JOHN DOBLE

About

PLAYS

To Protect the Poets, a full-length drama

  • Semi-Finalist, National Playwrights Conference, O'Neill Theater Center, CT, 2017
  • The NYC International Fringe Festival, August 2016
  • New American Voices Festival, American Actors UK shortlisted, 2015
  • Semi-finalist, The Road Theatre Company Summer Playwrights Festival 6, Los Angeles, 2015
  • Semi-finalist, Best Play, Bay Area Playwrights Foundation, SF, 2014
  • Semi-finalist, Best Play, Playwrights First, 2010
  • Semi-finalist, Best Play, Reverie Productions, 2010

Reunion Run, a full-length drama

  • The NYC International Fringe Festival, 2013
  • New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest, NYC -- Finalist, 2015

Ten Commandments, a one-act comedy

  • Lovecraft Arts Festival, NYC February 2016
  • Lovecraft Film and Short Play Festival, NYC, September 2015
  • New York New Works Theatre Festival, 2015
  • Manhattan Rep 10th Anniversary Event, 2015

A Serious Person, a one-act comedy

  • Segora One Act Play Competition, France, Highly Commended, 2015
  • Write Angles Playwriting Festival, Westcliff-on-Sea, UK, February 2015
  • Best Play and Belper Prize, One-Act Competition, Belper, UK, 2014
  • Finalist, Best Play, Short Play Festival, Nantucket, MA, 2014
  • Finalist, Best Play, Haylofters Theater, Burlington, WI, 2014
  • Finalist, Best Play, Manhattan Rep, NYC, 2013
  • Finalist, Best Play, Eclectic Company Theatre, LA, 2013

Coffee House, Greenwich Village, a one-act play

  • LaBute New Theater Festival, 59E59 Theater, NYC Jan-Feb 2016
  • Neil LaBute New Theater Festival, St. Louis Actors’ Studio, St. Louis, 2014
  • Drip Action Theatre Arundel Trail Festival, Arundel, UK, 2014
  • Finalist, Best Play, Short Play Festival, Nantucket, MA, 2013
  • Finalist, Best Play, Midwinter Madness Theatre Festival, 2012
  • Finalist, Best Play, Manhattan Rep, NYC, 2012

Tatyana and the Cable Man, a one-act comedy

  • The Space One Festival, London, January, July 2015
  • Darkhorse Dramatists, Binghamton, NY, 2104
  • Best Play, Midtown Short Play Lab, NYC, 2013

A Serious Person and Then Some, three one-act plays

  • Finalist, Best Play, Midtown International Theatre Festival, NYC, 2013

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

  • The NYC International Fringe Festival, 2005
  • Finalist, Best New Play, Playwrights’ Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2005
  • Finalist, Best Play, Stage 3 Theatre Company Festival, Sonora, CA, 2004

Blind Date, a one-act play

  • Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Original Short-Play Festival, NYC, 2004
  • Selected for The Last Frontier Theater Conference, Valdez, AK, 2005

FICTION

  • Lefty and Other Stories, Clemson University, 2004 (Nominated for the Pushcart Prize, http://tigerprints.clemson.edu/cudp_fiction/11/
  • “After Six Weeks in New York,” The Eureka Quarterly, Eureka College, 2004
  • “Two Letters,” Timber Creek Review, Greensboro NC, 2002
  • “Lefty,” The South Carolina Review, 2001 and Elysian Fields Quarterly, 2001
  • “The Mindreader,” The Mississippi Valley Review, 2000
  • “The Accordion’s Greatest Hits,” Washington Square Writes, NYU, 1999

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

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