by Aaron Loeb

Directed by Elizabeth Carter

Playwright / AARON LOEB

Aaron Loeb is a Bay Area playwright whose work has been performed around the country. His full-length plays include Ideation (premiered Off-Broadway in 2016), The Proud, Alcestis (Doesn’t Live Here Anymore), Brown, First Person Shooter, Blastosphere (with Geetha Reddy), What Your Parents Don’t Want You to Know… (an opera by Kurt Erickson for which Loeb wrote the libretto) and Abraham Lincoln’s Big, Gay Dance Party, which premiered Off-Broadway in 2010. Among the honors Loeb has received are: the Will Glickman award for Best New Play in the Bay Area (Ideation, ’13), two Bay Area Theater Critic Circle Awards for Best New Play (First Person Shooter in ’07, ALBGDPin ’08), Outstanding Play from the New York International Fringe Festival (ALBGDP ’09), GLAAD Media Award Nominee (ALBGDP ’09), and seven “Emerging Playwright Awards” from PlayGround. He is the resident playwright at San Francisco Playhouse and a member of the Dramatists Guild, Inc.

Elizabeth Carter
Elizabeth Carter

Elizabeth Carter most recently had the pleasure of directing Bondage for AlterTheatre. She has directed for the California Shakespeare Theater Conservatory for nearly 20 years including Richard III, The Winter’s Tale, As you Like it, The Tempest, Macbeth, and Much Ado about Nothing. Currently she is the Shakespeare and Voice Artist in Residence for the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts (SOTA) Theater Department. While Managing Director of Oakland Public Theater she also directed Motherlove  by August Strindberg. As an actor Elizabeth has appeared in numerous Bay Area theaters including California Shakespeare Theater, Marin Theatre Co., Aurora Theatre Co., SF Shakespeare Festival, The Magic Theatre, San Jose Stage, and TheatreWorks. She is a SFBATCCO award recipient for Trouble in Mind at the Aurora Theatre Co.