A Fox On The Fairway Creative

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Stage Manager
Mika Pearson
Mika Pearson, introduced to theatre by her husband, is delighted to be a part of TKD’s production of “Fox and the Fairway”. Mika would like to thank the directors, Courtney and Windie, the cast, and crew for the opportunity to help stage manage this delightful show. She had the pleasure of watching the talented cast bring these characters to life. Enjoy the show!
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Courtney Woolard
is happy to be in the assisting director’s chair for this funny show. Thank you to the cast & crew for their time & talent. She was last on stage in Rope & The Odd Couple (Female Version) & in the director’s chair at TKD for Puffs. Special thanks to Mom & Dad & YOU for supporting the arts in Knoxville! In loving memory of Pirate, AGJ & RDW. 
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Shaun Pearson
Back by popular demand, Shaun returns to TKD. This time in the role of “Assistant to the Stage Manager”. Shaun is thrilled to be back & is grateful for this opportunity & to be doing it with the love of his life. I hope you love the show as much as us.
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Windie Wilson
is pleased to collaborate with co- director, Courtney and a terrific cast and crew on this show. Windie most recently directed TKD’s Things My Mother Taught Me. Thanks to husband Mark for his support and to you our patrons for supporting live theatre in downtown Knoxville. Enjoy the show!!

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Ken Ludwig has had six shows on Broadway, seven in London's West End, and many of his works have become a standard part of the American repertoire.  His 32 plays and musicals  have been performed in over 30 countries in more than 20 languages and are produced throughout the United States every night of the year.  

Lend Me a Tenor won two Tony Awards and was called “one of the classic comedies of the 20th century by The Washington PostCrazy For You was on Broadway for 5 years and won the Tony and Olivier Awards for Best Musical. 

  In addition, he has won the Edgar Award for Best Mystery of the Year, two Laurence Olivier Awards, two Helen Hayes Awards, and the Edwin Forrest Award for Contributions to the American Theater.  His plays have starred, among others, Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, Tony Shaloub, Joan Collins and Hal Holbrook.  

  His stage version of Murder on the Orient Express was written expressly at the request of the Agatha Christie Estate, and had its European premiere at the Chichester Festival Theatre in June of 2022. His play, Dear Jack, Dear Louise, won the 2020 Charles MacArthur Award for Best New Play of the Year.

His newest plays include Lend Me A Soprano, premiering at the Alley Theatre in fall 2022; Moriarty, opening at Cleveland Playhouse in spring 2023; Pride and Prejudice, Part 2: Napoleon at Pemberley; Lady Molly of Scotland Yard.

  His book How To Teach Your Children Shakespeare, published by Penguin Random House, won the Falstaff Award for Best Shakespeare Book of the Year, and his essays are published in the Yale Review. 

  He is a graduate of Harvard and Cambridge and is a frequent guest speaker for groups as varied as The Oxford-Cambridge Society, The Jane Austen Society of North America, The Folger Shakespeare Library, and The Baker Street Irregulars.  

  For more information, see his website at www.kenludwig.com