(navigation image)
Home American Libraries | Canadian Libraries | Universal Library | Community Texts | Project Gutenberg | Children's Library | Biodiversity Heritage Library | Additional Collections
Search: Advanced Search
Anonymous User (login or join us)
Upload
See other formats

Full text of "Macbeth"

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS 



PRESENTS 



g^ 



SHAKESPEARE 

IN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES 



performed hy the 



LABAMA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL 



The National Endowment for the Arts* Shakespeare in American Communities initiative 
consists of a nationwide tour of seven professional theater companies including Alabama 
Shakespeare Festival's tour to 13 military bases, and Shakespeare for a New Generation, a 
series of performances and educational programs by 22 theater companies for high school 
and middle school students in their respective communities. In addition to performances, 
the tour includes artistic and technical workshops, symposia about the production and 
educational programs in local schools. 

By the conclusion of the nationwide tour and Shakespeare for a New Generation, the 
initiative will have reached 200 communities and visited all 50 states, engaged 29 theater 
companies, distributed 25,000 free educational resource kits that will benefit millions 
of school children, and given more than 300 performances. 

Come what come may, 

Time and the hour runs through the roughest day. 
Macbeth, Act I, Scene 3 



Tell usjour 

opinion of 

the performancey 

we^d love to 

hear from you! 









Please write to us at 

taLkback@asf.net 

or visit www.asf.net. 



K^ 



NATIONAL 
ENDOWMENT 
FOR THE ARTS 



A^ 



MIDWEST 



TheSalieMaeFund 




Welcome to the world 0/ 

William Shakespeare 



The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to present the Shakespeare in 
American Communities Military Base Tour. This unprecedented collaboration among 
the Arts Endowment, the Department of Defense, and Arts Midwest brings the 
Alabama Shakespeare Festival's production of Macbeth on tour to thirteen military 
bases. A special appropriation from Congress supports this program. 

This performance and related activities are part of Shakespeare in American 
Communities, the largest tour of Shakespeare in American history. Over a two-year 
period, twenty-nine professional theater companies are performing Shakespeare in 
200 small and mid-sized towns in all fifty states. 

As our country now has the best-educated, best-trained military in our nation's 
history, the Arts Endowment has made a conscious effort to extend programs of artistic 
excellence, including Shakespeare in American Communities, to the men, women, and 
their families in all four military services. We look forward to bringing the greatest 
playwright in the English language to the greatest military in the world. 

I would like to thank the honorary co-chairs of Shakespeare in American Communities, 
Mrs. Laura Bush and jack Valenti, former president and CEO of the Motion Picture 
Association of America. Their enthusiastic support has greatly enriched the program. 

Now, I invite you to sit back, listen, watch, and be amazed at the wonder that 
is Shakespeare. 




$&^>if^^ 



Dana Gioia 

Chdirmdn, National Endowment for the Arts 



Photo by Vance Jacobs 



The Next 

King oj^Scotland 



In Macbeth, the Last and shortest of his four great tragedies, WiUiam Shal<espeare begins 
his story immediately following a feat of extraordinary military courage and heroism. After 
single-handedly crushing a revolt and an invasion on the same day, Macbeth — and then his 
wife Lady Macbeth — are sorely tempted and tested by the promise of ultimate power. Yet 
they can only achieve the kingship by a dishonorable course of action — murdering their 
beloved patron and relative, King Duncan. In spite of terrible voices and visions warning 
the Macbeths of the likely outcome of such a murder, they decide to kill Duncan while 
he is a guest in their own house. Their decision indeed makes Macbeth into the next King 
of Scotland but destroys their peace as fear feeds on fear, guilt corrodes their souls, murder 
follows murder, the nobles revolt, and the natural world around them rages in protest. 
Without sleep, without contentment, without the support of love, the Macbeths face 
their desperate and terrifying ends alone. 

In designing this production, we wanted to create a bold contrast between the sensual, 
passionate, and earthy world of medieval Scotland and the pristine, calculating world of 
Christian England. With costume designs inspired by the appealing (if ahistorical) look of 
Braveheart, the Scots are strong, virile warriors at the end of a long Celtic tradition, as the 
play's stark stone setting suggests. At the same time, we hoped to reinforce the terror that 
the Macbeths unleash on the primitive world of Celtic Scotland with a musical score that 
is filled with not only the calls of wild animals but also human cries, moans, and screams. 

Written more than 400 years ago, Macbeth remains potent today. Ultimately, this 
famous play is a cautionary tale of the dangerous, intoxicating temptation of ultimate power. 
Once undertaken, the murder of Duncan poisons the entire world of the play as Macbeth 
takes the road to total tyranny — killing anyone and everyone in his way. His fall from "the 
best and brightest" to bloody tyrant is astonishing and shocking in its speed, but it also 
reveals the troubling, dark soul of human evil. 

We are delighted to bring this terrific play to a new audience — ^the brave men and women 
of our Armed Forces. We hope that you and your families will enjoy this great Shakespearean 
tragedy and we invite you to let us know your reaction, thoughts or comments about the 
show. We can be reached via e-mail at talkback@asf.net or by telephone at (334) 271-5300. 




K^nf Thomncnn «/ 



Kent Thompson 
?roA\JiC\Yig kriisXxc Director 




"-i^nrly, the 
Alabama Shakespeare Festival 

is /or all seasons." 



