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1 ONSTAGE CE NTE R FOR THE PE RFORMING ARTS AT PENN STATE fall 2014
2 WELCOME TO THE CENTER FOR THE fall 2014 PRESENTATIONS PERFORMING ARTS Regina Carter We want to thank youour patrons, Southern Comfort September 25 members, sponsors, and partnersfor supporting the Center for the Performing Takcs Quartet Arts at Penn State. Because of you, we October 1 are able to provide a variety of perfor- mances and a wealth of educational Cirque Alfonse Timber! opportunities for the University and the October 8 community. We are also happy to an- nounce we have received funding from Aspen Santa Fe Ballet The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that October 14 will allow us to continue the Classical Brian Stokes Mitchell Music Project for the next three years. Simply Broadway October 17 Thank you for being a part of the 20142015 season. SpokFrevo Orquestra October 21 Enjoy the performance! MAMMA MIA! October 23 En Garde Arts Presents BASETRACK Live Created by Edward Bilous October 29 Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Barbara O. Korner, dean The Galileo Project: College of Arts and Architecture Music of the Spheres November 5 Moscow State Symphony Orchestra Joshua Roman, cellist Pavel Kogan, conductor November 11 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center November 20 George Trudeau, director Center for the Performing Arts School of Music Feature Mosaic AT BROOKLINE December 7 1900-1950 Cliffside Drive College of Arts cpa.psu.edu State College, PA 16801 and Architecture Nurturing the spirit of life SM 814.238.3193 www.junipercommunities.com
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7 CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AT PENN STATE WORK LIGHT PRODUCTIONS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, STEPHEN GABRIEL present Todays performance is sponsored by Music and Lyrics by Benny Andersson Bjrn Ulvaeus and some songs with Stig Anderson Book by Catherine Johnson Production designed by Mark Thompson Lighting designed by Howard Harrison Sound designed by Andrew Bruce & Bobby Aitken Musical Supervisor, Additional Material Community Advisory Council & Arrangements Martin Koch The Community Advisory Council is dedicated to strengthening the relationship between the Center for the Performing Arts Choreography and the community. Council members participate in a range Anthony Van Laast of activities in support of this objective. Directed by Nancy VanLandingham, chair Mary Ellen Litzinger Phyllida Lloyd Lam Hood, vice chair Bonnie Marshall Pieter Ouwehand William Asbury Melinda Stearns 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 23, 2014 Patricia Best Susan Steinberg Eisenhower Auditorium Lynn Sidehamer Brown Lillian Upcraft The performance includes one intermission. Philip Burlingame Pat Williams sponsor Alfred Jones Jr. Nina Woskob The Village at Penn State Deb Latta media sponsors Eileen Leibowitz student representative WTAJ-TV and MAJIC 99 Ellie Lewis Jesse Scott Christine Lichtig The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
8 CAST in order of appearance CAST Sophie Sheridan................................................................................................ Chelsea Williams Ali...........................................................................................................................................Emily Price Lisa..................................................................................................................... Olivia Ashley Reed Tanya............................................................................................................ Gabrielle Mirabella Rosie..................................................................................................................................SaraH Smith Donna Sheridan......................................................................................... Georgia Kate Haege Sky..................................................................................................................................Eric Presnall Pepper..................................................................................................................P. Tucker Worley Georgia Kate Chelsea Gabrielle SaraH Michael Jeff Haege Williams Mirabella Smith Colavolpe Drushal Eddie...............................................................................................................................Tony Tillman Harry Bright........................................................................................................... Mark A. Harmon Bill Austin....................................................................................................... Michael Colavolpe Sam Carmichael.......................................................................................................... Jeff Drushal father Alexandrios.............................................................................. Royce James McIntosh The ensemble Anthony Alfaro, Francesca Arostegui, Sean Patrick Grady, Mark A. Eric Olivia Ashley Tony Emily P. Tucker Harmon Presnall Reed Tillman Price Worley Christopher Hlinka, Albert Jennings, Todd Macintyre, Rebecca Mason-Wygal, Royce James McIntosh, Brynn Smith, Jennifer Wingerter, Vince Wingerter, Beth Ann Wipprecht, Emmeline Wood, Lauren Wright Understudies For Sophie SheridanFrancesca Arostegui, Brynn Smith; for AliEmmeline Wood, Lauren Wright; Anthony Francesca Stephanie Danielle Sean Patrick Juan for LisaEmmeline Wood, Lauren Wright; Alfaro Arostegui Brooks Burdick Grady Guillen for Tanya Jennifer Wingerter, Beth Ann Wipprecht; for RosieRebecca Mason-Wygal, Beth Ann Wipprecht; for Donna SheridanRebecca Mason-Wygal, Jennifer Wingerter; for SkyAnthony Alfaro, Sean Patrick Grady; for PepperChristopher Hlinka, Albert Jennings; for EddieChristopher Hlinka, Albert Jennings; for Harry BrightRoyce James McIntosh, Todd MacIntyre; for Bill AustinRoyce James McIntosh, Vince Wingerter; Christopher Albert Danny Todd Rebecca Royce James for Sam CarmichaelTodd MacIntyre, Vince Wingerter; Hlinka Jennings Lopez Macintyre Mason-Wygal McIntosh for Father AlexandriosVince Wingerter Swings Stephanie Brooks, Danielle Burdick, Juan Guillen, Danny Lopez Dance CaptainDanny Lopez; Assistant Dance CaptainFrancesca Arostegui The Band Brynn Jennifer Vince Beth Ann Emmeline Lauren Smith Wingerter Wingerter Wipprecht Wood Wright Music Director/Keyboard 1Kevin Casey Associate Music Director/Keyboard 2Alex Harrington Guitar 1David Malachowski Guitar 2Diego Rojas BassMarcel Hamel DrumsTerrence Bates
