John Stark
 

John Stark's award winning feature film Chekhov and Maria, based on the highly successful New York off-Broadway production of Jovanka Bach's play Chekhov and Maria is airing nationally on PBS TV stations. Check your local listing for broadcast times. The program is scheduled to air in Southern California March 11, at 9:30 p.m. on KLCS, the PBS station in Los Angeles. More...

O'Neill's Ghosts by Jovanka Bach

O'Neill's Ghosts by Jovanka Bach

O'Neill's Ghosts, written by award-winning playwright Jovanka Bach, is told from the tormented perspective of Eugene O'Neill as he struggles with his latest writing while being haunted by the ghosts of his alcoholic-suicidal son, Bud; his career-plagued father, James; his dope-fiend mother, Ella; and debauched older brother Jamie. O'Neill suffers pangs of conscience while ravaging his family's troubled history as plot fodder for his many plays, but it doesn't stop him from pushing the pen. More...

Paddy the Flat Footed Platypus by Jovanka Bach

Paddy the Flat Footed Platypus, by Jovanka Bach

Misty Pond is the home to a community of marsupials happily living out their days in peace. When this otherwise tranquil community is in trouble and there is a mystery to be solved, Paddy The Flat Footed Platypus is the one for the job. More...

Me Myself and I, by Himself, starring John Stark as In Cognito

Me Myself and I, by Himself, starring John Stark as In Cognito

John Stark's autobiographical one man show opened at the Odyssey Theatre this fall and will next show December 5th & 6th at the Little Theatre, Peninsula College, Port Angeles, Washington. He performs classic American folk songs as he recounts his life in the little village of Rossland, British Columbia, where he was born. More...

The Death of Angelique Vitry, a novel by John Stark

The Death of Angelique Vitry, a novel by John Stark

Angelique is only eleven years old, but she looks sixteen. She was an orphan whose mother died on a boat bringing Irish immigrants to Canada. Raised by nuns in a Catholic orphanage in Montreal, she's a repressed youngster, totally ignorant of sex. When she is befriended by Johnson, she becomes obsessed with him, and develops a hysterical pregnancy. More...

Sons of Freedom, a historical novel by John Stark

Sons of Freedom, a historical novel by John Stark

Paul Easton is a Kent State draft dodger and opposed to the Viet Nam war, as many intellectuals were during the sixties. He takes refuge in Canada. While on his way to a teaching job in the interior of British Columbia, his train derails, so he takes a shortcut through the woods to the town of Castlegar. While resting beside a pond, a beautiful creature named Tanya, appears from nowhere - surfacing in the water. The two fall in love. More...

Tom, Dick and Harry Meet Mary by John Stark

Tom, Dick and Harry Meet Mary by John Stark

An Odyssey Theater guest production by John Stark, Tom, Dick and Harry Meet Mary opens Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. More...

Johnny Canuck - A Musical Play by Jovanka Bach

In Agony by Miroslav Krleza

An Odyssey Theater guest production by John Stark, In Agony opens Friday, November 25th, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. More...

Johnny Canuck - A Musical Play by Jovanka Bach

Johnny Canuck a musical play by Jovanka Bach

After premiering at the University of New Mexico "X" Experimental Theatre, and an engagement at the Waterfront Theater in Vancouver, Johnny is headed for the Crowley Center Theater in Montréal October 22 & 23, 2011. More...

Nightsong for the Boatman by Jovanka Bach

Nightsong for the Boatman by Jovanka Bach

Opens in NYC Friday, January 6th, 2011, at the TBG Theatre. More...

Mercy Warren's Tea by Jovanka Bach

Mercy Warren's Tea by Jovanka Bach

An Odyssey Theater guest production by John Stark, Mercy Warren's Tea opens Friday, Nov 27th at 8:00 p.m. With Sunday matinĂ©es at 2:00 p.m. until Dec. 20th. Winner of “best drama” on American Public Radio when it was originally broadcast in 1977. More...

A Balkan Trilogy by Jovanka Bach

A Balkan Trilogy by Jovanka Bach

Her latest work, O'Neill's Ghosts has been successfully premiered at the Odyssey in Los Angeles, and several major theatres are considering the play, including Public Theatre, Primary Stages and Labyrinth Theatre in New York City. More...

An Evening with Stephen Leacock


An Evening with Stephen Leacock

An Evening With Stephen Leacock is currently airing on PBS TV. The show was originally seen on CBC, BBC, BRAVO, and numerous European networks. More....

The Great Election


The Great Election

The Great Election, a political satire based on Stephen Leacock's Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, had its world premiere at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles, recently. Adapted and directed by John Stark, the play is now available in video format, and will soon be aired on Bravo and PBS. More...

Sylvie by Jovanka Bach


Sylvie
by Jovanka Bach

"Brashear is a stunning performer, lending Sylvie an aching fragility. With a coltish exuberance at the start of each affair, Sylvie sucks up attention the way others do oxygen, but Brashear reveals a woman whose heart is a trembling eggshell." More...

 


Sons of Freedom

Sons of Freedom is an epic tale of religious and political persecution. The story is based on a pacifist group of Russian immigrants who settled in Canada during the turn of the century, after being expelled from Russia by the Czar. More...


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