our 2013-14 season starts with a fall tour of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, directed by The Acting Company’s Artistic Director Ian Belknap. During the winter and spring, Hamlet will run in repertory with Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, both productions in association with the Guthrie Theater. Tony Winner John Rando (Broadway’s Urinetown, Lincoln Center’s Carousel) will direct, as he did Trevor Nunn’s Comedy of Errors in 2001. The company will tour to 42 cities and towns in 15 states across the country. While on tour, we present master classes, student matinees and one-hour, performance-based workshops of Shakespeare for younger audiences. We are currently commissioning a new work based on Tennessee Williams’ short stories featuring Acting Company Alumni Actors that will be directed by Michael Wilson. Playwrights include John Guare, Rebecca Gilman, Beth Henley, Marcus Gardley and David Grimm and Elizabeth Egloff. The Acting Company is a TONY Honoree for Excellence in Theater and has also won the Obie Award, the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, Citibank’s Excellence in Education Award and two Audelco Awards. Young Auditorium

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BIOGR APHIES ACTORS Darien Battle was in Fallujah (NYC Culture Project), Be the Death of Me (The Civilians), His Girl Friday, Going Live! (Guthrie Theater), Merchant of Venice, Social Creatures (Trinity Rep); Cyrano De Bergerac; Ragtime; Antigone; Richard III, (Ten Thousand Things). Ten Thousand Things Core Acting Member; Midwest Regional Emmy Award winner. Training: Brown University/Trinity Rep (MFA). A native of Minneapolis.

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with George, Angels in America and Julius Caesar. A native of Vershire, VT. Angela Janas appeared in Romeo and Juliet, The Three Musketeers, King Lear (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival), In Game or Real (Guthrie Studio), Arcadia (Nevada Conservatory Theatre), Triumph of Love (Minnesota Centennial Showboat). Training: University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theatre Actor Training Program (BFA). Native of Lino Lakes, MN.

Ernest Bentley is an Acting Company Alum (Julius Caesar, Comedy of Errors). Credit highlights include The Burial at Thebes, Appomattox (Guthrie Theater), Anne & Emmett reading with Anna Deveare Smith. Training: University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater Actor Training Program (BFA). From Detroit.

Joshua Johnston has appeared in Passion (Lincoln Center Theater and PBS), CanCan (NY City Center Encores!), Annie Get Your Gun, A Little Night Music, Anyone Can Whistle, Sunday in the Park with George (Ravinia Festival). A graduate of Ithaca College (BFA), Josh is a native of Kent, CT.

Jacqueline Correa has appeared regionally in Macbeth (PSF), Confluence (Guthrie), On the Verge (CATF). Other: Six Characters in Search of an Author, Picasso at Lapin, Agile and Shakespeare’s Women, Tartuffe, Three Sisters, Heartbreak House, The Rivals, Much Ado, A Flea in Her Ear and Peter Pan. Training: University of Delaware’s PTTP (MFA). A native of Manhattan Beach, CA.

Suzy Kohane has been in The Primrose Path (Guthrie), Company (Theater Latte Da), The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Walking Shadow), As You Like It (Public Theater of MN), Twelfth Night (The Strange Capers), The Cosmic Equation (TigerLion Arts). Training: University of Minnesota/Guthrie Actor Training Program (BFA). A native of Columbus, OH.

Ian Gould has appeared at the Great Lakes Theater (Cleveland), Lake Tahoe and Idaho Shakespeare Festivals, Pearl Theatre Company (NY), Centerstage (Baltimore), New Harmony Theater (Indiana), Luna Stage (NJ) and Metro Stage (VA). Film: The Jew of Malta, The Sandman. Training: The Shakespeare Theatre Company Academy for Classical Acting (MFA). Ian is a native of Pittsburgh.

Patrick Lane appeared in New York in Colette Collage (York Theater); Regionally: Once in a Lifetime, Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City, A Christmas Carol and Scapin with Bill Irwin (A.C.T.); Romeo and Juliet (California Shakespeare Theater). Training: University of Evansville (BFA), American Conservatory Theater (MFA). Patrick is a native of Louisville, KY.

