Hildegard Live Album Recording at Sleeping Village Announced

OCT 30, 2019 The Hildegard creative team announced today that we’re play a Live Album Recording at Sleeping Village on December 8. This will be our first FULLY ORCHESTRATED performance of songs from the musical. Here’s an excerpt from the Broadway World announcement: Hildegard: An Unfinished Revolution is a concept album about the life of

HILDEGARD Residency Workshop with Princeton University Students

Sep 11, 2019 Ethan, Dave, and I are on New Jersey transit heading back to the airport after an AMAZING 10-day residency workshopping our new musical with Princeton University students. Each student made thoughtful, often groundbreaking contributions to the show, and we learned SO MUCH about this beast of a musical. Last night we concluded

Davyd Reddyk and Elizabeth Swanson Interview with Rachel Katz about Hildegard Von Bingen Musical

Sep 5, 2019 Davyd Reddyk and I where radio stars today chatting with Rachel Katz about the music of Hildegard Von Bingen, our new musical-in-development about Hildegard, and our upcoming public performance at Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts on September 10. Check out our interview on WWFM A Tempo with Rachel Katz.

Kokandy Productions Interview about Head Over Heels

Aug 24, 2019 Kokandy Productions has published an interview I did with the company. Check out the interview below, and get your tickets to Head Over Heels playing at Theater Wit through September 8th! Hey Elizabeth — tell us about you! Most labels have never sat easy with me, but one label I’ve always been

Week-long Hildegard workshop at Prop Thtr

JUL 15, 2019 Today we started our week-long Hildegard workshop at Prop Thtr! Very excited for conversations around faith and character development. We’d love for you to join us for a reading this coming Sunday, July 21. Come hear the latest draft (we wrote a second act!), and stay after for wine, beer, and chats.

Reviews are rolling in for HEAD OVER HEELS

JUL 8, 2019 They’re all pretty damn great, but only one made me cry on my way to work. Kerry Reid’s review for the Chicago Tribune was published this morning, and it’s GLOWING. There are so many great blogs and publications reviewing theater in the city; it’s a little silly to get wide-eyed over the

HEAD OVER HEELS Opens!

JUL 6, 2019 HEAD OVER HEELS is open for business! Congratulations to a wonderful cast and crew, and special thanks to book writer James Magruder for joining us for opening night festivities!

Vahishta Vafadari nominated by the Joseph Jefferson Committee for Performer in a Principle Role in I KNOW MY OWN HEART

APR 22, 2019 Congratulations to Vahishta Vafadari for her Jeff nomination! Vahishta has been nominated by the Joseph Jefferson Committee for Performer in a Principle Role for her performance as Anne Lister in I KNOW MY OWN HEART. The 46th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards will be held on June 3, 2019.

Elizabeth Swanson Named Co-director of Kokandy’s Head Over Heals

Apr 2, 2019 Some exciting news announced today: I will be co-directing HEAD OVER HEELS this summer with Kokandy Productions! This will be the first regional production of the musical since its Broadway run closed in January of this year. My fearless co-director is Kokandy’s newly appointed producing artistic director Derek Van Barham. Breon Arzell