— The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 



The Alabama Shakespeare Festival is among the ten Largest 
Shakespeare Festivals in the world. Theatre goers from 
all fifty states and sixty foreign countries make their way 
to Montgomery every year for top quality classical and 
contemporary productions. The theatre makes its home 
in the state-of-the-art Carolyn Blount Theatre, which 
houses two performance spaces, the 750-seat Festival 
Stage and The Octagon, which seats 275. The nationally 
award-winning Southern Writers' Project celebrates the 
Southern experience and adds new plays to the American 
theatre canon each year with world premiere productions. 
The professional resident acting company and the six-play 
repertory season make the Alabama Shakespeare Festival 
a unique cultural treasure in the heart of the South. 




Macbeth 

By William Shakespedre 



Director Kent Thompson 

Scenic Designer Peter Harrison 

Costun^e Designer Elizabeth Novak 

Lighting Designer Donna Ruzika 

Composer Patrick Byers 

Sound Designer Don TindalL 

Dramaturg Susan Willis 

Vocal Coach Sarah Felder 

Fight Director Scot |. Mann 

Movement Coach Denise Gabriel 

Stage Manager Mark D. Leslie 

Casting Paul Fouquet CSA 

Casting Associate |andiz Estrada 

Assistant Fight Director |ason Arm it 

Fight Captain Frederick Snyder 

Video Designer Mike Post 

Orchestrator Thorn lenkins 



The Director is a member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, an independent national Labor union. 

The Actors and Stage Manager employed in this production are members of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of 
Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. 



CAST 



Three Witches, the Weird Sisters 

Duncan, King of Scotland 

Malcolm, his elder son 

Donalhain, hisjiounger son 

Macbeth, Thane ofGlan^is, with Banquo, 
commander of Duncan's Arrny 

Lady Macbeth 

Seyton, an officer attending upon Macbeth 

Murderers in Macbeth's Service 

A Doctor, attending upon Lady Macbeth 

Gentlewomen, attending upon Lady Macbeth 

A Porter 

Banquo, with Macbeth, 

commander of Duncan's Army 

Fleance, his son 

Macduff, a Scottish noble 

Lady Macduff 

Young Macduff, their son 

Lennox, Scottish noble 

Ross, Scottish noble 

Angus, Scottish noble 

Menteith, Scottish noble 

Caithness, Scottish noble 

Siward, commander of the English forces 

Young Siward, his son 

A Captain in Duncan's arrny 

An Old Man 

Apparitions 

Soldiers, Servants, and Lords 



Sonja Lanzener, |ennifer Hunt, 
Suzanne Curtis 
Paul Hebron 
|ames Knight 
Alex Knold 

Remi Sandri 

Kathleen McCall 

Frederick Snyder 

Rodney Clarl<, William Brock 

Paul Hebron 

Suzanne Curtis, Jennifer Hunt, 

Sonja Lanzener 

Philip Pleasants 

Aaron Cabell 
Warren |ackson 
Howard Overshown 
Jennifer Hunt 
Alex Knold 
|oe Kolbow 
Chris Mixon 
William Brock 
Aaron Cabell 
Rodney Clark 
Philip Pleasants 
Suzanne Curtis 
Rodney Clark 
Paul Hebron 

Eliza Denvil, Howard Overshown, 

Timothy McMullin, Warren |ackson, 

Aaron Cabell 

William Brock, Warren |ackson, 

Chris Mixon, |ames Knight, Alex Knold, 

|oe Kolbow, Howard Overshown, 

Philip Pleasants, Frederick Snyder 



Location: Scotland and England. Time: The Middle Ages. 



UNDERSTUDIES 



Macbeth - Frederick Snyder; Lady Macbeth - |ennifer Hunt; Malcolm - Alex Knold 
Macduff- William Brock; Banquo - Warren |ackson 




Artistic Staff 

and 

^ Acting Company 




Artisic Staff 



KENT 
THOMPSON 



JASON ARMIT 



(ASF Producing Artistic Director, Director) is in his fifteenth year as artistic director of the 
ALabanna Shakespeare Festival. With credits in America, Canada, and England, Mr. Thompson 
has directed more than half the Shakespeare canon. He has aLso directed for Signature 
Theatre Company (New York), Coodspeed Musicals, Cleveland Play House, Studio 
Arena Theatre, and Utah Shakespearean Festival, among others. He directed Mdcheth and 
Disguises in the 2004 repertory season at ASF In 1991 Kent created the Southern Writers' 
Project, a new play commissioning and development program that has presented sixteen 
world premieres since its inception, including |ames McLure's \ago, Kia Corthron's The 
Venus de Milo is Armed, Romulus Linney's A Lesson Before Dying, Keith Glover's Thunder 
Knocking on the Door, Barbara Lebow's Lurleen, Regina Taylor's A Ni^ht in Tunisia, 
Doris Baizley's Shiloh Rules, and Craig Wamer's Disguises. He served for eight years on 
the Board of Directors for Theatre Communications Group (the National Organization 
for the Not-for-Profit Professional Theatre), also serving as its president for three years. 

