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Presents

Written by

Kris Lythgoe Produced by

Kris Lythgoe

Becky Lythgoe

Christi Dortch

Associate Producer

Joe Witt Starring

Damon J. Gillespie Jonathan Meza Kira Kosarin Bruce Vilanch Richard Karn Josh Adamson Mykal Kilgore Alexis Gilbert Anna Melendres

Daniel Thomas Albanus Thierry Rachel Melendres Chelsea Hough

LFP Technical Director Phil McCandlish

Music Clearance Supervisor Nancy Severinsen

Wardrobe Supervisor Alexis Carrie

Costumes Designed by Kim Critchley

Lighting Designer Maranda DeBusk

Sound Designer Niev Singh

Production Stage Manager Jill Gold Set Designer Ian Wilson

Assistant Stage Manager Haley Schreiner

Press & Marketing Broadway Booking Office NYC

Musical Arrangements Michael Orland

Musical Director:

Michael Sobie

Casting Director Becky Lythgoe

Choreography Assistant Sienna Lyons

Choreography by:

Chase Benz

Directed by

Ernie Nolan OPENING NIGHT DECEMBER 12, 2019


Cast

Damon J. Gillespie

Bruce Vilanch

Kira Kosarin

Richard Karn

Mykal Kilgore

Josh Adamson

Jonathan Meza

Alexis Gilbert

Daniel Thomas

Albanus Thierry

Anna Melendres

Rachel Melendres

Chelsea Hough

PURPLE TEAM

Savannah Reese Benton

Kinsey Burchett

Christopher Burns

Mollie ter Kuile

Drayton Winker

Leila Winker

Nikolas Ware

Chloe Wiest

GOLD TEAM

Kiara Cabriana

Claire Green

Valeria Romero Roche

Indya Sowell


Cast of Characters WISHEE WASHEE..........................................................................................................Jonathan Meza* PRINCESS............................................................................................................................. Kira Kosarin WIDOW TWANKEY..........................................................................................................Bruce Vilanch* SULTAN............................................................................................................................. Richard Karn* ABANAZAR.................................................................................................................... Josh Adamson* GENIE.............................................................................................................................. Mykal Kilgore* SLAVE OF THE RING/DANCER.......................................................................................... Alexis Gilbert* AL BORLAND/DANCER....................................................................................................Daniel Thomas AL PACINO/DANCER.................................................................................................... Albanus Thierry* HANDMAIDEN/DANCER.............................................................................................Anna Melendres* HANDMAIDEN/DANCER.......................................................................................... Rachel Melendres* DANCER..........................................................................................................................Chelsea Hough

KIDS ENSEMBLE PURPLE TEAM......................................................... Mollie ter Kuile, Christopher Burns, Leila Winker, Drayton Winker, Kinsey Burchett, Savannah Reese Benton GOLD TEAM....................................................................Indya Sowell, Kiara Cabriana, Nikolas Ware, Chloe Wiest, Valeria Romero Roche, Claire Green

PERFORMANCES

Purple Team: December 12, 14, 18, 20, 22 Gold Team: December 13, 15, 19, 20

Scene Breakdown ACT 1

ACT 2

Prologue......................................Aladdin Show Scene One......................... The City Of Bagroba Scene Two..................... Outside The City Walls Scene Three........................ Twankey’s Laundry Scene Four..................Outside Palace Gardens Scene Five............................The Palace Garden Scene Six.................................................Dessert Scene Seven..............................The Magic Cave

Scene One......................... The City Of Bagroba Scene Two..................... Outside The City Walls Scene Three.........................The Palace Garden Scene Four...........Outside The Palace Gardens Scene Five............................The Palace Garden Scene Six..............Outside The Palace Gardens Scene Seven...............................Abanazar’s Lair Scene Eight................... Outside The City Walls Scene Nine...........................The Palace Garden

Taking pictures and/or making visual or sound recordings is expressly forbidden.

Aladdin and His Winter Wish is a professional production employing members of Actors’ Equity Association. *Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

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ALADDIN................................................................................................................. Damon J. Gillespie*


Musical Numbers NOTE TO OUR AUDIENCE Pantos are interactive shows. We encourage you to shout and participate. We encourage you to BOO and SCREAM for Abanazar and CHEER for Aladdin and Genie! SING ALONG to songs you know and above all, enjoy yourself! Happy Holidays!

ACT 1 Jai Ho .....................................................................................................................................Ensemble Break My Stride .................................................................................... Aladdin And Wishee Washee You Don’t Know Me ................................................................................................................. Aladdin Old Time Rock And Roll ............................................................................ Widow Twankey and Girls The Way ................................................................................................... Princess and Handmaidens Billionaire .............................................................................................................. Aladdin and Genie Fantasy......................................................................................................................................... Genie

ACT 2 Treasure .................................................................................................................................Ensemble Viva La Vida ........................................................................................................................... Abanazar On The Wings Of Love .......................................................................................Aladdin and Princess Walking On Sunshine ........................................................................................Princess and Aladdin Song Sheet..................................................................................................................Wishee Washee Let It Snow ................................................................................................................. Ensemble Finale Other Songs : Lawrence Of Arabia, I Dream Of Genie.

MUSICIANS Musical Director – MICHAEL SOBIE Keyboard – JEFF LISENBY Percussion/Drums – BOB MATER

SING-A-LONG

(To the tune of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”) Clap your hands for the Bride <CLAP, CLAP> And stomp your feet for the groom <STOMP, STOMP> Aladdin and Princess are gonna wed Twankey and Wishee have good times ahead Let us root, root, root for the Genie His magic will rule in the sand And it’s 1, 2, 3 rubs to hear Your wish is my command All rights owned or administered by Toy Plane Music (ASCAP), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) obo ROC Nation Music (ASCAP), Music Famamanem LP (ASCAP), Northside Independent Music Publishing LLC (ASCAP) & Thou Art The Hunger (ASCAP), BMG Gold Songs (ASCAP)/ Mars Force Music (ASCAP) c/o BMG Rights Management US LLC

“BILLIONAIRE” Words and music by Travis McCoy, Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine All rights owned or administered by Bughouse (ASCAP), Mars Force Music (ASCAP), BMG Gold Songs (ASCAP), Toy Plane Music (ASCAP), MIJAC Music (BMI), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) obo itself, Music Famamanem LP, Roc Nation Music & Northside Independent Music Publishing LLC (ASCAP)

All rights owned or administered by EMI April Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

“BREAK MY STRIDE” Words and music by Matthew Wilder, Gregory Prestopino All rights owned or administered by Matthew Wilder Publishing by Wilder Kingdom Music (ASCAP) admin by Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc., No Ears Music (ASCAP), Universal Music Corp. (ASCAP), Bughouse (ASCAP) obo Big Ears Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

“THEME FROM ‘LAWRENCE OF ARABIA’” Music by Maurice Jarre All rights owned or administered by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc. (BMI)

“VIVA LA VIDA” Words and music by Guy Rupert Berryman, Jonathan Mark Buckland, William Champion, Christopher Anthony John Martin All rights owned or administered by Universal Music- MGB Songs, obo Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd. (ASCAP)

“OLD TIME ROCK AND ROLL” Words and music by George Jackson, Thomas E Jones III All rights owned or administered by Peermusic III, Ltd. And Muscle Shoals Sound Publishing (BMI)

“WALKING ON SUNSHINE” Words and music by Kimberley Rew All rights owned or administered by Primary Wave Brian (BMI) c/o Wixen Music Publishing

“ON THE WINGS OF LOVE” Words and music by Jeffrey L Osborne, Peter Harrison Schless All rights owned or administered by Almo Music Corp., Music Sales Corp (ASCAP), Lincoln Pond Music (BMI)

“YOU DON’T KNOW ME” Words and music by Eddie Arnold, Cindy Walker All rights owned or administered by MIJAC Music (BMI)

“THE WAY” Words and music by James W Castor, Langdon Fridie, Douglas Gibson, Harry Jensen, Al Sherrod Lambert, Robert W Manigault, Malcolm James McCormick, Brenda Gordon Russell, Harmony David Samuels, Jordin Sparks, Amber Denise Streeter, Gerald Elliot Thomas All rights owned or administered by Almo Music Corp., Am Bee Street Publishing, Blue Slide Park Music, Darkchild Songs, EMI April Music, Inc., H Money Music, Jordin Sparks Music, Minder Music Ltd., Sony/ATV Tunes LLC “FANTASY” Words and music by Eddie Del Barrio, Maurice White, Verdine White

“JAI HO” Words and music by Gulzar Nama, A. R. Rahman, Tanvi Shaw All rights owned or administered by Songs of Universal, Inc. (BMI)

“I DREAM OF JEANNIE” Music by Buddy Kay, Hugh Montenegro All rights owned or administered by Colgems-EMI Music, Inc. (ASCAP) “TREASURE” Words and music by Bruno Mars, Fredrick L Brown, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine

“LET IT SNOW! LET IT SNOW! LET IT SNOW! Words and music by Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne All rights owned or administered by Chappell-Co, Inc. obo Producers Music Publishing Co., Inc. (ASCAP), This selection is used by special arrangement with Concord Music Publishing LLC, on behalf of Cahn Music Company, www. concord.com. *ALL SONGS USED BY PERMISSION


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Kris Lythgoe on panto and bringing families together with Aladdin and His Winter Wish

& Kira Kosarin as Princess

Photo by Mimosa Arts

even grandparents with music and humor that they will appreciate.”

