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  • 1Always . . . Patsy Cline www.MilwaukeeRep.com 414-224-9490

    Shakespeare's timeless tragedyin a stunning new light.

    One of Shakespeares most tragic heroes squares o against literatures greatest

    villain in a visceral, sexy, hard-driving story of intrigue, betrayal and vengeance.

    Supported in part by

    Photo: Brian Ach, Design: Todd Edward Ivins.

  • 1 Always . . . Patsy Cline

    LORTLeague of resident theatres

  • 2Always . . . Patsy Cline

    Patty and Jay Baker Theater ComplexStackner Cabaret

    Mark Clements Dawn Helsing WoltersArtistic Director Managing Director

    Written and originally directed by Ted Swindley based on a true story

    Directed by Sandy ErnstMusical Director Dan Kazemi

    Scenic Designer Chelsea Warren Costume Designer Alex Tecoma Lighting Designer Craig Gottschalk Stage Manager Sarah Hoffmann*

    Production Manager Melissa Nyari Vartanian Lighting & Sound Director Craig Gottschalk Assistant Sound Supervisor/ Sound Designer Erin Paige Technical Director Tyler Smith Properties Director James Guy Charge Scenic Artist Jim Medved Costume Director Holly Payne

    *Member of Actors Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

    Musical clearances secured and used by permission. Any taping, filming or broadcast of this play (musical or otherwise) is strictly prohibited.

    Author: Ted SwindleyAuthors Representatives: Joan KovatsBusiness Management: Melanie ClarkOriginal Music Director: Vicki Masters

    Band and Vocal Orchestrations: August Eriksmoen, Tony MiglioreLegal Counsel: Clair G. Burrill, Richard Garmise, Sawnie R. Aldredge

    LICENSED BY THE FAMILY AND ESTATE OF PATSY CLINE. All rights reserved.

    ORIGINAL CAST ALBUM AVAILABLE ON MCA.

    For licensing information on Always . . . Patsy Cline and all Ted Swindley shows, visit www.tedswindleyproductions.com or contact Joan Kovats,

    (203) 978-0102. For merchandise, please visit www.alwayspatsycline.com.

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    C A S T L I S T (i n a lph a b e t ic a l o r d e r)

    Patsy Cline ...............................................................................Kelley Faulkner*

    Louise Seger ...........................................................................Angela Iannone*

    MUSICIANS

    Musical Director/Joe Bob/piano (through April 29th) ........ Dan Kazemi

    Joe Bob/piano (starting May 1st) ....................................................Paul Helm

    Bob Bob/drums ..........................................................................Patrick Morrow

    Jay Bob/electric bass ........................................................... Jonathan Ziegler

    *Member of Actors Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

    Time: Circa 1957 1963

    Place: Various places from Patsy Clines career.

    There will one intermission.

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    M USIC P U B L I SH I NG C R E DI TS FOR A LWAY S . . . PAT S Y C L I N E

    HONKY TONK MERRY GO ROUND Frank Simon/Stan GardnerAcuff Rose Music, Inc.

    BACK IN BABYS ARMS Bob MontgomeryTalmont Music, Inc.

    ANYTIME Herbert Happy LawsonUnichappel Music, Inc.

    WALKIN AFTER MIDNIGHT Don Hecht/Alan BlockAcuff Rose Music, Inc.

    I FALL TO PIECES Hank Cochran/Harlan HowardSony/Tree Publishing, Inc.

    IT WASNT GOD WHO MADE HONKY TONK ANGELS JD MillerPeer International, Co.

    COME ON IN (AND SIT RIGHT DOWN) V.F. Pappy Stewart Acuff Rose Music, Inc.

    YOUR CHEATIN HEART Hank Williams, Sr. Acuff Rose Music, Inc./Warner Chappell

    STUPID CUPID Neil Sedaka/Howard GreenfieldEMI Music Publishing

    YOU BELONG TO ME King/Price/StewartRidgeway Music

    SAN ANTONIO ROSE Bob Wills Bourne Co.

    LOVESICK BLUES Irving Mills/C. FriendEmi Music Publishing

    SWEET DREAMS Don GibsonAcuff Rose Music, Inc.

    SHES GOT YOU Hank Cochran Sony/Tree Publishing, Co.

