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Sample Projects initiated:

 

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“The Drama of Creation: Writers on Writing” - Playwriting instruction video, produced and hosted by Peter Ellenstein, featuring seventeen of America's finest playwrights from Edward Albee to August Wilson, Tina Howe to Stephen Sondheim.

https://vimeo.com/143959190

 

 “The Greensburg Project” - Preview/fundraising video, Peter Ellenstein and the William Inge Center for the Arts co-produced this project with Cornerstone Theater and the 5-4-7 Arts Center of Greensburg Kansas. Telling the story of Greensburg's inspiring recovery from one of the worst tornadoes in history.

http://ingecenter.org/greensburg-project/

 

“A Complex Evening”: six short plays by William Inge” - Publication  Peter Ellenstein, Marcel LaFlamme and Karen Carpenter delved into William Inge's unpublished works to create a remarkable evening of short plays, demonstrating Inge's breadth and skill

http://www.amazon.com/Complex-Evening-Short-Plays-William/dp/B005WD1XBK

 

“The William Inge Variations”: seven short plays inspired by William Inge - Publication,  Peter commissioned these seven short plays based on characters created by William Inge.  They were presented at Inge's 100th Birthday Festival and memorialized in this publication.

http://www.amazon.com/William-Inge-Variations-Seven-Inspired/dp/0988509717/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1401113506&sr=1-1&keywords=The+inge+variations

 

"Theatre's Golden Warrior: A Tribute to David Henry Hwang" Peter was executive producer of this one-time event celebrating David Henry Hwang through live performance, documentary video, interviews and photographs."

https://vimeo.com/user35029151/review/113704048/05dc36c36a
Password: contact Peter for password, not for reproduction or rebroadcast

 

"Farther Off from Heaven: A Tribute to William Inge, A Celebration of the Life, Work, and Legacy of William Inge."  Peter was executive producer of this one-time event celebrating William Inge through live performance, documentary video, interviews and photographs."

http://vimeo.com/user35029151/review/114207750/14af61a9b7
Password: contact Peter for password, not for reproduction or rebroadcast

 

"Arthur Kopit: What is the Meaning of This?"  Peter was executive producer of this one-time event celebrating Arthur Kopit through live performance, documentary video, interviews and photographs."

https://vimeo.com/user35029151/review/124455610/8273ea8e5b
Password: contact Peter for password, not for reproduction or rebroadcast

 

 

Commercials created for the William Inge Theatre Festival

while Peter was Artistic Director:

 

2008: Christopher Durang

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

 

2009: Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt

http://www.ovguide.com/video/inge-09-tv-commercial-inge-fest-922ca39ce10036ba0e115452cf648efa

 

2010: Paula Vogel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8w6zlucO4MM

 

2011: Marsha Norman

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

 

2012: David Henry Hwang

http://vimeo.com/39907463

 

2013: William Inge 100th Birthday

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

 

Inge Festival short promo for funding:

 

“What We Do at the Inge Festival”

http://vimeo.com/39509074

 

References

 

 

links to various projects:

 

Gigi Bolt

Theatre Consultant/ Former Director

TCG and NEA

(202) 257-6705

gigibolt@rcn.com

Jackson Bryer

President, William Inge Festival Foundation

Professor Emeritus, UMaryland

jbryer@umd.edu  

(301) 335-5425

Karen Carpenter

Director

Interim AD, Inge Center

Karen@carpentermedia.com

(917) 208-8554

Burgess Clark

Artistic Director, Boston Childrens Theatre

 (978) 810-9579

bclark@bostonchildrenstheatre.org

Lisa Dozier King

General Manager

Jerry herman Ring Theatre, U Miami

(917) 470-0246, lisadozier@gmail.com

R. Michael Gros

Professor

Former AD, PCPA

(805) 710-0537

rmgros@sbcc.edu

Tina Fallon

The 24 Hour Company

(917) 379-7903

tina.fallon@gmail.com

Richard Hellesen

Literary Manager, B Street Theatre

(916) 965-4048

rshellesen@yahoo.com

Sheldon Harnick

Contact information provided upon request.

Janet Eilber

Artistic Director

Martha Graham Company

(323) 467-8856

janet.eilber@gmail.com

Robert L. Freedman

Playwright/Lyricist

(818) 406-6093

rlfp@aol.com

Luke Yankee

Director, Playwright

(323) 823-4474

luke@lukeyankee.net

Tina Howe

Contact information provided upon request.

David Henry Hwang

Contact information provided upon request.

Tom Jones

(“The Fantasticks”)

Contact information provided upon request.

Arthur Kopit

Contact information provided upon request.

Lois Lessman

Former Supervisor

William Inge Center / Independence CC

(620) 332-9230

Loisless@gmail.com

Marsha Norman

Contact information provided upon request.

Theresa Rebeck

Contact information provided upon request.

Michael Silversher

Composer

(818) 344-5478

msilversher@sbcglobal.net