(Photo from Open Door.)
Throughout 2008 and 2009, workshops have been taking place for Dance of Desire, a musical adaptation of Lorca’s Yerma, translated by Caridad Svich, conceived by Kay Matscullat, music by Elizabeth Swados.
By Colombia-born master puppet theater artist Federico Restrepo, his puppet theater troupe Loco 7, and award-winning composer Elizabeth Swados, Open Door directly addresses the impact of the many new immigrants who now make up New York City from such diverse cultural backgrounds as North and South American, African, Middle Eastern, European and Asian; friends and strangers, living in the same city/apartment/room/building, meeting and exchanging stories that reveal their histories and states of mind.
The Great Divorce
Off-Broadway, the Magis Theater Company
Recitative for Four Voices
By Daniel Berrigan, SJ; performed at Fordham University
A performance piece with Taylor Mac, produced with the assistance of Mabou Mines.
NYU Tisch Mainstage
Liz composed music for Bokan, a unique dance drama by Frederico Restrepo. Bokan was performed in Bogota, Columbia on April 6, 2006.
Life is a Dream
Cathedral of St. John the Divine/Marquette University