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The University of Arizona • College of Fine Arts School of Theatre, Film & Television proudly presents an Arizona Repertory Theatre production

Director ± Danny Gurwinf *§ Musical Director Elizabeth Spencer Costume Designer Rebecca Niesen† Sound Designer Matt Marcusf Dialect Coach ± David Mordenf *

Vocal Coach Monte Ralstinf*§

Scenic Designer Andrea Pratt

Lighting Designer Don Fox

Stage Manager Technical Director Hannah Yoder† Cheryl Ann Thompson† Fight Choreographer Brent Gibbsf*þ

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Dramaturg Amber Justmann

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The Cast El Gallo................................................................................ Chris Okawa Matt..............................................................................Cooper Hallstrom Luisa....................................................................................... Cecilia Iole Hucklebee........................................................................ Ryan Kleinman‡ Bellomy.............................................................................. Austin Wright Henry...................................................................................David Hentz‡ Mortimer......................................................Nathan Adriel Oppenheimer The Mute........................................................................ Brian Klimowski ‡ Actors Equity Membership Candidate

UNDERSTUDIES: Understudies never substitute for listed players unless a specific announcement for the appearance is made at the time of the performance. Kierna Conner, for Luisa - Jamie Grossman, for Mortimer and The Mute - Brian Klimowski, for El Gallo - Dave Marr, for Matt, Hucklebee, and Bellomy - Nathan Adriel Oppenheimer, for Henry.

ORCHESTRA Piano / Conductor............................................................... Elizabeth Spencer Harp.....................................................................................Christine Vivona Rebecca Foreman

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SYNOPSIS OF SCENES & MUSICAL NUMBERS ACT I Overture.................................................................. The Mute & Company Try to Remember................... El Gallo, Luisa, Matt, Bellomy & Hucklebee Much More.......................................................................................... Luisa Metaphor................................................................................ Matt & Luisa Never Say No............................................................ Hucklebee & Bellomy It Depends on What You Pay..................... El Gallo, Bellomy & Hucklebee It Depends on What You Pay (reprise)��������������������� Bellomy & Hucklebee Soon It’s Gonna Rain................................................................Matt & Luisa Happy Ending........................................ Matt, Luisa, Hucklebee & Bellomy

15-Minute Intermission ACT II This Plum Is Too Ripe........................... Matt, Luisa, Hucklebee & Bellomy I Can See It.......................................................................... El Gallo & Matt Plant a Radish........................................................... Hucklebee & Bellomy Much More (reprise)..........................................................El Gallo & Luisa Round and Round............................................. El Gallo, Luisa & Company Beyond That Road............................................................... El Gallo & Matt They Were You.........................................................................Matt & Luisa Metaphor (reprise)...................................................................Matt & Luisa Try to Remember (reprise)............................................................... El Gallo


PRODUCTION STAFF Direction, Dramaturgy and Management Production Manager Deck Manager Assistant Stage Manager Assistant Technical Director Assistant Dramaturg

Jenny Langf Sydney Luttschwager Elena Fiona Barbaro Angela McMahon Kalan Benbow

Scenery & Props Carpenters Assistant Scenic Designer Charge Artist Scenic Artists Props Master Assistant Props Master Props Artisans Deck Crew

Anna Atkinson, Steven Davis, Hanna Lockhart, Adam Michard, Gabe Torres, TAR 111 Brianna Catlin Beau Hamilton Alyssa LeBlanc, Angela McMahon, Kayla D. Nault, Jesse Ploog, Sarah Talaba Sammi Visbal Maria Leon Brianna Catlin, Tommy Chek, Cortni Elkins, M Erdman, Mara Tunnicliff, Taryn Wintersteen Tommy Chek, Sean Gundu-Sekeso, Stefan Nikolich Zugich, Mykhal Polite, Tyler Reaser

Lighting Assistant Lighting Designer Master Electrician Assistant Master Electricians Light Board Operator Programmer Electricians Spotlight Operators

Costumes Costume Director Assistant to the Costume Designer Drapers First Hands Costume Crafts Wardrobe Crew Heads Wardrobe Crew

Heather Phillips D. Joshua Hemmo Ryan Moore, Mitch Van Dyke Fatimah Amill Gregory James Houston Eve Bandi, Steven Davis, Joy Halliday, Erica Harris, Hanna Lockhart, Raulie A. Martinez, Jenise Melland, John Millerd, Sara Patterson, Taylor Ransom, Carlos Sanchez, Ivy Zipporah Wahome, Shannon Wallace, TAR 220 Lab Cortni Elkins, Beau Hamilton, Erica Harris, Marisa Lujan, Christina McKay, Sara Mirasola, Sara Prince, Mitch Van Dyke, Shelby Westika, Nathaniel Wofford Maryann Trombinof Kaitlyn Rhind Kat Polak, Emma Smith Siegert, Maryann Trombinof, Richard Tuckettf Joy Halliday, Jessica Hensley, Elly Mikula, Ivy Zipporah Wahome Maria Mendola Adrea Graun, Kaitlyn Rhind Shawn Lewis Hathcock, Steffan Jones, Mitchell Keating, Katie Lewis, Sarah Ottley, Anh-Thu Phan, Alberto Vasquez, Skylar Westberg

