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Education Director of Education Meghan Montaner Education Assistant Kelly Rourke Director of Dance Jennifer Agbay Outreach Programs Coordinator Sharon Hart Box Office Director of Ticketing Genevieve Shappell Assistant Box Office Manager Brendan Donnellan FSS Ticketing Manager Nadia Naco Box Office Associates Naya Byfield Julie Carlson Derek Courtney Jennifer Gallant Cathy Mezynski Jean O'Halloran Sonya Richards Facilities Facilities Manager Bob Krafve Facilities Associates Dan Friend Danielle Friend Melissa Pineda Stan Tarka

Operations Director of Operations David MacArthur Jr. Assistant Operations Manager Savannah Plante Food and Beverage Manager Jeff Brodeur Special Events Coordinator Mark Steina House Managers Pete Belsito Elizabeth LoConto Ellen Santimaw Mark Steina FSS Salon MaÎtre D’s Sue Shimeall Ray Trifone Production Production Manager Jon Rosbrook Lighting Designer Brenda Shepard House Sound/Audio Engineer Nick Joyce Stage Crew IATSE Local 96 Mighty Wurlitzer Team Resident Organist Len Beyersdorfer Curator Bruce Hager Technical Consultant Don Phipps

Please note for our Broadway shows we offer ASL and audio description services at specific performances. We offer wheelchair accessibility at all shows. Please visit TheHanoverTheatre.org/accessibility for complete info. Worcester Center for Performing Arts, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, owns and operates The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS Dr. Marianne E. Felice, Chair Steven G. Joseph, Vice Chair Charles R. Valade, Treasurer Kristen Albright, Secretary Marie A. Angelini Tracy Barlok Ronald E. Bidinger, DDS Maureen F. Binienda Lisa M. Carroll Joan Crowley

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2017-2018 SEASON MEMBERS Supporter Subcribers ($600-1,199) Daniel M. Barry & Shannon Kenyon Linda & Matthew Brown Richard & Janice Helle Jeff Judkins Kurt & Sharon Parent Supporter Members ($600-1,199) Steven & Cindy Cariglio Beth & Paul Duquette John & Melissa Harris Judith & Leon Josephs John & Susan LoVerso John & Joyce Pyne Karen Scopetski Associate Subscribers ($300-599) Norman Gallagher Lynette Paczkowski Mr. & Mrs. Whitney J. Parker Ann Marie & Frank Sciammacco

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We gratefully acknowledge the generosity of the following patrons for their support of the Theatre District Campaign. David & Kristen Albright The George I. Alden Trust Alexander Aronson Finning CPAs Barry & Jean Alman Mike & Marie Angelini Bank of America Jeff & Tracy Barlok Barr Foundation Bay State Savings Bank Maurice & Pamela Boisvert John & Dawn Budd James & Stella Chacharone John & Brigita Clementi James & Nancy Coghlin Coghlin Electrical Contractors, Inc. Jeanne Y. Curtis Charitable Trust Mary C. DeFeudis Paul & Sandra Demoga Digital Federal Credit Union Bruce & Kathleen (Madaus) Dunfee Monica Elefterion & Mark G. Wagner The Ellsworth Foundation Fred & Patty Eppinger Dr. Marianne Felice Warner S. & Mary F. Fletcher The Fletcher Foundation Robert Frankel & Ann McCauley Fred Harris Daniels Foundation Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Freitas The George F. & Sybil H. Fuller Foundation Lisa Kirby Gibbs The Albert J. Gifford Charitable Trust Dr. Ivan & Noreen Green The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation Harrington Foundation Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Hoche-Scofield Foundation Steve & Lee Joseph Richard & Tracey Lavey Edward & Margaret Madaus Joseph Madaus Patrick & Meaghan Madaus MassDevelopment Jean McDonough Lisa & Neil McDonough The Mildred H. McEvoy Foundation Matthew & Kara (Madaus) Metraw Millbury Savings Bank National Grid Amelia Peabody Charitable Fund Donald & Susan Pegg Robin Rhodes Mary & William Ritter Rollstone Bank & Trust John & Ellen Savickas The Schwartz Charitable Foundation Jane & Troy Siebels The Stoddard Charitable Trust Tom & Kathy Sullivan E. Paul & Kathy Tinsley UniBank Unum Jody & Charlie Valade Webster Five David Williams & Joyce Cariglia Wyman-Gordon Foundation List current as of March 23, 2018 Due to space constraints, we have only listed donors at the $1,000 level and above.

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Follow us for a season of award-winning hits, magic, adventure and toe-tapping fun. November 8–11, 2018. Travel down the yellow brick road and meet The Wizard of Oz. “… a family-friendly show with some dandy special effects.” – The Miami Herald November 29–December 2, 2018. Back in Worcester by popular demand, ELF The Musical! Watch Buddy embark on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. “ELF is happy enough for families, savvy enough for city kids and plenty smart for adults!” - Variety January 2–6, 2019. With a little faith, trust and pixie dust, you’ll fly to the second star to the right and join us in Finding Neverland. The winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart.” -TIME Magazine January 31–February 3, 2019. Visit a world where myths and legends take shape in The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, the “winning adaptation” (Hollywood Reporter) of Rick Riordan’s best-selling novel. “Worthy of the Gods!” – Time Out NY March 27–31, 2019. Everybody conga! On Your Feet! takes you behind the music of hit record-making duo Emilio and Gloria Estefan. “Packed with a seductive beat, tender heart and genuine joy!” – Hollywood Reporter April 11–14, 2019. Who knew a construction site could be so edgy and artistic at the same time? Tap Dogs turns dancing upside-down and into the ultimate night out. “Does to steel capped boots what Gene Kelly did for umbrellas.” - Independent on Sunday