9 scenes & musical numbers Whos Who in alphabetical order GEORGIA KATE HAEGE (Donna) is SARAH SMITH (Rosie) International thrilled to be back in the role of Donna tour: Phantom of the Opera (Carlotta). Chiquitita for a second year! Georgia earned a Regional credits: Into the Woods (Witch), bachelor of music from the Sydney Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dancing Queen Conservatorium. She has sung backup Dreamcoat (Narrator), 25th Annual Does Your Mother Know for renowned artists including Meat Loaf Putnam County Spelling Bee (Rona), and La La Brooks (of Phil Spectors The Annie (Miss Hannigan), The Full Monty Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! Crystals). Georgia has fronted several (Jeanette). Immense gratitude to Nikki: Honey, Honey original bands in New York City: cur- I cant thank you enough. To my BFBs rently she co-leads the disco-pop act Aimee, DJ, Tim, Jim, and my family: my I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do Liquid Diet, who recently released their heart grows bigger each day because of I Have A Dream EP Daddy Issues and have a full-length you XO. album forthcoming. Theatre highlights: Knowing Me, Knowing You Empire (Spiegelworld), Lost in Love: The MICHAEL COLAVOLPE (Bill) is having Lay All Your Love On Me Air Supply Musical, Date Me Do Me Dump a fantastic time on the island as part of Me, Hell Hole Honeys, Europa, Save the the MAMMA MIA! family! Recent regional Mamma Mia Robots, Lizzie Borden. Film/TV: Late Fee credits: How to Succeed In Business Money, Money, Money (national release) and American Haunting Without Really Trying (Bratt), The (Discovery Network). Georgia can also be Temperamentals (Harry Hay), Hairspray One Of Us heard singing the Sleepys jingle, voicing (Edna Turnblad), Avenue Q (Trekkie Our Last Summer a national Trojan Condom advertisement, Monster), Company (Harry), plus Disneys and shaking her booty in the Brazil Butt Finding Nemo: The Musical (Bruce, Mr. Slipping Through My Fingers Lift commercial. So much love to my Ray), and The American Idol Experience S.O.S. incredible family! georgiakatehaege.com. (Judge). All my love to Kevin, without whom NONE of this would be possible. Super Trouper CHELSEA WILLIAMS (Sophie) returns Twitter/Instagram: @mcolavolpe. Take A Chance On Me to the touring company of MAMMA MIA! after spending her summer playing JEFF DRUSHAL (Sam) National tours: Thank You For The Music Sophie in the Las Vegas production. A 1776 (Jefferson), My Fair Lady. Favorite native of Maine, Chelseas roots spread to regional: Carousel (Billy Bigelow), Jesus The Name Of The Game Boston where she earned a B.F.A. from Christ Superstar (Judas), Oklahoma! The Winner Takes It All Emerson College. She has worked with (Curley McClain), Macbeth (Macduff), The Lyric Stage Company of Boston, The Trojan Women (Poseidon), 1776 Under Attack (Rutledge), Disneys Aladdin: A Musical Gloucester Stage Company, Berkshire Voulez-vous Theatre Group, and collaborated with Spectacular (Jafar), Woyzeck (Drum the SITI Company on Caf Variations, Major), Man of La Mancha, and more On a Greek Island, a wedding is about to take place. directed by Anne Bogart. Love to the than a few productions of The Pirates of whole family and Thomas Pond, our Penzance. happy place. prologue MARK A. HARMON (Harry) National Three months before the wedding GABRIELLE MIRABELLA(Tanya) tour: Hairspray (Wilbur Turnblad). Regional is back on the road with MAMMA MIA! theatre: The Normal Heart (Felix Turner), Act One for a second year. She has her span- Gilligans Island the Musical (The Professor), The day before the wedding dex prepped and ready. Love to the Urinetown (Mr. McQueen), Art (Yvonne), Mirabella-Murphy crew. Gabrielle is a Thoroughly Modern Millie (Trevor Graydon), native of Florida and alumna of the 1776 (Charles Thompson), A Christmas Act Two Manhattan School of Music Conservatory. Carol (Ebenezer Scrooge), A Little Night The day of the wedding Follow her behind the scenes on Twitter Music (Fredrik Egerman), and A Funny @miragabbie and her travel stories Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum The use of any recording device, either audio or video, and the taking of photographs, either with or without flash, is strictly prohibited. @actortraveltips. (Marcus Lycus).
10 Whos Who Whos Who ERIC PRESNALL (Sky) is very thank- a B.F.A. in acting from the Chicago since performed with artists Rihanna friends. A quitter never wins and a win- ful to get the chance to be a part of such College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt and The Rolling Stones. Theatre: Cats ner never quits. albertjennings.com. an amazing company. Eric is a north- University. For more information, visit (Demeter, Flat Rock, Playhouse). ern California native, his recent credits ptuckerworley.com. Peace and blessings. Profound gratitude and love to Kim DANNY LOPEZ (Swing, Dance Captain) include Green Days American Idiot Enjoy the show! and Dawn, MSA, Joy Dewing, and Brian is beyond thrilled to be making his tour- national tour. Many thanks to the cast, English. ing debut with MAMMA MIA!. Anative of crew, and creatives for the opportunity ANTHONY ALFARO (Ensemble, u/s Connecticut, he has performed in many and support. For my family. Sky) MAMMA MIA! is Anthonys National SEAN Patrick GRADY (Ensemble, regional theatres around the country. tour debut! Recent regional credits u/s Sky) is stoked to be joining the cast Thank you to JDCasting, WLP, and to my OLIVIA ASHLEY REED (Lisa) include In the Heights (Speakeasy Stage of MAMMA MIA! for his first national tour. family and friends for their unwavering Washington, D.C. area credits: West Side Co.), Singin in the Rain (The Zeiterion), Sean is a recent graduate from James love and support. Dreams really do come Story (Anita), Riverside Center Dinner and The Rocky Horror Show (The ABP). Madison University; his favorite credits true! Theater, Virginia; In the Heights (Carla), He earned a B.F.A. from The Boston include Spring Awakening (Mortiz), All Tobys Dinner Theater of Columbia, Conservatory, class of 2013. Love and Shook Up (Dennis), and Studio Theatres TODD MacINTYRE (Ensemble, u/s Maryland; The Color Purple (Ensemble, gratitude to mom, dad, The Price Group, Carrie. Much love to my supportive Sam, Harry) MAMMA MIA! is Todds u/s Nettie), Dinner Theater of Columbia. JD Casting, QCCBU, friends, and family. friends and family. Cheers! national tour debut! Select credits: Olivia earned a B.M. in musical theatre Thank you! seanpatrickgrady.com. Scarlet Pimpernel (Percy Blakeney), from Catholic University. Special thanks Show Boat (Gaylord Ravenal), Grease to my family and Joy Dewing Casting. FRANCESCA AROSTEGUI JUAN GUILLEN (Swing) is extremely (Kenickie), Can-Can (Theophile), Annie (Ensemble, u/s Sophie, Assistant Dance excited to be joining the cast of MAMMA Get Your Gun (u/s Frank Butler), The TONY TILLMAN(Eddie) is excited to Capt.) is thrilled to be a part of MAMMA MIA! in his national tour debut. Regional Wizard of Oz (Scarecrow), Fiddler on join the MAMMA MIA! family for his first MIA! Regional credits: Fiddler on the credits: A Chorus Line (Al), Sunset Blvd. the Roof (Perchik), Children of Hercules national tour. Favorite credits include Roof (Chava), The Music Man (Zaneeta), (Myron), 25th Annual Putnam County (Demophon); Holland America; Tokyo Hairspray (Seaweed) Royal Caribbean HONK! (Penny), and Legally Blonde Spelling Bee (Leaf Coneybear), and Disney; Puccinis Tosca. Thanks to God, Cruise Lines; Rent (Angel); Aida (Mereb), (Kate). Francesca earned a B.F.A. at Disneys Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular Mom, Dad, bro, sis, JDC, and Bu! and Shrek the Musical (Donkey). Indiana University. Francesca is a proud (swing). Love to friends and family for toddmacintyre.com. @toddmacintyre. Tony earned a B.F.A. from Virginia Broadway Connection master teacher. the constant support and to Eric for help- Commonwealth University. Thanks to Love and thanks to my amazing family ing with the audition. REBECCA MASON-WYGAL family and friends for the love and sup- and friends, WLP, JD Casting, creative, (Ensemble, u/s Donna, Rosie) is a Los port. and Eddie Rabon. For you, Grandma CHRISTOPHER HLINKA (Ensemble, Angeles native and a graduate of thank you for the music! u/s Eddie, Pepper) is thrilled to be a California State University Fullerton. Shes EMILY PRICE (Ali) is so excited part of the MAMMA MIA! family. His worked regionally at A Noise Within, The to be on tour!Her experience STEPHANIE BROOKS (Swing) hails most recent NYC credit is The Awesome Durango Melodrama &Vaudeville, and includesLORTTheatre; Next to Normal from Arizona and earned a B.F.A. in 80s Prom. Christopher can be seen in Sierra Repertory. She has toured nation- (Natalie) Human Race Theatre, Ohio. dance and minor in family studies and national commercials for Wendys and ally with ArtsPower National Touring Regional:Secret Garden (Mary Lennox), human development from the University Hasbro. Thanks to the creative team, Theatre. Love to mom, dad, Brian, and Adventure Theatre in Maryland. of Arizona. Favorite regional productions: my family and friends, and to everyone Coeurage Theatre Company! Other:Anne of Green Gables (Anne), Mary Poppins, 42nd St., Irving Berlins I meet on the road for the inspiration Leesburg Theatre Co.; The Wizard of Oz White Christmas, and My Fair Lady. and support. Dreams come true! Twitter: ROYCE JAMES McINTOSH (Dorothy), The Alliance Theatre. Love Stephanie danced with Ad Deum Dance @ChrisHlinka. (Ensemble, u/s Bill, Harry) is very excited you Mom, Dad, Daniel, Justin, Tim, and Company (Tex.) in the national tour of to be part of this years tour of MAMMA Carolyn! the equestrian show Apassionata, and in ALBERT JENNINGS (Ensemble, u/s MIA!. Past tours include South Pacific Chicago aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Eddie, Pepper) is ecstatic to be part of and the first national tour of Elf: The P. TUCKER WORLEY (Pepper) Recent Lines Allure of the Seas. Big thanks to her the MAMMA MIA! family! National tour: Musical. Favorite roles performed:Emile credits include The Comedy of Errors loving family and MSA Agency. stepha- Cirque Dreams Holidaze. Recent credits: de Becque (South Pacific), The Count and Julius Caesar (Chicago Shakespeare niebrooks.org. Buddy Holly Story (Alhambra), Rent (Marriage of Figaro), and Fredrick Theater); Sita Ram (Lookingglass Theatre (Seacoast Rep), and Altar Boys (Venice Egerman (A Little Night Music). Thanks to and Chicago Childrens Choir), and DANIELLE BURDICK (Swing) is Theatre). Albert is a native of Rhode God, friends, Mom, and Dad. Legally Blonde (Arvada Center for the delighted to be dancing in the Greek Island and graduate of RIC. Thanks to JD Arts and Humanities). Touring credits Isles! She earned a B.A. in dance from Casting and the MM creative. Much love include Oliver! (Networks). Tucker earned Loyola Marymount University and has and gratitude to Mom, Dad, family, and
11 Whos Who Whos Who BRYNN SMITH (Ensemble, u/s Sophie) EMMELINE WOOD (Ensemble, u/s Ali, love and support as he conquers his the Year Award. Mamma Mia! TheMovie is thrilled to be on her first national tour, Lisa) is excited to join the MAMMA MIA! dreams! was also nominated for a Golden Globe and even more excited that it is MAMMA family! Favorite credits include the inter- for Best Motion PictureMusical or MIA!. A recent graduate of Abilene national tour of Bring it On and regional Lauren Hedrick (Assistant Stage Comedy, a BAFTA for Outstanding British Christian University and the Syracuse productions of The Music Man, Grease, Manager) is thrilled to be on the road film, and Judy was personally nominated Universitys Tepper Semester, Brynn has Hairspray, 42nd Street, Legally Blonde, again after spending the last year tour- by BAFTA for the Carl Foreman Award been seen on such stages as Flat Rock and A Chorus Line. Emmeline earned a ing domestically and internationally as for Special Achievement. Mamma Mia! Playhouse and Casa Manana. She wants B.F.A. at Florida State University. Love the production stage manager of Ailey II. TheMovie is the highest grossing live- to thank her friends and family for all and thanks to Joy, Nikki, family, friends, Other credits include: Queen of the Night action musical film worldwide. In 2010, their support; Garrett Long for all of her and the abundant universe. Be the sun! N.Y.C., Anahid Sofian Dance Company, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation help; Joy Dewing Casting and the cre- and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus. Regional: presented Judy with its Humanitarian ative team for giving me this opportunity; LAUREN WRIGHT (Ensemble, u/s Ali, Heartless, A Discourse on the Wonders Award for her commitment to raising and God for all his blessings. Lisa) is thrilled to be making her national of the Invisible World, Swing!, and The breast cancer awareness and research tour debut in MAMMA MIA!. Favorite roles Sound of Music. Lauren earned a B.F.A. funding around the globe with MAMMA Jennifer Wingerter (Ensemble, include Penny (Hairspray), Eponine (Les in stage management from Western MIA! and through the sale of the spe- u/s Donna, Tanya) is thrilled to be tour- Misrables), and Wendy (Peter Pan). She Michigan University. Love and thanks to cially created Rock Chick Supremo shirts. ing with this fabulous company. Favorite is originally from Evansville, Indiana, and Adam. Following a passion for horses and credits: Oklahoma! (Ado Annie), Fiddler a recent graduate of Belmont University. show jumping, Judy was asked to be an on the Roof (Tzeitel), Me and My Girl Lots of love to Mom, Dad, Claire, and KEVIN CASEY (Music Director/ ambassador for British Showjumping, and (Sally), All Shook Up (Natalie), Hairspray Nene! Keyboard 1) When he was 13 years old, is proud to support the British team. Judy (Penny), 42nd Street (Anytime Annie), Kevins mother asked him who sang is also the producer of Viva Forever!, an Irving Berlins White Christmas (Judy), William FERRY (Company Manager) Fernando. He didnt know. Now, prepar- original musical based on the songs of and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie). has been very fortunate to work with ing for this tour, he has listened to every The Spice Girls. Jennifer earned a B.F.A. from the Tisch some amazing companies and artists, ABBA song and will be ready the next School of the Arts at NYU. She loves to including Alwin Nikolais, Murray Louis, time his mother gives him a Swedish WORK LIGHT PRODUCTIONS travel and met her husband when they Alvin Ailey, and Judith Jamison. His the- music quiz. Thanks to Kim, S&S, Bjorn, (Producer) is dedicated to creating and were singers with Celebrity Cruise Lines. atrical touring history includes STOMP, and Benny. producing live entertainment. In addition Love and thanks to my family and Vince. original cast and American tour; Little to MAMMA MIA!, upcoming productions JenniferWingerter.com. Shop of Horrors, Radio City Rockettes, JUDY CRAYMER (Original Producer/ include the tour of Irving Berlins White Burn the Floor, and Billy Elliot: The Co-Creator) graduated from the Guildhall Christmas, American Idiot, Chaplin, and VINCE WINGERTER (Ensemble, u/s Musical. He is delighted to add MAMMA School of Music in London in 1977 and Nice Work If You Can Get It. Past produc- Sam, Bill) Originally from Seattle, Vince MIA! to the list. has since worked extensively in the the- tions include the North American tours is thrilled to be touring with MAMMA atre, film, television, and music industries. of Tony Award-winners In the Heights, MIA!. Favorite roles includeMe and My James Yandoli (Assistant Company Judy originated the idea of MAMMA MIA! Avenue Q, and A Year with Frog and Girl (Bill Snibson), Singin in the Rain Manager) was a management assistant and formed Littlestar Services Limited Toad; Julie AndrewsThe Gift of Music (Don Lockwood), The Drowsy Chaperone with Stuart Thompson Productions on with Benny Andersson, Bjrn Ulvaeus, with performances at The Hollywood (George), Urinetown (Bobby), Irving all three United States companies of The and Richard East in 1996 to produce the Bowl and Londons O2 Arena. WLP is Berlins White Christmas (Phil Davis),and Book of Mormon; also The Testament of stage musical in London. Since then, she the creator of four new musicals for singer for Celebrity Cruise Lines. Love to Mary, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2013), and has produced thirty-nine productions young audiences, including The Musical Jennifer and family. vincewingerter.com. Death of a Salesman (2012) on Broadway. of MAMMA MIA! in fourteen languages Adventures of Flat Stanley and James and He was most recently the production around the world. In 2002, Judy was the Giant Peach. WLP is led by founding BETH ANN WIPPRECHT (Ensemble, coordinator for Random Farms Kids presented with a Woman of the Year partner and President Stephen Gabriel; u/s Tanya, Rosie) is thrilled to be mak- Theatre. Award in recognition for her international Vice President Nancy Gabriel. General ing her tour debut with MAMMA MIA!. success with MAMMA MIA!. In the Queens Management: Scott Seay and Aniele She is a proud graduate of Wright State ALAN D. KNIGHT (Production Stage birthday honors list of 2007, she was Fortin. Production Management: Rhys Universitys Actor Training Program, Manager) attended Western Michigan honored with an MBE for her contribu- Williams and Mike East.ncbbjkjbkjkjjb- where she earned a B.F.A. Credits University. He has worked on The Book tion to the music industry. In 2008, Judy worklightproductions.com. include: Rent (Joanne), Grand Hotel of Mormon (first and second national produced Mamma Mia! TheMovie, star- (Raffaela), Next Thing You Know (Lisa), tours)and Sister Act The Musical (first ring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan. Smokey Joes Caf, and Phantom of the national tour). He would like to thank his That same year, she was honored with Opera. Love to my wonderful family! parents, family, and friends for all their the Women in Film ITV Achievement of
12 Whos Who Whos Who BJRN ULVAEUS (Music & Lyrics) PHYLLIDA LLOYD (Director) has was awarded the MBE for services to ANDREW BRUCE (Sound Designer) was born in 1945 in Gothenberg on the directed opera, theatre, and recently dance and choreography. He recently began his theatre career at Glyndebourne west coast of Sweden. After a successful her first film for television. Theatre: choreographed the new production of Festival Opera in 1968 and was appointed local career in Sweden with a folk group Mary Stuart (Donmar, Apollo, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor head of sound at the Royal Opera House in the 1960s, he started his collaboration Broadway); Six Degrees of Separation, Dreamcoat for Londons West End and in 1971. A year later he co-founded with Benny Andersson. They then went Hysteria, Wild East (Royal Court); The the films Mamma Mia! The Movie and Autograph Sound Recording, a lead- on to form ABBA with Agnetha Faltskog Threepenny Opera, Boston Marriage Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince. ing British sound design and equipment and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. Even during the (Donmar Warehouse); The Way of the rental company now responsible for ABBA years, the idea of writing a musi- World, Pericles, What the Butler Saw, The MARK THOMPSON (Production numerous productions worldwide. He cal seemed appealing and in 1981, Bjrn Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The Duchess Designer) has designed many produc- was associate designer on several land- and Benny met Tim Rice and co-wrote of Malfi (Royal National Theatre); Artists tions for the Royal National Theatre and marks of British musical theatre such as Chess, which opened in the West End in and Admirers, The Virtuoso (Royal Royal Shakespeare Company. Broadway: Evita, Cats, and Starlight Express. Original 1986. In 1995, Bjrn and Benny opened Shakespeare Company); MAMMA MIA! God of Carnage, Bombay Dreams, design: Song and Dance, Abbacadabra, a new musical called Kristina Frn (London, Broadway, and worldwide); Shadowlands, Joseph and the Amazing Little Me, Les Misrables, Chess, Follies, Duvemla, which played for three years The Taming of the Shrew (Globe). Opera: Technicolor Dreamcoat, Arcadia, Art, The Into the Woods, The Card, Miss Saigon, in Sweden. Their most recent musical is La Bohme, Medea, Carmen, LEtoile, Blue Room, Blast!, Follies, and The Queen Children