© 2019 by James Christy

Plays

July 14, 2019

THE FOREVER QUESTION

Full production, B Street Theatre in Sacramento. Summer 2019. 

Winner, B-Street Comedy Festival, Summer 2018

A GREAT WAR

Production, Iron Age Theatre, September 2015, Barrymore Recommended

Finalist, Julie Harris Playwrighting Award, 2013.

"A courageous, compelling new play, calling attention to a lesser known

aspect of World War I: the participation of German Jewish soldiers."

- Carol Rocamora, Broad Street Review

EGYPTIAN SONG

Finalist,  Eugene O’Neill conference 2016

National New Play Network, 2012

Christy crafts a delicate journey where brother turns against sister.

Zahia's journey is one of those prime roles where the audience goes

on a full ride of emotions and empathy.

-- Heather Helinsky, Dramaturg

LOVE AND COMMUNICATION

Playpenn Playwrights Conference, July 2010

Produced by Passage Theatre in October 2010

Winner, the Brown Martin Barrymore Award in 2011

"A powerful new play... to pull out the rug from an audience

and make it gasp even once is an achievement; to do it twice

is close to miraculous."

—Peter Filichia, NJ Star Ledger, October 2010

AT LIBERTY HALL

Commissioned by Premiere Stages, Spring 2013

Produced by Premiere Stages, Fall, 2014.

DISSENT

2020 Development Grant, Interact Theatre, 2013

Reading, Playwrights Theatre of NJ, Fall 2015. 

“ This is a remarkably intelligent piece of work - at times frightening but also lively and (darkly) humorous.

- David Lee White, Associate Artistic Director, Passage Theater

NEVER TELL

Produced by Access Theater August, 2003, and Broken Watch Theatre Company, August 2006

Published by Playscripts Inc., April 2007

“Mr. Christy has a real gift for contemporary, insightful, darkly funny

dialogue that reflects believable human interaction.” 

– Anita Gates, NY Times August, 2006 

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