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7......................................... Welcome 8.........................................Our Story 10........................... The Production 11.................Marge & Jake Michel 12.............................. The Company 16................................ Co-Founders 17............................ Director’s Note 18............................ Program Notes 30........................................Sponsors 34.......Annual Fund Contributors 38....................... The Pyrle Theater 43.................................Partnerships 45..........Board of Trustees & Staff 47..................... Advertisers Listing 49..................................House Rules

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The MountainTop by Katori Hall October 20 - November 10 Memphis, 1968. The Lorraine Motel. The last night of a prophet’s life.

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THE LUCKY SEASON / 2013 - 2014 The theater is a superstitious place. In a live art form where so muchcangosoterriblywrong,mostactorshavetheirownrites andritualstohopefullyplacatethetheaterspiritsandguarantee a good performance. And there are—of course—numerous rules that every artist knows. You never say the name of Shakespeare’sScottishplayinsideatheater.Youneverwhistle. Peacock feathers are forbidden. You never wish a performer “good luck.” And a light must always be left on in an empty theater. Fortunately,withsomanysuperstitionsguidingourbehavior, theater artists have the great benefit that what is considered unlucky outside a theater is lucky inside. Walk under ladders and open your umbrellas, and nothing bad will ever happen. And since that is true, Triad Stage is thrilled to invite you to season13. Ifyou’reoneofthosepeoplewhoavoidthedreaded numberonFridays,elevatorsorplanes,you’llbejustfineaswe welcome you to our luckiest season yet. And, of course, all of us at Triad Stage feel very lucky to get to share our stories with you.

Preston Lane ArtisticDirector

Richard Whittington Managing Director

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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 theYale School of Drama. After managing a theater in Connecticut for two years, they undertookthethree-yeartaskofcreatingaprofessionalnot-for-profitregionaltheatertoservethe communities of the Triad. In September 1999, Triad Stage purchased the former MontgomeryWardbuilding,whichhadbeenbuiltin1936 andsatvacantforalmost40years.Renovationscommenced in the spring of 2001, transforming the five-story building intoatheatercenternowcalledthePyrleTheater,complete with a 300-seat theater and thrust stage, rehearsal hall, offices,twospaciouslobbies,specialeventsareasandother audience amenities. PhotocourtesyofGreensboroHistoricalMuseum

Thetheater’sgrandopeningtookplaceinJanuary 2002 with Tennessee Williams’ modern classic Suddenly Last Summer. Since then,Triad Stage hasproducedover90productions,holidayshows and special events, and has sold over 400,000 tickets. 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 underwentmajorconstructiontoturnwhatwas previouslyastoragecenterintothe90-seatUpStageCabaretperformancespace,theSloanRehearsal Hall, and the studio and office facilities of WUNC Public Radio’s new Greensboro Bureau. In2011,TriadStagepurchaseda30,000squarefootbuildingneartheGreensboroColiseumComplex toserveasanewproductionfacility,relocatingitsscene,costumeandpropertiesshopsas wellasits warehouse. Now in its 13th season, Triad Stage has over 3,000 Season Passholders and more than 400 annual donors. The company has received accolades on national, state and local levels, including being named“One of the 10 Most Promising Emerging Theatre Companies”by the American Theatre Wing and“One of the Best Regional Theaters in America”by NewYork Drama League.Triad Stage has been voted the Triad’s“Best Live Theater”by the readers of the News & Record’s Go Triad nine years in a row and named “Professional Theatre of the Year” by the North Carolina Theatre Conference in 2003 and 2011. Its production of Tobacco Road was listed among the“Best of 2007”by The Wall Street Journal,itsproductionofTheGlassMenageriewasnamed“BestNorthCarolinaProductionof2010” byTriangle Arts & Entertainment, and 2012’s production of Reynolds Price’s New Music trilogy was named among the “Best Productions” of the year in Triangle Theatre by Independent Weekly. 8


Triad Stage is guided by core values that inspire all aspects of our operations. Thesecorevaluesareadailyremindertoourentirecompanyofwhyandhowwe produce theater for our community.

