How to Pray

While more Americans than ever are leaving organized religion, more than that identify as spiritual. How to Pray, premiered last year as part of our Four Freedoms Project, explores what it means to be spiritual in a secular age by presenting works by David Lang,...

Winter, 2020 Shows!

Welcome the new decade with GNE! This winter, we launch into our third decade with two ambitious projects. On February 22, we partner once again with Arcturus Theater Company at Westmoreland United Congregational Church of Christ for a staged workshop of Goya’s...

Dana Kaufman: Halcyon Disquiet

About Halcyon Disquiet: A halcyon, a tree kingfisher, was thought in Greek mythology to possess the ability to calm the sea. Here, Halcyon Disquiet alludes to a hushed lurk, and a fermenting unease. Halcyon Disquiet (initially titled Ebb) arose as a collaboration with...

Cassie Wieland: what remains

what remains is inspired by the story of Frédéric Bourdin, a serial impostor. Throughout his lifetime, Bourdin (nicknamed “The Chameleon”) has assumed at least 500 false identities, including the identities of actual teenage missing persons. Throughout his past...

Michael Gordon: Van Gogh

About Van Gogh I started writing Van Gogh because of my obsession with the letters Vincent Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo. I assembled the texts myself, drawing from these letters, in many cases combining lines from different letters or from different places...