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Scott Murdock Mylan P. Myers John Millerd, Scott Murdock, Mylan P. Myers, Jonathan Thompson

† Rebecca Niesen - BFA Senior Capstone Project in Costume Design, Patrick Holt, Faculty Supervisor † Cheryl Ann Thompson - BFA Senior Capstone Project in Stage Management, Jenny Lang, Faculty Supervisor † Hannah Yoder - BFA Senior Capstone Project in Technical Direction, Ted Kraus, Faculty Supervisor


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DRAMATURG’S NOTES “Yes, that’s it. That’s what we wanted: to celebrate romanticism and mock it at the same time. To touch people, and then to make them laugh at the very thing that touched them. To make people laugh, and then to turn the laugh around, find the other side of it. To put two emotions side by side, as close together as possible, like a chord in music.” ~ Tom Jones, Author In The Fantasticks, we find ourselves with a doe-eyed boy and girl guided into romance by their well-intentioned fathers lending not so gentle hands. The rose colored glasses of love are then taken away by a devious abductor who shows our pair the world beyond their own backyards. The age old story of what young people learn on their journey away from innocence and towards reality is what has kept this musical relevant to our audiences and at the forefront of their hearts since its premiere in 1960. Familiar and charming as it may be, this musical surely still bears weight. In setting and style, The Fantasticks is light on its feet, dreamy, and idealistic, but by drawing back into a 1950’s perspective, this production works to capitalize on a very specific time in America where all was possible and change, inevitable. Looking past the aesthetics, however, the real marvel is our opportunity to watch a young couple grow away from a childish fantasy and towards reality, as shocking as it can sometimes be: “It’s about ‘happy endings.’ Our dreams, wants, desires for true romance and love, and the realities of what that means. El Gallo’s speech in Act 2 sums it up best, I think: Who understands why Spring is born Out of Winter’s laboring pain?
 Or why we must all die a bit Before we grow again.” - Danny Gurwin, Director Can happy endings exist without the rose colored glasses? Surely, the naïve notion of a fairytale does not account for true happiness, but when burdened with the world, how is it found? Maybe, it was right next-door the whole time.

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PROFILES Danny Gurwin (Director) – On Broadway, Danny starred in Little Women, Urinetown, The Full Monty, The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Little Night Music (NYCO revival, LA Opera, and The Kennedy Center), Kismet (Encores!), and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Off-Broadway credits include Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Forbidden Broadway, A New Brain, The Thing About Men, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told, and many others. Danny has also appeared in countless regional works, in addition to his symphony and concert career. He has guest starred on Desperate Housewives, Law & Order, and The Young & The Restless and can be heard on numerous cast recordings. He holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from The University of Michigan and is currently the Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre here at The University of Arizona. This past school year at UA, Danny directed the 2013 Senior Showcase of Talent, the Encore!: Wouldn’t it Be Loverly - the music of Lerner & Loewe, and ART’s NINE. He has been an Adjunct Professor and directed at numerous universities and conservatories, including The University of Michigan, UCLA, Youngstown University, Clark College, and AMDA. His “Six Days of Broadway” Camp for kids 12-18 will enter its 5th sold-out year this Summer in CA. Danny also recently won the BroadwayWorld.com 2012 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Award for his work in Los Angeles.

Elizabeth Spencer (Musical Director / Pianist / Conductor) – Elizabeth has been working on ART shows in some capacity (Rehearsal Pianist, Pit Pianist, Conductor, Music Director) for the past 17 years. She has a BS in Music Education from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She has worked with Arizona Theatre Company, Arizona Onstage Productions, SALOC, and many local high schools and youth theatre organizations. She traveled as the Accompanist with the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus for seven years and has been the Pianist at St. Pius X Church for the past 24 years. Most recently, she has played for the national tours of Wicked, West Side Story, and Legally Blonde. She would like to thank her husband, Tom, and their children: Kathy, Patrick, and Stephanie for their endless love and support. Monte Ralstin (Vocal Coach) – Monte worked 18 years in New York City as a voice teacher and performer. He performed in numerous regional theatres, national tours, and internationally. He was seen in the role of Mr. Snow in Carousel at Paper Mill Playhouse in Milburn, NJ, and Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, TX, and the national tour of On the Twentieth Century with Imogene Coca and Judy Kaye. On television, he was seen in the role of Pete with Eddie Bracken in the production of Show Boat (nationally broadcast PBS Great Performance series with two Emmy Award nominations). Monte was seen in the European production of Cats in Zurich, Switzerland, and the European tour as Old Deuteronomy, Gus/ Growltiger, and Bustopher Jones. He was invited

