Off Script with Dan Dwyer: Jeff Mousseau, Director of “The Snow Queen,” and Barbara Wiechmann, who Adapted the Story From the Hans Christian Anderson Fairytale

A man is haunted by a recurring bad dream.
A girl journeys barefoot through the world to rescue her best friend.
Their stories intertwine in this new adaptation with music, presented as a staged concert, accompanied by striking visuals.

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For adults and younger audiences, ages 9 and up.

Jeff Mousseau co-founded Ancram Opera House in 2016. Ancram Opera House is an intimate, award-winning rural performance hall showcasing contemporary theatre and alternative cabaret by visionary theatre and musical artists.  Jeff directed AOH’s  production of Tony Kushner’s HOMEBODY at Ancram Opera House, which won a 2018 Berkshire Theatre Critics Award. His work has been seen at HERE Arts Center, Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Baruch Performing Arts Center, Theatre for the Open Eye, Theater at 224 Waverly, Ensemble Studio Theater, Tribeca PAC, West Bank Cafe, Proctors Theater, Olana, Hudson Opera House and StageWorks. 
Barbara Wiechmann is a New York-based performer and playwright. Her work has been produced at P.S. 122; the Ensemble Studio Theatre; New York Theatre Workshop; BACA Downtown; HERE; the Ohio Theatre; the Samuel Beckett Theatre; the Edinburgh, Seattle, Toronto and Philadelphia Fringe Festivals; and at colleges and universities around the country. A two-time New York State Council on the Arts grant recipient and a Jane Chambers Playwriting Award finalist, she is also the creator of the television show for kids “Naturally Sadie” which aired on the Disney Channel for three seasons. In addition to being a New Dramatists alumnus, she is a New Georges Affiliated Artist and was a HERE artist in residence. 


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