Jordan Kilgore

Jordan Kilgore

Jordan Kilgore is a recent graduate of the Acting program at Oklahoma City University and a native of the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Jordan is interested in writing fresh new works-- and has a particular passion for research and putting hidden parts of history on the stage. His musical, The Assassin's Lover, about a complicated love affair between two co-conspirators in the assassination of Grigori...
Jordan Kilgore is a recent graduate of the Acting program at Oklahoma City University and a native of the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Jordan is interested in writing fresh new works-- and has a particular passion for research and putting hidden parts of history on the stage. His musical, The Assassin's Lover, about a complicated love affair between two co-conspirators in the assassination of Grigori Rasputin, was done as a new works workshop at OCU in March 2018. His newest play, That Woman, about women involved in extra-marital affairs with US presidents, premiered at the Oklahoma Contemporary in April of 2019.

Plays

  • That Woman
    FULL-LENGTH: We know presidents for their accomplishments-- wars won, legislation passed, and history made. However, we may not know everything about them as people. Focusing on women involved in extra-marital affairs with presidents, THAT WOMAN is a journey through the history of presidents' most personal lives. Sally Hemings, Monica Lewinsky, Stormy Daniels, and others share their stories of their...
    FULL-LENGTH: We know presidents for their accomplishments-- wars won, legislation passed, and history made. However, we may not know everything about them as people. Focusing on women involved in extra-marital affairs with presidents, THAT WOMAN is a journey through the history of presidents' most personal lives. Sally Hemings, Monica Lewinsky, Stormy Daniels, and others share their stories of their affairs with the leader of the free world.
  • The Assassin's Lover - a play with music
    FULL-LENGTH: Dmitri Pavlovich, formerly a wealthy Romanov in the twilight years of the Russian Empire, now lives a quiet life in exile in Paris. When he is visited by his step-sister from years past, he re-lives two of the most transformative parts of his past: his part in the assassination of the infamous mystic Grigori Rasputin, and his love affair with the assassin-- wealthy, charming Prince Felix Yusupov.
  • Sooner than Sooners
    5-MINUTE: Bass Reeves was the first black US Marshal west of the Mississippi, and perhaps the greatest lawman and finest marksman of the Old West. When he takes a Texas horse breeder out into Indian Territory to track down his stolen horses, they wait to ambush the thief on the banks of the Red River. SOONER THAN SOONERS is a glimpse into the life, struggles, and convictions of an Oklahoma legend and one of the...
    5-MINUTE: Bass Reeves was the first black US Marshal west of the Mississippi, and perhaps the greatest lawman and finest marksman of the Old West. When he takes a Texas horse breeder out into Indian Territory to track down his stolen horses, they wait to ambush the thief on the banks of the Red River. SOONER THAN SOONERS is a glimpse into the life, struggles, and convictions of an Oklahoma legend and one of the most remarkable men in frontier history.
  • Still Life No. 9
    10-MINUTE: An esteemed artist finds himself taken hostage by voracious art collectors and social climbers after a theft of one of his paintings goes wrong. A snide look into fine art culture and pretentiousness.
  • Boss-Man
    ONE-ACT: For the sake of efficiency, the owner of a growing business has his brain removed and replaced with an internal hard drive. When his new receptionist begins to uncover his ruthless business practices, his family must reconcile with the man (or shell of a man) that he has become. A short satire scrutinizing the dehumanizing effects of greed and ambition.
  • The Great Kate
    10-MINUTE: A wealthy New York stockbroker has taken his emotionally detached wife on a luxury vacation to save their marriage. A play about the trappings of marriage, and the liberations of honesty.