EXCELLENCE

COLLABORATION

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

We celebrate and encourage an artistic process rooted in collaboration by creating an atmosphere where artists feel safe to question, experiment and grow. We seek to mirror this process in all aspects of our operations.

ARTISTIC RISK

REJUVENATION

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

We are committed to revitalizing downtown Greensboro by greatly enhancing the cultural life of the city through entertainment and by providing an economic impact benefiting other area businesses.

COMMUNITY

PARTNERSHIPS

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.

We are committed to sharing resources, ideas and talent with other organizations to benefit the well-being of our community.

LEARNING

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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.

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

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NORTH CAROLINA

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 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. 9


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Richard Whittington Managing Director

Bank of North Carolina presents

wait until dark by Frederick Knott directed by Preston Lane Scenic Design by John Coyne

Costume Design by Bill Brewer

Lighting Design by Norman Coates

Sound Design by Jonathan Fredette

Casting by Cindi Rush Casting

Stage Manager Emily J. Mails

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Cast (in order of appearance) Mike Talman ...................................................................... Mickey Solis* Sgt. Carlino ............................................................................. Rob Kahn* Harry Roat, Jr. ..................................................................Laurence Lau* Susy Hendrix......................................................................Cheryl Koski* Sam Hendrix.................................................................David Coolidge* Gloria.....................................................................Amy Claire Feldmann Stage Manager.................................................................Emily J. Mails* The action takes place in a basement apartment in Greenwich Village. ACT I Scene 1 Friday evening Scene 2 Saturday afternoon Scene 3 Twenty minutes later

ACT II About an hour later

There will be one fifteen-minute intermission.

Triad Stage proudly dedicates this production ofWait Until Dark to the memory of Dr. Albert (Jake) Michel and his wife, Marge. JakeandMargeplayedacritical role in the founding and nurturing of Triad Stage. Jake served on the Advisory Board, andMargewasamemberofthe board of trustees. Jake was a man of few words and had a very dry wit. Marge was a dynamic person whose positiveenergywascontagious. They will be missed. Photo by VanderVeen Photographers 11


Mickey Solis* (Mike Talman) Triad Stage: The Illusion. Off-Broadway credits include An Orestia (Classic Stage Company), White People (Ensemble Studio Theatre), and Night Over Taos (INTAR, directed by Estelle Parsons). Regional & OtherTheater:Yale Repertory; American Repertory Theater; Fisher Center; Dangerous Ground, Brooklyn; HERE Arts; 92nd StreetY; Appalachian Summer Festival; New College Theater; Moscow Art Theater; Epic Theater; Shakespeare on the Sound, Kentucky Shakes. Other performances: Susan Marshall & Company, The Japan Society, The Ohio Theater, Wang Center for the Performing Arts, The Berkshire Playwright’s Lab, Playwrights Horizons,The Actors Studio. Film &Television:michigan(writer),Lament for the Artist (co-writer), Law & Order, and Law & Order: SVU. Mickey has taught acting at Tisch School for the Arts, NYU. Dangerous Ground Prod. company member. He studiedcomparativereligionatWesternMichiganUniversityandearnedhisMFAfrom The Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University. Rob Kahn* (Sgt. Carlino) Triad Stage: My Fair Lady. Picasso at the Lapin Agile (National Tour & Chicago); Geffen Playhouse; Chicago Shakespeare Theater; Second City Chicago; Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte;CharlotteShakespeare;PhiladelphiaShakespeareTheatre; Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival; Interact Theatre Company Los Angeles (former Artistic Director); Maples Repertory Theater; The Mercury Theater; Royal George Theater; EgoPo Classic Theatre; Act II Playhouse; Odyssey Theatre; Gangbuster’s Theater; Temple Repertory Theatre; Bailiwick Repertory; Apple Tree Theater. TV: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; Numb3rs; The District;Turks. Film: National Lampoon’s Dorm Daze;The Unlikely’s; Chronicles of an Exorcism;PerfectTiming;Callers;TheFifth.Education:MFAActing,TempleUniversity; BFA Musical Theater, Syracuse University. Laurence Lau* (Harry Roat, Jr.) Triad Stage debut. Internationally Larry has performed in Vienna, Austria, in The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? and Breaking Legs. Larry played the role of Steve Heidebrecht on the First National Tour of the Pulitzer Prize winning play August: Osage County. He also toured inThe Exonerated as well as appearing in it Off Broadway. Also Off-Broadway, LarrywasseeninPsychoTherapyatthe Cherry LaneTheatre, Art and Scituate at the Barrow GroupTheatre and Arrivals atThe Bank Street Theatre. Regionally, Larry played“Alan”in God of Carnage at the Virginia StageCompany,WhoseLifeisitAnywayinPennsylvaniaandatTheatreAspen,heplayed opposite Sandy Duncan in Steven Dietz’s comedyBecky’s New Car.TV: Series Regular on All My Children (Greg Nelson), AnotherWorld (Jamie Frame), and One LifeTo Live (Sam Rappoport). Recurring on As The World Turns (Brian Wheatly); JAG (Dr. Gettis). GuestSpots:Law&Order;Frasier;DiagnosisMurder;Brimstone. Larryhas appearedin several independent films as well as in HBO’s Too Big to Fail. 12


