ERP Spotlight: Why this play?

We are only a few days away from our staged reading of Dano Madden’s Beautiful American Soldier, so rather than Spotlight a specific role in the project we thought we’d use our final post of the week leading up to the performance to focus on why we chose this piece. As you may know, Elephant Room […]

Beautiful American Soldier: Meet the cast!

Meet our wonderful cast of Beautiful American Soldier, written by Dano Madden and directed by Lauren Shover. You won’t want to miss this wonderful play, come and join us 3PM on Memorial Day at the Davenport Theatre in New York. Tickets are available at

Beautiful American Soldier Director Spotlight: Lauren M. Shover

ERP is thrilled to have our co-artistic director, Lauren M. Shover, back in the director’s chair! Lauren began her work in Philadelphia at Brat Productions working as the Assistant Director to Director, John Clancy, on their production of The Last Plot in Revenge. Lauren has also worked with Simpatico Theatre Company as Assistant Producer on […]

Beautiful American Soldier Playwright Spotlight: Dano Madden

We are thrilled to welcome back Dano Madden, who previously worked with us in our debut workshop Foothills Park! Dano was a 2015 MacDowell Fellow. His web series, Precious Cargo, will be released online in the summer of 2016. Dano’s plays have been produced and/or received development by Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Source Festival, The Artful […]

Introducing our new Company Manager!

Elephant Room Productions is pleased to announce the newest member of the herd, William Gwyn, Company Manager. Will appeared in ERP’s first staged reading of Dano Madden’s Foothills Park, and is currently working on the “Elephant Ears Reading Series,” a new initiative at ERP. We are thrilled to welcome William into our herd!

Thank You!

A tremendous thank you to everyone who donated to our recent Indiegogo campaign, and a special Social Media shout-out to Dano Madden, David A. Miller, and Eric Czekner! All of your contributions help us get closer to our goals and help in the creation of new art. Please check back soon for information about our next campaign!

Workshop Weekend New Work Spotlight – Whispers

Tomorrow we kick off our Fall Weekend Workshop, culminating in a performance Sunday Evening at 6:30pm. Meet Tara and Nobody from Phil Czekner’s Whispers, and learn even more about them this Sunday!: TARA: Insane is all the rage. NOBODY: Only thing that’s eye-catching these days. TARA: People will do anything these days. NOBODY: Reality TV? […]

Workshop Weekend New Work Spotlight – Captive

We’re almost at our Fall Workshop! Join us November 15th at 6:30pm, but in the meantime meet Nick in this sneak peak of Captive by Lauren M. Shover: Nick: It’s that you don’t love your son!  You don’t love me.  How could you when you’re—I know what you’re doing!  I know what you were doing […]

Workshop Weekend Director Spotlight – Cameron Dunbar

Cameron has been in love with storytelling from an early age. Originally a theatre actor, Cameron quickly branched out into film, and found his true passion in directing and photography. During his attendance of Baldwin Wallace University, Cameron fostered his love of film and produced his first short film “Stopped”. After graduating with a degree […]

Workshop Playwright Spotlight – Phil Czekner

Phil Czekner is a Philadelphia based actor that recently graduated with a B.A. in Theatre Arts from Bloomsburg University. Currently he is a Teaching Artist with Yes! And… Collaborative Arts and the Executive Director of the Philadelphia and New York based company, Elephant Room Productions. You may also find Phil at Terror Behind the Walls […]