Due to COVID-19, the theatrical premiere of The Glassblower's Daughter has been postponed until October 2021.

BUT... We're pleased to announce an online streamed musical event will occur this October!

The Glassblower's Daughter

Lightning House Players is thrilled to announce our first production, an original two-act musical: The Glassblower’s Daughter!

Please check out The Glassblower's Daughter: Streamed Reading page for information about our online reading of the show with music planned for October 2021!

Follow us here and on Facebook for more announcements as we post on our progress, including opportunities for getting involved in this exciting theatrical experience.

Meet the Creative Team behind The Glassblower's Daughter

Zareh Artinian (Book, Producer, Director). The founder of Lightning House Players, Zareh is an experienced editor, writer, and producer of multimedia products. An accomplished author with works published in diverse genres and media, his most recent work was the book for a 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 at Emerson College, Sacred Heart University, and Eastern Nazarene College, as well as completing numerous freelance writing and editing projects. 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 that it will inspire those who see it.

Kelvyn Koning (Composer, Lyricist, Musical Director) Kelvyn 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 his alma mater as well as for Zeeland High School, Batesville High School, the Da Camera Singers, Quorum, and the Oriana Consort. He was a staff accompanist at Calvin University and Aquinas College and has sung as a soloist with the Choral Scholars at the Beaver Island Baroque Festival. He is currently the Director of Music at First Baptist Church of Melrose and is the soprano section leader for the Oriana Consort. He is a founding member of the Nightingale vocal ensemble and also accompanies the choirs at Boston Latin School as well as voice lessons at Boston Conservatory. It is Kelvyn’s goal to foster empathy, healing, and social justice for individuals and communities through music.

Katherine Encarnação (Choreographer) Katherine has choreographed over 60 musicals throughout the greater Boston area, including shows at South Shore School of Theatre, BC High, Milton High, The Rivers School, and The Stadium Theater in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Katherine has a B.F.A. in Dance from Rutgers University. She was a dancer and aerialist with Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus and a dance captain on Princess Cruises, where she traveled the globe extensively. Katherine is also a dance teacher and certified Zumba instructor. She is thrilled to be working with both Zareh and Kelvyn to bring this beautiful story to life.

Luke Hall (Visual Artist, Background Projections) Luke is responsible for creating the original 3D animated projections that will be used for The Glassblower's Daughter's backdrops. Luke specializes in 3D Animation and Environment Design. He studied Film & Media Arts and Temple University and works as a freelance consultant for brands and organizations. He strives to push computer graphics beyond its capabilities in order to tell powerful stories. Luke harnesses new media like Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and programming to transform primitive concepts into forward-thinking ones. His work is rooted in escapism, fantasy, and surrealism. Luke was drawn to this production by its integration of digital and live performance art.

  • Facebook
  • YouTube: Lightning House Players Channel
  • Twitter
  • Instagram

Copyright 2019-2020 Lightning House. All rights reserved.