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June 30 August 30 2015 2015 SEASON hou goatish beslubbering miscreant Come anon to burger. Bring thy rough hewn errant self hither to Kauboi to delight thy palate. 1520 Mission St. Santa Cruz 95060 burgersantacruz.com 831.425.5300 7941 Soquel Dr. Aptos 95003 burgeraptos.com 831.662.2811 open 7 days a week 8017 Soquel Drive Aptos CA 95003 kauboibarandgrill.com 831.661.0449 bar is open 4pm-late dinner 4-10pm SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 1 Our VALUES Bold We believe in taking risks charting new territory and demanding a fearless aesthetic. Transparent We commit to clear communication and responsiveness to inquiry in all that we do from the artistic process and planning to financial management governance and operations. Responsible We ensure a balance between the financial stability of the organization and artistic risk. Passionate We are most passionate about our art our community and Shakespeare. Inclusive We strive to include the breadth and diversity of our community in our art and organization. Inquisitive We continue to learn not only from our artists but our community and we encourage our artists and audiences to seek and gain knowledge through the work. Professional We are uncompromising in our quest to work with the finest artists artisans administrators and partners for our collaborative process. About Us Santa Cruz Shakespeare SCS is an independent non-profit theatre company rooted in Santa Cruz California producing a summer repertory season of plays by Shakespeare and other dynamic playwrights. SCS was founded when its predecessor a 32-year old Shakespeare Festival affiliated with the University of California Santa Cruz closed in December of 2013. Funded with overwhelming community support SCS launched its inaugural season in 2014 with a full year of operating capital in hand. Consequently all ticket sales and donations received since the launch of the 2014 season have provided the capital necessary for the 2015 season. This forward-funded financial model ensures that SCS remains a sustainable arts organization and that its continued success rests squarely in the hands of the community that has embraced it so whole-heartedly. In addition to its summer repertory season SCS is proud to interface with the community through a number of vital outreach and education initiatives including our Internship Program the Don Rothman Talkbacks and Weekend with Shakespeare jointly hosted by SCS and UCSCs Provost of Porter College Professor Sean Keilen. SCS is also extremely proud to offer free youth tickets to audience members under the age of 18 who attend this seasons Much Ado About Nothing with a paid adult. Our Mission Inspired by Shakespeare we create and strengthen community by bringing audiences and theater artists together to celebrate stories about our collective humanity. Our Vision We envision a community where generations are increasingly passionate and knowledgeable about Shakespeare and live theatre a community that engages in active discussion about language and art and reaches for passion connection and empowerment. 2015 Season Sponsors Rowland and Pat Rebele Audrey Stanley SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 20152 SCHARF FUNDS The funds manager Scharf Investments seeks to add measurable value over a market cycle by tracking relevant benchmarks in rising markets and attempting to lose less than benchmarks in falling markets. www.scharffunds.com 1-866-5SCHARF infoscharffunds.com www.scharffunds.com 1-866-5SCHARF infoscharffunds.com Scharf Fund LOGRXLOGIX Scharf Balanced Opportunity Fund LOGOX Scharf Global Opportunity Fund WRLDX SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 3 Artistic directors welcome Mike Ryan Artistic Director Welcome to Santa Cruz Shakespeares 2015 Season This is our second year as an independent non-profit and the 34th year of Shakespeare performed in an evocative outdoor environment that only Santa Cruz can provide. It is also our final year performing in the Sinsheimer-Stanley Festival Glen next year we will move to a beautiful new outdoor home. One of the wonderful things about theatre and the reincarnation of this Shakespeare Festival specifically has been the opportunity to examine old ways of thinking and performing and to take bold new directions. This theme winds its way strongly through the season Macbeth throws off the mantel of complacency as his ambition awakes Beatrice and Benedick must swallow their pride and break with old habits when love blossoms Dorante the liar must leave old predilections behind if he is to achieve his dreams and Florinda one of the heroines in The Rover rejects the future that has been planned for her and makes a brave decision over the course of the Fringe Production. Self-examination and change have provided other opportunities as well. This year for the first time we will be producing four plays all of which will perform outdoors in repertory. We have embraced gender equity in the acting company finding a better way of telling stories that are inclusive and designed for a 21st century audience. Students 18 and under qualify for a free ticket. We have a successful new financial model. Next year we will have a new home one that will provide us with a great deal more opportunity and flexibility than we have ever enjoyed. As an actor I have performed in the Glen more than anyone 21 productions over an 18- year span. It has been an artistic home for me a place where I have crafted many of my favorite performances and learned the value of developing an artistic relationship with a brilliant and devoted community. And yet My relationship with the Glen is nothing compared to the one many of you have with it. Some of you have seen over sixty productions in more than three decades. You have laughed cried baked in the sun shivered in the fog and shooed wild animals away from your picnic baskets. You were brought here by your parents. Now you bring your children or your grandkids. You have watched the drama of human life unfold in ways that are tragically predictable and hilariously unexpected. In short you have made it a theatre. And for that I am profoundly grateful. There will be thrilling opportunities for each of you to transform our new home as surely as you have transformed this Glen so stay tuned and make sure we know how to reach you. In the meanwhile however hold onto your chairs and blankets and enjoy the wickedly wonderful wild ride that is our 2015 season. Play On SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 20154 Jewel Theatre Announces its 20152016 Season www.JewelTheatre.net Box Office 831 425-7506 Season Subscriptions Now Available THE PRICE by Arthur Miller Directed by Joy Carlin Sept. 10 - Oct. 4 2015 CHICAGO - rights pending - Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse Music by John Kander Lyrics by Fred Ebb Nov. 12 - Dec. 6 2015 FALLEN ANGELS by Nol Coward Directed by Art Manke Jan. 28 - Feb. 21 2016 MASTER CLASS by Terrence McNally Directed by Susan Myer Silton March 10 - April 3 2016 TALLEYS FOLLYby Lanford Wilson Directed by Mike Ryan Co-production with Santa Cruz Shakespeare May 5 - 29 2016 VENUE at Center Stage at Colligan Theater at the Tannery Arts Center Farm to Table Fine Dining 1917 Mission Street Santa Cruz www.ristoranteavanti.com 831 427 0135 SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 5 board of directors Its a true delight to welcome you to our second season. The Festival celebrates you your love of the plays your family traditions the community we are and aspire to be. Its an honor to produce this season for you. Thanks to the immense work of our staff the unflinching generosity of our donors the drive of our theatre artists to bring you their best and the support of hundreds in the community the Festival has never been stronger organizationally artistically strategically and financially. On such a full sea are we now afloat that we can take the current when it serves. And served it has. As you may know the tide in our affairs lifts us from the Glen at seasons end. Over these 34 years the Festival has borne witness to the rise of new generations in our audience artists and community. Now as we thank and take our leave from UCSC you will be witness to a generational change in the life of the Festival. We invite you to participate by reflecting upon the glory of the Glen and preparing for our new home by sending your favorite stories photos and your aspirations for SCS to boardsantacruzshakespeare.org. Rest assured weve been hard at work for months and I cant tell you how much we look forward to welcoming you to our new outdoor home in 2016. For now drink some wine ere you go say a toast enjoy the show and by all means Play On board chairs welcome Bill Richter Board President Bill Richter Board President Renee Winter Vice-President Eric Mendelson Treasurer Jean Shimoguchi Secretary Margaret Brose Chris Frost Tamara Santos Rick Wright SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 20156 SEPTEMBER Artistic Director Mike Ryan selects plays for upcoming season Annual fundraising appeal begins January Seasonal staff begins to hire technical personnel for summer Grant applications submitted for season support noveMBER Season announcement of forthcoming plays Board Retreat and strategic planning review March Design conference with season directors and designers to solidify artistic aesthetics for productions Donor trip to Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland OR Artistic technical and administrative interns selected February Audition tour begins across California to find acting company Season branding approved and ready for season marketing october Board of Directors approves budget for following year Directors hired for productions december Designers and Stage Managers chosen for summer productions production timeline SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 7 June Bookshop Santa Cruz Season Preview Company arrives and rehearsals begin Costumes and props built Lighting instruments hung and focused Noon at the Nick begins House staff readies theater for patrons September Tech crew strikes set costumes props lights and sound returning rented items and saving some items for future Season planning and fundraising for the next year begins August All shows are open and perform in repertory Post-show discussions after select performances Weekend with Shakespeare April Set costume and lighting designs finalized for productions Housing and travel solidified for artists Shakespeares Birthday party season kick-off Member tickets go on sale May Non-member tickets go on sale Rehearsal space identified Set built by Opera San Jose July Festival opens Rehearsals continue for shows not yet opened Behind the Scenes Producers Circle event SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 20158 THANK YOU for purchasing You are an investor in the future of Santa Cruz Shakespeare as this years ticket revenue supports the 2016 production season. In crafting our values statement for SCS we knew it was important to include our promise to you to be transparent and responsible. Below youll find our 2015 projected expenses and to the right is a production photo from As You Like It labeled to show some of the specific costs involved in bringing the plays to life. Because it is hand-crafted before your eyes theatre is an expensive undertaking. We need YOU to make it happen. PERSONNEL Artistic Personnel Benefits......306426 Actors Directors Designers 26 seasonal 1 full-time Production Personnel...............159590 33 seasonal Administrative Personnel Benefits...............................221439 2 full-time 2 seasonal Front of House...........................17000 Intern Scholarships........................ 3000 Insurance...................................... 38000 Workers Comp Liability PRODUCTION EXPENSES Production Materials Costumes.................................. 15700 Set............................................. 31800 Lighting..................................... 22500 Props........................................... 9950 Sound.......................................... 2000 General Admin Expenses...........19500 OVERHEAD UCSC Facility Rental Parking Costs........................ 