Uncommon Voices on ALL ARTS

This new series from ALL ARTS, co-produced by En Garde Arts Artistic Director Anne Hamburger and four-time Emmy winning television producer Jesse Green, highlights new theatrical work by artists using their craft to explore the most important issues we are facing today, from climate change to immigration, homelessness to identity politics. Interviews with playwrights, directors […]

Playbill: Uncommon Voices, March 2, 2020

En Garde Arts presents SOLDIERGIRLS written & directed by Em WeinsteinComposer & Pianist: Emily Johnson-ErdayDramaturg: Rebecca Adelsheim Featuring:Danielle Chaves: Marvyl Anna Crivelli: Esther Sarah Franco: Percussionist Kierna Conner: Violinist Erin Krebs: Stage Directions Artist Bios Em Weinstein (Writer/Director) Em Weinstein is a writer and director for stage and screen. Weinstein’s award- winning short film CANDACE played at festivals worldwide […]

Playbill: Uncommon Voices, January 6, 2020

En Garde Arts presents RUNNING written & performed by Danny Pudidirected by Arpita Mukherjee Dramaturg: Natasha SinhaAssistant Director: Gineiris Garcia Artist Bios Danny Pudi (Writer/Performer) Danny Pudi is an actor with experience in television, independent film and theatre.  Pudi’s television credits include the upcoming Apple TV+ series Mythic Quest, TruTV’s Misfits and Monsters, FX’s Better Things and […]


FANDANGO FOR BUTTERFLIES (AND COYOTES) Ticket Pricing: $10-$25 Locations Vary – See BelowClick on Performance Time to Purchase Get tickets for access to Fandango online: Date Time Location Thursday , February 6 @ 7:00pm La MaMa, Manhattan Friday, February 7 @ 7:00pm La MaMa Saturday, February 8 @ 7:00pm La MaMa Sunday, February 9 @ […]

Gala 2019: Lifting Up

On November 12, 2019, En Garde Arts honored Amy Brenneman & Maria Hinojosa at our annual gala. Photography by Isaiah Tanenbaum Theatrical Photography Our 2019 Gala was a massive success! Hosted by Annabelle Gurwitch, festivities were lively and included performances from Honoree Amy Brenneman, Taylor Mac, and a sneak preview of our upcoming production, Fandango […]

Playbill: Uncommon Voices, December 2, 2019

En Garde Artspresents Lena: A Moment With a Lady Conceptualized & conceived by Syndee WintersWritten by Mfoniso UdofiaWith music by Andromeda TurreDirected by Logan Vaughn Performers:Kyle Taylor ParkerDana WatkinsSyndee Winters Musicians:Piano – Kelly GreenBass – Tony Lannen Drums – Orion Turre Artist Bios Mfoniso Udofia (Writer) is a 1st Generation Nigerian-American storyteller and educator, attended […]

Gala 2019 – Lifting Up

En Garde Arts 2019 GALALifting Up:Celebrating 5 years of uncommon voices Honoring Amy Brenneman & Maria Hinojosaon Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Drinks & Hors d’oeuvres @ 6:00pmDinner & Show @ 7:15pm Featuring a special performance by MacArthur Fellow and Pulitzer Prize finalist Taylor Macan excerpt from Amy Brenneman’s Thresholda sneak peak from Fandango for Butterflies […]

Playbill: Uncommon Voices, August 5, 2019

En Garde Artspresents written & performed by Amy Brennemandirected by Sabrina Peckmusic by David Van Tieghem Performers: Kellie Overbey, Cate WoodruffDancers: Jennifer Chin, Erin Gottwald, Sherri HellmanProduction Assistant: Luana DeBorstTechnical Crew: Joshua Peck and Bodhi Silberling Artist Bios Amy Brenneman (Writer/Performer) earned a B.A in Comparative Religion at Harvard University, with a specialty in Indo-Tibetan Religion.  She […]

Uncommon Voices presents Film and Television Actress Amy Brenneman

For Immediate Release Contact: Anne Hamburger, anne@engardearts.org AWARD WINNING SITE-SPECIFIC EN GARDE ARTS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE COMMONS CAFE PRESENTS NEWEST IN UNCOMMON VOICES SERIES,  THRESHOLD written and performed by film and television actress AMY BRENNEMAN Monday, AUGUST 5TH, 2019 @ 7:30 P.M. The Commons Cafe (388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11217) $17.50 in advance, […]