to coach at the International Theatre Workshop in Switzerland and presented a theatre workshop in Germany. While in New York City, he was an adjunct instructor at Hunter College in Voice and directed numerous musical theatre productions. The last two summers were spent at the Summer Music Festival at Hartwick College, where he directed, staged a musical revue, and taught classes to 13 to 17-year-old high school students. In April, 2012, he gave a musical theatre workshop also at Hartwick, and conducted another workshop in September at SweetBriar College in Virginia. Monte is in his 14th year on the UA faculty. During the 2010-11 year, he received the College of Fine Arts Charlie and Irene Putnam Award for Excellence in Teaching. While here in Arizona, Monte was seen as Sam, the bartender, at Hidden Valley Inn Productions and as the Proprietor in Arizona Onstage Production’s Assassins. In the spring of 2011, Monte was seen in the School of Dance’s Premium Blend performances as a reciter in Façade, and in February of 2012, he was the narrator in Love Notes, again in the School of Dance. He is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and National Association of Teachers of Singing. Rebecca Niesen (Costume Designer) – Rebecca is a senior in the Design and Technology BFA program with an emphasis in Costumes. She has worked as an Assistant Designer and Wardrobe Head on multiple shows at The University of Arizona, including Nine, Avenue Q, and Bat Boy: The Musical. She was also a costume intern this past summer at Arizona Theatre Company with their Summer On Stage. This is Rebecca’s BFA Senior Capstone Project. Andrea Pratt (Scenic Designer) – Andrea is a senior BFA in Theatre Design/Tech with a Scenic Design/Painting emphasis and is very grateful to have designed The Fantasticks. Andrea’s first major design was Seussical the Musical at Oklahoma University in 2012. Since then, she has transferred to the UA to finish her BFA. Along with many other productions, she was a Scenic Artist for all of last year’s UA productions. Major Scenic Artist works include Sunday in the Park with George, Avenue Q, Love Song, Dracula, Anything Goes, and See How They Run. She has an Associate Degree in Business Administration, works in the UA paint shop, and does freelance work, such as scenery for numerous high school proms and The Eugene Opera. Don Fox (Lighting Designer) – Don is in his third year as a graduate Lighting student in the MFA Design and Technology program. Recently, he has produced The Rocky Horror Show in Wenatchee, WA, designed Mistake of the Goddess for the Rogue Theatre, and is Resident Lighting Designer for Artifact Dance Project, which recently presented I Wonder if My Name is Alice at the Stevie Eller Dance Theatre. He is also designing


PROFILES Shrek for the Wenatchee School District and the Pima Community College fall dance concert. Other UA designs include Bat Boy: The Musical and Inspecting Carol. Don has toured China and worked as a consultant for SilverSea cruises and has twice designed Shakespeare in the Park for the San Antonio Botanical Gardens in San Antonio, TX. His complete portfolio is available at www. djfox.biz. Matt Marcus (Sound Designer) – Matt is the Faculty Sound Designer for the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television and is delighted to be working with a terrific cast, crew, and creative team on this production of The Fantasticks. Recent ART credits include sound designs for The Secret Garden, Bat Boy: The Musical, Avenue Q, Love Song, and Nine. Other productions include the debut of Love, Sweet Love, a musical featuring the songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, along with national tours of Aida and Smokey Joe’s Cafe for Theater League; The King and I, Camelot, Bubblin’ Brown Sugar, and Dreamgirls for Theater of the Stars; and a national tour of Will Rogers Follies for Dallas Summer Musicals. In addition to his work in the theatre, Matt has run live sound for hundreds of national and international recording artists. He worked with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater and the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, and he currently designs and engineers sound for the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. On hiatus from his audio career in the late 20th century, Matt was Property Master for the PBS children’s television program, Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. He is a member of the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees, and is the Apprenticeship Officer for Local 415. Hannah Yoder (Technical Director) – Hannah is so excited to have The Fantasticks as her Senior Capstone! She is a sixth-year student with a double degree in Technical Direction and Mathematics, and completing her final semester of theatre before Student Teaching in the spring. She has previously been Technical Director for ART’s How I Learned to Drive and Assistant Technical Director for ART’s Nine, Inspecting Carol, and As You Like It. Other work includes the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre (2 seasons) and the Arizona Mathematics Roadshow. She is incredibly thankful for the wonderful shop and everyone in it for their incredible work and energy! Cheryl Ann Thompson (Stage Manager) – As a senior in the BFA Design/Tech program who will be graduating this December, Cheryl is thrilled that this beautiful production will be the final project of her past 16 years of education. ART credits include: Love Song, Inspecting Carol, Julius Caesar, The Voice of the Prairie, and Into the Woods. Cheryl would like to thank the cast and crew for making her final production at ART one to remember. Most importantly, she would like to thank her parents for their endless support in her past, present, and future adventures, no matter where they may take her.

