Barn Life

Barn Life: 2017

Sneak Peaks, Behind the Scenes Footage, and Exclusive Content for our 85th Summer Season!

The Secret Garden: YCN Interview with 2017 Acting Intern Company Member Kailey Boyle

The Secret Garden: An interview with Costume Designer Emily Kimball

June 24: Strawberry Festival

Members of the Junior Intern Company performed selections from their first production, Bookworms!, at the New London Historical Society as part of the 2017 Strawberry Festival festivities.

June 21: Welcoming the 2017 Junior Intern Company

The 2017 Junior Intern Company met at the Barn to hear what Director of Education Josh Feder has planned for them this summer. They enjoyed an ice cream social, then met their Mentors from the 2017 Acting Intern Company!

June 14: GODSPELL Opens!

For more photos from GODSPELL, check out this photo album!

The Company of GODSPELL

The Company of GODSPELL, with Director Carol Dunne and Barn Artistic Director Keith Coughlin

June 8: 60th Annual Straw Hat Revue Opens!

Here are just a few of the pictures from this year’s Straw Hat Revue. For more, check out this photo album!

2017 Acting Intern Dalton Bertolone

2017 Acting Interns Elana Valastro and Kailey Boyle







The 2017 Acting Intern Company

June 2: Open Rehearsal with Lake Sunapee Region Center for the Arts

We welcomed members of the community into the Barn for intimate look at the creative process. Director Carol Dunne, Choreographer Kyle Brand, and the cast of GODSPELL rehearsed and performed some works-in-progress, and afterwards participated in a Q-and-A with the audience.

Choreographer Kyle Brand gives an adjustment during rehearsal.

Director Carol Dunne answers a question during the Q&A Session.

GODSPELL 2017: An Interview with

Director Carol Dunne

May 28: Welcoming the 2017 Acting Intern Company

Barn Family and Friends welcome the 2017 Company

This year’s Acting Intern Company are the product of over 1,000 auditions held in New York City, New England Theater Conference, and college campuses across the country. Here are some quick facts about our 2017 Interns:

Average Age


Where They’re From

Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin

Male/Female Ratio:


Most Represented College or University

May 27: Box Office Opens!

Lines wrapped around the building for patrons to get their tickets to the 2017 Sumer Season!