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OCTOBER 21 to NOVEMBER 12

2011-12

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YALE CABARET Thursdays— 8pm Fridays and Saturdays— 8 and 11pm

yalecabaret.org Creation 2011

Christie in Love By Howard Brenton October 27-29

Paul and Tim Fight a Bear Created by Paul Lieber, Tim Brown, & Elliot B. Quick November 3-5

Street Scenes

Conceived by Maayan Strauss November 10-12

A Thought in Three Parts By Wallace Shawn

Welcome to the Present Conceived by Sarah Krasnow October 20-22

November 17-19

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A NOTE FROM THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Welcome to the world premiere of Belleville! I am thrilled that Yale Rep audiences are the first to experience this artful new play by Amy Herzog, performed by an accomplished company of actors under the direction of Anne Kauffman, who so beautifully staged the musical We Have Always Lived in the Castle last year. Belleville was commissioned by Yale Rep and developed through the Yale Center for New Theatre, established in 2008 to support the creation of new plays and musicals. To date, the Center has underwritten the work of nearly three dozen commissioned theatre artists, as well as productions of nine new plays at Yale Rep and other not-for-profit theatres across the country. (You can learn more about the Yale Center for New Theatre on page 24 and in the “About Yale Rep” section of our website: yalerep.org.) This is only the start of what I hope will be a long relationship between our theatre and Amy Herzog, who is already under commission to write another new play for Yale Rep. Belleville is the first of three world premieres at Yale Rep this season. If you come to our theatre frequently, you may know already that our history is perhaps most vividly defined by the production of new work by playwrights who have gone on to make indelible contributions to the American theatre. August Wilson, Suzan-Lori Parks, Athol Fugard, Sarah Ruhl, and Christopher Durang are just a few of the writers who have premiered plays here at Yale on their path to national and international recognition. Playwrights Christina Anderson and Will Eno, a Pulitzer Prize finalist for Thom Pain (based on nothing), will join Amy Herzog on that roster with the premieres of their new plays, Good Goods and The Realistic Joneses, respectively. In addition, director Christopher Bayes and actor Steven Epp, the seriously funny guys behind 2010’s uproarious The Servant of Two Masters, are coming back to Yale with their new adaptation of Molière’s rambunctious farce, A Doctor in Spite of Himself. And OBIE Award-winning Resident Director Liz Diamond will stage The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare’s surprising tale of blinding jealousy and forgiveness. I hope you’ll join us again soon. In fact, it’s not too late to subscribe to Yale Rep this season. You can even apply the cost of today’s admission to one of our convenient and affordable ticket packages, which start at just $30 per show—$10 for students! Thank you for being here. Your attendance lends critical energy and meaning to the artists’ expression—this is blazingly clear to me as I read your thoughtful and impassioned e-mails about your experience here at the Rep. (Address: james.bundy@yale.edu.) I look forward to hearing what you think and feel about Belleville, and to your helping us spread the good word about the production! Gratefully yours,

James Bundy Artistic Director

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YALE REP’S 2011–12 SEASON ALSO INCLUDES: A DOCTOR IN SPITE OF HIMSELF By Molière Adapted by Christopher Bayes and Steven Epp Directed by Christopher Bayes A co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre

NOVEMBER 26 TO DECEMBER 17, 2011 World Premiere

GOOD GOODS By Christina Anderson Directed by Tina Landau

FEBRUARY 3 TO 25, 2012

THE WINTER’S TALE

By William Shakespeare Directed by Liz Diamond

MARCH 16 TO APRIL 7, 2012 World Premiere

THE REALISTIC JONESES By Will Eno Directed by Sam Gold

APRIL 20 TO MAY 12, 2012

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BY AMY HERZOG DIRECTED BY ANNE KAUFFMAN Scenic Designer Costume Designer Lighting Designer Sound Designer and Composer

JULIA C. LEE MARK NAGLE NINA HYUN SEUNG LEE ROBERT KAPLOWITZ

Production Dramaturgs

AMY BORATKO ALEX RIPP

Vocal and Dialect Coach

BETH McGUIRE

Fight Directors

RICK SORDELET JEFF BARRY

Casting Director

TARA RUBIN CASTING

Stage Manager

GINA NOELE ODIERNO

Belleville was commissioned by Yale Repertory Theatre. Development and production support are provided by the Yale Center for New Theatre, established and operated through a grant from the Robina Foundation and with significant support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Maria Dizzia and Yale Repertory Theatre are participants in the Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships, funded by the William & Eva Fox Foundation and administered by Theatre Communications Group.

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A Belleville on the Map La “ville” de Belleville Americans have an affinity for Belleville—which means “beautiful city”— as the towns in New Jersey, Illinois, Michigan, Kansas, and Wisconsin that share the Parisian neighborhood’s name seem to imply. However, most Americans know little about the French original; until recently, it’s barely caused a blip on the typical tourist’s radar. Film buffs may connect the place with the 2003 animated movie The Triplets of Belleville or remember it as the backdrop to the 1956 classic The Red Balloon. Music aficionados may recognize Belleville as the humble birthplace of the immortal chanteuse Edith Piaf. But the reality of Belleville, a residential neighborhood in northeastern Paris, does not always match an American’s highest Parisian fantasies. It’s neither a ville, but an area at the intersection of the 10th, 11th, 19th, and 20th arrondissements (districts), nor can it lay claim to the traditional idea of belle that we associate with the elegant architecture of Paris. Moreover, nomenclature notwithstanding, all is not always beautiful in this nook of the city. While it has its aging charm and iconic views of the

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and in the Imagination Parisian skyline and La Tour Eiffel, graffiti covers its streets, and many Parisians scoff that Belleville is off-the-beaten path and not a desirable destination. But Belleville’s “remoteness” is largely psychic: the neighborhood is just a stone’s throw away from the city center. Hop on the 11 train at Châtelet in the heart of Paris, ride it for ten minutes and you alight at la station de Belleville. When you emerge from le métro, you see not only rows of quaint pâtisseries peddling baguettes, but Chinese restaurants with Paris’s best dim sum. The neighborhood can be tricky to navigate, comprised of a maze of small streets that are a far cry from the wide boulevards that dominate the rest of Paris. But Belleville’s narrow roads are lined with treasures: stores, restaurants, and bookshops selling goods from all over the world. The diverse population in the streets reflects these distant locales, and an array of languages floats through the air. In addition, you’ll stumble across avant garde art galleries, trendy cafes and restaurants, and new music venues created from repurposed warehouses and broken-down storefronts.

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Les Bellevilloises Belleville’s longstanding openness to new residents has made it a vibrant hotbed of countercultural activity. Independent of Paris until 1860, it was originally a rural wine-making village, famous for its taverns and its rebellious residents who fought on behalf of Paris Commune government in 1871. As it urbanized, Belleville retained its working class and somewhat chaotic character. With the twentieth century came waves of foreign immigrants, often seeking safety from persecution. Greeks and Armenians arrived in the 1920s, Eastern European Jews in the 1930s, Algerians and Tunisians in the 1960s, and, most recently, the Chinese. Natives of other countries, including Poland, the French West Indies, and Senegal, have also shaped what it means to be a Bellevilloise. By the late 1980s, the Parisian bohemian bourgeois, known as the bobos, began to trickle into the neighborhood in search of lower rents and new venues for making and showing art. At this time, Belleville was still rough around the edges. A 1988 New York Times Travel article introduced American readers to this corner of Paris, with a stern warning: “One should not visit Belleville with cameras, expensive watches, or jewelry in evidence. It is better to dress modestly and keep a low profile.” Yet pickpockets and petty crime did not deter young artsy types from setting up camp amongst the diverse Bellevilloises—in fact, for them the danger seemed to part of the area’s charm—and in the last few years, the bobo population of Belleville has surged. The ominous warnings of the past few decades have softened as more of the bobo crowd flaunt their fashionforward tastes without harm.

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PREVIOUS PAGE: A MURAL IN BELLEVILLE, 2011, PHOTO BY FREDERIC SOLTAN. ABOVE: A WOMAN STANDS AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRWAY TO THE BELLEVILLE METRO STATION, 1985, PHOTO BY PETER TURNLEY. OPPOSITE PAGE: BELLEVILLE STREET, BELLEVILLE, 1993, PHOTO BY RICHARD KALVAR.


