JOHN DOBLE

Résumé

SCREENPLAYS

THE AMEN SISTERHOOD, drama

  • Winner, Humanitas New Voices Award, 2020
  • Finalist, Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition, 2020
  • Finalist, Launch Pad Feature Competition, 2019

PLAYS

To Protect the Poets, a full-length drama

  • Semi-Finalist, National Playwrights Conference, O'Neill Theater Center, CT
  • The NYC International Fringe Festival
  • Commended, New American Voices Festival, American Actors UK
  • Semi-Finalist, The Road Theatre Company Summer Playwrights Festival, Los Angeles
  • Semi-Finalist, Best Play, Bay Area Playwrights Foundation, SF
  • Semi-Finalist, Best Play, Playwrights First, NYC
  • Semi-Finalist, Best Play, Reverie Productions, NYC

Reunion Run, a full-length drama

  • The NYC International Fringe Festival
  • Finalist, New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest, NYC

Three Blind Dates: See How They Run, three one-act plays

  • Hollywood Fringe Festival, Los Angeles
  • Finalist, Best Play, Midtown International Theatre Festival, NYC (as A Serious Person and Then Some)

A Serious Person, a one-act comedy

  • Winner, Arts & Letters Prize for Drama, Georgia College , Milledgeville, GA
  • Birdhouse Theatre, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA (performance canceled due to COVID-19)
  • Best Play and Belper Prize, One-Act Competition, Belper, UK
  • Best Playwright, Eclectic Company Theatre, LA
  • Highly Commended, Segora One Act Play Competition, France
  • Write Angles Playwriting Festival, Westcliff-on-Sea, UK
  • Finalist, Best Play, Short Play Festival, Nantucket, MA
  • Finalist, Best Play, Haylofters Theater, Burlington, WI
  • Finalist, Best Play, Manhattan Rep, NYC

Coffee House, Greenwich Village, a one-act play

  • Off Broadway LaBute New Theater Festival, 59E59 Theater, NYC
  • Neil LaBute New Theater Festival, St. Louis Actors’ Studio, St. Louis
  • Drip Action Theatre Arundel Trail Festival, Arundel, UK
  • Finalist, Best Play, Short Play Festival, Nantucket, MA
  • Finalist, Best Play, Midwinter Madness Theatre Festival, NYC
  • Finalist, Best Play, Manhattan Rep, NYC

Nothing New Under the Sun, a one-act comedy

  • William Faulkner Literary Competition, Winner, 3rd prize, New Albany, MS

Tatyana and the Cable Man, a one-act comedy

  • Birdhouse Theatre, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA (performance canceled due to COVID-19)
  • Best Play, Midtown Short Play Festival, NYC
  • The Space Theatre Company, London
  • Darkhorse Dramatists, Binghamton, NY

Twilight Time, a one-act comedy

  • Neil LaBute New Theater Festival, St. Louis Actors’ Studio, St. Louis (performance canceled due to COVID-19)
  • Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Valdez, AK (performance canceled due to COVID-19)

ESP, a one-act comedy

  • Winner, The Acronym Plays, Urban Stages, Off-Broadway NYC
  • Birdhouse Theatre, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA (performance canceled due to COVID-19)

The Mayor Who Would Be Sondheim, a full-length play

  • The NYC International Fringe Festival
  • HRC Playhouse, Hudson, NY
  • Finalist, Best New Play, Playwrights’ Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Finalist, Best Play, Stage 3 Theatre Company Festival, Sonora, CA

Ten Commandments, a one-act comedy

  • Lovecraft Arts Festival, NYC
  • Lovecraft Film and Short Play Festival, NYC
  • New York New Works Theatre Festival, NYC
  • Manhattan Rep 10th Anniversary Event, NYC

Blind Date, a one-act play

  • Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Original Short-Play Festival, NYC
  • Selected for The Last Frontier Theater Conference, Valdez, AK

Amps, Watts and Volts, a one-act comedy

FICTION

Lefty and Other Stories, Clemson University, Clemson, SC (Nominated for the Pushcart Prize)
“After Six Weeks in New York,” The Eureka Quarterly, Eureka College, IL
“Two Letters,” Timber Creek Review, Greensboro, NC; New Millenium Writings, TN
“Lefty,” The South Carolina Review, Clemson, SC; Elysian Fields Quarterly, St. Paul, MN
“The Mindreader,” The Mississippi Valley Review, MS; After Dinner Conversations, Philosophy | Ethics Short Story Magazine  
“The Accordion’s Greatest Hits,” Washington Square Writes, NYU; Calliope Magazine, American Mensa, Ltd., AZ   

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.
The Playwrights’ Center, Minneapolis, MN