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For nearly 50 years, ASU Gammage has been the heart of the arts in our community. Since its opening in 1964, the Frank Lloyd Wright designed performing arts center on ASU’s Tempe campus has welcomed artists and patrons from around the world to Arizona.

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What started as an idea to create a distinct university auditorium, by ASU President Grady Gammage in 1957, has become a world-class arts presenting organization and a vital economic engine for the state. In fact, since 2006 ASU Gammage has created over $350 million of economic impact for Arizona with its Broadway series*. Each season, ASU Gammage presents the best the arts have to offer as well as cultivating new works, artist residencies and education programs that foster the great artists of today and empower the artists of tomorrow. With the mission of Connecting Communities™, ASU Gammage underscores ASU’s vision with innovative Cultural Participation programs that change lives for the better and make a difference in our community through the shared experience of the arts. For more information about ASU Gammage, visit asugammage.com. Colleen Jennings-Roggensack

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Welcome Friends and Neighbors, Congratulations to all of us for surviving the Doomsday prophecies, fiscal cliff warnings and the various other Chicken Little “the sky is falling” predictions of the last year. After so much doom and gloom I don’t mind sharing with you my number one resolution for this new year; I hereby pledge an oath to positive prognostication by focusing on the good news happening throughout our community. The Musical Instrument Museum increased the number of public education programs it presented by 64% over the previous year.

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Ballet Arizona is set to move into their new state-of-theart facility in late spring of 2013. The new home allows the company to open its doors to more students and patrons of classical dance than ever before. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum opened its largest exhibit in 10 years, The Warden Aquarium, allowing visitors to go deeper in exploring life in our desert home. Thank you for playing an important role in keeping Arizona’s arts alive and well during 2012. Let’s make 2013 a lucky year; with your continued support and attendance, the good news happening in Arizona will soon make national headlines. Please remember to KEEP THE BOOK and take it home to read up on all the latest, greatest and positive news occurring on and off stage. Enjoy

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SALUTE AT ASU GAMMAGE

ASU Gammage and US Airways share a commitment to our veterans, active duty military and their families. The US Airways Salute at ASU Gammage is a partnership that allows our nation’s heroes and their families to see the best of Broadway each season.

MILITARY FAMILY FIRST NIGHTS Each year, more than 100 family members of deployed military personnel annually receive tickets to attend three Broadway performances. These families serve our nation at home, while loved ones are serving abroad and in order to honor that sacrifice this program provides them with exclusive opportunities including a meetand-greet with the cast. The Military Family First Nights program was conceived by ASU Gammage Executive Director Colleen JenningsRoggensack. As a daughter of a career military father, Colleen distinctly remembers trips to New York with her mother to get standing room only tickets to Broadway, opera and the ballet. To date, the Military Family First Nights program has provided more than 2,000 tickets to military families, active duty military and veterans. Military Family First Nights are made possible in part by additional funding provided by Arizona Lottery and The Broadway League.

HEROES NIGHT This annual pre-show event honors veterans and active duty military and includes special guests, giveaways and a show of patriotism that will warm the soul. This season, Heroes Night took place at opening night of WAR HORSE on Tuesday, February 5 and featured a special salute to animals who have served our country. Heroes Night is made possible with additional funding provided by Macy’s and The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com. MILITARY TICKET FUND ASU Gammage has forged a new relationship with Veterans Upward Bound at ASU; a local chapter of the national organization dedicated to fully developing the personal potential of all U.S. military veterans. Each year, ASU Gammage and US Airways provide Veterans Upward Bound with tickets to each Broadway show. VETTIX Since 2010, ASU Gammage has worked with VetTix to allow more than 1,000 active duty military, dependents and veterans to experience Broadway performances at no cost.

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LEAVE YOUR LEGACY AT ASU GAMMAGE

The following article was written by ASU Gammage VIPs Bill and Sue Ahearn. A great university needs a great theater. That’s the quick reason for our support of ASU Gammage. There was no better place for a formal date when we first met. Great Broadway shows and a wide variety of concerts and other performances; all in a magnificent theater. ASU Gammage was just seven years old then and pretty classy for a young couple. Suits and cocktail dresses were the custom for theater then. As we planned to marry, season tickets were in those plans. We still have those season tickets, though we’ve moved up from row 26. Broadway is better than ever, and we look forward to each season with excitement. It’s still a great place for today’s young (and not-so-young) couples to have a formal date. We want to make sure that they have the ASU Gammage that we have enjoyed for 40 years. That’s why we became donors years ago and, in recent years, provided for a bequest to ASU Gammage in our estate plan.

advances in theater sound, lighting and set movement. Donor support is vital to keep ASU Gammage as one of the top touring Broadway houses in the country. ASU Gammage is more than just Broadway. There are many outreach programs that benefit students and the community. One of particular interest to us is Camp Broadway, which teaches students life skills as they learn about theater. Our estate gift will benefit them, as well as keep ASU Gammage as a state-of-the-art facility. We hope that Gammage has meant as much to you as it has to us. To ensure that ASU Gammage remains a cherished venue for future generations of students, families, and theater lovers, we encourage you to consider establishing your own legacy through an estate gift to ASU Gammage. For more information about planned giving, please contact Peter Means or Mollie Trivers at 480.965.2176.

As we have become more involved with ASU Gammage, we have learned that ticket sales only cover a fraction of the cost to operate and maintain the theater. Private philanthropy is needed to maintain the structure, especially as it approaches its 50th Anniversary in 2014. Furthermore, Frank Lloyd Wright could not have imagined the technological

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CAMP BROADWAY MAKES DREAMS COME TRUE CAMP BROADWAY is a unique summer camp experience for children that helps develop selfesteem, teamwork and creative potential. Direct from New York, CAMP BROADWAY will have its 14th year at ASU Gammage June 2428, 2013 and this year is centered around the smash-hit Broadway musical SISTER ACT. This comprehensive day camp for kids aged 10-17 has no experience necessary and only enthusiasm is required. Campers work collaboratively with distinguished Broadway performers, writers and designers in classes that include acting, scene study, improvisation, music theory, singing and dancing. Additionally, campers see a hit Broadway show each year. The week-long day camp culminates in a “Family Finale” performance in which the campers’ groups stage excerpts from Broadway

hits as well as their own Broadway mash-ups that the campers create and write themselves. Two-time camper Alex Trumble talks about what it means to her to be a part of CAMP BROADWAY; “It means getting an experience like no other, getting to act on stage, sing on stage, a nice family environment to get to learn everything you possibly can. To get to just be yourself and be a part of a family that loves Broadway, loves teaching about Broadway and loves giving you wonderful classes on dancing, singing, acting, everything that you could possibly think of. You get to express yourself in a way that you can’t really any other way.” The program has also become a favorite of many ASU Gammage VIPs, who fund scholarships annually for 20-30% of the participants. “I support Camp Broadway because it affords kids the opportunity to have an authentic theatrical performance experience,” says ASU Gammage VIP David Horowitz. “The lessons learned and the friends made last them well beyond their time at camp.” For more information on funding a scholarship student, please contact our Development department at 480.965.1910. Registrations for CAMP BROADWAY are on a first-come, first-served basis and the camp sells out every year, so hurry! You can reserve your child’s spot today by calling 480.965.5062 or visiting asugammage.com/camp.