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agic carpet ride? Check. Wish-granting Genie? Check. Evil sorcerer? Check. Alluring princess? Check.

Aladdin and His Winter Wish checks all the boxes of the children’s classic we all know and love. But this is not that same cookie-cutter story about a street rat’s rise to royalty — this is panto. As the show’s producer and brainchild behind Lythgoe Family Give Kids Panto Kris Lythgoe puts it, “panto is just a part of life in the UK.” “Every city, every town, every village does an amateur and a professional panto every holiday,” Lythgoe says. “Everybody grows up going to pantos, so they act as kids’ first introduction to live theatre.” Known for their creativity and involvement in television hits American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance, the Lythgoe family prides themselves in bringing the British tradition across the pond. For the past decade, Lythgoe Family Give Kids Panto has offered affordable and interactive theatre to families across America. The age-old fairy tale of Aladdin is given a modern twist with comedy, dance, and contemporary songs interwoven into the script — from Ray Charles to Bruno Mars. But Aladdin and His Winter Wish isn’t just for kids. Each Lythgoe Family Give Kids Panto production is modernized with topical scripts for parents, too. “As parents, we all take our kids to things they love much more than we do, and we sort of sit there and twiddle our thumbs,” says Lythgoe. “That’s why we make it relatable to adults and

Localized for each city it performs in, the production features fourth wall-breaking and regional references. From Broadway bars and pedal taverns, to bachelorette parties and Bird scooters, everything in Nashville is fair game. “We write the script about the city,” Lythgoe says, “so you’ll see there’s a lot of jokes and colloquialisms about the area around Nashville.” Based on the Grimm fairy tale, the story follows Aladdin, who meets and falls in love with the Princess with the help of his magical Genie. When she is taken by the evil magician Abanazar, Aladdin must implore the help of his hopeless brother Wishee Washee to defeat the evil magician and make his wishes come true. The cast intentionally blends big names with up-and-coming local talent. Aladdin and His Winter Wish features recording artist Kira Kosarin (Nickelodeon’s The Thundermans) as the Princess, Damon J. Gillespie (Newsies, Aladdin, NBC’s Rise) as Aladdin, Richard Karn (Home Improvement) as the hypnotismprone Sultan, Bruce Vilanch (Hairspray, Hollywood Squares) as Widow Twanky, Josh Adamson (ABC’s First Landing) as Abanazar, Jonathan Meza (The Familiar of Zero) as Wishee Washee, and Mykal Kilgore (NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live) as the Genie. The production is directed by Ernie Nolan, artistic director for the Nashville Children’s Theatre and choreographed by Chase Benz (Step Up 2). “This all started with my son. There just wasn’t a lot of live theatre opportunities for young kids when we moved out here,” he says. “With these shows, the kids are on the edge of their seat and engaged because they think they’re in the show and — in a way — they are.”


Who’s Who in the Cast Damon J. Gillespie (Aladdin) is absolutely thrilled to be back home and performing in the most beautiful state in the country. TV: NBC’s “RISE”, “Empire”, “The Society”, “Inside Amy Schumer: Girl You Don’t Need Makeup” and his new show “Tiny Pretty Things” coming to Netflix in 2020. Select Theatre: Newsies (Broadway), Aladdin (Broadway), Cyrano: A New Musical (Goodspeed), The Music Man (Kennedy Center), The Prom (Alliance) and Dear Evan Hansen. This show goes out to all my southerners who want to pursue the arts as a career. If I can, you can. Follow @damonjgillespie on Instagram. “Please Enjoy”. Leviticus 19:18 Jonathan Meza (Wishee Washee) is enthralled join this incredible cast of Aladdin. This will be his eighth Panto with the Lythgoe family. Jonathan was born in Los Angeles California but attended college at the University of the Arts Philadelphia and the Moscow Art Theatre in Russia. He is best known for his work in “The Jumpitz” on Nick Jr. and his various voiceover work in the anime industry. You can also find him hosting events and panels at various conventions including Comic-Con and Anime Expo. Father-of-three and acting coach, he’s always excited to usher in the Next Generation of talent into the theater. Follow him at JonathanMeza. com and on Instagram: @kaibacat Remember to boo loudly and cheer wildly because this show is interactive! Enjoy the Panto! Kira Kosarin (Princess) is best known for her starring role as ‘Phoebe Thunderman’ in the hit series, “The Thundermans” on Nickelodeon. The series recently finished its 4th (and final) season and 99th episode on-air. In addition to the show being consistently tapped as Nickelodeon’s #1 series and winning the KCA 2016 ‘Favorite TV Show’, Kira has also been nominated 3 years in a row for the Kid’s Choice Awards for the ‘Favorite TV Actress’ category and was just seen guest hosting the 2017 Kid’s Choice Awards alongside John Cena. Bruce Vilanch (Widow Twankey) Bruce Vilanch has been wriggling in and out of foundation garments for some time. For two years, he toured America and conquered Broadway as 'Edna Turnblad', Baltimore housewife and superstar, in the musical Hairspray. Now he's back in harness as the 'Widow Twankey', a "classical" mainstay of the London Stage at Christmas. In his other life, he's won six Emmys, two of them for co-writing a pair of Billy Crystal shows. For six years, he was a Hollywood square, just to the left of Whoopi, if that's possible. He has been a central figure in the comic careers of Bette Midler, among others, a lot of which is chronicled in the documentary GET BRUCE!, which was produced in 1977 by Harvey Weinstein, who for some reason left him alone. Oh, and remember that Dolly Parton Sunday night variety show on ABC in the 80s? Yeah....he wrote some of that, too. Richard Karn (Sultan) is well known for his extraordinary success for eight seasons as ‘Al’ in “Home Improvement” and four seasons as the host on “Family Feud”. His many notable film and television performances include “Last Man Standing”, “Air Bud”, “Snow Buddies”, “Desperately Seeking Susan”, “House of Games”, “That 70s Show”, among others. Other recent credits include “Pen15” for Hulu, “A Daughter’s Nightmare” for

Lifetime, “Detroiters” for Comedy Central as well as independent films “Amanda and the Fox”, “F*&% the Prom”, “The Horse Dancer” and “Gordon Family Tree”. Richard has performed on Broadway in Me and My Girl and starred in the title role in Larry Shue’s The Foreigner. Other New York Theater includes Losing It and The Other Shore. Richard’s previous starring roles include Shear Madness (The New Theater, Kansas City), I Ought to be in Pictures (Alhambra), Aladdin and His Winter Wish (Pasadena Playhouse), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (The New Theater, Kansas City) and Game Show (Stage West). Richard received a Masters degree from the Professional Actors Program at the University of Washington. Josh Adamson (Abanazar) is originally from Australia and is now based out of Los Angeles. American theatre credits include Big Fish (Theatre Critic’s Circle Award Nomination for Outstanding Lead ), The Producers, Matilda, Catch Me If You Can, Aida, Funny Girl, Footloose, Annie. Josh has also worked on multiple Panto productions here in America and Australia including Cinderella, Snow White & Aladdin. He also worked on the original Broadway workshop of Taboo with Rosie O’Donnell and Boy George and starred as Hook in the London 360 production of Peter Pan. Movie credits include “The Wedding Video”, “Unidentified”, the TV movies “First Landing” & “The Clean-Up Woman”, “Look @ Me,” “Desert of Blood,” “Portal” and “Painting in the Rain”. He has also worked with director Tim Miller (director of “Deadpool”).Television credits include “Make It or Break It” and “Big Time Rush”. He’s thrilled to be performing in Nashville for the first time. Thanks to his friends and family for their love and support. Instagram: @joshadamsonn Mykal Kilgore (Genie) is an ATC gold medalist, actor and singer/songwriter of “A Man Born Black”, his debut album which is out now! Mykal was most recently seen as The Witch in Into The Woods at Barrington Stage Company. Other theater credits include The Who’s Tommy at The Kennedy Center, Songs For A New World at Encores! Off-Center, Motown the Musical and Hair on Broadway, as well as Book of Mormon (1st National Tour.) He has also appeared in TV/Film with roles in NBC’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “The Wiz Live” and “Collateral Beauty.” Mykal has racked up 10M plus views on social media with his videos from Scott Bradlee’s “Post-Modern Jukebox” (PMJ) and his viral “Reclaiming My Time” video. Mykal has also performed to sold out audiences at Joe’s Pub, Roseland, Birdland, The Kennedy Center, and in his own cabarets “MYKAL@54Below” and “MYKAL@TheApolloMusicCafe.” #blacklivesmatter #translivesmatter MYKALKILGORE.COM Alexis Gilbert (Slave of the Ring/Dancer). Ring/Dancer). Represented by Go2 Talent Agency, Alexis returns to Aladdin and His Winter Wish as the Slave of the Ring. Along with Lythgoe Family Panto, her credits include “American Horror Story: 1984”, MAC Cosmetics, Pharrell Williams, Daft Punk, Maluma, YouTube, an AFL dance team, the movie “Ted 2”, and you might recognize her from “So You Think You Can Dance”. She has also traveled all over the world doing master classes, choreography, and most recently as an assistant choreographer for a Royal Caribbean Cruise Line show.


