This just in: When We Get Good Again has just been named a Finalist for the NewWorks@TheWorks Playwriting Competition at Playhouse on the Square, Memphis, TN, and will receive a reading on Dec. 4. Dead and Buried, just published by Dramatic Publishing, is slated for two productions next year, in the U.S. (Dreamcatcher Rep) and Estonia. (Details to follow here soon.) All We Want will be produced by the New Jersey Rep this September and also produced as a radio play by Panglossian Productions Best of All Possible Podcast.
James is now on the NNPN New Play Exchange where you can read his plays. Go to https://newplayexchange.org/ for more.
I Don't Know has just been published in BEST TEN-MINUTE PLAYS OF 2017, the fifth of his plays in the series. Fightbook will be published in the 2018 edition.
James McLindon is a member of the Nylon Fusion Theater Company in New York. His play, Pooka, premiered last season at The Tank in Times Square, produced by The Blockheads. Comes a Faery was developed at the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, Sean Daniels directing and was a finalist for the Humana Festival. It was premiered at the New Ohio Theatre, produced by Nylon Fusion Theatre Company. Salvation was premiered in New York by the Hudson Stage Company, directed by Giovanna Sardelli, to critical acclaim in the New York Times and elsewhere. It received a second production at the Nuance Theatre in New York. Faith premiered at Local Theatre Company in Boulder, CO. Dead and Buried, was an O'Neill semifinalist and premiered with the Detroit Rep. Good and Faith were both winners of the John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award. Distant Music, is published by Dramatic Publishing and has seven productions, most recently at the Stoneham Theatre in Boston. His plays have been developed and/or produced at theaters such as the O’Neill NPC (selection and six-time semifinalist), Lark, PlayPenn, Victory Gardens, Irish Repertory, CAP21, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Seven Devils, Abingdon, hotINK Festival, Samuel French Ten-Minute Play Festival, Local Theater Local Lab, Telluride Playwrights Festival, Emerging Artists Theatre, Love Creek Productions, Prop Thtr, Lyric Stage, Boston Playwrights Theatre, Colony Theatre, Theatricum Botanicum, Circus Theatricals, Great Plains Theatre Conference, and Arkansas Rep. Four of his one-act plays have been produced at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and two at at the Samuel French Festival. Six of his plays were Finalists for the Actors’ Theater of Louisville’s Heideman Award. His plays have been published by Dramatic Publishing, Smith and Krause, Original Works Publishing (Dusk), and Level 4 Press.
Typhus in Wartime: Theatre Simpson Annual Festival of Short Plays, Indianola, IA, April 12-14, 2019.
Choosers: Houston Community College, Houston, TX, Nov. 15-18, 2018
When We Get Good Again: New Works Festival, Playhouse on the Square, Memphis, TN, Dec. 4, 2018
Hitch (full length): Blank Theatre Living Room Series, January 28, 2019.
Pooka: Tri-State Actors Theatre, New Jersey, TBD, 2019.