In June 2019, with Avant Bard. Sara played Arsinoe in
A Misanthrope--a new distillation of Moliere's The Misanthrope--by Matt Minnicino, directed by Megan Behm
Sara Barker takes an aggressive chance that pays off as the repressed divorcée Arsinoe.
Suddenly Last Summer will be back! Avant Bard Theatre is grateful to mount the production again in May 2022 to return to the run that was canceled by the pandemic in March 2020.
In March 2020, Sara played Catherine Holly in
Avant Bard Theatre's
Suddenly Last Summer, directed by Christopher Henley. The production was cut short due to the pandemic.
Sara Barker is phenomenal as Catherine Holly...
-DC Metro Theater Arts
Williams illustrates the ways truth and power are always shaping one another, and this is exemplified in Barker’s performance as Catherine.... [Catherine] only has her version of the truth, which may either condemn her or exonerate her, and every line in Barker’s reading reveals that understanding.
-Washington City Paper