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West Side Story

June 21 - September 8, 2023

Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre

A Midsummer Night's Dream

June 22 - September 9, 2023

Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre

The Play That Goes Wrong

June 30 - October 7, 2023

Randalll L. Jones Theatre

A Raisin in the Sun

June 23 - September 8, 2023

Randall L. Jones Theatre


July 15 - October 7, 2023

Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre

Jane Austen's Emma

June 22 - October 7, 2023

Randall L. Jones Theatre

Timon of Athens

July 14 - October 7, 2023

Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre

Joe Payne

Sound Designer/Original Music Composer—All’s Well That Ends Well, King Lear; Sound Designer—Sweeney Todd

Previously at the Festival: twenty-one seasons as designer and/or composer; favorites include the Henry IV, V, VI series, Hamlet, Cymbeline, The Tempest, Mary Stuart, The 39 Steps

Other Theatres: Pioneer Theatre Company, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Syracuse Stage, Berkeley Rep, The Clarence Brown Theatre, Marble City Opera, Imagination Stage, The Neo-Futurists, Alabama Shakespeare, Round House Theatre, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Indiana Repertory Theatre, The Virginia Stage Company, The Egyptian Theatre Company, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Utah Symphony and Opera, and The Fulton Opera House

Teaching Credits: associate professor of sound and media design at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; previously at Illinois State University and the University of Utah

Professional Affiliations: United Scenic Artists Local 829, Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association, commissioner of the USITT Digital Media Commission

Website: paynesound.com

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