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Board of Governors Solomon Rolingher, Q.C. Chair Marshall Shoctor, Q.C. Past Chair J. G. Greenough, F.C.A. Treasurer Tom Redl, Secretary David D. Bentley, F.C.A. Frederick K. Campbell Jacqueline Charlesworth Marc de La Bruyère Anne Foote (Honourary) Ada Hole Ralph B. MacMillan Sandy Mactaggart (Honourary) Jack McBain Arliss Miller Catrin Owen Ex Officio Aroon Sequeira Chris Sheard Kayla Shoctor Dr. Robert Westbury Ralph Young

Board of Directors Catrin Owen President Aroon Sequeira Past President Dave Mowat Vice President Stuart Lee Treasurer Jane Batty Lesley Cormack Neil Gower Jane Halford Becky Hole Richard Kirby Ashif Mawji Lisa Miller Margot Ross-Graham Gaurav Singhmar Micah Slavens Larry Staples Sheila Witwicky

HonoUrary Directors

Jack N. Agrios, Ken Bautista, Jan Bentley, Joanne Berger, Christine Bishop, Dan Block, Guy Bridgeman, Frank Calder, Gary G. Campbell, Betty Carlson, Donald A. Carlson, Marilyn Cohen, Reg Copithorne, Len Dolgoy, Allison Edwards, Dennis Erker, Grant Fairley, John C. Forster, Frank Gibson, James Gillespie, Jean Hamilton, Brian Hetherington, Ted Hole, Mike House, Gary Killips, Beverlee Loat, Al Maurer, Maureen McCaw, Eva McGregor, Susan Minsos, Terry Nistor, Bob Normand, Ted Power, Jerry Preston, Henry (Hank) Reid, Rob Reynolds, Charlotte Robb, Barbara Shumsky, Esther Starkman, Marianne Takach, Merle Taylor, Mr. Justice Dennis R. Thomas, Brian Tod, John Tweddle, Brian Vaasjo, Chief Justice A.H. Wachowich, Bob Walker, Dr. Marvin Weisler, Bart West, Eve Willox, David Wilson, Doris Wilson, John Yerxa

LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT By Eugene O’Neill September 21 – October 13, 2013

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2 PIANOS 4 HANDS Written, Starring & Directed by Ted Dykstra & Richard Greenblatt October 26 – November 17, 2013

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Adapted by Tom Wood Based on the story by Charles Dickens November 30 – December 23, 2013

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ROMEO AND JULIET By William Shakespeare April 5 – April 27, 2014 Presented by

MAKE MINE LOVE By Tom Wood May 10 – June 1, 2014


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PREMIER | SUPPORTERS We gratefully acknowledge the significant support of our donors who make it possible for the Citadel to present world-class theatre that is accessible, intelligent, passionate and relevant.

ANNUAL SUPPORT Artistic Director’s Circle ($5000 +)

David & Jan Bentley Marc de La Bruyère & Stacy Schiff Ada Hole Muriel Hole John & Maggie Mitchell Al & Fran Olson Tom & Corrie Redl Rob & Beth Reynolds Aroon Sequeira Chris & Dale Sheard Weir Family Fund Ralph & Gay Young

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To learn more about donating to the Citadel Theatre, please visit www.citadeltheatre.com or contact Sydney Stuart at (780) 428-2142 or sstuart@citadeltheatre.com. As a registered charity, we rely on the generosity of our donors & sponsors. Thank you to all of our supporters. Charitable BN 11922 7387 RR0001 MAKE MINE LOVE 7


PREMIER | SUPPORTERS We are proud to recognize our Premier Supporters, our partners in the creation of theatre at the Citadel Theatre/Robbins Academy. The Hole Family • The John and Barbara Poole Family Fund the Eldon & Anne Foote Fund • The Robbins Foundation Canada The Joseph H. Shoctor fund

Government & Foundation Supporters

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi  157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

Dr. Joseph H. Shoctor, 1922 – 2001

executive producer and founder, the citadel theatre

Joe’s vision brought professional theatre to Edmonton Joe’s dream built the Citadel Theatre Joe’s spirit continues to inspire the theatre we create today Joe’s legacy lives on through a generous gift to the Citadel from his estate

HENRY HOLE, 1884 - 1954 On the Citadel’s 30th Anniversary, a gift was made by the Company of Harry Hole, James F. Hole, Ralph K. Hole and Robert W. Hole on behalf of the Hole family — in honour of their late father, Henry Hole. The Citadel Theatre is proud to honour Henry Hole’s integrity, compassion and leadership in the dedication of this complex to his memory. 8 MAKE MINE LOVE


THE CITADEL WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE FOLLOWING FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE ON

C O U R T E S I E S

Dr. Ghalid Ahmed, Tami and Greg Dowler-Coltman, Geoff Jackson, Joanne Lowry, Nico Van der Klay and Victoria School for the Arts.

ELECTRONIC DEVICES No doubt we have all been distracted by a cell phone, pager or watch alarm ringing or lighting up when attending the theatre. Out of consideration for your fellow audience members we ask that you turn off all electronic devices that emit noise or light. Thank you. ALLERGY ALERT For the safety of those with allergies, please refrain from the use of perfumes or scented products before coming to the theatre. H E A R I N G A D VA N C E M E N T H E A D S E T S We offer headsets to patrons with hearing difficulties. Ask the usher at the door of the theatre. These are provided free of charge. You will be asked to leave your driver’s license as a deposit until the headset is returned at the end of the performance.

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L AT E S E AT I N G We endeavor to minimize the distraction for our patrons and the actors when seating latecomers. If you arrive late for a performance, you will be seated at the first appropriate moment in the play in designated latecomer seating. You are welcome to move to your assigned seat at intermission. If you must leave the theatre during a performance you will not be allowed to return to your seat until intermission.

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STUDENTS CLUB We are thrilled to welcome back our 1000 Students Club Members as they prepare to enjoy the final show of the Citadel Theatre Season. The Maclab Enterprises Students Club is a Citadel Theatre/Robbins Academy program that offers a unique glimpse into the world of professional theatre to a wide range of junior and senior high school students from Edmonton and surrounding areas.  n the first three Tuesdays and Wednesdays of our season’s productions, Students Club O members gather to enjoy a small reception before the show and then participate in a highly engaging, interactive presentation/demonstration involving one of the Citadel’s talented theatre artists. Following the performance, students are invited to stay for a lively talkback session with members of the production’s cast and crew.  Prior to seeing Make Mine Love, the Students Club will be joined by their host Patrick Lundeen and special guest, the multi-talented artist, Tim Mikula. Tim is a senior player for Rapid Fire Theatre, performing in and hosting weekly shows and workshops at the Citadel Theatre. In addition to being a writer, visual artist, voice actor, and stand-up comedian, he is also the curator of Dr.Jokes, a bi-weekly alternative comedy show in Old Strathcona. Students will get the Tim Mikula chance to learn about Edmonton’s comedy community, and strategies to write their own stand up comedy. Patrick and Tim will also provide a plethora of information on possible arts activities and events that can be pursued by the students over the summer. We have loved having the students join us this year, and look forward to the 2014/2015 season. If you would like to become part of next season’s Students Club, or require more information about the program, please contact Shirley Tran, Group Sales, at (780) 428-2127. For individual students who are interested in joining please email Shirley at groupsales@citadeltheatre.com and leave your name, contact information and the name of the school you attend.

