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By Emily Mann, adapted from the book by Sarah L. Delaney
and A. Elizabeth Delaney with Amy Hill Hearth
Feb. 22-Mar. 5, 2017 3
Preston Lane Founding Artistic Director
Richard Whittington Founding Managing Director
Presented by VF Corporation Directed by Preston Lane Scenic Design by Fred Kinney
Costume Design by Olivia Trees
Lighting Design by Masha Tsimring
Sound Design by Jane Shaw
Dramaturgy by Kamilah Bush
Casting by Cindi Rush Casting
Dialect Coach Christine Morris
Fight Choreographer Jim Wren
Production Manager Liza Vest
Stage Manager Emily J. Mails Production Sponsors Zuraw Financial Advisors and Cone Health â€œThe Priceâ€? is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. 4
(in alphabetical order) Esther Franz ........................................................................... Dina Ann Comolli* Victor Franz ........................................................................ Christopher Gerson* Walter Franz .................................................................................. Jim Shankman* Gregory Solomon ................................................................ Robert Zukerman* Stage Manager ............................................................................... Emily J. Mails*
Place: The Attic Floor of a Manhattan Brownstone Time: 1968
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Dina Ann Comolli* (Esther Franz) is a New York City based actress currently starring in the film Jam (Best Actress in a Comedy, Superman Celebration Film Festival). Dina’s theatre career started after she graduated with a BA from DeSales University in PA, followed by an MFA from Harvard’s American Repertory Theater Program. Regionally, she has collaborated with The Kitchen Theatre, The Summer Theatre of New Canaan, Stonington Opera House, The Pennsylvania and Baltimore Shakespeare Festivals as well as ART and Centenary Stage. Off Broadway, Dina appeared as Clare Boothe Luce in The Rise of Dorothy Hale. Television credits include Law and Order: SVU, Fringe, I’d Kill for You, and School Spirits.
Christopher Gerson* (Victor Franz) Triad Stage debut. OffBroadway: The Little Prince (The Pearl Theatre); Goldor & Mythyca: A Hero is Born (New Georges). Regional: Saint Joan, Comedy of Errors (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis); Hamlet, Twelfth Night (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing (The Great River Shakespeare Festival); Hoboken, The Little Prince (South Coast Repertory). Film/TV: Mr. Robot; Younger; Darwin: The Series; Fort Greene. Education: BFA, University of Evansville; the Chautauqua Conservatory. www.christophergerson.com Twitter: @cxgerson
Jim Shankman* (Walter Franz) Triad Stage debut. Broadway: Grease, Once in a Lifetime. Regional: Moonlight and Magnolias, As Bees In Honey Drown, Rough Crossing (Dorset Theatre Festival); American Buffalo, Italian-American Reconciliation (Coyote Theatre); Opus, End Days (Florida Stage); Sick, Jericho (New Jersey Rep). Three of his plays have been in the New York Fringe Festival: Suicide Math, Kiss Your Brutal Hands and The Screenwriter Dies Of His Own Free Will, which won a 2015 Fringe Festival Best Playwriting Award. www.jimshankman.com
Robert Zukerman* (Gregory Solomon) is pleased to make his Triad Stage debut. His regional credits include Arena Stage, Florida Studio Theatre, Barrington Stage and Richmond’s Firehouse Theatre. He’s done two dozen plays Off Broadway, narration for the Library of Congress, and a USO tour of Air Force bases in Greenland. He holds a doctorate in theatre history from the City University of New York, and served as Theatre Program Director for the New York State Council on the Arts.