(Assistant Fight Director) is a native of New Orleans and an Atlanta-based Fight 
Choreographer. He received his B.F.A. in performance from the University of Southern 
Mississippi, is a member of the Society of American Fight Directors and is an instructor 
with the Atlanta Stage Combat Studio. He has staged theatrical violence for such 
theatres as the Alliance Theatre Company, Georgia Shakespeare Festival and Theatrical 
Outfit. |ason also choreographed the violence and appeared as a feature Motion Capture 
performer in the interactive DVD release of Dungeons and Dragons: Scourge ofWorlds. 




PATRICK BYERS 



(Composer) is a performing arts teacher at the "Fame" high school in New York City. 

Patrick has studied composition with Robert Ward, and has composed numerous operas, 
including the recent world premiere, March 2001, in New York City of Incident at San 
Bajo, which Opera News called, "the X-Files meets the Opera." He has also composed 
for the Martha Graham Dance Company. Patrick recently worked with Rene Green of the 
United States Probations Office in Washington, D.C. to create a partnership between the 
"Fame" school and Native American reservations in North Dakota for an exchange of 
talented youth called, "Share the Fame." He performs piano and cello arrangements 
around the U.S., Italy, and Africa with his wife |ennifer Byers, who composed music for 
ASF's 2003 Othello, and is the mother of their four children. Patrick has been affiliated 
with ASF since 1994, with eleven musical scores for Shakespeare productions composed 
for Kent Thompson. 




SARAH FELDER 



(ASF Resident Voice and Dialect Coach) was voice and dialect coach for Romeo and 
Juliet, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Othello, Hamlet and The Comedy of Errors. Her 
Broadway work includes Cabaret, The Sound of Music, A View From the Bridge, and The 
Crucible. Her Off-Broadway credits include New York Shakespeare Festival productions 
of Andre Serban's Cymheline, Tartuffe, Julius Caesar, and The Taming of the Shrew; the 
premiere of Stephen Sondheim's Saturday Night; Ken Lonergan's Lobby Hero; and Bill 
Irwin's version of Georges Feydeaux' A Flea in Her Ear. Her regional experience includes 
Arena Stage, The Shakespeare Theatre in D.C. and the Guthrie Theater on the prenniere of 
Arthur Miller's Mr. Peters' Connections. She has also worked at Genter Stage, Baltimore; 
Long Wharf Theatre; Hartford Stage; the Acting Gompany; The Alley Theatre; and the Mark 
Taper Forum. A graduate of The |uilliard School, she is also a Laban Movement Analyst, 
and has served on the faculty of Gatholic University, Fordham, SUNY Purchase and the 
graduate acting program at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. 




DENISE 
GABRIEL 




PETER 
HARRISON 




(ASF Resident Movement Coach and Choreograher) was movement coach for last season's 
Macbeth, Proof Titus Andronicus, Secret Garden and Diguises and is delighted to be here 
for another season. Ms. Gabriel has taught in graduate acting programs and coached actors 
since 1976. She came to ASF from being guest artist/Fellow of the Seminar at Schloss 
Leoploldron, Salzberg, Austria, coaching a production of Ghekov's Three Sisters. She is a 
founding Board Member for the Association of Theatre Movement Educators and recipient 
of the 2000 ATME-ATHE Sen/ice Achievement Award. She has worked in New York; 
Shanghai, Ghina; and a host of University productions across the country including A Raisin 
in the Sun with Dipunkar Mukherjee, Pangea World Theatre, Minneapolis. Ms. Gabriel's 
regional credits include The Comedy of Errors and A Midsummer Night's Dream at The Old 
Globe Theatre, San Diego; Romeo and Juliet at Glarence Brown Theatre with director Paul 
Barnes; and Alcherm of Desire, Dead Man's Blues, and King Lear at Gincinnati Playhouse 
in the Park with director Ed Stern. As well as holding the resident coaching position Ms. 
Gabriel is on the faculty for the MFA Professional Actor Training Program at ASF. 

(Scenic Designer) Peter's work with ASF includes Romeo and Juliet, Noises Off, Othello, 
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar 6c Grill and Disguises. Off-Broadway he has designed for 
Manhattan Theatre Glub, Roundabout Theatre, Soho Repertory Theatre, The Women's 
Project, Lamb's Theatre, Naked Angels, and La Mama Theatre Glub. His Regional credits 
include Gincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Gleveland Play House, Williamstown Theatre 
Festival, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, McGarter Theatre, Indiana Repertory, Pioneer 
Theatre Gompany, and George Street Playhouse. His designs for Opera include NY Gity 
Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Opera Nordfjord (Norway), Stardust Musicals (Netherlands 
and Belgium), Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Kentucky Opera, Long Beach Opera, julliard 
Opera Genter, Gonnecticut Opera, and American Music Theatre Festival. His film and 
television credits include |ohn Leguizamo's Mambo Mouth for HBO and Sizwe Bansi is 
Dead for PBS. Peter has received two nominations for the American Theatre Wing Design 
Award and was cited in Opera News as one of a dozen "designers to watch." 

