Jennifer Faletto’s plays include THE SECOND STEVE, RULES FOR WRITING CHRISTMAS CARDS, THE TEXAS HOMECOMING REVOLUTION of 1995, DOMESTIC ANIMALS, THIS LITTLE LIGHT, THE ADVENTURE CLUB & CONSPIRACY THEORY G. Jennifer’s plays have been listed as finalists for the Reva Shiner Comedy Award and the Woodward/Newman Drama Award. DOMESTIC ANIMALS was a 2016 O’Neill semifinalist. Her plays have been developed and produced at The Kennedy Center Page to Stage Festival, Off-Center at The Denver Center, Stella Adler Studio, NYU, Venus Theatre Company, Amphibian Stage Productions, Palm Beach Dramaworks, Best Medicine Rep, Thingamajig Theatre, The Blank, The Capital Fringe, The Great Plains Theatre Conference, and Short + Sweet, Sydney. Jennifer studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney, Australia and holds a BFA in theatre performance from TCU. She is also a graduate of the Second City Conservatory (Chicago). Jennifer was an inaugural Playwright Fellow at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in 2019.
RULES FOR WRITING CHRISTMAS CARDS is a comedy revue featuring a selection of the most inappropriate Christmas Cards of all time. A live-action nativity scene, an exhausted ghost, and the World’s Greatest Dad will provide insights on the ever-important holiday photo, why some people never take down their Christmas lights and other secrets for surviving the season
Daring individuals wanted for admission into The Adventure Club. Initiation adventure to occur over the week of Spring Break.* $200 non-refundable application fee, rugged conditions, long hours, no technology. Prestigious membership granted to those who endure. Additional details will not be provided. If you can’t handle that this club is not for you. Contact Kendra at the Adventure Club for an application.
*Those who have ever spent/considered spending Spring Break in Cancún need not apply.
Who am I? What am I? THIS LITTLE LIGHT explores the life of the same person over 400 years through the meandering mind of a millennial who is waking for the first time to her human needs for meaning and understanding.
A play about time, gender, resilience and being without your phone.
It’s the Friday before Homecoming in a suburban high school and a scandal emerges… Crystal Andersen has committed an unspeakable act with the Texas flag. In a culture where legacy and tradition often go unquestioned, one student changes the consciousness of her community.
At the height of the Vietnam War, Lori’s brother dodges the draft and her husband enlists. Left alone, she disappears into her imagination. Seduced by the comfort of her hallucinations, Lori risks giving over to her fantasy forever. A powerful look at love, family, trauma and healing, Jennifer Faletto’s play explores the impact of war for the loved ones on the homefront. Magical and heartfelt, Domestic Animals wakes our primal instincts and dares us to find our true pack.
Minkie wants to be at the center of her family again. She’s not sure why her partner, the original Steve, has left or why her kids are so hard on her, but she believes if they open themselves to the idea of her new companion, the second Steve, things can go back to the way they used to be. Can you plug the holes in a family system? Who gets to change? And who is this second Steve?
THE SECOND STEVE will have a reading as part of Middle Tennessee State University's "In Process: A Creative Writing Event Series" directed by Christopher Cooper.
The reading will be Thursday, October 26, 4:30 pm. Sam Ingram Building (ING) MT Center. Free and open to the public.
THE ADVENTURE CLUB to have workshop and public readings at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts presented by Thingamajig Theatre Company.
Reading: October 22, 2018 at 7pm