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Welcome to our American Songwriter Series The Road: My Life With John Denver and Loudon Wainwright III’s Surviving Twin When we are heartbroken, outraged, madly in love, and lonely as hell, we ooen turn to music. It doesn’t maaer our poliical leanings, our race or class or gender, most all humans grab hold of great songs to heal, celebrate, find refuge, create community, and mark moments in our lives we want to remember forever. Music as memory is at the core of both of these produccons: how these stories are told, what they keep alive in our hearts, and what compels us to be here together. Do you remember the first me you heard John Denver’s “Annie’s Song” or Loudon Wainwright III’s "Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)”? Can you close your eyes and imagine Denver singing Christmas carols with the Muppets? Or Loudon singing with Hawkeye and Trapper on M*A*S*H? It’s not just the music of these arrsts that have helped illuminate what we treasure and find troubling about being alive, it’s the memories we aaach to them. So let’s do a liile me-traveling together and sing along when you feel moved. - Zak Berkman, Producing Director

David M. Lutken in Woody Sez, 2014; Miche Braden in The Devil’s Music, 2013; Sam Sherwood in Ring of Fire, 2016. All photos by Mark Garvin.

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The Road Song List ACT I Starwood in Aspen by John Denver Last Thing on My Mind by Tom Paxton Jambalaya by Hank Williams Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver, Bill Danoff, and Taffy Nivert Leaving on a Jet Plane by John Denver Rocky Mountain High by John Denver Annie’s Song by John Denver Aspenglow by John Denver Matthew by John Denver Grandma’s Feather Bed by Jim Connor Honey Be There by Dan Wheetman Thank God I’m a Country Boy by John Martin Sommers Saturday Night in Toledo, Ohio by John Denver Back Home Again by John Denver I Guess He’d Rather Be in Colorado by Bill Danoff and Taffy Nivert If You Were a Bluebird by Butch Hancock Come and Let Me Look in Your Eyes by John Denver and Joe Henry ACT II This Old Guitar by John Denver Farewell, Andromeda (Welcome to My Morning) by John Denver The Music is You by John Denver For Baby (For Bobbie) by John Denver How Can I Leave You Again by John Denver Johnny Be Goode by Chuck Berry I’m Sorry by John Denver The Christmas Wish by Dan Wheetman Like a Sad Song by John Denver Perhaps Love by John Denver (sung with Plácido Domingo) Sunshine on my Shoulders by John Denver Poems, Prayers and Promises by John Denver

Surviving Twin Song List All songs by Loudon Wainwright III Surviving Twin Half Fist Between Bein’ a Dad White Winos Dilated to Meet You A Father and a Son Man & Dog Four Mirrors Song in C


The Road: The Vision and Process

Excerpted from Milwaukee Repertory Theater PlayGuide for Back Home Again. Used by permission.

Dan Wheetman credits the seed of The Road to Co-Author, Director, and longtime collaborator Randal Myler. “[The Road] was pretty much Randy’s idea. Over the years we had talked about it, and he said, ‘You know, we should do something about your life on tour with John Denver.’ He pitched the idea to Milwaukee Rep, [where the show premiered] and we jumped right in. I pretty much sat down and wrote the story, without any editing.” Once Wheetman documented his story, the cast and creative team set to work devising the piece. They finalized the set list, and trimmed away material that did not push the story forward. Trust in the team proved essential given the challenges associated with seeing his journey come to life onstage. “I had to sit quietly through a bunch of it because I was so emotionally attached. I mean, it is my life up there. I am talking about loss, I am talking about love, and I just had to let the other people in the room talk about it and move it along; Dan Wheetman not hold on so tightly to what was so precious to me and just let it be, and let it happen. That is just part of the process of creativity.” Dan Wheetman hopes that The Road will stand on its own and reach audience members beyond John Denver fans. “If this piece works on any level, I hope that it works as a story about humans: what they go through, how they deal with each other, how they deal with the things that come up in their lives. And the stuff that comes up in a person’s life, both the crazy good and the crazy.”


Abigail Adams, Artistic Director & CEO Ellen Anderson, General Manager & CFO

Zak Berkman, Producing Director

Steinbright Stage December 3, 2016 – January 15, 2017

by Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman Directed by Randal Myler Director of Production CHARLES T. BRASTOW*

Set Designer JAMES F. PYNE, JR.

Lighting Designer LILY FOSSNER

Arranger DAN WHEETMAN

Music Director DAVID M. LUTKEN Stage Manager JASON PIZZI THEATRE ARTISANS

Technical Director JOSEPH FRANZ

Assistant Technical Director DYLAN JAMISON

Scenic Artist WILL SCRIBNER

Scenic Carpenter ERIC LANG

Master Electrician EMALYN WITTER

Costume Shop Manager MARLA J. JURGLANIS

Properties Master SARAH PIERCE

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Assistant Properties Master DANIELLE FITZGEORGE

Wardrobe BRIDGET BRENNAN Sound Engineer LUCAS FENDLAY

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THE CAST Penny Dan (until 12/18/16) Dan (from 12/20/16)

Katie Deal* David M. Lutken* Sam Sherwood*

*Member, Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers. People’s Light operates under an agreement between the League of Resident Theatres and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. People’s Light is a member of the Theatre Communications Group, The League of Resident Theatres, American Arts Alliance, Theatre Trustees of America, The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, and The Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership. People’s Light is an equal opportunity employer.

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PROFILES

Randal Myler Director/Co-Author

People’s Light debut. Randal Myler received a Tony Award nomination (Best Book Of A Musical) for It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues (which also received three other Tony nominations including Best Musical). His acclaimed bio-musical Hank Williams: Lost Highway ran for two years at the Grand Ole Opry’s Ryman Auditorium and off-Broadway (Drama Desk nomination, Outer Critics Circle Best Director nomination). His musical Love, Janis ran for over 750 performances off-Broadway at the former Village Gate and his numerous productions in Chicago have received over fifteen Jeff Awards and nominations. Some of his many directorial credits include Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Arena Stage, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Mark Taper Forum, Cleveland Play House, Geffen Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Dallas Theater Center, Alley Theatre, BAM, Denver Center, Cincinnati Playhouse, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, The Old Globe, Arizona Theatre Company, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Portland Center Stage, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, among others. His plays and musicals have been published by Samuel French, Dramatist Play Service and the Dramatic Publishing Company.