Belleville aujourd’hui Unlike other Parisian neighborhoods whose demographics have been completely changed by gentrification, this part of Paris has kept its diverse inhabitants, and in general harmony, too. No one has been forced out of Belleville due to skyrocketing rents, thanks to plentiful public housing in the neighborhood. The peace in Belleville seems singular compared to the riots that have surfaced in Paris’s suburbs— les banlieues—in recent years. Indeed, for all its jumble of ethnicities, its scruffiness, and relative obscurity to toursists, Belleville has become a hidden respite in Paris for its residents, and those who love its specific charms find a permanent and welcome home here. —AMY BORATKO AND ALEX RIPP PRODUCTION DRAMATURGS


CAST PASCALE ARMAND (AMINA) is delighted to return to Yale Rep, where she previously appeared in Danai Gurira’s Eclipsed (2010 Connecticut Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Ensemble) and the world premiere of dance of the holy ghosts by Marcus Gardley. Her other theatre credits include the American premiere of Kwame Kwei-Armah’s Let There Be Love (CENTERSTAGE); a sixmonth tour of Lynn Nottage’s play Ruined (La Jolla Playhouse, Huntington Stage, Berkeley Repertory Theatre); August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean (Arena Stage); Doubt (Vermont Stage Company); Gee’s Bend (Kansas City Repertory Theatre); As You Like It (Hangar Theatre); Blues for an Alabama Sky, Hamlet (Syracuse Stage); Four (Manhattan Theatre Club); Breath Boom (Playwrights Horizons); The Piano Lesson, Jitney (Actors Theatre of Louisville), as well as productions at La Jolla Playhouse and American Repertory Theatre. TV and film appearances include Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Strangers with Candy, and Kinsey.

MARIA DIZZIA (ABBY) previously appeared at Yale Rep in the title role in Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice and Iphigeneia at Aulis. Her New York credits include Cradle and All opposite Greg Keller, Sarah Ruhl’s In the Next Room (or the vibrator play) (2010 Tony Award nomination, Best Performance by a Featured Actress), The Hallway Trilogy, The Drunken City, Eurydice, The Wooden Breeks, Pullman Car Hiawatha, Apparition, Alice the Magnet, Cause for Alarm, and Gone Missing. Regional credits include Not Waving (Williamstown Theatre Festival); Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven (Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company); Trouble in Mind (CENTERSTAGE); Blur (Dallas Theater Center); Fêtes de la Nuit (Berkeley Repertory Theatre); Unusual Acts of Devotion, Sheridan (La Jolla Playhouse); Proof (Geva Theatre); Romeo and Juliet (Alabama Shakespeare Festival); and A Midsummer’s Night Dream (Shakespeare Santa Cruz). Film and television: Lola Versus, The Happy Sad, Keep the Lights On, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Margin Call, Rachel Getting Married, Down the Shore, The Other Woman, A New York Thing, Kiddie Ride, Louie, Fringe, Smith, Law & Order, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Maria received her MFA from the University of California, San Diego, and is an Associate Artist with The Civilians. GREG KELLER (ZACK) Credits include Cradle and All opposite Maria Dizzia (Manhattan Theatre Club), 33 Variations with Jane Fonda (Ahmanson Theatre), The Seagull with Dianne Wiest and Alan Cumming (Classic Stage Company), Smudge (Women’s Project), and That Pretty Pretty (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater). His regional credits include productions at Denver Center, Arena Stage, Florida Stage, and eight plays at the Berkshire Theatre Festival. Greg holds an MFA in acting from Tisch School of the 14


Arts at NYU and was a Lila Acheson Wallace Playwriting Fellow at The Juilliard School, where he was a two-time Lecomte du Nouy Prize winner. His plays have been produced at the Cherry Lane Theatre, LAByrinth Theater Company, and Berkshire Theatre Festival. Born and raised in Manhattan, Greg is a member of LAByrinth Theater Company and Partial Comfort Productions. Upcoming: Wit on Broadway with Cynthia Nixon.

GILBERT OWUOR (ALIOUNE) has appeared Off-Broadway in The Orphans’ Home Cycle (Drama Desk Special Award: Theatrical Event of the Season), The First Breeze of Summer (Signature Theatre Company); The Brothers Size and Hamlet (The Public Theater). His regional credits include The Orphans’ Home Cycle (Hartford Stage); A Fair Country, The Blue Demon (Huntington Theatre); Mother Courage & Her Children, Pericles (American Repertory Theatre); Miss Julie (Yale Rep); As You Like It, King Lear (Shakespeare Santa Cruz); Macbeth, Henry V, Twelfth Night, The Tempest (Commonwealth Shakespeare, Boston); The Brothers Size (The Studio Theatre, Washington, DC); and A Raisin in the Sun (Actors Theatre of Louisville). Gilbert appeared in the film Taharuki and in ABC’s All My Children on television. This fall, Gilbert will star in the film Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You with Marcia Gay Harden, Lucy Liu, and Ellen Burstyn. Gilbert is a graduate of Yale School of Drama, where he received the Oliver Thorndike Acting Award.

CREATIVE TEAM JEFF BARRY (FIGHT DIRECTOR) is thrilled to be back at Yale Rep, where he performed in The Comedy of Errors and worked with fight director Rick Sordelet on King Lear, The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow, and Sarah Ruhl’s Passion Play. As an actor, Jeff works in theatre, film, and television. Regional credits include productions at the Guthrie Theater, The Huntington Theatre Company, Virginia Stage Company, Dorset Theatre Festival, and the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Film and TV credits include Guiding Light, Upright Citizens Brigade, The Last Harbor, The Company Men, and Date Night. He is the co-artistic director of Miscreant Theatre Company, and he can be seen in the upcoming film How We Got Away With It. Jeff is a graduate of Yale School of Drama, where he received the Oliver Thorndike Award in Acting.

AMY BORATKO (PRODUCTION DRAMATURG) is the Literary Manager at Yale Rep and has previously served as dramaturg on the Yale Rep productions of Autumn Sonata, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Battle of Black and Dogs, Compulsion, Notes from Underground, A Woman of No Importance, Eurydice, and The Cherry Orchard. Other dramaturgy credits include The Time of Your Life, The Summer People, Romeo and Juliet, The War Is Over (Yale School of Drama); as well as Voice and Vision’s ENVISION Retreat at Bard College. She has been a teaching fellow at Yale College and Yale School of Drama and was a managing editor of Theater magazine. A graduate of Rice University, she received her MFA in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism from Yale School of Drama. 15


CREATIVE TEAM AMY HERZOG (PLAYWRIGHT) is making her Yale Rep debut. Her plays include 4000 Miles (Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT3, upcoming at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center), After the Revolution (Williamstown Theatre Festival, Playwrights Horizons; John Gassner Award nomination, Lilly Award), Hungry (Ensemble Studio Theatre), and Belleville (commissioned by Yale Rep). She has had readings/workshops at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York Stage and Film, Arena Stage, and Soho Rep, among others. She holds commissions from Yale Rep and Playwrights Horizons and is an alumna of Youngblood, Play Group, and the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab; a Helen Merrill Award recipient, a former Playwrights Realm Fellow, and Playwright-in-Residence at Ars Nova in 2010. She has taught playwriting at Bryn Mawr and Yale. Amy received her MFA from Yale School of Drama. ROBERT KAPLOWITZ (SOUND DESIGNER AND COMPOSER) has had the privilege to write music and/or create sound designs for hundreds of plays and is flattered to have been honored with both a Tony Award for Fela! and an OBIE Award for Sustained Excellence. Selected credits include John Beluso’s The Poor Itch, Lemon Anderson’s County of Kings, Neil LaBute’s Wrecks (The Public Theater); The Art Spiegelman/ Pilobolus collaboration Hapless Hooligan; David Adjmi’s Stunning (Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT3); Kia Corthron’s Light, Raise the Roof (New York Theatre Workshop); Abbie Spallen’s Pumpgirl (Manhattan Theatre Club); Chloe Moss’s This Wide Night (Naked Angels); Adam Bock’s The Thugs (Soho Rep) and A Small Fire (Playwrights Horizons); as well as designs for Second Stage Theatre, LAByrinth Theater Company, MCC Theater, Primary Stages, Vineyard Theatre, Sundance, PlayPenn, the O’Neill Playwrights Center, and others. He is married to a former John Deere Catalog Model whom he loves, along with his son Niall, more than any work he’s ever done. ANNE KAUFFMAN (DIRECTOR) made her Yale Rep debut last season with the world premiere of We Have Always Lived in the Castle. Her New York theatre credits include This Wide Night (Naked Angels, Lucille Lortel Award nomination), Stunning (Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT3), Sixty Miles to Silver Lake (Page 73 Productions/Soho Rep), God’s Ear (Vineyard Theatre/New Georges), The Thugs (Soho Rep, OBIE Award), Dot (Clubbed Thumb), Have You Seen Steve Steven? (13 Playwrights), The Ladies (The Civilians/Dixon Place/Cherry Lane Theatre), and The Loyal Opposition (New York Theatre Workshop). Her other theatre credits include The Flea and the Professor (Arden Theatre Company; Barrymore Award, Best Overall Production); Maple and Vine, Act A Lady (Humana Festival of New American Plays); You Better Sit Down: tales from my parents’ divorce, Six Degrees of Separation (Williamstown Theatre Festival); Becky Shaw (Wilma Theater; Barrymore Award, Outstanding Direction); The Winter’s Tale (Chautauqua Theater Company); Communist Dracula Pageant (American Repertory Theatre); Expecting Isabel, Doubt (Asolo Repertory Theatre); and The Typographer’s Dream (Encore Theatre Company/Shotgun Players). She is the recipient of a Lilly Award and the Theatre Communication Group’s Alan Schneider Director Award. Artistic

