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2019 SEASON PLAY FESTIVAL

JUNE 13—22

JUNE 28—JULY 13

JULY 19—AUGUST 3

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CONTENTS 4 ADVERTISER DIRECTORY 5 MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTORS 6 PATRON INFORMATION 7 2019 SEASON CALENDAR 8 ABOUT 9 MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD PRESIDENT HANGAR THEATRE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

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10 SUMMER SEASON 12 ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING 13 WHO’S WHO AT THE HANGAR 14 HANGAR STAFF 16 STAFF SPOTLIGHT 17 EDUCATION SPOTLIGHT 18 NEXT GENERATION SCHOOL OF THEATRE 19 PROPS: OUR VITAL VOLUNTEERS 20 OR, WHAT SHE WILL

(PAY) WHAT YOU WILL

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22 INTO THE WOODS

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24 KINKY BOOTS 26 LITTLE WOMEN 28 BIG PLAY FESTIVAL! 30 CHARLES DICKENS’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL 31 YOUNG PROFESSIONAL COMPANY 32 THE WEDGE 33 DRAMA LEAGUE DIRECTING FELLOWS 34 2019 HANGAR LAB COMPANY 38 SPONSORS

LAB COMPANY

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42 44 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL THEATRE 44 SUPPORTERS & ADVERTISERS

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ADVERTISER DIRECTORY AGAVA........................................................................................... 52 American Crafts by Robbie Dein.................................................. 2 August Moon Spa........................................................................ 74 Bickering Twins.............................................................................. 82 BoatYard Grill................................................................................ 72 Bool’s Flower Shop.......................................................................55 BorgWarner....................................................................................51 Bousquet Holstein PLLC................................................................51 Buttermilk Falls Pediatrics............................................................ 53 C.S.P. Management..................................................................... 57 Cayuga Chamber Orchestra......................................................80 Cayuga Lake Wine Trail...............................................................51 Cayuga Orthopedics...................................................................49 Cayuga Radio Group..................................................................59 CFCU Community Credit Union.................................................84 The Cherry Arts Inc....................................................................... 57 Cinemapolis..................................................................................50 Communiqué Design & Marketing............................................ 79 Community Arts Partnership....................................................... 53 Community Foundation of Tompkins County...........................70 Community School of Music and Arts....................................... 63 Cornell University.......................................................................... 52 Corners Gallery.............................................................................55 The Cortland Area Tribune.......................................................... 53 Cortland Repertory Theatre........................................................ 52 Crown Construction...................................................................... 78 Diane’s Downtown Automotive...................................................69 Dr. Marne O’Shae........................................................................65 Edible Arrangements.....................................................................61 F&M Vein and Aesthetic Center.................................................56 Family Medicine Associates of Ithaca, LLP............................... 76 Fingerlakes Wealth Management..............................................55 Foster Custom Kitchens................................................................56 The Frame Shop.............................................................................77 Gimme! Coffee.............................................................................58 Glimmerglass Festival 2019.........................................................60 Greenstar Food Coop.................................................................. 47 Guthrie Family & Internal Medicine............................................61 Hickey’s Music Center..................................................................60 Hilton Garden Inn.........................................................................56 HOLT Architects............................................................................. 78 Homecoming Players...................................................................55 Howard Hanna Real Estate.........................................................56 Illume Projects...............................................................................58 Insero & Co....................................................................................80 Ithaca Bakery.................................................................................81 Ithaca Ballet...................................................................................50 Ithaca Beer Company..................................................................64 Ithaca Cayuga Optical Service...................................................77 Ithaca Child...................................................................................64 Ithaca College...............................................................................48 Ithaca College Theatre Department...........................................61 Ithaca Community Childcare Center.........................................55

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Ithaca Montessori School............................................................ 47 Ithaca Shakespeare Company...................................................80 Ithaca Times..................................................................................54 Ithaca Voice...................................................................................62 James Orcutt Real Estate.............................................................66 Just a Taste.....................................................................................51 Kendal at Ithaca........................................................................... 63 Kilpatrick’s Publick House............................................................56 Kitchen Theatre Company.......................................................... 79 Luna Street Food...........................................................................65 M&T Bank...................................................................................... 73 Nancy Corwin Malina, MS, CNS...............................................55 Mansour Jewelers......................................................................... 63 Marmalade Mercantile................................................................65 Meadowridge Veterinary Hospital & Boarding.........................77 Merry-Go-Round Playhouse........................................................70 Miller Mayer LLP Attorneys at Law............................................. 76 Mix 98.5/Finger Lakes Radio Group......................................... 78 Morgan Stanley............................................................................ 73 Museum of the Earth.....................................................................81 Northeast Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine...........................66 Northside Wine & Spirits..............................................................66 Opera Ithaca.................................................................................80 P.W. Wood & Son Insurance.......................................................66 Parkitects........................................................................................70 Primary Care Internal Medicine.................................................58 QMC Group..................................................................................64 Rachel Philipson Photography & Design...................................65 Rasa Spa........................................................................................ 47 Schlather, Stumbar, Parks & Salk, LLP........................................ 71 Security Mutual Insurance Co...................................................... 71 Sheldrake Point Winery................................................................68 The Shops at Ithaca Mall............................................................. 67 Six Mile Creek Vineyard & Distillery............................................ 71 Smith Allergy & Asthmas Specialists...........................................81 State Theatre of Ithaca................................................................. 79 Swarthout Coaches......................................................................70 Syracuse Stage............................................................................. 72 T.G. Miller, P.C............................................................................... 78 Taitem Engineering....................................................................... 78 TCAT Bus........................................................................................ 72 Therm, Incorporated..................................................................... 73 Tompkins County Public Library..................................................77 Tompkins Trust Company............................................................ 83 Travis Hyde Properties.................................................................. 75 Triphammer Arts Inc.....................................................................60 True Insurance............................................................................... 82 Vizella Media................................................................................. 82 Walking on Water Productions...................................................70 Warren Real Estate........................................................................77 Wegmans......................................................................................68 WVBR 93.5 FM.............................................................................. 63 X101 Always Classic...................................................................... 78


MESSAGE FROM THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND MANAGING DIRECTOR

Welcome to the Hangar Theatre Company’s 2019 season! This summer’s plays are dedicated to the Essential Theatre – both what makes theatre essential, and plays that are essentially theatrical. “Compose yourself for pleasure,” as the prologue to Or, What She Will, puts it: these productions are rich in what makes theatre an enduring, irreplaceable experience. Immediacy and intimacy are profound elements in what makes theatre essential. As you leave the theatre humming your favorite tune from Into the Woods or Kinky Boots, we hope you’ll feel how the transcendence of that live experience surpasses either of their cinematic equivalents (and the film Kinky Boots wasn’t even a musical!) Recent studies have found that “experiences” contribute more to happiness than “things”; the electricity of live theatre should put it firmly in the happiness column. The ability to use metaphor to leap space and time is another essential quality of the theatre. A stage can transform from a forest to a factory, from Civil War America to the city of London with a simple light cue. Or, What She Will takes place in the Restoration Comedy period of the 1660s, but is infused with the free spirit of the 1960s. Little Women, in Kate Hamill’s adaptation, loosens its Victorian garb and transforms into a tale that speaks to people of all ages today, much like her Pride and Prejudice did here last year.

We are celebrating the most essential unit of theatre with our Big Play Festival!: the experience of the spoken word on stage in real time. When first performed, the words of great drama have an uncanny ability to resonate in the present moment. A Raisin In The Sun, which premiered in 1959, reminds us of the universality of the American Dream. August: Osage County shows how the people who inflict the most tumult and violence can also be the ones who love you most. Kaufman and Hart’s You Can’t Take It With You, the ultimate feel-good family comedy, paved the way for what has now become a popular genre. And what is the most essential element in the theatre? You, the audience. You are absolutely necessary, the final component without whom nothing else would exist—there is no theatrical link nor essential communication without you! Thank you for choosing to spend your time with us this season. Enjoy the show!

Michael Barakiva Artistic Director

MaryBeth Bunge Managing Director

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PATRON INFORMATION ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES Located in Center Ithaca on the Commons, 171 E. State St., Ithaca, NY. To reach administrative staff, call 607.273.8588 or info@hangartheatre.org. Open Monday—Thursday 10 a.m.—5 p.m. (4 p.m. on Fridays) ASSISTED LISTENING DEVICES The Hangar is equipped with a special sound system for the hearing impaired. Receivers and headphones are available at the box office free of charge; a photo ID is required as security. BOX OFFICE At the theatre June-August, MondaySaturday from 12—6 p.m., and one hour before every performance. 607.273.ARTS (2787) hangartheatre.org CAMERAS The use of cameras and cell phone photography is strictly prohibited. CHILDREN Children under 5 are not permitted to any Mainstage shows. KIDDSTUFF

shows are open to all ages. A ticket is required for children sitting in their own seat. CONCESSIONS The concessions bar is open one hour prior to performances and during intermission. Patrons are welcome to picnic at the tables and on the grass surrounding the theatre. No alcoholic beverages are allowed on the premises except for those purchased from concessions. GROUP SALES Discounted rates are available for groups of 10+. For more information, contact the box office or visit hangartheatre.org/groups LATE SEATING Late patrons will not be seated in their purchased seats, but may move to them during intermission. PARKING If the Hangar Theatre lots are full, overflow parking is available at Cass Park, within a short walking distance to the theatre.

RENTALS For information on renting the theatre year-round, contact adam@hangartheatre.org SMOKING Permitted in the designated areas outside the theatre only. SUBSCRIPTIONS Save up to 30% off with a season subscription! Mainstage subscriptions start at just $149. KIDDSTUFF subscriptions are $39. Available by phone or at the box office through June. TICKETS Tickets are available at the Hangar Theatre box office, by phone at 607.273.ARTS (2787) or online at hangartheatre.org. Ticket processing fees are the same by phone, in-person, or online. VOLUNTEERS Recognizable by their red vests, PROPS are our usher core at the theatre. Please see them if you need assistance.

Meet our Front of House Team! Left to right: Eric Harvey: Front Of House Manager, Alexa Allmann: Audience Services Manager, Alecia Auble: Concessions Manager.

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THANK YOU THE HANGAR IS GRATEFUL FOR THE SUPPORT OF OUR 2019 PARTNERS IN FLIGHT:

Mission The Center for the Arts at Ithaca, Inc. d.b.a. Hangar Theatre is committed to providing exceptional theatre experiences of high professional quality to enrich, enlighten, educate, and entertain the diverse audience in the Finger Lakes region. Strong education and training programs are central parts of our commitment to the local and national artistic communities.

Vision The Hangar Theatre is an artistic home that nurtures a lifelong love of the performing arts.

Inclusivity Policy 2019 PARTNER IN THE ARTS:

For more information about all of our 2019 sponsors, please see pages 38-41.

The Hangar Theatre is committed to an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. We strive to offer all patrons an enjoyable experience in safe and accommodating surroundings. We will do our best to make any necessary adjustments or modifications to enhance your theatre experience. Please let our box office know of any accommodations or requirements when purchasing tickets.

TO PURCHASE TICKETS

This summer season program guide was produced by the Hangar Theatre Company P.O. Box 205, Ithaca, NY 14851 HangarTheatre.org Marketing Director: Thena Gitlin Designer/Photographer: Rachel Philipson Contributors: Michael Barakiva, MaryBeth Bunge, Jessica Casey, Thena Gitlin, Kate Hamill, Priscilla Hummel, Gerry McIntyre, M.J. McKinven, Nathan Norcross, Austin Jones, Aundre Seals, Erica Steinhagen, Stephanie Waite, Adam Zonder Advertising Sales: 607.273.8588 or info@hangartheatre.org

This Publication is printed at The QMC Group, an environmentally conscious facility run by 100% wind power, using paper from sustainably harvested tree farms. Through Print ReLeaf there will be enough trees planted to offset the amount of trees harvested for this publication.

Call 607.273.ARTS (2787), purchase online at HangarTheatre.org, or visit our box office (see page 6 for details). For subscription or group sales information, call 607.273.8588.

The Hangar Theatre is a proud member of the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce.

The Hangar Theatre is a proud member of the Tompkins County and Trumansburg Area Chambers of Commerce.

The Hangar Theatre is a member of Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre.

City of Ithaca

of Ithaca

In listings of artistic team members for this year's productions, we use the following notations: * Indicates that the artist is a member of Actorsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

â&#x20AC; Indicates that the artist is a member of the United Scenic Artists Local 829.

+ Indicates that the artist is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.

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New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature


LETTER FROM JESSICA CASEY, BOARD PRESIDENT

Hangar Theatre Board of Trustees President Jessica Casey Vice President Kristen Burt Treasurer & Past President Margaret Shackell Secretary Bonnie Osadchey

The only time I ever appeared onstage was in high school, when I had a small non-speaking part in one very terrible production. We didn’t have any theatre budget, so the P.E. teacher was the director and also the playwright. It’s one of the things I really felt like I missed out on in school. Although I didn’t have the chance to make plays as a child, I had the next best thing: ample opportunity to attend the theatre. My mother and grandmother always loved the theatre, and my mother did costumes for the high school and local community productions. I got to tag along to the shows. There was something magical about seeing the dress she’d been sewing at the kitchen table all of a sudden be in a different time and place completely. It is still what I find unique about the theatre: that magic of everyday things becoming and creating a whole different world.

people and humanity. It can be hard to find that perspective in our polarized world. I think that theatre that makes me uncomfortable is good for me, it helps me remember that everyone’s story has value. Oh, and I’ll love anything with Hugh Jackman in it. I’ve been coming to the Hangar since I was a high school student, when I participated in the Cornell Summer College. I remember sitting in back of the theatre watching The Normal Heart, A Doll’s House, The Pajama Game, and something about a theatre in an old airplane hangar just stuck with me. Again, an everyday thing being transformed into a new world. When I was trying to decide where to settle as an adult, the Hangar is one of the things that drew me back to Ithaca.

