2021 Weston Playbill


MEREDITH M C DONOUGH (Director) Weston: Always…Patsy Cline. She was the associate artistic director at Actors Theatre of Louisville for seven seasons where favorite directing includes Angels in America, Peter and the Starcatcher, and The Last Five Years , and the premieres of Marginal Loss, Dot, brownsville song (b-side for trey), and Airness . Regional highlights: The Lily’s Revenge with Taylor Mac (Magic Theatre), Noises Off (Guthrie), Fair Use (Steppenwolf), Eurydice (Williamstown). Education: Northwestern; MFA, UCSD.

JENNY GIERING (Composer) ’s current projects include Alice Bliss (2019 New Musical Award Winner) commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, and What We Leave Behind (co-written with Sean Barry) for which she received a 2021 Barrington Stage Spark Grant. She has written numerous incidental scores including music for Silent Sky and Peter Pan & Wendy (both by Lauren Gunderson), Gertrude and Claudius by Mark Saint- Germain and many others.

YAN LI (Music Director/Muse) is excited to be back at Weston for his second season. He is a composer/lyricist, music director, writer, and educator. Recent music direction includes Promenade (NYU), Anna Karenina: a riff (Notch Theatre), Marguerite (APAC), and The Fantasticks (Weston). His shows include Made In China (NY Times Critics’ Pick), Sweet Nothings, and Bethune: The Musical. Yan is an alum of the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU Tisch.

LEX LIANG (Scenic Designer) NYC/Off-Broadway: 50+ produc- tions. Regional: Actors Theatre Louisville, Alliance, Asolo, Barrington, Cleveland Playhouse, Cincinnati Playhouse, Dallas Theatre Center, Denver Center, Geva, Guthrie, La Jolla Playhouse, Long Wharf Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse, Pasadena Playhouse, Portland Center Stage, Syracuse Stage… Lex runs LDC Design Associates, an experiential event design and production company in NYC. Clients include NY Fashion Week, Operation Smile, The Tony Awards, BCBG …. Member, USA-829. LexLiang.com

KATHLEEN GELDARD (Costume Designer) Weston: Always… Patsy Cline . Recent regional credits: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Misery (Cincinnati Playhouse); Billy Elliot (Signature); Macbeth (Shakespeare Theatre Company); Curious Incident… and Humana Festivals 2015-2018 (Actors Theatre of Louisville). Other regional: Arena Stage, Portland Center Stage, Huntington Theatre, Baltimore CenterStage, Studio Theatre, Woolly Mammoth, Florida Studio Theatre, La Jolla, Berkeley Rep, Arena, Kennedy Center, Round House, Imagination Stage, and Folger Theatre. Artistic associate for Signature Theatre.


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