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Albanus Thierry (Al Pacino/Dancer). Pacino/Dancer). A Nashville native, Albanus trained at Nashville School of Arts under the direction of Stacie Flood-Popp and Richard Griffin. Post graduation Albanus went on to perform and tour throughout the US as well as internationally with his former band Contagious. He then went on to launch his solo career, release new music and tour. During this time he also taught and choreographed at various studios and with various artists, specializing in Contemporary and Hip Hop throughout Tennessee and the U.S. As of late, through dance he’s become a working model landing three international campaigns with American Eagle Outfitters, as well as being a part of the Millennium Dance Complex family. Anna Melendres (Handmaiden/Dancer) graduated high school in 2018 from Orange County School of the Arts in the Commercial Dance Conservatory. Represented with Clear Talent Group, she is now working as a professional dancer in Los Angeles. She has appeared on NBC’s “The Voice” and “This Is Us”, performed in the Hollywood Christmas Parade, and worked as a cheerleader in the yYouTube series, “Boss Cheer”. With her identical twin sister, Anna has traveled to cities throughout the country to train and perform at dance conventions. Rachel Melendres (Handmaiden/Dancer) (Handmaiden/Dancer).. After graduating from the performing arts school, Orange County School of the Arts, in the Commerical Dance Conservatory, Rachel now pursues a professional dance career in Los Angeles. From a very early age, Rachel has a technical background in all genres of dance while competing at dance competitions and conventions as she trained with professional choreographers in different cities around the United States. She is represented by Clear Talent Group and constantly trains in the industry with her identical twin sister. Rachel has worked with many choreographers, performed with Todrick Hall, danced in Hollywood’s Christmas Parade, and has appeared in Brat’s Production “Boss Cheer” as well as TV shows such as NBC’s “The Voice” and “This is Us”. Chelsea Hough (Dancer) (Dancer),, a Nashville native, is honored to be joining the cast of Aladdin And His Winter Wish. Chelsea has performed all over the

country and internationally. Her most notable performances include Marvel Universe Live stunt tour as Storm from the X-MEN, dancing in numerous awards shows including the CMT’s, Latin AMA’s, Billboard Music Awards & BET’s for artists such as Thomas Rhett, Taylor Swift, Mary J. Blige, Pit Bull & other various artists. You may have also spotted her on Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance” last year as one of the top 10 from Season 15. Most recently Chelsea performed in feature film “A Week Away” expected to release in 2020 and is on faculty with Immerse Artists Experience Convention. Chelsea is thrilled to be back in Nashville for the holidays! Ernie Nolan (Director) Executive Artistic Director of Nashville Children’s Theatre, Ernie is an award-winning director and playwright. His NCT credits include directing the world premiere TYA adaptation of Tysen and Miller’s Tuck Everlasting, Disney’s The Little Mermaid (First Night Award for Best Director of a Musical), The Hundred Dresses, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Mockingbird, Dragons Love Tacos, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. Next season he is set to direct the world premiere musical Auntie Claus by Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich. His work at The Broadway Playhouse in Chicago, IL includes A Charlie Brown Christmas, Fancy Nancy The Musical, Pinkalicious, The Cat in the Hat, Cinderella, Charlotte’s Web, and the world premiere of Hansel and Gretel: A Wickedly Delicious Musical Treat, written in collaboration with GRAMMY-nominated recording artist Justin Roberts. Also a resident artist of The Coterie Theatre in Kansas City, MO, he has directed and choreographed world premieres by such Tony-nominated artists as Willy and Rob Reale, Stephen Schwartz, Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, and Bill Russell and Henry Krieger. In March 2012, Ernie made his Off-Broadway debut with Lucky Duck at the New Victory Theatre in NYC. Ernie currently sits on the Executive Committee of ASSITEJ, a global theatre for young audiences service organization. In 2014, he received the Illinois Theatre Association’s Excellence in Theatre for Young Audiences award. He is a proud graduate of both the University of Michigan Musical Theatre Program (BFA Musical Theatre) and The Theatre School at DePaul University (MFA Directing). Chase Benz (Choreographer) is a Choreographer and Director who has worked with some of today’s biggest artists and performances. Britney Spears Las Vegas Residency, Britney Spears Circus and Femme Fatale World Tour, Rihanna, JLO, Jbalvin, Backstreet Boys, Jennifer Hudson, Donna Summer, Florida Georgia Line, SNL, CMT, Skechers, Norwegian Cruise Line, “Dancing with the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance” Tour. He currently lives in Los Angeles, CA with his wife and two daughters where he continues his love and passion for choreography and directing. Chase recently was a contributing choreographer and director on the Carrie Underwood 360 Tour.  Kris Lythgoe (Writer, Producer) is an Executive Producer and creator of television and theatre shows. TV credits include: “So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox), “Corkscrewed: The Wrath of Grapes” (Fox Reality), “Who Are You?” (Fox), “On The Nose” (TVG), “My Beautiful Game” (Fox Soccer), “A Snow White Christmas: Opening Night” (Ovation) and “Soccer Superstar” (Nickelodeon). Theatre credits: Footloose, The Wedding Singer and many American Pantos across the country. Over 5,000 kids will

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Daniel Thomas (Al Borland/Dancer). Borland/Dancer). Originally from Honolulu, HI, Daniel was trained in Ocean Springs, MS under the counsel of well known choreographer and dance educator Donna Burke. When he graduated, he moved on to train in LA and assisted master teachers like “So You Think You Can Dance’s” Katee Shean and Tyce Diorio, Al Bee, Nick Gonzalez, and the late Andre Fuentes. Picking up choreography credits from his award winning competition numbers all over the US, working with the ALDC for the TV show “Dance Moms”, dancing and being featured in movies like Miley Cyrus’s “The Last Song”, Hilary Duff’s “Business and the Briefcase”, and Ryan Reynolds’s “The Green Lantern” just to name a few. Daniel teaches on circuit with NYDE and the new Australian convention Xchange Dance tour and danced on the Grand Ole Opry stage with American Idol artist Mandisa and Christian superstar Matthew West. Daniel can also be seen as the lead dancer dancing with “So You Think You Can Dance’s” Joy Spears in the latest Florida, Georgia Line music video. Core faculty member at the Millennium Dance Complex in Nashville TN. Just finished being lead singer and dancer for “Legends in Concert”.

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Who’s Who in the Cast continued be introduced to the the theatre this holidays season through Panto! He dedicates his work to his Princess, Becky and lost boys George and Leo. Michael Sobie (Musical Director) is an award-winning pianist with credits encompassing film, television, and stage. He is the conductor for Ramin Djawadi’s Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience, and has also worked with the composer as keyboardist and assistant conductor on three previous tours as well as being the pianist on soundtracks for the “Amazing Stories” reboot, “A Wrinkle in Time” and “The Mountain Between Us”. Additional screen credits include “A Christmas Story: Live” for Fox, Hulu’s original documentary, “Too Funny to Fail”, John Piscitello’s score for “Memory Games”, and Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story” for Netflix. Michael has toured the U.S. and world as a pianist and conductor of Broadway musicals Wicked, Les Misérables, Altar Boyz, Aida and Xanadu, and has also performed regularly as the pops pianist with the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra. Michael is the music director for Grammy nominated Perla Batalla at her sold-out concerts across North America and for Sing: On Tour and Universal Monsters Live at Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan. He has acted as a vocal coach and/or pianist for such artists as Il Divo, Scarlett Johansson, Carole Cook, Bruce Vilanch, Tamyra Gray, Cole Escola, and the Los Angeles Ballet, with which he performed the iconic celeste solo for their production of Tchaikowsky’s The Nutracker. In summer of 2019, he and Shawn Ryan premiered their first musical, Hell on Earth in Northern California and will present two sold-out staged concerts of the show featuring Laurie Metcalf at BroadwayCon in January of 2020. Michael resides in Los Angeles where he acts as an in-demand music director, arranger, accompanist, and vocal coach. Maranda DeBusk (Lighting Designer) is a freelance lighting and media designer currently from Atlanta, GA. Select regional credits: Lighting Design – Ragtime and The Seagull (Serenbe Playhouse), Matilda (Virginia Stage Company), Tomás and the Library Lady (Nashville Children’s Theatre); Assoc. Lighting Design- Death of a Salesman (Trinity Repertory Theatre), Sweeney Todd (Denver Center for the Performing Arts), Peter and the Starcatcher (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis); Media DesignMatilda (Virginia Stage Company), Return to Sender. (Nashville Children’s Theatre), Violet (Clarence Brown Theatre). International Exhibitions: Emerging Artist, World Stage Design Expo 2017, Taipei, Taiwan; and Featured Emerging Artist, Prague Quadrennial 2019, Prague, Czech Republic. Nivedhan Singh (Sound Designer). Mr. Singh is very excited to be working on another show with Lythgoe Family Panto! His most recent work includes: Avenue Q, Topdog/Underdog,  Peter  Pan  & Tinker Bell: A Pirate's Christmas, and  Shakespeare In Love. He is currently a Program Director with the 501(3)c nonprofit, Notes For Notes. Prior to his work in Nashville, He was resident sound designer for the New England independent school, Concord Academy. Nivedhan earned his B.M. in Sound Recording Technologies from Ithaca College in 2014. He would like to thank his family for their unyielding support and his colleagues at Tennessee Performing Arts Center. www.nedsingh.com 