Dan Wheetman Arranger/Co-Author

People’s Light debut. Theatre Includes: First professional theater gig was the Denver Center Theatre tour of Quilters in 1985. He has appeared in productions all over the US as an actor and musician. He’s written several musicals with Randal Myler, including It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues, Appalachian Strings, Fire On The Mountain, Mama Hated Diesels, and Low Down Dirty Blues. He has garnered several LA Critics’ Circle awards for Musical Direction and a Tony nomination as a writer for It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues at the Lincoln Center in New York. Along with his theater work Dan toured for eight years in John Denver’s band, has recorded several solo albums and plays in a very eclectic band, Marley’s Ghost.

Katie Deal Penny

People’s Light debut. Theatre Includes: Favorite regional credits: Smokey Joe’s Café (Playhouse on the Square), 9 to 5: The Musical (Springer Opera House), The Spitfire Grill (Wayside Theater), Man of La Mancha (Off Square Theatre), Keep on the Sunny Side (Barter Theatre), and two national tours of A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline. Regularly performs in touring concerts honoring the greats: I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues: A Salute to Ella, Judy & Patsy; Katie Deal in Today, Tomorrow & Forever: A Tribute to Patsy Cline; Classic Nashville Roadshow with Jason Petty; and her latest, Wildflowers: The Women of Country Music. Frequently performs as a guest vocalist with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra and has recently been featured in two major motion films. Born and raised in rural northeast Georgia, Katie is best known for her authentic country sound and is proud to be a recent inductee of the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame, Hall of Honor. Website: KatieDeal.com.

David M. Lutken Dan (until 12/18/16)/Music Director

People’s Light: Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash (2016) and Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie (2014). Theatre Includes: Broadway: Inherit the Wind (’07); Ring of Fire; The Civil War; The Will Rogers Follies. Off Broadway: Southern Comfort; Stars in Your Eyes; Winter Man; The Portable Pioneer and Prairie Show. N.Y. City Opera: Paul Bunyan. Regional: Man of La Mancha; Big River; Elmer Gantry; Finian’s Rainbow; Pump Boys and Dinettes; Stand By Your Man; The Love List; The Man Who Came to Dinner; A Murder, A Mystery and A Marriage; On Golden Pond; In The Deep Heart’s Core. David has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the 92nd St. Y, the West End of London, across Great Britain, Europe, the Middle East, China, the Louisiana Hayride, and the Ryman auditorium. For his performance in Woody Sez, Mr. Lutken received both the Helen Hayes and the Joseph Jefferson awards for Best Actor. 11


PROFILES

Sam Sherwood Dan (from 12/20/16)

People’s Light: Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash (2016). Theatre Includes: Ring of Fire (Arrow Rock Lyceum, Adirondack Theater Festival, Arts Garage, Alhambra Theater and others); The Road: My Life With John Denver and Stand By Your Man (Ivoryton Playhouse); A Funny Thing Happened...Forum, Pump Boys & Dinettes and Hank Williams: Lost Highway (Flat Rock Playhouse); Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (NC Theatre, Theater By The Sea); Cotton Patch Gospel (Mountain Playhouse, Flat Rock); Titanic (National Tour); The Music Man (National Tour); Pump Boys & Dinettes (Alhambra); Dream A Little Dream (Phoenix Theatre). New York concert credits include Carnegie Hall, 54 Below, and Symphony Space. Website: sherwoodsounds.com.

Charles T. Brastow Director of Production

Company Member since 1987. People’s Light: Director of Production for last eight seasons, previously Resident Stage Manager for 15 years and Sound Designer for over 125 Productions. Theatre Includes: Arena Stage, Arden Theatre, Primary Stages, Delaware Theatre Company, Philadelphia Shakespeare Company, PlayPenn, Nickelodeon, Greg Thompson Productions, Carnival Cruise Lines, Zap Productions, Miller-Reich Productions, MLR Theatrical. Training: Clarion University of Pennsylvania; MA in History from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Lily Fossner Lighting Designer

People’s Light: Arthur and the Tale of the Red Dragon, Row After Row, The Winter’s Tale, The Persians, Mark Twain: Sacred Cows..., Kidnapped!, A Wrinkle in Time, Mr. Hart & Mr. Brown. Theatre Includes: WAM, Act 2, TACT, Culture Project/Public Theatre, Prospect Theater Company, NYU/Grad Acting, Chautauqua Theater Company, Berkshire Theatre Group, Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Dance Includes: Nichole Canuso, Doug Varone & Dancers, Monica Bill Barnes & Company, Wideman/Davis Dance. Opera Includes: Juilliard Opera Theatre, Glimmerglass Festival. Training: MFA, NYU/Tisch., Website: lilyfossner.com.

Jason Pizzi Stage Manager

People’s Light: Richard III. Theatre Includes: Philadelphia area: BalletX, Delaware Theatre Co., Opera Philadelphia/Bearded Ladies Cabaret, Arden Theatre Co., Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival. Elsewhere: The Radio City Rockettes (on tour and NYC), Cirque du Soleil (on tour and Las Vegas), Utah Shakespeare Festival, Shadowland Stages, New Worlds Theatre Project, Chenango River Theatre, Chautauqua Theater Company. Training: BFA, Penn State University.

James F. Pyne, Jr Set Designer

Company Member since 1975; Director of Design. People’s Light: In 38 seasons with the company, Jim has created sets and/or lights for over 225 productions, including most recently Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, The Three Musketeers (2015), Stella and Lou, Biloxi Blues, Arthur and the Tale of the Red Dragon, Fences, Ghosts, Cinderella, The Devil’s Music: The Life & Blues of Bessie Smith, Hatchetman, Aladdin, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and Barcelona. Theatre Includes: Arden Theatre, Villanova University, and the Children’s Theatre Company of Minneapolis. Jim has received 11 Barrymore nominations for Outstanding Scenic and Lighting Design, winning Outstanding Scenic Design in 1996 for The Life of Galileo and in 2002 for The Merchant of Venice.

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Abigail Adams, Artistic Director & CEO Ellen Anderson, General Manager & CFO

Zak Berkman, Producing Director

Steinbright Stage January 21 – February 5, 2017

Directed by Daniel Stern Director of Production CHARLES T. BRASTOW*

Set Designer JAMES F. PYNE, JR.

Lighting Designer LILY FOSSNER Stage Manager JASON PIZZI

THEATRE ARTISANS

Technical Director JOSEPH FRANZ

Assistant Technical Director DYLAN JAMISON

Scenic Artist WILL SCRIBNER

Scenic Carpenter ERIC LANG

Master Electrician EMALYN WITTER

Costume Shop Manager MARLA J. JURGLANIS

Properties Master SARAH PIERCE

Cutter/Draper LEIGH PARADISE

Assistant Properties Master DANIELLE FITZGEORGE

Wardrobe BRIDGET BRENNAN Sound Engineer LUCAS FENDLAY

The video and/or audio recording of this performance by any means whatsoever is strictly prohibited. *Member, Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.