    THREE CIGARETTES IN AN ASHTRAY Eddie Miller/WS StevensonAcuff Rose Music, Inc.

    CRAZY Willie NelsonSony/Tree Publishing

    SEVEN LONELY DAYS Earl Schuman/Walden Schuman/Marshall Brown Music Sales, Corp.

    IF I COULD SEE THE WORLD Sammy Masters/Richard Pope(THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD) MCA Publishing

    JUST A CLOSER WALK (Traditional)

    BLUE MOON OF KENTUCKY Bill MonroePeer International, Inc.

    GOTTA LOTTA RHYTHM Barbara Ann Vaughn/WS StevensonAcuff Rose Music, Inc.

    SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLL Charles CalhounUnichappel Music, Inc

    FADED LOVE John Wills/Bob WillsWarner Chappell

    HOW GREAT THOU ART (Traditional)

    TRUE LOVE Cole PorterWarner Chappell

    IF YOUVE GOT LEAVIN ON YOUR MIND Wayne Walker/Webb PiercePolygram International

    BILL BAILEY (Traditional)

    ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USED BY PERMISSION.

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    C A S T B IO G R A P H I E S

    Kelley Faulkner, Patsy Cline

    Kelley Faulkner is elated to be stepping into the boots of her childhood musical idol. Other Milwaukee Rep

    credits include Sally Bowles in Cabaret and Belle/Lucy in A Christmas Carol. Regional: Claire in Proof (TheatreFest); Nancy in Oliver!; Emily Arden in State Fair (Walnut Street Theatre); Roxie in Chicago (New Candlelight Theatre); Woman 2 in Give My Regards to Broadway (Kimmel Center); The Music Man and Street Scene (NYC Opera). National Tour: Miss Watson in Big. Readings/Workshops: Sketches of Life (directed by Maurice Hines), Wildlife, Wingman and Muscleman vs. Skeletonman: A Love Story. BFA in Acting from Montclair State University. www.KelleyFaulkner.com. Endless love and thanks to Sandy, Dan and Angela (and the rest of this swell team), and to my beautiful family for their incredible support and inspiration.

    Angela Iannone, Louise Seger

    Angela Iannone is thrilled to return to Milwaukee Rep for the 2011/12 Season. A familiar face to Milwaukee, Madison

    and Chicago theater patrons, Ms. Iannone was most recently seen at Milwaukee Rep as Marie Lombardi in Lombardi and as Frulein Kost in Cabaret. She has also appeared on stage for In Tandem Theatre as Kate Hepburn in Tea at Five and Next Act Theatre as the Countess Orsini in A Sleeping Country. Other roles include Medea in Medea, Maria Callas in Master Class, She in Purgatorio, Ariel in The Tempest, Roxie in Chicago, Kate in Taming of the Shrew, Chorus in Henry V, Lady MacBeth in MacBeth and Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar. Ms. Iannone is a member of The Women Who Cant Sing cabaret group, a Joseph Jefferson Award-winner and a three time Best of Milwaukee award winner. Her play, The Edwin Booth Company Presents . . ., premiered in November of 2011 and was chosen as a Regional winner by the American College Theatre Festival. This summer Ms. Iannone will be a company member at Door County Shakespeare Company in Door County, Wisconsin.

    Ted Swindley, Author and Original Director

    Ted Swindley has directed and/or produced over 200 plays for over 20 years. Some of his most outstanding directorial credits include world premieres, classics and musicals including Carnal Knowledge, Pacific Overtures, Follies and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, along with rotating repertory projects such as Havels The Memoradum with Giradiouxs The Madwoman of Chaillot, Thornton Wilders Our Town and Les Liaisons Dangereuses with The Importance of Being Earnest. Ted was named to Esquire magazines register of Americans for Outstanding Achievement in Arts and Letters, and was featured in Southern Living Magazine. In 2007, he was a keynote speaker at the Southwestern Theatre Conference. He was also the recipient of the Los Angeles Dramalogue Award for outstanding direction and was nominated for the Los Angeles Critics Award for his work at the Pasadena Playhouse. He is the Founding Artistic Director of Stages Repertory Theatre, the second largest theater in Houston, Texas. There he implemented such diverse programming as the Texas Playwrights Festival, for which he won national recognition in 1986 from the Wall Street Journal and Backstage Magazine. Ted is best known for creating the hit musical, Always . . . Patsy Cline, which was one of the top ten shows produced across the country in 1998. He has also directed in over 60 theaters. The Honky Tonk Angels is his latest hit, and he has completed the trilogy with The Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular and Bubbas Revenge (which all can be done independently of each other). Ted has just recently premiered his latest work, Bachelor Pad in New York City, and completed a Southern adaptation of The Important of Being Earnest, titled The Importance of Bein Earnest, and a play, Stories My Grandmother Told Me, which had its premiere in Kansas City, MO in January 2008. He is an active member of the Dramatists Guild and The Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, and is a member of the Playwrights/Directors Workshop at the famed Actors Studio in New York City.

