Christopher Erlendson is an award-winning director, writer, and producer based in NYC. He is currently taking a director's mentorship under DeMone Seraphin. A graduate of Pitzer College and Columbia Engineering, he studied a combination of theatre, dance, physics, and computer science. He graduated with dual degrees in Management Engineering and Computer Science. His focus is creating high-quality work that has elements of fantasy, science fiction, spirituality, diplomacy, or empathy at its core. Magic The Play, his most recent show, was an Equity Showcase with a sold-out week long run at Theatre Row. It is a play about both real and fake magic, political corruption, and truth, told in all-rhyme with live underscoring of violin and cello.
MIRACLE IN RWANDA: UNITED NATIONS
April 29, 2019
A play crafted by Leslie Lewis and co-creator Edward Vilga, with an uplifting message of forgiveness and compassion, MIRACLE IN RWANDA is based on the life of New York Times Bestselling author of Left To Tell, Immaculee Ilibagiza.
JUNG & CRAZY
June 29, 2018
When Samantha shows up unannounced at the office of her new psychiatrist complaining of severe anxiety, she doesn't realize her doctor's life is quickly unraveling-a situation only made worse when he unwittingly awakens the ghost of his hero, Carl Jung. The cast will feature Collette Wolfe (Interstellar), Brad Griffith (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Kirstin Kluver (Transparent), Burt Grinstead (Famous in Love), Mara McCaffray (The Young and the Restless), Marc Latham (The Groundlings), and co-playwright Robert Keller (Beauty and the Beast).
MAGIC THE PLAY
February 20 - 25, 2018
A corrupt politician accuses two con artists of draining the city's magic. A play in all-rhyme with live classical music. Equity Showcase at Theatre Row.