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Affiliations: Drama League; The Civilians, Founding Associate Artist; Clubbed Thumb, Artistic Associate; New York Theatre Workshop, Usual Suspect; New Georges Kitchen Cabinet; Soho Rep, Artistic Council.

JULIA C. LEE (SCENIC DESIGNER) Originally from Taiwan, Julia is a third-year MFA candidate at Yale School of Drama, where her set design credits include Eurydice and Passing (Carlotta Festival of New Plays). She received her BA with a double major in theatre and sociology from National Taiwan University. She is the recipient of the Donald and Zorka Oenslager Scholarship in Stage Design and the Eldon Elder Fellowship. Her other theatre credits include sets for Hollow Roots, Erebus and Terror, and Salome (Yale Cabaret); The Dining Room, Under Queen’s Bridge, and 4.48 Psychosis (National Taiwan University). She has also worked as an assistant director for The Spurt of Blood (National Taiwan University) and actor for Black White Zoo (Critical Point Theatre Phenomenon). juliaclee.com

NINA HYUN SEUNG LEE (LIGHTING DESIGNER) is a third-year MFA candidate at Yale School of Drama, where she has designed lighting for Macbeth, A Streetcar Named Desire, and both Blacktop Sky and The Tall Girls in the Carlotta Festival of New Plays. Her Yale Cabaret credits include Vaska Vaska, Glöm. She also designed lighting for Connecticut College’s 2010 senior dance show. She is a graduate of York University, Canada, where she received her BFA in theatre design. BETH McGUIRE (VOCAL AND DIALECT COACH) Vocal and dialect credits include the Off-Broadway productions of The Overwhelming (Roundabout Theatre Company); The Black Eyed (New York Theatre Workshop); Five by Tenn (Manhattan Theatre Club); People Be Heard (Playwrights Horizons); Candida, Gas Light (The Roundtable Ensemble); Free Market, Exit Cuckoo (WorkingTheater); Art of Memory (Company SoGoNo); and In Darfur (The Public Theater). Regional: The Piano Lesson, The Servant of Two Masters, Eclipsed, Death of a Salesman, Lydia, All’s Well That Ends Well, dance of the holy ghosts, The Mystery Plays, The Taming of the Shrew, King Lear, Iphigeneia at Aulis, Kingdom of Earth (Yale Rep); Hamlet, Carnival, King John, The Glass Menagerie (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey); The Cook (Hartford Stage); and Crimes of the Heart (The Cape Playhouse). Ms. McGuire is currently on faculty at Yale School of Drama; is a member of VASTA (The Voice and Speech Trainers Association), Actors’ Equity, SAG, and AFTRA; and is an actress with over 30 years of performance experience. MARK NAGLE (COSTUME DESIGNER) is a third-year MFA candidate at Yale School of Drama, where his credits include Jib and Passing (Carlotta Festival of New Plays). He is the recipient of the Donald M. Oenslager Scholarship in Stage Design. Some of his other design credits include sets for Far Away and costumes for pleasureD (Yale Cabaret); The Rose Mark’d Queen, The Tempest (Yale Summer Cabaret); Invisible Cities (Red Light New Music); Close Up Space (Chautauqua Theater Company); and 17


CREATIVE TEAM String Fever (Yellow Taxi Productions). He also was the in-house costume assistant at American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco for two seasons. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a BA in social work.

GINA NOELE ODIERNO (STAGE MANAGER) is a third-year MFA candidate at Yale School of Drama, where her credits include Ruzante, Eurydice, Othello, House of Cards, Orlando, and elijah (Carlotta Festival of New Plays). Other credits include The Profit of Creation (Yale Institute for Music Theatre), as well as productions with the Marion County Center for the Arts, Carnival Cruise Lines, California Theatre Center, and Central Piedmont Summer Theatre. She is a graduate of Florida State University School of Theatre, where she received her BFA in design and technology. Member of Actors’ Equity Association. ALEX RIPP (PRODUCTION DRAMATURG) served as assistant dramaturg on The Piano Lesson at Yale Rep last season. She is a second-year MFA candidate at Yale School of Drama and a current managing editor of Theater Magazine. She was literary intern at McCarter Theatre, where she was the assistant dramaturg on Fetch Clay, Make Man and Take Flight. She is a graduate of Princeton University, where she majored in Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Culture. Alex’s translation of Rey Planta by Chilean theatre artist Manuela Infante, was produced by the Yale Cabaret this semester.

TARA RUBIN CASTING (CASTING DIRECTOR) has been casting at Yale Rep since 2004. Broadway: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; Promises, Promises; A Little Night Music; Billy Elliot; Shrek; Guys and Dolls; The Country Girl; Rock ’n’ Roll; The Farnsworth Invention; Young Frankenstein; The Little Mermaid; Mary Poppins; My Fair Lady; The Pirate Queen; Les Misérables; The History Boys; Spamalot; Jersey Boys; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; The Producers; Mamma Mia!; Imaginary Friends; The Phantom of the Opera; Oklahoma!. Lincoln Center Theater: Happiness, The Frogs, Contact, Thou Shalt Not. Off-Broadway: Love, Loss, and What I Wore and Second Stage Theatre. Regional: Kennedy Center, La Jolla Playhouse, Dallas Theater Center. RICK SORDELET (FIGHT DIRECTOR) Fifty Broadway productions, including Disney’s The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Tarzan, The Little Mermaid, and Aida. More than fifty productions all over the world, including Cyrano de Bergerac starring Placido Domingo at the Metropolitan Opera, The Royal Opera House, and La Scala in Milan. Stunt coordinator for the films The Game Plan starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Dan in Real Life starring Steve Carell and Juliette Binoche, and Hamlet starring Campbell Scott. He served as the chief stunt coordinator for Guiding Light. Rick sits on the board of the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and is a company member of Drama Dept. He teaches at Yale School of Drama, The New School for Drama, and The Neighborhood Playhouse; and he is the author of the play Buried Treasure. Rick is a proud recipient of the Edith Oliver Award for Sustained Excellence from the Lucille Lortel Foundation. He is married to actress Kathleen Kelly and has three children: Kaelan, Christian, and Collin. 18


