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Social Distance was just named a selection for the TheaterLive Online® Film Festival. When We Get Good Again Covid-postponed production may be back on in New York. Details to follow. A Christmas Karl will get a developmental workshop at the Blank Theater in Hollywood in December. Put Asunder will be prpduced next March at the The Sauk in Michigan as part of its SAUK SHORTS festival. Drunk Christmas will get another production at Acting Out Theater Company in Lawrence, MA. Open Hydrant Theater will produce both Candy Store and Put Asunder as part of itsUrban Waves Short Play Fundraiser. Choices will be produced again, this time at the Rome Community Theater One Act Festival. Playing Fields of Somerville will be produced by The Chameleon Theatre Circle in its 23rd Annual New Play Contest in Apple Valley, MN. For the holidays, Santa Noir will be produced by PlayZoomers and Joyeux Noel as part of Winters Theatre Ten-Minute Holiday Show: Elf Help Edition in Winters, CA.Choices, has been selected for Smith & Kraus' Best Ten Minute Plays of 2022, as well as a monologue from When We Get Good Again for The Best Women's Stage Monologues 2022, and another from Hitch for the The Best Men's Stage Monologues 2022. The first review of Distant Music, produced by the Scarlet Cup Theatre in Danville, KY, is in: "A real treat ... an energy, a joy, a warmth exuding from his written dialogue. ... amazingly relatable ... It is a fine journey ... a fine artistic piece. ... Don't miss this -- treat yourself!" Read the full review at https://www.amnews.com/2021/10/27/review-review-of-scarlet-cup-theaters-distant-music/.
James is now on the NNPN New Play Exchange where you can read his plays. Go to https://newplayexchange.org/users/4206/james-mclindon for more.
James McLindon is a member of the Nylon Fusion Theatre Company in New York. His play, When We Get Good Again, won the Playhouse On The Square's New Works @ The Works competition and premiered there this past January, where it won the Ostrander Theater Award for Best Original Script. Comes A Faery was developed at the O'Neill National Play Development Conference, Sean Daniels directing, and was a Finalist for the Humana Festival. It was premiered at the New Ohio Theater by Nylon Fusion. Salvation was produced in New York by Hudson Stage Company, Giovanna Sardelli directing, to critical acclaim in the New York Times and elsewhere. Distant Music, published by Dramatic Publishing, has had ten productions. Dead and Buried, also published by Dramatic Publishing, has been produced by the Detroit Rep, Dreamcatcher Rep, U. Miami (Ohio), and most recently Apollo Kine in Tallinn, Estonia. One-Acts Broken, I Don't Know, Put Asunder, and Fightbook, were produced at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival; Laying Off and Knuckleheads were produced at the Samuel French Festival; and Broken, Safe, The Wilderness, Ebenezer Creek, Japanese Schoolgirl Night, and Squirrelly were finalists for the Heideman Award. Many of them have been published by Smith & Kraus and Applause Books in their Best 10-Minute Plays anthologies. Although he makes his home in Northampton, his plays have been produced in New Yorik, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston and indeed all over the United States as well as England, Scotland, Ireland, The Philippines, Hong Kong, Dubai, Singapore, Estonia, Luxembourg, and Australia.
When We Get Good Again: New Works At New Deal Production, New Deal Creative Arts Center, Hyde Park, NY, Dates TBA. More info at: http://www.newdealarts.org/
When We Get Good Again, Nobis Playhouse, Auburn, AL, Dates TBA.
Satan At Walmart: Production: Boston Theatre Marathon, May 1, 2022.
Family Justice: Eden Prairie Players’ 2022 Collection of One Acts, September 16-18, and 22-25.
The First Anti-Vaxxers: Vermont Playwrights Circle TenFest, Waitsfield, VT, August 18-21, 2022.
Broken: Radio Production: Yeppoon Little Theatre, Capricorn Coast, Queensland, Australia, September, 2022.
Drunk Christmas: Production: Acting Out Theater Company, Lawrence, MA, Oct. 2022.
Candy Store: Production: Urban Waves Short Play Fundraiser @ Open Hydrant Theater Company, New York, Oct. 14-23, 2022.
Put Asunder: Production: Urban Waves Short Play Fundraiser @ Open Hydrant Theater Company, New York, Oct. 14-23, 2022.
Choices: Production: Rome Community Theater One Act Festival, Rome, NY, Oct. 28-29, 2022.
Choices: Production: Burlington Township High School, New Jersey, Nov. 18-20, 2022.
Playing Fields of Somerville: Production: The Chameleon Theatre Circle 23rd Annual New Play Contest Apple Valley, MN, Fall, 2022.
Santa Noir: Zoom Production: PlayZoomers, December, 2022.
Joyeux Noel: Production: Winters Theatre Ten-Minute Holiday Show: Elf Help Edition, Winters, CA, December 2022.
Weight of the World: LAB Theater Project Lab Laughs, Tampa, FL, Jan 19-22, 2023.
Playing Fields of Somerville: Production: Firehouse Center for the Arts New Works Festival Newburyport, MA, January 21, 2023.
Path of Love: Production: Firehouse Center for the Arts New Works Festival Newburyport, MA, January 28, 2023.
I Don’t Know: Production: The Secret Theater Queens Short Play Festival, Queens, NY, Feb. 13 - Mar. 19, 2023.
Choices: Production: Seattle University, Feb. 22-26, 2023.
Put Asunder: Production: The Sauk, SAUK SHORTS, St. Jonesville, MI, March 23-26, 2023.
Choices: Onstage Offstage Podcast, TBA.
Choices: GATHER BY THE GHOST LIGHT Radio Theater Podcast, Dates TBA.
Broken: Podcast: Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga Lights Up podcast, 2023.
Road Trip: Zoom Reading: TEDxAsburyPark, New Jersey, Oct. 6, 2022.
The Passion of the Koch: Staged Reading: Dragon Productions Theatre Company Dragon Eggs Short Play Incubator, Redwood City, CA, Oct. 16, 2022.
Late Arrival: Streamed Reading: Tiny_Theatre tiny_Special_Feature for Halloween, Oct. 31, 2022, Tuscaloosa, AL. Go to https://www.facebook.com/ClosetAtRachelAndBrendans
A Christmas Karl: Reading: Blank Theater, Hollywood, CA, December 9, 2022.