Cheryl Koski* (Susy Hendrix) Triad Stage: Masquerade, The Glass Menagerie, Picnic. New York: Junior (MRT One-Act Festival); Coming Home (Dream-Up Festival). Regional/Local: End Days (Paper Lantern Theatre Company); Stage Door, Orpheus Descending, Balm in Gilead (UNCG); Eleemosynary (GTCC). Film: Crossbar Hotel, The Hollers. Education: BFA in Acting from UNCG. David Coolidge* (Sam Hendrix) Triad Stage: My Fair Lady. Broadway NationalTour: Parade.Regional: BigRiver (DeafWestTheatre); Cabaret (NapaValleyBroadwayPlayhouse);BeachBlanketBash(TheMilwaukee Rep); Fiorello! (Musical Theatre West); Harlem Holiday – Harold Arlen (Stamford Theatreworks); Meet Me in St. Louis, 1776 (The St. Louis MUNY); readings at: The Huntington Theatre Company, Playwrights Horizons, The Abingdon Theatre Company. Education: UNCG, MFA; Cincinnati ConservatoryofMusic,BFA.FollowwhatDavidisdoingatwww.coolidgestudios.com. Amy Claire Feldmann* (Gloria) is a 10-year-old 4th grader and the third of four children.Triad Stage: Providence Gap, A Doll House and all three seasons of A Christmas Carol. Regional: Annie (Kate) withTGRC, Sleeping Beauty with HPCT,Wizard of Oz, Seussical Jr., Les Miserables (Gavroche) with CTG, Beauty and the Beast and Willy Wonka with Gallery Players of Burlington, Tommy (Young Tommy) with OSCT. In herfreetime,Amyenjoysdrawingandcompetitiveswimming.Shehas never thrown household items on the floor at home. Preston Lane (Director) is the founding Artistic Director of Triad Stage. See Preston’s full biography on page 16. John Coyne (Scenic Designer)Triad Stage:Trouble in Mind. Regional: Charley’s Aunt (Guthrie Theater); Macbeth (Shakespeare Theater); Rough Crossing (Old Globe Theatre); You Never Can Tell, First Lady (Yale Rep); 3 Tall Women (Center Stage); Henry IV, Pride & Prejudice, Moonlight & Magnolias, My Fair Lady,The Importance of BeingEarnest,TheFrontPage,OfMiceandMen,TheRealThing,Tartuffe(DallasTheater Center);Hamlet(ThePublicTheatre);BostonCommonwealthShakespeare;California Shakespeare Festival; Juilliard; Bard College; Goodspeed Musicals; TheaterWorks Hartford; Barrington Stage; Sante Fe Stages. Education:Yale School of Drama. John is currentlythedirectorofscenicdesignat theUniversityofNorthCarolinaSchoolofthe Arts. BillBrewer(CostumeDesigner)Billdesignsfortheatre,ballet,opera,filmandtelevision across the country and abroad. Recently atTriad Stage: Kingdom of Earth,Trouble in Mind, The Illusion, Ain’t Misbehavin’: The“Fats”Waller Musical Show, the New Music trilogy. United States: Berkeley Rep; Minnesota Rep; Pioneer Theatre Company; Pittsburgh BalletTheatre; American Stage; Lucas Film; SweeneyTodd, starring Jean 13


Stapleton; Peter Pan, starring Cathy Rigby. Abroad: ballet, contemporary dance and film in Paris; ballet in Milan; designs featured in World Stage Design and Prague Quadrennial exhibits. As a director and producer, Bill’s award-winning production of SidebySidebySondheimraninSanFranciscofortwoyears.Billteachescostumedesign at UNCSA and is a member of United Scenic Artists 829. Norman Coates (Lighting Designer) Triad Stage: My Fair Lady; Trouble in Mind; Dial “M”for Murder; The Glass Menagerie; Around the World in 80 Days; The Blonde, the Brunette and theVengeful 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 LakesTheatre 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,initsfifthyearofcreatingpublicarteventsinlight,www.lightproject.org.Heis the Director of Lighting at the UNC School of the Arts and a member of United Scenic Artists. JonathanFredette(SoundDesigner)TriadStage:ReversePsychology.Film/TV:Beyond the Door, Revelation, Mirror Lake, Catalyst. BFA Media Studies, UNCG 2005; 3rd year MFA at UNCSA inTheater Sound. www.jonfredette-sounddesign@bandcamp.com Christine Morris (Resident Vocal Coach) At Triad Stage since 2006. 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. As an actor for TriadStage:TawAveryinNewMusic:BetterDays;CordieGrindstaffinProvidenceGap. UNCG Theatre faculty. Member of Actors’ Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA). DaleAnthonyGirard (FightDirector)TriadStage: NoisesOff.Daleisanaward-winning Fight Director, Stunt Coordinator and author of the stage combat manual Actors On Guard. His credits include productions at the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, Folger Theatre, Signature Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Hartford Stage, Denver Center Theatre, Florida Grand Opera, American Repertory Theatre, Opera Carolina, Long Warf Theatre, Pioneer Theatre, Studio Arena Theatre and San Diego Opera. FilmcreditsincludeSusie’sHope,Eyeborgs,TheKeyMan,SleepingAroundand the critically acclaimed Junebug. DeniseGabriel(ResidentMovementDirector)TriadStage:TennesseePlayboy,Kingdom ofEarth,TheIllusion,ADollHouse,Masquerade,TheGlassMenagerie,ProvidenceGap. Previous regional theatre credits include Resident Movement Director at Alabama ShakespeareFestival,TheOldGlobe,CincinnatiPlayhouseinthePark,ClarenceBrown andWorkingTheatre,NY.Internationalcredits: ShanghaiTheatreAcademy, Salzburg 14


Austria at Schloss Leopoldskron and ArtscapeTheatre Center and Dance for All (Cape Town, South Africa). Ms. Gabriel is a Founding Board Member of AmericanTheatre for Movement Educators and theatre faculty member at UNCG. Bryan Conger (Dramaturg) is the Artistic Associate at Triad Stage. Triad Stage directing credits include: My Fair Lady; tick, tick…BOOM!; A Christmas Carol (2011, 2012); 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. Bryan is currently on faculty at UNCG. Cindi Rush, C.S.A. (Casting Director) New York: Silence! The Musical, My Mother’s JewishLesbianWiccanWedding(NYMFWinner2010),JayAlanZimmerman’sIncredibly DeafMusical,BonnieandClyde,Rooms,JacquesBrel,SixDanceLessons,TheThingAbout Men,Urinetown,TheHurricaneKatrinaComedyFestival.Regional:PenguinRep,Triad Stage,ActIIPlayhouse,ArenaStage,Goodman,Humanafest.Film:Ghoul,TheWoman (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 MusicalTheatre (2004–2008), Consultant for NYU Graduate Program for Musical Theatre Writing. EmilyJ.Mails*(StageManager)TriadStage:TennesseePlayboy,MyFairLady,Kingdom of Earth, A Christmas Carol (2012), Shipwrecked!, Trouble in Mind, The Illusion, Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Mystery of Irma Vep (2011), The America Play, Billy Bishop Goes to War, Oleanna, Bloody Blackbeard, Mad at Miles,The Santaland Diaries (2008–2011), Dracula(2008) and“MASTER HAROLD”…and the boys. Regional: AThousand Cranes (North Carolina Shakespeare Festival); Rigoletto (Greensboro Opera); Crime and Punishment,MerryWivesofWindsor,IntotheWoods(OrlandoShakespeareFestival). Education: BFA inTechnical Production, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. *MemberofActors’EquityAssociation,theUnionofProfessionalActorsandStageManagersintheUnitedStates

