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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 MaĂŽtre Dâ€™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
Tarek Elsawy, MD Joseph D. Freitas Ivan Green Steven G. Joseph Linda S. Larrivee, PhD Richard W. Lavey Pamela A. Massad, Esq. Lisa McDonough Michael V. O’Brien Mary C. Ritter Ellen Savickas
Troy Siebels Carolyn J. Stempler Thomas J. Sullivan Honorary Director Mary C. DeFeudis Founders Edward P. Madaus Paul J. Demoga, Esq.
2017-2018 CORPORATE SPONSORS We are grateful to the following sponsors for their support of the theatre’s 2017-2018 season.
For more information contact Nel Lazour, director of development, at 508.471.1770.
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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 John & Melissa Harris Judith & Leon Josephs John & Susan LoVerso John & Joyce Pyne Karen Scopetski Associate Subscribers ($300-599) John Kullas 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 Amelia Peabody Charitable Fund Mike & Marie Angelini Bank of America Jeff & Tracy Barlok Barr Foundation Bay State Savings Bank Mark Berthiaume & Betsey Thompson 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
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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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Book and Lyrics
Oscar Hammerstein II
Based upon the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon with
Elena Shaddow Jose Llana Joan Almedilla Q Lim Kavin Panmeechao Charlie Oh Brian Rivera Rhyees Stump Baylen Thomas and
Jaden D. Amistad Kayla Paige Amistad LaMae Caparas Sydney Chan Andrew Cheng Kristen Choi Adrianne Chu Max B. Ehrlich Rie Hatanaka Spencer Donovan Jones Marina Kondo Darren Lee Stephanie Lo Michael Lomeka Saki Masuda Bennyroyce Royon Kevin Schuering Julius Sermonia Marcus Shane Alicia Shumway Ryan Stout Michiko Takemasa Noah Toledo Madeline Trumble CJ Uy Jeoffrey Watson Keira Belle Young Kelli Youngman SETS
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Robert Russell Bennett
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Gregory Vander Ploeg
TOUR BOOKING, ENGAGEMENT MANAGEMENT, PRESS & MARKETING
Telsey + Company Abbie Brady-Dalton, CSA GENERAL MANAGER GENTRY & ASSOCIATES
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Peyton Taylor Becker
PRODUCTION MANAGER NETWORKS PRESENTATIONS
BASED ON THE ORIGINAL CHOREOGRAPHY BY
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National Tour Premiere: October 30 - November 6, 2016
CAST OF CHARACTERS King of Siam...........................................................................................................................JOSE LLANA Anna Leonowens ...................................................................................................... ELENA SHADDOW Lady Thiang................................................................................................................JOAN ALMEDILLA Kralahome .........................................................................................................................BRIAN RIVERA Tuptim.................................................................................................................................................Q LIM Lun Tha ............................................................................................................... KAVIN PANMEECHAO Prince Chulalongkorn ........................................................................................................ CHARLIE OH Louis Leonowens ............................................................................................................RHYEES STUMP Captain Orton / Sir Edward Ramsey...................................................................... BAYLEN THOMAS Phra Alack ............................................................................................................................ DARREN LEE Princess Ying Yaowalak ......................................................................................KEIRA BELLE YOUNG Royal Court Dancers .............................................................. SAKI MASUDA, JEOFFREY WATSON Fan Dancers ........................................................................... RIE HATANAKA, KELLI YOUNGMAN Royal Wives, Townspeople...................................... KAYLA PAIGE AMISTAD, LAMAE CAPARAS, KRISTEN CHOI, ADRIANNE CHU, RIE HATANAKA, MARINA KONDO, SAKI MASUDA, ALICIA SHUMWAY, MICHIKO TAKEMASA, KELLI YOUNGMAN Guards, Monks, Townspeople .............................................ANDREW CHENG, MAX B. EHRLICH, DARREN LEE, MICHAEL LOMEKA, KEVIN SCHUERING, JULIUS SERMONIA, JEOFFREY WATSON Royal Children ...................... JADEN D. AMISTAD, KAYLA PAIGE AMISTAD, SYDNEY CHAN, RIE HATANAKA, SPENCER DONOVAN JONES, NOAH TOLEDO, CJ UY, KEIRA BELLE YOUNG THE SMALL HOUSE OF UNCLE THOMAS (BALLET) Eliza .............................................................................................................................. LAMAE CAPARAS Uncle Thomas .................................................................................................KAYLA PAIGE AMISTAD Angel/George ..................................................................... ANDREW CHENG, MICHAEL LOMEKA Topsy .........................................................................................................................KELLI YOUNGMAN Simon of Legree ........................................................................................................ JULIUS SERMONIA Little Eva ..............................................................................................................MICHIKO TAKEMASA Propmen .................................................. MAX B. EHRLICH, DARREN LEE, KEVIN SCHUERING Dogs ............................................................... ADRIANNE CHU, RIE HATANAKA, SAKI MASUDA Guards .........................................ANDREW CHENG, MICHAEL LOMEKA, JEOFFREY WATSON Royals Singers ....................................... KRISTEN CHOI, MARINA KONDO, ALICIA SHUMWAY SWINGS
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Standby for Anna Leonowens: MADELINE TRUMBLE For Anna Leonowens: ALICIA SHUMWAY; for King of Siam: DARREN LEE, BRIAN RIVERA; for Lady Thiang: KRISTEN CHOI, MARINA KONDO; for Kralahome: ANDREW CHENG, DARREN LEE; for Tuptim: MARINA KONDO, ALICIA SHUMWAY; for Lun Tha: MAX B. EHRLICH, KEVIN SCHUERING; for Prince Chulalongkorn: SPENCER DONOVAN JONES, KEVIN SCHUERING, MARCUS SHANE; for Louis Leonowens: SPENCER DONOVAN JONES, RYAN STOUT; for Captain Orton/Sir Edward Ramsey: DARREN LEE, KEVIN SCHUERING; for Phra Alack: ANDREW CHENG, MARCUS SHANE; for Princess Ying Yaowalak: SYDNEY CHAN; for Eliza: STEPHANIE LO, SAKI MASUDA, MICHIKO TAKEMASA; for Uncle Thomas: RIE HATANAKA, STEPHANIE LO; for Angel/George: ANDREW CHENG, MICHAEL LOMEKA; for Topsy: RIE HATANAKA, STEPHANIE LO; for Simon of Legree: NOBUTAKA MOCHIMARU, JEOFFREY WATSON; for Little Eva: RIE HATANAKA, STEPHANIE LO
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Overture.....................................................................................................Orchestra Deck of the Chow Phya and Docks of Bangkok “I Whistle a Happy Tune” ...............................................................Anna and Louis The King’s Throne Room “My Lord and Master” ..................................................................................Tuptim “Hello, Young Lovers” .....................................................................................Anna “The March of Siamese Children” ............................................................Orchestra On the Palace Grounds “A Puzzlement” ................................................................................................ King The Schoolroom “The Royal Bangkok Academy” ....................................Royal Children and Wives “Getting to Know You” ....................................... Anna, Royal Children and Wives The Garden “We Kiss in a Shadow” ........................................................... Lun Tha and Tuptim A Palace Corridor “A Puzzlement” (Reprise) ............................................... Chulalongkorn and Louis Anna’s Bedroom “Shall I Tell You What I Think of You?” .........................................................Anna “Something Wonderful” .......................................................................Lady Thiang The King’s Study Final Act I..................................................................................King and Company ACT II
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The Schoolroom “Western People Funny” ..........................................Lady Thiang and Royal Wives Dining Room and Garden “I Have Dreamed” ....................................................................Lun Tha and Tuptim “Hello, Young Lovers” (Reprise) ..................................................................... Anna Theater Pavilion “The Small House of Uncle Thomas” (Ballet) .................... Tuptim, Royal Singers and Dancers The King’s Study “Song of the King”........................................................................... Anna and King “Shall We Dance?” ........................................................................... Anna and King Outside the Gates of the Palace The King’s Study “I Whistle a Happy Tune” (Reprise) ................................................................ Anna There will be one 20-minute intermission
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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST ELENA SHADDOW (Anna Leonowens). Broadway: Ottilie in The Visit, Anne in La Cage aux Folles, Bridges, The Woman in White, Fiddler…, Nine, Sweet Smell…, and Les Misérables. London: Magnolia in Showboat at the Royal Albert Hall. National Tour: Clara Johnson in The Light in the Piazza. NYC: Fanny in Fanny at City Center Encores!, The Bacchae at The Public. Favorite Regional: Mary in Mary Poppins (Papermill), Lilly in Carnival (Papermill) Francesca Johnson in The Bridges of Madison County (Williamstown), Olivia in Twelfth Night (Shakespeare TNJ). Concerts: Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady in Concert with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and North Carolina Symphony through UIAPresents. Recent TV: Conviction, Person of Interest, Time After Time, Sister Sophia in NBC’s The Sound of Music Live!. elenashaddow.com JOSE LLANA (King of Siam) returns to the role of the King of Siam after two starring engagements in the Tony-winning Lincoln Center Theater revival. Broadway: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Drama Desk Award), Wonderland, Flower Drum Song, Rent, Street Corner Symphony and the 1996 Revival of The King and I (Lun Tha). Off-Broadway: Twelfth Night, Here Lies Love (Lortel nom.), Falling For Eve, On the Town and Saturn Returns. Regional: Poster Boy, Oliver!, Martin Guerre, Ballad of Little Jo (Jefferson nom.) and Candide (Barrymore nom.). TV/ Film: Sex and the City and Hitch. Albums: VIVA Philippines label and Altitude based on his concert for Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series. www.josellana.com @thejosellana JOAN ALMEDILLA (Lady Thiang). Broadway/ National Tour: Miss Saigon (Kim), Les Misérables (Fantine), Jesus Christ Superstar. Regional: Chess, Criers for Hire, Once Upon A Play Date, It’s Only Life, Songs for a New World, Here Lies Love (Carnegie Hall). She has performed at Walt Disney Concert Hall. She was discovered while performing on Showtime at The Apollo. She’s a member of the Mama Bares. joanalmedilla.com Q LIM (Tuptim). National tour debut! Broadway: The King and I (Tuptim u/s). Regional: The King and I (Tuptim), The Fantasticks (Luisa), Miss Saigon (Ogunquit Playhouse, Riverside), Disenchanted (Mulan). Concerts/other: Broadway’s Rising Stars (The Town Hall, NYC), Disney Cruise Line (Jasmine, Mulan, Pocahontas). Huge thanks to Telsey, Bart, mom, dad, and my hubby. KAVIN PANMEECHAO (Lun Tha). National Tour: …Spelling Bee (Chip). Regional: A Chorus Line (3-D Theatricals), Into the Woods (Lucas Theater), Thoroughly Modern Millie, Their Eyes
Saw Rain, Miss Saigon (Ogunquit Playhouse). UK: Romeo and Juliet (Nuffield Theater). BA, UCLA; MFA, SCAD. Love and thanks to mom, dad, friends, my team at Semler Entertainment and Bret Adams Agency, and especially Bartlett and Ted. Twitter/IG: @kavindpan CHARLIE OH (Prince Chulalongkorn). National tour debut! Northwestern University graduate. Film credits: All These Small Moments (starring Brian D’Arcy James and Molly Ringwald), Chicago PD. Member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. Winner of the 2018 New Voices Songwriting Competition.Thanks to Innovative Artists, Carole Dibo Talent Management and Telsey + Co. For the Oh Family: Mom, Dad, Ted, Liam and Reilly. BRIAN RIVERA (Kralahome). Broadway: The King and I. Regional: The Orphan of Zhao, Major Barbara (American Conservatory Theater), American Night, Hamlet (California Shakespeare Theater), Yellowjackets (Berkeley Rep), Posibilidad (San Francisco Mime Troupe), Fukú Americanus, Alleluia: The Road (Campo Santo), Rashomon, The King and I (Sierra Repertory Theatre). TV: Trauma, Cuff Me If You Can. RHYEES STUMP (Louis Leonowens) is thrilled to return to The King and I. Regional: The Music Man (Winthrop), Cabaret (Young Nazi), and Oliver! (Oliver). He enjoys traveling, singing, dancing, electric guitar, piano and baseball. Much Love to mom, dad, three older sisters and grandparents for their support, his wonderful tour family, along with Nancy Carson and Bartlett Sher for this amazing opportunity! rhyeesstump.com BAYLEN THOMAS (Captain Orton, Sir Edward Ramsey). Broadway: Big Knife, Merchant of Venice, Arcadia, Cyrano de Bergerac, Coast of Utopia, After the Fall, Henry IV, King Lear, Proof. Off-Broadway: Prodigal Son, Twelfth Night, From Up Here. Regional: Guthrie Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre DC, Old Globe, Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Film: The Beaver, The Namesake. TV: Madam Secretary, Blacklist, Good Wife, Unforgettable, Rubicon, Life on Mars, Law and Order, Rise. MFA: USD/Old Globe. MADELINE TRUMBLE (Standby for Anna Leonowens). Broadway: Newsies (Katherine standby). National tour: Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins), Wicked (Elphaba standby). Regional: MUNY, TUTS, ZACH Theatre, Berkeley Rep. Native of Berkeley, CA and a graduate of University of Michigan. Much love and many thanks to the creative team, Cesar, Telsey + Co., and Nicolosi & Co. For my best friend, my mom. continued
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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST Sayonara, Sheherazade. Dance Companies: Heidi Latsky Dance, General Mischief Dance Theatre, Catskill Ballet Theatre. Assistant Choreographer for Debbie Roshe. Gratitude and love to my family, friends, Telsey and TKAI team. BENNYROYCE ROYON (Swing). FilipinoAmerican dancer, choreographer, teacher, and director based in New York City. Graduate of The Juilliard School (BFA) and Evergreen City Ballet (Wade Walthall). Broadway: The King and I. Off-Broadway: Artist Of Light. Opera: The Metropolitan Opera (Madama Butterfly, Turandot, The First Emperor). Concert Dance: Armitage Gone! Dance and more. @bennyroyce KEVIN SCHUERING (Ensemble). National tour debut! Regional: Disney’s When You Wish (Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma), Miss Saigon (Ogunquit Playhouse), Disney’s Aladdin (Chicago Shakespeare). NYC: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel (NAAP), Wearing Black (NYMF). BFA Music Theatre, Illinois Wesleyan University. Love to the fam, Smalls, and the three amigos! MARCUS SHANE (Swing). Broadway: Mamma Mia!. National Tours: Anything Goes (Roundabout Theatre Company). NYC/Regional: Oklahoma! (NAAP), Sacramento Music Circus, Pittsburgh CLO, North Shore Music Theatre, Theatre Aspen, TUTS, Dallas Summer Musicals, MT Wichita, Cape Playhouse. Love to Mom and Dad, The Mine, Britney Spears, and all The King and I family! JULIUS SERMONIA (Simon of Legree, Ensemble). Broadway: Miss Saigon (u/s Club Owner), The King and I (u/s Lun Tha), Doctor Zhivago (Dance Captain), Jesus Christ Superstar, Cats (Mistoffelees). National Tours: Contact, Cats. Selected: Yoshimi (La Jolla), Miss Saigon (PCLO), Funny Thing…Forum (Mirvish), Seven seasons with Stratford Festival. Grateful to the creative team, Telsey + Co and The Talent House. @JuliusSermonia ALICIA SHUMWAY (Ensemble). Broadway: The King and I (Tuptim u/s). Credits: The Prince of Egypt (World Premiere, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley), Annie Get Your Gun (Sundance Summer Theatre), High School Musical (Taylor McKessie, Playmill Theatre). Television: Mozart in the Jungle (Amazon). Gratitude to Telsey + Co., H/H, and The King and I team! RYAN STOUT (Swing) is honored to make his professional stage debut with The King and I. Credits: The Finger (Short Film), Mother Goose Club Playhouse (Johnny, Papa), Dryden (Marc). Community: The Little Mermaid (Sebastian). Love and thanks to Dad, Mom, Sophie, my extended family, John Shea, Telsey + Co. and teachers!
MICHIKO TAKEMASA (Little Eva, Ensemble). Broadway: The King and I (Little Eva). National Tour: The King and I. Regional: Big River (Gallery Players), Miss Saigon (NSMT), The King and I (Sacramento Music Circus, Casa Mañana, Arkansas Rep, Harbor Lights Theatre, Gateway Playhouse, Mountain Playhouse, Shawnee Playhouse), Sayonara (La Comedia). Ballet: The Nutcracker, Don Quixote. NOAH TOLEDO (Ensemble), AKA Nono, is excited to make his national tour debut with The King and I. A 3rd grader who loves basketball (St. Anthony’s MVP), baseball, and karaoke, Noah would like to thank his teachers at The OLC School, mom, dad, and extended family for their continued love and support. CJ UY (Ensemble). This is CJ’s first Broadway national tour. When not performing, he is interested in filmmaking, stop motion animation, golf and robots. Credits: Untitled MTV Pilot (Little Tony), Tosh.0 (Little Orphan), SXSW 2014 Industrial (Christian LaBlanc), Virginia529 (Little Monster). Love to Mama & Papa and Baby Bares. strawrats.com JEOFFREY WATSON (Royal Court Dancer, Ensemble) is Professional Performing Arts School at Alvin Ailey graduate. Performed Ulysses Dove’s Bad Blood (Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater), for Blue Man Group, and New York’s Fashion Week. J has also performed in The Aluminum Show in Canada. Television: America’s Got Talent and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Instagram/Facebook: JeoffreyWatson KELLI YOUNGMAN (Topsy, Fan Dancer, Ensemble). National Tour Debut! Broadway: The King and I (Ensemble/Dog/Archer). Dance: works by Robert Battle, Paul Taylor, George Faison, Samar Haddad King (Ailey Citigroup), Helen Hatch Inside/Out (Jacob’s Pillow). Other: Legally Blonde (Pilar/Norwegian Cruise Line). BFA in Dance (Fordham University/The Ailey School). Love and thanks to the Universe, my family, Steve, soul sisters, and CTG! @kelliyoungman KEIRA BELLE YOUNG (Princess Ying Yaowalak, Ensemble) is very excited to be making her national tour debut! Credits: Peter Pan, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, as well as various commercials. Special thanks to John Mara Jr. and Julia Mendelsohn. Love to Mom, Dad, big sister Phoebe and her goldendoodle, Cody! RICHARD RODGERS (Music) & OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II (Lyrics and Co-Author). Composer Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) and lyricist/librettist Oscar Hammerstein II (18951960) joined forces in 1942 and created the most continued
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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST successful partnership in the American musical theater. Their output included Oklahoma! (1943), Carousel (1945), the movie State Fair (1945, remade 1962, Broadway premiere 1996), Allegro (1947), South Pacific (1949), The King and I (1951), Me and Juliet (1953), Pipe Dream (1955), the TV musical Cinderella (1957, remade 1965, 1997, Broadway premiere 2014); Flower Drum Song (1958) and The Sound of Music (1959). Their shows have received several dozen major awards, including Pulitzers, Tonys, Oscars, Grammys and Emmys. Lincoln Center Theater has presented Tony Award®-winning productions of Carousel (1994) and South Pacific (2008). BARTLETT SHER (Director). Resident Director at Lincoln Center Theater since 2009, where he is currently directing My Fair Lady. LCT: Oslo (2017 Tony Award for Best Play; also London), The King and I, Golden Boy, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Awake and Sing!, The Light in the Piazza (Tony nominations); South Pacific (Tony award; also London, Australia); Blood and Gifts; Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (also London). Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof. The Bridges of Madison County. Off-Broadway: Prayer for My Enemy, Waste (Best Play Obie Award), Cymbeline (Callaway Award, also Royal Shakespeare Company), Don Juan, Pericles (TFANA, BAM). Artistic director of Seattle’s Intiman Theatre (2000– 2009). Previously company director for the Guthrie Theater and associate artistic director at Hartford Stage. Opera: Roméo et Juliette (Salzburg, Milan, Chicago, Metropolitan Opera); Faust (Baden Baden); Two Boys (ENO, Metropolitan Opera); Otello, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Le Comte Ory, L’Elisir d’Amore (Metropolitan Opera); Mourning Becomes Electra (Seattle Opera, New York City Opera). Upcoming productions include the Broadway premiere of Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird. CHRISTOPHER GATTELLI (Choreographer). LCT: The King and I (Tony nom.), South Pacific (Tony, OCC noms.) and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Broadway: Newsies (Tony, Drama Desk, OCC awards for Best Choreography), Sunday in the Park with George, Casa Valentina, 13, The Ritz, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me and High Fidelity. West End: Silence! The Musical, Sunday in the Park with George and tick, tick…BOOM!. Sydney Opera House: My Fair Lady with Julie Andrews. Film: Hail, Caesar! Upcoming: War Paint, The SpongeBob Musical and Frozen on Broadway. JEROME ROBBINS (Original Choreography,
1918-1998) is world-renowned as choreographer/ director of ballets, theater, movies and television. His Broadway shows include On the Town, Peter Pan, The King and I, West Side Story, Gypsy, Fiddler on the Roof and Jerome Robbins’ Broadway. Among his more than 60 ballets are Fancy Free, Afternoon of a Faun, The Concert, Dances at a Gathering, In the Night and Glass Pieces, which are in the repertories of a New York City Ballet and other major dance companies throughout the world. Mr. Robbins’ numerous awards include Tonys, Oscars and Emmys. TED SPERLING (Music Supervisor). Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, South Pacific, Guys and Dolls, The Light in the Piazza (Tony and Drama Desk awards), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Full Monty, Titanic (actor), Kiss of the Spider Woman, How to Succeed…, My Favorite Year, Drood, Sunday in the Park with George. OffBroadway: Red Eye of Love, The Other Josh Cohen, Striking 12 and See What I Wanna See (all as director); A Man of No Importance, Saturn Returns, A New Brain, Floyd Collins, Romance in Hard Times (as music director). Artistic Director of MasterVoices, Principal Conductor of Westchester Philharmonic. Creative Director, the 24 Hour Musicals. www.tedsperling.net MICHAEL YEARGAN (Sets). LCT: Golden Boy (Tony nom.), Blood and Gifts, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Tony nom.), South Pacific (Tony, Drama Desk awards; Outer Critics Circle nom.), Cymbeline, Awake and Sing! (DD Award, Tony nom.), Edward Albee’s Seascape and The Light in the Piazza (Tony, DD awards). Broadway: The Ritz, Bad Habits, A Lesson from Aloes and The Road to Mecca (Roundabout). Also credits Off-Broadway, regional theater, London, ten productions at the Metropolitan Opera and work at major opera companies throughout the United States, Europe and Australia. CATHERINE ZUBER (Costumes). LCT: The King and I (Tony Award, OCC Award), South Pacific (Tony Award), Awake and Sing! (Tony Award), The Coast of Utopia (Tony Award), The Light in the Piazza (Tony Award), Macbeth, Golden Boy (Tony nom.), Edward Albee’s Seascape (Tony nom.), Dinner at Eight (Tony nom.) and Twelfth Night (Tony nom.). Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof, Gigi, The Royal Family (Tony Award), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Born Yesterday (Tony nom.), Doubt and The Father. TV: NBC’s The Sound of Music Live! and Peter Pan Live! continued
WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST DONALD HOLDER (Lighting). Broadway: Fifty productions, two Tony awards (The Lion King and South Pacific) and eleven Tony nominations. Recent projects include The Cherry Orchard, She Loves Me, Fiddler on the Roof, The Father, On the Twentieth Century, The Bridges of Madison County, Golden Boy, Spiderman: Turn off the Dark, Ragtime, Movin’ Out, Bullets Over Broadway, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Boy From Oz and many others. Television: Smash Seasons 1 and 2 (NBC-Dreamworks). Education: Yale School of Drama SCOTT LEHRER (Sound) received the first Tony awarded to sound for the Lincoln Center Theater revival of South Pacific directed by Bartlett Sher. Recent Broadway: The Front Page, Shuffle Along, Fiddler on the Roof, Dames at Sea, The King and I, Living on Love, Honeymoon in Vegas, A Delicate Balance, Love Letters, A Raisin in the Sun, Betrayal, Lucky Guy, Chaplin (Drama Desk), Death of a Salesman (Tony nom.), the revival of Chicago and over 50 City Center Encores!. Recording projects include the Broadway cast recording of An American in Paris (Grammy nom.), Loudon Wainwright III’s Grammy-winning High Wide and Handsome, Bebe Neuwirth’s Porcelain and Meredith Monk’s mercy. TOM WATSON (Wig and Hair Designer). LCT: OSLO, The King and I, The City of Conversation, Act One, South Pacific, Belle Epoque and A Man of No Importance. Tom is head of the wig and makeup department at the Metropolitan Opera. He has designed wigs for more than 70 Broadway productions. Current and recent Broadway designs include Wicked, Rock of Ages, Dames at Sea, Fiddler on the Roof, Bright Star, Long Day’s Journey into Night and Falsettos. GREG ZANE (Associate Choreographer). Broadway: The King and I at Lincoln Center Theater. Direction/Choreography: Singin’ in the Rain, The Sound of Music, Carousel, Peter Pan, Suessical, Elf. Performance: The King and I (1996 Broadway revival and 2000 West End revival), A Chorus Line, Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Ballet faculty at Broadway Dance Center. SARI KETTER (Associate Director). Select Assistant/Associate Directing: Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof, Lincoln Center Theater. Regional: The Guthrie Theater, Arena Stage, Denver Center Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, The Acting Company, Playwrights Horizons, Hartford Stage, Manhattan School of Music. Select Directing: The Guthrie Theater, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Intiman Theater, Great Lakes Theater, Portland
Stage, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, The History Theatre, Minnesota Orchestra, Houston Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. KATHY FABIAN/PROPSTAR (Props Supervisor). Recent Broadway: Falsettos, Fiddler on the Roof, China Doll, On Your Feet, An American In Paris, The Real Thing, The Realistic Joneses, If/Then, Rocky, The Bridges of Madison County, I’ll Eat You Last, Kinky Boots, Lucky Guy, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Chaplin, Nice Work If You Can Get It, A Streetcar Named Desire, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Stick Fly, Relatively Speaking, The Normal Heart, House of Blue Leaves, Anything Goes, A Life in the Theatre, Fences, A Behanding in Spokane, Race and Fela! Off Broadway: Tamburlaine, (TFANA); Piece of My Heart and Appropriate, (Signature Theatre). ROBERT RUSSELL BENNETT (Orchestrations, 1894-1981) orchestrated more than 300 Broadway musical scores, including Show Boat, No, No, Nanette, Of Thee I Sing, Face the Music, Oklahoma!, Carmen Jones, Finian’s Rainbow, Kiss Me, Kate, South Pacific, The King and I, My Fair Lady and Camelot. His arrangements for the 1955 film version of Oklahoma! earned him an Academy Award. He also orchestrated and arranged Rodgers’ TV documentary score for Victory at Sea. A classically trained composer, Bennett’s prolific output of original compositions includes symphonies, sonatas, a ballet, a concerto and an opera. TRUDE RITTMANN (Dance and Incidental Music Arrangements, 1908-2005) amassed more than 50 Broadway credits as a choral and dance arranger, including The Sound of Music, The King and I, South Pacific, My Fair Lady, Carousel, Finian’s Rainbow, Brigadoon, Paint Your Wagon and Peter Pan. A composer in her own right, she provided music for such television shows as Omnibus and The Seven Lively Arts. TELSEY + COMPANY (Casting). Broadway/ Tours: SpongeBob SquarePants, Once on This Island, The Parisian Woman, M. Butterfly, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Hello, Dolly!, Come from Away, Waitress, Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Wicked, The Color Purple, On Your Feet!, Something Rotten!, An American in Paris. Off-Broadway: Sweeney Todd, Atlantic, Classic Stage, MCC, Second Stage. Film: Miss Sloane, Into the Woods, Margin Call, Rachel Getting Married, Across the Universe, Camp, Pieces of April. TV: “This Is Us,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” “House of Cards,” “Rise,” “I’m Dying continued
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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST Up Here,” “One Day at a Time,” “Graves,” “Atypical,” commercials. www.telseyandco.com DAVID LAI (Music Coordinator). Broadway music coordinator/piano credits include The King and I, Come From Away, South Pacific, Fiddler on the Roof, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Riverdance, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Mary Poppins and The Phantom of the Opera (conductor). Grammy Award for West Side Story; Grammy nominations for The King and I, South Pacific, Promises, Promises and Eldar. Record producer credits include Joshua Bell, Renée Fleming, Josh Groban, Itzhak Perlman, Placido Domingo, Lang Lang and Herbie Hancock. GERALD STEICHEN (Music Conductor). Broadway/National Tours: Cats, Master Class with Dixie Carter, The Phantom of the Opera, The Secret Garden, Peter Pan. New York City Opera: La Bohème, Dead Man Walking, The Little Prince, L’elisir d’amore, The Mikado, Pirates of Penzance, Cinderella. Boston Pops, Principal Pops Conductor - Utah Symphony and New Haven Symphony, Hong Kong, New Jersey, Indianapolis, Detroit, Hartford, Macon, Wichita Falls, Longview, Ridgefield; Utah Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Michigan Opera Theater, Opera East Texas, Anchorage Opera. www.geraldsteichen.com PEYTON TAYLOR BECKER (Production Stage Manager). Broadway: School of Rock, Something Rotten! National Tours: Dirty Dancing. Select Off-Broadway/Regional: Sunday in the Park… (Encores!), Our New Girl (Atlantic Theatre), The Prom (Alliance Theatre), Far From Heaven, A Doll’s House, You Better Sit Down (Williamstown), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (La Jolla). UNCSA. For Leslie, Brian, Brian Jr., and Tony. KATHARINE WHITNEY (Stage Manager). Broadway: Hamilton, Something Rotten, Once. OffBroadway/Regional: What We’re Up Against, Vanity Fair, Stupid F*cking Bird, Blueprint Specials, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Playwrights Horizons, School of Rock, Amazing Grace, Rattlestick, many productions with BEDLAM, Rent, Women of Will, The Best of Everything. As Director: Julius Caesar. Thanks TLCCGGx5 and Henry. www.KatieYoungTheater.com JENN ELYSE JACOBS (Assistant Stage Manager). Broadway/Nat’l Tour: School of Rock, The Color Purple (1st Nat’l). Off-Broadway: Boy (Keen Company), Linda, Prodigal Son (MTC), Informed Consent (Primary Stages), The Old Man and the Old Moon (PigPen Theatre Co/The New Victory Theater). Regional: The Old Globe, Williamstown Theatre Festival. International: Red Light Winter (Itself Festival, Warsaw, Poland). B.F.A. from the
University of Michigan STEVE VARON (Company Manager). National Tours: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, War Horse, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Wicked, Traces, Xanadu and The Acting Company. Off-Broadway: Venice (The Public Theater), Bare (New World Stages) and Traces (Union Square Theatre). Other work includes general management for NETworks Presentations and five years with Blue Man Group. BROADWAY BOOKING OFFICE NYC (Tour Booking, Engagement Management, Press and Marketing) 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 and Murder, The Sound of Music, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I, Fun Home, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies, Bright Star and Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes. www.bbonyc.com AMBASSADOR THEATRE GROUP (Producer), founded in 1992, Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is the world’s number one livetheatre company with close to 50 venues in Britain and the United States. ATG is also an internationally recognized award-winning theatre producer with productions in the West End and on Broadway and touring productions in the UK, North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. ATG is also the market leader in theater ticketing services through ATG Tickets, LOVETheatre and Group Line. On Broadway, ATG operates the newly refurbished Lyric Theatre, and the oldest theatre on Broadway, the recently restored Hudson. ATG also owns and operates the Saenger and Mahalia Jackson theatres in New Orleans, The Majestic and Empire theatres in San Antonio and the magnificent Kings Theatre in Brooklyn. The most recent addition to ATG North America’s portfolio is the Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston, which will re-open in 2018 with the preBroadway world premiere of Moulin Rouge! The Musical. ATG’s most recent producing credits in the U.S. include Sunday in the Park with George and the Lincoln Center’s The King and I and in the UK Oslo, Glengarry Glen Ross and The Spoils. Award-winning producer Sonia Friedman is a group partner. Recent productions in the West End include Funny Girl, Dreamgirls and The Ferryman continued
WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST and on Broadway Farinelli and the King, 1984, and soon to open at the Lyric Theatre, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. atg.co.uk/europe/ americas NETWORKS PRESENTATIONS (Producer), from its inception over 20 years ago, has been an industry leading producer and manager of touring musical theatre productions and remains committed to delivering quality entertainment to audiences worldwide. Having toured over 60 productions throughout North America, NETworks is now expanding its tours into international markets including South America, Greece, Italy, Turkey and South East Asia. Current touring productions include Cameron Mackintosh’s The Phantom of the Opera, Dirty Dancing, Elf the Musical, Finding Neverland, Into The Woods, Once the Musical, The Sound of Music and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I. SETH WENIG (Executive Producer) has been with NETworks since its inception in 1995. He spearheaded the international tours of Fosse starring Ben Vereen and Ruthie Henshall. Seth has produced the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific and the National Theatre production of War Horse. Together with Cameron Mackintosh, Seth served as Executive Producer for both the U.S. and U.K. tours of the National Theatre’s My Fair Lady, the 25th Anniversary U.S. Tour of Les Misérables and the new The Phantom of the Opera tour. He is most proud of his greatest productions – Marlo and Camden.
STAFF FOR The King and I General Management Gentry & Associates, Inc. Gregory Vander Ploeg, Jamey Jennings, Nicole Gehring Production Management NETworks Presentations LLC Jason Juenker, Hector Guivas, Emma Downey, Evan Rooney Tour Booking, Engagement Management, Press & Marketing Broadway Booking Office NYC Steven Schnepp Kent McIngvale, Jenny Bates, David Freeland Zach Stevenson, Sean Mackey, Stacey Burns Danny Knaub, Rachel Peterson, Phil Della Noce _________________________________________________ Casting Telsey + Company: Bernard Telsey CSA, William Cantler CSA, David Vaccari CSA, Bethany Knox CSA, Craig Burns CSA, Tiffany Little Canfield CSA, Rachel Hoffman CSA, Abbie Brady-Dalton CSA, Cesar A. Rocha CSA, Karyn Casl CSA, Kristina Bramhall, Adam Caldwell CSA, Josh Einsohn CSA, Conrad Woolfe CSA, Rachel Nadler, Rachel Minow, Rikki Gimelstob, Rachel Dill, Ryan Bernard Tymensky, Rebecca Scholl, Scott Galina, Madison Sylvester, Lauren Harris, Laura Wade, Ally Kiley, Rose Bochner, Jaime Jaget, Kristian Charbonier, Julia Torres Company Manager Steve Varon Assistant Company Manager Laura Quintela Production Stage Manager. . . . . . . . . . . . Peyton Taylor Becker Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Katharine Whitney Assistant Stage Managers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jenn Elyse Jacobs Associate Scenic Designer . . . . . . . .Mikiko Suzuki MacAdams Assistant Scenic Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Libby Stadstad Associate Costume Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick Bevilacqua Assistant Costume Designers. . . . .Wilberth R. Gonzalez, Ryan Park Associate Lighting Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Karen Spahn Assistant Lighting Designer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rachel Levy Associate Sound Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Alex Neumann Props Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kathy Fabian Associate Props Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .John Estep Make-up Designer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tommy Kurzman Head Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Casey Nellis Assistant Carpenter/Automation . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Comito Deck Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Timothy Bergstrom Flyman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .William Strickland Head Electrician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Matthew Charles Hrinko Asst. Electricians . . . . . . . . . . . . . Judith Lopez, Barrett Roberts Production Electrician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Eric Rimes Head Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Timothy K. Schmidt Assistant Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alexander Spigner Production Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dillon Cody Head Props. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Colin Howie Assistant Props . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chrissie Kramer Wardrobe Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Laci Bradshaw-Roberts Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lyndsi S. Sager Star Dresser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Season Joy Saulet Hair and Makeup Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steven Young Dialect Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kristin Flanders Fight Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tom Schall Orchestral Reduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Josh Clayton Children’s Tutoring. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .On Location Education Tutor/Child Wrangler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leah Osborn-Schulte
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THEATRE POLICIES & OTHER HELPFUL INFORMATION offenders may be ejected without compensation. On rare occasions, specific performers or engagements may request that this policy be suspended, in which case we will advise our patrons by covering lobby signage which lists the standard policy. All members of the press or media must receive advance authorization from the PR dept. (PR@thehanovertheatre.org) to use cameras or recording devices inside the theatre and must display identification upon arrival. Cell Phones: Out of respect to the performers and to fellow audience members, please remember to silence all cell phones while in the theatre. Also please note, there is no telephone which is manned throughout the performance. Please be sure to leave your cellular number with anyone who may need to reach you during an emergency, and in the event of an emergency please take your call in the theatre lobby Children: All patrons MUST have a valid ticket. Parents are discouraged from bringing children under 5 years of age to performances which are not specifically oriented to children. Parents must remove any disruptive children from the theatre into the lobby. For these reasons, and for the comfort of all audience members, please consider carefully whether it is appropriate for you to bring children under 5 to the theatre. Concessions: Please do not bring outside food and drinks to
the theatre. Snacks and beverages will be available for sale in the lobby. Depending on the performance, drinks may be brought into the seating areas, but food is prohibited. First Aid: Please speak with the house manager or any of the ushers if you need first aid or have any sort of accident or medical emergency. Insurance regulations require that such instances be documented immediately. Gift Certificates: These are available in any denomination and are available online, by calling or visiting the box office and may be used by the recipient in full or partial payment for event tickets or conservatory classes. Inclement Weather Policy: It is generally impossible for touring shows and performances to be rescheduled, so we do not cancel events due to inclement weather. As with other touring performances and sporting events, we are unable to refund tickets. In extreme weather conditions we will do our best to exchange member tickets to an alternate performance, if applicable. The theatre strongly recommends that you add on ticket insurance at the time of ticket purchase through Booking Protect to protect your purchase. Lost and Found: Management is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Items found at the theatre will be held by the continued
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THEATRE POLICIES & OTHER HELPFUL INFORMATION house manager. If you have lost an item, please contact the box office as soon as possible to make a report. You will then be contacted if the item has been found. Retrieval of the item is the responsibility of the customer. Items not claimed within 30 days will be donated or disposed of without compensation. Rental of Theatre and Event Spaces: The Hanover Theatre is available for appropriate organizations and activities. Please contact Mark Steina, special events coordinator, at 508.471.1799 or email@example.com for further information. Prohibited items and activities which are prohibited include (but are not limited to): smoking, weapons, outside food or drinks, camera or recording devices, cell phones not silenced or set to vibrate, laser pointers, disruptive or abusive language, pets (except those assisting persons with disabilities), and persons exhibiting intoxication or drug use. Offenders may be removed from the theatre without compensation. Resale of Tickets for Profit: Ticketholders may on occasion be in a position where they have purchased tickets that they later cannot personally use and will want to donate,
give, trade or sell these tickets to friends or acquaintances. Management does not discourage private transactions of this nature. However, we may take appropriate actions to thwart the organized resale of tickets for profit by third parties, which we do not condone. The public is advised to be careful purchasing tickets from individuals they do not know personally, as such tickets may be void and in such cases admission to the theatre will be denied without compensation. Standing Room: All persons entering the theatre must have a valid ticket, and are not allowed to stand in the back or aisles. Tax Deductible Donations: As the theatre is a 501(c)(3) notfor-profit organization, donations to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Please consult with your tax professional. Ushers: The Hanover Theatre uses a dedicated and trained force of volunteer ushers that seat and assist our guests. If you would like to volunteer to usher or provide other administrative assistance to the organization, please contact David MacArthur Jr. at 508.471.1764 for details.
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Made possible through the generous support from The Robert Lehman Foundation and Antonella and Roger Doucette. Additional support is provided by Chris and Cathy Collins, given in honor of Phil Klausmeyer. Program support is provided by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Sponsored in part by: Attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and Lorenzo di Credi, A Miracle of Saint Donatus (detail), about 1479-85, painting on panel, Theodore T. and Mary G. Ellis Collection, 1940.29.
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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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