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THE CAST REBECCA NORTHAN.. ..................................... Lily Arlen JOHN ULLYATT................................................ Hale Lane JULIEN ARNOLD.............................................. Adolph Apex/Presnil Warrington Laird MARK MEER..................................................... Leland Caine/Clifton Keeler/ Moroni Fatupa/Benny the Bat SARAH MACHIN GALE.................................... Winnifred Hickman JAMES MacDONALD....................................... Herman Schmoss/Delmar Knobbs/ Arnie Glassman/Floyd/Lucienne ALEX McCOOEYE............................................ Hobart Minor Jr. LISA NORTON.. ................................................. Violet Madsen/Dee Kupp/Dale Dover/ Montana Montez JANA O’CONNOR............................................ Enid Crotts/Mavis Greenbalm/ Maimie Graham FARREN TIMOTEO........................................... Chester Dobbs/Ramon Guzman/ Andy Dandy/Tony Mezzeo Director.............................................................. BOB BAKER Set and Lighting Designer................................ BRETTA GERECKE Costume Designer............................................ CORY SINCENNES Sound Design. . .................................................. OWEN HUTCHINSON Composer/Arranger.......................................... ALLEN COLE Original Music................................................... LYNN MILES & KEITH GLASS Projection Co-Designer and Filmmaker.......... JORDAN DOWLER-COLTMAN Projection Co-Designer and Animator............ OWEN BRIERLEY Orchestrator...................................................... BEN CHRISTENSON Stage Manager. . ................................................ MICHELLE CHAN Assistant Stage Manager................................. SANG-SANG LEE Apprentice Stage Manager.............................. AL GADOWSKY The play is approximately 2 ½ hours long with one 15 minute intermission. The video and/or audio recording of this performance by any means whatsoever is strictly prohibited. The Citadel engages, under the terms of the Canadian Theatre Agreement, professional artists who are members of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association. Production personnel for the Citadel Theatre are members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Employees (I.A.T.S.E.) Sponsors

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Additional Cast

Video Shoot credits

Braydon Dowler-Coltman........................... “Fred” Dancer Patrick Joseph Lundeen............................. Cowboy, Crew Member, Reporter Lianna Makuch.. ......................................... Show Girl, Make Up Artist Leah Paterson. . .......................................... Show Girl, Make Up Artist Andrea Rankin........................................... “Ginger” Dancer Zachary Klassen.. ....................................... Roman Centurion, Crew Member, Reporter

Film Crew Bob Baker.. ................................................ Director Jordan Dowler-Coltman............................. Film Director Larisse Campbell....................................... AD, Editor Craig Anderl. . ............................................. Assistant Camera, Gaffer Stirling Bancroft......................................... Director of Photography Justin Brunelle........................................... Key Grip, Digital Imaging Technician

Citadel Crew Wayne Paquette. . ....................................... Stage Manager Dan Beggs................................................. Set & Props Samantha Rumball..................................... Wigs & Makeup Sasha McLaughlin. . .................................... Wigs & Makeup Patsy Thomas............................................ Wardrobe Kayla Fulton............................................... Wardrobe Genevieve Savard...................................... Wardrobe

Acknowledgements • The film sequences were shot on location at Victoria School of Performing Arts • Greg & Tami Dowler-Coltman • Guru Digital Arts College (production support) Jasmine Abbey (illustrations, photo compositing; colour correction), Cody Schiebelbein (3D model production), Heiko Ryll (videography, photography), Naomi Brierley (photo compositing), Molly Brierley (photography), Lee Nielsen (model reference), Jeremy Pudlowski (workshop support), Erin Hazen (project management support) • Elijah Lindenberger • The Banff Centre – John Avery & Chris MacDonald • National Film Board of Canada – Mark Power • Edmonton Opera – Clayton Rodney • Louis St. Laurent Junior/Senior High School (Projection Workshop - Oct. 2013) Vernon Slipetz (drama teacher), Trang Luong (digital media teacher), Timothy Cusack (principal) • Fernando Cienfuegos • University of Alberta Drama Department – Mel Geary MAKE MINE LOVE 23


about the

playwright TOM WOOD Tom Wood is an accomplished playwright, actor, director, and teacher and has worked with every major theatre in Canada and a number in the United States. Mr. Wood has spent seven years with the Stratford Festival and five with the Shaw Festival. For the theatre he has written B-Movie, The play (five Dora Mavor Moore awards and the Chalmers Award for Best New Play) and Clap Trap, a farce, produced at Canadian Stage in Toronto and the National Arts Center in Ottawa. He has also adapted A Christmas Carol (2014/15 will be its 15th season at the Citadel), Pride and Prejudice, The Three Musketeers, a new version of Servant of Two Masters (set in the Klondike), a new version of Uncle Vanya (set in Alberta in 1928), and a new version of Peter Pan (set on the prairies during the depression). His production of Vanya debuted in America, starring William Hurt at the Artists Repertory Theatre for an extended run and rave reviews. Mr. Wood’s latest new comedy, Make Mine Love, is about movie-making in Hollywood circa 1938 and this is its World Premiere. Earlier this season he played James Tyrone in Long Day’s Journey Into Night, and he has also played Willy Loman in Death of A Salesman (Sterling Award nomination), and John in Shining City (Sterling Award). His directing credits at the Citadel include Romeo and Juliet, Doubt, a parable, The Glass Menagerie and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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about the MUSIC

Many artists contributed to help create the musical background to the world of Make Mine Love. Five original songs (including the song Make Mine Love) written by Lynn Miles and Keith Glass, form the basis of the score. Composer and Arranger Allen Cole used melodies and themes from those five songs to create the musical world of the play. Orchestrator Ben Christenson then added the instrumentation to create the final product. Throughout the play you will hear various orchestrations of these songs just as you would in the score of the films from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Lynn Miles is one of Canada’s most accomplished singer/ songwriters with ten albums to her credit. She is the winner of multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards, and a 2003 Juno Award for Roots & Traditional Solo Album of the Year.

Keith Glass is a founding member, guitarist, and songwriter with Prairie Oyster, and has received critical acclaim, including multiple Juno and CCMA awards.

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“There is a lot of comedy in our season this year,” muses Bob Baker looking over the Citadel line-up for the 2014/15 season. Well, that’s heartening because, if you look at the track record, the Citadel excels at comedy – from outrageous (Monty Python’s Spamalot) to sophisticated (Private Lives). It’s been a good year for the playhouse. After a couple of years where the faltering economy had a depressing effect on ticket sales, and with the help of last year’s powerhouse lineup, attendance has climbed quite satisfyingly. “It appears we are out of the bubble at last,” says Baker happily, pointing to a number of shows (Mary Poppins/2 Pianos 4 Hands/A Christmas Carol) that sailed past expectations. The Club, in the old Rice Theatre, is beginning to move. Performers love its redesigned, intimate space and most everything that has played there has attracted large audiences. Down the hall in the Zeidler Theatre those veteran improvisors, Rapid Fire Theatre, have established a growing audience. They became part of the Citadel family two years ago and Baker admits to some reservations. “Initially we wondered if the southside, university crowd that was attracted to improv companies would come downtown. Well, they did. There are lineups of young people to get into the Citadel Theatre and you can see the interest growing.” The 2014/15 season begins with a winning Canadian family drama with the unprepossessing title of Kim’s Convenience. The play sprang from the pen of Ins Choi, a Korean-Canadian actor. As you may have noticed, there is a remarkable dearth of Canadian plays featuring actors of Korean ancestry so he wrote his own. Kim’s Convenience was a hit at the Toronto Fringe and then ran, twice, at Toronto’s Soulpepper Theatre. Since then it’s been produced all over the country and may even be on its way to becoming a television series. It’s a tale as familiar and universal as, say, an Alberta rancher who works a lifetime to make something for his kids – and none of them are interested in raising beef. It’s a serious story told with a light