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Co-Founders Richard Whittington (Managing Director/CoFounder) has served as ManagingDirectorofTriad Stage since its inception. Rich earned a MFA in TheatreManagementfrom 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 Stagewherehehasdirected 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) andTheNightoftheIguana(DallasMorning 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 atTriad Stage, Dallas Theater Center and Sonoma Rep. His work with musician Laurelyn Dossett includes BrotherWolf (TriadStage,AnAppalachian SummerFestival,TheHumanRaceTheatre Company and St. Olaf College), Beautiful Star(TriadStageandWaterTowerTheatre), Bloody Blackbeard and Providence Gap. BrotherWolf, Beautiful Star and Ghosts are published by Playscripts Inc.

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’TheBigDFestivaloftheUnexpected. 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 DallasTheater Center. He is an alumnus of the Drama League of NewYork’s Director’s Project. A native of Boone, NC, Preston received his BFA from NCSA and his MFA from the Yale School of Drama.

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.

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From the Director Are you afraid of the dark? Fear of darkness is something we expect from children, but surely grown-ups outgrow such infantile fears. Or do they? Badthingscanhappeninthelightofday. Crimecanhappenanytime. Accidents don’t need shadows to strike. Death stalks us in brightest sunlight. But, still, itisthenighttime—thedarkness—thatseemstocaptivateourghosttales,our mysteries, and our nightmares. What we can’t see is a thousand times worse becausewearelefttoourimaginations,andinthedark,ourimaginingsrunwild. Fredrick Knott understood fear as well as any playwright of the 20th century. While not prolific, he was a true master of the thriller genre. In Dial “M” for Murder, a marriage on the rocks proved fertile ground for dastardly deeds. A phonecall,apairofscissorsandadesperatefightallowedaudiencestowatcha horror unfold in front of their eyes. But that wasn’t enough for Knott. His next thriller,theplayyou’reabouttoexperience,provedthatwatchinghorrorwasn’t as terrifying as knowing it firsthand. And so he wrote a nightmare ride into a worldwherenothingcanbetrusted. Hegaveusaheroinewhograbsourhearts. And then he forced us to join her as we face our most primal fears. Criticsdismissthrillersasnothingmorethancheapentertainment. Icompletely disagree. Knott knows stagecraft as well as any playwright of more accepted dramatic forms. He exploits psychology better than most. And he manages to shake us from being mere passive observers by plunging us into a nightmare made of darkness, uncertainty and evil. But don’t worry. There’s nothing to be afraid of. It’s only a play. Besides, what you can’t see won’t hurt you. Will it?