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WHOOPI GOLDBERG, STAGE ENTERTAINMENT & TROIKA ENTERTAINMENT PRESENT

MUSIC

LYRICS

ALAN MENKEN GLENN SLATER ADDITIONAL BOOK MATERIAL

BOOK

CHERI STEINKELLNER & BILL STEINKELLNER

DOUGLAS CARTER BEANE BASED ON THE TOUCHSTONE PICTURES MOTION PICTURE “SISTER ACT” WRITTEN BY JOSEPH HOWARD

TA’REA CAMPBELL

STARRING

HOLLIS RESNIK

WITH

FLORRIE BAGEL  CHARLES BARKSDALE  E. CLAYTON CORNELIOUS  DIANE J. FINDLAY TODD A. HORMAN  KINGSLEY LEGGS  RICHARD PRUITT  ERNIE PRUNEDA  LAEL VAN KEUREN MELVIN ABSTON  GISELA ADISA  BRIAN CALÌ  KAREN ELLIOTT  ERIN HENRY  JACQUI GRAZIANO  TRISHA JEFFREY  MARY JO McCONNELL  MICHAEL MILLAN  MICHELLE ROMBOLA  DAWN ROTHER  JASON SIMON  ANGIE MARIE SMITH  TRICIA TANGUY  KELLY E. WATERS  ERIN WILSON  DASHAUN YOUNG SCENIC DESIGN

KLARA ZIEGLEROVA CASTING

COSTUME DESIGN

LEZ BROTHERSTON

LIGHTING DESIGN

SOUND DESIGN

NATASHA KATZ

KEN TRAVIS

WIG AND HAIR DESIGN

TECHNICAL SUPERVISION

TELSEY + COMPANY CRAIG BURNS, CSA

DAVID BRIAN BROWN

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

ASSOCIATE CHOREOGRAPHER

JANET ROTHERMEL

BRENT-ALAN HUFFMAN

ORCHESTRATIONS

DANCE MUSIC ARRANGER

MUSIC COORDINATOR

STEVEN BECKLER

DOUG BESTERMAN MARK HUMMEL

MUSIC DIRECTOR

TALITHA FEHR TL MUSIC INTERNATIONAL

MUSIC SUPERVISOR, VOCAL AND INCIDENTAL MUSIC ARRANGEMENTS

MICHAEL KOSARIN

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION DEVELOPED IN ASSOCIATION WITH PETER SCHNEIDER & MICHAEL RENO SALES & MARKETING

MARKETING CONSULTANT

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DANIEL S. ROSOKOFF GENERAL MANAGER

JOE CHRISTOPHER

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WHOOPI GOLDBERG, JOOP VAN DEN ENDE, BILL TAYLOR & RANDALL A. BUCK CHOREOGRAPER

ANTHONY VAN LAAST DIRECTOR

JERRY ZAKS ORIGINALLY PRODUCED BY PASADENA PLAYHOUSE, PASADENA, CA AND ALLIANCE THEATRE, ATLANTA, GA. Exclusive Tour Booking: The Road Company

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CAST (in order of appearance) Deloris Van Cartier.................................................................................TA’REA CAMPBELL Michelle........................................................................................................... GISELA ADISA Tina.............................................................................................................. TRISHA JEFFREY Curtis Jackson............................................................................................ KINGSLEY LEGGS Joey........................................................................................................... TODD A. HORMAN Pablo............................................................................................................ ERNIE PRUNEDA TJ.......................................................................................................CHARLES BARKSDALE Ernie...................................................................................................................JASON SIMON Eddie Souther............................................................................. E. CLAYTON CORNELIOUS Cop.............................................................................................................. MELVIN ABSTON Mother Superior............................................................................................. HOLLIS RESNIK Monsignor O’Hara......................................................................................RICHARD PRUITT Mary Robert............................................................................................LAEL VAN KEUREN Mary Patrick..................................................................................................FLORRIE BAGEL Mary Lazarus............................................................................................ DIANE J. FINDLAY Mary Martin-of-Tours........................................................................................ ERIN WILSON Mary Theresa................................................................................................KAREN ELLIOTT Waitress.............................................................................................. MICHELLE ROMBOLA Joey Finnochio...................................................................................................... BRIAN CALÌ ENSEMBLE MELVIN ABSTON, GISELA ADISA, BRIAN CALÌ, KAREN ELLIOTT, JACQUI GRAZIANO, TRISHA JEFFREY, MARY JO McCONNELL, MICHELLE ROMBOLA, DAWN ROTHER, JASON SIMON, ANGIE MARIE SMITH, TRICIA TANGUY, KELLY E. WATERS, ERIN WILSON, DASHAUN YOUNG SWINGS ERIN HENRY, Michael Millan DANCE CAPTAIN ERIN HENRY ASSISTANT DANCE CAPTAIN Dashaun Young UNDERSTUDIES Understudies never substitute a listed player unless a specific announcement for the appearance is made at the time of the performance. For Deloris—GISELA ADISA, TRISHA JEFFREY For Mother Superior—KAREN ELLIOTT, MARY JO McCONNELL For Curtis, Eddie, TJ—MELVIN ABSTON, DASHAUN YOUNG For Mary Robert—ANGIE MARIE SMITH, TRICIA TANGUY For Mary Patrick—TRICIA TANGUY, KELLY E. WATERS For Mary Lazarus—KAREN ELLIOTT, MARY JO McCONNELL For Pablo—BRIAN CALÌ, Michael Millan For Monsignor O’Hara, Joey—BRIAN CALÌ, JASON SIMON For Ernie, Joey Finnochio: MELVIN ABSTON, MICHAEL MILLAN For Cop: MICHAEL MILLAN, DASHAUN YOUNG For Mary Martin-of-Tours—KAREN ELLIOTT, JACQUI GRAZIANO, TRICIA TANGUY For Mary Theresa—ERIN HENRY, TRICIA TANGUY For Waitress, Michelle, Tina—ERIN HENRY, ANGIE MARIE SMITH The use of any recording device, either audio or video, and the taking of photographs, either with or without flash, is strictly prohibited.

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CAST

Ta’Rea Campbell

Hollis Resnik

Florrie Bagel

Charles Barksdale

E. Clayton Cornelious

Diane J. Findlay

Todd A. Horman

Kingsley Leggs

Richard Pruitt

Ernie Pruneda

Lael Van Keuren

Melvin Abston

Gisela Adisa

Brian Calì

Karen Elliott

Jacqui Graziano

Erin Henry

Trisha Jeffrey

Mary Jo McConnell

Michael Millan

Michelle Rombola

Tricia Tanguy

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Dawn Rother

Jason Simon

Angie Marie Smith

Kelly E. Waters

Erin Wilson

DaShaun Young

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MUSICAL NUMBERS ACT I “Take Me to Heaven”.............................................................................Deloris, Michelle, Tina “Fabulous, Baby!”...................................................................................Deloris, Michelle, Tina “Here Within These Walls”.................................................................Mother Superior, Deloris “It’s Good to Be a Nun”...................Deloris, Mary Patrick, Mary Robert, Mary Lazarus, Nuns “When I Find My Baby”..........................................................................Curtis, Joey, Pablo, TJ “I Could Be That Guy”........................................................................................... Eddie, Bums “Raise Your Voice”.........................Deloris, Mary Patrick, Mary Robert, Mary Lazarus, Nuns “Take Me to Heaven” (Reprise)......Deloris, Mary Patrick, Mary Robert, Mary Lazarus, Nuns ACT II “Sunday Morning Fever”........................Deloris, Mother Superior, Monsignor O’Hara, Eddie, Mary Patrick, Mary Robert, Mary Lazarus, Nuns, Workers “Lady in the Long Black Dress”......................................................................... Joey, Pablo, TJ “Haven’t Got a Prayer”..................................................................................... Mother Superior “Bless Our Show”............................Deloris, Mary Patrick, Mary Robert, Mary Lazarus, Nuns “The Life I Never Led”........................................................................................... Mary Robert “Fabulous, Baby!” (Reprise)..........................................Deloris, Eddie, Nuns, Fantasy Dancers “Sister Act”...................................................................................................................... Deloris “When I Find My Baby” (Reprise).................................................................................... Curtis “The Life I Never Led” (Reprise)........................................................................... Mary Robert “Sister Act” (Reprise)..................................................Deloris, Mother Superior, Mary Patrick, Mary Robert, Mary Lazarus, Nuns “Spread the Love Around”.................................................................................... The Company Touring Musicians Conductor—Brent-Alan Huffman Associate Conductor—Susan Draus Assistant Conductor—Christopher Babbage Keyboards—Brent-Alan Huffman, Susan Draus, Christopher Babbage Bass—Lynn Keller; Drums—Taurus Lovely Reed I—Tansie Mayer; Reed II—Doug Lawrence Trumpet I—Paul Baron; Trumpet II—Kent Wallace Trombone—Michael Joyce; Guitar—Darren Lucas; Percussion—Danny Taylor Band Tech—Danny Taylor; Librarian—Susan Draus Music Coordinator—Talitha Fehr, TL Music International For musicians’ bios, please visit: www.inthepitontheroad.com Electronic Music Design: Andrew Barrett/Lionella Music LLC Please be advised that strobe and flashing lights as well as gunshot effects are used in this production.

