Blair Underwood (Stanley) is an award-winning actor/writer/director/producer. Mr. Underwood has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards, ten NAACP Image Award nominations (six wins) and was awarded a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word for former Vice President Al Gore’s album An Inconvenient Truth. Theatre: The one-man show IM4: From the Mountaintop to Hip Hop, Purlie, NYSF’s Measure for Measure, The Game of Love and Chance, Love Letters. TV: "The Event," "In Treatment, "Dirty Sexy Money," "The New Adventures of Old Christine," "Sex and the City," "Mama Flora’s Family," "Murder in Mississippi," "Soul of the Game," "City of Angels," "The Wishing Tree," "Heat Wave," "L.A. Law." Films: On the 7th Day, Homework, Madea’s Family Reunion, Something New, Full Frontal, Rules of Engagement, Deep Impact, Just Cause, Posse, Set It Off, The Second Coming (director, executive producer, writer and star), The Bridge to Nowhere (directorial debut). Cofounder of Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA). The AIDS Healthcare Foundation opened the Blair Underwood Clinic (2009), a full-service, state-of-the art HIV/AIDS treatment clinic in Washington, DC. The clinic was named after him due to his longtime charity advocacy. He has served as an artist in residence at Harvard and holds an honorary Doctorate from Emerson College.

Nicole Ari Parker (Blanche DuBois) is a seven-time NAACP Image Award nominee, best known for her performance as Teri Joseph on Showtime’s award-winning original series, "Soul Food." Nicole starred in the ABC drama "The Deep End." Films include Remember the Titans; Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins; Boogie Nights. Theatre: For Colored Girls (dir. Jasmine Guy) and The Vagina Monologues. Nicole is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Circle in the Square Studio. She received a special award at the Urban World Film Festival for Outstanding Body of Work as an Actress. In 2008, Nicole and husband Boris Kodjoe established Sophie’s Voice Foundation (www.sophiesvoicefoundation.org), a charitable organization to raise awareness about children and adults living with spina bifida. Nicole dedicates this performance to her grandmother Mama Minnie. She has the deepest love for her husband Boris for making this debut possible. Thank you also to her parents, her children and to Rosie. Thank you Adam, Stephen, Jessica and Tony. She knows Shirley is watching from above.

Daphne Rubin-Vega (Stella) is a two-time Tony and Drama Desk nominee and recipient of Theatre World, Obie and Blockbuster Awards. She is perhaps best known for the roles she originated, including Mimi (Rent) and Conchita (Anna in the Tropics), both Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway shows for which she was nominated. Ms Rubin-Vega is a member of the LAByrinth Theater Company, which is scheduled to produce her first musical play, Frequently Unanswered Questions. Other selected credits: B’way – The Rocky Horror Show (Magenta), Les Misérables (Fantine). Off-B’way: Blood From a Stone (Yvette), Jack Goes Boating (Lucy), Bernarda Alba (Martirio), Suzan-Lori Parks’ Fucking A (Canary Mary), Nilo Cruz’ Two Sisters and a Piano (Sofia) and Gum (Rahmi). Film: Wild Things (Blockbuster Award for Best Supporting Actress), Flawless, Sex and the City, Jack Goes Boating (Independent Spirit Nomination for Best Supporting Actress). She was a member of the girl group Pajama Party (Atlantic Records), and has recorded several albums and contributed to various musical projects. daphnerubinvega.com

Wood Harris (Mitch) a native of Chicago, holds an MFA from NYU’s Tisch School. Wood landed his first role in Jeff Pollack’s sports drama Above the Rim, starring opposite the late Tupac Shakur. Wood’s breakthrough year included the sports drama Remember the Titans, as well as the role of Jimi Hendrix in Showtime’s “Hendrix.” Harris’ rise continued, playing Avon Barksdale on HBO’s drama “The Wire” and Dion Warner (aka Dion Element) in Richard Kelly’s Southland Tales. Wood’s more recent work includes roles in “House MD,” Not Easily Broken, Next Day Air and “Hawaii Five-0.” Recent films: Judge Dredd in South Africa and Jay Chandrasekhar’s The Baby Makers.