    Sandy Ernst, Director/Associate Artistic Director

    Sandy is so happy to be back in the Stackner Cabaret honoring another American musical

    legend Patsy Cline. Last seasons Nobody Lonesome for Me was the

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    C R E AT I V E T E A M B IO G R A P H I E S

    highlight of her season, and the only thing that could top that journey with Hank would be a visit with Patsy and Louise. Sandy began her career as a Directing Apprentice with American Players Theatre in 1981, and over the next 18 seasons, directed 20 productions, appeared as an actress and became an Equity stage manager, ultimately serving as APTs Production Stage Manager before relocating to Milwaukee. She has been with The Rep since 1995 serving as Director of Artistic Interns, Casting Director, Stage Manager and Director. Outside of The Rep and APT, Sandy has directed for Next Act Theatre and Renaissance Theaterworks, conducted classes on Shakespeare and audition technique at universities throughout the country and is occasionally a freelance casting director. She has been married to actor Lee Ernst for over 30 years, and their productions include four children and two grandsons. This one is for Rose.

    Chelsea Warren, Scenic Designer

    Chelsea Warren makes her Milwaukee Rep scenic design debut. Chicago projects include: scenery for fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life, First Look 2011 and A Separate Peace (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Hesperia (Writers Theatre); The Kid Thing (Chicago Dramatists and About Face Theatre); Pornography; A Brief History of Helen of Troy (Steep Theatre); Educating Rita (Shattered Globe); The Metal Children (Next Theatre); K. (The Hypocrites) and Mrs. Caliban (Lifeline Theatre). International work includes: Stones/Air (Barossa International Sculpture Park, S. Australia) and La Femme des Sables (Compagnie Unikaji, Paris and Zagreb). Ms. Warren received her MFA from Northwestern University and teaches at Columbia College and DePaul University. www.chelseaMwarren.com; www.blogminc.com.

    Alex Tecoma, Costume Designer

    Alex has been a Draper in The Reps Costume Shop for the past 15 seasons. He was Rep Company Member of the Year for the 2004/05 season. Past designs for The Rep include: Next to Normal, Nobody Lonesome for Me, Liberace!, Route 66, The Lady with All the Answers, Greater Tuna, The Norman Conquests, The Glass Menagerie, Why Do Fools Fall in Love?, Polish Diva from Milwaukee, The Andrews Brothers, The Marvelous Wonderettes, Lana Maes Honky Tonk Laundry, Fully Committed and Shear Madness. Other design credits include: Barrymore with Lee Ernst, Memory House, Skin Tight, Syncopation, A Phoenix Too Frequent

    (Renaissance Theaterworks), The Tempest (Optimist Theatre) and Harley Davidsons 100th Anniversary Tour. Other professional credits: Great Lakes Theater Festival, American Players Theatre, Colorado Shakespeare Festival and Santa Fe Opera. Alex received his MFA in Costume Design from the University of Illinois.

    Craig Gottschalk, Lighting Designer

    Craig is happy to be designing another production in the Stackner Cabaret. Previous Milwaukee Rep designs include Bombitty of Errors, Nobody Lonesome for Me and Route 66. Other lighting credits include: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Ivey award-winning Kiss of the Spiderwoman; Best in Twin Cities award-winning Jerry Springer The Opera for Minneapolis Musical Theatre; King Lear for Minnesota Shakespeare Project; Into the Woods and Wizard of Oz for Minnetonka Center for the Arts and 1940s Radio Hour and 3-Way for 8 Ball Theater. Craig holds an MFA in Lighting and Sound Design from the University of Minnesota.