As president of the Board, it is my pleasure and honor to serve an The exposure to theatre as a child made institution that has given me so much over the years. And I’m delighted to me into a lifelong theatregoer. As a physician, I am interested in how to heal share that institution with all of you this summer. Most of the theatre that’s made the body. As an audience member, in our country is done for the love of it I am interested in healing my soul. I and the Hangar gives people a home find that theatre helps me look at the world and relate to others in ways that I in which to do that. All of these artists and administrators and technicians work wouldn’t without it. Spending time with to create this magic, a place for us to someone else’s vision while trying to connect to each other and to our world. dismantle my own preconceived ideas is something that gives me insight into

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JUNE 13-22

JUNE 28-JULY 13

JULY 19-AUGUST 3

Playwright, lover, or… spy? In a world of romance and intrigue, can Aphra save the life of King Charles II and launch her budding writing career all in one night? With her muse, Nell Gwynne, interrupting? With echoes of Restoration comedy, this farce is a mad, literate romp of formidable wit. Previously produced and published under the title Or, this play is based on the actual life of Aphra Behn, who is considered the first professional female playwright.

This modern twist on classic fairy tales begins with characters you know and love, like Cinderella and her wicked step sisters, Rapunzel and The Witch, Jack and his beleaguered mom, Little Red Riding Hood and The Wolf, and other favorites. What will they discover when they venture away from home and into the scary, wild, often unpredictable woods? It’s a soaring musical about the power of wishes— and what really happens when they come true.

JUST STEPPED OFF BROADWAY! As Charlie Price struggles to save his family’s failing business, help arrives in the unlikely form of Lola, a drag queen in need of some eye-catching new stilettos. With music and lyrics by pop icon Cindy Lauper, and a book by Broadway legend and four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), Kinky Boots is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Choreography.

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June 20—22

JULY 4—6

Journey with Milo through the Land of Wisdom on his quest to rescue the exiled Princesses Rhyme and Reason from the Land of Ignorance.

On a distant planet, Lily bridges the divide between civilizations, and plants a magical garden where broken toys grow into beautiful plants and trees of memory.

by Susan Nanus KIDDSTUFF Series Sponsors:

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by José Cruz González

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2019 SUMMER SEASON Call 607.273.ARTS (2787) or visit HangarTheatre.org Groups of 10 or more save big!

AUGUST 8-17

As the nation is torn by civil war, Jo March and her sisters wrestle with adolescence, growing up, and discovering who they are. How do you stay true to your family when all the world wants you to become is the perfect little woman? Little Women is Kate Hamill’s fresh, new take on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Raised in Lansing, NY, and an alumna of the Hangar’s Next Generation School of Theatre and Ithaca College, Hamill is currently one of the top five most produced playwrights in the nation. PREMIER SPONSOR:

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AUGUST 22-31

Lightly staged readings of three BIG plays about the 20th century American family. A Raisin in the Sun, August: Osage County and You Can’t Take it with You. 1 Festival Ticket For All 3! To attend BPF!: Simply purchase a Festival Ticket or a 2019 subscription! Reserve your seats: Visit the BPF! page at hangartheatre.org or call 607.273.ARTS (2787)

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PERFORMANCES ARE THURS.–SAT. AT 10AM & 12PM

World Premiere

JULY 11—13

JULY 25—27

Jack plants three magic beans that send him up a beanstalk and into the clouds. There, he meets a Giant who would do anything to change places with him. Sensory Sensitive performance 7/12 at 3 p.m. hangartheatre.org/event/ss

Emma and her stuffed unicorn go on a journey of discovery and raise awareness about bullying, while meeting people-like animals and animal-like people.

by Marjorie Sokoloff

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by Saviana Stanescu

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AUGUST 1—3

Music and Lyrics by Richard & Robert Sherman, Book by Julian Fellowes

Using a combination of magic and common sense, Mary Poppins must teach the troubled Banks family members how to value each other again. Performed by local students from the Next Generation School of Theatre. Premier Sponsors

Ithaca Community Childcare Center


Join us and be part of the conversation! PROLOGUE SERIES AND TUESDAY TALKBACKS

(PAY) WHAT YOU WILL PROGRAM

PROLOGUE SERIES

MAKING LIVE THEATRE AFFORDABLE FOR EVERYONE!

Before each of our Mainstage performances, we hold a preshow discussion led by a member of the Hangar’s artistic staff or an artist working on the show. Come early and get the inside scoop from Hangar artists! Prologue is free, and starts 45 minutes before curtain.

With support from wonderful community sponsors, the Hangar sets aside tickets to a Saturday performance of each Mainstage and KIDDSTUFF production and invites patrons to name their own price. These tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis starting one hour before show time, on the following days:

TUESDAY TALKBACKS Tuesday Talkbacks take place during the run of each production. If you have a ticket for a Tuesday evening show, stay afterwards to hear members of the cast and creative team answer your questions and share inside information about the production. If you’ve already seen the show, then just come on by! Teachers receive a 20% discount on Teacher Tuesdays! 607.272.2787 (ARTS) This year’s Tuesday Talkbacks are scheduled for: June 28 July 2 & 9 July 23 & 30 Aug. 13 Aug. 27

Or, What She Will Into The Woods Kinky Boots Little Women Big Play Festival!

LATE NIGHT AT THE HANGAR The Late Night at the Hangar Cabaret series, which features our Lab Company and is directed by Hangar Drama League Directors, is a free program that takes place after select Mainstage performances. Please join us under the Hangar tent to enjoy classics and modern hits from American musical theatre in an informal setting.

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MAINSTAGE SERIES all performances on Saturdays at 3:00 p.m.

KIDDSTUFF SERIES all performances on Saturdays at noon

June 15 June 29 July 20 Aug. 10 Aug. 24

June 22 The Phantom Tollbooth July 6 Lily Plants a Garden July 13 Jack and The Beanstalk July 27 Unicorn Girl Aug. 3 Mary Poppins Jr.

Or, What She Will Into The Woods Kinky Boots Little Women Big Play Festival!

(Pay) What You Will program sponsors: Mainstage

KIDDSTUFF


WHO'S WHO AT HANGAR THEATRE COMPANY ARTISTIC & ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF Artistic Director: Michael Barakiva Managing Director: MaryBeth Bunge Production Manager and Executive Technical Director: Adam Zonder Associate Artistic Director & Education Director: Nathan Norcross Business Director: Walter Weiner Operations Manager: Denise McEnerney Marketing Director: Thena Gitlin Audience Services Manager: Alexa Allmann Development Coordinator: Stephanie Waite

TEACHING ARTISTS

PRODUCTION

BREAK-A-LEG: Brien Bianchi, Miranda Bianchi, Emma Bowers, Evie Hammer-Lester, Elizabeth Seldin

Assistant Production Manager: Hannah Schneider

NEXT GENERATION SCHOOL OF THEATRE: Miranda Bianchi (Coordinator), Holly Adams, Brien Bianchi, Ri Bornstein, Emma Bowers, Ashley Burt, Margaux Deverin, Kelley Hamilton, Priscilla Hummel, Sally Ramirez, Oliver Scott, Elizabeth Seldin, Karen Stanley, Mike Stanley, Aoise Stratford, Paige Winn PROJECT 4: Holly Adams, Miranda Bianchi, Ri Bornstein, Chantelle Daniel, Erin Fitzpatrick, Jan Nigro, Sally Ramirez, Camilla Schade, Elizabeth Seldin, John Simon, Marie Sirakos

Volunteer Extraordinaire: M.J. McKinven

SUMMER COMPANY

Photographer and Graphic Designer: Rachel Philipson

ADMINISTRATIVE/ARTISTIC

FRONT OF HOUSE (FOH) Assistant Audience Services Manager: Alex Kosick Concessions Manager: Alecia Auble Box Office Staff: Lindsey Davis, Jackie Scheiner, Noa Tamir-Shapiro House Managers: Ashley Burt, Eric Harvey FOH Associates: Michelle Blau, Aurora Dufort, Enaw Elonge Custodians: Roman Bolks, Bolton O’Meehan

Artistic Fellow: Jada Boggs Marketing Interns: Adam Messinger, Maggie Mowrer, Sadie Solon COMPANY MANAGEMENT Company Manager: Max Marshall Company Management Fellow: Hannah Dewing Company Management Interns: Jack Damien, Matthew Greco, Jessi Sommer

Production Management Intern: Miranda Williams Production Stage Managers: Myles C. Hatch, Kristin Loughry, Jennifer Schilansky, Amanda Spooner, Mackenzie Trowbridge Assistant Stage Managers: Mackenzie Trowbridge, Victoria Whooper Stage Management Fellows: Terysa Malootian, Kylee Risdon

Electrics Interns: Maria Antonietta Bevilacqua, Nico Platz, Rebekah Ryan, Billy Scannell Electrics/Scene Shop Swing Intern: Madelaine Burgess Prop Master: Mark A. Williams Assistant Prop Master: Cassy Spaduzzi Prop Fellow: Sophie Delaney Prop Interns: Tiffanie T. Chau-Dang, Haley Franke Technical Director: Chase Trumbull

Stage Management Interns: Kasey Dunaski, Kate Garcia, Sage Hughes, Sydney Scheer

Assistant Technical Directors: Henry Patrick Coleman, Moises Hinojos, Mia Allee Jumbo

Stage Management Apprentices: Cartwright Ayres, Annika Claire Evens, Rachel Levy, Brittany McKittrick

Scene Shop Interns: Aurelio Salas, Annie Skinner, Katie Wilkerson

Costume Shop Manager: Lauren Beaudoin

Scenic Art Fellow: Jess Lyon

Assistant Costume Shop Managers: Ainsley Anderson, Lauren R. Burke, Erin Grace Harteau Wardrobe Supervisor: Marcy L. B. Fitzpatrick Costume Shop/Wardrobe Fellow: Francesca Martin Costume Shop/Wardrobe Interns: Tríona Brennan, BreAnne Cook, Hannah Mattingly, Dayne Sabatos Master Electrician: Christopher “Toast” DiNapoli Assistant Master Electrician: Dante T. Fields Electrics Fellow: Maya Hughes

Scenic Charge Artist: Jess Carlson Scenic Art Interns: Sarah Arbuckle, Holden Dexter Brown Sound Engineer: Joshua Maywood Assistant Sound Engineer: Kaitlyn Salerno Sound Interns: Dan McLain, Adam Lewis, Zoey Young Costume Design Fellows: Anna Jekel, Vicky Butler Lighting Design Fellows: William M. Brown, Caitlin E. Brown Scenic Design Fellows: Jack Golden, Matthew B. Kornegay Sound Design Fellows: Kristin Hamby, Tommy Truelsen

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HANGAR STAFF MICHAEL BARAKIVA, Artistic Director, is an Armenian/Israeli theater director and writer based in New York City. As a director, Michael has worked in New York and across the country developing new plays and staging classics. Credits include Perfect Arrangement by Topher Payne (Primary Stages), White People by Neil Cuthbert (Ensemble Studio Theater), UP by Bridget Carpenter (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), Burn This by Lanford Wilson (Shakespeare Santa Cruz) and The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl, Turn of the Screw by Jeffrey Hatcher and Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward (all at Syracuse Stage). Michael is recipient of the David Merrick Prize in Drama, a Drama League Summer Fellowship, a Granada Fellowship at UC Davis and the Phil Killian Fellow at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. He is a graduate of Vassar College and the Juilliard School, where he studied as an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Directing. Michael serves as an adjunct professor at NYU’s Department of Dramatic Writing. Michael also founded and is the artistic director of The Upstart Creatures (upstartcreatures.com), a theater company dedicated to creating (meta) physical feasts combining theater and food. He is an avid boardgame player, and a proud member of the New York Ramblers, the world’s first openly-gay soccer club. His first novel, One Man Guy, published by Macmillan (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), was ranked the #1 Gay Young Adult novel on Goodreads in 2014, named to the Rainbow List and Family Equality Council’s Book Nook, and released in Brazil by LeYa. The sequel, Hold My Hand was just released this year.