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YALE REPERTORY THEATRE JAMES BUNDY (ARTISTIC DIRECTOR) is in his tenth year as Dean of Yale School of Drama and Artistic Director of Yale Repertory Theatre. In his first nine seasons, Yale Rep has produced more than twenty world, American, and regional premieres, six of which have been honored by the Connecticut Critics Circle with the award for Best Production of the year, and two of which have been Pulitzer Prize finalists. During this time, Yale Rep has also commissioned more than two dozen artists to write new work and provided low-cost theatre tickets and classroom visits to thousands of middle and high school students from Greater New Haven through WILL POWER!, an educational program initiated in 2004. Mr. Bundy’s directing credits include The Psychic Life of Savages, The Ladies of the Camellias, All’s Well That Ends Well, A Woman of No Importance, Death of a Salesman, and A Delicate Balance at Yale Rep, as well as productions at Great Lakes Theater Festival, The Acting Company, California Shakespeare Festival, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and The Juilliard School Drama Division. A recipient of the Connecticut Critics Circle’s Tom Killen Award for extraordinary contributions to Connecticut professional theatre in 2007, Mr. Bundy currently serves on the board of directors of Theatre Communications Group, the national service organization for nonprofit theatre. Previously, he worked as Associate Producing Director of The Acting Company, Managing Director of Cornerstone Theater Company, and Artistic Director of Great Lakes Theater Festival. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale School of Drama. VICTORIA NOLAN (MANAGING DIRECTOR) is in her 19th year as Managing Director of Yale Repertory Theatre, serves as Deputy Dean of Yale School of Drama, and is on its faculty. She was previously Managing Director of Indiana Repertory Theatre, Associate Managing Director at Baltimore’s CENTERSTAGE, Managing Director at Ram Island Dance Company in Portland, Maine; and she has held various positions at Loeb Drama Center of Harvard University; TAG Foundation, an organization producing Off-Broadway modern dance festivals; and Boston University School for the Arts. Ms. Nolan has been an evaluator for the National Endowment for the Arts, for which she has chaired numerous grant panels, and has served on other panels and foundation review boards including the AT&T Foundation, The Heinz Family Foundation, Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund, and the Metropolitan Life Foundation. She has also served on the Executive Committee of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) and on numerous negotiating teams for national labor contracts. A Fellow at Yale’s Saybrook College, she is the recipient of the Betsy L. Mahaffey Arts Administration Fellowship Award from the State of Connecticut and the Elm/Ivy Award, given jointly by Yale University and the City of New Haven for distinguished service to the community.

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JENNIFER KIGER (ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR) is in her seventh year at Yale Rep and is also director of the new play programs of the Yale Center for New Theatre, an artist-driven initiative that supports the creation of new plays and musicals for the American stage through commissions, residencies, workshops, and productions. Ms. Kiger came to Yale Rep from South Coast Repertory (SCR), where she was Literary Manager from 2000 to 2005 and served as Co-Director of the Pacific


Playwrights Festival. She was dramaturg on more than 40 new plays at SCR, including the world premieres of Rolin Jones’s The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow, Amy Freed’s The Beard of Avon, and the West Coast premieres of Sarah Ruhl’s The Clean House and Nilo Cruz’s Anna in the Tropics. Prior to that, she served as production dramaturg at American Repertory Theatre, collaborating with Robert Brustein, Robert Woodruff, Liz Diamond, and Kate Whoriskey, and with multi-media director Bob McGrath on stage adaptations of Robert Coover’s Charlie in the House of Rue and Mac Wellman’s Hypatia. She has been a dramaturg for the Playwrights’ Center of Minneapolis and Boston Theatre Works and a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts and the California Arts Council. Ms. Kiger completed her training in Dramaturgy at the American Repertory Theatre Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University, where she taught courses in acting and dramatic arts. BRONISLAW SAMMLER (PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR) has been Chair of Yale School of Drama’s acclaimed Technical Design and Production Department since 1980. In 2007 he was named the Henry McCormick Professor (Adjunct) of Technical Design and Production by Yale’s President, Richard C. Levin. He is co-editor of Technical Brief and Technical Design Solutions for Theatre, Vols. I & II. He co-authored Structural Design for the Stage, which won the United States Institute of Theatre Technology’s (USITT) Golden Pen Award. Demonstrating his commitment to excellence in technical education and professional production, he co-founded USITT’s National Theatre Technology Exhibit, an on-going biennial event; he has served as a commissioner and a director at-large and is a lifetime Fellow of the Institute. He was honored as Educator of the Year in 2006 by the New England Theatre Conference and chosen to receive the USITT Distinguished Achievement Award in Technical Production in 2009. His production management techniques and his introduction of structural design to scenic technology are being employed in both educational and professional theatres throughout the world. JAMES MOUNTCASTLE (PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER), has been at Yale Rep since 2004. He has stage managed productions of We Have Always Lived in the Castle, The Master Builder, Passion Play, Richard II, Eurydice, a new adaptation of The Cherry Orchard, and the world premiere of The Clean House. A professional stage manager for more than twenty years, he has worked in regional, stock, and Broadway theatre. Broadway credits include Damn Yankees, Jekyll & Hyde, Judgment at Nuremberg, The Boys from Syracuse, The Smell of the Kill, Life x(3), and Wonderful Town. Mr. Mountcastle spent several Christmas seasons in New York City as stage manager for the now legendary production of A Christmas Carol at Madison Square Garden. Broadway national tours include City of Angels, Falsettos, and My Fair Lady. He served as Production Stage Manager for Damn Yankees starring Jerry Lewis for both its national tour and at the Adelphi Theatre in London’s West End. In addition, Mr. Mountcastle has worked at The Kennedy Center, CENTERSTAGE in Baltimore, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and elsewhere. James and his wife Julie live in North Haven and are the very proud parents of two beautiful girls: Ellie, who is 12 years old, and Katie, age 10. 21


YALE REPERTORY THEATRE STAFF James Bundy, Artistic Director Victoria Nolan, Managing Director Jennifer Kiger, Associate Artistic Director

ARTISTIC

Resident Artists Paula Vogel, Playwright-in-Residence Liz Diamond, Evan Yionoulis, Resident Directors Catherine Sheehy, Resident Dramaturg Ming Cho Lee, Set Design Advisor Michael Yeargan, Resident Set Designer Jane Greenwood, Costume Design Advisor Jess Goldstein, Resident Costume Designer Jennifer Tipton, Lighting Design Advisor Stephen Strawbridge, Resident Lighting Designer David Budries, Sound Design Advisor Walton Wilson, Voice and Speech Advisor Rick Sordelet, Fight Advisor Mary Hunter, Stage Management Advisor Associate Artists 52nd Street Project, Kama Ginkas, Mark Lamos, MTYZ Theatre/Moscow New Generations Theatre, Bill Rauch, Sarah Ruhl, Henrietta Yanovskaya Artistic Administration Amy Boratko, Literary Manager Kay Perdue Meadows, Artistic Associate Tanya Dean, Artistic Coordinator Elliot B. Quick, Anne Seiwerath, Literary Associates Tara Rubin, C.S.A.; Merri Sugarman, C.S.A.; Eric Woodall, C.S.A.; Lindsay Levine; Kaitlin Shaw, Casting Ruth M. Feldman, Director of Education and Accessibility Services Teresa Mensz, Library Services Assistant Josie Brown, Senior Administrative Assistant to the Artistic Director and Associate Artistic Director Laurie Coppola, Senior Administrative Assistant for the Directing, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism, Playwriting, and Stage Management Departments Mary Volk, Senior Administrative Assistant for the Design and Sound Design Departments

ADMINISTRATION

Karena Fiorenza Ingersoll, Jaeeun Joo, Associate Managing Directors Michael Bateman, Lico Whitfield, Assistant Managing Directors Yu Shen, Alyssa Simmons, Management Assistants Emalie Mayo, Senior Administrative Assistant to the Managing Director Reynaldi Lolong, Company Manager Development and Alumni Affairs Deborah S. Berman, Director of Development and Alumni Affairs Barry Kaplan, Senior Staff Writer Susan C. Clark, Laura J. Eckelman, Elizabeth Elliott, Development Associates Belene Day, Senior Administrative Assistant to Development and Marketing & Communications Melissa Zimmerman, Development Assistant

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Finance and Information Technology Katherine D. Burgueño, Director of Finance and Human Resources Denise Zaczek, Associate Director of Finance Cristal Coleman, Alex Grennan, Ashlie Russell, Business Office Specialists Randall Rode, Information Technology Director Daryl Brereton, Associate Information Technology Director Mara Hazzard-Wallingford, Director, Yale Tessitura Consortium Toni Ann Simiola, Senior Administrative Assistant to Business Office, Information Technology, Operations, and Tessitura Marketing, Communications, and Audience Services Anne Trites, Director of Marketing and Communications Steven Padla, Senior Associate Director of Communications Daniel Cress, Senior Associate Director of Marketing Rachel Smith, Associate Director of Marketing DeDe Jacobs-Komisar, Associate Director of Marketing Sarah Stevens-Morling, Online Communications and Advertising Manager Marguerite Elliott, Publications Manager Brittany Behrens, Anne Flammang, Marketing Assistants Kathleen Martin, Graphic Design and Production Assistant Fraver, Graphic Designer Joan Marcus, Production Photographer Janna J. Ellis, Associate Director of Audience Services and Tessitura Specialist Laura Kirk, Assistant Audience Services Director Tracy Baldini, Subscriptions Coordinator Shane Quinn, Audience Services Assistant Evan Beck, Amanda Bermudez, Amanda Culp, Courtney Engle, Gabriel Levey, Tiffany Lin, Emily Sanna, William Smith, Joanna Wilson, Box Office Assistants Operations Diane Galt, Director of Facility Operations Rich Abrams, Operations Associate Paul Catalano, Arts and Drama Zone Superintendent Krista J. MacLellan, 217 Park and 212 York Superintendent VonDeen Ricks, Senior Custodian Marcia Riley, Building Attendant Lucille Bochert, Norma Crimley, Donell D’Gioia, Ty Frost, Warren Lyde, Mark Roy, Custodians Theater Safety and Occupational Health William J. Reynolds, Director of Theater Safety and Occupational Health Jacob Thompson, Security Officer Ed Jooss, Audience Safety Officer Fred Geier, Customer Service and Safety Officer