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David Morden (Dialect Coach) – David is an Assistant Professor at the School of Theatre, Film & Television, where he directed Inspecting Carol for ART and Medea/Medea/Medea Redux for the UA Studio Series. He is an Artistic Associate at The Rogue Theatre, where he has acted and directed in many shows, including Richard III, Shipwrecked!, The Winter’s Tale, Major Barbara, Ghosts, A Delicate Balance, The Goat (2008 Arizona Daily Star Mac Award), Six Characters in Search of an Author, and Samuel Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape, Not I, and Act Without Words. David has also directed productions with Arizona Theatre Company’s Café Bohemia, Green Thursday Theatre Project, Oasis Chamber Opera, DreamerGirl Productions, and Arts for All. He has acted locally with Arizona Opera, Arizona Onstage Productions, Actors Theatre, and Green Thursday Theatre Project. As Dialect Coach, he has worked with Arizona Opera, The Rogue Theatre, ACT Theatre, and the University of Washington, among others. Brent Gibbs (Fight Choreographer) – Brent is a member of the Acting/Musical Theatre Division at UA where he teaches Acting and Stage Combat. He is a member of Actors’ Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild. A certified teacher and Fight Director with the Society of American Fight Directors, he has worked on fight sequences for theatres from Thailand to New York, winning the Arizona State Theatre Award for Excellence in Choreography for his fights in the Southwest Shakespeare Company’s production of Henry V. He has taught master classes in Stage Combat around the U.S. and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. This past year, he had fights in shows at the San Jose Repertory Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, and Arizona Repertory Theatre. For four summers, Brent taught stage combat workshops at The International Theatre School Festival held in Amsterdam. For nine years, he served as Director and Fight Choreographer for one of the nation’s leading outdoor dramas, Tecumseh! He is the Artistic Director for ART, where he has directed Execution


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PROFILES of Justice; The Crucible; Macbeth; On the Razzle; Much Ado About Nothing; Les Liaisons Dangereuses; King Lear; Absurd Person Singular; Hamlet; The Rivals; Pericles; Rain. Some Fish. No Elephants.; Brighton Beach Memoirs; Henry IV, Part I; Scenes from an Execution; Biloxi Blues; Romeo & Juliet; Broadway Bound; Bus Stop; Titus Andronicus; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Love’s Labour’s Lost; Medea; Rum & Coke; The Taming of the Shrew; The Tamer Tamed; Dracula; As You Like It; The Voice of the Prairie; Julius Caesar; How I Learned to Drive; Cymbeline; and Boeing Boeing. Amber Justmann (Dramaturg) – As a senior in the BFA Dramaturgy and Theatre History program, Amber begins her final year with her second show as Production Dramaturg for ART. Over the last three and a half years, she has functioned as Cowriter/Dramaturg for Encore!; Assistant Dramaturg for The Voice of the Prairie, Necessary Targets, and How I Learned to Drive; as well as Production Dramaturg for last season’s Nine. She is also working as a Literary Intern for Arizona Theatre Company and is in the middle of preparation as Assistant Director and Production Dramaturg for this spring’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. She thanks Carrie J. Cole, Brent Gibbs, Robert Gretta, and Daniel Gurwin for their mentorship over the years; Kalan Benbow for her collaboration on this piece, and her mother and stepfather for their unwavering support throughout her life. ~ ACTOR PROFILES ~ Cooper Hallstrom (Matt) – Cooper is a senior BFA Musical Theatre major from Scottsdale, AZ. He has been seen in ART’s Avenue Q (Rod), Bat Boy: The Musical (Pan/Bud/Bat Boy u.s.), The Secret Garden, and Cymbeline. Cooper was most recently seen this summer in Hairspray (Link Larkin) and was also in Phoenix Theatre’s/Nearly Naked’s production of Spring Awakening (Melchior). He received an ariZoni Award for Best Male Lead in a Musical for Pippin in PIPPIN. Cooper would like to thank his family, friends, and professors for supporting him; the cast and crew for all their hard work; and Danny for making this show truly Fantastick! David Hentz (Henry) – David is a junior BFA Acting major and is elated to be a part of this incredible ensemble. His previous ART credits include Cymbeline and Inspecting Carol, and he’s currently understudying for The Importance of Being Earnest at Arizona Theatre Company. He’s the musician for the improvisation group, The Charles Darwin Experience, and has studied in Chicago at The Second City and the i.O. Theatre. David dedicates his performance to Kim, Steve, and Deanna. Cecilia Iole (Luisa) – Cecilia is honored to be part of this incredible Fantasticks cast! Other ART credits include Nine and Inspecting Carol. This

summer, she spent a month in London, studying at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Cecilia is a junior Musical Theatre major from Tempe, Arizona. Cecilia thanks her amazing family and friends, near and far, and her parents for their endless love and support. Ryan Kleinman (Hucklebee) – Ryan, a senior Musical Theatre student, is excited to be performing in his fifth ART production. He was most recently seen as Belarius in Cymbeline. Ryan has been performing in dance and musical theatre since the age of eight. In dance, he performed leading roles in The Nutcracker, The Little Tailor, and an original ballet, The Revival. In musical theatre, his credits include such roles as Curly in Oklahoma!, Dickon in The Secret Garden, and Charlie Brown in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. He wants to thank his family for all of their support. Brian Klimowski (The Mute) – Brian is so excited to be making his ART debut in The Fantasticks. Previous credits include Miss Saigon (Chris), Hello, Dolly! (Cornelius), and most recently, Grease (Kenickie) with the Flagstaff Light Opera Company. Brian is currently a sophomore BFA Musical Theatre major from Flagstaff, Arizona. “A big thank you to everyone who has helped me get here! Love you all!” Chris Okawa (El Gallo) – Chris is excited to make his musical debut on the ART stage. Performing around Phoenix for the past six years, his favorite credits include Oklahoma! (Curly), Into the Woods (Wolf/Rapunzel’s Prince), Fiddler on the Roof (Perchik), Urinetown (Robbie the Stockfish), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Judah), and Sweeney Todd. He is currently a junior in the BFA Musical Theatre program. He would like to thank his family and friends for supporting his endeavors. Nathan Adriel Oppenheimer (Mortimer) – Nathan is a sophomore Acting major and is delighted to take the stage in his second show with Arizona Repertory Theatre. As a freshman, Nathan took part in Debut: Freshmeet and TENderloins, as well as playing Arviragus in Cymbeline. Nathan is also a member of The Charles Darwin Experience Improv Troupe, and would like to thank them, as well as his friends and family, for all of their support and love. Austin Wright (Bellomy) – Austin couldn’t be more excited to be a part of his first ART production! Originally from San Diego, Austin’s past credits include Action (West Side Story) and Josh Baskin (Big: The Musical) at the Moonlight Amphitheatre, as well as Ren McCormick (Footloose), Marius (Les Misérables), and Cinderella’s Prince/ Wolf (Into the Woods). He would like to thank his family, friends, and wonderful supporters who made this dream come true.


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Transformational Gifts to the Theatre Program

With deep gratitude we acknowledge those whose significant and ongoing gifts have transformed the lives of students and faculty.

Patricia S. Ballard • Tami & Thomas Barrow • Linda D. & Elias Barzilai • Joanne & Bill Bennett • Ann & Neal* Blackmarr • Laura & Arch Brown • Elizabeth & Richard Burns • Donna & Dr. James M. Byers III • Campbell, Yost, Clare & Norell, P.C. • Esther N. Capin* • Chapman Automotive • David D. Cone Foundation • Doris & Len Coris • Carol Cowan • Sally & Ralph Duchin • Pat Engels & Richard Medland • Paulette & Joe Gootter • Peggy Haines* • Susan Jackson* • Linda & Joseph Jenckes • Jim Click Automotive Team • Jane & Lee* Kivel • Susan W. & Bernard R.* Kornhaber • Patricia Kraisman • Mrs. Peter Marroney* • Barbara Molotsky • Drs. James & Shirley O’Brien • Susan & Charles Ott • Mary & David Parnell • damon Patton* • Cindy Ashton Rounds & G. Starr Rounds • SaddleBrooke Performing Arts Group • Patricia Carr Morgan & Peter Salomon • Rica & Harvey Spivack • Petricia & Edward Steinhoff • Candace & Lester* Stephens • Shirley & Ted Taubeneck• Lyn Tornabene • Sharon & Albert Tucci • JoAnn & John Vosskuhler • Harvey M. Young* We are pleased to acknowledge the following donors who made contributions between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013. $10,000+ Laura & Arch Brown • Elizabeth & Richard Burns • Chapman Automotive • Sally & Ralph Duchin • Paulette & Joe Gootter • Jim Click Automotive Team • Lyn Tornabene $5,000-$9,999 Pat Engels & Richard Medland • Drs. James & Shirley O’Brien • SaddleBrooke Performing Arts Group $1,000-$4,999 Patricia S. Ballard • Joanne & Bill Bennett • Linda & Bob Berzok • Ann F. Blackmarr • Donna & Dr. James M. Byers III • Meg & Paul Cajero • Campbell, Yost, Clare & Norell, P.C. • Doris & Len Coris • Stephanie & Tom Eiff • Josephine & Jules Harris • Jane & Lee* Kivel • Susan W. Kornhaber • Garvin G. Larson • Gloria Linden • Sylvia & Andrew Norell • Mary & David Parnell • Judy Ranzer • Julie Robinson* • Cindy Ashton Rounds & G. Starr Rounds • Petricia & Edward Steinhoff • Candace & Lester* Stephens • Shirley & Ted Taubeneck • Victoria Terzano • Sally & Tony Torrance $500-$999 Jeannette & Robert Barnes • Barbara & William Bickel • Arlene & Edward Cohen • Susan & David Cone • Carol & James Elliott • Lela Freiman • Tracy Gee • Genie & Paul Gengler • Gretchen Goswick • Sandra & Elliott Heiman • Alice & William Horne • Joan & Jim Horwitz • Marcia & Jay Iole • Kleinhans, Lashbrook, Butler and Davis, P.L.L.C. • Maria & George Knecht • Lauren & Marvin Maslin • Dr. James & Mrs. Lora McCray • Janet Moore • Dr. William T. Neumann • Caren & Thomas Newman • Gale & James Petrie • Todd Roehrman • Vivi & Adib Sabbagh • Joanne & William Sibley • Rica & Harvey Spivack • Lorraine & Adolph Stern • Bobbie & Don VandeGriff $250-$499 Norma Arnow • Herbert Barkan • Ellen Bussing • Esther N. Capin* • Mary & John Carhuff • Rose Collins • Janna-Neen Cunningham-Jones • Ronald Frantz • Edythe & Bruce Gissing • Ruth Zales & Kenneth Greenfield • Janet & Richard Hardy • Patricia & David Harlow • Susan Hetherington • Margaret & William Horst • Karen & Chuck Jonaitis • Kathy & Walter Kutscher • Diane & Jerry