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touch. Kim’s Convenience opens the season on the Main Stage with Previews starting on September 20th. The British smash One Man, Two Guvnors may be the most hysterical import from Old Blighty since Ricky Gervais. It has driven even the often sour British critics (and subsequently critics in New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Australia etc. etc.) into hysterics looking for words to adequately describe this modern adaptation of an 18th century Goldoni farce, A Servant of Two Masters. The convoluted plot can not be properly outlined here – suffice to say it’s about a rascal who is employed by two criminals – one a gangster and the other an upper-class racketeer. If he wants to stay alive, he must keep one master from knowing about the other. This comic gem will also feature live music performed by our own popular ukulele band, The Be Arthurs. Note the date: October 25. The Citadel will turn the heat up in January with Venus in Fur, an intelligent and sexy two-hander. This is another play that started Off-Broadway, and went on to huge acclaim and, last year, was the most produced play in North America. Venus in Fur is a hot little number that features a director lamenting the inadequacies of actors who are applying for a complex role. At the end of a long day an actor, described as “crude, compliant and desperate,” arrives for a reading. Not only is she what he is looking for – she sets in motion an unspoken, but subtly ever-shifting, power battle between the two. “It’s smart. It’s subversive. It’s adventurous and bold,” says Baker.

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The relationship between Jonathan Christenson’s Catalyst Theatre and the Citadel has been mutually rewarding. A couple of years ago, Baker commissioned Christenson (who writes the words and music – and also directs) to mount a show for the Citadel. Dipping back into the Gothic canon that so intrigues him, Christenson came up with Hunchback, based on the Victor Hugo novel. The two hoped that combining the Citadel’s formidable development apparatus and Christenson’s stylized flair for the dramatic would result in something quite unique. The result was a grand critical and box office triumph. “The numbers were huge,” enthuses Baker. “We operated at 96 percent capacity for the run.” For this go-round Christenson abandons his beloved gothic tales for a uniquely Canadian one – the story of the Black Donnellys who were massacred by a still unknown posse in Middlesex County in Ontario in 1880. The story is complex, dark and a perfect fit for the two companies. The world premiere of Vigilante opens in the Maclab Theatre in March. Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia is this year’s offering from the Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program. Previous works include Pride and Prejudice, The Three Musketeers and Romeo and Juliet, and since it is to be directed by Tom Wood, that is a sure sign Arcadia will continue to burnish the project’s distinguished reputation. The play is a curious hybrid. It’s a comedy and a mystery. A review in the New York Times noted that it was about “the

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unquenchable human urge to acquire knowledge, whether carnal, mathematical, historical or metaphysical.” Wow! Avenue Q is something else. Imagine Jim Henson’s lovable sock puppets taking on such issues as homosexuality, marriage, racism, love – and the inability of the overeducated to find a job. Avenue Q opened Off-Broadway in 2003 and received glowing reviews. It then moved to Broadway, England, Las Vegas and continued its naughty ways to theatre stages all over the world. And when the idea began to seem a bit weary – circumstances caught up with it all over again and its themes are as relevant as they were over a decade ago.

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Billed as a musical for grown-ups, all you have to bring, says Bob, is “an open mind and a sense of humour.” The potty mouthed puppets preview April 25.

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The season next year also includes a number of what are called add-ons – which are not part of the mainstage season. As he promised last year during his astonishing 7 week run with his Daisy Theatre, master puppeteer Ronnie Burkett will be back in The Club. Ronnie is a master improv artist and very funny fellow. After taking on such subjects as AIDS, the Holocaust and the end of the world, Ronnie has taken to staging a puppet cabaret which offers some serious views of the modern world – as well as inspired (and often raunchy) nonsensical ones. October in The Club. Theo Fleury was a little guy from Oxbow, Saskatchewan who, against all odds, went on to forge a long and turbulent career in the NHL. He also battled a drug addiction that finally ended his career. In 2009, he co-wrote a biography called Playing With Fire which became a best seller. The book also exposed the sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of one of his coaches. Fleury (and co-writer Kirstie McLellan Day) spun that off into a very successful one-man show featuring Calgary actor Shaun Smythe. Director Ron Jenkins put Smythe on skates – real skates – for the whole show and used some kind of plastic surface that completely apes the properties of real ice – right down to the spray of snow when the performer brakes to a stop. The show reaches far beyond Jenkins’ remarkable production techniques to dramatically capture the life of one of our most colourful citizens. Raoul Bhaneja is one of Canada’s busiest actors. He’s appeared on stages, in movies and on many television shows. He also is an extraordinary blues guitar picker and singer. He’s bringing his new show Life, Death and the Blues, which he bills as a “theatre/ concert hybrid” to The Club in February. He’ll be joined by blues legend Divine Brown and some of the best bluesmen in Canada.

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bios JULIEN ARNOLD

Adolph Apex, Presnil Warrington Laird Earlier this season at the Citadel, Julien appeared as Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol. Other Citadel Theatre credits include Monty Python’s Spamalot, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Sterling Award), The Rocky Horror Show, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, The Drowsy Chaperone (co-production with the National Arts Centre), The Wizard of Oz, Sound of Music, Einstein’s Gift, Servant of Two Masters, Hamlet, and Picasso at the Lapin Agile. Other Edmonton theatre credits include The Scent of Compulsion, Mother of the Year, Happy Toes and The Ambassador’s Wives (Teatro La Quindicina); The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Mayfield); Forsooth My Lovely (Acme Theatre); Ilsa, Queen of the Nazi Love Camp (Workshop West); Alias Godot (Theatre Network); and A Midsummer Night’s Dream and King Lear (Freewill Shakespeare Festival). Julien is an artistic associate of Teatro La Quindicina and also the Artistic Director of Atlas Theatre, which operates out of the Lower Hall of the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Old Strathcona.

SARAH MACHIN GALE Winnifred Hickman

Sarah was a participant in The Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program ‘13, which culminated in last season’s production of The Penelopiad. Previously in Edmonton she appeared in Catalyst Theatre’s Frankenstein. Recent credits include Penelope in The Odyssey for Driftwood Theatre; Calendar Girls and Julia Child in To Master the Art for the Grand Theatre, London; Imprints for Theatre Gargantua; Romeo + Juliet for Driftwood Theatre; After the Crash – a play about Brain Injury with Ruckus Ensemble/ Toronto Rehab. Sarah has performed in theatres both large and small in England, Europe, Scandinavia, Japan and Hong Kong. She appeared in over 30 productions over six seasons at one of England’s only remaining weekly repertory festivals in Frinton-onSea, Essex. She is an alumni of the Victoria School of the Arts, London Contemporary Dance School, (UK) and the University of Alberta’s BFA Acting program.

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bios JAMES MacDONALD

Herman Schmoss, Delmar Knobbs, Arnie Glassman, Floyd, Lucienne As an actor, James’ last appearance at the Citadel was as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol. Other Citadel acting credits include Marley in A Christmas Carol, The Three Musketeers, Little Women: the Broadway Musical, Blackbird, Pride and Prejudice, Measure for Measure, Amadeus, Einstein’s Gift (Sterling Award), Wit, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Importance of Being Earnest, and Of Mice and Men (Sterling Award). Elsewhere, his credits include the title roles in Macbeth and Henry V for the Freewill Shakespeare Festival. James’ Citadel directing credits include Clybourne Park, A Few Good Men, God of Carnage, Billy Bishop Goes to War, As You Like It, Julius Caesar, The Blonde, the Brunette, and the Vengeful Redhead, Fire, Shining City, Vimy (Sterling Award), Equus, I am My Own Wife, and Stones in his Pockets. He has also directed at theatres across Canada including the Stratford and Shaw Festivals. James is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s BFA Acting program. He is an Artistic Associate at the Citadel, and the Program Director of the Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program. This summer James will be playing Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew for the Freewill Shakespeare Festival.

