Northern Stage has come a long way since Founding Artistic Director Brooke Ciardelli began staging shows in various venues in Burlington, VT in 1992. Since relocating to their new home at the Briggs Opera House in 1997, Northern Stage has offered over 50 productions, including World Premieres such as The Shrew Tamer, Ovid: Tales of Myth & Magic and A Christmas Carol: The Musical, the American premiere of the Holocaust drama The Strange Passenger, and regional premieres of Wit, Stones In His Pockets, Enigma Variations and Tom Crean¢Antarctic Explorer. Other highlights include a staged reading of Who''s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? with Patrick Stewart and Lisa Harrow and a reading of Resurrection Blues, with the playwright, Pulitzer Prize winner Arthur Miller, in attendance. The company has twice been honored with Moss Hart Awards for Excellence in Theater from the New England Theatre Conference, for productions of To Kill A Mockingbird (1999) and All My Sons (2004).