54800 UCSC Ticket Office Fees................. 3000 OfficeRehearsal Space Rent....... 25500 Accounting.................................11000 Season collateral materials 15000 jacket borrowed from American Conservatory Theater FREE SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 9 a ticket to this performance COMPANY EXPENSES Seasonal Housing Travel Car Rental for Artists...........76920 CateringEvents...........................2000 MARKETINGDEVELOPMENT Marketing..................................70950 Development Donor Engagement................23540 Credit Card Processing Fees for Donations............................8000 Equity Actor 670wk salary 226wk health pension lighting RENTAL 14350 DRESS borrowed from TheatreWorks FREE curtain materials and labor Opera San Jose Shop 2000 Housing Travel Car Rental for actor for season 4300 Pictured L to R Maribel Martinez Greta Wohlrabe Mike Ryan Julia Coffey. PHOTO BY RR JONES SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201510 Aptos Cinemas The Nick The Del Mar 2015 Register Now for Summer Classes www.musicalme.com CAPITOLAPLEASURE POINTSANTA CRUZ CAMPBELLCUPERTINOLOS GATOS 831-438-3514 www.MusicalMe.com www.facebook.comMusicalMeInc 1800 Century Park East 600 Los Angeles CA 90067 310-789-5865 johnjohnhartinsurance.com License 0G12498 Entertainment Insurance Broker for Santa Cruz Shakespeare If its fun we insure it SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 11 Education and Outreach in the Community INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Every year SCS hires a group of 12 20 interns in all areas of production including acting directing stage management administration and design. Interns are undergraduates or immediate post-grads who spend the summer working beside master artisans throughout the SCS season participate in master classes with seasoned artists and produce their own Fringe production on the outdoor stage. This year we have doubled the number of interns from our inaugural season with students hailing from both East and West Coasts from undergrad and graduate theatre training programs. WEEKEND WITH SHAKESPEARE One weekend in August SCS teams up with UCSC Provost and Professor Sean Keilen to host a symposium about the Shakespeare plays in our season. Performances of the plays are enhanced by panel discussions lectures by esteemed drama and literature scholars hands-on workshops with artists and open-forum discussions. For more information about attending this summer visit santacruzshakespeare.org. COMMUNITY SEATS Last year SCS gave away over 150 seats to community and social service organizations and other non- profits as a way of saying thank you for the important work they do for the Santa Cruz Community. This year our goal is to give away over 300 tickets. FREE SHAKESPEARE YOUTH TICKET Starting in 2015 SCS provides a free groundling ticket to one of its Shakespeare plays to audience members 18 and younger with the purchase of any adult ticket. The 2015 Season free ticket production is Much Ado About Nothing. DON ROTHMAN TALKBACKS Each summer production is host to a limited number of pre-show and post-show discussions. Pre-show discussions provide audience members a chance to speak with the director and designers of a production to learn about the genesis and evolution of the artistic concept. Post-show discussions bring audience members face to face with their favorite actors to ask questions about the performance and the details of the production they have just enjoyed. See the calendar at the back of this program for performances with talkbacks this year. NOON AT THE NICK Held on Fridays at noon at the Nickelodeon Theatre in downtown Santa Cruz Noon at the Nick is a series of brown bag lunch discussions that bring community members together with artists from each of the seasons productions for discussions about the artistic process and a sneak peak at what each production has in store. PARTNERSHIP WITH WEST CREATIVE PERFORMING ARTS SCS partners with WEST Creative Performing Arts a K-12 performing arts organization here in Santa Cruz. Each year we coordinate performance opportunities for young WEST actors in our productions and many of our artists and scholars teach workshops for WESTs high school Shakespeare intensive in the summer. Santa Cruz Shakespeare offers many events throughout the year that provide educational opportunities for the Santa Cruz Community. SCS commits to maintain a consistent engagement with all our audience members and remains dedicated to developing dynamic new programs that will delight and challenge our community both artistically and intellectually. If youre interested in becoming involved with Santa Cruz Shakespeare as a Community Partner or a supporter of our Community Seats contact Elizabeth Levy Business and Community Partners Coordinator elizabeth santacruzshakespeare.org 831.460.6396 x5. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201512 become a member No matter what its size your gift will play an invaluable role in the future of Shakespeare in Santa Cruz and have an impact on all who come to enjoy the festival. Mike Ryan Artistic Director Friend 5099 Advance access to purchase single tickets 5 off all regularly priced ticket purchases Early entry into the Glen Online recognition and subscription to the e-newsletter Patron 100249 All the benefits of the Friend level Recognition in playbill Discounts and offers through our Community Partners Program Player 250499 All the benefits of the Patron level Complimentary concessions voucher Advance notification of member events and activities Ensemble 500999 All the benefits of the Player level Complimentary seat cushion preset in your reserved seat Becoming a Member Matters When you become a Santa Cruz Shakespeare member not only do you help us make our work on and off the stage possible you become a valued part of the SCS family. Your support creates the theatre experience you want while giving our artists the resources they need to produce high quality productions and community education programs. Choose the level thats right for you Membership provides you with a variety of benefits as well as opportunities to bring you closer to the creative process and the company of artists. Membership starts at just 50 and includes the following benefits SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 13 Director 10002499 All the benefits of the Ensemble level Assistance with ticketing and access to VIP seating Complimentary invitation to exclusive Producers Circle events Associate Producer 25004999 All the benefits of the Director level Opportunity to sponsor a specific performance date Concierge service including reserved picnic seating and complimentary bottle of wine subject to availability Producer 50009999 All the benefits of the Associate Producer level Complimentary reserved parking space for performances Acknowledgement as production sponsor in season playbill Personalized memento from the company from your sponsored production Executive Producer 1000024999 All the benefits of the Producer level Opportunity to serve as title sponsor of a production Exclusive invitation to private lunch or dinner with Artistic Director and special guests Access to the creative process including rehearsals backstage tours and other private events Benefactor 25000 All the benefits of the Executive Producer level Opportunity to be recognized as Official Season Sponsor in the playbill with on-site recognition at all performances producers circle Santa Cruz Shakespeares Producers Circle is a newly formed program for our major donors. With appreciation and in recognition of this investment in the organization the following benefits are offered For more information about membership or the Producers Circle program or if you have questions about other ways to give contact Alexis Rossini Development Associate alexissantacruzshakespeare.org 831.460.6396 x2. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201514 donor spotlight Karen and Robert Sinsheimer When Karen Sinsheimer came to Santa Cruz with her husband in 1981 she could not have known how much she would come to love Shakespeare in Santa Cruz. When she arrived a Shakespearean theater in the outdoors was an ambitious idea that needed the right people with a shared vision to make it a reality. People families and the community gathered together in support of creating a major festival and with a little money the idea of creating a first rate production came to fruition said Karen. People sat up and took notice she recalled about the first summer in the Glen. Years later that very setting bears her name along with that of her tireless counterpart Audrey Stanley the first Artistic Director of the summer festival. Thirty-four years later Karen and her husband Robert Sinsheimer remain committed to supporting the organization. Santa Cruz Shakespeare remains true to the original mission which was to produce Shakespeare the way it was meant to be played says Karen. Everyone loves the idea of seeing Shakespeare outdoors bringing a picnic having a glass of wine and even if you have to bundle up at night it still is this magical experience that you almost get nowhere else she added. Theres a special quality to the outdoor theater experience where the audience can participate in Santa Cruz that you simply cant find at other outdoor theaters. Beyond the magic of the outdoors the company also remains committed to bringing generations together. If we dont introduce children to theater when they are really young weve lost them. Unlike other theaters its not just an older generation in the audience but you see children students interns young actors families and couples celebrating the plays together she noted. From that first year of planning and serving on the board to raising the necessary funds to establish the foundation that is Shakespeare in Santa Cruz today Karen and Robert Sinsheimer have never stopped giving. Although the couple now lives in Santa Barbara Santa Cruz Shakespeare remains in their hearts and they believe they have a responsibility to contribute to its continued growth. You have to look after the things you care about Karen said fondly. We are grateful for Karen and Robert Sinsheimers ongoing loyal commitment to Santa Cruz Shakespeare. Karen and Roberts early vision for the community to gather outdoors to celebrate and share Shakespeares incredible stories continues to be a driving motivation for Santa Cruz Shakespeare in 2015. When I think about their legacy I am drawn to the profound sense of community that they wanted to engender through Shakespeare in Santa Cruz. It seems particularly important to me that we honor them and their respect for community as we move more fully into the arms of the City of Santa Cruz. Mike Ryan Artistic Director SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 15 our donors We gratefully acknowledge the supporters who make Santa Cruz Shakespeare possible through their generous contributions. We couldnt do our work without you and we thank you for your support. Benefactors 25000 Rowland and Pat Rebele Audrey Stanley David and Lucile Packard Foundation Wallis Foundation Executive Producers 1000024999 Yong Bai Violet and Rick Boyle Charles Canfield Jean Shimoguchi Robert and Karen Sinsheimer Producers 5000 9999 Arts Council Santa Cruz County Stephen and Madeleine Fackler Carolyn Hyatt Thorne Lay and Kathy Beattie The Carol Anicka Mihalik Memorial Fund for the San Lorenzo Valley The Porter Fund Sarah and Michael L. Ray The Bright Horizon Fund The Robert N. and Florence Slinger Fund Terri Steinmann and WEST Creative Performing Arts The Towell Family Corinne and Todd Wipke Rick Wright and Tamara Santos Associate Producers 2500 4999 Margaret Brose and Hayden White Owen Brown and Mary Akin Mary Jane and Gordon Chambers Alan Daniel and Kathy Kenan Jonathan Franzen and Kathryn Chetkovich Quentin Hancock David Haussler and Lu Larsen Haussler Kate Hawley and Paul Whitworth The Brian and Patricia A. Herman Fund Marie and Kent Imai Ellen Kimmel Rosie King Nancy Lenz and Hugh Rideout Della and Keith McKenzie Eric Mendelson and Janine Hall Joanna Miller Patricia and Jon Minsloff William Richter and Pamela Sharpless Richter Jeannine Rodems and Guntram Wolski Diana Rothman Mike Ryan and Don Watson Susan Sesnon Salt Santa Cruz County Bank William H. Shaw and Carolyn Martin Shaw Linda Valdes and Nicholas Bilardello Grace Voss Jill and Jon Winston Renee Winter and Paul Roth The Hans Elizabeth Wolf Foundation Directors 1000 2499 Anonymous Nancy Ellen Abrams and Joel Primack Toby and Michael Alexander Steven and Mary Bignell Debra Boscoe Jane Bradford Marilyn and Andrew Calciano Caroline and Ralph Carney Calvin and Jennifer Carr Bill Cawley and Nancy Austin John and Barbara Chilton Faye Crosby and Bob Newman Daryl Dichek and Kenneth Smith Dille-Walvis Charitable Fund Dorothea Ditchfield Lee and Emily Duffus Kevin Lohman and Natasha Flechsig Julie and Don Fraser Freedom Press Packaging Chris Frost and Christina Garafola Kirk Gould Edward Hearn and Linda Arnold Catherine Hudson Mary James and George Cook Judith Jones Kathleen Kawakami Richard and Diane Klein Philip and Mary Koehring Marian Langdon Barbara Lawrence Douglas Ley John Livingston Andrea London Marilyn Manning and Richard Lonergan W. Scott and Leslie McGilvray Kathyrn and Kevin McCown Mary Beth Montgomery In Memory of Christie Nichols Daniel T. Parker Larry Shelly and Cara Pearson Marie and William Radke Patrick Reilly and Diane Lamotte Sabrine Rodems and Koorosh Afshari Chris Rowen and Anne Baker Saturday Shakespeare Club Priscilla Shaw Jon Shemitz Debra Szecsei Paul Thiltgen and Maureen Roll James Thompson Ross Thompson Lesley and Michael Tierra Vanessa Tollefson and Randy Bevis Helen Wallis Michael and Susan Warren William and Carol Wass Chris Wellens and Karl Auerbach PRODUCERS CIRCLE DONORS SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201516 our donors Ensemble 500 - 999 Judith Aissen and James Clifford Daniel Appelman and Deborah Soglin Artisans Gallery Susan Barkan Brandin Baron and Bogomil Balkansky James Bierman Constance Boulay Roger Anderson and Myrna Britton Kristin Brownstone Deborah Bulger and Richard Stover Brenda Bury Alice and Marcus Cato Robert and Judith Chinello Elena Cohen and Steve Ritz Douglas Cooper Tanya DeCell and Carl Roth John Deck Bob and Judy DeFranco David Eifler and Rachel Morello- Frosch Fran Horvath and Art Evjen Christina Floyd Winifred Frick Patty Gallagher and Stewart Kantor Lena Gilmore Robert Goff and Eleanor Littman Howard and Marjorie Haber Richard Hay Carolyn Hill Barbara Hooper Anne Howard Harold and Dorothy Hyde Sandra Iwamoto Robert and Karen Jachens Robert and Patricia Jacobs Kevin Karplus Sean Keilen and Abigail Heald Cindy Kennaugh Christine Kennedy Erna Kerst Heather and Sidney Lanier Carolyn and Robert Levering Tony and Tulin Melton Helena Meyer-Knapp The Craig L. Harriet Isom Miller Fund Michael and Elisabeth OMalley Joan Osborne Plaza Lane Optometry Elliott Rothman and Nina Saxon Dorothy Ruby The Sabatino Family Scott and Janis Sachtjen Danny Scheie and Daric Wolkenhauer Nancy Schwalen Buchanan Sharp Sigma Alpha of Omega Nu Santa Cruz Curt Simmons Charles Smith Catherine Soussloff Heather Stiles Trevor Strudley and Leo Stiles-Strudley Craig Stoner Catherine Thermond Lois Trabing Julie Trahan James Tyre Laura Uddenberg Susan Walton Santa Cruz Waldorf School Association Inc. Player 250 499 Kennedy Adams Allan and Linda Anderson Anonymous Daniel Appelman Kevin Arnold Anne Barnes Sheila Baumgarten Richard and Tory Beale Jonathan and Merike Beecher Barbara Beerstein Melissa Berkson Laura Bierbrauer and Andrew Pollack Dona Boone Ann Bornstein Lawrence Brandt Randolph Brock Patria Brown David Brown and Linda Hammer- Brown Priscilla Bull Edmund and