This Thursday Night! GPG hosts on Zoom Poet & Writer John Clancy

Guilford Poets Guild Series features virtual reading by John Clancy on Thursday! 

This poetry reading will be available only through ZOOM. There will be no in-person program. Do not register with the library. Between 6:15 and 6:30 EST click on the link here: 

Join us for Guilford Poets Guild’s “Second Thursday” Poetry Series on March 9th at 6:30pm EST.

We’ll begin with an Open Mic & hear John Clancy’s work from 7-8pm. This program will be held on Zoom.

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 heartland.

Photo by Bob Paisley.

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