Stephen D’Ambrose is a 40-year stage veteran, and has previously appeared at ATC in Molly’s Delicious and Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. Mr. D’Ambrose has performed at theatres across the country, including the Guthrie, The Old Globe, San Jose Repertory Theatre, The Children’s Theatre Company, The Jungle Theater, and The Folger Shakespeare Theatre in D.C. National Tours include the Guthrie Theater’s Great Expectations and the Broadway Tour of Tracy Letts’ acclaimed August: Osage County.
Philip Goodwin has previously appeared as Malvolio in Twelfth Night, Timon in Timon of Athens, Mayor Stockbridge in An Enemy of the People (Helen Hayes Awards); King John, Henry VI, The Tempest, Volpone, and others (Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C.). Broadway: The Diary of Anne Frank, The School for Scandal, Tartuffe. Off-Broadway: Cymbeline, Pericles, Macbeth, and as the Fool in King Lear with Kevin Kline (Public Theatre); Henry VI in Henry VI (Drama Desk nomination), The Broken Heart, Troilus and Cressida (Theatre for a New Audience); Grace (MCC Theater); Drowning (Signature Theatre); The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek (New York Theatre Workshop); Richard III, Double Falsehood (Classic Stage Company); Celebration (Atlantic Theatre Company). Regional: Kenneth Tynan in Tynan, The Lisbon Traviata, The Puppetmaster of Lodz, The Seafarer (Studio Theatre, D.C.); Dr. Tambourri in Passion, Golden Child (The Kennedy Center). Other regional appearances include Hartford Stage, Cleveland Playhouse, Great Lakes Theatre Company, Guthrie Theatre, Portland Stage, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Intiman Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Two River Theater, and The Acting Company. Film: The Pink Panther, The Pink Panther 2, Diary of a City Priest. Television: Law and Order, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Gotham, and Hamlet for PBS.
U/S and Dialect Coach
David Morden is an Assistant Professor of Voice and Movement in the University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film and Television, where he recently appeared in Proof. Locally, he has appeared in many productions with The Rogue Theatre, including Shipwrecked, Waiting for Godot, and Hamlet, among many others, as well as with Arizona Opera, Arizona Onstage Productions, and Green Thursday Theatre Project. Nationally, Mr. Morden has appeared at ACT Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company, the Utah and Colorado Shakespeare Festivals, and Wooden O Productions. In the summers, he serves as Voice and Text Coach for Santa Cruz Shakespeare.
Noah Racey is honored to make his Arizona Theatre Company debut in Holmes and Watson. Broadway: Curtains, Never Gonna Dance, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Follies. Off-Broadway: Earnest in Love (Irish Repertory Theatre). Recent credits: Pastor Manders in Ibsen’s Ghosts (ArtsWest, Seattle); Wilson Mizner in Steven Sondheim’s Road Show (D.C.’s Signature Theatre, dir. Gary Griffin); Bridges of Madison County (Arkansas Repertory Theatre), The Odd Couple (Geva Theatre Center, Cape Playhouse); Greater Tuna (Theatre by the Sea); Crazy for You, West Side Story (The Muny, St Louis). TV: Boardwalk Empire, Person of Interest, Are We There Yet?. Mr. Racey also conceived, wrote, staged, and starred in the world premiere of Noah Racey’s: Pulse (Asolo Repertory Theatre, dir. Jeff Calhoun). He is a product of – and strong proponent for – arts funding in public schools.
James Michael Reilly is making his Arizona Theatre Company debut. Mr. Reilly has appeared Off-Broadway, in the international tour of West Side Story, and in major roles at Geva Theatre Center, Pioneer Theatre Company, Denver Center, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Delaware Theatre Company, and many others. Favorite roles include Senex in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Jaques in As You Like It, Amos Hart in Chicago, Editor Webb in Our Town, and Scapin in That Scoundrel Scapin. He has appeared on Law & Order, The Blacklist, Person of Interest, Elementary, The Onion News Network, and in many commercials. Mr. Reilly and his wife, Nancy, are building one of the first green roof houses in New Jersey.