Carolyn Burke Dale and Donna Campbell Mary Anne Carson Diana Chase Jennifer Choate Angie and Jim Christmann Alger and Kathy Ciabattoni Danger Club Lynn Comeskey Joan and Edward Conger Patricia Damron Jacqueline Davidow Jerome and Sylvia Deck Charlotte Diener Sharon Dirnberger Ken Doctor Katherine Donovan Linda and Dwayne Downing Ralph Eschenbach Joseph Evans Adela Feran Rose Filicetti Lynn Flink Blu Forman John and Pamela Foster Ken Friedenback and Elizabeth Alpert Edward Frost Jennifer Frost Maggie Fusari Margaret Gordon Ruth Grant Elinor Griscom and Thomas Arns Anne and Conn Hallinan John Hamstra Judi and Dennis Heher Hoffmans DowntownCSS Fredrica Howell Jocelyn and David Hoy Mary-Nona and Michael Hudson David Iermini Robert Irion and Barry Grigsby Robert and Barbara Jackson Robert Kaswen Edmund Keeley David Koo and Anna Hackenbracht James Kosic Nancy Lenox Robley Levy Tod and Noreen Likins Karen and Howard Loomis Laurie Love Lenore Luscher Gerry Mandel Cynthia Margolin Florence Martin Amy Mazzei Janis McCaleb Dan and Nora McFadden Gary Merrill and Donna Becker Michael Meyer Helene Milner Michael Mizer Phoebe Moyer Burt Nanus Andre Neu and Ellen Stuck Jeff and Catherine Newkirk Sonya Newlyn and Jeffrey Stock Judy and David Noice Ken Odom Marilyn and Gary Patton Sidney and Priscilla Peters Tom Pohorsky Jessica Reedy Joanna and Mark Rosenblum Joyce Rosenthal Valerie Ross Ned and Juli Sanderson Kathryn Schlepphorst Kingston Duffie and Elizabeth Schwerer Deanna Shemek June Smith Smooth Body Lounge Dane and Marnie Snow Alan Speidel and Mary Berg Elaine Stamper ENSEMBLE LEVEL THOUGH PATRON LEVEL DONORS SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 17 our donorS Gordon and Jean Struble Mark and Susan Swanson Marcia Taylor Barbara and Gordon Thornhill Melissa Trousdale Francisco Trueba Mary Wells Dana Werdmuller Kathleen and Douglas Williams David Wilner Andrea and Andy Yanowitz Patrons 100249 Martha Ackerman Kelly Adams Carol Adams Judy Allen Richard and Evie Alloy Mariana Alwell and John Wells Jennifer Anderson Sue and Bruce Anderson Leslie Andrews Townsend Angell Douglas Appel David and Caroline Appling Sally Arnold Brian Ascher Susan Baird Buzz and Margaret Ballenger Helen Barrios Nannette Benedict Cheryl Bentley Barbara Bernard Amanda Besaw Anke Betz Len Beyea Paula Bierce Lawrence and Carole Birndorf Joyce and Daniel Birns Kenneth and Christine Bloome Sally and Lowell Bookman Jane Boone John Bortner Johanna Bowen Christine and Douglas Bowman Elisa Breton Scott Brookie Elena and Allen Broslovsky Alan Brown Michael Brown Betsy Brugler David Brundage and Susan Stuart Kathleen Bryant Jan Clayton and Ivy Buhl Susan Burford Thomas Bush and Grace Sanchez Anne Marie and William Callahan Joe Candeias Constance Carpenter Sarah Chavis Leslie Chow Gerald and Bonnie Christensen Carolyn Christian Tim and Gwen Clark Joanne Clever Tom Coates and Kristine Bobier Christie Cochrell Sondra Cohelan Joseph Collins Bartell Cope Jeffrey Correa Donna Crabb Diane Crawford Peter and Melanie Cross Gordon and Kay Cumming Dale Cummings Blaine Cuykendall Mark and Kathleen Dammann Jeffery Darling Jane Meredith Daugherty John Deamer William and Cristy Deich Annette Delgreco Joseph Denicola John Desmond Michael and Nemesia Devery Jessica Dieseldorff Ann and John Dizikes Ann Docken and Mitchell Page Joel Dodge Nina Donna Christine Doran Sue Dormanen and Mark Welch Linda and Steve Dousman Michael Dremel and Frances Weesner Emily Dubois Joan and Bill Dunn Sabrina Eastwood and Russell Krebs Elaine Elkin John Weichman and Patricia Emard George Erickson Olga Euben Kim Evans and Camila Garcia Pam and Arthur Evans Margaret Exton Elizabeth Falade Peter and Donka Farkas Robert and Judy Faulhaber Wendy Fiering Susan Fish Samantha Forde Daleth Foster Lorraine Foster Carol and Michael Freeman Kenna French Edith Frick Larry Friedman and Tom Ellison Sakae Fujita Judith and Gabriana Marks Emma and Alex Gaudio Carol George Joan Gilbert Martin Jennifer Gille Linda and Richard Goldberg Bernard Golden Kathryn Gorges Barbara Gorson Mark Grantham and Mike Tossy Donald Grimes Corrie and Elise Grove Alberto and Rose Guarino Jorge Gustavson Anna Hall Bobbie Hall Heike and David Hambley John and Merrill Hambright Paul Hanneman Janeann Harper Sandra and John Hartman Britt and Joe Haselton Kathleen Hatfield Judith Heim Mike and Amy Hemmert Laurel and E. Paul Henderson Bob and Anne Herendeen Donald Hershberger Jan Hodder Thomas Holland Joanna S. Holt Chris and Krista Holt Jon and Jean Hooper Jeanne Howard Robert and Sonya Hubenette David Jackson and Lillian Hom Patricia Jenkins Pamela Johansen Bonita John Richard Johnson Judith Jones Carole Kampfe Martin Keller Tamsin Kendall Jack Kenny Barbara Kiehl Paul Kimoto Jocelyn King Nina Koocher Heidi Kozlowski Nancy Krajewski Elena Laborde-Bishop and Sam Bishop Steve Lambert Anna Landaw Jonathan Landaw Krissen Lane and Dave Orton Terri Lankford Linda Larkin Robert Latham Lisa Laymon Ardath Lee Susan Fair and Bob Levit Elizabeth Levy Barbara and Robert Lewis Virginia and Eugene Lieb Anne Lober Linda Locklin Tom Manheim Benjamin Marchand John and Wilma Chandler Lynn Marcus-Wyner David Martin Stephanie Martin Sharon Maxwell Paula Maziar John and Jan McCormack SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201518 our donors Linda Werner and Charlie McDowell Martin Mchan Susan McKay Alayne Meeks Patricia and James Melehan Mike and Kathi Melville Carol Merrell Jacob and Hila Michaelsen Ken Mignosa Carolyn Miller D.G. Mitchell Pamela Mitchell Kellie Morgantini Lynne Muccigrosso Rena Nayyar Thom Nelson Ann and Dan Nitzan Abbas Milani and Jean Nyland Elizabeth OToole Crystal Olson Carol Olson Sarah Pamela Orlandi-Maurer Kathleen and Bill Owen Tom Padula and Autumn Cardone Michael Paller and Steve Melvin Michelle Paulus Cherril Peabody Margaret Perchert Marissa Perez Les Persson Jean Port Marcus Powell Lavinia Preston Marcia Quackenbush and Maureen OBrien Frank Paco Ramirez William Rawson Jeff Reed Carol Reed Michael and Terry Rein Eric Richardson Lori Rivera Dick and Susan Robbins John and Jo An Robertson Mary Joan Rodriguez Galen and Gunner Roll Lisa Rose Bettina Rosenbladt Jill Ross Beres Alexis Rossini Carol C. Ruff James Rumbaugh and Madeline Morrow Megan Ryan Brigitta Ryle Jill Sakamoto Jeanine Scaramozzino Susan Schaefer and Colin Brown Hal and Heidi Schoolcraft Marlyene Schwartz Norman Schwartz and Mary Ellen Sullivan Elizabeth Schweinsberg Campbell Scott Bob and Helen Shepherd Frank Sherrill Marie and Jim Sikora Sandra Sill and Peter Tyzack Tom Silva Mary and Bill Simpson Ted Smith and Amanda Hawes Elisabeth and Louis Sporleder Michael Staley and Susan Jacobs Charles Steele Kathy Stephens and Robert Fust Stanley and Carli Stevens Blake Stevenson and Jacqueline Isaacs Johnny Strode Nancy Sullivan and Carolyn Michaelian Seija Surr Lincoln and Lee Taiz Marion Taylor Nancy Thomas Larry and Dolores Thompson Gregory Timm Damon Tkoch Kathleen Toner and Wendy Wheeler Devi Tong Jacqueline Tuttle Marie-Reine Velez Karen Venegas Karin Vogel Kelly Wachs Patricia Wade Susan Wallace Holly Walter Jerry and Robynn Walters Joanne and Tom Walters Matthew and Marina Ward Karen Warren Richard and Phyllis Wasserstrom John Weaver Edward Weingold Kenneth Weisner Jeffrey Werner Craig Whitwell Isabel Whyte Sara Wilbourne and John Bakalis Deborah Henry Willis Bonnie Wolf Leonard and Geri L. Wolff Judy Reveaux-Wright and William Wright Ann Wrightson Dr. Harriet Wrye Anne and Lin Wyant Larry and Barbara Zemansky Marcia Zigman Joan Zimmerman David Zucker and Deborah Calloway Aimee Zygmonski Stella Louisa and Steve Gerlach We gratefully acknowledge and thank the individuals who support our work at the Friend Level 50 - 99 but regret that space limitations prevent us from listing these donors in the playbill. Our complete list of donors at all levels is available on our website. The listings above includes gifts and pledges designated for the 2015 season from individuals businesses foundations institutions and organizations from March 1 2014 through June 1 2015. CSS denotes Community Seats Supporter. For more information about Community Seats please see page 11. MATCHING GIFTS PROGRAM The following companies have matched their employees donations to Santa Cruz Shakespeare multiplying the impact of those contributions. We thank these companies and our loyal donors for their support. Adobe Systems Inc. Apple Inc. Google Macys Inc. Microsoft Nvidia Samsung Electronics North America VMware Qualcomm Zynga.org BUSINESS DONORS IN KIND Bargetto Winery Bloofusion The Intellectual Property Society Palace Arts Shoppers Corner Trader Joes Whole Foods SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 19 artscouncilsc.org 831.475.9600 ft First 3 Weekends in October 300 Artists Good Times September 30 Free Artist Guide art for all open By William Shakespeare Directed by Laura Gordon MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Before the Play Begins... On the way to a battle Don Pedro and his army have passed through Messina. Despite his focus on the coming battle Claudio has noticed the attractiveness of Hero Leonatas daughter meanwhile Benedick and Beatrice have formed and broken some kind of emotional bond. Fresh from victory the men now return and are invited to stay for at least a month. EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Jean Shimoguchi PRODUCERS Yong Bai Robert N. and Florence Slinger Fund Terri Steinmann The Porter Fund honoring Audrey Stanley The Towell Family S A N T A C R U Z S H A K E S P E A R E P R E S E N T S June 30 August 30 21 THE CAST in order of appearance Leonata Governor of Messina........................................................................Patty Gallagher Hero her daughter........................................................................................... Sarah Traisman Beatrice her niece..........................................................................................Greta Wohlrabe Antonia her sister............................................................................................. Suzanne Sturn Margaret a waiting gentlewoman to Hero........................................................Madison Kisst Ursula a waiting gentlewoman to Hero..................................................................Isabel Pask Balthasar a musician............................................................................................ Sharon Shao Don Pedro Prince of Aragon...........................................................................Kipp Moorman Claudio a young lord from Florence....................................................................... Josh Saleh Benedick a gentleman from Padua........................................................................Mike Ryan Don John Don Pedros brother.......................................................................Steve Pickering Borachio a follower of Don John.................................................................. Turner Frankosky Conrade a follower of Don John............................................................Carlos Angel-Barajas Dogberry Master Constable...........................................................................Steve Pickering Verges Dogberrys assistant.............................................................................. Suzanne Sturn George Seacoal a watchman.............................................................................Madison Kisst First Watchman...........................................................................................Napoleon Jimenez Second Watchman..................................................................................................Isabel Pask Friar Francis.............................................................................................Carlos Angel-Barajas Sexton.................................................................................................................. Sharon Shao Understudies Carlos Angel-Barajas Benedick Allen Darby Claudio Turner Frankosky Dogberry Don John Sierra Jolene Ursula Margaret Antonia Verges Watch Madison Kisst Beatrice Kurt Meeker Don Pedro Isabel Pask Hero Balthasar Sexton Darek Riley Borachio Conrade Friar Suzanne Sturn Leonata THE CREATIVE TEAM Director..............................................................................................................Laura Gordon Scenic Designer.........................................................................................................Nina Ball Costume Designer..................................................................................................B. Modern Co-Lighting Designers..................................................... Ray Oppenheimer Kurt Landisman Sound DesignerComposer............................................................................. Rodolfo Ortega Stage Manager................................................................................................Leslie M. Radin Properties Master.....................................................................................................M Erdman Textual ConsultantDramaturg........................................................................ Michael Warren Voice and Text Coach........................................................................................ David Morden Fight Choreographer................................................................................................ Kit Wilder Choreographer......................................................................................................Zak Bauman Assistant Stage Manager......................................................................................Chris Waters Assistant Director............................................................................................Katherine Burris Costume Design Assistant ..................................................................................... Lexa Grace Stage Management Intern.................................................................................Claire Idstrom Dramaturgy Intern................................................................................Kerri Blake Cavanaugh Stage Combat Intern.........................................................................................Sara Czarnecki Denotes Member of Actors Equity Association the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the US. The Director is a member of the STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS SOCIETY a theatrical labor union. The Designers at this theatre are represented by United Scenic Artists Local 829 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201522 DIRECTORS NOTES Laura gordon There is a kind of merry war betwixt my niece and Signor Benedick... Beatrice and Benedick are my favorite Shakespearean couple. They are absolute equals in wit and will passion and stubbornness vulnerability and virtue. They were made for each other but neither will admit it. I love what this play has to say about revealing oneself and the cost of doing so...the price of shedding artifice and allowing oneself to be honest and vulnerable. Many masks are worn in this play both literal and figurative. Theyre worn as a means to flirt and innocently deceive but at times theyre worn with more malicious intent. In the case of Beatrice and Benedick their masks are a kind of veneer behind which they hide their true feelings in order to protect themselves. At its core Much Ado About Nothing is about love and all its awkward funny disappointing painful glorious and triumphant complexities. The cast of this production consists of seven women and seven men a rather unusual breakdown. Artistic Director Mike Ryan has made it a priority to try to achieve gender parity at Santa Cruz Shakespeare an initiative which I applaud. So weve embraced this notion by casting some of our women in traditionally male roles. You will meet Leonata and Antonia Heros mother and aunt rather than her father and uncle. We have thus set up a matriarchal household into which the soldiers enter as they return from war. I was looking for a time period when women were seeking equality with men but hadnt quite achieved it. I settled on 1945 at the end of World War II a period that saw many women having to give up their wartime jobs to returning GIs creating an interesting gender battle that I think will serve this production. DRAMATURGS NOTES Michael Warren Shakespeare probably wrote Much Ado About Nothing in 1598. It is one of a series of comedies Merry Wives As You Like It in which he is exploring malefemale relations and experimenting with the extensive use of prose. Unlike many Shakespeare plays Much Ado is set in just one location the provincial community of Messina which is honored by the visit of the noble military commander Don Pedro and his colleagues who are happy to enjoy once more the pleasures of civil life and familiar female company. These days the plays title appears flippant and dismissive but it conceals two serious meanings that were available to its original audience. Nothing was pronounced as noting and could therefore be understood as observation nothing was also a common term for womens sexual parts. Much of the initial comedy of the play concerns errors of noting of observation. The youthful and nave Claudio misinterprets Don Pedros behavior as he negotiates Claudios marriage to Hero. In a pair of splendid comic scenes the older Beatrice and Benedick overhear conversations that trick them into acknowledging their attraction to each other. But later Claudio and Don Pedro will be perilously deceived by what they witness and they challenge Heros honor confident in the male values of the military nobility but fearful of female betrayal. When the forthright and courageous Beatrice forces Benedick the habitual scorner of women and marriage to choose where his loyalties lie the play challenges the nature of masculine honor and of soldiers loyalty. Through the course of the play the relationship of these two intelligent skeptical and articulate people exposes the shallowness of romantic love and questions conventional gender roles. Together they set a new pattern for couples that will be evident in many plays of the next century. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 23 THE LIARby David Ivesadapted from the comedy by Pierre Corneille Before the Play Begins... Dorante has just arrived in Paris from his home in provincial Poitiers. He has quit studying law and intends to pursue a military career instead. Meanwhile his father Geronte tries to find Dorante a suitable bride. Dorantes old friend Alcippe also lives in Paris and has been secretly engaged for two years to a lady named Clarice. S A N T A C R U Z S H A K E S P E A R E P R E S E N T S July 21 August 29 D i r e c t e d b y Art Manke EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Robert and Karen Sinsheimer PRODUCERS Stephen and Madeleine Fackler Carol Anicka Mihalik Memorial Fund for the San Lorenzo Valley Jean Shimoguchi Rick Wright and Tamara Santos WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCED BY Shakespeare Theatre Company Washington DC April 12 2010 Michael Kahn ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Chris Jennings MANAGING DIRECTOR 25 Denotes Member of Actors Equity Association the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the US. The Director is a member of the STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS SOCIETY a theatrical labor union. The Designers at this theatre are represented by United Scenic Artists Local 829 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. THE CAST in order of appearance Cliton a servant for hire................................................................................Toby Onwumere Dorante a young man just arrived in Paris.......................................................... Brian Smolin Clarice a young lady of Paris...............................................................................Mary Cavett Lucrece Clarices best friend............................................................................... Sierra Jolene Isabelle Lucreces servant...............................................................................Melinda Parrett Alcippe Clarices secret fianc............................................................................... Darek Riley Philiste Alcippes friend........................................................................................ Allen Darby Geronte Dorantes father..................................................................................... Kurt Meeker Sabine Clarices servant..................................................................................Melinda Parrett Understudies Carlos Angel-Barajas Alcippe Philliste Turner Frankosky Cliton Kipp Moorman Geronte Isabel Pask Isabelle Sabine Josh Saleh Dorante Sharon Shao Lucrece Sarah Traisman Clarice THE CREATIVE TEAM Director................................................................................................................... Art Manke Scenic Designer.........................................................................................................Nina Ball Costume Designer.........................................................................................David Mickelsen Lighting Designer........................................................................................... Kurt Landisman Sound DesignerComposer............................................................................. Rodolfo Ortega Stage Manager......................................................................................Deirdre Rose Holland Properties Master.....................................................................................................M Erdman Dramaturg........................................................................................................... Ariane Helou Voice and Text Coach........................................................................................ David Morden Fight Choreographer................................................................................................ Kit Wilder Assistant Stage Manager..................................................................................Marissa Putnick Assistant Director.....................................................................................................Paul Cook Costume Design Assistants........................................Jean-Luc DeLadurantaye Jamie Costin Directing Intern..................................................................................................Nabra Nelson Stage Management Intern........................................................................... Amanda Marshall Stage Combat Intern.........................................................................................Sara Czarnecki SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201526 DRAMATURGS NOTES ariane helou David Ivess The Liar 2010 comes to us through layers of translation and adaptation. His play is based on Le Menteur The Liar 1643 by the great French dramatist Pierre Corneille 1606-1684. Corneille in turn adapted his comedy from La Verdad Sospechosa The Suspicious Truth 1634 by the Golden Age Spanish playwright Juan Ruiz de Alarcn y Mendoza. Corneille began his career writing comedies though he is most famous for his popular but controversial masterpiece Le Cid 1637. A tragicomedy Le Cid violated the strict classical forms espoused by the French theatrical establishment in response to critical backlash Corneille turned to writing classical tragedies. Le Menteur marks Corneilles return to his comedic roots a sprightly shrugging-off of the tragedians mantle. Corneille wrote in rhyming couplets a convention of seventeenth-century French drama that rarely succeeds in English translation but is executed with panache by David Ives. Ivess sparkling verse recreates the aesthetic vibrancy of the Baroque theatre in a thoroughly modern idiom and sensibility while his addition of a couple of well-crafted subplots heightens the comic stakes. The Liar of the plays title is Dorante a former law student with a thirst for adventure and a compulsion for telling tales. Although his lies spawn the mistaken identities and mishaps of the plays comic plot they do not harm those around him. His moral compass may sometimes be unreliable but Dorante is not presented as a villain who lies maliciously. Occasionally he lies to extricate himself from a sticky situation but more often than not he gets carried away by the pure joy of spinning a good yarn. For Dorante lying is the ultimate creative endeavor an art form parallel to the poetic inventiveness of the playwright. For what is a piece of theater after all if not an invention an intricate and joyful fabrication SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 27 gatewaysc.org 831 423-0341 x302 Call to tour our K-8 campus GATEWAY SCHOOL wishes Santa Cruz Shakespeare a successful season MACBETH Before the Play Begins... Aided by warriors from the Western Isles Macdonald is leading a rebellion against Duncan King of Scotland. Macbeth Thane of Glamis leads the Scottish forces to victory and then defeats the King of Norway. Duncan grants Macbeth the title Thane of Cawdor as a reward a politically and socially advantageous honor. Meanwhile three Weird Sisters see into Macbethsand Scotlandsfuture. S A N T A C R U Z S H A K E S P E A R E P R E S E N T S By William Shakespeare DirectedbyKirstenBrandt August 4 August 30 EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS Violet and Rick Boyle PRODUCERS Anonymous Thorne Lay and Kathy Beattie Sarah and Michael L. Ray Corinne and Todd Wipke 29 THE CAST in order of appearance First Witch.............................................................................................................. Patty Gallagher Second Witch............................................................................................................Suzanne Sturn Third Witch.................................................................................................................. Mary Cavett Duncan King of Scotland............................................................................................. Kurt Meeker Malcolm his daughter.................................................................................................Sierra Jolene Donalbain his son...........................................................................................Carlos Angel-Barajas Lennox a thane........................................................................................................Kipp Moorman Angus a thane................................................................................................................Josh Saleh Bloody Captain in the Kings army.............................................................................Brian Smolin Ross a thane.......................................................................................................... Patty Gallagher Macbeth Thane of Glamis general of the Kings army......................................... Steve Pickering Banquo a thane general of the Kings army........................................................ Greta Wohlrabe Lady Macbeth wife to Macbeth.............................................................................Melinda Parrett Fleance son of Banquo.................................................................................................Allen Darby Porter...........................................................................................................................Brian Smolin Macduff Thane of Fife......................................................................................... Toby Onwumere Old Man....................................................................................................................... Kurt Meeker First Murderer..............................................................................................................Brian Smolin Second Murderer...................................................................................................Turner Frankosky Gentlewoman attending on Lady Macbeth.............................................................Sarah Traisman Lady Macduff wife to Macduff.................................................................................... Mary Cavett Boy son of Macduff..........................................................................................................Ezra Knox Girl daughter of Macduff...........................................................................................Althea Coffey English Doctor.................................................................................................Carlos Angel-Barajas Scottish Doctor..........................................................................................................Suzanne Sturn Menteith a thane.........................................................................................................Sharon Shao Caithness a thane......................................................................................................Madison Kisst Seyton attending on Macbeth.......................................................................................Darek Riley Siward Earl of Northumberland leader of the English army....................................... Kurt Meeker Young Siward his son....................................................................................................Allen Darby Lords Ladies Soldiers Messengers Apparitions Attendants....................................................Allen Darby Carlos Angel-Barajas Darek Riley Isabel Pask Kurt Meeker Madison Kisst Sarah Traisman Sharon Shao Suzanne Sturn Turner Frankosky Understudies Carlos Angel-Barajas Fleance Y. Siward Seyton Allen Darby Donalbain Angus Lennox English Doctor Turner Frankosky Macduff Madison Kisst Banquo Kipp Moorman Duncan Siward Old Man Isabel Pask Malcolm Darek Riley Macbeth Josh Saleh Blood Captain Porter Sharon Shao Lady Macbeth Lady Macduff Suzanne Sturn Ross Sarah Traisman Witches Caithness Menteith Gentlewoman Scottish Doctor THE CREATIVE TEAM Director.....................................................................................................................Kirsten Brandt Scenic Designer................................................................................................................ Nina Ball Costume Designer..........................................................................................................B. Modern Lighting Designer...................................................................................................Kurt Landisman Sound DesignerComposer.....................................................................................Rodolfo Ortega Stage Manager.........................................................................................................Olivia Murphy Properties Master............................................................................................................ M Erdman Textual Consultant...................................................................................................Michael Warren Dramaturg.................................................................................................................Mara Sherman Voice and Text Coach................................................................................................David Morden Fight Choreographer........................................................................................................Kit Wilder Assistant Stage Manager..................................................................................... Rachel Garlington Assistant Director........................................................................................... Sarah Kate Anderson Costume Design Assistant..............................................................................................Lexa Grace Directing Intern.......................................................................................................... Kieran Beccia Stage Management Interns.................................................................... Victoria Iriberri Kirti Nuthi Dramaturgy Intern.................................................................................................. Stephen Richter Stage Combat Intern................................................................................................ Sara Czarnecki Denotes Member of Actors Equity Association the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the US. The Director is a member of the STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS SOCIETY a theatrical labor union. The Designers at this theatre are represented by United Scenic Artists Local 829 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201530 DIRECTORS NOTES Kirsten Brandt Macbeth is an endlessly fascinating psychological profile of power and ambition which has captivated me for years. A decade ago I directed a production in San Diego at the avant- garde theatre I was running at the time and its themes have never left me. Its a complex study of what it is to be human of how we wrestle with the dark sides of our nature and how we come to terms with the choices we have made. As I approach directing the play for the second but not last time I am captivated by the politics of it. We are on the cusp of an election year where we will be asking ourselves questions about who will lead our country. In Macbeth Shakespeare asks us Who has the right to rule What are the virtues we are looking for in a leader Should we follow the brave and gallant Macbeth or Duncans heir the young Malcolm Who gets our loyalty Who deserves it Who is fit to govern On the domestic front Shakespeare dives into the politics of marriage. He asks us What makes a good marriage What is a strong partnership But he also makes us question our loyalty in love What would you do for love Would you kill a king Perhaps the greatest power duo in all the Shakespeare canon is the Scottish Thane and his Lady and these character studies still resonate today just turn on an episode of House of Cards for a modern take. The Macbeths forge a partnership that could conquer the world if they remain united. But the moment the pair work solo everything begins to crumble. I have set the play in medieval Scotland where the supernatural is believed and omens heeded where prophecies can come true and dark ministers tend on mortal thought. But this is a world where a persons fate lies in his or her own hands. So screw your courage to the sticking place and enjoy. DRAMATURGS NOTES Mara Sherman Shakespeare probably wrote Macbeth in 1606 soon after King Lear and three years after King James VI of Scotland a man who traced his descent from Banquo became King James I of England. It was in Holinsheds Chronicles of England Ireland and Scotland his source for his English histories that Shakespeare found the story of Macbeth and Banquos encounter with the Weird Sisters and their prophecies. In the plays second scene multiple characters report on the events of a recently concluded battle establishing that Macbeth is a brave warrior and an honorable man. Subsequently King Duncan rewards Macbeth with a new title although Macbeth first learns of his advancement from the three Weird Sisters. Their prophecy that Macbeth will become Thane of Cawdor and then King awakens his latent ambition and provokes him to regicide. The main action of the play follows Macbeth and his Lady in their rise to power and eventual downfall. Encouraged by his wife who is more than his equal in both ambition and ruthlessness Macbeth commits a series of violent acts to first gain then keep political power. The couples guilt which is paralleled only by their deep affection for one another plunges them into both physical and spiritual distress driving the play towards its tragic conclusion. Despite Macbeths singular focus on its central character the play is not uniformly serious in tone. The comic interlude with the drunk Porter is made all the funnier by its proximity to tragedy and Malcolm Donalbain and the Macduff family provide the play with a virtuous counterpoint to the Macbeths and their depravity. The play ends in the words of the Weird Sisters with a battle lost and won and on a note of cautious optimism. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 31 La Sirena Antiques Vintage French Unique Jewelry Whimsical Cards Enchanting Gifts Womens Clothing so much more ________________________ 328D Ingalls Street Santa Cruz CA 831 427-2766 Between New Leaf Market Kellys French Bakery lasirenaantiques.com custom cabinetry non-toxic paints countertops tile organic bedding bamboo cork flooring greenspacecompany.com 719 Swift St. 831.423.7200 Tickets to just about anything in Santa Cruz... Visit SantaCruzTickets.com or our convenient downtown location to purchase tickets for the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Santa Cruz Shakespeare the Santa Cruz Symphony Santa Cruz Derby Girls all your favorite events at the Civic and UCSC and much more A Cornerstone of Our Community CIVIC AUDITORIUM BOX OFFICE SantaCruzTickets.com 831 420-5260 307 Church Street Tues-Fri 11am-6pm Sat 10am-130pm Like the Civic on Facebook for special announcements the Fringe Show The Rover August 18 19 25 26 By Aphra Behn Directed by Katherine Burris Before the Play Begins... It is the summer of 1969 on the eve of the worlds largest festival gathering to-date Woodstock in upstate New York. Sisters Hellena and Florinda must find a way to be reconciled with their fathers wishes at home. Meanwhile Willmore back from the Vietnam War meets with friends Belvile and Blunt for three days of peace love and music. S A N T A C R U Z S H A K E S P E A R E P R E S E N T S EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Yong Bai PRODUCERS Violet and Rick Boyle Carolyn Hyatt Robert and Karen Sinsheimer SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 33 The Designers at this theatre are represented by United Scenic Artists Local 829 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. THE CAST Florinda sister to Hellena and Don Pedro........................................................... Sharon Shao Hellena sister to Florinda and Don Pedro.........................................................Madison Kisst Don Pedro brother to Florinda and Hellena...........................................Carlos Angel-Barajas Belvile a young man in love with Florinda............................................................ Allen Darby Blunt a country gentleman........................................................................... Turner Frankosky Willmore The Rover........................................................................................... Derek Riley Lucetta a thieving wench................................................................................. Sarah Traisman Philippa Lucettas lover...........................................................................................Isabel Pask Angellica a famous courtesan ...............................................................................Isabel Pask Moretta assistant to Angellica......................................................................... Sarah Traisman Don Antonio the governors son.......................................................................Madison Kisst THE CREATIVE TEAM Director............................................................................................................Katherine Burris Scenic Designer.........................................................................................................Nina Ball Costume Designer.................................................................................................. Lexa Grace Lighting Designer................................................................................................Keira Sullivan Sound Designer............................................................................................... Brian Glasscock Properties MasterDesigner.........................................................................Christina Garafola Stage Manager..................................................................................................... Emily James Textual Consultant........................................................................................... Michael Warren Dramaturg............................................................................................................. Wendy Burr Fight Choreographer................................................................................................ Kit Wilder Assistant Stage Manager....................................................................................Claire Idstrom Assistant Director..............................................................................Bettina Mueller-Tuescher SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201534 DIRECTORS NOTES Katherine Burris Although The Rover was written over 330 years ago we remain all too familiar with the sexual politics that governed Aphra Behns world and the economic and social subjugation her female characters face. It is no wonder Behn chose Carnival the period of festivities preceding Lent for the setting of this play creating a space in which the women of The Rover could reclaim control of their bodies and their sexuality. This atmosphere subverts the patriarchy of the outside world and affords Hellena and Florinda the opportunity to escape the enforced restrictions of class and cultural expectations of gender performance. Mikhail Bakhtin wrote Carnival is not a spectacle seen by the people they live in it and everyone participates because its very idea embraces all the people During carnival time life is subject only to its laws that is the laws of its own freedom. Capturing this atmosphere in a way that would resonate with a contemporary audience was