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ANDREW V. MCLAGLEN, resident of Friday Harbor since 1977, was born in London, England. He entered the film industry in 1945 with Republic Studios progressing from Production Assistant to First Assistant Director. In 1955 he became a Director with an exclusive contract with CBS. His television credits include Gunsmoke, Have Gun Will Travel, Perry Mason, and Rawhide. For the next thirty years he directed thirty feature films with John Wayne, James Stewart, Richard Burton, Robert Mitchum, William Holden, Gregory Peck, Richard Harris, Maureen O'Hara, David Niven, Dean Martin, Doris Day, Roger Moore and many more. Between 1992 and 1999 Mr. McLaglen directed six plays at the San Juan Community Theatre . . . Shenandoah, Uncle Vanya, Private Lives, Mr. Roberts, Chapter Two and Twelve Angry Men. In the summer of 1999, he was honored by the British Film Institute with a retrospective of his work. This year he will direct Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Classic, Death of a Salesman..

TED SOARES received his theatrical training at Southern California's Famed Pasadena Playhouse where he performed with stars such as Raymond Burr, Jamie Farr, Charles Bronson, Harpo Marx and Charles Laughton. He worked behind the scenes as well, managing major productions, which brought him to the attention of NBC headhunters. Having been lured to Beautiful Downtown Burbank, Ted remained in the production end of the business. It was here that he met Stan Kramer and joined him for a five year tour of Canada and the United States with a lavish 150 Marionette musical revue. The next 25 years he spent back in Burbank working behind the cameras in staging operations for shows such as Matinee Theatre, Laugh In, The Tonight Show, and dozens of specials starring Frank Sinatra, Mitzie Gaynor, and Dean Martin among others. Ted retired to San Juan Island ten years ago where he has directed three major musical reviews, Bye Bye Bijou, Flatfoot Follies and Hello Bijou, Hello!

ANDOR TOTH, while a seventeen-year-old graduate student at the Julliard School, launched his career as solo violinist with the original Ballet Russe, and then became one of the youngest members of the NBC Symphony under Arturo Toscanini. He has appeared in major cultural centers worldwide, performing with the Oberlin String Quartet, the Alma Trio, The New Hungarian String Quartet, and the Stanford String Quartet. Mr. Toth was concertmaster and conductor of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra under Neville Marriner and conducted the Denver Symphony and the Cleveland Little Symphony. He also held the position of Associate Conductor of the Houston Symphony.

Mr. Toth taught at Oberlin College, Stanford University, University of Colorado, University of Houston and University of Arizona. He inaugurated the Chamber music program at the Community Theatre and is now a full time resident of San Juan Island.

SUSAN WILLIAMS is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound with a B.A. in Art Education. Susan has been involved in community theatre for eighteen years. During that time, she has appeared in and/or directed over 30 local productions. Susan was the administrator of the Dan Weber Memorial Playwrights Festival, held annually in Friday Harbor, for 8 years. She has been a theatre Trustee and a mover and shaker in Friday Harbor's community theatre since its inception. Susan's creative and business talents are also showcased as owner of the Sandpebble, one of Friday Harbor's most attractive retail shops. This year she will direct the musical fable of Broadway, Guys and Dolls, based on the story and characters by Damon Runyon.