Playwright’s Resumé

Playwright’s Resumé

IN ALABAMA

was produced as part of Theater for The New City’s Dream Up Festival, September 7-16 2017

was produced as part of The Voire Dire Project  2016 at Cap 21 & Westbeth Theatre, NYC,

THE UNDERCURRENT  had a studio production (by invitation only) at Polaris North July 2017

HELLO OCEAN had a studio production (by invitation only) June 2017 as part of The Lock Festival, Polaris North June 2017

PALAK PANEER was produced as part of The Big Apple Theater Festival, June 2017 at The Producers Club Theater

THE QUIET CAR, had a studio production (by invitation only) at Polaris North, March 2017.

RIDE TO THE BRIDGE had a studio production (by invitation only) September 2016 as part of Chance Acts at Polaris North

MOUNTAIN DEW

Had a reading at the Winter 2017 Equity Library Theater Play Festival at the NYPL 53rd Street Branch Theater  January  2017

had a reading as part of HERSTORY NOPlays Festival at The Silk Road Gallery New Haven, Ct. April  2016

had a workshop production at Polaris North (by invitation only), NY September  2015

FRIGHT OR FLIGHT, was produced as part of The Women’s Playwriting Festival, Two Muses Theatre,  West Bloomfield, Michigan, 2015.

A SIRI-OUS SITUATION was produced as part of The 9th Annual InspiraTO Festival Toronto, Canada, May-June 2014

ON THE TURNPIKE, a short play studio performance as part of Plays and Prestidigitation 5, (by invitation only) Polaris North, 2014

HURRICANE SANDY (poem) was the finale of the show NY LADIES, WOMEN WHO WRITE WITH WIT, The Hudson Guild, 2013

TIT FOR TSA-T, a short play, studio performance as part of Plays and Prestidigitation 3, Polaris North, (by invitation only) 2013, reading as part of One Acts and Snacks, February 2017, reading at Lower East Side Festival 2011.

DUST, a one-act play, 2008, revised 2011-2015. Staged reading at Polaris North 2015 and 2012

JUST FOR TODAY a one-act play 2012. Staged reading at Polaris North 2012

INDIRA, a full -length play 2014.

DELHI DUO, a one -act play produced March 1995 at Theater for the New City

VULCANIC SURRENDER, a one- act play produced March 1995 at Theater for the New City, staged reading at Polaris North 2015

ON THE ROAD TO HOLENESS, a full length comedy/drama produced May 1990 at Theater for the New City, listed in The Burns Mantle Theater Yearbook of 1989-1990: featuring the ten best plays of the season

THE ROSY CAVE. a full length comedy/drama , produced February 1988 at Theater for the New City

Ten minute comic plays include:

MOUNTAIN DEW had  a studio production at Polaris North September  2015 (by invitation only), a reading as part of Equity Library Theatre’s Winter Festival, January 2017 at 53 St Library, NY and a reading as part of HERSTORY NOPlays Festival of 365 Women a Year Project at The Silk Road Art Gallery, New Haven, Ct. April  2016.

FRIGHT OR FLIGHT, produced at the Women’s Playwriting Festival, Two Muses Theatre, Michigan, February 2015

A SIRI-OUS SITUATION, finalist in the 9th annual Theatre InspiraTO Festival, produced, Toronto, Canada 2014

THE QUIET CAR, had a studio production (by invitation only) at Polaris North, March 24-26, 2017.

PALAK PANEER, produced at The Big Apple Theatre Festival, June 2017

PICK AND PRICK

THE BOOSTERS

THE PET SITTERS

ON THE TURNPIKE, studio production at Polaris North, 2014

TIT FOR TSA-T, studio production at Polaris North 2013,staged readings, One-Acts and Snacks, Casa Beverly February 2017 and The Lower East Side Festival, 2011.

THE CLEARING, staged reading at the Lower East Festival May 2013.

THE TRANSFER STUDENT, staged reading The Lower East Side Festival, May 2012

HIGH COLONIC MOUNTAIN, staged reading Lower East Side Festival, May 2010

THE WORLD TRADE CENTER MEDICAL MORONIC PROGRAM, staged reading, Lower East Side Festival, May 2007.

Author of numerous comedy sketches performed by Outta Control & Out the Window at The Westbank Café, Trocadero, Steve Mcgraws, the Duplex, Rose’s Turn,(1991-2000) THE LEGACY, Sande Shurin Studios, 2002.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member of the Dramatist Guild (since 1986)

Member of Polaris North (since 2012)

FILM : Author of the screenplay Artemis, (1992)

Performances of numerous comedy sketches and 10 minute plays

EDUCATION B.A. Queens College, majored in psychology, also heavy concentration in theatre/dance, cum laude with honors in psychology Licensed massage therapist (graduate of the Swedish Institute for Massage)

Studied playwriting with

Dick Longchamps, HB Studios and

Tina Howe, Einhorn School of Performing Arts

Attended The Citywrights Conference, Miami 2013.

https://www.dramatistsguild.com/members/jdiamond/

DIRECTOR

Workshop production of The Undercurrent, Polaris North, July 2017

Workshop production of The Quiet Car, Polaris North, March 2017

Workshop production of Mountain Dew, Polaris North, September 2015.

Readings of Vulcanic Surrender, Dust, 2015, Polaris North

Readings of Dust, Just For Today,  2012, Polaris North.

Production of Delhi Duo, Theater for the New City, March 1995.

Reading of Margaret Sanger, A Woman Rebel, by Jessica Feder Birnbaum, Hunter College Playhouse, July 1990.

Reading of On the Road to Holeness, Our Studios, July 1989.

Reading of The Rosy Cave. Polaris, April 1986.

Performances of numerous comedy sketches and 10 minute plays

An Interview with J. Lois Diamond

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