Robert David Grant appeared off Broadway in The Great Recession and The Footage (Flea Theater). Regional: Hamlet (Yale Rep); Henry IV Part 1, Hamlet (NJ Shakespeare Theatre); Rey Planta, Christie in Love (Yale Cabaret). He has an MFA from Yale School of Drama appearing in Sunday in the Park

Andy Nogasky  appeared in  Love Song of an Albanian Sous Chef (EST), Trevor (Lesser America) in NY. Regional includes:  All My Sons (Barrington Stage), Twelve Angry Men (George Street), Raisin in the Sun (Actors Theatre of Louisville) Two Rooms, Cliffhanger (Winnipesaukee Playhouse). Training:

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Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts (MFA). A native of Greensburg, PA. Grant Fletcher Prewitt  has appeared in Billy Bishop Goes to War, Oh What A Lovely War (KCAT); Brighton Beach Memoirs (Black Hills Playhouse); Christmas Carol (Kansas City Repertory); With Their Eyes, Once Upon A Mattress (Coterie Theatre); Head (Kansas City Fringe). Grant holds an MFA from University of Missouri- Kansas City and hails from Kansas City, MO. John Skelley is an Acting Company Alum: Comedy of Errors, Romeo and Juliet. Guthrie: Long Day’s Journey into Night, Tales from Hollywood, Roman Holiday, Hay Fever, Charley’s Aunt, Macbeth, A Christmas Carol, The Importance of Being Earnest, Two Gentlemen of Verona, View from the Bridge, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Jane Eyre. Film: Into Temptation. Training: University of Minnesota/ Guthrie Theater Actor Training Program (BFA). From Eden Prairie, MN. ARTISTIC and PRODUCTION William Shakespeare (Playwright) an English poet and playwright (1564-1616) widely regarded as the greatest writer of the English language. He wrote 38 plays, hundreds of poems and sonnets and created words and phrases still popular today. His plays range from tragedies like Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet to comedies like A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelfth Night and history plays like Richard III and Henry V. Even today, Shakespeare is the most performed playwright in The United States. Sir Tom Stoppard (Playwright) has written prolifically for TV, radio, film and stage, finding prominence with plays such as Arcadia, The Coast of Utopia, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, Professional Foul, The Real Thing and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. He’s won an Academy Award for Shakespeare in Love and four Tony Awards. Exploration of

linguistics and philosophy pervade his work and he is one of the most internationally performed dramatists of his generation. Ian Belknap (Director, Hamlet) is Artistic Director of The Acting Company where he has previously directed national tours of The Comedy of Errors and Of Mice and Men. He most recently helmed New York productions of Twelfth Night and Damascus. Ian has associate produced five national tours for The Acting Company in association with the Guthrie Theater, is a guest director at New York University, a site evaluator for Pew Center for Arts and Heritage and recently received an honorary alumnus award from Towson University where he graduated summa cum laude. John Rando (Director, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead) Broadway: Urinetown, The Musical (Tony and Outer Critic’s Circle Awards), A Christmas Story, Wedding Singer, Thousand Clowns, Neil Simon’s Dinner Party, Lincoln Center’s Carousel. Recently for NY City Center Encores!: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and It’s A Bird.... Off-Broadway includes: Toxic Avenger Musical (OCC Award), Pig Farm, All In The Timing, Mere Mortals and The Acting Company’s Comedy Of Errors. He’s directed at many Regional Theaters and was a Drama League Directing Fellow, received UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s Distinguished Alumni Award and University of Texas’ Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award. Neil Patel (Set Design) Acting Company: Of Mice and Men, Julius Caesar, The Comedy of Errors, Romeo and Juliet, The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, Jane Eyre, Moby Dick, The Tempest, The Spy, Henry V. Neil is an award winning set designer working on and off Broadway, major opera companies and at most resident theaters across the country. Candice Donnelly (Costume Design) Acting Company: Of Mice and Men, Julius Caesar, Comedy of Errors, Love’s Fire. Broadway: Young Auditorium

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BIOGR APHIES Our Country’s Good, Fences, Hughie, Search and Destroy, Mastergate. Off-Broadway/ Regional: BAM, Public, Roundabout, New York City Opera, ACT San Francisco, Centerstage Baltimore, Guthrie, Williamstown, Alley, Berkley and American Rep. Training: Yale School of Drama. She has also worked extensively in film and TV. Greg Goff (Lighting Design) Williamstown Theatre Festival, Spoleto Festival USA, The Kennedy Center, NJ Performing Arts Center, New York Stage and Film, TheaterWorks Hartford, Yale University, Boise Contemporary Theater, Perseverance Theater (Douglas, AK), Summer Repertory Theater (Santa Rosa, CA). World tours: Nelly Furtado, Girl Talk, Patricia Norowol Dance, Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects. MFA - NYU.    Michael Kiley (Music and Sound Design) is a Philadelphia-based Sound Designer, Composer, Performer and Educator working in theater and dance. Theatre credits: As You Like It (The Acting Company), The Aliens, Ivona-Princess of Burgindia, That Pretty Pretty, Blasted. Dance Credits: Return Return Departure, Takes, Wandering Alice, Only Sleeping. Original Work: As the Eyes of the Seahorse (HERE Arts Center), The Empty Air. Elizabeth Smith (Voice and Speech Consultant) NY: Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Importance of Being Earnest, Cymbeline, Coast of Utopia, Rivals, Henry IV, Invention of Love, Ivanov, Arcadia, Homecoming, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, London Assurance, Tommy, My Fair Lady, Beauty and the Beast, Me and My Girl, Piaf, Dracula, Humble Boy.  Regional: Shakespeare Theatre, D.C., LWT, ART, Hartford, Centre and Arena Stage, Guthrie, Glimmerglass.  With The Acting Company for 38 years. 1996 John Houseman Award. Felix Ivanoff (Fight Director) Acting Company: Comedy of Errors, Romeo and Juliet, Moby Dick Rehearsed, Macbeth, Three Musketeers. Actor, director and choreogra16

