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Trouble in Mind

June 24 - September 9, 2022

Randall L. Jones Theatre

The Sound of Music

June 23 - October 8, 2022

Randall L. Jones Theatre


June 25 - October 8, 2022

Randall L. Jones Theatre

The Tempest

July 12 - October 8, 2022

Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre

All's Well That Ends Well

June 20 - September 8, 2022

Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre


September 14 - October 8, 2022

Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre

King Lear

June 22 - September 10, 2022

Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

June 21 - September 9, 2022

Engelstad Shakespeare 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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