of Eden, City of Angels, Martin the Stockholm production Hjlp skes, Gloriana, Albert Herring, Peter Grimes of Spades for the Metropolitan Opera. In Guerre, The Fix, The Witches of Eastwick, which opened in 2013. (Opera North); Macbeth (Paris); The London, Mark has worked many times The Secret Garden, Alice in Wonderland, Handmaids Tale (Copenhagen, ENO, in the West End and at the Almeida, MAMMA MIA!, Sweeney Todd, Chitty BENNY ANDERSSON (Music & Lyrics) and Toronto); The Carmelites, The Verdi Donmar, and Royal Court. He designed Chitty Bang Bang, and Mary Poppins. was born in Stockholm on December 16, Requiem, Wagners Ring Cycle (English the costumes for the film The Madness of Recently he designed Seven Deadly Sins 1946. Instructed by his father and grand- National Opera). Film: Mamma Mia! The King George and is the recipient of four and Isadora for the Royal Ballet; Mother father, he started to play the accordion at Movie (Universal, Playtone, Littlestar), Olivier Awards. Recently: Piano/Forte Courage and Her Children for the National the age of 6, and he has not stopped yet. The Iron Lady (Path Films), Gloriana (Royal Court), The Alchemist (National Theatre. a Film (TV, Illuminations Films). For Theatre), and Macbeth (Metropolitan CATHERINE JOHNSON (Book) Gloriana, she received an International Opera New York City). BOBBY AITKEN (Sound Designer) Theatre: Rag Doll, Renegades, Suspension Emmy, FIPA dOr, and the Royal has been involved with theatre sound (Bristol Old Vic); Too Much Too Young Philharmonic Society Award. For Mary HOWARD HARRISON (Lighting for more than twenty years throughout (Bristol Old Vic and London Bubble); Stuart, Phyllida was nominated for the Designer) Current/recent: Mary Poppins the U.K. and around the world. Sound Boys Mean Business, Dead Sheep, Little Olivier Award for Best Director and won (Tony Award nomination), Abigails designer: London 2012 Olympics open- Baby Nothing (Bush Theatre, London); the 2006 South Bank Theatre Award. In Party, The Way of the World, Lady ing and closing ceremonies. Theatre: Shang-a-Lang (Bush Theatre and national 2007, Peter Grimes won a South Bank Windermeres Fan, The Bomb, Anna Ghost (London/Broadway), MAMMA tour); and MAMMA MIA! (worldwide); Opera Award. In 2009, she was also Christie, Playboy of the Western World, MIA! (worldwide), Grease (London/UK Through the Wire and A Letter to Lacey honored by the Queen with a CBE for Die Fledermaus, Romeo and Juliet; tour), Dirty Dancing (worldwide), Lennon for NTConnections. Creative consultant on services to drama. Strictly Gershwin and Swan Lake (English (Broadway), We Will Rock You (world- ABBA the Museum, Stockholm. Television: National Ballet); Earthquakes in London, wide), Blast! (London, U.S.), Return to the Casualty, Byker Grove, Love Hurts, Gold, ANTHONY VAN LAAST Me and My Girl, Macbeth (Tony Award Forbidden Planet (worldwide), Five Guys and Linda Green. Original screenplays: Rag (Choreographer) He trained at the nomination), Tom Stoppards Rock n Named Moe, Which Witch?, Metropolis, Doll and Wheres Willy? (HTV) and Sin Bin London School of Contemporary Dance, Roll, Creditors, King Lear, Inherit the Pete Townshends The Iron Man, In the (BBC), Love in the 21st Century (Channel later joining the company as performer Wind, Complicit, Butley, Backbeat, Love Midnight Hour, High Society, Time, A 4), and Dappers (BBC3in development). and choreographer. Theatre includes Story, Glengarry Glen Ross, Love Song, Saint She Aint, The Best of Times, Soul Catherine has won the Bristol Old Vic/HTV Sister Act; Bombay Dreams (London and Guys and Dolls, Ragtime, Donkeys Years, Train, The Fix, The Beggars Opera, and Playwriting Award, Thames Televisions Broadway, Tony Award nom.); Joseph and Heroes (all West End); Love Story; Bartholomew Fair (RSC). Opera: Carmen, Writer-in-Residence Award, and Thames and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat The Music Man; Hay Fever; The Circle; In a Madame Butterfly, Ada, Cavalleria Televisions Best Play Award. She was (worldwide; Laurence Olivier Award Dark Dark House; The Last Days of Judas Rusticana, I Pagliacci, Tosca, and La nominated in 2002 for a Tony Award nom., Drama League Award); Jesus Christ Iscariot (Almeida); Matthew Bournes Bohme. Awards: 2005 Helpmann Award for Best Musical Book for MAMMA MIA!. Superstar (U.K. and U.S. tours); Song & Nutcracker!, and Edward Scissorhands. for Best Sound Design for the Australian Catherine wrote the screenplay for Mamma Dance (worldwide; Green Room Award, Awarded the Laurence Olivier Award for production of We Will Rock You. aitken.cc. Mia! The Movie released in July 2008. Australia); The Boy From Oz (Australia). Best Lighting Designer in 2008. Direction: creative director for Batman Live world arena tour. In 1999, Anthony
13 Whos Who STAFF FOR MAMMA MIA! Head Wardrobe.......................................... Rossella Human Assistant Wardrobe................................................... Jill Tarr GENERALMANAGEMENT MARTIN KOCH (Musical Supervisor, Davids show Bingo, written with Michael Assistant to the Choreographer.................. Ryan Sander WORKLIGHTPRODUCTIONS Additional Arrangements and Materials) Heitzman and Ilene Reid, is playing Stephen GabrielNancy Gabriel Assistant Sound Designer......................... Kevin Kennedy Musical Supervision includes Billy Elliot, around the United States. Scott SeayAniele Fortin Assistant Music Supervisor........................... Bill Congdon Les Misrables, Miss Saigon, Cats, Oliver!. Company ManageR.............................William Ferry Electronic Keyboard Prep..............................Bryan Crook Orchestrations include MAMMA MIA! JANET ROTHERMEL (Associate Assistant Company Manager.................... James Yandoli Assistant Costume Designer.........................Sabrina Zain (Tony Award nomination), Just So, Moby Choreographer) Broadway: Joseph and PRODUCTION TEAM Production Assistant.................................Gabrielle Norris Dick, Jerry Springer The Opera, Billy Elliot the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Resident Director.................................Martha Banta General Management Consultants... Bespoke Theatricals (Tony Award & Drama Desk Awards), (Dance Captain). National tours: Beauty Associate Choreographer...... Janet Rothermel Legal Counsel............................Levine Plotkin Menin, LLP Bad Girls, Desperately Seeking Susan, and the Beast (Enchantress), Joseph Associate Music Supervisor.David Holcenberg Loren Plotkin, Cris Criswell Kombat Opera; numerous operas for and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat BBC TV, Paparazzi and Cattle Call, two (dance captain/supervisor). Television: Associate Scenic Designer....................Nancy Thun Accounting............Fried &Kowgios Partners CPAs LLP ballets by Richard Thomas and Shoes at Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants Associate Costume Designer.... Scott Traugott Controller............................... Galbraith &Co/Kenny Noth Sadlers Wells. More than thirty albums, (assistant choreographer) and The Carol Associate Lighting Designer.............Ed McCarthy Original Logo Design.............Littlestar Services Limited including Les Misrables, Miss Saigon, Burnett Show (assistant choreographer). Associate Sound Designer............. David Patridge Merchandising.......................... Max Merchandising, LLC/ Oliver!, Hey! Mr. Producer, MAMMA MIA! Associate Hair Designer.............. Josh Marquette Randi Grossman (Grammy Award nomination), Jerry JOY DEWING CASTING (Casting Musical Transcription......................Anders Neglin Insurance.................................... Maury, Donnelly and Parr Springer The Opera, Billy Elliot, Bad Girls, Director) Broadway: Soul Doctor, Bob Middleton John BarrowmanThe Album, and Shoes. Wonderland. Off-Broadway: Forever CASTING JOYDEWINGCASTING Banking...........................................................Signature Bank Music supervisor for the four London Dusty, Soul Doctor, The Voca People, Joy Dewing CSA, Holly Buczek, Nikki Grillos Thomas Kasulka, Margaret Monigan 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games The Sphinx Winx, Dear Edwina. Current/ TOUR MARKETING DIRECTION Payroll..................................................PEOPLE/Kim Merhar ceremonies. Music director & composer recent tours: Bring It On, Ghost, MAMMA for the London 2012 Paralympic Games MIA!, West Side Story, Catch Me If You ALLIED LIVE Travel Agent.........................................................Road Rebel opening ceremony. Can, In the Heights. Dance companies: Laura MatalonMarya Peters Hauling.............................................................Janco Limited John GilmourMeghan McDonald Rasta Thomas and Elizabeth Streb. Doug Blemker, Mary Alyce Blum, Sarah Dahlberg, Andrew Damer, TOUR BOOKINGAGENCY MATHA BANTA (Resident Director) Jen Gallagher, Anne Dailey Meyer, Jacqueline Smith The Booking Group is the artistic director of the Adirondack ALLIED LIVE (Marketing and Press) Meredith Blair, Mollie Mann, Theatre Festival. She served as artistic is a full-service marketing and adver- TECHNICALSUPERVISION Brian Brooks and Rich Rundle Technical Theater Solutions www.thebookinggroup.com associate at New York Theatre Workshop tising agency representing Broadway Rhys WilliamsMike East and on the production staff at New shows, national tours, performing arts CREDITS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Music Published by Scenery constructed and painted by Hudson Scenic York City Opera. Credits include direct- institutions, and experiential entertain- EMI Grove Park Music, Inc. Studio, Inc. Sound equipment supplied by Masque ing new works at Clark Theatre, Lincoln ment entities. Clients include: Blue Man and EMI Waterford Music, Inc. Sound. Light Equipment supplied by 4Wall Entertain- Center, NYTW, Soho Rep, EST, New Group, The Book of Mormon, Rodgers Production Stage Manager..............Alan D. Knight ment and Vari*Lite, Inc. Soft goods by I. Weiss and Georges, Cincinnati Playhouse, Portland + Hammersteins Cinderella, Elf, Kinky Sons. Costumes executed by Barbara Matera Ltd., Tri- Stage, Capital Repertory Theatre, and Boots, MAMMA MIA!, Motown The Musical, Assistant Stage Manager...........................Lauren Hedrick corne New York City, and Carelli Costumes. Millinery The Juilliard School; Rent in Japan and Once, Peter and the Starcatcher, and Dance Captain..................................................Danny Lopez by Lynn Mackey. Wet suits by Aquatic Fabricators of Germany and Playhouse Disney Live at Irving Berlins White Christmas. Assistant Dance Captain..................Francesca Arostegui South Florida. Custom Mens shirts by Cego. Custom Disney World. She has taught at NYU, Head Carpenter............................................Martin Lechner knitting by C.C. Wei. Custom fabric printing and dye- SUNY Stony Brook, and Vassar. Assistant Carpenter................................... Shelby Damron ing by Dye-namix and Gene Mignola. Shoes by Native Leather, Rilleau Leather and T.O. Dey. Gloves by Cor- Assistant Carpenter...................................Lisa LePoidevin nelia James. Properties by Paragon Theme and Prop DAVID HOLCENBERG (Associate Production Electrician................................. Dawn Kenseth Fabrication. Music Supervisor) Broadway: Matilda, Head Electrician................................................... Alex Joans Ghost, The Story of My Life, Bye Bye SPECIALTHANKS Assistant Electrician.................................. Maxfield Bishop Clemson UniversityLillian Harder, Woody Moore, Birdie, Good Vibrations, Seussical The Assistant Electrician........................................Andrew Dyer David Hartmann Musical, Titanic, Show Boat. Other music Production Sound Engineer..................... David Patridge Mamma Mia! was originally produced in London by directing credits include Dessa Rose and The Glorious Ones at Lincoln Center; the Head Sound..........................................................Jeff Human Littlestar Services Limited on April 6, 1999. U.S. premiere of Ragtime (LA Drama Assistant Sound...........................................John McKenzie Visit Mamma Mia! on the web Critics Circle Award, Distinguished Head Props.................................................Anthony Cuozzo at www.mamma-mia.com Achievement in Musical Direction), and Production Properties............................... John Mark Zink Backstage and Front of the House Employees are represented by the The Phantom of the Opera in Toronto. Production Hair Supervisor............................Jeff Knaggs International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (or I.A.T.S.E.).
