Stephen Karam
Stephen Karam
Waterwell will present a workshop of Stephen Karam's new musical Emma, based on the novel by Jane Austen, as the inaugural production its New Works Lab. Tamara Fisch will direct the performances at the Professional Performing Arts School (PPAS), May 11-14.

This annual workshop series presents stripped down, actor-centric productions that aim to add to the canon of thematically rich, complex and original scripts and roles for student actors.

The creative team for Emma will also include Lauren Cregor Devine (orchestrator), Brett Kristofferson (music director), Kyle Pleasant (choreographer), James Fenton (scenic designer), Melissa Trn (costume designer) and Simon Cleveland (lighting designer). The cast of twelve is comprised entirely of high school students at PPAS.

Karam's other plays include Speech & Debate, Sons of the Prophet, and columbinus.

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