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DEAR FRIEND, Spring has arrived here at Stoneham Theatre, and this time of year brings a lot of excitement along with it. Just a few weeks ago, we announced the line-up of shows for our upcoming 17th Mainstage season. We can’t wait to present the hilarious musical comedy LUCKY STIFF, the brand-new sci-fi drama UNCANNY VALLEY (starring the incredible Nancy E. Carroll), the Broadway blockbuster MAME (starring the one and only Kathy St. George and directed/ choreographed by Ilyse Robbins, who also directed/choreographed today’s show), the epic musical fable JONAH AND THE WHALE, the musical boy band spoof ALTAR BOYZ, the World War II drama GABRIEL, and I LOVED, I LOST, I MADE SPAGHETTI, a one-woman comedy about love and cooking. Please join as a Member to be a part of our family and get the best benefits.

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We also announced the addition of a really exciting new program for our young company. The Advanced young company Ensemble (AYCE) is an audition-based program for students in acts 2 and 3 (grades 7-12) who want to participate in a rehearsal process modeled on the professional process we use for the Mainstage. They will be rehearsing and performing a new musical version of ROALD DAHL’S JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, which we can’t wait to share with student groups and local audiences in November. Looking ahead, Springtime also means we have THE AUCTION on Friday, May 6th at 6:00pm at the Hilton/Boston Woburn. This annual fundraiser to benefit Stoneham Theatre is sure to be a blast, with incredible live and silent auction items, a Wall of Wine, and a celebration of the young company, featuring performances by alumni of the program. We hope you will join us that night and be a big spender! S p e a k i n g of “ B ig S p e n d e r,” we ’re th rill e d to h ave yo u h e re fo r th i s performance of SWEET CHARITY. Ilyse has put together another fantastic musical experience for our audiences. It’s no wonder that she was recently nominated for 2 more IRNE Awards for her work with us on last season’s HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (which received 6 other nominations as well!!!!). We’re happy to have some familiar faces back, including Vanessa Dunleavy (our Morticia from THE ADDAMS FAMILY, A NEW MUSICAL) in the title role, alongside lots of new faces that we’re sure you’ll find just as memorable. Thank you for choosing Stoneham Theatre. Enjoy the show, and come back to see us again soon! Sincerely,

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A NOTE FROM THE DIRECTOR

STONEHAM THEATRE PRESENTS

Hello, and welcome to Charity's world - a world of friendship, hopes, and dreams - and the reality of life that makes reaching for those dreams a daily test of the spirit. For me, Sweet Charity is a testament to the strength of faith, spirit, and friendship. Though Charity does not work the classiest job, have the greatest financial situation, or choose wisely in love, she does have the best of friends and hopes for her future. We love her and root for her and want her to find something better. BOOK BY

This show has personally been very exciting for me to tackle. When most people think Sweet Charity, they don’t necessarily think of the wonderful music by Cy Coleman, the inventive lyrics by Dorothy Fields, or the thoughtful, witty book by Neil Simon. When we hear Sweet Charity, we think of Bob Fosse. It has been a terrific challenge for me to find my own vision for this show and create my own version of Sweet Charity while still paying tribute to the great Bob Fosse. It has been exhilarating, exhausting, and, ultimately, extremely satisfying. My fullest thanks go out to Weylin, Dave, and the staff of Stoneham Theatre, who are incomparable in their support and warmth. Thank you to the designers who helped me to create the incredible world you are about to enter. A very special thanks to my music director Bethany Aiken for her talent and intelligence, my stage manager Rachel Policare for her professionalism and patience, and especially to my dance captain on this piece, Matty Rickard. Matty is new to Stoneham Theatre, and within hours made himself invaluable. I am truly grateful to have him on this project. I can’t say enough about my cast and crew of Sweet Charity. They are beyond measure, and I consider myself lucky that they all chose to play with me for the past three weeks. I hope you enjoy watching them as much as I enjoyed working with them.

Neil Simon MUSIC BY

Cy Coleman LYRICS BY

Dorothy Fields BASED ON AN ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY BY

Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano PRODUCED FOR THE BROADWAY STAGE BY

Fryer, Carr and Harris CONCEIVED, STAGED, AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY

Bob Fosse DIRECTED BY

Ilyse Robbins CHOREOGRAPHY BY

MUSICAL DIRECTION BY

Ilyse Robbins

Bethany Aiken

SCENIC DESIGN BY

LIGHTING DESIGN BY

Jon Savageˆ

Franklin Meissner, Jr.ˆ

COSTUME DESIGN BY

SOUND DESIGN BY

Tyler Kinneyˆ

John Stone

PROPS MASTER

PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER

Brendan Conroy

Rachel Policare* ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER

Maegan Alyse Passafume* SWEET CHARITY is presented by arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc., 560 Lexington Ave., New York, New York, 10022.

Ilyse Robbins Director/Choreographer of Sweet Charity

* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States.

SHOW SPONSOR

^ Member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829 of the IATSE. Stoneham Theatre operates under the NEAT contract with Actors’ Equity Association and is a member of NEAT (The Producer’s Association of New England Area Theatres) and StageSource.

Stoneham Theatre is funded in part by a grant from The Massachusetts Cultural Council.

THE PHOTOGRAPHY AND/OR AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS PERFORMANCE BY ANY MEANS WHATSOEVER ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

CAST (in alphabetical order)

SETTING New York City. 1960s.

SONG LIST Act I "Overture"...................................................................................................................................................Orchestra "You Should See Yourself"..............................................................................................................................Charity "Big Spender"............................................................................................................... Nickie, Helene, and the Girls "Charity's Soliloquy"........................................................................................................................................Charity "Rich Man's Frug"....................................................................................................................................... Orchestra "If My Friend's Could See Me Now"...............................................................................................................Charity "Too Many Tomorrows"..................................................................................................................................Vittorio "Ciao Baby"......................................................................................................................................................Charity "There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This".......................................................... Nickie, Helene, and Charity "Bravest Individual"....................................................................................................................... Charity and Oscar Act II "Entr'acte"................................................................................................................................................... Orchestra "Rhythm of Life"......................................................................................................... Daddy Brubeck and Ensemble "Baby Dream Your Dream"........................................................................................................... Nickie and Helene "Sweet Charity".........................................................................................................................Oscar and Ensemble "Reprise: Big Spender"..............................................................................................................Helene and the Girls "Where Am I Going"........................................................................................................................................Charity "I'm a Brass Band".................................................................................................................... Charity and the Boys "I Love to Cry at Weddings"............................................................ Herman, Nickie, Rosie, Helene, and Ensemble "Bows (See Me Now)".......................................................................................................................... Full Company