Carrie Paff was last seen at Arizona Theatre Company in the world premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher’s Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. Last season, she played Hannah in the Off-Broadway production of Ideation (New York Times Critics’ Pick). Regional credits include King Charles III and After the War (A.C.T.); Stage Kiss and Stupid Fucking Bird (San Francisco Playhouse); Double Indemnity (ACT Seattle); The Other Place (Magic Theatre); The Big Meal (San Jose Repertory Theatre); A Streetcar Named Desire and Tiny Alice (Marin Theatre Company); and The Real Thing, A Delicate Balance, and Betrayal (Aurora Theatre Company). She appeared in Joan Rivers: A Work in Progress at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in London. Film work includes Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur and Finding Dory, Love & Taxes, and Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work. She holds a master’s degree from New York University.
Remi Sandri returns to ATC where he appeared in Wait Until Dark, The Great Gatsby, Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of The Suicide Club, Much Ado About Nothing, Pride and Prejudice, and The Kite Runner. Mr. Sandri has worked at theatres throughout the country, including Geva Theatre Center (A Chorus Line, Twelve Angry Men, Camelot, House and Garden, 1776, The Importance of Being Earnest, My Fair Lady, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, Clybourne Park); ACT (Arcadia, Othello); Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (The Mystery of Irma Vep, The Foreigner, The Underpants); Berkeley Repertory Theatre (Macbeth, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Journey to the West); Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (Art, Tuesdays with Morrie); San Jose Repertory Theatre (A Flea in Her Ear, Three Days of Rain, Iphigenia at Aulis); TheatreWorks (The North Pool, Violet, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me) and six seasons with Oregon Shakespeare Festival. His television appearances include Law & Order, Conviction, and Deadline.
R. Hamilton Wright was last seen onstage at ATC as Dr. Henry Jekyll in Jeffery Hatcher’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Prior to that, Mr. Wright had the great good fortune of appearing at ATC in Scapin, Private Eyes, and The Mystery of Irma Vep. His play Sherlock Holmes and The American Problem received its World Premiere at The Seattle Repertory Theatre in 2016, and is slated for production at The Vertigo Theatre in Calgary and The Barter Theatre in Virginia. Mr. Wright lives in a little brick house in North Seattle with his remarkably talented wife: playwright and master baker Katie Forgette.
Jeffrey Hatcher is the author of Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of The Suicide Club, Ten Chimneys, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Ella, and co-author of Work Song: Three Views of Frank Lloyd Wright and Tuesdays with Morrie – all of which have been seen on Arizona Theatre Company’s stages. Mr. Hatcher authored the book for the Broadway musical Never Gonna Dance. Off-Broadway, he has had several plays produced, including Three Viewings and A Picasso at Manhattan Theatre Club, Scotland Road and The Turn of the Screw at Primary Stages, Tuesdays with Morrie (with Mitch Albom) at Minetta Lane Theatre, Murder by Poe and The Turn of the Screw with The Acting Company, and Neddy at The American Place Theatre. His plays – among them, Compleat Female Stage Beauty, Mrs. Mannerly, Murderers, Mercy of a Storm, Smash, Armadale, Korczak’s Children, To Fool the Eye, The Government Inspector, and Work Song (with Eric Simonson) – have been seen at such theatres as Yale Repertory Theatre, The Old Globe, South Coast Repertory, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Intiman Theatre, Florida Stage, The Empty Space, California Theatre Center, Madison Repertory Theatre, Illusion Theater, Denver Center Theatre Company, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Coconut Grove Playhouse, Asolo Repertory Theatre, City Theatre, Studio Arena Theatre, and dozens more in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Hatcher wrote the screenplays for Stage Beauty, The Duchess, Casanova, and Mr. Holmes, as well as authoring episodes of the Peter Falk series Columbo
and The Mentalist. He is a member and/or alumnus of The Playwrights’ Center, The Dramatists Guild of America, Writers Guild of America, and New Dramatists.
Director / ATC Artistic Director
David Ira Goldstein celebrates his 25th season as Artistic Director of Arizona Theatre Company. In that time, he has produced and/or directed over 200 mainstage plays, workshops, readings, and presentations, including acclaimed appearances by the Royal National Theatre of Great Britain and the Theatre Royal Bath. He received the 2010 Leader of the Year Award in Arts and Humanities from the Capitol Times and the 2003 Governor’s Arts Award as Individual Artist for his contributions
to the arts in Arizona.