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MARYBETH BUNGE, Managing Director, returned to the Hangar Theatre management team in October, 2017; she had previously served as the Hangar’s development director throughout the Hangar for All Season’s Campaign (2007-2011), which resulted in the opening of the renovated yearround theatre. She has held a range of leadership positions in non-profit organizations including director of the NYS CDFI Coalition, development director for Alternatives Impact and director of communications for Cornell University Libraries. She taught fundraising in the performing arts for seven years in Ithaca College’s Theatre Arts Management program and served as a fund-raising consultant for numerous non-profits. Trained in acting and directing at Macalester College, MaryBeth honed her performance skills as a musician instead of an actor in punk, new wave, and folk ensembles in Minneapolis, MN and Columbus, OH. MaryBeth is a singer and Board member with The Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English/Theatre (Macalester College), a Master of Science in Textiles & Clothing (Miami University) and a Master of Library Science (Kent State University). THENA GITLIN, Marketing Director, was born in Ithaca, and has a long relationship with the Hangar. She used to see shows starting with KIDDSTUFF when she was young, ushered as a teenager, and also attended the Next Generation School of Theater for several summers. She was in musicals throughout school, and has always been very passionate about the arts. She graduated in three

years from the College at Brockport, SUNY with a Bachelors in Psychology. She was the house manager at the Tower Fine Arts Center in Brockport her senior year. Since graduating, Thena has held several management and marketing roles for local non-profits in Cortland and Ithaca. These include the Women’s Opportunity Center, the J.M. McDonald Sports Complex, Primitive Pursuits, and most recently she served as the executive director of the Cultural Council of Cortland County. Thena enjoys the outdoors, spending time with friends and family, and cuddling her cats. ALEXA ALLMANN, Audience Services Manager, joins us from Virginia where she was raised in a theatre-centric home, studying musical instruments, dance, acting, and technical theatre through her high school years at the York County School of the Arts. She has performed in principal roles for stage productions including You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown; Footloose; Little Shop of Horrors; Nunsense; and Cinderella; as well as two international performances in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Alexa branched out at the University of Virginia, where she majored in Women & Gender Studies and completed a Master’s in Christian Education at Union Presbyterian Seminary in 2017. She currently enjoys writing and performing original music to satisfy her theatrical identity. Alexa is elated to return to her roots in the performing arts. DENISE McENERNEY, Operations Manager, has lived in Ithaca since 1989 with her husband, Joe, but her connection to the area goes back to the late 1970s. New to the


non-profit world, she joined the Hangar staff in 2010 after many years working in the corporate software world, and hasn’t looked back. Outside the office, Denise makes wine with her husband, gardens, and studies her family’s genealogy. NATHAN NORCROSS, Education Director & Artistic Associate, is originally from Kansas City, with stints in NYC, CT, DC, and FL. Nathan relocated to Ithaca to serve as the Hangar Theatre’s education director & artistic associate. As a director, Nathan’s career has spanned a variety of genres and forms—from largescale musicals to intimate chamber pieces, from developing new plays in collaboration with living playwrights to developing his own adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth for two actors. He has also produced and directed regional premieres of Andrew Lippa’s John & Jen and Lucas Hnath’s Red Speedo. In addition to directing, Nathan has been selected for artistic fellowship and apprentice roles at the Westport Country Playhouse and DC’s Studio Theatre where he worked alongside a number of directors he is now fortunate to consider mentors, including: Bob Moss, Mark Lamos, David Muse, Kent Gash, Nicky Martin, Eric Rosen, and Phylicia Rashad. An actor for a number of years, Nathan earned a BFA in acting at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, later earning his MFA in directing at Florida State University. He is a proud member of both AEA and SDC. Nathan also spent five years at the nationally recognized Coterie Theatre as a resident lead teaching artist and is eager to bring that experience here to the Hangar. Whether teaching acting classes in regional theatres, leading masterclass workshops at state thespian conferences, or directing productions with youth actors,

Nathan has a passion for fostering young people to bring their own imagination and life experiences to an exploration of their world through the medium of theatre, creating work that is unmistakably unique and personal.

moved back to Ithaca and married his wonderful wife, Melissa. In December 2018, they welcomed two adorable babies; son, Asher, and daughter, Skylar, into the family. The twins are already sporting Hangar Theatre tees!

STEPHANIE WAITE, Development Coordinator, graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications from Ithaca College in May 2017. With a passion for nonprofits, Stephanie has assisted a variety of Ithaca organizations with their communications, public relations, and event planning, including the Paleontological Research Institution and the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra. She enjoys working to accomplish the Hangar’s development and institutional advancement goals. In her free time, she enjoys reading, trying new restaurants, and exploring national parks with her family.

ADAM ZONDER, Production Manager/ Executive Technical Director, is in his 24th season with the Hangar throughout which he has served a variety of roles including production manager (since 1997); technical director on numerous Mainstage, KIDDSTUFF, and School Tour productions; and project manager for the 2009-2010 renovation. Away from the Hangar, Adam has been the technical director with various companies including Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Pirate Playhouse, Music Theatre North, CBT Productions, Kitchen Theatre, Delaware Theatre Company and the University at Albany. While at UAlbany, Adam was an associate professor and chair of the Department of Theatre where he taught a variety of technical theatre classes. He has been the production manager for Playwright’s Horizons Theatre School and the Pirate Playhouse, as well as a project manager for Quinlan Scenic Studios and a draftsman for Adirondack Scenic Studios. Adam has presented workshops/masterclasses related to helping current college students get started in technical theatre (resume and cover letter writing, portfolio creation, and interviewing skills) both nationally and regionally at USITT, SETC, Ithaca College, UAlbany, and Kent State. Adam holds an MFA in Technical Direction from the University of Connecticut and a BA in Theatre from Bucknell University. Love to Renee, Taryn and Genevieve.

WALTER WEINER, Business Director, an Ithaca native, has an MBA with a focus in networks and communications from the Keller School of Management, and a BA in Psychology from the University of Rochester. He has a long background in the entertainment industry doing everything from performing, to building sets, to working in Wardrobe departments. He began his professional career at the Hangar Theatre in the early ‘90s. He then worked on Broadway, as a principal dresser on The Lion King, and an ensemble dresser on Beauty and the Beast. While in NYC, he also had opportunities to work in television, film, and at Radio City Music Hall (Christmas Spectacular), all in Wardrobe. Walter

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so much in common, has been really inspiring.” Stephanie says her parents, Elizabeth and Leland Waite, have also been very supportive. “They’ve always encouraged me to try my best and never give up!”

STEPHANIE

WAITE DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR Stephanie Waite, a native of the Southern Tier and Ithaca College graduate, has always been drawn to the arts. An avid reader since childhood, she always looked forward to visiting art museums on family vacations. In high school she also enjoyed seeing shows, such as Les Misérables staged by Union-Endicott High School, where her mother teaches calculus. “Theatre is so different from other recreational experiences,” said Stephanie. “You are watching a story, and feel empathy for the characters physically right in front of you, which is much more powerful than watching a movie or reading a book.” Her favorite Hangar production so far was last summer’s Pride and Prejudice. “Kate Hamill’s adaptation was interesting because I knew the story,” she said. “It was fresh and funny, while still celebrating a revolutionary kind of woman.” Armed with an Integrated Marketing Communications degree from Ithaca

College, Stephanie started working as the Hangar’s development coordinator the day after she graduated in May 2017. “I was excited to start doing and learning,” she said. She brings many assets to the job, including a love of crafting the perfect message and a zest for event management, which allows her to combine a type-A love of lists with creativity, in order to deliver a memorable experience. “Working with the Hangar Theatre has really helped me grow,” she said. “It was a challenge to dive right in, and I had to figure out how to ask questions and solve problems.” She credits Leadership Tompkins, a local professional and leadership development program, and the Hangar’s Development Committee with helping her growth in confidence: “Meeting other like-minded people dedicated to what they do, from a wide range of professions but with

Stephanie sees the Hangar’s role in the community as inclusive and wide-reaching, “We want to share the theatre experience with everyone, from 4th-graders to underserved families to young professionals.” She says the Hangar’s educational programs are “incredible.” “I didn’t know that IC students were part of the Lab Company, and the Drama League Directing Fellows program is truly unique.” The people she’s met have come to mean a lot to her: “I love meeting our Board members and donors, and learning about their jobs, interests, and passions. People really do care about the theatre, and specifically, what the Hangar is and what it does.” What has surprised her most about working at the Hangar? “How collaborative it is!” she said. “Everyone has an equal voice and is treated that way, and given our small staff, we really do rely upon one another. I feel like I’m making a difference here.” Her colleagues heartily agree—every day Stephanie helps the Hangar thrive and grow, and we’re glad she’s with us. Join her at our Fall fundraiser, Bet Your Bottom Dollar, on October 19.

MAKE A LASTING GIFT AT THE HANGAR THEATRE

We invite you to honor a loved one, celebrate a special occasion, and support the Hangar Theatre. Your gift will be recognized with a listing on our lobby seat chart or with a dedicated plaque on either a bench or picnic table outside the theatre. This commemorative opportunity supports Hangar artistic and educational programming throughout the year! For more information, email development@hangartheatre.org or call Stephanie at 607.273.8588 x 21

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PRISCILLA

EDUCATION SPOTLIGHT

HUMMEL TEACHING ARTIST

Ithaca native Priscilla Hummel, choreographer of the Next Generation School of Theatre’s summer musicals since 2017, brings considerable talents to the Hangar’s education program. Growing up in this area, did you connect with the local arts scene and the Hangar? I love the Ithaca arts scene now, and I loved it then—what a privilege to grow up in such a thriving community! I was passionate about dance most of my childhood. I began my formal training at age six at the Ithaca Academy of Dance, and then transitioned to the Armstrong School of Dance and the Ballet Guild of Ithaca. When my brother was in the Hangar Theatre’s school outreach production of School House Rock, Live!, I connected with then-artistic director Kevin Moriarty and the professional actors in the cast, who helped inspire me to pursue theatre professionally. What professional experiences were you eager to bring back to our community? After earning an MFA at Regent University, in 2007 I moved to Chicago, where I thrived in the steady, diverse roles I found in the arts. My most

valuable experiences were with Provision Theater, where I developed and ran the education program from 2009-2016. There I saw firsthand how theatre can bring a community together and motivate people to make important and informed shifts in their lives. Though Ithaca has a long performing arts legacy, I was excited to return and apply my experiences toward further development of the musical theatre scene, both within existing arts organizations as well as with a new not-for-profit I have founded, Walking on Water Productions (WoW). WoW’s mission is to produce works that stimulate the senses, intrigue the mind, woo the heart, and anchor the soul. Since our launch, we have produced Godspell and The Fantasticks. We are currently workshopping a new musical, Katrina, which will have its world premiere at the Kitchen Theatre, August 2-11. For more information, visit walkingonwaterproductions.org or find us on Facebook!

What have been your experiences with the Hangar’s Next Generation program? In 2017, I worked on my first production as choreographer with the Hangar in Alice in Wonderland Jr. It was a joy to develop new relationships with young talented performers, while working alongside local professional and preprofessional artists. In the 2018 production of Seussical Jr., I was impressed by the way several cast members developed multidimensional characters who moved confidently and purposefully within an imaginary world that they helped create and cultivate. By tapping into their creative imaginations and unique experiences, they told a story that touched on deeper levels of the human experience—more so than I’d seen working on two previous productions of the show. Anything else you’d like to share? Mary Poppins has been a favorite story of mine since I was young, from the original movie up to the 2018 remake. I can’t wait to work on Mary Poppins Jr. with the Next Gen program this summer. Magic, wonder, rewarding hard work, and delightful discoveries await us!

By Nathan Norcross Education Director and Artistic Associate

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PROPS: OUR VITAL

VOLUNTEERS Sandy & Mike Simkin

Who are the red-vested folks who scanned your ticket and handed you this program guide? They’re members of a vital volunteer group called PROPS, passionate performing arts lovers dedicated to the Hangar Theatre. PROPs began in 1978, three years after the Hangar Theatre opened. Former Hangar Board President Laurel Southard joined PROPS in 1983, and remembers times when volunteers pitched in to mount a show. “In 1985 I worked on the Amadeus jacket, which had 35,000 sequins,” said Southard, who also recalls applying gold leaf to sets, feeding casts on Saturdays between the matinee and evening shows, and selling tickets at the Farmers Market. As the Hangar Theatre Company grew, many of these tasks became the work of theatre professionals. But the need for a warm, welcoming cohort

of volunteers remains. Today PROPS members usher and assist with patron needs and other duties at Mainstage and KIDDSTUFF performances. Many of the PROPS members you’ll see this season have been volunteering at the Hangar for years. For some, it’s a family affair. Sandy and Mike Simkin are part of three generations who’ve contributed to the Hangar’s success. “It’s been a wonderful experience to see all the shows,” says Sandy, “the Hangar does an amazing job.” Sandy and Mike were joined in ushering by their daughter Heather when her daughter, Jewell Payne, appeared in the Hanger’s 2009 production of Once on This Island (2009) and The Piano Lesson (2010). Jewell and younger sister Torriana are veterans of the Hangar’s Next Generation School of Theatre; Torriana will be in this summer’s Mary Poppins, Jr. An aspiring actress, Jewell has been the

By M.J. McKinven

Hangar’s box office manager, is now the Kitchen Theatre house manager, and is heading off to a BFA program in musical theatre at Viterbo University next fall. Theresa and Mike Stanley are also long-time members of PROPS. Theresa believes that greeting patrons creates community bonds: “there’s a real benefit to making a personal connection with someone,” she said. “It adds a special dimension to community.” Mike’s love of theatre comes from his being a practicing magician; he was the magic consultant for last year’s Chicago and Xanadu at the Hangar. Their daughter, Karen Stanley, is teaching puppetry, and Mike, stage magic, at this summer’s Next Gen School. Ushering, the most visible of PROPS opportunities, allows you to see all Mainstage and KIDDSTUFF shows. But volunteers can help the Hangar in other ways, from assisting in staffing for special events, facilities maintenance, or distribution of marketing materials. Interested in joining PROPS? Visit: hangartheatre.org/volunteer

A freelance writer/editor who enjoys volunteering with the Hangar.

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AN INTRODUCTION TO: OR, WHAT SHE WILL By M.J. McKinven

You may not have heard of the first play of our summer season—Or, What She Will— but you’re in for a treat. It’s a high-spirited farce featuring a real-life heroine, Aphra Behn (1640-1689), considered to be the first professional female playwright. Behn was a playwright, poet, novelist

and occasional spy in the Restoration era. Playwright Liz Duffy Adams has deftly woven biographical details into a frothy plot that brings King Charles II, doubleagent William Scott, actress Nell Gwynne, patroness Lady Davenant and her saucy servant Maria together

with Aphra for one fast, farce-paced night. The reallife Behn would ultimately write 19 plays (her most well-known, The Rover, was staged by Ithaca College in 2017). Rediscovered in the 1970s, Behn is now seen as a pioneer in modern feminist thought. Virginia Woolf

wrote, in A Room of One’s Own, “All women together ought to let flowers fall upon the grave of Aphra Behn… for it was she who earned them the right to speak their minds.” While Or, What She Will may take comic liberty with the facts, it’s a love letter to a liberated spirit, a woman of her time and now, ours.

