April 2, 2019

PerformInk announces the Chicago premiere of Head Over Heels.

Elizabeth will co-direct the musical alongside Derek Van Barham.

https://perform.ink/kokandy-lands-go-gos-musical-head-over-heels/


January 9, 2019

Swanson was interviewed alongside Emma Donoghue for a Windy City Times article about writing and staging I Know My Own Heart.

Swanson is directing this production

http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Novelists-fascination-with-history-comes-alive-on-stage/65157.html


November 15, 2018

Chicago Tribune announces casting for American premiere of I Know My Own Heart at Pride Films & Plays

Swanson is directing this production

https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/theater/ct-ent-pfp-i-know-my-own-heart-cast-20181115-story.html


October 12, 2018

Reddyk & Krupp release the Fringe cast recording of “Jutta’s Funeral” from Hildegard.

Swanson directed a workshop production of Hildegard at the Chicago Fringe Festival in September 2018. Swanson, Reddyk, and Krupp are planning more workshops for 2019.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOZlDCf9pSU


April 15, 2018

The Daily Northwestern announces the premiere of A Home on the Lake at Piven Theater

Swanson is dramaturging this production

https://dailynorthwestern.com/2018/04/25/lateststories/local-play-explores-race-housing-discrimination-in-evanston/


February 21, 2018

Reddyk & Krupp post highlights from their November 2017 staged reading of The Thanksgiving Circumcision at Red Twist Theater.

Swanson directed the reading and led the preceding rewriting and dramaturgy workshop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJ4GbpwDKBc


September 29, 2017

Chicago Tribune reviews Midwest premiere of Fun Home at Victory Gardens Theater (dir. Gary Griffin)

Swanson is assistant directing this production

https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/theater/reviews/ct-ent-fun-home-review-0930-story.html


March 4, 2017

Chicago Theater Beats review for Love’s Labor’s Lost (dir. Marti Maraden)

Swanson is assistant directing this production

http://chicagotheaterbeat.com/2017/03/04/loves-labors-lost-review-chicago-shakespeare-2017/#review