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Preston Lane Founding Artistic Director

Richard Whittington Founding Managing Director

Presents the World Premiere of


TERESA RAE KING Written and Directed by Preston Lane Inspired by Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola

Scenic Design by Fred Kinney§

Costume Design by Rainy Edwards

Lighting Design by Maranda DeBusk

Sound Design by Derek Graham

Projections Designer Nicholas Hussong§

Resident Vocal Coach Christine Morris◊

Resident Fight Coach Jim Wren◊

Resident Movement Coach Denise Gabriel◊

Casting by Cindi Rush Casting

Dramaturg Kamilah Bush◊

Stage Manager Janine Wochna*

Commissioned and originally produced by Triad Stage, Greensboro, North Carolina THE PASSION OF TERESA RAE KING (2018) is part of a cycle of Hawboro plays written by Preston Lane, and commissioned and produced by Triad Stage. They include PROVIDENCE GAP (2010); COMMON ENEMY (2015); RADIUNT ABUNDUNT (2016); DON JUAN (2016); and ACTIONS & OBJECTIVES (2017). 6


(in order of appearance) Suzanne Oliver ............................................................................ Sarah Hankins*◊ Mamie King ...................................................................................... Beth Glover* Teresa Rae King ............................................................................ Madeline Fox* Carter King .................................................................................... Stanton Nash* Levon Lankford ................................................................................ Patrick Ball*◊ Ensemble 1 ....................................................................................... Melat Ayalew◊ Ensemble 2 ...................................................................................... Lorin Kaplan◊


The action takes place in Hawboro, NC. The time is the recent past and the present.

The play is performed with a 15-minute intermission.

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.


Melat Ayalew◊ (Ensemble 1) is delighted to be in her first production at Triad Stage. Her previous roles include World Builders (Paper Lantern Theatre Company), Wolf Child (TIFLI International Theatre for Youth Festival), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (UNCG NCTYP), Born Bad (Paper Lantern Theatre Company), Waiting for Lefty (UNCG), and James and the Giant Peach (UNCG NCTYP Tour). This past summer she traveled abroad to study and perform at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Summer Shakespeare Intensive. BFA Acting major at UNC Greensboro. Patrick Ball*◊ (Levon Lankford) Triad Stage: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Illusion, Dial “M” for Murder, Fashionistas: A Narcissistic Love Story (THTR 232). Off-Broadway: The Most Important Thing: Love; Solaris (Dangerous Ground Productions); The Logic; Celebration of Life; The House that Blew Down (Theatre Masters). Regional: The Lover, The Collection (Shakespeare Theatre Company, DC); All My Sons (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis); Sex With Strangers (Theatre Aspen); Sex With Strangers (Theatreworks Hartford); Shining City (Barrington Stage Company); Romeo and Juliet (North Carolina Shakespeare Festival); The Lost Colony. Education: BFA Acting, UNCG. Patrick will begin graduate training at Yale School of Drama in the coming fall. IG: @_patrickball Madeline Fox*◉ (Teresa Rae King) is excited to return to her home state of North Carolina for this production! A UNCSA graduate, she spent the last three years working in New York and internationally as an actress, samba dancer, and model. Favorite roles include the Angel in Angels in America and a classically trained Jingle Bell. Beth Glover* (Mamie King) Off-Broadway: Irish Rep., Lark Theatre Co., Peccadillo Theatre, West Bank Theatre, Players Theatre, etc. Regional: Shakespeare Theatre Co. of DC, Goodspeed Opera House, Paper Mill Playhouse, GeVa Theatre, Pioneer Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre, etc.  Favorite roles: “Amanda” in Glass Menagerie; “Blanche” in A Streetcar Named Desire; “Big Edie” & “Little Edie” in Grey Gardens, TheatreWorks-Palo Alto, CA (SFBACC Best Actress). Six National Tours, National Commercials, TV & Film. Latest film Beyond the Night is set for release 2018.  For complete credits:  www.Beth-Glover.com


