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Productions, Performances, Awards and Other News

New Productions

The World Premiere of LOVE AND POLITICS will open on March 20, 2020, at the Victory Theatre in Los Angeles, and will run through May 10.  It will be directed by Maria Gobetti.  The Victory is the latest theatre to join the National New Play Network!  Tickets may be bought here.

The East Coast premiere of RESOLVING HEDDA was recently produced at Washington Stage Guild in DC, directed by Stephen Carpenter and starring Kelly Karcher.  Here is a feature article on Jon and his newest play, by the Washington Post.

The world premiere of RESOLVING HEDDA opened at the Victory Theatre in LA, directed by Maria Gobetti and starring Kimberly Alexander as Hedda.   It garnered rave reviews, including Critic’s Choice from the Los Angeles Times, as well as the Michael Devereaux Award for Best Playwriting.

BUNNICULA (book by Jon Klein, music by Chris Jeffries) ran at the Magik Theatre in San Antonio, Texas in October and November, 2019.

Recent Awards and Honors

RESOLVING HEDDA was nominated for a 2019 Ovation Award in Los Angeles. 

RESOLVING HEDDA won the 2018 Michael Devereaux Award in Los Angeles for Best Playwriting of the 2017 theater season.

EARLY STAGES was a finalist for the 2017 Neil Simon New Play Award.

Newly Published 

Life As a Playwright: A Survival Guide, published by Methuen Bloomsbury.  Buy it on Amazon here!

RESOLVING HEDDApublished by Broadway Play Publishing.

published by Broadway Play Publishing. 

In Development

BUTCHERTOWN - based on Jon's award-winning screenplay.  

CHANCE AND NECESSITY - featured in the Locally Grown Festival, Theatre J, Washington, DC.

EARLY STAGES - read at Primary Stages, NYC.  One of two finalists for the 2017 Neil Simon Award.

© Jon Klein 2020