THREE ROLES, ONE ACTOR: CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! I am thrilled to be returning to the Hangar for a third season, and my third consecutive opportunity to tackle multiple roles in one play. I’ve always joked I grew up studying acting from the “Gary Oldman Wig and Accent School of Acting,” but the challenge of physically transforming into unrecognizable characters has always been central to why I chose to be an actor. I start preparing for multiple roles through research, and more research, which technology has made much more accessible. In preparation for Or, What She Will, I can find hundreds of images of Charles II in an instant via Google. I can

find any accent under the sun online, from backwater Georgia to working-class British, which I used when playing Owen and Froggie, respectively, in 2017’s The Foreigner. I can also virtually visit almost any environment my characters find themselves, to learn about the political, economic, and class landscapes that inform their choices. Once I collect all this information, the next step is to filter it through my imagination. In my process, truly bold character transformation takes life with physical shape. My wife works in apparel design and I credit her with introducing me to the concept of a

silhouette: an outer line can express so much with so little. With Mr. Collins, from last season’s Pride & Prejudice, it was his posture and a birdlike walk. Costumes are always the icing on the transformational cake. When playing multiple roles within the same show, however, costume changes can become really tricky. The quick change from Mr. Bennet to Mr. Collins at the end of Pride and Prejudice ended up being an actual “bit” that took place in front of the audience. As an actor, I want to work smarter rather than harder. It’s invaluable to discover the simplest form that inspires an

immediate transformation, a form then evolves into a walk, then a voice, and then, an emotional core. But the real fun begins with discovery and collaboration in rehearsal with my colleagues—the director, fellow actors, designers, and writers--the ultimate process that makes a character true. I like to think ALL acting is transformational. But when you play multiple roles, you get to use a whole different set of skills. Too often actors are cast very closely to how the world sees them, so to get to play such a variety of characters, in a single show, is like a gift. Challenge accepted!

By Austin Jones In Or, What She Will, Austin Jones plays King Charles II, William Scott, and Lady Davenant. We asked him to share how he approaches the task of playing multiple characters.

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INTO THE WOODS: A REVELATION FOR A GENERATION By Erica Steinhagen

There is a generation (mine) of theatre kids who as teenagers had a transformative experience when they saw Sondheim’s Into the Woods for the first time. Specifically, it was watching PBS’s “Great Performances” broadcast featuring the original Broadway cast: Bernadette Peters as the Witch, Joanna Gleason as the Baker’s Wife, Chip Zien as the Baker, and Philip Hoffman (with whom I appeared in Tim Pinckney’s Ever So Humble at the Hangar Theatre in 2011) as the Steward. We learned things that first time, and more when we viewed it again. We felt as if we had been trusted with

secrets. We knew, even more fervently, and perhaps more seriously, that this was what we wanted to do: tell stories, important ones. We sang the score over and over again, standing at the piano in our best friend’s living room, learning the complex rhythms and melodies of “Steps of the Palace.” We knew we wanted to play characters with flaws and wishes (“I wish!”) and heartbreak and loss and fears. First, because I understood her, I wanted to be Cinderella. But ultimately, the Baker’s Wife—with her endless strength, impatience, love, humor, and courage— was mine.

There are many times we have to let go of old dreams. We have to let go of wishes and accept that things don’t always turn out perfectly, like in a fairy tale. As an actor, sometimes you age out of dream roles, or an opportunity doesn’t present itself at the right time. Or you play a role when you’re too young, before you can truly appreciate or understand it. Sometimes your body seems to betray you and you end up physically different, changed. And then there are other times. Times where you are at the edge of a precipice, but the perfect moment reveals itself and you realize

it’s within your grasp. After a full year of devastating news, unbelievable physical challenges, emotional anguish, and fighting my way back, I am overwhelmed and humbled and grateful for to be in my current position. Michael Barakiva and I finally get to be in the same room together this summer. After some in-depth phone calls and conversations about our experiences as young theatre kids of a certain era, and after holding one another’s vision beside our own, here we are. Baker’s Wife, I see you. I know you. I am honored to tell your story. “But if life were only moments, then you’d never know you had one.” I WISH!

INTO THE WOODS: A TOUCHSTONE OF OUR YOUTH By Aundre Seals For many of us in a particular generation, Into the Woods is a touchstone of our youth. Many of us were introduced to it by PBS; for others, it was a live production at school. For me, it was much more personal; it was the first BIG musical I directed. A group of my friends and I were all seniors at SUNY Fredonia and we wanted to do something big, all on our own, before graduation.

Well - we certainly went big. We produced, directed, cast, designed, and presented it at the Struthers Library Theatre in Warren, PA. I remember the visceral response I had when I heard the Baker’s lyrics: “No more giants Waging war Can’t we just pursue our lives With our children and our wives Till that happier day arrives.”

The relevancy, the power, the commentary, the confusion, and most importantly—how closely those words reside in the opinion of my own heart. I’ll never forget sitting there and thinking: I’m going to play the Baker someday. And, well, here we are. I am fortunate to have found an artistic home where collaborations with Michael

Barakiva are plenty, fruitful, rewarding, and magical. I am fortunate to share the stage for the second time with my lovely friend, Erica, and third time with master of music, Daniel Lincoln. And I am most fortunate to have the opportunity to revisit Sondheim’s woods again, but this time on the Hangar stage. May all of your wishes come true, too.

Erica Steinhagen, The Baker’s Wife in Into The Woods Aundre Seals, The Baker in Into The Woods

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AN INTERVIEW WITH GERRY MCINTYRE Director & Choreographer of Kinky Boots Broadway veteran Gerry McIntyre brings a unique skill set, amassed after a lifetime in the theatre, to the helm of this summer’s Kinky Boots. He’s a true triple threat, an experienced actor, director, and choreographer who finds each role informs the others. “I feel like I’m a better choreographer/director after I act—I have more insight,” says Gerry. “The well gets fuller, and then I get to direct/choreograph, and have more to draw upon.” Gerry’s long career, both on the stage and behind the scenes, features many productions, including the Broadway companies of Chicago, Once On This Island, Anything Goes and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (he also appeared in the movie of Joseph as Judah). Gerry describes Kinky Boots as a “subtle story about acceptance. If you want to change people’s minds, you have to have joy throughout the journey until whoa— you’re enlightened! The story we want to tell will be fun, but what’s important is the message that we’re all

the same.” Gerry thinks the Hangar Theatre’s intimate space is a perfect setting for sparking that realization. Born in Granada, West Indies, Gerry moved with his family to East Orange, NJ, when he was just four. He remembers watching afternoon movies while his mother was working, and thinking, “Oh my god, I don’t know what that is, but I have to do it for the rest of my life.” He started performing early in life, winning awards for public speaking in grammar school, and discovering the joy of making people laugh in his first high school musical, Hello Dolly. As a senior at Montclair State College, Gerry won the national Irene Ryan scholarship competition for his performance in Pippin. Graduating in 1984, he got his Equity card, but his first Broadway show lasted only two weeks. “So, be very specific about what you wish for,” he said, “I want to be on Broadway…for longer.” That wish came true. In 1990 he was a member of the original company of Once Upon this Island,

By MaryBeth Bunge Managing Director

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and became its dance captain, jump-starting his career as a choreographer and director. In 1993 he appeared as Judah in Joseph and the…Dreamcoat, a role he reprised in the 1999 movie. A long run in Chicago on Broadway led to road company tours as Billy Flynn throughout Europe: “I played Billy in Lisbon for five weeks!” Since then he has worked at major theatres throughout the US, including the Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Ogunquit Playhouse, Berkshire Theatre Festival, and many others. For Gerry, theatre is a powerful agent of selfrealization. “I was once miserable, 300 pounds with braces. When I found this place that I could live and learn in, and saw that I could bring to other people the joy, the sadness, I found the power to be a stronger and

better man, and it saved my life.” He also believes in theatre’s power to create community. “I was an altar boy for 12 years, and it’s the same thing—people come and share something,” he said. “My favorite part in church is when we shake hands— we’re all the same. In the theatre, even if not everyone likes it, at least we shared something, and we can’t do that if we were elsewhere. I love that we’re all together.” His first impressions of Ithaca? “I had no idea what to expect, but I love it,” he says. “It’s artsy in a good way—the people, the food. I saw everyone was talking to each other at a happy hour— this is what it’s all about! People communicating in a community; I was surprised and delighted there is so much joy and care in the air.”


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LITTLE WOMEN: A TIMELESS MODEL OF GROWING UP

Kate at the Hangar’s 2019 Spring Fundraiser, An Evening With Kate Hamill.

It is so moving to me to have Little Women come to the Hangar, the theater where my career began as a (very!) young actor in the KIDDSTUFF program. This is a play that has deep personal resonance for me; it is, fundamentally, a play about growing up. To have it come to the institution and area where I actually grew up (I’m a Lansing native and an Ithaca College graduate) is… almost inexpressibly meaningful. I am so grateful to everyone at the Hangar for giving me the opportunity to bring this almost-memory play to a place where I developed so many formative memories myself. I am deeply interested in reclaiming the classics; I want to create inclusive stories in which each of us

can see reflections of our experiences. That’s part of why I was so interested in adapting Little Women for the stage. I have a deep personal connection to Little Women. My mother first handed me the novel to read when I was hitting puberty: that time, unfortunately, when societal expectations for women often start colliding with their true self-expression. She felt that Little Women offered a timeless model of how to keep following your own conscience when society is pressuring you to conform. I have spoken to many people who have similar relationships with this novel; countless friends have told me the story of how Little Women was also given to them as a treasured rite of

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passage. When I started re-reading this quintessential American novel with an eye towards adaptation, I was particularly interested in the storylines of Jo and Laurie: two characters who don’t feel entirely comfortable within their given gender roles. Despite the challenges this presents—particularly during the Civil War, when the country was fraught with political tension and violence—Jo and Laurie find a way to accept themselves and follow their own paths (even when those paths don’t lead quite where they may have wished). This has particular resonance today, especially for young people caught between childhood and adulthood, who must navigate a world in which expectations are often murky.

While I was writing this play, a family member fell gravely ill. As is so often true, life bled onto the pages. And so Little Women also became, for me, a meditation on the unstoppable passage of time; on the sometimesstrained strength of families; and above all, the struggle of art to celebrate and preserve our loved ones. Life doesn’t always go exactly as we planned when we were children. We don’t always get to choose how the world receives us. But (as Beth reminds us) growing up is a privilege, and when we choose love and inclusivity, even during fraught times, beautiful new paths can open; for ourselves, and for society.

Kate Hamill is an award-winning NYC-based actor/playwright who was named 2017’s Playwright of the Year by the Wall Street Journal. Her recent plays include Sense and Sensibility, Vanity Fair, and Pride and Prejudice. She is currently working on adaptations of The Odyssey and The Scarlet Letter.

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BIG PLAY FESTIVAL! The ampitheatre at Ephesus, built in third-century BCE, had the capacity to seat 24,000. In spite of the packed house, it’s hard to imagine anyone past the first few thousand audience members could really see what was going on. But I bet they could hear it. In Renaissance England, you didn’t go to see a play. You went to hear one. The spoken word is the fundamental building block of our theatrical tradition. It’s what I love about going to the theatre, and the main reason the Hangar has decided to present our Big Play Festival!: three lightlystaged readings offering different reflections of the American family. The process by which we arrived at this decision, like many such processes, was a winding one. It started two years ago, when I directed a reading of Byron’s Manfred for Red Bull Theatre in New York City. Like many romantic dramas of the 19th century, Manfred was never meant to be produced, just read, like a poem. And, like many cult dramas, it has inspired a devoted

following, all of whom were in attendance that night, having paid what I consider a shocking amount of money (much more than a ticket to the Hangar!). Listening to that reading, allowing my imagination to supply the locations and clothes and special effects, and being part of an audience all doing the same, was one of my most recent transcendent theatre experiences. The lightly-staged reading might be familiar to Ithaca audience members because of the “On the Verge” reading series at Ithaca College. Last year, I attended the reading of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons directed by Claire Gleitman, featuring Greg Bostwick and Kathleen Mulligan (Gleitman and Mulligan serve as the faculty sponsors). Two and a half hours later, weeping from the majesty of the event that had unfolded before me, I pulled myself out of my chair. The only thing that pierced that grand feeling of catharsis was a keen sense of how much I wanted to present masterpieces like this at the Hangar. But these great plays, with their impressive cast sizes and running times,

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Festival!, would grant access to all three readings. Three for the price of one!

That’s when I had an AHA! moment. By presenting these plays as lightly staged readings, we could give our audiences the kind of transcendent experiences I had listening to All My Sons and Manfred. It would also be an opportunity to collaborate with more of the Ithaca-area actors whose work has impressed me so deeply during my time here. Finally, by using a festival model, we would be able to give the Hangar audiences an irresistible deal: a subscription to the Hangar’s summer 2019 season, or a single ticket to the Big Play

But mostly, it allows us to share with you theatre in its most primal, most essential form. The event of the word being spoken on the stage in real time, in real space, is what defines the theatrical experience for me. It’s what grants theatre its vitality, and what casts the spell that connects all of the audience not just to the play, but to each other. This is what we wanted to bring to our audiences with the Big Play Festival! We are thrilled to share these masterpieces with you, our audiences. We hope you like what you hear.


