Brother Wolf

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by Preston Lane with original music by Laurelyn Dossett

An Appalachian Adventure

May 6 - 25, 2014


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When Rich Whittington and I founded our theater company over 13 years ago, we named it Triad Stage with the idea that it would be the premier regional professional theater serving the Piedmont Triad. We strive to honor the Triad in our name and welcome this opportunity to deepen our commitment to the region by creating professional theater especially for Winston-Salem audiences in one of the region’s premier performance venues, Hanesbrands Theatre. For our first year in Winston-Salem, Triad Stage is presenting a diverse sampling of what we do best. We opened with a reimagined production of Triad Stage’s classic holiday ghost story, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, bringing over 3,000 people to the Hanesbrands Theatre. Then, we presented John Logan’s Red — a glimpse into the life of artist Mark Rothko set in his studio in the late 1950s. Now, Brother Wolf wraps up our inaugural season in Winston-Salem. This was the first collaboration between myself and Laurelyn Dossett, and we’re thrilled to share this brand new take on a Triad Stage favorite with our new friends in the Twin City. We named our 13th season The Lucky Season. Little did we know how lucky we would become.

Preston Lane Artistic Director

THE LUCKY SEASON / 2013 – 2014


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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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.

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

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.

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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.

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

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

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Preston Lane Artistic Director

Richard Whittington Managing Director

presents

A PLAY IN 5 SCENES AND 3 SERMONS

Written and Directed by Preston Lane Original Music and Musical Direction by Laurelyn Dossett Scenic Design by Howard C. Jones

Costume Design by Deborah Bell

Lighting Design by Norman Coates

Sound Design by David E. Smith

Associate Director Bryan Conger

Fight Director Jim Wren

Casting by Cindi Rush Casting

Stage Manager Janine Wochna

Brother Wolf was commissioned and originally produced by Triad Stage, Greensboro, NC (Preston Lane, Artistic Director; Rich Whittington, Managing Director). Brother Wolf is published by Playscripts, Inc., New York. All rights reserved. The play will be performed with one fifteen-minute intermission. 10


Cast (in alphabetical order) Enoch/Adger .................................................................................................... Ben Apple ◊ Hessie/Gren Dell’s Maw .................................................................................. Dori Legg* Hunter/Gren Dell ..................................................................................... Scott Pattison* Brother Wolf/Rattler Man .................................................................... Chris Raddatz* Vernon/Old Man Speerdane/Old Brother Wolf .................................... David Sitler* Paula/Mabel .................................................................................................. Leah Turley* Shadow............................................................................................................ Krista Blaser ◊ Shadow..................................................................................................... Ashlei Chestnut ◊ Shadow........................................................................................................... Jeremy Kuhn◊ Shadow.................................................................................................. Kasey Moorhouse◊ Musician .......................................................................................................... Riley Baugus Musician .................................................................................................. Laurelyn Dossett Stage Manager .......................................................................................... Janine Wochna*

Setting The Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee — 1840s and Present Day

Songs ACT I Sweet Living Waters◆ .............................................................................. Laurelyn Dossett Anna Lee’s Song◆ ..................................................................................... Laurelyn Dossett Glory House◆ ........................................................................................... Laurelyn Dossett The Christians of Old ....................................................... Lloyd’s Primitive Hymns, 1841 Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone ............. Goble’s Primitive Baptist Hymn Book, 1887 River Runs Red Part One◆ ..................................................................... Laurelyn Dossett I Will Arise ......... Words: Joseph Hart, 1759; Music: Restoration from The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion by William Walker, 1835 My Warfare Will Soon Be Ended .................................................................... Traditional ACT II Wife of a Preacher◆ .................................................................................. Laurelyn Dossett A Home in Heaven ...................................... Goble’s Primitive Baptist Hymn Book, 1887 River Runs Red Part Two◆ ..................................................................... Laurelyn Dossett Without Love (Brother Wolf ’s Lament)◆ ........................................... Laurelyn Dossett Sweet Living Waters (Reprise)◆ ........................................................... Laurelyn Dossett ◆ Pleasant Garden Music, ASCAP

