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Welcome Welcome friends of Iowa State University and C.Y. Stephens Auditorium! We are so glad you are here to experience the arts at Stephens Auditorium. This elegant 2,729seat auditorium is a dream realized. It’s a legacy of the visionary leaders and donors who, more than 44 years ago, worked passionately to build it. Leading the charge was ISU alumnus Clifford Y. Stephens who believed all students should have an opportunity to develop an appreciation for the fine arts, which he considered a necessity. Today, performances are attended not only by ISU students, but by community members from every walk of life who travel both near and far distances to see a show that will make them laugh, reflect, be inspired or entertained. Performers from all over the globe have created moments of joy for generations of audiences, from the newest members to those who were here for opening night in 1969. It is with that sense of family that we welcome you to the 2013-14 season, which brings an exciting array of 14 world-renowned touring artists to challenge, entertain and delight you. The calendar is filled with returning friends such as comedian Bill Cosby, who performed two sold-out shows in 1998; and jazz superstar Wynton Marsalis, whose big brother Branford performed here last season and who will dazzle the crowd with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. The renowned Moscow Festival Ballet returns to Stephens this winter with a stunning performance of the timeless classic Cinderella replete with elaborate costumes, lush scenery and gifted dancers. The national Broadway tours of Beauty & the Beast and Mamma Mia! were past favorites and promise more great music and dance when they return. We also welcome exciting new experiences. The Iowa premiere of The Addams Family brings America’s favorite creepy family and their fun and twisted humor to the stage for a new musical take on a classic tale. The quirky and internationally-known all-ukulele touring chamber ensemble, The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, will take you on an eclectic musical adventure. These supreme musicians promise an electrifying performance and invite you to bring your ukulele and join in a jam session at the end. Classic favorites or something new, we hope you will find your passions and more on the 2013-14 Performing Arts Series listed in the color section of this program. We thank you for your support and patronage of the Performing Arts Series at Stephens Auditorium. Enjoy the show!

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BEHIND BEHIND THE THE CURTAIN: CURTAIN: J. W.J. (BILL) W. (BILL) FISHER FISHER A Marshalltown A Marshalltown businessman, businessman, world traveler, world traveler, and former and former Iowa State Iowastudent, State student, J. W. Fisher J. W. Fisher (1914–1990) (1914–1990) craftedcrafted a life that a life was that shrewd was shrewd in in business, business, cosmopolitan cosmopolitan in its legacy, in its legacy, warm and warm and caring in caring person in person and forward-thinking and forward-thinking all around. all around. The success The success of his business, of his business, Fisher Controls, Fisher Controls, allowedallowed him to him see the to see world, the and world, he and brought he brought a a vision ofvision the future of the back futuretoback Iowa.to Iowa. his business his business with a personal with a personal touch: touch: Fisher infused Fisher infused he established he established pensions pensions and paid andvacations paid vacations for for local employees, local employees, and even andtreated even treated them tothem lunchto lunch for his birthday. for his birthday. He brought He brought the Metropolitan the Metropolitan Opera Studio Opera to Studio Marshalltown to Marshalltown in 1965,into1965, helptohishelp his employees employees celebrate celebrate a good ayear goodwith yeara one-act with a one-act opera. Fittingly, opera. Fittingly, it was titled it wasThe titled Curtain The Curtain Rises. Rises. In 1974,Inthe1974, curtain the curtain rose at rose FisheratTheater Fisher Theater — just — just — thanks — thanks to the to the north ofnorth Stephens of Stephens Auditorium Auditorium fundingfunding of J. W.ofFisher. J. W. In Fisher. serving In serving on advisory on advisory boards boards to the Iowa to theState IowaCenter State buildings, Center buildings, he alsohe also lent hislent vision histovision a project to a project that would that forever would forever changechange Iowa State. IowaThese State.are These justare local justexamples local examples of how of J. W. howFisher J. W.reached Fisher reached beyondbeyond his rolehis as role as president president of FisherofControls Fisher Controls and intoand theinto arts.theHearts. He also funded also funded countless countless shows at shows NewatYork’s New York’s Metropolitan Metropolitan Opera, Opera, served served on theironboard theirfor board for protected and protected future arts future patronage arts patronage by by 35 years, 35and years, establishing establishing the Gramma the Gramma Fisher Foundation, Fisher Foundation, which continues which continues to support to support museums, museums, dance dance and theater. and theater. Then President Then President Ronald Ronald ReaganReagan recognized recognized J. W. Fisher’s J. W. Fisher’s contributions, contributions, awarding awarding him thehim National the National Medal ofMedal Arts of in 1987. Arts in 1987. Philanthropy Philanthropy ran in the ranFisher in thefamily: Fisher family: you may you may recognize recognize the name theofname J. W.ofFisher’s J. W. Fisher’s sister Martha sister Martha Ellen Tye Ellen (1909-1998), Tye (1909-1998), champion champion of Marshalltown of Marshalltown arts andarts namesake and namesake of IowaofState’s Iowa State’s Martha-Ellen Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Tye Recital Hall andHall Performing and Performing Arts Institute. Arts Institute. Thus, Silver Thus,Code Silverrepresents Code represents just onejust thread one thread in the in the extensive extensive arts stewardship arts stewardship of the Fisher of thefamily. Fisher family.

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THETHE LIVING LIVING ARTART OF OF RYOKICHI RYOKICHI MUKAI MUKAI Although Although Ryokichi Ryokichi Mukai designed Mukai designed severalseveral tapestries, tapestries, the artist’s the artist’s centralcentral medium medium was notwas textiles, not textiles, but metal. but metal. His iconic His iconic towering towering abstract abstract sculpture sculpture Ant Castle Ant IICastle — II — made in made 1962infrom 1962factory from factory scraps scraps — still — still standsstands outdoors outdoors in Tokiwa in Tokiwa sculpture sculpture park inpark in Ube, Japan. Ube, Japan. ThoughThough Silver Code Silverlives Codeindoors, lives indoors, it channels it channels Mukai’sMukai’s basic artistic basic artistic tenets:tenets: just likejust hislike sculptures his sculptures invite hands invite hands to theirto their surfaces, surfaces, so doessothe does curtain’s the curtain’s complex, complex, architectural architectural texturetexture invite the invite touch the of touch our of our eyes. Like eyes. Mukai’s Like Mukai’s many public many public sculptures, sculptures, the curtain’s the curtain’s function function as mediator as mediator between between audience audience and performance and performance positions positions Silver Silver Code asCode more asthan morejust than static, just stationary static, stationary art. art. Its abstract Its abstract design,design, too, echoes too, echoes designdesign motifs motifs employed employed across across Mukai’sMukai’s repertoire: repertoire: bull’s-eye bull’s-eye circles,circles, matrices matrices of dots,ofand dots, and “gears”“gears” infuse infuse many of many his sculptures of his sculptures and and textilestextiles with a with sensea of sense continuity, of continuity, order, and order, and subtle subtle rebellion rebellion againstagainst technology. technology. The The exclamatory exclamatory tufts oftufts shinyofmylar shiny are mylar are one of one Silver of Code’s Silver Code’s most noticeable most noticeable designdesign elements, elements, and echo andMukai’s echo Mukai’s penchant penchant for for working working with aluminum, with aluminum, which which offeredoffered uniqueunique structural structural challenges challenges and symbolized and symbolized the post-war the post-war AtomicAtomic Age effort Age to effort negotiate to negotiate a balance a balance with burgeoning with burgeoning technology. technology. Iowa Iowa State’sState’s Silver Code, Silver as Code, a grand as a and grand expansive and expansive example example of Ryokichi of Ryokichi Mukai’sMukai’s artisticartistic themesthemes and Japan’s and Japan’s leadership leadership in textile in textile excellence, excellence, holds its holds ownitsasown an international as an international cornerstone cornerstone of the University of the University Museums’ Museums’ collection collection and a and a dynamic dynamic player player in Stephens in Stephens Auditoriums’ Auditoriums’ broad artistic broad artistic appeal.appeal.

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The 80x35-foot The 80x35-foot curtaincurtain utilizedutilized seven seven weavers weavers working working side-by-side side-by-side for fourformonths. four months.

agriculture agriculture and technology, and technology, and include and include the the colorscolors cardinal cardinal and gold. and gold. WovenWoven by hand by on hand theonworld’s the world’s largestlargest loom,loom, the curtain’s the curtain’s very construction very construction represented represented an an Iowa State-appropriate Iowa State-appropriate fusionfusion of progressive of progressive arts and artsimpressive and impressive engineering. engineering. Outweighing Outweighing expectations expectations by 1,600 by 1,600 pounds, pounds, the textile the textile cost cost $50,000 $50,000 just tojust ship, to ship, and required and required riggingrigging adaptations adaptations once itonce arrived it arrived on-seton-set in Ames. in Ames. However, However, when when Silver Silver Code premiered Code premiered with with Stephens Stephens Auditorium Auditorium opening opening night in night 1969, in 1969, its audience its audience appealappeal was immediate. was immediate. SomeSome peoplepeople read read agricultural agricultural motifsmotifs into into its its abstract abstract design;design; some,some, a geararecalling gear recalling Iowa Iowa State’sState’s engineering engineering excellence. excellence. The shared The shared reaction reaction was ofwas recognition of recognition and appreciation and appreciation for theforglimmering the glimmering curtain, curtain, decidedly decidedly beau- beautiful in tiful its in solid its solid construction construction and modern and modern design.design. Even close Evento close forty-five to forty-five years later, yearsthe later, the curtain curtain conceals conceals and reveals and reveals in continuous in continuous serviceservice and style, and just style,like justthe like award-winning the award-winning architecture architecture that houses that houses it. it. Silver Code, Silver 1969.Code, In the1969. Art on In the Campus Art onCollection, Campus Collection, UniversityUniversity Museums,Museums, Iowa Iowa State University, State University, Ames, Iowa. Ames, Conservation Iowa. Conservation funded byfunded the Office by the of the Office Senior of the Senior Vice President Vice President of Business of and Business Finance andatFinance Iowa State at Iowa University. State University. Photo by Photo by Wyeth Lynch, Wyeth © University Lynch, © University Museums,Museums, 2013. 2013.

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Kate Greder, Kate Greder, TextileTextile Conservation Conservation Fellow,Fellow, carefully carefully recaptures recaptures Silver Code’s Silver Code’s original original shine, shine, one fiber oneatfiber a time. at a time.

Ultimately, Ultimately, University University Museums’ Museums’ goal isgoal to is to restorerestore the curtain the curtain to thattocaptivating that captivating shine shine of its ofopening its opening days, days, when when the New the New York York Philharmonic Philharmonic enraptured enraptured a sold-out a sold-out househouse for fiveforstraight five straight days and daysSilver and Silver Code was Codethe was the talk oftalk theoftown. the town. Conserving Conserving this exemplary this exemplary curtain curtain contributes contributes to Iowa to Iowa State’sState’s greatest greatest legacy:legacy: the union the union of theofpractical the practical arts and arts and sciences, sciences, roots roots of a Land-grant of a Land-grant education, education, and the andhumanities the humanities in creating in creating and conand conservingserving a vision a vision for a better for a better life and lifea and morea more well-rounded well-rounded citizenry. citizenry.