This season, he directed Fiddler on the Roof and the world premiere of Holmes and Watson for ATC. He has directed over 40 mainstage productions for ATC, ranging from classics to new plays to musicals, including Disgraced, The Santaland Diaries, Next to Normal, The Sunshine Boys, Hair, Much Ado About Nothing, My Fair Lady, Valley Song, The Illusion, The Pajama Game, Side Man, [title of show], How I Learned to Drive, Wait Until Dark, Xanadu, The Mystery of Irma Vep, Scapin, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Boys Next Door, Shadowlands, Fully Committed, The Pirates of Penzance, H.M. S. Pinafore, Willi, Dreams from a Summer House, Other People’s Money, The Heidi Chronicles, Noises Off, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as well as many world premieres, including The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure (winner of the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America), Inventing van Gogh, Rocket Man, Private Eyes, Over the Moon, and Dracula by Steven Dietz, and Holmes and Watson, Ten Chimneys, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Edgar Award nominee), and Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of The Suicide Club (Edgar Award nominee) by Jeffrey Hatcher.
Mr. Goldstein has been a guest director at theatres all across the country including Arizona Opera, The Pasadena Playhouse, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Florida Stage, Center Repertory Theatre, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Northlight Theatre, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Village Theatre, Geva Theatre Center, Laguna Playhouse, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Mixed Blood Theatre, The Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis, Alaska Repertory Theatre, and Illusion Theatre. His musical A Marvelous Party: The Noël Coward Celebration, which originated at ATC, has played extensively across the U.S., winning many awards, including four Jeff Awards in Chicago (including Best Director), the Elliot Norton Award in Boston, several Bay Area Critics’ Awards, and the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for Best Production.
Before coming to Arizona, Mr. Goldstein was Associate Artistic Director of ACT Theatre in Seattle. His many productions there included Glengarry Glen Ross, Hapgood, Breaking the Silence, Lloyd’s Prayer, the world premieres of God’s Country by Steven Dietz and Willi by John Pielmeier, as well as a joint Soviet-American production of The Falcon. He was Associate Artistic Director at Actors Theatre of St. Paul from 1983-86. Mr. Goldstein holds an MFA from the University of Minnesota. He has been a visiting instructor and director at ASU, University of Washington, University of Minnesota, and University of Northern Iowa. He has served as a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, Theatre Communications Group, Arts Midwest, and the Arizona, Minnesota, Oregon and Washington State Arts Commissions. Mr. Goldstein is a proud Union member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, and Actors’ Equity Association. He is married to KJZZ radio announcer Michele Robins. They share their home with their dogs and cats: Rio, Rocky, Reggie, Dexter and Benny.
John Ezell designed the scenery for ATC ’s productions of Disgraced, Next to Normal, Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of The Suicide Club, Hair, [title of show], and Ten Chimneys. He has designed for Broadway, New York Shakespeare Festival, and The Public Theater, as well as Roundabout Theatre Company, Crossroads Theatre Company, and Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C . Other regional credits include the Williamstown, Berkshire, and Great Lakes Theatre Festivals, Westport Country Playhouse, The Old Globe, Coconut Grove Playhouse, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and Milwaukee, Indiana, St. Louis, and Kansas City Repertory Theatres. Internationally, Mr. Ezell has designed for the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, Royal Danish Ballet, Royal Danish Theatre, and Swedish Riksteater and Cullberg Ballet in Stockholm, the European Theatre Olympics in Istanbul, Swedish State Television, and The Market Theatre in Johannesburg, South Africa. His work has received the Award for Experimental Television Art in Milan, two Corporation for Public Broadcasting Awards for Excellence, and eleven Critics’ Circle Awards. He was recognized for contributions to the American Theatre on the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Yale School of Drama and he is recipient of Washington University’s 2001 Distinguished Alumni Award.
Mathew J. LeFebvre returns to ATC, where he designed costumes for Fences, Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of The Suicide Club, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, A Raisin in the Sun, and Jitney. His Off-Broadway credits include Two Trains Running at Signature Theatre (Lucille Lortel Award Winner/Best Revival of a Play, AUDELCO Award Nominee/Costume Design) and Bach at Leipzig for New York Theatre Workshop. Mr. LeFebvre has designed costumes for over twenty productions at Guthrie Theater, including A Christmas Carol, A Streetcar Named Desire, 1776, She Loves Me, Pride and Prejudice, Wintertime, Merrily We Roll Along, and School for Scandal. Other regional credits include Penumbra Theatre Company, Indiana Repertory Theatre, The Old Globe, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, The Acting Company, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Trinity Repertory Company, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Geffen Playhouse, The Jungle Theater, and American Players Theatre.