(Orchestrator) is a composer, musician, and sound designer based in Atlanta. His work 
has been heard at Georgia Shakespeare Festival; Alabama Shakespeare Festival; Atlanta's 
Genter For Puppetry Arts; 14th Street Playhouse in Atlanta; Theatre In The Square in 
Marietta, Georgia; Boston University; University of Alabama; Tournament of Roses 
Parade; New York's Lincoln Genter and WAGA-TV Ghannel 5. He has also perfomned in 
Alaska, Jamaica, Saudi Arabia, The Netherlands, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Ghina, 
The Philippines and Indonesia. 



THOM JENKINS 



MARK D. LESLIE (Stage Manager) is in his sixteenth year at ASF. He has stage-managed more than 
fifty-one productions for ASF, most recently The Secret Garden, Romeo and Juliet, 
and Noises Off. Mark has also worked at Maine State Music Theatre on the world 
premiere of Chamberlain in addition to Phantom of the Opera, South Pacific, La Cage 
Aux FoUes, Jesus Christ Superstar; Arizona Theatre Company's productions of Ain't 
Mishehavin, Amadeus and Loot; and Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival's 
D. Boone by Marsha Norman and Lynette at Sam by |ane Anderson. 




SCOT J. MANN 



(Fight Director) is a Certified Fight Director and Teacher through the Society of 
American Fight Directors, Certified Teacher through the British Academy of Stage and 
Screen Combat, and Assistant Professor of Acting and Movement at the University of 
Southern Mississippi. He has choreographed, performed, and coached movement and 
theatrical violence with such companies as The Alliance Theatre, Georgia Shakespeare 
Festival, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Hippodrome Theatre, Seaside Music Theatre, Asolo 
Conservatory, North Carolina School of the Arts, and the British National Stage 
Combat Workshop in London. Scot is a proud alumnus of the MFA/Professional Actor 
Training program at ASF where his performances include Harry the Horse and the fire 
spinner in Guys and Dolls, Marlow in She Stoops to Conquer, and fight choreography 
for various productions including Titus Andronicus, Othello, lago, and Twelfth Night. 



ELISSA MYERS 

CASTING 

PAUL 

FOUQUET, CSA 

JANDIZ 
ESTRADA, 

CASTING ASSOCIATE 



(Ccisting) Broadway credits include 7 shows over the past 10 years including the Tony- 
nominated Having Our Say and 20 Off-Broadway shows. Regional casting for Tony 
Award-winning theatres including McCarter Theatre Company, Berkeley Repertory 
Theatre, Denver Center Theatre Company, Dallas Theater Center, and The Clobe. 
TV and film credits include three Movies of the Week: (Tyne Daly, Claire Danes, 
Christopher Reeve, Ed Asner, Daniel | Travanti), five pilots and two PBS specials by 
Wendy Wasserstein andTerrence McNally (Bernadette Peters, Nathan Lane, Blythe 
Danner, Spike Lee, Paul Son/ino) The Peabody Award-winning mini-series Liberty, 
Emmy-winning Benjamin Franklin and to air this year-[ohn Adams. The office has 
received 3 wins of the 9 nominations for Artios Awards for "Outstanding Achievement 
in Casting" including two this year for Mini-Series and Regional production. 




ELIZABETH 
NOVAK 



(Costume Designer) As resident costume designer for ASF since 1993 she has 
designed costumes for more than sixty productions, including most recently Macbeth, 
Steel Magnolias, Disguises, Idols of the King, The Secret Garden, and The Comedy of 
Errors. Her work at ASF also includes A Christmas Carol, Much Ado About Nothing, 
Driving Miss Daisy, An Ideal Husband, Julius Caesar, Troilus and Cressida, Antony and 
Cleopatra, The Taming of the Shrew, A Winter's Tale, Hamlet, and The Tempest. Her 
most recent work at other Shakespeare festivals and regional theatres includes Richard 
II and Much Ado About Nothing at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival; and The Grapes 
of Wrath, Twelve Angry Men, Laughter in the 25th Floor, Seascape, Harvey, The 
Guardsman, and To Kill a Mockingbird at the Cleveland Play House. Before coming 
to ASF Ms. Novak taught full time as well as working as a freelance designer. 



MIKE POST (Video Designer) Mike has been in theatre since he was drafted by his high school 

drama club. Since then he has gained an A.B. in Drama from Ripon College and a 
Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Design and Technology from The University of Montana. 
He is currently employed in the Theatre and Dance department at the University of 
Southern Mississippi as the Assistant Professor of Lighting and Sound. At ASF Mike 
has designed lighting for The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Driving Miss Daisy, Beauty and 
the Beast, Noises Off and Idols of the King. He often designs lights at the Georgia 
Shakespeare Festival including shov\/s such as A Midsummer Night's Dream, Julius 
Caesar, Death of a Salesman and A School for Wives. Mike was also the stage manager 
at the Bigfork Summer Playhouse two years running, overseeing and designing sound 
for a repertory of 5 shows. 



(Lighting Designer) has designed the lighting for over two hundred theatrical 
productions including twenty-one Shakespearean plays for the Utah Shakespearean 
Festival. Based in Southern California, Donna's design credits include South Coast 
Repertory, Laguna Playhouse, Pasadena Playhouse, Fullerton Civic Light Opera 
and onboard the 1800s sailing ship The Pilgrim IL She has designed World and South 
American premieres in Bogota, Colombia and in Barcelona, Spain. Donna is the 
Production Manager for the Pomona College Department of Theatre S. Dance in 
Claremont, California and on the Board of Directors for USITT. 




