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Preston Lane Founding Artistic Director

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a play by EMILY MANN adapted from the book by SARAH L. DELANY and A. ELIZABETH DELANY with AMY HILL HEARTH Directed by Elizabeth Flax Scenic Design by Natalie Taylor Hart

Costume Design by R. Clare Parker

Lighting Design by Miriam Nilofa Crowe

Sound Design by Aimee Lynn Phillips

Dramaturgy by Kamilah Bush

Accent Coach Robin Christian-McNair

Casting by Cindi Rush Casting

Production Manager Liza Vest

Stage Manager Terence Orleans Alexander

Originally produced on the New York Stage by Camille O. Crosby and Judith Rutherford James. Originally produced by McCarter Theatre, Princeton, New Jersey Emily Mann, Artistic Director; Jeffrey Woodward Managing Director HAVING OUR SAY, THE DELANY SISTERS’ FIRST 100 YEARS is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York. The play is performed with a 15-minute intermission. 4


CAST

(in alphabetical order) Sarah Louise “Sadie” Delany ................................................ Joy Lynn Jacobs* Annie Elizabeth “Bessie” Delany ........................................ Olivia Williams* Stage Manager ................................................. Terence Orleans Alexander*

SETTING

An afternoon at the Delany family home in Mount Vernon, New York.

Joy Lynn Jacobs* (Sarah Louise “Sadie” Delany) Triad Stage debut. Born Christmas Eve! Broadway: World premiere of Marie Christine; revival of The Music Man. Broadway Tours: Ragtime, Show Boat. Off-Broadway: ‘Original Power Woman’ in Menopause the Musical; ‘Answerer’ in Lost in the Stars. Regional: ‘Sylvia’ in All Shook Up; ‘Wanda’ in Regina Taylor’s Crowns; ‘Reno Sweeney’ in Anything Goes; ‘Armelia’ in Ain’t Misbehavin’; ‘Aunt Eller’ in Oklahoma! Soloist with dozens of American and international symphonies. TV: House of Cards; Limitless; Gotham; Nurse Jackie; etc!

Olivia Williams* (Annie Elizabeth “Bessie” Delany) Triad Stage debut. Olivia Williams has performed extensively in regional theaters throughout the United States and Canada. Ms. Williams has played such diverse roles as ‘Bertha’ in Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, ‘Maxine’ in Night of the Iguana, and ‘Madam Defarge’ in A Tale of Two Cities. She has been in productions at Denver Center, Pittsburgh Playhouse, the Walnut Street Theater, Seattle Repertory and Cincinnati Playhouse. She was also a resident actress at New York’s Negro Ensemble Company. She recently completed playing the role of ‘Elder Annabelle’ in the independent film I See Jesus. 5


Elizabeth Flax (Director) Ms. Flax is pleased to be making her Triad Stage directing debut. Off-Broadway directing credits include Red Fern Theatre Company, The Working Theater, August Strindberg Rep, Manhattan Rep Theatre Company, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity and Mutt Repp Theatre. Other directing credits include Doing Something Good; Bridge To Baraka; Runaways; Peacemeal; Rap Master Ronnie; To Be Young, Gifted and Black; Colored Peoples’ Time; Po’ (A musical comedy); AUDELCOAward winning The American Jesus Christ (archived at the Lincoln Center Library Theater on Film Collection); and most recently, Sister Act for Community Theatre of Greensboro. She has performed numerous roles Off-Broadway and regionally and has made several TV appearances, most notably the recurring ER Nurse on Law & Order: SVU. Triad audiences may recognize Ms. Flax from her appearances at Triad Stage in Common Enemy, The Old Settler and The Little Foxes. Natalie Taylor Hart (Scenic Designer) Triad Stage: Fences (finalist in World Stage Design 2017 Taipei). New York: Slave Shack (Algonquin Theatre); Associate Designer for The Wiz (Tour, The Netherlands). Regional: Life in the Fat Lane (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park). Local: As You Like It (Burning Coal Theatre); Oldfriends.com, Blithe Spirit, Kind Lady (Monomoy Theatre, Cape Cod). Educational: The Crucible (Columbia University); Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (The Hartt School). Assistant Professor and Resident Designer at Elon University. Exhibitions: USITT Design Expo, Prague Quadrennial. MFA, Ohio University. natalietaylorhart.com R. Clare Parker◉ (Costume Designer) Triad Stage: Assistant Costume Designer for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Local: Maisy and Sprout (Peppercorn Theater – Costume Designer); The Italian Straw Hat (A. J. Fletcher Opera Institute – Costume Designer). Education: MFA candidate in Costume Design, University of North Carolina School of the Arts; BFA in Costume Design and Technology, Southern Oregon University. Miriam Nilofa Crowe§ (Lighting Designer) Triad Stage: Fences. Miriam designs regularly for Grammy-winner Rosanne Cash (The River and The Thread), Ko-Ryo Dance and The Collective NY. Recent New York projects include PS 160 (Gabrielle Mertz); home/ sick and SeagullMachine (The Assembly); Six Characters (Theodora Skipitares); 2Hymnvb (Anneke Hansen); Medea (Bryan Davidson Blue); The Ragged Claws (Cherry Lane); Honky (Urban Stages); The Penalty (Apothetae); What It Means to Disappear Here (Ugly Rhino); Gorilla (SATC); RescYou (Eckert+Sorenson-Jolink); and Symphony for the Dance Floor (BAM). She is a founding member of Wingspace Theatrical Design.  wingspace.com/Miriam Aimee Lynn Phillips◉ (Sound Designer) Local: The Tourist Trap, Flor to Somewhere, Proceed Moon (Peppercorn Children’s Theatre - Audio Engineer); Aida (Clandestine Arts Orlando). Educational: Right You Are, The Aliens, Fall Dance 2016, SolPath, Carmen, The Drowsy Chaperone (UNC School of the Arts); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Trifles/ Waiting, Tartuffe, The Tempest, Bielzy and Godfried (BYU-Idaho). Education: MFA Sound Design Candidate, University of North Carolina School of the Arts; BS Theatre Education, Brigham Young University-Idaho.