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Sandrinne Erdstrom

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Ashley Hildreth

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The Hangar Theatre Young Professional Company, founded in 2018, is composed of a handful of actors newly forging their professional careers. The YoProCo was drawn from alumni of the Hangar Theatre Company’s Lab program and recent Ithaca College graduates, as well as through an invitation-only submission and audition process to the top training programs in the country. Sandrinne Edstrom, a recent graduate of the Ithaca College musical theatre program, is beyond thrilled to return to her favorite town and theatre once again! Fellow Ithacans may have seen her in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol (Spirit of Christmas Past), Chicago (Mona), and Pride and Prejudice (Lydia) at the Hangar in 2018, or in Little Women, Wonderful Town, Arcadia, Winter Bodies, or A Chorus Line at Ithaca College. She would like to thank everyone at Hangar for creating such a supportive creative environment which feels like a family and is always a joy to return to! Sideeq Heard is a graduate of Howard University holding a BFA in acting. Sideeq has also studied at British American Drama Academy (BADA). Upon graduation, he appeared as Tray in Brownsville Song (Theatre Alliance). Currently, Sideeq attends NYU grad acting, beginning year two this fall (MFA 2021).

Ashley N. Hildreth is excited to be making her Hangar Theatre debut! She was an acting apprentice in the Actors Theatre of Louisville 18-19 Professional Training Company. NYC: This is Modern Art (NYTW); Platonov (New Ohio Theatre) Regional: Everybody Black and We’ve Come to Believe (Actors Theatre of Louisville). She received her BFA in acting from Texas State University. She would like to thank her family and friends for their love and support. Jared Brendon Hopper is an actor based in New York City. Last summer, he was seen at the Hangar as Bingley/Mary Bennet in Pride & Prejudice and Chicago. Before that, he was a member of the 2017 Hangar Theatre Lab Company, and appeared in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Other recent credits: Love, Medea (New York Theatre Workshop), Pleasure Men (The Flea), and Bare: a Pop Opera (Immersive production in downtown NYC). He is endlessly grateful to Michael Barakiva and the

whole Hangar team for inviting him back for another wonderful summer season in Ithaca. Tyrone Kiaku is a recent graduate of Western Carolina University (B.M. Music Performance) and has been in theatrical productions near Raleigh, NC. Tyrone is ecstatic to be making his Hangar Theatre debut in Kinky Boots, one of his most cherished shows. He would like to thank his mom, siblings, and family for their continued support and encouragement to follow his dreams. Erika Peterson is thrilled to be a part of this fabulous season! She holds a BFA in musical theatre from the University of Michigan and is a proud member of RANGE A Cappella. Some of her favorite projects include Evita (Mistress u/s), Spring Awakening (Wendla), Sunday In The Park With George (Frieda), ‘E! Live from the Red Carpet’, Kelly Clarkson’s Piece by Piece tour at Radio City Music Hall, Billboard Music, and Nickelodeon. Love to her family

and DGRW, for ‘raising her up’ today and always! Bretana Turkon recently graduated from Ithaca College with a BFA in musical theatre. She is very excited to be spending her third summer at the Hangar, where you may have previously seen her in Chicago (Hunyak) or A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Gymnasia). Other regional credits include Love’s Labour’s Lost with The Ithaca Shakespeare Company and Abduction from the Seraglio with Opera Ithaca. Ithaca College credits include Ragtime, Wonderful Town, The Wild Party, and Titanic. Rosie Yates is about to begin her third year of actor training at The Juilliard School. Julliard credits include: The Winter’s Tale, All My Sons, Green Bird, I Want a Country, Macbeth, The Cherry Orchard. Other credits include Richard III (Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts, RADA) and The Kissing Booth (N.U.D.E. Theatre). Rosie is a graduate of the RADA Foundation Program.

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All performances begin at 6 & 8 p.m. at the Cherry Artspace and are free and open to the public. Seats are available on a first come, first serve basis. Revolt, She Said, Revolt Again by Alice Birch Directed by Sophia Watt Thursday June 20 & Friday, June 21 The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson Directed by Amanda McRaven Thursday July 4 & Friday, July 5 War Boys by Naomi Wallace Directed by Sharifa Elkady Thursday July 11 & Friday, July 12 The Thing I Hold by Harrison David Rivers Directed by Ismael Lara Thursday July 25 & Friday, July 26

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Every summer, the Hangar Theatre and the Drama League team up to give four future artistic leaders the extraordinary experience of leading the Hangar’s Lab Company, producing the Wedge Series, and directing KIDDSTUFF productions. Applicants for the Hangar Drama League Directing Fellowship submit a production essay and artistic statement, which are reviewed by a panel. Finalists come to New York for a day of interviews with panels of national theatre artists. Once selected, the four Hangar Drama League Directing Fellows join an incredibly prestigious group of alumni, including Sam Gold (whose Broadway credits include The Glass Menagerie with Sally Fields and Fun Home, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Direction), Rachel Chavkin (director of the hit musical Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812), and Hangar’s own Artistic Director Michael Barakiva! This season, the Hangar Theatre and the Drama League are pleased to introduce Ithaca audiences to these four inspiring directors.

Sharifa Elkady is a trans Egyptian-American director from Charleston SC. She is the artistic director and founder of Sojourner Stage Theatre Company as well as a 2018-2019 Directing Apprentice at Actors Theatre of Louisville. She has also completed internships at Weston Playhouse in Weston, Vermont and Theater J in Washington, D.C. Elkady graduated cum laude from Winthrop University with a B.A. in theatre performance and a minor in sociology. She uses these two areas of study to produce pieces of theatre that are not only powerful, but focus on socioeconomic issues and marginalized communities.

Ismael Lara, Jr. is a Latinx director from southeast Texas. He champions work that aids the fight against injustice and creates a bridge between underrepresented communities and the theatrical institution. Selected directing credits: And All the Dead Lie Down by Harrison David Rivers (ConvergenceContinuum, workshop), Aunt Leaf (Cleveland Play House), The Mint Play (Cleveland Public Theatre). Assistant credits: Guards at the Taj, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Junk, The Chinese Lady (Milwaukee Rep), The Family Claxon (Cleveland Public Theatre, World Premiere). Ismael is part of the 18/19 SDC observership class and will be attending Northwestern to receive his MFA in directing Fall 2019.

Amanda McRaven (MFA, UC Irvine) tells feminist stories. SDC Associate; Lincoln Center Directors Lab; LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award for her direction of The Pliant Girls; Fulbright Award (Community-based Theater, New Zealand); Co-Founder, Make Trouble advanced ensemble theater training (maketrouble. org). Amanda also teaches theater to incarcerated populations and is an advocate for performance as social justice. In addition to freelancing, she is committed to creating heart-driven work with her company, Fugitive Kind (fugitivekind. org). Other Credits: 16 Winters, or The Bear’s Tale (American Shakespeare Center), Penelope (California Repertory), The Discord Altar (OperaWorks), Asst Dir: The Clean House (Lincoln Center), Two Gentlemen of Verona (OSF) amandamcraven.com

Sophia Watt is the associate director at Rec Room Arts and a freelance director in Houston, Texas. Directing credits include: The Effect (Match), Oleanna, The Visit and Creatures of Habit (The Landing Theatre Company), Hedda Gabler (part of Rec Room’s artist residency), Three Sisters (University of Houston, guest artist). She has assistant-directed for Theresa Rebeck at the Alley Theatre, and James Bohnen and Bill Brown at the University of Houston. She is an artistic associate with Titan Theatre Company and an alumni: of a Barn Arts Residency, the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab and SDCF observership class 20162018. BFA:The Hartt School. MFA: University of Houston. sophiawatt.com

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2019 HANGAR THEATRE LAB COMPANY

Lab Company Sponsor:

Erin Amlicke

Steven Bennett

Tucker Boggs

Connor Bryant

Tessa Coleman

Sara Cuozzo-GonzĂĄlez

Lydia Duff

Robert Edwards

Jacob Entenman

Akila Foreman

Sarina Freda

Olivia Grady

Lauren Grajewski

Miles Gutierrez-Riley

Jack Herrin

John Manolis

Lindsay McAuliffe

Jessica Mae Murphy

Natalie Myrick

Francesca Panzara

Cameron Park-Miller

Avery Rose Pedell

Jacob Schurman

Ben Teitelbaum

Megan Tomei

Diana Truman

Gretchen Vosburgh

Alexandria Watts

McKenna Woodlan

Zoe Zimin

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The Hangar Theatre Lab Company is an ensemble of early-career actors, choreographers, and directors who collaborate with the Drama League Directors and Hangar Design Fellows to produce diverse offerings throughout the summer season: our KIDDSTUFF Series for youth and families, the experimental Wedge Series at the Cherry Artspace, and our Late Night at the Hangar cabaret series. Lab Company members have the opportunity to apply the craft of their training in a professional theatre setting and to build relationships with emerging directors of national prominence along with a cohort of equally passionate and focused peers, making it a truly enriching experience for each young artist. Culled from a national search process, the 30 members of this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lab Company represent 15 states and 20 colleges/universities.


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Man (Woodstock Playhouse); Next Erin Amlicke is an actor to Normal (Cameo and writer based in Medina); Beauty and Brooklyn, NY. Recent the Beast (Renaissance credits include: Marat/ Theatre), Gypsy, Fun Sade (Roux, Columbia Home, Damn Yankees, School of the Arts); & and Shrek (Ball State LIGHT & LIGHT & LIGHT University). Thank you to (playwright; Olive, my mother, Beth Truitt, Dixon Place); King Lear and Dauphne Maloney. (Regan, The Brick); @tuckerboggs Some of Us Are Brave (Edison, Navigators Connor Bryant is a New Theatre) and Much York- based actor, born Ado about Nothing and raised in Coos Bay, (Margaret, Juneberry Oregon. After attending Collective). Erin studied Southern Oregon at Shakespeare’s Globe University, Connor in London, Oberlin worked at the Oregon College (BA, politics), Shakespeare Festival’s and now at the Wynn 2016 season. In 2017, Handman Studio. Erin is he spent a summer at delighted to join the Lab the Island Shakespeare Company! Festival on Whidbey erinamlicke.com Island before moving to New York, where Steven Bennett is he’s been honored absolutely thrilled to to take part in the 24 be here this summer. Hour Plays: Nationals. Originally from Long Connor is thrilled to be Island, NY, he’s a spending the summer recent graduate of in Ithaca as part of the Catholic University in Hangar Theatre Lab Washington, DC, where Company! he performed in Legally Blonde, Kiss Me, Kate, Tessa Coleman is City of Angels, and thrilled to be joining the The Most Happy Fella. Hangar Lab Company He’s appeared at the this summer. She is a Kennedy Center, DAR rising sophomore BFA Constitution Hall, and musical theatre major Arena Stage. He is at Ithaca College. Her excited to see where most recent theatre the future will take credits include: Ithaca him on this wild ride, College’s MainStage and thanks Mom and productions of Ragtime Billy for the love and (Mother Understudy/ support! Offstage Voice) and Marisol (June Tucker Boggs hails Understudy/Ensemble). from Mansfield, OH, Tessa is grateful for her where he saw enough supportive community. corn stalks to last him She extends her the rest of his life. He is everlasting gratitude to grateful and excited to IC Theatre Arts, friends, be taking this journey & her loving family. with the Hangar Theatre @TessaColeman this year. Acting credits include La Cage, Damn Yankees, The Music

Sara Cuozzo-González recently graduated from NYU Tisch with a BFA in drama and a minor in producing. She completed her training at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, where her credits included Twelfth Night (Antonio), Gut Girls (Maggie), and Henry V (French king). Other credits include Legally Blonde (Featured Ensemble), A Year with Frog & Toad (Turtle), and Suddenly On Christmas Eve (Katherine). Sara also a figure skater and a coach. She is thrilled for this opportunity to learn and grow as an artist!

and Urinetown (Northwestern Wirtz Center). Complete resume is available at jacobentenman.com. He is thrilled to be spending the summer at Hangar with the incredible LabCo! Love to the fam. @jacobentenman Akila Foreman is currently studying theatre at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. When she graduates, she’ll have a BA in theatre with minors in musical theatre and Spanish. Some of Akila’s talents and interests, besides acting, are music, reading, journaling, cooking, and eating. In the future Akila hopes to work on Broadway in shows like Hamilton and in TV and film with artists like Jordan Peele.

Classical Studio. Acting credits: Twelfth Night (NYU Tisch), Seussical (Walnut Street Theatre), and Tea at 4 (NYC Fringe). Directing: Cat on a Warm Cotton Bed (Players Theatre) and Deathwish (Winterfest). Lauren is a producing fellow for Live & In Color and development assistant for The Private Theatre.

Miles Gutierrez-Riley is a theatre performance major at Fordham University in New York whose credits include Diana Son’s Satellites, Antigonick, Cock, Ibsanity, Sam Shepard’s Action, Robert Edwards is and Regina Taylor’s extremely excited to be Magnolia. He has a part of this summer’s also originated roles in Lab Company! Robert multiple original works is currently a senior at from new playwrights. Binghamton University, New York: This Way where he will be Out (New York Theatre graduating with a BA in Sarina Freda is thrilled Festival; Award for theatre this fall. Some to be spending her Best Actor), Meadows of his recent credits summer at the Hangar’s (Hudson Guild Theater; include Baltimore Lab Company. She is actor and playwright). (Bryant), Guys and currently completing He recently directed Dolls (Sky Masterson), her BFA in drama from and choreographed Burial at Thebes NYU’s Tisch School of Icarus’s Mother by Sam (Haemon), and Peter the Arts at the Atlantic Shepard in the Fordham and the Starcatcher (Bill Acting Studio. Recent Studio. Slank). Robert would acting credits include like to thank God and Medea (Medea) and Jack Herrin is jazzed to everyone else who has Horse Girls (Brandi) at be joining the Hangar helped him reach this Playwrights Horizons team! He recently point in his career. Theatre School. was seen as Mark @robertdenzeledwards She also attended Anthony in A Chorus the International Line (Madison Theatre). Jacob Entenman is a Theatre Workshop in Jack is a rising senior recent grad from North- Amsterdam. She has at the CAP21/Molloy western University where a passion for human College BFA theatre arts he studied theatre, connection in any program, where earlier sociology and busiartistic form, whether this year he originated ness. Selected previous theatre, film, music, or the role of Dr. Davis credits include Oliver! dance. Johnson in Rob Rokicki’s (Quintessence Theatre new musical Experience Group), To Kill a Mock- Lauren Grajewski is Marianas. He dreams of ingbird (Hartford Stage), a current BFA drama one day playing Crush Antigona (Noche student at NYU’s Tisch the Sea Turtle in Finding Nemo the Musical. Flamenca), Leaving School of the Arts, Have a great summer Wonderland (Access where she has studied and enjoy the shows! Theater), White (North- at the Stella Adler western Wirtz Center), Studio of Acting and the

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2019 HANGAR THEATRE LAB COMPANY John Manolis is thrilled to be part of the Hangar Theatre’s 2019 Lab Company! Some of his New York credits include Gruesome Playground Injuries (Alchemical Theater Lab), Summer and Smoke (The Actors Playhouse), a new pilot called Max Out, The Detention Readings (Cherry Lane), and A Playwrights Dream (Manhattan Repertory Theater). Training: Syracuse University: BFA in acting, RADA: Young Actors’ School.

