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Rick Burkhardt

 
Bio:
Rick Burkhardt is an award-winning composer, songwriter, and playwright whose original chamber music, theater, and text pieces have been performed by dozens of ensembles in over forty US cities, as well as in Europe, Mexico, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. He is a founding member of the Nonsense ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Rick Burkhardt is an award-winning composer, songwriter, and playwright whose original chamber music, theater, and text pieces have been performed by dozens of ensembles in over forty US cities, as well as in Europe, Mexico, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. He is a founding member of the Nonsense ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Ars Nova Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Rick; accordion

Writing

Creator

Photos

Tony Jarvis and Rick Burkhardt, Photo

Tony Jarvis and Rick Burkhardt,

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Date:
12/10/2021
Rick Burkhardt, Stacey Sargeant, Andrew R. Butler Photo

Rick Burkhardt, Stacey Sargeant, Andrew R. Butler

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Date:
12/10/2021
Tony Jarvis, Rick Burkhardt, Stacey Sargeant, Andrew R. Butler, Debbie Christine Tjon Photo

Tony Jarvis, Rick Burkhardt, Stacey Sargeant, Andrew R. Butler, Debbie Christine Tjong

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Date:
12/10/2021
Manik Choksi (Ishmael) and Rick Burkhardt (Three Pianos, Beowuf√Ę‚ā¨‚ÄĚA Thousand Yea Photo

Manik Choksi (Ishmael) and Rick Burkhardt (Three Pianos, Beowuf√Ę‚ā¨‚ÄĚA Thousand Years of Baggage)

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Date:
12/13/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Ars Nova Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Rick; accordion

Writing
Creator

Rick Burkhardt Biography

Rick Burkhardt is an award-winning composer, songwriter, and playwright whose original chamber music, theater, and text pieces have been performed by dozens of ensembles in over forty US cities, as well as in Europe, Mexico, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. He is a founding member of the Nonsense Company, a touring experimental music/theater trio, and songwriter/accordionist for the Prince Myshkins, a political cabaret/folk duo whose songs have been performed and recorded by a wide variety of musicians across the US.




Rick Burkhardt News

Wet Ink Ensemble Announces 2022-23 Artists-In-Residence Photo Wet Ink Ensemble Announces 2022-23 Artists-In-Residence
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022

NYC-based new music group Wet Ink Ensemble announces its three new Artists-in-Residence: Obie award-winning theater artist Rick Burkhardt, composer and drummer Vicente Hansen Atria, and saxophonist and composer Ingrid Laubrock.

Josh Modney Releases Near To Each, His Debut Album As A Composer And Bandleader, On C Photo Josh Modney Releases Near To Each, His Debut Album As A Composer And Bandleader, On Carrier Records
by Grace Cutler - Jul 5, 2022

On Friday, August 5, 2022, composer, solo improviser, bandleader, and writer Josh Modney releases Near To Each, his debut full-length album as a composer and bandleader, on Carrier Records. The album features nine compositions for a quartet of adventurous musicians including Ingrid Laubrock (saxophones), Mariel Roberts (cello), and Cory Smythe (piano), with Modney on violin.

Hoi Polloi's WHITE ON WHITE extends through July 16 Photo Hoi Polloi's WHITE ON WHITE extends through July 16
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022

Brooklyn performance and civic space JACK announced an extension of Hoi Polloi's White on White

OBIE-Winning Theater Company Hoi Polloi Returns to JACK with WHITE ON WHITE Photo OBIE-Winning Theater Company Hoi Polloi Returns to JACK with WHITE ON WHITE
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022

OBIE-winning theater company Hoi Polloi (Three Pianos; All Hands) returns to JACK with a peek inside the meeting of a white anti-racist group. As the members reckon with sacrifices they must make to live up to their principles, other forces begin to disrupt and unsettle their efforts. An uncanny ode to honesty, forgiveness, and accountability, this ensemble tour de force pulls the audience on a descent from the too-real to the sub-real.  

World Premiere Immersive Play TRY THIS ON FOR ME to be Presented Off-Broadway Photo World Premiere Immersive Play TRY THIS ON FOR ME to be Presented Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

The award-winning New York Neo-Futurists announced the world premiere production of TRY THIS ON FOR ME, a new full-length immersive play created by ensemble member Lee LeBreton with collaborators Anooj Bhandari and Nicole Hill, directed by Dan Rogers. 

innova Recordings Announces Eight New Artists to Join the Label Following National Ca Photo innova Recordings Announces Eight New Artists to Join the Label Following National Call
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2022

Today American Composers Forum announces the first collection of recording projects selected through a panel process for its in-house record label, innova Recordings. A national call issued in December 2021 launched innova's new business model aimed at making the process of visioning, producing, and releasing recordings more inclusive and accessible to artists.

Wet Ink Ensemble Premieres Works By Katherine Young, Rick Burkhardt, Mariel Roberts,  Photo Wet Ink Ensemble Premieres Works By Katherine Young, Rick Burkhardt, Mariel Roberts, Peter Evans, and Eric Wubbels
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2022

The program features a new work by 2021-22 Artist-in-Residence Katherine Young, We are all lichens for bass flute, tenor saxophone, violin, cello, feedback piano, drum kit, and live electronics, in which improvisation permeates the piece as musicians improvise extended passages based on carefully workshopped materials.

RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE Postponed at the Space
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2022

The Lucille Lortel Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Ars Nova  production of Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future will postpone its return  engagement at the Space at Irondale (85 S Oxford St, Brooklyn, NY) until the 2022- 23 season.  

Photos: Go Inside the RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE Album Celebration! Photo Photos: Go Inside the RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE Album Celebration!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2021

xProducer Christopher Maring will present a return engagement of The Lucille Lortel Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Ars Nova production of Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future, Last night, the production celebrated its cast album with a special performance!

RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE to be Presented at the Space at Irondale Photo RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE to be Presented at the Space at Irondale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2021

Producer Christopher Maring will present a return engagement of The Lucille Lortel Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Ars Nova production of Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future, at the Space at Irondale (85 S Oxford St, Brooklyn, NY) on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.

Rick Burkhardt Videos

Video: Ars Nova Releases Music Video From RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE VideoVideo: Ars Nova Releases Music Video From RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2018

Ars Nova, "one of the most adventurous Off-Broadway companies" (New York Times), under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director Jason Eagan and Managing Director Renee Blinkwolt, is pleased to kick off its 2018-2019 season at its original home with the world premiere of Rags Parkland Sings The Songs Of The Future. Created by Andrew R. Butler, a former Ars Nova resident artist and 2018 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient, this sci-fi folk concert is directed by Jordan Fein (Erin Markey's Singlet) and strengthens Ars Nova's reputation as an innovator in stretching the bounds of music-driven theater.

Tony Awards Close-Up: The Great Storyteller of 2017, Rachel Chavkin, Explains How She Told the Tale of GREAT COMET
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2017

It takes a village to recreate the giant world of War and Peace in a supper club-style Broadway theatre. Chief of that village is Rachel Chavkin, who earned her first Tony nomination for Best Direction for her ingenious work on Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. Below, watch as she explains why the show's long journey to the Imperial has been so rewarding. 

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Broadway-Bound PORGY & BESS in Workshop
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) opens its 2011-12 season with The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin. The adaptation by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Ronald K. Brown, begins previews on August 17 and opens for the reviewing press on August 31 at 7pm. Performances are at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge. Tickets for preview performances are currently on sale, remaining tickets for the run go on sale on July 12. Check out a sneak peek of the production below!