John Monteleone is a
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MURRAY SCHISGAL

As the author of six plays on Broadway, including 'Luv' and 'Jimmy Shine,' and the co-writer of the film 'Tootsie,' among others, it is some thirty-five years in theater and film that causes me to celebrate John's talent as both writer and actor."

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GARY KOTT

"Since my Hollywood writing career (Writer/Supervising Producer The Cosby Show), I've had the pleasure of getting to know John Monteleone who starred in my solo HIM AND HIS LAST NIGHT OF SANITY. He is a talented performer and writer, whose work should be seriously considered."

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John is a playwright, screenwriter, actor, director, musician (Guitar and Songwriter), and was a professor and Artist in Residence for over 15 years at Dowling College, NY. He received his B.F.A.. in acting and Theater from N.Y.U. Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Program, and his M.A. in Educational Theater from Adelphi University graduating Summa Cum Laude. He has extensive acting, writing, directing, producing and teaching experience.

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MOST RECENT REVIEWS

Nov. 7, 2023
Florida Studio Theatre

"PRISONERS IN PARADISE has rich character dynamics and great use of humor and subtext. The tension is never derailed, and the character arcs are interesting and profound, especially for a piece with such great comedic balance."

Catherine Randazzo
Associate Artist/Literary Manager

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MOST RECENT PRODUCTIONS

SNAPSHOT
Opened Friday Nov 8th, 2023
Humanities and Performing Arts Center, Studio Theatre
Campus of the University of South Carolina, Upstate, Spartanburg, SC.
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HE AND SHE
Opened Nov. 18th, 2021
Aquinas College Performing Arts Center
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NEW WORKS

PLAYS
Flight of the Dove - (completed 2024)
Head
  - (completed 2023)

The Debate - (completed 2022)

SCREENPLAYS
Smattered - (completed 2021)

WORKS IN PROGRESS
A Pile of Money - Full-Length Screenplay
Prisoners in Paradise - (the play) is being adapted for the screen.

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John Monteleone, Writer, Playwright, Screenwriter.

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John Monteleone
is a playwright, screenwriter, actor, director, musician (Guitar and Songwriter), and was a professor and Artist in Residence for over 15 years at Dowling College, NY. He received his B.F.A./M.F.A. in acting and Theater from N.Y.U. Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Program, and his M.A. in Educational Theater from Adelphi University graduating Summa Cum Laude. He has extensive acting, writing, directing, producing and teaching experience, Artistic Directed his Repertory Company and his Private Acting School while at Dowling.

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MOST RECENT REVIEWS

Florida Studio Theatre

"PRISONERS IN PARADISE has rich character dynamics and great use of humor and subtext. The tension is never derailed, and the character arcs are interesting and profound, especially for a piece with such great comedic balance."

Catherine Randazzo
Associate Artist/Literary Manager

Read Synopsis

MOST RECENT PRODUCTIONS

"SNAPSHOT"
Opened Friday Nov 8th, 2023
Humanities and Performing Arts Center, Studio Theatre
Campus of the University of South Carolina, Upstate, Spartanburg, SC."
Read Synopsis

"HE AND SHE"
Opened Nov. 18th, 2021
Aquinas College Performing Arts Center
Read Synopsis

NEW WORKS

PLAYS
"Flight of the Dove" - (completed 2024)
"Head"
- (completed 2023)

"The Debate" - (completed 2022)

SCREENPLAYS
"Smattered" - (completed 2022)

WORKS IN PROGRESS
"A Pile of Money" - Full-Length Screenplay
"Prisoners in Paradise" (the play) is being adapted for the screen.

MURRAY SCHISGAL

As the author of six plays on Broadway, including 'Luv' and 'Jimmy Shine,' and the co-writer of the film 'Tootsie,' among others, it is some thirty-five years in theater and film that causes me to celebrate John's talent as both writer and actor."

Full Letterof Rec. 
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GARY KOTT

"Since my Hollywood writing career (Writer/Supervising Producer The Cosby Show), I've had the pleasure of getting to know John Monteleone who starred in my solo HIM AND HIS LAST NIGHT OF SANITY. He is a talented performer and writer, whose work should be seriously considered."

Full Letter of Rec.
Wikepdia   |   IMDB

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