James is a member of the Nylon Fusion Theatre Company in New York. His plays have been produced or developed at theaters across America including the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, Lark, PlayPenn, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, hotINK Festival, Irish Repertory, CAP21, Samuel French Festival, Victory Gardens, Hudson Stage Company, Abingdon, New Repertory, Lyric Stage, Detroit Rep, Great Plains Theatre Conference, Seven Devils, Telluride Playwrights Festival, Ashland New Plays Festival, Boston Playwrights Theatre, Colony Theatre, Theatricum Botanicum, Circus Theatricals, and Arkansas Rep. They have been published by Dramatic Publishing, Smith & Kraus and Original Works Publishing.
In addition to plays, James has published numerous, humorous short pieces in, for example, Yankee Magazine and the Boston Phoenix, as well as lengthy, exceedingly non-humorous pieces in the Harvard Law Review and other legal journals. He has also worked as a speechwriter for Presidents of the American Bar Association.
LIST OF PLAYS
DISTANT MUSIC – Dramatic Publishing
DUSK (formerly, THE GARDEN OF DROMORE) – Original Works Publishing
A BRIEF HISTORY OF PENGUINS AND PROMISCUITY
SALVATION (formerly, SAVING GRACE) – Sangam House
FAITH – Excerpt published by Smith and Kraus
FOR UNTO US
DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS
DEAD AND BURIED – Dramatic Publishing, Excerpt published by Smith and Kraus Best Women’s Stage Monologues in 2014
COMES A FAERY - https://newplayexchange.org/plays/53624/comes-faery
STORY OF MY LIFE.
POOKA - Published: “Monologues for Kids” 2016. Ebenezer Creek and https://newplayexchange.org/plays/128981/pooka
WHEN HEROD CAME TO GEORGIA - https://newplayexchange.org/plays/128971/when-herod-came-georgia
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|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|THE UNREQUITING - A Penance - Man||James McLindon||
What if the only person who can absolve you is gone?
|THE UNREQUITING - In Memoriam - Man||James McLindon||
A man seeks forgiveness from the girl he hurt so long ago.
|THE UNREQUITING (Extended Version)||James McLindon||
Every unrequited-love story has its unrequiting villain ... but what if he wanted forgiveness?
|THE WEDDING SERMON - Clarity - Father Gallagher||James McLindon||
During a wedding sermon, weary Father Gallagher shares the not-so-comforting dream he had while on a recent flight.
|THE WEDDING SERMON - Father Gallagher||James McLindon||
Dispirited Father Gallagher offers up a rather bleak blessing for the young wedding couple standing in front of him.
|THE WEDDING SERMON - I've Crafted a New One - Father Gallagher||James McLindon||
Father Gallagher goes rogue in his new wedding sermon.
|THE WEDDING SERMON (Extended Version)||James McLindon||
Father Gallagher, who is suffering from a crisis of faith, gives an irreverent wedding sermon.