BAND Bethany Aiken............................................................................................................................................Keyboard Ian Conway...................................................................................................................................... Bass and Guitar Tim Cote........................................................................................................................................................ Trumpet Elizabeth Goldman............................................................................................................................................Reeds Heather Katz-Cote............................................................................................................................................Reeds Mick Lewander.........................................................................................................................................Percussion

Rosie/Ensemble.................................................................................................................................Meghan Ahern Alice/Ensemble................................................................................................................... Sarah Elizabeth Berube Ursula/Ensemble................................................................................................................................. Deirdre Burke Ensemble................................................................................................................................................Serge Clivio Ensemble........................................................................................................................................... Nicholas Davis Charity Hope Valentine............................................................................................................. Vanessa Dunleavy* Suzanne/Ensemble...............................................................................................................................Kimberly Fife Herman......................................................................................................................................... Steve Gagliastro* Vittorio Vidal/Ensemble..............................................................................................................Andrew Giordano* Daddy Brubeck..................................................................................................................................David Jiles, Jr.* Elaine/Ensemble................................................................................................................................Sarah Kawalek Helene................................................................................................................................................Maria LaRossa Nickie....................................................................................................................................Christine A. Maglione* Frenchy/Ensemble........................................................................................................................ Dustienne Miller* Ensemble......................................................................................................................... Christopher Leon Pittman Dance Captain/Ensemble................................................................................................................ Matty Rickard* Oscar Lindquist.....................................................................................................................................Nick Sulfaro* Carmen/Ensemble................................................................................................................................. Kerri Wilson

PRODUCTION TEAM Production Manager............................................................................................................................. Dave Brown Production Stage Manager............................................................................................................. Rachel Policare* Assistant Stage Manager..............................................................................................Maegan Alyse Passafume* Production Assistant............................................................................................................................... Sarah Ford Wardrobe Crew.................................................................................................................................. Kat Shanahan Technical Director.................................................................................................................................... Tatsuya Ito Master Carpenter............................................................................................................................... Patrick Storey Sound Operator........................................................................................................................................Eric Norris Scenic Artist.......................................................................................................................................James Tolman Hair & Makeup Designer....................................................................................................................Emily Damron

* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) was founded in 1913 as the first of the American actor unions. Equity’s mission is to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component to our society. Today, Equity represents more than 49,000 actors, singers, dancers and stage managers working in hundreds of theatres across the United States. Equity members are dedicated to working in the theatre as a profession, upholding the highest artistic standards. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions and provides a wide range of benefits including health and pension plans for its members. Through its agreement with Equity, this theatre has committed to the fair treatment of the actors and stage managers employed in this production. AEA is a member of the AFL-CIO and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions. For more information, visit www.actorsequity.org.

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WHO'S WHO

WHO'S WHO M E G H A N A H E R N ( R o sie / Ensemble) is incredibly excited to be making her Stoneham Theatre Mainstage debut! She was recently seen in Wonderful Town as Eileen with Stoneham Theatre’s young company and in NSMT’s A Christmas Carol as Teen Caroler/ Swing. Past performances include: Titanic (Kate McGowan) with Stoneham T heatre’s young company/Revolution Theatre Company; Once on This Island (Mama Euralie) with Burlington Players; and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Sally Brown/ DC), Honk! (Henrietta/DC), and Pippin (Ensemble) at Billerica Memorial High School, where she is a junior. Thank you to the production team, cast, and crew for this unforgettable experience! Lots of love to my amazing family and friends! SARAH ELIZABETH BERUBE (Alice/Ensemble) is thrilled to be making her Stoneham Theatre debut! Recent credits include Guys and Dolls (Hot Box Girl) with Reagle Music Theatre and West Side Story (Velma) with Lebanon Opera House. Sarah is a recent graduate of The Boston Conservatory, graduating with a BFA in Dance Performance and a minor in Choreography. Sarah is thrilled to be sharing the stage with this wonderful cast and crew, and she thanks her friends and family for all the love and support! DE I R D R E BU R K E (Ur sula / Ensemble) T his is Deirdre’s fif th Mainst age produc tion with Stoneham Theatre, and she is thrilled to be back on this stage. Previous credits include: Freckleface Strawberry (Freckleface Strawberry) at Riverside Theatre Works; Miracle on 34th St. (Ms. Adams), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Cora/Ensemble), It’s a Wonderful Life (Violet, Ruth), 42nd Street at Stoneham Theatre; Gypsy (Agnes) at NextDoor Theatre; as well as being a 8

graduate of Stoneham Theatre's young company & RYE program. This past December, Deirdre graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine, earning her Master’s in Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. She is currently working as a Research Coordinator for Tufts Medical Center, Department of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, and Tufts University School of Medicine, Depar tment of Public Health and Communit y Medicine. She’d like to say a big Thank You to the cast and crew for being fabulous, and to her friends and family for coming to see the show! Enjoy! xoxo SE RGE C L I V IO (Ensemble) S t o n e h a m T h e a t r e d e b u t! R e g i o n a l : S w e e n e y To d d (Lyric Stage Co.); Floyd Collins, Fiddler on the Roof, The Full Monty (Weathervane Rep.); Les Misérables, Singin’ in the Rain, My Fair Lady, Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific, Me and My Girl (Reagle MT); Fabrizio in The Light in the Piazza (Next Door Theater). Serge is currently a Junior at The Boston Conservatory, where he is pursuing a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre. He sends love and thanks to his Mom, Dad, family, friends, and teachers. www. SergeClivio.com Twitter/Instagram: @serge_clivio NICHOLAS DAVIS (Ensemble) is thrilled to be back at Stoneham after appearing in …Forum earlier this season and How to Succeed... last season! Other recent credits: Musical of Musicals: The Musical (Moonbox Productions-- Elliot Norton/IRNE nominations); Hairspray (Wheelock Family Theatre- Elliot Norton Award); Me and My Girl, Singin’ in the Rain, and Fiddler on the Roof (Reagle Music Theatre), and many more. He has also appeared in numerous movies and commercials in the New England area. Nicholas is a senior at Needham High School. Thanks to his family and Stoneham's staff and crew! @nickudavis * Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. SWEET CHARITY

