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An Uncertain Hour
 by Nicholas A. Patricca
Produced by Special Arrangement with the
Dramatic Publishing Company, Woodstock, Illinois

Directed by Elizabeth Peterson-Vita


Saturday May 28, 2005 at 7:30 PM ET


Live from The Duke Power Theatre

Spirit Square

345 N. College Street

Charlotte, NC


This performance will be broadcast live and
rebroadcast on Saturday June 4, 2005 at 7:30 PM ET and
Sunday June 5, 2005 at 7:30 PM ET


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CSCi Multimedia presents


An Uncertain Hour
by Nicholas A. Patricca

Directed by Elizabeth Peterson-Vita

Saturday May 28, 2005 at 7:30 PM


Brian Daye, Ted Delorme, Linda York Fisher, James K. Flynn, Michael Grew,
Hugh Loomis, and Dael Waxman


An Uncertain Hour will be presented in two acts. At the intermission, there will be a live phone interview with the playwright, Nicholas A. Patricca, from Chicago, Illinois.

Place and Time: Turin Italy, Saturday morning April 1, 1987.
Three days before Passover.


Who’s Who in the Show?

Nicholas A. Patricca (Playwright)
Senior Professor Emeritus of Theatre at Loyola University, Chicago; Playwright in Residence at Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago; Artistic Associate at Bailiwick Repertory, Chicago; Founding Member of the Chicago Alliance for Playwrights; Member of International PEN (San Miguel de Allende, Mexico Chapter) Writers in Prison Committee. Nick has taught theology, philosophy, religious studies, and theatre (playwriting and theatre history) at Mundelein College and Loyola University, Chicago since 1968. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1972 in the area of philosophical theology.  Nick is also a frequent lecturer at the Instituto Nacional de Belles Artes in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico.


Elizabeth Peterson-Vita (ASU Host)
is Creative Director for ASU and has directed many ASU productions, including A Child’s Christmas in Wales, Radiance of a Thousand Suns: The Hiroshima Project, Frankenstein, The Canterbury Tales, A Christmas Carol … More or Less, and Mary and Myra.  She has been seen on-stage in productions with BareBones Theatre Group, Matthews Playhouse, Hickory Theatre-on-a-Stick, Epic Arts Repertory, and Theatre Charlotte. Her off-stage role is that of a clinical psychologist.


Brian Daye (Interrogator)
makes his debut with ASU in An Uncertain Hour. A 26-year veteran, Brian has appeared in such plays as A Raisin In The Sun, Anna Lucasta and Much Ado About Nothing. He was nominated for Best Actor/Comedy for his work in The Colored Museum by the Metrolina Theatre Association, as well as for Best Supporting Actor in Boy Gets Girl by Off-Tryon Theatre Company. Brian has also performed with Carolina Actors Studio Theatre, Theatre Charlotte, Victory Pictures, Life As Art Productions and is currently a Board Member of the Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte.  Brian is excited about working with ASU. Special thanks go to Jim & Dr. Elizabeth Vita, Valerie & Jared Daye, and to the Lord Jesus Christ without whom none of this would be possible.


Ted Delorme (Bureaucrat)
is a cartoonist and actor from Fort Mill, SC, making his second ASU appearance. He was first heard in Frank’s Place. Recent stage roles include Sancho in Man of La Mancha and Edmund in Open Season. Ted also spent three years doing improv comedy, but he can still follow a script (loosely).  Love to Debbie and the cats.


Linda York Fisher (A Woman)
is appearing in her ninth production for ASU. She was last heard in Mary and Myra by Catherine Filloux. Linda is delighted to work with yet another talented cast. Her work includes dramatic and musical theater, film, print and TV commercials and she is currently engaged in completing her first novel. She wants to thank her husband, Randy, for his continued support and encouragement.


James K. Flynn (Primo Levi)
is a Charlotte native and has been involved with the media for over 30 years. He is best known for his years at WBT radio in Charlotte as a morning radio host. He is also recognized for his many community and professional theatre credits and, for the past year, has had the honor of being a Community Columnist for the Charlotte Observer. He is heard on radio and TV commercials locally, nationally and internationally. A practiced Master of Ceremonies, he lends his voice to marching band competitions, the Highland Games at Loch Norman and Grandfather Mountain, and in the past, served as the PA Guy for the NBA Charlotte Hornets and WNBA Charlotte Sting. He and his wife Donna live in Charlotte with their sons, Ian, Seth and Ross.


Michael Grew (A Boy)
a theatre performance student at the University of Maryland, and is thrilled to be working with ASU.  Some of his recent favorite roles include Octave in Scapin, Dimas in Triumph of Love, and Joe/Si Crowell in Our Town.  He also recently assistant directed a production of Sam Shepard's Curse of the Starving Class with the DC Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company.  In November he will perform the Shakespearean roles of Romeo, Iago, and Yorick in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center production of Goodnight, Desdemona.


Hugh Loomis (Jean)

has been heard on ASU in The Canterbury Tales, The War of The Worlds, and Frankenstein. He has been around the Charlotte area-acting scene since moving (back) in 1993, and was most recently seen as Shelly Levene in Carolina Actor's Studio Theatre's production of Glengarry Glen Ross. He also plays the title character in ASU’s productions of The Casebook of Inspector Abberline: Scotland Yard. In Hugh's day job, he is cast as a Mortgage Broker for Alexander Associates.


Dael Waxman (Lorenzo)
is participating in his second ASU production, having performed in The Radiance of a Thousand Suns: The Hiroshima Project in July of 2004. He is honored to be back and to work with this talented cast and director. A family physician by day (and sometimes night), his favorite roles are husband and father to Brenda and Meara, respectively.

Kiki Arochas

Special thanks to Rabbi Ely Allen, who works with teens and college youth in Northern New Jersey, for permission to use the Kaddish Bayad, as sung by Cantor Hezkia Eliezer Arochas, better known as Kiki. Kiki was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1924. From his youth, he displayed a strong talent and love for hazanut, which remained with him during his long and productive life in America. He was the head of the choir in the great Ashkenazic shul of Cairo. He enjoyed all types of music in many languages, and his repertoire spanned from operatic arias to Arabic ballads. He left this world on the 29th of Shevat, Feb 22nd, 2001.


You can hear more of Kiki Arochas’s wonderful voice at .


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Jack is Back! The Drama of the Ripper
Conference and Performances, 
September 16, 17, & 18, 2005 
Charlotte, NC


In September, Actors Scene Unseen will host The Drama of the Ripper weekend, featuring speakers Stan Russo, Dan Norder, Dr. James Bailey, Joe Chetcuti, and Christopher T. George, and live staged productions of: Jack -  The Musical and Miller's Court.

USA Premiere
Jack – The Musical

Lyrics and Book by Christopher T. George
Music by Erik Sitbon

Two Performances Only
September 17, 2005 at 8:00 PM
September 18, 2005 at 2:00 PM

World Premiere
Miller’s Court

by James Jeffrey Paul

One Performance Only
September 17, 2005 at 3:00 PM

Conference and Performances will be conducted at
The Dunhill Hotel and The Booth Playhouse
Charlotte, North Carolina

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