Amelia Campbell

AMELIA CAMPBELL (Eunice). Broadway: Our Country’s Good (Tony nom.), A Small Family Business, Translations, The Herbal Bed, Waiting in the Wings. Recent Off-B’way: The Fall to Earth (59E59), Philip Roth in Khartoum (LAByrinth), The Misanthrope (NYTW), Tryst (Promenade). Regional includes Janis Joplin in Love, Janis (San Diego Rep, Village Theater, NYC); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (La Jolla); The Night of the Iguana (BTF); Desire Under the Elms (A.R.T.). Film/TV: What Maisie Knew, Leaves of Grass, Coming Up Roses, The Paper, A Simple Twist of Fate, “Law & Order” and “Law & Order: CI,” “Mercy,” “A Dog Year” (HBO), “My Lousiana Sky” (Showtime). Member of the Actors Center Workshop Company.

TEDDY CAÑEZ

TEDDY CAÑEZ (Steve). Broadway debut. Honored to join this cast. NY: Chimichangas and Zoloft (Atlantic); Post No Bills (Rattlestick). Regional: Hartford Stage; Kennedy Center; Woolly Mammoth; Shakespeare Theatre. Film: Now You See Me; Sleepwalk With Me; The Feed; and Man with Van. TV: “Law & Order;” “Conviction;” “The Wire;” and “How to Make it in America.”

ROSA EVANGELINA ARREDONDO

ROSA EVANGELINA ARREDONDO (Matron/Understudy Blanche And Stella) makes her Broadway debut! Films: Babygirl, Silver Tongues, Feel the Noise, Preaching to the Choir, Husband for Hire and “The Suitor.” TV credits: “The Mentalist,” “Fringe,” “White Collar,” “Six Degrees,” “Conviction,” and “Law & Order” “SVU,” “Trial by Jury” and “Criminal Intent.” My love always to my James.

Carmen deLavallade

CARMEN de LAVALLADE (Mexican Woman/Neighbor) first appeared on Broadway in Harold Arlen and Truman Capote’s House of Flowers. After a long career in dance, she joined the Yale Repertory Theatre in the ’60s where she performed in productions of Macbeth, Julius Caesar and A Midsummer Night’s Dream and taught movement for actors. Theatre credits include Roundabout’s Othello, House of Bernarda Alba (Pearl Theatre), Blood Wedding (Intiman Theatre), Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Three Sisters, Step- Mother by Ruby Dee (EST) and Post Black by Regina Taylor (EST). She is presently a member of the dance company Paradigm.

Aaron Clifton Moten

AARON CLIFTON MOTEN (Young Collector). Recent NY credits include Regan in King Lear (dir. Ed Iskandar), Henry V in The Life of King Henry the Fifth (dir. Nigel Smith), The Seagull (dir. Richard Feldman), A Raisin in the Sun (dir. Jade King Carroll). Regional: Much Ado About Nothing (Claudio), Sweeney Todd (Texas Long Center). Film: Soft Focus (Roderick Gailes OBC Productions). Alumnus, the Juilliard School.

JACINTO TARAS RIDDICK

JACINTO TARAS RIDDICK (Pablo Gonzalez) is honored to be making his Broadway debut in this production. Two-time AUDELCO Award nominee. Regional theatre: Yellow Man (Virginia Stage Company), August Wilson’s Jitney (Denver Center, Studio Theater, Kansas City Repertory), Coming of the Hurricane (Crossroads Theatre), Police Boys (Baltimore Centerstage), Between the Lines (Actors Theatre of Louisville). TV: “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “White Collar,” “Numb3rs,” “Army Wives,” “Third Watch,” “NYPD Blue,” “New York Undercover” and “One Life to Live.” Film: Cop Out, In the Cut, Color of the Cross; upcoming You’re Nobody Till Somebody Kills You.

Count Stovall

COUNT STOVALL (Doctor). Broadway: Driving Miss Daisy, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Inacent Black, The Philadelphia Story and No Place to Be Somebody. Off-Broadway: Bill Irwin’s Scapin and Shades of Brown (AUDELCO Recognition Award for Best Actor). TV: “NYC 22,” “The Good Wife,” “Army Wives,” “As the World Turns” and “All My Children.” Film: Jack Goes Boating, The Dig, A Nick in Time and Deep Trouble. Stovall Foundation: Kyra, Count-Paul, Eugene, Cianna, Savannah and Amianna Esq.

