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Jenny Lyn Bader

JENNY LYN BADER

  

Nationality:    USA
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        167 Tongues         Anniversary Season         Best Friends         Church of Why Not, The         Heaven And Hell (On Earth): A Divine Comedy         I Like To Be Here: Jackson Heights Revisited, Or, This Is A Mango         Jackson Heights 3Am         Manhattan Casanova         None Of the Above         One Night At Your Local Superstore         Oppression And Pearls         Past Lives         Third, First, Blind Double Date         Valentine's Play         Worldness         You Are Now the Owner Of This Suitcase



167 Tongues

Synopsis:
167 Tongues explores the emotional geography of Jackson Heights, the most culturally diverse neighborhood in the world. Intermittent street scenes weave together alongside continuous stories in this 37-character play. an Indian sweet shop vendor struggles to keep her store going and her suitors at bay, a Nepali woman and a Mexican man fall in love across a linguistic divide, an Irish ghost befriends an troubled ecuadorian girl and her Bangladeshi best friend, a Dominican manicurist wonders whether her Jewish Chinese boyfriend will propose before she is deported by the INS, and a Rwandan night nurse attempts to understand the 167 distinct languages spoken in the local emergency Room. This theatrical experience combines street scenes with continuous narratives, found sounds, and movement in an exploration of Jackson Heights, Queens, the most diverse neighborhood in the world.
- nytheatre.com

Notes:
conceived And directed by Ari Laura Kreith. the piece is written by 11 writers: Jenny Lyn Bader, Meny Beriro, Alvin eng, Steven Fechter, Jennifer Gibbs, Les Hunter, Anna Kushner, Rehana Mirza, Jeffrey Solomon, Suzanne Sheptock, And Stefanie Zadravec.

1st Produced:
P.S. 69, 77-02 37th Ave, Jackson Heights (Queens), Ny    07 May 2010

Organisations:
Jackson Repertory Theatre

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  large cast

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Anniversary Season

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Best 10-Minute Plays 2013 Plays For Two Actors. Published by Smith and Kraus, Inc.    -

Music:
-

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ten min

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Best Friends

Best Friends
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
-    -

Organisations:
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1st Published:
in the Best Ten-Minute Plays 2011, Smith & Kraus; (June 1, 2012)   978-1575257822

Music:
-

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Genre:
10 min play

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Church of Why Not, The

Synopsis:
The Church of Why Not is a new play exploring a remarkable institution on the Upper West Side, The Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew, where Methodists, Ethiopian Evangelicals, Conservative Jews, and LGBT Christian Latinos share space with recovery programs, tutoring, activist organizations, a homeless shelter, and a youth band, Pilates classes and a food pantry that feeds thousands. Created through Theatre 167s unique deeply collaborative system of collective authorship, the play is staged the very place that inspired it. Featuring an ensemble cast of 19 performers, The Church of Why Not tells the stories of believers and skeptics, the well-heeled and the homeless, activists and addicts. Some need food, some crave connection, and others need help  with math, guitar chords, a Bar Mitzvah. At times funny, at times heartbreaking, The Church of Why Not celebrates both our spiritual diversity and our common humanity.

Notes:
written by Camilo Almonacid, Jenny Lyn Bader, and J.Stephen Brantley; Conceived and Directed by Ari Laura Kreith

1st Produced:
West End Theater at the Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew, 263 W. 86th Street, 2nd Floor, NY    20 Feb 2015

Organisations:
Theatre 167

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
piece

Parts:
Male:  9            Female:  10            Other:  -

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Heaven And Hell (On Earth): A Divine Comedy

Synopsis:
In this comic anthology - a collection of scenes and monologues - an array of devilishly talented playwrights put a contemporary spin on a fascinating eternal obsession. Grappling with their own diverse experiences of vice and virtue, salvation and damnation, characters from the twentysomething generation interpret their world with amusing revelations and surprising insights

Notes:
written by Robert Alexander, Jenny Lyn Bader, Elizabeth Dewberry, Deborah Lynn Frockt, Rebecca Gilman, Keith Glover, Hilly Hicks, Jr., Karen Hines, Michael Kassin, Melanie Marnich, Jane Martin, William Mastrosimone, Guillermo Reyes, Sarah Schulman, Richar

1st Produced:

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Humana Festival 2001: the Complete Plays, ed Tanya Palmer & amy Wegener, Smith & Kraus, 2001   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Short Play One act

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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I Like To Be Here: Jackson Heights Revisited, Or, This Is A Mango

Synopsis:
Theatre 167's Jackson Heights Trilogy  collaboratively written by 18 playwrights  featured 37 actors in 93 roles speaking 14 languages ("an epic song of America's most diverse neighborhood"Theatermania). I LIKE TO BE HERE is the newest, edgiest piece from this multilingual, multicultural company. In the span of one very late night, new faces encounter existing characters and re-imagined scenes from the Trilogy. Drag queens, car dispatchers, under-slept parents, gamblers, insomniacs, and dreamers find one another on the streets of Jackson Heights.

