A 9-minute film by Em Weinstein and Stella Baker filmed in August of 2017 and completed December 2017. Candace has played at film festivals all over the world. Visit www.candacefilm.com for a press kit and more information.
It’s Kara’s big day and she’s not here to make friends. Inspired by events from America's heartland, this dark comedy imagines what happens when a bride’s best-laid plans explode the week before the wedding, threatening her relationship with her about-to-be-in-laws. You are cordially invited to join the happy couple for the ceremony and reception on the van Acren farm.
The first developmental workshop production of Pivot was presented at the Carlotta Festival of New Plays at Yale School of Drama in May 2019
Em's all-female, pop-infused Romeo & Juliet took place in a Catholic School and featured songs by No Doubt, Prince, Fleetwood Mac, Taylor Swift, Radiohead, West Side Story, and Zefferelli's iconic film score.
This immersive take on Peter Weiss’s classic was set in a Juvenile Detention Center for girls and featured an all female cast. The audience entered through metal detectors and prison checkpoints, before walking into the prison shower room where the play took place.
A new immersive production created by Em Weinstein
What kind of dream would you like to have tonight? You are led to into a room. Inside you might find a teenager’s bedroom in the midst of a game of truth or dare, or the boiler room of a mysterious ship, or a Victorian prison cell. DREAMLAND is an immersive installation experienced one at a time. Each dream belongs entirely to each participant. You can play as you choose.
This original interactive production explores the issues faces by young people before the 2012 presidential election. The show was set in four separate spaces within one building: a classroom, a farm kitchen, a prison and a massive map of the United States. The audience traveled between the rooms, led by actors and musicians.