Gilbert Ernotte Biography ((?)-)

See index for CTFT sketch: Born June 3, 1943, in Liege, Belgium; diedof heart failure on March 8, 1999, in Manhattan, NY. Filmmaker, director, andplaywright. Ernotte produced, directed, and wrote a number of plays, including those that veered to the offbeat and surreal. His productions were stagedon-and off-Broadway. Recognition of Ernotte's work began in the 1970s, and since then the playwright worked jointly in the United States and Europe. Ernotte collaborated on many of his works with writing partner Elliott Tiber.In the 1990s Ernotte worked largely at the Vineyard Theater in Manhattan, where he directed Christina Alberta's Father, which won him a 1994 Obie Award. Ernotte authored the novel Rue Haute and cowrote films withTiber, including High Street and Low Tides, and plays, also with Tiber, including Attention Fragile(1981) and The Music Keeper(1982).


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