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She Talks to Beethoven 
by Adrienne Kennedy 


This rarely-produced work by the legendary Adrienne Kennedy takes place in a newly-independent Ghana in 1961, where an American writer is facing both the disappearance of her husband and her own mysterious illness. In her feverish state, dream and reality merge as Suzanne conjures Beethoven – who is preparing for the 1803 premiere of his opera, Fidelio – and her pursuit for answers weaves and blurs into radio broadcasts, love letters, and the legendary composer’s own struggles. Director Keenan Tyler Oliphant explores the space between perception and reality in this surrealistic production.

Caro Guzman
Milton Lyles 

Scenic Design: Emona Stoykova
Costume Design: Christopher Vergara
Lighting Design: Molly Tiede and Bentley Heydt,
Sound Design: Kimberly O'Loughlin, 
Props Design and Coordination: Daniel Brothers
Stage Manager: Sydnee Davis
Production Manager: Courteney Leggett 
Artistic Line Producer: Ali Skye Bennet 
Presented by Drama League Director Fest
Photos by Catalin Stelian


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