JACK MacCarthy - playwright
JACK MACCARTHY is a nonbinary creatrix whose work centers sex-positivity, dance, and flawed queers having big feelings. Indie Theater Hall of Fame (nytheatre.com person of the year), PoNY nominee.
Plays: Honors Students (Wild Project, Kilroys Honorable Mention, EST Unfiltered), Mrs. Mayfield's Fifth-Grade Class of '93 20-Year Reunion ("a lot of fun " -The New York Times), Baby Mama: One Woman's Quest to Give Her Child to Gay People (Ensemble Studio Theatre and Edinburgh Fringe, viewed over 42,000 times on YouTube, two NYIT Award nominations), Magic Trick (winner: Doric Wilson Independent Playwright Award, Lotos Foundation Prize in the Arts and Sciences), The Foreplay Play (two NYIT Award nominations), Ampersand: A Romeo & Juliet Story (twenty Looking Glass Forum Awards, FringeNYC "Outstanding Performance"), The All-American Genderf*ck Cabaret ("f*cking brilliant" -Kate Bornstein).
Executive Artistic Director of Caps Lock Theatre, Associate Artistic Director-at-Large of The Brick, alum of Youngblood and founding member of Lather/Rinse/Repeat. jackmaccarthy.com or support their work on Patreon: patreon.com/m/jackmac