LYNNE KAUFMAN

PLAYWRIGHT, NOVELIST

lynnekaufman@comcast.net

Website: Lynnekaufman.com

390 Moncada Way, S.F. CA 94127

(415) 334-6577

 

Plays

 

Painting America

Book: Lynne Kaufman

Music and Lyrics: Alex Mandel

Artists Retreat: Theatreworks, June, 2014

Staged Reading: Theatreworks, New Works Festival, August 2014

 

Acid Test

Production: The Marsh Berkeley, Oct 2012-Feb 2013

Production: The Marsh San Francisco, April-May 2013, Sept.-October, 2013.

Production: Vantage Theatre, San Diego

Staged readings: The William Inge Theatre Festival 2010: playwright in residence; Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley, CA, North Coast Repertory Theatre, The New York Open Center.  

 

Immortality

Writer's Digest Competition 2010 :4th place winner stage play

Staged reading: Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley, CA

 

Filthy Rich:The Atonement of Bernie Madoff

Staged readings: Celebrity Reading Series, L.A.,Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley,CA

 

Magician's Choice

Staged readings: Abingdon Theatre, N.Y.C., Magic Theatre,S.F, William Inge Theatre Festival, Independence, Kansas.

 

Daisy in the Dreamtime

Production: The Fountain Theatre, L.A

Production: Golden Fish Theatre,Seattle

Production: The Abingdon Theatre, N.Y.C

Production: Echo Theatre, Dallas

Production: San Francisco State University

Awards: Otis Guernsey New Voices Playwriting Award William Inge Theatre Festival, Rella Lossy Playwright's Award, S.F. State University ,University Audrey Skirball-Kennis Play Development Award

Full developmental residency: The New Harmony Project, Indiana

Staged readings: S.F.,Washington,D.C., N.Y., Sarasota.

Published: Women Playwrights: Best New Plays: Smith and Krause, Dramatic Publishing

 

Picasso

(Musical with composer Billy Philadelphia) Workshop Theatreworks, Festival of New Plays, Palo Alto, Staged reading ODC theatre

 

The Next Marilyn

Production: Florida Studio Theatre

Staged Reading: Playbrokers,S.F., Abingdon Theatre

Workshop production: Florida Studio Theatre Festival of New Plays

 

The Last Game Show

Production: Horizons Theatre, D.C.

Staged Readings: Marin Theatre Company , Jewish Women's Playwright Festival, L.A.

 

Fakes

Production: Florida Studio Theatre

Film Option: 20th Century Fox, Good Machine

Screen Treatment Option: Jean Doumanian Productions

 

Fifty/Fifty

Production: Theatre Artists of Marin

Playwright's Residency: Djerassi Foundation

 

Shooting Simone

Production: Actors Theatre of Louisville, Humana Festival

Production: Florida Studio Theatre

Production: Contemporary American Theatre Festival

Production: Walnut Street Theatre

Production: Theatre Conspiracy

Published: Humana Festival: Smith and Kraus, Dramatic Publishing

 

Our Lady of the Desert

Production: Theatreworks, CA.

Production: Mendocino Theatre Company, CA.

Staged Reading: Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Award: Winner, Theatreworks Contest, Best New Play in California

 

Speaking In Tongues

Production: Magic Theatre

Production: North Coast Repertory

Production: Cast Theatre, L.A.

Award: Winner of the Kennedy Center/ NEA/ New American Plays Award

 

The Couch

Production: Magic Theatre

Production: North Coast Repertory

Production: Fountain Theatre

Production: 3GirlsTheatre

Published: Dramatists Play Service

Awards: Best New Play: Dramalog, Bay Area Critics' Circle, S.F.Chronicle, The Will Glickman Award

 

Novels

 

Slow Hands

Mira Books. Film option by Maverick Productions.

 

Wild Women's Weekend

Mira Books

 

Taking Flight

Mira Books

 

 

Short Stories

 

Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Good HouseKeeping, Women's Day

 

Teaching

 

Writing workshops: U.C. Berkeley Extension, U.C.Berkeley Osher Lifelong Living Institute, S.F. State University Osher Lifelong Living Institute, Esalen Institute, Omega Institute

 

Dramatic Representation

Selma Luttinger, Robert Freedman Dramatic Agency, Inc. 1501 Broadway, Suite 2310, N.Y. N.Y. 10036, phone: 212 840- 5765. Fax: 212 840-5776