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Frederick Knott: A Man of Few Plays Frederick Knott (1916-2002) was born and raised in Hankow, China, to missionary parents. His first exposure to the theater was through the Hankow Operatic Society and their productions of Gilbert and Sullivan’s operettas. Inspired by these productions at a young age, Knott would recreate them with his sister as the star and himself as the director. Knott attended the University of Cambridge and graduated in 1938. An exceptional tennis player, he played for the Oxford-Cambridge tennis team and would have competed at Wimbledon if not for World War II. He served as an instructor of signals in the artillery, rising to the rank of major. After leaving the service he traveled to his parents’home in Crawley,West Sussex; it was there he wrote his first play, Dial M for Murder. It took Knott an agonizing 18 monthstowritethepiece.Hebarredhimselfinasmallchaletinhisparents’garden, rarelyleavingandmakinghismotherleavehismealsatthedoor.Oncefinished,he sentittosevendifferenttheatercompanies,allofwhichrejectedthescript,saying it“would cause little interest.”However, the BBC picked it up as a telecast which becamepopularwithviewersandledtoaproductionontheWestEndin1952.The playwasaninstanthitandtakentoBroadwaylaterthatyear,achievingasuccessful 16-month run. Knott also wrote the screenplay for the 1954 Alfred Hitchcock film, which starred Ray Milland and Grace Kelly. Knott had moderate success with his next play, Write Me a Murder, in 1961, but nothing compared to his 1966 Broadway hitWait Until Dark starring Lee Remick. TheplayprovedtobeanevenbiggerhitontheLondonstageandranfortwoyears. Terence Young’s film version, released in 1967, was a hit and received an Oscar nomination for its star, Audrey Hepburn. Knott was to write only three plays, and that was just fine with him. His wife, actress Ann Hillary, said, “I don’t think the drivewasthereanymore.Hewasperfectlyhappythewaythingswere.”Beingoneof themostproducedplaywrightsintheworldaffordedhimtheluxurytosettleinNew York City, a place he loved, and lead an active social life. Though his body of work wasnotlargeorconsideredprolificbycritics,hegaveaudiencesaglimpseintothe darker side of the human psyche and some of the best chills and thrills the theater ever produced. ProgramnotesbyBryanConger

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Fake it ‘til you make it George Parker “If you believe that, then I have a bridge to sell you!”This famous quote originates with one of the most brazen con men in history. George Parker was known for selling NewYork’s public landmarks (the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Madison Square Garden, and the Statue of Liberty among them) to naïve tourists. Most famously, he sold the Brooklyn Bridge twice a week for several years; police often had to remove the“new owners”who were trying to collect tolls. In 1928, after his third fraud conviction, Parker was sentenced to life in Sing Sing prison. Bertha Heyman, aka “Big Bertha–The Confidence Queen” Famed New York detective Thomas F. Byrne called Bertha Heyman“oneofthesmartestconfidencewomeninAmerica.” Nicknamed for her 5’4”, 245 pound frame, Bertha swindled richmenbyassumingtheroleofawealthywomanunableto accessherwealth.HercrimestookheraroundtheUSandthe world; from a sleeping car conductor to aWall Street broker to her own lawyer, no man was safe. In 1883 she told the New York Times, “The moment I discover a man’s a fool I let him drop,butIdelightingettingintotheconfidenceandpocketsofmenwhothinkthey can’t be ‘skinned.’ It ministers to my intellectual pride.” Frank Abagnale The inspiration for the film and Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can, Frank Abagnale passed $2.5 million in forged checks across 26 countries for five years in the 1960s. He started out writing bad checks; soon he was printing his account number on blank deposit slips and adding them to the stack of real blank slips in the bank.Customersusingthoseslipsdeposited their money into Abagnale’s account rather than their own. He also pretended to be an airline pilot, a doctor, a Bureau of Prisons agent and a lawyer. Apprehended in France in 1969, he served less than five years in prison; after his release, he went to work for the federal government. He is now a consultant and lecturer for the FBI andrunshisownfinancialfraudconsultancycompany.So…maybecrimedoespay? 19


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Annual Campaign Triad Stage wishes to thank the following individuals, corporations and foundations who have contributed generously to our 2013 Annual Campaign. Annual Campaign contributors as of August 5, 2013.

PRODUCERS CIRCLE ($10,000+)

Clem & Hayes Clement Kathy Manning & Randall Kaplan Kyle Jackson, MD Linda & Tom Sloan Susan & Eric Wiseman The Honorable Aldona Wos & Mr. Louis DeJoy CENTER STAGE ($5,000-$9,999)

Anonymous Lindsey & Frank Auman 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 Marge Michel Mindy & Chad Oakley Sylvia & Norman Samet Bill Soles Pam & David Sprinkle Robert Strickland Family Foundation Dr. & Mrs. W. Harrison Turner III

FRONT ROW ($2,500-$4,999) Steve & Jackie Bell Ms. Brandon Bensley Joanne Bluethenthal Jim & Louise Brady

