He wrote a number of farces, amusing dramatic pieces and librettos for pasticcio operas, many of which had great success. Recipient of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle … She digs for things hidden. I am sure many others considered him their own – experimental theater shaman. O’Keefe is the author of 14 full length plays and 4 solo shows that he himself has performed. It’s like one of those doll houses with shuttered windows and big rooms. He joins Fresh Air to perform a short excerpt. 2 ©2003 ACT ONE Set: The inside of a house. John O'keefe is on Facebook. Playwright John O’Keefe’s past is catching up with him, but if he is feeling any dread, it’s not coming through the telephone. John O'Keefe, The Dan Dietrich playwright-in-residence will present "Shimmerings," a selection of readings from his plays Glamour, Times Like These, The Brönte Cycle, and Shimmer, on Friday, March 4, at 4 p.m. in the Red Pit, KJ 109. There is ... Playwright. As a playwright, director and solo performer for over 40 years, John O’Keefe’s work has been produced and celebrated in Europe and the U.S. and in venues including the Second Stage Lincoln Center and Public Theater in New York, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and the Magic Theatre in the Bay Area, the Odyssey Theatre and Mark Taper Forum in LA and in regional theaters across the U.S. There is a stairway stage left that leads to three rooms above”: Tammy’s room, Eddy’s room, and the master bedroom. As a playwright, director and solo performer for over 40 years, John O’Keefe’s work has been produced and celebrated in Europe and the U.S. and in venues including the Second Stage Lincoln Center and Public Theater in New York, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and the Magic Theatre in the Bay Area, the Odyssey Theatre and Mark Taper Forum in LA and in regional theaters across the U.S. As a collaborator first and foremost, John has worked with a stellar cross-section of theater artists and musicians. And she can’t always use direct means to bring them to light. Among these are Tony Lumpkin in Town (1778), Love in a Camp (1786), and Omai (1785), an account of the voyages of the Tahitian explorer Omai, and Wild Oats (1791). With all the original songs. It's also the deceptively untheatrical approach O'Keefe has honed in three decades as one of the Bay Area's leading playwright … John O’Keefe 499 Alabama St. #300 San Francisco, CA 94110 Production credits to come CHARACTERS: META WOLFF OSCAR WEISS SET: An apartment in Berlin 1930 SOME ADVICE FROM JOHN O’KEEFE: Do not use a blue light for the black out. Original air date: June 2004. In two acts. [3], "Playwright Makes Art Out of 'Dark Memories, "Stories of a Detention Farm, From One Who Lived There", "John O'Keefe's ALL NIGHT LONG Gets Southern CA Premiere", "O'Keefe Dissects Literary Family / `Bronte' tells story of three sisters whose novels captured the Victorian era", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=John_O%27Keefe_(playwright)&oldid=962129589, 20th-century American dramatists and playwrights, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 June 2020, at 08:00. His plays, which include Jimmy Beam, Chamber Piece, All Night Long, The Saints of Father Lyons, Ghosts, The Brontë Cycle, Times Like These, and Glamour have been produced by theatres such as New York's Second Stage and San Francisco's Magic Theatre. Black outs should be black. John O'Keefe is an internationally acclaimed playwright, director and solo performer. “Mr. John O’Keefe, playwright, director, performer. Million Dollar Quartet. John O'Keefe (playwright) John O'Keefe (born 1940) is an American playwright, director and solo performer. A reception will follow in Cafe Opus. Spark talks to John O'Keefe, a San Francisco playwright who's been on the scene for decades. The playwright is an archeologist. John O'Keefe (born 1940) is an American playwright, director and solo performer. John O'Keeffe (24 June 1747 – 4 February 1833) was an Irish actor and dramatist. CSC has rediscovered Wild Oats, a rarely performed play by Irish-born playwright John O’Keefe and it is quite the little gem.It has all the trademark devices of mistaken identity, romantic complications, happy coincidences and resolutions found in the great comedies – and sometimes the tragedies – of Shakespeare – and then some. Orphanages and … John O'Keefe contains multitudes Stoddard ( page images at HathiTrust ) O'Keeffe John... With John O'Keefe ( playwright ) John O'Keefe has a new opera written Clark. 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