important to me and played a large role in my decision to set our production at Woodstock in the summer of 1969. Just as in Behns play the wildly intoxicating setting temporarily displaces but cannot erase as we will see the political and physical aggression of the outside world. Behns subject matter is as regrettably topical as her writing is influential a rape is reported every 6.2 minutes in this country and the pandemic of sexual assault and harassment continues to thrive. By shedding light on violence against women which was then commonplace Behn pushed the boundaries of theatre against a display of established patriarchy. In A Room of Ones Own Virginia Woolf writes All women together ought to let flowers fall upon the tomb of Aphra Behn for it was she who earned them the right to speak their minds. I feel deeply privilegedespecially as a woman to be entrusted with this brilliant play and to be working with a company that is making such strides towards gender equity. Enjoy DRAMATURGS NOTES wendy burr The Restoration period in England was a time of tremendous change well known in theatre history for marking the end of the almost twenty-year ban on theatre. More importantly however Englands Restoration is seen as a monumental time for the growing sense of liberation among women in the Western world finally allowing females to perform legally on stage in addition to other social privileges. Aphra Behn 1640-89 for example was among the first professional female playwrights in England following the restoration of King Charles II to the throne in 1660. Royalists supporters of the monarchy also known as cavaliers rejoiced in the return of their rightful leader and with him the freedom to celebrate their culture and customs anew. While Charles reputation abroad had suffered during his exile - due to his excessive partying and want of women supporters welcomed back the young king and his formerly banished cavaliers. Years later Aphra Behn a known Royalist and former spy for Charles II put her quill to paper writing her best known play The Rover or the Banishd Cavaliers 1677 which is thought to be a tribute to Charles and his men. In truth The Rover is a comedic platform for feminist thought and was first performed by the Dukes Company at Dorset Garden in London in 1677. Cleverly weaving the tale of a group of cavaliers who encounter wild witty and freethinking women during celebrations of Carnival The Rover tells of friends Wilmore Belvile and Blunt who roam the streets of Naples in search of a little life love and happiness. To their delight despite struggle and strife they meet such women as Hellena Florinda and Angellica who humorously reshape their expectations of women and their understanding of a womans agency and natural right to live and love independently within the world. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 35 www.dharmasrestaurant.com Serving Breakfast Lunch Dinner World Famous DHARMAS RESTAURANTNatural Organic Vegetarian Foods Open 7 days a week 8am to 9pm 831 462-1717 4250 Capitola Road in Capitola Next to the DMV dominicanoaks.com 3400 Paul Sweet Road Santa Cruz CA 95065 Active Retirement for Active People Sponsored by Dominican Hospital A Dignity Health Member. Lic. No. 440708773 831.462.6257 DOMINICAN OAKS Just one of the healthy choices I made Mary Boer and Gene Miller residents at Dominican Oaks Dominican Oaks is the perfect choice for my healthy lifestyle. Since 1988 SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201536 2015 company Mike RyanArtistic Director first came to Santa Cruz in 1997 to play Silvius in As You Like It and Piotr in The Forest at Shakespeare Santa Cruz. That season launched a long career with SSC he appeared in over 35 productions with the company before it was closed at the end of 2013. Along with Marco Barricelli and the Shakespeare Play On Board of Directors he founded Santa Cruz Shakespeare in early 2014 and served as Co-Artistic Director for the new non-profit theatre company in its inaugural year before taking over as sole Artistic Director at the end of that season. In addition to his acting work with both Santa Cruz Shakespeare and its predecessor Bay Area audiences may also know him from performances with American Conservatory Theatre San Jose Repertory Theatre Jewel Theatre Company and Aurora. He has also appeared at Laguna Playhouse Pasadena Playhouse Denver Center Theatre La Jolla Playhouse Geva Theatre Center Idaho Shakespeare Festival Shakespeare Festival of Dallas and Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park. Mr. Ryan received his B.F.A. from Southern Methodist University where he was a National Merit Scholar and his M.F.A. from the University of California at San Diego. Aimee ZygmonskiManaging Director has over 15 years of arts administration experience at the nations top regional theaters including La Jolla Playhouse The Public TheaterNew York Shakespeare Festival Williamstown Theatre Festival and Roundabout Theatre Company. For SCS she has ushered in over 100000 in grants for the organization and is looking forward to the next chapter for the Festival. She also has worked in higher education as an assistant professor of theatre history at University of Nevada Las Vegas Marketing Director at UC San Diego Theatre and Dance and serves as a theatre history lecturer for UC Santa Cruz. She holds a Ph.D. from UC San Diego and an M.F.A. in Theater Pedagogy from Virginia Commonwealth University. From L to R Alexis Rossini Sue Dormanen William Wright Aimee Zygmonski Mike Ryan Elizabeth Levy Lydia Bushfield Cheryl Games. PHOTO BY RR JONES 37 ADMINISTRATION Mike Ryan Artistic Director Aimee Zygmonski Managing Director Lydia C. Bushfield Production Manager Susan Dormanen Company Manager Cheryl Games Communications Director Elizabeth Levy Community Partnerships and Internship Coordinator Alexis Rossini Development Associate William Wright Volunteer Coordinator Alexi Schroeder Administrative Intern Elizabeth Gummere Finance Spencer K. Jones Finance Sandy Kurz Advertising Sales ARTISTIC ASSOCIATE ARTISTS Marco Barricelli B Modern Paul Whitworth ACTING COMPANY Mary Cavett Patty Gallagher Sierra Jolene Kurt Meeker Kipp Moorman Toby Onwumere Melinda Parrett Steve Pickering Mike Ryan Josh Saleh Brian Smolin Suzanne Sturn Greta Wohlrabe INTERN COMPANY Carlos Angel-Barajas Allen Darby Turner Frankosky Madison Kisst Isabel Pask Darek Riley Sharon Shao Sarah Traisman STUDENTS FROM WEST CREATIVE PERFORMING ARTS Althea Coffey Napoleon Jimenez Ezra Knox DIRECTION AND MOVEMENT Kirsten Brandt Director Katherine Burris Director Laura Gordon Director Art Manke Director Paul Cook Assistant Director Sarah Kate Anderson Assistant Director Bettina Mueller-Tuescher Assistant Director Kit Wilder Fight Choreographer Zak Bauman Choreographer Kieran Beccia Directing Intern Nabra Nelson Directing Intern Sara Czarnecki Stage Combat Intern STAGE MANAGEMENT Deidre Rose Holland Stage Manager Olivia Murphy Stage Manager Leslie M. Radin Stage Manager Emily James Stage Manager Rachel Garlington Assistant Stage Manager Marissa Putnick Assistant Stage Manager Chris Waters Assistant Stage Manager Claire Idstrom Stage Management Intern Victoria Iriberri Stage Management Intern Amanda Marshall Stage Management Intern Kirti Nuthi Stage Management Intern DRAMATURGY TEXT AND LANGUAGE Michael Warren Textual ConsultantDramaturg Ariane Helou Dramaturg Mara Sherman Dramaturg Wendy Burr Dramaturg Kerri Blake Cavanaugh Dramaturgy Intern Stephen Richter Dramaturgy Intern PRODUCTION SCENIC Nina Ball Scenic Designer Joe Weiss UCSC Theater Arts Liaison Mark Hoagland Master Carpenter Joseph Hultquist Master Carpenter Paul Rossi Festival Crew LeadCarpenter Brandon Blum Festival Crew Richard Rossi Festival CrewCarpenter Victoria York Festival Crew OPERA SAN JOSE SCENE SHOP John Draginoff Technical Director Ariel Lacey Scene Shop Supervisor Kevin Luck Carpenter Nick Ruiz Carpenter Chris Tucker Carpenter Matthew Vandercook Carpenter Lori Scheper-Kesel Prop Master Chris Kesel Carpenter Prop Artisan Renee Jankowski Scenic Charge Artist Karen McNulty Painter Migi Oey Painter Heather Peterson Painter PROPERTIES M Erdman Prop Master Austin Kottkamp Props Artisan Zav Hershfield Props Artisan Lydia C. Bushfield Blood Tech Christina Garafola Fringe Props DesignerMaster Shaun Carroll Props Artisan Sara Wilbourne Props Assistant Natalie Silva Props Intern COSTUMES David Mickelsen Designer B. Modern Designer Tamara Cooper Costume Shop Manager Giusi Cappella Draper Cutter Wardrobe Norma Jean McGee DraperCutter Gail Nichols Stitcher Tracy Todd Smith CraftsStitcher Jessica Carter Wig MistressHair Jamie Costin Assistant Costume Designer Wardrobe Jean-Luc DeLadurantaye Assistant Costume Designer Wardrobe Lexa Grace Assistant Costume Designer Fringe Costume Designer Wardrobe Head Elysia Ellis Costume Wardrobe Intern Ashley Hu Costume Wardrobe Intern Sarah Paull Costume Wardrobe Intern Sophia Warren Jr. Costume Intern Josie Murphy-Harris Jr. Costume Intern ELECTRICS Kurt Landisman Lighting Designer Ray Oppenheimer Lighting Designer Eric Mack Lights Sound Supervisor Keira Sullivan Lighting Designer Master Electrician Alyssa Glenn Assistant Master Electrician Hal Day Electrician Will Poulin Electrician David Paul Schimmelman Electrician SOUND Rodolfo Ortega Sound DesignerComposer Brian Glasscock Sound Engineer Fringe Sound DesignerBoard Operator Lily Sorenson Sound Engineer CREW Austin Kottkamp Deck Crew Paul Rossi Deck Crew Keira Sullivan Light Board Operator Hal Day Sound Board Operator Mark Hoagland Set Strike Paul Rossi Set Strike Richard Rossi Set Strike Austin Kottkamp Props Strike Eric Mack Electrics Strike Hal Day Electrics Strike Brain Glasscock Electrics Strike Alyssa Glen Electrics Strike Keira Sullivan Electrics Strike Tracey Shaw Costume Strike Lead Jamie Costin Costume Strike Jean-Luc DeLadurantaye Costume Strike AUDIENCE SERVICES FRONT OF HOUSE Tracye Lawson Audience Services Manager Rafferty Lincoln Lead House Manager Kristina Miller House Manager Joshua Price Asst. House ManagerChair Rental Lulu Zilinskas Asst. House ManagerChair Rental Nick Larry Asst. House Manager Jenaro Ordonez Asst. House Manager UCSC TICKET OFFICE Jessica Bond Ticket Office Manager Kim Nelson Asst Ticket Office Manager Lead Cashiers Ashley Stephens Tatiana Gefter Cashiers Alberto Barajas Alexis Kallenberger Sandra Rubio Denotes Member of Actors Equity Association the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the US. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201538 the directors Laura GordonDirector Much Ado About Nothing is a Milwaukee based actor and director whose directing credits include Venus in Fur Speaking in Tongues Almost Maine Seascape Milwaukee Rep Measure for Measure Loves Labours Lost The Winters Tale Utah Shakespeare Festival In the Next Room or the vibrator play Actors Theater of Louisville Old Times The Royal Family American Players Theater Amelia Skin Tight Memory House Renaissance Theaterworks Red Going to St. Ives Forward Theater Company Richard III Notre Dame Shakespeare Eurydice Nevada Conservatory Theater UNLV. An Associate Artist with the Milwaukee Rep her acting credits there include Good People The Diary of Anne Frank Death of a Salesman Pride and Prejudice The Crucible Doubt The Clean House The Beauty Queen of Leenane Mary Stuart Endgame and Copenhagen. A member of SDC and Actors Equity Association she received her M.F.A. in Acting from the University of Iowa and is a Lunt Fontanne Fellow. ART MANKEDirector The Liar Previous productions for Shakespeare Santa Cruz include Bach at Leipzig The Three Musketeers and A Year With Frog And Toad. For the Jewel Theatre Company he directed What the Butler Saw and Enter the Guardsman. Other work includes productions for South Coast Repertory Pasadena Playhouse Denver Center Theatre Company Mark Taper Forum Oregon Shakespeare Festival Milwaukee Repertory Theatre Magic Theatre Chicago Shakespeare Theatre Laguna Playhouse and American Players Theatre among others. Mr. Manke is a co-founder and former artistic director 1991-2001 of A Noise Within L.A.s acclaimed classical theatre company. A frequent guest lecturer at theatre schools across the country he also directs for television holds an M.F.A. from the American Conservatory Theatre and is a five-time winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award. This fall he will direct Amy Freeds The Monster-Builder at the Aurora Theatre Company in Berkeley. He is currently writing a new musical about Pearl Bailey entitled Pearls in the House. Kirsten Brandt Director Macbeth SCS The Merry Wives of Windsor. Brandt is an award-winning playwright director and producer. Regional credits Arizona Theatre Company Shakespeare Santa Cruz The Tempest La Ronde San Jose Rep Theatreworks The Old Globe San Diego Repertory La Jolla Playhouse North Coast Repertory Sierra Repertory and Diversionary Theatre. For seven years she served as Executive Artistic Director of Sledgehammer Theatre San Diegos alternative theatre known for innovative and provocative world premieres and reinterpretations of classics. Notable productions include Macbeth The Dream Play Furious Blood Richard III and Sweet Charity. She is the author of the award-winning plays Berzerkergang NU The Waves and The Frankenstein Project. She is the co-adaptor of a new version of Ibsens A Dolls House and a co-author of the new musical The Snow Queen. Brandt lectures in UCSCs Theater Arts Department. She is a member of SDC and a proud alumna of UC San Diego. www.kirstenbrandt.com Katherine Burris Director The Rover Directing Fellow Shakespeare Theatre Company Washington D.C. Assistant Director Man of La Mancha David Ives The Metromaniacs World Premiere The Tempest As You Like It The Winters Tale Free For All. REGIONAL Santa Cruz Shakespeare Assistant Director As You Like It Folger Shakespeare Theatre Assistant Director The Taming of the Shrew Shakespeare Santa Cruz Ensemble Tom Jones Henry IV Part 2 Henry V The Taming of the Shrew The Man in the Iron Mask Back Room Shakespeare Project Two Gentlemen of Verona San Jose Repertory Theatre Assistant Director Next Fall UC Santa Cruz Director Stupid Fing Bird. TRAINING University of California Santa Cruz Masters in Theatre Arts Directing Emphasis B.A. Theatre Arts B.A. English Language Literature. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 39 Aphra Behn 1640 1689 was the first professional woman playwright in English history. Not much is known about her early life but she served as a spy for the ousted King Charles II in Antwerp and was thrown into debtors prison when unpaid for her services. Upon release she vowed never to depend on anyone for money again. Her first play was performed in 1670 The Rover played in 1677 and was extremely successful. She wrote between fifteen and eighteen plays numerous novels including the extremely popular Oroonoko and poetry. Her work was considered scandalous and sexually deviant not necessarily because of content but rather because she was a female writer. After her death she descended into obscurity and has only been rediscovered in the past few decades as a voice of the Restoration. Pierre Corneille 1606-1684 began his playwriting career out of boredom at his daily work. With his first comedy a surprise hit he turned to writing full-time and is most well-known for the controversy surrounding his play Le Cid a success with audiences but banned by the Acadmie Franaise for not following the neo-classical unities of the time. Though not as well known in later years Corneilles writing and technique influenced a new generation of French playwrights including Molire the tragedian Jean Racine Marivaux and Beaumarchais. DAVID IVES is the author of All In The Timing Venus In Fur both the celebrated play and the Roman Polanski film Time Flies Lives Of The Saints New Jerusalem Ancient History and Is He Dead adapted from Mark Twain. David Ives has also done what he calls translaptations plays that combine translation and adaptation The Liar The School For Lies and The Heir Apparent translaptated respectively from Corneille Molire and Regnard. He is a former Guggenheim Fellow in playwriting and lives in New York City. William Shakespeare 1564 1616 was an English poet and dramatist widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the worlds pre-eminent dramatist. He was born in 1564 in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon. Between 1585 and 1592 Shakespeare began a successful career as an actor and playwright in London. He was also one of the seven sharers who built and owned the Globe Playhouse in 1599. Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1589 and 1613. Shakespeare retired around 1613 having written 38 plays 154 sonnets two long narrative poems and several other poems. He died in 1616 and was buried in Stratford-upon-Avon. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. the playwrights Santa Cruz Shakespeare is proud to be a member of The Shakespeare Theatre Association STA. For more information visit www.stahome.org. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201540 Nina Ball Scenic Designer Much Ado About Nothing The Liar Macbeth Ms. Balls designs have been seen at American Conservatory Theatre California Shakespeare Theater San Jose Repertory Theatre Shotgun Players The San Francisco Playhouse Aurora Theatre Company Center REP Z Space Napa Valley Conservatory San Francisco Mime Troupe among many others. She has been nominated for numerous San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Shellie and Arty Awards. Recent honors include SFBATCC awards for My Fair Lady at SF Playhouse and Metamorphosis at Aurora Theatre a BroadwayWorld San Francisco Award for Care of Trees at Shotgun Players and an Arty Award for her design of Eurydice at Solano College Theatre. Ball is a company member of Shotgun Players and has an M.F.A. in scenic design from San Francisco State University. Upcoming shows include Presenting the Monstress at ACTs new Strand Theater Tenderly at Center REP and Little Erik at The Aurora. Wendy Burr Dramaturg The Rover is a local theater artist and resident at the Tannery Arts Center in Santa Cruz. She is a UC Santa Cruz alumna having completed her graduate studies in Theater Arts emphasizing in Dramaturgy. Wendy has had the honor of working under the guidance of Michael Chemers Michael Warren and Emily Sloan-Pace. Her recent dramaturgical work includes Merry Wives of Windsor Santa Cruz Shakespeare Machinal UCSC and Taming of the Shrew and Tom Jones Shakespeare Santa Cruz. Wendy is thrilled to return this season as the dramaturg and co-adaptor for The Rover. Ariane Helou Dramaturg The Liar is delighted to be spending her fourth season in the Festival Glen. She previously served as dramaturg for The Mandrake assistant dramaturg for Twelfth Night and foreign language consultant for The Merry Wives of Windsor Henry V and The Man in the Iron Mask. She has also worked as a dramaturg and text and dialect coach in the Theater Arts department at UCSC. Ariane is a scholar of Renaissance literature music and performance histories and a translator of poetry and drama. She received her Ph.D. in Literature from UC Santa Cruz in 2015. Kurt Landisman Lighting Designer Much Ado About Nothing The Liar Macbeth has designed for previous Santa Cruz productions including The Rape of Tamar Pygmalion and Endgame for Paul Whitworth as well as many seasons for Cabrillo Stage. Kurts designs have spanned the Bay Area with productions at ACT Berkeley Rep SF Playhouse San Jose Rep Magic Theatre Marin Theatre Company Center Rep TheatreWorks and California Shakespeare Festival among others. Locally his work has garnered 18 Bay Area Critics Circle Awards and 5 LA Dramalogue Awards. Nationally his work has been seen at Los Angeles Opera Minnesota Opera Virginia Opera Tulsa Opera Ballet Arizona Off-Broadway at Circle Rep and the Douglas Fairbanks Theatre. Designs internationally include premieres of plays by Sam Shepard in Japan and Singapore the San Francisco Opera in Shanghai and the Moscow Circus in Tokyo. David MickelsenCostume Designer The Liar Originally from Canby Oregon he received his M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts and his B.A. from Western Oregon University. His credits include Off-Broadway Irish Repertory Theatre Ensemble Studio Theatre Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre. Utah Shakespeare Festival The Tempest The creative team SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 41 The 39 Steps Richard III The Merchant of Venice King Lear Antony and Cleopatra. Other credits include the Guthrie Theatre the Denver Center Arizona Pioneer GeVa Northlight Fords theatre companies the Old Globe the Pasadena Geffen Laguna Cincinnati Cleveland Hampton Timberlake playhouses the Oregon Colorado Illinois Shakespeare festivals Berkeley Seattle South Coast Tennessee Missouri San Diego New Mexico Milwaukee St Louis repertory theatres Williamstown Sundance theatre festivals Childrens Theatre Company of Minneapolis A Contemporary Theatre Florida Stage Portland Pennsylvania Center stages. B. ModernCostume Designer Much Ado About Nothing Macbeth designed costumes and served as an Associate Artist for over 50 productions and 28 seasons at Shakespeare Santa Cruz. She is delighted to continue this creative relationship with Santa Cruz Shakespeare. Recent productions include As You Like It The Merry Wives of Windsor The Taming of the Shrew and Henry V. Regional design credits include Denver Center Theatre Company Oregon Shakespeare Festival Old Globe Theatre Asolo Rep American Players Theatre San Jose Rep TheatreWorks Geva Theatre Center Jewel Theatre Opera Theater of Saint Louis and Opera San Jose. David MordenVoice and Text Coach is an Assistant Professor of Voice and Movement in the University of Arizona School of Theatre Film and Television where he has directed Lend Me a Tenor and Inspecting Carol and coached Othello and A Midsummer Nights Dream for Arizona Repertory Theatre. He is also an Associate Artist with The Rogue Theatre in Tucson where he has been a director text coach Othello The Winters Tale The Tempest Richard III dialect coach and actor. Regionally he has performed with the Utah Colorado and Seattle Shakespeare Festivals as well as Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington DC. Ray OppenheimerLighting Designer Much Ado About Nothing graduated from UCSC in 2005 and is very excited to be back in the Sinsheimer-Stanley Festival Glen for SCS. Ray has designed with Shotgun Players Crowded Fire Mugwumpin Center Repertory Theatre Company and David Herrera Dance Company. Ray was nominated for the 2014 Theatre Bay Area Awards. Rodolfo OrtegaSound DesignerComposer Much Ado About Nothing The Liar Macbeth received his Bachelors Degree in Music from the University of Arizona and his Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music where he studied piano and composition. He has composed music and designed sound for the recent productions of Artist Repertory Theaters 4000 Miles The Liar and Intimate Apparel. He has composed several musicals for Northwest Childrens Theater including Snow White Pinocchio El Zorrito and Peter Pan and composed for many of the productions at Shakespeare Santa Cruz including Othello Julius Caesar The Man in the Iron Mask and Henry the Fourth Part One and Part Two. Additionally he has composed the music for The Three Musketeers and Romeo and Juliet Denver Center and Tenth Muse OSF. Mara ShermanDramaturg Macbeth is excited to join Santa Cruz Shakespeare after spending many summers with Shakespeare Santa Cruz. Favorite dramaturgy credits at SSC include The Man in the Iron Mask The Lion in Winter and Shakes-to-Gos Twelfth Night. Mara has a Masters degree in Shakespeare Performance from Mary Baldwin College and a B.A. in Literature 11 from UCSC. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201542 Member of Actors Equity Association the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. The stage managers Leslie M. RadinStage Manager Much Ado About Nothing is very pleased to be joining the SCS Company this summer. She has previously worked at American Conservatory Theater Berkeley Repertory Theatre Aurora Theatre Company and Center REPertory Company. She has traveled with Berkeley Rep productions to the Hong Kong Arts Festival and the New Victory Theater in New York. Her favorite past productions include In the Next Room or the vibrator play Passing Strange The Lieutenant of Inishmore The Pillowman and The Secret in the Wings. Deirdre Rose HollandStage Manager The Liar is excited for her SCS debut Regional theatre credits include Let There Be Love American Conservatory Theatre Twelfth Night and Lady Windermeres Fan California Shakespeare Theater 2 Pianos 4 Hands TheatreWorks Game On Next Fall Next to Normal A Christmas Carol 2011 and 2012 and Spring Awakening San Jose Repertory Theatre the World Premiere of Bonnie and Clyde La Jolla Playhouse and the Shakespeare Festival 2011 How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2010 The Mystery of Irma Vep The Old Globe Theatre. Deirdre holds an M.F.A. in stage management from the University of California San Diego. Olivia MurphyStage Manager Macbeth is excited to return to Santa Cruz to work with Santa Cruz Shakespeare for the first time in its new incarnation. A Santa Cruz native Olivia grew up in Ben Lomond and spent two summers with Shakespeare Santa Cruz SM intern on The Lion in Winter ASM on Henry IV Part I before moving north to Oregon. While in Portland Olivia has worked with Portland Center Stage Artists Repertory Theatre Third Rail Repertory Theatre Profile Theatre Oregon Childrens Theatre Broadway Rose Theatre Company Shaking the Tree Theatre Portland Shakespeare Project The Playmakers and the Quick and Dirty Art Project. Olivia is a proud member of Actors Equity Association. the creative team Michael WarrenFestival Textual Consultant Dramaturg Much Ado About Nothing is Professor Emeritus of English Literature at UC Santa Cruz. He served as Textual Consultant to Shakespeare Santa Cruz from its first season in 1982 until its closure in 2013 and as dramaturg for many of its Shakespeare productions. He is continuing in both roles with Santa Cruz Shakespeare. A past president of the Shakespeare Association of America he has published The Division of the Kingdoms Shakespeares Two Versions of King Lear co- edited with Gary Taylor The Complete King Lear 1608-1623 and numerous articles on the texts of English drama. Kit WilderFight Director Much Ado About Nothing The Liar Macbeth The Rover returns to Santa Cruz Shakespeare after having appeared in the 2014 inaugural season as Corin As You Like It and the Welsh parson Sir Hugh Evans The Merry Wives of Windsor. He has also appeared with Shakespeare Santa Cruz as Porthos and Worcester 2011 The Three Musketeers and Henry IV Part 1 as DArtagnan and the Archbishop 2012 The Man in the Iron Mask and Henry IV Part 2 and as Pistol and Gremio 2013 Henry V and The Taming of the Shrew. Kit serves as Associate Artistic Director of City Lights Theater Company just over the hill in San Jos. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 43 MuchAdoAbout SantaCruz Available at Bookshop Santa Cruz Crossroads Books Costco and at local State Park gift shops. SC Sights Book ad-ShakespeareCSC_051415.indd 151415 717 PM Shakespeare SC 14 page vertical 2-316 x 3.5 303 Soquel Avenue Santa Cruz 426.7770 www.thehindquarter.com Where the elite meat for inspiration... 831.479.6000 www.bayfed.com 888.4BAYFED Affordable home financing and great local service. Call or apply online today Real Local Home Loans Federally Insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Lender. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201544 Mary CavettClarice The Liar Witch 3Lady Macduff Macbeth is a New York based actor dancer and theatre maker. Theatre The Shape She Makes A.R.T. ENDURE A Run Woman Show Edinburgh FringeLondon New York Macbeth Twelfth Night Julius Caesar Much Ado About Nothing Smith Street Stage Is It Already Dusk Irondale Arts Center Romeo Juliet CRY HAVOC Love Song Chester Theater Co. A Mans A Man Fringe NYC Romeo Juliet Theatreworks USA 7 years as a Radio City Rockette. Film Surrogate Valentine Diva. TV Pan Am All My Children. Mary is a Resident Artist with Smith Street Stage and The CRY HAVOC Company and is a founding member of The Ragdoll Engine Collective. B.F.A. NYUTisch. Patty GallagherLeonata Much Ado About Nothing Witch 1 Ross Macbeth RegionalInternational Henry IV Part I Three Musketeers Tom Jones Double Bind Diaries of Adam and Eve Shakespeare Santa Cruz Conference of the Birds Orestes Two Gentleman of Verona Folger Merchant of Venice Kafkas Monkey A Winters Tale Orlando Othello Arcadia The Decameron The Tempest Good Woman of Setzuan Cherry Orchard Purgatorio Naga Mandala Red Noses Act Without Words Journey to the West Rogue Theatre Comedy of Errors Twelfth Night Happy Days A Midsummer Nights Dream California Shakespeare Theatre Shipwrecked Rogue and Jagriti India. Fulbright Scholar Ecuador. Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor of Theater Arts UC Santa Cruz. Sierra JoleneLucrece The Liar Malcolm Macbeth Theatre The Government Inspector Antony and Cleopatra The Seagull California Institute of the Arts Into the Woods The Mikado Capital Playhouse. Film Boys on the Block Liberating Art Collective. Television Cuddle Sesh. Commercial EKiss Connect App. B.F.A. California Institute of the Arts Undergraduate Acting Program. Represented by CESD Talent in Los Angeles. Kurt MeekerGeronte The Liar King Duncan Macbeth Theatre Once in A Lifetime Romeo and Juliet Much Ado About Nothing The Playboy of the Western World Shakespeare Santa Cruz The Tempest Of Mice and Men PCPA Theatrefest A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Brigadoon The Barn Theatre Augusta MI Reckless Berkeley Repertory Theatre O Pioneers TheatreWorks Uncle Toms Cabin SF Mime Troupe Lorraine Hansberry Theatre Chicago Cabrillo Stage. Film Opal The Ugly Duckling Six Against The Rock. Television Rescue 911 Missing Reward Starman. Kurt teaches Theatre Arts at Prospect High School Saratoga CA. The acting company Member of Actors Equity Association the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 45 Melinda ParrettIsabelleSabine The Liar Lady Macbeth Macbeth Five seasons with Utah Shakespeare Festival Reno Sweeney Anything Goes Ariel The Tempest Belinda Noises Off Lady Capulet Romeo and Juliet Rosalind As You Like It Katharina The Taming of the Shrew Prossy Candida Maria Lend Me a Tenor The Musical. Denver Center and Geva Theatre A Christmas Carol Capital Stage Ruth The Homecoming B Street Theatre elemeno pea The 39 Steps Sacramento Theatre Company Casca Julius Caesar New Helvetia Theatre and StageWorks Fresno Diana next to normal SacImpulse Orlando Virginia Woolfs Orlando PCPA Theaterfest Songs for a New World Charlotte A Little Night Music Brooke Other Desert Cities Fall 2015 Goodspeed Opera House Odyssey Theatre LA Sierra Repertory Theatre. www.melinda-parrett.com Kipp MoormanDon Pedro Much Ado About Nothing Lennox Macbeth Regional Sense Sensibility Comedy of Errors Henry IV Part I Twelve Angry Men King John The Tempest Utah Shakespeare Festival Othello Porters of Hells Gate Reconstruction Hollywood Fringe Iphigeneia At Aulis Lights Out Theatre. B.F.A. University of Illinois Chicago. Toby OnwumereCliton The Liar Macduff Macbeth Regional A Raisin in the Sun The Tempest Guadalupe Chautauqua Theatre Company Taming of the Shrew Henry V Shakespeare Santa Cruz Kingdom City La Jolla Playhouse Fool For Love Ubuntu Theatre Project King Lear Great River Shakespeare Festival. UCSD Burial at Thebes Creon Venus Negro Ressurectionist A Dolls House Torvald Little Children Dream of God Joel Drums in the Night Mr.BalickeGlubb. Film The Book of Dallas Supporting. Training B.F.A. University of Evansville M.F.A. University of California at San Diego. Steve PickeringDon JohnDogberry Much Ado About Nothing Macbeth Macbeth Broadway Death of a Salesman Goodman National Tour West End London Off-Broadway Titus Andronicus Public Theater Regional Wallenstein Helen Hayes Nomination Coriolanus Henry IV Shakespeare Theatre Little Foxes Seagull King Lear Long Days Journey Into Night Good Person of Setzuan On The Open Road Goodman Theatre Richard II Chicago Shakespeare Defiance The Front Page Next Theatre Fatboy Red Orchid St. Nicholas Moon for the Misbegotten Seanachai Theatre Moby Dick Born Yesterday Milwaukee Rep Blackbird Pittsburgh City Major Barbara Clarence Brown Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow Old Globe Anything Goes Guys and Dolls Marriott. TV Chicago Fire Betrayal Empire Boss Law and Order Law and Order SVU. Project Manager for Shanghai Low Theatricals and a Goodman Theatre Creative Partner. Mike RyanBenedick Much Ado About Nothing See bio on page 36. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201546 Josh SalehClaudio Much Ado About Nothing Angus Macbeth is thrilled to return to Santa Cruz Shakespeare this summer. Regional Henry IV Part II Man in the Iron Mask The Mandrake A Year with Frog and Toad and Twelfth Night Shakespeare Santa Cruz. Local What the Butler Saw Jewel Theatre Dark Play Whitmore Lindley The Full Monty Cabrillo Stage Medea West End Studio Death of a Salesman Orestes Terrorists Hair Mummified Deer and Almost an Evening UCSC. B.A. UC Santa Cruz. Awarded the Priscilla Newton Acting Award from UC Santa Cruz. www.JoshSaleh.com Brian SmolinDorante The Liar PorterBloody Captain Murderer 1 Macbeth Regional The Hunchback of Notre Dame La Jolla Playhouse Pulse The Guthrie Romeo and Juliet Comedy of Errors Transit Chautauqua Cabaret and Main Travesties The Cherry Orchard Williamstown. UCSD Hamlet Titus Andronicus She Stoops to Conquer. M.F.A. UC San Diego School of Theater and Dance. Suzanne SturnAntoniaVerges Much Ado About Nothing Witch 2 Lord Doctor Macbeth Regional Blood Wedding Irish Classical Theatre Driving Miss Daisy Man at the Piano Bristol Valley Theatre Women of Lockerbie Geva Theatre Wit Centre Stage Titus Andronicus Pericles New Jersey Shakespeare Romeo Juliet Comedy of Errors Idaho Shakespeare What Every Woman Knows Midsummer Nights Dream Kentucky Repertory The Winters Tale Antigone Rashomon 21st Street Theatre. Intl Rockaby Japanese Noh Tour. Local The Circle Pear Avenue Theatre Anna in the Tropics The Cherry Orchard The Clean House All My Sons Ah Wilderness The Western Stage Talking to Terrorists Pacific Repertory Theatre. Playwright A Thinking Heart. Teaching Professor Emerita-Theatre SUNY Brockport College. M.F.A. UW Madison Ph.D. University of MN-Mpls. Greta WohlrabeBeatrice Much Ado About Nothing Banquo Macbeth Previous SCS As You Like It The Merry Wives of Windsor. Regional Let There Be Love American Conservatory Theater Grounded Cardinal Stage Company Venus in Fur Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Venus in Fur Clybourne Park A Christmas Carol Cabaret Milwaukee Repertory Theater Clybourne Park Arizona Theater Company Skylight Twelfth Night Troilus and Cressida The Taming of the Shrew The Tempest The Critic American Players Theater Honour Renaissance Theaterworks. Awards The Wall Street Jounals Best Performance in a Play in 2012 for Kyra in Skylight at APT and League of Cincinnati Theater Awards LCT Best Actress in a Play for Vanda in Venus in Fur at Cincinnati Playhouse. M.F.A. Purdue UniversityGraduate Acting Program B.A. Wheaton College Norton MA Eugene ONeill National Theater Institute Spring 2005 alum. the acting company Member of Actors Equity Association the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 47 The acting interns Carlos Angel-Barajas ConradeFriar Much Ado About Nothing DonalbainSoldierServantApparitionDoctor Macbeth Don Pedro The Rover is humbled and thrilled to be a Santa Cruz Shakespeare acting intern. He is a third-year Theatre Major at UC San Diego. Recent credits include Golden Boy UCSD The Boys Next Door Mesa College Logan Heights OnStage Playhouse. He played various roles in Playwrights Projects Plays by Young Writers Festival The Old GlobePlaywrights Project. He has also studied with the ion Theatre Actor Academy. Allen DarbyPhiliste The Liar FleanceYoung SiwardSoldier AttendantApparition Macbeth Belvile The Rover is excited to be back in Santa Cruz after playing the ASM in Enter the Guardsman at the Jewel Theatre Company last fall. Regional Credits include As You Like It at Marin Shakespeare Company Henry VI Part I at The Production Company and Kiss Me Kate at Cabrillo Music Theatre. Mr. Darby studied at the British American Drama Academy and holds a BA in Theatre from the University of Southern California. Turner FrankoskyBorachio Much Ado About Nothing Soldier AttendantMurderer 2MessengerApparition Macbeth Blunt The Rover is from Massachusetts. Recent productions include Red Noses Dark of the Moon and Grand Hotel at the University of Southern California. Last summer he performed with the Theater at Monmouth in Romeo Juliet As You Like It and A Woman of No Importance. Much thanks to Mom Dad and his teachers Joe Cabral Joseph Hacker Kathleen Dunn Mary Joan- Negro and Michael Keenan. He is grateful to make his SCS debut. Madison Kisst MargaretGeorge Seacoal Much Ado About Nothing CaithnessApparition Macbeth HellenaDon Antonio The Rover is thrilled for her first season this summer at SCS. Madisons recent credits include The Tempest with the American Repertory Theatre and As You Like It and several other productions with the Nevada Conservatory Theatre. Madison holds a BA in Theatre Arts from California State University Chico and is currently in her third year M.F.A. in Acting at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Isabel Pask UrsulaWatch Much Ado About Nothing Attendant ServantSoldier Macbeth PhilippaAngellica The Rover is so excited to be working with SCS for the first time. Isabel is originally from Dallas Texas. She starts her third year as an Acting major and Creative Writing minor at Carnegie Mellon University this fall. Isabel wants to thank her professors SCS and her friends and family for this wonderful opportunity. SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201548 the acting interns Darek Riley Alcippe The Liar SeytonSoldierMessengerServant Macbeth Willmore The Rover is ecstatic for his first season this summer at SCS. Regional credits include understudying in A.R.Ts production of The Tempest a season at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Western Stage Camelot Theatre Co. and several productions at Nevada Conservatory Theatre. Mr. Riley holds a B.F.A. in ActingPerformance from Southern Oregon University and is currently a third year M.F.A. student at University of Nevada Las Vegas. Sharon ShaoBalthasarSexton Much Ado About Nothing MenteithApparition Macbeth Florinda The Rover is delighted to join SCS this season as an acting intern. She will be starting her fourth year at UCSC as a Theater Arts and Psychology undergraduate student. Previous acting credits include Celia in Shakes-To-Gos As You Like It Mimi in UCSC Mainstages RENT and Emma in Fefu And Her Friends. Sharon is continually enchanted by SCSs interpretation of the Bards timeless stories and hopes you will be equally inspired. Sarah TraismanHero Much Ado About Nothing Surgeon AttendantMessengerGentlewomanSoldier Macbeth Lucetta Moretta The Rover is thrilled for her first summer at Santa Cruz Shakespeare. She holds a BA in Drama and Psychology from Vassar College and is an alumna of the British American Drama Academys Midsummer in Oxford Program. 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Ray Patrick Reilly Lisa Salomon Paul Skelton ICS Productions Michael Lois Sones Audrey Stanley Terri Steinmann Don Watson Sara Wilbourne Greta Wohlrabe 2015 SEASON CALENDAR MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT SUN 29 30 200 PM Much Ado PREVIEW 1 800 PM Much Ado PREVIEW 2 800 PM Much Ado PREVIEW 3 800 PM Much Ado OPENING 4 5 200 PM Much Ado 6 7 8 9 10 800 PM Much Ado 11 200 PM Much Ado 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 800 PM Much Ado 19 200 PM Much Ado 20 21 200 PM The Liar PREVIEW 22 800 PM The Liar PREVIEW 23 800 PM The Liar PREVIEW 24 800 PM The Liar OPENING 25 200 PM The Liar 800 PM Much Ado 26 200 PM Much Ado 800 PM The Liar 27 28 29 30 31 1 200 PM Much Ado 800 PM The Liar 2 3 4 200 PM Macbeth PREVIEW 5 800 PM Macbeth PREVIEW 6 800 PM Macbeth PREVIEW 7 800 PM Macbeth OPENING 8 200 PM The Liar 800 PM Much Ado 9 200 PM Macbeth 800 PM The Liar 10 11 800 PM Macbeth 12 800 PM Much Ado 13 800 PM Macbeth 14 800 PM The Liar 15 200 PM Much Ado 800 PM Macbeth 16 200 PM The Liar 800 PM Much Ado 17 18 800 PM Fringe 19 200 PM Fringe 800 PM Macbeth 20 800 PM The Liar 21 800 PM Much Ado 22 200 PM The Liar 800 PM Macbeth 23 200 PM Much Ado 800 PM Macbeth 24 25 800 PM Fringe 26 800 PM Fringe 27 800 PM Much Ado 28 800 PM The Liar 29 200 PM Macbeth 800 PM The Liar 30 200 PM Much Ado 800 PM Macbeth D I S C U S S I O N S G R AT E F U L LY D E D I C AT E D T O T H E M E M O R Y O F D O N R O T H M A N Pre-Show Discussion starts at 645 pm Post-Show Discussion starts immediately after the performance KEYAUGUSTJUNEJULY SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 201552 Visit our Downtown Gift store Unique Local Organic and Handmade Gifts OPEN Fridays Saturdays 12-7pm Sundays 12-6 pm Cooper House Breezeway 110 CooperPacific Ave Ste 100G When I came I didnt even feel like I was capable of learning. I have learned so much here at HGP about farming and our food systems and about living a productive life. Mary Cherry ProGraM GraDuate Chances are you have heard our name but what exactly is the Homeless Garden Project On our Natural Bridges organic farm we provide job training transitional employment and support services to people who are homeless. We invite you to stop by and see our beautiful farm. You can pick up some tools and garden along with us on volunteer days or come pick and buy delicious organically grown vegetables fruits herbs and flowers. Good for the community. Good for you. Share the love. homelessgardenproject.org 831-426-3609 SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2015 53