VANESSA DUNLEAVY* (Charity Hope Valentine) Based in New York, Vanessa has been touring and performing regionally for the past 10 years. She is thrilled to be back at Stoneham Theatre, where she appeared in last season’s The Addams Family: A New Musical. Big love to Ilyse Robbins for helping to make Vanessa's dream role a reality. Favorite credits include A Man of No Importance (B-side productions), Damn Yankees (Goodspeed Opera House), Catch Me If You Can (First National Tour), Legally Blonde (North Shore Music Theatre), Really Bad Things (New York Musical Theater Festival), Hairspray (Arizona Broadway Theater), and My Post Traumatic Cruise Ship Cabaret, a one-woman musical she co-wrote with playwright Dana Yeaton...who is also her father. Thank you to Liz and Jim for everything. And to her love, RSS, this one is for you. Visit her at www.vanessadunleavy.com. K IMBERLY F IF E (Suzanne/ Ensemble) is overjoyed to be making her Stoneham Theatre d eb u t in Swe et Charity ! Professional credits include: Nadia Southwall in The Sirens (Penns ylvania Renaiss ance Faire), The Dancer in Music Box (American Mime Theatre Company NYC), Dancer/Odysseus Crew in Cyclops a Satyr Play (American Rep Theatre Second Stage Club Oberon), June in Chicago (Greater Lowell Music Theatre), and Troupe Member (Little Red Wagon Touring Children's Theatre). Kimberly also plays guitar and writes original music. She holds a BA in Theatre from Dean College. Lots of love and thanks to family and friends! STEVE GAGLIASTRO* (Herman) is excited to return to Stoneham, having previously been seen in The Addams Family: A New Musical, Sisters of Swing, The Full Monty, The Sparrow, and several other productions. STONEHAM THEATRE

Tours: Buddy Holly Story (TOTS), Cinderella starring Lea Salonga, Spongebob Squarepants-The Musical (Broadway Asia), and Cabaret with Andrea McCardle (NetWorks Tours). Elsewhere: PCLO, Riverside Theatre, Fulton Theatre, The Gateway, Flat Rock, Ogunquit Playhouses, Casa Mañana, Lyric Stage Company, Hanover Theatre, Theatre by the Sea, Ocean State Theatre Company, Boston Children's Theatre, Barnstormers, and Maine State Music Theatre. Steve can also be seen in Seth MacFarlane's Ted 2 and David O. Russell's American Hustle. A Massachusetts native, Steve holds a BA in Music/Education from UMASS, Amherst and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity and SAG/AFTRA. ANDREW GIORDANO* (Vittorio Vidal/Ensemble) is happy to return to Stoneham, where he was last seen playing Trevor Graydon in Thoroughly Modern Millie (Broadway World Award, Best Actor in a Musical). Andrew has performed on Broadway, at Carnegie Hall, nationally, internationally, and on television. Some favorite credits: Edward Rutledge (1776), Javert (Les Misėrables), Bruce Granit (On the 20th Century opposite Tony Award winner Alice Ripley), and Adolpho (The Drowsy Chaperone). Also: See What I Wanna See, Sunset Boulevard, A Chorus Line, Into the Woods, Disney's The Little Mermaid, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, South Pacific (with Reba McEntyre, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lilias White, and Alec Baldwin), and Master Class (opposite Tony and Emmy Awardwinning Leslie Uggams). In NYC, under the name Step It Up Classes™, Andrew produces musical theatre audition classes taught by Broadway casting directors, Broadway resident/associate directors, and theatrical agents. He also coaches students preparing for their college auditions. Andrew is the owner of the musical act Tenors Undercover™ (tenorsundercover.com). He's a group exercise and licensed Zumba ® instructor and an active alumnus of the International program Up With People. Training: Boston Conservatory, 9

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WHO'S WHO Westminster Choir College. He is happy to again be working with director/choreographer, Ilyse Robbins! DAVID JILES, JR.* (Daddy Brubeck) is delighted to be back at Stoneham Theatre. At Stoneham, he was last seen as Horse in The Full Monty. The son of a preacher, the role of Daddy Brubeck seems perfect for him! Recently, David has played the role of Judas in Company Theatre's Jesus Christ Superstar and Pa in SpeakEasy Stage's The Color Purple. During the day, he teaches voice at Berklee College of Music. When David isn't on the theatrical stage, he sings at all types of functions with his soul/funk band. You can see him on Thursday Nights at The Cantab Lounge. Good Vibes to all those steppin' through life. SAR AH K AWALEK (Elaine/ Ensemble) is delighted to make her Stoneham debut in a dream show! Favorite credits: West Side Story (Velma), The Little Mermaid (Ensemble), Fiddlehead Theatre Company; Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins u/s/Ensemble), Singin’ In The Rain (Ensemble), New Bedford Festival Theatre; Spamalot (Lady Of The Lake), West Side Story (Graziella), Woodstock Playhouse; Pinkalicious (Mrs. Pinkerton), Ogunquit Playhouse; For Tonight (Mrs. Parry), Goodspeed Opera House; and Chicago (Roxie Hart), Bat Boy (Meredith Parker), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Helena Landless u/s), The Hartt School. Many thanks to everyone at Stoneham for this opportunity, infinite love to her family and friends. For Devin. MARIA LAROSSA (Helene) is thrilled to return to Stoneham Theatre af ter per forming in A Funny Thing... and H2$. Select regional performance credits: Mary Poppins, West Side Story, Guys And Dolls, Chicago, A Chorus Line. Choreography/teaching 10

credits: Assistant to Broadway/Film Choreographer Joey Pizzi, Proscenium Circus Theatre (TAMY Award 'Best Choreographer' for Sweet Charity), Lasell College, Salem State University, Dance Inn, Boston Ballet, Stoneham Theatre young company, American College Dance Festival. 'Thank you to Ilyse, Bethany, and Weylin for a wonderful experience! Endless love and gratitude to my family.' CHRISTINE A. MAGLIONE* (Nickie) is thrilled to be a part of Stoneham Theatre's production of Sweet Charity. Christine has performed on Broadway in A Chorus Line, as well as with the International and Bus and Truck touring companies. Boston theatre credits include: Speak Easy Stage Company (Kiss of the Spiderwoman – IRNE nomination for Best Actress); Lyric Stage Company (The World Goes Round); Nickerson Theatre (Grease, Man of La Mancha); and Reagle Players (A Chorus Line). In addition to performing, Christine also teaches drama and dance at Derby Academy, where she directs and choreographs numerous productions each year. Love to her beautiful family! DUSTIENNE MILLER* (Frenchy/Ensemble) is thrilled to make her Stoneham Theatre debut in one of her favorite musicals. Tours: Fosse, Will Rogers Follies. Regional favs: A Chorus Line, Chicago. She is grateful for the support of her family and friends who have helped her juggle her love of theatre while running her business, Flourish Physical Therapy. Special thanks to Ilyse, Bethany, and Weylin. Big hugs to Calia, Camdyn, and Cooper!

* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. SWEET CHARITY

CHRISTOPHER LEON PI T T M A N (Ensemble) is so excited to be a part of the cast of Sweet Charity in his first performance with Stoneham Theatre. Christopher is a native of East Dublin, Georgia. He is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music where he studied Vocal Perormance & Music Business. Christopher has been a Boston resident for the past several years and has been seen in various productions throughout New England. Recently, he was seen in Fiddlehead Theatre's production of Rent (Mr. Jefferson/u/s Tom Collins/Ensemble), The Little Mermaid (Flotsam), Company One's production of Colossal (Calderwood Pavilion), #JCS (Priest #1/Ensemble), The Wiz (Yellowbrick Road/ Ensemble) (Strand Theatre), A Chorus Line (Richie) (Norwood Theatre), A Little Princess (Headman), and Ragtime (Strand Theatre). Also, Christopher has been seen in productions of local playwright Ryan Landr y & the Gold Dust Orphans': Mary Poppers, The Little Pricks, & Rocky Horror Picture Show. Christopher would like to thank his parents and family for their unwavering love & support, his friends & housemates for their encouragement and listening ears, and all of those who have shown him love throughout his life. Enjoy the show! Namaste. M AT T Y RICK A RD* (Dance Captain/Ensemble) is thrilled to be doing his second production of Sweet Charity, here at Stoneham T he a t r e for t he f ir s t time! National Tour: Fiddler on the Roof (Mendel/Dance Captain). Selected Regional: Sweet Charity (Cape Playhouse), Fools (Leon, Ocean State Theatre Company), A Chorus Line (Paul, Merry Go Round Playhouse), A Christmas Carol (Bob Cratchit, Hanover Theatre), The Wizard of Oz (Westchester Broadway), Fiddler on the Roof (Barrington Stage Co./Human Race Theatre Co.), Hairspray (Link, Virginia Musical Theatre), and Joseph...Dreamcoat (Arkansas Rep.). Many thanks to Ilyse and Weylin, mom, dad, and the class of '09! STONEHAM THEATRE

NICK SULFARO* (Oscar Lindquist) is always happy to return to Stoneham’s stage, where he has previously appeared in How to Succeed..., The Full Monty, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Something's Afoot, and The Nutcracker. Other recent credits include Mikey in Shear Madness, as well as the tenor quintet singer in A Little Night Music (Huntington Theatre Company). He has New Rep credits that include Camelot, Rent, and The Snow Queen. Others: The Nora, Wheelock Family Theatre, and the title role in Bat Boy: The Musical (IRNE Nomination, Best Actor). He holds a BFA from Emerson College. Much love and thanks to Ilyse! For ASO. nicksulfaro.com. K E R R I W I L S O N (C ar m e n / Ensemble) is excited to return to Stoneham Theatre with the cast of Sweet Charity. Favorite roles have included Fermina/Gypsy Dancer in Man of La Mancha at Stoneham Theatre, Dynamite in Hairspray (Wheelock), Rona in The 25th Annual… Spelling Bee (Priscilla Beach Theater), Margot in Legally Blonde the Musical (Next Door Theater), Diana Morales in Chorus Line (Reagle Players), and Tigerlily in Peter Pan (Wheelock). Many thanks to the cast, crew, and her husband Matt for his support! Check out her podcast, "This is a Thing," featuring dynamic interviews with your favorite local performers and artists! www.kerripod.com ILYSE ROBBINS (Director/Choreographer) is thrilled to be back at Stoneham, her artistic home. Stoneham Theatre credits: Directing: How to Succeed..., Miracle on 34th Street, Thoroughly Modern Millie (Elliot Norton Award — Best Director), 42nd Street (IRNE Award — Best Choreography).  Co-directing/ choreography: Funny Thing... Forum. Choreography: The Addams Family: A New Musical, The Full Monty, My Fair Lady, The Dinosaur Musical, A Christmas Carol, Dear Miss Garland, A Year with Frog and Toad, Guys on Ice. Performance: Pam — The Full Monty, 11

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WHO'S WHO Mrs. Eynsford-Hill — My Fair Lady, Joyce/Evie — The Sparrow.  Recent area credits include: Direction/ choreography: Move on the Cha-Cha’s (winner Best Dramatic Script - United Solo Festival, NYC), The Little Prince (New Rep), Working (Lyric Stage), Deep Love of Nightgowns (Boston Theater Marathon for Stoneham Theatre), Honk! Jr. (Wheelock Family Theatre Summer Intensive). Choreography: Sondheim on Sondheim (Lyric Stage), Brundibar (Underground Railway Theater), On the Town (Lyric Stage — Best Choreography — Entertainment World Awards), Christmas Carol (Hanover Theater). Performance: Dessa — Tongue of a Bird (New Rep), Lucy — On the Town (Lyric Stage), Ellen/Sylvia — Love, Faith and Other Dirty Words (Modern Theatre). Ilyse holds a BS in Theater from Northwestern University, certification from the British American Drama Academy, and an Ed.M. from Harvard University. Ilyse is a visiting professor at Brandeis University and coaches presentation skills and executive presence for Mohr Collaborative. Coming up, Ilyse will choreograph Peter and the Starcatcher for the Lyric Stage this spring and will direct/choreograph Mame, choreograph Lucky Stiff, and direct I Loved, I Lost… at Stoneham Theatre next season. Ilyse is an Associate Member of SDC. Ilyse sends much love and thanks to Glen, Abby, and Bennett for being her best supporters and inspiration. BETHANY AIKEN (Musical Director) has served as music director for over 70 productions, including: Christmas on the Air, Meet Me in St. Louis and Something’s Afoot (Stoneham Theatre); Wonderful Town, Love's Labour's Lost, Picnic at Hanging Rock, and Bernarda Alba (Stoneham young company); Marry Me a Little (NextDoor Theater); Night of the Living Dead the Musical (NYC premiere); Ring of Fire (Rocky Mountain Repertor y); and four seasons at New Hampshire's Weathervane Theatre, where favorite shows included Rent, Violet, Hairspray, Sweeney Todd, Hair, Ragtime, and Legally Blonde. She also composed music for original productions of Little Red and the Wolf, Rumpelstiltskin, and The Wizard of Magic Island. Bethany is a staff accompanist at The Boston Conservatory and holds degrees from Oberlin 12

