Jack Karp, Playwright

The Colonial Diner has won Outstanding Ensemble, Outstanding Achievement in Directing, and Outstanding Production Overall at the 2018 Silver Spring Stage One-Act Festival. 

Jack's Bio

Jack Karp has had his plays produced in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and across the country as well as in Canada. His play, Incendiary Agents, completed a successful run at the New Ohio Theatre in New York City in 2013. His newest play, Irreversible, was developed at the Great Plains Theatre Conference, the Ashland New Plays Festival, and The Tank in New York, where it won the Theatre SLAM competition, and had its world premiere production with Red Fern Theatre in New York in 2015. Jack's plays have also appeared in the Pittsburgh New Works Festival, the Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival, Luna Stage's New Moon Festival, and the New York International Fringe Festival, for which he helped conceive and write the interactive technology-driven show, The Photo Album. Jack has also won the David Mamet Playwrighting Competition at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, the Mario Fratti-Fred Newman Political Playwriting Contest, Best Play at MadLab Theatre's Divide & Conquer Festival, and Best Play at the Long Island City One Act Festival, among other awards. Jack has an M.F.A. in creative writing from American University, is a founding member of Crosstown Playwrights, the Nylon Fusion Writer's Collective, and The Story Gym, and is a member of the Dramatists Guild.  

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