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Director:  Jae Campbell

Auditions:  Monday and Tuesday, November 12 & 13, 2012

Call-backs:  Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Performances:  February 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 2013

Begin Ticket Sales Dates:

Flex Ticket Holders:  January 2, 2013

General Public: January 9, 2013

Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., New York City

Cast (in order of appearance)

Troy Maxson……………………………………………………..Nick Nixon

Jim Bono ( Troy’s friend)………………………………………Harold V. Claytor, Jr.

Rose (Troy’s wife)………………………………………………Tenesia Turner

Lyons (Troy’s son by a previous marriage)………………..Andrew Sheran

Gabriel (Troy’s brother)………………………………………..Timothy W, Howell

Cory (Troy and Rose’s son)……………………………………Ryan Johnson

Raynell (Troy’s daughter)………………………………………Zoei Belcher

Production Crew
Director ---------------------------------------------- Jae Campbell
Stage Manager------------------------------------- Mat Tabat
Set Construction ---------------------------------- Brian Edwards
Painting --------------------------------------------- Tim Moore
 Assistant – Carol McConnell (mural scenery)
Lighting --------------------------------------------- Richard Warner
 Assistants – Luke Olsen, Chris Rosenberg
Costumes ------------------------------------------ Sylvia Tyndall
 Assistant – Suzanne Poorman
Props ------------------------------------------------ Velna Pollock
 Assistant – Jan Cranmer
Photographer -------------------------------------- Allyson Edwards

Assistant – Mat Tabat

Cast Bios (in alphabetical order)

Zoei Belcher (Raynell)  Zoie is an eight year old third grader at Forsyth Academy.  She has many interests including reading, singing, dancing, doing math, and just hanging out with her family.  She also enjoys playing soccer and basketball with her big brother.  She has recently discovered her love of acting.  She has done extra work in two movies,
“The 5th Quarter” and “Goodbye To All That”, but this is her first time on live stage.  

Harold V. Claytor, Jr. (Jim Bono).  Harold grew up in Southwest Virginia, then lived on the West Coast where he attended high school in Reno, NV and college in Portland, OR.  He is a 1994 graduate of Lewis & Clark College and a 1917 graduate of the Portland Actor’s Conservancy Professional Actor Program. He has performed in plays ranging from “All My Sons” to  “Blue Window” to “Medea”.  He was last seen the the Stained Glass Playhouse production of “Annie Get Your Gun.”

Timothy W. Howell (Gabriel)  A life-long resident of Winston-Salem, Timothy is a graduate of Parkland High School and Winston-Salem State University.  He acquired most of his stage experience through the Flonnie Anderson Theatrical Association (FATA).  This is his 4th production with the Stained Glass Playhouse.  He prides himself on portraying the various roles that he is assigned.

Ryan Johnson (Cory)  Ryan C. Johnson is a young man full of many gifts and talents.  He was born in Fayetteville, NC and was raised here in Winston-Salem.  He is currently a senior at Winston-Salem Prep Academy where he is a member of the Choral Ensemble, Young Men’s Outdoor Track & Field team, and Senior Class Secretary.  He has been a part of numerous musicals and productions throughout the city.  He is an active member of Greater Tabernacle Worship Center here in Winston-Salem, where he is a member of the Arts & Drama, Music, and Youth Departments.  He plans to attend a 4 year college or university majoring in Computer Science with a minor in Theatre.

Nick Nickson (Troy Maxson) Anyone familiar with the adage, “I did it my way,” knows the very spirit captured in the works of actor, educator and mentor Nick Nixon.  This Philadelphia native has co-starred in a number of theatrical productions including “Footloose” (The Ritz Theatre Company, New Jersey),  Phillip Michael Thomas’s classic “Sasha” (The Byron Carlyle Theater, Miami), “Ain’t Misbehavin’” (The White Willis Theater, Miami), “Dream Girls” (The Ritz Theatre Company, New Jersey), and television vehicles such as the “Motown Café Red Carpet” (NY, NY Casino, Las Vegas), the “1996 Billboard Music Awards” (Aladdin Hotel/Casino, Las Vegas) and Soul Beat TV Network’s “Dance Scope” (Oakland, California). Nick Nixon honed his theatrical chops at Temple University’s PASCEP program where he served as a theatrical instructor.  His performances in The Stained Glass Playhouse production of August Wilson’s “Fences” pays homage to his father the “Tree” and his son the “Branch” both of whom form his creative trinity. This is his first performance at the  Stained Glass Playhouse.

Andrew Sheran (Lyons)  This is Andrew’s second play with SGP.  His prior credits include 12 Angry Men, The WIZ, A Summer in Sandals, Man of La Mancha, and A Raisin in the Sun.  He has performed with various theater companies along the southeast.  He is currently studying broadcasting and has done broadcast work for WFDD here in Winston-Salem.  He loves the art of acting, but his greatest loves are his daughters Ijah and Ilia.

Tenesia Turner (Rose) Tenesia was born and raised in Winston-Salem, NC.  She graduated from R.J. Reynolds High School (class of ’88), where she took her first and only acting class.  A few of her performances include Sharon Evans in “Not My Child”, and several holiday productions at St. Peter’s World Outreach Center.  One of her favorite quotes is “All I know is not all thee is to know”, which keeps her open to learning new things every day.  One of her many dreams is to act on Broadway.  

Production Crew Bios

Jae Campbell (Director) Jae has been involved in theatre for over 15 years.  She has been on stage in the community in roles such as Sojourner Truth at the Stained Glass Playhouse, and Calpurnia in To “Kill a Mockingbird” with Twin City Stage.  She has directed a number of musicals and one act plays and has taught acting classes over the years.  She studied theatre at UNCG and Winthrop University.  “I am excited to be a part of this project.  August Wilson is such a picturesque storyteller and I am looking forward to bringing the characters and situations of his story, “Fences”, to life.”

  Mat Tabat (Stage Manager) This is Mat’s 5th production at the Stained Glass Playhouse.  He has appeared as Officer Brophy in Arsenic and Old Lace and as Karl Linder in A Raisin In the Sun.  This is his third as stage manager and he also assisted in set construction, lighting and photogtaphy.     

 Brian Edwards (Set Construction) Brian is completing his 221st production with the Stained Glass Playhouse and his twenty-ninth overall since 2005.  In addition to set design and construction, Brian has also acted as sound designer and engineer for the Playhouse.  

Tim Moore (Painting) Tim Moore has been one of the “Behind the Scenes” set painters for several years.  The SGP has been one of his pet projects since his first involvement in The Wizard of Oz.  Not content with the stress of the stage, he has still found a way to be helpful around the Playhouse.  

Richard Warner (Lighting Design) Rich is a native of Winston Salem and has been involved in the technical aspects of theatre since high school.  He has been deeply involved with SGP for almost 2 years doing almost everything except acting.  As a member of the SGP Board of Directors he is dedicated to helping insure the continued longevity of the Playhouse and its quality productions.

Sylvia Tyndall (Costumes) Sylvia is Chairman of the Administrative Council of Marvin United Methodist Church and has designed costumes for most of the productions at the Stained Glass Playhouse.  Her costume experience extends from High School productions to dance recitals to animal creations.  She is a registered nurse.

 Velna Pollock (Properties)   Velna was first introduced to props when in 2004 she asked a simple question, “Is there anything I can do to help?” Several years and productions later, she continues to find the experience to be rewarding and a great opportunity to work with very talented people.

Allyson Edwards (Photographer)  Allyson has been involved with the Stained Glass Playhouse since 2005.  From set painting, to music, to performing, she has filled many roles.  She is happy to be preserving memories of the shows as photographer.


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