Plays

TBA 2021, FLOWER CHILD (in development) a multi-media Queer fairy tale for all ages, concept/ director/writer/actor Jack Shamblin, choreographer Matthew Cumbie, art direction J. Carlos Díaz, composer Rita Abranches, online Washington DC

2018, 2019, THE FOPS (SLUMMING IT,) director/writer/actor Jack Shamblin, featuring LGBTQIA actors and musicians, Dixon Place, NYC

2011, BLATANT, writer/actor Jack Shamblin, based on Myron Breckinridge & Myron by Gore Vidal, notably featuring Jamie Clayton of Netflix's SENSE 8, Dixon Place, NYC

2003, BREAD & CIRCUS 3099, a collaboration with Nicole Zaray, co-writer/ director/ actor with Jack Shamblin, also featuring Hadas Gil-Bar, choreography by Paulo Henrique, set by J. Carlos Díaz, and costumes by Tania Sterl and Marika Maiorova, La MaMa Annex, NYC

2002, SUBMERGENCE, creator/performer/ Jack Shamblin collaboration with J. Carlos Díaz, Tania Sterl, Kirk Bradley Peterkin, Erica Gabrielle, Eva Mueller at Dixon Place, NYC

1997, THURMA, director Ellie Covan, writer/actor Jack Shamblin, featuring Kate Bornstein, Nicole Zaray, and Shelly Mars, Dixon Place, NYC

1996, THE SKRIKER, writer Caryl Churchill, director Mark Wing-Davey, choreography Sara Rudner,  set and costumes Marina Draghici, Cast: Jayne Atkinson (the Skriker), Angie Phillips (Lily), Caroline Seymour (Rosie); April Armstrong, Marc Calamia, Rene M. Ceballos, Torrin T. Cummings, Kate Egan, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jodi Melnick, Ric Oquita, Diana Rice, Valda Setterfield, Jack Shamblin, Doug Von Nessen, Sturgis Warner, Public Theater, NYC (Drama Desk, American Theatre Wing Association Nominations)

1996,1995,1994, UNDER THE KNIFE, conceived and directed by Theodora Skipitares, Jack Shamblin actor/ dancer/ writer (Political Funeral) (Noses), featuring Basil Twist and RENT's Daphne Rubin-Vega, La MaMa Annex, NYC (Critically acclaimed as a "Fantastic Voyage Into Medical History" by Dave Richards of the New York Times, he also describes my contribution and performance as "Punching, Furious, Protests His Demise)

Medusa, Goddess Of Medicine
Medusa, Goddess Of Medicine

Medusa greets the audience through dance. Jane Catherine Shaw, Basil Twist, and Sarah Provost manipulated the giant moving sculpture. I and fellow movers danced and led like ancient priests.

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Medusa, The Goddess Of Medicine
Medusa, The Goddess Of Medicine

Theodora Skipitares designed Medusa's skirts to open up as a passage for the audience into the theater and into an exploration of politics and medicine.

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ACT UP : Political Funeral
ACT UP : Political Funeral

When Theodora Skipitares asked me, Jack Shamblin, to write Tim Bailey's monologue, it gave a chance to express in two minutes all my fear, anger, and hurt at being held as a second class citizen because of homophobia. I wrote this piece imagining what Tim Bailey, an AIDS activist and performance artist, would say if his corpse could speak again.

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Medusa, Goddess Of Medicine
Medusa, Goddess Of Medicine

Medusa greets the audience through dance. Jane Catherine Shaw, Basil Twist, and Sarah Provost manipulated the giant moving sculpture. I and fellow movers danced and led like ancient priests.

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2000, FAUST, directed by Avra Sidiropoulou for Robert Woodruff, title role Faust Jack Shamblin, Columbia University, NYC

1993, MARATHON DANCING, conceived and directed by Anne Bogart, written by Laura Harrington, Jack Shamblin actor in ensemble cast that created and orignated each role, University Of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 

1992, HAMLET, TAMING OF THE SHREW, director Michael Muller, actor, Fort Worth Shakespeare In The Park, Forth Worth, Texas

The Taming Of The Shrew

1991, MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, directed by Kathryn McGill, actor Jack Shamblin as Slender, Oklahoma Shakespeare In The Park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma