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Dramaturg for North American Premiere and Tour

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 CANCELLED

March 19  - April 19, 2020

Winter Garden (Toronto) CANCELLED

May, 2020

Phoenix Theatre Company

July 8 -August 2, 2020

Recent.

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

The highest-selling show in The Rep's history!

Nominated for 5 St. Louis Theater Circle Awards including Best Production of a Comedy!

"A brilliantly entertaining show that immediately sweeps the audience up in its joyous storytelling....Baker preserves the sense and sensibility of the novel, transforming it into a richly theatrical experience.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Other recent and upcoming productions:

Mission Hills High School, San Marcos, CA (November 14 – 16, 2019)

Scarborough Players, Scarborough, ON, Canada (March 6 – 21, 2020)

Canyon Theatre GuildNewhall, CA (July, 2020)

 

Director of a new opera

THE SEANCE  

Music by Timothy Peterson and Libretto by Sara Fetherolf

Conductor: Brian Jones

Directed by Christopher Baker

New in November Festival @

Hartford Opera Theater

Hartford, CT

Nov. 17, 2019

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

 

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.

From Top: Elizabeth Ledo, James Frain and Harry Hadden-Paton in The King's Speech @Chicago Shakespeare, photo by Liz Lauren; Nick Rehberger and Katie Kleiger in Pride and Prejudice @ Repertory Theater of St. Louis.  Photo by Phillip Hamer; Teryn Kuzma, Charity Clark and Taka Komagata in The Seance @ Hartford Opera Theater, photo by Kim Bova;  Lincoln Vaudeville @Hartt School.

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Pride

and

Prejudice

The Lifespan of a Fly

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