From “The Principal Ghost: Thoughts on Loudon Wainwright III’s Surviving Twin” by Mark Perry, Resident Dramaturg/Playmakers Repertory Company. Used by permission.

A solo piece many years in the making, Surviving Twin is what singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright calls a “posthumous collaboration” with his writer father. Despite a troubled past in this father-son relationship, Loudon III has carefully chosen, arranged and rehearsed its pieces, taking the best of his own and linking them with samples of his father’s best self. And yet, as the evening unfolds one begins to wonder whether this is a tribute or an exorcism. The title of the show suggests a person who has lost half of his whole and struggles to continue despite. This is not often the way we frame father-son relationships. The very name Loudon Wainwright III presumes an insistence on the part of not just one, but two generations of forbears that he should carry perpetually something of them with him. This notion of an exorcism is borne out by the first written piece chosen by Loudon from the several hundred his father had written over the decades as an editor and columnist for LIFE magazine. It is called “Life With and Without Father,” and in it Loudon Jr. speaks of a kind of haunting by his then-late father, Loudon Sr. The first Loudon was his “principal ghost,” his “lifelong éminence grise”—that is, the man behind the man, a decision maker who operates behind the scenes. This story of the Wainwright family is not told through traditional dramatic means. The full picture must be gleaned in fragments of stories and song lyrics. We meet a cast of colorful characters along the way including Loudon Jr’s alcoholic, authoritarian, but tender-hearted father, the cuttingly-mannered tailor Mr. Perry, and the beloved retriever-setter John Henry. During the show, layers of complexity in relationship are added, not so much by narrative development, but by the poetic means of repetition of images and accretion of concepts. A “half-fist” stands for a patrilineal legacy of latent aggression. A custom-tailored L to R: Loudon III, Rufus Wainwright, suit starts out as possible midlife-crisis ego-gratification, but Loudon Jr. turns surprisingly into a disguise for a perceived character flaw. A dog’s ceaseless search for an owner’s affection blends into an athlete son’s scanning the stands for a father’s approval. A fog lifting in a coastal New England town holds within it the prospect of a benevolent afterlife. Loudon delivers excerpts of his father’s writings, taking on himself something of the character of his father. In the way we know the theatre works at blending two identities into one, this feels like the greatest of tributes to his father. He is working not to clarify established territory or reinforce the individuation he no doubt sought in younger years, but to blur distinctions, to merge individualities and to create a space where he might, night after night, step into his father’s shoes—or suit, as the case may be—and bring his father back to life, to use his own breath to resuscitate the man who gave him his. In those moments of embodiment, he gives voice to words that resonate throughout the Wainwright line over time, breaking down the separation, calling out the man from behind the scenes and to the fore, perhaps not to exorcise an individual but to acknowledge and celebrate a relationship.


PROFILES

Loudon Wainwright III Playwright/Performer

Loudon Wainwright III has had a long and illustrious career highlighted by more than two dozen album releases, a 2010 Grammy for Best Traditional Folk Album for High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project, and two previous Grammy nominations for I’m Alright (1985) and More Love Songs (1986). His 2012 recording Older Than My Old Man Now was named one of NPR’s Top 10 Albums of the Year. Wainwright is perhaps best known for the novelty song “Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)” and for playing Captain Calvin Spalding (the “singing surgeon”) on the American television show M*A*S*H. His songs have been recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Cash, Earl Scruggs, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Rufus Wainwright, and Mose Allison, among others. He has collaborated with songwriter/producer Joe Henry on the music for Judd Apatow’s hit movie Knocked Up, written music for the British theatrical adaptation of the Carl Hiaasen novel Lucky You, composed topical songs for NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered and ABC’S Nightline, and recorded several songs for the soundtrack of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. As an actor, Wainwright has appeared in films directed by Martin Scorsese, Hal Ashby, Christopher Guest, Tim Burton, Cameron Crowe, and Judd Apatow.

Daniel Stern Director

People’s Light debut. Theatre Includes: Off-Broadway: Split, Frankie and Annie, The Mandrake, The Old Glory, and How I Got That Story. Film/Television Includes: Breaking Away (1979), Woody Allen’s Stardust Memories (1980), Claudia Weill’s It’s My Turn (1980) John Schlesinger’s Honky Tonk Freeway (1981), a starring role in Barry Levinson’s Diner (1982), I’m Dancing as Fast as I Can (1982), Blue Thunder (1983), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), The Boss’ Wife (1986), The Milagro Beanfield War (1988), Born in East L.A. (1987) and D.O.A. (1988). In addition to his voice-over work on the series, Stern directed several episodes of the popular and critically acclaimed television comedy, The Wonder Years.

Charles T. Brastow Director of Production

Company Member since 1987. People’s Light: Director of Production for last eight seasons, previously Resident Stage Manager for 15 years and Sound Designer for over 125 Productions. Theatre Includes: Arena Stage, Arden Theatre, Primary Stages, Delaware Theatre Company, Philadelphia Shakespeare Company, PlayPenn, Nickelodeon, Greg Thompson Productions, Carnival Cruise Lines, Zap Productions, Miller-Reich Productions, MLR Theatrical. Training: Clarion University of Pennsylvania; MA in History from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Lily Fossner Lighting Designer

People’s Light: Arthur and the Tale of the Red Dragon, Row After Row, The Winter’s Tale, The Persians, Mark Twain: Sacred Cows..., Kidnapped!, A Wrinkle in Time, Mr. Hart & Mr. Brown. Theatre Includes: WAM, Act 2, TACT, Culture Project/Public Theatre, Prospect Theater Company, NYU/Grad Acting, Chautauqua Theater Company, Berkshire Theatre Group, Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Dance Includes: Nichole Canuso, Doug Varone & Dancers, Monica Bill Barnes & Company, Wideman/Davis Dance. Opera Includes: Juilliard Opera Theatre, Glimmerglass Festival. Training: MFA, NYU/Tisch., Website: lilyfossner.com.

