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Director:  Michael Burke

Stage Manager:  Meredith Whitworth

Performances:  May 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 2013

Begin Ticket Sales Dates:

Flex Ticket Holders:  April 2, 2013

General Public:  April 9, 2013

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

Cast of Characters

(in alphabetical order)

Michael Ackerman (Elyot Chase) Michael Ackerman is excited to return to the Stained Glass Playhouse. His most recent roles include Max in Lend Me a Tenor, Tommy in Annie Get Your Gun, and Barnette Lloyd in Crimes of the Heart. He'd like to thank his family, friends, and coworkers at the Central Library for their love and support.

Leah Faye Cadigan (Sibyl Chase)  Leah Caddigan is a student at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where she studies directing. This is her second show at the Stained Glass Playhouse; previously she played Shelby in "STEEL MAGNOLIAS".

Patti Darkow (Louise)  Patti is glad to return to Stained Glass Playhouse. She continuesto teach math at Forsyth Tech and tutor throughout the area. Spending time with her seven grandchildren (only a few at a time) is her favorite hobby. Special thanks are extended to Helen Rasmussen for her patience and hard work as a French tutor for a maid whose "French" needed much work.


Gregg Vogelsmeier (Victor Prynne)  Gregg appears for the ninth time on the Stained Glass Playhouse stage. Previous shows include, "AND THE THERE WERE NONE", "ARSENIC AND OLD LACE" (2003), and "I HATE HAMLET". He also appeared with Theatre Alliance of Winston Salem and Twin City Stage in such shows as "THE SHADOW BOX", "WALKING ACROSS EGYPT" and "VERONICA'S ROOM". A second grade teacher at Moore School, he dedicates this performance to the memory of his parents who (to quote others) are "now watching from the best seat in the house."

Rene Lynn Walek (Amanda Prynne) Rene Walek works by day as an ESL assistant at Wiley Middle School. She is excited to return to Stained Glass after most recently appearing as Maggie in "LEND ME A TENOR" with Twin City Stage. She holds a BFA in Acting from UNC Greensboro, where her roles varied from a Witch in "MACBETH" to Essie in "YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU".

Production Crew

Michael Burke (Director)   This is the sixth production Michael has directed for SGP, most recently 2011’s The Foreigner. Other shows here include The Wizard of Oz, Bus Stop, The Miracle Worker, and God’s Favorite.  Locally, he’s also helmedVeronica’s Room at Theater Alliance.  Regulars at SGP will recognize him as Captain Keller from last spring’sThe Miracle Worker and Henry II in 2009’s The Lion in Winter.  Other favorite roles include Caiaphas in Jesus Christ Superstar, Andrew MacLaren in Brigadoon and John Hancock in 1776, all at SGP, and earlier this year as the Russian Constable in Twin City Stage’s Fiddler on the Roof.

Meredith Whitworth (Stage Manager) Meredith returns after a hiatus to team up once again with Michael Burke.

Adrian Quarles (Assistant Stage Manager)  Adrian Quarles is very elated to return to the Stained Glass Playhouse, this time in a completely different capacity. His previous productions here were Charlie Davenport in "ANNIE GET YOUR GUN" and Joesph Asagai in "A RAISIN IN THE SUN" which he considers his proudest performance to date. His love for theatre has led him to his first Assistant Stage Managing position, and he is loving it! He's currently nominated for a Forsyth County Entertainment Award for best actor. Recently he portrayed Detective Jones in the Diamondnique Production "IT WONT HAPPEN AGAIN", he also portrayed Executive #2 in the UNCSA film "DOPPLEGANGER" he's also an Understudy/ Witch Doctor in the I-Inspire Production "THE SIGHT CHRONICLES". Adrian is also a student as Forsyth Tech majoring in Associate in Fine Arts. He is also apart of the journalism club. Adrian also raps under the name ADQ and is assembling his project entitled "THE ORGANIC SECTION, in addition he sometimes teaches Men's Bible Study class at Pinedale Christian Church. Adrian thanks all friends and family for prayers and support, and looks forward to more backstage ventures.

Mat Tabat (Set Construction)  This is Mat’s sixth 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

Richard Warner (Set Construction) 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 1.5 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.

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. 

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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