Jeff Goode is a director, producer, and author of over 50 plays, musicals and children's shows including THE EIGHT: Reindeer Monologues, Marley's Ghost, Anger Box, The UBU Plays, Love Loves a Pornographer, Dracula Rides Again, etc. ... [list of plays]

... Larry and the Werewolf, The Portrait of the Virgin Mary Feeding the Dinosaurs, Lesbian's Last Pizza, Don Quixote and the Black Knight, Ring Cycle! - The Musical, Romeo and Julius [Caesar], Poona the Fuckdog and other plays for children, Narcissus & Echo The Misadventures of Dick Piston, Hotel Detective, and Your Swash Is Unbuckled. [...etc...]

Locally, Jeff's work has been seen at ... [theatres in your area] .

His published scripts include the dark Christmas comedy THE EIGHT, the Halloween western Dracula Rides Again, the "revolutionary" children's trilogy, The UBU Plays, and the Dickensian hit Marley's Ghost, for which he was named Broadway Play Publishing's Playwright of the Year. ... [other published scripts] .

He is the winner of both the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Distinguished Achievement in Writing, and the Backstage Garland Award for Excellence in Playwriting.

Jeff Goode's work has been performed in all 50 states and 20 foreign countries, and translated into at least 7 languages (German, French, Russian, Dutch, Icelandic, Polish and ASL!)

An accomplished monologuist, Jeff has been featured in the popular "Best Monologues" books since 1997.

Jeff is a co-founder of No Shame Theatre, and artistic director of No Shame Los Angeles.

A cornfed Iowa youth, Jeff has since moved to California where, among other things, he has written the pilot for MTV's Undressed, and created Disney's animated series American Dragon: Jake Long. He has also written for the Emmy Award-winning animated series Tumble Leaf, Lalaloopsy and Curious George.

He is currently a visiting professor of playwriting at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, and senior playwright-in-residence with SkyPilot Theatre Company in Los Angeles.

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