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST TA’REA CAMPBELL (Deloris) is best known for starring as Nala in The Lion King on Broadway and national tour. Other Broadway credits include: Leap of Faith (original cast), The Book of Mormon (original cast), Aida (Aida standby) and Little Shop of Horrors. Selected regional include: Caroline, or Change (Baltimore Center Stage) and Gospel According to Fishman (Signature Theatre). Ms. Campbell was awarded the Gold Medal for Excellence in Acting after receiving her degree in Theater from Marymount Manhattan College. Special thanks to The Talent House, Telsey + Company and her ENTIRE family for their love and support. Love eternally to HB and most important the highest praise to GOD! HOLLIS RESNIK (Mother Superior). National tours: Les Miz, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Thoroughly Modern Millie. Most recent: Angels in America (Court Theatre Chicago), Carlotta in Follies (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre), Old Lady in Candide (Goodman Theatre and Shakespeare Theatre DC, Helen Hayes Award), Margaret Johnson in The Light in the Piazza (Arena Stage), Blanche in A Streetcar Named Desire (Cleveland Playhouse), Big/Little Edie in Grey Gardens (Philadelphia Theatre Co.). Recipient of Lunt Fontanne 2012 Fellowship, Helen Hayes Award, 10 Jeff Awards (Chicago). TV/Film: “Playboy Club,” Backdraft, “Cupid,” The Untouchables. Proud member of AEA. www.HollisResnik.com FLORRIE BAGEL (Mary Patrick) is truly tickled to be in this incredible company. Favorite Credits: Speech & Debate (Diwata), Jerry Springer: The Opera (Baby Jane), the Kennedy Center TYA tour of Nobody’s Perfect, Two Gentlemen of Verona (a Rock Opera) (Lucetta). Love to Mom, Dad, friends and the fierce angel watching from above, Jane Pesci-Townsend. Thanks Telsey + Co. CHARLES BARKSDALE (TJ) is a Texas native and is super stoked to make his national tour debut with the best nuns in the business! Off-Broadway: Fat Camp. Regional: Fat Camp (Cleveland Playhouse Square), Ain’t Misbehavin’ (San Antonio Off Broadway Productions). Regional Tour: Don Giovanni (San Antonio Opera), Director, Musical Director, Choreographer, Voice teacher. Love to my friends and families. www.CharlesBarksdale.com E. CLAYTON CORNELIOUS (Eddie Souther). A Pittsburgh native who is ecstatic to be playing Eddie. This also marks E. Clayton’s eighth touring production. Broadway credits: The Caterpillar in Wonderland, Scottsboro Boys, A Chorus Line, The Music Man, Kat & the Kings and The Lion King. National Tours: Jersey Boys, Dirty Dancing, Hairspray, The Lion King, A Chorus Line, The Goodbye Girl and The Wiz. London’s West End: Sammy Davis Jr. in The Rat Pack; Live from Vegas! Other credits: Meet Dave, “One Life To Live” and a national commercial for Chevy. He trained at Point Park University for B.A. in Theatre Arts. He thanks God, family and friends for guidance. www.EClayCorn.com DIANE J. FINDLAY (Sister Mary Lazarus). More than 40 years in the business include: the 2011 Bay Area Theatre Critic Circle Award nomination (Mother Mucca) at A.C.T. and Vegas Female Performer of the Year (Hallelujah Hollywood). NY: Encores, Follies, 70 Girls 70, Flamingo Court, Minnie’s Boys, Gay Divorce, Company. National/ International tours: Promises, Promises; 42nd Street. Regional: world premiere of

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I Love Lucy (Lucille Ball), Spitfire Grill (Hannah), Dear World (Constance), Mame (Mame Dennis), Funny Girl (Mrs. Brice), Annie (Miss Hannigan), Nunsense (Rev Mother), Full Monty (Jeanette). TV: “Search for Tomorrow” (Dr. Lambert), “Law & Order” (Mrs. Bickerson), pilot “Middle Ages” (Sara). Film: Producers, Gammera, Inside Llewyn Davis (Coen Brothers). Diane is delighted to join the Sister Act company for a happy and successful tour. God Bless All. TODD A. HORMAN (Joey). Broadway: Priscilla, Urinetown. National Tours: Guys & Dolls, Urinetown, Victor/Victoria. Regional: Full Monty, Take Flight, Ragtime, 1776, Guys & Dolls. Workshops/Presentations: 110 in the Shade, Leap of Faith, On the 20th Century, Most Wanted and Nerds. Numerous voiceovers. Training: B.A. in Music Theater, Elon University. M.F.A. in Music Theater, UNLV. For Mom, Sis & Al, El and Dad. KINGSLEY LEGGS (Curtis Jackson) originated the role of Curtis Jackson on Broadway where he also appeared in Miss Saigon and The Color Purple (original Mister). Touring: Miss Saigon (Canada, Asia, U.K.), Ragtime (Toronto, LA, Vancouver), It Ain’t Nothing but the Blues (L.A.), Forbidden Hollywood (Japan). Regional credits include performances at Ford’s Theatre, Baltimore Centerstage, Prince Music Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, North Carolina Theatre, New York Stage and Film, Alliance Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 5th Avenue, TheatreWorks, Seattle Rep, Geffen Playhouse, Denver Center Theatre, the Muny, St. Louis Black Rep. TV: “Law & Order: SVU,” “One Life to Live,” “City of Angels.” RICHARD PRUITT (Monsignor O’Hara). Broadway: On The Waterfront, 42nd Street. Off-Broadway: Batboy The Musical, Wicked Philanthropy. Tours: White Christmas, Fiddler on the Roof. Richard can be heard on Encores’ Pipe Dream album, and in the videogame, “Grand Theft Auto 4.” He is most proud of his sons: Cody, co-owner of a NYC entertainment company, and Jesse, a 2013 graduate of the University of Virginia. ERNIE PRUNEDA (Pablo). Broadway: Sister Act. Regional and New York credits: Dear Edwina (Scott), Les Misérables (Marius), All Shook Up (Dean Hyde), White Christmas (Ezekiel), Buddy (Ritchie Valens), 42nd Street (Goodspeed), Millie and Peter Pan. Ernie is a graduate of Oklahoma City University. Thanks to everyone in the Sister Act family for this amazing journey! This one’s for you, Buddy. Spread the love. LAEL VAN KEUREN (Mary Robert) comes directly from the original cast of Sister Act on Broadway! Favorite credits include Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (North Shore Music Theatre); Hello, Dolly! and Cinderella (both at Paper Mill Playhouse). Many thanks to Jerry and the entire creative team, Telsey + Co and PSA. Looking forward to seeing my fabulous family and friends across the country. Bless our show! In Him. MELVIN ABSTON (Cop, Ensemble). Credits include: Sister Act (Broadway, Pasadena Playhouse/Alliance Theatre), Memphis (La Jolla Playhouse/5th Ave. Theatre), The Lion King. Film/TV: “H+,” “Awake,” “Raising Hope,” “Touch,” recurred on “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Weeds.” Endless gratitude to Granny, Mom, Pop, Poppa Tony, Jay, Kool Aid, KK and ChiTown! www.MelvinAbston.com