PRODUCTION

Bronislaw J. Sammler, Production Supervisor James Mountcastle, Production Stage Manager Jonathan Reed, Senior Associate Production Supervisor Grace O’Brien, Senior Administrative Assistant to the Production Department


Costumes Tom McAlister, Costume Shop Manager Robin Hirsch, Associate Costume Shop Manager Mary Zihal, Senior Draper Clarissa Wylie Youngberg, Draper Deborah Bloch, Senior First Hand Linda Kelley-Dodd, Costume Project Coordinator Denise O’Brien, Wig and Hair Design Barbara Bodine, Company Hairdresser Linda Wingerter, Costume Stock Manager Greta Schmitt, Assistant to the Costume Shop Manager Electrics Donald W. Titus, Lighting Supervisor Jason Wells, Linda Young, Head Electricians Emily Erdman, Assistant to the Lighting Supervisor Painting Ru-Jun Wang, Scenic Charge Angie Meninger, Scenic Artist Keri Kriston, Assistant Scenic Artist Allison Jackson, Nathan Jasunas, Assistants to the Painting Supervisor Properties Brian Cookson, Properties Master David P. Schrader, Properties Craftsperson Jennifer McClure, Properties Assistant Bill Batschelet, Properties Stock Manager Scenery Colin Buckhurst, Don Harvey, Neil Mulligan, Technical Directors Alan Hendrickson, Electro Mechanical Laboratory Supervisor Eric Sparks, Shop Foreman Matt Gaffney, Sharon Reinhart, Master Shop Carpenters Brandon Fuller, Ryan Gardner, Shop Carpenters C. Nikki Mills, Kenyth X. Thomason, Jacqueline Deniz Young, Assistants to the Technical Director Sound Josh Loar, Sound Supervisor Paul Bozzi, Staff Sound Engineer Jacob Riley, Jennifer Timms, Assistants to the Sound Supervisor Projections Erich Bolton, Projection Supervisor Micah Stieglitz, Head Projection Technician Stage Operations Janet Cunningham, Stage Carpenter Kate Begley Baker, Properties Runner Elizabeth Bolster, Wardrobe Supervisor Charles Harbert, Sound Operator

ADDITIONAL STAFF FOR BELLEVILLE

Rachel Marcus, Assistant Director Christopher Ash, Assistant Scenic Designer Kyungjin Kim, Assistant Costume Designer Benjamin Ehrenreich, Assistant Lighting Designer Mike Backhaus, Assistant Sound Designer and Engineer Catherine Costanzo, Assistant Stage Manager Shaminda Amarakoon, Associate Production Supervisor Eric C. Lin, Technical Director Hannah Shafran, Karen Walcott, Assistant Technical Directors Nicholas Johnson, Master Electrician Kaitlyn Anderson, Assistant Properties Master Xaq Webb, Assistant Company Manager Lauren Wainwright, House Manager Maria Cantin, Meghan Dougherty, Eric Gershman, Oliver Wason, Run Crew UNDERSTUDIES Mamoudou Athie, Alioune Prema Cruz, Amina Dan O’Brien, Zack Carly Zien, Abby

SPECIAL THANKS Virgil Blanc, C.A. White, Inc. and Campus View Apartments, Fatymatou Dia, Kilim Carpet Company, Long Wharf Theatre props department, Christopher L. Miller

The Actors and Stage Manager employed in this production are members of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers. The Scenic, Costume, Lighting, and Sound Designers in LORT are represented by United Artists Local USA-829, IATSE.

Yale Repertory Theatre operates under an agreement between the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Belleville October 21 to November 12, 2011 Yale Repertory Theatre, 1120 Chapel Street

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YALE CENTER FOR NEW THEATRE YALE REPERTORY THEATRE is dedicated to the production of new plays and bold interpretations of classics and has produced well over 100 premieres—including two Pulitzer Prize winners and four other nominated finalists—by emerging and established playwrights. Eleven Yale Rep productions have advanced to Broadway, garnering more than 40 Tony Award nominations and eight Tony Awards. Yale Rep is also the recipient of the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre. Professional assignments at Yale Repertory Theatre are integral components of the program at Yale School of Drama, the nation’s leading graduate theatre training conservatory. Established in 2008, the YALE CENTER FOR NEW THEATRE is an artist-driven initiative that devotes major resources to the commissioning, development, and production of new plays and musicals at Yale Rep and across the country. A key component of the Center’s work is the support of productions of Yale-commissioned works at theatres other than Yale Rep. The Center also facilitates residencies of playwrights and composers at Yale School of Drama. To date, the Yale Center for New Theatre has supported the work of more than thirty commissioned artists as well as the world premieres and subsequent productions of nine new American plays and musicals—including this season’s Belleville by Amy Herzog, Good Goods by Christina Anderson, and The Realistic Joneses by Will Eno. Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground, adapted by Bill Camp and Robert Woodruff, was the first commissioned play supported by the Center to receive its world premiere at Yale Rep. In 2010, Notes had its West Coast premiere at La Jolla Playhouse and its New York premiere at Theatre for a New Audience, in association with the Baryshnikov Arts Center. The Center also supported the world premiere co-production of Rinne Groff’s Compulsion at Yale Rep, Berkeley Rep, and The Public Theater—as well as the world premiere of the Yale-commissioned On the Levee by Marcus Gardley, Todd Almond, and Lear deBessonet at Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT3.

COMMISSIONED ARTISTS David Adjmi, Todd Almond, Hilary Bell, Adam Bock, Bill Camp, Lear deBessonet, Will Eno, Marcus Gardley, Matt Gould, Kirsten Greenidge, Danai Gurira, Ann Marie Healy, Amy Herzog, Naomi Iizuka, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Aditi Brennan Kapil, Carson Kreitzer, Dan LeFranc, Elizabeth Meriwether, Scott Murphy, Julie Marie Myatt, David LeFort Nugent, Lina Patel, Jay Reiss, Sarah Ruhl, Octavio Solis, Lucy Thurber, Alice Tuan, Paula Vogel, Kathryn Walat, Anne Washburn, Marisa Wegrzyn, and Robert Woodruff

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Yale Rep productions supported by the YALE CENTER FOR NEW THEATRE, clockwise from the top: Merritt Janson and Bill Camp in Notes from Underground, 2009; Cristin Paige and Randy Harrison (background: Leslie Kritzer and Emily Swallow) in POP!, 2009; Jenn Gambatese and Sean Palmer in We Have Always Lived in the Castle, 2010; Ella Joyce and Francesca Choy-Kee in Bossa Nova, 2010; and Mandy Patinkin in Compulsion, 2010. Photos by Joan Marcus. 25


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ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES

HOW TO REACH US Yale Repertory Theatre Box Office 1120 Chapel Street (at York St.) PO Box 208244, New Haven, CT 06520 203.432.1234 Email: yalerep@yale.edu

Yale Repertory Theatre offers all patrons the most comprehensive accessibility services program in Connecticut, including a season of open-captioned and audiodescribed performances, a free assistive listening system, large-print and Braille programs, wheelchair accessibility with an elevator entrance into the Yale Rep Theatre located on the left side of the building, and accessible seating. For more information about the theatre’s accessibility services, contact Ruth M. Feldman, Director of Education and Accessibility Services, at 203.432.8425 or rm.feldman@yale.edu.