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May 22–26, 2019. Complete the season’s Broadway journey with Waitress to celebrate friendship, motherhood and of course, the delight of a well-made pie. “Waitress is a little slice of heaven!” – Entertainment Weekly

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CAST

(in order of appearance) Alice Murphy .......................................................................................................... AUDREY CARDWELL Billy Cane .................................................................................................................. HENRY GOTTFRIED Daddy Cane....................................................................................................................DAVID ATKINSON Margo Crawford......................................................................................................................LIANA HUNT Max ...............................................................................................................................HAYDEN CLIFTON Florence..............................................................................................................................ALESSA NEECK Edna ...........................................................................................................................MARY PAGE NANCE Daryl Ames .......................................................................................................... JEFF BLUMENKRANTZ Lucy Grant ............................................................................................................... KAITLYN DAVIDSON Jimmy Ray Dobbs ....................................................................................................PATRICK CUMMINGS Daddy Murphy .........................................................................................................JOHN LESLIE WOLFE Mama Murphy ........................................................................................ALLISON BRINER-DARDENNE Mayor Josiah Dobbs ............................................................................................................... JEFF AUSTIN Stanford Adams............................................................................................................. KEVIN McMAHON Dr. Norquist............................................................................................................... DAVID KIRK GRANT County Clerk .....................................................................................................................ROBIN De LANO Ensemble ...................................................................................... DEVIN ARCHER, HAYDEN CLIFTON, ROBIN De LANO, DAVID KIRK GRANT, KEVIN McMAHON, MARY PAGE NANCE, ALESSA NEECK, MICHAEL STARR UNDERSTUDIES Should an understudy substitute for a listed performer, it will be posted in the lobby at the time of the performance. for Alice Murphy—ROBIN De LANO, DONNA LOUDEN; for Jimmy Ray Dobbs—DEVIN ARCHER; for Daryl Ames—HAYDEN CLIFTON, ROBERT PIERANUNZI; for Billy Cane—MICHAEL STARR; for Daddy Cane—KEVIN McMAHON; for Lucy Grant—MARY PAGE NANCE, ALESSA NEECK; for Daddy Murphy—DAVID KIRK GRANT, ROBERT PIERANUNZI; for Mama Murphy—ROBIN De LANO; for Mayor Josiah Dobbs—DAVID KIRK GRANT; for Margo Crawford—KELLY BAKER, ALESSA NEECK SWINGS KELLY BAKER, CODY DAVIS, DONNA LOUDEN, ROBERT PIERANUNZI DANCE CAPTAIN/FIGHT CAPTAIN ROBERT PIERANUNZI STAGE MANAGERS GEOFF MAUS, MARGOT WHITNEY BRIGHT STAR IS PERFORMED WITH ONE INTERMISSION. TIME/PLACE 1945–1946, and 22 years earlier. North Carolina.

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MUSICAL NUMBERS ACT ONE “If You Knew My Story” ......................................................................................................Alice, Company “She’s Gone”..................................................................................................................... Daddy Cane, Billy “Bright Star” ..........................................................................................................................Billy, Ensemble “Way Back in the Day”* .......................................................................................................Alice, Ensemble “Whoa, Mama” .................................................................................................Jimmy Ray, Alice, Ensemble “Firmer Hand/Do Right”...................................................Daddy Murphy, Mama Murphy, Alice, Ensemble “A Man’s Gotta Do”..............................................................................................Mayor Dobbs, Jimmy Ray “Asheville”..........................................................................................................................Margo, Ensemble “What Could Be Better” ...................................................................................Jimmy Ray, Alice, Ensemble “I Can’t Wait” ...................................................................................................Alice, Jimmy Ray, Ensemble “Please Don’t Take Him” .................................................................... Mayor Dobbs, Alice, Daddy Murphy, Mama Murphy, Stanford, Ensemble “A Man’s Gotta Do” (Reprise)................................................................................ Mayor Dobbs, Ensemble ACT TWO Entr’ acte ......................................................................................................................................... The Band “Sun Is Gonna Shine” .................................................................................Alice, Mama Murphy, Ensemble “Heartbreaker” ..............................................................................................................................Jimmy Ray “Another Round” ............................................................................................. Lucy, Daryl, Billy, Ensemble “I Had a Vision” ................................................................................................................. Alice, Jimmy Ray “Always Will” ...........................................................................................................Billy, Margo, Ensemble “I Can’t Wait” (Reprise).................................................................................................................. Ensemble “So Familiar” ........................................................................................................................Alice, Ensemble “At Long Last”*....................................................................................................................Alice, Ensemble “Finale” ........................................................................................................................................... Company *Music and Lyrics by Edie Brickell ORCHESTRA Music Director/Conductor/Piano/Accordion—P. JASON YARCHO Associate Conductor/Accordion/Auto Harp—MAX GROSSMAN Banjo/Acoustic Guitar—GEORGE GUTHRIE Acoustic Guitar/Electric Guitar—ANDREW ZINSMEISTER Mandolin/Acoustic Guitar—WAYNE FUGATE Violin—MARTHA McDONNELL Bass—SKIP WARD Drums/Percussion—JOE MOWATT Viola/Violin—DAVID GOLD Cello—ANIK OULIANINE Music Supervisor—PETER ASHER Supervising Music Director/Vocal Arrangements—ROB BERMAN Music Coordinator—SEYMOUR “RED” PRESS

