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Jack Heifner

JACK HEIFNER

  (1946 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Literary Agent:    Elaine Devlin Literary, Inc.  

Born in Corsicana, TX on March 31, 1946. B.F.A. in Theater Arts from Southern Methodist Univer-sity. Worked as an actor with the American Shakespeare Festival as well as summer stock and Off Broadway. also technical and design jobs. Founding member of the Lion Theatre Company. Member: Dramatists Guild; aSCaP; actor's equity; Screenwriters Guild. Co-producer, Das Lusitania Songspiei. Vanities is the longest running play in Off Broadway history. Recipient: CaPS Grant, 1977; National endowment for the Arts Grant, 1978; aSCaP award, 1978.<

Research:    Member of the Dramatists Guild of America (as at 2015)

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        American Beauty         Bargains         Blessed Unrest         Boy's Play         Brilliants         Casserole         China Dolls         Clara Period         Comfort And Joy         Dwarf Tossing         Earth To Bucky         Gulf, The         Hate Mail         Heartbreak         Here She Is         Home Fires         Jumping For Joy         Key West         Leader Of the Pack         Lemon Cookie, The         Music-Hall Sidelights         Natural Disasters         Patio         Pollster, The         Porch         Running On Empty         Seduction         Sing Baby Sing         Smile         Star Treatment         Student And the Handyman, The         Student And the Professor, The         there She Is         Tornado         Tropical Depression         Twister         Untitled         Vanities         Vanities - the New Musical



American Beauty

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music by Michael Rice And scenes by Jack Heifner

1st Produced:
Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Little Rock     1988

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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY, 1999   -

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Bargains

Synopsis:
at the beginning of BaRGaINS, the female clerks in the local discount store are preparing for a mid-summer sale and gossiping over marked-down goods that nobody wants. Sally, prim and conservative, still lives with her tyrannical mother. Mildred, brassy and funny, lives in a trailer with her brother, Lothar, a failed, colorblind hairdresser who has never found himself. When the department store closes, the world as these women know it comes to an end. although opposites in all respects, Sally and Mildred become allies and then friends as they rearrange the people who encumber their lives. after much maneuvering with the semi-suicidal Lothar, Mildred sends him off in the trailer to make a new start in California with his lover Dennis, a florist who is allergic to flowers. Sally confronts her domineering mother for the first time in her life and decides to let Mildred come to live in their house. Having inherited Dennis' flower shop, the two friends begin new careers, a new business and new lives.

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1st Produced:
Margo Jones Theatre, Dallas    

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Dramatists Play Service, NY, 1992   -

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Comedy One act

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Blessed Unrest

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Boy's Play

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Two teenage boys are camping out for the weekend. Tom is an ex-football player and Joe is the quiet reserved one. Tom claims he has invented a new religion and as the evening wears on he wants Joe to join him in a suicide pact

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1st Produced:
West Bank Cafe, NY     1989

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Dramatists Play Service, NY, 1999   -

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One act. - - Gay, one act

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Brilliants

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Broadway Play Publishing 9anthology), NY, 1985   -

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Casserole

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World Premiere At STaGeS in Houston, Texas during May, 1982.

1st Produced:
Playwrights Horizons, NYC     1975

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China Dolls

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ensemble Studio theare Octoberfest, 2002

1st Produced:
Stage Reading Phoenix New Play Festival     2002

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Clara Period

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Comfort And Joy

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1st Produced:
Portland Center Stage, Portland, Oregon     1995

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Dramatists Play Service, NY, 1999   -

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Dwarf Tossing

Synopsis:
a gay giant falls in love with a dwarf

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1st Produced:
Ensemble Studio Theatre, NY     1999

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One act. - - Gay, one act

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Earth To Bucky

Synopsis:
Two brothers have their lives turned upside down when the daughter of a dead neighbour returns for the funeral

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Key West theater Festival, Florida, 2002

1st Produced:
Staged Reading Playwrights Project, High Point, Nc     2001

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Gulf, The

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Hate Mail

Synopsis:
a gay romp through a lifetime of love, laughter, spite and HaTe MaIL

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1st Produced:
Milwaukee Gay Arts Center, Milwaukee, Wi     07 Apr 2006

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Play/Drama. - - Gay, full length

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Heartbreak

Synopsis:
after the death of famous gay novelist Jason four of his friends try to discover what happened. there are thinly disguised versions of themselves in the last book he was writing

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1st Produced:
Los Angeles     1992

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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY, 1999   -

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Genre:
Comedy

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Here She Is

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Home Fires

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world premiere Arkansas Repertory theatre, Little Rock, 1991

