Jack Rushton is the Director of New Play Programs and a Resident Artist at Greenwich Theatre Company, Greenwich, CT. He has spent 15 years collaborating with The Actors Studio of Newburyport, MA, serving on their board, directing and performing in dozens of shows, and organizing and producing five National Short Play Festivals, six Collaboration Shows, and three collections of his own work.
As a playwright, he has written more than two hundred plays with forty of his shorts produced at more than 150 Festivals and Workshops across the country, including "George’s Radio" which won The Andaluz Award at The Fusion Theater’s The Seven in 2017. His short play, "Mistranslations" was a 2019 finalist for The National Playwriting Award, City Theatre-Miami, FL.
His work has been produced at venues including: The Huntington Theater, The Boston Center for the Arts, The Boston Playwright’s Theater, The Player’s Theater, The Producer’s Club, The Workshop Theater, LIC Secret Theater, Manhattan Repertory, The Silver Springs Stage Co, The Garfield Center for the Arts, North Park Vaudeville, The Durango Center for the Arts, The Bangor Opera House, The Firehouse Center for the Arts, The Vermont Playwright's Circle, and the list goes on...
Jack is a member of The Theatre Artist’s Workshop, Norwalk, CT, The Playwright’s Platform in Boston, and The Playwright's Center of San Francisco. He is the founder of The Weekend Writer’s Workshop, where he leads tri-weekly sessions, with several artists producing under Weekend Writer’s Productions. Jack specializes in New Work and in working with new and emerging playwrights.
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