McAllister • Timothy M. McGuire • Lois McKelvey • Coty Meloy • Lynda & Larry Menis • Frances & Robert* Moore • Constance Myren • Lucy & Leland Pederson • James Schultz • Capt. & Mrs. J.P. Sciabarra • Jane & Hugh Smith • Amy & Jon Tostrud • Rita & Anthony Vickers $100-$249 O. Elaine Agte • George & Velta Anast • Kati & Roger Ball • Kathryn Ball-Belasco • Jim & Kathie Barrett • Catherine & Kurt Bartley • Margaret & Thomas Baxter • Anna Don & Michael Belton • Bill’s Home Service Company, Inc. • Jane Brown • Kathleen & William Burnett • Karen & Bill Call • Karen & Kelly Callan • Nancy & John Carouso • Helen & Donald Carson • Barbara & John Churchill • Jane Curatola • Larry Deutsch & William Parker • Bruce Dusenberry & Lynne Wood Dusenberry • Helen Edmond • Ann & Mal Eisenberg • Ellen & Robert Estrin • Gary Fielding • Sandra & Eugene Gerner • Joan Sweeney & James Godbout • Sally McGreevy-Gorman & Stanley Gorman • Kaye & Phil Gray • Kathy & Michael Hard • Ellen & Michael Harris • Donald Hausrath • Linda Hecht • Martin Heilbraun • Maureen Herr • Theresa Hersh • Marsha & Sidney Hirsh • Kelley M. Hogan • Kelly Holt • JoAnne & Robert Hungate • Josette & Mark Hurwitz • June & William Hussey • Norma Inkster • Natalie & Merle Ireland • Marsha & David Irwin • Marcelle & Leonard Joffe • Ann & Peter Johnson • Jay B. Keene • Ruth & Ron Kolker • Patricia Wallace & Jan Konstanty • Margit & Jerry Lacker • Bert G. Landau • Carolyn & Gary Lerch • Alison & Michael Maricic • Frances Martin • Joann & Jesse Martinez • Susan & Timothy McGinnis • Delos McKnight • Dennis P. McLaughlin • Robyn Meyer • Diane & Jon Michaels • Wendy Million • Diane & Don Misener • James Nation • Thomas Nolan • Gail & Fred Pace • Nanette & Lester Packer • Kenneth Prchal • Lynn & Clay Pruitt • Sally Quinby • Patricia Rafferty • Patricia & Charles Rastatter • Linda Ratcliffe • Darleen Raulerson • Rudolph Ricciardi • Judy & Ken Riskind • Carol & John Ross • Drs. Helen & John Schaefer • David Shack • Sharmin Pool-Bak Interior Design, LLC • Hazel & Jim Shuttleworth • Linda & Glenn Smith • Sharon Smith • Susan & Thomas Strasburg • Judith M. Treistman • Tamara & Todd Weiner • Joyce & Barry Weiss • Diana & David Wolsk • Jo Ann Zirkle $35-$99 Jackie & Dale Alger • Donna & Robert Altschul • David Amante • Carolyn S. Arbiter • Nancy Atherton • Blain B. Aymond • Kent Barrabee • Sherry B. Belkin • Maureen & John Bike • Karen & John Brady • Millicent L. Bright • Leslie & Andrew Brodkey • Karen Brown • John Carroll • CBRE Tucson Management Services, LLC • Nikki Chayet • Marsha & Ernest Cohen • David Coney • Augusta Davis • Nancy Davis • James Deagueso • Isabel & Raul Delgado • Beth & William Dell • Margot Denny • Remo DiCenso • Mary K. Diffley • Eve Dolan • Terry & Peter Downey • Terry A. Dubay • Leonard Eaton • Seymour Einstein • Frances & Roy Emrick • Rose & James Ewen • Wendy Feldman • Jane Toussaint & James Fenn • Judy & Cary Fishman • Jeffrey Fishman • Mary Fladness • Barbara Fortino • Soralé & Marvin Fortman • Hildreth Garb • Gail & William Garrison • Joan Peet & Mark Gettings • Julie Gibson • Sue & John Gigax • Jane & William Grinonneau • Louisa & Jim Guise • Sally Gunderman • Trudy A. Haggard • Shirley P. Harris • Don Haskell • Joyce & William Havens • Regine & Munro Haynes • Barbara Hussey-Koussa • Margaret Ingraham • Marion & Mark Kartchner • Barbara B. Katz • Sandra & Hoyt Keeney • Raymond R. Kisch • Carol Levi • Carol Levine • Anne & John Lubliner • Linda Lynn • Jackie Manning • Honey & Murray Manson • Gail Martin • M.A.S. Devlopment, Inc. • Philip McArthur • Robert McConeghy • Gail McDonald • Patricia & John Meurant • Brigitte & Ulrich Michael • M. E. Mishkind • Leone Mohney • Rose Molin • George E. Moredock • Shirley & Dorwin Newman • Mary O’Hair • Terry & David Olson • Ellyn Ostrow • William Papanikolas • Martha & Terry Perl • Lisa & Kevin Pierce • Herbert Ploch • Michael Ponce • Judith Rees • Marilyn Ronstadt • Louise Greenfield & Simon Rosenblatt • Madelon C. Muller-Rubens & Alan B. Rubens • Marleen & Howard Rubin • Stephen Russell • John B. Samuelson • James Schnitzer • Trisa & Andrew Schorr • V. & Keith Siebers • Emery Silvester • Aimee & Casey Smythe • Rosalyn & Ralph Stein • James Stewart • Nancy & Michael Stilb • Sandra Stone • Dvora Tager • Barbara & Stephen Terry • Sharon Thomas • Nancy Tomlinson • Joyce Unger • Kathryn & David Unger • Edward & Deyanne Valencia • Linda Van Pelt • Berchman Vaz • Irby Webb • Molly & Doug Webster • Rebecca & Russ Werner • David L. Windsor • Barbara Witkiewicz • Sandra & Thomas Witthoft • Richard Wolff • Lisa Wong These gifts reflect our records from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. Contributions received after this time period will be included in the spring 2014 performance progams. Please notify us of any changes or corrections. We greatly appreciate the support of all of our donors. To make a tax-deductible contribution to the Theatre Program of the School of Theatre, Film & Television, please contact the Marketing & Development Office at (520) 626-2686 or marketing@cfa.arizona.edu, or mail your donation to University of Arizona, P. O. Box 210003, Tucson, AZ 85721.

