J U D D   L E A R   S I L V E R M A N

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WRITING

Plays

HEART

               production, ACT, Anchorage, AK, January 2010; (encore, LFTC, May 2010)

staged reading, Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Valdez, AK, June 2009

staged reading, Dayton Playhouse FutureFest 2005, Dayton, OH July 2005

staged reading, Caldwell Theatre Company, FL December 2004

finalist, (staged reading) Stage 3 Theater Festival of New Plays 2002, Sonora, CA Sept 2002

staged reading, Ensemble Studio Theater, NY, July 1998

               staged reading, Interact Theater, Los Angeles, May 1998

                    staged reading, 78th Street Theater Lab "Bagels and Plays" Series, June 1996

                    staged reading, Theater Factory "Summer in the City" series, July 1991

ALONG CAME A SPIDER

                    production, Gallery Players, Brooklyn, NY, June 2011

CLOSET CASE

production, Uniting NC, Raleigh, NC, August-September 2011

production, Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Valdez, AJ, June 2011

staged reading, Sage Players, Spokane, WA, June 2011

staged reading, Play-Makers HIT & RUN , Spokane, WA, October 2010

production, 10 By 10 Festival, The ArtsCenter, Carrboro, NC, July 2010

                    reading, Last Frontier Theatre Conference Fringe, May, 2010

SUPERHERO BLUES

                    staged reading, Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Valdez, AK, May 2010

AFTER TENNESSEE: THE UNSEEN CHARACTERS OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS

                    staged reading, Las Frontier Theatre Conference, Valdez, AK, sched for June 2011

CREON’S CRISIS

                    semifinalist, Reverie Productions, NYC, Spring 2004

TRUTH IN ADVERTISING

                    reading, Playwrights for Pets (Benefit for Animal Haven), NYC, Fall 2005

production, Short & NEAT Festival, New England Academy of Theatre, New Haven, CT, June 2005

production, Turnip/American Globe Theatre 15 Minute Play Festival, NYC, April 2004

VIOLATING UNCLE PIGGY

                    production, Banta Productions, 2nd Annual Midway 10-Minute Play Festival, Midway, KY, October 2010

staged reading, Boca Raton Theatre Guild, April 2010

production, Gallery Players, NYC, June 2007

                    production, ACTS Factory Players, Collinsville, CT, May 2007

                    production, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD, January 2007

A TEMPORARY LAPSE

                    production, Gallery Players, NYC, June 2007

A PROMISE

                    public reading, The Neighborhood Playhouse, NYC, November 2005

ALL THE COMFORTS OF HOME

                    production, Queens Players, Long Island City, NY (Summer 2008)

public reading, FURRY, FEATHERED &  FISH TALES – Benefit for Animal Care & Control of New York City, Feb 2005

                    production, Gallery Players, Brooklyn, NYC, June 2004

ANXIETY & GRANDMA

                    production, Paw Paw Village Players, MI, February 2009

production, Gallery Players 8th Annual Black Box Festival, June 2005

A REASON FOR ALL THINGS

production, “Act Three: One Act – Long Island City One Act Festival 2008,” NYC Winter 2008

reading, Gallery Players, Brooklyn NYC, February 2005

A LITTLE RED PILL

                    production, Theatre Southwest, Festival of Originals, Houston, TX Summer 2005

production, Samuel French One Act Festival, NYC, July 2005

                    staged reading, Barefoot Theater Productions, Producers Club, NYC, Fall 2001

LOTTO FEVER

                    production, ACTS Factory Players, Collinsville, CT, May 2007

production, Samuel French One Act Festival, NYC, July 2005

                    reading, LADIES’ NIGHT, benefit for Animal Have, May 2005

production, Expanded Arts, NYC, July 2000

                    production, 12 Miles West, Montclair, NJ, January 2000

                    production, Neighborhood Playhouse, NYC, May 1998A TRAGIC TAIL (inspired by Poe)

                    production, Connecticut Heritage Productions, Middletown, CT, Fall 2001

                    staged reading, Ensemble Studio Theater Winterfest, LA, March 2000

RESTLESS BIRDS

                    production, Samuel French One Act Festival, NYC, July 2005

                    concert reading, Playwrights for Pets Benefit for Animal Care & Control of New York City, Feb 2005

MACBETH AND OTHER MUMBO JUMBO

                    production, PA56, The Calhoun School, Mary Lea Johnson Performing Arts Center, NYC, May 2006

FRACTURED TALES: adaptations of NAME OF THE TREE, ROMEO & JULIET REDUX, and ANDROCLES & THE LION

                    production, PA56, The Calhoun School, Mary Lea Johnson Performing Arts Center, NYC, May 2005

FURRY, FEATHERED &  FISH TALES – Benefit for Animal Care & Control of New York City, Feb 2005

                    included ALL THE COMFORTS OF HOME, A ROYAL BITCH, FISH STORY, RESTLESS BIRDS & CONQUERING THE FEAR

CORRECT ADDRESS

                    production, Actors Alliance of San Diego, June 2005

                    winner, Samuel French 17th Annual Off-Off-B'way Play Festival

                    production, Theater Geo, Los Angeles - Sept-Oct 1994

production, Hudson Theater Artist Guild, NYC - August 1992

                    production, Theater Factory, NYC - June 1992

 