Don Darnutzer has designed 60 shows for ATC since 1981. His most recent designs include Fence, Wait Until Dark, The Mountaintop, Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of The Suicide Club, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Touch the Names, Love, Janis, and I Am My Own Wife. He designed the lighting for Broadway’s production of It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues and Off-Broadway’s Hank Williams: Lost Highway, Almost Heaven, and The Immigrant. He has worked for American Conservatory Theater, Guthrie Theater, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Cleveland Play House, New Orleans Opera, Denver Center Theatre Company, Portland Opera, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Alley Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, BB King’s Blues Club in NYC, Palm Beach Opera, Shakespeare Theatre Company, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Coconut Grove Playhouse, and Geva Theatre Center.
Resident Sound Designer
Brian Jerome Peterson celebrates his 31st season at ATC, where he has designed 83 productions, including La Esquinita USA, An Act of God, King Charles III, Fences, Disgraced, Five Presidents, Wait Until Dark, Around the World in 80 Days, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Sunshine Boys, Jane Austen’s Emma, The Great Gatsby, God of Carnage, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Lost in Yonkers, Ain’t Misbehavin’, George is Dead, Somebody/Nobody, Enchanted April, Touch the Names, I Am My Own Wife, Twelfth Night, Tuesdays with Morrie, Crowns, Macbeth, The Pirates of Penzance, The Immigrant, A Streetcar Named Desire, Oh Coward!, Copenhagen, Fully Committed, and The Mystery of Irma Vep (for which he won an ariZoni Award), and the world premieres of Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of The Suicide Club, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, Inventing van Gogh, Rocket Man, Minor Demons, and The Holy Terror. His designs have been heard in many theatres, including Geva Theatre Center, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, The Cleveland Play House, Northlight Theatre, Portland Center Stage, Actors Theatre of Louisville, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, and the Bay Street Repertory Theatre.
David Barker is thrilled to return to ATC, where he choreographed the fights for Noises Off and performed in The Illusion. Mr. Barker’s 150+ fights include Actors Theatre of Phoenix, Ensemble Theatre Project (CA), Childsplay, North Coast Rep (CA), Southwest Shakespeare, Arizona Jewish Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, Shakespeare Sedona, Teatro Bravo, Stray Cat Theatre, Black Theatre Troupe, University of California, Grand Canyon University, Cuesta College, Emily Ann Theatre (TX), Theatre Works, Orange Theatre, Life Teen Films, Scottsdale Community College, and Arizona State University, where he teaches movement and acting. He lives in Tempe with his wife Eileen, four children and four grandchildren. Through his work he intends to glorify God, from whom all good things come. www.davidbarker.org
Jeffrey Elias Teeter graduated from California Institute of the Arts and has worked on numerous world, West Coast, and New York premieres. He has designed and worked on The Tallest Tree in the Forest and Tribes (Mark Taper Forum); On the Spectrum and Cyrano (Fountain Theatre); A Guide to an Exhibitionist and Cleopatra, C.E.O. (Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre); Baby It’s You, written and directed by Floyd Mutrux (Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway); Lighting Director for Halloween Horror Nights, NBC Universal Studios Hollywood and several premieres for AMC; Brewsie & Willie, a collaboration with Center for New Performance and Poor Dog Group; All That Skate, an international ice skating show (Staples Center); Piedra de Sol, directed by Maria Morett and presented (Getty Villa); The Jesus Ride, performed and written by Michael Schlitt (New York Fringe Festival and Portland Center Stage); Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget (Kirk Douglas Theatre); Apollo (Portland Center Stage); Norman’s Ark (Ford Amphitheater); Mycenaean (Brooklyn Academy of Music Festival); 11 Septembre 2001 (National Theatre of Paris); The Mask and Can-Can (Pasadena Playhouse); A Hip Hopera (Edinburgh Fringe Festival). Other projects include The Leading Matters and Stanford Challenge national tour.
Roberta Carlson has been a frequent guest at ATC, contributing to shows ranging from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to The Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Great Gatsby. Her score for Steven Dietz’s Dracula, which premiered at ATC, has been used in more than 250 productions on three different continents. She enjoys writing in a wide variety of styles, from ethnic music of all types to string quartets to jazz and pop. Currently residing in Minneapolis, her work has been heard at many Twin Cities venues including The Children’s Theatre Company, The Jungle Theater, Illusion Theater, Guthrie Theater, and Penumbra Theatre Company. Nationally, her credits include Seattle Repertory Theatre, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Zach Theatre, and many others. As a resident of Minnesota, she is especially happy to be in Arizona this winter.
