Stories on Stage presents “Harmony of the World” Boulder’s Nomad Playhouse Oct. 22 at 7 p.m.

Denver, CO – This romantic story features live music and song. Stories on Stage presents “Harmony of the World” streaming live from Boulder’s Nomad Playhouse, along with limited in-person seating, on Friday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance for in-person attendance. Tickets are $22 and ticket holders will receive a link prior to the performance. or 303-494-0523.

Charles Baxter’s “Harmony of the World” is a bittersweet love story about what happens when a music critic (Geoff Kent) falls in love with an opera student (Emily Van Fleet) whose pitch is a little less than perfect. The show will feature live piano accompaniment by Martha Yordy as well as songs performed by Ms. Van Fleet.

This show marks the debut performances of Ms. Yordy and Ms. Van Fleet with Stories on Stage.

Charles Baxter is the author of the novels The Feast of Love (nominated for the National Book Award), First Light, Saul and Patsy, Shadow Play, The Soul Thief, and The Sun Collective, and the story collections Believers, Gryphon, Harmony of the World, A Relative Stranger, There’s Something I Want You to Do, and Through the Safety Net. His stories have appeared in several anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and The O. Henry Prize Story Anthology. He has won the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story. Baxter lives in Minneapolis.

Along with many others, Stories on Stage has had an incredible journey these past 18 months. The company forged new partnerships to create a complete season of professional live-streamed shows. This allowed Stories on Stage to keep our wonderful actors plying their creative trade and a lower ticket price made the shows more accessible to the community.  People linked in from all across the U.S., even as far away as England. What a way to celebrate the company’s 20th Anniversary!

Now celebrating their 21st Season, Stories on Stage presents renowned actors performing dynamic and entertaining short stories. For more information and tickets go to or call 303-494-0523.

“Harmony of the World” is sponsored by Christine and John Smith. The 2021 – 2022 Season is sponsored in part by the Citizens of the Scientific and Cultural District (SCFD), Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Bonfils Stanton Foundation, Colorado Creative Industries and Community Foundation of Boulder County.

Stories on Stage
“Harmony of the World”
Streaming live on Friday, October 22
7:00 p.m.
Tickets are $22
Ticket holders will receive a link prior to the performance. or 303-494-0523

All shows are available for virtual screening and Season subscriptions for all nine shows are available starting at $150.

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