The King's Speech

September 12

October 20, 2019

The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

by David Seidler
directed by Michael Wilson

Christopher Baker


CHRISTOPHER BAKER CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE: Debut. OFF BROADWAY: The Roads to Home, Orphans’ Home Cycle, The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore. REGIONAL: as dramaturg: Alley Theater, American Repertory Theater, Hartford Stage, PlayMakers Repertory, The Shakespeare Theater; as playwright: Alley Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage, Repertory Theater of St. Louis (upcoming), Trinity College. PUBLICATIONS: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice (Broadway Play Publishing); Shakespeare in an Hour, Moliere in an Hour (Smith & Kraus); chapters in The Production Notebooks (Theatre Communications Group), and African American Connecticut Explored (Wesleyan). EDUCATION: MFA, American Repertory Theatre/Moscow Art Theatre School; BS Northwestern University. Mr. Baker is an associate professor and the graduate program director at University of Massachusetts, Amherst. At Hartford Stage for fourteen years, he served in various capacities including associate artistic director and associate producer.

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