Sarah Hankins*◊ (Suzanne Oliver) Triad Stage: Associate Artistic Director and director of A Christmas Carol (2016-2017). NYC acting credits include: The Queen’s Company, Guerrilla Shakespeare Project, Toy Box Theatre, Metropolitan Playhouse, Boomerang Theatre, and The Shakespeare Forum. Over 25 regional credits including Shakespeare & Company, Bristol Riverside Theatre, Georgia Shakespeare, Virginia Shakespeare, Depot Theatre, and Burning Coal Theatre. Sarah was an Associate Artist at Orlando Shakespeare Theatre for six seasons and played such roles as Miranda, Ophelia, and Desdemona during her tenure. Film: Hens & Chicks (80+ international film festivals), Lovely (Frameline), Casting About, and a season regular on the award-winning webseries The Chanticleer. Lorin Kaplan◊ (Ensemble 2) is proud to be making his Triad Stage debut. His previous show credits include Big Love (UNCG). He is a current BFA student at UNCG. Lorin’s hobbies include blacksmithing, fencing, rock climbing, hiking, ultimate frisbee, and spending time with his girlfriend’s horse. Stanton Nash* (Carter King) is an actor, playwright, singer, and screenwriter. He has performed around the country, acting at New York City’s Ensemble Studio Theatre, D.C.’s Arena, Baltimore’s Center Stage, Denver’s Center for Performing Arts, Princeton’s McCarter, Chicago’s Steppenwolf, Minneapolis’ Twin Cities Theater Company, Atlanta’s Georgia Shakespeare, and the Chicago company of Wicked. Graduate of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theatre BFA Actor Training Program.

* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States ◊ Faculty member, student or alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro ◉ Faculty member, student or alumnus of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts §Member of USA (United Scenic Artists) ∞Member of SDC (Stage Directors and Choreographers)

ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION 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. 9

Preston Lane∞◉◊ (Playwright/Director/Triad Stage Founding Artistic Director) Preston grew up in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina with Appalachian ancestry stretching all the way back to Tidence Lane, the first Baptist preacher in what would become Tennessee. His childhood dream was to live in a NC Piedmont city where he could hear trains and interact daily with such big city trappings as revolving doors and escalators. He frequently checked out recorded plays on albums from the old Watauga County Public Library and spent many afternoons listening to Marat/Sade, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf, and A Streetcar Named Desire. His central conflict as a child was that on Saturday evenings his parents wanted to watch The Lawrence Welk Show and he wanted to watch Hee Haw. This conflict still dominates much of his work. Besides a brief fascination with being a dump truck driver, Preston never considered any other career than as a theater maker. He became aware of himself as an artist at UNCSA, developed a passion for visual storytelling at Yale School of Drama, and is deeply indebted to a long line of collaborative partners. He is also thankful for amazing teachers from Miriam Darnell, Sandra Daye, John Foster West, Yury Belov, Earle Gister, Barney Hammond, Lesley Hunt, Ming Cho Lee, Nick Martin and many many others. Preston is honored to pass on the tradition they entrusted to him to the next generation. Gerald Freedman took him under his wing and Richard Hamburger gave him his first real job and mentored him. He founded Triad Stage with Rich Whittington to explore how theater can engage with a community. He’s directed nearly 100 shows, written almost a dozen, and is an honorary citizen of Hawboro, NC. He believes that theater can make our community stronger by exploring stories that unite and challenge us. Preston is grateful to be a theater maker in North Carolina. Fred Kinney§ (Scenic Designer) I’m excited that this will be my 17th production with Triad Stage! Triad Stage: The Price, 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.  Rainy Edwards (Costume Designer) is a freelance Costume Designer and the Lead Cutter/Draper at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. She holds an MFA in Costume Design from Florida State University and a BA in Theatre from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. Her credits include Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Legally Blonde, and West Side Story. Her work has been seen at Lexington Children’s Theatre, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Florida State University, and GLOW Lyric Theatre.


Maranda DeBusk (Lighting Designer) Triad Stage debut – SETC’s Ready to Design Award-Winner. Regional: Lighting Design: The Cake (Warehouse Theatre); Summer and Smoke (Converse Opera Theatre); Middlemarch in Spring (UT Opera). Associate Lighting Designer: Little Mermaid, Cabaret (Serenbe Playhouse); Skeleton Crew, Death of a Salesman (Trinity Rep); Peter and the Starcatcher (St. Louis Repertory); Sweeney Todd (Denver Center for the Performing Arts). Educational: A Lesson Before Dying, Around the World in 80 Days (Clarence Brown Theatre). maranda-debusk.com Derek Graham (Sound Designer) is a native of Jamaica, Queens, NY making his debut with Triad Stage this season. Over the years, Derek has worked on multiple productions as a sound designer, audio engineer, and composer, holding an MFA in Sound Design from Ohio University’s School of Dance, Film, and Theater. Since obtaining his degree in 2015, he has designed sound for Dobama Theatre, North Street Playhouse, and Karamu House on An Octoroon, Edgar: I Nothing Am, and Believe in Cleveland, respectively. Derek’s previous sound design credits include Dauphin Island (World Premiere), Living the Dream: A Combat Concert, Gruesome Playground Injuries, and Crooked. He has also served as a sound design assistant on the world premieres of Family Album (Stew and Heidi Rodewald) and The Great Society (Robert Schenkkan) at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (2014), and supervised sound for The Lost Colony (2015). Nicholas Hussong§ (Projections Designer) Nicholas previously served as Artistic Associate of Design at Triad Stage, where some design credits include South Pacific, Actions and Objectives, Radiunt Abundunt, Common Enemy, Underneath the Lintel, A Christmas Carol (2010-2017), The Mountaintop, The Sunset Limited, The Glass Menagerie, Providence Gap and The America Play. Off-Broadway credits include: Until the Flood (Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, Goodman, Milwaukee Rep, St.Louis Rep, ACT Seattle); White Guy on the Bus (59E59); Skeleton Crew (Atlantic Theater Company); These Paper Bullets! - Drama Desk Nomination (Atlantic Theater Company, Geffen Playhouse, Yale Rep). Other Regional credits include: ELLA (Delaware Theatre Company); A Streetcar Named Desire (Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre); Grounded (Alley Theatre); Two Trains Running (Arden Theater); The Mountaintop (Playmakers Rep); I Saw My Neighbor on the Train and I Didn’t Even Smile, Million Dollar Quartet (Berkshires Theatre Group) as well as productions with Space Wing, Esperanza Spaulding, Urban Bush Women, Enchantment Theatre Company, Delaware Theatre Company, Lantern Theatre Company, Abrons Art Center, Premieres NYC, Ars Nova, Heartbeat Opera, Cantata Profana, Nashville Symphony, Hartford Symphony, I am a Boys Choir, Summerworks Toronto, LaMaMa, Summer Shorts, the 2016 and 2017 Tony Awards (CBS), The Illusionists, and On Your Feet (Associate on Broadway, Marquee). Member of New Neighborhood. www.newneighborhood.net www.nickhussong.com. Denise Gabriel◊ (Resident Movement Coach) At Triad Stage since 2009 where she has been movement coach on numerous productions including Actions and Objectives, Don Juan, Radiunt Abundunt, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Snow Queen, and The Glass Menagerie.


In 2015 she joined Living Pictures, UK as an Artistic Associate. Co-producing credits in Triad’s Upstage Cabaret include: Diary of a Madman (Robert Bowman, Living Pictures UK) and Desire Under the Elms (Abrahamse-Meyer Theatre Company and Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival) Other credits include: Resident Movement Director at Alabama Shakespeare Festival (over 30 productions); A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Comedy of Errors (Old Globe Theatre); Alchemy of Desire/Deadman’s Blues and King Lear (Cincinnati Playhouse); Romeo and Juliet, The Three Sisters and Nora (Clarence Brown Theatre); Ascension Day (Working Theatre NY). International: Shanghai Theatre, Schloss Leopoldskron Salzburg Austria, and Artscape Theatre Center and Dance for All (Cape Town South Africa). Denise is an Associate Professor at UNCG, a founding board member of American Theatre for Movement Educators, and Associate Member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. Christine Morris◊ (Resident Vocal 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, she was most recently seen at Triad Stage as “Dr. Mildred Grant” in Actions and Objectives. Other roles at Triad Stage include “Silda Grauman” in Other Desert Cities, “Taw Avery” in New Music: Better Days, “Cordie Grindstaff ” in Providence Gap; “Marthy Owen” in Anna Christie and “Mme. Pernelle” in Tartuffe. This past summer she performed in the inaugural season of North Carolina Summer Rep, doubling as “Old Lady/Blair Daniels” in Sunday in the Park with George in Concert. Christine is an Associate Professor of Theatre at UNCG and holds memberships in the Actors’ Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA). Jim Wren◊ (Resident Fight Choreographer) has staged the violence for over 30 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. Kamilah Bush◊ (Dramaturg) is a graduate of The University of North Carolina Greensboro where she earned a BFA in Theatre Education. This is her second season with Triad Stage. She is also the new co-artistic director of Paper Lantern Theatre for Our Tomorrow. 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 What. was produced by the Bennett Players at Bennett College and she was a finalist in the Quicksilver Playwrights of Color Summit 2017. 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, 12