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pher, he taught at Moscow Art Theatre and Holland’s Academy of Fine Arts. Assistant Professor at Syracuse University’s Drama School, he has taught at Juilliard, SUNYPurchase, Rutgers, Manhattanville and NC School of the Arts. Training: Moscow’s Vakhtangov School of Drama (MFA in Acting). Devin Brain (Staff Repertory Director) is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and a member of The Hypocrites. Devin returns to The Acting Company and served as Artistic Director of both the Yale Cabaret and Yale Summer Cabaret Shakespeare Festival. Credits include Rose Mark’d (an adaptation of Henry V, Henry VI parts 1-3, and Richard III), The 4th Graders Present an Unnamed Love Suicide and The Phoenix. Gina Noele Odierno (Production Stage Manager) has worked previously at The Acting Company, Yale Repertory, California Theatre Center, Carnival Cruise Lines and Second Stage Theatre. She earned her MFA from the Yale School of Drama; her BFA from Florida State University School of Theatre. Brandon Curtis (Assistant Stage Manager) Previous credits include Of Mice and Men and As You Like It (Acting Company), A Doctor in Spite of Himself (Yale Rep, SM), I <3 Bob (Parallel Exit, SM), Bossa Nova (Yale Rep, ASM) and North (59E59, ASM). Training: Yale School of Drama (MFA in Stage Management), The Ohio State University (BA in Theater). McCorkle Casting, LTD. (Casting) Broadway: Lieutenant of Inishmore, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Doll’s House and Blood Brothers. Off-Broadway: Almost Maine, Address Unknown, Killer Joe.  Film: Ghost Town, Secret Window, Basic, Thomas Crown Affair, 13th Warrior, Madeline and School Ties.  TV: Electric Company, 3lbs., Barbershop, Chappelle’s Show, Hack.


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Joe Dowling (Director, Guthrie Theater) has directed more than 35 productions at the Guthrie since 1995, including landmark productions of Shakespeare, Chekhov, Stoppard and Friel. Under Dowling’s leadership, the Guthrie has enjoyed tremendous growth, including the 2006 opening of a new Guthrie on banks of the Mississippi River. Dowling has been artistic director of Ireland’s Abbey Theatre and managing/artistic director of Dublin’s Gaiety Theatre. His American work includes numerous productions in New York and Washington, D.C. Margot Harley (Producer, The Acting Company) co-founded The Acting Company with John Houseman. Broadway and Off: Robber Bridegroom, Curse of an Aching Heart, The Cradle Will Rock (also London), Ten by Tennessee, On the Verge and The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter with New York Theatre Workshop. Administrator Juilliard’s Drama Division 1968-80; graduated Sarah Lawrence College, attended LAMDA (Fulbright Scholarship). The Guthrie Theater The Guthrie Theater is one of America’s leading regional theaters and widely recognized as an American center for theater performance, production and professional training. Headed by Joe Dowling, Director, the Guthrie has built one of the finest multistage theater centers of our time including a classic thrust for grand scale classics, a proscenium for more intimate productions and a studio for developing new works. In 1982, the Guthrie received a TONY Award acknowledging its outstanding contribution to the American Theater. The Acting Company Hundreds of extraordinary actors – Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, Rainn Wilson, Jesse L. Martin, Frances Conroy, David Ogden Stiers, Harriet Harris, David Schramm, Jeffrey Wright, Keith David, Roslyn Ruff, Stephen DeRosa, Tom Hewitt, Randle Mell, Mary Lou Rosato,

Mary Joan Negro, Lisa Banes and Hamish Linklater – began their careers touring with The Acting Company, which has brought 138 productions to millions of people in 48 states and ten foreign countries. Last year, the Company reached 70,000 people touring to 48 cities in 20 states and provided a full range of arts education programs to 37,000 students, most in disadvantaged school systems. Founded in 1972 by Oscarwinning actor, director, producer John Houseman and current Producer, Margot Harley, The Acting Company has been honored with TONY, Obie, Audelco and Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards.

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