(English Musicals Korea), Wendla in Spring Awakening (Pauper Players), and Cathy in The Last Five Years (Company Carolina). Much love to family, friends, and the Hangar artists for making everyday a masterpiece.

Francesca Panzara is thrilled to join the 2019 Lab Company! She is a rising junior at Syracuse University as a BFA musical theatre major. Credits include West Side Story (Barrington Stage Co.) Jessica Mae Murphy is and Blood Brothers thrilled to be a part of (Stagedoor Manor). the 2019 Lab Company Francesca appreciates at the Hangar Theatre! how pursuing a theatre She has performed career helps her grow regionally at the Geva as a person as well as Theatre Center and the an artist. She aspires to Argyle Theatre. Jessica continue this growth on recently graduated her path to becoming from SUNY Geneseo a professional actress. with a BA in musical She thanks her family, theatre. Geneseo credits friends, and teachers for include: Gypsy (Louise); their continued support Carrie: The Musical on this journey. (Sue); Company (Jenny); and Little Cameron Park-Miller is Women (Beth March). thrilled to be working She would like to thank with the Hangar her friends and family Theatre’s Lab Company for their never-ending this summer in an love and support! area so close to her heart. She is currently Natalie Myrick is thrilled attending Long Island to join the Hangar University Post as a team this summer! rising sophomore She is a graduate musical theatre major. of the University of Her recent credits North Carolina at include LIU’s 2019 Chapel Hill, where she Freshman Showcase, majored in theatre and various shows with global studies. She Ithaca’s Running to recently spent a year Places, and theatre at performing in South Dryden High School. Korea, and is currently As always, she would based in Brooklyn, like to thank her friends NY. Her favorite roles and family for their include Jane in Tarzan continued support.

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Jacob Schurman is a recent graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans, where he studied political science and sociology. Originally from Shreveport, LA, Jacob became involved in acting through the Tulane Department of Theatre and Dance, where he performed in productions of The Metromaniacs and Machinal and (Lupin Theatre) as well as Tulane’s traveling theatre group known as Shakespeare on the Road. He is also an aspiring singersongwriter and guitarist.

Women (Producers Club); Twelfth Night (Powerhouse Theater); Closer, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, and Measure for Measure (Stella Adler). Catch her this fall in Martin Scorsese’s film The Irishman on Netflix. She thanks her parents for all their love and support. megantomei.com @megantomei.

Diana Truman is majoring in theatre with a minor in jazz vocal performance at the University of Florida. Originally from San Jose, CA, she’s been performing on both Ben Teitelbaum, a coasts. Diana’s most rising junior studying recent West Coast theatre at The Ohio credits include The State University (OSU), Little Mermaid (Adella), is excited and thankful The Amish Project to be a Lab Company (America), and Little member. Recent OSU Women (Jo March). acting credits include UFL credits include Really Really (Davis), Hairspray, Working the Legally Blonde (Kyle/ Musical, War of the Dewey), Being Alive and Worlds, and Chorus Other Big Jokes (Ryan), Line. This is her fifth and Dog Sees God semester as the vocalist (Matt). Ben is grateful for the University Jazz for all of the love and Band. support from his friends, family, teachers, and Gretchen Vosburgh is mentors who played a rising senior at NYU a role in helping him double-majoring in reach this point. drama and educational theatre. She is thrilled Megan Tomei has a to be joining the Lab BFA in drama from Company after a NYU’s Tisch School semester at the Royal of the Arts. Stage Academy of Dramatic credits include: What Arts in London. Happened That Night Gretchen completed (T. Schreiber Studio); her primary training Marie Antoinette at the Atlantic Acting (Marie), Suddenly Last Studio, where she was Summer, 11A, and Vanta last seen in Medea this Black (Playwrights past fall. Originally from Horizons Theatre Colorado, Gretchen School); 12 Angry appeared in numerous

productions on Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center stage (Mary Poppins, Guys and Dolls). She is excited to see what this next adventure brings! Alexandria Watts is a Pittsburgh native who has been acting from a young age. She began with classes at a small studio before moving to studying at Carnegie Mellon University and Purchase College. Alex is excited to begin her post-grad life and is happy to call Hangar Theatre her home for the summer! Zoe Zimin is a New York-based actor born and raised in Singapore. She is an alumna of the National University of Singapore and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Zoe is thrilled to be part of the Hangar Theatre Lab Company and is grateful for the opportunity to make art. www.zoezimin.com DIRECTORS Lydia Duff is a rising junior at Bennington College where she studies acting, directing, playwriting, and Mandarin Chinese. She began studying acting ten years ago at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, MA, and has since trained at theatre schools including the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Her favorite roles include Jane Eyre


and Shakespeare’s Juliet. In the fall Lydia will spend four months in Beijing, studying the language, film, and theatre of China. Olivia Grady is ecstatic to be a part of this years Lab Company as a firsttime director! Olivia is a recent graduate of SUNY Purchase’s BA in theatre and performance with a concentration in acting and a minor in playwriting. Previous directing training/ assistant-directing experiences includes The Motherf***er With the Hat and The Christians. Some favorite previous acting credits include Hand to God (Jessica), Frankenstein (Elizabeth) and The Skriker (the Skriker). Olivia is a recent recipient of the 2018

Frank Wadsworth Award for Most Outstanding Senior Project at SUNY Purchase. olivia-grady.com Lindsay McAuliffe is so pleased to join the Hangar Lab Company in the directing track this summer. An actor, singer, and director from Brookline, MA, Lindsay is a junior at Harvard University studying theatre, dance & media. Credits include: The Danube, directed by Morgan Green (assistant director, Harvard), Lady Macbeth in Macbeth (Harvard), Antigone (Harvard Stadium, Harvard), Jessie/ensemble in s.i.n.s.o.f.u.s (Harvard), The Actor’s Nightmare (director, Walnut Hill), Henriette in The Learned Ladies (Walnut Hill), Vocal Company ‘16 (College

Light Opera Company). Training: LAMDA; Walnut Hill School for the Arts. She sends much love to Mum and Dad and to her late sister Casey, to whom each of Lindsay’s artistic endeavors is dedicated. Avery Rose Pedell is absolutely thrilled to be joining the Lab Company this summer. She just finished her sophomore year at Wesleyan University where she is double majoring in theatre and feminist, gender, and sexuality studies. At school, Avery recently directed Straight and has worked on seven all-student productions. She looks forward to spending the fall semester studying at the Moscow Art Theatre.

CHOREOGRAPHER McKenna Woodlan is a recent graduate of Rider University with a BFA in musical theatre. Her college credits include: UNFIT, Pas De Deux Wop, The Tempest, Disenchanted, The Theory of Relativity (choreographer), Heathers: the Musical, Jerry’s Girls, Woodstock, Assassins (choreographer), and Will Rogers Follies (assistant choreographer). Professional credits include: Jekyll and Hyde and Children of Eden (Casa Mañana, TX) and Crazy for You (Garland Summer Musicals, TX). McKenna looks forward to moving to New York in the fall and pursuing her dreams as an actor and choreographer.

Save The Date October 19, 2019

Bet Your Bottom Dollar

An evening of entertainment and fun to support the Hangar Theatre!

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HANGAR SPONSORS

The Hangar thanks our 2019 sponsors for their extraordinary contributions, which allow us to produce high quality theatre and educational programs accessible to all.

Partners in Flight

Lisa Whitaker, President and CEO

CFCU Community Credit Union staff spent over 3,020 hours volunteering time and effort to 75+ nonprofits in our area last year. Our commitment to Tompkins, Cortland, Cayuga, Seneca, and Ontario County has transformed our members’ expectations of a credit union. Not only have they come to expect the honesty and integrity they deserve from their financial institution, our members continue to look to us as leaders within our communities to make them better to live in for generations to come. Our genuine passion for both members and our communities is embodied by our staff and reflected in our work, making us not only one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation, but also one of the most impactful. CFCU is proud to support the Hangar Theatre and all that they do to give back to the community through the arts. If your interests and priorities line up with CFCU, become a member today! Learn more by stopping into any of our locations, or online at mycfcu.com.

Mainstage Premier Sponsors

Chet Osadchey, President/General Manager

Cayuga Radio Group operates nine radio stations in the Ithaca area: News/Talk WHCU AM/FM; QCountry 103.7 FM; Iconic Rock I-100 FM; Z95.5 FM; 96.7 The Vine; Lite Rock 97.3 FM; 96.3 The Buzzer; Rewind 107.7 FM; and Pure Oldies 1470 AM/94.1 FM. Chet Osadchey, the president/general manager of the stations, is an Ithaca native and Cornell University graduate. Cayuga Radio Group is wholly focused on being a strong, participating partner in our community. Our radio stations deliver a large cross-section of our entire population on a weekly basis. Educating and involving our listeners with our high quality community arts is valuable toward creating a better culture for all.

Partner in the Arts

Ithaca College began as a music conservatory in 1892, helping aspiring musicians hone their talents into professional-caliber skills. Over the decades since, IC has evolved into a vibrant, residential college with five schools, some 6,500 students, and more than 100 degree offerings—including nationally renowned programs in theatre arts, music, journalism, communications, and film. Students, faculty, and staff at IC create an active, inclusive community dedicated to building knowledge and confidence through a continuous cycle of theory, practice, and performance—anchored in a keen desire to make a difference in the local community and the broader world. Ithaca College ranked as one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright scholars, one of the most LGBTQ+ friendly schools in the country, and one of the top 10 colleges in the Northeast.

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Jerry Dietz, President and CEO

C.S.P. Management is a full service property management firm started by Jerry Dietz in 1990. We manage apartment units in Ithaca and the surrounding area. We serve a broad spectrum of the rental population and take pride in ensuring that the properties we manage, as well as the people who live in them, are well taken care of. We have long believed that in order to be truly successful, a business should be an integral part of the community it serves.

Partner in Education

Cornell is a private, Ivy League university and the land-grant university for New York State. Cornell’s mission is to discover, preserve, and disseminate knowledge; produce creative work; and promote a culture of broad inquiry throughout and beyond the Cornell community. Cornell also aims, through public service, to enhance the lives and livelihoods of our students, the people of New York, and others around the world.

Associate Partner in Education

Samuel Buggeln, Artistic Director

THE CHERRY ARTS is a nonprofit that supports the work of a wide range of artists and arts organizations (proudly including the Hangar!) by hosting them in the Cherry Artspace. The Artspace is a flexible, multidisciplinary venue on Cherry Street in Ithaca, on the shore of the Cayuga Inlet. Our home company, the Cherry Artists’ Collective, presents new performances that are radically local, radically international, and formally innovative, These have recently included new plays from France, Germany, Serbia and Argentina, and innovative new works—including headphone walking-plays and plays incorporating video and live performance—from world-renowned Ithaca-based writers. In addition to the work of the Collective, the Cherry curates a full season of programming in the Artspace from artists and companies we love, including dance, music, puppetry, visual arts, and more. Visit www.thecherry.org to learn more and become a member!

ALUMS, CHUMS, & EMERITI The Hangar Alums, Chums, & Emeriti have sponsored Into The Woods in honor of Tom Niederkorn, who has inspired us all over the entire life of the Hangar Theatre.

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol Premier Sponsor


Mainstage Associate Sponsors

design & marketing, inc. Ideas at work

Laurie Linn, President

Communiqué is a full-service integrated marketing firm operating out of Ithaca, New York. Our team provides all of your marketing, advertising, and digital/social needs. Communiqué takes a holistic approach centered on the belief that marketing is a core business strategy that should support and complement your organization’s strengths. Since its incorporation in 1991, Communiqué has remained a small boutique firm by design; this allows us to operate unencumbered by bureaucracy and gives our clients direct access to the people who conceive, write, and design their work. Laurie Linn, president and sole owner of Communiqué, has over thirty years of marketing experience. We are a close-knit group of creative professionals with diverse abilities and backgrounds. Communiqué is a New York State certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE). For 27 years, we have redefined what it means to be an effective agency. We value relationships, flexibility, creativity, ideation, collaboration, and community above all else.

Jeff Fredrickson, President and CEO

Integrity, quality, commitment to employees, and collaboration with clients is the philosophy Crown Construction embraced when opening their doors in 1986. This ethos remains central to Crown’s operations, hiring and training practices, and client services. Dedication to these values continues to yield lasting relationships that have enabled Crown to remain a leader in Central New York’s remodeling industry for over 30 years. Crown Construction is your full-service remodeling and construction partner with expert crews to help you achieve your vision for any room in your home. Their comprehensive capabilities can also accomplish all your exterior renovation goals. Crown’s experienced project consultants and designers are certified in multiple aspects of traditional and modern home design to accommodate clients from all walks of life, ranging from contemporary upgrades for first-time homeowners to seniors in need of improved home accessibility.

