Miami Summer Shorts Festival 2005


The Christmas Princess, 2013


A Gulag Mouse 2013


Trash, Chicago 2011


Unsaddest Factory, Baltimore 2011


A Gulag Mouse, Seattle, 2010


Corner Cone Festival, Ohio 2010


Trash, Houston 2012


Cluj Theatre Company, Romania 2011


A Gulag Mouse, Chicago 2010


Playwrights Round Table, Orlando 2010


Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland 2010


Gene Frankel Theatre, New York, 2009


Cruthaigh New Plays Festival and Competition, Los Angeles 2009


Future Ten Festival, Pittsburgh 2009


Future Ten Festival, Pittsburgh 2010


Future Ten Festival, Pittsburgh 2011


LA Public Library Reading Series


The Christmas Princess, Los Angeles 2009


Bite Size plays 2010

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WGAw Independent Writers Caucus • Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights • Dramatists Guild of America

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Arthur M. Jolly

Screenwriter and Playwright

SCREENPLAYS


THE FREE REPUBLIC OF BOBISTAN
feature comedy Awarded the Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Alternate selection 2013 Fox Writers Intensive


SAVING NAZGUL
aka UNDER THE SAME SKY
feature drama Commissioned by Kamrany Productions to write a screenplay based on a treatment. In post production.


THE HERO
feature comedy First Place in Screenwriting at the Kay Snow Contest from the Willamette Writers Association


THE CAGE feature action drama Optioned by Peri Lewnes
(Director of FIGHTER, REDNECK ZOMBIES)


HOW BLUE IS MY
CROCODILE
animated short In development by DVA Productions


EIGHT BALL short drama Top Ten Finalist - Pavaline Short Screenplay Competition

SO BUSTED feature action comedy Quarterfinalist in the 2006 American Screenplay Competition

Screenplays are handled by The Brant Rose Agency



STAGE PLAYS


Full Length


TRASH drama Babes With Blades Theatre Co, Chicago
2011/2012 Joining Sword and Pen winner Next Stage Press Truffle Hunt Theatre Co, NY*
Semi-finalist O'Neill Conference Wordsmyth Theatre Co, Houston*
Selection Last Frontier Theatre Conference Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Valdez, AK*
Forget Me Not Theatre Co, Chicago


A GULAG MOUSE drama Babes With Blades Theatre Co, Chicago
Woodward/Newman Drama Award Finalist Next Stage Press FCSP, Erickson Theatre, Seattle
2009/2010 Joining Sword and Pen winner Women in Theatre, Los Angeles*
2010 Off Broadway Playwright Competition winner TossPot Productions, Anchorage
Last Frontier Theatre Conference Evening Performance Tosspot Productions, Valdez, AK
St. Monica Players, Dugdale Center, London


PAST CURFEW drama Pacific Resident Theatre, Los Angeles
AOPW Fellowship Award Next Stage Press Actor's Group, Los Angeles*


THE CHRISTMAS PRINCESS children's play EskDale High School, Utah
YouthPlays, Inc Magnolia Arts Council, Arkansas
Newcastle High School, Oklahoma
Fremont Civic Theatre, Cañon City, Colorado
Cruthaigh Productions, Los Angeles
2007 The Coop Theatre Co, Los Angeles
2005 The Coop Theatre Co, Los Angeles
LONG JOAN SILVER comedy Aberdour Youth Players Theatre, Edinburgh, UK
YouthPlays Press


A VERY MODERN MARRIAGE comedy Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Valdez, AK*
Selection Last Frontier Theatre Conference
Semifinalist O'Neill conference
Finalist NuArt Festival
IATI Cimientos Development Program


MISSION: COLUSA comedy Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Valdez, AK*


THE ONE BOOTH JOINT FINALE comedic drama Coop Theatre Co, Los Angeles
cowriter


IN LOVE AND SEX drama C.A.F.E. Arts, San Francisco
cowriter


CIRCUS SCHISM surreal drama Wired Coffee Stage, Dothan, AL


One Acts and Short Plays


AFTER IT'S ALL OVER serio-comedy End Times Productions, New York
Original Works Press San Luis Obispo Little Theatre

ALL THE COOL KIDS dark comedy Imported Talent, LA

ALMOST CHRISTMAS drama Venture Theatre Company, Billings, MT
Next Stage Press Between Us Theatre Co, NY*
Playwrights Round Table, Orlando

BANG comedy Cluj Theatre Company, Romania
The Randall Theatre, OR
Acme Theatre, MA
A Shot of Theatre Co, Northampton, MA

BAILING OUT drama Words and Wine Series, New York*
Next Stage Press Geneva Theatre Guild, Geneva, NY*
Cedar Lane Stage, Bethesda, MD
Pink Banana Theatre Co, Milwaukee

BATH TIME IS FUN TIME comedy Old Armory Theatre, Williston, ND
Unsaddest Factory Press Catherine Hickman Theatre, Gulfport, FL
Playwrights Round Table, Orlando
Unsaddest Factory, Baltimore
Future Ten Festival, Pittsburgh
Little Fish Theatre, Los Angeles
Flathead Valley CC, Kalispell, MT

BETTER BY CANDLELIGHT drama Rockland Theatre Company, Los Angeles
Original Works Press Coop Theatre Company, Los Angeles

THE BRICKLAYER drama The Atlantis Players, Massachussetts
JAC Publications The Coop Theatre Co, Los Angeles
Hayworth Theatre, Los Angeles
Merida Theatre Group, Mexico*

