Playwright

Jack Karp

Resume

Selected Productions

September 2016



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February 2016

May 2015
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April 2014



July 2015



June 2015

April 2015

September 2012




March 2015

October 2014

September 2014

May 2013
June 2009
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September 2014



August 2014

July 2013



February 2014



February 2014

February 2009



November 2013

July 2013



March 2013



​November 2012

January 2003



July 2012



May 2012




April 2012



November 2011

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November 2011



September 2011

July 2008


July 2011

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September 2007




July 2011

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July 2010

October 2009




May 2014

January 2008

July 2005



November 2004

August 2004



March 2001



September 2016

May 2015

October 2014

September 2014

May 2013

December 2011

July 2011

March 2009

January 2008

January 2003



May 1998

May 1995

Talking Points (10-minute play)

Raucous Caucus Play Festival, Box Wine Theatre, New York City


Superiority Complex (10-minute play)

Garfield Center for the Arts, Chestertown, Maryland

NyLon Fusion Theatre, New York City


Sneaking Out (monologue)

The Strand Project, Struthers, Ohio


The Last Prestidigitation of Christ (10-min play) 

Greenhouse Ensemble, New York City

Luna Stage, New Moon Short Play Festival, West Orange, NJ
The Acadia Theatre Company International MiniFest, Nova Scotia       
NyLon Fusion Theatre, New York 


Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?(10-minute play)

ArtsCenter Stage 10 By 10 in the Triangle, Carrboro, NC


Magic Hour (10-minute play)

Theatre Workshop of Owensboro, Owensboro, KY

University of St. Thomas AMPERSAND Festival, Houston, TX  
Lightyear Productions, New York


Irreversible (full-length drama)
Red Fern Theatre, New York, Equity Showcase

Ashland New Plays Festival, Ashland, Oregon, Staged Reading

Red Fern Theatre Company, New York, Staged Reading

Great Plains Theatre Conference, Omaha, Nebraska, Staged Reading
The Tank, New York, Staged Reading
Crosstown Playwrights and 2nd Stage Theatre, New York, Staged Reading


The Colonial Diner (one-act drama)

The Chameleon Theatre Circle New Play Festival, Staged Reading


The Photo Album (full-length drama, written collaboratively)

The Story Gym, New York International Fringe Festival, New York

The Story Gym, Game Play Festival at The Brick Theater, Brooklyn, NY


Ad Men (10-minute play)

NyLon Fusion Theatre, New York     


The Silent Treatment (10-minute play)

Shelterbelt Theatre, Omaha, Nebraska                                                                          

Flour City Theatre Company, Rochester, New York                                                    


Religion for Audiophiles (10-minute play)
Fury Theatre, Chicago
NyLon Fusion Theatre, New York


Incendiary Agents (full-length drama)
NyLon Fusion Theatre, New Ohio Theatre, New York City, Equity Showcase

Mamet’s Macbeth (10-minute play)

NyLon Fusion Theatre, New York
American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, Staged Reading

The Pursuit of Happy Endings (10-minute play)

NyLon Fusion Theatre, New York


Miss Hope’s (full-length comedy, written collaboratively)

NyLon Fusion Theatre, New York, Equity Showcase           


A Nod to Ira Glass Philip Glass Leonard Cohen Leonard Bernstein John Cage (10-min. play)

NyLon Fusion Theatre, New York


Sleeping with Strangers (one-act comedy)
​MadLab Theatre, Divide & Conquer Festival, Columbus, OH
Pittsburgh New Works Festival, Pittsburgh, PA

You Are Here (full-length drama, written collaboratively)

NyLon Fusion Theatre, New York, Equity Showcase


One Night Stand (one-act comedy) 
Ticket 2 Eternity Productions, New York                                                                  

Secret Theatre, New York


Multiple Choice (10-minute play)

Stratton Players, Fitchburg, MA
Secret Theatre, Long Island City One Act Play Festival, New York
Crosstown Playwrights, New York

Sex and Money and Money and Sex (one-act comedy)
Eclectic Company Theatre, Hurricane Season Festival, Los Angeles
Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival, New York

Turtle Shell Productions, New York
Crosstown Playwrights, New York


Don’t Write a Bad Play, or A Cautionary Tale About the Brutality of the War on Terror

and the Futility of Using Violence to Stop Violence (one-act comedy)

International CringeFest, Producer’s Club, New York                                                          

Crosstown Playwrights, New York 


The Famous Elephant Play (10-minute play)
FVCC International 10-Minute Play Festival, Kalispell, Montana
Secret Theatre, Long Island City One Act Play Festival, New York
City Theater Company, Wilmington, DE

Tell Me You Love Me (full-length drama)
Bitter Sauce Theatre, San Francisco, Off-Off-Broadway

Off-Market Theater, San Francisco, Staged Reading


Shacking Up (full-length comedy)

Iambes’ Bones Studio, San Francisco, Staged Reading

AWARDS

Raucous Caucus Play Festival Audience Favorite    

Mario Fratti-Fred Newman Political Playwriting Contest Winner

Ashland New Plays Festival Selection

The Chameleon Theatre Circle New Play Festival Winner

PlayLab Play Selection, Great Plains Theatre Conference
Best Play, Divide & Conquer Festival, MadLab Theatre, Columbus, OH.
Second Place, Independent Jury Award, Hurricane Season Festival, Los Angeles
​Theatre SLAM Champion, The Tank, New York
Best Play, Long Island City One Act Festival, The Secret Theatre, New York.
Winner, David Mamet Playwriting Contest, American Conservatory Theatre, SF

EDUCATION
​Master of Fine Arts in creative writing, American University
Bachelor of Arts in English and psychology, magna cum laude, Boston University

​*Member of The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.