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Jon Jory

Jon Jory (Dracula (one-act)The Boxcar ChildrenWe Can't Talk About ThisSafetownThe Hound of the Baskervilles (one-act)What Happens in Neverland Stays in Neverland (a monologue play)Stay Home, Stay Safe, Stay Weird (a monologue play)The Zoo FarceAnne of Green Gables (one-act)ScrappySherlock's BestThe Trojan WomenThe Great, Great Granddaughter of Sherlock HolmesIdentity PlayThe "Shakespeare, Clearly" series; Peter Pan's Jump Shot; Captain Theatre Nerd and The Magnificent TechiesMythically Mythical MythsThe Semi-Amazing, Sort-of-Sensational, Almost Unbelievable Christmas Spectacular!; A Christmas Carol (Full-length); A Christmas Carol (one-act); The Jungle BookPeter Pan (Non-flying version!); Peter Pan (one-act); Little WomenLittle Women (one-act)The Wizard of Oz). As the Producing Director at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Jon Jory directed over 125 plays and produced over 1,000 during his 32-year tenure. He conceived the internationally lauded Humana Festival of New American Plays, the SHORTS Festival, and the Brown-Forman Classics-in-Context Festival. He was also the Artistic Founding Director of Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut, and he has been inducted in New York’s Theatre Hall of Fame. Mr. Jory has directed professionally in nine nations, and in the United States has directed productions at many regional theatres including Washington’s Arena Stage, San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theatre, Hartford Stage, the McCarter in Princeton, Guthrie Theatre, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. He has received the National Theatre Conference Award and ATA Distinguished Career Award. For his commitment to new plays, he has received the Margo Jones Award twice, the Shubert Foundation’s James N. Vaughan Memorial Award for Exceptional Achievement and Contribution to the Development of Professional Theatre, Carnegie Mellon’s Commitment to Playwriting Award, and the Special Tony Award for Achievement in Regional Theatre. He currently teaches acting and directing at UCLA.

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A Christmas Carol

adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens  Drama   Full-length. 80-90 minutes  10-40 actors  A hit seasonal favorite at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Jon Jory and Marcia Dixcy Jory's...

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A Christmas Carol (one-act version)

adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens  Drama   One-act. 30-35 minutes  10-40 actors  A hit seasonal favorite at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Jon Jory and Marcia Dixcy Jory's...

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A Christmas Carol (short radio version)

adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens  Radio drama   One-act. 30-35 minutes  10-40 actors  A hit seasonal favorite at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Jon Jory and Marcia Dixcy...

From $ 50.00

Anne of Green Gables (one-act)

adapted from the classic novel by L.M. Montgomery  Drama   One-act. 25-30 minutes  7 actors  Jon Jory brings his theatrical magic to this spirited one-act adaptation of L.M. Montgomery's classic coming-of-age drama. After...

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Captain Theatre Nerd and The Magnificent Techies

 Comedy   One-act. 30-35 minutes  15-40 actors   Let Captain Theatre Nerd take you on a whirlwind tour of the history of theater from ridiculous melodramas to sweeping musicals. Everything...

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Dracula (one-act)

Adapted from the novel by Bram Stoker  Drama   One-act. 30-35 minutes  10 actors (additional female roles)   A swift one-act adaptation of Bram Stoker's classic horror novel that is easily...

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Extra Ordinary

 Drama   Full-length. 70-80 minutes (each one-act is approximately 35 mins)  17 actors (13f, 4m)  Incredible things are happening to average teenagers in this collection of two extraordinary one-acts. In The...

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Identity Play; or Who You Are If You Think You Are

 Drama (with comedy)   One-act. 35-40 minutes  10-40 actors, gender flexible   A series of comedic and dramatic vignettes exploring who we are and who we want to be. With endless choices and expectations,...

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Little Women

adapted from the novel by Louisa May Alcott  Drama   Full-length. 80-90 minutes  9-10 actors  Jon Jory brings his theatrical magic to this spirited adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic coming-of-age drama. The American...

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Little Women (one-act)

adapted from the novel by Louisa May Alcott  Drama   One-act. 35-40 minutes  9-10 actors  Jon Jory brings his theatrical magic to this spirited one-act adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic coming-of-age drama. The...

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Love or Something

 Romantic comedy   One-act. 30-35 minutes  6-10 actors Social Distancing has made romance...well...difficult. When the boy next door comes by to offer some neighborly advice, two cooped-up sisters seize the...

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My Extraordinary Life That Almost Was

 Drama   One-act. 30-35 minutes  8 actors (6f, 2m) As Cass’s birthday approaches, her parents reveal to her a shocking family secret: they’re superheroes. Genuine, real-life superheroes with almost limitless...

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