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Who’s WhO IN THE CAST GISELA ADISA (Michelle, Ensemble). Those years of Catholic school finally paid off! National: “Reading Rainbow” (Grace). NYC Theater: Marie Christine (lead), 3LD Center. Caroline, or Change (The Moon), Gallery Players. Futurology (lead), National Black Theater. International: Disney’s Festival of the Lion King (Nala)—HKDL. Opening cast, Hairspray (Inez), RCCL. TV/Film: “Past East Tremont.” Proud AEA and SAG-AFTRA member. B.A. in the Arts from Fordham (Drama, African Studies). Much appreciation to Dad, Eric and to great friends like Kwame Remy for their support. It would be a sin not to thank Cyd and Harold at CLA and Telsey+Co. This is for you, Mom. www.IAmGisela.com BRIAN CALÌ (Joey Finnochio, Ensemble). Broadway: Master Class. Regional: Yank! (dir. David Cromer), Master Class, Mass (Kennedy Center), National Pastime, A Man of No Importance (Keegan Theatre). Opera: The Merry Widow, Manon (L.A. Opera); BM-CUA, MM-UCLA. Much love to his family and friends for their endless support. WHOOPI! KAREN ELLIOTT (Mary Theresa, Ensemble). Broadway/ NYC: Les Misérables (Madame Thenardier); Les Misérables—revival (Innkeeper’s Wife); Foreverman (Mrs. Morgan); Hurricane (Margaret). Les Misérables (Nat’l Tour). Regional favorites: Kiss Me, Kate (Lily/Kate); Phantom (Carlotta); The Nerd (Clelia Waldgrave). Thanks to family and friends. www.Karen-Elliott.com Jacqui Graziano (Ensemble) is thrilled to join the joyful cast of Sister Act on tour after performing in the Broadway company. Other highlights include Wicked—Chicago (original cast), tours of Wicked, Beauty & the Beast, Sunset Blvd and Cats. Regional work includes the world premiere of Carmen at LaJolla and Annie Get Your Gun (Ravinia, IL) with THE Patti Lupone. Infinite gratitude to B-A, my boys at home and our creator above from which all blessings flow! www.JacquiG.com ERIN HENRY (Swing, Dance Captain). National Tours: Grease (Patty Simcox, first nat’l starring Taylor Hicks), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Ethel Peas). Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse, North Shore Music Theatre, Cape Playhouse, Westchester Broadway Theatre, North Carolina Theatre. Disney C.L., Tokyo Disney. Love to Nick and her amazing parents! TRISHA JEFFREY (Tina, Ensemble). Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors, All Shook Up, Rent. National/International: Rent (The Broadway Tour), Palazzo. Other credits: Macbeth; Lysistrata; Jekyll & Hyde; Hair; Warrior; Electra; Dreamgirls; Once On This Island; Caroline, or Change; Morgan Street; The Wiz; Alyss; Motown. www.TrishaJeffrey.com MARY JO McCONNELL (Ensemble) would like to thank the Josephite and Dominican sisters for the inspiration. National Tours: All Shook Up, Beauty and the Beast (Mrs. Potts), The Phantom of the Opera. Off-Broadway: Menopause the Musical (Soap Star, orig. cast), Hysterical Blindness. Numerous regional theater credits including Convenience (Liz, Geva Theatre, orig. cast album), and the original San Francisco productions of Sunday in the Park with George, Forbidden Broadway and Nunsense. TV: “One Life to Live,” “Pan Am,” “Masters of Sex” pilot. Film: Vent, Wilt. M.F.A. in acting from American Conservatory Theater. Former Captain U.S. Army Nurse Corps. Health & Nutrition Coach. www.MJMcConnell.com

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MICHAEL MILLAN (Swing) is so ecstatic to be making his tour debut with this amazing cast! Favorite previous credits include Band Geeks (Kyle); Nobody Loves You (Jeff) at The Goodspeed Opera House; A Piece of My Heart at New York Stage and Film; and Pirates at The MUNY. A recent graduate of the Hartt School, Michael would like to give thanks, love and praise to his beautiful family and friends, the awesome creative team and Take 3 for all of their love and support. Thanks Telsey & Co. This is for you, Mom! MICHELLE ROMBoLA (Waitress, Ensemble) is thrilled to be making her touring debut with Sister Act! Regional: Legally Blonde, The Little Mermaid (The Muny). Proud native of Buffalo, NY and graduate of CCM. Much love to my family and Patrick. This is for you, Nonna. Proud member of AEA. DAWN ROTHER (Ensemble) is so honored to make her touring debut with this fabulous company! Favorite credits include Fiddler on the Roof, Hair, A Chorus Line, Dames at Sea, A New Brain, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and Trapped! Not Another Teen Musical. Dawn is a proud member of AEA and is a Syracuse University graduate. Love and thanks to the best support team ever—my family, friends, and CGF. Love to you all! www.DawnRother.com JASON SIMON (Ernie, Ensemble). Credits include Nat’l Tours: The Producers (Max Bialystock), The Wizard of Oz (Cowardly Lion), Cats (Old Deuteronomy), The Scarlet Pimpernel (Robespierre/Prince/St. Cyr), Funny Girl (Mr. Keeney/Tenor/Mr. Rinaldi). Plus more than 50 N.Y. and regional shows. Much love to his friends, family and fiancé, MWA! www.JasonESimon.com ANGIE MARIE SMITH (Ensemble, Partial Swing) is thrilled to be a part of Sister Act! National tours: 25th anniversary of Cats (Grizabella), Thoroughly Modern Millie (u/s Millie). B.F.A. Millikin University. Thanks to Craig, Telsey, family and friends for believing in me. All my love to Brad. www.AngieMarieSmith.com TRICIA TANGUY (Ensemble) feels truly blessed to be on tour with Sister Act! Off-Broadway: The Marvelous Wonderettes (Understudy and Dance Captain). National Tours: Joseph…Dreamcoat (Narrator), Cats (Grizabella), The Producers (Hold Me Touch Me, Ensemble). B.F.A. Musical Theater, Ithaca College. Cleveland native. Many thanks to the creative team, Telsey + Co., KSR and incredible friends and family for their love and support! www.TriciaTanguy.com Twitter: @TriciaTanguy KELLY E. WATERS (Ensemble) is overjoyed to be a part of this sassy sisterhood! She received her B.A. in Musical Theatre from Susquehanna University. NYC credits: Carnegie Hall soloist, Lincoln Center’s Broadway’s Future concert; NYU Tisch’s reading of JARS: The Musical; 2011 Scott Alan Masterclass. Nat’l tour: Phoenix Entertainment’s Man of La Mancha. Regional favorites: The Full Monty (Vicki), Ragtime (Gateway Playhouse), Fireside Christmas (dir. Phillip Wm. McKinley), Seussical (Sour Kangaroo), Tapestry: The Music of Carole King, Grease (Rizzo). Huge thanks to Telsey + Co. Much love to all her devoted family & friends. For more info: www. KellyEWaters.com & www.WeWillCutYou.com. AMEN!

