Jeremy Cole

Jeremy Cole

Jeremy Cole has dabbled in all areas of theatre from directing and designing to acting and – with increasing frequency – playwriting. His plays have been produced both in Denver: James Terry, Dreams That Money Can Buy, The Women’s Ward, Traces of the Western Slopes, and James Joyce’s The Dead; and in San Francisco: Hot? Or Not…, English for the Romantically Challenged and Might Makes Right for SF Theatre Pub, A...
Jeremy Cole has dabbled in all areas of theatre from directing and designing to acting and – with increasing frequency – playwriting. His plays have been produced both in Denver: James Terry, Dreams That Money Can Buy, The Women’s Ward, Traces of the Western Slopes, and James Joyce’s The Dead; and in San Francisco: Hot? Or Not…, English for the Romantically Challenged and Might Makes Right for SF Theatre Pub, A Cry in Ramah and A Womb of One's Own for ReproRights!, and Too Near the Sun, Playing With Fire, On the Plains of Ilium and Hero's Journey for the SF Olympians Festival.

Plays

  • The Old Playground
    Two best friends meet one last time before they are separated by miles and time zones...
  • Heavy Lifting
    Two young pals bicker on their porch about seemingly trivial things that eventually reveal deeper layers of their relationship: These two men are more than pals, and not as young as they appear.
  • Too Near the Sun
    The story of the fictional Icarus from Greek mythology, told alongside an actual "Icarus" - Otto Lilienthal, the German inventor of the glider, who died when a sudden gust of wind lifted him up too near the sun, dropping him to his death. Workshopped as part of the 2011 SF Olympians Festival, and included in the anthology "Heavenly Bodies: 10 Plays from the 2011 San Francisco Olympians Festival."
  • English for the Romantically-Challenged
    A man and woman meet in a bar. Two translators appear behind them and speak their true thoughts... Produced as a selection in SF Theater Pub's "Pint-Sized Plays" and as a selection in PianoFight's "ShortLived" festival. The three-character version can be found on YouTube.
  • A Cry in Ramah
    A monologue by a young Mormon woman who feels trapped by an unwanted pregnancy.

    Published in The Clockhouse Review - Literary Journal of Goddard College, Summer, 2013