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FRONT ROW CONTINUED Kristin & Craig Carlock Ernest & Shelby Lane Holly Chambers & Richard Steedle Carol & Seymour Levin The Copeland Family Richard A. Parker Rick & Rebecca Craig Debby L. Reynolds Christine & Chris Hobson Dabney & Walker Sanders Laura & Alan Irvin Kay Stern Ron Johnson & Bill Roane Ruthie & Alan Tutterow Barbara Kretzer STAGE HAND ($1,000-$2,499) Carol & Jeff Burgess Cissy & Bill Parham Jean & Ralph Davison The Poteat-Smiths Carol & David DeVries John Riley Dionis & Gordon Griffin Kim & Bassam Smir Rusty & Van Gunter II Pat & Gordon Soenksen Beth & Edward Harrington Willie Taylor Bill and Hoppy Hervey Margaret M. Thompson David & Emily Johnston May Toms Sue & Neil Lutins Judy & Bob Wicker Misty McCall Len & Judy White Kellie Melinda Woodruff Family Law Group Julie Olin Ann & Ben Zuraw GALLERY ($500-$999) Annette Benson Tony & Barbara Blake Bill & Gay Bowman Bert & Debbie Fields Patti & Douglass Gilbert Mr. Bob Hansen Tony Hooimeijer & Cynthia Soemita Amy & John Kelly Ray & Doris Kiszely Harriette & Bob Knox Connie Mahan Judy & Dan McGinn

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PATRON ($250-$499) Dr. Phil Barrineau Dee & Wes Bartlett Mary & Frank Biggerstaff Patrick & Elizabeth Burns Mr. Harvey Colchamiro Benita & Ron Cole Janet Ward Black & Gerard Davidson Richard & Nancy Evans Kay & Chip Hagan Melinda Hamrick Sherry & Bob Harris Cindi & Dave Hewitt Sam & Anne Hummel Susan Ireton & Valerie Leschber Tomasita & Sam Jacubowitz Randall T. Johnson Ken & Ginger Karb Robin & Tim Lane Louise & Bill Latture Denise Lute Nancy Y. Madden Bonnie & Dan McAlister Amanda McGehee Jim & Fray Metcalfe Eberhard Mueller-Heubach

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LEGACY DONORS Anonymous Sylvia Samet Linda & Tom Sloan Martha & Harrison Turner Ruthie & Alan Tutterow Legacy Donors have made bequests in support of Triad Stage.

MATCHING GIFT COMPANIES AIG United Guaranty American Express Bank of America Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro Compass Financial Dow Corning IBM Johnson & Johnson Kinder Morgan Foundation Levi Strauss Lincoln Financial Foundation Nike Reynolds American Foundation Schneider Electric/Square D Foundation SunTrust Foundation Weaver Foundation Wells Fargo

Triad Stage is very proud of the name of our theater building – The Pyrle Theater – made possible by a generous donation by Tobee and Leonard Kaplan in honor of Tobee’s mother, Pyrle Gibson.

Pyrle Gibson (1909-2000) was a

woman with a great sense of humor, who found goodness in all people and beauty in the world around her. Her family always came first in her life and with them she shared her love of theater, music and the thrill of sports. The theater is named for her in loving memory by the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the Kaplan family with whom she shared her love, wisdom and joy of life. 38


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Board of Trustees

Audience Services

Sherry Barr, Director of Audience Services Justin Nichols, Box Office Manager Amanda Waterhouse, Asst. Box Office Manager Teresa Clifton, House Manager JosephRollins, UpStageCabaretHouseManager Bonnie Pachasa, Rachel Rutz, Joseph Rollins, Box Office Associates Jenna McMillan, Carrie Miller, Bar Staff

Officers

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

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 Meredith Riggan, Scenic Artist Jonathan Fredette, Sound Supervisor Amanda Warriner, Lead Carpenter Amy Retartha, Carpenter Andrew Landon Cutler, Wardrobe Supervisor Mary Beth Pazdernik, Rentals Coordinator Ariel Magno, Prop Assistant Najaya Ruffin, Sound Assistant

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, Todd Rangel, Debby L. Reynolds, Paul Russ, Dabney Sanders, Tom Sloan, Kathleen Smith, AmySpeas,ErnestineTaylor,MargaretThompson

