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Pleased to announce that Distant Music will be produced later this month by the Scarlet Cup Theatre in Danville, KY. The Best New Ten-Minute Plays of 2021 has just been published and features A Sleep And A Forgetting. Satan At The Walmart has been selected for a staged reading as part of The Chameleon Theatre Circle's 22nd Annual New Play Contest in Minneapolis this fall. Choices and The First Antivaxxers will be produced at the American Lives Theatre Second Annual New Play Festival in October in Indianapolis. My new play, Family Justice, will next be presented at Birdhouse Theatre's EdgeFest 2021 in September. A monologue from When We Get Good Again will be published in Smith & Kraus Best Men’s Monologues 2021. Hitch has just been selected as the winner of the NEWvember New Plays Festival in Dublin, Ireland. When We Get Good Again won Ostrander Award in Memphis for Best Original Script. Big thanks to the director, cast and crew as well as Playhouse on the Square for a tremendous job bringing that play to life. When We Get Good Again has been named the winner of the New Words at New Deal's full-length play competition and will receive its third production in New York, date TBA. Distant Music will receive a full production this year at Actors Community Theater of Seymour, date TBA.
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.
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.
Choices: Delta Center Stage, Greenville, MS, Dates TBA; More info at: http://www.deltastage.com/
Choices: Zoom Production: Fifth Avenue Theatre of New York Virtual Fall 2020 Play Festival, New York.
Stockholm Syndrome: Open Hydrant Theater Company's Short Play Festival, Oct. 1-10, New York.
Choices: Open Hydrant Theater Company's Short Play Festival, Oct. 1-10, 2021, New York.
The First Antivaxxers: American Lives Theatre Second Annaul Short Play Festival, Indianapolis, IN, Oct. 14-17, 2021.
Choices: American Lives Theatre Second Annual Short Play Festival, Indianapolis, IN, Oct. 14-17, 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.
Davidson Community Players 4th annual Boos & Brews short play festival, fall.
Pickers: Audio Streaming Production: inspiraTO’s Ten-minute Audio Drama Showcase, Toronto, mid-November, 2021.
Choices: Southern Union State Community College, Opelika, AL, Fall 2021.
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
What We Did: Live and Streamed Production: 17th Annual GI60 (Gone In 60 Seconds) International One Minute Theatre Festival, The Tank, New York, Oct. 21-23.
Loyalty: The Firehouse Center for the Arts New Works Festival, Newburyport, MA, January, 2022.
Satan At Walmart: Imagine Performing Arts From The Heart Festival, Connersville, IN, Feb. 11-12, 2022.
I Don't Know will be recorded as a podcast by Next Day Theater Parabasis in Washington, DC, TBA.
Choices: Onstage Offstage Podcast, TBA.
Skin Deep: Zoom Reading: Tiger’s Heart Players, August 1, 2021.
Social Distance: Shaker Bridge Theatre, Enfield, NH, Dates TBD.
Hitch: Wild Imaginings, Waco, TX, June 2021.
Dead and Buried: Denizen Theatre, New Paltz, NY, August 6-8, 2021.
Independence Day: Dragon Productions Theatre Company Dragon Eggs Short Play Incubator, Redwood City, CA, July 18, 2021.
Choices: Theatre One Productions Slice of Life New Works Festival, Middleboro, MA, Sept. 17, 2021. More info at: https://www.facebook.com/theatreone/
Satan At The Walmart: The Chameleon Theatre Circle's 22nd Annual New Play Contest, Minneapolis, MN, Fall 2021.