1st Produced:
Staged Reading At Bigfork Performing Arts Center, Montana     1990

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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY, 1999   -

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Male:  1            Female:  7            Other:  -

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Jumping For Joy

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Key West theater Festival, Florida, 1998

1st Produced:
Staged Reading At Bigfork Performing Arts Center, Montana     1994

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Key West

Synopsis:
Middle aged friends Mel and Tracy are holidaying at a Key West gay resort hotel. Tracy gets drunk at a gay club and bribes the go-go dancer to come back to the hotel with him. Mel meets one of the other guests - Jeff - who has come to the hotel to meet Don a priest to whom he has been chatting on the internet.

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1st Produced:
New Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco     1999

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Genre:
Comedy. - - Gay, full length

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Leader Of the Pack

Synopsis:
Based on an original concept by Melanie Mintzwith, this jukebox musical (created before the term was coined) celebrates the life and times of the Brooklyn-born Greenwich, whose doo-wop sounds skyrocketed to the top of the pop charts in the early to mid-1960s. Beatts' "liner notes" serve as the book that link the songs and provide a look into the songwriter's professional triumphs and personal misfortunes.

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liner notes by Anne Beatts and additional material by Jack Heifner, music by Ellie Greenwich, and lyrics by Greenwich, Jeff Barry, Phil Spector, George "Shadow" Morton, Jeff Kent, and Ellen Foley

1st Produced:
Greenwich Village's Bottom Line, NY     winter 1984

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Samuel French, NY, 1987   -

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Genre:
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Male:  2            Female:  9            Other:  -

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Lemon Cookie, The

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Key West theater Festival, Florida, 1999

1st Produced:
Staged Reading At Bigfork Performing Arts Center, Montana     1993

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Music-Hall Sidelights

Synopsis:
drawn from "L'envers due music-hall" by Colette. the play was an adaptation from her writings with the addition of original music

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1st Produced:
Lion Theatre Company, New York     1978

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Genre:
theatrical scrapbook

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Natural Disasters

Synopsis:
TROPICaL DePReSSION. In a slightly seedy resort hotel on a remote Caribbean island, two high-living Texas housewives, Gloria and Janine, are enjoying a respite from their rich but boring husbands. they are determined to savor their holiday to the fullest, but nature has other plans. First they get burned to a crisp by the tropical sun, then a hurricane imprisons them in their tacky room. In between, however, Gloria defiantly spends a great deal of her absent husband's money on various "art treasures," while Janine (a former Miss Texas) pays for the favors of a handsome lifeguard, an act which jolts them both back to reality and makes them reexamine just who they are and what they really want from life. (2 women.) In the second play, TWISTeR, Betty and Roy are apparently the only survivors of a tornado that has destroyed their tiny Texas town and all their worldly goods. after the initial shock wears off Roy sets about trying to restore things to what they were, while Betty, suddenly freed from all the junk she owned, wants to move on and start over. the resulting debate is both hilarious and revealing, as Roy resists the notion that what they had was nothing great while Betty pours out all her hopes and frustrations that have been bottled up for years. In the end it is the dream that triumphs: Betty charges off to catch a bus that may never arrive, and Roy attempts to hold onto the present that is fast becoming the past. (1 man, 1 woman.)

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Twister & Tropical Depression

1st Produced:
West Bank Cafe, NY     1985

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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY, 1985   -

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Patio

Synopsis:
set in the backyard of a middle-class Texas home. Pearl, the younger sister, is preparing a going-away party for her older sister, Jewel, a beautician who is bored with small town life and is heading off hopefully to the big city. as the two bustle about setting out food and putting up decorations, their conversation reveals progressively more and more of their differences and dreams--and of the emptiness which has pervaded both their lives

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1st Produced:
Century Theatre, NY     1978

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Dramatists Play Service, NY, 1978   -

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One act

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Pollster, The

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Broadway Play Publishing 9anthology), NY, 1985   -

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Porch

Synopsis:
the two characters are an ill and crotchety old woman and her restless, spinster daughter. as they sit on their ramshackle front porch, complaining of the heat, the meanness of the mother and the aching frustration of the daughter are made vivid through dialogue which, while frequently funny, is also unerring in capturing the quiet desperation which beset them both.

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1st Produced:
Century Theatre, NY     1979

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Dramatists Play Service, NY, 1978   -

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Running On Empty

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as the play begins, Lilly is pondering which of her designer dresses to burn in the fireplace of her chic if sparsely furnished penthouse apartment. the problem is that it is wintertime, the United States has long since used up its fuel reserves, and if Lilly and her husband, Stephen, are to keep warm there is no alternative. Down in the streets below people are fighting birds for berries, cutting down trees in the parks for fuel, and waiting in endless lines for meager government food handouts. Lilly and Stephen are also preparing for a party, albeit one in which both food and drink will be imagined rather than real. the guest of honor is to be their old friend, David, with whom both once had romantic involvement. When David arrives he is accompanied by his latest conquests, Chloe (a flower child) and Jonathan (a committed Catholic), who, like their predecessors, are competing for David's amoral favors. as the pretend party progresses the antic mood of the play grows increasingly more probing and serious, as questions are raised about the barren platonic relationship which Lilly and Stephen have settled for; David's continued failure to commit himself, sexually or otherwise; and Chloe and Jonathan's obsession with the evils of materialism (her) and gnawing personal guilt (him). In the end human frailty is pitilessly excoriated but, at the same time, hopes are raised that the bitter lessons of the past, and present, will somehow be heeded, and that mankind may yet bring some semblance of order to the chaos and misfortune which his baser instincts have engendered.

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Genre:
Comedy

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Seduction

Synopsis:
a gay version of La Ronde. Starting and ending with a rent boy and going through the actor, the writer, the producer, the handyman, the professor and the student

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Original Playwright - Arthur Schnitzler

1st Produced:
New Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco     2004

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Genre:
adaptation. - - Gay, full length

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Male:  5            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Sing Baby Sing

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music And lyrics by Don Jones, book by Jack Heifner

1st Produced:
Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Little Rock     1993

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Genre:
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Smile

Synopsis:
about teenage beauty pageants

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Music by Marvin Hamlisch, Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, Book by Jack Heifer

1st Produced:
New York     1983

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Genre:
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Star Treatment

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songs by Janis Ian

1st Produced:
Lion Theatre Company, New York     1980

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Genre:
Contemporary comedy

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Student And the Handyman, The

Synopsis:
porn style set up

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Genre:
Short play. - - Gay, one act

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Student And the Professor, The

Synopsis:
porn style set up

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Short play. - - Gay, one act

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there She Is

Synopsis:
about beauty contests

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1st Produced:
Bigfork, Montana     1991

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Sketches Sketch

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Tornado

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Texas Playwrights Festival, Houston     1983

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Disaster comedy One act

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Tropical Depression

Synopsis:
In a slightly seedy resort hotel on a remote Caribbean island, two high-living Texas housewives, Gloria and Janine, are enjoying a respite from their rich but boring husbands. they are determined to savour their holiday to the fullest, but nature has other plans. First they get burned to a crisp by the tropical sun, then a hurricane imprisons them in their tacky room. In between, however, Gloria defiantly spends a great deal of her absent husband's money on various "art treasures," while Janine (a former Miss Texas) pays for the favours of a handsome lifeguard, an act which jolts them both back to reality and makes them re-examine just who they are and what they really want from life.

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in Natural Disasters

1st Produced:
Texas Playwrights Festival, Houston     1984

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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY, 1985   -

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Twister

Synopsis:
Betty and Roy are apparently the only survivors of a tornado which has destroyed their tiny Texas town and all their worldly goods. after the initial shock wears off Roy sets about trying to restore things to what they were, while Betty, suddenly freed from all the junk she owned, wants to move on and start over. the resulting debate is both hilarious and revealing, as Roy resists the notion that what they had was nothing great while Betty pours out all her hopes and frustrations that have been bottled up for years. In the end it is the dream that triumphs: Betty charges off to catch a bus that may never arrive, and Roy attempts to hold on to the present that is fast becoming the past.

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in Natural Disasters

1st Produced:
West Bank Cafe, NY     1984

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Dramatists Play Service, NY, 1985   -

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Untitled

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Vanities

Synopsis:
a snap shot chronicle of the lives of three Texas girls.

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closed 1980 After 1785 performances.

1st Produced:
Chelsea Westside Theatre, Off Broadway     1976

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Samuel French Inc, New York, 1976   -

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Vanities - the New Musical

Vanities - the New Musical
spans the turbulent '60s through the late '80s and explores how important friends are as one faces lifeiż½s defining moments: growing up, getting older, and getting over it. Vanities is a funny and poignant look at women who discover that, even in 30 years of rapidly changing times, the one thing they can rely on is each other.

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Music by David Kirshenbaum; lyrics by David Kirshenbaum; book by John Heifner. Based on the play "Vanities" by John Hefner

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Original cast recording: Ghostlight 2010

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Musical

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