JOHN DOBLE

Résumé

SCREENPLAYS

THE AMEN SISTERHOOD, drama

  • Winner, Humanitas New Voices Award
  • Top 1% of all screenplays, "The Best of Stage 32" lookbook, 2022
  • Top 1% of all screenplays, Coverfly, 2022
  • Finalist: We Screenplay Diverse Voices Competition; Big Apple Film Festival; Launch Pad Feature Competition

THE ROMMEL GAMBIT, action-drama

  • Top 1% of all screenplays, "The Best of Stage 32" lookbook, 2022
  • Top 5% of all screenplays, Coverfly, 2022

THE STORY OF ZACHERY AND JOSEPHINE, drama-romance

  • Top 5% of all screenplays, "The Best of Stage 32" lookbook, 2022

PLAYS

To Protect the Poets, full-length drama

  • The NYC International Fringe Festival
  • Commended, New American Voices Festival, American Actors, United Kingdom
  • Semi-Finalist, National Playwrights Conference, Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, CT
  • Semi-Finalist, Best Play, Bay Area Playwrights Foundation, SF

Reunion Run, full-length drama

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

The Mayor Who Would Be Sondheim, full-length comedy-drama

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

A Serious Person, one-act comedy

  • Best Play, Arts & Letters Prize for Drama, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA
  • Best Play and Belper Prize, Belper, United Kingdom
  • Write Angles Playwriting Festival, Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
  • Best Playwright, Eclectic Company Theatre, LA
  • Short Play Festival, Nantucket, MA
  • Haylofters Theater, Burlington, WI

Coffee House, Greenwich Village, 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
  • Short Play Festival, Nantucket, MA
  • Midwinter Madness Theatre Festival, NYC

Nothing New Under the Sun, one-act comedy

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

Tatyana and the Cable Man, one-act comedy

  • Best Play, Midtown Short Play Festival, NYC
  • The Space Theatre Company, London, United Kingdom
  • Darkhorse Dramatists, Binghamton, NY

Twilight Time, one-act comedy

  • Neil LaBute New Theater Festival, St. Louis Actors’ Studio, St. Louis (upcoming July 2022)
  • Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Valdez, AK

ESP, ten-minute comedy

  • Winner, The Acronym Plays, Urban Stages, Off-Broadway, NYC
  • Camino Real Playhouse, San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • Orange County Arts Ten-Minute Play Festival, Goshen, NY
  • Birdhouse Theatre, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA

 Blind Date, one-act play

  • Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Original Short-Play Festival, NYC

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

  • Hollywood Fringe Festival, Los Angeles

Postcards from a Bench, four one-act plays

  • Hollywood Encore Producer's Award, Hollywood Fringe Festival, Los Angeles

Ten Commandments, one-act comedy

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

Amps, Watts and Volts, ten-minute comedy

Try Try Again, ten-minute comedy

FICTION

Lefty and Other Stories, Clemson University, Clemson, SC (Nominated for the Pushcart Prize)

“Lefty,” The South Carolina Review, Clemson, SC and Elysian Fields Quarterly, St. Paul, MN

“The Mindreader,” The Mississippi Valley Review, MS and After Dinner Conversations, Philosophy|Ethics Short Story Magazine

“After Six Weeks in New York,” The Eureka Quarterly, Eureka College, IL

“Two Letters from the Doctor,” Timber Creek Review, Greensboro, NC and New Millennium Writings, TN

“The Accordion’s Greatest Hits,” Washington Square Writes, NYU and Calliope Magazine, American Mensa, Ltd., AZ 

“One Hellava Morning,” Fine Lines Journal, Omaha, NE

“Rebound,” Fine Lines Journal, Omaha, NE

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.

The Playwrights’ Center, Minneapolis, MN