Sara Garonzik (Executive Producing Director) has produced and directed for Philadelphia Theatre Company since 1982 and introduced more than 140 world or regional premieres of major new American plays or musicals, including new work by Terrence McNally, Bill Irwin, Christopher Durang, Naomi Wallace, David Ives, Jeffrey Hatcher, Bruce Graham, among many others. In 1991 she was named to the Philadelphia Theatre Company’s Board of Directors. She currently serves as Vice-President of the Board of the Philadelphia Cultural Fund (after serving 3 years as President), Advisory Board Member of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia and on the Advisory Board of PlayPenn, a new play development organization. Other service has included Board Member of Artreach and The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance (GPCA); theater panels for The Philadelphia Theatre Initiative, the Pennsylvania, Ohio and New Jersey State Arts Councils, the McKnight Foundation, the O’Neill Playwrights’ Conference, the Knight Foundation, The TCG Fox Foundation Actor Fellowships and the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She is listed in Who’s Who of American Women, and was named one of Business Philadelphia and Philadelphia Magazine’s “People to Watch.” She has received the Award of Honor from the Alumnae Association of the Philadelphia High School for Girls and the President’s Award from the Philadelphia Young Playwrights. In 2007, she received the Achievement Award from the American Association of University Women, an honor she proudly shared with Dawn Staley and Terry D’Alessandro. In June 2008, she received the first Arts Pioneer Award created by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown.

Priscilla M. Luce (Executive Managing Director) has a broad background that covers virtually all aspects of non-profit management, positioning, philanthropy, and volunteerism. She served for 11 years as Vice President of a national, non-profit, fundraising and management consulting firm, guiding the boards of trustees and staff of more than 50 schools, colleges, museums, performing arts vicinities, hospitals, and other organizations in raising annual, capital endowment and deferred gifts for their institutions. Previously, she held public relations positions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Mount Holyoke College, and she spent the majority of her long career in corporate communications with TRW Inc., a Fortune 100 company based in Cleveland, OH. She served as Vice President of Corporate Communications, leading TRW’s media relations, employee communications, marketing communications, and contributions programs, also serving as Executive Director of the TRW Foundation. She has been listed in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who of American Women. She is an expert in crisis management, strategic planning, marketing communications, and issue communications. Luce has been volunteer President and Executive Director of The Albert M. Greenfield Foundation in Philadelphia since 2000. She is Executive Producer of a documentary film, Mr. Philadelphia – The Story of Albert M. Greenfield, which aired on WHYY in Philadelphia. Luce has consulted with non-profit organizations as well as companies in the manufacturing and real estate sectors. Her work has included strategic and operational planning, fundraising feasibility analysis and planning, constituency development, organizational positioning, and marketing communications. Luce is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in English, and attended executive marketing programs at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, the London Business School, and the J. L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She currently serves as Treasurer of the Philadelphia Regional Arts Consortium and is a member of the Union League of Philadelphia.

Artistic & Education

Literary Manager and Dramaturg Carrie Chapter
Director of Education Maureen Sweeney
Manager of Education and Community Programs Will Dennis
Teaching Artists: Anthony Adair, Madison Auch, Christina Binder, Raven BuckJarrett McCreary, Ah-Keisha McCants, Lee Minora, Griffin Stanton-Ameisen, Michael T. Williams

Administrative Staff

Manager of Board and Administrative Services Sharon Kling
Director of Institutional Advancement Gina Range
Development Manager Jessie Pasquariello
Prospect Research Assistant: Laini Clunes
Business Manager Petal Miller
Director of Marketing Tom Thompson
Sales Director Carol Flannery
Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator Christina Mastrull
Marketing Associate Alison Carter
Audience Services Manager Kristen Norine
Venue Services Manager Danielle Commini
Publicist Deborah Fleischman
Audience Services Coordinator Alexander Rioh
Audience Services Supervisor Erin Washburn
Audience Services Associates: Jarrett McCreary, Hannah Sandler, Jane Sorensen
House Managers: Aaron Bell, Alison Carter, Arlen Hancock, Randi Hickey, Antoine Jones, Jarrett McCreary, Jennifer MacMillan, Jack Tamburri, Sara Totora


Director of Production Roy W. Backes
Production General Manager Bridget A. Cook
Production/Operations Manager Matthew F. Lewandowski II
Stage Manager: Leslie Allen
Assistant Stage Manager: Annie Halliday
Carpentry/Rigging Supervisor: Paul Hewitt
Production Electrician Terry Smith
Sound Supervisor Dan Little
Props Master Jeffery Bazemore
Lighting Supervisor Alyssandra Docherty
Utility Stagehand: Jay Wojnarowski
Wardrobe Supervisor: Maxine Johnson
Custodians: Marvin Smith, Dorene Hobbs