Jamie Pachino
Affiliated Writer
Los Angeles, CA
Biography

Jamie Pachino is an award winning playwright, screenwriter and television writer with national and international credits. Jamie's work has been named the winner of the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays production grant, the Laurie Foundation Theatre Visionary Award, Chicago’s Jeff Award for Best New Work, and the Francesca Primus Prize by the American Theatre Critics Association, among many others. Her plays have been nominated for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and Illinois Governor’s Award, and named Runner-up for the Osborn Award and Finalist for the Jane Chambers Award. Her plays have been produced and developed by Steppenwolf, Long Wharf, Hartford Stage, ACT, San Jose Rep, Pasadena Playhouse, Geva, Northlight, Florida Stage, A Contemporary Theatre, and dozens of others. Jamie has written features for DreamWorks, Disney, Vanguard, Lions Gate, and Walden, teleplays for the Hallmark Hall of Fame, Hallmark Channel, Lifetime Television and UP, and series for AMC, USA and TNT networks. She currently writes for Chicago PD, on NBC. 

Agent Information

Beth Blickers, APA Agency, 212-621-3098

135 W. 50th Street, 17th Floor, NY NY 10020

bblickers@apa-agency.com

Plays

by Jamie Pachino

A former Army officer (now lawyer) reluctantly takes on a military sexual assault case, re-opening old wounds, and forcing her to confront her past, along with the real meaning of the military’s code of honor. 
 

Cast:
4w, 2m
by Jamie Pachino

The director of a major art museum falls in love with a woman who may or may not be an art forger. 

Cast:
2w, 2m
by Jamie Pachino

A Nobel prizewinning astrophysicist goes after evidence of God, through physics, jeopardizing her 40 year friendship with her best friend-- a Rabbi-- and her post-doc, the son of a Christian scientist. 
 

Cast:
3W, 3M
by Jamie Pachino

A 17 year old photographer loses her father in a mountain climbing accident, and must spend her 17th year with the mother who abandoned her. (Also about loss, grief, change, making art, wishing things were different, finding love, not turning into your mother, and those irrevocable moments after which nothing is ever the same). 
 

Cast:
3W, 2M
by Jamie Pachino

A liberal college professor writes a scathing satire of the right, only to see it published non-fiction, and heralded by the very people he sought to skewer. 

Cast:
3W, 3M
by Jamie Pachino

The true story of Aurora Rodriguez and the prodigy daughter she raised, educated and worshiped in 1930s Spain... then murdered after her 18th birthday. 

Cast:
3W, 4M
by Jamie

Adaptation of Studs Terkel's bestseller about race in America. (Available in full length/90 minute and 40 minute/educational versions)

Cast:
4W, 5M (full length version); 2W, 2-3M (educational version) Both versions can be cast with more actors.
by Jamie Pachino

Historians across the ages (490, 1090, 1590, 1890, and 1990) offer up the "expose" of Theodora, the courtesan, actress and eventual Byzantine Empress alternately painted by history as a despot, romantic heroine, revolutionary, and nymphomaniac.  

Cast:
2W, 4M
by Jamie Pachino

A Famous Artist and his acolytes, in their heyday, 1969, and around the Artist's funeral, 1984.

Cast:
5W, 1M
by Jamie Pachino

A black comedy about three siblings with a curse on their head, a 14 year old bolt of lightning, and the bible salesman who comes to visit one stormy night. 

Cast:
2W, 5M

Successes

OTHER THAN HONORABLE was named the Winner of the John Gassner Playwrighting Award Competition, 2015.

OTHER THAN HONORABLE was named a Winner of the 2015 Gulfshore Playhouse New Works Festival and will have a workshop, culminating in a reading September 26th, 2015.  

OTHER THAN HONORABLE was named a Finalist for the 2015 Jane Chambers Award. 

American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity Ensemble, announces the recipient of the 2015 Blue Ink Playwriting Award is Jamie Pachino and her play OTHER THAN HONORABLE. More info HERE.