Jason Pizzi Stage Manager

People’s Light: Richard III. Theatre Includes: Philadelphia area: BalletX, Delaware Theatre Co., Opera Philadelphia/Bearded Ladies Cabaret, Arden Theatre Co., Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival. Elsewhere: The Radio City Rockettes (on tour and NYC), Cirque du Soleil (on tour and Las Vegas), Utah Shakespeare Festival, Shadowland Stages, New Worlds Theatre Project, Chenango River Theatre, Chautauqua Theater Company. Training: BFA, Penn State University. 15


PROFILES

James F. Pyne, Jr Set Designer

Company Member since 1975; Director of Design. People’s Light: In 38 seasons with the company, Jim has created sets and/or lights for over 225 productions, including most recently Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, The Three Musketeers (2015), Stella and Lou, Biloxi Blues, Arthur and the Tale of the Red Dragon, Fences, Ghosts, Cinderella, The Devil’s Music: The Life & Blues of Bessie Smith, Hatchetman, Aladdin, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and Barcelona. Theatre Includes: Arden Theatre, Villanova University, and the Children’s Theatre Company of Minneapolis. Jim has received 11 Barrymore nominations for Outstanding Scenic and Lighting Design, winning Outstanding Scenic Design in 1996 for The Life of Galileo and in 2002 for The Merchant of Venice.

Abigail Adams Artistic Director & CEO

During her 39-year association with the Theatre, Abbey has directed more than sixty plays, including Auctioning the Ainsleys, How to Write a New Book for the Bible, The Cherry Orchard, The Rainmaker, The Trip to Bountiful, Dividing the Estate, Nathan the Wise, and In the Blood. She has directed readings and workshops of new plays for Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, Circle Rep, New York Stage and Film, and the Public Theatre. Abbey served for ten years on the faculty of Swarthmore College and has also taught at New York University, Bryn Mawr College, Carnegie Mellon University, and The Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario. She holds an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Ursinus College. She is married to Lee Devin.

Ellen Anderson General Manager & CFO

Ellen has been at People’s Light since 2005. She has twenty-five years of experience in finance and accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania and New York. In 2011, Ms. Anderson was given leadership of the Theatre’s wholly-owned, for-profit subsidiary, The Farmhouse Bistro and Catering facility. Prior to joining People’s Light, Ms. Anderson was the Director of Finance at The Pennsylvania Ballet for fifteen years. She started her accounting career in the audit division of Ernst & Young LLP in New York and Philadelphia. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Manhattan College. She is married and has two sons, Erik and Reid.

Zak Berkman Producing Director

Zak has been at People’s Light since 2011. He has twenty years of experience producing theatre and developing new plays. Zak was Associate to Broadway producer, Margo Lion, and the Founding Executive Director of Artistic Programming with the multiple award winning Epic Theatre Ensemble in New York City. Zak is a playwright, director, dramaturg, and former soap opera writer. His play, Beauty on the Vine, is published by Dramatist Play Service and was produced in New York starring Olivia Wilde. His new play The Harassment of Iris Malloy premiered at People’s Light in June 2016 and will be produced this season at Detroit Public Theatre. Howlround.com publishes Zak’s series about the New Play Frontiers Residency & Commission program at People’s Light as well as other essays. Zak is married to Teri Lamm. They have two sons, Eliot and Theo.

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VISION

We’ll make a future rooted in our history of artistic achievement and fiscal discipline. Our core values are these: excellence in the quality of our plays and programs; service to our community; depth and longevity in our relationships; ongoing engagement with our company, audiences, students, teachers, and funders; and dedication to arts education. They inspire and guide us as we aim to become a place where people of all ages and backgrounds enjoy a range of theatre experiences that begins with entertainment and invites deep learning. We seek to become essential to the civic and cultural life of the Philadelphia region and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

MISSION

People’s Light, a professional theatre in Chester County, Pennsylvania, makes plays drawn from many sources to entertain, inspire, and engage our community. We extend our mission of making and experiencing theatre through arts education programs that excite curiosity about, and deepen understanding of, the world around us. These plays and programs bring people together and provide opportunities for reflection, discovery, and celebration.

ABOUT PEOPLE’S LIGHT

Founded in 1974, People’s Light serves as one of Pennsylvania’s largest professional nonprofit theatres, known for our resident company of artists, eclectic mix of productions, and innovative work with young people. In our 8-9 play season, we present stories drawn from ancient times through tomorrow that have direct relevance to our communities and their concerns. In support of this range, we produce classics and contemporary plays, and commission and produce new work: of our 418 productions, over a third (164) have been world or regional premieres. At People’s Light we enhance our stage work with a variety of Surround Activities that connect us with many Delaware Valley communities near our seven-acre Malvern campus. Arts Discovery extends our mission with school residencies, student matinees that bring youth from 21 high schools to People’s Light each year for free, and a broad array of theatre classes for grades K through 12. This suite of education programs inspires and informs our production work in a reciprocal dance of influence and support. New Play Frontiers explores our American identity by commissioning leading playwrights to create plays informed by meaningful stories of nearby populations, and simultaneously develops audiences with a stake in the work. Community Matters sparks dialogue about vital social issues with free staged readings and town hall-style discussions co-hosted by the Theatre and local service organizations. People’s Light has always called Chester County home. In 1979 we moved to our current location in Malvern, which includes two black box theatres with 340 and 160 seats respectively; offices; scenic shops; rehearsal halls; classrooms; a restored 18th-century farmhouse to house guest artists; the Bistro restaurant; and the Farmhouse banquet and catering facility that can be rented for special events. The Theatre employs 100 full- and permanent-part-time artists and staff members, most of whom live within 15 miles of the campus, and almost 200 guest artists each season from Philadelphia, New York, Washington D.C., and beyond. We operate with an annual budget of $6.2 million and serve 80,000 patrons, guests, students, and community members each year. 17

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STAFF Artistic Director & CEO ABIGAIL ADAMS* General Manager & CFO ELLEN ANDERSON Producing Director ZAK BERKMAN*

ARTISTIC & EDUCATION

Associate Artistic Director PETE PRYOR* Producer for Arts Discovery Programs WENDY BABLE* Arts Discovery Programs Manager BRIAN GRACE-DUFF Resident Director SAMANTHA READING* Director of Design JAMES F. PYNE, JR.* Resident Costume Designer MARLA J. JURGLANIS* Resident Dramaturg GINA PISASALE* Senior Dramaturg LEE DEVIN* Co-Founder/Guest Director KEN MARINI* Artistic Associates PETER DELAURIER* MARY ELIZABETH SCALLEN* STEPHEN NOVELLI* KATHRYN PETERSEN* New Play Frontiers Commissioned Writers EISA DAVIS COLMAN DOMINGO KATE FODOR KAREN HARTMAN DOMINIQUE MORISSEAU KATHRYN PETERSEN* Nat King Cole Project Commission COLMAN DOMINGO PATRICIA MCGREGOR