College (BA, English and Music History/Theory) and Emerson College (MFA, Creative Writing). BR E N DA N C O N R OY (P r op s Mas t er) is an Elliot Norton Award-nominated properties and scenery artisan whose work has been previously seen at Stoneham Theatre in Sister's Summer School Catechism, Neville's Island, Meet Me in St. Louis, The Addams Family: A New Musical, and more. O ther Boston credits include Shockheaded Peter (Company One), Sir John in Love, The Zoo, and The Bear (Odyssey Opera), and O.P.C. (The A.R.T.). Brendan is an alumnus of The University of Massachusetts (Amherst), as well as Bristol Community College and Columbia, SC's illustrious Toast. His work has been seen at Shakespeare & Company, Gateway Playhouse, Ghent Playhouse, and throughout the Northeast. T YLER KINNEY^ (Costume Designer) returns to Stoneham after costume designing Meet Me In St. Louis and Marvelous Wonderettes. Other costume design credits include Othello, Richard II, Henry VI Part 2, Henry VIII (IRNE Award, Best Costume Design, Actors' Shakespeare Project); Astro Boy & The God of Comics (Elliot Norton Award for Design, Company One); Appropriate, Bad Jews, Next To Normal, Striking 12 (SpeakEasy Stage Company); Muckrakers, Collected Stories, Testament of Mary (New Rep); Fast Company, One Man Two Guvnors, The Temperamentals, Meet Vera Stark (Lyric Stage); and Bent, Boys In The Band, Neighborhood Watch (Zeitgeist). Mr. Kinney received his BFA in Theatre Design/Technology from Emerson College and was a Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival national finalist for his scenic design for Bud, Not Buddy. He also designs for local universities and works in the Massachusetts film industry. He was a designer/ curator for the USA's student design exhibition at the Prague Quadrennial 2015. TylerKinney.com FRANKLIN MEISSNER, JR.^ (Lighting Designer) previously designed Romeo and Juliet, My Fair Lady, A Christmas Carol, Strangers on a Train (IRNE SWEET CHARITY

nomination), Pageant and Miracle on 34th Street. He recently designed Mary Poppins for Wheelock Family Theatre, where he also designed Oliver, The Wizard of Oz, The Phantom Tollbooth, and The Secret Garden. He recently designed the lighting for The Snow Queen (IRNE nomination) at New Repertory Theatre, for whom he has also designed 21 other productions, including Little Shop of Horrors, The Wild Party (IRNE nomination), Cabaret, A Christmas Story, Dessa Rose, Sweeney Todd (IRNE Award), Into The Woods, Ragtime, and Moby Dick (IRNE Award). His work has also been seen at The Lyric Stage Company of Boston, recently receiving an IRNE Award for his design of Sweeney Todd last season. There, he also designed the lighting for Avenue Q, Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Understudy, and According To Tip. He also designed the World Premiere of Albatross (Norton Award – Outstanding Production) for the Poets’ Theatre. His work has also been seen Off and Off-Off Broadway in NYC, at the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre (IRNE Award), The Boston Conservatory, SpeakEasy Stage, Central Square Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, South Shore Music Circus, Sanders Theatre, various corporate events and colleges around the state, and at 40 Carnegie Hall performances. Mr. Meissner is a member of United Scenic Artists. For more information: www.FranklinMeissner.com. For Abby. JON SAVAGE^ (Set Design) Recent credits include: The Disappearing Number (Underground Railway); Imagining Madoff (New Rep Theatre); The Farm (Boston Play wright’s Theatre); All's Well That Ends Well (Comm Shakes, Elliot Norton Award, Best Production, Large Company); Comedy of Errors (Comm Shakes, Elliot Norton Award, Best Design, Large Company) and Ryan Landry’s “M” (Huntington Theatre). Regional credits include: A Grand Night for Singing (Bucks County Playhouse); State Fair (Walnut Street Theatre); Is He Dead (Olney Theatre); and Ain't Misbehavin' (Bay Street Theatre). Jon was the Associate Set Designer for the Broadway production of Hot Feet and has

worked in television and film for productions on the History Channel and the HBO Miniseries John Adams and served as a curator for the US National Student Exhibit at the Prague Quadrennial, 2007. Jon is currently on faculty at Boston University and is a member of United S cenic A r tis t s. JOHN STONE (Sound Designer) received his bachelor’s degree in physics and music at St. Lawrence University. He started his audio career at North Shore Music Theatre as an intern in 1995 and held the positions of sound supervisor and resident designer for twelve years. John currently does freelance design work and also owns and runs Addison Audio, an equipment rental and design business intended to provide services to many area schools and organizations. He lives in Peabody, MA with his wife Nancy. RACHEL POLICARE* (Production Stage Manager) is delighted to be at Stoneham Theatre for their 16th Season. Previous credits include: Sorry, Christmas on the Air, Luna Gale, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Meet Me in St. Louis, The Addams Family: A New Musical, Doubt, The Secret Garden, Something's Afoot, Miracle on 34th Street, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Area credits include Shrek: The Musical, Saturday Night Fever: The Musical (North Shore Music Theatre); Cosi Fan Tutte, Dialogues of the Carmelites, Die Fledermaus, La Incoronazione di Poppea, La Gazzetta, and The Turn of the Screw (New England Conservatory); and Twelfth Night (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company). MAEGAN ALYSE PASSAFUME* (Assistant Stage Manager) is excited to be back at Stoneham after working on A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum! Previous credits include assistant stage manager on Disney's The Little Mermaid (Theatre by the Sea, South Kingston, RI); production assistant on Stronger Than the Wind, Muckrakers, The Little Prince, and Assassins (New Repertory Theatre,

* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. ^ Member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829 of the IATSE. STONEHAM THEATRE

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Watertown MA); assistant stage manager on Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Accomplice, and Mother Courage and her Children (Shakespeare & Company, Lenox MA); and production stage manager on DibbleDance: Shoes On, Shoes Off and Private Lives (Shakespeare & Company, Lenox MA). All my love to mom, dad, and Brendan! DEBRA RAFSON (Managing Director) is in her 4th season as Managing Director but has been proudly involved with Stoneham Theatre since it opened. From 2000 – 2003, Debra was the Assistant Stage Manager for 12 Mainstage productions and the Stage Manager for over 30 concerts and special events, as well as the Props Master, Company Manager, and a Box Office staff member. From 2005 – 2011, Debra was a member of Stoneham Theatre's Board of Trustees and participated in committees for Finance, Strategic Planning, and Branding. Her outside professional Stage Management experience includes work at New Repertory Theatre, Brandeis University, the Publick Theatre, and 8 ½ years with the Boston company of the Off-Broadway hit Blue Man Group. As a theatre administrator, she completed a Master of Science in Arts Administration at Boston University, a general management/company management internship at the Huntington Theatre Company, and spent 4 seasons as the Management Associate for New Repertory Theatre. From 2009 – 2012, Debra was the Director of Systems and Operations for Graduate & Professional Programs at Emmanuel College. Debra holds a Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University and completed a Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management at Emmanuel College.

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES Chair..............................................Jeffrey A. Worth Vice-Chair...................................James Oosterman Treasurer..................................... Richard L. Lerman Secretary..................................... Shanna Cahalane Joan Cassidy Paul Czech Priscilla Gottwald Travis Gray William Horrigan Pat Kilty Mark J. Maroni

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STONEHAM THEATRE GUILD A special thank you to the members of the Guild. The Guild at Stoneham Theatre is a volunteer force over 300 members strong that supports the Theatre’s daily operations. It provides personnel to usher at over 225 performances each year, plus its members assist with hospitality for guest artists, fundraising events, and housing for visiting actors and directors. Members of the Guild provide countless hours of service which enable us to offer the quality theatregoing experience you’ve come to expect from Stoneham Theatre. Guild members are a part of our Stoneham Theatre family and are invited to attend performances, special events, and cast parties throughout the year. If you’re interested in joining, contact Kelly Gaudet, Director of Marketing and PR, at 781-587-7902 or [email protected]

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PRODUCTION HISTORY 2015 – 2016 SEASON A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Luna Gale Christmas on the Air Sorry Sweet Charity Laura

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8-Track: The Sounds of the 70s

42nd Street Sisters of Swing

A Christmas Carol Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad

The Woman in Black A Christmas Carol Marathon As Bees in Honey Drown

Dracula

Of Mice and Men

A Christmas Story

Unforgettable:

The Sparrow

Always... Patsy Cline

Pal Joey

Studs Terkel’s The Good War

The Man of La Mancha Sunrise, Sunset: The Songs of Sheldon

Seven Rabbits on a Pole

Harnick

The Nat King Cole Story

The Odd Couple

Nunsensations

The Dinosaur Musical

2004 – 2005 SEASON

2001 – 2002 SEASON

Marathon

The Who’s Tommy

Forever Plaid

The Violet Hour

Rope

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Thrill Me

Castaways

2013 – 2014 SEASON

2008 – 2009 SEASON

John & Jen

Sylvia Little Shop of Horrors

Seminar

Pageant

The Old Man and the Sea The Sunshine Boys

That Hopey Changey Thing Neville's Island How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Miracle on 34th Street Something’s Afoot The Unbleached American The Secret Garden

My Fair Lady Gaslight Always... Patsy Cline

How Many Miles to Basra? It's a Wonderful Life

2000 – 2001 SEASON

The Mousetrap 2003 – 2004 SEASON

Til Death Do Us Part

Pete ’n Keely

Shadowlands

The Girl in the Frame

Illicit Conversations

Stones in His Pockets

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

A Year With Frog and Toad Picnic Strangers on a Train

Lumberjacks in Love

Dear Miss Garland

Double Indemnity

2007 – 2008 SEASON

The Sweepers

Gypsy

Lizzie Borden: The Musical

Distant Music Thoroughly Modern Millie These Shining Lives

Marilyn: Forever Blonde Miracle on 34th Street

The Marvelous Wonderettes

Antoine Feval

2011 – 2012 SEASON

Sisters of Swing

Steel Magnolias

The Porch Late Nite Catechism

The Nutcracker

2006 – 2007 SEASON Cole Porter’s You Never Know

Romeo and Juliet

Around the World in 80 Days

The Full Monty

A Christmas Story

I Capture the Castle

Guys on Ice

Dear Miss Garland

The Grapes of Wrath

2010 – 2011 SEASON

I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document

Perfect Harmony

Given to Me by a Young Lady from Rwanda

The Turn of the Screw

Twilight of the Golds

A Christmas Carol The Dazzle Wait Until Dark Groucho Always... Patsy Cline

The Cutting

Buddy Cop 2 Sister's Christmas Catechism

A Christmas Carol

Late Nite Catechism:

2012 – 2013 SEASON

It’s a Wonderful Life

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Sunfish

2014 – 2015 SEASON

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

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A Prayer for Owen Meany

Meet Me in St. Louis

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DONORS

DONORS

DONORS

MARCH 1, 2015– MARCH 1, 2016

These corporations and foundations have philanthropic priorities which include the arts. To support Stoneham Theatre is a choice to celebrate the making of professional theatre; to build resources for children who learn creativity and self-expression; and to build the economy in downtown Stoneham. They agree with us, that the arts are essential and valuable and belong in Boston’s Metro North. Thank you to the following: FLAGSHIP SEASON SPONSORS StonehamBank Stoneham Savings/ Salem Five Charitable Foundation SHOW SPONSORS Boston Partners Financial Group LLC Bridgeton Properties Jackson Lumber & Millwork The Savings Bank THRIFTY THURSDAY SPONSOR Melrose Cooperative Bank

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Joseph & Rae Gann Charitable Foundation

Spano & Dawicki

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Bank of America Charitable Foundation

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C.R. Bard Foundation Erickson Living Management, LLC GE Foundation Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. LLC

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Merck Foundation

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IN-KIND SUPPORT

Grossman Marketing Group

Alliance Data

Cubby Oil

Stoneham Cultural Council

George A. Ramlose Foundation, Inc.

ABC Home Healthcare

Boston Partners Financial Group LLC

Massachusetts Cultural Council

Rockland Trust

A.A. Dority Company, Inc.

Aine’s Boutique

Malden Cultural Council

Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation

Boston Partners Financial Group LLC

Affeldt, Miles, Calabrese Wealth Management Group

GOVERNMENT SUPPORT

Re/Max Andrews Realty Services

Tarpey Insurance Group, Inc.

