STEFAN BARNER* makes his New Repertory Theatre debut. Previous credits include The Importance of Being Earnest (Odyssey Opera); Gianni Schicchi (Salt Marsh Opera); and The Merry Widow (Worcester Schubertiade). Mr. Barner has performed with a number of opera companies across the United States and abroad including Nashville Opera, Tulsa Opera, Knoxville Opera, Opera Columbus, Glimmerglass Opera, Boston Midsummer Opera, Monadnock Music Festival, and Des Moines Metro Opera. Notable international performances include a return to the Glimmerglass Festival in 2012 in Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man performing at the Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman. Mr. Barner made his international debut in 2009 singing B. F. Pinkerton in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly with La Musica Lirica in Novafeltria, Italy. Mr. Barner received his undergraduate degree from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa and his masters from the University of Tennessee. Originally from Iowa, he currently resides in Jamaica Plain.