Join us for Guilford Poets Guild’s Second Thursday Poetry Series on March 9th at 6:30pm!
We’ll begin with an Open Mic & hear John Clancy’s work from 7-8pm.
Please register for this exciting evening of poetry on the Guilford Free Library website.
To join this event, please join us here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7746376275.
John Clancy is an OBIE award winning director and a partner in Clancy Productions, a
critically acclaimed international theatrical touring and production company. He is the
founding Artistic Director of The Present Company and a founding Artistic Director of
The New York International Fringe Festival, North America’s largest theater and
performance festival. His plays have won The American Shorts Contest, The San
Francisco Playwrights Center Dramarama, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe First and have
been short-listed for the Julie Harris Playwrighting Award and the Actors Theatre of
Louisville Heideman Award. He has directed six Scotsman Fringe First winning
productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and two Best of the Fringe Award winning
productions at the Adelaide Fringe. He served on the Advisory Council of The New York
Theatre Experience, Inc., New York City’s preeminent resource center for downtown
theater. He is a New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect and was awarded The New
York Magazine Award in 1997 for “creativity, enterprise and vision”. In 2002 he
received a Glasgow Herald Angel for excellence in direction at the Edinburgh Festival
Fringe. In 2007 Clancy Productions was awarded the inaugural Edinburgh International
Festival Award. He served as the Executive Director of the League of Independent
Theater and Board President of the Independent Theater Fund. In 2014 he was inducted
into the Indie Theater Hall of Fame and named as a Person of the Decade by
He now lives and works in Mt. Carmel, IL and is the President of Little Pharaoh
Enterprises, an arts consultancy firm that is dedicated to celebrating the art in the