Notes:
written by Jenny Lyn Bader, J. Stephen Brantley, Ed Cardona, Les Hunter, Tom Miller, Melisa Tien And Joy Tomasko; conceived by Laura Kreith. Part of E PLURIBUS, the 2nd Annual Theater:Village Festival

1st Produced:

Organisations:
Theatre 167

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
collaborative piece

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Jackson Heights 3Am

Synopsis:
Seven playwrights explore the most culturally diverse neighborhood in the world from 10pm-4am - its brightest lights and loneliest corners - in dance clubs, all-night bakeries, sex shops, laundromats, side streets, and alleyways. they ate arepas prepared by the "sainted arepa lady" and, two blocks away, saw the homeless fed by the local hero a.k.a. "angel of Queens" under the elevated trains. they interviewed numbers-players, sex trafficking experts, bartenders, cops, and cross-dressers. they were invited to dance, to gamble, and to watch an undercover police operation. . . and they were invited to let their imaginations run dark, funny, sexy, and very very late. It was written using collaborative methods developed by theatre 167, with the seven playwrights sharing characters and storylines, melding distinct voices and languages into one whole.
- nytheatre.com

Notes:
written by Jenny Lyn Bader, J. Stephen Brantley, Ed Cardona, Les Hunter, Tom Miller, Melisa Tien And Joy Tomasko; conceived by Laura Kreith

1st Produced:
Ps 69, 77-02 37th Ave And Queens Theater In The Park, Ny    13 Jan 2012

Organisations:
Theatre 167 in association with Queens Theatre

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  large cast

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Manhattan Casanova

Synopsis:
about compulsive seduction and love in the time of cyberspace and meeting one's match.

Notes:
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1st Produced:

Organisations:
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1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
romantic comedy Comedy

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  5            Other:  -

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None Of the Above

Synopsis:
Jamie, 17, a sophisticated New York City private school student, answers the door one day expecting her drug dealer - and instead finds her S.a.T. tutor. Things degenerate from there. First Jamie tries to get out of being tutored and then she tries to cut a deal with the tutor, Clark. He doesn't have much sympathy for her plight. they clash right away and seem to have very different values and priorities. But as the play progresses, she and Clark negotiate an unusual pact. Soon enough, all the snap judgments these two had about each other will get thrown out the window, and they'll both be surprised by what they learn.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Ohio Theatre, New York City    -

Organisations:
New Georges

1st Published:
in the collection Under 30: Plays for a New Generation (Vintage). acting edition - Dramatists Play Service and as an acting edition http://www.Dramatists.com/cgi-bin/db/single.asp?key=4077   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
full length Comedy

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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One Night At Your Local Superstore

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
-

1st Published:
in the anthology Best Ten-Minute Plays for Three actors: 2007, Smith and Kraus. (ed. Lawrence Harbison), 2008   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Oppression And Pearls

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
-    -

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
the Best 10-Minute Plays Of 2012. Published by Smith and Kraus, Inc.    -

Music:
-

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Genre:
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Parts:
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Past Lives

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
-    -

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
in the anthology Best Ten-Minute Plays for Three actors: 2007, Smith and Kraus. (ed. Lawrence Harbison), 2008   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Third, First, Blind Double Date

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
in the anthology Best Ten-Minute Plays for Three actors: 2007, Smith and Kraus. (ed. Lawrence Harbison), 2008   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Valentine's Play

Valentine's Play
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
-    -

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
in 2009: the Best 10-Minute Plays for Two or More actors, Smith & Kraus (December 1, 2009)   978-1575257594

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Worldness

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY,    -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play One act

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

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You Are Now the Owner Of This Suitcase

Synopsis:
a young woman arriving from ecuador accidentally switches suitcases with a mysterious stranger. Her quest to recover the missing suitcase will lead her to encounter lovers, dreamers, fighters, a magical cell phone, books that come to life, and the best guitar player in the world. Picking up where last year's 167 Tongues left off, You are Now the Owner Of This Suitcase is the second part of a trilogy exploring the emotional geography of Jackson Heights, Queens, the most culturally diverse neighborhood in the world.
- nytheatre.com

Notes:
author: Mando Alvarado, Jenny Lyn Bader, Barbara Cassidy, Les Hunter, Joy Tomasko, Gary Winter, Stefanie Zadravec. Conceived And Directed By: Ari Laura Kreith

1st Produced:
P.S. 69, 77-02 37th Ave., Jackson Heights (Queens), Ny    11 Mar 2010

Organisations:
Theatre 167

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  8            Female:  5            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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