WILSON MILAM (Director) returns to the Alley after directing God of Carnage last season. Other U.S. credits include: American Buffalo, God of Carnage,Glengarry Glen Ross, The Seafarer (Seattle Rep); The Lieutenant of Inishmore (Atlantic/Lyceum, NYC - Tony nomination Best Director - and the Mark Taper Forum, LA - Saturn Award: Best Production); Poor Beast In The Rain (Matrix); Three Changes (Playwrights Horizon); Closer (Berkeley Rep); Bug (Woolly Mammoth); Killer Joe (Next, Chicago; 29th St Rep/Soho Playhouse, NYC); and The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (Red Orchid). UK and Ireland credits include: Harvest, Flesh Wound, and Fresh Kills at the Royal Court; Lay Me Down Softly, Defender of the Faith, and On Such As We (Abbey, Dublin); Othello (Shakespeare’s Globe); The Lieutenant of Inishmore (RSC Stratford/Barbican/Garrick); Hurlyburly (Peter Hall Company at the Old Vic/Queens); True West (Bristol Old Vic); A Lie of the Mind (Donmar); Swimming With Sharks (Vaudeville); The Wexford Trilogy (Tricycle); Chimps (Liverpool Playhouse); Bug (Gate, London); and Killer Joe (Traverse/Bush/Vaudeville). Other: Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka (BBCi).
EUGENE LEE (Scenic Designer) has designed Treasure Island and God of Carnage at the Alley. He has been resident designer at Trinity Repertory since 1967. He holds BFA degrees from Art Institute of Chicago and Carnegie Mellon, a MFA from Yale and three honorary doctorates. He has been the production designer at NBC’s Saturday Night Live since 1974. He has received the Tony Award, American Theatre Wing’s Design Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Pell Award and Elliot Norton Award for Sustained Excellence. He is currently represented on Broadway by the musical Wicked and Off-Broadway by My Name is Asher Lev. He was recently inducted into the NY Theatre Hall of Fame.
DEB TROUT (Costume Designer) is pleased to be working with old friends for the first time here in Houston. Previously she designed Mr. Milam’s American Buffalo, God of Carnage, Glengarry Glen Ross and The Seafarer. A Northwest designer, Ms. Trout’s recent works include Seattle Repertory Theatre’s Photograph 51, Seattle Children’s Adventures with Spot, The Intiman Festival’s Romeo and Juliet and Dirty Story, Portland Center Stage’s The North Plan, Seattle Opera’s Lucia di Lammermoor and their Young Artists Program’s delightful Don Pasquale. Other collaborations include shows at Seattle’s ACT Theatre, Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Denver Center Theatre, Manhattan School of Music, Minneapolis Children’s Theatre Co., Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Juneau’s Perseverance Theatre, Syracuse Stage, and Shakespeare Santa Cruz, among others. Co-founder of the New York-based millinery company Mackey and Trout, she is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and a member of the design faculty at the University of Washington’s School of Drama.
GEOFFREY KORF (Lighting Designer) has designed the lighting for about 300 productions over the past 30 years. His work has appeared on Broadway, at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Seattle Rep, Intiman, Seattle Children’s, the Mark Taper Forum, Geffen Playhouse, Cornerstone Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe, South Coast Repertory, The Guthrie Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, The Children’s Theatre of Minneapolis, Long Beach Opera and San Francisco Opera. He is a member of the Ensemble of Cornerstone Theater and serves as the Head of Design at the University of Washington. He is a graduate of California State University, Chico and the Yale School of Drama.
MATT STARRITT (Sound Designer) is a freelance sound designer for both theatre and dance and a writer from Seattle. He is currently the sound design associate at Seattle Repertory Theatre and is a part-time lecturer for the UW’s School of Drama. In Seattle he has designed for Book-it Repertory Theatre, The Cherdonna and Lou Show, Intiman and the Intiman Theatre Festival, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle Shakespeare Company, Strawberry Theatre Workshop, Waxie Moon and was a founding member of the Washington Ensemble Theatre. Nationally he has designed for the Alley Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Cornerstone Theater Company, Illusion Theatre and South Coast Repertory.
McCORKLE CASTING, LTD./Pat McCorkle, Cast Director, Joe Lopick, Associate Casting Director (New York Casting) Pat McCorkle (C.S.A.) has been casting for over 30 years. Notable productions include Broadway: End of the Rainbow, High, The Lieutenant Of Inishmore, The Glass Menagerie, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, The Ride Down Mt. Morgan, Amadeus, She Loves Me, Blood Brothers, A Few Good Men; Off-Broadway: Hit the Wall, Tribes, Falling, Our Town, The Toxic Avenger, Almost Maine, Freud’s Last Session, Adding Machine, Killer Joe, Mrs. Klein, Driving Miss Daisy; Feature film: Premium Rush, Ghost Town, Secret Window, Tony and Tina’s Wedding, Basic, The Thomas Crown Affair, The 13th Warrior, Madeline, Die Hard with a Vengeance, School Ties; Television: humans for Sesame Street, Californication (Emmy nomination), The Education of Max Bickford, Strangers with Candy, Barbershop, Chappelle’s Show. Pat is especially proud of her association with the Alley Theatre, providing New York Casting for multiple productions.
JACEY LITTLE (Dramarturg) is the Associate Literary Manager and Dramaturg for the Alley Theatre. Before joining the Alley in 2011, Jacey worked as a freelance dramaturg for the Houston Shakespeare Festival, The Landing Theatre Company and Mildred’s Umbrella Theatre Company. Her Alley credits include Assistant Director and Dramaturg for Death of a Salesman and The Seagull; and Dramaturg for The Elephant Man, The Mountaintop, Red, The Seafarer and What We’re Up Against. Jacey received her BFA from the University of Oklahoma and is currently completing her MA thesis at the University of Houston.
ELIZABETH M. BERTHER (Stage Manager) Her first production at the Alley Theatre was Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women early in 1995. Since, she has stage managed over 65 productions here, the latest being A Few Good Men.