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[[LEFT PAGE]] WHO'S WHO IN THE CAST Fair Country (Lincoln Center). Local and regional credits include My Children! My Africa!, Romeo and Juliet, A Raisin in the Sun, The Tempest, In White America, and Nicholas Nickelby and productions at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Film and TV: Lorenzo's Oil, Ramensia, Citizens All and "Sesame Street." Maduka is the co-creator of Such Stories!, a two-man African storytelling show. He is also a teacher with the Dreamyard Drama Project in Harlem. LYNN NOTTAGE (Playwright). Her plays include Crumbs from the Table of Joy, Por'Knockers, Proof (Heideman Award) and Las Meninas. They have been produced Off-Broadway and regionally by The Acting Company, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Brown University Theatre, Buffalo Studios Arena, CATCO, Company One, Detroit Rep, Second State, South Coast Rep, Steppenwolf and the Vineyard Theatre. Most recently, she co-wrote the feature film Side Streets (Cornerstone Films with Merchant Ovory) directed by Tony Gerber. Ms. Nottage has received Playwriting Fellowships from Manhattan Theatre Club, New Dramatists and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She is also the recipient of a Playwrights Horizons' Amblin/Dreamworks Commission and has had a long-time affiliation with Playwrights Horizons as a member of its African American Writers Unit. Ms. Nottage was a Resident Artist at Mabou Mines ('92-'93). She is a graduate of Brown University and the Yale School of Drama. This production is dedicated to the two jewels in her life, her mother and her daughter. ROGER REES (Director). U.S. directing credits: Seth Greenland's Red Memories (New York Stage Film) and Jon Robin Baitz's The Film Society (Williamstown Theater Festival). In the U.K. he was also the Co-Artistic Director of the Bristol Old Vic for two seasons, where he directed Julius Caesar, John Bull, and Ben Travers's Turkey Time among others. As an actor, credits include, Broadway: Nicholas Nickleby (Tony Award, Best Actor), Indiscretions (Tony nomination), The Rehearsal. Off-Broadway: The End of the Day (Obie Award). West End: The Real Thing, Hapgood, Hamlet, Love's Labour's Lost, The Three Sisters, The Suicide, Nicholas Nickleby (Oliver Award, Best Actor). Film: Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Star 80, If Looks Could Kill, BlackMale, Next Stop Wonderland, Trouble on the Corner. Television: "Cheers," "Boston Common," "M.A.N.T.I.S.," "Liberty" (PBS). Mr. Rees is an Associate Artist with the Royal Shakespeare Company and an adjunct professor at UCLA. He has held the Hoffman Chair of Drama at FSU and lectured at Columbia University. NEIL PATEL (Scenic Design). Off-Broadway: A Question of Mercy, Slavs!, Quills, View of the Dome (New York Theatre Workshop); Henry V (New York Shakespeare Festival), The Grey Zone (Manhattan Class Company), The Changeling (Theatre for a New Audience), Wally's Ghost (Soho Rep), Model Apartment (Primary Stages), Scarlet Letter (Classic Stage Company). Regional: The Guthrie, Center Stage, Steppenwold, La Jolla, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Williamstown Theater Festival, New York Stage & Film, Long Wharf, American Music Theater Festival, among others. Awards: Drama Desk nomination and an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence. KAYE VOYCE (Costume Design) is very pleased to be working with Roger Rees again, after designing Red Memories at New York Stage & Film. Recent credits include Thérèse Raquin at Classic Stage Company, Liz Swado's Missionaries for the CAM Next Wave Festival, Arms and the Man at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, and Tartuffe at the Court Theatre in Chicago. Upcoming projects include the Merry Wives of Windsor at the Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, D.C. Kaye has designed for companies such as the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Shapiro and Smith Dance, Berkshire Theatre Festival, The New Group, Atlantic [[right page]] Who's Who in the Cast [[cont.]] Theatre Company, Women's Project & Productions, Bill T. Jones, and the Juilliard School. Frances Aronson (Lighting Design). Recent work for Playwrights Horizons: Cloud Tectonics, Baby Anger. With Roger Rees: The Film Society (Williamstown), Red Memories (New York Stage & Film). Her recent work also includes A Madhouse in Goa for Second Stage, Othello, with Patrick Stewart for The Shakespeare Theatre, and Lucky in the Rain at the Goodspeed. NY credits include Falsettos (Broadway), Painting Churches, The Dining Room, Das Barbecü, The Common Pursuit (all Off-designs for ART, ACT, Long Wharf, McCarter Theater, The Goodman and The Guthrie. She has received several Drama-Logue Awards, the Boston Theatre Award, The San Diego Critics Circle Award, a Drama Desk nomination, three Helen Hayes Award nominations, a Bay Area Critics Circle nomination, and an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence of Lighting Design. Red Ramona (Sound Design) is Andy Tallon and Adam Wolfensohn. Current projects: Richard Greenberg's Three Days of Rain at Manhattan Theater Club, Jon Marans's Old Wicked Songs at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, Arthur Miller's The American Clock at Signature Theatre, and Eugene O'Neill's More Stately Mansions at New York Theatre Workshop. Recent credits: Helen Edmundson's The Clearing at the Powerhouse Theatre Festival, Signature's production of Sam Shepard's Curse of the Starving Class, Mark Kemble's Names at the American Jewish Theatre, and Signature's production of Sam Shepard's Pecos Bill, Killer's Head and Action. 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