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.” Janine Wochna* (Stage Manager) is delighted to return to Triad Stage having previously stage managed Abundance, Underneath the Lintel, and Brother Wolf. At Florida Repertory Theatre: Outside Mullingar, How the Other Half Loves, and Cabaret. The House of Blue Leaves, Over the River and Through the Woods, The Cocktail Hour, The Unexpected Guest, Tribes, Around the World in 80 Days, Collected Stories, Time Stands Still, Talley’s Folly, and many others over 13 seasons. Four seasons as Resident Stage Manager at the Geva Theatre, and 14 seasons at the Cleveland Play House. She is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. 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. 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. His 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 Southeastern Theatre Conference’s Ready to Design Award. Graduate designers participating in SETC’s Annual Design Competition are selected to work professionally in the field. 2017’s winner is Maranda DeBusk, Lighting Designer for The Passion of Teresa Rae King. 13

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Director’s Note


have no memory of what prompted me to read Émile Zola’s Thérèse Raquin. I know at some point someone gave me a copy and I put it on the shelf and forgot it was there. But why, years later, I pulled it down and dived inside I have no recollection.

I’ve devoured my fair share of crime, true crime and horror from the time I learned to read. But I have never actually been haunted by a book in the way Thérèse Raquin impacted me. It wouldn’t leave me alone. Once I had read it, my nightmares were littered with images from the book. I discovered Zola’s novel was a darkly fascinating and hard to escape tale.

Sometime after my first trip to Hawboro in Providence Gap (Season 9), I began a much more faithful adaptation of Zola’s novel. Set in 1914 Hawboro, this adapration was originally scheduled to be produced in 2012 during our 11th Season, but was replaced at the last minute by our staging of the New Music trilogy to honor Reynolds Price. After that, there never seemed to be a right time to come back to that adaptation and eventually I put aside. But I was still haunted by the story. Only by this time I had moved beyond Hawboro as a historical place and had begun to explore the contemporary reality of a town not unlike so many others in the Piedmont. The circumstances of the novel began to transpose themselves on our immediate world and my vision for creating this play ceased to be only to adapt the story. Zola’s novel was my initial inspiration, but the characters and the world they inhabited quickly took them in new directions. Like Suzanne Oliver in the play, I struggled sometimes to try to figure out why I was telling the tale, what moral I hoped to expound. But I realized quickly the theme of the play is far less important than the story. Like Zola, I wanted to examine. I wanted to write an anatomy of crime and of an obsession. Like most of my recent plays, this one exists in the wake of the bomb blast of NAFTA. Yellowwood is a neighborhood in Hawboro where folks live who are no longer needed by a callous 21st century. We’ve turned our backs on them. They dream of buying the products they used to make, now sold to them as cheap imports at superstores. The economic structure of Hawboro has shifted radically, and the promise of a future can only be afforded by an elite few. In a city where the traditional economy has been upended, the middle class has been decimated, the dignity of work is under threat and the historical divisions of color and class are demanding change, what happens to a family whose view of the world goes no farther than their own backyard? Aren’t dreams, passions and desires combustible when they are bottled up for too long? I have relatives who came down the mountains to find some kind of a future in the mills and factories of the foothills, who settled in neighborhoods not unlike Yellowwood. I wrote this play for them. But I also wrote this play for you. As far as I have drifted from the original inspirational source, I hope in some way The Passion of Teresa Rae King will haunt you long after you’ve left the theater.


--- Creating Place ---

A small town in America became famous as the place where Kal-El crash landed, was renamed Clark Kent and grew to become Superman. In 1949, in the comic book Superboy (Vol. 1) #2, the town was officially identified as Smallville, Kansas. When we hear the name of this town we are thrown into a Norman Rockwell-esque reverie with red barns and general stores, places where the bad guys get what’s coming to them and the good guys prevail. Nine years earlier, Gotham City was named in another DC Comic book. We have clear images of this town as well, with its wealth, fast pace and criminal underbelly which can only be contained by Bruce Wayne’s alter ego Batman. Those two fictional towns afford us a great escape. When we visit Smallville or Gotham City through film, television, and comic books, we are transported to a dream place where people who look like us are allowed to be extraordinary. These towns which resemble places we could physically travel to,grant us a piece of something unreachable and a space to live a grand fantasy. Some fictional towns, however, allow us to live not in fantasy, but in a recognizable reality. When The Andy Griffith show premiered in 1960, the world was introduced to the community of Mayberry, North Carolina. For many Carolinians this town was not a departure, not an exotic escape into some unknowable, unreachable place. Mayberry was a reflection of the everyday truths of their lives – a celebration of the way they existed in the world.

