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Productions, Performances, Awards and Other News

New Productions

The World Premiere of LOVE AND POLITICS at the Victory Theatre in Los Angeles, has been postponed until 2021 due to Covid-19.  It will be directed by Maria Gobetti.  The Victory is the latest theatre to join the National New Play Network!

RESOLVING HEDDA will be produced in December 2020, at the Small State Theatre in Vilnius, Lithuania.

The East Coast premiere of RESOLVING HEDDA was produced in 2020 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 in 2019 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

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