CAN'T RECANT THE CANT comedy Bellarmine University, Kentucky

THE COPILOT comedy North Park Playwrights Festival, San Diego
Acme Theatre, MA

COURTIN' IN GEORGIA Chekhov adaptation Live at the Libe Series, Los Angeles*
Geneva Theatre Guild, Geneva, NY*
The Randall Theatre, OR

CURFEW drama American Globe Theatre, New York
Theatre Inspirato, Toronto, Canada
Hayworth Theatre, Los Angeles
American Globe Theatre, NY

DOING THE MATH drama Secret Rose Theatre, Los Angeles
JAC Publications The Randall Theatre, OR
Riverside Theatre, Iowa City

ENTERPRISE AND THE BOLL WEEVIL comedy Panoply Arts Festival, Alabama

EVERY BATTLE, EVERY WAR serio-comedy The Black Box Theatre, Los Angeles
Original Works Press Millersville University, Millersville*
Behind the Bike Shed Theatre Co, London, UK
Hen & Chickens Theatre, London, UK

FALLEN TO THE COMMUNISTS comedy Manhattan Theatre Source, New York
The Randall Theatre, OR

THE FINE PRINT serio-comedy Cruthaigh New Plays Festival, Los Angeles
Audience Favorite Award Original Works Press Playwright's Round Table, Orlando
Broadcast Orange TV, Orlando Eastbound Theatre, Milford CT*

FIVE FINGER EXERCISE comedy The Rubicon Theatre Project, Chicago

THE FOUR SENSES OF LOVE comedy n.u.f.a.n. Ensemble, Chicago.
Best 10-Minute Plays of 2012 Theatre Encino, Los Angeles
Fine Arts Association, Ohio
Eastbound Theatre, Milford, CT
Bite Size plays, Brighton Fringe Festival, UK
Nicu Spoon Theatre, New York
Bite Size plays, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, UK
Future Ten Festival, Pittsburgh
Appetite Theatre Co, Chicago
American Globe Theatre, NY
Westport Community Theatre Players, CT
The Randall Theatre, OR
Pacific Resident Theatre, Los Angeles
Cre8tive Differences Theatre Company, Los Angeles
A Shot of Theatre, Northampton, MA
Baldwin Wallace University, Ohio

A GRAIN OF SALT drama Obsidian Art Space, Houston*
Next Stage Press

HOW BLUE IS MY CROCODILE serio-comedy Cruthaigh New Plays Festival, Los Angeles.
YouthPlays, Inc Theatre SouthWest, Houston*

HOWIE'S LAST WORDS drama Miami City Theatre Summer Shorts Festival
Original Works Press

IF YOU COULD GO BACK comedy End Times Productions, New York
Playwrights Round Table, Orlando
Orlando Fringe Festival, Orlando
A Shot of Theatre, Northampton, MA

MOPPING THE STAGE drama Coop Theatre Company, Los Angeles

OF RATS AND MEN serio-comedy Three Roses Theatre Co, Los Angeles.
Theatre Encino, Los Angeles
The Asylum Lab, Los Angeles
Full Circle Theatre Company, New York
KCC Performing Arts Center, Hawaii
The Randall Theatre, OR

THE PRINCIPAL OF THE THING comedy University of Oregon Pocket Theatre

THE SECRET OF JARLSBERG comedy Still Speaking Theatre, Los Angeles
North Park Vaudeville, San Diego
Appetite Theatre, Chicago
The Randall Theatre, OR

THICKER THAN WATER drama Shoestring Radio Theatre, San Francisco
NPR broadcast Next Stage Press Arcadia University, Nova Scotia
Coop Theatre Company, Los Angeles
Eat Street Players, Minneapolis
Forget Me Not Theatre Co, Chicago

TIGER IN A CAGE drama Rudyard Kipling Theatre, KY
Original Works Press Valley Repertory Theatre, Connecticut

THE WAITING ROOM OF THE GODS comedy Future Ten, Pittsburgh
Original Works Press The Performance Loft, Redlands*
Appetite Theatre Co, Chicago
The Randall Theatre, OR

WHAT THE WELL DRESSED GIRL IS WEARING comedy Randall Theatre Company, Oregon
YouthPlays, Inc

ZOMBIFIED comedy Kaufman Library, Los Angeles*
Avatar Repertory Theatre, Second Life*
Nylon Fusion Collective, New York

 

SKETCH COMEDY

 

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCE 60 second play Gone in 60 Seconds, 2011, New York
Manhattan Theatre Club, New York
NOT EXPECTING THAT 60 second play Gone in 60 Seconds, 2010, New York
Ritalin Fest, Chicago
HAVE YOU SEEN MY... 60 second play Gone in 60 Seconds, 2009 , New York
Hen & Chickens Theatre, London, UK
Adaptive Arts, New York
Manhattan Theatre Club, New York
EX-GHOSTS 60 second play In A NY Minute Festival, New York
Randall Theatre, OR
Manhattan Theatre Club, New York
AMERICAN HISTORY 101 cowriter - sketch show The Coop Theatre Company
THE SACRED SHARE CIRCLE sketch Second City LA
BOOK CLUB cowriter - sketch show The Coop Theatre Company
BAG OF DONUTS cowriter - sketch show The Coop Theatre Company
ELK STREETCAR sketch RandomBearAttack.com
DIRTY LAUNDRY sketch RandomBearAttack.com

 

FICTION

 

CHICKEN MAN
Short Story
The Calla Literary Journal
GRUMBLE SOUP
Collection of 21 stories
iUniverse Press
THE END OF THE OPEN MIKE
Article
Antimatters Magazine, JB Publishing
THE BURNING MAN
Short Story
Reader's Break, Pine Grove Press

 

* staged reading