Jeni Mahoney. Ms. Mahoney's plays have been seen across the U.S., in London, and as far a field as Wagga-Wagga, Australia. Recent credits include: Running In Circles Screaming at Washington's 2008 Source Theater Festival, and Kandahar at the Seven Devils Playwrights Conference. Upcoming: Come Rain or Come Shine will be featured in Best Short Plays 2005-2006 (Applause).
The Feast of the Flying Cow... And Other Stories of War was workshopped at the National Playwrights Conference at the O'Neill Center, received its world premiere at InterAct Theater in Philadelphia, and has since been produced by And Toto Too in Denver. Feast, The Martyrdom of Washington Booth, Mercy Falls, Light, and Bad Water Juju have been variously presented at the Prop Theater's Midwestern New Play Festival (Chicago), L.A. Theater Center, Lark Theater's Playwrights Week, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, NYU's hotINK Festival, Chicago Women's Theater Alliance, and Village Rep, among others. Her one acts Throw of the Moon and American Eyes were commissioned and produced by Gorilla Rep and can be found in Plays and Playwrights 2001, edited by Martin Denton. Her one-act Light is published by Playscripts, Inc.
Excerpts from her plays can be found in numerous monologue and scene books. Ms. Mahoney is the co-Artistic Director of id Theater Company, and Artistic Director of The Seven Devils Playwrights Conference which has developed more than 62 new plays since its inception and is featured in Michael Wright's 2005 book Playwriting: At Work and Play. Ms. Mahoney teaches Playwriting at Playwrights Horizons Theater School, a studio school of New York University's Tisch School for the Arts. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.