ALEX McCOOEYE Hobart Minor Jr.

Previously at the Citadel, Alex appeared in Monty Python’s Spamalot and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Theatre credits include Richard III (Shakespeare in the Ruff, My Theatre AwardBest Actor); The Mousetrap; The 39 Steps (Theatre Aquarius) The Wizard of Oz (Globe Theatre); The Bacchae (META AwardOutstanding Actor), The Pit and The Pendulum and Rock, Paper, Jackknife (Centaur Theatre); The Taming of The Shrew (Repercussion Theatre); Nativity and A Christmas Carol (The National Arts Centre); Saint Carmen (NAC/CanStage); Mother Courage for (NAC/MTC); Harvey (Segal Theatre); The 39 Steps (Magnus Theatre); Beethoven Lives Upstairs and The Little Prince (Geordie Productions); and Rabbit Rabbit and Me Happy (Summerworks). Next season Alex will be joining the National Arts Centre resident acting ensemble for his third season. Alex is a graduate of The Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program, The National Theatre School of Canada and John Abbot College. 38 MAKE MINE LOVE


bios MARK MEER Leland Caine, Clifton Keeler, Moroni Fatupa, Benny the Bat Mark returns to the Citadel after playing Haldor the Black in the improvised fantasy-adventure Legend Has It at Alberta Theatre Projects’ playRites festival. Past Citadel credits include Othello and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Other theatre credits include Othello and Twelfth Night (Freewill); The Salon of the Talking Turk, At the Zenith of the Empire, Thrubwell’s Pies, A Rocky Night for His Nibs, and Vidalia (Teatro La Quindicina); and Helen’s Necklace (Shadow Theatre - Sterling Award). Mark is a core company member of Rapid Fire Theatre and the Canadian Comedy Award-winning improv soap opera, Die-Nasty. He is a co-creator, writer, and star of Super Channel’s Tiny Plastic Men, and a writer and performer on CBC Radio’s The Irrelevant Show. His voice is featured in many video games from Bioware, including the Baldur’s Gate and Dragon Age series, and the Mass Effect Trilogy, in which he stars as the voice of Commander Shepard. Mark is a three-time nominee for the Canadian Comedy Award for Best Male Improvisor, and can be seen at this year’s Fringe in The Harold of Galactus and Gordon’s Big Bald Head. Mark is always delighted by the opportunity to write about himself in the third person.

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bios REBECCA NORTHAN Lily Arlen

Previously at the Citadel, Rebecca appeared in and created Blind Date, which also played in New York and London. Rebecca’s most recent creation, Legend Has It, played to packed houses at Alberta Theatre Project’s playRites Festival this spring. Next season she will appear in One Man, Two Guvnors (Theatre Calgary), as well as Morris Panych’s new play, Sextet (Tarragon Theatre, Toronto). She has received two Canadian Comedy Awards (Blind Date), as well as being the recipient of a Just For Laughs Comedy Award (improv), and a Betty Mitchell Award (Blind Date). Rebecca has also been nominated for a Gemini, two Sterling Awards, and several Dora Awards. Her film/TV credits include: guest-hosting This Hour Has 22 Minutes (CBC), starring in The Foundation (Showcase), and Alice, I Think (CTV). She can also be seen in the feature films Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, The Rocker, and the upcoming What If. When not treading the boards, Rebecca teaches corporate workshops in team building, spontaneity, and creativity. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccanorthan

LISA NORTON

Violet Madsen, Dee Kupp, Dale Dover, Montana Montez Previously at the Citadel, Lisa was seen in Long Day’s Journey Into Night, and last season’s The Penelopiad. She has played stages across Canada, including The Arts Club (Vancouver), Theatre Calgary, The Globe (Regina), Manitoba Theatre Centre, Theatre Aquarius (Hamilton), Odyssey Theatre (Ottawa) and Thousand Islands Playhouse; and throughout the U.S. on tour with Roseneath Theatre. At home base in Toronto she’s appeared at, among others, Canadian Stage, Factory, The Tarragon, Theatre Columbus and Mirvish Productions. Lisa premiered new work at the Blyth Festival for three seasons and was a member of the Shaw Festival acting company for five, performing in eleven shows including Picnic, Widowers’ Houses, Hay Fever, and Man and Superman. Her TV appearances include Murdoch Mysteries; Fringe; Rookie Blue; Magic Beyond Words: The JK Rowling Story; and the role of Edith in Bomb Girls, and her voice can be heard in numerous ads and cartoons including The Doozers; The Mysteries of Alfred Hedgehog; Willa’s Wild Life; Detentionnaire and the very silly new Teletoon/Nickelodeon series Rocket Monkeys. Thanks to everyone at the Citadel for another fantastic opportunity – it’s great to be back! 40 MAKE MINE LOVE


bios JANA O’CONNOR

Enid Crotts, Mavis Greenbalm, Maimie Graham Jana O’Connor is delighted to be making her Citadel debut in this wonderful show! Jana is an Edmonton actor, improvisor, playwright and teaching artist. She is also a cast member and writer on CBC Radio’s hit sketch comedy program, The Irrelevant Show. In 2010, Jana was the recipient of a Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Award for her work as an emerging playwright. Her first play, The Lonely Hearts, made its debut at the Edmonton Fringe last year, and is shortlisted for the 2014 Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama. This summer, Jana will be appearing with her beloved Teatro la Quindicina in Lucy and Mr. Plate at the Varscona Theatre, a play she is co-writing with Jeff Haslam and Stewart Lemoine. Jana dedicates this performance to her very loving and supportive family – mom, dad, Laura, her husband Chris, and their daughter, Olive!

FARREN TIMOTEO

Chester Dobbs, Ramon Guzman, Andy Dandy, Tony Mezzeo Farren is an actor, director and writer. Last season at the Citadel, Farren appeared in Monty Python’s Spamalot for which he won a Sterling Award. Also at the Citadel, he directed the Young Company’s production of Pippin and acted in A Giraffe in Paris. Other acting credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Western Canada Theatre); Waiting for Godot (Wishbone); Marvelous Pilgrims, The Scent of Compulsion, and A Rocky Night for His Nibs (Teatro La Quindicina); Early Bloomer (Concrete); Assassins (Studio Theatre); and Little Shop of Horrors (Mayfield). Farren’s directing credits include The Light in the Piazza (Grant MacEwan University); Aladdin, Sleeping Beauty, Pinocchio, Hansel and Gretel and Little Red Riding Hood (each of which he also co-wrote) (Alberta Opera); The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Mayfield); The Infinite Shiver and Everybody Goes to Mitzi’s (for which he also wrote the lyrics) (Teatro La Quindicina); and The Be Arthurs: Reunion Tour (Edmonton Fringe). Farren is the Artistic Director of Alberta Opera and an Artistic Associate for Teatro La Quindicina. Farren resides here in Edmonton with celebrated actress, Patricia Zentilli, and their incredible three year-old son, Leonardo.