BackBack StageStage Open Open House House Thursday, Thursday, February February 6 from6 from 4–6 p.m. 4–6 p.m. Sunday, Sunday, MarchMarch 2 from2 Noon–2 from Noon–2 p.m. p.m. Ever wonder Ever wonder what it what would it would be likebetolike stand to stand on stage on and stagesee and thesee curtain the curtain up close? up close? Join usJoin us for a for Backa Back Stage Stage OpenOpen HouseHouse to gain to an gain an appreciation appreciation of theof curtain the curtain and what and what it it takes takes to conserve to conserve it. Meet it. Meet Kate Greder Kate Greder and and members members of theofUniversity the University Museums Museums and and Iowa State Iowa Center State Center staff. Free staff. for FreeUniversity for University Museum Museum membership, membership, Performing Performing Arts Fund Arts Fund donorsdonors and subscribers, and subscribers, and ISU andStudents. ISU Students. $5 suggested $5 suggested donation donation for thefor general the general public.public.

ThoughThough the visual thetransformation visual transformation of SilverofCode Silver Code can be can viewed be viewed from your fromseats, yourthe seats, curtain the curtain is is also in also serious in serious need ofneed behind-the-scenes of behind-the-scenes reinforcement. reinforcement. Just askJust theask techthe crew techwho crewarewho are responsible responsible for maneuvering for maneuvering the 2,800-pound the 2,800-pound textile from textilefloor fromtofloor flyway to flyway in thirteen in thirteen secondsseconds — by pulling — by pulling ropes laden ropeswith laden with weighted weighted plates! plates! This labor-heavy This labor-heavy riggingrigging works, works, but even butthe even textile the seems textile aseems bit tired: a bit tired: its 80-plus its 80-plus heavy-duty heavy-duty grommets, grommets, hiddenhidden up up above in above the flyway, in the flyway, desperately desperately need replaceneed replacement. iWeiss, ment. iWeiss, a professional a professional stage rigging stage rigging company company based inbased New inYork New City, York hasCity, offered has offered their expertise their expertise on outfitting on outfitting ISU’s exceptional ISU’s exceptional curtaincurtain for smooth for smooth sailing sailing for years fortoyears come. to come. And thisAnd is where this is you where canyou helpcanpreserve help preserve Iowa Iowa State’s State’s artistic artistic future! future!

To contribute To contribute to the conservation to the conservation of SilverofCode Silveronline Code go online to go to www.foundation.iastate.edu/museums www.foundation.iastate.edu/museums Please Please make your makedonation your donation to the University to the University Museums Museums SpecialSpecial ProjectsProjects fund under fund under Gift Designations, Gift Designations, and indicate and indicate C.Y. Stephens C.Y. Stephens CurtainCurtain Conservation Conservation in the notes in thefield. notes field. To mailToyour mailcontribution your contribution to the conservation to the conservation of of Silver Code Silverplease Code please indicateindicate the University the University Museums Museums SpecialSpecial ProjectsProjects fund number fund number 23118222311822 and C.Y.and Stephens C.Y. Stephens CurtainCurtain Conservation Conservation in yourin your check’scheck’s memo memo field. Checks field. Checks can be can mailed be mailed to the to the Iowa State IowaUniversity State University Foundation, Foundation, P.O. BoxP.O. 868,Box 868, Ames, IA, Ames, 50010-0868. IA, 50010-0868. For further For further information information on contributions on contributions or the conservation or the conservation of SilverofCode, Silverplease Code, please contactcontact LynetteLynette Pohlman Pohlman at 515-294-6966 at 515-294-6966 or or lpohlman@iastate.edu. lpohlman@iastate.edu.

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Guest Information Our audience members are a valuable part of every performance at Stephens Auditorium. After all, without you, we wouldn’t be here. To ensure you have an enjoyable experience at Stephens Auditorium, please take a moment to read the following information. Enjoy the performance! Admittance: All exterior doors open 45 minutes prior to curtain time and the house opens 30 minutes before curtain time. Arriving Late: As a courtesy to the performers and other audience members, we cannot immediately seat guests who arrive after the performance starts. Latecomers will be admitted as soon as there is an appropriate break in the performance. Cameras And Recording Devices: Taking photographs and the use of recording devices is prohibited and a violation of state and federal copyright laws. Photos will be deleted from memory cards and cell phones, tape and film will be confiscated. Cancellations: Typically, weather related cancellations are not decided until hours before curtain time and will be announced by the media whenever possible. For specific performance information, guests can call the Stephens Auditorium Ticket Office at 515-294-2479, the Administration Office at 515-294-3347, or check our web site at www.center.iastate.edu for updates. Cell Phones and Pagers: All cell phones, pagers and alarm watches should be turned off. Guests expecting messages should leave their cell phones or pagers at the Guest Services Desk, along with their seat locations. Guests may also leave their seat location and the Guest Services number, 515-294-2313, with the calling party.

Children: Every audience member (infants included) must occupy a seat and have a ticket. Please use discretion when deciding which events are appropriate for children. To learn about performances recommended for young children, please contact the Ticket Office at 515-294-2479. Guests are also asked to be considerate of their young ones and other guests by excusing themselves if their child becomes disruptive during the performance. Coat Check: A free coat check is available on the ground floor, just west of the Celebrity Café. Elevators: Elevators are located in the lobbies of all floors on the north side of Stephens Auditorium. First Aid Assistance: First aid assistance is provided by Mary Greeley Medical Center. If you need assistance, please visit the Guest Services Desk or ask your usher for details. Food and Beverages: Food and beverages may be purchased at concession stands located in the lobby areas of the main floor and ground floor before the performance and during intermission. Gift Certificates: Give the gift of entertainment! Gift certificates may be purchased at the Ticket Office in one-dollar increments.

Groups: For most shows, groups of 15 or more receive a $5 discount off adult prices. Call 515-294-2479 for more information. Guest Services: The Guest Services Desk is located in the main floor lobby on the north side of Stephens Auditorium. ISU Student Ticket Discounts: ISU students can purchase tickets to most Performing Arts Series events for $25 or three shows for $60.* There is a limit of two tickets per performance, per student ID. Funded by the Government of the Student Body (GSB). *Restrictions apply for some performances. Three for $60 offer valid with the purchase of a student savings card. Lost and Found Items: Lost items may be reported, turned in or claimed at the Guest Services Desk located on the main floor during an event. After an event, please contact us at 515-294-3347, Mon–Fri, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Lost and found items are kept for 30 days.

Parking: Free parking is available in the lots south and east of Stephens Auditorium. Lots A-1 and B-3 are reserved for Performing Arts Fund Donors who contribute $250 or more. Lots are reserved up to 15 minutes prior to show time and are subject to availability. Parking for mobilityimpaired guests is available in the lot located west of Stephens Auditorium. Public Amenities: Restrooms are located on the ground floor and first balcony lobby area. Additional facilities can be found in the first and second balcony towers. Women’s facilities are house left (as you face the stage) and men’s are house right. Restrooms equipped for the mobilityimpaired are located on the ground floor. Smoke-Free Environment: Smoking is not allowed in Stephens Auditorium. The Iowa State Center buildings and grounds are smoke-free. Ticket Exchange: Ticket exchange is an exclusive benefit available only to Performing Arts Series Subscribers and only available for Performing Arts Series events.

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Theater Etiquette

Services for Guests

In today’s world, everyone seems to have less time and more stress, making the chance to sit back, relax and enjoy an event that much more meaningful. A visit to the theater can provide a wonderful escape, so here are some tips that will ensure you — and the guests around you — will have an even more enjoyable trip to Stephens Auditorium.

Every effort is made to ensure every guest has an enjoyable experience at Stephens Auditorium. Should you have additional questions or require special accommodations, please make arrangements with the Ticket Office when purchasing tickets.

“Fashionably Late” is never in style

ATM: For your convenience, an ATM is located in the Ticket Office lobby. The ATM is accessible during regular business hours and for the duration of all performances.

Please arrive early enough to find your seat before the curtain rises. After the performance has begun, latecomers will be asked to wait until a suitable moment before being seated. The same reminder applies at intermission.

Sit Back, Relax, and... “Hello?”

Just as the performance transports you from your earthly boundaries, your neighbor suddenly starts beeping like a fire alarm or has an obviously less-than-crucial phone call about some friend’s new haircut. Please be considerate of your neighbors, just as you would expect the same consideration from them, and turn off all cell phones, pagers and watches with alarms. With the outstanding acoustics in the auditorium, these sounds will distract and annoy everyone. If needed, you can arrange to be notified in the event of an emergency call. See “Cell Phones and Pagers” on page 2 for details.

Talk of the Town

We’re delighted if the performance becomes the “talk of the town,” but please wait until intermission or the final curtain to carry on conversations. You might also consider reserving any negative feedback until you are in private. People have differing opinions about creative events, and after all, you could be sitting next to the conductor’s mother or a company member’s spouse.

An Evening with the Family

Children are always welcome at Stephens Auditorium events. However, some performances require an adult attention span and a quiet auditorium. Please be considerate of both your young ones and the rest of the audience by excusing yourself with your child if he or she becomes disruptive during the performance. Not sure if your little one will enjoy the show? Give us a call at 515-294-3347 or toll-free 1-877-843-2368 to find out which 8

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events are especially suited for children or to arrange a special seating location so everyone can enjoy the performance. Remember, all guests (regardless of age) must have a ticket.

Hearing a Pin Drop

If you should need a cough drop or candy to help soothe a scratchy throat, please try to open the wrapper quickly and at an appropriate time (a scene change, applause, etc.). A good tip: unwrap a few lozenges before entering the auditorium.

A Star is Born

Performing arts enrich our community’s cultural life and bring a variety of entertainers to our backyard. These talented artists may be performing in your favorite musical or playing a well-known concerto, but you may be sitting near people who aren’t familiar with the piece. Please resist humming, singing along, or finishing a line for the actors.

Good Neighbors

Should you find yourself near someone who chooses to violate the rules of common courtesy, please remember that a quiet reminder or a polite “shh” can be very effective. If needed, ask an usher to help resolve the issue.

Great Escape

A quick departure is noticed by everyone in the audience and especially by the performers on stage. Making a mad dash for the exit expresses inconsideration to everyone in the auditorium. Please stay until the house lights go up. Should you need to make an exit before the final curtain call, please be discreet and considerate to others in your row.

Background Materials: To learn more about the artists before you come to Stephens, we post biographies of the performers, composers and authors. You can also preview the event with audio and video samples at www.center.iastate.edu Listening Devices: Infrared listening devices to clarify and amplify sound are available free of charge at the Guest Services Desk in the main floor lobby. The supply is limited and dispensed on a first-come, first-served basis. Special Seating: Wheelchair seating and special seating for the hearing and visually impaired is available for all performances. Sign Language Interpretation: When possible, we will arrange to provide sign language interpretation and tape-recorded programs. Requests for these services must be made one month in advance.

INTERACT WITH THE IOWA STATE CENTER

Stay connected to the latest news from the Iowa State Center — anytime, anywhere! Visit www.center.iastate.edu to find event schedules, audio samples, video clips, performance reviews, and more! While you’re there, check out other ways to interact: Facebook, Twitter & YouTube Join discussions about upcoming events, tell us what you thought of a performance, learn more about visiting artists, and enter to win great prizes! Center Beat E-Mail Club Join today to receive e-mail updates and special offers for all events at the Iowa State Center, including the Performing Arts Series, Youth Matinee Series, concerts, family events, free events, and more. Plus, access exclusive contests and pre-sale offers!

Keeping Up Appearances

Help us preserve the ambience of Stephens Auditorium by depositing all trash in the appropriate receptacles located in the lobby areas.

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Group Benefits Bring A Group And Share Special Moments

Overture Dinner: We offer pre-concert meals prior to our classical programming; Estonian National Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 and Australian Chamber Orchestra on Monday, March 24, 2014. A buffet dinner is held in the Scheman Building and includes three entrees, dessert, beverages and cash bar. With an informative presentation about the evening’s concert, it is a great way to make it a fun evening with like-minded arts supporters.

The finer things in life are just a little finer when shared with colleagues and friends. Why not plan your next group outing around a spectacular Stephens Auditorium performance? Imagine the thrill of the theater, the sublime sounds of a symphony orchestra, or the riotous laughter of a comedy — all moments your group can share! With bountiful menu options, flexible spaces, and a wide selection of concerts and performances at the Iowa State Center, the opportunities for your group events are endless! For more information about group benefits or to start planning your event, contact the Stephens Auditorium Ticket Office at 515-294-2479, toll-free at 1-877-843-2368 or visit www.center.iastate.edu.

Groups Receive Valuable Benefits:

• Personal, one-on-one service • Ticket discounts • Promotional materials for publicizing your group event • Staff hosts to coordinate the details and ensure your event goes smoothly • Ample free parking • And more!

Special Opportunities Make The Most of Your Experience With These Special Opportunities Before, During And After The Show. When you think of Stephens Auditorium, we hope you think of it not just as a venue for seeing the performing arts, but also as a place where you are engaged as an active participant in the arts. The following events will enhance your visit and make each experience more fulfilling. Master Classes: In master classes, artists will meet with groups of students, usually from Iowa State University and other area schools, and share their knowledge and insight as professional performers. In some cases, the artists will even provide a class for the entire community. Free Previews in the Celebrity Café: Engaging presentations offered by topic experts, ISU faculty members or members of the professional touring group provide unique insights before each performance. Previews are free for ticket holders and occur 30 minutes before curtain time. You’ll find the Celebrity Café on the ground floor lobby in Stephens, on the north side of the auditorium.

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2013 Awards Ceremony - Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Iowa District

Metropolitan Opera National Council (MONC) Auditions for the Iowa District are held at the Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall on the Iowa State University campus each January. More than 1,500 aspiring young singers pin their hopes and dreams to the MONC Auditions each year. In 40 districts spanning the country, MONC Auditions are specifically designed to discover promising young opera singers and assist in developing their careers. The feedback they receive from nationally recognized judges is invaluable, ranging from career advice to recommendations for advanced study or apprenticeships. To qualify for the auditions, singers must be between 20 and 30 years old. They are judged on vocal quality, timbre, size of voice, technique, musicianship, and interpretation of arias representing different styles and languages. The auditions are free and the public is invited to come for an aria or two or to stay for the entire afternoon. A reception during the judges’ deliberation offers the opportunity to meet the singers and many audience members form bonds with these young artists that last for years. Winners from the Iowa District advance to regional competition in St. Paul, Minnesota where one singer will be chosen to advance to national competition in New York City and the opportunity to sing on the Met stage. Many of the world’s greatest singers, among them Renée Fleming, Susan Graham, Thomas Hampson, Ben Heppner, Samuel Ramey, Frederica von Stade, and Deborah Voigt, have received awards from theNational Council. Annually, more than 100 former auditioners appear in Metropolitan Opera productions. The 2014 auditions were held January 11 and results were not available at press time. Please contact Sara Compton (515-294-7389 or scompton@iastate.edu) for more information about the Iowa District Auditions or regional competition coming up February 1, 2014 in St. Paul. Standing

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Performing Arts Series The Art of Programming The Performing Arts Series Do you wonder how the eclectic mix of performances on the Performing Arts Series comes together? And how do we choose the dates? Contrary to the notion that the Performing Arts Series is selected randomly, much like picking shows from a hat, programming involves a lot of planning to bring the best possible collection of performances to our stage. From beginning to end, we do extensive research in choosing the performances. Our goal is to offer high-quality performances from varied genres and disciplines as diverse as our audience. Preparation for the next season begins one to two years before we announce the series each May. Discussions for the 2014-2015 series began before the 2013-2014 series was announced. The extensive planning process includes all of these considerations: 1. Priority List of Artists After scheduling the series each year, there may be performances which were considered but didn’t fit into the schedule and we keep those events on a priority list for the future. Some artists are so well received, that we want them back when the timing is right for a return performance. 2. Geographic/Routing Criteria A big question in the planning process is what performances will be touring in the Midwest and when. Artists’ agents advise which shows are available and the potential artist fees. Many events are available to play at Stephens Auditorium in mid-fall and spring, as they start their tours on either coast and route into the Midwest in October, February and March. Fewer events are available in September, December, January, and April. 3. Collecting Information Next, we collect background material on the performances from various sources, including: Agents: Most agents know the sales history of the artists and want to sell only the events that make sense for a particular venue. We discuss whether an event will fit our community and its needs. ISU’s Performing Arts Council: This panel of Iowa State University faculty, staff, students and community members offers valuable insights and feedback on performances. Iowa State Center staff: Staff members may attend regional and national meetings on the arts, providing an opportunity to preview artists and shows. Guest comments: Guests often have excellent intuition about artists and shows that would be successful on the series. We welcome your comments. Other sources: We monitor the artists scheduled by other presenters to see what works in markets similar to ours. Magazines like Billboard and Variety cover hot new jazz artists, classical music favorites, popular performers and off-Broadway shows. 4. Talking to Artists’ Representatives Negotiations begin via phone, e-mail and at performing arts conferences. We determine how many performances our market can support and begin to shape a preliminary series.

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We must also consider: • balancing the types of shows and arranging dates with the university and community calendars • checking potential conflicts with other area arts presenters • generating budgets for each potential event to ensure there is a balance between financial responsibility and artistic merit, since ticket sales cover only 65% of presenting costs Now the actual booking begins and the schedule is adjusted several times until we have the right mix of performances. Talent fees, ticket prices, performance dates and hundreds of other details are ironed out. When all parties agree, we finalize the event and sign the contracts. However, nothing is set in stone. Scheduling conflicts, changes in tour funding, and other circumstances can change even ‘finalized’ performances. At last, the Performing Arts Series is announced to the public! (Of course, we’re already planning great shows for next season.)

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Youth Matinee Series Performing Arts For Young Minds

Parents and educators know that helping a student develop creativity and imagination is one of the most important things they can do. Helping to complete the education formula, our Youth Matinee Series energizes, engages and enhances the overall learning process for students through the magic and wonder of live performing arts experiences produced by professional touring artists. Performances are geared toward enriching students’ lives and illustrating the dynamic relationship between literature, social studies, history, science, math, world cultures and the performing arts.

Martha-Ellen Tye Performing Arts Institute

The Martha-Ellen Tye Performing Arts Institute was established through a generous endowment by long-time Marshalltown resident, the late Martha-Ellen Tye. It brings a unique blend of arts experiences to students of all ages through matinee performances, teaching activities in schools, demonstrations and workshops. Now in its 15th year, the program has served more than 150,000 students in grades PreK-12 from across the state of Iowa. Mrs. Tye believed strongly in the power and importance of arts education and vigorously supported programs that develop the “whole person — body, mind and spirit.” The Youth Matinee Series is underwritten by this endowment, which allows us to keep prices affordable. Resource guides for each performance can be downloaded for free by teachers, students, and parents to further explore the art forms and identify curricular connections, increasing the educational value of the learning experience.

Become a Subscriber Subscriber Rewards Quick & Easy Exchanges: Plans change? Exchange your tickets in person, by mail or by phone up to 24 hours prior to the performance, absolutely free! Ticket Insurance: If your tickets are lost, stolen or destroyed, replacement tickets will be provided for the same seats, free of charge. Priority Seating: Receive priority seating in advance of single-ticket buyers and you’ll be the first to hear about next year’s Performing Arts Series at an exclusive Preview Party. Special Offers: Throughout the season, subscribers will be notified of special offers, exclusive promotions, the latest updates and more. For a complete list of subscriber rewards, visit www.center.iastate.edu.

If you would like to learn more about these performances, contact Sara Compton, Outreach Coordinator, at 515-294-7389, e-mail scompton@iastate.edu, or visit www.center.iastate.edu. Martha-Ellen Tye Performing Arts Institute Jan. 3 0, 2014

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ISU Symphony* September 27, 2013

Four Score and Seven Years Ago February 13, 2014

Johnny Appleseed October 4, 2013

The Monster Who Ate My Peas April 1, 2014

The Three Little Pigs November 1, 2013

Five Little Monkeys April 16, 2014

The Kite Runner* November 18–19, 2013

Laura Ingalls Wilder April 28, 2014

Junie B. Jones January 30, 2014

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Staff Interview: Jake Ewalt Q: What is your hometown? Tabor, Iowa

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Q: How long have you been the Audio/Stage Manager Technical Director at Stephens Auditorium and the Iowa State Center? Since 1975 Q: How would you describe your role as Audio/ Stage Manager Technical Director and what are your responsibilities? We three Technical Directors share a lot of the technical functions at Stephens and Fisher, but I specialize in the audio details and organize some of the rentals needed for a production. Q: What other roles have you served at the Iowa State Center? Stage crew foreman.

Q: How did you start doing this? I joined the part-time stage crew as an Iowa State student. Q: What are perks of the job? I like the variety; things are never the same twice. We get to meet a lot of interesting people, so we’re always picking up some different method or insight.

Q: Do you have any favorite memories of your position? I can think of two: When the New York Philharmonic came back for an “anniversary” concert in 1979; we had to provide reinforcement for them in Hilton. We spent about a week assembling a speaker system and planning out the microphone setup, but when they arrived with Bernstein on the night of the show, the only sound check we got was the orchestra tuning and we launched into Schumann’s Symphony No.1. One of the more technically challenging events was the premiere of Jeff Prater’s “Star Bells” in 2002 with the Central Iowa Symphony. The catch was, the piece calls for orchestra and carillon. We set up two-way audio and video links to the ISU campanile over the campus telecommunications network and pulled it off with a lot of work by a lot of creative folks. Q: What show have you enjoyed this season? The Ukulele Orchestra was a lot of fun.

Q: What was the first Broadway show you ever saw? Man of La Mancha in Des Moines’ old KRNT Theater. Q: Who were some of the musicians or artists who influenced you growing up? Dave Brubeck, Chicago, E. Power Biggs, and of course my high school music teachers. Q: Have you ever performed on stage in a production of any kind? Not since high school. I do enjoy playing the French horn for various community music groups and concert bands.

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Consider an endowment gift or a bequest to secure the future of the arts, as ticket revenues alone cannot sustain world-class performances and arts education programs. Gifts can be directed to the artform you love (music, theater or dance) or for facility improvements or operational support.

Q: Who is the leading male/female role you’ve been dying to play? I always like Hal Holbrook’s Mark Twain. It would be great to be able to do something like that. Q: If you could go back in time and catch any show/concert/performance at Stephens, what would it be? Maybe revisit one of the Peter Schickele PDQ Bach concerts. Those were a scream. Q: Do you have any special skills/hobbies? Astronomy, music, and teasing the grandkids (who still live in Ames).

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Iowa State Center Staff Mark North.......................................................................................................... General Manager Missy Borton...........................................................................................Administrative Assistant Kay Lande..........................................................................................Administrative Receptionist

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MUSICAL NUMBERS

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Gomez Addams .......................................................................................................JESSE SHARP Morticia Addams...................................................................................... KELEEN SNOWGREN Uncle Fester ............................................................................................................ SHAUN RICE Grandma....................................................................................................... AMANDA BRUTON Wednesday Addams .................................................................................. JENNIFER FOGARTY Pugsley Addams ............................................................................................... CONNOR BARTH Lurch ..........................................................................................................RYAN JACOB WOOD

ACT ONE Overture ...........................................................................................................................Orchestra “When You’re an Addams” ..............................................................................................Company “Trapped” .............................................................................................................................Gomez “Pulled” ...........................................................................................................Wednesday, Pugsley “One Normal Night” ........................................................................................................Company “But Love” ...........................................................................................................Fester, Ancestors “Secrets” ...................................................................................Morticia, Alice, Female Ancestors “What If” .............................................................................................................................Pugsley “Full Disclosure” .............................................................................................................Company “Waiting” ................................................................................................................................Alice “Full Disclosure, Part Two” .............................................................................................Company

THE BEINEKE FAMILY Mal Beineke .................................................................................................MARK POPPLETON Alice Beineke ................................................................................................BLAIR ANDERSON Lucas Beineke ............................................................................................... BRYAN WELNICKI

THE ADDAMS ANCESTORS JAMES MICHAEL AVANCE, CHLOÉ O. DAVIS, JAKE DELANEY, LEXIE DORSETT, JULIA LANCIONE, STEVEN MOONEY, MAGGIE PITTS, GALLOWAY STEVENS, JILLIAN VAN NIEL, JULIO CATAÑO YEE UNDERSTUDIES Understudies never substitute for the listed players unless a specific posting or announcement is made at the time of the performance. for Gomez Addams: GALLOWAY STEVENS for Morticia Addams: LEXIE DORSETT for Uncle Fester: STEVEN MOONEY for Wednesday Addams: JULIA LANCIONE for Grandma: LEXIE DORSETT; for Lurch: JAKE DELANEY for Mal Beineke: JAKE DELANEY, AARON FRIED for Alice Beineke: LEXIE DORSETT, JULIA LANCIONE for Lucas Beineke: JAMES MICHAEL AVANCE

There will be one 15-minute intermission. ACT TWO Entr’acte ...........................................................................................................................Orchestra “Just Around the Corner” .................................................................................Morticia, Ancestors “The Moon and Me” .....................................................................Uncle Fester, Female Ancestors “Happy/Sad” ........................................................................................................................Gomez “Crazier Than You” .........................................................................Wednesday, Lucas, Mal, Alice “Not Today” .........................................................................................................................Gomez “Let’s Live Before We Die” ................................................................................. Gomez, Morticia “Tango de Amor” ............................................................................... Morticia, Gomez, Company “Move Toward the Darkness” ..........................................................................................Company

THE ADDAMS FAMILY ORCHESTRA Conductor / Keyboard: NOLAN BONVOULOIR Keyboard: DANIEL DOSS Trumpet: JEFF KATZ Guitar: ALEXANDER DOMSCHOT Reed: WILL VARGAS Drums: JEFF SNIDER

About CHARLES ADDAMS The musical The Addams Family is inspired by the creations of the legendary American cartoonist Charles Addams, who lived from 1912 until 1988. In 1933, when he was just 21, his work was published in The New Yorker, and over the course of nearly six decades, he became one of the magazine’s most cherished contributors. Addams is most widely known for his characters that came to be called The Addams Family, a group that evolved into multiple television shows, motion pictures and now this Broadway musical. The majority of his cartoons are

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST

WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST JESSE SHARP (Gomez Addams). Tour: Grease - Asia (Vince Fontaine), Henry and Mudge - US (Henry’s Dad). Regional: Utah Shakespeare Festival: Great Expectations the Musical (Premiere), Macbeth (Bloody CPT/ Macbeth U/S), Merchant of Venice (Morocco). SRT-Santa Rosa Rep: The Wedding Singer, Lend Me a Tenor (Tito), Mame (Beau). New York: Genius Famous (NY Fringe), Autumn Moon (Wings Theatre), Los Angeles: Into the Woods (Baker), Hamlet (Hamlet), Peace in our Time (The Antaeus Company - LA Weekly theatre award). Film/TV: Angels Perch (Festivals in 2013), Not Another Teen Movie, General Hospital, The Man Show plus several TV and radio commercials. Jesse has also performed improv, sketch and standup comedy at The Groundlings, Upright Citizens Brigade, Improv Olympic, The Comedy Store and many more. Training: MFA at UC Irvine, BA at UCLA. Love and thanks to Phoenix, my amazing family and awesome friends! jessesharp.net KELEEN SNOWGREN (Morticia Addams) is Morticiously “unhappy” to be joining the Family! Holding a BFA from the University of Oklahoma, this is the fifth National/ International tour for KeLeen. Her touring credits include Monty Python’s Spamalot (Showgirl, u/s Lady of the Lake), Hairspray (Lou Ann, u/s Velma, FAF), The Producers (Showgirl, u/s Ulla), and The Will Rogers Follies (Z’s Favorite). Regional: Cabaret (Texas), Beauty and the Beast (Babette). Thank you to Mark Minnick and Phoenix Entertainment for this continued relationship. fifth time’s a charm! Hugs and kisses to my family in Dallas. I love you to pieces! JENNIFER FOGARTY (Wednesday Addams) is ecstatic to be pulled in a new direction! Selected regional credits: Hairspray (Penny), High School Musical (Gabriella), Rent (Mimi), The Full Monty (Estelle), and Little Shop of Horrors (Chiffon). Workshops: The Love Note (Jessie) and MONSTERS! A Midlife Musical Meltdown (Birthday Girl). Boston native and a graduate of Curry College! Forever grateful to her family, friends, and teachers. @jenfogarty 24

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SHAUN RICE (Uncle Fester) is thrilled to be a part of The Addams Family. Nat’l Tours: How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Gilligan’s Island: The Musical, Curious George Live!, Thomas & Friends Live! Regional: The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Five Course Love, A Funny Thing…Forum. NYC: The Legend of Julie Taymor, or The Musical That Killed Everybody, What’s Eating You? Visit Shaun at www.ShaunRice.com CONNOR BARTH (Pugsley Addams) is thrilled to be part of this awesome tour! Most recently, he played Michael in Elf the Musical on tour. Other credits include Teddy & Alice (Archie) at the 7 Angels Theater, The Music Man (Winthrop), The Wizard of Oz (Lion), Willie Wonka Jr. (Wonka) and Beauty and the Beast (Lumiere). Thank you Mark and Phoenix Entertainment for this amazing opportunity. Also a big thanks to my NY team, Janine Molinari, Kim Pedell, Bob Marks & Nancy Carson. My CT team: Semina, Chuck, Rich, Mrs. McKenna, Sharon and my family who allow me to “live the dream.” Thanks to all my friends for their love and support. This one’s for you Grampy. Enjoy the show, snap, snap! AMANDA BRUTON (Grandma) is thrilled to be a part of this creepy and kooky family! Recent credits include: Hairspray! (Authority Figure) at Red House, How Deep is the Ocean? (Bea) at NYMF, and Company (Joanne) with POP. Amanda has also been the voice behind several radio commercials and audiobooks. Love to Kristen, Mom, Dad, and the Fam. www.amandabruton.com RYAN JACOB WOOD (Lurch). National Tour: Monty Python’s Spamalot. Regional: Crazy For You, The Music Man. Singer/Dancer onboard Norwegian Cruise Lines for nine years, Don Arden’s Jubilee! in Las Vegas, and Legends in Concert. BFA Musical Theater from Point Park University. A West Virginia native who gives many thanks and love to his friends and family who graciously deal with him never being at home! Much love to Bary and Emmy. Soooo Big! www.ryanjacobwood.com

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BLAIR ANDERSON (Alice Beineke), a California native, has performed around the world, including Big Band Beat in Tokyo, Patty Simcox in the international tour of Grease, and as assorted princesses and one evil (not ugly) stepsister with Disney Cruise Line. Many thanks to her parents for their support and racking up of many frequent flier miles. MARK POPPLETON (Mal Beineke). National tours: Spring Awakening, Man of La Mancha. Favorite roles include Sweeney Todd (Sweeney Todd & Judge Turpin), A Funny Thing Happened... (Pseudolus), Private Lives (Elyot Chase), Man of La Mancha (Don Quixote), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Lawrence Jameson), Kismet (Hajj), My Fair Lady (Col. Pickering), Jesus Christ Superstar (Pontius Pilate), Charley’s Aunt (Mr. Spettigue) and Evita (Peron). BRYAN WELNICKI (Lucas Beineke) is both delighted and honored to be a part of The Addams Family! Regional: Sweeney Todd (Tobias) at the Gateway Theatre. Recent graduate of NYU Steinhardt. Past school credits: Sweeney Todd (Tobias), The Fix (Cal Chandler), Mrs. Sharp (Jake), and King David (Absalom). NYMF: Stand Tall (David); Greenwood (Young Daniel); The Toymaker (Doby). Love to Mom, Dad, M/M, M/A, and L. Enjoy! JAMES MICHAEL AVANCE (Ancestor; u/s Lucas) received his Bachelor of Music in musical theatre from The University of Central Oklahoma. Regional: Lyric Theatre, Riverside, Seacoast Rep, OK City Rep, RWS & Associates. NYC workshops: Lost Boys. Favorites: Altar Boyz (Mark), The Producers (Carmen u/s), Oklahoma (w/Kelli O’Hara), Carousel In Concert with Shirley Jones (Enoch), 42nd St. (Ensemble/Thief), Joseph… (Gad/Butler). Huge thanks to Phoenix Entertainment, family & friends. For me this is a way of life, it’s what I do! CHLOÉ O. DAVIS (Ancestor; Dance Captain) is a proud St. Louis native and began her training studying theatrical and classical 6

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dance. She received her BA from Hampton University and MTHM from Temple University, was a principal dancer with The Philadelphia Dance Company (Philadanco!) for many years and is excited to make her musical theater debut with The Addams Family. Credits include: James Brown Project: The Anatomy of Funk, Philly360 Cultural Ambassador; CBS 3 Philadelphia Black History Icon; Film: Silver Linings Playbook; Music Video: Faithful Man. She also has traveled the USA, Israel, Rwanda, St. Lucia, Germany, and Mexico to teach and inspire young dancers to live their dreams. JAKE DELANEY (Ancestor; u/s Lurch, Mal). National Tours: Fiddler on the Roof (u/s Perchik), S’ Wonderful: The New Gershwin Musical (Gene); Regional: Carousel (Billy Bigelow), All Shook Up (Chad), Gypsy (Tulsa), Little Women (Laurie) and A Chorus Line (Al & Greg). BFA in Music Theatre from The Hartt School. Thanks and love to everyone who helps get him through the day. LEXIE DORSETT (Ancestor; u/s Morticia, Alice) is thrilled to be on the road again! National Tour: Young Frankenstein The Musical (Elizabeth Benning). Favorite Credits: Hair (Sheila), Anything Goes (Reno Sweeney), Legally Blonde (Vivienne), The Drowsy Chaperone (The Chaperone), The Sound of Music (Elsa). Proud CCM graduate. Thank you to my family, G.A.D. and the Amy Murphy Studio for always believing in me. www.lexiedorsett.com u/s JULIA LANCIONE (Ancestor; Wednesday, Alice) is a proud Baltimore native and thrilled to be an Addams! National Tour: CATS (Swing; u/s Grizabella, Jellylorum, JennyAnyDots). DC area: The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), Legally Blonde (Margot; u/s Elle), White Christmas (Judy), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie), The Last Five Years (Cathy), The King & I (Tuptim). Training: BFA Shenandoah Conservatory & AMDA NYC. Love to my husband Dan, Mom, Dad, and Emmy! STEVEN MOONEY (Ancestor, u/s Uncle Fester) is delighted to join this kooky family!

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST National tour: Fiddler on the Roof (Mendel); Recent credits include: FringeNYC, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Herb Strauss Theater), Shrek (Prather Entertainment Group), Charlie Brown (Playhouse on Park); BA theater performance from Marymount Manhattan College. Much love to my people. Enjoy! @ManontheSmoonz www.Stevenmooney.com MAGGIE PITTS (Ancestor) is thrilled to be joining “The Family!” Recent graduate from the Royal Scottish Conservatoire of Scotland with a Masters in Musical Theater Performance. UK Credits include: Jerry Springer the Opera (Peaches, ensemble) and the UK premiere of First Lady Suite (Marian Anderson, Evelyn Lincoln). Maggie also received her undergraduate degree in Theater Performance from Wagner College with a minor in Dance. Favorite regional credits include: Into the Woods (Witch), West Side Story (Rosalia) and A Chorus Line (Cassie). Love to Mom, Dad, Kate, Pat and my wonderful husband Jonathan. GALLOWAY STEVENS (Ancestor; u/s Gomez) is so grateful for the opportunity to be “creepy and kooky” with The Addams Family. His recent regional appearances include 9 to 5: The Musical (Franklin Hart), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Vice Principal Panch), The Drowsy Chaperone (Aldolpho) and King Mongut in the Rogers & Hammerstein classic The King & I. JILLIAN VAN NIEL (Ancestor) is thrilled to be joining the cast of The Addams Family. Credits: Joseph…Dreamcoat (Mrs. Potiphar), Winter Wonderettes (Betty Jean), Grease (Marty), The Marvelous Wonderettes (Betty Jean), My Fairytale (American Premier) (Thumbelina), Hairspray (Amber VonTussel), Pride and Prejudice (Lydia Bennet), Peter Pan (Wendy Darling), West Side Story (Velma/Dance Captain), Curtains (Arlene Barruca), The Music Man (Zaneeta), Twelfth Night (Feste), Songs for a New World (Woman One). Training: PCPA 2011. Jillian would like to thank her family 26

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and friends for their love and support! www.jillianvanniel.com JULIO CATAÑO YEE (Ancestor) began dancing in San Diego, CA at the Academy of Performing Arts and City Ballet School of San Diego. He graduated from the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts and briefly attended the University of the Arts. Most recently seen performing with the San Diego Opera and Ballet Hispanico II. Julio has a BFA in Dance from the Ailey/Fordham program. MARSHALL BRICKMAN (Book). Film (as co-author): Sleeper, Annie Hall (Academy Award), Manhattan (Academy Award nomination), Manhattan Murder Mystery; (as writer/director): Simon, Lovesick, The Manhattan Project, Sister Mary Explains It All. Television: The Johnny Carson Show (head writer), The Dick Cavett Show (head writer and producer). His first venture into musical theater, Jersey Boys, won an Olivier and four Tony Awards including Best Musical. In addition to his film, theater and television work, Mr. Brickman has been published in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Playboy, and other periodicals and is the 2006 recipient of the Writers’ Guild of America Ian McClellan Hunter Award for lifetime achievement in writing. He lives and works in New York and hopes to die in his bed, surrounded by his loving family and their attorneys. RICK ELICE (Book) co-wrote Jersey Boys (2006 Tony Award, 2007 Grammy Award and 2009 Olivier Award for Best Musical) with Marshall Brickman. His new Broadway play, Peter and the Starcatcher, received nine 2012 Tony Award nominations (including two for Rick), and won five, more than any play this season. From 1982-1999, as creative director at Serino Coyne Inc., he produced ad campaigns for some 300 Broadway shows, from A Chorus Line to The Lion King. From 1999-2009, he was creative consultant for The Walt Disney Studios. MFA, Yale Drama School; Teaching Fellow. Harvard University; charter member, American Repertory Theatre. ANDREW LIPPA (Music and Lyrics) received a 2010 Tony nomination for Best Original Score and 2010 Drama Desk Award nominations for Outstanding Music and

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Peter (West End and Off-Broadway), winning an Olivier Award. His company Improbable’s award-winning shows include 70 Hill Lane, Lifegame, Spirit, Theatre of Blood and Philip Glass’ Satyagraha at the English National Opera. With Julian Crouch, he directed the Metropolitan Opera’s 125th Anniversary Gala. Improbable were awarded the Total Theatre Significant Contribution Award for their work in theatre including their Open Space events “Devoted & Disgruntled: What are we going to do about theatre?” Phelim improvises with The Comedy Store Players and is an honorary Doctor of Middlesex University. JULIAN CROUCH (Original Direction; Set and Costume Design). With Phelim McDermott, he designed and associate directed Philip Glass’ Satyagraha, at the English National Opera and the Met, the Met’s 125th Gala and The Enchanted Island. As co-founder of London’s Improbable Theatre he co-directed and designed the international sensation Shockheaded Peter. Other Improbable productions include Animo, 70 Hill Lane, Lifegame, Coma, Spirit, Sticky, Cinderella, The Hanging Man, and The Wolves in the Walls. Designs include Dr. Faustus, Improbable Tales, The Servant of Two Masters, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the multi award-winning Jerry Springer The Opera, A Funny Thing… Forum for the National Theatre and Dr. Atomic at the Met. He is currently designing Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella for the Dutch National and San Francisco Ballet, and La Traviata for the Chicago Lyric Opera. SERGIO TRUJILLO (Choreographer). Broadway: Leap of Faith (Drama Desk, Astaire noms.), Tony Award winning Best Musical Memphis (OCC Award, Astaire, Drama Desk Award noms.), Tony and Olivier Award winning Best Musical Jersey Boys (Olivier, Drama Desk, Dora, OCC Award noms.), The Addams Family, Next to Normal, (Lucille Lortel Award nom.), All Shook Up, Guys and Dolls (Astaire Award nom.). Off-Broadway: Saved (Playwrights Horizon, Lucille Lortel nom.), The Capeman, Romeo & Juliet (Public), A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Kismet (Encores!), Salome (NYC Opera). Regional: White Noise (director/choreographer), The Wiz, Zhivago (La Jolla), Mambo Kings, The

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WHO’S WHO IN THE COMPANY Marriage of Figaro (L.A. Opera), Christa and All That Jazz. International: Disney’s Tarzan (World Theatre Award nom.); West Side Story, The Sound of Music (Stratford); Peggy Sue Got Married (West End); Kiss Me, Kate (Japan). TV: Judging/choreographing on So You Think You Can Dance: Canada, Broadway: The American Musical (PBS), The 14th American Comedy Awards (ABC), Triple Sensation (CBC). Ovation Award for Empire: A New American Musical, four Dora Award nominations in Canada. Upcoming: Director/ Choreographer: Flashdance, Arrabal. E. CAMERON HOLSINGER (Direction Re-creation). 1st National Tours: The Addams Family, 9 to 5, Wicked, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Grinch. New York: Fuerza Bruta. Regional: Wicked (Chicago), The Grinch (L.A.), Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater. A graduate of Wright State University. JONATHAN RITTER (Choreography Recreation) trained on scholarship at Edge Performing Arts Center in Hollywood, CA and feels honored to be making his debut “on the other side of the table,” having been an original cast member of The Addams Family, first Nat’l Tour, where he acted as Dance Captain and covered the role of Lucas. Favorite performing credits include Sweet Charity, starring Christina Applegate (Broadway), Wicked (1st/2nd nat’l, LA, San Francisco), West Side Story (A-rab), Tales of the City, Fiddler on the Roof, The Act, and Tokyo Disneyland. TV/Film: A Cinderella Story, NBC’s American Dreams. Many thanks to Sergio Trujillo and Telsey + Co. Love to my family. Grandma Katy, this one’s for you up there! jonathanritter.com NATASHA KATZ (Lighting Design) has designed extensively for the theatre, opera and dance. Her recent Broadway credits include Once, Follies, Sister Act, The Addams Family, Elf, Impressionism, Hedda Gabler, The Little Mermaid, The Coast of Utopia/Salvage (Tony Award 2007), A Chorus Line revival, Spelling Bee, Tarzan, Aida (Tony Award 2000), Sweet Smell of Success, Twelfth Night, Dance of Death, Beauty and the Beast, The Capeman,