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Ben Apple ◊ (Enoch/Adger) Triad Stage: Snow Queen, A Christmas Carol (2012), The Illusion (2012). Regional/Local: Romeo and Juliet (NC Shakespeare Festival), Winnie the Pooh (NCTYP), Fashionistas (THTR 232). Other: Recent Tragic Events (2013), Long Christmas Ride Home (2013). Education: BFA Acting, UNCG 2014. Dori Legg* (Hessie/Gren Dell’s Maw) Triad Stage: Snow Queen. Off-Broadway: The Short Fall (Toy Box Theatre); Shaving the Pickle (Origin Theatre). Regional Theatre: August: Osage County, Enchanted April, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Pride’s Crossing (Fulton Opera House); The Women (Arena Stage); Noises Off, This Beautiful City (Actors Theatre of Louisville); Twelfth Night, Macbeth, Melissa Arctic, Great Expectations (Folger Shakespeare Theatre); Recent Tragic Events (Woolly Mammoth Theatre). Film: The Daft Penguin, El Camino, Double Negative, Guilty As Charged. Television: Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: CI, Homicide, As the World Turns, Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Scott Pattison* (Hunter/Gren Dell) Triad Stage: Snow Queen, My Fair Lady. West End: Starlight Express (Apollo Victoria Theatre). UK National Tours: Tommy, Oliver!. Regional: Blood Brothers (Walnut St.); Starlight Express (Vegas); Tommy (T.U.T.S., Houston, TX). Europe: Shakespeare & Rock n Roll (Berlin); Tommy (Offenbach). Film & TV: One Life to Live, MTV Host, Rollerjam, The Bill, Eastenders. Other: UK & US national commercials and voice-overs. Education: Redroofs Theatre School & College in Maidenhead, England, diploma in Theatre Arts. Chris Raddatz* (Brother Wolf/Rattler Man) Triad Stage: New Music, Masquerade. New York: Coming Home (Theater for the New City) Winner (AMIOS). Regional/Local: The Heretic (Burning Coal Theatre); End Days, Kimberly Akimbo (Paper Lantern Theatre Company). Film: Baggage, Poor Traits, Action Ink, The Importance of Being Honest. Internet: Walking Dead Pranks NYC. Chris is also the director of Missionary in Manhattan currently performing in rep at Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York. Education: BFA Acting, UNCG. David Sitler* (Vernon/Old Man Speerdane/Old Brother Wolf) Triad Stage debut. Broadway: An Inspector Calls, Frost/Nixon with Stacy Keach (National tour). Off-Broadway: Donnybrook, Beyond the Horizon (Irish Rep); Cymbeline, Hamlet (Shakespeare in the Parking Lot). Regional: The Tempest, A Christmas Carol ( NC Shakespeare Festival) and 100 productions in theatres from Maine to Utah in roles from Atticus to Scrooge. Film/TV: Law and Order: SVU, Zero Hour, Black Dog Red Dog, Ghetto Dawg, The Challenger, Umbrella’s Kill. www.davidsitler.com. Leah Turley* (Paula/Mabel) Triad Stage: New Music, Providence Gap. Some of Leah’s favorite roles include: Willie Starr in This Property is Condemned (Appalachian Artists Collective), Sister Mary in Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You (Theatre 232), Jolene Palmer in Self Defense (or Death of Some Salesman) (UNCG) and Lady in Orpheus Descending (UNCG). Education: Theatre Performance MFA, UNCG. 12


Krista Blaser ◊ (Shadow) Triad Stage debut. Krista Blaser is a rising junior BA in Theatre at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Recent productions include If Only the Lonely Were Home and Pride and Prejudice.

Ashlei Chestnut ◊ (Shadow) Triad Stage debut. Education: Junior BFA actor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Ashlei’s UNCG Theatre/ NCTYP credits include: Fantastic Mr. Fox (Fox Child), Flannel Shorts, If Only the Lonely Were Home (Penny/U.S. Premiere), Peter Pan (Curly) and The Last Supper (Michelle). Jeremy Kuhn◊ (Shadow) Triad Stage debut. Jeremy is a rising senior in the UNCG BFA acting program. Past roles include Aaron Schultz in Legally Blonde (Barn Dinner Theatre), Georg in Spring Awakening (Theatre Alliance), Calvin in Hot ‘n Throbbing (UNCG Theatre), Norman Arbuthnot in The Last Supper (UNCG APO show) and Sir Robin in Spamalot (UNCG Theatre). Kasey Moorhouse ◊ (Shadow) Triad Stage debut. Kasey is a rising junior BFA Acting student at UNC Greensboro. Her previous UNCG work includes Pride and Prejudice, Fall Briefs, The Metal Children and Polaroid Stories. She was also the assistant director/assistant stage manager for Recent Tragic Events.

Riley Baugus (Musician) is a North Carolina native who began singing and playing music at an early age. He teaches and performs traditional Southern Appalachian music throughout the US, Canada and Europe. His singing and playing are featured on the soundtrack of the Academy Award-winning film Cold Mountain. Riley performed on the multiple Grammy Award-winning Alison Krauss and Robert Plant recording Raising Sand, and has recorded and toured with Willie Nelson. Riley makes his home in Walkertown, NC. Preston Lane (Writer / Director) is the founding Artistic Director of Triad Stage. See Preston’s full biography on page 35. Laurelyn Dossett (Composer/Musical Director/Musician) Laurelyn Dossett has partnered with Preston Lane on five plays featuring regional folklore and original music: Brother Wolf, Beautiful Star: An Appalachian Nativity, Bloody Blackbeard, Providence Gap and Snow Queen. Commissioned by the NC Symphony, she composed and performed “The Gathering: A Winter’s Tale in Six Songs” in 2011. A song from Brother Wolf, “Anna Lee,” was featured on Levon Helm’s Grammy-winning record Dirt Farmer; her song “Leaving Eden” is the title track of the Grammy-nominated recording by the Carolina Chocolate Drops. She has received the Betty Cone Medal of Arts and the NC Arts Council Fellowship for songwriting. She lives with her family in Greensboro, NC. 13