CORPORATE SPONSORS

Bob Jolly Charitable Trust

Our Leading Philanthropists

The Stoneham Independent

Cummings Foundation

Stoneham Ford

Life Care Center of Stoneham

Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation

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SENIOR MATINEE SPONSOR

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MEDIA SPONSORS

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It is with deepest gratitude that we recognize our major donors — those who have made gifts of $1000+ to Stoneham Theatre within the past year. Their leadership and generosity positively impact our ability to bring you exceptional professional theatre and a comprehensive youth dramatic education program. Thank you, Marquee Society* — we couldn’t do it without you! *Members of the Marquee Society enjoy special privileges, including invitations to cast parties, special events, and behind-the-scenes opportunities. To find out more about joining, contact Beth McNelis, Director of Development, at 781-587-7900 or [email protected]

$20,000+

$1,000 – $1,499

Anonymous

David C. Bayer & Alice Fitzgerald

$5,000 – $9,999 Peter & Lynne Cameron

Richard W. & Anne L. Crawford

Donald E. Fulton

Wes & Sandra Elmer

$2,500 – $4,999

John Kacoyannakis

Christopher Capone Hugh Gallagher

Christopher Geysen Diane Lind Richard R. Tisei

Janice Houghton Mark & Kimberly Marroni Beth & Brian McNelis Katie M. Menard Jeffrey & Linda Worth $1,500 – $2,499 Anonymous Joan Cassidy Paul Chabot Priscilla & Fred Gottwald Scott & Sandy Hamberg Richard & Robin Lerman James & Lisa Oosterman Mr. & Mrs. Robert J. Perry Ann Marie Steele Dennis & Terry Symes

The list to the right represents gifts made March 1, 2015– March 1, 2016.

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THANK YOU TO ALL OUR DONORS

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Just as directors, designers, and actors play a role in a theatre, so do our donors. The role of the donor is the first to be played before a show can be created. Thank you to the following donors for being part of the creative process. While space does not allow us to list the many gifts received under $100, we are grateful to every patron who donates and plays an important role in the making of theatre.

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The list below represents gifts made March 1, 2015 – March 1, 2016.

RESTAURANT SPONSORS

$750 – $999

Felicia’s of the North End

William Cameron

Fusion Taste of Stoneham

Joseph & Gloria Cimino

Gaetano’s

Carol & Dennis Hughes

Melissa’s Main Street Bistro

Edgar Knudson & Louis Mula

Prince Pizzeria Stearns and Hill’s Bistro

Millipore Foundation

SWEET CHARITY

Liz & Jim Warrick

Travis Gray

Marsha E. Rosselli

Alan Whitney

Bill & Carol Hayes

Robert & Sandra Silk

Bill Horrigan

Mark P. Smith

Kathleen Howard

Wayne & Pier Talbot

Casey & Mike Buckley

Sue & Mike Kiewra

Michael Tarpey

Maureen McGinness Thain & James Thain

Rich & Judy Clark

Patricia A. Kilty

Sarah & Richard deLima

Rev. William T. Kremmell

$250 – $499

Paul & Sheila Ryder

John F. Depinto

Sally & Steven Lamb

Anonymous (2)

Barbara Sinisgalli

Eugene Ferri

Stephen & Dorothy Maio

Alan & Arlene Alda

Stephen Spano

Alan Gibeley

Barbara Murray

Gene & Tina Argiro

Heidi & Michael Thibodeau

Natalie Grace

Malinda Pulicari

Sharon Bolen

STONEHAM THEATRE

$500 – $749

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DONORS

DONORS

Barbara Boyle

Donna Weiss

Jeanne M. Dunn

Peter & Donna Hamer

Mark Leff

Patricia Owens

Dianne Rice

Joan Sweeney

Rebecca Brennan-Laird & Jeffrey Laird

Jennifer Welter

Mr. & Mrs. Donald Erickson

Richard & Mary Hart

Francis Lombardo, M.D.

Gordon E. Perks

Diane Ripstein

Amy Talbot

Cheryl & Robert Werlin

Pam Hartman

Carolyn Looney

Kane Thompson

Nicole Williams

Darlene Hero

Linda & Peter Lydecker

Joan Lemire & John Peterson

Paul & Joan Sadowski

Shanna Cahalane

Wendy Falchuk & Matt Sarrett

Fred & Maureen Savage

Nancy Thornley

Joseph V. Campo

Tom Witts

Judy Farnell

Allen & Johanna Hill

Dottie Macomber

Celia L. Schulhoff

Stephen Thornley

Sonja Ferraguto

Lee Griffiths & Doreen Hing

Josh Mahoney

Mr. & Mrs. Michael J. Pisari, Sr. Richard Plzak & Catherine Symonds

Maria Sentance

Vincent Tirone

Harvey Shapiro

Kristine Toomey

Charles Shaw

Brian & Cindy Tow

Kiera Shaw

Dorothy & Evans Travis

Joyce Simeone

Dawn Tucker

Jane Spaulding

Frank & Mary Vallarelli

Lucy St. Pierre

Alison & Richard Vieira

Nadine & John Suhrbier

Tristan Viner-Brown

Catherine & William Sutherland

Susan Weiner

Linda M. Svetz

Susan Wood

Anita Sweeney

James Yu

Kathleen Chisholm Cheryl Chiuccariello

$100 – $249

Shelley & Stephen Finley

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Holden

Margaret McCarte

Tony & Joyce Crisostomo

Anonymous (9)

Pauline Flanagan

Sharon & Thomas Iovanni

Sharon McCullough

Carol Fownes

The Jenkins Family

Patricia Melius

John and Gloria Franciose

Susan Jepson

Maria Miara

Joseph & Jane Francis

Ingrid M. Jochimsen

Barbara Mullin

Lenore C. Frazier

Almir Jonuz

Sherry Neild

Shanna & Michael Cahalane

Dennis & Edith Josephson

Mary E. Noble

Teresa M. Gallinaro

John & Regina Kaufman

Ann O`Donnell

David & Joan Gardner

Carol & Jim Kent

John & Margaret O`Keefe

Christina Gaudet-Pelletier

Wayne & Nancy Kilker

Marie Orlandi

James Gauthier

Linda & William Kimball

Matt Overlan

Deb Glancy

Ilda & Jeff King

Jacqueline Green

Elena Kirios

Jennifer Green

Paul & Mary Ellen Lacey

Karen Green

Maria Lalicata

Lois Groves

Robert M. Lang

Marcia Hall

Paul Lashua

Owen Doyle Catherine & Richard Evans Kristen Gerety John & Cynthia Hanshaw James Higgins Edith Hill Margaret Iula Day Ann Kelley Gary Lamothe & Lori Timmerman Maureen Lundy Bruce & Kathryn MacRitchie James & Christine Matz Paul & Carolyn McCluskey Doris McGoff Kathy Milano Jason Misiano Richard Mockler Ed Moran Roger & Barbara Moulton Joan Muros & Jim McCall Rosemarie Nice Edie & Bill Previdi Charles & Deana Shirley Nirah Shomer & Michael Nowak Deborah L. Small Dan & Leslie Sullivan Denise, Grace and Henry Symes Robert Symes & David Luellen Emily Sweet & Weylin Symes The Elmer Family Julieann Thurlow Kathleen Todisco

