Spring’s Awakening

Brooding Melchior (Giuseppe Bausillio) stirs the awakenings of spring in Thea (Lauren Lopes), Martha (Charlotte Astrid), and Wendla (Lizzy DeClement). One of the best casts ever.

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Crimes of the Heart

From left to right, Eileen Ward, Susan Derry, Kenisngton Blaylock and Marnye Young in CRIMES OF THE HEART at New Harmony Theatre. Funny, touching performances from the entire wonderful company.

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God of Vengeance


Hindl (Stacey Linnartz) weighs and considers in the foreground as secret lovers Rivke and Manke (Leanne Agmon and Elizabeth Stahlmann) plot their escape. Ansky’s masterpiece, GOD OF VENGEANCE, was part of our “burned and banned” season, and although it’s famous for having landed its cast and producers in jail on obscenity charges in the twenties […]

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In the Shadow of the Glen

Photo of In the Shadow of the Glen by J.M. Synge

An almost never seen forty minute wonder from J. M. Synge, IN THE SHADOW OF THE GLEN was part two (the more comic part) of a double header that began with Bergman’s ninety minute adaptation of A DOLL’S HOUSE. Both plays feature a protagonist named NORA who walks out on her husband at the end […]

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Bloodthirsty Moon


Ava Eisenson was riveting as the bloodthirsty Moon in Lorca’s most surreal moment. Photo by Raymond Haddad.

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The great Ken Jennings brought amazing animal vitality to his incarnation of Iago.

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Photo of Lenny Leibowitz and Susan Derry

Accompanying Susan Derry was one of the high points of my life. But oh boy, did I have to practice.

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One of the greatest marital sparring scenes in the repertoire, from Sheridan’s SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, played with brio, fire and panache by Patricia Santamasso and John Windsor-Cunningham, as the deceptively ill-matched Teazles.

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