Janet S. Tiger has written over 100 plays and screenplays, 1800 + monologues and now books. Her award winning plays have been produced internationally from New York to New Zealand and are in popular anthologies in the United States and Canada.
She received her BA in Comparative Literature from San Diego State University in 1973 and has worked as a scriptwriter in Hollywood.
Exciting news - First play done by the Old Globe Theatre!
Mixed Marriage - chosen for the Old Globe Living Room Play Workshop Festival
Line - winner First Place in the 2020 Script Tease of New Plays
God's Coffee Shop (first produced by That24HourThing! in 2014) was chosen by Clairemont Act One and produced at Northminster Community Hall Nov 2019
Ocean Hills Theatre Arts Club presented Tiger's Tales as their 2019 Fall production
Let Me Finish, Please! chosen as part of the CJC 5-Minute Play Festival at the Lawrence Family JCC on Monday, June 3rd at 7pm (The 4th time in 6 years Tiger's work has been performed as part of this festival)
Sweepstakes - chosen for Scripps Ranch Theatre's Local Flavor Series for a reading on Monday, June 10th at 7:30pm Directed by Patricia Moran Collins (who directed CAREGIVERS ANONYMOUS)
Oh, Susannah!* - at Lamplighters, for 6 shows - June 7,8,9 and June 14, 15, 16
Sweepstakes Jan. 2019 Scripteasers
Slide Rules (winner 1st Place 2012 Script Tease of New One-acts) produced by Clairemont Act One on two weekends in November- Nov. 16-17 and 23-24 at Northminster Community Hall
Let Me Finish! was one of the 24 plays (chosen from 290 entries)
produced in the North Park Playwright Festival, October 2018
(Actor Haig Koshkarian won Best Actor for his portrayal of the father!)
Let Me Finish! was first read at Diversionary Theatre's WordPlay Tuesdays in 2017, and was part of the Scripteaser Showcase on May 4th (more info here)
Osculation (or - About Love and Math in the Time of Chemistry)
Winner 2018 Script Tease of New One-Acts (Honorable Mention) - will be read on Fri., Sept. 21st at 7:30pm at Scripteasers, 3404 Hawk St., 92103 along with Finally! a Judges's Choice in the same competition
Blind Woman's Bluff Audience favorite in Ontario, Canada production August 2018 - chosen for Regional Conference in November 2018
That 24 Hour Thing at the Fringe Festival featured a brand new piece - written in 24 hours! - by Janet S. Tiger -July 1018 New play - Scene 1
Making the Grade - Semi-finalist CJC 5 Minute Short Play Festival at the MLLJCC
It's Good to Hear Your Voice - was read at Diversionary Theatre's WordPlay Tuesdays on Tuesday, March 13
The Newest Oldest was Second Place winner in the 2017 Script Tease of Short
That 24 Hour Thing at the Fringe Festival featured a brand new piece - written in 24 hours! - by Janet S. Tiger -July 1017 Great show! New play - You're Hired!
Day Job was the First Place winner in the 2016 Script Tease of Short Plays.
Breeding Grounds (one-act) was the was the First Place winner from both judges and audience at the CJC 5 Minute Short Play Festival at the MLLJCC in San Diego.and the longer version was an Honorable Mention in the 2016 Script Tease of New Plays.
That 24 Hour Thing at the Fringe Festival featured a brand new piece - written in 24 hours! - by Janet S. Tiger -July 3, 2016 Great show! New play - LOCKER ROOM CHANGES available for sale here
Blind Woman's Bluff was performed at Kennedy Center last year by Joseph Batiste and Ashley Portis in competition for the prestigious Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions.
This is the second time Janet's work has been performed at Kennedy Center, the first was Derrick Cooper, Jr.'s performance of the 'Blood' monologue from Transfusion*as a Presidential Scholarship winner!
*Transfusion was completed with an NEA - COMBO grant. Oh, Susannah! was also completed with an NEA-COMBO grant.
New & Notable
Janet S. Tiger received a grant from The San Diego Foundation Creative Catalyst Program 2016-17 to write and produce a new play , CAREGIVERS ANONYMOUS. The final public performance was Saturday, May 6, 2017.
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