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Jeni Mahoney is a playwright, director, artistic director and new play development geek.

Jeni Mahoney is a playwright, director, teacher, play development geek and Producing Artistic Director of id Theater/Seven Devils Playwrights Conference. Her plays: Fata Morgana (recipient of an NEA Artworks Grant), KandaharThe Feast of the Flying Cow… and Other Stories of WarCome Rain or Come Shine, Running in Circles Screaming, Chuck Roast Toast, Mercy Falls, American Eyes, Scatter and Light have been presented at the National Playwrights Conference at the O'Neill, InterAct, And Toto Too Theater Company, L.A. Theater Center, MidWest New Play Festival, The Lark, Rattlestick, NYU's hotINK Festival, Circus Theatricals, Greenhouse Collective, Key City Public Theater, Boston Theater Marathon, Fresh Ink and Boise Contemporary Theater, among others. Directing credits include The Dizziness of Freedom by Stephen Nathan (featuring Mike Ferrell) at the Durango New Play Festival, How to Hide Your Monster by Heidi Kraay at the National Winter Writers Retreat and War Stories by Richard Dresser at Key City Public Theatre. Jeni an is an inductee in the IndieTheater Hall of Fame, a member of Dramatists Guild and Secretary of The National Theater Conference Board of Trustees. www.jenimahoney.com

Rules of Engagement for New Play Development
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Rules of Engagement for New Play Development

22 January 2017

Tira Palmquist, Christy Montour-Larson, Heather Helinsky, and Jeni Mahoney share their insight and lessons learned on new play development. 

Friday Phone Call # 45
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Friday Phone Call # 45

Jeni Mahoney of Seven Devils Playwrights Conference in McCall, Idaho

14 September 2012

Listen to weekly podcasts hosted by David Dower as he interviews theater artists from around the country to highlight #newplay bright spots. This week: Jeni Mahoney of Seven Devils Playwrights Conference.

Howlympics
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Howlympics

Sportsbeat by Muffy Chase

11 August 2012

Muffy Chase covers last night's gold medal clash in Beach Volleyball.

The cover of Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears A Who
The Horton Lens
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The Horton Lens

28 August 2011

From Horton Hears a Who, Jeni Mahoney connects the world of Dr. Seuss' book to the theatre world, drawing a line from Jo-Jo and Whoville to playwrights and artists.