Eric Webb

Playwright Librettist

ERIC C. WEBB is a playwright and librettist, as well as the Director of Creative Development for Davenport Theatrical Enterprises and Artistic Director for March Forth Productions .Writing projects in development include Taking Step Three13 (a rock/rap adaptation of "Crime and Punishment" with composer Matt Doers, developed at the 2015 Johnny Mercer Colony at Goodspeed Musicals and the 2015 Rhinebeck Writers Retreat), Breakup - The Musical (an irreverent new musical with composer Stephanie Bianchi), Thompson/Gifford (a Gothic chamber musical) and Booth (also with composer Stephanie Bianchi).

 

Previous writing credits include Krampusnacht (segments commissioned by March Forth Productions), Tania (commissioned by White Rabbit Productions, published by Indie Theater Now), “Orion” (short film, produced by Second Star NYC), The Angels of Mons (March Forth Productions/Horsetrade at Theater Under St. Marks), Ubu - a twisted puppet show co-adapted from Jarry's Ubu RoiPlaywriting is Easy and Strange Currencies.  As a dramaturg, Eric works with dozens of individual clients as well as running writer and peer mentorship groups through Davenport Theatrical and recently aided in developing Gina Femia's one-woman show, Things I Don't Want to Talk About, with March Forth Productions. Previous Literary Management/Dramaturgy credits include Literary Management for La Vie Productions (2009-2013), Associate Literary Manager for the 2008 John Gassner New Play Festival, Dramaturg for Stephen Sondheim’s Young Playwrights Inc. (2008 – present), Un-American Activities (new musical by William Norman), Escape From Happiness and Lynn Nottage's Las Meninas (directed by Talvin Wilks).

 

Eric received his MFA in Dramaturgy & Literary Management from Stony Brook University (2008).