Harley Erdman is a theater writer whose work includes original plays, opera librettos, book & lyrics for musicals, translations, and adaptations.
With composer Eric Sawyer, he has created the operas The Scarlet Professor and The Garden of Martyrs, the latter of which was a finalist for the American Prize. His screwball comedy Nobody’s Girl, based on the true story of a pioneering woman theater manager, was commissioned for the Northampton Academy of Music. With composer Aaron Jones and co-writer Gina Kaufmann, he is creating the indie-rock musical Donny Johns, which adapts the Don Juan legend to a contemporary college campus.
ONE NIGHT ONLY PERFORMANCE!
January 24, 2017. 7:00 p.m.
Curtain Theater, University of Massachusetts
Come see the newly revised version of this musical in a read/sing featuring last year's UMass workshop cast and special guests. .
The Scarlet Professor
September 15-17, 2017.
Theatre 14, Mendenhall Center for the Arts, Smith College.
More info to come.