DONNA RUZIKA 




DON TINDALL 



(Sound Designer) has recently designed sound for Steel Magnolias, Disguises, Cookin' 
at the Cookery, Season's Greetings, Idols of the King, Othello, Noises Off, Romeo and 
Juliet, The Venus de Milo Is Armed, Aaronville Dawning, Lady Dsy at Emerson's Bar 6c 
Grill, A Christmas Carol, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Hamlet, Much Ado About 
Nothing, A Doll's House, Arms and the Man, The White Devil, An Ideal Husband, 
Julius Caesar, and many other shows at ASF. Don has also designed sound for the New 
Denver Civic Theatre, the University of South Carolina, Signature Theatre Company, 
Birmingham Children's Theatre, Denver Center Theatre Company, Barter Theatre, and 
others. Don holds a BA in Technical Theatre from Central University of Iowa and an 
MFA in Theatrical Sound Design from Purdue University. 



SUSAN WILLIS 



(ASF Resident Dramaturg) has directed the Southem Writers' Project world premieres 
of Fair and Tender Ladies and The Moving ofLilla Barton and co-directed the world 
premiere of Lizard, as well as Graduate Acting Company productions of Twelfth Night, 
The Winter's Tale, Love's Labour's Lost and many SWP readings and MFA workshop 
productions. Her other duties at ASF include teaching in the MFA program and 
implementing Theatre in the Mind, ASF's educational outreach program. With a BA 
from Emory University and a master's and doctorate from the University of Virginia, she 
is also a Professor of English at Auburn University Montgomery and author of The BBC 
Shakespeare Pl^s: Making the Televised Canon. 



WILLIAM 
BROCK 



Acting Company 



(Angus/Murderer/Soldier) ASF credits include: Antipholus of Ephesus in The Comedy 
of Errors, Connie in The Grapes ofWrath, and Father in Beauty and the Beast, and also 
roles in Macbeth, Titus Andronicus, Miss Juhe, Romeo and JuUet, The Two Gentlemen 
of Verona, and Othello. Other roles he has performed are Anthony in Sweeney Todd, 
Edward in Blood Brothers, Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing, and Oliver in As You 
Like It. William was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama and attended Rollins 
College in Winter Park, Florida where he was a theatre major. He is a recent graduate 
of the MFA Professional Actor Training Program at ASF and looks fonA/ard to moving 
back to New York City in November. Thanks to his family and friends for their unending 
love and support. ANON! 





AARON CABELL 



(Banquo/Menteith) Other regional theatre appearances include the Clarence Brown 
Theatre, Studio Arena Theatre, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, North Carolina 
Shakespeare Festival, Virginia Stage Company, Vermont Stage Company, The Arden 
Theatre, and Philadelphia Festival Theatre For New Plays. Aaron directed Frank 
Galatti's adaptation of |ohn Steinbeck's The Grapes ofWrath at ASF. Other directing 
credits include Pearl Cleage's Blues for An Alabama Sky at Virginia Stage Company, 
Cary Carrison's The Big, Fat Naked Truth at University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Inna 
Goldstein's Oedipus Tyrannos at Bloomsburg University, and Twelfth Night and 
Euripides' Electra at The University of Buffalo. This summer Aaron directed Lorraine 
Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun as part of the thirty-third season of Summer Stock, 
a pre-professional summer repertory, at Western Washington University in Bellingham, 
Washington. ASF Associate Artist. 




(Murderer/Caithness/Captain in Duncan's Anny) has worked nine seasons at the 
Alabama Shakespeare Festival. His ASF performances include Ben WeatherstafFin 
The Secret Garden, Robert in Proof |ean Paul Marat in Disguises, Launce in The Two 
Gentlemen of Verona, |acob Marley in A Christmas Carol, Slim in The Traveling Lady, 
the Duke in Measure for Measure, Antonio in The Tempest, Boo Radley and Horace 
Gilmer in To Kill A Mockingbird, Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, and Engstrand in 
Ghosts. He has toured the United States and Europe. At Ford's Theatre, Cleveland 
Play House, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Barter 
Theatre, and Center Stage, he has performed in Macbeth, Othello, The Rainmaker, A 
RODNFY CI ARK ^i<^"'^'^^'' Night's Dream, As You Like It, Measure for Measure, Hamlet, The Three 
Sisters, Holy Ghosts, and Bus Stop. Film credits include A Marnage, It Takes Two, and 
Rude Awakening. Soaps include Another World, Guiding Light, One Life to Live, 
Loving, and All My Children. ASF Associate Artist. 



(Witch 3, Young Siward) ASF credits include Pattie in Season's Greetings, Annelle in 
Steel Magnolias, and the Courtesan in The Comedy of Errors as well as roles in The 
Grapes ofWrath, Disguises, and Romeo and Juliet. Suzanne is a recent graduate of the 
MFA Professional Actor Training Program at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. She 
looks forward to moving to New York City in November. Thanks Kent! 




SUZANNE 
CURTIS 




PAUL HEBRON 



(King Duncan/A Doctor /An Old Man) was seen most recently at ASF as Bernard in 
Season's Greetings, Duncan in Macbeth, Marcus in Titus Andronicus, and Louis XV and 
SiLas Deane in Disguises. Other credits at ASF include Friar Laurence in Romeo and 
Juliet, Frederick Fellowes in Noises Off, |ack in Brighton Beach Memoirs, Pandarus in 
Troilus and Cressida, Gloucester in King Lear, and Boolie in Driving Miss Daisy. Paul 
has also performed on Broadway, in national tours, Off-Broadway, and extensively in 
regional theatres, including the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, the Denver Center 
Theatre Gompany, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and the Walnut St. Theatre in 
Philadelphia. His television credits include Law and Order, One Life To Live and the 
Dr. Ruth Show. He is married to actress Sonja Lanzener. ASF Associate Artist. 




(Witch 2/Lady Macdujf /Gentlewoman/Understudy La^ Macbeth) was most recently 
seen as Martha in The Secret Garden, Adriana in The Comedy of Errors, Glaire in Proof, 
the Nurse in Titus Andronicus, and made her ASF debut in Beauty and the Beast. In the 
2003 Season she played Poppie Norton-Taylor in Noises Off and a spunky street fighter 
in Romeo and Juliet. Originally from Texas, Jennifer came to Alabama from Colorado 
where she worked at the Arvada Center, Carousel Dinner Theatre, Bas Bleu Theatre, 
and with Denver's longest running improv show, Impulse Theatre. She thanks all of her 
parents and Matt for their support and enthusiasm. 



JENNIFER HUNT 




WARREN 
JACKSON 



(Fleance/Understudy Banquo) Warren is ecstatic to make his ASF debut in such an 
immediate story. A proud member of Actor's Equity, he is a Chicago based actor who 
earned his MFA in Acting from the University of Arizona. While in Chicago he has 
worked with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, performing in two incarnations of Romeo 
and Juliet as Mercutio, then Benvolio (NEA national tour); MPACGT Theatre; Lifeline 
Theatre; and Court Theatre among several others. This winter, Warren will appear at 
the Tony award winning Victory Gardens Theatre in their world premiere, Shoes, by 
Gloria Bond Clunie. 




(Malcolm) Originally from Kalamazoo, |ames now resides in New York City. His most 
recent shows include Mr. Pim Passes By and The Truth About Blayds at the Mint 
Theatre in New York. After he finishes up with Macbeth, |ames will be performing in 
You Can't Take It With You at the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre. He has also worked at 
The Missouri Repertory Theatre, The Utah Shakespearean Festival and Pioneer Theatre 
Company among others. |ames wishes to thank all of his friends and family who've 
helped him along the way and a special thanks to all the men and women of the U.S. 
Armed Forces. 



JAMES KNIGHT 




ALEX KNOLD 




(Donalhain/YoungMacdujf/Soldier/Understudy Malcolm) Alex recently appeared as 
Student, Ballboy, and others in the A. R. Curney play Big Bill, directed by Mark Lamos, 
at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York. He has also appeared as 
Randolph in the premiere of |ohn Guare's Lake Hollywood at the Guthrie Lab and 
as Ethan/Danny understudy in Current Events at Manhattan Theatre Club. Alex 
received his B.F.A. in the Actor Training Program at the North Carolina School of 
the Arts in 1999. 



(Lennox/Soldier) is pleased to return to ASF for this historic tour of Macbeth. 
His favorite roles at ASF include Valentine in Arcadia, Antipholus of Syracuse in 
The Corned)/ of Errors, Cleant in Beauty and the Beast, and the Puppeteer in The 
Secret Garden. In Minneapolis/St. Paul |oe performed at the Great American History 
Theater, Illusion Theatre, Minnesota Opera, and the Playv^right's Center as well 
as appearing in several independent films and industrial videos. |oe holds a B.A. 
with majors in music and theater from St. Olaf college in Northfield, MN and 
an MFA in acting from the University of Alabama/Alabama Shakespeare Festival. 



JOE KOLBOW 




SONJA 
LANZENER 



(Witch 1/Gentlewoman) has appeared at ASF as Quiser in Steel Magnolias, Nurse in 
Romeo and Juliet, Widow Beckwith in Shiloh Rules, Mum in Sheppey, Miss Sook in 
Holiday Memories, Moxie in Relative Values, Queen Margaret in Richard III, Mrs. 
Northrop in When We Are Married, Mrs. Muzzy in Sockdolog)/, Miss Prism in The 
Importance of Being Earnest and Lady Markby in An Ideal Husband. She has also 
worked at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta; Manhattan Theatre Club, Cherry Lane 
Theatre, Astor Place Theatre, MCC, Exit Art, and Riverside Shakespeare in New York 
City; Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles; Berkshire 
Theatre Festival; Goodman Theatre, Court Theatre, the Organic Theatre, Wisdom 
Bridge Theatre, and Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago; Cleveland Play House; 
Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia and Syracuse Stage among others. ASF 
Associate Artist. 




