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Preston Lane Founding Artistic Director

Richard Whittington Founding Managing Director

Written and Performed by DELANNA STUDI Directed by Corey Madden Scenic Design by John Coyne

Costume Design by Andja Budincich

Projections and Lighting Design by Norman Coates

Music Composition & Sound Design by Bruno Louchouarn

Voice and Dialect Coach Mary Irwin

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Produced in collaboration with the Arts and Society Initiative of the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts North Carolina Premiere presented by Triad Stage, Greensboro, North Carolina There will be a 15 minute intermission.


The play moves between the past (1830’s, 1980’s) and the present, the dream world and the waking world, fantasy and reality. 6

DeLanna Studi* (Writer & Performer) DeLanna Studi (Cherokee) most recently starred in Astoria: Part One at Portland Center Stage and Indiana Repertory Theatre’s Finding Home: Indiana at 200. DeLanna’s Off-Broadway debut in Informed Consent, at the Duke Theater on 42nd Street, was a New York Times Critics’ Pick, which described her performance as “moving gravity.” She was a company member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for two seasons, where she was one of only 10 Native people (onstage and off) to have done so!  She performed in the First National Broadway Tour of the Tony and Pulitzer Prizewinning August: Osage County. She has won awards for her performances in Hallmark/ ABC’s Dreamkeeper and Chris Eyre’s Edge of America. DeLanna also tours in the Encompass Compassion Play KICK, a one-person show, written by Peter Howard, which explores the power of images, stereotypes, and Native American mascots. She recently starred in the short film Blessed and can be seen in ABC’s General Hospital, Showtime’s Shameless and SyFy’s ZNation. She is the current chair of the SAG-AFTRA National Native American Committee. Her next project, in addition to And So We Walked, will be Portland Center Stage’s Astoria: Part Two. This spring, she will begin writing the memoir counterpart to And So We Walked. Corey Madden∞ (Director) Over a 30-year professional career, Corey Madden has been the creator, director and/or producer of more than 300 site-specific, interdisciplinary and new works that have premiered across the country and in Europe. Recent original works premiered by her company L’Atelier Arts include Tales of the Old West, presented at The Autry, Sol Path and Rain After Ash, commissioned by Pasadena’s AxS Festival and Day for Night presented during Santa Monica’s 2011 GLOW Festival and restaged for the 2012 Transatlantyk Film and Music Festival. Madden is currently Executive Director of The Kenan Institute for the Arts at the UNC School of the Arts and was Associate Artistic Director of the Center Theatre/Mark Taper Forum, Producing Director of Performing for Los Angeles Youth, Director of Artist Programs for the Pasadena Arts Council, and on the Artistic Staff for the Actors Theatre of Louisville and its Humana Festival of New American Plays. * Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States ◉ Faculty Member or Student at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts ◊ Faculty Member or Student at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Theatre Department §Member of USA (United Scenic Artists) ∞Member of SDC (Stage Directors and Choreographers)


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John Coyne◉§ (Scenic Designer) Triad Stage: Deathtrap, A Christmas Carol (2013-16), Wait Until Dark, Trouble in Mind, Other Desert Cities. Regional: Charley’s Aunt (Guthrie Theater); Macbeth (Shakespeare Theater); Rough Crossing (Old Globe Theatre); You Never Can Tell, First Lady (Yale Rep); 3 Tall Women (Center Stage); Henry IV, Pride & Prejudice, Moonlight & Magnolias, My Fair Lady, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Front Page, Of Mice and Men, The Real Thing, Tartuffe, Colossal, Les Miserables (Dallas Theater Center); Hamlet (The Public Theatre); Boston Commonwealth Shakespeare; California Shakespeare Festival; Juilliard; Bard College; Goodspeed Musicals; TheaterWorks Hartford; Barrington Stage; Santa Fe Stages. Education: Yale School of Drama. John is currently the director of scenic design at UNCSA. Andja Budincich◉ (Costume Designer) Triad Stage: VROOOMMM!. Local: Flor to Somewhere, Lost & Found (Peppercorn Theatre); Born Bad (Paper Lantern); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (NC Symphony); Misalliance (UNCSA drama); TETHERED, PICA (UNCSA Film); A Year with Frog and Toad (Southwestern University). Education: MFA Costume Design, University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Norman Coates◉§ (Projections and Lighting Designer) Triad Stage: 13 productions including Arms and the Man in the fall. Broadway: The News and Prince of Central Park. Tours: The Who’s Tommy, Guys and Dolls, Encounter 500, Camelot with Richard Harris. Regional: Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, American Stage Festival, PlayMakers Repertory, Burt Reynolds’ Jupiter Theatre, The Hirschfield Theatre, North Carolina Theatre, Piedmont Opera, The Princeton Festival. Founder and Director of the Winston-Salem Light Project, creating public art events in light, Currently Director of Lighting at UNCSA. Bruno Louchouarn◉ (Composer/Sound Designer) Theater: The River Bride (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Mojada, a Medea in Los Angeles (Getty Villa); El Henry (La Jolla Playhouse and San Diego Repertory Theater); A Weekend with Pablo Picasso (San Diego Repertory Theater, Alley Theatre, Los Angeles Theater Center, Centre Repertory Walnut Creek, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Arizona Theater Company); Disgraced (Playmakers Repertory Theater); Eurydice (South Coast Rep); Wrestling Jerusalem (59E59 NYC, Playmakers Repertory Theater, Guthrie Theater). Dance: Cubicle, Passenger, Humachina, Diavolo Dance (World Tour). Mary Irwin◉ (Voice and Dialect Coach) Triad Stage: ‘Master Harold’...and the boys, Noises Off. Other coaching includes Our Town (Palm Beach DramaWorks), Misalliance (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), The Dresser (Clarence Brown). Seven seasons at NC Shakespeare Festival. Mary is Professor of Voice and Shakespeare in the UNCSA School of Drama. Other teaching includes: Laura Henry Studio, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (London), Red Bull Theater’s Shakespeare Workshops, and Sarah Lawrence College. Shirley Fishman (Dramaturg) develops new plays and musicals at La Jolla Playhouse, recently Disney’s Freaky Friday, Come From Away and Indecent, now on Broadway; inaugurated their Page-to-Stage Play Development program with I Am My Own Wife (Pulitzer prize-winner). At The Public Theater, she co-curated New Work Now! play festival. Other affiliations: Native Voices at the Autry, Magic Theatre, Denver Theatre Center, Seattle’s Fifth Avenue Theatre, Sundance Theatre Lab, UC San Diego Wagner Play Festival. MFA graduate, Columbia University Theatre program. 8

Terence Orleans Alexander* (Stage Manager) Triad Stage: Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years, A Christmas Carol (2014-2016). Broadway: Mary Poppins, Wicked, Newsies. Regional: Utah Shakespeare Festival (15 seasons); Washington National Opera (7 seasons); Kansas City Repertory Theatre (A Christmas Carol); Fulton Theatre; Milwaukee Repertory Theatre; Baltimore Opera Company; Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Education: Professional Theater Training Program (PTTP) at University of Delaware; Master of Fine Arts, Stage Management. Preston Lane◊∞ (Triad Stage Founding Artistic Director) is in his 16th season at Triad Stage where he has directed over 50 productions. In 2017, Preston was awarded a three-year playwriting residency with the Sally and Don Lucas Artists Residency Program at the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, CA. Preston was a 2014 finalist for the SDC Zelda Fichandler Award, a recipient of an NC Arts Council Playwright Fellowship and the Betty Cone Medal of the Arts. Other productions include the US premiere of Inexpressible Island (Dallas Observer Best of Dallas Awards: Best Director, Best Production) and The Night of the Iguana (Dallas Morning News: 2002 Top Ten Theatre List). As a playwright, Preston’s plays and adaptations have been produced at Triad Stage and other theaters and universities. His work with musician Laurelyn Dossett includes Brother Wolf, Beautiful Star, Bloody Blackbeard, Providence Gap, Snow Queen and Radiunt Abundunt. Preston has taught at UNCG, where he was a 2016 Artist in Residence, and also at NC A&T, UNCSA, Greensboro College, SMU, and the Professional Actors Workshop at the Dallas Theater Center. He is an alumnus of the Drama League of New York’s Director’s Project. A native of Boone, NC, Preston received his BFA from UNCSA and his MFA from the Yale School of Drama. Richard Whittington (Triad Stage Founding Managing Director) has served as Managing Director of Triad Stage since its inception. Rich earned an MFA in Theatre Management from the Yale School of Drama and has a BFA in Acting and Directing from Marymount Manhattan College. Rich served for nine years on the board of the NC Arts Council, where he participated as a member of the Executive Committee. He has previously served on the boards of ArtsNC and Downtown Greensboro, Inc. and has served on numerous grant panels throughout the state as well as for the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts. Rich has taught Theatre Management at Greensboro College and NC A&T University and has guest lectured at UNC Chapel Hill, UNC School of the Arts, Wake Forest University and UNCG. A native of Dallas, Texas, Rich served as Artistic Administrator for the Dallas Theater Center and Associate Producer of Dallas’ The Big D Festival of the Unexpected. Experience also includes work at the Roundabout Theatre in New York and StageWest in Springfield, Massachusetts. In 2010, Preston and Rich were honored with Downtown Greensboro, Inc.’s J. Edward Kitchen Leadership Award. In 2013, they received the Adelaide F. Holderness/H. Michael Weaver Award from UNCG for distinguished public service. Rich was a 2016 Artist in Residence at UNCG.


