The Glassblower's Daughter: An American Fairy Tale - October 17 - October 31, 2020

Lightning House Players

 Crew Who's Who 

  • Kelvyn Koning

    (Composer, Lyricist, Musical Director) Kelyvn specializes in composing for choir and theatre and in performing as a countertenor and pianist. He recently completed his Master of Music in Composition from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee and has been commissioned to write pieces for Zeeland High School, Batesville High School, the Da Camera Singers, Quorum, and the Oriana Consort. He is currently the Director of Music at First Baptist Church of Melrose and teaches private lessons and theatre classes at the All Newton Music School. Kelvyn is a founding member of the Nightingale vocal ensemble and it is his goal to foster empathy, healing, and social justice for individuals and communities through music. You can follow the Nightingale Vocal Ensemble on Facebook.

  • Zareh Artinian, Jr.

    (Book, Director, Producer) Zareh is author of the musical's book. The founder of Lightning House Players, Zareh is an experienced editor, writer, and producer of multimedia products. His works include writing the book to the musical, Beneath the Skin, which focused on de-stigmatizing mental health issues faced by young adults. He has also published over a dozen science fiction stories, non-fiction articles for middle-schoolers, and a novel for young adults. Zareh has taught various writing and media courses at Emerson College, Sacred Heart University, and Eastern Nazarene College. He has a B.S. from St. Joseph’s College and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Emerson College where he studied dramatic writing. Zareh is eager to share this uplifting, original tale with audiences. He hopes it will inspire those who see it.

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