KATHLEEN 
MCCALL 



(Lady Macbeth) Alabama Shakespeare Festival company member for the past seven 
seasons. Kathleen has worked extensively on Broadway; M. Butter^, Off-Broadway; 
Steel Magnolias, Theme 6c Variations, The Girl Next Door, A Capella Hardcore, 
Thanksgiving, National Tours; Doubles, As You Like It, Taming of the Shrew and 
throughout the regional theatres of this country from Florida to California. 
Shakespearean women: Titania, Viola, Rosalind, Beatrice, Hermione, Lady Percy, 
Portia, |oan la Pucelle, Elizabeth, Lady Anne, Cressida, Isabella, Emilia, and Tamara to 
name a few. Television and Film credits include: Wings, St. Elsewhere, Houston 
Knights, Tales from the Darkside, As the World Turns, Guiding Light, One Life to Live, 
Another World and most notably as |ane Powell's deranged daughter Zona Beecham 
on ABC's Loving. Kathleen is a graduate of LAMDA (London Academy of Music and 
Dramatic Art). ASF Associate Artist. 




TIMOTHY 
MCMULLIN 



(Apparition) is an A/B average student atTuskegee Institute Middle School in 
Tuskegee, Alabama. Timothy enjoys drawing, acting, and playing football and 
basketball. He recently enjoyed playing the roles of Mercutio and Paris in a school 
production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Timothy is very excited to be part 
of this production of Macbeth. 




CHRIS MIXON 



(Ross/Soldier) has been with ASF for six seasons. His other ASF credits include 
Disguises, Titus Andronicus, Macbeth, Season's Greetings, Much Ado About Nothing, 
Sheppey, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Guys and Dolls, Arcadia, Othello, The Two 
Gentlemen of Verona, The Tempest, An Ideal Husband, Relative Values, A Man for All 
Seasons, The Comedy of Errors, Lurleen, Sockdolog^i, and A Christmas Carol. He has 
performed with the Cincinnati Playhouse in the ^ar- k, George Street Playhouse, 
Pennsylvania Stage Company, Pioneer Theatre Company, Philadelphia Theatre 
Company, Meadow Brook Theatre, Northern Stage Company, Two Rivers Theatre, 
Mill Mountain Theatre, the Utah Shakespearean Festival, and the Hudson Valley and 
Nebraska Shakespeare Festivals. Chris has also appeared on TV's Law and Order, One 
Life to Live, The Rosa Parks Story, and the Broadway tour of How to Succeed in 
Business Without Really Trying starring Ralph Macchio. ASF Associate Artist. 




(Macduff) spent the early part of his career working in our nation's capital at wonderful 
theatres such as Arena Stage, the Kennedy Center and The Shakespeare Theatre. 
Some favorite productions include The Great White Hope, The Tempest and Hamlet. 
He then moved to New York to play the son of Phylicia Rashad in Blue. Howard was 
nominated for a Barrymore Award, New York Outer Critics Circle Award and was 
honored with a Connecticut Critic Circle Best Actor Award for his performance in 
Yellowman at the Long Wharf and New York's Manhattan Theatre Club. Watch for 
Howard on NBC's Law &i Order and in the feature film Dead Canaries. 



HOWARD 
OYERSHOWN 




PHILIP 
PLEASANTS 



(Porter/Old Siward) has been with ASF for nineteen seasons. He appeared on 
Broadway and in the national touring company of Amadeus. Off-Broadway productions 
include stints at Playwrights Horizons, Cafe LaMama and many others. Television 
credits include the Peabody award-winning Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys. 
ASF appearances include Season's Greetings, Macbeth, Titus Andronicus, Disguises, 
Arcadia, Noises Off lago, King Lear, Macbeth, The Tempest, Cymbeline, Julius Caesar, 
Richard lU, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Measure for 
Measure, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, The Merry Wives of Windsor, 
As You Like It, Love's Labour's Lost, Oliver, A Christmas Carol, Tartuffe, Dancing 
at Lughnasa, and many more. ASF Associate Artist. 




REMI SANDRI 




FREDERICK 
SNYDER 



(Macbeth) Remi has worked at theatres throughout the country incLuding: ACT 
(San Francisco), Theatre-On-The-Square, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati 
Playhouse, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, San |ose Repertory Theatre, Arizona Theatre 
Company, Geva Theatre Center, PCPA Theatrefest and six seasons with the Oregon 
Shakespeare Festival. He is thrilled to be part of this tour — giving something back to 
our armed services as they continue to give so unselfishly to the defense of our country. 
May Cod bless and protect them. 



(Seyton/Soldier/Understudy Macbeth) comes from Los Angeles. His roles with ASF 
include President Dupaty in Disguises, The Clown in Titus Andronicus, Dromio in The 
Comedy of Errors, Balthazar in Romeo and Juliet, Tim AUgood in Noises Off, a Sailor 
in Othello and the Beast in Beauty and the Beast. He has spent time living and working 
in California and Chicago, where his favorite roles have included Harry Roat in Wait 
Until Dark; Mephistopheles in Doctor Faustus, and Orin Scrivello,D.D.S. in Little 
Shop of Horrors. 