Frost Travis, President

Travis Hyde Properties manages residential, Class A commercial, and mixeduse real estate in Ithaca. We offer commercial space to rent for offices, retail storefronts, or café space in various locations across Ithaca. Our commercial rentals are energy efficient, have flexible leasing options, and include 24/7 maintenance. Call 607.273.1654 or visit us online at TravisHyde.com

For information on how your business can partner with the Hangar, please contact our Corporate Relations Officer at 607.273.8588.

CDLM, a division of Insero & Co. CPAs, LLP has been providing a full range of accounting, auditing, tax, and consulting services to our clients in central New York for over 40 years. We are client centered, passionate about our people, success driven and committed to integrity in everything we do. Our team is proactive and innovative, and we focus on valueadded service. We believe in open, honest, and respectful communication, and do right things the right way. Our mission is to understand and solve evolving client needs, and to bring our best resources to the table. Our One Firm environment philosophy supports responsibility, accountability and autonomy in all we do.

Warren Real Estate was founded in 1953 by Ann Warren, Ithaca’s first woman Realtor® and today her grandson Bryan continues to expand on Ann's vision and legacy of exceptional service and proven results. For over 65 years, Warren has been a successful and highly reputable force in the Finger Lakes real estate business. To maintain their high standard of personal service throughout this period of growth, they have added experienced, top agents to their team. Warren now has more than 100 dedicated and respected real estate professionals with 4 offices covering Ithaca, Greater Binghamton and Horseheads/Elmira/Corning. Warren Real Estate has the strength of being the market leader but still offers the advantages of a truly local agency deeply committed to community. They are proud to have earned over six decades and three generations of trust.

M&T Bank is one of the country’s most highly regarded regional banks and has been helping customers reach their financial goals for more than 160 years. M&T ranks among the top commercial bank holding companies in the United States, and one of the nation’s most experienced small business lenders, with more than $123 billion in assets, 17,000 employees, and approximately 750 branches, 1,600 ATMs from Upstate New York to Virginia, and a variety of online and mobile services. Locally, M&T has been active in the Ithaca community for over 25 years.

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol Associate Sponsor

Big Play Festival! Show Sponsors Shelley & Ron Cooper

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HANGAR SPONSORS Media Sponsors

The Finger Lakes Radio Group owns and operates seven radio stations (WGVA, WFLK, WLLW, WNYR, WFLR, WAUB and WCGR), fingerlakesdailynews.com, Finger Lakes For Less, FLXEvents and FLXDigital. Our variation of radio formats and vast coverage area allows us to entertain and inform listeners throughout numerous counties, ranging from Syracuse to Rochester and Ithaca to Lake Ontario. Our multiple platforms enable us to formulate strategic marketing campaigns for local businesses that include broadcast, digital and social media, and various events throughout the Finger Lakes region. Hundreds of local, regional and national businesses utilize our radio stations, digital products and events on a daily basis to brand their products and services, and increase sales. Our consultative approach to promoting these businesses has resulted in outstanding results for our advertisers, with some experiencing as much as 40% growth within one year. Our long list of video and audio client testimonials is proof of our ability to generate results. For more information on how to put the power of radio, digital, social media, and local events to work for your business call 315.781.7000.

Mainstage Season Supporting Sponsors The Ithaca Voice is a nonprofit digital news site with a mission to improve civic and political understanding in Ithaca and Tompkins County by publishing and sustaining in-depth, educational, rigorous, timely and ethical journalism that all residents can access free of charge online. We encourage all citizens to visit our website and follow us on social media for news and information that needs to be conveyed because it impacts our community. The Ithaca Voice is proud to be part of the greater Ithaca community, and it is our privilege to support community organizations such as the Hangar Theatre who enrich and enhance the lives of people of all ages through the arts.

The Ithaca Times features all the week’s news, arts and entertainment. With a major emphasis on arts and entertainment, it gives readers timely theatre, concert, music, film, gallery, museum and restaurant reviews. Summer Ithaca, a special seasonal guide published each June, is the definitive summer guide to the Finger Lakes region; it offers extensive coverage of Finger Lakes wineries and area attractions, including a restaurant guide and calendar for the entire summer. The Times is available free in and around Ithaca.

Based in Ithaca, NY, WVBR broadcasts on 93.5 FM and online at WVBR.com. Our 93.5 FM radio signal is broadcast from 604 East Buffalo Street in Ithaca at 3,000 watts. Our online stream is identical to the FM radio broadcast but allows people to listen around the world. We’re WVBR: a community of passionate individuals sharing our love of music, news, sports, and everything else with the Ithaca community and the world through our radio station and this website. If you’ve got any questions or comments, drop us a line at info@ wvbr.com & (607)273-2121. We’d love to hear from you!

Vizella Media is a multi-platform media company located in Lansing, New York whose mission is to entertain and inform its audiences with unique and engaging content, while helping its clients make a positive impression with its listeners and readers. Vizella Media owns and operates WPIE - ESPN Ithaca 1160AM and 107.1FM and Tompkins Weekly. In addition to these two outlets, Vizella Media has a vast digital portfolio that complements its hyper-local radio and newspaper platforms.

The Hangar thanks its DRAMATIC DINING PARTNERS

for catering our Mainstage Opening Night receptions AGAVA Bickering Twins The BoatYard Grill

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Luna Street Food The Piggery

HOLTARCHITECTS

WINERY


KIDDSTUFF Series Producing Sponsors

We make it our business to help make great meals easy, healthy, and affordable for you. We do this by offering incredible customer service, help with meal solutions, Market Café, and low prices. Wegmans has been family-run since 1916, so when we say “every day you get our best,” it’s a family promise that you’ll always get our best service, products, meals, and prices. Nature’s Market is a store within a store offering products free of artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives. In our International Foods Department, we have a large selection of iconic items from a number of countries from around the world to make you feel home away from home. Our catering experts are here to help you plan your entertaining needs; we invite you to sit down with the team to customize your menu. Our Sushi Department is staffed with experienced chefs who have decades of service; they offer a large selection of products made fresh daily. And much, much more.

Joseph Scopelliti, MD, President and CEO

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and it is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute; home care/hospice; hospitals in Corning, NY, and Sayre, Towanda, and Troy, PA; as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 300 physicians and 190 mid-level providers in a regional office network encompassing subspecialty and primary care sites in 22 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York. Guthrie offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.

Education Program Sponsors

KIDDSTUFF Presenting Sponsors

Jim Graney, Publisher

Ithaca Child was founded in 1990 and is known as “The Paper for Parents.” Ithaca Child and its sister magazine, Ithaca Parent & Teen, are designed to help people decide what to do about a myriad of topics from day care to college, fun and recreation to health care, and much more. Both Ithaca Child and Ithaca Parent & Teen are coowned by Jim Graney and Heidi Lieb-Graney and can be found on numerous area newsstands and online at www.IthacaChild.net. For more information on the company, please visit the website or contact Jim Graney at 607.327.1226 or via email at jgraney@twcny.rr.com.

Lab Company Sponsor

Ithaca Community Childcare Center

(Pay) What You Will Sponsors MAINSTAGE

KIDDSTUFF

Next Generation School of Theatre 2018 Seussical Jr.

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44 YEARS

OF PROFESSIONAL THEATRE 1975 Man of La Mancha Sganarelle Arms and the Man The Playboy of the Western World The Price 1976 The Matchmaker Don Pasquale The Drunkard: An Evening with Albee The Owl and the Pussycat The Thunder Carnival 1977 The Imaginary Invalid Last of the Red Hot Lovers A Marvelous Party Heartbreak House 1978 Arsenic and Old Lace Show Boat Private Lives El Grande De Coca Cola Hedda Gabler

1981 The Gin Game Angel Street Ernest in Love The Sea Anchor The Rainmaker 1982 Gemini Cabaret Dear Ruth Loose Ends Pudd’nhead Wilson 1983 Born Yesterday The Eccentricities of a Nightingale She Loves Me Fifth of July Behind a Mask 1984 The Lion in Winter Damn Yankees Children of a Lesser God Crimes of the Heart State of the Union

1979 Side by Side by Sondheim Pygmalion The Boys from Syracuse The Front Page Sleuth

1985 Agnes of God Guys and Dolls How the Other Half Loves End of the World With Symposium to Follow Amadeus

1980 Wait Until Dark Brigadoon The Passion of Dracula Equus Ah, Wilderness!

1986 Bedroom Farce Anything Goes Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Misalliance The Real Thing

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1987 You Never Can Tell Gypsy All My Sons Tartuffe The Threepenny Opera 1988 “Master Harold” … and the Boys The Pajama Game The Normal Heart The Waves A Doll’s House Brighton Beach Memoirs 1989 Broadway Bound I Do! I Do! Arms and the Man A Map of the World Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde 1990 Driving Miss Daisy Kiss Me, Kate Toys in the Attic Isn’t It Romantic Dracula 1991 Ten Little Indians Carousel Burn This I’m Not Rappaport Major Barbara

1992 The Heidi Chronicles Man of La Mancha The Miracle Worker A Life in the Theatre M. Butterfly 1993 Shirley Valentine Evita Candida A View from the Bridge Lips Together, Teeth Apart 1994 Lost in Yonkers Damn Yankees Six Degrees of Separation Othello Falsettos 1995 The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe Sweeney Todd A Few Good Men Man and Superman The Sisters Rosensweig

1996 The Diary of Anne Frank I Hate Hamlet Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Camelot Angels in America Fences 1997 The Crucible Picasso at the Lapin Agile South Pacific The Rose Tattoo The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) 1998 To Kill a Mockingbird Jeffrey Forever Plaid Old Wicked Songs The Importance of Being Earnest 1999 The Glass Menagerie As Bees in Honey Drown The Fantasticks How I Learned to Drive Blithe Spirit 2000 The Woman in Black Don’t Dress for Dinner Dames at Sea A Moon for the Misbegotten Greater Tuna


2001 Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat The Legacy Codes Dinner with Friends A Midsummer Night’s Dream 2002 Spinning Into Butter The Sound of Music Bach at Leipzig Cyrano de Bergerac Proof 2003 Topdog/Underdog The Caucasian Chalk Circle My Fair Lady Fixed Stones in His Pockets 2004 The Complete History of America (abridged) The Blue Room Of Mice and Men Indoor/Outdoor Cats

2005 All in the Timing I Am My Own Wife As You Like It Rough Magic The Wiz 2006 Sammy & Me Sleuth Bloodline: The Children of Argos ‘Art’ Hello, Dolly! 2007 Doubt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Hair Bleeding Kansas All the Great Books (abridged)

2008 The Overwhelming No Child... Bad Dates Oklahoma! The Playboy of the Western World Hedwig and the Angry Inch 2009 Dirty Blonde Once on This Island November Betrayal Rent 2010 The 39 Steps Man of La Mancha Penelope of Ithaca The Piano Lesson The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

2011 Rounding Third Ragtime Ever So Humble Gem of the Ocean The Rocky Horror Show 2012 Lend Me a Tenor Titanic Full Gallop Next to Normal The Trip to Bountiful 2013 Last of the Red Hot Lovers Gypsy 4000 Miles Clybourne Park

2014 Red Around the World in 80 Days Little Shop of Horrors Other Desert Cities 2015 God of Carnage Spring Awakening The Hound of the Baskervilles Talley’s Folly 2016 I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti In the Heights Third Constellations 2017 Disgraced A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Dégagé (disengage) The Foreigner Shakespeare's R&J Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol 2018 Fortune Chicago Pride and Prejudice A Doll’s House, Part 2 Xanadu Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

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ANNUAL SUPPORTERS Thank you! Your gift is essential to the Hangar Theatre’s success, from the creation of quality stage productions to its extensive education and training programs. The Hangar is grateful to the following individuals for making possible another season of memorable artistic and educational experiences. The donation levels in this list reflect contributions made between April 2018 and April 2019 to the Hangar’s Annual Fund, Major Gifts Fund, Lisa Bushlow Education Fund, the Next Generation Scholarship Fund, individual sponsorships, in-kind donations, and donations made in tribute and memoriam. If we have made any errors or omissions in this list, please accept our apologies and bring it to our attention so that we may express our gratitude and correct our records. Please contact our Development Department by calling 607.273.8588 or by emailing development@hangartheatre.org

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE Angels $10,000 + Anonymous Jessica Casey John & Elaine Alexander Margaret Shackell & Glen Dowell Investors $5,000–$9,999 Kristen & Mattison Burt Andrea Fleck Clardy & Jon Clardy Steve & Diane Lauzun Carolyn W. Sampson Stephen & Amy Yale-Loehr Benefactors $1,500-$4,999 Anonymous (2) Robert H. Abrams Barbara Behrmann & Mark Fowler Barney & Linda Beins Richard Boisvert & Joanne Beck Barry Chester & Elissa Cogan Shelley & Ron Cooper Ann & John Costello Jerry & Margaret Dietz John A. Elliott & Laura A. Philips Katie Forker Tilly & Roger Garnett Richard Glick Brian Howard

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Linda Trees Mack & Jim Johnston Debbie Kamarck Susan J. Kaplan Marjory Rinaldo-Lee & David Lee Nancy & Joel Malina Thomas Niederkorn Frost & Kate Travis James & Constance Wells Jeanne & Eugene Yarussi Joel & Cathy Zumoff Associates $750-$1,499 Greg Bostwick & Julia Bonney MaryBeth & John Bunge Jim & Terry Byrnes Mallorie David Davina & Garth Desnoes Roy & Fran Dexheimer Edward & Robin Dubovi Randy & Ronald Ehrenberg Dale & Gayle Flinn Luke Fenchel Brad & Mary Grainger William & Phyllis Highland David Kraskow & Elizabeth Hess Jill & Mead Loop Jack & Janet Lowe Denise & Joseph McEnerney Edward “Ted” Melchen Emily & Joe Metz Stephanie Meyer & Jose Andres Jon Minikes & Susan Backstrom Dana & Anne Mueller Bonnie & Chet Osadchey

