Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Who's Who in Emergency Used Candles...

We invite you to take a closer look at our Design Team for our upcoming Off-Broadway production of Emergency Used Candles by Chiara Montalto beginning with Sound Designer, Eric Nightengale. Eric most recently directed Israel Horovitz's Mid-East Pieces (a collection of short plays: Security, A Mother's Love, What Strong Fences Make and Beirut Rocks) for our 70/70 Horovitz Project. He's also known for directing Barefoot Theatre Company's acclaimed 40th anniversary production of Landford Wilson's Balm In Gilead featuring Ensemble Members, Anna Chlumsky, Francisco Solorzano, Victoria Malvagno, Jeremy Brena, Christopher Whalen, Ruben Luque and more... We're excited as ever to be working with Eric Nightengale.

Eric Nightengale design credits in New York include work for the Circle Repertory Theatre, The Acting Company, The Manhattan Theatre Club, Circle in the Square, Minetta Lane Theatre, Webster Hall, Symphony Space, The Cherry Lane Theatre, 78th Street Theatre Lab, HERE, Ensemble Studio Theatres, Bleecker 45, Theatre for a New City, and The Classic Stage Company. In Chicago design credits include productions at Victory Gardens Theatre, Baliwick, Chicago Dramatists Workshop, the Shedd Aquarium, and Second City. He has worked as a teaching artist for the Lincoln Center Institute, Theatre Development Fund, and as an adjunct professor at Brooklyn College, Towson University and Antioch. His work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe has resulted in seven Fringe First awards, six published scripts, four adaptations for BBC radio, a Best Ensemble award, and a London transfer. Recent work includes The Frog Singer, an electro-luminescent-wire puppet play;The Natasha Plays, which toured Bratislava, Slovakia and Varna, Bulgaria this summer; and An Idiot, which just concluded a sold out run at the New York City Fringe Festival. His production of Dead Dogs, by Greg Steinbruner, will open in Shanghai, China in November.

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