JACK CANFORA (Playwright) Canfora's writing career includes work for PBS television as well as serving as head writer for the award winning former internet magazine, Angst American Style, where his work was featured on CNN. His play Place Setting premiered last year at the New Jersey Repertory. The Newark Star Ledger called it "Funny and fascinating" and nominated as Best Play last year alongside works by Edward Albee and Elaine May and Theresa Rebeck. Place Setting was also read in Los Angeles and starred Steven Weber and Jon Cryer. It has also been read in London this past summer. His sketch comedy writing was frequently seen in Manhattan, most notably on the main stage of the world famous comedy club Caroline's. The Daily News hailed his sketches as "...very funny and clever." His one act comedy Viking Funeral was named a winner of the 2002 "National One Act Play Contest." His one act play Object Permanence also received many accolades, winning a Finalist Prize in Stageplays.com's international "Best Plays 2000" competition as well as being named a winner of the 2001 National One Act Play contest.In 2002 Jack was named "Best Playwright" by The American Theatre of Actors.

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