MOROCCO OMARI

MOROCCO OMARI (u/s Stanley, Mitch, Steve, Pablo, Doctor). Regional theatre: Race at St. Louis Rep, Knock Me a Kiss at New Federal Theatre, Space and Intimate Apparel at Steppenwolf Theatre, Blues for an Alabama Sky and The Ballad of Emmett Till at Goodman Theatre, Trust and Fedra: The Queen of Haiti at Looking Glass Theatre and Elmina’s Kitchen at Congo Square.

DANIELLE LEE GREAVES

DANIELLE LEE GREAVES (u/s Eunice/Mexican Woman/Neighbor Woman/Matron ). Broadway: Rent, Hairspray (OBC), Sunset Boulevard, Show Boat (OBC). National Tours: The Lion King, Rent. Television: “Smash,” “The Big C,” “Rescue Me,” “Damages,” “Whoopi,” “100 Centre Street”. Voiceover: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

J. MALLORY-McCREE

J. MALLORY-McCREE (u/s Young Collector). Theatre: Zooman and the Sign (Signature), Milk Like Sugar (La Jolla, Playwrights Horizons). Film: The Last Keepers, Real Talk, We Need to Talk About Kevin, White Sugar in a Black Pot, Recreator. TV: “Law & Order,” Roland Emmerich pilot. BFA from Rutgers University; Globe Theatre, London, England.

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS (Playwright) wrote fiction and motion picture screenplays, but he is acclaimed primarily for his plays, nearly all of which are set in the South. He drew heavily on his family experiences in his writings. When The Glass Menagerie hit Broadway, it not only changed his life, it revolutionized American theatre. A Streetcar Named Desire, The Night of the Iguana and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof are some of his other masterpieces. Among his many awards, Williams won two Pulitzer Prizes and four New York Drama Critics Circle Awards. In addition to 25 full-length plays, Williams produced dozens of short plays and screenplays, two novels, a novella, 60 short stories, more than 100 poems and an autobiography. His works have been translated into at least 27 languages, and countless productions of his work have been staged around the world.

Emily Mann (Director), multi-award winning director and playwright, has been the artistic director of McCarter Theatre Center since 1990. Ms. Mann wrote and directed the world premiere of Having Our Say (three Tony nominations including Best Play and Best Direction, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations; winner of NAACP and Joseph Jefferson awards) and also wrote the screenplay for the Peabody Award-winning television movie. McCarter directing credits include Nilo Cruz’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Anna in the Tropics (also Broadway), the world premiere of Christopher Durang’s Miss Witherspoon (also Off-Broadway, Playwrights Horizons), Uncle Vanya (with Amanda Plummer; also adapted), The Tempest (with Blair Brown), All Over (with Rosemary Harris, Michael Learned; Obie Award winner), The Cherry Orchard (with Jane Alexander, Avery Brooks, John Glover; also adapted), The House of Bernarda Alba (with Helen Carey; also adapted), A Doll’s House (with Cynthia Nixon), Joyce Carol Oates’ The Perfectionist (with Betty Buckley), Miss Julie (with Donna Murphy, Kim Cattrall; also adapted), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (with Pat Hingle, Jo Beth Williams), Three Sisters (with Linda Hunt, Francis McDormand, Mary Stuart Masterson), Betsey Brown (an R&B musical co-authored with Ntozake Shange, composed by Baikida Carroll) and The Glass Menagerie (with Dylan McDermott, Judy Kuhn, Shirley Knight). She is also the author of Mrs. Packard, Greensboro (A Requiem), the multi-award-winning Execution of Justice, Still Life (winner of six Obie Awards, including Distinguished Playwriting and Distinguished Directing; winner of Helen Hayes and Joseph Jefferson awards; nominated for Drama Desk and Outer Circle awards) and Annulla, An Autobiography. Most recently, Ms. Mann directed the world premieres of The Convert by Danai Gurira (also at Goodman Theatre and CTG), Phaedra Backwards by Marina Carr and The How and the Why by Sarah Treem. A recipient of the prestigious Hull-Warriner Award and the Edward Albee Last Frontier Directing Award, she is a member of the Dramatists Guild and serves on its Council. Most recently Emily was named the 2011 Person of the Year from the National Theatre Conference.