Howard C. Jones ◉ (Scenic Designer) Triad Stage: Snow Queen, My Fair Lady, New Music trilogy, A Christmas Carol, Around the World in 80 Days, Ghosts, Picnic, The Night of the Iguana, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Tobacco Road, Hedda Gabler (recipient of a World Stage Design 2005 honor), August Snow, A Moon for the Misbegotten, The Matchmaker and A Streetcar Named Desire. Regional: Starlight Theatre, Goodspeed Opera, Missouri Repertory Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, American Heartland Theatre, Royal New Zealand Ballet and NC Shakespeare Festival. UNC School of the Arts faculty member since 1996. Prior to that, founder and owner of Cobalt Studios, an apprentice scene painting studio in upstate New York. Deborah Bell ◊ (Costume Designer) Triad Stage: Tennessee Playboy, Doubt, North Star, Proof, A Lesson Before Dying, The Caretaker. Regional: Damn Yankees, The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Rags (Seaside Music Theatre); Cannery Row, Children of Eden (The Western Stage); As You Like It (Colorado Shakespeare Festival). UNCG: Romeo & Juliet, Hansel and Gretel, L’Enfant et les Sortilequés, Death and The King’s Horsemen, Lakmé, Susannah, The Magic Flute. Other: author of MaskMakers and Their Craft (2010) and editor of Making Masquerade, due in 2014. Norman Coates ◉ (Lighting Designer) Triad Stage: Wait Until Dark, My Fair Lady, Trouble in Mind, Dial “M” for Murder, The Glass Menagerie, Around the World in 80 Days, The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, The Caretaker, “Master Harold”…and the boys, A Moon for the Misbegotten. Broadway: The News and Prince of Central Park. Off-Broadway: Here Are Ladies, Diversions and Delights, Blood Knot and Limbo Tales (Villager Award). Tours: The Who’s Tommy, Camelot with Richard Harris and Encounter 500. Regional: Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, American Stage Festival, NC Shakespeare Festival, PlayMakers Repertory, Burt Reynolds’ Jupiter Theatre, The Hirschfield Theatre, North Carolina Theatre, The Princeton Festival. Norman is the Founder and Director of the Winston-Salem Light Project, in its fifth year of creating public art events in light, www.lightproject.org. He is the Director of Lighting at the UNC School of the Arts and a member of United Scenic Artists. David E. Smith ◉ (Sound Designer) is director of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts theatre sound design program. David spent eight years with the Royal National Theatre in London, England. Triad Stage: Snow Queen, Tennessee Playboy, Trouble in Mind, The Illusion, A Doll House, Dial “M” for Murder, Masquerade, A Christmas Carol and The Glass Menagerie among others. Regional: Arena Stage, North Shore Music Theatre, Trinity Repertory Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Cape Fear Regional Playhouse. Local: Paper Lantern Theatre Company, Little Theatre of Winston-Salem. David was recently selected as a finalist in World Stage Design 2013 held in Cardiff, Wales, with music for four of the productions he composed for Triad Stage: Dial “M” for Murder, Oleanna, A Christmas Carol and A Doll House. Bryan Conger (Associate Director) is the Artistic Associate at Triad Stage. Triad Stage directing credits include: Pump Boys and Dinettes; A Christmas Carol (2011, 2012, 2013); My Fair Lady; tick, tick . . . BOOM!; The Mystery of Irma Vep; Billy Bishop Goes to War; Associate Director for New Music (2011); Assistant Director for A Christmas Carol (2010); Around the World in 80 Days and Ghosts. UNCG: Sister Mary Ignatius . . . (THTR 232); Oklahoma!; Balm in Gilead and Blind Date. Education: MFA, UNCG. Jim Wren ◊ (Fight Director) has staged the violence for over a dozen Triad Stage productions, including the battles in Bloody Blackbeard, the fantastical fights in Brother Wolf (2006), and the general behavior of the Lesters in Tobacco Road. Education: MFA, University of Florida. Jim is Performance Program Coordinator for the UNCG Department of Theatre, and is a two time recipient of the Kennedy Center Gold Medallion for Excellence. 14


