Perhaps best known for her Broadway
and international smash hit Runaways,
Elizabeth Swados has composed, written and directed for over thirty years. Her theatrical
works have been performed on Broadway, off-Broadway, at La MaMa, Brooklyn
Academy of Music, Carnegie Hall, and locations all over the world.
career includes novels, non-fiction books, children’s books and now her first
collection of poetry, The One and Only
Human Galaxy, about the life of Houdini and escapism, has been published by
Hanging Loose Press.
Awards include the KEN Book Award, five Tony nominations,
three Obie Awards, Guggenheim Fellowship, Ford Grant, Helen Hayes Award, PEN
Citation and others.
Writer, composer and director,
Elizabeth Swados, has many professional credits over the last 40 years and at
NYU she is responsible for The Reality Show as well as Books Cook and Revolting
Recent work includes From The
Fire, LA MAMA CANTATA, her newest acclaimed book Waiting and upcoming productions of The Nomad.
Watch why Elizabeth Swados creates LA MAMA CANTATA!!!