WOVEN was an original "theatre as rock concert" show conceived by Noah Harpster. Jason Burnstein was a founding member of the show and of the company formed to produce the show. Below is a blurb from old press material:
WOVEN puts the celebration back into theater. In an era when theatre has lost much of its popular appeal, WOVEN seeks to recapture a younger generation by giving them a fast paced, visceral experience that combines rocking live music with a group of talented, innovative performers. Audiences return night after night in the hopes of seeing their favorites from the ever growing list of WOVEN pieces. Whether it is the suspense, the laughter, the grooves, or the fun community that WOVEN provides, audiences continue to rave about this unique and unforgettable experience.
WOVEN toured internationally in 2000 winning several awards and great press along the way.
WOVEN was produced by Mango Productions, LLC.
Mango Productions was formed in 1999 as a means to produce WOVEN and other high energy events. The founding members were Jason Burnstein, Noah Harpster and Jon Lichtenstein.
"The ensemble is young, smart, and energetic willing to stretch performance in all kinds of different and interesting directions.
-Dominic Papatola, St. Paul Pioneer Press
an engagingly, sometimes snortingly funny hour...the performers boast terrific focus and exuberant commitment to whatever madcap moment they inhabit.
-John Habich,Star Tribune Minneapolis
"artistic, complex, and simply hilarious"
-Kim Surkan, Pulse, Minneapolis
"Woven...creates an engagingly electric evening filled with the magic of theatrical spontaneity"
Michael Frym, Santa Barbara News Press
Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
TIME to PLAY! an orginal two person show by Jason Burnstein and Elena Orsak
Aga Theatre Lab
A Midwinter Night's Dream
We Are Ugly But We Have the Music
Cirque de la Loon
Mango Productions, LLC