Christine Morris ◊ (Dialect Coach) Resident Vocal Coach at Triad Stage since 2006. Other coaching includes A Thousand Clowns (starring Tom Selleck); Kudzu (with The Red Clay Ramblers); and Sheridan’s The Critic at American Players Theatre in Wisconsin. As an actor for Triad Stage: Marthy Owen in Anna Christie; Taw Avery in New Music: Better Days; Cordie Grindstaff in Providence Gap; Mme. Pernelle in Tartuffe; various ladies & King George in Bloody Blackbeard. UNCG Theatre faculty. Member of Actors’ Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA). Denise Gabriel◊ (Resident Movement Director) Triad Stage: Wait Until Dark, Tennessee Playboy, Kingdom of Earth, The Illusion, A Doll House, Masquerade, The Glass Menagerie, Providence Gap. Previous regional theatre credits include Resident Movement Director at Alabama Shakespeare Festival, The Old Globe, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Clarence Brown and Working Theatre, NY. International credits: Shanghai Theatre Academy, Salzburg Austria at Schloss Leopoldskron and Artscape Theatre Center and Dance for All (Cape Town, South Africa). Ms. Gabriel is a Founding Board Member of American Theatre for Movement Educators and theatre faculty member at UNCG. Cindi Rush, C.S.A. (Casting Director) New York: Silence! The Musical, My Mother’s Jewish Lesbian Wiccan Wedding (NYMF Winner 2010), Jay Alan Zimmerman’s Incredibly Deaf Musical, Bonnie and Clyde, Rooms, Jacques Brel, Six Dance Lessons, The Thing About Men, Urinetown, The Hurricane Katrina Comedy Festival. Regional: Penguin Rep, Triad Stage, Act II Playhouse, Arena Stage, Goodman, Humanafest. Film: Ghoul, The Woman (Top 9 Sundance 2011), In the Family, Offspring, Jack Ketchum’s The Girl Next Door, Headspace. Tours: “Barney”, “Curious George”, “Kidz Bop”. Consultant for National Alliance for Musical Theatre (2004–2008), Consultant for NYU Graduate Program for Musical Theatre Writing. Janine Wochna* (Stage Manager) Triad Stage debut. Florida Repertory Theatre: Collected Stories, The Santaland Diaries, A Grand Night for Singing (2013); Talley’s Folly, Time Stands Still, Other Desert Cities (2012); Red, The Mystery of Irma Vep (2011); King O’ the Moon, The Lady with All The Answers (2010). Regional theatre credits include four seasons as Resident Stage Manager at the Geva Theatre and 14 seasons at the Cleveland Playhouse. Education: BFA in Technical Production and Design, CCM-University of Cincinnati. Proud member of Actors’ Equity since 1994. * Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States ◊ Student or Faculty Member with the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Theatre Department ◉ Student or Faculty Member with the School of Drama at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts

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A Note from the Writer & Director: I’ve told the story of the inspiration for this play so many times that my explanation now seems like an old Appalachian folk tale: Once upon a time, Brother Wolf began with a mistake, a conversation and a song. TH E MIS TAK E:

Someone had misplaced Seamus Heaney’s brilliant translation of Beowulf at a bookstore. Finding it— instead of whatever I was looking for— I was seized by a sudden guilt for having never actually read it. I’d cheated. I’d read the Cliff Notes. So I sat down, opened the book and fell in love.

TH E CON V ERSATION:

At the same time, I was working with an actor who, like me, was from the Appalachian Mountains. One night over drinks we discussed how it was that we had never had an opportunity to work on a play about the part of the country where we had grown up.

TH E SONG:

When I heard Laurelyn Dossett’s “Leaving Eden” performed by Polecat Creek on the BBC, I knew I had found a songwriter and a singer with whom I wanted to explore the new ways in which music and theater can weave together to create stories.

If you add to these three events a passionate belief that the American theater needs regional voices, some Jack tales remembered from childhood, imagined adventures of a real relative who was the first Baptist preacher in Tennessee, my Aunt Cordie preaching at the church she built in Penland, creative writing classes with John Foster West, and a healthy dose of the religiosity that holds a tight grip on the region in speech, spirit and song... you come up with Brother Wolf. There is some of Beowulf still in it, but the characters have come a long way. There are still monsters to fight, but the real war is with a culture of revenge. I see so clearly now the impact of world events in the first years of the 21st century on the play. And I see, as well, that at the heart of the play is not one man, but a whole community raising a young man named Enoch (Wiglaf for you Beowulf fans) who needs to find a way to live in a frightening and violent world. Ever since I first imagined Brother Wolf climbing Speerdane Knob, he’s been brought to life at professional, college and high school theaters. I’ve been delighted to see or hear about his progress around the country, but I never imagined I would have an opportunity to return to this play so many years after the first performance. Like a familiar folk tale handed down from parent to child, I have the honor of carrying on a new tradition as well as the thrill of re-imagining it for today. It is a rare joy to revisit such a key piece in my artistic growth in the community that first allowed me to be an artist. This piece was the first step in a journey that I continue to take with Laurelyn Dossett and the stories of our region. It is a great pleasure to return to the beginning and to discover it— as if for the first time— with you.

– Preston Lane 16


A Note from the Composer: When we premiered Brother Wolf in 2006, I could not have been more naive about what I was getting myself into. I had not worked in theater since high school Shakespeare, and I barely knew Preston Lane, my writing partner. By opening night I was pretty sure that no one but Preston and I would like the play, and I was secretly afraid that some of my relatives would condemn my mortal soul to Rattler Man’s “hot, horrible hell” after seeing it. Fortunately I was wrong on both counts. Revisiting this story has reminded me how much the writing was affected by the post-9/11 times. I think the story is truer than ever. We continue with our collective search for a hero, our insistence on declaring and destroying the “other,” the enemy. We continue to pay the high price of revenge and pride. We continue to seek an elusive sense of security. And we tend to underestimate the healing power of forgiveness and community. This winter I lost my friend and mentor Jim Woland. He was my high school drama teacher and was known for his crazy ideas. He said, “We are doing Hamlet as a post-apocalyptic rock opera— I want you to be Ophelia and write melodies for her songs.” I had no idea what he was talking about, but I stepped way outside my choirgirl com fort zone and we told that story. Before Jim passed, I had a chance to tell him that his spirit of creativity and collaboration made me able to recognize the same spirit— 30 years later— when Preston Lane came calling about a post-9/11 Appalachian Beowulf. Perhaps it is because of Jim that I knew to say yes to Preston. We were strangers who bonded over the power of story and song. We encouraged one another to push the boundaries of our own imaginations. I thank Jim Woland, Preston Lane, Triad Stage and— most of all— you, our audience, for continuing to listen to our stories. I am deeply grateful.