Michael Orland Orland (Musical Supervisor/Arranger)  Supervisor/Arranger) is thrilled to have been a part of the mega-hit TV show “American Idol” for 16 seasons as the Pianist, Arranger, Vocal Coach and Associate Musical Director both on FOX and ABC. In between those seasons were stints as Music Director/vocal coach on “Little Big Shots” and “Forever Young.” Michael has appeared on “Oprah,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “Access Hollywood” and “The Ellen Show.” He has collaborated with music industry giants such as Burt Bacharach, Neil Sedaka, Diane Warren, Elton John, Dolly Parton, Harry Connick Jr, Jennifer Lopez, and Keith Urban, all as a result of "American Idol". He also served as a pianist/coach for the NBC summer series “America’s Got Talent” (Seasons 1 & 2) and “American Juniors” and has associate produced two hit singles, “God Bless the U.S.A.” and “What the World Needs Now is Love” for “American Idol” as well as the hit compilation CD from “American Juniors.” In addition to playing and conducting for many celebrities, Michael played for the hit shows “Forbidden Broadway,” “Ruthless!,” and “When Pigs Fly” in Los Angeles. Prior to “American Idol,” television appearances have included “The Rosie O’Donnell Show,” “Leeza,” “The Maury Povich Show,” “The Wayne Brady Show” and “Geraldo.” He also appeared on the hit sitcom “The Nanny,” performing an original song co-written with Roslyn Kind. For 13 seasons, Michael also musical directed one of the touring companies of the “Radio City Christmas Spectacular” starring the world-famous Rockettes. And he is now a published author in the best-selling book “Chicken Soup For The American Idol Soul.” For the last nine years, Michael has also musical directed the Lythgoe Family Pantos including “Cinderella,” “Snow White,” “Aladdin,” “Sleeping Beauty” and “Peter Pan.” Jill Gold (Production Stage Manager) is happily spending her 4th holiday season with Lythgoe Family Panto. She has been an Equity stage manager for over 35 years, and is thrilled to be back in Nashville after visiting years ago with the national tours of The Unsinkable Molly Brown and City of Angels. Jill also toured the US with Les Miserables, Wicked, and Not The Messiah, as well as Germany and Austria with Sisterella. She teaches stage management at three California colleges, co-wrote “Stage Management” by Lawrence Stern and Jill Gold, and is proud to be working with her daughter Colleen! Haley Schreiner (Assistant Stage Manager) is delighted to make her debut with Lythgoe Family Panto! Haley is from a small town in Ohio and is still new to the Nashville area. Her recent credits include assistant stage managing Newsies with Chaffin’s Barn Dinner Theatre, stage managing Sister Act with Gundlach Theatre, and directing a children’s tour of Junie B Jones Is Not A Crook throughout northwest Ohio with Heidelberg University. Haley would like to thank everyone at Lythgoe Family Panto for a fun and new experience that she will never forget! BROADWAY BOOKING OFFICE NYC (Press and Marketing) is a leading theatrical tour booking, marketing and press company representing awardwinning musicals and plays. Currently: Jersey Boys, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, A Bronx Tale, Summer: The Donna Summer


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Becky Lythgoe (Producer, Casting Director) Director):: Co-founder of Lythgoe Family Panto, bringing Panto to America in Pasadena, Laguna, San Diego, Salt Lake City, Houston, Nashville, Los Angeles and Raleigh for nearly a decade. B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from the University of Michigan and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Former recording artist and co-executive producer on her Universal Records debut album “Becstasy” (#1 Billboard Dance hit, IDMA award for Best New Artist). TV Guest Star: “How I Met Your Mother,” “House”, “All of Us.” TV Hosting: “Stars in Danger” (Fox), “CD USA” (DirecTV), and “G Word” (Discovery Channel). EVP, Magic Pictures International: “My Beautiful Game” (Fox Soccer) and “Opening Night” (Ovation). Together with Kris Lythgoe she has received the Great American Award from The All American Boys Chorus and Congressional Recognition for their contribution to the arts and arts education for new young audiences. They have served on committees for The Skirball Center (LA), The Hollywood Bowl, California Philharmonic, Children’s Hospital LA, LAUSD Save The Arts, The Tommy Tune Awards, Inspiration for Woman Awards, U of M Musical Theatre Dept. and at The Pasadena Playhouse. Her most important roles, however, is being mom to gorgeous sons George and Leo and wife to her real life Prince Charming, Kris “Yaffe” Lythgoe. Christi Dortch (Co-Producer, TPAC) TPAC) is the Executive Vice President of Programming and Sales for TPAC. Christi is a native of Nashville and a graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she earned a BFA in Theatre, with an emphasis in musical theatre performance. For six years, she worked professionally as a triple threat before joining the administrative staff of TPAC. In her 26 plus years at TPAC, she has had many roles, presently as the EVP of Programming and Sales overseeing the curation of programming in the four halls TPAC manages. Christi also joined the team at the legendary theatre Westport County Playhouse for their reopening in 2006, with thenartistic director Joanne Woodward, as they launched their first ever year-round season. Christi is delighted to add project manager and co-producer to her list of accomplishments through the work TPAC does with local, national artists, and producers, evaluating new projects and show development.

for and tickets are subsidized, as we introduce young kids to the Arts. In 2017, over 6,000 Title I students were introduced by the Lythgoes to live theatre, through the medium of Panto. For more information, visit www.givekidspanto.com Tennessee Performing Arts Center (Co-Producer) (Co-Producer) is a regional not-for-profit dedicated to the production and presentation of the performing arts. TPAC presents touring Broadway, concerts, comedy, dance, and other special engagements within its four Nashville venues; and produced an original music series in its historic War Memorial Auditorium – as well as six comprehensive arts education programs that have served more than 1.8 million. These projects include Part of the Plan – an original American Musical, Nashville House Concerts – a monthly music series at War Memorial focused on all the sounds that make Nashville unlike any other town, The People Sing! – a collaboration with Americana Music Festival and Voices of a People’s History and, most recently, working with Becky & Kris Lythgoe on Peter Pan & Tinker Bell: A Pirate’s Christmas. Under the leadership of Jennifer Turner, TPAC is home to the Nashville Ballet, Nashville Opera, and Nashville Repertory Theatre, and recently has been engaged in elevating Nashvilleproduced works. TPAC.org

WHAT IS A PANTO? A Panto is derived from the British institution, which is a musical show based on fairy tales. Historical fairy tales include Cinderella, Snow White, Aladdin, Jack and the Beanstalk, Beauty and the Beast, Robin Hood, and Mother Goose. Panto scripts are rewritten every year and include ever-changing music sourced from Billboard charts so that each production remains current. Another contemporary Panto tradition is the inclusion of celebrity guest stars. Past Panto stars include Stephan Fry, Sir Ian McKellan, Eartha Kitt, Henry Winkler, George Takei, Joan Collins, Patrick Duffy, Priscilla Presley (pictured below), and many more. The focal point of a Panto is how it brings together the family unit by way of entertainment. Whether young or old, all members of the family can enjoy a Panto!

Lythgoe Family Panto produces Panto fun musical theatre the whole family can enjoy. Known for their creativity and involvement in television hits "American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance," the Lythgoes are dedicated to bringing affordable theatre to families across America. Based on the Grimm fairytales and others, each story has been modernized with topical scripts for parents and well-known pop songs for kids. The Lythgoes pride themselves on creating a memorable experience a family can share together. GiveKidsPanto is a California based non-profit GiveKidsPanto  company that pays for school children to experience live theatre for the very first time. Buses are paid

Priscilla Presley as the Wicked Queen in an English Snow White Panto.

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Through the unique world of musical theatre, Disney Musicals in Schools helps foster positive relationships between students, faculty, staff, parents, and the community. Over the course of three years, TPAC helps the schools establish theatre programs they can maintain. Meanwhile, teachers learn how to produce, direct, and choreograph theatre, and students develop a variety of skills including critical thinking, problem solving, ensemble building, and interpersonal communication. As a capstone, students from first-year schools perform one number from their show for fellow students, teachers, family, and more at the Student Share Celebration in TPAC’s Jackson Hall. Disney Musicals in Schools launched in 2010 to help under-resourced public elementary schools not getting equitable access to the arts. After offering the program in New York City schools, Disney Theatrical Group piloted the program in Nashville the following year and has since expanded to other cities. This is the ninth year of the partnership between Disney Theatrical Group, Metro Schools and TPAC since the program launched here in 2011. The CMA Foundation has provided financial support for the local program since 2013. Since 2011, 47 schools have participated in TPAC's Disney Musicals in Schools program, involving more than 8,000 students, more than 900 teachers and producing more than 500 performances for schools and communities. To learn more about Disney Musicals in Schools and other TPAC programs, visit TPAC.ORG/Education.


TPAC impact partners provide on-stage experience for Nashville community and youth groups Michael W. Aldrich TPAC Arts Writer

Talk about a front row seat.

TPAC impact partners AllianceBernstein, Enterprise Solutions, Jani-King, Premiere Transportation, and Sea Salt helped provide these up-close seats to students from John Overton High School, adults from Robertson County YMCA’s After Breast Cancer Program, college students with Futuro, and YMCA Latino Achievers. These partners recognize the importance of the arts and the importance of connecting them with people who wouldn’t usually access these rare theatrical experiences. “I’ve never seen anything like that ever on stage,” says Overton student Mateen Hasan after the performance. “They presented the Caribbean culture so well that I truly believed it was real, like I wasn’t even part of the audience.” Sweetening the experience, Premiere Transportation provided Hasan and the rest of Overton's theatre program with free, stylish transportation to the performance. For Overton, a night out at the theatre was also research. The students are working on their own production of Once on This Island (which will be submitted for consideration in the Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards, or Spotlight Awards, co-presented by Lipscomb’s College of Entertainment & the Arts and TPAC). “I’m literally speechless right now,” says Overton student Zoe Newcomb, who's preparing to play Ti Moune in their upcoming student production. “The atmosphere was amazing and really Students with Futuro before sitting on stage for Once on This Island.

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brought you into it. It’s so important for people to hear this story and accept everyone the way that they are.” Overton students stayed after the performance to talk with the national tour’s cast — many of which came from the original Broadway production. Another partner, Sea Salt, created a special multi-course brunch for women in the Robertson County YMCA After Breast Cancer program before a matinee performance. Sea Salt co-owner/operator Keith Zust, who also holds a degree in Fine Arts, says he's always believed “the arts can bring beauty, truth and goodness to the world.” “It’s exciting to be part of something like the arts that has stood the test of time and allows people to get lost in story, music, and theatre,” Zust says. For one of the final evening performances, college students with FUTURO, Inc. and members of the YMCA Latino Achievers program enjoyed the on-stage seating. "It gave us such a unique perspective, different from the rest of the audience. It’s like we were there, as part of the story," says Jennifer Novo, Executive Director of FUTURO, Inc. "Our organization is one that encourages students to find their place, their purpose and meaning for their future — much like Ti Moune trying to find her place and meaning in the world." For most of these students, this was their first experience with a Broadway production. "To be able to step outside of their typical world, even for just a few hours, made it a positive, fun, and meaningful experience for our community” Novo says. Sponsors like Jani-King, AllianceBernstein, and Enterprise Solutions give back to their community because they know the impact it has. “I personally have seen and felt the effect that arts education can have on youth, and we are proud to partner with TPAC to extend that impact in the Nashville community,” says Adam Sansiveri, Managing Director of Bernstein Private Wealth Management and a TPAC Board Member. Connect with Michael Aldrich on LinkedIn or follow him on Twitter @michaelwaldrich.

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Rodizio Grill is Nashvilleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s authentic Brazilian Churrascaria (Steakhouse). Guests feast on unlimited starters, a gourmet salad and side area and fresh rotisserie grilled beef, lamb, chicken, pork and more carved table side. Private and Banquet rooms available. Reservations Accepted. Valet Parking. Locally Owned and Operated. Ph: (615)730-8358. | 166 Second Ave. N. | www.rodizio.com/nashville

Melting Pot Fondue Restaurant

Where fun is cooked up fondue style. Join us for Cheese and Chocolate fondue or the full 4-course experience. Casually elegant â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Always Fun. Open 7 Days for dinner. Sundays after the Matinee. Valet Parking. Reservations Recommended. Ph: (615)742-4970. | 166 Second Ave. N. | www.meltingpot.com/nashville

Sambuca

At Sambuca, we think friends, family, food and fun are what life should be about. Our philosophy is shared with all who walk into our restaurants. Sambuca features savory new American food and modern cocktails that will tempt any palate and nourish the soul. Our nightly live music will engage our guests in the energetic vibe of the restaurant, reminding them to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. We throw a party ---a really great party---for our guests every night! Ph: (615)248-2888 | 601 12th Ave. S. | www.SambucaRestaurant.com


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Banking today isn’t the art of the deal, but the art of offering a great deal more time, accesibility, attention and fresh ideas.

2018-19 Production of Singing in the Rain

ENGAGING ARTISTIC WORK TO EQUIP A CREATIVE LIFE


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Our Partners Thank you for supporting our nonprofit mission. For more information or to notify us of any errors or omissions, call 615-687-4315. Donations received from OCT 1, 2018 – NOV 1, 2019

TPAC strives to present diverse experiences in the arts and education which are accessible to everyone. TPAC.ORG/Access

Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated Curb Records Inc. Duke Energy Foundation The Enchiridion Foundation Enfinity Engineering Fisher Dachs Associates Hardaway Construction HCA-Caring for the Community Layton Construction Liberty Party Rental Middle Tennessee Performing Arts H.O.T. Support Fund* Publix Super Markets Charities Ross Bryan Associates, LLC Ryman Hospitality Properties Foundation Sargent’s Fine Catering SunTrust Foundation Washington Foundation Wells Fargo Foundation $2,500 – $4,999 Aladdin Industries Foundation, Inc. Cinemasins, LLC Cumberland Trust and Investment Company Deacon's New South Demos Brands Ellington's Enterprise Holdings Foundation Fairlane Hotel Samuel M. Fleming Foundation Patricia C. and Thomas F. Frist Designated Fund* Frothy Monkey Graduate Hotel Nashville Gray & Dudley Green Pheasant Hampton Inn and Suites Nashville-Downtown Hyatt House Nashville Jani-King JW Marriott Nashville Kraft CPAs LAZ Parking Neal & Harwell, PLC Sea Salt Irvin and Beverly Small Foundation Synovus Bank Tailgate Beer LLC $1,500 – $2,499 The Atticus Trust Capstar Bank Deloitte & Touche, LLP EBS Foundation The Goad Family Foundation Keene Family Foundation, a Donor Advised Fund of the U.S. Charitable Gift Trust Nashville Scene Rechter Family Fund* Schiller Family Trust Tennessee Brew Works Wright Airport Business Center INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS as of November 1, 2019 CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE $10,000 + Anonymous Julie and Dale Allen Barbara and Jack Bovender John Reginald Hill Martha R. Ingram E. Julie Neal and James Foster Neal III Maria and Bernard Pargh Lisa and Mike Shmerling Judy and Steve Turner Dr. and Mrs. Philip A. Wenk

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE $5,000 - $9,999 Timothy and Nancy Demshar Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Eskind Mr. and Mrs. Joel C. Gordon Dr. and Mrs. David Mastran Rhonda Taylor and Kevin Forbes VISIONARY CIRCLE $2,500 - $4,999 Mr. Gerry and Dr. Lisa Altieri Ron and Mary Buck Dana and Charlie Campbell Mr. and Mrs. Christopher John Casa Santa Ronald L. and Brenda J. Corbin Jana and Ansel Davis Pamela Dishman Barbara and Emanuel Eads Wendy and Mark Eddy Laurie and Steven Eskind Shary and Rod Essig Ashley and Jonathan Gensler Kimberly and Don Gooch-Brooks Sherri and Chris Hamby Sara and Kevin Hartley Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey B. Harwell Jr. Brian and Joy Heinrichs Melvin Malone W. Kenneth Marlow Jennifer McCoy Laura Pittman and Robert G. Pittman Jr. Anne and Joseph Russell Michelle and Jim Schmitz Mr. and Mrs. James C. Seabury III Ms. Sherry D. Shaver Jennifer Turner Terry Vaughan Greta and Jim Walsh Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Wieck ENCORE SOCIETY $1,500 -$2,499 Anonymous (3) Janie and Belinda Adams Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey T. Adams Kent and Donna Adams Linda Albertalli Lainie and Roger Allbee Alperson Family Jose and Jessica Amden American Contractors Linda Anderson Jennifer Appelt Carlyle Apple Colleen and Beth Atwood Larry and Loratta Baker Dr. and Mrs. Billy R. Ballard Melinda and Jeff Balser The Bandi Family The Baptist Family Brent and Lari Beasley Fred and Anne Beesley Dr. and Mrs. Steven Bengelsdorf Todd C. and Kelly A. Bennett Donna P. Benning and Thomas R. Benning Susan F. and David M. Berck Chris and Laura Binkley Mike Binkley Dr. and Mrs. Barry W. Brasfield Andy Brashier Charles and Pam Bridges Lorrie Brouse and Richard Piazza Joan Bruce Scott Bryant Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Bumstead

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TPAC OFFERS A VARIETY OF ACCESSIBLE SERVICES

GOVERNMENT, CORPORATE, AND FOUNDATION CONTRIBUTORS as of November 1, 2019 $50,000+ CMA Foundation The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Delta Dental of Tennessee Google, Inc. HCA Foundation on Behalf of HCA and the TriStar Family of Hospitals Metro Nashville Arts Commission The NewsChannel 5 Network Nissan North America, Inc. Tennessee Arts Commission The Walt Disney Company $25,000 – $49,999 Bank of America The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. Butler Snow Dollar General Literacy Foundation East Tennessee Foundation Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation Novatech PNC Bank Regions Bank Service Management Systems $10,000 – $24,999 Anonymous Advance Financial Foundation Athens Distributing Company Belmont University Best Brands, Inc. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Brown-Forman CLLD Compass Partners, LLC CoreCivic Delek Fund for Hope* Dollar General Corporation Earl Swensson Associates, Inc. Enterprise Solutions HCA Inc. IC Thomasson Associates Ingram Industries JohnsonPossKirby The Memorial Foundation Nancy Beeukwes Trust Phillips Printing Company Premiere Transportation Mary C. Ragland Foundation R.C. Matthews Contractor, LLC Schenk Photography Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. SunTrust Foundation Vanderbilt University Woodmont Investment Counsel, LLC Robert K. and Anne H. Zelle Fund for Fine and Performing Arts* $5,000 – $9,999 4Top Hospitality Ajax Turner Company, Inc. Akustiks, LLC Alley-Cassetty, Inc. AllianceBernstein ASCAP Baulch Family Foundation Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation City Winery Nashville CLLD


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Varina Buntin Dr. Anna Burgner and Mr. Kurt Zettel Dr. Timothy and Mrs. Allyson Bush Gary M. Bynum Anthony and Diane Carroccia Daniel Coker Clair Coley Marjorie and Allen Collins John and Shelly Cook Rob and Jessica Cook Joel and Rebecca Cooper Nancy Corley The Corner Greg and Mary Jo Cote Gabe Crolli and Family Kelly and Richard Crook Mr. and Mrs. James Croy Christa Cruikshank and Stephanie Wagner Leslie and Madison Cuevas Janet and Michael Dagley John and Joy Day Dr. and Mrs. Matthew DeFelice Theresa A. Dehoff Marty and Betty Dickens Brenda Dillon Mark Donnell Dr. Peggy Smith Duke Randolf Dunham Ryan and Melanie Durham Adam Ellsworth Henry, Jenni, and Jennifer Feldhaus Mr. and Mrs. John D. Ferguson Anita G. Fielder Mr. and Mrs. Jack Fleischer Stephanie Fleming Troy and Tracie Fleming Mr. and Mrs. Angelo Formosa III Beth Fortune and Debbie Turner Mrs. Charles C. Fowler Jr. Al and Rhonda Fraser Kelli Gabriel Hillary and Brian Gainous Taj and Eddie George Randa and Josh Gibson Crystal Gimesh Mary Gingrass, MD Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Goad Diane and Gary Gober Dr. Barry W. Goley and Mr. Grant W. Goodman Tracy and Robert Good Gwen and Frank Gordon Julie and Bob Gordon Michael Grainger Kat and Jeff Greene John and Kathy Griffin Carolyn and Terry Hamby Becky Harrell Cordia and Tom Harrington Dr. and Mrs. J. B. Haynes Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Heffington Amanda and Trip Hereford HG and Nina Winston Hickman Hank and Mary Hildebrand Joel and Terrie Hill Patricia Holliday Vicki and Rick Horne Dr. David H. and Shirley Horowitz Gayle Howell Mark Hughes Jim Humphreys Susan and Mark Isaacs Rick Isaacson Dr. and Mrs. Brian Jackson Gail Gordon Jacobs Kelly Jones Susan and Bill Joy Jeremy and Tracy Kane Jackie Roth Karr Jacqueline Kelly Sherrilyn Woodward Kenyon Marlene Key Sally and Stephen King William B. King Valorie Kirby and Robert Green Howard and Carol Kirshner David and Beverly Klintworth Bill and Debby Koch

Lee and Glenda Kraft William and Valery Lamb Pamela and Mark Lamp Suzanne Langford Michael D. and Kimberly M. Law J. Mark Lee Bettye Leiby John and Wendy Leonard The Honorable and Mrs. Thomas Lewis Johnny and Alice Lindahl Gina Lofredo and Paul Corby Andrew and Wendi Lundberg Michael and Megan Mahan Teresa and Reagan Major Katie Malnati Mr. and Mrs. Dan J. Marcum Elizabeth Marshall Debi Martin Red and Shari Martin Sheila and Richard McCarty Will and Jennifer McCormick Ann and Mick McGauran Molly McGill and Beth Bradford Robert and Yin Mericle Cindy and Danielle Mezera Susan Baker Mezger Don Midgett Alisa Miles Susanne Miller and Friends Muhammad Mirza Tim and Lisa Moore Deborah and Dustin Moss Mickeye M. Murphy Teresa and Mike Nacarato Dr. Charles and Eily Nicholson Brad and Sara Nolan Melissa Ohsfeldt Jeff and Kristy Oldham William O'Neil David and Pamela Palmer Chip and Deborah Parrott Sherry and Harry Parsons Charles Perry Dr. and Mrs. Rodney A. Poling Vicki Ponder Sara Ravin Jason and Brooke Reusch Susan and Thomas Richardson Wells Richardson and Jane Bowlin Walter and Wendy Robertson Jerry and Andrea Rooker Marc and Karen Rosen Mark and Carla Rosenthal Mary Frances Rudy Scott and Laura Beth Russell Teresa Sadler Adam Sansiveri Dr. Norman Scarborough and Ms. Kimberly Hewell Dr. and Mrs. Timothy P. Schoettle Sherra Schwartau Steve Sirls and Allen DeCuyper Brant and Dorinda Smith Mark and Victoria Smith Patricia Smith Thomas A. Smith and Jacqueline G. Ralph Debbie and Scott Snoyer Rickey and Lisa South Arlene Spence Deborah and James Stonehocker Brenda Swift Kari and Peter Szary Doris R. Taft Kelley and Scott Tansil Lauren and Andrew Tavi Theater Chicks Andrea and Jim Tothacer Byron and Aleta Trauger Dianne and Tom True Anastasia Tucker Claire Whitfield Tucker Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Tudor John and Claudia Turner Robert Turner and Jay Jones Debbie and John Van Mol Rob and Liz Waggener Lyn N. Walker Linda Ware Kevin and Elizabeth Warren Jim and Shelly Weatherly

Rob and Susan Weaver James R. Webb II Peter and Carol Weiss David and Gail Williams â&#x20AC; Donald R. Williams and Richard W. Zelek Dr. Susan G. Williams Michael and Larson Williamson John and Alison Wingo Frances Wolf Larry and Elizabeth Woods Susan R. Woods Elaine and Ira Work Mickey and Phyllis Wright Michelle and Anthony Yanis Barbara and Bud Zander Kerry Zebick Zeus and Jedi Denise and Victor Zirilli Kathie Zuccaro OVATION SOCIETY $1,000 - $1,499 Anonymous (2) Geoff and Sheri Amateau Beth Scott Clayton Amos, LUTCF, CLTC Susan Andrews Mr. and Mrs. Clark D. Baker Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Barker Dr. and Mrs. Tyler and Kelly Barrett Didi Barron A. Bass Eric Beasley George Beasley Piper and James Bell Mrs. Annie Laurie Berry Cherry and Richard Bird Mark and Valerie Blackburn Dr. and Mrs. Frank H. Boehm Gary Bradshaw Elizabeth Brandau Elaine Brooks Autumn and Rhett Bruner Poppy Buchanan Dr. John and LuAnnette Butler Michael and Pamela Carter Robin Cohn Kevin Collen Janice J. Compton Susan Cox Michael and Rowena Cuffe Denise Dailey Anna Catherine Davenport Steven R. Deckard Mr. and Mrs. Robert Doochin Stephen and Candee Duggan Kenna Duncan Joanne Elston Patrick G. Emery Annette S. Eskind Stephanie Faulkner Bob and Sue Fisher Brad Fisher Garry and Brenda Floeter Judy and Tom Foster in honor of Kathleen Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brien Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Foster Richard and Sarah Fremont Eileen George Julie Gillen Martin and Linda Gilmore Michelle Godwin-Watts Barry Goold Elena Goss Darren and Terri Gottschalk Dr. Edward R. Gould Stacey Greives Tim and Laurie Hall Linda and Don Hancock Michael Harrison Brandon Hatton Jim Hearn Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hebert Larry and Tammy Helms Mr. and Mrs. Michael Herman Winston C. Hickman Jr. Lex and Rick Highsmith Jackie Hill Louis and Joyce Hines Dr. M. Bruce Hirsch Greg and Becca Hollis Garland and Jeanne Honeycutt Robert Horrar and Carol Powell-Horrar