Playbill: Mix & Match, August 1, 2019

Commissioned byEn Garde Arts Hosted by LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, part of Summer of Stage. Mix & Match Written by Leila Buck++Directed and developed by Tamilla WoodardDramaturg: Salma ZohdiStage Manager: Hollis Duggans Performed by: Hend Ayoub*, Leila Buck*, Caitlin Nasema Cassidy*, Rawya El Chab, Evan Maltby*, Pete McElligott, Amy Lynn Stewart* * denotes member of […]

Playbill: Uncommon Voices, July 8, 2019

En Garde Artspresents $#!THOLE COUNTRY CLAPBACK written & performed by Pascale Armanddirected by Patrice Johnson Chevannesstage manager: Jennifer Ogasian Artist Bios Pascale Armand (Writer/Performer) has been recognized with a Tony nomination for her performance in Broadway’s Eclipsed by Danai Gurira as well as OBIE and Outer Critics Circle awards. She is a core member of Quick Silver Theatre […]

Uncommon Voices presents Tony Nominee Pascale Armand

For Immediate Release Contact: Anne Hamburger, anne@engardearts.org AWARD WINNING SITE-SPECIFIC EN GARDE ARTS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE COMMONS CAFE PRESENTS NEWEST IN UNCOMMON VOICES SERIES, $#!THOLE COUNTRY CLAPBACK, Monday, JULY 8TH, 2019 @ 7:30 P.M.  Written & Performed by Pascale Armand, Directed by Patrice Johnson Chevannes The Commons Cafe (388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11217)  $17.50 in advance, $20 […]

PLAYBILL: Uncommon Voices, June 10, 2019

En Garde Artspresents written & performed by Ed Napierdirected by Anne Hamburger Peter Muir, PianoLaura Goldberg, ViolinistKristen Norwark, Soprano Artist Bios Ed Napier (writer/performer) Originally from Kenova, West Virginia, Ed’s first play, Junior Prom, was directed by the late Herbert Berghof, at the HB Playwrights’ Foundation in New York. Other productions include, The English Teachers, […]

Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes)

Written by Andrea ThomeDirected by José ZayasOriginal Music by Sinuhé Padilla World Premiere: February 6-March 28, 2020* *The COVID-19 pandemic hit halfway through our five borough tour of Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes), forcing the production to close on March 13, 2020 for the safety of our performers, team, and audiences. About the Show Inspired […]

PLAYBILL: Uncommon Voices, May 6, 2019

En Garde Artspresents Flux Theatre Ensemble’sRAGE PLAY by Nandita Shenoydirected by Lori Elizabeth Parquet Artist Bios Flux Theatre Ensemble produces transformative theatre that explores and awakens the capacity for change. As an ensemble-artist driven company, we believe that long-term collaboration and rigorous creative development can unite artists and audiences to build a creative home in […]

PLAYBILL: Uncommon Voices, April 1, 2019

En Garde Artspresents Tar Sands Songbook written, composed & performed by Tanya Kalmanovitchdramaturgy & direction by Katie Pearlwith Andrew Boudreau on pianoassistant director, Daniel Krane Special thanks to The New School Artist Bios Tanya Kalmanovitch (writer & performer) is a Canadian violist, ethnomusicologist, and author known for her breadth of inquiry and restless sense of […]

Heather Cohn joins En Garde Arts as New Executive Director

For Immediate Release Contact: Anne Hamburger, anne@engardearts.org New York, NY – En Garde Arts, the New York City-based theatre company known for site-specific and boundary-breaking work, is excited to announce the appointment of Heather Cohn as its new executive director. Cohn moves into this role having previously been the director of development & community engagement. […]

PLAYBILL: Uncommon Voices, March 4, 2019

En Garde Artspresents LubDub Theatre Company’s A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction  by Miranda Rose HallDramaturgy by Robert Duffley (LubDub Dramaturg-in-Residence)Performed by Nadine Malouf (LubDub Core Artist) Special thanks to LubDub Fellows Tonya Ingerson and Sarah Kelly Konig Artist Bios LubDub Theatre Company is a NY-based hybrid physical theatre company animating stories […]