This just in:
Hitch has just been named a Finalist for the Ashland New Play Festival, Ashland, OR; Choices has just been named the Jury Award Winner of Fusion Theatre Company's The Seven Festival. When We Get Good Again has just been named a Finalist for Bloomington Playwrights Project’s Reva Shiner Comedy Award Contest out of nearly 1000 entries. Hitch (full-length version) was named a Semifinalist for Seven Devils Playwrights Conference (id Theatre Company, NY), McCall, Idaho; A Sleep And A Forgetting will premiere at Nylon Fusion Theatre Company's This Round's On Us Festival in New York on June 7-8. Hitch (ten-minute version) will receive another production at the Eastbound Theatre East/West PlayFest in Connecticut this summer. Surly Bonds will premiere at Gi60: The International One Minute Play Festival in Leeds, United Kingdom on May 30. Here There Be Pirates will premiere this summer at Barn Theater in Montville, NJ.
When We Get Good Again has won the Playhouse on the Square's (Memphis) New Works @ The Works competition and will receive its world premiere there in January 2020.
The European premiere of Dead And Buried at Apollo Kino Theatre in Tallinn, Estonia is later this month, through March. The trailer is out and it's amazing. Find it at https://www.facebook.com/tanel.tatter/videos/10156834355864805/UzpfSTEzNDMyOTkyMjI6MTAyMTc4NzQ5NTgxNjkyODU/ or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0D9l3PHMvI.
The University of Miami (Ohio) Theater Department will produce a workshop production of When We Get Good Again in October, 2019.
Drunk Christmas is premiering on Playing On Air on NPR stations or use this link: https://playingonair.org/new-releases/drunk-christmas or bit.ly/PlayingOnAir.
Monologues from Dead And Buried and A Brief History of Penguins and Promiscuity have just been selected for Applause Books' 2019 Best Monologues. A monologue from Salvation has just been selected for Smith & Kraus' Best Men's Monologues 2019. 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.) Typhus in Wartime will premiere as part of Simpson College's Annual Festival of Short Plays, Indianola, IA, April 12-14, 2019.
James is now on the NNPN New Play Exchange where you can read his plays. Go to https://newplayexchange.org/ for more.
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.
Dead And Buried: (European premiere): Apollo Kino Theatre, Tallinn, Estonia, January-March, and summer (TBA) 2019.
When We Get Good Again (workshop production): University of Miami (Ohio), October, 2019.
When We Get Good Again (world premiere): Playhouse on the Square, Memphis, TN, January, 2020.
Surly Bonds: Gi60: The International One Minute Play Festival, stage@leeds theatre, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, May 30.
Choices: Fusion Theatre’s 14th Annual The Seven New Works Festival, Albuquerque, NM, June 6-9.
A Sleep And A Forgetting: Nylon Fusion Theatre Company, New York, NY, June 7-8.
Here There Be Pirates: Barn Theater, Montville, NJ, June 14th – 16, 2019.
Hitch: Eastbound Theatre East/West PlayFest, Milford CT, July-August, 2019.
Pooka: Tri-State Actors Theatre, New Jersey, May 6, 2019.
Pickers: Itinerant Theatre Women Leading Series, Lake Charles, LA, April 27-May 26, 2019.
Hitch (full-length): The Wilbury Theatre Group, Providence, RI, May 28, 2019
Hitch (full-length): The Depot New Play Readings, Hampton, CT, June 9, 2019.
A Christmas Karl: Broad Horizons Theatre Company, New York, July 15, 2019.