CORPORATE PARTNERS Broadway Series Title Sponsor


Anne Kristin Wilhite Larry and Carolyn Williams Kenny and Cindy Williamson Emmanuelle Wojnarowski Jodi Wolfe Mike and Sheila Yarbrough Dr. and Mrs. Carl W. Zimmerman Kerndt and Theresa Zuckowsky BRAVO SOCIETY $500 - $999 Anonymous (4) Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Agnew Emily Alcorn Scott Aleridge Jeffrey Alger Edgar and Kathi Allen Thomas and Jennifer Anderson Dreama Arguello Jimmy Armistead Barbara and Stephen Asbury C. Nelson Bailey David Baird Kymberly and Scott Baker Cheryl and Samuel Ballesteros Dolores A. Barnett Diane Becker Nancy and David Bednowitz Adrian Bellew Frances Berry-Brown Rose and Al Bleich Patricia J. Bloomfield and Wayne Irvin Robert Bodenheimer and Jeanne Larose Allison and Joe Boever Sally and Paul Boklage Sandra Bonds David Bone and Arlen Becton Julie Bonetti Peggi Bordash Michael and Patti Bottomy Bo and Jill Bowling Ray and Susan Bowling Keith Bowman and James Lassiter Jan and Katie Boyer Steve and Kristin Braaksma Douglas Brace Donna Bradley and Helen McCaleb Jo Ann Brassfield, Barbara Hayes, and Cecilia Little Mr. and Mrs. Gordon L. Brewer Ms. Jeanalice M. Brickman and Ms. Jane A. Wittenmyer Virginia Brogli Barry and Cathy Brown Brian Brown Patsy and G. William Brown Pamela Broyles Teresa Broyles-Aplin Wesley and Katie Bryant Michael Buckley James and Annette Butler Eric Bymaster Betsy Calabrace Edwin and Karen Caldwell in Memory of Mame Caldwell Lauren and Adam Campbell Christopher Canlas Thomas Carey Ann T. Carlsonz Emily Carney Greer and Paige Carr in Memory of Pat Pouzar Dr. and Mrs. Paul M. Carter Anita and Larry Cash Richard Cashion Joy Caskey and Debra York Mary and Joe Cavarra Mr. Lee and Jean Cherry Pamela Childs Amy and Douglas Christiansen Mr. and Mrs. Roy E. Claverie Sr. Kevin Clifford Linda Cochran Deborah Coleman Veronica Coleman Jennifer Colquitt

*A fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee â&#x20AC; TPAC honors the memory of David Williams

Jeff and Anita Conn Frederick L. Conrad J. Steven and Monica Cook Cheryl and John Cooper Virginia Hixon Corbitt Renette Corenswet Dan Cotten Mr. and Mrs. Richard Courtney Rosemary and Donald Cunningham Stephanie Dahmer and Lee Brewer Nancy and Bob Darnall Jane Davis John and Gina Davis S. Davis Steve Deasy and Phillip Haynes Troy and Karissa Deaton Jenifer DeLoach and Wesley Weeks Kimberly DePue Terry and Joan Dison Tim and Tiffany Dodge Kathy Doman The Donnelly Family Tom and Frankie Dowdle Myrtianne Downs Pam and Tim Dubois Catherine M. Duffy Brian and Cindy Dunphy Mr. and Mrs. David Duquette Keith and Tracy Dyer Kris Ehrlich Mr. and Mrs. S. Brent Elliott Paula Esposito Jeff Eubanks Bruce and Olivia Evans Caren Fancher Sloane and Robert Felton Joan Felts Judy and Jaylon Fincannon Judith Finnerty Arthur Fleischer Linda Fletcher John and Karen Folan Ginna Follis, Kathy Reeves, Rhonda Foley Karen and David Ford Scott and Amanda Foster Dr. Zach and Mrs. Sherida Foster Martha Fouce Anita Fowler Joan and Dick Fox Peggy Fragopoulos Bruce and Donna Franklin Michelle and Stephen Frohsin Debi and Lance Fusacchia Caren Gabriel Dr. Gary G. Gallant Louise and Scott Garfinkel Dan and Janis Gaudette Jeanne Gavigan Dr. and Mrs. David Gaw Jay Golden Dr. and Mrs. Matt Gorham Diane Granese, MD Wesley Gray and Elsie Lacasse Sandy Gregory Susanne Gross Cathy Guenther Katherine Hall Richard Hall and Lori McElroy Angela K. Hamano Peter and Anne Hamilton Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Harbers Robert Harding Michele Harris and Bill Gatons Lisa Harrison Kenneth D. Hawkins and Ashley M. Pope in Memory of Dr. William L. and Ann B. Pope Marilyn Hayes Michelle W. Haynes Barry Heard and Erik Lillie Jasper Hendricks III Mr. and Mrs. Kevin R. Hennessy Greg and Katrina Herman Jane and Wallace Herndon Debbie Herod Nancy Hershkowitz Amanda Hite Hilary Hodes Chris J. Hohl Deborah Hollenstein

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FOUNDATION PARTNERS

Emalie Hutton David and Priscilla Isenhour Dr. and Mrs. C. H. Jameson III Janet Jones Susan and Roland L. Jones Marshall H. Kemp Lloyd King Athina Kirkwood Mike Kissner Carole Koonce Debra and James Kovanda Mr. and Mrs. Randolph M. Lagasse Katherine Landsberg Steve and Leslye Lapidus Timothy Larson Dr. Dana Latour Hank Levine Robert and Ann Loffi Heather Logan Charles Looper Josh Luffman Jane and John Malatak Bill and Kathleen Manganaro Ralph and Louise Mason Steve and Amy-Beth Mason Stephen and Callie McDonald Sally and John McDougall Garry McNabb Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ray McWherter Mark Miccioli and Angela Lynn Diana and Jeffrey Mobley Janice B. Moore Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Moses Mr. and Mrs. John Muchukot Marie Murphy Bob and Kay Musgrove Mr. and Mrs. Jack Nadeau Cliff and Kristine Neeley Joel Northwall and Beth Johnson Nancy and Bill Oakes Perry and Wanda Ogletree William Pfohl Dave and Melissa Porch Nathan Poss Deborah and Marie Prichard Laura Purdy Pat and Doug Ralls Robert and Dean Reeves Pamela and Cliff Reliford Steven and Esther Remer Nelson Remus Carla Robertson Evelyn and William Rodgers Ed and Karen Rogers Cheryl Rudnicke and Kris Atkins Glynis Sacks-Sandler Tony Sanders Family Scott and Sulinda Patricia Seigfried Robert Sentz Brian Sharp Ken and Jane Sharp Sharon and Bill Sheriff Linda Simmons and Ronald Runyeon Jeffrey Smith Dr. Neil and Ruth Smith Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Smith Brandt and Mandy Snedeker Sabrina D. Somerby Vicki Spann Robert and Jane Stammer Joe N. and Brenda Steakley Ray Steinkerchner Charles Stewart Mark Stillman W. A. Stringer Kristin Sullivan and R. Jeremy Wyatt Laura Thomason Woodrow Trodsen James D. Turner and Bruce D. Gill Lewis and Julie Walling Susan Walsworth Karen Watkins David and Annita Watson Howard and Karen Weil Elaine and Carman Wenkoff Mrs. John Warner White Bradley and Susan Widmann Judy Wiens


