Ironweed Productions, a Santa Fe-based theater company, has been producing professional theater of the highest caliber since its founding
Ironweed has produced powerful and critically-acclaimed productions
of: Fool for Love, True West and Buried Child by Sam Shepard;
'night, Mother by Marsha Norman; The Trip to Bountiful by Horton Foote; American Buffalo by David Mamet; Our Town by Thornton Wilder;
Good People by David Lindsay-Abaire; and Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller; and the Santa Fe premieres of Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shanley and Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire.
With each production, Ironweed supports young, developing artists. This support has included:
Scott Harrison is a graduate of the American Repertory Theatre Institute in Cambridge, MA. He also studied at the Studio Theatre Acting Conservatory, and has performed regionally in New York, Boston, Miami, and Washington, DC in productions including The Taming of the Shrew, Long Day's Journey into Night, SubUrbia and Wit. In 2002 he produced and directed The Roads to Home by Horton Foote at the 78th Street Theater Lab in New York.
Since moving to Santa Fe in 2002, he has performed with Fusion Theatre Company, Theaterwork, Chamber Theater, Greer Garson Theatre Company, and Theater Grottesco in productions that include The Diary of Ann Frank, The Rainmaker, and Wenomadmen. Most recently, he appeared as Ian in Fusion Theatre Company's production of The Other Place . He also appeared as Nick in The Guys, a benefit production commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
In 2004, he founded Ironweed Productions. As Artistic Director he has performed in their productions of Fool for Love, True West, Rabbit Hole, Buried Child and Good People, and he has directed productions of 'night, Mother, Doubt: a Parable, The Trip to Bountiful, American Buffalo, Our Town and Death of a Salesman.
For the past several years Scott has also been an advocate for violence prevention in Northern New Mexico. In 2003, he directed The Vagina Monologues in Española, which raised money for PeaceKeepers, a violence prevention organization serving the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos. In October, 2009 he participated in the worldwide reading of The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later.