Producer/Director

THEATER

In 2010, Eve returned to the theater, directing with Jewish Women’s Theater “Stories from the Fringe. In 2011 Eve directed the world premier of Revisiting Wildfire at the Odyssey Theater, followed by its NY premier at the Arclight Theatre in 2012. In 2012, Eve also directed Suzanne Whang’s solo show, “Cracked Open”,  Jewish Women’s Theater’s “Saffron and Rosewater” – Persian Women’s Stories, and “Rick Overton Substitute Global Ambassador”. Ronnie Spector’s “Beyond the Beehive” in NY. Recently “Saffron and Rosewater”  at the 92nd St. Y in NY.  “Shut Up, Sit Down & Eat” ran at The Players Theater in NY until May 2014 and reopened uptown on 50th and Broadway at The Snapple Entertainment Center.  This sold out show has run for 2 years.   It was nominated for Off Broadway Alliance Most Unique Theater Experience and has been an audience favorite with great reviews.  The 2014 season shows salon show for JWT – “Hold Me, Heal Me.” and “He Said, She Said”  and a premiere production of “Voices Of Swords” at Walkersapce.   Since opening Nov. 13, 2014  the premiere show for The Braid Theater of Monica Piper’s solo show – “Not That Jewish” which is into it’s second year and recently for Jewish Women’s Theater  – Russian Stories.

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TELEVISION & FILM

Eve Brandstein spent ten years working for Norman Lear, where she cast many of his great hit shows of the Eighties, as well being a producer and a Vice President at his companies.

Ms. Brandstein created the series “E/R”, starring Elliot Gould, for CBS, a “Who’s the Boss?” spin-off, “Charmed Lives” for ABC, and “Small Victories” for NBC, which she also directed. She segued to producing and writing deals at Columbia Television, Castle Rock Entertainment, and Stephen J. Cannell Productions. For Castle Rock Entertainment, she executive-produced the “Homeroom” pilot for the ABC series starring Darryl Sivad, and “Julie Brown: The Show” for CBS. Recently she produced PAX’s first comedy pilot, based on the stand-up humor of Jeff Allen.

She also has a long-standing writing and producing partnership with the Emmy Award-winning writer, Anne Beatts, under their B-Girls Productions banner. B-Girls has been under contract at Castle Rock Productions and Stephen J. Cannell Productions, where they wrote five network pilots and produced “The Belles of Bleecker Street,” for ABC. Recently they wrote and produced a Nickelodeon pilot with Tollin/Robbins for Amanda Bynes. They also wrote a pilot, “Divastated”, for VH1.

Ms. Brandstein’s First Lady Productions has had development/production deals with HBO Independent Productions and with Norman Lear on a half-hour series for ACT III Productions. She also helps to package low-budget feature films. In 2001 she associate-produced the following features: “Night Class” with Sean Young for Symphony Films, “The Warrior and The Amazon” with Patrick Bergen, “Warrior Angel” with Rutger Hauer, Arnold Vosloo and Joanna Pakula, “Endangered Species” with Eric Roberts, and”A Man Called Rage” with Lance Hendrickson, Daniel Goddard, and Sherilyn Fenn for Fred Weintraub and Tom Kuhn.

Most recently, Ms. Brandstein Associate Produced “The Pumpkin Karver”, directed by Robert Mann, to be released October 2006. Along with her partner, Anne Beatts, for B-Girls Production, she produced and directed the television series “John Waters Presents: Movies that will Corrupt You” for hereTV.

Eve Brandstein was executive in charge of Talent and Casting for PAX-TV, where she cast all new shows for the network since its inception in 1998. Among the outstanding series she was responsible for are “Mysterious Ways,” “The Ponderosa,” “Doc,” “Christy,” and many television movies, including “The Miracle of The Cards” and “Anna’s Dream.” The Eve Brandstein Casting Company is also active in freelance casting for other television and film productions.

Eve Brandstein spent ten years working for Norman Lear, where she cast many of his great hit shows of the Eighties, as well being a producer and a Vice President at his companies. She was the executive in charge of U.S. Talent and Casting for Alliance/Atlantis Entertainment, where she was responsible for the development of new projects, overseeing all Los Angeles based-casting for Diane Keaton’s “Northern Lights” for the Disney Channel, the series “Fast Track” for Showtime, the feature film “Strike,” the series “Due South”, John Woo’s “Once A Thief”, “Total Recall – The Series,” “Little Men,” “Welcome To Paradox,” and “Beastmaster,” to name a just few.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

John Water’s Presents HERE TV Series (13)-Director
Jeff Allen Project PAX TV Pilot-Writer/Creator
No Place Like Home Nickelodeon Pilot-Writer/Creator
E/R CBS TV Series (22) – Writer/Creator
Charmed Lives ABC TV Pilot-Writer/Creator
Small Victories NBC TV Pilot-Director/Story Credit/Creator
Belle’s of Bleeker Street ABC TV Pilort-Writer/Creator