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Who’s WhO ERIN WILSON (Mary Martin-of-Tours, Ensemble). Thrilled to be joining the Sister Act family! National tour: Wicked (ShenShen/Morrible US/original company member). New York: The Rockae—Prospect Theater Co. Regional: Grease (Cha Cha)—Sacramento Music Circus, North Carolina Theater. West Side Story, Singing In the Rain, Guys and Dolls—Tuacahn Center for the Arts. Thanks to Eddie Rabon, Telsey + Co., and the most supportive and loving family a girl could ask for. www.ErinWilson.com Twitter: @erinwilson5 DASHAUN YOUNG (Ensemble, Assistant Dance Captain) has performed on Broadway, London’s West End, in tours, Vegas, film, television and on soundtracks. Very excited to be back on the road. Thanks to God, teachers, family and friends for the love and support. Especially you mom. ;-) DANIEL S. ROSOKOFF (Production Stage Manager). Broadway: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas, By Jeeves, Swinging On A Star. Tours: The Addams Family, 9 to 5: The Musical, Legally Blonde, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Full Monty, Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Barry Manilow’s Copacabana, Jolson: The Musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Off-Broadway: Mr. Goldwyn (starring Alan King). Encores at City Center: Strike Up The Band, Babes In Arms. Regional: Goodspeed Musicals, Old Globe Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse, Kennedy Center, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Long Wharf Theatre, Geffen Playhouse. MONICA DICKHENS (Stage Manager). Thrilled to be here! National Tours: American Idiot, Legally Blonde, The Color Purple, Camelot (Lou Diamond Phillips), Peter Pan (Cathy Rigby), Jesus Christ Superstar (Carl Anderson). Regional tours: Fiddler, Evita, Show Boat, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Annie. Other regional: Tuacahn Amphitheatre, McCoy-Rigby Entertainment, Deaf West, Stages St. Louis, MUNY. Love to Mom, Jeff and all in St. Louis, Mo.! Proud member AEA. AARON ELGART (Assistant Stage Manager). Broadway: Newsies; Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It; Wit; Bonnie and Clyde; Wonderland; La Cage Aux Folles (2010). Off-Broadway: The New York Idea. National tours: The Addams Family; 9 to 5 The Musical. Regional: Cutman (Goodspeed Musicals). New York: Veils, Judith of Bethulia, A Strange And Separate People, Little Rock, Kristina: A Concert Event at Carnegie Hall. Thanks and love to my family! ALAN MENKEN (Composer). Theater: God Bless You Mr Rosewater, Little Shop Of Horrors, Real Life Funnies, Atina: Evil Queen Of The Galaxy, Kicks, The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz, Beauty and the Beast, A Christmas Carol, Weird Romance, King David, Der Glöckner Von Notre Dame, The Little Mermaid, Sister Act, Leap Of Faith, Aladdin and Newsies. Film: Little Shop Of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Aladdin, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Life With Mikey, Lincoln, Home on the Range, Noel, Enchanted, Shaggy Dog, Tangled and Mirror Mirror. Songs: Rocky V, Home Alone 2 and Captain America. Awards: 8 Oscars (19 nominations), 11 Grammys (including Song of the Year), 7 Golden Globes, Tony (plus 4 nominations), Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, New York Drama Critics, Olivier and London’s Evening

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Standard Award, Drama League. Honors: Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, Doctorates from New York University and University of North Carolina School of the Arts. GLENN SLATER (Lyrics) helped create Disney’s 2010 worldwide smash Tangled (2011 Grammy Winner, 2010 Oscar and Golden Globe nominee), as well as the international hit musical Sister Act (2011 Tony nominee—Best Score). With longtime collaborator Alan Menken he has also written new songs for Disney’s The Little Mermaid (2008 Tony nominee— Best Score, Grammy nominee—Best Cast Album), as well as the Disney animated film Home On The Range (2004) and the Broadway musical Leap of Faith (Tony nominee—Best Musical, 2012). Glenn also provided book and lyrics for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies (2010 Olivier nominee—Best Musical), the sequel to Phantom of the Opera. Glenn lives in New York City with composer/lyricist/wife Wendy Leigh Wilf and sons Benjamin and Daniel. CHERI & BILL STEINKELLNER (Book). Multiple Emmys, Golden Globes, BAFTAs, People’s Choice, Writers Guild and Annie Awards for writing/producing TV’s “Cheers” and creating Disney’s “Teacher’s Pet.” Broadway: 2011 Tony nominees for Sister Act; Bill also co-wrote The Pee-wee Herman Show. Off-Broadway: Cheri co-wrote Mosaic. West End: Sister Act (Olivier nominees). Regional premieres: Princesses (Goodspeed, 5th Avenue Theatre), and Cheri’s Hello! My Baby (Rubicon Theatre, Goodspeed). Alumni of Chicago’s Second City and The Groundlings, they co-created Instaplay—L.A.’s original improvised musical. Bill is best-selling author of Postcards from the Moon and popular blog, “Greetings From Bill.” Bill and Cheri love Kit, Teddy and Emma. DOUGLAS CARTER BEANE (Additional Book Material). Musicals: Lysistrata Jones, Xanadu (Tony nom., Drama Desk Best Book, Outer Critics Circle Best Musical). Plays: The Little Dog Laughed (Tony nom., Olivier nom. GLAAD Media Best Play), As Bees In Honey Drown (Outer Critics Circle), Mr. & Mrs. Fitch, Music From a Sparkling Planet, The Country Club, Advice From a Caterpillar, The Cartells, upcoming The Nance. Revues: White Lies, Mondo Drama. Screenplays: To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar; Advice From a Caterpillar. Honors: Lortel Playwrights Sidewalk, Ovation Visionary Playwright Award. All praise the Saints Paul, Paul Rudnick for the premise, Paul Downs Colaizzo for the assistance. JERRY ZAKS (Director) is currently represented internationally by Sister Act and The Addams Family. Mr. Zaks has directed more than 30 productions in New York. He has received four Tony Awards and seven nominations. His credits include Guys and Dolls, Six Degrees of Separation, Lend Me a Tenor, House of Blue Leaves, The Front Page, A Funny Thing…Forum, Smokey Joe’s Café, Anything Goes, La Cage aux Folles, Little Shop of Horrors, The Man Who Came to Dinner, The Foreigner, A Bronx Tale, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, The Addams Family, the original production of Assassins, Sister Mary Ignatius…, Beyond Therapy, Baby with the Bath Water and The Marriage of Bette and Boo. He directed the award-winning film Marvin’s Room, starring Meryl Streep and Diane Keaton; and Who Do You Love, which was featured in the Toronto Film Festival. Mr. Zaks is a founding member, and serves on the board, of the Ensemble