14 CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AT PENN STATE Bold listings represent members who Members increased their donations by 10 percent The Center for the Performing Arts recognizes the following members or more this season. Be Bold! Contact for their support. For information on the membership program or Dave Shaffer, assistant director for how you may contribute to the Center for the Performing Arts, please special programs, at 814-863-1167. contact Dave Shaffer at 814-863-1167 or [email protected] Leadership Encore Amy Greenberg and Richard Doyle Circle Circle Bill and Connie Hayes Steven L. Herb and Sara Willoughby-Herb $3,000 and more $1,000 to $1,999 Nancy L. Herron Lam and Lina Hood Lynn Sidehamer Brown Grace M. Bardine Cindy and Al Jones Mimi U. Barash Coppersmith Mary and Hu Barnes James and Bonnie Knapp Marty and Joan Duff Philip and Susan Burlingame James and Barbara Korner Blake and Linda Gall Edda and Francis G. Gentry John and Michelle Mason Robert and Helen Harvey Richard B. Gidez Patrick W. and Susan N. Morse Bob and Sonia Hufnagel Judith Albrecht and Denny Gioia Marcia and Bill Newton Richard and Sally Kalin David and Margaret Gray Steve and Anne Pfeiffenberger Dan and Peggy Hall LeKander Michael P. Johnson and Jack and Sue Poremba Barbara Palmer Maureen Mulderig Patricia Hawbaker Quinlivan Dotty and Paul Rigby Stan and Debra Latta Andy and Kelly Renfrew Louis P. Silverman and Benson and Christine Lichtig Shirly Sacks Veronica A. Samborsky Kenneth and Irene Mcllvried Russell and Jeanne Schleiden George and Nina Woskob Karen Scott Shearer Paul and K. C. Sheeler Jackson and Diane Spielvogel Vaughn and Kay Shirk Directors Carol and Rex Warland Susan and Lewis Steinberg Circle Terry and Pat Williams Marilynne W. Stout David and Diane Wisniewski Kenton Stuck $2,000 to $2,999 Elizabeth Trudeau advocate George and Debbie Trudeau Patricia Best and Thomas Ray Mark and JoAnne Westerhaus Lynn Donald Breon $500 to $999 Mary Jane and William Wild Janet Fowler Dargitz and Charlotte Zmyslo Karl George Stoedefalke Pamela M. Aikey Rod and Shari Erickson Ned and Inga Book Partner Edward R. Galus Jack and Diana Brenizer Arnold and Marty Gasche Sandra Zaremba and Richard Brown $250 to $499 Donald W. Hamer and Marie Bednar Richard Carlson and Lori Forlizzi Beverly Hickey Joseph and Annie Doncsecz Steve and Chris Adams Honey and Bill Jaffe Michael T. and Ann F. Dotsey William W. Asbury 7:30 P.M. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10 | EISENHOWER AUDITORIUM Kay F. Kustanbauter Steve and Sandy Elbin Dr. Deborah F. Atwater ON SALE NOW! cpa.psu.edu | 814-863-0255 Eileen W. Leibowitz Tom and Mary Ellen Litzinger Mark A. Falvo Joel Gaesser Sven and Carmen Biln Alan Brown Pieter W. and Lida Ouwehand Nancy S. Gamble Richard W. Bryant William Rabinowitz John and Carol Graham Robert Schmalz
15 partner (contD) friend Don Miller John and Michelle Groenveld $250 to $499 $150 to $249 June Miller Lee Grover and Anita Bear Steven L. Herb and Endowment Roger and Corrine Coplan Lynn and Ellis Abramson Gary and Judy Mitchell Shirley Allan Betty and John Moore Sara Willoughby-Herb Lee and Joan Coraor Anne and Lynn Hutcheson Contributors Stephanie Corcino Anne and Art Anderson Chris and Bobbie Muscarella Scott and Sandy Balboni Robert F. and Donna C. Nicely Honey and Bill Jaffe Jo Dixon Dr. Henry and Elaine Brzycki Claire M. Paquin Brian and Christina Johnson Margaret Duda $150 and more John Collins and Mary Brown Guy and Grace Pilato Michael P. Johnson and Heather F. Fleck John M. Carroll and Mary Beth Rosson Andrew and Jean Landa Pytel Maureen Mulderig Pamela Francis We recognize the following donors who have contributed to endow- George and Bunny Dohn Ed and Georgia Reutzel Cindy and Al Jones Peg and Joe French ments at the Center for the Performing Arts in the past year. For more Steven P. Draskoczy, M.D. Phil and Judy Roberts Nicholas and Carolyn Kello Catherine Greenham Terry and Janice Engelder Susan J. Scheetz Robert Martin and Kathy Weaver information about how to contribute to existing endowments, contact Andrea Harrington Barry and Patti Fisher The Shondeck Family Kathleen D. Matason and Dave Shaffer at 814-863-1167 or [email protected] Ms. Sue Haug Frank and Vicky Forni Donald Smith and Merrill Budlong Richard M. Smith Dawn E. Hawkins Bob and Ellen Frederick Allan and Sherrill Sonsteby Randi and Peter Menard John L. Brown Jr. and Marlynn Steele Sidehamer Dale T. Hoffman Andris and Dace Freivalds Carol Sosnowski and Dr. Marla L. Moon Endowment Christopher and Gail Hurley Charlie and Laura Hackett Rosemary Weber Wilson and Maureen Moses The Sturtz-Davis Family John and Gina Ikenberry Elizabeth Hanley and Barry and Ellen Stein William and Annemarie Mountz Allen and Nancy Jacobson Nina C. Brown Endowment Patrick Kolivoski JoLaine Teyssier Larry and Kelly Mroz Laurene Keck and Dave Sweetland Pamela M. Aikey John Lloyd Hanson James and Deena Ultman Jack and Sue Poremba Chick King Betty Harper and Scott Sheeder Stephen and Jennifer Van Hook Sally L. Schaadt Richard Robert Brown Program Endowment John and Gretchen Leathers Proforma LLH Promos, LLC Nancy and Wade VanLandingham David and Ann Shallcross-Wolfgang Richard Brown and Sandra Zaremba Debra Leithauser Tom and Ann Hettmansperger Alice Wilson and Friends Dan and Melinda Stearns Fran E. Levin Norma and Ralph Condee Chamber Music Endowment Jackie and John Hook Carl and Sharon Winter Dennis W. and Joan S. Thomson Jack and Ellie Lewis Robert and Dorothy Cecil Jim and Susan Houser David L. and Connie Yocum Dan and Linda Trevio Dorothy and Kenneth Lutz William F. and Kathleen Dierkes Condee Steven and Shirley Hsi Barbara R. and Joel A. Weiss Richard D. Lysle Charlotte Zmyslo Jodi Hakes McWhirter Anne F. Hummer the jazz train Honey and Bill Jaffe Endowment Susan and Brian McWhirter Daniel and Kathleen Jones Honey and Bill Jaffe Jim and Sharon Mortensen Ed and Debbie Klevans $250 and more McQuaide Blasko Endowment Joe and Sandy Niebel John F. Knepp Help us continue to present world-class Mr. and Mrs. James Horne Eva and Ira Pell Harry B. Kropp and Edward J. Legutko jazz artists by becoming a member of Penn State International Dance Ensemble Endowment Martena Rogers The Jazz Train. For details, contact Dave Mike and Joan Roseberry Thomas Kurtz and Elizabeth Hanley and Patrick Kolivoski Shaffer at [email protected] or Sally L. Schaadt Grace Mullingan-Kurtz 814-863-1167. Robert and Peggy Schlegel Mark and Theresa Lafer Tom and Carolyn Schwartz Fred and Louise Leoniak William W. Asbury Dave Shaffer and Eve Evans Sharon and David Lieb Patricia Best and Thomas Ray John and Sherry Symons Bob and Janice Lindsay David and Susan Beyerle Shawn and Amy Vashaw Herb and Trudy Lipowsky Lynn Donald Breon vision Gary and Tammy Vratarich Jane and Edward Liszka Lynn Sidehamer Brown Enriching lives through inspiring experiences Barbara R. and Joel A. Weiss Nancy and John Lowe Philip and Susan Burlingame Sue Whitehead Sandy and Betty Macdonald Lisa and David Coggins mission David and Betsy Will Helen Manfull Gordon and Caroline DeJong The Center for the Performing Arts provides a context, through Craig and Diane Zabel Deborah Marron Jim and Polly Dunn artistic connections, to the human experience. By bringing artists Dr. Theodore Ziff Betty McBride-Thuering Edward R. Galus and audiences together we spark discovery of passion, inspira- Cal and Pam Zimmerman Sherren and Harold McKenzie Arnold and Marty Gasche Tom Caldwell Memorial Fund tion, and inner truths. We are a motivator for creative thinking Charlene and Frank Gaus and examination of our relationship with the world.
