This just in:
Checkout Line has just been selected for Lakeshore Players Theatre's 18th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival in Minnesota, June 2-12, 2022. Satan At Walmart (A Love Story) has just been selected for the Boston Theater Marathon coming May 1. Family Justice will be part of Eden Prairie Players’ 2022 Collection of One Acts. Skin Deep won the Judges' Choice award at the Celtic Calling festival. Checkout Line is now a Finalist for Lakeshore Players Theatre 18th Annual Ten-Minute Playwriting Contest. 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 Anti-Vaxxers has been selected for production as part of theTRUSPEAK Hear Our Voices Benefit short play festival in New York on March 6th, Tony winner Cady Huffman directing and starring Tony and Emmy-nominated Veanne Cox. Choices and Stockholm Syndrome will be produced as audio dramas by the Radio Theatre Project, Skin Deep was just named the second place finisher in Theatre Oxford’s annual 10-Minute Play Festival and The First Anti-Vaxxers was named a Finalist in the TRUSPEAK Hear Our Voices Benefit ten-minute play festival. 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.
The First Anti-Vaxxers: Production: TRUSPEAK Hear Our Voices Benefit short play festival, New York, March 6th, 5pm.
Distant Music: Scarlet Cup Theatre, Danville, KY, Oct. 28-31 and Nov. 4-7.
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/
Distant Music: Actors Community Theater of Seymour, Seymour, IN, Nov. 19-20, 26-27, 2021.
What A Friend We Have In Satan: Streamed Production: Stage Left Theater, Spokane, WA, Oct. 8, 2021 @ 8PM PST.
Late Arrival: Bite-sized Theatre Theatrical Spooktacular, New York, October 31.
Pickers: Audio Streaming Production: inspiraTO’s Ten-minute Audio Drama Showcase, Toronto, January, 2022.
When We Get Good Again, Nobis Playhouse, Auburn, AL, Fall 2021.
Stockholm Syndrome: Streamed Production: Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre Scriptfest 2021, Mars Hill, NC, Fall 2021
Watches of the Night: Image Theater City Stories, Lowell, Mass., Dec. 2, 2021.
Weight of the World: LAB Theater Project Lab Laughs, Tampa, FL, January, 2022.
Loyalty: The Firehouse Center for the Arts New Works Festival, Newburyport, MA, January, 2022.
Pickers: Dragon Productions Theatre Company Dragon Eggs Short Play Incubator, Redwood City, CA, January, 2022.
Satan At Walmart: Imagine Performing Arts From The Heart Festival, Connersville, IN, Feb. 11-12, 2022.
Skin Deep: Celtic Calling Festival, Tip Jar Theatre, Charleston, WV, March 6, 2022.
Choices: Audio Streaming Production: Radio Theatre Project, St. Petersburg, FL, Spring 2022.
Stockholm Syndrome: Audio Streaming Production: Radio Theatre Project, St. Petersburg, FL, Spring 2022.
Perspective: El Paso Community College, El Paso, TX, Mar. 31-Apr. 3, 2022.
Stockholm Syndrome: Zoom Production: PlayZoomers April 22-23, 2022.
Choices: Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, TX, April, 2022.
Satan At Walmart: Production: Boston Theatre Marathon, May 1, 2022.
Choices: Stockton Civic Theatre, Stockton, CA, May, 2022.
Choices: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, Spring, 2022.
Checkout Line: Lakeshore Players Theatre's 18th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival, White Bear Lake, MN, June 2-12, 2022.
Family Justice: Eden Prairie Players’ 2022 Collection of One Acts, Date TBA.
The First Anti-Vaxxers: Vermont Playwrights Circle TenFest, Waitsfield, VT, August 18-21, 2022.
What You Ask For: Gi60 (Gone in 60 Seconds) International One Minute Theatre Festival US, New York, July 6-9, 2022.
These Days: Gi60 (Gone in 60 Seconds) International One Minute Theatre Festival US, New York, July 6-9, 2022.
Drunk Christmas: Production: Acting Out Theater Company, Lawrence, MA, Oct. 2022.
Choices: Production: Burlington Township High School, New Jersey, Nov. 4-19, 2022.
Choices: Onstage Offstage Podcast, TBA.
Choices: Jakespeare VTC Podcast Plays, Charlton, MA, Spring 2022.
Choices: GATHER BY THE GHOST LIGHT Radio Theater Podcast, Dates TBA.
Playing Fields of Somerville: Zoom Reading: TEDxAsburyPark, New Jersey, Jan. 20, 2022.
War Dog: St. Botolph Club Ten Minute Play Festival, Boston, MA, April 1, 2022.