JEREMY LAWRENCE

+ Acting Resume

As Tennessee Williams:

   + Overview

   + Talking Tennessee

   + Everyone Expects Me to
      Write Another Streetcar


   + Menagerie

   + Tom and Rose: My Sister was
      Quicker at Everything than I


   + Sidewalk Histrionics

   + Jeremy Lawrence and
      Tennessee Williams:
      Traveling Companions


Other one-man shows:

   + Lavender Songs

   + Albert in Wonderland: A
      fantasia on Einstein


+ Literary Resume
LITERARY RESUME

ORIGINAL PLAYS PRODUCED

UNCOMMON GROUND, a play in two acts
       Work shops:
       Mark Taper Forum New Works Festival, Los Angeles, CA
       Sundance Playwrights Festival, Sundance, UT
       Premiere:
       Northlight Theatre, Chicago, IL
Published in Poland in DIALOG as Na obcym grucie

ROMANTICS, a play in two acts
       Readings:
       Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, OR
       South Coast Repertory Theatre, Costa Mesa, CA

ARSENALS, a play in two acts
       Premiere:
       Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo, NY
       Subsequent Production:
       Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, CA


TRANSLATIONS/ADAPTATIONS

Plays

CHEKHOV MACHINE
by Matei Visniec
funded by Association Beaumarchais - Société Auteurs et compositeurs dramatique
       Premiere:
       The Open Fist Theatre, Los Angeles

HOW TO EXPLAIN THE HISTORY OF COMMUNISM TO MENTAL PATIENTS
by Matei Visniec
funded by a grant from Etant donnés
       Premiere:
       The Open Fist Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
       Subsequent Productions:
       French Institute/Alliance Française, New York,
       Wing & Grove Theatre, Chicago, IL
       Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, SCOTLAND

TALK SHOW FROM HELL
by Jean-Noël Fenwick
funded by a grant from Etant donnés
       Premiere:
       The Open Fist Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

CABARET VERBOTEN
Songs and Sketches of the Cabaret’s of Weimar Germany
       Premiere:
       Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA
       Subsequent Productions:
       Classic Stage Company, New York City
       City Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA
       Theatre Geo, Los Angeles, CA
       Axis Theatre, Baltimore, MD
       Stockholm Stadsteatr, Stockholm, Sweden
       Ostadsteatr, Norkopping, Sweden
       Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, OR
       Florida Stages, W. Palm Beach, FL
       Huntington Theatre, Boston, MA
       New End Theatre, London, United Kingdom
       Arts Garage, Delray Beach, FL

MELODY JONES
Co-Author with Dan Gerrity adapted from the novel by David Galloway
Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award - Best Production, 1992
Dramalogue Award - Best Playwriting, 1992
       Workshop:
       Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA
       Premiere:
       Cast Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
       Subsequent Production:
       Theatre/Theater, Los Angeles, CA 1998

THE MYSTERY OF THE ROSE BOUQUET by Manuel Puig
American Adaptation
       Premiere:
       Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA, 1990

Lyrics

BERLIN CABARET SONGS
English Lyrics for the Ute Lemper Decca CD of the same title

EUROPEAN SONGS OF FRANZ WAXMAN
7 Songs from the French & German
Commissioned by John Waxman

In addition to Ute Lemper’s best selling “Berlin Cabaret Songs” Mr. Lawrence’s adaptations
of the songs of Max Colpe, Friedrich Hollaender, Mischa Spoliansky, and Franz Waxman have
been recorded on CDs of the following artists:
       Mary Carewe
       Tim Fischer
       Karen Koehler
       Eva Meier
       Mark Nadler
       Cameron Silver


AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

“Bistro Award” Backstage Magazine - Lavendar Song: Queer Berlin Cabaret from Weimar to Hitler
“Best Production Nomination” Carbonell Awards – Cabaret Verboten
“Best Production” Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award – Melody Jones
“Best Playwriting” Dramalogue Award – Melody Jones
Recipient California Arts Council Grant in Playwrighting
Resident Playwright Sundance Playwrights Festival

Related Position
Literary Manager, Mark Taper Forum 1988 - 1990