PERFORMANCE ARTIST, DRAMATIC AND NONFICTION WRITER, FILMMAKER AND TEACHER

Discontents, Jeff McMahon

CURRENT AND UPCOMING

DBR Lab presentation, National Sawdust (Brooklyn) April 19, 2022. New duet by Daniel Bernard Roumain & Jeff McMahon and work from their student contributors, as well as members of NJ Symphony, the brilliant Marc Bamuthi Joseph and a rare performance by Paola Prestini! 

"Review of John R Killacky's Because Art" in Gay & Lesbian Review (March/April 2022)

"Ellie Covan " in 50 Key Figures in Contemporary US Queer Theatre ed. Noriega/Schildcrout (Routledge 2022 forthcoming)

"Two Artists' Lives, Lived Well" essay in Hyperallergic (June 26, 2021)

Directed/co-produced MFA candidate Jesse D. Saywell's ALONE, Edgar Allan Poe's Final Chapter.  Designed/edited by Andrés Alcalá.  Broadcast March 5 & 6, 2021.  ASU School of Music, Dance and Theatre but we will be releasing a "director's cut" very soon!

Dixon Place broadcast, as part of their Hot! Festival 2021, over 5 Mondays in July, Social Distances (camera-close) a collection of short pieces  I wrote and directed ASU students and colleagues in. All six are here

"An Act With a Knife," my reflection on David Mamet's short book, Three Uses of the Knife,  in Contemporary Theatre Review Backpages 30.1 

RECENT:

--My work from 1980's featured in Jacki Apple's new book Performance/Media/Art/Culture (intellect books)

--Curated/edited roundtable on Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman for online journal Response

--Shared our work on web series at Hemispheric Inst. for Performance & Politics (Mexico City, June 2019)

--Six Monologues 1990-2007 published by NoPassport Press 2018 and reviewed in Fabrik,  Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide (Nov-Dec 2019) & TDR (Spring 2020)