Triad Stage is proud to partner with the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts to present

This project would not have been possible without the generous support of many partners The Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts is a creative catalyst that encourages and supports the exploration and development of new knowledge to transform the way artists, organizations and communities approach creative challenges. The Kenan Institute believes that artists can contribute their creative ideas, visionary leadership and novel strategies to strengthen our culture, build businesses and generate innovative ideas. MAP Fund Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Cherokee Nation Native Voices at The Autry American Indian Center, UNC-Chapel Hill Process Series, UNC-Chapel Hill National Trail of Tears Association Museum of The Cherokee Indian The Autry Museum of The American West Junaluska Memorial Site & Museum Remember the Removal Bike Ride Cherokee Historical Association, Unto These Hills Cherokee Preservation Foundation University of North Carolina School Of the Arts, School of Filmmaking University of North Carolina School Of the Arts, School of Drama Center for the Study of The American South, UNC-Chapel Hill Playmakers Repertory at Chapel Hill Bob King Auto Group As Well As Contributions From Jesse Abdenour, Sherri Foster Blake, Dr. Ben Frey, Ed Harris, Bruno Louchouarn, Corey Madden, Randy Reinholz, Jean Bruce Scott, Thomas Studi, and Wes Studi.

Core Values

Triad Stage is guided by core values that inspire all aspects of our operations. These core values are a daily reminder to our entire company of why and how we produce theater for our community.


We strive for bold, daring excellence in all of our endeavors as we seek to create professional theater with regional and national impact.

Artistic Risk

Striving to constantly challenge ourselves, we reserve the right to take artistic risks and make mistakes.


Triad Stage delights in the imaginative process. We uphold freedom of expression as indispensable to the power of imagination.


As individuals are united in their shared experience of the theatrical event, strangers become friends, common ground is discovered, and dialogue begins. In imagining the lives of others, our capacity for empathy is strengthened.


Theater is a valuable part of a lifetime of learning. Our work and the dialogue it creates should spark curiosity and inspire creative ways of thinking for our artists, staff and audience.


Our community’s varied diversity must not only reflect itself in Triad Stage’s casting and staffing, but also in the selection of the stories we choose to tell.


We celebrate and encourage an artistic process rooted in collaboration. We seek to mirror this process in all aspects of our operations and actively seek partnerships with other organizations to benefit the well-being of our communities.


We are committed to revitalizing our historic downtowns by greatly enhancing the cultural life of the Piedmont Triad through entertainment and by providing an economic impact benefiting other area businesses.

A Southern Voice

By placing the best of Southern writing in juxtaposition with classic and contemporary world drama, we foster a unique Southern voice, allowing our audience the pride of saying, “This theater is ours.”

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Triad Stage began as a dream... Co-founders Preston Lane and Richard Whittington forged their artistic partnership as graduate students at the Yale School of Drama. After managing a theater in Connecticut for two years, they undertook the three-year task of opening their own theater in the heart of historic Greensboro. In September 1999, Triad Stage purchased the former Montgomery Ward building, which had been built in 1936 and sat vacant for almost 40 years. Renovations transformed the five-story building into a world-class theater center now called The Pyrle Theater, complete with a 300-seat theater and thrust stage, rehearsal hall, offices, two spacious lobbies and other audience amenities. Photo courtesy of Greensboro Historical Museum

The Grand Opening took place in January 2002 with Tennessee Williams’ modern classic Suddenly Last Summer.

In 2008, Triad Stage finished a second round of renovations to The Pyrle. A scene shop annex was added in the basement. The top floor underwent major construction to create the 90-seat UpStage Cabaret performance space, the Sloan Rehearsal Hall, and the studio and office facilities of WUNC Public Radio’s new Greensboro Bureau. In 2011, Triad Stage purchased a 30,000 square foot building near the Greensboro Coliseum Complex to serve as the theater’s new production facility, relocating its scene, costume and properties shops as well as its warehouse. In 2013, with significant support from The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, Triad Stage announced a major expansion of programming to be produced at the Hanesbrands Theatre in downtown Winston-Salem.