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and Gypsy. Other designs: Sister Act in London, Hamburg, Vienna, Milan, Stuttgart, and Paris; Cinderella at the Dutch National Ballet and San Francisco Ballet; Buried Child at the National Theatre in London; Cyrano for the Metropolitan Opera; Tryst for the Royal Ballet; Carnival of the Animals at New York City Ballet; Swan Lake at the Edinburgh Festival; Don Quixote for American Ballet Theatre; Spirit Control for Manhattan Theatre Club; concert acts for Shirley MacLaine, Ann-Margret and Tommy Tune. Ms. Katz has designed extensively Off-Broadway and for American regional theatres. CRAIG CASSIDY (Sound Design) has been providing sound reinforcement for the theater for 25 years designing sound for productions in the USA and around the world. Recent productions include Rock of Ages, A Chorus Line, Spamalot, The Color Purple, Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, Ring Of Fire, Gypsy, Man of La Mancha, Grease, The Will Rogers Follies, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Fame and Phantom. When he is not behind a sound console you can find him sailing the Long Island Sound with his wife Dina & daughter Kealy. BASIL TWIST (Puppetry) received a Drama Desk Award for his work on The Addams Family. Credits: The Pee Wee Herman Show, Symphonie Fantastique, Petrushka, La Bella Dormente Nel Bosco, Dogugaeshi, Hansel and Gretel, Red Beads, Behind the Lid, Arias with a Twist and Beauty and the Beast on tour. He has received numerous awards and has partnered with the Spoleto Festival, Lincoln Center, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Atlanta and Houston Grand Operas and The Comedie Francaise. www.basiltwist.com TOM WATSON (Hair and Wig Design) is head of the wig and makeup department at the Metropolitan Opera. He has designed wigs for more than 50 Broadway productions. Current and recent Broadway designs include An Enemy of the People, Harvey, Million Dollar Quartet, Rock of Ages, Wicked, How to Succeed…, The Addams Family, On a Clear Day…, Promises, Promises, South Pacific, Sondheim on Sondheim, A View from the Bridge and Sunday in the Park with George. 9

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ANGELINA AVALLONE (Make-up Design). Broadway: Rock of Ages, Bye Bye Birdie, West Side Story, The Little Mermaid, 9 to 5, Guys and Dolls, 33 Variations, Young Frankenstein, Gypsy, Curtains, The Color Purple, Sunday in the Park with George, Sweeney Todd, Company, Grey Gardens, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Light in the Piazza and the national tour of Dreamgirls.

TYPE A MARKETING (Marketing Direction) is an independent, full-service marketing company specializing in Broadway and national tours. New York: Hands on a Hardbody, The Phantom of the Opera and Tuck Everlasting. Tours: The Addams Family, American Idiot, Anything Goes, Flashdance the Musical, I Love Lucy: Live on Stage, Million Dollar Quartet and The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess. www.typeamktg.com

GREGORY MEEH (Special Effects) designs, builds and supplies special effects for theatre, opera, dance, events, television, film and print. Recent: Ka for Cirque du Soleil. Broadway: Spamalot, Nine, Into the Woods, Aida, Twelfth Night at Lincoln Center (Eddy Award), Ragtime, An Inspector Calls (Drama Desk Award), Damn Yankees, Angels in America, Tommy, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Lord of the Rings (Toronto and London). TV: “Fool’s Fire for American Playhouse,” “Late Show,” “SNL,” and “One Life to Live.”

PHILLIP ALEMAN (Press Consultant) has been working as a publicist and marketing director for Broadway national tours for over 15 years. In addition to the National Tours of Wicked, Spamalot, Next to Normal, and Bring It On: The Musical, Phillip has worked on 2005’s Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning Doubt, starring Cherry Jones; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; The Producers; The Full Monty; Elaine Stritch at Liberty; The Graduate; Proof; Dr. Dolittle; Annie and Stomp, to name a few.

JASPER GRANT (Musical Director) almost had his music career cut short when his third grade music teacher, Miss Gladdin, mistakenly identified him as being “tone deaf”. Since then Jasper has musically directed over 70 productions from New York to Shanghai. National Tours: The Color Purple, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Altar Boyz, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers and Fame. Favorite regional credits include: Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots, The Wiz (La Jolla Playhouse), Saved! (Kansas City Rep), A Chorus Line (San Diego Civic Light Opera), The Music Man (Starlight Theatre), The Wizard Of Oz (Theatre Of The Stars). Jasper is grateful for a decade-long partnership with Phoenix Entertainment and thanks Mike Norman, his first piano teacher, who really didn’t believe Miss Gladdin anyway. MARK MINNICK (Casting) has cast exceptional talent in over 30 touring productions including tours of The Addams Family, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Rock of Ages, The Color Purple,The Pajama Game, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Ring of Fire. International: Fame (Korean tour, China tour), and Grease (U.S and Asian tour, Macau, China and Istanbul, Turkey). 10

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SUZANNE APICELLA (Production Stage Manager) is very happy to return to the road after spending time in NYC working on Lost in Love and A Very Twisted Christmas. Broadway: Burn the Floor. National Tours: Rock of Ages, Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Color Purple, Sweeney Todd, The Producers. Regional: Cave Dwellers, Toys in the Attic, Biography (Pearl Theatre); Metamorphoses, The Goat (FST). DEB BARRIGAN (Company Manager). Past management credits include: the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Disney’s Beauty & The Beast, Blast!, Blast! 2 MIX, and Yo Gabba Gabba Live. In 2011, she co-produced Facing East, which was nominated for a 2011 Broadway World Chicago award. Deb started her theatre arts career as a dancer, performing as the lead in Blast!, Blast 2 MIX, and as a Washington Redskins professional cheerleader. As a cheerleader, she toured extensively with the USO/AFE, boosting the morale of troops serving in war zones across the world. She is happy to be celebrating her 16th tour with this talented company! SCOTT ORLESKY (Technical Supervisor). Technical Supervision on international tours of Rock of Ages, Spamalot, The Color Purple,

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WHO’S WHO IN THE COMPANY Fame, Grease, Peter Pan, The National Ballet of the Ukraine’s Nutcracker, A Ballet Fantasy, What’s Done In the Dark, Unforgettable: The Nat King Cole Story and Big Comfy Couch, to name a few. His work has garnered him a Dora Mavor Moore award for theatrical design, an IALD award for architectural lighting, and an ISES award for large scale special events. STEVE BEBOUT (Associate Director) proudly continues his association with Jerry Zaks, after working with him on Sister Act, Harps and Angels, 101 Dalmatians and Girl Crazy. Regional/stock credits include Buddy, The Full Monty, Little Shop of Horrors and Very Good Eddie and for NYU, Urinetown and Bye Bye Birdie. Steve worked in various capacities on the Broadway productions of Billy Elliot, Cabaret and Epic Proportions. DONTEE KIEHN (Assoc. Choreographer). The Addams Family, Next to Normal (Broadway/Tour associate), The Winter’s Tale (NY Public Theater), A Doll’s House, 10 Cents a Dance (Williamstown Theater Festival), Toxic Avenger (Alley Theater, associate), Pride and Prejudice (Eastman Theater), Fat Camp (Associate Director/Choreographer), Fire Island Dance Festival (DRA). STEPHEN B. KANE (Executive Producer) enjoys an open-ended run in the theatrical touring industry that has now spanned some 35 years. He has produced and managed over 100 touring Broadway musicals on four continents. Current collaborations include Rock of Ages, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Addams Family, Grease and Camelot. He is CEO for Baker Park Associates, a theatrical management and consulting firm, and co-founder of both Phoenix Productions in North America and Phoenix Asia Group. For real adventure he happily shares post-production time with partner Joe in sunny south Florida raising their 9-year old sons, Aidan and Andrew. MICHAEL McFADDEN (Artistic Producer) is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Phoenix Entertainment. He has guided more than 100 major productions as Producer and/or Director on both the national and international stage. Productions include Rock of Ages, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Addams Family, Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Color Purple, Camelot, Godspell, The Will Rogers Follies,

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Grease, Man of La Mancha, Gypsy, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Directing credits include Smokey Joe’s Café, The Pajama Game (U.S. National tours), Fame (Korea and China tours), Grease (China tour, Republic of Singapore, Malaysia, Macau and Istanbul, Turkey) and Sing Along Santa (Korea and U.S. tours). Mr. McFadden is a partner in Baker Park Associates, Inc. and founding member of both Phoenix Productions and Phoenix Asia Group. When not traveling, he shares his quiet time with his wife, LeAnne, and their sons, Sam and Liam. PHOENIX ENTERTAINMENT (Producer) is an independent theatrical producing and management enterprise founded and helmed by long time colleagues Stephen Kane and Michael McFadden. Its primary mission is to develop, produce, manage and present the very finest in touring Broadway musicals and family entertainment worldwide Over the past three decades the Phoenix team has produced and/or supervised over 100 live productions on four continents. Current and recent touring projects include Rock of Ages, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Addams Family, Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Color Purple, Camelot and the long-running Korean language production of Grease. Its overseas affiliate, Phoenix Asia Group, brings international booking, producing, presenting, classical artist representation and theatrical investment to the collective production and management capabilities of Phoenix Entertainment. www.phoenix-ent.com PRODUCERS PHOENIX ENTERTAINMENT www.phoenix-ent.com MANAGING PRODUCER ......... STEPHEN B. KANE ARTISTIC PRODUCER ....... MICHAEL McFADDEN ASSOCIATE PRODUCER..............MARK MINNICK STAFF FOR THE ADDAMS FAMILY COMPANY MANAGER ......................DEB BARRIGAN PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER ............... SUZANNE APICELLA DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS ................ LISA MATTIA CASTING DIRECTOR ....................... MARK MINNICK TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR .............SCOTT ORLESKY ASSOCIATE GENERAL MANAGER ...... RICH HIXON PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANT.......................DEBORAH HARMON

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Musical Supervisor..........................Joseph Joubert DONTEE KIEHN Assoc. Choreographer.......Stephanie Guiland-Brown Associate Lighting Designer ..............Yael Lubetzky Assistant to Assistant the Choreographer.............Jamal Story Lighting Designer ................ Jon Goldman MovingDesigner Light Programmer ..................... Sean Beach Assistant Scenic ................Kacie Hultgren Production Electrician ..........................Michael Bert Assistant Lighting Designer ...............Mark Asst. Production Electrician .............. KatieSimpson Johnston Musical Coordination / Production ASM............................Suzanne Apicella Addl’ Orchestrations ............... Steven M. Bishop Assistant Wig/Hair ..............................Leah Loukas Assistant Set Designer ........................ Steven Royal Prod. Electrician/Programmer ..........Jeremy Trimble Wrable Production Wardrobe.........................Terrah Production Hair/Make-Up ....................... Dave Bova Prod. Wardrobe ............................Debbie Cherutin, Head Carpenter .................................... Chris Haugh Megan McGilvery Asst. Carpenters .................... Andy Shaw, Chris Weber Head Electrician.................................... Derek Jones Head Carpenter...........................Matthew R. Bates Asst. Electrician ...............................Robert Connors Assistant Carpenter..........................Brandon Fuller Head Audio .......................................... Matt Gibney Head Electrician ...........................Anna Birgenheier Head Props .....................................Michael Klippert Wardrobe Supervisor ................... Catherine Lovejoy Assistant Electrician.........................Stephen Atwell Hair/Make-Up Supervisor ...............Brittney Griffith Head Audio ................................Jens Muehlhausen Studio Teacher Services / Juvenile Work Permits .... On Location Education Asst. Audio......................................Craig Freeman Insurance .......................... DeWitt Stern Group, Inc. Head Props Legal ....................................Andrew ............................................. Brooks &Iverson Distler Accounting/US................ Gordon & Company, LLC Wardrobe Supervisor ........................Terrah Trimble Accounting/Canada .................... Fruitman Kates CA Hair/Wig Supervisor .............................Jeri Nicolas Human Resources ....................... Catherine Gouldin Insurance ..........................DeWitt Stern Group, Inc. Financial Services ..........................Bank of America Payroll Services .......................... C2 Essentials, Inc. Legal............................................Brooks & Distler Payroll Specialist ..............................Bushra Tirmizi Accounting/US ................Gordon and Company, PA IT Manager .......................................... Wells Condo Office Manager ................................Stephanie Giles Accounting/Canada....................Fruitman Kates CA Reception ...........................................Ruth Braswell Human Resources .......................Catherine Gouldin Customs Broker .................... B. Zee Brokerage Ltd. Payroll.........................Yolanda Gault,Steven Farhiya Omar Print Creative ............................... M. Bishop Videography... .............................The Image Factory Financial Services .........................Bank of America