*In Memoriam


THEATRE POLICIES House Policies: Please turn off watch alarms, mobile phones, pagers, and all other electronic devices. Food, beverages, and smoking are not permitted in the theatre. The photographing, videotaping, or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited. Children five and under and strollers are not permitted in the theatre. Seating Policy: Productions begin on time. Generally, each theatre will open for seating 30 minutes before curtain. There is no late seating. Refunds: Tickets are non-refundable. All ticket sales are final. Emergency Messages: Physicians and other patrons expecting emergency calls during a performance are asked to leave their paging devices with the House Manager. Lost and Found: Lost and found items will be reported to the Fine Arts Box Office at (520) 621-1162.

Since its opening in May, 1960, at the Sullivan Street Playhouse in New York, and its subsequent revival at the Snapple Theatre Center, The Fantasticks has become the longest running production of any kind in the history of American theatre. Continuing its run in New York City, please visit www.FantasticksOnBroadway.com.


Theatre PRogram FAculty & Staff FACULTY Mr. Bruce Brockman, Director of School Mr. Peter Beudert, Univ. Distinguished Professor Mr. Kevin Black, Assoc. Professor of Practice Mr. Matt Bowdren, Adjunct Instructor Dr. Harold Dixon, Professor Emeritus Ms. Deanna Fitzgerald, Assistant Professor Mr. Brent Gibbs, Associate Professor Mr. Danny Gurwin, Assistant Professor Mr. Richard T. Hanson, Associate Professor Emeritus Mr. Patrick Holt, Associate Professor Mr. Ted Kraus, Instructor Dr. Frank LaBan, Professor Emeritus Ms. Jenny Lang, Instructor Dr. Jessica Maerz, Assistant Professor Mr. Matthew Marcus, Instructor Dr. Laura McCammon, Professor Dr. Bobbi McKean, Associate Professor Mr. David Morden, Assistant Professor Mr. Monte Ralstin, Professor of Practice Ms. Clare P. Rowe, Associate Professor Dr. Melissa C. Thompson, Assistant Professor Ms. Erin Treat, Adjunct Instructor Mr. Albert Tucci, Director & Professor Emeritus Mr. Richard Tuckett, Associate Professor Dr. Patricia VanMetre, Associate Professor Emerita Mr. Matthew Walley, Adjunct Instructor Mr. Jeffrey L. Warburton, Associate Professor Ms. Dianne J. Winslow, Professor Mr. David Yarnelle, Adjunct Instructor