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DAVID ATKINSON

JEFF AUSTIN

JEFF BLUMENKRANTZ

ALLISON BRINER-DARDENNE

AUDREY CARDWELL

PATRICK CUMMINGS

KAITLYN DAVIDSON

HENRY GOTTFRIED

LIANA HUNT

JOHN LESLIE WOLFE

DEVIN ARCHER

KELLY BAKER

HAYDEN CLIFTON

CODY DAVIS

ROBIN De LANO

DAVID KIRK GRANT

DONNA LOUDEN

KEVIN McMAHON

MARY PAGE NANCE

ALESSA NEECK

ROBERT PIERANUNZI

MICHAEL STARR


WHO’S WHO in the CAST DAVID ATKINSON (Daddy Cane) is a proud native of Atlanta, a graduate of University of Georgia and a member of Actors Co-op, Hollywood. Regional: Parade (Merry-Go-Round); Billy Elliot: The Musical (La Mirada); The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and Urban Cowboy (TUTS Houston); Trails (NYMF, world premiere). L.A.: Bonnie & Clyde, Lucky Stiff, Big River, Guys and Dolls, Man of La Mancha, The Spitfire Grill. TV/ film: American Made, “Snowfall,” “Scandal,” “2 Broke Girls,” “Castle,” “50 to 1,” “Longmire,” “Justified,” “CSI” and “True Blood.” JEFF AUSTIN (Mayor Josiah Dobbs). L.A.: Singin’ in the Rain, Annie (MT West); Candide (Ahmanson Theatre); Annie Get Your Gun (South Bay CLO); Chess (Long Beach CLO). Regional: Sweeney Todd (Clarence Brown Theatre), Gypsy (Sundance Theatre), Kismet (Riverside CLO). National tours: City of Angels, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Evita (European tour). Film: Armageddon, L.A. Confidential. TV: “Grace & Frankie,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Castle,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “The Closer,” “Bones,” “The King of Queens,” “Without a Trace,” “NYPD Blue,” “Carnivàle.” JEFF BLUMENKRANTZ (Daryl Ames) originated the role of Daryl on Broadway, where he also appeared in A Class Act, How to Succeed…, Damn Yankees, Threepenny Opera, and Into the Woods. Off Broadway: Murder for Two, The Golden Apple and Anyone Can Whistle (Encores). TV/ Film: The Big Sick, “The Detour,” “30 Rock,” “The Good Wife,” Joseph…Dreamcoat, “Will & Grace,” “Law & Order(s),” Sweeney Todd and Candide (NY Philharmonic/PBS). Additionally, Jeff is a Tony-nominated composer/lyricist. jeffblumenkrantz.com. ALLISON BRINER-DARDENNE (Mama Murphy). Bright Star: The Old Globe, Kennedy Center. Broadway: Bright Star, Mamma Mia! National tours: Follies (Ahmanson Theatre), Mamma Mia!, White Christmas, Les Misérables, Titanic. Off-Broadway: Forbidden Broadway, Listen to My Heart, Return to the Forbidden Planet. June Carter Cash in Ring of Fire (Alabama Shakespeare Festival, St. Louis Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, Arizona Theatre Company, Syracuse Stage), plus over 25 other regional credits. TV: “The Carrie Diaries,” “Law & Order,” “SVU,” “All My Children,” “One Life to Live.” AUDREY CARDWELL (Alice Murphy). National tours: Cinderella (Ella), Anything Goes, Elf. Regional: The Old Globe and Asolo Rep. (Sarah Brown, Guys and Dolls), The Muny, North Shore Music Theatre, Houston Theatre Under the Stars, Dallas Summer Musicals, Pennsylvania Centre Stage. B.F.A., Penn State University. @akatcard. 6

PATRICK CUMMINGS (Jimmy Ray Dobbs). Broadway: Bright Star. New York: This Is How It Ends (59E59); New Girl in Town, Donnybrook, Transport (Irish Repertory); It Must Be Him (Peter Jay Sharp), Happiness (Mitzi Newhouse). Regional: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Paper Mill Playhouse, Pittsburgh CLO, Kansas City Starlight, Moonlight Amphitheatre, Musical Theatre West and more. TV/film: “Hostages” (Robert Harper), “Madam Secretary,” “The Blacklist,” Pittsburgh! B.F.A. in acting from Carnegie Mellon. “Thanks to CGF, Alessa and my family for their steadfast support.” KAITLYN DAVIDSON (Lucy Grant). Broadway: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Nice Work If You Can Get It. National tour: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Ella), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Judy). Other New York: The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin (Encores!). Select regional: Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing (Signature Theatre, Carol Sue), Chicago (Riverside Theatre, Roxie), The Music Man (The Cape Playhouse, Marian Paroo), 42nd Street (The Marriott Theatre, Peggy Sawyer). CCM alum. Instagram: @kaitlyndavidson27. kaitlyn-davidson.com. HENRY GOTTFRIED (Billy Cane) grew up in Nashville, Tenn. and received a B.A. in theater studies from Yale. Past credits include Waitress (original Broadway cast), Pippin (first national tour) and Peter Pan Live! on NBC. Henry is based in New York City and is excited to ship out with this beautiful production. Thanks to Mom and Dad, and love and balloons to G. LIANA HUNT (Margo Crawford). Broadway: Newsies (Katherine), Mamma Mia! (Sophie). National tours: Wicked (Nessarose), Mamma Mia! (Sophie). Regional: Private Lives (Sibyl, Riverside Theatre), Jekyll & Hyde (Emma Carew, Engeman Theatre), Grease (Sandy, Engeman Theatre), Les Misérables (Eponine, Merry-Go-Round). B.F.A.: NYU. Thank you to the team and Talent House. “Love to my family, Larkin and Newman.” Proud AEA member. Instagram/Twitter: @lianamariehunt. JOHN LESLIE WOLFE (Daddy Murphy). The Phantom of the Opera/Las Vegas (Andre). Broadway: Parade, Passion, Evita and Sarava. NY City Opera: Brigadoon (Tommy), Most Happy Fella (Joey). National tours/regional: Parade (Watkins), Evita (Peron), Sweeney Todd (Sweeney), Annie (Warbucks), 1776 (Hancock), Our Town (Dr. Gibbs). Kennedy Center: Martin Guerre (Pierre Guerre), Passion (Col. Ricci). TV: “House of Cards,” “The West Wing,” “The Wire,” “Homicide” and HBO’s “Something the Lord Made” (Walter Dandy) with Alan Rickman. Film: Amira & Sam, The Invasion, Step Up and Invincible. continued


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WHO’S WHO in the CAST DEVIN ARCHER (Ensemble, u/s Jimmy Ray Dobbs). National tours: Mamma Mia! Las Vegas: Mamma Mia!, Ace. L.A.: The Last Five Years and Rent (McCoy Rigby); Tarzan (3D Theatricals); Les Misérables (Musical Theatre West). Chicago: Follies (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), Fiddler on the Roof (Marriott Lincolnshire), Departure Lounge (Bailiwick), Twelfth Night (Notre Dame Shakespeare). Graduate of Northwestern University (“Go ’Cats!”). @devinjarcher. KELLY BAKER (Swing, u/s Margo Crawford) is a recent graduate of UCLA’s Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program. UCLA: Carrie (Norma), Sunday in the Park with George (Celeste #2). Regional: Into the Woods (Cinderella), Beauty and the Beast (Belle), Oklahoma! (Laurie). “Much love and thanks to Anthony Boyer (DDO Artists Agency), Michael Donovan, my family and my friends!” Instagram: @kellbakes. HAYDEN CLIFTON (Ensemble, u/s Daryl Ames) is thrilled to be joining the Bright Star tour! Regional: Music Theatre Wichita, Gateway, Arrow Rock Lyceum, Engeman, Ogunquit, Casa Mañana. TV: HBO’s “The Deuce.” Proud Otterbein University grad. Love to Taur, his family and friends, Calleri and creative teams, and TKO. @haydenkc14. CODY DAVIS (Swing). Broadway/NYC: R+H Cinderella (Asst. Dance Captain); Lady, Be Good (Encores!). Tour: R+H Cinderella, White Christmas. Regional: The Old Globe, Asolo Rep., Music Theatre of Wichita, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival and Infinity Theatre Co. University of Michigan alum. Oklahoma native. Thanks to the whole Bright Star team, Calleri Casting and Henderson Hogan. “Love to my family and friends. Excited to share this story!” ROBIN De LANO (Ensemble, County Clerk, u/s for Alice Murphy, Mama Murphy). L.A.: Mamma Mia! (Hollywood Bowl); Song and Dance; A Chorus Line; The Last Five Years; High Fidelity; Zorro; Tick, Tick, Boom!; Closer Than Ever (Garland Award); Joseph…Dreamcoat. Film: @GirlsIAuditionWith (HollyShorts Comedy finalist), First Comes Like, Inferno, 66 Drive, Harmony, Let the Right One In and Zombie Prom. TV: “Rosewood,” “The Temp,” “Passions,” “Journeyman.” Check out her award-winning sketch show on Instagram: @GirlsIAuditionWith. DAVID KIRK GRANT (Ensemble, Dr. Norquist, u/s Mayor Josiah Dobbs, u/s Daddy Murphy). National tours: 42nd Street (Julian Marsh), The Music Man (Charlie Cowell/Harold Hill), H.M.S. Pinafore (Dick Deadeye), The Pirates of Penzance (Pirate King). Regional: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (The Old Globe); Kiss Me, Kate (Pasadena Playhouse); Side Show (La Jolla Playhouse, dir. Bill Condon); Parade, Man of La Mancha

(San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award nom.); The Producers, Evita, Footloose, Ring of Fire. TV/film: “The Office,” “Journeyman,” Spud, The Thin Line. DONNA LOUDEN (Swing, u/s Alice Murphy). Select credits: Frozen—Live at the Hyperion (Disney’s California Adventure); The Scarlet Pimpernel (Contempo Productions); You Can Be Anything (Mattel); Sister Act, Disney’s When You Wish and Beauty and the Beast (Tuacahn Center for the Arts); Seussical The Musical (3-D Theatricals); The Music Man and Young Frankenstein (Musical Theatre West); Rent (Lawrence Welk Theatre); Godspell (ACTC). “Love to my family.” Instagram: @donnajeanie. donnalouden.com. KEVIN McMAHON (Ensemble, Stanford Adams, u/s Daddy Cane). Broadway tours: Wicked, City of Angels. Off-Broadway: Little Moon of Alban. Regional: Forever Plaid (San Diego, Las Vegas); The Fantasticks (Ford’s Theatre); A Little Night Music (Center Theatre Group, South Coast Rep); Sweeney Todd (Sacramento Music Circus); Carousel, The Full Monty (Musical Theatre West—Ovation nom.); The Hunchback of Notre Dame (McCoy Rigby); A New Brain (Musical Theatre Guild); Children of Eden (Cabrillo). TV/film: “Merchants and Masterpieces,” Little Secrets. Twitter/Instagram: @kbmcmahonjr. Proud Equity member. kevin-mcmahon.com. MARY PAGE NANCE (Ensemble, Edna, u/s Lucy Grant). Broadway: …the Great Comet of 1812 (OCR), Finding Neverland (OBC/OCR). NY/ regional: Dragons (The York), Finding Neverland (A.R.T.), A Chorus Line (Sheila), VA Rep, UFOMT. Developmental Labs: Soft Power, The Cher Show, …the Great Comet or 1812, War Paint, Finding Neverland. TV: Tony Awards 2015, 2017; “Today Show,” “GMA,” Macy’s Parade, Broadway at the White House. B.F.A., SUNY Purchase. “Love and gratitude to the entire Bright Star team, my family and Johnny.” Instagram: @apageofmary. marypagenance.com. ALESSA NEECK (Ensemble, Florence, u/s Margo Crawford, u/s Lucy Grant). Broadway: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Ella alternate/original Broadway company), White Christmas (OBC). Off-Broadway: Happiness (Young Helen/LCT); No, No, Nanette (Encores!). National tour: Little House on the Prairie, The Musical (Mary Ingalls). Recent regional: South Pacific (Nellie/MTW), The Music Man (Marian/Moonlight Stages), The Great American Mousical (Wendy/Goodspeed), Anything Goes (Hope/NSMT), Bye Bye Birdie (Kim/ NSMT), 42nd Street (Peggy/PCLO), Head Over Heels (Philoclea/Oregon Shakespeare Festival). “Love and thanks to my family, Patrick and CGF!” ROBERT PIERANUNZI (Dance Captain/Fight Captain, Swing, u/s Daryl Ames, u/s Daddy Murcontinued7


WHO’S WHO in the CAST phy). Regional favorites: Mary Poppins (Bert), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Jimmy), West Side Story (Riff), I Only Have Eyes for You (Busby Berkeley), Cats (Munkustrap, Rum Tum Tugger), Bye Bye Birdie (Albert Peterson), Meet Me in St. Louis (Lon), Dames at Sea (Lucky), Cinderella (Prince Charming) and Grease (Kenickie), to name a few. Love to the most amazing family and friends, and this entire creative team.

EDIE BRICKELL (Music, Lyrics and Original Story) released the debut multi-platinum album Shooting Rubber Bands at the Stars with New Bohemians in 1988. Her recent works include a 13-track collaboration with Steve Martin titled Love Has Come for You. The album won a Grammy for Best American Roots Song and inspired the musical Bright Star. Their second album, So Familiar, is out now.

MICHAEL STARR (Ensemble, u/s Billy Cane). UCLA alum. Regional: Romy and Michele’s Hight School Reunion (5th Avenue Theatre); Kiss Me, Kate (Hartford Stage/The Old Globe). L.A.: Mamma Mia! and A Chorus Line (Hollywood Bowl); Frozen (Disneyland); Carrie: The Musical (The Los Angeles Theatre); Salome and Wonderful Town (L.A. Opera); West Side Story and Empire: The Musical (McCoy Rigby), Footloose, Oklahoma!, Big Fish. Many thanks to the brilliant Bright Star team and his loving family! @mjstarr77.

WALTER BOBBIE (Director) directed the New York productions of Bright Star, Venus in Fur, The Landing, Golden Age, School for Lies, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Chicago, The Submission, Cabin Pressure, The Savannah Disputation, New Jerusalem, High Fidelity, The Other Woman, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, Sweet Charity, Twentieth Century, Footloose, Durang/Durang, For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls and A Grand Night for Singing. He was Artistic Director of City Center Encores! where he also directed Fiorello!; Chicago; Tenderloin; Golden Boy; No, No, Nanette; and Zorba; as well as the Carnegie Hall concerts of South Pacific and Carousel. Mr. Bobbie recently premiered Paul Rudnick’s Big Night at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. He serves on the Board of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. He is the recipient of Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Tony awards.

STEVE MARTIN (Music, Book and Original Story) is one of the most well-known and pervasive talents in entertainment and one of the most diversified performers in the industry today, a successful author, playwright, producer, actor, screenwriter and comedian for more than three decades. His work has earned him an Academy Award, five Grammy Awards (two for comedy, three for music), the Mark Twain Award and the Kennedy Center Honor. Martin’s films are widely popular successes, such as The Jerk (1979, also screenplay), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Roxanne (1987, also screenplay), Parenthood (1989), L.A. Story (1991, also screenplay), Father of the Bride (1991) and Bowfinger (1999, also screenplay). As an author, Martin’s work includes the plays Picasso at the Lapin Agile and The Underpants, the best-selling novella, Shopgirl and his memoir, Born Standing Up. Steve Martin is also an accomplished Grammy Award-winning, boundary-pushing bluegrass banjoist and composer. In 2013, Martin released his third full-length album called Love Has Come for You, a unique collaboration with songwriter Edie Brickell. Love Has Come for You won a Grammy for Best American Roots Song for the title track and inspired their musical Bright Star, which opened on Broadway in March 2016 and received five Tony Award nominations and seven Drama Desk Award nominations, winning for Outstanding Music. Bright Star also won Outstanding New Broadway Musical and Outstanding New Score at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Martin and Brickell’s second album together, So Familiar, was released on Rounder Records and featured 12 remarkable songs that brought the acclaimed duo’s musical collaboration into fresh creative territory. Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers released their newest collaboration, The Long-Awaited Album, on Rounder Records on September 22, 2017. 8

JOSH RHODES (Choreographer) choreographed the Broadway productions of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella (L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award Winner, Outer Critics Circle, Astaire and Drama Desk Award nom.), It Shoulda Been You, First Date and Bright Star (Outer Critics Circle and Astaire Award nom.). On London’s West End, he choreographed Carousel at the English National Opera and Sweeney Todd starring Emma Thompson. City Center Encores!: Zorba and Big River. Other theater credits include Company starring Neil Patrick Harris (PBS), Sondheim: The Birthday Concert (PBS), The Landing (Vineyard Theatre), Broadway: Three Generations (Kennedy Center), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Shakespeare Theatre Company) and Working (Prospect Theatre). Mr. Rhodes directed Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville (The Old Globe), Guys and Dolls (Asolo Rep and The Old Globe), Spamalot (5th Avenue Theatre) and Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees in Diagon Alley at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. He is a proud graduate of the University of Michigan. EUGENE LEE (Scenic Design) has been the production designer for Saturday Night Live since 1974 and also designed “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” He’s received Tony, Emmy, Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Pell and Elliot Norton awards, and the American Theatre Wing’s Design Award. He was recently inducted into New continued


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WHO’S WHO in the CAST York’s Theater Hall of Fame and is currently represented on Broadway by Wicked. He lives with his wife, Brooke, in Providence, R.I. JANE GREENWOOD (Costume Design). Originally from Liverpool, England, Ms. Greenwood was educated at the Central School of Arts in London. She has designed for theater, opera, dance and film, including over 125 productions for Broadway since Ballad of the Sad Café in 1963. Awards include 21 Tony nominations (including a Lifetime Achievement Tony) and this year’s Tony Award for The Little Foxes. She is also in the Theater Hall of Fame. Professor of Design at the Yale School of Drama since 1976. JAPHY WEIDEMAN (Lighting Designer). Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen, The Visit, The Nance, Of Mice and Men, Airline Highway (all received Tony nominations for Best Lighting). Other Broadway: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Bright Star, Sylvia, Old Times, The Heidi Chronicles, Macbeth (Drama Desk nomination), Cyrano de Bergerac and The Snow Geese. Off-Broadway: Lincoln Center Theater, The Public Theater, NYTW, Second Stage, Playwrights Horizons, MTC, MCC, LAByrinth and Vineyard Theatre. West End: A Nice Fish (Harold Pinter Theatre), Blackbird (Albery Theatre). NEVIN STEINBERG (Sound Design). Recent Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen, Hamilton, Bandstand, It Shoulda Been You, Mothers and Sons, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Tony nom.), The Performers, Magic/Bird. He is the audio consultant for Carnegie Hall’s Isaac Stern Auditorium. TOM WATSON (Hair & Wig Design) headed the wig and makeup department at The Metropolitan Opera for 17 years. He has designed more than 80 Broadway productions, including Wicked, Rock of Ages, How to Succeed..., The Addams Family, Annie, Act One, You Can’t Take It with You, The King and I (LCT and tour), The Sound of Music (national tour), Dames at Sea, Thérèse Raquin, Fiddler on the Roof, Bright Star (Broadway and tour), Oslo (LCT), Long Day’s Journey into Night, Falsettos and The Little Foxes. Upcoming: Junk (LCT) and The Parisian Woman (Broadway). EDWARD PIERCE (Scenic Design Supervisor). Select Broadway: Amazing Grace, Holler If Ya Hear Me, The Other Place, A Streetcar Named Desire, Wicked (all worldwide productions). edwardpierce.com. LEE WILKINS (Associate Choreographer). Broadway Associate Choreographer: Bright Star, It Shoulda Been You, First Date, Cinderella. Other: Carousel (English National Opera), Big River (NYC Encores!), Guys and Dolls (Old Globe and Asolo Rep.), Paint Your Wagon (5th Avenue Theatre), On the Town (L.A. Philharmonic), Company

(Avery Fisher Hall), Minsky’s (Ahmanson Theatre). Television choreography: “The Late Show with Steven Colbert” (CBS), “The Hatfields and McCoys” (NBC pilot) and “Alpha House” (Amazon Studios). Direction/choreography: Little Mermaid (Casa Mañana), First Date (Straz Center). PETER ASHER (Music Supervisor). In 1964, he was one-half of Peter & Gordon, who amassed nine top-20 records. In 1968, he was head of A&R for the Beatles’ record company, Apple Records, where he found, signed and produced James Taylor. In 1971, Asher founded Peter Asher Management, representing James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Randy Newman and more. As a producer, Mr. Asher has worked with such diverse artists as James Taylor, Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Diana Ross, Neil Diamond, Linda Ronstadt, Robin Williams and Cher, among many others. He has produced 13 Grammy Award-winning recordings and has twice been awarded the Grammy for Producer of the Year. In the New Year’s Honours list for 2015, Peter Asher was awarded a CBE by Queen Elizabeth. ROB BERMAN (Supervising Music Director & Vocal Arrangements). Broadway: Bright Star; Dames at Sea; Tuck Everlasting; Promises, Promises; Finian’s Rainbow; White Christmas; The Pajama Game; and Wonderful Town. As music director of City Center Encores!, he has conducted the music of Bock, Coleman, Kander, Kern, Lane, Loesser, Loewe, Rodgers, Sondheim, Strouse, Styne and Weill. Berman is an Emmy Award winner and six-time nominee for Outstanding Music Direction of The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS). AUGUST ERIKSMOEN (Orchestrations). Broadway: Come from Away, Bright Star (Tony nom.), Gigi, First Date, Hugh Jackman… (add. orchestrations), The Addams Family (dance arrangements, add. orchestrations), Memphis (dance arrangements), Million Dollar Quartet (assoc. music supervisor), Ring of Fire (assoc. music director), All Shook Up (music director) and Rent (assoc. conductor). Off-B’way: Bare (orchestrations), Romantic Poetry (orchestrations), Walmartopia (orchestrations/supervision). Other: James and the Giant Peach, I Am Harvey Milk (Lincoln Center), Kristin Chenoweth (in concert) and Chita Rivera (in concert). TV: “Once Upon a Time,” Disney’s Descendants, 2011 Billboard Music Awards. P. JASON YARCHO (Music Direction). Thrilled to be joining the Bright Star family. Broadway: Wicked, Bullets Over Broadway, Shuffle Along, An American in Paris. Off-Broadway: Cagney; Tick, Tick… Boom! Tours: Wicked (first and second national tour). Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse, Westport Playhouse, Playwrights Horizons, The Muny, Barrington Stage Company, Cincinnati Pops. Masters Degree in orchestral conducting from CCM. 9 continued


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WHO’S WHO in the CAST SEYMOUR “RED” PRESS (Music Coordinator) is the recipient of a Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre. Credits include more than 100 shows from the original Gypsy through Dreamgirls, Nine, Noise/Funk, Elaine Stritch: At Liberty, the acclaimed revivals of Anything Goes, Guys and Dolls, Carousel and …Forum. Screen credits include Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mike Nichols’ The Birdcage and Paramount’s In & Out. An ASCAP composer, his compositions have sold more than 100,000 records. This season on Broadway: Hello, Dolly! and Chicago. HOWARD CHERPAKOV CSA (Original New York Casting). Broadway and national tour credits include Bright Star, Next Fall, The Seafarer, Coram Boy, Chicago, Annie Get Your Gun, Dirty Dancing and South Pacific. Off-Broadway/regionally, he has cast productions for The Old Globe, Lincoln Center Theater, Women’s Project Theater, New York Stage and Film, Atlantic Theater Company, Naked Angels, Pasadena Playhouse, Irish Arts Center, Soho Playhouse, ATG and NYMF. Artios Award (and three additional nominations) for Outstanding Theatre Casting. hccasting.com. CALLERI CASTING (James Calleri, Paul Davis, Erica Jensen) (Additional New York Casting). Broadway: Fool for Love, Hughie, The Elephant Man, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Of Mice and Men, Venus in Fur, 33 Variations, A Raisin in the Sun. Select Off-Broadway and regional: The Long Wharf, Humana Festival, Williamstown (four seasons), Classic Stage (14 seasons), Playwrights Horizons (10 seasons). Current TV: Hulu’s “The Path”. Member CSA. callericasting.com. MICHAEL DONOVAN CSA (Los Angeles Casting) is the recipient of seven Artios Awards, given by the Casting Society of America for Outstanding Achievement in Casting. His theater credits include productions at Pasadena Playhouse, Hollywood Bowl, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Geffen Playhouse, Kirk Douglas Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, International City Theatre, Ebony Repertory Theatre, Getty Villa, Laguna Playhouse, Falcon Theatre, The Theatre @ Boston Court and Arizona Theatre Company, as well as several national tours. Donovan has cast numerous independent films and TV series.

way: Matilda The Musical. Off-Broadway: The Woodsman, Austin, BARE. Others: The Juilliard School (Guest Artist Production Stage Manager, 2013-2014). Proud member of Actors’ Equity. MARGOT WHITNEY (Assistant Stage Manager) is thrilled to be joining Bright Star. Select credits include The King and I (national tour), Sweat (Broadway), Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella (first national tour), War Horse (national tour), The Public Theatre, Signature Theatre Company, NY Stage and Film, La Jolla Playhouse, Virginia Opera, Cincinnati Opera and Cincinnati Ballet. B.F.A. University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music. Love and thanks to family and friends! LARRY MORLEY (Technical Supervisor) is pleased to have been a part of the Broadway community for more than 35 years. Broadway credits include Meteor Shower, Bright Star, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, End of the Rainbow, Hair, Next to Normal, Equus, Journey’s End, Driving Miss Daisy, The Merchant of Venice, as well as tours of Cabaret and Cinderella. Larry also supervises productions of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. JOEY PARNES (Producer). Broadway: Carousel; Three Tall Women; The Iceman Cometh; Meteor Shower; 1984; A Doll’s House, Part 2; Hello, Dolly! (Tony Award); The Glass Menagerie; The Front Page; The Humans (Tony); Bright Star; Shuffle Along; The Crucible; Blackbird; A View from the Bridge (Tony); Skylight (Tony); A Raisin in the Sun (Tony); A Gentleman’s Guide… (Tony); Betrayal; Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Tony); Hair (Tony); among others. SUE WAGNER (Producer). Broadway: Carousel; Three Tall Women; The Iceman Cometh; Meteor Shower; 1984; A Doll’s House, Part 2; Hello, Dolly!; The Glass Menagerie; The Front Page; The Humans; Bright Star; Shuffle Along; The Crucible; Blackbird; A View from the Bridge; Skylight; Fish in the Dark; A Raisin in the Sun; A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder; Betrayal; Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; End of the Rainbow; and Hair.

SHAWN PENNINGTON (Production Stage Manager). Broadway: Wicked, Next to Normal, Sondheim on Sondheim. National tours: Fun Home, If/Then, Peter and the Starcatcher, Rock of Ages, Spelling Bee, The Pajama Game, Gypsy, The Will Rogers Follies, Smokey Joe’s Café. Regional: Up Here (La Jolla Playhouse), Little Miss Sunshine (Sundance Theatre Lab). Proud AEA member.

JOHN JOHNSON (Producer). Broadway: Carousel; Three Tall Women; The Iceman Cometh; Meteor Shower; A Doll’s House, Part 2; Hello, Dolly!; The Glass Menagerie; The Front Page; The Humans; Bright Star; Shuffle Along; The Crucible; Blackbird; A View from the Bridge; Skylight; A Raisin in the Sun; A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder; and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Graduate: Fordham University at Lincoln Center.

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WHO’S WHO in the CAST pus comprised of three premier performance venues and a park in downtown Dallas. Opening in October 2009, the Center has helped complete the 30-year vision of the Dallas Arts District. SHN is the preeminent theatrical entertainment company in the Bay Area, bringing live entertainment experiences to San Francisco’s premier venues. SHN presents current hits fresh from Broadway, original Broadway cast productions, pre-Broadway premieres and one-of-a-kind events that are at the forefront of the national theater scene. BLUMENTHAL PERFORMING ARTS (Producer) operates six theaters in Charlotte. Its highly diverse arts and education programs range from blockbuster musicals to dance, music and family attractions. Co-producer/investor of Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Red, The Mountaintop, The Color Purple, Kinky Boots, Matilda, An American in Paris, Traces, Legally Blonde, Pippin. BROADWAY SERIES SOUTH (Producer) has proudly served the Raleigh/Durham area for more than 20 years in presenting first national Broadway touring shows. They have provided unparalleled service in hosting thousands of theater patrons, and aim to continue their contribution to the diverse arts presence in the area. THE CURRAN (Producer). Built in 1922, the Curran has housed some of the biggest productions in theater history, and has maintained a reputation over the course of its life as one of the premier live-entertainment venues in North America. Under the curation of eight-time Tony Award-winner Carole Shorenstein Hays, the 1,600-seat Curran reopened in January 2017 following an extensive and celebratory two-year renovation and restoration project. Its goal has been to create a new kind of artistic hub in San Francisco—one that engages new and existing audiences, and attracts the most visionary artists in the world by presenting bold, daring work. The Curran continues to search the globe for the kind of works its always dreamt would play the stage. THEATRE UNDER THE STARS (TUTS) (Producer). Founded in 1968, TUTS is Houston’s leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit musical theater company, with a focus on inclusivity, education and community engagement. TUTS relies on the generous support of donors to continue offering the very best in musical theater to the greater Houston community, as well as to support our education, community engagement and accessibility programs. For more information, visit tuts.com. CENTER THEATRE GROUP (Producer: Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director; Stephen D. Rountree, Managing Director; Douglas C. Baker, Producing Director) is Los Angeles’ leading non-

profit theater company, programming the Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre. In addition to presenting and producing the broadest range of theater, Center Theatre Group is one of the nation’s leading producers of ambitious new works through commissions and world premieres and a leader in interactive community and education programs. THE OLD GLOBE (Originating Theater). The Tony Award-winning Old Globe, San Diego’s flagship arts institution, is a leading professional regional theater, reaching 250,000 people annually. Led by Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and Managing Director Michael G. Murphy, The Old Globe’s programs include 15 productions of classic, contemporary, and new works on three stages, including its renowned Shakespeare Festival and “Globe for All” community-based Shakespeare tour. Many Globe World premieres have gone on to successful runs on Broadway and in theaters nationwide. ALLIED TOURING (Tour Marketing & Press) is a full-service engagement management agency representing Broadway tours and other live touring events across North America. Current tours: An American in Paris, The Book of Mormon, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Elf The Musical, The Humans, Kinky Boots, Motown The Musical, Rent, School of Rock, Something Rotten! and Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. Upcoming tours: Bandstand; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Hello, Dolly!; and The Play that Goes Wrong. BROADWAY BOOKING OFFICE NYC (Tour Booking and Engagement Management) is a leading theatrical tour booking, marketing and press company representing award-winning musicals and plays. Currently: Jersey Boys, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, A Bronx Tale, Falsettos, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, The Sound of Music, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I, Fun Home, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies and Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes. bbonyc.com. STAFF FOR BRIGHT STAR GENERAL MANAGEMENT JOEY PARNES PRODUCTIONS Joey Parnes Sue Wagner John Johnson Jillian Robbins Jesse Rothschild Aliza Wassner Kyle Bonder Allison Kupfer Katherine Barton ASSISTANT PRODUCER Jesse Rothschild continued 11


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THEATRE POLICIES & OTHER HELPFUL INFORMATION The following is presented to inform our patrons and to maintain an orderly theatrical environment and experience. These policies notwithstanding, management will always strive to be fair, ethical and understanding of our patrons’ needs. For answers to frequently asked questions visit TheHanoverTheatre.org/faq. Booking Protect: You can protect your investment by participating in Booking Protect, a new ticket insurance option. You can choose to select Booking Protect as an addon before finalizing your transaction. Booking Protect is only available at the time of purchase and allows you to receive a full refund of the purchase price should you or anyone in your party be unable to attend due to injury, illness, adverse weather conditions and more. Accessible Seating and ADA Provisions: The Hanover Theatre is committed to providing access and an enjoyable visit for persons of different abilities. Spaces are reserved for patrons who use wheelchairs and for their ambulatory companions. When purchasing tickets, please be sure to mention if any special accommodations are required, including low vision, hard of hearing, limited mobility, etc. Box Office Hours of Operation: (in person and by telephone) Monday through Saturday, 10am to 6pm; Sunday (if there

is a performance), noon until 30 minutes after curtain on performance evenings. So that we may best serve patrons attending each event, please avoid visiting the box office to purchase tickets to future events during the hour just prior to curtain time. Tickets may be purchased online 24/7 at TheHanoverTheatre.org. By telephone, call the box office at 877.571.7469 during standard hours of operation. Visit or mail the box office at: 2 Southbridge Street, Worcester, MA 01608 E-mail: boxoffice@thehanovertheatre.org Groups: Attending the theatre is even more fun when you bring a group. Groups of 10 or more may be eligible for a discount. Please contact Daniella Marie at 508.471.1763 for information. Assistive Listening Devices: Devices are available, please inquire at the box office or ask an usher. These cannot be reserved in advance, but the number of devices available should be sufficient for the usual demand. You will be asked to leave your driver’s license as a deposit when borrowing an assistive listening device. Cameras (Recording Devices): Our standard policy is that all such devices are prohibited from use in the theatre, and continued

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THEATRE ETIQUETTE 101 The following suggestions are based on comments from our patrons. We hope that you take these into consideration so that everyone may enjoy the show in comfort without distractions or interruptions. • Please silence all cell phones and electronic devices. • Please refrain from talking during the performance. Please do not take any photos or videos of the performance, these acts are prohibited in our general policies. • Please remove your hat so that patrons behind you can see. • Please limit heavy perfumes or colognes; others around you may be sensitive or allergic. • If you must leave your seat during a performance, please do so as quietly as possible. • Please be kind and stay until after the cast bows. The performers work extremely hard to give the public an enjoyable show. It would be greatly appreciated if you share your enthusiasm. • If any problem should arise and you would like to speak with a theatre representative, please ask your usher for immediate assistance or see a house manager in the main lobby.


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