Erik Ehn News

National Sawdust Presents MUSIC OF LISA BIELAWA Performed By American Contemporary Music Ensemble,  4/6National Sawdust Presents MUSIC OF LISA BIELAWA Performed By American Contemporary Music Ensemble, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

On Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7pm, National Sawdust (80 N 6th St.) will present a concert of the music of composer-vocalist Lisa Bielawa, performed by the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) with Bielawa as vocal soloist. (more...)

Photo Flash:  The Wilbury Group Presents ILL SEEN ILL SAIDPhoto Flash: The Wilbury Group Presents ILL SEEN ILL SAID
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Ill Seen Ill Said is a late work from Samuel Beckett that paints a haunting picture of an old woman alone in a cabin, who watches the evening and the morning star and ventures out chiefly to visit a grave. In prose of great poetic beauty, which the author translated from his original French text Mal vu mal dit in 1982, Beckett returns to the imagery of the Old and New Testaments to speculate on the great questions of human existence.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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University of Washington School of Drama's CINO NIGHTS Revives the Early Days of Off -Off Broadway in Seattle's U-DistrictUniversity of Washington School of Drama's CINO NIGHTS Revives the Early Days of Off -Off Broadway in Seattle's U-District
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

For three nights in March, a former medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle's University District will transform into a makeshift theatre cafe. Inspired by Joe Cino's legendary Greenwich Village performance space, Caffe Cino, the space will house performances of six short plays from the early days of Off Off Broadway.  (more...)

Milagro presents the Northwest Premier of LYDIAMilagro presents the Northwest Premier of LYDIA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Milagro presents the 2008 Henry Award winner for Outstanding New Play, Lydia. Set in the 1970s on the Texas border separating the United States and Mexico, Lydia is an intense, lyrical and magical story. (more...)

Wilbury's Studio W Program Announces ILL SEEN ILL SAID and NOT IWilbury's Studio W Program Announces ILL SEEN ILL SAID and NOT I
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The Wilbury Group's New Works development program, Studio W, proudly announces a staged-adaptation of Samuel Beckett's classic novella, Ill Seen Ill Said, adapted and directed by Erik Ehn with exclusive permission from the Samuel Beckett Estate.  (more...)

Les Enfants Terribles Announce Shortlist for 6th Annual LET AwardLes Enfants Terribles Announce Shortlist for 6th Annual LET Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Today, Les Enfants Terribles in collaboration with Greenwich Theatre have announced the ten nominees for the sixth LET Award. The award is designed to help two new companies produce an original piece of work each at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017. (more...)

Opera Star Deborah Voigt To Join Made For Online Opera VIREOOpera Star Deborah Voigt To Join Made For Online Opera VIREO
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Composer Lisa Bielawa's Vireo: The Spiritual Biography of a Witch's Accuser will feature world-renowned opera star Deborah Voigt singing a role created for her in Vireo's Episode Eleven, "Circus," to be shot on January 20, 2017 at the 16th Street Oakland Train Station in Oakland, California.  (more...)

Photo Flash: La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Presents CLOVER by Erik EhnPhoto Flash: La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Presents CLOVER by Erik Ehn
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew.  Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street,New York, NY 10003 from December 1-16, 2016.  (more...)

Richmond Triangle Players to Present Staged Reading of AFTER ORLANDORichmond Triangle Players to Present Staged Reading of AFTER ORLANDO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Richmond Triangle Players, in association with Missing Bolts Productions Inc. (Blair Baker & Zac Kline artistic directors) and NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Press (Caridad Svich, founder) will present a staged reading of AFTER ORLANDO, two evenings of short plays in response to the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. (more...)

David Schwimmer, Jessica Hecht and More Set for AFTER ORLANDO Readings in NYCDavid Schwimmer, Jessica Hecht and More Set for AFTER ORLANDO Readings in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

AFTER ORLANDO, directed by Wendy C. Goldberg, is an international theater action comprised of more than 70 short plays written in response to the tragic shooting at Pulse Nightclub on June 12, 2016. (more...)

