James VenhausThe Temple of Dionysus - Killing My Lobster

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Broken Record (full-length comic drama)
The Overtime Theater, San Antonio, Texas August 2010
 
The Happy Couple (full-length comic drama)
The Overtime Theater, San Antonio, Texas April 2010
Austin Script Works (staged reading) November 2008
   
The Temple of Dionysus (one-act comedy) published by Playscripts, Inc.
Marietta High School, Marietta, Georgia February 2008
Bruno’s Island One-Act Play Festival, San Francisco June 2004
Drury University, Springfield, Missouri April 2004
Out of the Loop Festival, Addison, Texas March 2002
(In addition to these productions, Playscripts, Inc. has licensed this play for multiple productions at theatres, colleges and schools across the country since its publication in 2004.)
   
Inside the Loop (one-act comic drama)  
St. Tammany National One-Act Play Festival (staged reading) January 2009
San Antonio Theatre Coalition, San Antonio, Texas September 2007
   
Weird Sisters (full-length comic drama) published by Playscripts, Inc.
DeLand High School, DeLand, Florida October 2008
Yavneh Academy of Dallas, Dallas, Texas March 2006
DFW Playwrights’ Alliance, Dallas, Texas (staged reading) August 2005
(In addition to these productions, Playscripts, Inc. has licensed this play for multiple productions at theatres, colleges and schools across the country since its publication in 2006.)
   
Three Kings (ten-minute play)
Snowdance Comedy Festival, Racine Wisconcin February, 2009
Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Valdez, Alaska June 2008
Lakeshore Players, White Bear Lake, Minnesota June 2006
Bootstraps Comedy Theater, Dallas, Texas December 2005

 

The First Christmas (ten-minute play)
Black Magic Woman Productions, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania August 2007
 Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana November 2003
Ground Zero Theater Company, Dallas, Texas December 2001
SUNY Brockport, Brockport, New York March 2001
   
Santa’s Little Helper (ten-minute play)
Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana November 2003
Ground Zero Theater Company, Dallas, Texas December 2003
   
Happy Holidays from Anderson, Davis, Seton and Fenner (ten-minute play)
13th Street Repertory Company, New York, New York December 2005
Tanta Productions / EXIT Theatre, San Francisco, California December 2004
Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana November 2003
Ground Zero Theater Company, Dallas, Texas December 2003
   
Concourse ‘E’ (ten-minute play)
San Antonio Playwrights “PlayFest 2009”, San Antonio, Texas January 2009
   
Romeo and Juliet at Verona High (play for young performers) published by Playscripts, Inc.
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, Grand Rapids, Michigan June 2008
St. Mary's Anglican Girls' School, Perth, Australia  April 2008
Academia Christian Academy, Arlington, Texas May 2003
Junior Players / Shakespeare Festival of Dallas, Dallas, Texas July 2002
(In addition to these productions, Playscripts, Inc. has licensed this play for thirty-five productions at theatres, colleges and schools across the country since its publication in 2005.)
 
   
The Top Hand of Lone Tree Ranch (full-length musical for young audiences)
Ground Zero Theater Company Dallas, Texas (staged reading) May 2004
   
Awards  
The St. Tammany National One-Act Play Festival, Winner for Inside the Loop January 2009
Drury University One-Act Play Competition, Honorable Mention for The Temple of Dionysus April 2003
   
SUNY Brockport, Audience Award for The First Christmas March 2001
   
Member/Associations  
Dramatists Guild, Associate member  
SAT Playwrights, San Antonio, Texas, member  
   
Education  
M.A.T. in Secondary Education, Austin College, Sherman, TX December 1998
B.F.A. in Theatre, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX  December 1991