– Laurelyn Dossett 17


Mountain Myths and Spirits “The spirit is something you can’t hardly explain. The feeling of the spirit of the Lord can’t be explained without you having the spirit in your soul. It is a good feeling—it’s a feeling too good to explain! Just like in heaven, you can’t even wash the spirit of the Lord out of your hands.”

– Gracie Holland “The fundamentalist preacher’s role is to give the people a sense of mystery, that there’s something beyond their meager lives. And that’s what the storyteller is for, too… these old folk tales and these old folk songs, these are the words of your ancestors being spoken directly to you.”

– James “Sparky” Rucker

“I think the old tales — ought to keep 'em going, so this younger generation can learn and know what some of us went through growing up in the mountains — how life really changed.” – Orville Hicks


“The Land here can’t be avoided. It becomes part of you. There is a haunting, yet somehow com forting, feeling that comes when looking out over vast expanses of rolling layers of mountain ridges, as in the Blue Ridge, or the craggier and steeper sections of the Smokies where the mountains seem closer together.”

– Warren Moore


ANNOUNCING 6 PLAYS AT THE PYRLE IN GREENSBORO THE 39 STEPS

DIRTY BLONDE

A HILARIOUS COMEDY

A LOVE STORY WITH MUSIC

adapted by Patrick Barlow, from the novel by John Buchan, from the movie of Alfred Hitchcock

by Claudia Shear original score by Bob Stillman JAN 25 - FEB 15, 2015

AUG 31 - SEPT 28, 2014

THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING

CRIMES OF THE HEART

A TREASURED CLASSIC

by Beth Henley * Presented in Connection with Beth Henley's ABUNDANCE in Winston-Salem

A SOUTHERN COMEDY

by Carson McCullers OCT 19 - NOV 9, 2014

APRIL 5 - 26, 2015

SNOW QUEEN

COMMON ENEMY

A WINTER ADVENTURE

A WORLD PREMIERE DRAMA

by Preston Lane with original music by Laurelyn Dossett - Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's THE SNOW QUEEN

by Preston Lane JUNE 7 - 28, 2015

NOV 28 - DEC 21, 2014

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The 2014-2015 Triad Stage Season ANNOUNCING 4 PLAYS AT THE HANESBRANDS IN WINSTON-SALEM UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL

OTHER DESERT CITIES

OR THE MYSTERY OF THE ABANDONED TROUSERS

A CONTEMPORARY COMIC DRAMA

A MYSTERIOUS JOURNEY

by Jon Robin Baitz

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by Charles Dickens adapted by Preston Lane

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Sponsors STARS

The National Endowment for the Arts was established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government to support artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities.

Supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.

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SUPPORTER Mark Wagoner Productions

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Triad Stage is proud to be a member of the following organizations.

SPECIAL THANKS Jim Sparrow, Catherine Heitz New, Liz May, Jerry Word and all the staff and volunteers of the Hanesbrands Theatre and The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County . VanderVeen Photographers . Cover artwork commissioned by Bluezoom specifically for Triad Stage’s production of Brother Wolf. The artist is Clint Hansen represented by Scott Hull Associates.

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Annual Campaign Contributors Triad Stage wishes to thank the following individuals, corporations and foundations who have contributed generously to our 2013-2014 Annual Campaign. Annual Campaign contributors as of April 15, 2014 * Donors who have renewed commitments for 2014

PRODUCERS CIRCLE ($10,000+) Clem & Hayes Clement* Kathy Manning & Randall Kaplan* Kyle Jackson, MD* Linda & Tom Sloan* Pam & David Sprinkle* Susan & Eric Wiseman The Honorable Aldona Wos & Mr. Louis DeJoy

CENTER STAGE ($5,000–$9,999) Anonymous* Lindsey & Frank Auman* Betty & Jim Becher Joseph M. Bryan, Jr.* Pat & Pete Cross Rob DaVanzo* The John G.B., Jr. and Jane R. Ellison Family Foundation Haynes & Ginger Griffin* Maureen & Bob Ihrie*

Tobee & Leonard Kaplan J.A. King & Company Kathryn & Bobby Long Marge Michel Mindy & Chad Oakley* Sylvia & Norman Samet Bill Soles Robert Strickland Family Foundation Harrison & Martha Turner*

FRONT ROW ($2,500–$4,999) Steve & Jackie Bell Ms. Brandon Bensley Joanne Bluethenthal Jim & Louise Brady* Dr. Helen Brooks* Jeb Brooks Lisa & Willie Bullock* Linda & Jim Carlisle* Kristin & Craig Carlock Holly Chambers & Richard Steedle* The Copeland Family Rick & Rebecca Craig Christine & Chris Hobson* Laura & Alan Irvin*

Ron Johnson & Bill Roane* Barbara Kretzer* Ernest & Shelby Lane* Carol & Seymour Levin Bob & Donna Newton* Julie Olin* Richard A. Parker Margaret M. Penn* Debby L. Reynolds* Dabney & Walker Sanders* Kay Stern Ruthie & Alan Tutterow* Jane & Jonathan Ward

