2017

Three Seconds: Barn Arts Collective

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The Renovationists are thrilled to be spending a week in Maine at the Barn Arts Collective workshopping Corbin Went's play Three Seconds. 

Joining Emma & Corbin: Harrison Densmore, Julia Larsen, Olivia Barresi, Patrick Harvey, Zoe Goslin, and Finn Kilgore.

"Is loneliness something in the blood? Or is it something in the air? As life at White Rock Lighthouse shifts tidally back and forth across a century, Emory meets the only person who could inspire him to change his fate. Two distinct timelines weave into one family story of loneliness, thwarted hope, and the ocean."

(Residency October 8th-15th, Barn Arts Performance Saturday October 14th 7 PM)


Nec Spe / Nec Metu

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A play in two parts, by Sara Fellini
Produced by spit&vigor 
Starring Sara Fellini and Adam Belvo

United Solo, October 10th at Theatre Row

NEC SPE: The great Baroque painter Caravaggio confesses his hideous sins to an imagined or ethereal priest after his own brutal and untimely death, searching for forgiveness or possibly something deeper. TICKETS HERE

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NEC METU: The great Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi recounts her notorious rape and torture in order to reclaim her legacy and fully illuminate her brilliant life and art. TICKETS HERE



Chemistry

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by Jacob Marx Rice, in DarkFest at The Tank. 
July 29th & 30th, 2017

 "Scars blend better in the dark."

Featuring Juliana Bearse & Jovan Davis

Cello composed and performed by Ariana Karp
Produced by Daniella Benavides, & Stage Managed by Rafaella Rossi
 

Measure for Measure

Directed by Simon Godwin, at Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA)

Emma was the SDCF Observer and assistant director on the production.

(May-July 2017)

"Gorgeous…This MEASURE FOR MEASURE soars just as it should into that uniquely Shakespearean plane where absolutely opposing philosophies are given equally compelling expression." -The New York Times
 

AMP

"An electrical current. A modern Prometheus. An investigation of gender, sexuality, Galvani, Mary Shelley and the Boston Symphony Orchestra."

June 28th, 2017, The Bushwick Starr

Written by Jody Christopherson

All for One Theater's 'Solo Collective' Residency (AFO/SoCo Lab 2017)
 


Old Names for Wildflowers: A Staged Reading

Presented by The Renovationists, Old Names for Wildflowers is a brand new, full-length play by Corbin Went, about witchcraft, queer family-making, and survival on the edge of the woods that "ring with the devil's whistle."

Invite-only staged-reading May 7th at 7 PM, Penthouse 2 Shetler Studios.

Featuring: Laura Baranik*, Adam Belvo, Sara Fellini, Zoe Goslin, Patrick Harvey, Sarah Keyes, Finn Kilgore, Jason O'Connell*, and Samantha Steinmetz* (*Appearing Courtesy of the Actors Equity Association)


2016

Much Ado About Nothing

in The Brick's 'Shakespeare in the Theater' Festival

Easy Leap Theatre Company 2016

"Emma Rosa Went's direction of... Much Ado About Nothing achieves the not-small feat of making a Shakespearean comedy funny... Went injects life, and more importantly surprise." -New York Theatre Review (full review HERE)

CLICK HERE to read Emma's interview with New York Theatre Review

TDF's ARTICLE on the Brick's 'Shakespeare in the Theater'
 

Trailer by Evening Squire Productions

Boxcar, a play by Corbin Went

Produced at The Tank, 2016

A Renovationists Production

"Boxcar blends intimacy and poetry, gender and power, truth and more than truth, all set against the vastness of the American landscape."

Theater in the Now interviews Emma on Boxcar HERE

Emma is profiled HERE in Visible Soul's "People You Should Know"