Preston Lane◊ ∞ (Director & 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. Fred Kinney§ (Scenic Designer) Triad Stage: Wit, Common Enemy, Anna Christie, Tennessee Playboy, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Masquerade, Steel Magnolias, Ethel Waters, Tartuffe, Sleuth, Noises Off, Bus Stop, Proof, Angel Street, On Golden Pond. Other credits include: Ordinary Days, A Wrinkle in Time, A Year with Frog and Toad and Sunlight (South Coast Repertory); Peter Pan and Wendy (Prince Music Theater); A Picasso (Pittsburgh City Theatre); Intimate Apparel (San Diego Repertory Theatre). Fred holds an MFA from the Yale School of Drama. Olivia Trees (Costume Designer) Triad Stage debut – SETC’s Ready to Work AwardWinner. Regional: The Crucible (Clarence Brown Theatre); A Lesson Before Dying (Carousel Theatre); A Shayna Maidel (CBT Lab Theatre); Big River (Bijou Theatre); Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (Clayton Performing Arts Center). Technical Work: Euroco Costumes (New York); Weston Playhouse; The Lost Colony. Awards: First Place, 2015 and 2016 SETC Graduate Costume Design. Education: MFA Candidate, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; BA Theatre, Florida State University. www.oliviajtrees.com Masha Tsimring§ (Lighting Designer) is a Philly & NYC based lighting designer for performance. Triad Stage: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Member of the Wedding. Recently: Ultimate Beauty Bible (Page73); Grounded (Interact); The Elementary Spacetime Show (UArts/Fringe); In the Next Room (Chautauqua Theatre Co.); Minor Character (New Saloon/Invisible Dog); Heart of Darkness (BAC); The Place We Built, Wolf in the River (The Flea); The Bachelors, Wyoming (Lesser America); Hand, Foot, Fizzle, Face (Piehole); So Long Willy, Let’s Go Home (I AM A BOYS CHOIR); Invisible Hand (Theatre Exile); The Way West (Marin Theatre Company); American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose (Yale Repertory Theatre); 4000 Miles (Hangar Theatre). Masha is the head of the Design Program at the University of the Arts. MFA, Yale School of Drama. www.mashald.com 7
Jane Shaw§ (Sound Designer) Triad Stage: Crimes of the Heart. Off-Broadway: Men on Boats (Playwrights Horizons/Clubbed Thumb); The Killer (Theater for a New Audience); A Day by the Sea (Mint Theater); Enemy of the People (Pearl Theatre); Ironbound (Women’s Project/Rattlestick). Regional: Rear Window (Hartford Stage); Steel Magnolias (Cleveland Play House); Last Night of Ballyhoo (Baystreet Theater), Asolo Rep, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville. Awards: Drama Desk, Connecticut Critics Circle Award, NEA/TCG Career Development Program, Henry Award (Denver Center), Premios ACE 2012 Award (Repertorio Español), Bessie (Big Dance Theater). Education: Harvard College; Yale School of Drama. 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 se 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 WinstonSalem and her play What. was recently produced at Bennett College. Jim Wren◊ (Fight Choreographer) has staged the violence for over thirty Triad Stage productions, including the battles in Bloody Blackbeard, the fantastical fights in Brother Wolf (2006 and 2014), 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. Christine Morris◊ (Dialect Coach) At Triad Stage since 2006, where coaching has included dialects for The Glass Menagerie, Shipwrecked, Snow Queen, Dirty Blonde, Abundance and many others, and voice/text for All’s Well That Ends Well. Other coaching: A Thousand Clowns (starring Tom Selleck); Kudzu (with The Red Clay Ramblers); and Sheridan’s The Critic at American Players Theatre in Wisconsin. Also an actor, roles at Triad Stage include: ‘Silda Grauman’ in Other Desert Cities, ‘Taw Avery’ in New Music: Better Days, ‘Cordie Grindstaff ’ in Providence Gap, and ‘Marthy Owen’ in Anna Christie. She is an Associate Professor at UNCG and holds memberships in the Actors’ Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA). 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.”
Emily J. Mails* (Stage Manager) Triad Stage: Beautiful Star: An Appalachian Nativity (2015-2016), Arms and the Man, Don Juan, Radiunt Abundunt, Deathtrap, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Common Enemy, Crimes of the Heart, Dirty Blonde, The Member of the Wedding, The 39 Steps, All’s Well that Ends Well, Pump Boys and Dinettes, Anna Christie, Snow Queen (2013-2014), The Mountaintop, Wait Until Dark, Tennessee Playboy, My Fair Lady, Kingdom of Earth, A Christmas Carol (2012), Shipwrecked!, Trouble in Mind, The Illusion, Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Mystery of Irma Vep (2011). Regional: A Thousand Cranes (North Carolina Shakespeare Festival); Rigoletto (Greensboro Opera); Crime and Punishment, Merry Wives of Windsor, Into the Woods (Orlando Shakespeare Festival). Education: BFA in Technical Production, UNCG. 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.
* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States ◊ Faculty Member 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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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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SPRING 2017 FEATURED EVENTS: BILL T. JONES/ ARNIE ZANE DANCE COMPANY
part of University Performing Arts Series
Feb. 3, 8:00 p.m. UNCG Auditorium
Feb. 16, 4:00 p.m. Moore Humanities and Research Administration Building
Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m. UNCG Auditorium
TIKVAH A multi-arts event
Feb. 16 - 26, various Taylor Theatre
Mar. 7, 7:30 p.m. UNCG Auditorium
REFLECTIONS ON CAPTIVITY, lecture
Feb. 20, 4:00 p.m. Elliott University Center Auditorium
Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m. UNCG Auditorium
Feb. 26, 3:30 p.m. School of Music Recital Hall
UNCG JAZZ ENSEMBLES I & II Prayer, Protest, Peace: Jazz in the Civil Rights Movement
1917: ILLUSIONS OF PEACE, REALITIES OF WAR, lecture
GIUSEPPE VERDI: REQUIEM
FOR THE END OF TIME: HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CONCERT
CHRIS ABANI, author
Mar. 22, 6:00 p.m. Elliott University Center, Cone Ballroom
Apr. 21 & 22, 8:00 p.m. Apr. 22, 2:00 p.m. School of Dance Theater
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