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Judd Lear Silverman

Playwright/Director/Teacher

Voiceover & Graphic Artist

Plays, Books, & Projects

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CHANGE OF

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FEATHERS

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THE LAST HOLDOUT and

VIOLATING UNCLE PIGGY

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DECORUM and

ON A WING AND A PRAYER

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SATISFACTION GUARANTEED

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HANDIWORK

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CHOCOLATE

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FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION

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ABERRATION and

A VIEW TO THE FUTURE

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TRESSEME MUCHO

ArtAge Publications

A popular source of publication and licensing for artists over 50 nationwide, featuring my plays

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Works

Bio

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JUDD LEAR SILVERMAN (playwright) is a Berrilla Kerr Foundation grant recipient and has been published by ArtAge, Samuel French, the Journal of the Pirandello Society of America, and most recently in Applause Theatre Books’ Best American Short Plays 2018-2019, the Arts Centers of Bonita Springs’ Stage It! 6, and Fresh Words’ HELLO, GODOT! Vol 2, among others. His plays can also be found on the New Play Exchange (NPX). Recent productions of his work have been seen at the KNOW Theatre in Binghamton, NY (THE SPOT, voted the Edward Allen Baker Best Play Award November 2021) and the Rising Sun Performance Company production of REPORT BACK TO SPACE, part of their NYC Summer 21 Parks Tour. Upcoming productions include PIPER IN THE WOODS, a podcast adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s short story with JakespeareVTC, WHEN YOU CAN GET THE MILK FOR FREE in Brooklyn’s Gallery Players’ Black Box Festival February 2023, and PROUD, a full-length presented by Rising Sun Performance Company in New York at the 14th Street Y Theatre in rotating rep in February 2023. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild and teaches English and Playwriting at Pace University. Visit him at his website, which is www.juddlearsilverman.com.
 

To find more about my plays, visit my page on the New Play Exchange (NPX) by clicking here.

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Now Playing

UPCOMING EVENTS

Meet The Artists

Date: Sunday, December 4, 5:30-8:00pm

TheatreLab - 357 West 36th Street 4th Floor New York, NY 10018

Get a glimpse into Rising Sun Performance Company’s upcoming productions of Untitled Calamity Jane Play by Kati Frazier and Proud by Judd Lear Silverman through excerpts from the plays, a Q+A with the creative team, and a wine and cheese reception. Join Rising Sun Performance Company Members at this free event, and get this first exclusive look at these productions performing in repertory at The 14th Street Y in February 2023.

 

Link to RSVP:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rising-suns-meet-the-artists-evening-tickets-464384756307?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=post_publish&utm_content=shortLinkNewEmail

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Upcoming Events (2021)

PROUD, Rising Sun Performance Company, NYC, production, February 9-26, 2023, 14th Street Y

WHEN YOU CAN GET THE MILK FOR FREE, Gallery Players, February 2-5, 199 14th Street, Brooklyn

PIPER IN THE WOODS, You Don't Know Dick Festival Podcast, starting Jan 5, JAKESPEARE VTC

Recent Events (2019-2022)

TRESSEME MUCHO, published by Fresh Words Magazine in Volume Two of HELLO, GODOT!, July 2022

THE SPOT, Crafton Hills New Works 2023, Crafton Hills College, Yucaipa, CA June-July 2022

RELEASING THE SKELETONS, Pittsburgh New Works Festival, May 2022 (via Zoom)

ABERRATION, StageIt! 6 Festival, Bonita Springs Arts Center, April 2022 (also published)

A VIEW TO THE FUTURE, StageIt! 6 Festival, Bonita Springs Arts Center, April 2022 (published)

THE SPOT, KNOW Theatre's 18th Playwrights & Artists Fest, Binghamton, NY, Nov. 2021 (Edward Allan Baker Play Award)

REPORT BACK TO SPACE, Rising Sun Performance Company, NYC Parks & Governors Island, Summer 2021

ABERRATION, JakespeareVTC "Summer Shorts," Massachusetts, August 2021

​CHOCOLATE, published in Best American Short Plays 2018-19, June 2021​

FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION, StageIt! 5 Festival, Bonita Springs Arts Center, May 2021 (also published)

SPRING CLEANING FOR MRS. J  by Orlando F. Rodriguez, acting, Rising Sun Performance Co. RITES OF SPRING, March 13-14th

RECONNAISSANCE, Phoenix Tears Productions 10-Minute Tuesdays"Femmes & Flowers", Orlando, FL , March 2, 2021

THE CREATION, part of HallowStream, Rising Sun Performance Company, NYC, October 30, 2020

ON A WING & A PRAYER, Rising Sun Performance Company, NYC, August 2020 (online)

VIOLATING UNCLE PIGGY, Bay City Players, Bay City, Michigan, August 2020 (online)

​AFTER THE FLOOD, Bay City Players community theatre in Bay City, Michigan, July 2020 (online)​

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED, Social Distancing Short Play Festival, Bonita Arts Center, FL (via Facebook)

GIVE US THIS DAY . . . , Rising Sun Perforance Company (OMSG group), June 2020 via Zoom

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED,Rising Sun Perforance Company (OMSG group), June 2020 via Zoom

PROUD - dramaturgy session, Mid-America Theatre Conference, Chicago, March 2020

SONGS OFFERED FROM THE HEART, 2020 Black Box Festival, Gallery Players, Brooklyn, NY, Jan. 2020

VENDING MACHINE BLUES, Bemidji State University, MN, December 2019

YOUR TURN, KNOW Theatre, Binghamton, NY, 16th Annual Playwrights & Artists Festival,AUDIENCE FAVOIRTE AWARD, Nov/Dec 21019

A SHOT AT THE BIG TIME, part of Eight Wasn't Enough at Actors Studio, Newburyport.MA, Nov. 2020

​GLUTTONY, PlayGround Experiment Faces of America Monologue Festival, NYC, Nov.18

THE HORROR, Queer Scare VI, Village Players, NYC, Oct. 31,2019

IN THE WONDROUS WOODS, production, Bonita Arts Center, Bonita Springs, FL, Sept 13 & 14,  2019

ON A WING AND A PRAYER, reading, Hilltop Players, New London, NH, Sept 2019

CHOCOLATE, production Theatre Workshop of Owensboro, Owensboro, KY, July 2019

PROUD, public reading, Permafrost Theatre Collective, NYC, May 2019

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED, Staged Reading, Plays and Pizza, NYC, May 2019

A VIEW TO THE FUTURE, public reading, Durango Arts Center, Durango, CO, May 2019

CONSEQUENCES, production, Articulate Theatre Company, THE ART OF PROTEST, NYC, April 2019

HANDIWORK, production, Between Us Productions, NYC, April 2019

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED, Production & Publication, StageIt! Festival, Bonita Arts Center, Bonita Springs, FL, April 2019

​SATISFACTION GUARANTEED,Staged Reading, Mid-America Theatre Conference, Cleveland, OH March 2019

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VOICEOVER DEMO REEL

Here's my voice over reel.  Available for commercial work, books on tape, film voice-over narrative, message machines, you name it!

Judd Voiceover Demo

Please feel free to shoot me an email at juddls@sprynet.com if you think my sound would work for your project.

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Contact

For any media inquiries, please contact Judd at:

Tel: 718-857-0398 | 917-912-4243   juddls@sprynet.com

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