16 The UPS Store CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AT PENN STATE across from Wegmans COLLECTION FOR MILITARY TROOPS The Dear Hero Program, a Penn State undergraduate student organization, has bins in the Eisenhower Auditorium lobby through October 29 to collect items for military personnel serving overseas. Drop off donations weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or on the nights of performances. Go to cpa.psu.edu and click on the DEAR HERO COLLECTION banner for a list of suggested donation items. Bravo! Our Altoona Center for the Performing Arts Staff location is now open. George Trudeau, director Aimee Crihfield, contracts/logistics coordinator FULL-SERVICE PRINTING PACKING & SHIPPING 3D PRINTING FREIGHTING & MORE Lea Asbell-Swanger, assistant director Medora Ebersole, education programs manager State College | 19 Colonnade Way tel. 814.238.8001 Annie Doncsecz, finance director Lisa Faust, audience services manager Altoona | 1002 Logan Avenue theupsstorelocal.com/5642 Tracy Noll, sales and development services director Deanna Heichel, assistant finance director Laura Sullivan, marketing and communications Tom Hesketh, events manager director Wanda Hockenberry, assistant to the director MOSAIC Amy Dupain Vashaw, audience and program Penn State School of Music Christine Igoe, ticket manager 2014-15 Concert Calendar development director Shannon Arney, assistant ticket manager Tony Intorre, information technology specialist music.psu.edu Urszula Kulakowski, art director Erik Baxter, multimedia specialist Heather Mannion, advertising associate Shannon Bishop, downtown ticket center manager Sherren McKenzie, group sales coordinator Christie Black, editorial and public relations associate John Mark Rafacz, editorial manager Len Codispot, sales and development accounting Dave Shaffer, assistant director for special programs College of Arts and Architecture coordinator Chad Swires, production supervisor Gary Collins, production supervisor SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2014 4:00 p.m. Eisenhower Auditorium Mark Tinik, production supervisor 1 5 8 Front cover photos: 1. Regina Carter 2010 Rahav Segev/ Photopass.com 2. Cirque Alfonse in Timber! Frederic Barrette 3. Joshua Roman Tina Su 4. MAMMA MIA! 2 9 MAMMA MIA! North American Tour 2013 Kevin Thomas Garcia 5. Brian Stokes Mitchell Richard Termine 6. Takcs Quartet Ellen Appel 7. Aspen Santa Fe Ballet 3 6 10 Rosalie OConnor 8. BASETRACK Live 9. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra in The Galileo Project Glenn Davidson Trusted by Generations 10. SpokFrevo Orquestra 11. Ani Kavafian, Chamber Music 4 7 11 Society of Lincoln Center Bernard Midich of Corvette Owners
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18 ARTS ENDOWMENT GRANTS BENEFACTORS Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau Central Pennsylvanias Nina C. Brown Endowment The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation largest selection of hot sauces! Honey and Bill Jaffe Endowment for Audience Development National Endowment for the Arts McQuaide Blasko Endowment New England Foundation for the Arts Pennsylvania Council on the Arts 'll They Pieter and Lida Ouwehand Endowment * University Park Allocation Committee e From excit ARTS ENDOWMENTS to your zesty Lynn Donald Breon Endowment * fiery ! taste ! buds Ben Bronstein 61 Program Endowment for Jazz * John L. Brown Jr. and Marlynn Steele Sidehamer Endowment Richard Robert Brown Program Endowment Norma and Ralph Condee Chamber Music Endowment Open Eisenhower Auditorium Endowment MonSat: 6am-3pm Sidney and Helen S. Friedman Sun: 10am-3pm Endowment The Center for the Performing Arts Glenn and Nancy Gamble Endowment Hall-LeKander Endowment receives support from the Pennsylvania 434 W Aaron Dr State College Council on the Arts, a state agency funded Meghan R. Mason Program by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Endowment * and the National Endowment for the Arts, William E. McTurk Endowment a federal agency. the 2014-2015 Pennsylvania centre Orchestra Penn State International Dance ACCESSIBILITY Presents Ensemble Endowment Dotty and Paul Rigby Classical Music Endowment * OUTREACH PROGRAM Gerald B. M. and Sylvia Stein The Center for the Performing Arts A season of maestro's Endowment * is committed to making the arts * Future pledged endowment accessible to everyone and offers many services to patrons who need assistance VOLUNTEER EVENT STAFF in order to fully enjoy attending live performances. ADVISORY BOARD Jan. 18, 2015 Thank you to the 20142015 program Oct. 5, 20 14 Yaniv Attar May 3, 2015 The Volunteer Event Staff Advisory sponsor: Teresa C heu ng Scott Seaton Board makes recommendations about policies and procedures relating to vol- Nittany Eye Associates T his year the PCO will host three renowned maestros unteers and suggests ways to enhance Generous supporters also include: to conduct performances of exciting the performing arts experience for Nanette Anslinger concert repertoire. At the conclusion of audiences. Members are: Rana and Steve Arnold the season, a new maestro will be chosen Ruth Bell Vicky Droll To contribute, contact Dave Shaffer at to lead the PCO. Jean Bloom Emily Gregory 814-863-1167 or [email protected] Roger Cartright Barbara Reed the Pennsylvania Jane Sonnenday We thank the Sight-Loss Support Group of Centre Orchestra Dave Cowher Central Pennsylvania, Inc., for its ongoing support of our Audio Description Program. Visit CentreOrchestra.org or call 814-234-8313
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20 AUDIENCE INFORMATION Admission All individuals, including children of all ages, need tickets for admission. Food and Beverages Beverages and snacks are available for purchase in the lobby at Eisenhower Auditorium presentations. They are not sold at Schwab Auditorium presentations. G R O W T H. Only bottled water is permitted in the Box Office and Ticket Information The Arts Ticket Center in Eisenhower seating areas. I have time for Safety Auditorium is open weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The HUB-Robeson Center ticket Please do not place items on balcony or creative outlets, whether grand tier rails. outlet, located at the information desk, is open weekdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (when Late Arrivals and Early Departures painting, writing or Penn State classes are in session fall and spring semesters). Penn State Tickets Latecomers and patrons re-entering the house during a performance will be reading. The sense of Downtown, in the Penn State Downtown Theatre Center at 146 S. Allen Street, Sta- te College, is open weekdays 9 a.m. to seated at the discretion of the house manager. If you must leave the house community surrounds 4 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Box offices in Eisenhower and Schwab during a performance, please do so at an appropriate time. you here and includes auditoriums stay open thirty minutes following curtain time during center Lost and Found both the residents presentations. Call 814-863-0255 or 1-800-ARTS-TIX. Please contact the audience services manager at 814-865-4727 about lost and the wonderful or found articles. Buy online at cpa.psu.edu. employees. At Foxdale Cameras, Cell Phones, and Recorders No Smoking Please turn off electronic devices during the performance. Audio and visual re- Smoking is not permitted in facilities. I can be myself. cording devices are not permitted in the Special Seating and Services auditoriums. Wheelchair seating is available in Rene Crauder Eisenhower and Schwab auditoriums. Foxdale resident since 2003 Emergency Services Appropriately located seats have been An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is located in the front lobby of Eisenhower Auditorium. If an evacuation reserved for patrons with disabilities, and, upon advance request, sign Live a fulfilling retirement. Foxdale residents are language interpretation is available is warranted, center staff will make an announcement and provide instructions for our performances and educational activities. For hearing-impaired patrons, fascinating people, each with their own unique retirement story. and assistance to patrons. Eisenhower is equipped with an infrared listening system, and Schwab has an Whether you enjoy the arts, attending lectures, or volunteering, Parking and Shuttle Service induction-loop system. Our printed Parking for Center for the Performing publications, including performance at Foxdale there are many options to explore for an engaged Arts presentations is provided free to programs, are available in large-print patrons, courtesy of sponsors and the center. Complimentary shuttle service or alternative media upon request. Live audio description, offered during lifestyle, plus the added value of life care. is also available from the Eisenhower selected performances, enhances the Parking Deck to center presentations theatre experienceespecially for Call us today at 272-2146 to find out in Schwab Auditorium. patrons with sight loss. Call 814-863-0255 for details. more about retirement at Foxdale. Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodations or have questions about physical access provided, please contact the Arts Ticket Center at 814-863-0255 in advance of your participation or visit. Foxdale Village This publication is available in alternative media on request. The University is committed to equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment for all persons. It is the policy of the University to maintain an environment free of harass- A Quaker-Directed Continuing Care Retirement Community ment and free of discrimination against any person because of age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, marital or family status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, physical or mental disability, gender, perceived gender, gender identity, genetic information, or political ideas. Discriminatory conduct and harassment, as well as sexual misconduct and relationship violence, violates the dignity of individuals, impedes the realization of the Universitys educational mission, and will not be tolerated. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to Dr. Kenneth Lehrman III, Vice Provost for Affirmative 500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College, PA 16801 Action, Affirmative Action Office, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; Email: [email protected]; Tel 814-863-0471. (814) 272-2146 or (800) 253-4951 | www.foxdalevillage.org
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