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James McLindon

JAMES MCLINDON

  

Nationality:    USA
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In the past two years, James McLindon has had 12 plays produced across America. His plays have been developed at hotINK, Abingdon, Irish Rep, the Lark, Victory Gardens, PlayPenn, and Seven Devils. member of Dramatist Guild of America

Research:    Member of the Dramatists Guild of America (as at 2015)

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        Brief History of Penguins, A         Choosers And Traffic Stop         Comes A Faery         Dead And Buried         Deer         Distance Music         Dusk         Ebenezer Creek         Faith         Garden of Dromore, The         Good Talk         Handicapping         Japanese Schoolgirl Night         Laying Off         Mass         Perspective         Pooka         Promiscuity         Safe         Salvation         Saving Grace         Stoned Apples         Sweetheart Roland         Unrequiting, The         Wilderness, The



Brief History of Penguins, A

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Choosers And Traffic Stop

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Gi60: The International One Minute Play Festival At The New Workshop Theater     2013

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Comes A Faery

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A single mother is deployed overseas and her daughter is sent to live with her aunt. An Irish Fairy who may have escaped from a story book keeps the girl company - but is he really trying to steal her soul?

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Staged Reading Blank Theatre, Hollywood     12 Mar 2012

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Dead And Buried

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University Of Miami (Ohio)     03 Oct 2012

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Deer

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part of the Luxembourg Ten Minute Play Festival

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Kinneksbond, Centre Culturel Mamer, 43 Route D'Arlon, Luxembourg     10 May 2012

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Distance Music

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Dev has been offered a judgeship. He is at a local bar with Maeve a nun. He has been secretly in love with her and thinks he may now have an opportunity to be with her. Maeve has agreed to perform a baptism for the child of a gay couple and looks likely to be thrown out of the convent

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Stoneham Theatre, Boston     2013

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Dusk

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A trial is coming up of a priest who has been sexually abusing the youngest son of a family. They have been offered an enormous sum of money to drop the charges

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Gay, of interest

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Ebenezer Creek

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Lark Play Development Center, New York    

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Faith

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All that young Simon wants for Christmas is to receive the stigmata and become God's prophet, and if religious fervor has anything to do with it, he's a shoe-in. So when the mysterious Harbinger appears to him in the Walmart parking lot, Simon knows that she is God's angel, the answer to his prayers . . . or is she?

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1st Produced:
[reading] Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, Mccall, Idaho     2008

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Play/Drama 105 min

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Garden of Dromore, The

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On the eve of the trial of a Catholic priest for sexually abusing a young boy the family is offered a large cash settlement providing they keep silent about what happened.

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Play/Drama. - - Gay/Lesbian, of interest

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Good Talk

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Valley Repertory Company, Labworks Festival     22 Feb 2013

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Handicapping

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Rehearsed Reading At Nicu's Spoon Theatre, New York     06 Mar 2012

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Japanese Schoolgirl Night

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Nylon Fusion Collective's This Round's On Us Valentines, New York     12 Feb 2012

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Laying Off

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When MEddie's layoff recommendations to her CEO come due, she can save her own job, her mentor's job. . .or her soul, in James McLindon's Laying Off.

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Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, NY     2009

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34th Off Off Broadway Samuel French Short Play Festival

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Mass

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Perspective

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First Run Theatre Spectrum Short Play Festival In St. Louis     12 Oct 2013

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

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Pooka

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A Pooka is a shape shifting sometimes benevolent sometimes malicious magical creature. A young boy is being bullied a school. A Pooka offers him payback

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Promiscuity

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Safe

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Salvation

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Blue-collar Irish American and Boston-bred Jack took to heart his second grade nun's teaching that no matter how evil a life he led, he could still go to heaven provided he made a perfect deathbed confession. Will the summoned priest, Fr. Gallagher, be able to offer heavenly salvation as he encounters the most bizarre confession of his career?
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Hudson Stage At Woodward Hall Theatre, 235 Elm Road, Pace University, Briarcliff Manor, NY (Westchester County)     30 Oct 2010

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Saving Grace

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Jack had been taught that if you make a perfect confession before you die you will, no matter what you have done, go straight to heaven. He has led a very wicked life and now as death approaches he gets ready to confess.

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Stoned Apples

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A man searches for understanding when his girlfriend dumps him

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Tada Theatre, New York     05 May 2011

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One Man Talking

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Sweetheart Roland

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Gloria Maddox Theater, New York    

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Nylon Fusion Theater Company

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Unrequiting, The

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In High School she had asked him to a dance. He said he would come but then did not. Years later a High School reunion and a chance to say sorry

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Part Of Its One Man Talking Festival,

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Tada Theater, New York     04 Mar 2012

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Wilderness, The

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Barrington Stage Company's 10 By 10 Festival     14 Feb 2013

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