Kathryn & Arthur Pearce Valentina Roldan & Jamie Yaman Stephen & Susan Ruoff Aundre Seals Laurel Southard & Gwen Seaquist Madeline Spencer Chris Syphers & Jamie Dollahite Jamie & Nikki Wells

APPLAUSE CIRCLE Promoters/Members $250-$749 Anonymous Judy Abrams & Sherman Kelly Margaret Bar-Akiva J. Robert Barlow Bill & Nancy Bellamy Julia Berens & Larry George Kerry Boisvert Cynthia Brock & Ray Craib Kate Bronfenbrenner Will & Carol Cooke Marilyn Crooker Frank & Cathy Darrow Laura Day G. Scott Erickson & Jean Bonasera Barbara Miller Fox Kent Goetz William W. Goldsmith Steven Greenberg & Pamela Moulton William & Maggie Guerrero Betta & Jim Hedlund

Richard & Helen Holl Elsa & Chris Hyde Chris Irving & David Tregaskis Mary Kane Stephen Kimball Jon Kleinberg & Lillian Lee Barbara Knuth & Kurt Jirka Karen Koyanagi Bob Kur & Cathy Porter Michael & Anne Ledbetter Steve & Ann Machlin Rosanne Mayer & John Siliciano Sally McConnell-Ginet & Carl Ginet Fred & Tibby McLafferty Robert S. Miller R. James Miller & Chrissie Schelhas-Miller Maguire Mark Milstein & Monica Tousenard Polly Mowers Catherine Penner Katie Replogle & Christine Eng John Reps Nancy & Richard J. Rice Timothy & Tara Riley Tom & Kathy Ross Linda Santos Steve & Karen Sass Terry Herter & Helene Schember Raymond M. & M. Kathy Schlather Deborah & Timothy Schmidle Fred & Margot Schoeps Shelley Semmler Mr. & Mrs. Fred C. Sibley Roger & Carole Sibley Kirk Sigel & Beth Ahner Joe & Marney Thomas Charles & Nancy Trautmann Yohko Tsuji Catherine Weidner Friends $1-$249 Anonymous (6) Anonymous (3) Christopher Adams Mary Adie Suzanne Agins Katherine Anderson & Max Pensky Ellie Angers

Robert & Bettina Arleo Judith Ashton Allen Back & Birgit Speh Mitchell & Joselyn Baker John Ballo Chad Banner Michael Barakiva & Rafael Ascencio Kareen Bar-Akiva Katherine Barton Tracy Bates Marilyn Baurle Joan Bechhofer Chris Bell Nora Benary Mary Bender Erin Beno Mary Berens & Paul Feeny Susannah Berryman Anne Birkel John & Marcie Bishop Joanna & David Bock Katie Boren Lori Bores Ronald & Linda Bors Brett D. Bossard & Kerry A. Barnes Kristen & Jim Bouffard Tom Brady Kristen Brennan Kevin & Vicki Brew Kenneth & Susan Brown Dan & Merry Buckley Linda & Joel Buice Karen Burnard Laurie Burney Lisa Bushlow Eva Calcagno Barbara & Albert Cappucci Jeffrey Capshew Christopher Carey & Joanne Trutko Mary Carey Families Gabriella Carr Carlos Castellanos Susan Champlin Arlene & Larry Chase Roberta Chiesa James Christy Dan Cogan Paula Murray Cole Billie/ Dan Conger/ Schmohe Nicole Cook Kimberly Cook Alan Cooke Caroline & Ed Cope Brad & Nancy Corbitt Phil & Pat Cornell Gerry & Caroline Cox Bubba Crumrine Jim Curyk


Tom & Patty Davis Terry Davis Joan De Boer Kerry DeLisa Ineke Demuynck Lynn P. Deuschle Tom & Barbara Dimock Virginia Doellgast Julie Dorsey Brenda Dowell Clover Drinkwater Susan Duerksen Henrik & Sally Dullea Jay & Sherri Dunham Geoff Dunn Daniel Dupre Douglas Dylla & Marcia Nedland Nancy Dytman Kathy Earnest-Koons Jim & Diane Eaton Judy Ehren Elizabeth Einstein Elizabeth & Daniel Elswit Brandon Esteves Matthew A. Evangelista & Joan A. Filler Howard & Erica Evans David Evelyn & Jennifer Weinraub Laura Winter Falk Howard & Rosalind Feinstein David Feldshuh & Martha Frommelt Robert Fell-Dewalt Peter Fitch Leslie F. & Frederick W. Fladd David & Alanna Fontanella Lisa Ford Heather Fortenberry Carol Franco Paige, Jeff & Taylor Frey Katherine Funk John & Patricia Gaines Rebecca Gaspari Rachel Gay William Gerding Andrew Getzin & Karen LaFace Karen & Tom Gilovich Thena Gitlin David Gludish Neil Gold Sherry Golden William J. Gray Erik Gray Jack Greenberg Jill, Jon, Isaac & Audrey Greene George E. Gull & Nancy Bell Potter

Jessica Hall Wendy Hammond Margaret C. Hampson Kenneth Harbert Ron & Becky Harris- Warrick Ian Harrop Heidi Hartman Joseph Hartnett-Hughes Jhoanna & Marcus Haynes Brian Heltsley & Ann Hoffman Gail Hendrix Amie Hendrix Paul Henneberger & Linda Durfee Jennifer Herzog Roger & Suzanne Hinderliter Hirasuna-Hunter Family Saoirse McClory & Larry Hirschberger Beth Hogan & John Callister Brad Homa Kathy Hsu Myra & Greg Hubbell Susan Joy Hunter Intellic Integration Zumla Iguina & Eleanor Dozier Anthony & Janey Ingraffea Marcia James Ralph & Rhoda Janis Pat Jennings Wendy & Lloyd Johnson Kate Kallal Kevin Kanda Farzana Kapadia & Jasper Steenhuis Drs. Marsha & Frederic Kardon Mike Katz & Ellen Cohen-Rosenthal Rick Kaufman & Donna Fleming Richard Keller & Karen Hwa Cinnamon Kennedy Karen Kim Wendy Kimble-Dugan Carol & Bill Klepack Terry Koch Jane Koestler & Jim Karpinski Joanne & Bob Kolch Alex Kosick Paul & Beth Krause Dave & Carol Kunzmann Stephen & Rosanne Lahr John Lambert & Robin Rogers

Rachel Lampert & David Squires R. Carolyn Lange Sarah Langley-Sopchak Jonathan Laskowitz & Theresa Lyczko R.J. Lavine Ed & Joan Lawler Ann T. & John T. Lemley Linda LeVan Amy Leviere Arnold & Virginia Levine Bruce & Claudia Lewenstein Lucinda & David Schutz Peter & Enid Littman Caryl Lorandini Tom & Trenton Loughlin-Weidemann Mary Ludlow Marta Ludwig Rachel Lukens Curtis & Lisa Lyons Dawn & Guy MacKenzie James MacKillop John & Elizabeth Majoros Kelly Makosch Monroe Makowsky Laurence Manogue Fran Spadafora Manzella Beth & Peter Marks David & Kay Marshall Maria Maynard Joyce Holmes-McAllister Catherine McCarthy & Paul Davis Martin McElwee Sharon McGee & JinSoo Kim Donald R. McKechnie Jean & Daniel McPheeters Philip & Mary Lu McPheron Cathy Meccariello Michael & Barbara Mellor Nina Miller Joanne Molino & Barry Hayes Christine & Matthew Montague David S. Morey Helen S. Morse Robert Moss & Michael Brennan Erika Mudrak Arnab Mukherjee Susan Murphy Yvonne Murphy John P. Neal Laurie Newman Nancy Newman Vincent Bg Robert A. Nicholas

Susan D. Nitschke Mary E. Nygaard Patrick O’Herron Marne O’Shae Cinita Orsi Christine Pambianchi Mary Patterson Kelly L. Patwell Colleen & Bill Perkins Ann Perry Lisa Peter Warren Philipson Victoria Pifalo & Kieran Donaghy Patrick Price Kathleen M. Rasmussen & Brian F. Chabot Catherine Reeves Elizabeth & Dennis Regan Carrie & Joe Regenstein Frances Reid Darcey & Valdis Rigdon Hannah & Bron Robinson Eric & Margaret Robinson Jennifer Robinson Ward Romer Cassandra Rooney- Monger Alan Rose Joss & Carmen Rose Susan Rosenstock Robin & Rick Rosoff Peter Rothbart & Linda Uhll Jim Rothenberg & Mariana Wolfner Paula Winner & Jay Russo Aaron Sachs Gail & Jim Salk Edward Samuelson Carina & Kevin Santalucia Lori Santos Van & Sandra Lee Santvoord Abigail Scaduto & Matthew Considine Lisa & Sean Scanlon Annyce Schafft Tobi Scheck Carol S. Scheele Betsy Schermerhorn Lenore Schwager Beatrice Schwoerer Norman & Sharon Scott Danny & Kristin Scott Ryan Sexton Karen & Michael Shuler David Sibley & Joan Walsh John Sipple Mary “Dee-dee” & Paul Slade Cheryl Sloan

Robert S. Smith & Alice D. Moore Donald Spector & Stacia Zabusky Carol & John Spence Augustine Stagliano Brian & Marissa Steele and Daughters Robert & Naomi Strichartz Miranda Strichartz & Bill Evans Kathleen Sullivan Mark & Ellen Sussman Thomas & Marian Szebenyi Ed & Lynn Szymanski George & Carolyn Taber Robert Talda & Jeanne Kisacky Sekar Talenta Saul & Roselyn Teukolsky Bonnie Thomas Ron Toifel & Bonnie Gallaher Curt & Amanda Ufford Julie & Grant Van Sant Justine Vanden Heuvel Mindy VanderVen Ashlie Vanduzer Glenn & Kathy Vogel Lois Voorhees Marnie Waxman Linda & Edward Waymire Barbara Weeman Jason Weller Jay Werth Cathy & Mike Whalen Megan Whitman Stacy Wilder Claudia G. Wodzinski Kenneth Wolga Jeffrey S. & Mary-Jo Wood Alice Wooden-Kelly & William Kelly Pat Woodworth Jie Wu Cheryl Young Tyler Zehfuss Laurel Zell Stephen & Chris Zinder

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Donated Goods and Services Alley Cat Cafe Andrea Volckmar Argos Inn Atlas Bowl Bellwether Hard Cider Bickering Twins Brookton’s Market Bruno Schickel Buffalo Street Books Cafe DeWitt Cayuga Chamber Orchestra Cece & Lulu Cinemapolis Cornell Cinema Cornell Department of Performing and Media Arts Damiani Wine Cellars Dan Smalls Presents, Inc. Deborah O’Connor & G. Peter Lepage Dianne Orcutt Dryden Wine & Spirits Dusti-Lee Provencher Experience! The Finger Lakes F. Oliver’s Fibers and Fantasy Finger Lakes Acupuncture Finger Lakes Cider House Finger Lakes Running Company Flower Fashions by Haring Forty Weight Coffee Roasters Friedman Electronics Gavin Sacks Gola Osteria Hazelnut Kitchen Hilton Garden Inn Home Green Home Homecoming Players Island Health & Fitness Ithaca College Department of Theatre Joshua Maywood Kilpatrick’s Publick House Kitchen Theatre Company Marriott Ithaca MasterCraft Custom Framing & Fine Art Mercato Bar & Kitchen Mockingbird Paperie Moosewood Restaurant Nancy D. Robbins Nina Miller Northside Wine & Spirtis Northstar House One World Market Opera Ithaca Pertrune

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Plenty of Posies Quilter’s Corner Rachel Philipson Red Feet Wine Market & Spirit Provisions Rosalind Mayberry Satori Day Spa Sheldon Hill Shelley & Ron Cooper Six Mile Creek Vineyard State Theatre of Ithaca Stephen & Chris Zinder The Cellar D’or Wine & Cider The Cherry Arts The Rook Transformations Hair Studio Matching Gifts Corning Incorporated Foundation Eaton Corporation

In honor of Kate Hamill Paula Murray Cole David Feldshuh & Martha Frommelt Katie Forker Jeff Frederickson Susan J. Kaplan Steve & Diane Lauzun Laurence Manogue Dana & Anne Mueller Philip & Eugenia Wacker-Hoeflin Joel & Cathy Zumoff

In memory of Claudia McGee Sharon McGee & JinSoo Kim

In honor of Mary Kane Gerry & Caroline Cox

In memory of our son Eric Lawrence Ehrenberg Randy & Ronald Ehrenberg

In honor of Susan Kaplan on her 70th Birthday Sally McConnell-Ginet & Carl Ginet

In honor of Mary Jane McKinven Mary Berens & Paul Feeny In honor of Margaret Shackell-Dowell Brenda Dowell

In memory of Tom Herson Kristen Brennan Mary Carey Families Billie/Dan Conger/ Schmohe Gail Hendrix Alice Moore & Robert Smith Ed & Joan Lawler Kelly Makosch Brian & Marissa Steele and Daughters In honor of Tom Niederkorn Roy Dexheimer

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2019 Summer Program Guide  

View our 2019 summer program guide, highlighting our 45th season! Program Guides will be available for distribution at the theatre at the st...

2019 Summer Program Guide  

View our 2019 summer program guide, highlighting our 45th season! Program Guides will be available for distribution at the theatre at the st...

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