TOUR TECHNICAL STAFF 



Tour Manager Tom |effords 

Technical Director Matt Dickson 

Master Electrician |ohn Sofranko 

Audio Engineer Don Tindall 

Front of House Engineer Chad Dove 

Wardrobe Marcy Bates, |ennifer Wood 

Wigs Dori Beau Seigneur 

Stage Technicians Tony Gordon, Larry Terrell, Charlie Wright 

Production Assistant |enny Watkins 




Trucking provided by |ANCO, Ltd. 
Cast Bus provided by Southern Coaches 
Crevj Bus provided by | St S Enterprises 



c/9\ 



ASF STAFF 



Producing Artistic Director Kent Thompson 



Admin 

General Manager 

Executive Assistant 

Accountant 

Human Resources Administrator 

Payables/Receivables Administrator 

Information Technology Director 

Help Desk Coordinator 

Administrative Services Manager 



istration 

Mark Peoples 
Kimberly Aycock 
Derek Scott 
Heather Murray 
Carolyn Dubose 
|ohn Webber 
Teresa Dean 
Kevin Stewart 



Artistic 
Associate Artistic Director/ Director of Bruce K. Sevy 
Nev\/ Play Development 

Dramaturg Susan Willis 
Company Manager El Casting Associate Alisa Allison 

Production Management 
Production Manager |erry Genochio 
Assistant Production Manager Timothy O'Connell 

Communications S: Marketing 
Director of Marketing & Communications Stacy Shav\/ 
Public Relations Manager 
Marketing Manager 
Marketing Assistant & Publications Coordinator 

Sales Manager 

Group Sales Manager 

Front of House Manager 

Photographer 



Sherry Ward 
Amanda Ree Hughes 
Meg Lewis 
[acquie M. Daniels 
Stan Thomas 
Sheila Orange 
Phil Scarsbrook 



Development 



Development Director 

Administrative Manager 

Development Manager/Grant Writer 

Special Events Manager 

Volunteer Manager 



Eve Loeb 
Karen Ginger 
Annice Glarrow 
Elizabeth Schaum 
Dona Albert 



Education 
Director of Education Linda Dean 
Assistant to the Director of Education Carol Kelly 

Costumes 



Resident Costume Designer 

Costume Shop Manager 

Assistant Costume Shop Manager 

Drapers 

First Hands 

Stitchers 



Elizabeth Novak 

Danny S. Davidson 

Michelle K. Sheldon 

|ames Hartke, Martha |. Clarke 

Christine Loosley, Eleanor Fluharty 

Julia Ferreri, jubilee Russo, Debra Hernandez, 

Maxie lustice, Alice Lancaster 



ASF STAFF CONTINUED 

Crafts/Millinery /Wigs 
Craftmaster |udy Craigo 
Crafts Assistants Chris Mueller, Sarah Pruvenok 
Wig Master Allison Lower/ 
Wig Assistants Dori Beau Seigneur, Emily Grace Blackstone 

Electrics 
Master Eledrician Thomas Rodman 
Assistant Master Electricians Cameron Hartney, Thomas Quintas 
Staff Electrician |ames Howard 

Properties 

Props Master Charles Kilian 
Assistant Props Master Shanley Aumiller 

Props Artisans Doug Aycock, Neal Lawrenson 

Scenic Art 
Scenic Charge Dusty Stutsman 

Painters Natalie H. Catar, Jennifer Whitcomb 

Scenic Construction 
Technical Director Le Hook 
Assistant Technical Director Seth Kohlhaas 
Shop Foreman Matt Dickson 
Master Carpenter Doug Baloy 
Carpenter/Safety Coordinator Rick Rogers 

Carpenters/Welders Christopher Dunham, Kate Glodski, 
|ason St. |ohn 

Sound 
Sound Designer Don Tindall 
Assistant Sound Designer Robert Harsch 

Sound Engineers |ake Carter, Chad Dove 

Stage Management 
Production Stage Manager Sara Lee Howell 

Stage Managers Mark D. Leslie, Tanya |. Searle 

Stage Operations 
Director of Stage Operations Clay Koontz 
Stage Supervisor, Festival Larry Terrell 
Stage Supervisor, Octagon Tony Gordon 

Technicians |oey Adams, Aaron Bush, Kevin Shands, 
Michael Sheldon, Charlie Wright 

Wardrobe 
Wardrobe Supervisor Marcy Bates 
Assistant Wardrobe Supen/isor Jessica Smith 

Dressers Katherine Davis, Deedee Humphrey, 
Jennifer Wood 
Stylist Crystie Marlette 



■%^|; 





Kathleen McCaU and Remi Sandri in the ASF touring production of Macbeth. 






ACTORS' 
EQUITY 

ASSOCIATION 1913 

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival is a member of the League of Resident Theatres, operating under agreements with the Actors' 

Equity Association, The Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers Inc., and United Scenic Artists, and is a constituent of Theatre 

Communications Croup, the National Organization for the American Theatre; the American Arts Alliance; and the Shakespeare Theatre 

Association of America. The Alabama Shakespeare Festival is a participant in the National Artist Residency Program, administered by 

Theatre Communications Croup, and funded by the Pew/ Charitable Trusts. 



A Great Nation Deserves Great Art. 

Shakespeare in American Communities Military Base Tour is made possible through 
a partnership of the National Endowment for the Arts, the U.S. Department of 
Defense and the military services, and Arts Midwest. Additional support for 
Shakespeare in American Communities is provided by The Sallie Mae Fund. 

wv\/w.shakespeareinamericanconnmunities.org 



NATIONAL 
ENDOWMENT 
FOR THE ARTS 



The 



SallieMaeFun 




ALABAMA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL 

I Festival Drive 

Montgonnery, AL 36117 

(800) 84I-4ASF | www.asf.net