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Dramaturg for North American premiere

THE KING'S SPEECH

by David Seidler

Directed by MIchael Wilson

Dramaturg: Christopher Baker

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

September 12  - October 20, 2019

National Theater (Washington, DC)

February 11  - February 16, 2020

Hartford Stage

March 19  - April 19, 2020

Featuring James Frain and Harry Hadden-Paton.

 

New play

THE LINCOLN VAUDEVILLE

by Christopher Baker

Directed by Michael Preston

The Hartt School, Hartford

October 3-6, 2019

Workshopped @  CenterStage, Baltimore  (April 2016) 

Production @ Trinity College, Hartford (April 2018)

The Lincoln Vaudeville beguiles...an unconventional, frequently jarring and at times brilliant play. ”—Trinity Tripod

 

Popular adaptation

JANE AUSTEN'S

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Adapted by Christopher Baker

Directed by Hana Sharif

Repertory Theater of St. Louis

December 4 - 29, 2019

"While respectful of Austen, [Baker] does not aim for mere imitation or by-the-numbers re-creation; the dialogue sounds authentic and natural. This is, above all, an entertaining work of theater."—Baltimore Sun

Recent.

Dramaturg for Verdi's opera

LA TRAVIATA

Directed by Michelle Hendrick

Conducted by Jonathan Hirsh

Dramaturg: Christopher Baker

Pan Opera @ The Academy of Music

Northampton,MA

Sept. 14-16, 2018

New play

THE LINCOLN VAUDEVILLE

by Christopher Baker

Directed by Michael Preston

Music by Kevin Scott

Trinity College, Hartford

April  12-14, 2018

A satiric mash-up of historical figures and contemporary politicos, of presidential excess and popular amnesia, this play with music is an irreverent romp through our American political psyche.

The Lincoln Vaudeville was workshopped at Center Stage, Baltimore (April 2016), directed by Hana Shariff.

 

From Top: Elizabeth Ledo, James Frain and Harry Hadden-Paton in The King's Speech @Chicago Shakespeare, photo by Liz Lauren;  The Lincoln Vaudeville @Hartt School; Kate Abbruzzes and A.J. Shively in premiere production of  Pride and Prejudice @ Center Stage, photo by Richard Anderson; Kate Callahan-Hardman in La Traviatta @ PanOpera, photo by Phyllis Meredith;  The Lincoln Vaudeville @Trinity.

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