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    C R E AT I V E T E A M B IO G R A P H I E S

    Dan Kazemi, Musical Director/Joe Bob, piano (thru April 29th)

    Dan Kazemi is a Philadelphia-based composer, actor, music director and educator, and was Musical Director for The Reps productions of Cabaret and Next to Normal. He graduated from Haverford College with a BA in Music Composition and a Theater minor. In Philadelphia, Dan musically directed Tick, Tick . . . Boom!, Austentatious, the PhillyRocks! concerts, The World Goes Round (Barrymore nomination), Reefer Madness, Little Shop of Horrors, Rooms and The Great American Trailer Park Musical for 11th Hour Theatre Company. He also garnered a Helen Hayes Nomination for his work on the D.C. premiere of The Musical of Musicals: The Musical, a Barrymore Nomination for The Flea and the Professor (Arden Theatre Company), and received a Barrymore Award for 11th Hours Avenue X. At the Walnut Street Theatre, Dan musically directed, arranged and performed in The Irish and How They Got That Way (Two Barrymore Nominations). Dans music has been performed at the Cirque de Demain in Paris, at the A.W.A.R.D. Show Philadelphia, and in 213 Productions collaborations, Untitled Project #213 and Your Attention Please! Dan is also the composer of a new musical, The Tapioca Miracle (thetapiocamiracle.com).

    Paul Helm, Joe Bob, piano (starting May 1st)

    Paul is thrilled to be back at The Rep! Past Rep credits include Laurel and Hardy, Guys on Ice, Life Could Be a Dream, Why Do Fools Fall In Love?, The Polish Diva from Milwaukee and Blue Rose: The Rosemary Clooney Story. Paul has also performed, directed and music directed with Skylight Music Theatre, First Stage Childrens Theater, Florentine Opera Company, American Folklore Theatre, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse and the UW-Platteville Heartland Festival. Recent credits include Gershwin and Friends, The Music Man, Seussical, Grease, Ragtime, U: Bug: Me!, My Son Pinocchio, Beauty and the Beast, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Elmer Gantry (2012 Grammy award winner). Next, you can catch Paul battling evil Space Bears in Packer Fans from Outer Space at the Marcus Center. www.paulhelm.net. Patrick Morrow, Bob Bob, drums

    Patrick is glad to be back at The Rep after drumming for Next To Normal and Cabaret. In addition to The Rep, Patrick has provided percussive accompaniment for many local theaters including the Fireside Theatre, First Stage Childrens

    Theater and Milwaukee Chamber Theatre. He spent a great deal of 2009/10 touring the U.S. and Canada with Little House on the Prairie: The Musical starring TVs Melissa Gilbert. When not doing legit gigs, Patrick can be found jaunting the globe with rock & roll combos such as Eddie Clendening & the Blue Ribbon Boys, Kim Lenz & the Jaguars and local power pop sensation, Trolley.

    Jonathan Ziegler, Jay Bob, electric bass

    Jonathan Ziegler is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter from Milwaukee, with more than 25 years of performing and recording experience. Jonathan regularly travels across the United States performing with 60s surf instrumental revivalists, The Exotics. He can also be found performing regionally with his rhythm and blues septet, The Uptown Savages. For the past 15 years Jonathan has been hosting The Chickenshack, a roots and Americana radio program, on WMSE 91.7 fm. Always . . . Patsy Cline is Jonathans debut at Milwaukee Rep.

    Sarah Hoffmann, Stage Manager

    Sarah is pleased to return to The Rep having last celebrated the holidays by working on A Christmas Carol.

    Sarah has had the pleasure of working at a number of other theater companies throughout Wisconsin including Renaissance Theaterworks, American Folklore Theatre, American Players Theatre and First Stage Childrens Theater where, last fall, she stage managed a wonderful production of Seussical. As always, Sarah is continually grateful to be working in the arts.

    Special ThanksSteppenwolf Theatre Company Prop Department

    UnderstudyPatsy Cline, Elizabeth Telford