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Pre-Production Photography .............Scott Suchman Production Photography ...................... Carol Rosegg Trucking.................................................. Janco, Ltd. TOUR DIRECTION EXCLUSIVE Backstage and Front of the House Employees are Buses ................... Hemphill Entertainment Services by the INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE OF THEStreet ROAD COMPANY represented Website Design ..................................... Wood THEATRICAL STAGE EMPLOYEES (or I.A.T.S.E.). Merchandising .............................. Thewww.theroadcompany.com Araca Group Transportation and Accommodations ............................... Road Rebel The Director and Choreographer are members of the United Artistsrepresents represents the designers and UNITEDScenic SCENIC ARTISTS the designers Entertainment Travel and scenic painters for the American Theatre. Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, Inc., an

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Thank You for Your Support of the Performing Arts Fund and Ames International Orchestra Festival Association Contributors as of December 18, 2013

Impresario $5,000 and above Jim Beckwith The Lauridsen Family Endowment

Executive Producer $2,500 and above

Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau George C. & Susan J. Christensen Durbin, Zheng & Son, Inc. Cecilia & Harry Horner Kawaler Family Charitable Foundation Beverly & Warren Madden Sue & Alvin Ravenscroft David & Marianne Spalding Ira, Jordan & Julia White

Director $1,000 and above

Bob & Elizabeth Angelici Irene Beavers Elizabeth Cole Beck Kelli Bennett Jay & Karen Heldt-Chapman John & Judy Clem Wayne P. & Ferne Bonomi Davis 1st National Bankâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Ames Willa & Dave Holger Sherilyn & Mitchell Hoyer Vicki Jahr Arthur Klein Jane W. Lohnes Roger & Ruth McCullough James & Jody Mueller Mark & Andy North Cynthia & John Paschen, MD Peter & Rae Reilly Mary Jean & Maurice D. Reimers Gary F. & Harriet M. Short Jim & Mary West Brent & Maggie Wynja 32

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Anonymous (2) Brian & Tanya Anderson Claire Andreasen & Steve Pecenka Rick Bartosh Jane & John Baty Deanne Brill & Dean Janssen Jen & Ed Buckingham Stewart L. Burger Dennis & Diane Carney Do-Biz Foods, LLC Brian Cooper Patricia Cotter & Peter Orazem Elizabeth Dahm Dieter & Renate Dellmann Mrs. Anne Durland Randy & Cathy Fitzgerald Cynthia & Lehman Fletcher Jan & Cornelia Flora Charles & Joanne Frederiksen Homer & Sandra Gartz Ethel George Susan & David Grant Thomas & Allison Greenwald Wil & Marjorie Groves Mark & Lisa Harmison Esther & Herbert Harmison Jennifer & Chad Hart Sandy & Rick Hoenig Judie & David Hoffman Jean & Bob Humphrey Charles Hurburgh & Connie Hardy Kenneth & Michelle Koehler Julie Kroll John & Diane Kubik Greg & Sue Lamont Allen & Joy Lang Jean & John Langeland Phyllis J. & Larry L. Lepke Doug & Wanda McCay Louise M. McCormick Bertram Family Standing

Diane Muncrief Patricia A. Murphy Jim & Frankee Oleson John & Helen Olson Sue & Gary Osweiler Kathy A. Parsons Mary Jane Pearson & Ramon A. Runkel Brenda Petersen Dick & Sharon Richman Kent & Lou Ann Sandburg Suzan & John Shierholz Dr. & Mrs. W. Robert Stephenson Clayton & Ruth Swenson Jeff & Ann Ver Heul Steven, Kathy & Zach Vince Gary & Evonn Walling Maureen Wilt Duane & Megan Wolf Carol Wright Robert & Elizabeth Wych

Rising Star $250 and above

Anonymous Leigh & Ed Adcock Chris & Garry Alexander Marc & Christianne Anderson Doris Bacot Sheila Rae Baker Pat & Louis Banitt Lisa Banitt & William Barry Tom & Betty Barton Mary & Bob Baumann Kay & Roger Beckett Jeffrey Benson & Margaret Elbert Kay & Roger Berger LeRoy & Kathy Bergmann Archana Bhat Diane & Ken Birt Mark & Deborah Blaedel Donald & Jamie Blomgren Bobbie Boeke Rick & Janet Brimeyer Nancy E. Brown

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Lee & Lori Burras Ann H. Campbell James & Sherry Carlson Richard & Maribeth Carlson Cheryl Case Gale Chatterton Dan & Anita Clayberg Frank & Kathy Comito Charles & Teresa Connell John D. Corbett Jim & Carolyn Cornette James & Barbara Croxdale Mark & Isabelle Davidson Roger A. Deal Meg E. Dobsonâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; State Farm Insurance Dr. Steven & Ruth Dotzenrod Drake Holding Co. M. Burton Drexler Larry & Barbara Ebbers Don & Mary Eichner Mary Embrey Brian & Lisa Eslinger Wayne & Evelyn Fuller Jeanne G. Gehm Richard & Linda Geil Karen & Joey George Dave & Carole Gieseke Kenneth & Jill Grant Bryan & Joy Graveline Lowell & Jennie Greimann Milford & Barbara Grotnes Melba & Karl Gschneidner Barbara & Karl Gwiasda Judy Hankins Larry & Linda Hansen Joseph & Mary Herriges Chuck Horras & Betty Baudler Jon & Bonnie Hunziker Etha S. Hutchcroft Lincoln & Janet Jackson Dr. Bill & Lorrie Jagiello Larry & Pat Jenkins Tom & Debra Johnson Susan Johnson Steve & Nan Jungst Delma L. Kernan

Joseph & Karen Kerns Karen Kerper LeRoy & Susan Kester Elizabeth Keys Jim & Mary Kincart Christine King Janann King Paul & Adele Knop Marina Kraeva Dan & Sharon Krieger Keith & Brenda Kutz Fred & Kay Lande John Landgraf & Phyllis Jones Ruth G. Larson William & Susan Lawyer Donald & Dorothy Lewis Efstathia Lingren Jeffery & Margaret Lormor Eudene & Susan Lund Elizabeth K. Lyons Greg & Carol Madsen William & Beverly Marion Charles & Barbara Markus Maribeth Martin Jane & John Mathison Marie Mayer & Larry Brandt Judy & Tom McDonald Thomas & Dorothy McGee Clete & Joyce Mercier Arlo & Lori Meyer John & Pam Miller Rosemary & Lester Moore Leysan Mubarakshina Charles & Mary Ann Mulford Donna Newbrough & Lee Burchinal Don & Becky Nibe Don & Evelyn Nystrom Ruth Anne Ohde Danny & Trisha Oldes Larry & Cheryl Olofson Bonnie & David Orth Pat & Randy Parker Carol & Arlen Patrick Don & Jan Payer Alec & Charlton Pendry John Pesek Cecilia Pham Bion L. Pierson Pat & Linda Plummer Emil & Mary Kay Polashek Jolene & Frank Randall Ellen M. Rasmussen Daphne & Jaime Reyes James & Kari Roth

Klaus Ruedenberg Carolyn Cutrona & Daniel Russell Tom & Lorna Safley Dean & Judy Sampson Calli & Rick Sanders Dirk & Lucinda Scholten Norm & Sue Scott Richard & Jasmine Seagrave Eric & Kris Seeman Jerry & Joann Sell Carole & Leverne Seversike Frank & Lynn Seydel Barbara A. Shedd Si & Mary Anne Silence John & Sandra Slaughter Jim & Diane Smith David & Sherri Smith Jay & Dea Staker Raymond & Jane Stanley Sue & Thad Stanton Calvin & Susan Swan Margaret & John Tait Dorothy Timmons Ted Tostlebe & Marilyn Hanson Ardy & Dean Ulrichson Connie J. & Roger C. Underwood Eleanor Vandeventer Georgia & Carl Vondra Daniel & Sherri Vos Fred & Darlene Walker Jim & Madeleine Walker Bryan & Kara Warme Mark & Diana Weber & Michael Joan E. Welch Becca M. Wemhoff Douglas & Deborah West B. Joan White Wayne Williams Della Jane Wright Chad & Amy Zmolek

Company Member $100 and above

Anonymous (3) Barb & Jack Adams Franklin & Kay Ahrens Kathy Albright In Memory of Dee Hegstrom La Donna Allen Martha Anderson Rita Apel Standing

David & Ann Ashby Rod & Janice Avey Ted & Carol Bailey Stacy Bainter Terry & Debbie Barger Susan Barker David & Jane Bartlett Richard J. Baumhover Amy & Steven Becker Perry & Jane Beeman Judy & Don Beitz Robert & Mary Bergmann Marianne Berhow Nancy L. Besch Carl & Jean Bessman Dr. Nancy Bevin & Mr. Dennis Peterson Steve & Lynne Bishop Chuck & Carmel Biskner Judith Blair Melinda Blazek Bradley & Holly Boggess Gail & Janeen Boliver Charlene Boll Diane Borcherding Robert & Linda Borst Jean Krusi & Ed Braun Jeff & Jan Breitman Rod & Joyce Brink Donald & Ruth Ann Buck Bob & Rosemary Bulman Terry & Karen Burianek Janice Burkhart Kathryn Burkholder Daniel & Sandra Buss Richard Carlow Margy Chamberlin Denise Chapman John & Donna Cleasby Gladys & Peter Colwell Randy & Sara Compton Roger & Bette Coulson David & Linda Cranston Harold & Rachel Crawford Paula J. Curran Nancy & Pete Cyr Herbert A. David Greg & Amy Davis Mary M. de Baca Stephen & Gail Dentler Harold & Lilith Dorr Dee Dreeszen Carl Duling Frank Dunn Carol Elbert

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George Englesson Thaddeus & Christine Evans Marvin Beck & Jane Farrell-Beck Jim & Kathy Ferris Kenneth & Carol Fink Bob & Karen Fowser Kenneth Frey Mim & Jim Fritz Rebecca Fritzsche Mary Garst Erin & Matthew Gillaspie Deborah Gitchell Kathy & Chuck Glatz Jean Griffen Linda Groenendyk William Gutowski & Margaret Dempsey Dennis & Jane Haahr Karly Hagen Mary J. Harms Duane Harris Marjorie Hartman Jerry & Pat Hatfield Cheryl Hedlund Susan Hegland & Thomas Andre Steve & Nancy Heideman Craig & Martha Heineman Martha Helland Isabel Hendrickson Pete & Janet Hermanson Richard & Janet Hersom Randy & Liz Hertz Joan Herwig Dorothy Ferguson & Joseph Hineman Gary & Debra Hintze Bob Hobson Carolynne Hoefing Bill & Judy Hoefle Robert & Janice Holland William & Barbara Holt Tim & Susan Hooper Frank Horn Carole & Jack Horowitz Dick & Sandy Horton Marcia Imsande Mina Hertz Jacobs Marian & Roger Jansen Darren & Sue Jarboe Jensen Family Al Jergens & Kris Miles Marilyn R. Johnson Bruce & Marie Johnson 33


Margaret S. Johnson Carolyn Johnson Marilyn & Wendell Johnson Fred & Dee Johnson Kent & Sara Johnson Roger Jones Rich & Judy Jones Linda Kelley Cheryll & Tom Kierski Bette King John & Chris Kinley Barbara Kiser John & Joy Kix Karen & Wayne Klaiber Jim & Joyce Kliebenstein Cathy Kling & Terry Alexander Gerald Klinkefus Carl Klostermann Roger & Mary Jo Kluesner Jerry & Margaret Knox Asrun Yr Kristmundsdottir Bev & Ken Kruempel John & Susan Lang Harvey & Sally Lapan Randy & Beth Larabee Einar & Lois Larsen Deana Voth & Paul Larson Michael & Debbie Lee Rev. Selva R. Lehman Dick & Ginny Lephart Jeff & Lorie Loehr Marion & Robert Lorr Lowell & Elma Lynch Carole Magilton Dick & Jackie Manatt Steve & Audrey Marley Kae L. Mart Anna Martinez James Maxwell Edith A. McClure Richard & Donita McCoy Jeff & Mary Lou McDowell Harold & Connie McLaughlin John & Renee McPhee

Helen F. McRoberts Yelena & Jason Meier Glen & Mary Jo Mente Dennis Meyer Todd & Barbara Meyer Patricia & Kemp Miller John B. Miller & Kathryn Madera Miller Willards’ Harley Repair John Miranowski & Susana Goggi Leland & Virginia Molgaard John & Laurel Mors Tom & Nancy Mott Thomas & Lynn Nehls Jim & Sara Nelson Michael & Ginger O’Keefe Siggi Olafsson & Jenny Aune Dale & Kris Olson The Olson & Kushkowski Family Ruth & LeRoy Ornberg Jayne Owen Miriam Patterson Mary Pepper Barbara Peterson Jean A. Peterson Carol Alexander & Dean Phillips Richard & Carol Pletcher Larry & Joyce Pohlman Arthur & Bernadene Pohm Jim & Marlys Potter Ronald Prahl Mabel Prescott Jane Punke Jean Ranney Kathy Rhode Thomas & Doris Rice Robert & Harriet Ringgenberg Jodi & Ryan Risdal Charles Ritts & Kathleen Epstein-Ritts William S. Robinson

Jo & Bob Rod Dick & Karen Ross Malcolm Rougvie Melissa & Pat Rowan Charles & Priscilla Sage Steve Sapp & Lisa Enloe Thomas J. & Patricia A. Sauer Jane Schill Karl & Cheryl Schloerke Lester & Mary Jo Schmerr Linda & John Schuh George Seifert Phyllis Seim Dennis & Joan Senne Sam & Becky Senti Tori Shahidi Debra Shenk-Boudart Ron & Nancy Shiflet Diana D. Shonrock Al & Kathy Sievers Mark & Amy Slagell Virginia Slater Richard & Frances Smith Clifford Smith Robert & Carol Richardson Smith Philip & Galina Spike Mr. & Mrs. David Stephenson Curtis Struck & Megan Fairall Wilma Struss Robert & Deanne Summerfelt Thomas Tatton Tamie Taylor M. Thompson Mr. & Mrs. Harvey Thompson Douglas & Christine Timmons Kent & JoAnn Tipping Steven & Mary Ann Tjaden Jon & Carla Tollefson Jim & Gloria Toombs David & Karen Toot Charles & Mary Townsend John & Marjorie Uitermarkt Doug & Vicky Van Dyke

Bev Van Fossen Stephen Van Houten Greg & Lana Voga Ann Vorwald Michael & Deidre Wahlin Gene & Karen Walker Marvin & Janice Walter Bobbie Warman Mary T. Watkins Jason & Linda Lange-Wattonville Fritz Wehrenberg & Jennie LeGates Marion & Harry Weiss Tom Wessels & Glenice Varley Toni Wheelock Bill & Toni Whitman Bill & Amanda Fales-Williams Richard & Patricia Wood Steven & Lorraine Woolery Suzanne Zaffarano Thomas & Zora Zimmerman

Matching Gift Honor Roll

Alliant Energy Foundation AXA Foundation FBL Financial Group Inc. General Electric GMG Foundation Johnson & Johnson Merck Company Foundation Meredith Corporation Foundation MidAmerican Energy Foundation Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. Piper Jaffray State Farm Companies Foundation

These generous individuals have included the Performing Arts Series in their wills.

Wayne P. Davis

Frankee and Jim Oleson

The late James Watson

Gifts in Honor

Dedicated Volunteers Iowa State University Performing Arts Council A university committee comprised of Iowa State University faculty, staff, and students, as well as Ames community members, the Performing Arts Council advises the Iowa State Center on programming for the Performing Arts Series at Stephens Auditorium. Alex Ortberg – Music Student Alissa Stoehr – Graduate Assistant - Education Angela Ossian – Iowa State Center Staff Art Klein – AIOFA Bret Pugh - Community Brian Davidson – Community Cinian Zheng-Durbin – Community Debra Gibson – Faculty Hannah Skalbeck – Music Student Homer Gartz – Community Jane Cox – Faculty Janice Baker – Faculty Lisa Maubach – Iowa State Center Staff Madeline Olsem – Music Student Melissa Patrick – Community Mike Golemo – Faculty Nancy Marion – Community Pat Miller – Faculty Patti Cotter – Iowa State Center Staff Salugna Sarkar – Graduate and Professional Student Senate Sam Johnson – Music Student Sara Compton – Iowa State Center Staff Sarah Jablon – Graduate Assistant Tanya Anderson – Community Vahid Noroozi – Graduate Assistant

In Memory of Deb Lande Adams In Memory of Dee Hegstrom A gift in honor or memory is a generous way to celebrate a person’s life and accomplishments. To support the arts while honoring a loved one, contact Patti Cotter, Development and Sponsorship Manager, at 515-294-1238 or pcotter@iastate.edu. 34

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Ames International Orchestra Festival Association Board of Directors Karl Gwiasda, President Arthur Klein, Vice President Herb Harmison, Treasurer Mary Richards, Secretary Bev Kruempel David Hoffman David Stephenson Duffie Lorr Jacob Harrison Rev. James L. Secora Kevin Schilling Larry Hansen Peter Reilly Willa Holger

The Stephens Street Team

The Stephens Street Team unites the Iowa State Center and ISU by celebrating the importance of the arts in our lives. Its mission is to promote the arts to students of ISU through unique marketing efforts and special events. The Stephens Street Team will plan events, lead marketing activities and develop new and creative ways to reach out to the student body at ISU about our incredible, affordable and accessible events at the Iowa State Center. Activities may include planning on-campus promotional events or philanthropic events that relate to shows, assisting with performance day events, sidewalk chalking, flyer distribution, presentations to campus clubs, organizations and residence halls about our performing arts series and more!

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Sponsors The Iowa State Center recognizes and thanks its sponsors for their support of the 2013-2014 Performing Arts Series at Stephens Auditorium:

Proud Sponsor of Memphis

Proud Sponsor of Mamma Mia Beauty and the Beast

Civic Music Association exists to engage, enrich and educate the central Iowa community through provocative, world-class musical performances by legends and rising stars. In its 89th year, Civic Music continues to be a unique and significant arts organization in Des Moines. The mission has not varied from its inception — to both present artistic excellent performances and foster education. By bringing world-renowned artists to central Iowa, Civic Music not only offers audiences unforgettable fine arts experiences, but also builds awareness, understanding and respect for classical, world and jazz artistry.

Please visit us at www.civicmusic.org or call 515.280.4020 Proud Sponsor of Bring it On

Proud Supporter Providing Artist Hospitality

Civic Music Association presents

Kenny Barron & Dave Holland Duo

Grants The Iowa State Center recognizes and thanks the following organizations for their support of the 2013-2014 Performing Arts Series at Stephens Auditorium: Ames International Orchestra Festival Association (AIOFA) and Ames Commission on the Arts Proudly Supporting Iowa State Symphony (Youth Matinee Series Concert), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and Australian Chamber Orchestra

Cinderella This presentation is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Iowa Arts Council and General Mills Foundation.

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Friday, February 21, 2014 Sheslow Auditorium 7:30 pm To end the jazz portion of the season, Civic Music Association welcomes two Grammy-nominated masters, Kenny Barron & Dave Holland. As Pianist, Composer and Arranger, Kenny Barron’s unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms is what inspired The Los Angeles Times to name him “one of the top jazz pianists in the world” and Jazz Weekly to call him “The most lyrical piano player of our time.” Amid endless choices, the sound of a Dave Holland bass line compels attention. A master of tone and rhythm, the bassist, composer, and bandleader is now in his fifth decade as a performer and his music possesses a rich and kaleidoscopic history. Tickets and info at www.civicmusic.org. Standing

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The Ames Community Theater (ACTORS) has been providing live theater for central Iowa for the past 57 years. During that time, ACTORS has staged 280 productions to over 160,000 audience members. Each season includes comedies, dramas, and a musical or two. Over the years, ACTORS has produced shows for children, adults, and families. Each year a committee is formed to select the shows that will be produced, and these shows range from light-hearted comedies to controversial, thought provoking plays. Either way, there is something for everyone at ACTORS. Anyone can audition for an ACTORS show. Auditions are held six to eight weeks before opening. Shows rehearse from three to five times a week. Actors learn where to go on stage, memorize their lines, and develop characters that interact with the other actors on the stage. ACTORS gives everyone in the community the opportunity to participate in putting on a show. During a show, our volunteers design, find, and sew costumes. Beyond being on stage, volunteers help build and paint sets, hang and run lights, do make-up and hair, or find stage props. There are a variety of roles during every performance that suits every talent. Cast and crew members meet friends and work to put on a show. These are friendships that often times last a lifetime.

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