THEATRE PROGRAM ADVISORY BOARD Joe Gootter (President), Bill Neumann (Vice President), Taffie Eiff (Secretary), Bill Bennett, Julie Cohn, Carol Elliott, Tracy Gee, Don Haskell, Joan Horwitz, Leonard Joffe, Jane Kivel, Jerry Lacker, Linda Laden, Gloria Linden, Caren Newman, Gale Petrie, Victoria Terzano, Don VandeGriff, Jen Willis

Life Members Pat Ballard, Walter Kutscher, Mary Parnell, George Rosenberg, Lillian Rosenzweig

Associate Members Cindy Ashton (Past President), David Cone, Doris Coris, Ken Greenfield, Jo Harris, Alice Horne, Schuyler Lininger, Lois McKelvey, Sharmin Pool-Bak, Judy Ranzer, Vivi Sabbagh, Ted Taubeneck, Tony Torrance, Jo Ann Zirkle

ADMINISTRATION School Director & Producer Associate Director Artistic Director Associate Artistic Director Advising Services Asst. to the Director for Admin. Business Manager Office Specialist

Bruce Brockman Bobbi McKean Brent Gibbs Dianne J. Winslow Christina Swanson, Jeffrey L. Warburton Justine Collins Stacy Babler Kim Rubly

GRADUATE STUDENTS Eve Bandi, M Erdman, Don Fox, Alyssa LeBlanc, Sandahl Masson, Angela McMahon, Adam Michard, Elly Mikula, Shahnoor Shafqat, Sarah Talaba

PRODUCTION Production Manager Technical Director Assistant Technical Director Lighting Supervisor Costume Director Costume Shop Manager Costume Design Advisor Paint & Properties Supervisor Sound Supervisor Dramaturgy Supervisor

Jenny Lang Ted Kraus Tony Cordaro Deanna Fitzgerald Richard Tuckett Maryann Trombino Patrick Holt Clare P. Rowe Matt Marcus Melissa C. Thompson

MARKETING & AUDIENCE SERVICES Marketing & Development Dir. Lisa Pierce Marketing Specialist, Associate Lindsey Burlingame Outreach Coordinator Bobbi McKean Fine Arts Box Office Manager Charles Cannon Assistant Box Office Manager Megan Gerrish Box Office Staff Thomas Alcaraz, Diego Armenta, Ben Atwell, Callie Bailey, Daniel Bitter, Miles Fujimoto, Casey Giblin, Tim Giblin, Maryam Gilpatrick, Esther Gotlieb, Amanda Koenig, Q Martin, Beth McClendon, Brianna Ragels House Managers Thomas Alcaraz, Diego Armenta, Callie Bailey, Daniel Bitter, Casey Giblin, Maryam Gilpatrick, Esther Gotlieb, Q Martin, Beth McClendon Season Graphic Designers Whitespace Design & Ed Flores Photography


Take Your Seat in the Marroney Theatre! Claim a seat in your name. Honor someone you love. Remember someone you miss.

And establish a legacy

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for our students.

our gift of $500 will be honored with a brass plate on a seat in the Marroney Theatre, as well as a silver star in the lobby. It’s a visible way to show Tucson theatre lovers your support for our students, or honor a loved one in support of our students.

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he goal of our Take Your Seat! campaign is to raise funds for the Showcase of Talent Endowment. The annual Showcase of Talent provides an opportunity for senior Acting and Musical Theatre majors to audition for, and interview with, industry professionals for theatre, film and television across the country. These potential employers also interview and review portfolios of junior and senior Design/Technology and Dramaturgy majors, as well as present valuable workshops to help students transition into the professional world.

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ome of our students secure employment as a result of the Showcase of Talent, and all receive the priceless experience of interacting with working professionals. So, Please...Take Your Seat!

For more information about the Take Your Seat! campaign, or to explore other opportunities to support the School of Theatre, Film & Television, please contact the Marketing & Development Office at (520) 626-2686 or marketing@cfa.arizona.edu.


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Arizona Repertory Theatre's THE FANTASTICKS Program  

Playbill from UA Arizona Repertory Theatre's fall 2013 production of THE FANTASTICKS.