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Executive Associate ERIN SHEFFIELD Accounting Manager LESA FRANZ Accounting Associate CATHERINE KILBURN Administrative Consultant GRACE GRILLET Administrative Apprentice GERI NONNEWITZ

EVE TROJANOV JEFF TUCKER

AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT/ COMMUNICATIONS Director of Marketing & Communications SHAWN STONE Marketing Manager ROSEMARY DEVINE Design & Digital Manager TORI HARVEY Group Sales Associate KELLY BENEDICT Marketing Apprentice MICHELLE REYES Sales Representatives DAVE CLEMENS KAREN HARLIN MICHELL MULDOON

PATRON SERVICES

Director of Patron Services KYLE CANNONS Box Office Manager MARK BLOME Box Office Manager LEWIS JOHNSON Patron Services Representatives KAREN BARNETT RACHEL JACOBY JANE MACMANUS JORIE MOSS AMY PECK LEE STOVER Front of House Manager AMANDA FRANGOULIS House Management Staff TIA ALLEN IAN BRASTOW NATHANIEL BRASTOW GINA CASTA OWEN COREY TARA CUNNIFFE LISA D’ANNUNZIO VYN DAVIS CORINNE DIFRANCESCO NICOLE FAMIGLETTI ALEX FRANGOULIS CURITA GOODE RACHEL JACOBY STEPHANIE LAVORGNA AGATHA LEACH DAVE MACMURTRIE CARA NARDONE MARY RYAN JESSICA REAGAN CAROL RIBNER MARY SACK DAN SACHAIS

DEVELOPMENT

Director of Development JANE P. MOSS Special Events Manager DEBORAH YODER Development Coordinator JENNIFER MULLEN Development Associate MEGAN LEA Corporate Giving Associate LISA OSTER Development Intern VYN DAVIS

COMMUNITY INVESTMENT

Director of Community Investment MARCIE BRAMUCCI

PRODUCTION

Director of Production CHARLES T. BRASTOW* Technical Director JOSEPH FRANZ Assistant Technical Director DYLAN JAMISON Scenic Carpenter ERIC LANG Scenic Artist WILL SCRIBNER

Properties Master SARAH PIERCE Assistant Properties Master DANIELLE FITZGEORGE Electrics Consultant GREGORY SCOTT MILLER Master Electrician EMALYN WITTER Sound Engineers LUCAS FENDLAY BRENT HOYER Costume Shop Manager MARLA J. JURGLANIS* Cutter/Draper LEIGH PARADISE Wardrobe Supervisor BRIDGET BRENNAN Costume Staff CLAIRE INIE-RICHARDS* MINOU POURSHARIATI Production Stage Manager KATE MCSORLEY FOSSNER* Production Associates LIZZIE NIXON SARA O’DONNELL

OPERATIONS

Facilities STEPHEN BARNAIK Landscaping PENNSYLVANIA LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT Farmhouse/Catering THE FARMHOUSE & BISTRO Executive Chef JOSEPH MAGUIRE Chef de cuisine MATTHEW TENNER Sous Chef JORGE MEZA CASTRO General Manager & Director of Sales BRAD WILLIAMS Restaurant Managers STEPHANIE OLIN FRANK SUBRAMANIAN * Member of Resident Ensemble

BOARD AND COMPANY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Brian D. Doerner, President Kenneth B. Mumma, Vice President & Treasurer Katherine H. McNabb, Secretary Abigail Adams Barbara A. Austell Jeb Barth Ted Capaldi Marc Duvivier Kathleen C. Gubanich Kenneth R. Hamm Christopher W. Harris Dylan Jamison Thomas H. Johantgen Deborah A. Logan Patrick D. Lusk Jeffrey B. McGroarty Jessie Mooberry Mo Paknejad Romona Riscoe Benson Nabila Sajid Nicole Sakowitz Michael Smith

Sarah Snyder John E. Spellman L. Frederick Sutherland Karin B. Takiff Ria Walsh Brian C. Zwaan Terence Farrell, ex-officio

Hal Real Marilyn Steinbright Penelope P. Watkins

COMPANY OF ARTISTS

Abigail Adams Wendy Bable Carla Belver Kevin Bergen Zak Berkman David Bradley Charles T. Brastow Audrey M. Brown Alda Cortese Russell Davis Peter DeLaurier Lee Devin Elizabeth Webster Duke Melanye Finister Kate Fossner Leonard C. Haas Saige Hassler David Ingram Claire Inie-Richards Marla J. Jurglanis

HONORARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Kenneth D. Hill, Chair Earl M. Baker Gladys Black William C. Buck Sally S. Bullard Anne M. Congdon William F. Drake, Jr. Carole Haas Gravagno Leonard C. Haas Josephine Klein Paul J. Levine Margarett F. McKeel Sam S. McKeel David D. Mooberry Benjamin R. Neilson

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Andrew Kane Teri Lamm Mark Lazar Louis Lippa Larry Malvern Ken Marini Rosemarie McKelvey Susan McKey Aubie Merrylees Paul Meshejian Christopher Patrick Mullen Stephen Novelli Dennis Parichy Kathryn Petersen Gina Pisasale Pete Pryor James F. Pyne, Jr. Samantha Reading Marcia Saunders Mary Elizabeth Scallen Cathy Simpson Graham Smith Tom Teti Greg Wood Julianna Zinkel


THE SPOTLIGHT SOCIETY The Spotlight Society is comprised of individuals who support People’s Light with gifts of $1,000 or more. We are deeply grateful to everyone listed below for their generosity toward and their belief in People’s Light and its future. Spotlight Society members enjoy a number of exclusive benefits that provide rich behind-the-scenes experiences of the Theatre and its programs. If you are interested in learning more about The Spotlight Society, contact Jane Moss at 610-647-1900, ext.102. To make an online donation, visit PeoplesLight.org and click on Get Involved. PARTNER Gladys M. Black Bill and Laura Buck Anne M. Congdon Brian and Lucy Doerner Mr. Marc and Dr. Evelyn Duvivier The June Corey and Richard O. Smith Charitable Lead Unitrust Katherine and William McNabb Dave Mooberry Ken and Moira Mumma Dr. and Mrs. John S. Schmader Michael Smith and Amy Smith-Moniz Mr. and Mrs. L. Frederick Sutherland Hon. and Mrs. Tom Watkins Deborah Holt Weil Wyncote Foundation PRODUCER Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. David Bishop Ritson and Julie Ferguson Mrs. W. Perry Gresh Kathy and Chris Gubanich

Mrs. Josephine Klein Dr. and Mrs. John E. Spellman ACTOR Barbara and Rhett Austell Janet and Jim Averill Rebecca H. Bradbeer Michael and Clairellen CatalanoJohnson Thomas Johantgen and Leslie Roy Patrick and Janietta Lusk Jeffrey and Darcy McGroarty Margarett and Sam McKeel Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin R. Neilson Alexander and Marianne Nikas Ria Walsh and Michael Morgart Don and Nancy Weaver PLAYWRIGHT Ann Sullivan and Alice L. Bartmer Larry and Pat Brotzge L. Stockton Illoway and Eleanor Morris Illoway Rita and Keith Kaplan Kumi and Bill Martin

Nicole Sakowitz and Bill Pikounis Tom and Becky Stalnaker Mr. and Mrs. Ricardo J. Zayas Brian and Diane Zwaan DESIGNER Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Berkman Capaldi Family Bob and Cheryl Carfagno Tom and Michelle Garg Mr. William G. Gross IV and Ms. Janice Clarke Deborah A. Logan Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Ludington Gwynne McDevitt Mr. and Mrs. John E. Nash Joan Walkup DIRECTOR Mr. and Mrs. Jeb Barth Marilyn B. Benoit, MD Peter A. Benoliel and Willo Carey Terri Lamm and Zachary Berkman Mrs. J. Mahlon Buck Jr.

Michael and Emme Daley Carole and Ron Davis Emilio Emini and Janet Skidmore Karin Takiff and John Franck John and Sally Fridy Kenneth R. Hamm Mrs. Mary E. Heiser Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth D. Hill Kate and Jorg Holzle Margot and Robert Keith Gay and Allan Klien Wanda and Donald Lamm Jeff Lewis and Mary Ann Rossi Sandra L. McNair and Barry McHale Robin and Jonathan Moll Doug Myers and Kim Brosnan-Myers Mo and Debra Paknejad Tony and Joyce Ring Catherine Schneider Jameson Troutman June and Steve Wolfson Family Foundation Jean and Charles Zeien

THE LEGACY CIRCLE It is with gratitude and pride that People’s Light recognizes the members of the Legacy Circle at People’s Light. These forward-thinking individuals have informed us that the Theatre is included in their estate plans. For more information about joining the Legacy Circle and helping to secure the future of People’s Light with a planned gift, please contact Jane Moss, Director of Development, at 610-647-1900 x102 or moss@ peopleslight.org or Grace Grillet at x122 or grillet@peopleslight.org. There is also information available at http://peopleslight.org/legacycircle Abigail Adams and Lee Devin Gladys Black Rebecca H. Bradbeer Dr. Maria Cuddy-Casey and Mr. Thomas Casey Grace E. Grillet

Estate of Alexandra Hawkins* Dr. Deane Lappin Mrs. Anne Congdon LaRossa and Dr. Don LaRossa* Ms. Ruth Hauptfuhrur Lott

Katherine H. and F. William McNabb Robin and Jonathan Moll FM and David Mooberry Ken and Moira Mumma Michael Smith and Amy Smith-Moniz

Mr. and Mrs. L. Frederick Sutherland Joan and William* Walkup Hon. and Mrs. Tom Watkins Deborah Holt Weil *Deceased

MEMBERS AND DONORS We are deeply grateful to the following individuals for their generous financial support of People’s Light. Benefactors, Patrons and Friends enjoy a number of wonderful benefits, including ticket discounts, special opportunities and invitations to our Annual Members’ Reception. If you would like to learn more about the benefits available to you as a donor, please contact Jennifer Mullen at 610-647-1900, ext. 115 or mullen@ peopleslight.org. To make an online donation, visit PeoplesLight.org and click on Get Involved. BENEFACTOR Anonymous Anonymous (6) Paul Nemeth and Jean Flood John R. Abercrombie Jr. The Norris Family Charitable Fund Eleanor and James Barkley Brenda J. Oliphant Robert and Elaine Bielski Hal Real and Anne Sheppard Richard P. Brown Jr. Michael and Sharon Redding Cynthia and Wayne Bullaughey Romona Riscoe Benson Christopher Carver Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Sager Barbara R. Cobb Jim Savage and Holly Springer Diane M. Disney, Ph.D. Roy and Corinne Stahl Grace E. Grillet and Rich Eagan Glenn Stroud Nancy and Dick Eales Charlotte P. Taylor Hedy and Joseph Elefritz Drake and Sandy Williams Laura and Anthony Fiorenza Kent Willing In Memory of Mike McCarthy PATRON Carl and Ann Gersbach Anonymous (3) Melissa and Greg Gonville Peg Allen Bob Haver Marvin and Kathryn Andersen Mr. and Mrs. William J. Hill Mr. and Mrs. John D. Anderson Pete Jakubowski Charles Arnao and Rosemary Watt Anthony and Regina Jurewicz Elizabeth Bennett Christine Kanter Thomas W. and Patricia G. Bierl Lewis B. Kinter and Terry Timberlake- Wes and Annette Bowers Kinter Yvette and Earle Bradford Peg and Michael Kramer Sue and Bob Bucco Debra Kratzer Mr. and Mrs. James M. Buck III Richard Feynman Hans and Wendy Buitendijk Eliza Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Peter M. Carnahan Sally and Eric Loken Christine and Taylor Casey Jim and Ellen Lutz Karen Y. Cromley Perrett Family Fund of The Betsey and Neil Cullen Philadelphia Foundation Lawrence Davidson and Janet Amighi Estate of Mary Mathews Brion Nancy B. Davis In memoriam - William Lyster May Charlotte and Vincent DeGregoris Jay and Sue Meloy Pam and Bob DiFilippo The Molinari Family List complete as of November 15, 2016.