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STAGE HAND ($1,000–$2,499) Anonymous (2)* Kate R. Barrett* Betty & Dennis Barry* Marianne & Jim Bennett Joe Brantley* Carol & Jeff Burgess* Joann & Bill Cassell Sally & Alan Cone* Jean & Ralph Davison* Carol & David DeVries Susie & Rasmus Fenger Dionis & Gordon Griffin Rusty & Van Gunter* Beth Harrington* David Hemm T. Henry & Dell B. Wilson Family Fund Bill & Hoppy Hervey* Tomasita & Sam Jacubowitz* David & Emily Johnston* Matt & Kathy Kottyan Michael Lewis Sue & Neil Lutins* Christopher Mattern Misty McCall

Judy & Dan McGinn Kellie Melinda Jane & Dan Moore Cissy & Bill Parham* The Poteat-Smiths Kim & Todd Rangel* Tim & Carolynn Rice John Riley* Nancy & Frederick Sharpless Kim & Bassam Smir* Pat & Gordon Soenksen Amy Speas* Paula Stober & Bill Bucklen Willie Taylor* May Toms* The Thomas Ralph Wear III Family Katie & Randall White Len & Judy White* Courtney & Richard Whittington Judy & Bob Wicker Woodruff Family Law Group Lynn Wooten & Paul Russ* Ann & Ben Zuraw

GALLERY ($500–$999) Mr. & Mrs. Bruce M. Babcock* Mary Katherine & Durant Bell Annette Benson Phil Barrineau* Bill & Gay Bowman* Dr. Steven Case Lori & Murray Clayton Sherry Dickstein & Kurt Lauenstein Mylene & Andy Duffy Pierce & Lynn Egerton Bert & Debbie Fields Patti & Douglass Gilbert* Bob Hansen* Tony Hooimeijer & Cynthia Soemita* Susan Ireton & Valerie Leschber* Rep. Maggie Jeffus & Ted Thompson Olive B. & William W. Jordan Amy & John Kelly* Ray & Doris Kiszely* Harriette & Bob Knox* Lex & Brent Kulman Greg & Barb Laskow Carroll Leggett Mimi Levin* Connie Mahan Judy & Dan McGinn Rob & Karen Melhem Jane & Dan Moore* Peg & Skip Moore*

Linda Mortenson Nancy Napier Jane & Ron Norwood* Elizabeth Palmer David & April Parker Tim & Denise Pastoor Lloyd & Jane Peterson* Nancy & Ed Pleasants Donna & Don Pulitzer Sheri & Ray Raymer David & Claudia Reich* Carol & Russell Remy Dee & Jason Roghelia Kelly Sigle Jim & Linda Starmer* Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Stone Charlotte A. Straney Tom & Maggie Styers* Mark Tarnacki Ernestine & Stuart Taylor* Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Tew Burke & Trinh Thompson Mary & Will Truslow Jeff & Shirley Vestal Jim & Michelle Walter Jack & Karen Whiteside* Michael Wilson Carmen & Robert Wood*

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PATRON ($250–$499) Richard Allen Gary & Linda Anderson Bud & Betsy Bain Dee & Wes Bartlett Angela Bensberg Mary & Frank Biggerstaff Janet Ward Black & Gerard Davidson* Barbara & Tony Blake* Louise & Jerry Boothby* Dora & Bruce Brodie Joe & Kate Brower Patrick & Elizabeth Burns Lynda Brown Clifford* Sallie & Jim Clotfelter Harvey Colchamiro Benita & Ron Cole CompuSystems Betty Cone Doug & Jean Copeland Gerald Cunningham* Phyllis H. Dunning* Mr. & Mrs. Barry Eisenberg Grace Ellis Pete & Sandra Ennever Richard & Nancy Evans Ellen & Gary Fischer Jim & Dana Fisher* Suzanne Goddard Kay & Chip Hagan Melinda Hamrick* Sherry & Bob Harris* Cindi & Dave Hewitt* Nancy Hoffmann Sam & Anne Hummel* Carroll Johnson Kenneth & Christina Johnson Randall T. Johnson* Ken & Ginger Karb* Carole Keeler Diana & William Knox* Robin & Tim Lane Louise & Bill Latture* Marilyn & John Lauritzen Ronald & Kimberly Lawrence Ms. Cathy Levinson Victor Lindsley & Jim Battinelli Mr. & Mrs. George L. Little, Jr.

Ernest J. Lunsford Denise Lute Nancy Y. Madden David & Kathy Mazzola Bonnie & Dan McAlister* Amanda McGehee* Cathleen & Ray McKinney Jim & Fray Metcalfe Jane Tucker Mitchell Christine Morris & Jeffery West Julia M. Morton Eberhard Mueller-Heubach* Al & Linda Munns* Maureen & Doug Murray Jane & Ron Norwood Marion O’Brien William Osborne* Meredith & Gary Piatt Beverly & William Rogers* The Rose Family Susan Samuelson Beatrice Schall Susan & Jerry Schwartz* Donna & Mark Shapiro* Phyllis Shavitz Misa & Alex Shuford* Kathleen Smith* Melanie R. Soles* Michiko Stavert* Christine Stinson Adeline & David Talbot Suzanne & Tom Tilley Bryan & Billie Toney Davis & Lisa Vu Dr. Cindy Wall Sarwi Susan B. Wall James & Barbara Walls B.J. Weatherby & Verne Nielsen* Katherine & Mike Weaver David Westfall & Barbara Ann Peters* Jeff White & Mary Dubuisson Jim Wilkie W. Fred Williams Carol & Tom Wood* Nancy Young Richard & Jeanne Young