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Jeff and Ashley Hollis Chris and Susan Holmes Deborah and Donald Holmes Diane Honda and David Reiland Laura Hood Richard T. Hoos Joan and George Hornberger Amy Hull Mike O. Hunt and Dru Henson-Hunt Sara and David Hunt Dr. Doug and Missy Hunter David and Linda Husak Mr. and Mrs. Shandy Husmann Catherine Irrgang Jack Isenhour and Dana Moore Debra and Patrick Jaehrling Gary and Debbie Janke Barry Jeffrey Latrisha Jemison Belle Johnson and Pepper Magargee Melanie Johnson and Richard Cale Walt and Julia Johnson Greg Jones Dr. Ted C. Jones Erik Kahill Candace and Arvindh Kanagasundram Christine Karbowiak and Martin Vanek Al and Nancy Kaser Lawrence Kedigh Donna Keller Lissa and Jim Kelley Amit and Nicole Keswani Nicholas Kilen Kare Kilgore Carol King David King Thomas and Debbie King Darrell Kirby Mr. Bobby Knight James and Janet Knox Janet Kolff and Sheila Harris Jan and Rand Krikorian/ Vickie and Don Wirth Jeff Kuhn Charles E. Lamb Katie Lamb Chad and Sherry Landtroop Brian and Kim Lapidus Lisa Lawhon Carolyn and Larry Levine Barbara Lingo Richard and Tad Lisella Nancy Lorenzi Jim Lovensheimer Arthur and Rebecca Lowen Rhonda and Randy Lowry W.M. Lukemire Bob and Gail Luna Susan Luna and Michael Hazlewood Drs. Amy and George Lynch Tina Lynch and Gail Tucciarone Nancy MacLean and Mary Wade Tree and Amy Maddux Michael Magnauck Martin and Andrea Maguire Chambre Malone Ms. Kathleen Mandato Jill Marciniak Annie Marks Erin and Clayton Marshall Lew Martin M.D. and Representative Susan Martin Curtis Masters Richard and Susan Mattson Alfred and Bruni Mayor Wendell McAbee Pat and Brenda McAfee McCreary Family Jeff McCue and Valerie Jacobs Christine McDevitt Laura and Mark McDonald Ms. Mary Ann McGinn Diane E. McIntyre Billy McKellar Ms. Catherine McTamaney Kelley and Benjamin Mickens Rachel Miller

T. Clark Miller and Tony Smith William Miller Vanessa Mills Emily Mitchell and Loran Shallenberger Harry and Patricia Moneypenny Rebecca Moody Tom and Vicki Moon Chris and Mary Sue Moore Cathy L. Morgan Joann Morris T. Mortison D. Jael Morton Caroline Moses and Lee Sprouse Dale and Deborah Mosley Rhonda Mott Rosemary Muirhead Arturo Neto Bill and Glenda Newton Lucy Nichols Matthew Niehoff and Jason Jenkins Dave and Donna Nock Dr. Agatha Nolen Laura and Vincent Nord Kevin and Raja Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brien Kevin and Shari O'dea Dr. Andre and Jeani Olivier Jeanie Orr Jeff and Leslie Overby Karen and Terry Page Alison Pagliara Evetta K. Palmer Frank and Elaine Parker Jerry Parker Paul and Diane Parker J. Russell and Phyllis Parkes Marshall Payton Zach and Diana Pelham William Pennell John and Kandace Peppers Jaime and Barbara Perez Lawrence D. Phillips Nancy and Skipper Phipps Rose and Kip Pierce Jonathan and Jennifer Pike Lyn Plantinga Kevin and Simonne Poff Jack and Beverly Polson Tony and Larue Polston Lauren and Patrick Poole Rob and Cindy Porter Karen and Ronald Powell Tim and Linda Priddy Joan Prouty Joyce and Preston Quirk Nancy Rainier Scott and Caroline Rayson Mr. and Mrs. Colin V. Reed Laura Reinbold Phillip and Laurie Rice Anita Rich Cindy and Steve Richmond Carolyn Ricketts Paul and Marjorie Ridge H. Paul Ritchie Edward and Melissa Rittenberg Lisa Rivera Worrick and Leslie Robinson Jason and Rhonda Ronnow Dr. and Mrs. Matt Rose Gary and Donna Rosenthal Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Rudd Marianne and Chris Sabis Greg and Mary Sample Debbie Sanford Randi Sansom Libby and Matthew Scanlan Christopher Schneider Emily Schneller Susan Schuchard Dr. Stephen and Kathleen Schultenover Carol and Alvin Scott Jarod D. Scott Thomas and Heather Seabrooks Logan Sekulow Kelly and Kevin Sekuterski Charles Selke Jeanne Sellars Cassie Sellers Pat Shacklett Ms. Leslie K. Sheldon John and Cindy Shields Vivian and Justin Shields

James Sicking Joan Signorille Shawne Sills Gloria and Manuel Sir Mr. and Mrs. Daniel S. Slipkovich Amy Smartt Becky and Gary Smith Connie Smith Debbie Smith Holly Smith and Johnna Wilson John Smith Kelsey and Kirby Smith Monica Smith Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Smith Dr. and Mrs. Duane T. Smoot Timothy and Diane Somers Mara Sommers Ashley Sonn and Jordan Miller Stephanie Sorrell Susan Spaulding Angela Spiller Alyse Sprintz Stephanie Stafford John and Jennifer Starcke Sara and Larry Stessel Kim Stokes Joy Strange Russ and Nelda Lee Sturgeon Schelle Swift Dr. Bill and Erin Taylor Joyce Taylor Thomsen/Williams John and Julie Thorp Julie and Brian Thure Gloria F. Thurman Carlos Tirres Norman and Marilyn Tolk Joseph and Katie Toungette Linda Townsend and Roma Powis Kenneth and Rhonda Travis James and Melinda Turner Philip and Rosemary Vickery Toni Von Colln and Julie Bulger Ann Waddey and Deborah Saunders Wanda Wade Janice and John Walker Dr. and Mrs. Bill Wall III Rosemary and Bayard Walters Cynthia and Quinton Wasden Ken and Carla Webb Angie and Tony Weeks Kenneth and Julia Weiss Chris Westbrook Kathleen Whalen Jennifer White and Will Gattis Stephen White Shawn and Lynann Williams Courtney Williamson Barbara Willis Reisha and Duane Willis Kevin E. Wilson Dr. and Mrs. William R. Wilson Don and Victoria Wirth Ms. Florence Wittenstein and Mr. Rudy J. Saperstein Kasey Woods PMHNP Charles and Rose Wright Michael Yacko Jr. Sharon Yates Andy and Jamie Young Shirley Zeitlin

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W ju s h t Concerns or compliments?

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Old Natchez Country Club is a beautiful venue for many social occasions such as: * Wedding Receptions * Rehearsal Dinners * Bridesmaid Luncheons * Holiday Parties * Fundraising Gala’s * Corporate and Charitable Golf Outings Our central location in Williamson County along with the beauty of the setting and first class service make Old Natchez Country Club the ideal venue for your special event.

115 Gardengate Drive, Franklin, TN 37069 615-373-3200 • www.oldnatchezcc.com

L upusi s n’ tver y ent er t ai ni ng. . .

Accessible Services at Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) include parking, elevators, wheelchair seating, use of a TPAC wheelchair, designated restrooms, and services for patrons with limited hearing and vision. Infrared assisted listening devices are available at no charge at the entrance to each theater. TPAC offers American Sign Language, Open Captioning, Audio Description, and Braille programs on the Sunday matinee in the HCA Healthcare / TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC season. Large print programs are available for Broadway at TPAC shows. Special accessibility requests and concerns may be discussed in advance by calling 615-782-6577. Your message will be returned the next business day. Wheelchair reservations are made 48 hours in advance of the performance. Restrooms for Jackson Hall are located one level down from the 6th Avenue entrance, and on each level inside the theater. Restrooms for Polk Theater are located down the stairs to the left of the entrance to the orchestra level and on the tier level. Bars are located in the lobbies and inside the orchestra level of Jackson Hall. An ATM is on G-Level, near the security desk at the Deaderick Street entrance to the building.

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All electronic devices including cell phones, watch alarms, cameras, and recorders should be turned off prior to the show. For those expecting emergency calls, please call 615-782-4087 and speak with the House Manager 48 hours in advance of the performance. Call Lost and Found at 615-782-4098 to report an item you might have left at TPAC. In case of an emergency, the number to leave with others is 615-782-4000 (plus performance, theater, and seat location).

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Smoking, including use of all tobacco products and electronic cigarettes, is permitted outside the building.

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Boo-boos and belly aches don’t keep regular hours. Thankfully, neither do we.

Vanderbilt Children’s After-Hours and Urgent Care As any parent knows, sickness and minor injuries are never convenient. However, Children’s Hospital quality and expertise is close at hand for children who need it, when they need it, through Vanderbilt Children’s After-Hours or Urgent Care clinics.

After-Hours Clinics • Brentwood

A board-certified Vanderbilt pediatrician is on site nights and weekends, treating everything from flu and fevers to rashes and beans in ears. We’ll even send your child’s pediatrician a same-day report about your visit.

• Smyrna

Visit VanderbiltChildrensAfterHours.com to check clinic wait times or save your spot. Walk-ins are always welcome.

• Hendersonville • Mt. Juliet • Spring Hill Urgent Care Clinic • Murfreesboro


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