Guys and Dolls

Erin Stewart gave a magnificent, moving performance in GUYS AND DOLLS at New Harmony Theatre.

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A Streetcar Named Desire

Moments before the shattering climax in STREETCAR. Eileen Ward and Hamish Allen-Headley gave unforgettably powerful performances.

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God of Vengeance

Act Two in GOD OF VENGEANCE. A playful moment in the brothel, before tragedy strikes.  Four of New York’s most gifted actresses:  Stacey Linnartz and Elizabeth Stahlmann in the foreground, Molly Stoller and Rachel Claire at the window.

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Scandalous

Patricia Santomasso in one of my favorite performances, as Lady Teazle in SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL at New Harmony Theatre.  Headstrong, high-flying, unruly, charming, vulnerable, and touchingly wise.

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The Dybbuk

Leye is gripped by otherworldly longings in Marvell Rep’s inaugural season production of THE DYBBUK.  Eloquent, sensitive performances from Rachel Claire, Barbara Spiegel, and Chris Kipiniak. The air was practically luminous, alive with the supernatural.

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Antigone

From ANTIGONE. Creon (Kevin Gilmartin) and Ismene (KC Wright) face off, as the two member chorus (Geddeth Smith and Peter Judd) looks on. Kevin and Geddeth, two great actors who can play anything, were Marvell veterans by this point, having performed in four productions. The expansively talented and incredibly versatile KC Wright, in her Marvell […]

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Night Games

Full-blooded, richly layered performances from Emma Rosenthal (who was also brilliant as Polly in THREEPENNY OPERA)  and Isaac Woofter (recently in WAR HORSE) in Marvell’s world premiere of NIGHT GAMES, an existential sexual revenge thriller, my favorite genre.

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End of Story

Here is our company with playwright and mentor extraordinaire, Howard Stein. Howard had just turned ninety when he finished END OF STORY, his richly layered, semi-autobiographical play, and we drove up to his home in CT to give it its first staged reading. It was a thrill for all of us. Howard passed away a […]

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In the Gallows

Photo from THE THREEPENNY OPERA

The Threepenny company in the gallows scene, one of Brecht’s most chillingly (and playfully) subversive passages. Played by one of the best casts ever. Photo by Jill Usdan.

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Parents and Children

Photo from SPRING'S AWAKENING

Anne Newhall and Lizzy DeClement as Mrs. Bergmann and her daughter Wendla in Marvell Rep’s 2012 production of Spring’s Awakening.  Working with these two extraordinary, limitless actresses was a real highlight. Photo by Jill Usdan.

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