Ian Cohen

icohen82@gmail.com
http://www.iancohen.net

Full-Length Plays

OLD WOUNDS

***Selection, PlayLabs-Great Plains Theatre Conference***
***Semi-finalist, Ashland New Plays Festival***

HE WHO LAUGHS

JCC Theatreworks (Workshop), New Haven, Connecticut, Director: Reuven Russell
Studio Retreat (Staged Reading), March 2012, The Lark, Director:  Sturgis Warner

***Citation: Jerry Kaufman Award, The American Renaissance Theatre***

 

BERTRAND PRIEST

World Premiere, Arkansas Rep, Little Rock, Arkansas, Director:  Brad Mooy
***First Prize Winner:  Kaufman & Hart Award for New American Comedies, Arkansas Rep.***

LENNY & LOU

New York Premiere, 29th Street Rep., Director:  Sturgis Warner
World Premiere, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington, D.C., Director:  Tom Prewitt
BareBones Production, The Lark, New York City, Director:  Steven Williford
***Nominated: The Charles MacArthur Award for Best Play, Helen Hayes Awards***
***Nominated: Best Resident Play, Helen Hayes Awards***
***Nominated: Annual ATCA/Steinberg New Play Award***
***Finalist: HBO Comedy Festival, New York***

JEFFERSON STREET

Developmental reading:  The Lark, facilitated by Giovanna Sardelli

THE PLAYWRIGHT AND HIS WIFE

Staged reading:  Actors-Directors Lab, The Actors Studio, Director:  Bob Jaffe
Developmental reading:  The Lark, facilitated by John Eisner

VATTAGO

Staged Reading.  undergroundzero/playgroundzero, PS 122, Director:  Sarah Rasmussen
Studio Retreat (Staged Reading), The Lark, Director:  Steven Williford
***Semi-finalist: PlayLabs, The Playwright's Center***
***Winner: Jerry Kaufman Award, The American Renaissance Theatre***

LITTLE UNIVERSE

Staged Reading.  American Renaissance Theatre, directed by Steven Williford
Development:  The Lark, facilitated by Gia Forakis

THE DESERT

Staged reading, The WorkShop, directed by Nancy Robillard
Featured by PSNBC.  Directed by the author
***Honorable Mention:  Approaching Millenium New Play Contest, Wharf Rat Theater***

GOD'S CREATURES

BareBones Production, The Lark, New York City, Director:  Steven Williford
Playwrights’ Week, The Lark, New York City
***Semi-finalist: International Playwriting Contest, Stageplays.com***

 

THE CHEMISTRY CLUB

Staged Reading.  The 42nd Street Workshop.  Directed by the author.

LUNA PARK

Staged reading.  The 42nd Street Workshop.  Director: Ben Gotlieb
***Runner-up:  Jewish Ensemble Theatre Spring Festival of New Plays, Bloomfield, Michigan***

Short Plays

THE AUTHORIZED PRACTITIONER

Gallery Players, Short Play Festival, Director:  Abigail Grubb

 

FANTASY

The 42nd Street Workshop, Summer One-Act Festival, Director:  Greg Skura
Film, Blatantly Subtle Productions, co-directed by the author with Joe Leonard

FUCKIN WORK!

Howling Moon Cab Company, The Brooklyn Plays, Director:  Debra Henri
42nd Street Workshop, Summer One-Act Festival, Director:  John Eisner

GOING

42nd Street Workshop, Summer One-Act  Festival, directed by the Playwright
Published in 2007 by Playscripts, Inc.
***Semi-finalist: The Chutzpah Festival

NOMINATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

Participant, The Playground—The Lark
Participant, Winter Writers’ Retreat—The Lark
Participant, The Playground—The Lark
Participant, Monthly Meeting of the Minds—The Lark
Participant, Winter Writers’ Retreat—The Lark
Artist-In-Residence, Summer Retreat—Vassar College, New York Stage and Film/The Lark
Lark Playwrights Workshop I, (Arthur Kopit, facilitator)
***Nominated:  Lucille Lortel Foundation Playwrights’ Fellowship***

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