Dolores U. Arena Cheryl Arsenault Pat & Ted Arsenault Marcia & Paul Bailey Marjorie Bell Maureen Bencale Barry Berman & Laura Gold Raymond & Joan Bird John & Mary Lou Bracciotti Nancy Brothers Isabel J. Bruce James P. Burns Jeff & Joyce Camenker Wanda Cantlin Mark Cardono & Tracy Sioussat Anna Castle

Frank Privitera Judy Proctor Debralee Quinn Mary Ann & Robert Quinn Pamela & Ed Racicot Debra Rafson Linda Reppucci

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MARCH 1, 2015 – MARCH 1, 2016

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box office SERVICE CUSTOMER All tickets, subscriptions and workshop fees are nonrefundable. Discounts or special offers must be mentioned BOX OFFICE at time of purchase; proper ID and/or verification of All tickets, memberships and workshop fees are discount are required to redeem tickets. No retroactive non-refundable. Discounts or special offers must be mentioned at time of purchase, and multiple discounts discounts will be given. Schedules are subject to change. cannot be combined; proper ID and/or verification of Tickets may be exchanged for a different performance of discount are required to redeem tickets. No retroactive the same production for a fee of $5 per order (waived for discounts will be given. Schedules are subject to change. subscribers). Non-subscription orders are assessed a $5 Tickets may be exchanged prior to the performance for aper order handling fee which enables Stoneham Theatre different performance of the same production for a fee of $5 per order (waived for members). Non-member to keep overall prices low and production values high.

orders are assessed a $2.50 per ticket handling fee in person or by phone and approximately $3.50 per ticket online (fees are charged on a sliding scale based on donAtions ticket price), which enables Stoneham Theatre to keep As a not-for-profit company, Stoneham Theatre cannot exist overall prices low and production values high. Senior, without the generous support of individuals, businesses, student (full-time student ID required) and Stoneham and foundations. All financial and in-kind contributions resident discounts apply to most performances, but not to VIP seating. Ask the Box Office, or check online are fully tax-deductible to the extent permitted by for details. All sales are final. Premium and standard law. For more information on giving opportunities, seating distinctions do not apply to members; members including planned giving, call Director of Community are always offered the best seats available.

Development Lynne krasker Schultz at 781-587-7900. you DONATIONS may also give online by going to stonehamtheatre.org. As a not-for-profit organization, Stoneham Theatre cannot exist without the generous support of groups individuals, businesses, and foundations. All financial Special discount rates are available for groups of and in-kind contributions are fully tax-deductible to 10 or more. In some instances, groups may reserve the extent permitted by law. For more information on giving opportunities, including planned giving, call our art gallery for exclusive pre-show, post-show Beth McNelis, Director of Development at 781-587or intermission receptions. For information, contact 7900. You may also give online by going to www. Carol Dempsey, Director of Audience Development, stonehamtheatre.org.

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student Special discountrush rates aretickets available for groups of 10 or more. In some instances, groups may reserve For ID-holding students, $10 seats for all main stage our art gallery for exclusive pre-show, post-show or performances are available one hour prior to curtain. intermission receptions. There is a $10.00 handling No reservations. Subject to availability. Cash only. fee for group ticket orders. For information, contact Carol Dempsey, Director of Sales, at 781-587-7905 or [email protected] Age AppropriAteness We rarely suggest appropriate ages for our productions. AGE APPROPRIATENESS We assume all children are different and that parents and We rarely suggest appropriate ages for our productions. guardians are the best judges for what's appropriate. We are We assume all children are different and that parents happy to provide as much information as possible to help and guardians are the best judges for what's appropriate. make these decisions. If you have questions, please call. We are happy to provide as much information as possible to help make these decisions. If you have questions, please call. 32

Accessibility Stoneham Theatre is committed to making theatre accessible to everyone. ACCESSIBILITY Stoneham Theatre is committed to making theatre Accessible Seating: Patrons with a wheelchair accessible to everyone. and/or oxygen tank, or requiring other

assistance, should inform the box office in advance Accessible Seating: Patrons with a wheelchair and/or oxygen tank, or requiring other assistance, so that accessible seating can be reserved.

should inform the Box Office in advance so that     accessible seating can be reserved. Assisted listening devices are available

at the box office at no charge (photo ID deposit Assisted listening devices are available at the Box required). These devices have been made possible by Office at no charge (photo ID deposit required). These devices have been made possible by the the generous support of barile Family Funeral homes.     generous support of Barile Family Funeral Homes. While babes in arms are not permitted, and

While babes in arms are not permitted and a seat a seat must be reserved for every guest, a must be reserved for every guest, a limited number limited number of booster seats are available at the     of booster seats are available at the concessions     stand (photo ID deposit required). concessions stand (photo ID deposit required).

GENERAL POLICIES generAl policies Smoking is permitted outdoors only. • Babes in arms Smoking is permitted outdoors only. • babes in arms are not are not permitted in the theatre. • Outside food and permitted in the theatre. • Outside food and drink are not drink are not permitted in the theatre. • Please turn permitted in the theatre. • Please turn off all pagers, cellular off all pagers, cellular phones, watch alarms, and other noisemaking equipment when in the theatre. • The phones, watch alarms and other noisemaking equipment photographing or sound recording of any performance when in the theatre. • The photographing or sound recording or the possession of any device for such photographing, of any performance or the possession of any device for video, or sound recording in this theatre is prohibited by law. Violations may render the offender liable to financial such photographing or sound recording in this theatre charges. Violators may be punished by confiscation of is prohibited by law. Violations may render the offender equipment and ejection. • Stoneham Theatre reserves liable to financial charges. Violators may be punished by the right to ask any patron causing a disturbance to confiscation of equipment and ejection. • Stoneham Theatre leave the premises without refund. • Stoneham Theatre rarely cancels performances due to bad weather. If you reserves the right to ask any patron causing a disturbance absolutely cannot make it to the theatre, please call to leave the premises without refund. • Stoneham Theatre the Box Office before your scheduled performance. The rarely cancels performances due to bad weather. If you Box Office will make all attempts to reschedule you for absolutely cannot make it to the theatre, please call the box a different performance of the same show. No refunds will be issued. office before your scheduled performance. The box office will make all attempts to reschedule you for a different LATECOMERS performance of the same show. No refunds will be issued. All latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the management in order to minimize distractions in our lAtecomers intimate theatre space. Latecomers may be required to All latecomers will be seated at the discretion of sit in the rear of the theatre. Refunds/exchanges will not be issued to latecomers. the management in order to minimize distractions

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