JOHN DOBLE

To Protect the Poets

To Protect the Poets has just been selected as a Semi-Finalist in the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.

To Protect the Poets

“. . . . first-rate, timely and intelligent . . .FringeNYC is often considered the premier festival for new plays, not only in New York but in the country. To Protect the Poets is a remarkable, thought-provoking and important addition which continues this Festival’s venerable two-decade tradition of selecting diverse and interesting worthwhile plays.” [read more. . .]

 Cynthia Allen, Critic, Theater Scene

 

To Protect the Poets

John’s full-length play, To Protect the Poets, was selected to appear in the 20th Annual New York International Fringe Festival, August 2016. See website for details http://toprotectthepoets.com.

Reunion Run

John's full-length play, Reunion Run, was just named a Finalist in the New Works of Merit Playwrighting Contest.

Coffee House, Greenwich Village

The St. Louis Actors’ Studio brought the best plays from their annual LaBute New Theater Festival to 59E59 Theatre in NYC, January 13 to February 7. John Doble’s one-act play, Coffee House, Greenwich Village was included in an evening of 6 one-act plays that included a new play by Neil LaBute. http://www.59e59.org/moreinfo.php?showid=230

"Coffee House, Greenwich Village with that as its setting is John Doble’s uproarious black comedy reminiscent of the sensibilities of Elaine May, Jules Feiffer and Christopher Durang." Darryl Reilly, TheaterScene.net 

Ten Commandments

Ten Commandments, John's new one-act play about Trump politics, was remounted in the Lovecraft Republican Debate Arts Festival on February 6, 2016. Director: Olivia Harris. Cast: Nicholas J. Pearson and Loralee Tyson. Lovecraft Bar, 50 Avenue B, New York, NY. (Named Best New Bar by the Village Voice Readers Poll.) http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-republican-debate-art-show-tickets-20584533895

Ten Commandments

Ten Commandments, John's new one-act play, was performed in the Lovecraft Film & Stage Plays Festival, on September 26, 2015. Director: Olivia Harris. Cast: Nicholas J. Pearson and Loralee Tyson. Lovecraft Bar, 50 Avenue B, New York, NY. (Named Best New Bar by the Village Voice Readers Poll.)

This was the third NYC Festival this summer that included this work; the others sold out fast!

To Protect the Poets

John’s full-length play, To Protect the Poets, has just been shortlisted by American Actors UK, in their New American Voices Festival. 

Ten Commandments

John's new short play, Ten Commandments, was performed in the New York New Works Theatre Festival on Thursday, August 20.

To Protect the Poets

John's full-length play, To Protect the Poets, was named a Semi-Finalist by the Bay Area Playwrights Foundation, San Francisco.