Advisory Council

Judy Wicker, Chair Ralph Davison, Danny Gatling, Sandra Hughes, Lesley Hunt, Ron Johnson, Tobee Kaplan, Ancella Livers, Dennis Quaintance, Sylvia Samet, Joy Shavitz, Ralph Shelton, Harrison Turner

For This Production (in alphabetical order) Denise Gabriel, Resident Movement Director Dale Anthony Girard, Fight Director William Gywn, Assistant Director Matthew Teague Miller, Assistant Director Christine Morris, Resident Vocal Coach Sarah Pierce, Assistant Stage Manager Danielle Preston, Assistant Costume Designer

Staff Artistic

Preston Lane, Artistic Director Bryan Conger, Artistic Associate William Gywn, Artistic Intern

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House Rules and Other Helpful Information NofoodispermittedinsideTheMainStageTheater.Drinksarepermitted,butnotinglassbottlesorincups withice.NooutsidefoodordrinkispermittedinsideTheUpStageCabaret.Ifyouhaveanyquestions,please ask the bartender or House Manager for clarification. Smoking is prohibited throughout the building. Latecomers are seated at the discretion of the House Manager. Allelectronicdevices,suchaspagers,beepers,cellularphonesandwatchalarmsmustbeturnedoffpriorto the performance. Patrons cannot be paged during the performance. Pagers and beepers may be checked with the House Manager, who will notify the patron in case of an emergency. Listening assistance devices are available at our Box Office. Photographing or sound recording of the performance is expressly prohibited by law. So, no cameras or recorders, please. Your cooperation is appreciated. Fortheenjoymentofallaudiencemembers,everyattendeemusthaveaticketandsitinhisorherownseat (no “babes in arms” or children in laps).

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WEBER Invitation to the Dance BERLIOZ Hungarian March from Damnation of Faust

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JAN 23 & 25, 2014

Diamonds in the Rough

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BRAHMS Variations on a theme of Haydn op. 56a

BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto op.61 SIBELIUS Symphony #5

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FEBRUARY 27 & MARCH 1, 2014

Classical Romantics

David Shifrin & Kelly Burke, clarinet

APRIL 9 & 10, 2014

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DECEMBER 31, 2013

John Denver’s Birthday Tribute

Celebrate John Denver’s 70th with Jim Curry and Grammy award winning arranger, composer and conductor Lee Holdridge.

FEBRUARY 14, 2014

John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey

John Pizzarelli, jazz guitarist and singer, performs with his wife, singer and Broadway actress Jessica Molaskey, on Valentine’s Day.

MAY 17, 2014

Broadway Spectacular

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JAN 22–FEB 9

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by Katori Hall

by Noel Coward

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SPARKS fLy AS OLD fLAMES BURN Tony & Olivier Award-Winner

Olivier Award-Winner: Best New Play A co-production with Triad Stage

FEB 26–MAR 16

NOV 2–DEC 8

LOVE ALONE

THERE’S SOMETHING IN THE WATER Two classics. Spectacularly reimagined onstage. Poolside. Directed by Joseph Haj.

by Deborah Salem Smith A LOVING PORTRAIT Of GRIEf AND HEALING Regional Premiere

METAMORPHOSES by Mary Zimmerman

APR 2–APR 20

based on Ovid’s Metamorphoses

ASSASSINS

Tony Award-Winner

music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim book by John Weidman

PERfORMED IN REPERTORy WITH

THE TEMPEST

based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.

WHEN yOU’VE GOT A GUN EVERyBODy PAyS ATTENTION

by William Shakespeare

Multiple Tony Award-Winner

PRC 2 SURVIVING TWIN written & performed by Loudon Wainwright III SEPT 4–SEPT 8

HOLD THESE TRUTHS by Jeanne Sakata JAN 8–JAN 12

THE STORy Of THE GUN

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An Evening with

Dr. Maya Angelou

Sept 14

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Tony Rice Unit Peter Rowan

Feb 22

Hip-Hop Weekend

with special guest performer

MC Lyte

Oct

25-26

Doug Elkins Choreography, Etc.

April 9

Tickets

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Wait Until Dark  

Take a look at the playbill for Triad Stage's first show of the season! Wait Until Dark runs September 1-29, 2013.

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