Elissa Myers Casting, Paul Fouquet, CSA has cast dozens of shows at ATC over the last 25 years. Broadway casting credits include seven shows, including the Tony Award-nominated Having Our Say and 25 off-Broadway shows. Regional casting includes Denver Theatre Center, Cleveland Play House, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and Magic Theatre. Film and television credits include the PBS movie Souls on Fire (2013); three “Movies of the Week” (with Tyne Daly, Claire Danes, Christopher Reeve, Ed Asner and Daniel J. Travanti); five pilots and two PBS specials by Wendy Wasserstein and Terrance McNally (with Bernadette Peters, Nathan Lane, Blythe Danner, Spike Lee, and Paul Sorvino); the Peabody Award-winning miniseries Liberty, as well as the Emmy Award-winning miniseries Benjamin Franklin and John & Abigail Adams; and the miniseries God in America, The People v. Leo Frank, Dolley Madison, and Louisa May Alcott. The office has so far received 15 nominations and has won three Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting.
Glenn Bruner is in his 20th season at ATC, where he has stage managed over 60 productions, including La Esquinita, USA, An Act of God, Of Mice and Men, Romeo and Juliet, Five Presidents, Other Desert Cities, The Mountaintop, Clybourne Park, The Sunshine Boys, Next to Normal, The Great Gatsby, Hair, and the world premieres of Jeffrey Hatcher’s Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club and Ten Chimneys, and Steven Dietz’s Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, Rocket Man, Inventing van Gogh, and Over the Moon. Mr. Bruner has worked at Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Alley Theatre, Dallas Theater Center, Pasadena Playhous, Centerstage, Studio Arena Theatre, and Maine’s Portland Stage Company. He was the Assistant Stage Manager for the world premiere of On the Waterfront at The Cleveland Play House and stage managed the Off-Broadway premiere of Alan Ayckbourn’s Season’s Greetings. He has been the voice for many radio and television commercials, and worked for on-air for Texas Public Radio in his hometown of San Antonio. For the past eighteen summers, Mr. Bruner has been on the entertainment staff for Major League Baseball’s All Star FanFest. He was the 2012 recipient of the Lucy Jordan Recognition Award, presented annually by the Western Region of Actors’ Equity Association. Mr. Bruner has been a member of AEA since 1981.
Assistant Stage Manager
Bruno Ingram has worked as a professional stage manager since 1998 for a number of companies. ATC: Talley’s Folly, The Underpants, Anna in the Tropics, Macbeth, Pride and Prejudice, Hank Williams: Lost Highway, Ella, To Kill a Mockingbird, Somebody/Nobody, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Woody Guthrie’s American Song, and The Mountaintop. Other regional credits include productions at Cleveland Play House, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Penumbra Theatre Company, Dallas Theater Center, Pasadena Playhouse, and Theatre for a New Audience.
Assistant Stage Manager
Timothy Toothman is the Artistic Associate at ATC and has also stage managed 20 ATC productions since the 2002/03 season, most recently King Charles III, Fences, and Wait Until Dark. He has also stage managed ATC co-productions at Geva Theatre Center, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, and San Jose Repertory Theatre. Mr. Toothman spent five seasons as the Production Stage Manager for the Geva Theatre Center in Rochester, NY, and was then Company Manager for five years for Sunshine Too, a national touring ensemble of deaf and hearing actors. He has also managed producing and presenting theatres in Indiana and Maryland. Prior to moving to Arizona, Mr. Toothman spent eleven years as a program and grants director for the Maryland State Arts Council and the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. Mr. Toothman stage managed the National Heritage Awards Program for the National Endowment for the Arts for ten years and was the Production Stage Manager for six seasons at the Vineyard Playhouse on Martha’s Vineyard.
Assistant to the Stage Manager
Emma DeVore served as Assistant to the Stage Manager for ATC’s productions of Fiddler on the Roof, King Charles III, …Discord, Of Mice and Men, Fences, Disgraced, Romeo and Juliet, Murder for Two, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Around the World in 80 Days, Xanadu, The Importance of Being Earnest, Clybourne Park, Freud’s Last Session, Lombardi, God of Carnage, and The Great Gatsby. Regionally, she has worked at the Utah Shakespearean Festival, Phoenix Theatre, Gulfshore Playhouse, and Southwest Shakespeare Company. She was the Production Stage Manager for E&M Theatrical’s Las Vegas production of The D*Word: A Musical, and has toured with the vaudeville troupe Handsome Little Devils, and with The Magic of David Copperfield.