The six Hawboro plays do for the Piedmont what both Smallville and Mayberry do for Kansas and Andy Griffith’s hometown of Mount Airy, NC. This cycle of plays, which first brought us to Hawboro in 2010’s Providence Gap, has created a town with a history that stretches back 150 years. This history includes characters who readily resemble people we know – Felton Links, the small town’s mayor and business owner who has appeared in Common Enemy (2015) and Actions and Objectives (2017) – and characters whose fiery existences blur the lines between ordinary and extraordinary – Tassie Laidlaw, a self-taught artist living in the hills who speaks to angels and paints prophecies on small scraps of cardboard from 2016’s Radiunt Abundunt. Hawboro is home to the best of us, those pieces all of us carry within of the incorporeal and the corporeal. Fictional towns shatter the limits of the imagination. Whether Hawborians are putting on a play in the local pizza parlor like the characters of the 2016 adaptation of Moliere’s Don Juan, or grappling with their passions like the characters in The Passion of Teresa Rae King, we are able to see ourselves and our immediate surroundings projected on the stage. Hawboro is a place where great conversations happen and people are required to wrestle with large ideas from what is left after a great economic shift, to how people from different racial and social backgrounds relate to each other. Where the citizens of Hawboro go next, what lies around the corner for this community is an exciting vast of possibility. Anything could happen in Hawboro, and because that is true, we are reminded that anything can happen to us. What a fictional town like Hawboro affords us – as does Smallville, Gotham, and Mayberry – is an opportunity to step back and examine our society, to recognize ourselves and the people around us, to celebrate all that is good and to turn a mindful eye to the things that aren’t. We are entertained and delighted by the fantasy that resides beside reality, giving us all permission to get lost and find the things we never knew we were searching for. 17





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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.


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.”

North Carolina

We seek to play a leading role in the North Carolina arts community. We actively work to create an artistic home for artists with North Carolina connections and to provide a bridge to the profession for emerging artists. 19

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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Artistic Preston Lane, Founding Artistic Director Sarah Hankins, Associate Artistic Director Lauren Smith, Learning 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 Vanessa Carroll, Karen Dyer, Deborah Hayes, Tomasita Jacubowitz, George Johnson, Leslie Marus, Cathleen McKinney, John Poole, Margaret Penn, Cissy Parham, Nancy Peterson, Todd Rangel, Paul Russ, Adrian Smith, Kathleen Smith, Tom Styers, Steve Sumerford, Ernestine Taylor, Lydia Vaughan

Audience Services Sherry Barr, Director of Audience Services Olivia Langford, Box Office Manager Martha Latta, Mary Reading, Box Office Managers on Duty Josh Kellum, Box Office & Lobby Bar Associate Annalee Glatus, Nikki Tomeo, Clarice Weiseman, Box Office Associates

Winston-Salem Advisory Council Lydia Vaughan, Chair 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 Tannis Boyajian, Technical Director Donald Quilinquin, Master Carpenter Eric Hart, Props Master Jennifer Speciale Stanley, Costume Shop Manager Erin Barnett, Assistant Costume Shop Manager Troy Morelli, Master Electrician Derek Graham, Sound Supervisor Jessica Holcombe, Scenic Charge Alex Boyt, Stage Management Apprentice Eva Trunzo, Carpentry Apprentice Shay Hopkins-Paine, Props Apprentice Jennifer Stadelman, Lighting Apprentice

Greensboro Advisory Council Judy Wicker, Chair 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 TERESA RAE KING Todd Siff, Assistant Director Alex Boyt, Devon Currie, Assistant Stage Managers Nick Chimienti, Assistant Sound Designer Anna Chambers-Milloway, Wardrobe Supervisor Calvin Stara, Light Board/Projections Operator Matt Lopez, Sound Board Operator Mary Crockett, Angelina Rodriguez, Scenic Artists Bee Gable, Wardrobe Crew Dylan Gurrera, Run Crew Special thanks to Carroll Michael Johnson and Rita Nichols. 46


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The Passion of Teresa Rae King  

Written and Directed by Preston Lane. April 29 - May 20, 2018 | The Pyrle Theater, Greensboro, NC.

The Passion of Teresa Rae King  

Written and Directed by Preston Lane. April 29 - May 20, 2018 | The Pyrle Theater, Greensboro, NC.