Sep 10, 2019

The Lewis Center for the Arts publicizes a performance featuring songs from Hildegard: An Unfinished Revolution. This sold-out performance was the culmination of a ten-day workshop led by Swanson and collaborators Ethan Krupp and Davyd Reddyk.

https://arts.princeton.edu/events/hildegard/


Sep 5, 2019

WWFM A Tempo with Rachel Katz airs an interview with Elizabeth Swanson and Davyd Reddyk about the music of Hildegard Von Bingen and the creative team’s upcoming public performance at Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts

https://www.wwfm.org/post/tempo-von-bingen-musical-shines-spotlight-pioneering-composerreformer


Aug 24, 2019

Kokandy Productions publishes an interview with Elizabeth Swanson

https://www.kokandyproductions.com/2019/08/more-is-more-diving-in-with-elizabeth-swanson/


Apr 2, 2019

PerformInk announces creative team for first regional production of Head Over Heels after Broadway run

Swanson is co-directing this production

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


Mar 17, 2019

Broadway World announces grant for Hildegard: An Unfinished Revolution

Swanson is attached to the Hildegard development process as director

https://www.broadwayworld.com/chicago/article/HILDEGARD-AN-UNFINISHED-REVOLUTION-Wins-Grant-From-Chicago-Department-Of-Cultural-Affairs-And-Special-Events-20190317


Jan 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


Nov 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


Oct 12, 2018

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

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


Aug 29, 2018

Chicago Reader lists Hildegard: A New Musical as a top show to look out for at the Chicago Fringe Festival

https://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/chicago-fringe-festival-jefferson-park/Content?oid=56682720


Apr 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/


Feb 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


Sep 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


Mar 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