Terence Blanchard

Terence Blanchard (Music) has established himself as one of the most influential jazz musicians and composers of his generation. Blanchard belongs to a legacy that has shaped the contours of modern jazz today. He is a five-time Grammy Award winner who often tours with his band, jazz giants Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter and the rap artist Common. Recent scores include the music for Broadway’s The Motherf**ker With the Hat and the film Red Tails. He is currently working on his first opera.

JADE KING CARROLL (Associate Director). Directing credits include Juilliard, Perseverance Theatre, Urban Stages, NY CitiParks Summer Stage, Theatre Row, Joe’s Pub, Penn Stage, Passage Theatre, People’s Light & Theatre. Readings and workshops: New York Theatre Workshop, McCarter Theatre, Two River Theater, New Dramatists, Second Stage Theatre. Awards: TCG New Generations Future Leader, Paul Green Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Professional from the National Theatre Conference and the Estate of August Wilson, Van Lier Directing Fellow. Currently she is an Emerging Artist Fellow at New York Theatre Workshop.

EUGENE LEE (Set Designer) holds BFA degrees from the Art Institute of Chicago and Carnegie Mellon, an MFA from Yale School of Drama and three honorary doctorates. He has been the production designer at “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, Elliot Norton Award for Sustained Achievement and Pell Award, and was recently inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame. Currently represented on Broadway by the musical Wicked.

PAUL TAZEWELL (Costume Designer) has designed extensively for theatre, dance and opera. Selected credits: Broadway: Noise/Funk (Tony nomination), On the Town, Def Poetry Jam, Elaine Strich: At Liberty, Fascinating Rhythm. Off-Broadway: Flesh and Blood, Harlem Song, Dina Was, City Center Encores! Li’l Abner, Once Around the City, Before It Hits Home, Playboy of the West Indies (Lincoln Center Theater). Joseph Papp Public Theater: Boston Marriage, One Flea Spare, Henry V, Venus, Blade to the Heat. Regional: Arena Stage, Guthrie Theater, Goodman Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Center Stage, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, Seattle Rep, Trinity Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, Alliance Theatre, Milwaukee Rep, Glimmerglass Opera, New York City Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Boston Ballet. Award and honors: Lortel Award (On the Town), two Helen Hayes Awards (African Company, Richard III, Peer Gynt), a Michael Merritt Award and the AUDELCO Award (Harlem Song), the TDF Irene Sharaff Young Master Award and a Princess Grace Fellowship. Graduate of North Carolina School of the Arts and NYU Tisch School.

EDWARD PIERCE (Lighting Designer) operates a NYC-based design studio specializing in the production design of Broadway, touring and international stage productions. Notable Broadway collaborations include the Tony Award-winning scenic design for Wicked (including all worldwide adaptations); Billy Elliot; 9 to 5; The Pirate Queen; Aida; Ragtime; and Bring in ’da Noise, Bring in ’da Funk. Select designs include Shatner’s World, The Gazillion Bubble Show, Pope Benedict XVI Mass at Yankee Stadium, The Long Red Road (Goodman Theatre), The Lark, A Number, Hughie, Tell Me on a Sunday (Kennedy Center).

MARK BENNETT (Sound Designer). Broadway (composition and/or sound design): Driving Miss Daisy, A Steady Rain, The Coast of Utopia (2007 Drama Desk, Henry Hewes Awards), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Henry IV, Golda’s Balcony, The Goat, Lily Tomlin’s The Search…, The Lion in Winter, A View From the Bridge, among others. BAM/Old Vic: original scores for all productions of the Bridge Project 2009-2012 including Richard III (Sam Mendes, dir.). Off- Broadway: An Iliad, Valhalla, Mad Forest, My Children! My Africa! (NYTW). Scores for eight Shakespeare productions for the Joseph Papp Public Theater. Other Public Theater productions: Why Torture Is Wrong…, The Seagull and Dogeaters. Regional: Dead End (Ahmanson), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2011 Craig Noel Award, La Jolla Playhouse). Awards: Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Sound Design, Bessie Award, Ovation Award, American Theatre Wing Award, 12 Drama Desk nominations. 