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bios JOHN ULLYATT Hale Lane

Previously this season, John appeared as Jamie in Long Day’s Journey Into Night. Last season, John appeared in Monty Python’s Spamalot, Next to Normal (co-production with Theatre Calgary), and Private Lives (Sterling Award nomination). He has appeared in memorable Citadel productions such as Death of a Salesman, The Rocky Horror Show, Billy Bishop Goes to War, Beauty and the Beast, Sweeney Todd, A Christmas Carol, The Drowsy Chaperone (coproduction with the National Arts Centre), The Wizard of Oz, Doubt, a parable, Cabaret, The Pillowman, I Am My Own Wife, Stones in His Pockets and The Mystery of Irma Vep. Recently, John was in Deathtrap (Mayfield) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream and King Lear (Freewill). John is a founding member of Firefly Theatre – Edmonton’s unique circus theatre, with whom he created and performed in Craniatrium, Duck Duck Bang and Primordial Blues. He is also a notable street artist whose works include The Human Fountain which was at the World Cup Daidogei festival in Shizuoka, Japan this year.

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bios BOB BAKER Director

Since returning to his hometown of Edmonton fourteen years ago, Bob Baker as Artistic Director has rejuvenated and expanded the Citadel Theatre. Programming season after season of world-class theatrical productions, Mr. Baker has ushered in an era of growth at the Citadel. Four years ago Mr. Baker was instrumental in incorporating four of the Citadel’s existing creative development programs under one umbrella: The Robbins Academy. The Robbins Academy consists of the Eldon and Anne Foote Theatre School, the Citadel Young Companies, The Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program and ongoing Play Development activities, creating Canada’s newest and most comprehensive program for creative development in professional theatre. Mr. Baker was honoured with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for exceptional service, excellence and community involvement, a University of Alberta Distinguished Alumni Award, is a member of Edmonton’s Cultural Hall of Fame and is a recipient of a PACE award from Alberta Association of Colleges and Technical Institutes. Last season Bob directed Monty Python’s Spamalot which received six Sterling Awards, including Outstanding Director and Outstanding Musical Production. He was the Artistic Director during the successful turn-around of both the Phoenix Theatre in Edmonton (1982-87) and the Canadian Stage Company in Toronto (1990-98). Earlier this season, Mr. Baker directed his 50th show at the Citadel, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, as well as the 14th annual production of A Christmas Carol.

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bios BRETTA GERECKE Set and Lighting Designer

Bretta grew up in Winnipeg and has lived in Edmonton for the past nineteen years. She graduated from the U of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Interior Design in 1992, and from the U of Alberta with a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Design in 1996. Bretta is the resident designer at Catalyst Theatre, where she has designed shows which have toured to the UK, Australia, the U.S. and across Canada. She also works at Canadian Stage, The National Arts Centre, Edmonton Opera, Calgary Opera, Theatre Calgary, The Banff Centre, Trinity Laban Conservatoire and The Globe Theatre. She is the recipient of over twenty Sterling Awards, Jessie Richardson Awards, SATA, and Betty Mitchell Awards; The Enbridge Award for Best Emerging Artist; The Global Women of Vision Award; and Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40.

CORY SINCENNES Costume Designer

Earlier this season, Cory designed the Set for Disney’s Mary Poppins and Set and Costumes for Romeo and Juliet. Cory’s Citadel credits include Monty Python’s Spamalot (Sterling Award), Next to Normal (Sterling Award), The Rocky Horror Show and Little Women: The Broadway Musical. Other theatre credits include Where the Blood Mixes for Theatre Aquarius/WCT; Chicago and Boeing Boeing for Mayfield Dinner Theatre; Mump and Smoot for ATP; Julius Caesar and The Tempest, Freewill Shakespeare Festival; Bigshot for Surreal Soreal/Ghost River and Communion and Woman in Black for Theatre Network. Cory holds a degree in Architectural Studies from Carleton University and a MFA in Theatre Design from U of A. He is a member of Associated Designers of Canada.

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bios OWEN HUTCHINSON Sound Designer

Last season, Owen was sound designer for Next to Normal. Other Citadel credits include sound design for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, August: Osage County, Billy Bishop Goes to War, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Wizard of Oz and The Forbidden Phoenix; sound consultant on Three Mo’ Tenors and assistant sound designer for Fire. Selected operation credits include Beauty and the Beast, Guys and Dolls, Westside Story (co-production with Theatre Calgary), Vimy, Noises Off, Peter Pan, 3 Mo’ Divas, The Mystery of Irma Vep, The Sound of Music, Christmas Carol, and The Shape of Things all for the Citadel. Other highlights include Chicago for Troika Entertainment and Cinderella for St. Albert Children’s Theatre. Owen was born and raised here in Edmonton, and studied Theatre Production at Grant MacEwan.

ALLEN COLE Composer/Arranger

Originally from Nova Scotia, Allen Cole has worked as composer, musical director, lyricist and/or book writer on musical theatre works such as The Wrong Son (NAC ), Mimi (with Rick Roberts and Melody Johnson), Anything That Moves (with Ann-Marie MacDonald and Alisa Palmer), and Pélagie (NAC and CanStage). Pélagie toured the Maritimes and Québec in 2005 with a bilingual production presented by Two Planks and a Passion Theatre Company. Allen has composed music for many theatre companies, including the Shaw Festival, Stratford Festival and Soulpepper. He has won numerous awards, including four Doras, and a Best Film Score Award from the Atlantic Film Festival. His musical Rockbound won five Merritt Awards in Nova Scotia, including Best New Play, Best Music and Best Production. Rockbound was published by Scirocco Press and was nominated for the Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia’s Masterworks Award. His funk musical comedy, The Bricklin (co-written with Paul Ledoux), premiered in Fredericton, New Brunswick in July, 2010, and played in Katowice, Poland in 2013. Allen currently teaches musical theatre at Ryerson. He was also Artistic Director of the Caravan Farm Theatre in Armstrong, B.C. from 1996 – 1999.

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bios JORDAN DOWLER-COLTMAN Projection Co-Designer and Filmmaker

Jordan is thrilled to be returning to the Citadel after many years. His professional career began as a member of the youth company in several shows, including A Christmas Carol and Peter Pan. He received his BFA in Film at Emily Carr University in Vancouver where he specialized in 3D film. In 2010, Jordan co-founded Skyward Motion Pictures and has directed two feature films Algorithms (2010) and Silhouette (2011) and most recently Canada’s first underwater 3D short film, The Depths (2013). Make Mine Love has been a dream project for Jordan and he would like to thank Victoria School of the Arts, FAVA, Oliver Millar, and his amazing team: Stirling Bancroft - Cinematographer, Craig Anderl - Camera Operator, Justin Brunelle - Key Grip/Gaffer and Larisse Campbell - Production Manager/AD (to whom he would like to dedicate this show). A special thanks to Owen Brierley, collaborator, guru and the best guy to spend long days/nights slinging pixels with!

OWEN BRIERLEY

Projection Co-Designer and Animator Owen is honoured to be part of this exciting new show at the Citadel. Owen has been part of the Make Mine Love adventure since the initial “what if” conversations with the design team in 2011. Owen is the Executive Director of Guru Digital Arts College where he is surrounded by brilliant and talented students and faculty. Owen would like to acknowledge the efforts of Jasmine Abbey (illustration/graphic design), Naomi Brierley (motion graphics/photo retouching), Cody Schiebelbein (3D modelling), and Heiko Ryll (videography) in creating the digital side of this show. As a projection designer, Owen melds video, animation, illustration and game technologies into a cohesive part of the overall design of the show. Projection design is a new direction for the Citadel and Owen would like to thank Bob, Tom, Bretta, Cheryl, Bill, and Jordan for their patience and perseverance with our journey of discovery. Lastly, Owen is the luckiest guy on the planet to have the love and support of his wife, Pam, and daughters Molly and Naomi.