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Kamilah Bush (Dramaturg & Artistic Apprentice) is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she earned a BFA in Theatre Education. This is her first season with Triad Stage. She grew up in Gastonia, NC and there she fostered her love for theatre. A Kennedy Center College Theatre Festival award-winning playwright, her play Concession was featured in the first annual Ruby Slipper Fringe Festival in Winston-Salem and her play What. was recently produced at Bennett College. Robin Christian-McNair◉ (Accent Coach) Triad Stage: The Mystery of Irma Vep, A Christmas Carol (2015). Robin has recently come from New York City where she was teaching at the Actors Studio MFA program at Pace University and Tepper Semester (Syracuse University) and Co-chair of Voice and Speech and Artistic Council at HB Studio. Previous teaching experiences are Maggie Flanigan Acting Studio, ACTeen, and The Hagen Core and Summer Intensive Programs in The Hagen Institute at HB Studio, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Drew University, and at The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Purchase College of New York. Her degree is from Rutgers, Mason Gross School of the Arts, where she received an MFA under the direction of William Esper. Ms. Christian McNair is Linklater Voice designated, Feldenkrais certified, and has a speech and accent certification in Louis Colaianni’s “Joy of Phonetics”. She is a member of Actors Equity, SAG and VASTA, and is a professor at UNCSA. Cindi Rush (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.” Terence Orleans Alexander* (Stage Manager) Triad Stage: A Christmas Carol (20142016). 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. * 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. §Member of USA (United Scenic Artists)

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Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) was founded in 1913 as the first of the American actor unions. Equity’s mission is to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society. Today, Equity represents more than 40,000 actors, singers, dancers and stage managers working in hundreds of theatres across the United States. Equity members are dedicated to working in the theatre as a profession, upholding the highest artistic standards. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions and provides a wide range of benefits including health and pension plans for its members. Through its agreement with Equity, this theatre has committed to the fair treatment of the actors and stage managers employed in this production. AEA is a member of the AFL-CIO and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions. For more information, visit www.actorsequity.org. 7


TRIAD STAGE CO-FOUNDERS Preston Lane (Triad Stage Founding Artistic Director) is in his 16th season at Triad Stage where he has directed over 50 productions. 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.

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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.

EXCELLENCE

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.

IMAGINATION

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

COMMUNITY

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.

LEARNING

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.

INCLUSION

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.

COLLABORATION

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.

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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.

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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 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., John Kelly, 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 Production Liza Vest, Production Manager Emily J. Mails, Resident Stage Manager Chris Simpson, Technical Director 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

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, Jason Wenker 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

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SERIES FEATURED EVENTS: Winning the War, Winning the Peace Feb. 13 - 17 Moore Humanities and Research Administration Bldg. 1607

For the End of Time: Holocaust Memorial Concert Feb. 26, 3:30pm School of Music Recital Hall

1917: Illusions of Peace, Realities of War, lecture

UNCG Jazz Ensembles I & II Prayer, Protest, Peace:

Feb. 16, 7:00pm Moore Humanities and Research Administration Building

Jazz in the Civil Rights Movement Feb. 26, 7:30pm UNCG Auditorium

Antigone

Tikvah, a multi-arts event

Feb. 16 - 26, various Taylor Theatre

Mar. 7, 7:30pm UNCG Auditorium

Honor Under Pressure: Reflections of a Chris Abani, author Former POW in North Vietnam, lecture Mar. 22, 6:00pm Feb. 20, 4:00pm Elliott University Center Auditorium

Verdi’s Requiem: UNCG Symphony Orchestra, Choris and Soloists with original artwork

Elliott University Center, Cone Ballroom

Spring Dances

Apr. 21 & 22, 8:00pm Apr. 22, 2:00pm School of Dance Theater

Feb. 24, 8:00pm UNCG Auditorium

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