 

WRITING RESUME, Judd Lear Silverman                                                                                                                                                              Page 2

                    production, Love Creek Productions, Westbeth Theater Center, NYC - April 1991

                    numerous regional & international productions since 1992

NEVER WEAR A DEAD MAN’S SHOES

production, Shelterskelter XIV, Shelterbelt Theater, Omaha, NE. October 2009 (nom, Best One-Act, TAG of Nebraska)

staged reading, Playwrights for Pets, NYC, March 2007

publication, ArtAge Publications, June 2004 film version, shot February 2002, New York, NY – Stonehenge Productions

production, Connecticut Heritage Productions, Buttonwood Tree, Middletown, CT

production, Turnip Festival Theatre, February 2000 (winner, Best Play & Audience Favorite)

staged reading, Ensemble Studio Theater Winterfest, Los Angeles, March 2000

public reading, Pace University, December 1999

DEATH BY MISADVENTURE

staged reading, Last Frontier Theatre Conference Fringe, Valdez, AK 2009

production, Brooklyn Lyceum, July 2003

production, Pace University, May 2001

production, Barefoot Theater Productions, DTX, December 2000

production, Neighborhood Playhouse, May 2000

A LOOSE INTERPRETATION

                    production, DTX for American Theatre Nexus, BRIC Studio, May 2003

                    production, Art Under the Bridge Festival, Dumbo Theater Exchange, October 2000

ALL COME RUNNING HOME

                    concert reading, Triangle Theater, November 2000

POINT OF DEPARTURE

               production, EST West Winterfest, LA, March 1999

                    public reading, Pace University, NYC, Feb/March, 1998

ELENA

                    public reading, Playwrights for Pets, NYC, January 2006

public reading, The Turnip Theater, NYC - Fall 1997

GAUGUIN AND THE SAVAGES

                    production, Provincetown Rep/NY, Oct-Nov 1994, NYC

                    staged reading, Theater Factory Fall Reading Series, 1989, NYC

PERSONAL  AFFAIRS (SETTLING ACCOUNTS &  PERSONAL AFFAIRS double bill)

                    production, International Edinburgh Festival Fringe - August 1994

                    production,  Etc. Theatre, London, September 1994

                    production, Actors Attic, Hotel Macklowe, NYC - July 1994

FAMILY BUSINESS

                    commission, American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA), January 2001

SETTLING ACCOUNTS

                    production, Neighborhood Playhouse, NYC - October 1999

                    production, Artists Guild at the Hotel Macklowe, NYC -  June 1993

                    production, Theater Factory, NYC - June 1992

                    production, Neighborhood Playhouse, NYC - May 1991

OLD BUSINESS

                    staged reading, Ensemble Studio Theater Winterfest, LA, March 2000

                    production, Samuel French 20th Annual Off-off B'way Festival, Harold Clurman Theatre,  May 1995

                    production, Love Creek Productions, Samuel Beckett Theatre, NYC - March 1995

                    production, Polaris North, NYC - June 1993

BINDINGS

                    production, Calico Productions, Courtyard Playhouse, NYC, Fall 1993

                    finalist, Wabash College National Playwriting Contest, Crawfordsville, IN

TODAY'S SPECIAL

                    production, CAST Theatre, Los Angeles - Nov - Dec 1988

                    production, Theater West, Los Angeles - April/May 1987

GALLERY AFTERNOON

                    production, 11:11 Theatre Company, Boston, May 2009

                    public reading, Playwrights for Pets, NYC, May 2006

THE RESURRECTION OF DAVID

                    reading, CAST Theater, Los Angeles

CONQUERING THE FEAR

                    production,  Queens Players, Long Island City, NY (Summer 2008)

public reading, Herring Run ArtsFest 2005, Middleboro, MA Oct 2005

FINAL FRONTIER

                    production, Mind the Gap, Chicao, IL, January 2010

                    production, Two Chairs Theater Company, Grand Junction, CO, May 2009

                    staged reading, Playwrights for Pets, NYC, Fall 2007

ANCESTORS OF TELEMARKETING

                    staged reading, Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Valdez, AK June 2009

THE LAST STRAW

                    reading, Blue Roses Productions, “Happy Birthday, Mr. Tennessee Williams!”, March 2010

THE CARNIVORES IN VENICE

public reading, Horse Trade Theatre Group (The Drafts), NYC, October 2009

CHANGE OF VENUE

                    public reading, Last Frontier Theatre Conference Fringe, June 2011

THE LAST HOLDOUT

TheatreOne Productions, Middleboro, MA, June 2011

                                                                          

Sreenplays/Teleplay

NEVER WEAR A DEAD MAN’S SHOES - adapted from my one-act, for Alan Steinfeld Producitons, shot February 2002

BLISS, a screenplay based on a novel by Peter Carey  - developed for Film & General Productions, Ltd., London

AARDVARK DREAMS, a screenplay