JOHN DOBLE

About

SCREENPLAYS

THE AMEN SISTERHOOD, drama

  • Winner, Humanitas New Voices Award, 2019-2020
  • Finalist, Launch Pad Feature Competition, March 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
  • New American Voices Festival, American Actors UK shortlisted
  • 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
  • Segora One Act Play Competition, France, Highly Commended
  • Write Angles Playwriting Festival, Westcliff-on-Sea, UK
  • Best Play and Belper Prize, One-Act Competition, Belper, UK
  • Finalist, Best Play, Short Play Festival, Nantucket, MA
  • Finalist, Best Play, Haylofters Theater, Burlington, WI
  • Finalist, Best Play, Manhattan Rep, NYC
  • Finalist, Best Play, Eclectic Company Theatre, LA

Coffee House, Greenwich Village, a one-act play

  • 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

Tatyana and the Cable Man, a one-act comedy

  • The Space One Festival, London
  • Darkhorse Dramatists, Binghamton, NY
  • Best Play, Midtown Short Play Lab, NYC

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

  • The NYC International Fringe Festival
  • 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

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
  • “Lefty,” The South Carolina Review, Clemson, SC, and Elysian Fields Quarterly, St. Paul, MN
  • “The Mindreader,” The Mississippi Valley Review, MS
  • “The Accordion’s Greatest Hits,” Washington Square Writes, NYU

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

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