Brooke Dolan Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Donley Thomas and Catherine Elder Miriam and Reese Ewing Alison and Robert Fanelli Morton and Georgia Feingold Terry and Frank Foster Wendy and Calvin Fox Linda Ann Galante Gottlieb Family The Bruce and Adele Greenfield Foundation Sassan Hejazi and Yassmin Gramian Richard and Barbara Heller Tom and Sheila Hinkle Frances Hoekstra Leon and Danuta Hrebien Ann L. Ingram Melanye Finister and David Ingram Teri Jenkins JP Morgan Chase employees Caroline R. Kemmerer Rick and Maria Kirijan Robert Kirkwood Melissa Kobelin Drs. Ernest and Helen Korchak Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Legnini Paul and Sally Levine Kathleen and Paul MacMurray Bernadette Manning Jim and Cheryl Marple Mr. and Mrs. James E. McGraw Hon. Daniel F. McLaughlin Sheryl and Robert Meyer Claire A. Molton Patrick and Susan Moran

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Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Morelli Jim and Lisa Mulherin Jean and Peter Oraschewsky Nan Latimer and Bob Palmer JoAnne and John Pinto Thomas and Patricia Platt Bill and Bobbie Potsic Lynn and Ken Radeloff Betty and Al Reading Mr. David and Dr. Helise BichefskyReilly Mary Jo Reilly Pamela Rootenberg Sylvia Louise and James Ryland James and Jenny Santangelo Dr. Karyn L. Scher John and Jeanette Schmitz Donna Debs and Ray Schneider Mr. John Senior and Ms. Nancy Kimmons Elizabeth Siewert The Sigal Family Mr. and Mrs. Bradford Smith III James L. Smith Albert Snite and Julia Conover Serita Spadoni Pamela Rootenberg and David Springer Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Story III Robert and Leslie Telthorster Maureen A. Thompson Dr. and Mrs. Stephen G. Underwood Barb and Jim Wakefield Nan Ward The Weintraub Family Audrey and Peter Wilding


Jean and Jim Wilson Minturn T. Wright John and Kirsten Yasneski Jean and Jim Wilson Minturn T. Wright John and Kirsten Yasneski FRIEND Anonymous (8) Mr. William and Mrs. Deborah Ahola Fiona and Duncan Allison Ann and Joe Armstrong Dr. Gloria Avrech Leslie and Jonathan Bass Steven and Lisa Baxter Phyllis Belzak Bill Benton and Margaret Perryman William and Susan Black Alicia Blessington Allen Bonner and Carol Buettger Mr. and Mrs. James M. Boyce David and Margaret Bradley David and Tara Bramwell Bob and Pat Brown Susan and Stephen D. Brown Jen and Neil Bryant Anne and McBee Butcher Tim and Mercedes Case Dr. Maria Cuddy-Casey and Mr. Thomas Casey Sarah L. Caspar Iris and Bob Chenoweth Dr. Joseph Cicala and Dr. Joanne Conlon Darlene M. Clapp Lisa J. Clark Lynda Clemens Mr. and Mrs. Isaac H. Clothier IV The Rev. Elizabeth W. Colton Bernadette Connaughton Mr. and Mrs. John Corbett Mr. and Mrs. Richard Coster Nancy and Steven Cotterman Wendy and Len Cotton-Orlando Carol A. Coyne Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Crescimanno

Richard and Anne De Francesco Anne-Sophie DeLong and David DeLong Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. DiPuppo Jan Doeff and Sheila McGuire Jeffrey and Nancy Dore Beverly M. Dotter James and Nancy Evans Ruth and Ed Fackenthal Linda and David Fazzini Don and Gladys Fell Jack Fisch Mr John Freas and Ms Wendy Baigis Phil and Joan Fredricks In Memory of Jack Fisch Mr. and Mrs. R.G. Frigerio Larry and Bonnie Fuller Carol Napierkowski and Angelo Gadaleto Issy and John Gallen Dr. Michael J.J. Campbell and Ms. Susan K. Garrison Doug and Jean Gessl Paul Getman Maxine and Jay Goldberg Janet M. Lis and Jerry M. Gonzales Sally and George R. Graham Jr. Judy Guise Tim and Gretchen Guttman Charlotte and Henk Hameka Stephen and Ona Hamilton Gary and Anita Hardel Kathy Head Lois V. Hill Karen and Mark Hite Miya E. Holmes Mr. and Mrs. James R. Holt Jr. Mr. Tayo and Mrs. Adetokunbo Ibikunle Stephen C. Jones and Mirna McDonald Anonymous Mike and Mindy Katz Deborah and Arthur Kavanaugh Will, Ann and Everett Keech

Judy Love Keogh Joel King Charles and Charline Kitson Harriet Ravdin and Greg Kleiber Judy and Lance Knauth Angela and Karl Knight Tom Kolessar and Cheryl KeniaKolessar Walter and Mary Alice Kottmeyer Theresa Kovach Sue P. Lapin Sue and Walt Lapinsky Vivian Lasko Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Leach III Pauline Lewin Mr. and Mrs. Donald G. Littlewood Dr. and Mrs. James W. Lockard Donna and Tom Loyle Thomas Lutter Mr. and Mrs. James W. Mackie Edward and Priscilla MacNeal Karen and David Mainhart Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Markley Dr. and Mrs. Davis B. Martin Jr. Lorraine and Larry McClain Taryl + Clyde McKee Mark McKinlay and Jennifer Hunter Steve and Margee Michaels Jacqueline and Aaron Miller Paul and Solange Mintz Mr. and Mrs. Lon Myers Robert and Liza Norman Susan and Dave Norris The Noyle Family Mr. and Mrs. Savas Ozatalay Richard J. Pariseau Nicholas and Edwina Patruno Bill and Barbara Patten Barbara S. Peck Bill and Melody Pentz Donna Pironti and Matthew Frey Stephen Platt and Robin Schaufler Lynn and Joseph Pokrifka Nancy Shaw and Evan Radcliffe Robin M. Ratliff

Herbert and Rita Reichert Peter Rittenhouse and Denise Lokhorst Judith and Richard Ross Eley Sassani Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Schmidt Hideko Secrest Carolyn H. Seidle Nancy Seweryn William and Linda Seybold Bob and Susan Shenkin Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Silvester, Jr. Bill and Elaine Simone Regina L. Smith Reid and Kristin Smith Ms. Mary Rose Smochek Kenneth R. Snyder and Susan L. Rettig Sarah Snyder Grace and Ed Charlton Patricia Spampinato Jerry and Eileen Spinelli Susan and John Stedman Eric Steelman Lee and Kaaren Steiner Jean and Sam Stretton Elizabeth and Michael Sweeney Tim and Paula Sweeney Jean and Steve Thomas Marlene Trois Caroline L. and Lloyd A. Unger III Lou Anne and Jim Vike Inger Wallin Everett and Shirley Warren Richard J. and Yvonne Webster Charmaine and Vicky Webster The Weisman Family Paul and Jacqueline Welle Anne W. Wells Glenn and Nancy Wenger Dale Wennagel and Roberta Kankus Dr. and Mrs. Mark Wiegand Ken and Tina Witek Bertram and Lorle Wolfson Mark and Karene Zimmerman

Due to space limitations, we are unable to list the hundreds of donors who contribute gifts of $1 - $124. Many, many thanks to these generous supporters.

CORPORATIONS, FOUNDATIONS AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES $25,000 and Above The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation CHUBB Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and Theatre Communications Group The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Independence Foundation The Marshall-Reynolds Foundation National Endowment for the Arts PECO The Shubert Foundation

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage William Penn Foundation $10,000 - $24,999 Anonymous Connelly Foundation The Hamilton Family Foundation Voya Financial Voya Foundation $5,000 - $9,999 The 1830 Family Foundation DNB First

Meridian Bank Phoenixville Community Health Foundation PNC Equipment Finance LLC Rosenlund Family Foundation $2,500 - $4,999 Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Memorial Fund SEI Corporation TD Charitable Foundation West Pharmaceutical Services

$1,500 - $2,499 Andrea Mills Barbieri Foundation Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania $1,000 - $1,499 Naturescapes Landscape Specialists, Ltd $500 - $999 Actors’ Equity Foundation Inc. Siemens Caring Hands Foundation

CORPORATE CIRCLE We recognize the inaugural members of the People’s Light Corporate Circle. Members network with local businesses, entertain clients and employees with our world-class theatre productions, host events in our distinctive 18th century Farmhouse, and support the arts and cultural community in Chester County. For more information, visit our website or contact Lisa Oster at (610) 647-1900x116 or oster@peopleslight.org. Baker Tilly Brandshare Buckley, Brion, McGuire & Morris LLP Canna Milne Financial

Conlin’s Digital Print and Copy Center CTDI ExecuPharm, Inc. G.K. Management Company GMH Associates

Green Lawn Fertilizing Insight Global InvestEdge Kenefic Search Matthews Paoli Ford NIIT Technologies

Safeguard Scientifics Spectrum Certified Herman Miller Voveo Marketing Group White Dog Café© WSFS List complete as of November 15, 2016.

MATCHING GIFTS Does your company provide a match for your charitable contributions? If so, you could double or triple your gift to People’s Light. Ask your company today! The Boeing Company BNY Mellon FMC Corporation GlaxoSmithKline Foundation HP Company Foundation Johnson & Johnson Family of

Companies Merck Partnership for Giving MorganStanley PECO The Pew Charitable Trusts Pfizer

Phoenixville Community Health Foundation QVC Susquehanna International Group, LLP The Vanguard Group Foundation

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SPECIAL EVENTS To learn more about special events, including our London Theatre Tour in February-March 2017, and Auction in May 2017, contact Debby Yoder at 610-647-1900 ext. 103 or yoder@peopleslight.org. AC Lordi Consulting ACE Group Abigail Adams Mr. and Mrs. Ronald M. Agulnick Esq. Steven Albertson Peg Allen Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Anderson The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Rhett Austell Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP Mr. and Mrs. Theodore W. Baker Mr. and Mrs. Jeb Barth John and Carole Bartholdson Ann Sullivan and Alice L. Bartmer Mr. and Mrs. R. Gregory Barton BB&T Insurance Services - The Addis Group Beneficial Bank Tim Billow David and Diane Bishop Gladys M. Black Rebecca H. Bradbeer Pat and Larry Brotzge Charlotte and Robert Brown Brett Canna Mr. and Mrs. Ted Capaldi Mr. Robert J. Capriotti CareReview Mr. and Mrs. Michael CatalanoJohnson Chirp Kids Clothes CHUBB Mark and Barbara Comyns Anne M. Congdon Cytosport Elizabeth A. DiStefano DNB First Brian and Lucy Doerner Patrick and Theresa Dugan Mr. Marc and Dr. Evelyn Duvivier

Grace E. Grillet and Rich Eagan Lynne Watson and Jeff Edelson Hedy and Joseph Elefritz EY David Feldman Julie and Ritson Ferguson Shelly and Scot Fisher Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Flansbury Karin Takiff and John Franck Amanda and Alex Frangoulis Kirk and Sandi Gorman Tim and Rita Gosnear Gottlieb Family Green Lawn Fertilizing Vance and Rose Grosso Mr. and Mrs. John W. Grove Kathy and Chris Gubanich Dennis Guinan Jane and Sean Hagerty Kenneth R. Hamm Jim Han Mr. Thomas N. Hanson Peter Harn Rebekah and Chris Harris Brenda Holston Dorrie and Bruce Hopper Dan Husted Independence Foundation J.P. Mascaro & Sons Timothy Jefferis Leslie Roy and Tom Johantgen Rejoice Jula Rita and Keith Kaplan Allan Katsock Timothy C. Keister Kenefic Search LLC Matthew Kenefic Dave Kille Paul King Klehr | Harrison | Harvey | Branzburg LLP

Josephine Klein Anne Knapper Betsy and Bob Legnini Susan L. McKey Mr. Michael Lundberg Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Lusk Jim and Ellen Lutz Mark Lynch Mr. Kenneth P. Marini Michael and Rebecca McAndrews Wes McCorkle Gwynne G. McDevitt William McEwan and Megan Augustin John and Stephanie McGowan Jeffrey and Darcy McGroarty Virginia and Lawrence McMichael Katie and Bill McNabb Elizabeth Milne William Milne Robin and Jonathan Moll Dave Mooberry Ken and Moira Mumma Gia Myers Michael Nichols Alexander and Marianne Nikas Sean O’Hara Rick Olmos and Wendy Bable Sean O’Reilly Lisa Oster Greg and Laura Paris Pennsylvania Landscape Management David Peters Nicole Sakowitz and Bill Pikounis Ryan Poet Jennifer Reno Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rich Christian Rising Chris Roch Glenn M. Russo

Sylvia Louise and James Ryland Safeguard Scientifics Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Scardellette John Schaefer John and Sarah Schmader Ms. Beverly Seaver Sedgwick Sam and Happy Shipley Simkiss & Block Heidi Stam Mr. Graham F. Smith Michael Smith and Amy SmithMoniz Sarah Snyder Dr. and Mrs. John E. Spellman Susquehanna Growth Equity Mr. and Mrs. L. Frederick Sutherland Mr. and Ms. James M. Swope The Hamilton Family Foundation Pew Center for Arts and Heritage The Sharp Financial Group Mr. Rick Thomas Sharon Vansant Joan Volkert Voya Financial Ria Walsh and Michael Morgart Susan and Donald Wargo Penelope and Thomas Watkins Jeffrey and Melissa Wawrzynek Nelson Way Don and Nancy Weaver Deborah Holt Weil Ms. Lizanne M. Wentz Willis Towers Watson June and Steve Wolfson Family Foundation WSFS Bank Wyncote Foundation Brian and Diane Zwaan Matt Zwaan

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