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The History of 
Beech Street Theatre Company

Prologue: Michael's Drive

Every story has a beginning. This is where the Beech Street Theatre Company begins, the moment that Founder & Managing Artistic Director, Michael Khashmanian, finds his new theatre company's name. 


Act I:
Incorporation (2013 - 2014)

The Incorporation Era saw the building up of Beech Street's foundations, while the company slowly grew in membership and familiarity to the rest of the Durham Arts Scene. 

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Act II: 
(2015 - 2016)

The Nascence Era saw Beech Street expand its community and take on newer, bolder, and higher production quality projects within its community.


Act III:
(2017 - 2018)

The Furtherance Era saw Beech Street benefit from it's success and share the passions of theatre with a wider range of people than before. 

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Act IV:

The Prospering Era saw Beech Street go through success after success while producing five staged plays in the span of one year. 


Act V:
(2020 - 2022)

The Redux Era saw Beech Street endure a tough two years of near inactivity due to the pandemic. Once the restraints of the lockdown were eased, Beech Street rebuilt itself anew. 

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