John Green's play, THE LIQUID MOON, was first produced at Chicago Dramatists (www.chicagodramatists.org) where it won Chicago’s Jeff Award and After Dark Award for best new play. It subsequently
ran at Virginia’s State Theater, the Barter Theater, and was published in the anthology, “New Plays from Chicago.”
His musical, LET IT PLAY, was first produced at Chicago's Body Politic Theatre and then moved to the 78th Street Playhouse
in Manhattan. I HAVE FOUND HOME (musical) was staged at New York's South Street Seaport. His comedy, HAMBURGER TWINS, was
produced by Michael Leavitt at the Body Politic and Briar Street Theatres. It has since been done at the Creede Repertory
Theatre in Colorado and in Paris at Theater de La Main D'or. John's comedy, MR. HAPPY, was developed through a series of readings
and workshops at Manhattan Punchline Theatre and Chicago Dramatists where it was first produced, as was his play, THE DUCHESS.
MR. HAPPY was also produced at Shadow Box Cabaret in Columbus, Ohio, as was his
comedy, CHOKE CHAIN. MY SONG, a full-length play with music, premiered at the Circle Theatre in Forest Park. The short and
full length versions of his play, TWILIGHT SERENADE, were both published by the Dramatic Publishing Company and was recently
optioned for film by Top Tog Films in L.A. TWILIGHT SERENADE received its world premiere at Chicago's Red Hen Productions,
as did his autobiographical musical, GOING UP. John's play, HIDING, was a finalist
in the national Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival One Act Play Contest. THE (W)HOLE THING was selected from
Stage Left Theatre’s Leap Fest for a full production. He is a resident writer with Chicago Dramatists.
As an actor, John won the Joseph Jefferson Award (OF MICE AND MEN) and was nominated
two other times. He has appeared in film, television and on stages across the United States and Europe. He teaches acting
at Act One Studios.
RICH GREEN majored in Performing and Technical Theatre at The Evergreen State College in Olympia,
Washington. While there, he acted in THE BOYFRIEND, CABARET, STOP THE WORLD I WANT TO GET OFF and several original plays.
He also wrote and starred in a musical revue entitled ENTROPIC CAFÉ. After graduating, he concentrated his energies on music.
He performed with a rock band, THE ARTSY GUYS, out of Seattle and was twice selected as “Northwest united States Banjo
Champion.” Upon returning to Chicago, he helped form a popular blue grass band, SPRING HILL that played locally and
toured throughout the Midwest. He continues to perform concerts and an autobiographical musical, GOING UP, with his brother
John. He is presently producing events for his own company: Stillpoint Creative Services (www.stillpointcreative.com) and concentrating on raising his son, Jesse, with his wife Tammy Astor.