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Who’s WhO Studio Theater. He received the SDC’s George Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre and an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Dartmouth, his alma mater. ANTHONY VAN LAAST (Choreography). Theatre: Sister Act (worldwide, Astaire Nomination N.Y., Olivier nomination U.K., The Musical Award Germany), Mamma Mia! (Worldwide—Dora Mavor Moore Award); Bombay Dreams (London and Broadway—Tony nomination); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (worldwide—Olivier nomination, Drama-Logue Award); Jesus Christ Superstar (U.K. and Broadway); Song & Dance (worldwide—Green Room Award); Candide ( London—Olivier Award for Best Musical); Hair (Olivier nomination); Siegfried and Roy and EFX with Michael Crawford (Las Vegas). Films: Mamma Mia!; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows; Never Say Never Again. Anthony was awarded the MBE by Her Majesty the Queen for Services to Dance. KLARA ZIEGLEROVA (Scenic Designer). Broadway: Sister Act, The Farnsworth Invention, Jersey Boys (Tony nomination); The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe. Off-Broadway: Public Theatre, Manhattan Theater Club, Irish Rep, NYTW and others. West End: Sister Act, Jersey Boys. Regional U,S,: La Jolla Playhouse, Cincinnati Playhouse, Dallas Theater Center, Portland Center Stage, Seattle Rep, Florida Stage, McCarter Theater, Wilma Theatre, Williamstown, Ahmanson, The Old Globe and Yale Rep. Interior Design: New World Stages in Manhattan. Awards: The Green Room Award (Australia), London’s Theatregoers’ Choice Award, Lumen Award, Drammy Award, Carbonell Award, designed sets for Best Touring Production of the 2003 L.A. Ovation Award. LEZ BROTHERSTON (Costume Designer) is an Associate Artist of Matthew Bourne’s company, New Adventures; their collaborations include Swan Lake, Dorian Gray, Edward Scissorhands, The Car Man, Cinderella. Other credits include: Sister Act (West End, Germany, Broadway, Vienna, Italy); My City, Duet For One (Almeida); Women Beware Women (National Theatre); Hedda Gabler, Design For Living (Old Vic); Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Umbrellas of Cherbourg (West End); Much Ado About Nothing (RSC). Awards: Swan Lake (AMP), New York 1999 Tony Award; Cinderella (AMP), nominated for seven Olivier Awards, most recently in 2011 for Best Set and Costume Design for Design For Living at Old Vic. NATASHA KATZ (Lighting Designer) has designed extensively for theater, opera and dance. She is privileged to have designed the lighting for wonderful productions of Sister Act throughout the world. Recent Broadway: Once (Tony Award), Sister Act, Elf, The Addams Family, The Coast of Utopia: Salvage (Tony Award), A Chorus Line (revival), …Spelling Bee, Tarzan, Aida (Tony Award) and Beauty and the Beast. Other designs include Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Royal Ballet), Buried Child (National Theatre, London), Cyrano (the Met), Carnival of the Animals (NYCB), Don Quixote (ABT); concert acts for Shirley MacLaine, Ann-Margret and Tommy Tune. KEN TRAVIS (Sound Designer). Broadway Designs: Newsies, Memphis, The Three Penny Opera, Barefoot in the Park, Steel Magnolias. Numerous New York and regional theaters and companies including: The 5th Avenue Theater, McCarter Theater, Seattle Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, L.A. Center Theater

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Group, Guthrie Theater, KC Rep, Dallas Theater Center, Playwrights Horizons, The New Group, NYSF Public Theater, CSC, Signature Theater NYC, SoHo Rep, Vineyard Theater, The Civilians, Mabou Mines, and national and international festivals and tours. TELSEY + COMPANY (Casting). Broadway/tours: First Date, Motown, Kinky Boots, Jekyll & Hyde, Annie, Newsies, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, Rock of Ages, Wicked, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Million Dollar Quartet. Off-Broadway: Nobody Loves You (2nd Stage), Atlantic, MCC, Signature. Regional: La Jolla, Paper Mill. Film: The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Friends with Kids, Joyful Noise, Margin Call, Sex and the City 1 & 2, I Love You Phillip Morris, Rachel Getting Married, Dan in Real Life, Across the Universe. TV: “Smash,” “The Big C.” www.TelseyAndCo.com DAVID BRIAN BROWN (Wig and Hair Designer). Broadway: Death of a Salesman, Follies, Sister Act, Arcadia, A Steady Rain, Shrek, The Country Girl, The Little Mermaid, Legally Blonde, Spamalot, Butley, Tarzan, The Wedding Singer, Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life, The Odd Couple, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Fiddler on the Roof, Nine, Gypsy, Flower Drum Song, Sweet Smell of Success, The Invention Of Love, Aida, The Rainmaker, The Iceman Cometh, Annie Get Your Gun, Little Me, Chicago, Sideshow, 1776, Steel Pier, Big, Sunset Boulevard, world premiere of Whistle Down The Wind. Film credits include: It’s Complicated, “Angels In America” (Emmy nominated), To Wong Foo…, The Paper. STEVEN BECKLER (Associate Director) served as Jerry Zaks’ Associate Director on the U.K. tour of Sister Act. He also worked with Jerry to put out the U.S. national tours of Guys and Dolls, Six Degrees of Separation, Lend Me a Tenor, Smokey Joe’s Café and Laughter on the 23rd Floor. He’s been the original stage manager and Supervisor of more than 35 Broadway plays and musicals, including: Wicked; Hairspray; Footloose; ‘night, Mother; High Fidelity; The Ritz; The House of Blue Leaves; Moon Over Buffalo; The Dresser; Stet and Is He Dead and on tour with Tap Dance Kid, Timbuktu, Anything Goes and Pearl Bailey’s Hello, Dolly. JANET ROTHERMEL (Associate Chroeographer) is currently the Associate Choreographer for both Mamma Mia! and Sister Act. She has performed on Broadway in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Mamma Mia! National tours include Beauty and the Beast and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. For television, Janet was Assistant Choreographer on the Miss USA and Miss Universe Pageants and for “The Carol Burnett Show.” Being associated with Mamma Mia! and Sister Act has given Janet the opportunity to stage and choreograph numbers for “Dancing With the Stars,” “The Tony Awards,” “Good Morning America” and “The View.” Janet was also Meryl Streep’s Dance Coach for the movie version of Mamma Mia! MICHAEL KOSARIN (Music Supervisor/Vocal and Incidental Music Arranger). Broadway for 30 years, including original companies of Nine, Grand Hotel, Secret Garden, A Chorus Line, Triumph of Love, Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Sister Act, Leap of Faith, Newsies. Extensive films include Captain America: The First Avenger, Disney films Tangled, Enchanted, Home on the Range,

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Who’s WhO Hercules, Pocahontas, Shaggy Dog, as well as The Manchurian Candidate, Old School, Infamous, etc. TV work includes Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction (“A Christmas Carol”), “The Music Man” (Emmy nomination), “Once Upon a Mattress.” Grammy-nominated recording and concert artist, with Boston Pops, Orchestra of St. Lukes, Barbara Cook, Carly Simon, et al—produced scores of albums. BRENT-ALAN HUFFMAN (Music Director/Conductor). Music director for 2011 Tony-nominated Sister Act; conductor/ music director for 2012 Tony-nominated Leap of Faith; Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (national tour); and Little Shop Of Horrors (national tour); music supervisor for Beauty and the Beast (Mexico); assistant conductor for Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Broadway) and Beauty and the Beast (Broadway); music coordinator for ABC’s “The Music Man,” associate music producer for NBC’s “Christmas Carol”; background vocalist on Disney films Enchanted and Tangled. DOUG BESTERMAN (Orchestrations). Broadway: How to Succeed…, Elf, Young Frankenstein, Tarzan, Dracula, Thoroughly Modern Millie (2002 Tony/Drama Desk), The Producers (2001 Tony/Drama Desk), Seussical, The Music Man, Fosse (1999 Tony), Big, Damn Yankees, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. International: Guys and Dolls, Der Schuh Des Manitu. Regional: Limelight, Minsky’s. Film/Television: Nine, The Producers, Mulan, Anastasia, “Lincoln,” “Cinderella,” “Annie,” “Geppetto,” “South Pacific,” “Superstar” and “Scrubs.” With Susan Stroman, ballets Frankie and Johnny... and Rose, Take Five, More or Less, But Not For Me and Double Feature. MARK HUMMEL (Dance Music Arranger) is currently the Music Director/Dance Music Arranger for Newsies on Broadway, wrote arrangements for Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway and Dance Music for Sister Act. As Music Director for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Hummel composed three songs for their 75th celebration in 2007. A three-time Emmy Award nominee and 15 more B’way shows including Zaks’ 1992 revival of Guys and Dolls, The Boy From Oz and Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life, Mark has played the White House twice with Karen Akers. Hummel also creates music with Tommy Tune, Liza Minnelli, Bernadette Peters, Shirley MacLaine, Rufus Wainwright and Brian Stokes Mitchell. TALITHA FEHR, TL MUSIC INTERNATIONAL (Music Coordinator) was founded to carry on the contracting traditions of Sam Lutfiyya. National tours: Sister Act, Catch Me If You Can, West Side Story, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Come Fly Away, Mamma Mia!, Fiddler on the Roof, Jesus Christ Superstar, Cats, Chicago, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, A Dancer’s Life, Movin’ Out and 101 Dalmatians. International/Asian tours of West Side Story, Sound of Music, Swing!, Cinderella and The King and I. Additionally, Broadway’s A Christmas Story, The Pirate Queen, pre-production and development of Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away, the 2012 Toronto launch of Wizard of Oz and the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. MB PRODUCTIONS (Technical Supervisor). Founded in 2005 by Mike Bauder, MB Productions has managed projects both domestically and abroad. Recent projects include Spider-Man-Turn Off the Dark (Broadway), Yo Gabba Gabba Live (national tour), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! (first national) and the Universal Studios Hollywood