CHARLES LAPOINTE (Hair and Wig Design). Broadway: Clybourne Park, Newsies, Magic/Byrd, Henry IV, The Rivals, Cymbeline, Lombardi, Fences, A Life in the Theatre, Women on the Verge…, Looped, The Miracle Worker, Superior Donuts, Memphis, 33 Variations, Guys and Dolls, In the Heights, Jersey Boys, The Color Purple, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, The Apple Tree, A Raisin in the Sun, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, High Fidelity and Xanadu. New production of Angels in America. Love to James.

LLOYD DAVIS Jr. (Productions Stage Manager). Favorite credits include Fela!, the Sondheim Festival and the Tennessee Williams Festival at the Kennedy Center, Joseph Papp’s Shakespeare on Broadway directed by Estelle Parsons, Mrs. Klein with Uta Hagen directed by William Carden, King Lear with Stacy Keach, Edward Albee’s Occupant with Mercedes Ruehl and Sam Shepard’s States of Shock with John Malkovich. For his work with the NYC Public School Repertory Company, Lloyd was recognized by the NYC Board of Education and Pace University’s Promise of Learning for Excellence in Arts Education. Thanks, Mom and Dad.

HILARY AUSTIN (Assistant Stage Manager). Broadway/NY: FELA!, Radio City’s Christmas Spectacular. Off- Broadway: 10x25 (Atlantic), The Other Place (MCC), FELA!, Tokio Confidential, Blueprint, Miss Julie. NY: Theater Mitu, NYU’s Graduate Acting Program, Hip-Hop Theater Festival and NAATCO. Industrials/live events: Detroit International Auto Show; Tony Awards; annual conventions for State Farm, JCPenny, GQ, Nike, Carnegie Hall; and Upfronts for Disney and ESPN. Member of AEA and AGVA.

TELSEY + COMPANY (Casting). Broadway/tours: Leap of Faith, Evita, The Best Man, Newsies, Magic/Bird, Porgy and Bess, Godspell, Spider-Man, Sister Act, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Memphis, Rock of Ages, Wicked, Bring It On, The Addams Family. Off-Broadway: Carrie (MCC), Rent, Million Dollar Quartet (and tour, Chicago), Atlantic, Signature. Film: The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Friends With Kids, Joyful Noise, Margin Call, Sex and the City 1 and 2, I Love You Phillip Morris, Rachel Getting Married, Dan in Real Life, Across the Universe. TV: “Smash,” “A Gifted Man,” “The Big C.” www.telseyandco.com

RICK SORDELET (Fight Director). Forty-four Broadway productions, including Disney’s The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Tarzan, The Little Mermaid and Aida. Opera: Cyrano de Bergerac (Placido Domingo, the Met, Royal Opera House, La Scala in Milan), and for more than 40 productions on five continents. Film: The Game Plan, Dan in Real Life and Hamlet. He served as the chief stunt coordinator for “Guiding Light” and staged the fights for First Jedi, a CD-ROM for George Lucas. Rick received the Lortel Award for Sustained Excellence. He teaches at Yale School of Drama, the New School for Drama and the Neighborhood Playhouse. He is a company member of the Drama Dept., a board member of the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and the author of the play Buried Treasure.

ROY GABAY (General Manager). Credits include Once; Rock of Ages; Fela!; The 39 Steps; The Little Dog Laughed; True West; Metamorphoses; Frozen; A View From the Bridge (Tony Award); How I Learned to Drive (Pulitzer Prize); Wit (Pulitzer Prize); Three Tall Women (Pulitzer Prize); The Last Five Years; tick, tick…BOOM! Upcoming: Honeymoon in Vegas and Chaplin the Musical.

CAMILLE A. BROWN (Choreographer) is the 2012 recipient of the Mariam McGlone Emerging Choreographer Award from Wesleyan University and is a Princess Grace Award-winning choreographer. She has choreographed for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Philadanco, Ailey II, Hubbard Street II and Ballet Memphis, among others. The Evolution of a Secured Feminine (Bessie nom.), The Groove to Nobody’s Business (Best Choreography nom. from the Black Arts Alliance). Camille danced with Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, has performed with AAADT and is currently a guest artist with Rennie Harris Puremovement. Musical credits: Fortress of Solitude, Pins & Needles and House. She graduated from LaGuardia High School; attended the Ailey School, Bernice Johnson Cultural Dance Studio, Carolyn Devore Dance Center; BFA from UNC School of the Arts.