BOX OFFICE HOURS Monday to Friday from 10AM to 5PM Saturday from 12PM to 5PM Until 8PM on all show nights FIRE NOTICE Illuminated signs above each door indicate emergency exits. Please check for the nearest exit. In the event of an emergency, you will be notified by theatre personnel and assisted in the evacuation of the building. RESTROOMS Restrooms are located downstairs. Please contact the concierge for assistance with the elevator. EMERGENCY CALLS Please leave your cell phone and/or beeper, name, and seat number with the concierge. We’ll notify you if necessary. The emergency-only telephone number at Yale Rep is 203.764.4014. GROUP RATES Discounted tickets are available for groups of ten or more. Please call 203.432.1572. SEATING POLICY Everyone must have a ticket. Sorry, no children in arms or on laps. Patrons who become disruptive will be asked to leave the theatre.

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Yale Repertory Theatre’s accessibility services are supported in part by The Seedlings Foundation and the Carol L. Sirot Foundation. Yale Repertory Theatre gratefully acknowledges the Carol L. Sirot Foundation for underwriting the assistive listening systems in our theatres. AUDIO DESCRIBED (AD) A live narration of the play’s action, sets, and costumes for patrons who are blind or low vision. OPEN CAPTIONING (OC) You’ll never again have to ask, “What did they say?” Open Captioning provides a digital display of the play’s dialogue as it’s spoken. Open Captioning and Audio Described performances are on Saturdays at 2PM. AD pre-show description begins at 1:45PM.

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YALE REP’S EDUCATION PROGRAMS As part of Yale Rep’s commitment to our community, we provide two significant youth theatre programs. Since our 2003–04 season, WILL POWER!, which offers teacher training and curricular support prior to seeing a selected play at Yale Rep, has served more than 15,000 Connecticut students and educators. The Dwight/Edgewood Project brings eight middle school students from New Haven’s Augusta Lewis Troup Middle School to Yale Rep for a monthlong, after-school playwriting program designed to strengthen their self-esteem and creative expression.

FROM TOP: SCHOOLS GATHERING FOR WILL POWER!; THE DWIGHT/EDGEWOOD PROJECT, 2011.

Yale Rep’s education programs are supported in part by Allegra Print and Imaging; Anna Fitch Ardenghi General Charitable Purpose Trust, Bank of America, Trustee; Estate of Cynthia K. Barrington; Deborah S. Berman; Bob and Priscilla Dannies; Bruce Graham; the Lucille Lortel Foundation; Romaine A. Macomb; Mrs. Romaine Macomb; Jane Marcher Foundation; Jim and Dawn Miller; NewAlliance Foundation; Robbin A. Seipold; Sandra Shaner; Cheever and Sally Tyler; Esme Usdan; Charles and Patricia Walkup; and Bert and Martha Weisbart.

SPONSORSHIP: COMMUNITY PARTNERS Allegra Print and Imaging Est Est Est Fleur de Lys Floral and Gifts Heirloom Hull’s Arts Supply and Framing Koji Mionetto New Haven Register

Scoozzi Trattoria and Wine Bar The Study at Yale, a Boutique Hotel Take the Cake GHP Printing and Mailing Willoughby’s Coffee and Tea WSHU Public Radio Group The Yale Bookstore Yellowbook

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CONTRIBUTORS

to Yale School of Drama and Yale Repertory Theatre LEADERSHIP SOCIETY ($50,000 and above) Anonymous Anonymous John Badham John B. Beinecke* Nicholas Ciriello Sterling and Clare Brinkley* Edgar M. Cullman, Jr. Edgar M. Cullman III Scott M. Delman* A.R. Gurney F. Lane Heard III Frederick Iseman* David Johnson Adrian and Nina Jones* Tim Jones and Annie Cardelús* Jennifer Lindstrom* Neil Mazzella Andrew W. Mellon Foundation William S. Monaghan Mary B. Reynolds Robert Riordan Robina Foundation Talia Shire Schwartzman The Shubert Foundation Stephen Timbers Edward Trach* Esme Usdan* GUARANTORS ($25,000–$49,999) Anonymous Lois Chiles and Richard Gilder* Educational Foundation of America Peter Entin* Heidi Ettinger* Estate of Edward Kleno National Endowment for the Arts National Endowment for the Arts, Arts Midwest, Shakespeare in American Communities Edward John Noble Foundation James Munson Reggie Van Lee Cliff Warner BENEFACTORS ($10,000–$24,999) Americana Arts Foundation* Anonymous Lynne and Roger Bolton Mary L. Bundy* CECArts Link

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Michael Diamond Edgerton Foundation Ruth and Steve Hendel* Catherine MacNeil Hollinger* Ellen Iseman Lucille Lortel Foundation Donald B. Lowy Renova Sonja and Patrick Seaver* The Seedlings Foundation* Michael and Riki Sheehan* Jeremy Smith* Carol L. Sirot Foundation Trust for Mutual Understanding PRODUCER’S CIRCLE ($5,000–$9,999) Nina Adams and Moreson Kaplan* Deborah Applegate and Bruce Tulgan* Amy Aquino and Drew McCoy* Foster Bam Jim Burrows Bill Conner The Noel Coward Foundation Marc Flanagan Beth Galston* Linda Gulder Huett* Ben Ledbetter and Deborah Freedman Sarah Long Mionetto USA Carol Ostrow* F. Richard Pappas Linda Frank Rodman Philip J. Smith DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE ($1,000–$4,999) Actor’s Equity Foundation Anna Fitch Ardenghi General Charitable Purpose Trust, Bank of America, Trustee Mr. and Mrs. B. Ashfield* Cornelia Barr Robert L. Barth Estate of Cynthia K. Barrington John Lee Beatty* Jody Locker Berger* Deborah S. Berman* Bisno Productions* Jeffrey A. Bleckner* Katherine Borowitz* Thomas Bruce Robert W. Brundige, Jr. James Bundy

Ben Cameron* Joan D. Channick* Patricia Clarkson Sue Ann Gilfillan and Tony Converse* Peggy Cowles Marycharlotte Cummings* Michael S. David Glen R. Fasman Terry Kevin Fitzpatrick* Marcus Dean Fuller* Leiko Fuseya* David Goldman Fred Gorelick and Cheryl MacLachlan* Stephen Godchaux* James W. Gousseff* John Guare* Richard Harrison Katherine W. Haskins* Carol Thompson Hemingway James Ingalls James Earl Jewell Jane Kaczmarek The Ethel & Abe Lapides Foundation Sasha Emerson Levin George N. Lindsay, Jr Stephen Lindsay William Ludel* Dr. and Mrs. Robert W. Lyons* Jane Lyman* Tien-Tsung Ma* Romaine Macomb* Estate of James MacLaren Jenny Mannis and Henry Wishcamper* Jane Marcher Foundation Edward Martenson Thomas Masse and Dr. James Perlotto* Susan McNamara, MD* Dawn G. Miller Neil Mulligan* Arthur and Merle Nacht* NewAlliance Foundation Victoria Nolan and Clark Crolius* Richard Ostreicher* Steven Oxman* George and Kathy Priest* Sarah Rafferty* Ben and Laraine Sammler* Alvin Schechter* Liev Schreiber* Scoozzi Trattoria and Wine Bar Marie S. Sherer Eugene F. Shewmaker Benjamin Slotznick

Kristin Sosnowsky Kenneth J. Stein* Shepard and Marlene Stone Charles Strotz Lee Stump* Sy Sussman* Robert and Arlene Szczarba* John Henry Thomas Thomas Thurston* Cheever and Sally Tyler* Courtney Vance* Thomas Wilner Amanda Wallace Woods* George Whelen IV* Albert J. Zuckerman* PARTNERS ($500–$999) In Memory of Herbert Altman Mary Ellen and Thomas Atkins* Alexander Bagnall* Alice B. and James T. Brown Joy G. Carlin* Anna Cascio* Cosmo Catalano, Jr.* John Conklin Bob and Priscilla Dannies* Ramon L. Delgado Cory and Bob Donnalley Charitable Foundation* Elizabeth Doyle* Roberta Enoch and Steven Canner* Peter Entin* Michael T. Fulton and Catherine Hernandez Wray Steven Graham* Donald Granger Rob Greenberg William B. Halbert* Karsten Harries and Elizabeth Langhorne* Barbara Hauptman Jane C. Head* Sara Hedgepath Jennifer Hershey* Donald Holder John Robert Hood* Albert Hurwitz* Rolin Jones* Donald and Candice Kohn Frances Kumin* Mildred Kuner* Edward Lapine* Charles Long and Roe Curtis* Linda Lorimer and Charley Ellis


