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Meet John Lane

Telephone Number: 714-897-2961
Email Address: jlane9@socal.rr.com

Plays By John Lane

AuditionBar Scene
BartenderBlack Ice
BorderlineFamily Newspaper
Far North, Inc.Festaphobia
Four Characters in Search of a PlayFront Desk
Good BreedingHeathrow
Hollywood PartyI Just Wanna Get to Phoenix
Life LineMatter of Feet
Migration PatternsMixed Doubles
Monday Night FootballNear Death Experience
Neutral ZoneNot a Good Time
ObituaryPendergast Holdings
Pendergast HoldingsRain
Shrink ResistantSix A. M.
The Christmas TapeThe Last Episode
The LimpThe Pendergast Interview
The RoommateThe Tree
Unnecessary EnquiriesUp Close and Personal
Welcome to Puerto Seco!Winner



John Lane is a member of two playwriting groups in Orange County, California: New Voices Playwrights Workshop and OC Playwrights Alliance.  Several of his short plays and one-acts have been produced at various venues in Orange County.  He studied playwriting at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, and sitcom and screenplay writing at AFI in Hollywood. He is a member of ALAP and the Dramatists Guild.

In the past several years,  his short plays have been selected for productions at these theatres: the Gene Frankel Theatre in NYC (Dec. '05); Flint City Theatre in Flint Michigan (two plays, Jan. '06 and Dec.'06); Cedar Lane Stage, Bethesda, MD (two plays July '06); Stages Theatre, Fullerton, CA (Dec. '06); Little Fish Theatre, San Pedro, CA (Jan.-Feb.'07); DoricTheatre, Hollywood (June'07); Hunger Artists Theatre, Fullerton CA (Nov.'07);  Gallery Theatre, Anaheim (Dec. '07); Shelterbelt Theatre, Omaha (Jan.-Feb.'08) and Algonquin Theatre, NYC, (Apr.'08), Hayworth Theatre (L.A., Nov.-Dec. '08), Algonqujin Theatre (NYC, Mar. '09), Royal Theatre (NYC, Aug. '09) and 2 plays in KickIt! Festival at the Richard Shepard Theatre (NYC, Dec. '09).

In Aug. 2010 he had plays in the CringeFest '10 (NYC) and  in Hurricane Season 2010 at Eclectic Theatre in North Hollywood. Two holiday-related plays were done in Dec. '10: at the Empire Theatre in Santa Ana, CA and at the 3 Roses Theatre in North Hollywood. In Sept. '11. Also a play done at the Mysterium Theater in Santa Ana, CA and in  Dec. '11 a Holiday play done at the 3 Roses Theatre in North Hollywood.

His full-length comedy, "Good Breeding," won 1st Prize in the 2006 Scripteasers play competition (San Diego).  It was given a staged reading at the Royal Theatre (on the Queen Mary, Long Beach) in Nov. '07 sponsored by Panndora Productions.

Two of his plays were published in 2009: "The Limp" in Desert Road's Once Acts of Note; and an excerpt from "I Just Wanna Get to Phoenix" in Duo! The Best Scenes for Two in the 21st Century.