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bios BEN CHRISTENSON Orchestrator

At three years of age, Benny C sat down at the piano for the first time and has been hooked ever since. In 2003 Ben moved to Iowa to study with vocal jazz arranger Phil Mattson at the School for Music Vocations, and had the opportunity to perform twice at Carnegie Hall with VoicesIowa. After graduating, Ben worked for Celebrity Cruises as a showband musician and bandmaster. After four and a half years and fifty countries, Ben returned to Alberta for the next leg of the journey. Though composition has always been important, studying orchestration really fostered Ben’s love for symphonic and film music. That has led to an advanced computer setup for orchestral mock-ups which Ben uses to produce music for various artists. Orchestration unexpectedly opened the door for musical theatre as well. Since 2011, Ben has performed on Wicked, The Sound of Music, Jersey Boys, Spamalot, and recently Mary Poppins. He also works as a youth and young adult pastor in Wetaskiwin. Ben is thrilled to be a part of Make Mine Love.

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bios MICHELLE CHAN Stage Manager

Earlier this season at the Citadel, Michelle stage managed Clybourne Park, A Christmas Carol and Long Day’s Journey Into Night. Last season, Michelle was stage manager for Monty Python’s Spamalot, Private Lives, A Christmas Carol and A Few Good Men (Citadel/Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre co-production). Other Citadel stage manager credits are The Sound of Music, God of Carnage, The Rocky Horror Show, Little Women: the Musical, August: Osage County, Billy Bishop Goes to War, Beauty and the Beast, Sweeney Todd, Blackbird, The Wizard of Oz, The Forbidden Phoenix, Vimy, Wingfield’s Inferno, The Pillowman, Bird Brain, Fully Committed, Vanya, Shakespeare’s Will, Wingfield on Ice, Stones In His Pockets, Homeward Bound and The Sword in the Stone. Assistant stage manager credits at the Citadel include Oliver!, Peter Pan, Blithe Spirit, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Sound of Music, Grease, Servant of Two Masters, Hamlet, Cabaret and Art. Other favourite stage manager credits include Mothership Down (Paper Tiger Productions); Afterplay (Blarney Productions); Evelyn Strange, Cocktails at Pam’s and Fever Land (Teatro la Quindicina); and The 7th Circle and A Hero for All (Fringe Theatre Adventures).

SANG-SANG LEE Assistant Stage Manager

Earlier this season, Sang-Sang was assistant stage manager on Clybourne Park. Last season, Sang-Sang was the assistant stage manager on Monty Python’s Spamalot and Private Lives. Other Citadel credits include The Sound of Music, The Rocky Horror Show, A Christmas Carol, Billy Bishop Goes to War and As You Like It. Elsewhere, she has worked on A Midsummer Night’s Dream and King Lear (Freewill Shakespeare Festival); Hunchback (Catalyst Theatre); The Super Groovy 70s, Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Mayfield Theatre); Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show (Odd Lot Theatre); Seussical (St. Albert Children’s Theatre); Monteverdi’s Orfeo (U of A Centennial); and Little Women and Crazy For You (Grant MacEwan). She is a graduate of Grant MacEwan’s Theatre Production program.

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Apprentice Stage Manager Last season at the Citadel, Al apprenticed on Monty Python’s Spamalot. Most recently he was the Child Supervisor for Disney’s Mary Poppins. Other stage management credits include Working It Out (Alberta Workers Health Centre); Midsummer a play with songs (Broken Toys Productions); Murielle (Blarney/Promise Productions); A Bronte Burlesque (Send in the Girls Burlesque); and The Unseen and A Picasso (Chorus Productions). Al is a graduate of the BFA Stage Management program at the University of Alberta. Al would like to thank his family and friends for their love and support. Thank you to Michelle and Sang-Sang.

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STAFF

BOB BAKER

Artistic Director •

PENNY RITCO

ARTISTIC ASSOCIATES FTS Teaching Assistants Debbie Theuss

Brian Dooley

Sophie Gareau-Brennan Katie Hudson Josh Languedoc Lianna Makuch Nadine Nahas

Doug Mertz

ADMINISTRATION

James MacDonald

Director, Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program

Director, Play Development Director, FTS & Young Companies

Marianne Bouthillier

Resident Music Director

Peni Christopher

Don Horsburgh

Wayne Paquette

Academy Associate

Diana Stevenson

Manager, Foote Theatre School

Young Company Instructors Shannon Boyle Dave Horak Don Horsburgh Heather Inglis Jennifer McMillan Jackie Pooke Linda Rubin Bridget Ryan Kate Ryan Adrianne Salmon FTS Instructors April Banigan Mhairi Berg Adam Blocka Shannon Boyle Ashley Butler Gregory Caswell Ellen Chorley Crystal Hanson Sally Hunt Binaifer Kapadia Meghan Koshman Annette Loiselle Patrick Lundeen Tim Mikula Michele Miller Barb Mah Gail Olmstead Andrew Ritchie Matt Schuurman Liana Shannon Linette Smith Jennifer Spencer Eileen Sproule

Rentals Manager

Shirley Tran

School Booking Coordinator

Kristen Hiemstra Josh Wickard

Assistant Box Office Managers

Guest Services Supervisors Myrna Gosnell Asst. to the Artistic Director/ Amanda Gregoire Company Manager Mark Harding Laurie McInnes Courtney Lair Business Affairs Tara-Lee LaRose AUDIENCE Jacob Liska DEVELOPMENT Peter Sam Terry Schmolcke Neil Le Grandeur Associate Mark Stubbings Patrick Lundeen Guest Services Associate Representatives Patricia Zentilli Cody Carver Associate Victoria deJong Carol Dreger FACILITY Jessica Glover Louis Barron Marg Gronnestad Director Christina Harbak Maintenance Jessica Kavanagh Colin Deegan Rebecca Loudon Manager Melissa MacDonald Bill Daniels Stuart McDougall Assistant Maintenance Brittany Molner Manager Abbie Murison Bee Clean Services Carly Neis Security Chris Powell Alberta Crowd Joyanne Rudiak Management Mark Sinongco Building Porter Valerie Smart William Cardle MARKETING & Tara Gale Associate Executive Director

FINANCE

Pat Bradley

Director of Finance

Daniel Jee

Accounts Payable/ Receivable

Cheryl Sinclair

Payroll Accountant

COMMUNICATIONS Ken Davis

Director, Marketing & Communications

Kristen Finlay Administrator

Jason Magee

Manager, Media Relations

Angelica Menck

GUEST SERVICES

Manager, Corporate Relations

Director/ Box Office Manager

Coordinator, Beyond the Stage Marketing

Kimberlee Stadelmann Neil LeGrandeur Theresa Hovdestad

Executive Director

Fund DEVELOPMENT Vincent Meseck Neil Luipasco

Director, Fund Development

Sydney Stuart

Manager, Fund Development

PRODUCTION

Props

Ivan Siemens Props

Wayne Jeannotte Props

Olesya Komarnytska Props

Cheryl L. Hoover

Amy Kucharuk

Bill Heron

Angie Sotiropoulos

Michelle Chan

Marc Anderson

Patrick Fraser

Andrew Hill

Stephanie Ripley

Dan Beggs

Director

Technical Director Resident Stage Manager Assistant Technical Director

Props Props

Head Stage Carpenter Assistant Head Stage Carpenter Stage Carpenter

Assistant Technical Director

Patsy Thomas

Administrative Assistant

Kayla Fulton

Kyla Maki

Owen Hutchinson Head of Audio

Head of Wardrobe Assistant Head of Wardrobe

Ian Trace

Judith Darough

Peter Locock

Julie Davie

Chris Hayes

Kathleen Morley

Assistant Head of Audio Head of Scenic Carpentry

Cutter

First Hand First Hand

Assistant Head of Scenic Carpentry

Barbara Becker

Scenic Carpenter

Brenda Inglis

Scenic Carpenter

Kathryn Neuman

Scenic Carpenter

Genevieve Savard

Set Fabrics

Ava Siemens

Head of Electrics

Catherine Bamsay

Electrics

Karen Beames

Video

Lorraine Price

Greg Cardinal

Serge Menard Brad Weir

Danine Reggenwetter Sheila Cleasby

Meaghan Skerik Elijah Lindenberger Andrea Steinwand

Head of Scenic Paint

Richard Stevens

Fabricator Stitcher Stitcher Stitcher Stitcher Stitcher

Boots and Shoes Head of Wardrobe Running

Michelle Warren Dresser

Assistant Head of Scenic Paint

Barb Becker

Scenic Paint

Samantha J. Rumball

Head of Props

Tammy Fox

Nicole Deibert Jim Meers

Charlotte Hunt

Assistant Head of Props

Wardrobe Maintenance Head of Wigs

Assistant Head of Wigs

The Citadel is grateful for the kind generosity of its volunteers listed below. If you want to volunteer with the Citadel, please call Theresa Hovdestad at 780-428-2118 or e-mail volunteers@citadeltheatre.com. Johanna Andreoff, Gale Arneson, Nelda Arnst, Judith Babcock, Carolyn Bell, Jacqueline Bell, Shelley Benson, Erika Beyer, Ursula Blumentrath, Jeanine Bonot, Florence Borch, Ken Borch, Shirley Boven, Loveth Bradley, Allan Budlong, Eileen Budlong, Jeanette Calder, Collin Campbell, Patrick Caron, Dee Cartledge, Gina Chea, Victoria DeJong, Carol Dreger, Shirley Dunn, Clifford Edwards, Lil Filewych, Laurie Fornal, Wendy Fraser, Gilberte Gagne, Irene Gagne, Louise Gagne, Doreen Gagnon, Jackie Genest, Mervan Gorrie, Sharon Green, Christine Hall, Vicki Hall, Jeffrey Haswell, Rosemarie Heaney, Brad Heller, Marilyn Hemsing, Daniel High, Amelia Hihn, Maria Hollinshead, Ron Homenchuk, Laura Hughes, Judy Hume, Laura Hughes, Bruce Johnson, Madalyn Johnson, Jessica Kavanagh, Kathleen Kellman, Carol Klass, Eva Kopecka, Arndt Kuethe, Janice Kuethe, Bonnie Labranche, Kim Lang, Nicole Leblanc-Lamarre, Ron Levang, Coral Levang, Karen Lewis-Caron, Fran Linklater, Elizabeth Luchko, Marlene Lukevich, Caroline Lutz, Ross MacHetchuk, Dawn Madill, Wesley Matte, Angella Matthew, Donna McKay, Tom McLean, Donna Miller, Karen Miller, Janice Minamide, Monica Molina-Ayala, Donna Molloy, Robert Moore, Joan Murchie, Sulochana Muthia, Patricia Navarro, Florence Nieberding, Gaetan Nolet, Gina Nolet, Dennis Nolan, Barbara Olynyk, Linda Orlecki, Nicole Orlecki, Edith Parsons, Susan Patenaude, Anna Popowich, Joyce Powell, Kevin Przyswitt, Renee Przyswitt, Doreen Pysar, Monica Robillard, Louise Rogucki, Audrey Ross, Ian Ross, Helen Rusich, Joyce Schwan, Angela Seery, Phil Slawsky, Valerie Smart, Phyllis Solsberg, Evelyn Stark, Charlotte Stel, Eileen Stephens, Shu-wen Tham, Diane Trithardt, Rose Unguran, Mona Vandersluys, Brenda Voyce, Laura Wallace, Jason Way-Kowalchuk, Selena Wang, Kay Willekes, Bonnie Woloschuk, Denise Woollard, Laura Wylde, Lil Yewchuk MAKE MINE LOVE 53

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Here we are, the final show of our 48th Season and what a fantastic way to bring this wonderful season to a close! A World Premiere and made-in-Edmonton original, Make Mine Love was developed at the Citadel, written, directed, designed and with a majority of performances by Edmontonians. We are proud to bring you this new work and thank BMO Financial Group for supporting Play Development at the Citadel. On behalf of all of us at the Citadel Theatre, we would like to Thank You – our patrons, premier supporters, donors, funders, corporate and media sponsors, for your incredible contribution to this season and for your loyalty and commitment. We witnessed on our stages family dysfunction, piano prodigies, a flying nanny, marionettes, race and real estate, isolation in a connected world, love, death, and Christmas. Whether you are a long-time supporter or have walked through our doors for the very first time, we hope that you found this season’s mix of plays to be entertaining, thought-provoking and truly memorable! We hope that you’ll join us for our 2014/15 Season. We are very proud to bring you more of what you love about the Citadel – more comedies, more intrigue, more musicals, more classics and more innovation. The Club at The Citadel has become a favourite for both audiences and artists. Home to our Beyond the Stage programming, it provides patrons opportunities to experience cabarets, live music, comedy, new play readings, workshops and much more.

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, and BOARD PRESIDENT We are thrilled to report on the continued evolution of the Robbins Academy, where we train professional artists to a higher level, mentor and prepare young adults for a career in the arts, and introduce children of all ages to the magic of theatre. We thank Bill and Mary Jo Robbins for their on-going commitment to this important work and for incenting others to join in supporting us. We would also like to acknowledge the Eldon and Anne Foote Fund and the John and Barbara Poole Family Fund for their visionary support of the creative development of artists and youth at the Citadel over the years. Thank you to all three levels of government for their continued support of the arts in our community. The Citadel contributes to the vibrancy of the downtown Arts District and the social fabric of our city by providing a complex that not only houses our productions, but also provides space and service to many arts and community partners like Rapid Fire Theatre, The Canadian Country Music Awards, The University of Alberta Festival of Ideas, and many more. Again, we cannot thank you enough for your unfailing support. Because of you, the Citadel remains a vital presence in our city, province and throughout Canada, and we look forward to the future — our 50th Anniversary — in 2015! Finally, we give a standing ovation to our artists, production teams, management, staff, volunteers and Board for their hard work and love of the arts. With our deepest gratitude,

Penny Ritco, Executive Director

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THANKS Season Sponsor

Brian Vaasjo, President & CEO A significant historical icon in the City of Edmonton and a respected leader in Canadian Theatre, the Citadel Theatre continues to vibrantly bring to life the art of performance, creativity and limitless imagination to our community young and old. Capital Power is honored to be the season sponsor and is proud to support the Citadel as it continues to strengthen our city’s cultural heritage, diversity and character.

Beyond the Stage

Dave Mowat, President & CEO ATB Financial is thrilled to support the Citadel’s efforts to engage with new audiences and enrich the experience of Edmonton theatregoers. We are extremely proud of the incredible line up of talent, both local and national, that we have seen this past season in the relaxed, urban and versatile environment that is The Club at the Citadel. We are honored to partner with you on this initiative and congratulate you on another successful Beyond the Stage series.

THE ROBBINS FOUNDATION Bill and Mary Jo Robbins

Robbins Academy

Our sponsorship of the Citadel Theatre over the years has been both a pleasure and a privilege. We continue to be especially proud of the Robbins Academy at the Citadel and to support the development of artistic talent that reflects our national and regional diversity. Our vision is to support and promote the education and participation of young actors in the theatre and sustain the future of arts and culture in Edmonton.

Landmark Seats

Bijan Mannani, Chief Operating Officer Landmark Group is once again proud to support the Citadel Theatre and their ongoing commitment to a flourishing arts community. Creative and artistic expression continues to enrich our lives through laughter, entertainment and a nostalgic blast-to-the-past. We appreciate all your hard work and offer our sincere congratulations on yet another successful and inspiring season.


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THANKS Maclab Students Club

BRUCE BENTLEY, President & CEO The Citadel Theatre makes a significant contribution to the quality of life in Edmonton and to keeping the arts alive in our community. Maclab Enterprises is proud to introduce new generations to the world of theatre through Maclab Enterprises’ Students Club.

Education & Outreach

Gary Bosgoed, Senior Vice President, Edmonton Operations WorleyParsons believes strongly in giving back to the communities in which we live and do business. We are proud to support the Citadel Theatre as well as the Education & Outreach Program, which allows 300 students the opportunity to see a live performance during the school year. We value the artistic contributions the Citadel Theatre provides to our community and to our city. Thank you for another season filled with wonder, excitement, drama and creativity!

Education Program At Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life, we have a special interest in the arts and are committed to enhancing its role across all sectors of our society. We believe that by developing creativity and increasing accessibility to the arts for all audiences we’re building the foundation for a healthy and prosperous future. Through the Key to Giving™, the national corporate citizenship program of Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life, our sponsorship of Citadel Theatre’s Education program will help engage young audiences and foster their learning beyond the classroom. Our vision is to promote the education and participation of youth and ultimately sustain the future of arts and culture for generations to come. We applaud Citadel Theatre for continuing to engage minds, entertain audiences and encourage new ideas.

Spring Break & Summer Camp Scholarships Scotiabank is proud to support the Cidatel Theatre for the 7th year. The arts is one of the key pillars of Scotiabank’s philanthropic program, Bright Future, and giving back through the arts is important to us. Our donation to the Citadel Theatre gives students at Edmonton-based schools the opportunity to participate in the theatre camps – helping them to develop theatre skills as well as valuable life skills. We believe we get more from the arts than we could ever give, and the arts make our lives richer by exposing us to new ideas and developing new perspectives. We applaud the Citadel Theatre for bringing world class theatre to Edmonton. Enjoy the show.


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Nada Ristich, Director, Corporate Donations At BMO Financial Group, we believe a strong and vital cultural life is part of a healthy community. As anyone who has seen a great play, art has the power to transform how we perceive life, each other and ourselves. We are committed to promoting and celebrating the great diversity and wealth of talent that exists across Canada. Our support of Play Development at the Citadel, liberates playwrights to concentrate on their art form and encourages them to give Canada an artistic voice.

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Once again the Citadel proves itself to be an enriching, thought-provoking, relevant, and important contributor to the Edmonton Arts community. Through its continued focus on theatre excellence and the development of our artistic talent, the Citadel is a key component of Edmonton’s cultural life. DIALOG is honored to be a supporter of the Citadel’s Playwright’s Forum and its vision of nurturing upcoming and established talent and new plays. As a firm it is our pleasure and privilege to play a role in keeping theatre alive for generations to come.

Young Companies

Alan Convery, Senior Manager Community Relations, TD Bank Group TD is proud to support another successful year of Young Companies at the Citadel Theatre. This unique program of mentorship and training supports young, aspiring artists who are serious about pursuing a career in theatre. We applaud this year’s Young Company participants and look forward to their year-end performances.

Presenting Sponsor, Romeo & Juliet Husky Energy is the Presenting Sponsor of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Our unique partnership also supports professional artists with five weeks of world-class training through the Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program. Husky supports the Citadel Theatre and the wonderful artistry it brings to our community.

Presenting Sponsor, Mary Poppins

Neil Macgillivray, President, Camgill Enterprises Ltd. We are pleased to support another great season at the Citadel as it provides innovative theatre and leadership to the Edmonton arts scene. Camgill Enterprises Ltd. salutes all those who contribute to the Citadel’s continuing success. The encouragement our community gives to the arts is what makes Edmonton a dynamic place to live.


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THANKS Mary Poppins

GREG CHRISTENSON, President Christenson Developments is very pleased to sponsor Mary Poppins. We believe that the Citadel Theatre is essential in keeping the arts alive in our community and are very proud to support them. We wish them continued success in presenting artistic excellence to our community.

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Brian Baker, President & CEO Melcor Developments Ltd. is a proud supporter of the Citadel Theatre. Congratulations to everyone involved in providing outstanding entertainment and inspiring performances. We value and appreciate the significant contribution the Citadel Theatre makes to our community.

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TOM REDL, President & CEO We have been inspired by your productions and impressed with your artistic excellence. Yours are the hands that weave the fabric of our community. Sponsoring the Citadel Theatre has been both a pleasure and a privilege.

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Rick Guenette, President Gravisys is proud to support another outstanding season at the Citadel. Theatre is one of the greatest art forms and we are lucky to be part of such a distinguished organization. We wish them continued success for many years to come.


Servus Pay What You Can

Garth Warner, President & CEO Servus Credit Union is proud to partner with the Citadel Theatre to ensure more Albertans have an opportunity to enjoy the arts through Servus Pay What You Can Sundays. We congratulate the Citadel on an outstanding season and extend our best wishes for many more great seasons to come.

Opening Nights

BRUCE KIRKLAND, General Manager Lexus of Edmonton is honored and proud to continue its relationship with the Citadel Theatre. The Citadel is a key component to the Edmonton Arts Community which contributes so much quality of life in Edmonton. Our City is blessed to have the Citadel Theatre and all the wonderful productions they produce for Edmonton and the surrounding areas to enjoy. Lexus of Edmonton is locally owned and operated and has been giving back to the Edmonton community for many years and the Citadel is very much worthy of our support.

Print Sponsor

Darren Pohl, President McCallum Printing Group is proud to be a sponsor to such a diverse organization covering all aspects of live theatre for our community. Congratulations on a fabulous season, we applaud and thank you and wish you every continued success.

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Rob Suggitt, Suggitt Publishers President & Publisher - Playhouse Publications Ltd. It is with great pleasure we salute the Citadel on another fine season! We Suggitt would like toPUBLISHERS applaud all of the personnel who make up the Citadel, from the obvious (performers) to everyone behind the scenes as well. It takes a full cast of talented people to create the magic we see on stage, and everyone involved deserves to be commended for all the work they do. Bravo!

MEDIA SPONSORS The Citadel would like to extend our special thanks to the following media sponsors, whose ongoing support made the 2013/2014 season a tremendous success: CBC, 630 CHED, CISN, Citytv, CTV, The Edmonton Journal, Fresh 92.5, Global Edmonton, Nightlife Promotions, Pattison, SHAW TV, Sonic 102.9, Vue Weekly MAKE MINE LOVE 61


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In recognition of the Citadel Theatre’s 50th anniversary in 2015, the ENCORE Campaign plans to raise $5 million through several fundraising initiatives to support Citadel productions and programs along with an exciting facility enhancement. For more information about the ENCORE Campaign, please contact: Neil Luipasco OR Director, Fund Development 780.428.2141 nluipasco@citadeltheatre.com

Sydney Stuart Manager, Fund Development 780.428.2142 sstuart@citadeltheatre.com


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