Brian Mann John McAndrew Johanna D. McAuliffe* Susie Medak Daniel Mufson James Naughton Arthur Oliner Dw Phineas Perkins Stephen Pollock Amy Povich* Margaret Adair Quinn Pamela and Arthur Rank* Alan Rosenberg* Tony Shalhoub Sandra Shaner Theodore Shen Carol Spawn* Trainer Family Foundation Carol M. Waaser* William and Phyllis Warfel Zelma Weisfeld Vera Wells* Carolyn S. Wiener* Steven Wolff* Evan Yionoulis Catherine Zuber Steve Zuckerman* INVESTORS ($250–$499) Bruce Altman* Anonymous Susan and Bruce Ackerman Richard Ambacher* Mary B. Arnstein Dylan Baker* James Bakkom* Raymond Baldelli and Ronald Nicholes Robert Baldwin* Christopher Barreca Richard Bianchi* Robert Bienstock Susan Brady and Mark Loeffler* Tom Broecker Mark Brokaw* Claudia Brown Bruce and Janet Bunch Thomas Buttke and Judith Waters Anne and Guido Calabresi Ian Calderon Bozena Chepya Patricia J. Collins* Thomas Colville* George Corrin, Jr. John W. Cunningham Ernestine and Ronald Cwik Richard Sutton Davis*

Drew S. Days III and Ann R. Langdon Charles Dillingham Alexander Dodge* Dennis Dorn Dr. and Mrs. Frederic Finkelstein* Joel Fontaine Anthony Forman* David Freeman* Joseph Gantman Nina M. Glickson Melanie Ginter and John Lapides* The Stewart and Constance Greenfield Foundation* Anne K. Gregerson* Norma and Richard Grossi Regina Guggenheim Sarah Hancock* Scott Hansen* D. Keith Hargreaves Douglas Harvey Michael Haymes and Logan Green Nicole and Larry Heath June and George Higgins Elizabeth Holloway Raymond P. Inkel* Joanna and Lee Jacobus* Cynthia Kaback Helen Kauder and Barry Nalebuff* Barnet K. Kellman* Ashley York Kennedy* John and Evelyn Kossak Foundation David Kriebs* Suttirat Larlarb Kenneth Lewis* Linda Maerz and David Wilson Mark McCullough* Sandra Milles* Lawrence Mirkin* William and Barbara Nordhaus Maulik Pancholy* Lawrence Perry and Rebecca Wayland* Stephen Pollock Alec and Drika Purves Carol A. Prugh Barbara and David Reif* Bill and Sharon Reynolds* Daniel and Irene Rissi* Harry M. Ritchie Steve Robman* Douglas Rogers* Melina Root* Constanza Romero*

Suzanne Sato Georg Schreiber* Mark and Cindy Slane David Soper and Laura Davis Mary C. Stark* James Beach Steerman* Sandra T. Stein and Harvey Kliman* Jaroslaw Strzemien* Anne Trites Bernard Sundstedt John M. Turturro David J. Ward* Dana Westberg Robert Wierzel* Judith and Guy Yale* Patricia and John Zandy* FRIENDS ($100–$249) Anonymous Emily Aber and Robert Wechsler David E. Ackroyd Lois Aden Joseph V. Agostini* Michael Albano* Sarah Jean Albertson* William Allison* Liz Alsina Annette Ames Leif Ancker Bob and Jane Archibald* Atticus Bakery Clayton Mayo Austin* Angelina Avallone John and Nancy Babington* Frank and Eileen Baker Ken and Jeanette Baldassarri Michael and Heidi Barker* Michael Baron and Ruth Magraw John Barrengos Barbara and Edward Barry Pattsy Bates and Charles W. Eckert William Batsford Mark Bauer Nancy and Richard Beals Andrew A. Beck Spencer P. Beglarian Ursula Belden Wendell and Lora Lee Bell James C. Bellavance Albert Bennett Edward Bennett Elizabeth Bennett Todd Berling Melvin Bernhardt

*Donors who have generously participated in the Annual Fund Matching Challenge.

Henry and Joan Binder* William Bletzinger Anders Bolang* John Cummings Boyd Mark Boyer* John Breedis Mr. and Mrs. Scott J. Brennan Russell and Freddie Brenneman Cynthia Brizzell-Bates Theresa Broach Carole and Arthur Broadus Brenda and Howard Brody Arvin B. Brown Shawn Hamilton Brown* Oscar Lee Brownstein* Philip Bruns Robert Brustein Andrew Bundy and Karen Hansen* Gerard and Ann Burrow* Robert and Linda Burt Jonathan Busky* Sheldon Bustow* Susan Byck* Donald Cairns* Kathryn A. Calnan Vincent Cardinal Lisa Carling Susan Carney and Lincoln Caplan* Carolyn Foundation Adrienne Carter William E. Caruth Raymond Carver Sami Joan Casler Patricia Cavanaugh Dr. and Mrs. W.K. Chandler Edward Check Suellen G. Childs King-Fai Chung* Olive Chypre Nicholas and Barbara Jean Cimmino* Lani Click Becky and Gary Cline* Katherine D. Cline Margaretta M. Clulow Kevin and Roxanne Coady* Jack Cockerill Joel Cogen and Elizabeth Gilson Robert S. Cohen Thomas Colville James Congdon Kristen Connolly* William Connolly* Audrey Conrad Helen and Jack Cooper Aaron Copp Robert Cotnoir

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to Yale School of Drama and Yale Repertory Theatre Stephen Coy* Dana S. Croll Timothy and Pamela Cronin Douglas and Roseline Crowley Jane Ann Crum* William H. Cuddy* Sean Cullen Donato Joseph D’Albis F. Mitchell Dana* Sue and Gus Davis Nigel W. Daw Barbara DeBaptiste* Mr. and Mrs. Paul DeCoster Elizabeth DeLuca Julia L. Devlin* Liz Diamond Jose A. Diaz George Di Cenzo Francis X. and Renee Dineen Gene Diskey Melinda DiVicino Michael Donahue* Christopher Donnelly Franchelle S. Dorn Merle Dowling JoAnne E. Droller, R.N. D. William Duell John A. Duran Karen and Edwin Duval East Coast Management & Consulting, LLC Mindy Eads* Mr. and Mrs. David Ebbin Douglas Edwards Frances L. Egler Dr. and Mrs. Richard Ehrenkranz Marc and Heidi Eisenberg Nancy Reeder El Bouhali* Janann Eldredge Prof. Robert Ellickson and Ms. Lynn Hammer Debbie Ellinghaus* Barbara T. Ellinghaus* Lucinda Thomas Embersits* Jenifer Endicott* Elizabeth English Dirk Epperson David Epstein Edith Dallas Ernst* Howard and Jackie Ertel Frank and Ellen Estes Dan and Elizabeth Esty Jerry N. Evans* Douglass Everhart* Eva Ewing John D. Ezell

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Patricia Fahey* Michael Fain* Kristan Falkowski Ann Farris Christopher Feeley Barbara and Richard Feldman* Ruth M. Feldman* Paul and Susan Fiedler Earle Finch* Alexandra Fischer* Aurelia Fisher* Dennis Flynn Lewis Folden* Joel Fontaine Keith Fowler Walter M. Frankenberger III Abigail Franklin Karen Freedman Linda and Gary Friedlaender* Reynold Frutkin Randy Fullerton Richard Fuhrman* Barbara and Gerald Gaab* David Gainey Jim and Eunice Galligan Anne Galvin Joseph Gantman* Dr. Lonnie Garris Jr. Steven Gefroh Stuart and Beverly Gerber Robert Gerwien Patricia Gilchrist* Morfydd and Gilbert Glaser Robert Glen William Glenn Neil Gluckman* Susan Gobel Marian Godfrey Lindy Lee Gold* Betty and Joshua Goldberg* Norma and Myron H. Goldberg Sandra Goldmark* Robert Goldsby* Timothy and Mary Helen Goldsmith* David Gorton Lori S. Gorton Naomi Grabel Charles F. Grammer Kris and Marc Granetz Katharine Grant Bigelow Green Elizabeth M. Greene* Joe Grifasi Karen Grimmell Alan A. Grudzinski Eugene Gurlitz Dr. Ronald and Maria Hagadus