JAKE BELL (Production Supervisor) has been a production stage manager and technical production manager on Broadway productions for more than 30 years. Credits include Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Billy Elliot, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Oklahoma!, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Swan Lake, Dreamgirls, Cats, Chess and Bring It On (tour). In addition, he has consulted on theatre renovations all over the U.S. and served as a guest speaker for colleges and universities.

BETH MCGUIRE (Vocal Director/ Dialect Coach). Theatre: The Overwhelming (Roundabout Theatre); The Black Eyed (NYTW); Five by Tenn (MTC Stage 2); People Be Heard (Playwrights Horizons); In Darfur (Public Theater); The Convert (McCarter Theatre); Belleville, The Piano Lesson, Servant of Two Masters, Eclipsed, Death of a Salesman, Lydia, Trouble in Mind, King Lear, The Mystery Plays, dance of the holy ghosts, Taming of the Shrew, All’s Well That Ends Well, Iphigenia at Aulis, Kingdom of Eartha (Yale Rep); Hamlet, Carnival, King John, The Glass Menagerie (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey); The Cook (Hartford Stage); Crimes of the Heart (Cape Playhouse). Ms McGuire is an assistant professor of acting at Yale School of Drama.

STEPHEN BYRD Producer). As president/ CEO of the American Cinema Group, Inc., he has raised capital for, and invested in, several TV and film projects. He formed Front Row Productions, which is dedicated solely to producing quality theatrical productions, and has a slate of major theatrical projects in the works. The producer of the first African-American Broadway production of Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, which was the highest-grossing play on Broadway in 2008, Mr. Byrd also won the Olivier Award for Best Revival for that production on London’s West End. A native of Philadelphia, PA, Mr. Byrd was an investment banker in M&A with Goldman, Sachs & Co., in the London office. He then became managing director of the Kuwait investment office and worked on various worldwide corporate finance activities, strategic and jointventure alliances and new business development projects in the London and Paris offices. As a principal, he was instrumental in the formation of a private equity LLC, Thurn & Taxis, for Prince Karl Von Taxis of Austria. Mr. Byrd is currently a principal and cofounder of StoneHedge Capital, Inc., a private equity firm. Mr. Byrd received a BS in economics from Temple University and an MBA in finance from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School; he also attended the Alliance Francais. He supports several community and nonprofit organizations including Safe Horizon and the National Urban Technology Center. Mr. Byrd was recently named as one of the most important African-Americans in the theatre by The New York Daily News.

ALIA M. JONES (Producer). The Olivier Award-winning producer for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2009-2010, Novello Theatre, West End). Co-produced the first African- American revival of Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof on Broadway in 2008. Prior to producing theatre, Alia was in consumer products (IT, finance, marketing) at Procter & Gamble and in financial services at StoneHedge Partners. With a commitment to education and the arts, she serves on the board of the National Urban Technology Center and actively participates on the Broadway League’s Speakers’ Bureau. Special thanks to her parents, sisters, in-laws, friends and husband, Phillip Harvey, for all of their love and support!

Anthony LaCavera (Producer), chairman and CEO of Globalive Communications and WIND Mobile, is a Canadian-born telecom entrepreneur. Anthony founded Globalive in 1998 and co-founded Wind Mobile in 2008. He was named CEO of the Year for 2010 by the Globe and Mail's Report on Business Magazine and was named one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40 in 2006. Under Anthony's leadership, Globalive has received numerous best in business awards, including ranking #1 on Profit Magazine's 2004 list of Canada's 100 fastest-growing companies, one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for seven consecutive years and twice listed as one of Canada's 30 Best Workplaces. In 2007 Anthony founded the SHAMBA Foundation, a unique charity that assists other charities with fundraising and organizational efforts. Anthony co-produced the award-winning Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in London in 2010. Anthony is a pilot and enjoys flying for both work and leisure. He also enjoys snow-skiing, golf and personal fitness.

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