“Ruth Margraff is a playwright with a singular voice whose work pushes boundaries... challenging any expectations we might bring” ~The Brooklyn Rail (NYC)

“Ruth Margraff is a powerful voice in contemporary American theatre”
~The Telegraph (Calcutta INDIA) ~

“Ruth Margraff has the mentality of Thomas Merton eating alive William S. Burroughs...a savage imagination and a very sweet affect”~NPR's All Things Considered: Rebellion in Regional Ranks

  “Ruth Margraff is shaping the future of American theatre…a warrior riding the vanguard of New Wave opera...She travels everywhere, like an electrifying idea...” ~The Austin Chronicle~



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CAFÉ ANTARSIA ENSEMBLE coming to the Chicago World Music Festival at Navy Pier Sept 16, 2011! Ice Factory Festival 2011/3LD (NYC) and Studio Roanoke (Virginia) this July; touring to Baku (AZERBAIJAN), Cairo & Alexandria (EGYPT), Sibiu & Cluj-Napoca (ROMANIA), Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC), London (UK), Amsterdam (NL), Chicago, Dallas, Austin, NYC, Rochester, Ithaca, Lodi Gypsy Festival, etc.

• SEVEN introduced by Hillary Clinton and Tina Brown with Meryl Streep at the Hudson Theater (NYC); Silk Road Theater (Chicago); touring all over SWEDEN and to Delhi, INDIA; Istanbul, Ankara, TURKEY; Abuja, NIGERIA; Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA; Brussells, BELGIUM; Geneva, SWITZERLAND; Helsinki, FINLAND; Deauville, FRANCE; London, Durham, Leeds, UK; etc. www.seventheplay.com

• HARLEQUIN readings at Chicago Dramatists, Victory Gardens (Chicago); The New Group (NYC); commissioned by McKnight Foundation (Mpls) and a Hedgebrook/Herb Alpert artist residency (Washington)

•STADIUM DEVILDARE: BATTLE FOR GDZILLA X at Theatre of Note (Los Angeles); excerpt "Night Parachute Battalion" at Sanctuary's Sweet Cantatas Festival (Brattleboro, VT) and Actors' Theater of Louisville (Kentucky)

• DRAGON vs. EAGLE Apollo Theater concert w/composer Fred Ho and Brooklyn Academy of Music workshop Jan 2008 (NYC)