DIRECTORS Lisa Adler is the cofounder and Co-Artistic/Producing Director of Horizon Theatre Company, now in its 29th season of contemporary plays. She has directed or dramaturged more than 60 plays at Horizon and founded the New South Play Festival of plays from, for, and about the contemporary South. Critically- acclaimed productions of Third by Wendy Wasserstein, The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl, In Darfur by Winter Miller, 9 Parts of Desire by Heather Raffo, The Syringa Tree by Pamela Gien, Boy Gets Girl by Rebecca Gilman, Quills by Doug Wright, and Skylight by David Hare, all directed by Ms. Adler, were voted top productions of their year by local media. She dramaturged and/or directed many of Horizon's New South Play Festival world premieres, including Night Blooms by Margaret Baldwin, The Perfect Prayer by Suehlya El-Attar, and Charm School by Larry Larson and Eddie Levi Lee. She is an alumna of the Lincoln Center Director's Lab in NYC and holds a holds a BFA in Acting from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, where she also returned for post-graduate study in directing.
Jeff Adler is Co-Founder and Co-Artistic/Technical Director of Horizon Theatre Company. He has directed numerous productions, beginning with Horizon's first production Bonjour, la, Bonjour in 1983. Other Horizon favorites include Superior Donuts, Shooting Star, Altar Boyz, Madame Melville, The Lonesome West, Racing Demon, Voir Dire, Marvin's Room, The Film Society, Aunt Dan and Lemon, Heathen Valley, The Secret Rapture, Full Moon, Mere Mortals, All in the Timing, Wonder of the World, Time Flies, Charm School, and Almost, Maine. He has also directed at other theatres and colleges including LaGrange College, Gainesville Theatre Alliance and GMT Productions. He is a 1999 recipient of a Lexus Leaders in the Arts Award and the Arts and Business Council's Abby Award for Outstanding Arts Professional.
John - Larry Larson*
Connie - Marguerite Hannah*
Esperanza - Maria Rodriguez-Sager
Walter, Vince, Kenneth - Enoch King*
Hugo, Bubba, Roadie, Hank - Allan Edwards*
Ralphie, Tommy, Rocker, Waffle
Fact Man, Blues Singer, Gary, Vivien - Eric Mendenhall*
Tooty, Castle, Veronica, Candy, Erica - Mary Lynn Owen*
*Member of Actors Equity Association
Scenic and Costume Designers - Moriah and Isabel Curley-Clay
Lighting Designer - Mary Parker
Sound Designer - Thom Jenkins
Prop Designers - MC Park and Kate Bidwell LaFoy
Stage Manager - Jude Futral*
General admission tickets for The Waffle Palace start at $20. Upgrade to the VIP experience for $15 which includes reserved seating and a complimentary beverage. Tickets may be ordered by phone at 404.584.7450 or online at horizontheatre.com. Performances start January 11, 2013. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 3 PM and 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 5 PM. Ticket prices are subject to change. 8% sales tax will be added to all ticket orders. Internet convenience fee added to all online orders. No refunds, exchanges, or late seating.
Horizon Theatre Company, 1083 Austin Avenue, connects people, inspires hope and promotes positive change the stories of our times. We produce professional area and world premieres of smart, funny and provocative contemporary plays. For more information about tickets, group sales, or to receive a season brochure, call 404.584.7450 or visit horizontheatre.com.