Andy Evan Cohen, Composer

Sound Design Work for Theater Productions

Demo audio excerpts (mp3s) are available for many of these works; visit the audio samples page for links and more details. A CD demo of my sound design work is also available; email me for details.

The Pillowman, by Martin McDonagh, directed by Peter Jensen. Composer of original music (also sound designer). Terry Schrieber Studio (NYC) (October-November 2013).

The Golem of Havana, a musical by Salomon Lerner, Len Schiff, and Michel Hausmann, directed by Michel Hausmann. La Mama - Ellen Stewart Theater (NYC) (July-August 2013).

Standbys, by Alex Riad, directed by Shira-Lee Shalit. Cabrini Repertory Theater (NYC) (August 2013).

Mahalla, by The Anthropologists, directed by Melissa Moschitto. Berkshire Fringe Festival (July 2013); also part of the Jewish Plays Project at the 14th St. Y theater (NYC) (July 2012).

Breaking The Silence, by Rivka Bekerman-Greenberg, directed by Katrin Hilbe. Edinburgh Fringe Festival (July- August 2013).

The Fallen, by Yasmine Beverly Rana, directed by Terry Schreiber. Terry Schrieber Studio (NYC) (June-July 2012).

Lily and Kosmo Live!, written and directed by Jonathan Ashley. Produced by The Shelter at the Connelly Theater (NYC) (June 2013). Live foley artist as well as composer/performer of instrumental musical accompanyment on the organ and theremin.

The Hungry Hungry Games, directed by Jim Millan for Mills Entertainment. World premier at Center Stage (Springfield, MA); upcoming national tour. (May 2013).

'Night, Mother, by Marsha Norman, directed by Cyndy Marion. White Horse Theatre Company (NYC) (May 2013).

Incendiary Agents, by Jack Karp, directed by Peter Jensen. Produced by Nylon Fusion at the New Ohio Theatre (NYC) (March 2013).

The Bar Plays Quintet, by Allen Davis III, directed by Katrin Hilbe, site-specific plays in a NYC bar (Jimmy’s #43) (January 2013).

The Austerity of Hope, by Dan Fingerman, directed by Daniel Dinero. Abington Arts (June Havoc Theatre) (NYC) (October-November 2012).

Doubt, by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Peter Jensen. Terry Schrieber Studio (NYC) (October-November 2012).

New York Nuts 7, an evening of short plays (several different playwrights and directors) from the Aching Dogs Theatre Company. Hudson Guild Theatre (NYC) (November 2012).

Playing With Fire, an adaptation of August Strindberg's play by The Private Theatre; directed by John Gould Rubin. The Box (off-Broadway nightclub/cabaret venue, NYC). Also FOH sound mixer (prerecorded cues and 14 wireless mics). (August 2012).

Listen! The River, by Robin Rice Lichtig, directed by Tracy Bersley. 59E59 Theaters (NYC); additional performances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (July-August 2012).

Ticket To Eternity, by Matthew Ethan Davis, directed by Javier Perez-Karam. Cherry Lane Studio Theater (FringeNYC) (August 2012).

Black Milk, by Vassily Sigarev, translated by Sasha Dugdale, directed by Michel Hausmann. Off-Broadway at the East 13th St. Theatre (Classic Stage Company, NYC) (July-August 2012).

Falling Awake, by Matthew Ethan Davis, directed by Adyana De La Torre. Dorothy Strelsin Theatre as part of the Midtown International Theatre Festival (NYC) (July-August 2012).

She's Of A Certain Age, by Susan Charlotte, directed by Chris Hart and Tony Marsellis. Off-Broadway at the Beckett Theater on Theatre Row (NYC) (May-June 2012).

The Shelter Presents: ART, 4 short plays written & directed by members of The Shelter Theatre Company. Flamboyan Theater (CVS Theaters in the Lower East Side) (NYC) (April 2012).

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Terry Schreiber, Terry Schrieber Studio (NYC) (Feb.-April 2012).

Fairy Tale, 5 short plays (several different playwrights and directors) from the The Shelter Theatre Company. 45th Street Theater (NYC) (December 2011).

New York Nuts 6, an evening of short plays (several different playwrights and directors) from the Aching Dogs Theatre Company. Hudson Guild Theatre (NYC) (November 2011).

Lobby Hero, by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by Peter Jensen, Terry Schrieber Studio (NYC) (October-November 2011).

You Never Can Tell, by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Robert Verlaque, Terry Schrieber Studio (NYC) (May-June 2011).

Night Windows, three short plays inspired by a painting by Edward Hopper, Shelter Productions at the WorkShop Theater (NYC) (May 2011).

The Changing Room, by David Storey, directed by Terry Schreiber, Terry Schrieber Studio (NYC) (Feb.-March 2011).

