Flaming Agnes

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The great and glorious dynamo, Susan Derry–who in one New Harmony Theatre season played Desdemona, Meg in Crimes of The Heart, AND Eliza Doolittle–is seen here in her knock-out number, “Flaming Agnes,” from I DO, I DO!

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The Dybbuk

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We decided to go simple and direct with the moment of ghostly reunion in THE DYBBUK. Perri Yaniv and Rachel Claire played this with memorable longing and tenderness.

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Here is the incomparable Ken Tigar as Salieri ensorcelling the audience in the opening moment of AMADEUS at New Harmony Theatre. Elegant, evocative scenic design from Tijana Bjelejac, with whom I’ve happily worked on over fifteen productions.

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The boundlessly talented Joy Franz and Susan Derry as Emilia and Desdemona in the loveliest moment from New Harmony Theatre’s production of OTHELLO . Both actresses are equally at home in Shakespeare and Sondheim. And both have that ineffable gift for reflecting light.

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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

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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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