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Attraction Creature from the Black Lagoon. MB Productions is comprised of Mike Bauder, Sonya Duveneck, Andrew Deichman and Jessica Diamond. MB Productions can be found online at www.MBProductions.com. DONALD KINDL (Chief Financial Officer) joined Troika in 1992 as the company’s comptroller and assumed his current role in 2000. In this role, he is responsible for the financial, administrative and human resources aspects of the company. Mr. Kindl has been involved in the production of such great Troika shows as Cats, Starlight Express, Evita, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Sound of Music, Smokey Joe’s Café, Swing, Come Fly Away and many others. He would like to thank his lovely wife Cindy and their three wonderful children for their love and support over the years. JOE CHRISTOPHER (General Manager) joins Troika directly from The Kennedy Center where he presented and produced more than 65 theatrical productions and special events as the Associate General Manager and Coordinator of Theater Programming. His favorite credits include the Kennedy Center and Broadway productions of Follies and Ragtime; the critically acclaimed August Wilson’s 20th Century festival; Master Class starring Tyne Daly; Thurgood starring Laurence Fishburne; and numerous special events. While Joe has had the privilege of working with such greats as Bill Cosby, Diane Sawyer, Mike Nichols, James Taylor, John Williams, Morgan Freeman, Paul Simon, Yo-Yo Ma and President Barack Obama, he is perhaps most excited to carpool to and from work with the love-of-his-life. PASADENA PLAYHOUSE, under the leadership of Artistic Director Sheldon Epps and Executive Director Stephen Eich, has been in existence since 1917. Broadway productions that originated there include: Sister Act, Baby It’s You!, Looped and Mail. In 1937, The Pasadena Playhouse was designated the State Theatre of California for bringing national and international renown to the state as a center for dramatic art. The Playhouse continues to thrill Southern California audiences of all ages. ALLIANCE THEATRE. Atlanta’s Tony Award recipient, the Alliance Theatre, Susan V. Booth, Artistic Director, fosters the creation of world premiere musicals and plays including The Color Purple, Aida, In the Red and Brown Water, Come Fly Away, Bring It On and Sister Act. New work from its National Graduate Playwriting Competition has been produced in New York, Chicago, London, San Francisco and beyond. Proud to set the highest artistic and educational standards, creating the powerful experience of shared theatre for diverse people. WHOOPI GOLDBERG (Producer) is one of an elite group of artists who have won Academy, Grammy, Emmy and Tony awards. She got her start on stage and was last seen on Broadway in Xanadu. She earned a Tony nomination for her return to the Lyceum Theatre commemorating the 20th anniversary of her original one-woman show. She starred in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and produced and starred in the revival of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. She won the Tony for producing Thoroughly Modern Millie, and produced the hit West End production of Sister Act (she also appeared as Mother Superior in the show for a special limited engagement last year). She has appeared in more than 50 films and is the moderator of ABC’s “The View.” In addition to her successful film and television career, she is also a best-selling author.

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Who’s WhO JOOP VAN DEN ENDE (Producer) is a renowned international theater and television producer and President of Stage Entertainment. Since the early 1960s he has produced more than 100 plays and comedies from the international repertoire, as well as a wide range of international musicals across Europe. He set his first steps on Broadway through a joint venture with the Dodgers resulting in Tony Award-winning musicals like 42nd Street, Into the Woods and Urinetown. He returned to Broadway with Sister Act in 2011. In 1994, Van den Ende and John deMol founded Endemol, the largest independent international television production company. In 2000, he left Endemol and founded Stage Entertainment, the largest independent theater company in Europe. In 2001, Joop and his wife Janine founded the VandenEnde Foundation in the Netherlands, which aims to create opportunities for talented young artists and cultural entrepreneurs. BILL TAYLOR (Producer) entered the music business as a director for the Sanctuary Group in 1984. In 1989 he joined the board of Lord Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group and from 1997 to 2005 was CEO. Bill played a major part in RUG’s expansion and during his time there the company produced more than 70 shows in London, on Broadway and around the world including Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph… and Sunset Boulevard. In 2001 he acquired, on behalf of RUG, Stoll Moss Theatres. As CEO of Stage Entertainment UK & US, Bill’s credits include Hairspray, Disney’s High School Musical and Sister Act at the London Palladium and Broadway Theatre. RANDALL A. BUCK (Producer) has produced more than 50 productions across the globe for Troika Entertainment. Before joining Troika in 1999, Mr. Buck was Vice President and General Manager for Livent in Toronto. Mr. Buck was a stage manager for more than 20 years, surviving a year with Mary Martin and Carol Channing in Jimmy Kirkwood’s Legends!, a year in Japan with Siegfried & Roy, opening The Phantom of the Opera Music Box Company and opening Show Boat on Broadway. When not on the road Randy can be found in the Washington, D.C. area with his wife, Angela, and their daughter Sierra Ashley Buck. STAGE ENTERTAINMENT USA INC (Producer). Founded in 1998 by Joop van den Ende, Stage Entertainment is one of the world’s largest theatrical producers with bases in the U.K., the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Russia, Italy and the U.S., and is the owner of 30 venues across those countries. More than 10 million people visit a Stage Entertainment production or performance space each year. Headed by Bill Taylor, Stage Entertainment’s U.S. team recently produced the hit musical, Sister Act, on Broadway. Sister Act received five 2011 Tony Award nominations. Stage Entertainment US is currently producing the Sister Act first national tour, and has several other new projects in development. TROIKA ENTERTAINMENT (Producer) has been the innovator in touring musical theater productions for over two decades, producing shows throughout North, Central, and South America, Europe and Asia. Additionally, the company is experienced in casino and leisure markets having produced for The Wynn, Caesars, Grand Casino, Hilton, Eldorado and Harrah’s. Current and upcoming productions include West Side Story, Catch Me If You Can, Sister Act, Priscilla Queen of the

