RUSSELL TREYZ

(Director) Previous Festival produc­tions: Romeo and Juliet (Opening Season), Twelfth Night, Merchant of Venice, School for Wives, Comedy of Errors, Richard III, Around the World in 80 Days, As You Like It, and Taming of the Shrew. Recent work: Buddy Holly Story (Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach, Fla.), Sleuth (Cape Playhouse, Dennis, Mass.), Trapezium (Theater on Park, Hartford, Conn.), The 39 Steps (Arts Center of Coastal Carolina), Measure for Pleasure (Florida Studio Theatre), and a short film: North of Providence (Winner Best of the Festival Award—Great Lakes Film Festival).

 

BOB PHILLIPS

(Scenic Designer) designed The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Cinderella last year and more than a dozen PSF shows since 1995. Bob is celebrating his 16th season as resident designer for the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, where he has designed more than 70 productions. His television designs include Another World, Search for Tomorrow, and Sesame Street, where he has designed 21 seasons. Bob has received the Outer Critics Circle, Villager, Madison, and Lillian Stoates Awards for his stage work and five Emmys for his television designs.

 

MARLA JURGLANIS

(Costume Designer) Marla’s previous designs for PSF include King Lear, Taming of the Shrew, and Othello. As resident costume designer for People’s Light & Theatre Company, Marla has designed more than 70 produc­tions. Marla’s designs have also been seen at the Delaware Theatre Company, The Arden Theatre Company, The Philadelphia Theatre Company, Virginia Stage Company, Alliance Theatre Company, and George Street Playhouse.

 

THOM WEAVER

(Lighting Designer) PSF: Playboy of the Western World, Merry Wives of Windsor, Complete Works (’09) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. His work has been seen in the Philadelphia area at the Arden, Wilma, People’s Light, Delaware Theatre Company, Lantern, 1812, Azuka, Curtis Opera, New Paradise Laboratories, Theatre Exile, and Flashpoint Theatre Company where he is also Artistic Director. Other cred­its include: Teller’s Play Dead, Theatre J, Cincinnati Playhouse, Virginia Stage, Two River Theatre, Cal Shakes, Vital Theater Company, Children’s Theatre Company, CENTERSTAGE, Folger Theater, Syracuse Stage, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Curtis Opera, Theatre J, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Signature Theater Company, Berkshire Opera, Lincoln Center Institute, Lincoln Center Festival, York Theatre, Summer Play Festival, 37 ARTS, Spoleto Festival USA, City Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, and Yale Rep. Awards include 6 Barrymore nominations, a 2010 Helen Hayes Nomination, and the 2007 AUDELCO Award. Education: Carnegie Mellon and Yale.

 

MATTHEW GIVEN

(Resident Sound Designer; Production Manager) this is Matthew’s fourth season as production man­ager and eighth season as resident sound designer at PSF. Some of his notable PSF designs include:  Winter’s Tale, King Lear, Dracula, Romeo & Juliet (’10) and The Mystery of Irma Vep. Matthew has also designed for other regional theatre through­out the country; most recently The Orlando Shakespeare Theater, The Centenary Stage Company, and Arcadia University. Matthew holds an M.F.A. in sound design from Ohio University. This season is dedicated to my beautiful fiancée Katie; I love you.

 

MICHAEL FERGUSON

(Wig and Makeup Designer) is thrilled to return to PSF where he designed last season’s A Funny Thing...Forum, Playboy of the Western World, Romeo and Juliet, and The Merry Wives of Windsor. Credits include Steel Magnolias and Masquerade (Triad Stage); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (W-S Symphony); 1776, Light Up the Sky, and Albert Herring (UNCSA). He has a B.A. in theatre from UNC-Greensboro and is pursuing an M.F.A. in wig and make­up design from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

 

STACY RENEE NORWOOD*

(Production Stage Manager) is excited to work with such a talented cast and crew for her debut with PSF. A 2006 graduate of Rollins College, she went on to profession­ally stage manage multiple seasons at the Depot Theatre and Orlando Shakespeare Theatre. Some favorite stage management productions include: Hank Williams: Lost Highway; Pippin; Big Bang and Chaps: A Jingle Jangle Christmas. She has had the plea­sure of stage managing Hamlet and All’s Well That Ends Well in rep as well as Pride and Prejudice and A Midsummer Night’s Dream in rep in Orlando. A proud member of Actors’ Equity Association, Stacy thanks her parents and Mike for support and cookies.

 

PATRICK MULCAHY

Since assuming leadership in 2003, Mr. Mulcahy has led PSF's surge in artistic excellence, financial stability, and national recognition. Further accomplishments include grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, attracting a multitude of award-winning artists including winners and nominees of the Tony, Obie, Emmy, Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Jefferson, and Barrymore awards, a 50% increase in annual attendance, doubling the Festival's endowment, and the expansion of the number of Actors' Equity contracts per season. As a professional director, actor, and fight director, credits include Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional theatre, television and radio. Mr. Mulcahy has acted with many industry luminaries at the New York Shakespeare Festival, The Roundabout Theatre, Hartford Stage, Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Syracuse Stage, and the Walnut Street Theatre. He served as fight director for A Few Good Men on Broadway, and multiple Off-Broadway productions. As a director, his PSF productions include The Winter's Tale, Henry IV Part 1, The Tempest, Antony and Cleopatra, and the 2011 production of Hamlet.

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