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WHO'S WHO IN THE CAST

Waist Down, Human Comedy. Other theater: Eliot Ness in Cleveland, Fields of Ambrosia, The Return of Martin Guerre, Jane Eyre, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravits, Eb & Flo.

MARY TESTA (Magdalena). Lincoln Center Theater: A New Brain (cast album). Broadway: On the Town (Tony nomination), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (cast album), The Rink, Marilyn, Barnum. Also, Encores! The Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 (cast album). Off-Broadway: Tartuffe, On the Town (Obie Award), The Knife (all for NYSF), From Above (Obie Award, Playwrights Horizons), Scapin (CSC), Lucky Stiff, In Trousers (cast albums, Playwrights Horizons), Daughter (Westside Arts Theatre). Film: The Out of Towners, Sleepers, Queens of the Big Time, Two Bits, Mac, Stanley and Iris, Going in Style. Television: "Sex and the City," "Linc's," "Witness to the Mob," "Law & Order," "City Kids" and numerous others.

ZACHARY THORNTON (Child) is thrilled to be making his Lincoln Center Theater and Broadway debut in Marie Christine. He is five years old and lives with his parents, brother and sister in Elmsford, New York. He has been working as a model for four years. He has appeared in numerous television commercials, print advertisements, national magazine, and catalogues.

JOSHUA WALTER (Child). Lincoln Center Theater and Broadway debut. Joshua is from Far Rockaway, New York. He started as a print model when he was one year old. He's been working steadily as a model for four years. He can be seen on magazine covers, in catalogues, on toy boxes and numerous advertisements. Joshua is very excited to be part of this wonderful cast.

JENNIFER LEIGH WARREN (Prisoner #1). Lincoln Center Theater debut. Broadway: Big River (original cast). Off-Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors (Original Cast). Regional: Measure for Measure, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Sir Peter Hall's Shakespeare Repertory Co./Ahmanson Theatre), Hello Again (Ovation Award, Backstage West Award/Blank Theatre Co.), Starr Struck (Ovation Award nomination), The Dybbuk, Fiddler on the Roof, Elmer Gantry, Abyssinia (original). International: Big River (in Japanese), Musical of the Year Awards (Denmark, with Al Jarreau). Film: Grace of My Heart (Martin Scorsese, producer), The Other Sister, Sourgrapes, The Crossing Guard, What's Love Got to Do With It. Television: "ER," "Sliders," "The Wayans." Dartmouth College graduate (on the Board of Overseers for the Hopkins Theatre Center/Hood Museum).

JIM WEAVER (Osmond, Monsieur St. Vinson, Ensemble, u/s Jean). Broadway: Don't Call Back. Off-Broadway: Anything Cole, Mahalia, Theophilus Maitland, God Song. Other theater credits include Children of Eden at Paper Mill Playhouse (The Snake), Spunk (Jelly & Joe), Five Guys Named Moe (No Max), Ain't Misbehavin' (Andre), Bubbling Brown Sugar (Jim), Williams & Walker (George Walker), Hair (Hud), Radio City Christmas Spectacular (New Yorker). Film: The untitled Ballet Project, Players, Heroes. Television: "Law & Order," "Kojak." Recordings: Children of Eden, Bubbling Brown Sugar.

DAVID PLEASANT (Chaka). The Tempest, Halala Praise House, Shadows Tearing (Bessie Award). Composer/Guest Artist: Lavender Lake, "Brave New World" (ABC), "Nightline," "Reading Rainbow," "MTV UNplugged," "Essence Awards," Disney Channel. Musician with Erika Badu, Oliver Lake, Wynton Marsalis, Charles Gayle, Paul Simon, Nona Hyndryx.

MICHAEL JOHN LaCHIUSA (Words and Music). Lincoln Center Theater: Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1997 Tony nomination, Best Musical, Best Book nomination with Jim Lewis and Graciela Daniele), Hello Again (dir. Ms Daniele). Off-Broadway: First Lady Suite (Joseph Papp Public Theater), Break/Agnes/Eulogy for Mister Hamm and Lucky Nurse (both at Playwrights Horizons); music and lyrics for The Petrified Prince, directed by Harold Prince (book by Edward Gallardo, Public Theater). 1998-1999 Composer-in-

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WHO'S WHO IN THE CAST

Residence, Lyric Opera of Chicago (words and music, Enigma Variations). Regional: Broken Sleep (book by Donald Margulies, Williamstown Theater Festival). Obie Award for Hello Again and First Lady Suite. 1997 Gilman Gonzalez-Falla Award. Songs featured on Audra McDonald’s best-selling debut album “Way Back to Paradise” (Nonesuch Records) include the album’s title song from Marie Christine.