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Desert, Shear Madness and The Wizard of Oz. With strong ties to the Broadway community, Troika prides itself on delivering top quality productions to audiences worldwide. Please visit us at www.Troika.com. Staff for Sister Act General Manager Joe Christopher Assistant General Manager......................................................Abram Best CASTING Telsey + Company: Bernie Telsey CSA, Will Cantler CSA, David Vaccari CSA, Bethany Knox CSA, Craig Burns CSA, Tiffany Little Canfield CSA, Rachel Hoffman CSA, Justin Huff CSA, Patrick Goodwin CSA, Abbie Brady-Dalton CSA, David Morris, Cesar A. Rocha CSA, Andrew Femenella CSA, Karyn Casl CSA, Kristina Bramhall, Conrad Woolfe, Amelia Nadler MARKETING CONSULTANT ANITA DLONIAK AND ASSOCIATES, INC. Anita Dloniak Diane Rodes, Melissa A. Hazek EXCLUSIVE TOUR BOOKING The Road Company 165 West 46th Street, Suite 1101 New York, NY 10036 212.302.5200 voice 212.302.5374 fax www.theroadcompany.com TECHNICAL SUPERVISION MB PRODUCTIONS Mike Bauder Andrew Deichman, Sonya Duveneck COMPANY MANAGER DeANN L. BOISE Associate Company Manager......................................Candace Hemphill Assistant Company Manager.................................................Joe Cameron PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER...................................................... DANIEL S. ROSOKOFF Stage Manager..................................................................Monica Dickhens Assistant Stage Manager..........................................................Aaron Elgart Associate Director.................................................................Steven Beckler Assistant Director.....................................................................Steve Edlund Script Associate.........................................................Paul Downs Colaizzo Associate Choreographer...................................................Janet Rothermel Original Technical Supervision......................................... Geoffrey Quart Associate Scenic Designers.................................................... Nancy Thun, Andrew D. Edwards Production Carpenter.................................................................Sam Mahan Production Props........................................................................Clista Jarrett UK Associate Costume Designer......................................Diane Williams US Associate Costume Designer...................................Leon Dobkowski Assistant Costume Designer............................................Sarah Bertolozzi Associate Lighting Designer...............................................Yael Lubetzky Assistant Lighting Designer.........................................................Joel Shier Moving Light Programmers................................................Chris Herman, Joe Allegro Production Electricians..............................Michael Brown, Adam Grant Associate Sound Design.....................................................Alex Hawthorn Production Sound....................................................Phil Lojo, Colle Bustin Original Sound Cues................................................................John Shivers Associate Hair and Wig Designer.......................................Mitchell Beck HEAD CARPENTER.....................................................JOHN WILSON Assistant Carpenters..............................................................Jared Brackett, Lucas Lewis

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STAGE ENTERTAINMENT USA CEO...............................................................................................Bill Taylor VP of Sales & Marketing..................................................Michele Groner Director of Finance and Business Affairs..................................................Adam Silberman Associate Producer....................................................................Eric Cornell Assistant Marketing Manager...............................................Whitney Britt Exec. Asst. to Bill Taylor......................................................Katrin Kausek Exec. Asst. to Michele Groner & Adam Silberman...................................................Emily McCarthy STAGE ENTERTAINMENT SUPERVISORY BOARD Joop van den Ende, President Ewald Kist Aat Schouwenaar Janine van den Ende Joop Munsterman STAGE ENTERTAINMENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS Henk Kivits, CEO Siebe can Elsloo, CFO For TROIKA Entertainment Chief Executive Officer....................................................Randall A. Buck Chief Operating Officer..................................................Michael J. Orsino Chief Financial Officer.................................................................Don Kindl Associate Producer.....................................................................Jaime Prine General Managers..............................................................Roberta Roberts, Joe Christopher Assistant General Managers................................................Brian Schrader Abram Best Production Coordinator.....................................................Ryan P. Murphy Marketing Manager.............................................................Courtney Davis Marketing Consultant...................................................................Amy Katz Budgeting & Forecasting Manager...............................George Lamberty Comptroller..........................................................................Ryan Rudzinski Accounting Clerk............................................................... Marite Espinoza Staff Accountant................................................................ Lourdes Castillo Office Manager.................................................................... Doria Montfort Warehouse Manager...............................................................Scott Garrish

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COLLEEN JENNINGS-ROGGENSACK

Colleen Jennings-Roggensack has served as the Executive Director for ASU Gammage and Assistant Vice President for Cultural Affairs for more than 20 years. Jennings-Roggensack established ASU Gammage’s organizational mission of Connecting CommunitiesTM which allows ASU Gammage to go beyond its doors to make a difference in the community through the shared experience of the arts. In the last 20 years under her leadership, ASU Gammage has commissioned 22 works, more than any other presenter in the Southwest. As Arizona’s only Tony Awards® voter and former President of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP), Jennings-Roggensack has made a lasting impact on the Valley through arts advocacy. She also serves on The Broadway League Board of Governors and the Creative Capital board. She has been honored with numerous awards including the APAP’s 2007 Fan Taylor Award, The Broadway League’s 2009 Touring Broadway Award, the 2012 Governor’s Arts Award as well as being named a 2012 Trendsetter according to Trends Magazine.

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JenningsRoggensack has held positions at Dartmouth College and Colorado State U n i v e r s i t y. She was Director of Performing Arts and Professional Development at the Western States Arts Federation. Jennings-Roggensack also served under President Clinton on the National Council on the Arts. Formerly a dancer and choreographer, she is married to Dr. Kurt Roggensack and has a 22-year old daughter, Kelsey, a recent Williams College graduate and four time All-American swimmer.

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ACT ONE FOUNDATION APPLAUDS SUNDT FOUNDATION AND SUN MECHANICAL FOR THEIR SUPPORT. This academic year, 17,000 public school students from throughout Arizona expanded their knowledge of the world through educational field trips to the visual and performing arts made possible by Act One Foundation. Off-campus experiences engage young people with the cultural life of their community and contribute significantly to in-classroom learning. Research has shown that active engagement with the arts contributes to increased student creativity, selfmotivation, social connectivity and civic engagement. Educators and visiting teaching artists integrated state educational standards into pre and post classroom workshops, study guides and lesson plans. Sponsorships provided by Sundt Foundation and Sun Mechanical ensure that our state’s students benefit from these arts learning opportunities.

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CONNECTING COMMUNITIES ™ In some world cultures there is no word for art— singing, dancing and acting are simply an essential part of everyday life—at ASU Gammage art is community, art is education, art connects us to each other, art is Cultural Participation. When the word “art” melds together with everyday life

and global culture, you have experienced ASU Gammage Cultural Participation programs. These programs allow students and teachers to work with performing arts professionals and participate as arts professionals. They learn about a culture and express that culture, oftentimes rediscovering their own heritage. ASU Gammage strives to give students of all ages opportunities to experience the arts through curriculum based programs that meet state arts education standards, artist residencies and teacher development workshops that successfully integrate visual arts, dance, drama and music into mathematics, social studies, language arts and science lessons. ASU Gammage Cultural Participation programs like Camp Broadway, School To Work and Scottsdale Insurance/Nationwide Foundation Performances for Students flourish because of support from donors who understand that making a gift to our Cultural Participation programs make a strong difference in the lives of so many across the Valley. More than 35,000 children and families are impacted by Cultural Participation programs and performances each year. These programs can only exist with the help of many community partners and sponsors and are key to ASU Gammage’s mission of Connecting Communities™.

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Journey Home THE ARTS CHANGE LIVES FOR THE BETTER Entering its 11th year as an ASU Gammage program, Journey Home, an Arts Experience for incarcerated women, helps female inmates at Estrella Jail discover a personal sense of constructive identity through the power of the arts. Each year, Journey Home culminates with a performance by the inmates in which they perform their own choreography, display their visual arts and creative writing projects and tell their stories to community members and prison administration. For six weeks prior to the performance, the inmates meet weekly and go through training in movement, visual arts, creative writing and storytelling. The intent is to help them build personal skills and selfesteem and demonstrate alternative methods to avert destructive behavior. The women then begin to see themselves as productive, creative people. This year’s theme, Sacred Woman: Who you are is who you choose to be, takes the women on a journey into their soul and seeks to shift their sense of self into one that serves their highest good.

this within a county jail system; it goes back to our mission of Connecting Communities.” The program originated from dancer/choreographer Pat Graney’s national program “Keeping the Faith” prison project. For the past 11 years, ASU Gammage has sustained the event locally through Life Paradigms, Inc. with a team that includes Fatimah Halim, Writer/Storyteller; Teniqua Broughton, Movement Specialist and Imani O. Muhammad, Psychotherapist/Visual Arts, who also conducts one on one consultation with each participant. For more information or to support Journey Home, please contact our Development department at 480.965.1910.

ASU Gammage Executive Director Colleen Jennings-Roggensack says, “Journey Home allows these women to develop creative tools that can help them make positive choices and encourages them to break the negative patterns that lead to incarceration. We are the only university based performing arts venue in the country doing an ongoing program like

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