Bob Jaffe

SAG-AFTRA • AEA

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Theater Masters’ TAKE TEN 2015 opens 4/28/15

I am currently appearing in two terrific one-acts at:

Theater Masters’ TAKE TEN 2015
National MFA Playwrights Festival

Running from 4/28 thru 5/2 – 7:30pm

at The C.O.W. – 21 Clinton St, NYC

Plays by: Lydia Blaisdell, Matthew Capodicasa, Sean David DeMers, Phillip Howze, David Jacobi, Chas LiBretto, Lin Tu, Paula Vesala

Directed by: Margot Bordelon, Taylor Haven Holt and Joseph Ward

Featuring: Jelani Alladin*, Jim Bergwall*, Hugh Cha, Catherine Curtin*, Andrea Gallo*, Andre Gulick, Benjamin Harris*, Peregrine Heard, Megan Hill*, Bob Jaffe*, Naomi McDougall Jones, Heli Sirvio, Kea Trevett, Anna Weng & Sophie Wright

TO PURCHASE TICKETS CLICK HERE

The Biscuit Club opens 4/4/2015

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Starting April 4th, I’ll be playing Whiskey (a complex pit bull) in Marianne Driscoll’s THE BISCUIT CLUB, directed by Kira Simring, also featuring Jack O’Connell, Stephane Duret, John Charles McLaughlin, Paul Nugent and Judy Rosenblatt.

April 4th thru 25th at the cell (a 21st century salon) – 338 W 23rd St, NYC

For dates and ticket information CLICK HERE

Willy Holtzman’s THE REAL MCGONAGALL at the cell

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I’m performing Willy Holtzman’s fantastic play, THE REAL McGONAGALL at:

the cell ~ a twenty first century salon
Nancy Manocherian, Founding Artistic Director

Directed by Brian Reager

Meet 19th century Scotsman Sir William Topaz McGonagall: weaver, actor, and fabled poet. Award winning playwright Willy Holtzman (Something You Did, Sabina, Hearts) brings the legend himself to the cell for a night of poetry, storytelling, and music, exploring questions that challenge any artist who chooses to present work to a highly critical world.

ONE SHOW LEFT:

February 22nd @ 3:00 pm

Tickets:  $12 – FREE DRINK INCLUDED!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

the cell
338 W. 23rd St. (bet. 8th and 9th Aves)

Subway: C or E to 23rd St.

(we are hoping to announce more performances in the future)

Hunter John and Jane at The Brick 1/2/2015 & 1/3/2015

I will be playing Hunter John in the developmental reading of Amina Henry’s beautiful new play, HUNTER JOHN AND JANE, directed by Benjamin H. Kamine.

Hunter John is a bum who lives in the park.
He hates litter.
He drinks too much.
One day he is befriended by Jane.
Through elevated text and stark imagery,
HUNTER JOHN AND JANE explores the boundaries of humanity.

HUNTER JOHN AND JANE
Written by Amina Henry

Directed by Benjamin Kamine

Music by Aaron Costa Ganis

Featuring
Kimberlyn Avon*
Brett Aresco*
Erin Cherry*
Tjasa Ferme
Bob Jaffe*
Penny Middleton
Isabelle Pierre
Sam Soghor
Briana Pozner*

*Appearing Courtesy of Actors Equity Association

THE BRICK THEATER
579 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, NY
(L train to Lorimer St / G train to Metropolitan Ave)

Friday, January 2nd @ 7pm
Saturday, January 3rd @ 7pm

Asking for Trouble 2014

Butter & Garlic

Butter & Garlic

This year’s Asking for Trouble at EST/Youngblood was a musical, BUTTER & GARLIC by Eric March.  Directed by Kai-Hsiang Tu and featuring Susan Merson, Satomi Blair, Mike Smith Rivera, Stephanie Hsu, and me.  Opening performance had two understudies:  Carolyn Mignini and Sasha Diamond (who stayed with the show to join Eric as the pit band).  It was a blast!!  “Family’ photo above…

William S. Yellow Robe Jr.’s new play POWWOW HIGHWAY

It is a thrill to have started rehearsals on Bill Yellow Robe’s newest play, POWWOW HIGHWAY, directed by Madeline Sayet and produced by Amerinda.

We will be performing at HERE from October 10th thru the 25th.

Here’s a link with more information:

http://here.org/shows/detail/1530/

Awards from the Planet Connections Festivity

I just won an Outstanding Solo Performance for BUT FOR THE GRACE… at the Planet Connections Festivity. I also received an award at the same festival for activism in advocating for eliminating hunger. And… WATER DOGS, won a Best Film award!!

Outstanding Solo Performance Award at Planet Connections Festivity

Outstanding Solo Performance Award at Planet Connections Festivity

BLUE SKIES at the cell

On Monday, August 4th I’ll be performing in a developmental reading of Nancy Manocherian’s wonderful play BLUE SKIES, directed by Kira Simring and featuring Charlotte Cohn, John Charles McLaughlin and Lila Donnolo (and me) – all Artists-in-Residence at the cell.

FOR INFORMATION – CLICK HERE

BUT FOR THE GRACE… at Planet Connections Festivity

BUT FOR THE GRACE... at Planet Connections

BUT FOR THE GRACE… at Planet Connections

Two Remaining Performances:

Tuesday, June 3rd at 6:00pm
Friday, June 6th at 2:00pm

BUT FOR THE GRACE… 

by David Eliet

as part of the Planet Connections Festivity

When first performed in 2007,
38.5 million people
in the US lived in households
that were food insecure.
Now, that number is
49 million

Donations are collected after each performance for
Food Bank for New York City

 

BUT FOR THE GRACE... performance information

BUT FOR THE GRACE… performance information

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Water Dogs at Berkshire International Film Festival & VOTE!

Water Dogs

Water Dogs (in which I star) is an official selection of the Berkshire International Film Festival (click to buy tickets)

Directed by Matthew Slamowitz
Produced by Joanna Bowzer & Matthew Slamowitz

On a hot summer day in New York, a discouraged homeless man wins a dollar from a scratch-off lottery ticket. He takes the winnings to a food cart, where he orders a hot dog from a middle-eastern vendor. A sudden encounter with the federal government and a case of mistaken identity sets the homeless man on a path to becoming one of the most popular street vendors in Manhattan.

AND

Water Dogs has been nominated for an award at this festival!

The competition takes place online, with the viewing public voting for their favorite film out of the four nominees. The film with the most votes wins the award.

You can watch the film and vote at 

http://www.biffma.org/nextgreat

(By voting, you also have the chance to win a free iPad)

PLEASE VOTE!!!