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FRIEND ($100–$249) Anonymous (4)* Rose & Victor Ackermann Sophie & Eric Adamson* Hattie & John Aderholdt* Janet Allard & Josh Foldy Gary & Linda Anderson Leanne Angell Margaret & Howard Arbuckle III Jane Ariail* Mr. & Mrs. Carl C. Ashby Led & Sally Austin Sherry Barr Bill & Laura Barrier Deb Bartz & James Peterson Laverne M. Bass Susan & Richard Beard Shari & Richard Beavers Sally & Fred Beck Elizabeth Bell Deb Bell & Keith Cushman Catherine & Peter Bergstrom Robert Beseda Kate Black William (Hugh) Black Jr. Judy Blake* J. Roger & Jackie E. Brown Alex & Maureen Burns* Nancy Cameron Julia Smith Capone John Carney Kathy & Bill Cissna* Pat Clark Louann A. Clarke Elizabeth & Thomas Clary Faye & Michael Collins* Diane Conrad Pat W. Copeland Ross & Debbie Cox Mr. & Mrs. David Craft William F. Cromartie Jennifer & John Cross Catherine Crowder Gail & Bruce Crozier Larry & JoAnn Currie Linda Cykert Larry Davis Gerald & Marge Doty

Pam & Alan Duncan Debra Dykes Mona & Emanuel Edwards Nancy & Jim Edwards Jean & Robert Finley Larry French* Dr. Deborah Friedman* Robert W. Fuller Denise Gabriel Silvia & Thomas Gahm* Felice Gavin Mary Ann & Allen Gerhard Mr. & Mrs. Edward N. Gideon, Jr. Betty Godwin Terri & Robert Goldberg A Happy Birthday to Dr. Willie L Taylor Guilford College Art Appreciation Club Patricia Gutzwiller & Alan Spiewak Jay & Deb Gyure Libby Haile & Donald Martin Mark & Linda Hale Barbara Hall Marty & Porter Halyburton Janis Hammett Brenda C. Hampton Ron & Becky Hampton Susan Hanks* Anne & Bill Hardin Karyn Harrell & Cindy Kimbrell, DVMs* Jerry & Melissa Harrelson* Cyril & Judith Harvey Hon. & Mrs. A. Robinson Hassell Sue & Doug Henderson Angela Hays Dr. & Mrs. Joseph R. Hedgpeth* Pat Hester Wes & Rose Hood* David & Rodna Hurewitz Sallie & Hoke Huss* Judith Hyman* IHO Holly Chambers & Rick Steedle Dell & Frank James Joia Johnson Marcia & Orton Jones Denny Kelly & Lou Bouvier Sue & Jim Kennedy Milton Kern

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FRIEND (continued) Eleanor & John Ketcham Jennifer Killingsworth Martha & Charles Kirkman* Robert Kilpatrick & Jackie Palmer Bonnie & John Knab Virginia & David Knox Bob & Levina Kollar Kelly Krantz Derek Krueger & Gene Rogers Donna & Tom Lambeth Hugh & Anita Lawson Eric Lee Carolyn C. Lester* Michele & Pat Levy Grey W. Lineweaver Annabel Link* Mandy Lotz in honor of Sherry Barr Jack & Judy MacDowall* Mary & Gustav Magrinat Marcy Maury Bud & Reba Maxson* Tom & Marilou May Donald & Eleanor McCrickard* Angus & Wynn McGregor Jim & Joyce McKenzie Carol H. Melvin Benedicte & Christian Mengel Cliff & Kathryn Miller Gary & Nancy Miller Robert & Bonnie Miller Hal & Amy Mohorn Diane P. Monnier Agnes & David M. Moore II* Barbara & Bill Moran Donna Moran & Garnett Hughes Ninevah & Dan Murray The Nashes Judith ( J. T.) Nebenzahl Floyd & Joann Nesbitt Karol & John Neufeld Margaret & Vernon Newlin* Gaynelle Bass Nichols John & Emily Odom David Olson Zack & Nancy Osborne* Nancy Oschell

Jill A. Painter* Caroline Panzer* Dorothy Peters Paula F. Pierce Roger & Nan Poplin William & Lee Presson Margaret Y. Price Jesse Pugh* Jay Putnam Wendell & Phoenix Putney Kathy Ramsay Betsy & Bill Raulerson Peter Reyher* Kat Rice & Grumpy Allen Ridenour George & Bobbie Roberts Carla & Stephen Robinson Ms. Cary Root Margaret Rowlett & David Gilbert Debbie & Eugene Russell* Nancy & Jim Sands Bill & Jayne Satterfield Robin & Connie Saul Matthew Sergio & Steve Stonecypher Bill & Barb Sharpe Lee & Mary Ellen Shiflett Sandra & Wayne Shugart* David & Diane Smith Kathryn & R. C. Smith* Beverly & Lawrence Snively Laurey Solomon Suci Sorensen* Donna Speas Glenn & Marylou Strohl Joan Sullivan in loving memory of John L. Sullivan Janice & John Sullivan Peggy R. Tager Frieda Taylor Julie & Tom Taylor Jean Loy Toms Barbara Van Cleve Bert & Rebecka VanderVeen Dave & Carol VanSchoick Cheryl A. Viglione & John T. Curnes* Dean & Kate Wahlberg

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FRIEND (continued) Mr. Robert Walker Wes & Sarah Ward William E. Waters Linda Weiss Andrea West Brook & Paul Wingate Mary & Robert Woodrow Earle & Lynette Wrenn Kay & Charlie Zimmerman*

MATCHING GIFT COMPANIES

SUPPORT TRIAD STAGE

American Express Compass Financial IBM Matching Grants Program The Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies Kinder Morgan Foundation Lincoln Financial Foundation* Reynolds American Foundation Schneider Electric/Square D Foundation Weaver Foundation

Triad Stage is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, with donations tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.

TO LEARN ABOUT SUPPORTING TRIAD STAGE THROUGH DONATIONS OR SPONSORSHIP, PLEASE CONTACT: CEDRIC BLUE

FOUNDATION SUPPORT

DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

Cemala Foundation City of Greensboro Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro Hillsdale Fund Roberts Family Foundation* The Shubert Arts Foundation Weaver Foundation

cedric@triadstage.org 336.274.0067 ext. 214 Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.

LEGACY DONORS Anonymous Claire King Sylvia Samet Linda & Tom Sloan Martha & Harrison Turner Ruthie & Alan Tutterow

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Triad Stage Co-Founders Richard Whittington (Managing Director/CoFounder) 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.

Preston Lane (Artistic Director/Co-Founder) is in his 13th season at Triad Stage where he has directed over 35 productions. Preston is the recipient of the 2008 Betty Cone Medal of the Arts and is in his fourth year as the Artistic Partner for Theatre for An Appalachian Summer Festival. He was formerly Artistic Associate at the Dallas Theater Center, where his productions included 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).

In 2007, Rich was appointed by the Governor to serve on the board of the NC Arts Council, where he is currently 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.

As a playwright, Preston’s adaptations have been produced at Triad Stage, Dallas Theater Center and Sonoma Rep. His work with musician Laurelyn Dossett includes Brother Wolf (Triad Stage, An Appalachian Summer Festival, The Human Race Theatre Company and St. Olaf College), Beautiful Star (Triad Stage and WaterTower Theatre), Bloody Blackbeard, Providence Gap and Snow Queen. Preston is a recipient of an NC Arts Council Playwright Fellowship.

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 previously 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.

Preston has taught at UNCG, 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.

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Board of Trustees

Triad Stage Staff continued

Officers

Marketing & Communications

Kathy E. Manning, Chair Mindy Oakley, Vice Chair Susan Schwartz, Vice Chair Tom Styers, Treasurer Holly Chambers, Secretary Alan Tutterow, Immediate Past Chair Linda Sloan, Founding Chair Preston Lane, Artistic Director Richard Whittington, Managing Director

Megan Mabry, Marketing & Social Media Manager Kim Doty, Marketing Assistant Anna Lowe, Greensboro Marketing Intern Kevin Patterson, Publicity Intern

Audience Services Sherry Barr, Director of Audience Services Justin Nichols, Box Office Manager Amanda Waterhouse, Assistant Box Office Manager Teresa Clifton, House Manager Joseph Rollins, UpStage Cabaret House Manager Anna Lowe, Bonnie Pachasa, Ainsley Patterson, Joseph Rollins, Rachel Rutz, Box Office Associates Jenna McMillan, Carrie Miller, Bar Staff Janita Colbert, UpStage Cabaret Bartender

Members at Large Kate Barrett, Jeb Brooks, Linda Carlisle, Craig Carlock, D. Hayes Clement, Lynda Clifford, Jim Fisher, Chris Hobson, Tomasita Jacubowitz, Christina Johnson, John Kelly, Dan McAlister, Donna Newton, Julie Olin, Cissy Parham, Margaret Penn, Todd Rangel, Debby L. Reynolds, Paul Russ, Dabney Sanders, Tom Sloan, Kathleen Smith, Amy Speas, Ernestine Taylor

Production Tim Kottyan, Production Manager Nick Rutz, Technical Director Emily J. Mails, Resident Stage Manager Eric Hart, Properties Master Kathleen Ludwig, Costume Shop Manager Liz Stewart, Master Electrician Jonathan Fredette, Sound Supervisor Amanda Warriner, Lead Carpenter Andrew Landon Cutler, Wardrobe Supervisor Mary Beth Pazdernik, Stitcher / Rentals Coordinator Lisa Bledsoe, Props Assistant Matt Hirst, Sound Assistant

Winston-Salem Advisory Council Linda Carlisle, Chair Wendy Brenner, Mary Walker Fry, Sue Henderson, Carroll Leggett, Susan Little, Cathleen McKinney, Angie Murphrey, Tog Newman, Randi Palmer, Gordon Peterson, Nancy Peterson, Keith Vaughan, Lydia Vaughan, Sue Wall, Jason Wenker

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