PUBLICATIONS: BEWARE THE MAN EATING CHICKEN (full-length), SHTICK (full-length), FRESH BREWED: TALES FROM THE COFFEE BAR (collection of short plays), and PROCEED TO CHECK-OUT (collection of short plays) and THE SECRET LIFE OF SEAGULLS (full-length) have been published by Samuel French, Inc. TECH SUPPORT (one-act) was published by Smith & Kraus who will also re-print portions of THE SECRET LIFE OF SEAGULLS in 2010 and ME AND SHIRLEY in 2011. I have had a dozen short stories published, some of which have been finalists in national writing contests.
FILM OPTION: THE ACTIVIST, optioned by Northern Star Picture, July, 2013 for feature film.
MOST RECENT FULL-LENGTH PRODUCTIONS: BEWARE THE MAN EATING CHICKEN, Little Theatre, Bangalore, India, June, 2013; THE ACTIVIST, Your Theatre, Inc., New Bedford, MA Oct., 2012 (world premiere); SHTICK, Ungelt Theatre, Prague, premiered December, 2010 with continuous touring in the Czech Republic throughout 2011 and 2013. BEWARE THE MAN EATING CHICKEN, Ignite Theatre, Spokane, WA, March 2-10, 2012.
MOST RECENT READINGS: JUMP JIM CROW, Manhattan Theatre Club, June 23, 2013; JUMP JIM CROW, La Mama Theater, NY, Feb. 5, 2012.
PREVIOUS FULL LENGTH PRODUCTIONS include: BEWARE THE MAN EATING CHICKEN, Evolution Theatre Company, Columbus, OH; the North Coast Repertory Theatre, 2009 paired with Edward Albee’s THE GOAT; and the New York International Fringe Festival, 2004; FRESH BREWED: TALES FROM THE COFFEE BAR, as a cabaret, Don’t Tell Mama, NYC, 2008 and again 2009; JUMP JIM CROW, Midtown International Festival, NYC, 2008, THE LAST FALCON, Victory Hall, Jersey City, 2006; JAVA JIVE, staged at the Avery Point Playhouse, Groton, CT., in 2000 and then again in 2002 and The Producer's Club, 2000, both in New York.
AFFILIATIONS: I am a member of The Dramatists Guild, the African-American Playwrights Exchange, and Times Square Playwrights. I have taught creative writing at New Jersey City University.
EDUCATION: Ph.D in Psychology from the University of Houston and a Masters of Fine Art in Playwrighting from Brooklyn College.
WEB SITE: For synopses of all my full-length plays and screenplays, visit my website at: www.henrymeyerson.com
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