Balm in Gilead, by Lanford Wilson, directed by Peter Jensen, Terry Schrieber Studio (NYC) (Fall 2010). Nominated for Outstanding Sound Design and Winner for Outstanding Production of A Play, The New York Independent Theater (NYIT) Awards, 2011.

International Opera Project: Sommernacht Fraktal at Schloss Werdenberg, a multi-media installation art project at Werdenberg Castle in Switzerland. (Fall 2010).

The Man in Room 306, by Craig Allen Edwards, directed by Cheryl Katz, 59E59 Theatre (NYC, 2010); also at Luna Stage (Montclair, NJ) (April-May 2008).

Joking Apart, by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Peter Jensen, Terry Schrieber Studio (NYC) (May-June 2010).

A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Katrin Hilbe, Michael Chekhov Studio (NYC) (May 2010).

Danton's Death, translated and directed by Katrin Hilbe, Many Tracks Production (NYC) (December 2009).

Rosenkrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, directed by Cat Parker, Terry Schrieber Studio (NYC) (October 2009).

The Man in the Newspaper Hat, by Hayley Heaton, directed by Katrin Hilbe, 45th Street Theater (NYC) (March 2009).

Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue, by Quiara Allegria Hughes, directed by Katerine Kovner, Luna Stage (Montclair, NJ) (January-February 2008).

Little Beasts, by Jeanne Marshall, directed by Jane Mandel, Luna Stage (Montclair, NJ) (April-May 2007).

Honor and the River, by Anton Dudley, directed by Nancy Robillard, Luna Stage (Montclair, NJ) (February 2007).

It's A Hit!, a maniacally melodramatic murder mystery musical by Beth Saulnier, David Weinstein, and Melissa Levis. Village Theatre (New York International Fringe Festival) (NYC) (August 2006).

Falling Petals, written by Ben Ellis, directed by Mark Armstrong. Wings Theater (NYC) (May-June 2005).

The Queen Says Farewell To Her Favorite, written and performed by Merrianne Moore, directed by Sonoko Kawahara, featuring live music performed by musicians from the Beijing Opera. Connelly Theater (NYC) (March 2005).

The Drama League Directors Project, four short plays by Shirley Lauro, Anton Chekhov, Carol Churchill, and Adam Rapp; directed by Laurie Sales, Stephanie Gilman, Hayley Finn, and Shelley Butler. Produced by the Drama League at the 45th Street (Primary Stages) Theatre (December 2004).

The Cherry Orchard: Fir's Dream, translated by Constance Garnett, adapted and directed by Sonoko Kawahara for the Chekhov NOW festival, Connelly Theatre (NYC) (October 2004).

Beware the Man Eating Chicken!, written by Henry Meyerson, directed by John Peterson. New York International Fringe Festival (August 2004).

Running Start, an series of one-act plays by Nichol Alexander and Ryan Hill, produced and directed by the Blank Slate Theater Company. Theater Row (NYC) (February 2004).

Virgo Genetrix, a dance-play with puppets written, directed, and choreographed by Christopher Earle Williams with live music performed by the Anonymous 4. HERE (NYC) (May 2003).

Broken Morning by Chiori Miyagawa, directed by Sonoko Kawahara, HERE (NYC). Also music director (songs by Daniel Sonenberg and Mark Campbell) (Feb.-March 2003).

The Cuchulain Cycle by W.B. Yeats, directed by Sonoko Kawahara, Fordham University. (November-December 2002).

Phoenician Women, Synapse Productions, Ohio Theatre. Work included multi-channel speaker installation and live electronics. (November 2002).

Expiration Date, Three One-Act Plays by Andrew Condell and Harry Kondoleon, directed by Terry Martin, Clark Studio Theater (Lincoln Center) (2001).

It's Not My Fault, It Was On Fire When I Got There, written and directed by Carl Andress, Theater for the New City (2001); sound designer and music arranger (music by Dick Gallagher.) Additional performances at Club Hector in the Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre (March 2002) and 2002 NYC Fringe Festival.

Zoo, multi-media interactive production, MW Theatre Company. Access Theater (2001); also at NYC Fringe Festival (2001).

The Legendary St. Vincent Design, Wings Theater (NYC). Composer of incidental music, sound designer (July-August 2001).

Malibu Revisited, John Hart (playwright), Chris Stillwell (director). The Producers' Club (2000).

A Streetcar Named Desire, Northern Stage Company (White River Junction, VT). (2000)

Journey's End, New 42nd St. Theatre. Soundscore/Sound Designer (2000); rated Highly Recommended by Off-Off-Broadway-Review (OOBR) website/newsletter.

Nighthawks, Expanded Arts Production. Soundscore (1997).

Here is a (brief) list of technical equipment I have worked with: