Thursday, February 16, 2012

POD with Jarcho and George

Our next POD features playwrights, Julia Jarcho and Madeleine George and takes place on Thursday, March 8th at the Red Horse Cafe.

Julia Jarcho is a playwright and director. Her plays include Dreamless Land (New York City Players, 2011) American Treasure (13P and Bay Area Playwrights Festival, 2009), The Highwayman (Missiles With Teeth), A Small Hole (Performance Lab 115), and Nursery (Young Playwrights Festival). She is a member of 13P. Artists she has worked with include Aaron Landsman, Tory Vazquez, Richard Maxwell, Mark Ravenhill, Ami Garmon, Benjamin Gassman, and Ásta Bennie Hostetter. She has studied with Mac Wellman and has been a writer-in-residence at the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference, a winner of the Berrilla Kerr award, and a Resident Playwright at the Playwrights Foundation in San Francisco. She is also a grad student in Rhetoric at UC Berkeley.

Madeleine George's plays include THE ZERO HOUR, PRECIOUS LITTLE, and SEVEN HOMELESS MAMMOTHS WANDER NEW ENGLAND. Her plays have been produced and developed by 13P, Clubbed Thumb, Soho Rep, Playwrights Horizons, New York Theatre Workshop, City Theatre in Pittsburgh, About Face Theatre in Chicago, The Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis, Two River Theater Company in New Jersey, and the O'Neill Playwrights Conference, among other places. Her novels for young readers, LOOKS and THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN YOU AND ME, are published by Viking. Madeleine is a founding member of the Obie-Award-winning playwrights' collective 13P (Thirteen Playwrights, Inc.), and she lives in Brooklyn.