GRACIELA DANIELE (Director/Choreographer). Lincoln Center Theater: A New Brain, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Hello Again. Ms. Daniele has choreographed/directed on Broadway and around the country, and has earned ten Tony nominations. Broadway: Annie Get Your Gun, Ragtime, The Goodbye Girl, Once On This Island, Zorba, The Rink, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. She choreographed the New York Shakespeare Festival production of The Pirates of Penzance in New York, Los Angeles and London. Film: The Pirates of Penzance; Woody Allen’s last three films, for which she won both the 1996 and 1997 Fosse Awards. 1998 George Abbott Award. She is an Associate Director of Lincoln Center Theater.

CHRISTOPHER BARRECA (Scenic Designer). Lincoln Center Theater: Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Chronicle of a Death Foretola* (dir. Graciela Daniele, American Theater Wing Award). Broadway: Our Country’s Good*, Search an Destroy* (Drama-Logue Award). Off-Broadway: Richard Greenberg’s Three Days of Rain* (Drama Desk nomination), Bernard-Marie Koltes’s Roberto Zucco*, Skarmeta’s Burning Patience*. Opera: Münchener Biennale Germany, Wole Soyinka’s Scourge of Hyacinths* (BMW Award Nomination). Regional: Musicals — Herringbone, Captains Courageous* (dir. Graciele Daniele), Culture Clash, The Birds*, Jeff Hoyle’s The First Hundred Years*; tour — Anna Deavere Smith’s Twilight: L0s Angeles, 1992, Eric Overmyer’s Dark Rapture*, Heliotrope Bouquet*, Charles Ludlam’s Hedda Gabler*, Eric Ehn’s Wolf at the Door*. Dance: Ballet Hispanico, Susan Marshall’s Solo*, Roman Oller’s Good Night Paradise*, Tears for Violeta* (*denotes premiere). NEA grant, Calcutta, India. Teaches design, CalArts.

TONI-LESLIE JAMES (Costume Designer). Lincoln Center Theater: A New Brain, God’s Heart, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Hello Again. Broadway: The Tempest (Drama Desk nomination), Twilight: Los Angeles 1992, Angels in America, Jelly’s Last Jam American Theatre Wing Award, Tony, Drama Desk nominations; Mark Taper Forum: Drama-Logue Award, LADC nomination). Off—Broadway: Dancing on Her Knees, Dog Opera, Insurrection, East Texas Hot Links, Measure for Measure, The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Drama Desk, American Theatre Wing, Audelco nominations), Spunk (all for NYSF); Babes in Arms and The Boys From Syracuse (for City Center Encores!).

JULES FISHER (Lighting Designer). Lincoln Center Theater: My Favorite Year, Hello Again, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Two Shakespearean Actors. Broadway: Ragtime. Together with Peggy Eisenhauer, their company, Third Eye, designs lighting for all forms of live entertainment.

PEGGY EISENHAUER (Lighting Designer). Lincoln Center Theater: A New Brain, Hello Again. Broadway: Ragtime, Cabaret. Benefit Productions: Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Gay Men’s Health Crisis, Friends in Deed, The Actors’ Fund, The Children’s Blood Foundation, People for the American Way.

SCOTT STAUFFER (Sound Designer). Lincoln Center Theater: Contact, Hello Again, Twelfth Night, benefit concert of Annie Get Your Gun, Lincoln Center Theater’s Directors Lab 1996. Broadway: Jekyll and Hyde, and all of its tours. Off-Broadway: dancing on Her Knees, The American Songbook series at Alice Tully Hall, Cowgirls, Pageant, Theda Bara, Sharon, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Body Shop, Trophies. As Sound Engineer, Lincoln Center Theater: Juan Darien, The Little Foxes, It’s a Slippery Slope, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Carousel. Broadway: The Lion King, Once On This Island, Conversations With My Father. Off-






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