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Now in its 16th season, Triad Stage has over 3,000 Season Passholders and more than 700 annual donors. The company has received accolades on national, state and local levels, including being named “One of the 10 Most Promising Emerging Theatre Companies” by the American Theatre Wing and “One of the Best Regional Theaters in America” by the Drama League of New York. Triad Stage has been voted the Triad’s “Best Live Theater” by the readers of the News & Record’s GoTriad ten years in a row and named “Professional Theatre of the Year” by the North Carolina Theatre Conference in 2003 and 2011. Its production of Tobacco Road was listed among the “Best of 2007” by The Wall Street Journal, its production of The Glass Menagerie was named “Best North Carolina Production of 2010” by Triangle Arts & Entertainment, and 2012’s production of Reynolds Price’s New Music trilogy was named among the “Best Productions” of the year in Triangle Theatre by Independent Weekly. 12

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Board of Trustees

TRiad Stage Staff

Officers Mindy Oakley, Chair Dabney Sanders, Chair Elect Chris Hobson, Vice Chair Ernestine Taylor, Vice Chair Margaret Penn, Treasurer Karen Dyer, Secretary Kathy Manning, Immediate Past Chair Linda Sloan, Founding Chair Preston Lane, Founding Artistic Director Richard Whittington, Founding Managing Director

Artistic Preston Lane, Founding Artistic Director Sarah Hankins, Associate Artistic Director Kamilah Bush, Artistic Apprentice Administration Richard Whittington, Founding Managing Director Jason Bogden, General Manager Ramon Perez, Company Manager Bobby Pittman, Facilities/Rentals Coordinator Justin Nichols, Development Manager Tiffany Albright, Marketing Manager Stacy Calfo, Graphic Designer Kathryn Knoerl, Administrative Apprentice

Members at Large Kate R. Barrett, Linda Carlisle, Danny Gatling, Drew Hancock, Tomasita Jacubowitz, George Johnson, Frankie Jones, Jr., Leigh Ann Klee, Dan McAlister, Cathleen McKinney, Justin Outling, Cissy Parham, Erica Parker, Nancy Peterson, John Poole, Todd Rangel, Paul Russ, Kathleen Smith, Tom Styers, Steve Sumerford, Lydia Vaughan

Audience Services Sherry Barr, Director of Audience Services Olivia Langford, Box Office Manager Aralys Castillo, McKenzie Eury, Eric Figueroa, Mary Reading, Box Office Associates Olivia Meeks, Lobby Bar Associate

Winston-Salem Advisory Council Lydia Vaughan, Chair Linda Carlisle, Mary Walker Fry, Drew Hancock, Joia Johnson, Susan Little, Cathleen McKinney, Angie Murphrey, Tog Newman, Randi Palmer, Gordon Peterson, Nancy Peterson, Milton Rhodes, Keith Vaughan, Sue Wall

Production Liza Vest, Production Manager Emily J. Mails, Resident Stage Manager Donald Quilinquin, Master Carpenter Eric Hart, Props Master Jennifer Speciale Stanley, Costume Shop Manager Sammy Papp, Assistant Costume Shop Manager Troy Morelli, Master Electrician Taylor Dankovich, Sound Supervisor Jessica Holcombe, Scenic Charge Alex Boyt, Production Management Apprentice Augustino Gamboa, Carpentry Apprentice Mackenzie Cunningham, Props Apprentice Jane Reichard, Costume Apprentice/Wardrobe Supervisor Mike Pryor, Scenic Intern

Greensboro Advisory Council Holly Chambers, Judy Wicker, Co-Chairs Hayes Clement, Ralph Davison, Sandra Hughes, Lesley Hunt, Ron Johnson, Ancella Livers, Dennis Quaintance, Sylvia Samet, Joy Shavitz, Tom Sloan, Harrison Turner, Alan Tutterow

For and so we walked

For Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts

Taylor Mitchum, Assistant Stage Manager Andrew Licout, Assistant Set Designer Patrick Angle, Assistant Projections Designer Clara Ashe-Moore, Assistant Lighting Designer Aimee Phillips, Assistant Sound Designer Rose Figueroa, Wardrobe Supervisor Maria Wurttele, Sound Engineer Casey Taylor, Projections Programmer Adam Taylor, Light Board Programmer Austin Crocker, Light Board Operator Mary Crockett, Angelina Rodriguez, Scenic Artists Majestic Scenic, Scenery Construction Thao Nguyen, Production Assistant

Corey Madden, Executive Director Lynda Lotich, Associate Director Susan Brittain, Grants and Project Manager Sunny Stewart, Communications and Project Manager Candy Martinez, Administrative Support Associate



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And So We Walked  

By DeLanna Studi, directed by Corey Madden. April 19 - 30 | The Hanesbrands Theatre, Winston-Salem.

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