The Lunar Stratagem was founded in West Virginia in 2011 by Matthew Earnest & Nicole Perrone, and today the company operates 100 miles north of New York City near Hudson, NY. We create original theatre works from a variety of sources, adapt literature, and reimagine classics for contemporary audiences.

The company took its name from Aphra Behn’s 1687 play, The Emperor of the Moon.

Producing Artistic Director: Matthew Earnest Resident Designer: William Bezek.

Board of Directors: Dr. Kellie Bean, Josh Dorsey, Matthew Earnest, Nicole Perrone, Eli Wilson, CPA, and Dr. Jessica Wilson