Anne Hamburger Alexander Hammond Ann T. Hanley* Jerome R. Hanley* David W. Hannegan Scott Hansen Harold Harlow John Harnagel Charlene Harrington Lyndsay N. Harris Betty and Walter Harris James T. Hatcher Scott Hawkins* Ihor Hayda James Hazen Robert Heller* Patricia Helwick Heather Henderson* Stephen Hendrickson* Jennifer Hershey-Benen Dennis Hickey* Roderick Lyons Hickey III* Christopher Higgins* Hill Regional Career High School Elizabeth Holloway Slate Holmgren* Amy Holzapfel Agnes Hood Carol V. Hoover Helena Hoover-Litty and Charles Litty* Mary B. Howard* David Howson* Evelyn Huffman* Hull’s Art Supply and Framing Derek Hunt Mary and Arthur Hunt Peter H. Hunt* Timothy and Diane Hunt Patricia Ireland Ihor Hayda Kirk Jackson John W. Jacobsen Chris Jaehnig* Drs. Donald and Diana Jaffe Ina and Robert Jaffee* Jim and Cynthia Jamieson Jeffrey’s, a restaurant Cynthia Lee Jenner* Geoffrey A. Johnson Marcia Johnson* Donald E. Jones, Jr. Elizabeth Kaiden* Jonathan Kalb Gregory Kandel Carol Kaplan Lloyd A. Kaplan James D. Karr Dr. and Mrs. Michael Kashgarian Bruce Katzman

Edward A. Kaye Jay Keene Asaad Kelada* Arthur J. Kelley, Jr. Abby Kenigsberg Bettyann Kevles Peter Young Hoon Kim Carol Souscek King Shirley Kirschner Dragan Klaic Raymond Klausen* Richard Klein Stephen Kovel Brenda and Justin Kreuzer Jonathan Krupp Bernard Kukoff Mitchell Kurtz William Kux* Howard and Shirley Lamar Marie Landry and Peter Aronson Nico Lang* David Larson Jeremy Larson Michael John Lassell Gerard Leahy Wing Lee* Charles E. Letts III Emily Leue Bradford Lewis* Irene Lewis Jeremy Licht Alan Lichtenstein Martha Lidji Bertram Linder Bruce Lockwood Edgar Loessin Robert Hamilton Long II Sara Low Henry Lowenstein Jean Murkland Luburg Suzanne Cryer Luke Paul David Lukather Nancy Lyon* Andi Lyons* Janell M. MacArthur Elizabeth M. MacKay* Lizbeth Mackay* Laura Brown MacKinnon Wendy MacLeod* Alan Mokler MacVey* Peter Andrew Malbuisson Penney Maloney* Joan Manning* Marvin March Peter Marcuse Elizabeth Margid Jonathan Marks Peter Marshall Robin Marshall Craig Martin Margaret Mason* Maria Mason and William Sybalsky


Richard Mason Carole A. Masters James and Margaret Mathis* Beverly May Amy Lipper McCauley* Alice McConnell* Tarell Alvin McCraney Robert A. McDonald Brian McEleney Thomas McGowan* April McGrath* Deborah McGraw Robert J. McKinna Paul McKinley Patricia McMahon* Bruce W. McMullan Lynne Meadow Mr. and Mrs. James Meisner Stephen W. Mendillo Andrew Metrick* Donald Michaelis* Brina Milikowsky George Miller and Virginia Fallon Jonathan Miller Robert J. Miller Inga-Brita Mills Mary Jane Minkin and Steve Pincus Jennifer Moeller* Richard R. Mone Donald W. Moreland George Morfogen* Anne Morrison* Emily Moskowitz* Grafton V. Mouen Carol Bretz Murray-Negron Gayther Myers, Jr.* David Nancarrow James Naughton Tina C. Navarro* Tobin Nellhaus Regina and Thomas Neville Martha New Ruth Hunt Newman Ronald Dean Nolen* Lynn Nottage* David Nugent* Dwight R. Odle Janet Oetinger Phyllis O’Hammel* Carolyn O’Keefe Ann Okerson Richard Olson* Fran and Ed O’Neill Sara Ormond

Lori Ott Kendric T. Packer Joan D. Pape Dr. and Mrs. Michael Parry John L. Peschel William Peters* Zane Pihlstrom Roberta Pilette* Stephen B. Pollock Lisa Porter Nancy B. Porter* Michael B. Posnick Jeffrey Powell Robert Provenza* Alvin S. Prusoff and Dr. Deborah DeRose William Purves Faye and Ashgar Rastegar Ronald Recasner Ralph Redpath Gail Reen James and Cynthia Reik Sandra and Gernot Reiners Mary B. Reynolds* Ross Sumner Richards* Brian Robinson* Lori Robishaw Gordon Rogoff Howard Rogut Joanna Romberg Philip Rosenberg* Russ Rosensweig* Fernande E. Ross John M. Rothman Jean and Ron Rozett* Jed Rubenfeld* Julia Meade Rudd Kevin Rupnik Dr. Ortwin Rusch* Frederick Russell John and Jeanette Ryan* Dr. and Mrs. Herbert S. Sacks Steven Saklad Peter Salovey and Marta Elisa Moret Clarence Salzer Robert Sandberg* Robert Sandine and Irene Kitzman Frank Sarmiento* Peggy Sasso* Cary Scapillato Joel Schechter Anne Schenck Kenneth Schlesinger* Mr. and Mrs. Michael Schmertzler

Ruth Hein Schmitt* William Schneider* Sanford and Carol Schreiber* Jennifer Schwartz Alexander Scribner Kathleen McElfresh Scott Forrest E. Sears* Paul Selfa* Subrata Sen* Shawn Senavinin* Paul H. Serenbetz Sandra Shaner Morris Sheehan Daniel Shindler* Paul R. Shortt* Mark Shufro Carol M. Sica Lorraine Siggins and Braxton McKee Lee Skolnick Betsy and William Sledge* Helena L. Sokoloff* Suzanne Solensky and Jay Rozgonyi* Alan Solomon E. Gray Smith, Jr.* Marian and Howard Spiro* Regina Starolis Louise Stein* Neal Ann Stephens John Stevens Joseph C. Stevens Marilyn and Robert Stewart* Mark Sullivan Thomas Sullivan Richard Guy Suttor David Loy Sword Douglas Taber* Jane Savitt Tennen* Muriel W. Test Paul J. Tines Eric Ting David F. Toser* Albert J. Toth* Tahlia Townsend Howard B. Treat Jr. Russell L. Treyz Richard B. Trousdell Deborah Trout Miriam S. Tulin Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Tumminio Marge Vallee Joan Van Ark Flora Van Dyke Michael Van Dyke Carrie Van Hallgren*

Hyla and Barry Vine Arthur Vitello* Fred Voelpel Fred Volkmar Elaine and Patrick Wackerly Andrea S. Walker* Charles Walkup Elizabeth Walsh Erik Walstad* Barbara Wareck and Charles Perrow Steven I. Waxler Gil Wechsler* Rosa Weissman* Thomas Werder Charles Werner* Raymond Werner J. Newton White Peter White Joan Whitney Richard Kent Wilcox* Lisa A. Wilde Robert Wildman David Willson Catherine M. Wilson Marshall Williams Carl Wittenberg Michael Wolak Yun C. Wu Arthur and Ann Yost* Zhong Yun and Qun Lin IN-KIND GIFTS Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Krupsky

EMPLOYER MATCHING GIFTS Aetna Foundation Component Engineers, Inc. Corning, Inc. General Electric Corporation IBM The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Mobil Foundation, Inc. Pfizer Pitney Bowes Procter & Gamble The Prospect Hill Foundation SBC Communications, Inc. United Technologies Corporation

*Donors who have generously participated in the Annual Fund Matching Challenge.

This list includes current pledges, gifts, and grants received from July 1, 2010, through September 1, 2011. For more information about making a donation to Yale Repertory Theatre, please contact Sue Clark at 203.432.1559 or susan.clark@yale.edu

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YALE ScHOOL OF dRAmA

dr. faustus lights the lights by gertrude stein directed by lileana blain-cruz

OcTObER 25 TO 29 drama.yale.edu

nO bOundARiES: A SERiES OF GLObAL PERFORmAncES

engagement fÉminin: an evening of west african contemporary dance created and performed by art’ dÉv/compagnie auguste-bienvenue

nOvEmbER 3 TO 5 yalerep.org/noboundaries YALE REPERTORY THEATRE

a doctor in spite of himself

by moliÈre adapted by christopher bayes and steven epp directed by christopher bayes a co-production with berkeley repertory theatre

nOvEmbER 26 TO dEcEmbER 17 yalerep.org

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Life, Liberty, Pursuit of Happiness and the

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John Trumbull, The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776 (detail), 1786–1820. Oil on canvas. Yale University Art Gallery, Trumbull Collection


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