Erik Ehn's New Experimental Drama CLOVER to Play La MaMaErik Ehn's New Experimental Drama CLOVER to Play La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew. Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003 from December 1-16, 2016. (more...)

Over 70 Short Plays from Caridad Svich, Neil LaBute and More Slated for AFTER ORLANDO Series in Response to Pulse ShootingOver 70 Short Plays from Caridad Svich, Neil LaBute and More Slated for AFTER ORLANDO Series in Response to Pulse Shooting
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Missing Bolts Productions and NoPassport Theatre Alliance, in association with Daryl Roth, announce AFTER ORLANDO, an international theater action comprised of more than 70 short plays written in response to the tragic shooting at Pulse Nightclub on June 12, 2016, and the growing devastating history of gun violence in the United States and worldwide. (more...)

BWW Review: 10,000 THINGS Doesn't Add Up to Much at Wilbury GroupBWW Review: 10,000 THINGS Doesn't Add Up to Much at Wilbury Group
by Robert Barossi - Oct 24, 2016

There is certainly something worthwhile about theater that pushes boundaries, tries new things, experiments and offers unique way to tell a story. The art form, in general, benefit from that kind of work. It benefits from work that expands the minds of an audience and tells them a story in a way that challenges them. On the other hand, Wilbury Group's second show of the year, 10,000 Things by Erik Ehn, proves how this kind of theater can instead leave an audience bored, confused or both.  (more...)

Wilbury Group Announces World Premiere of Erik Ehn's 10,000 THINGSWilbury Group Announces World Premiere of Erik Ehn's 10,000 THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The Wilbury Theatre Group proudly announces the world premiere of ?10,000 Things, a new work by acclaimed playwright Erik Ehn, October 20-30 2016. (more...)

Wilbury Theatre Group Announces AFTER ORLAND 11/1Wilbury Theatre Group Announces AFTER ORLAND 11/1
by Ashlee Latimer - Oct 13, 2016

The Wilbury Group, in association with TAPS at Brown, announces After Orlando, a staged-reading of new plays from noted international playwrights in response the shooting at Pulse Nightclub, presented Tuesday November 1, 2016 at 8pm in Studio 1 in the Granoff Center for the Arts at Brown University. (more...)

East West Players Presents POLITICS IN PLAY, a Bold New Pre-Election Play Reading SeriesEast West Players Presents POLITICS IN PLAY, a Bold New Pre-Election Play Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is proud to present Politics in Play, a series of staged play readings tackling the nation's current state of affairs, as part of a new initiative to showcase diverse, political voices in the theater. Politics in Play will commence with After Orlando: an international theatre action, in response to the Pulse Nightclub shooting, on October 17, 2016; Mike Daisey's The Trump Card (Diana Wyenn, Director) on October 23, 2016; and Christopher Chen's Mutt: Let's All Talk About Race! (Rodney To, Director) on November 1, 2016. (more...)

Kangagirl Productions Presents AFTER ORLANDO- An International Theatre ActionKangagirl Productions Presents AFTER ORLANDO- An International Theatre Action
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Kangagirl Productions (Margaret Nolan, artistic director) in partnership with Missing Bolts Productions (Blair Baker & Zac Kline, artistic directors) and NoPassport Theatre Alliance & Press (Caridad Svich, founder) will present a special staged reading of original short plays written in response to the shooting at Pulse Nightclub. (more...)

Wilbury Group Announces World Premiere of Erik Ehn's 10,000 THINGSWilbury Group Announces World Premiere of Erik Ehn's 10,000 THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The Wilbury Theatre Group proudly announces the world premiere of ?10,000 Things, a new work by acclaimed playwright Erik Ehn, October 20-30 2016. (more...)

Cast Set for PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Benefit for New Yorkers Against Gun ViolenceCast Set for PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Benefit for New Yorkers Against Gun Violence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

The annual Playwrights for a Cause will be Sunday, July 24th at 7:30 pm at the Atlantic Theatre (Linda Gross Theater), 336 West 20th Street, NYC 10011. Founded and curated by Glory Kadigan, Playwrights for a Cause is the annual benefit hosted by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. This year the event will benefit this important group - New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. (more...)

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