"Superb...certainly a hit."

 Melissa Giordano,  BroadwayWorld.com

Jack Canfora is the winner of the 2016 Webby Award for Best Writing Online TV & Film for the pilot of a web series he co-wrote and co-created with Andrew Rein, The Small Time.


His Off Broadway credits include Poetic License, (59E59 Theaters), featuring Geraint Wyn-Davies, and Jericho, (59E59 Theaters), featuring Jill Eikenberry. Among his numerous regional productions are Place Setting (New Jersey Repertory), which was a finalist, along with plays by Teresa Rebeck, Elaine May and Edward Albee for Best Play, 2007, Newark Star Ledger, Tennessee Wiliams: A Life (w/ Harris Yulin) (Guild Hall), featuring Eli Wallach, Harris Yulin and Mercedes Ruehl and Jericho, (NNPN Rolling World Premiere: New Jersey Repertory Company, Phoenix Theatre, Florida Studio Theatre). He lives in New York with his dog.




Jack Canfora headshot

Photo Credit Andrew Rein


April, 2016

POETIC LICENSE is play the Associated Press calls "White-Hot Entertainment," The New York Post calls "A crackling drama," and Amazon.com calls "in stock" It is a tale of of sex, secrets and poetry, and how all three threaten to tear a family apart. Get it at www.broadwayplaypub.com or Amazon.


Awards & Honors


Newark Star Ledger Best Play Award Finalist (other nominees included Edward Albee, Elaine May, and Theresa Rebeck)



National New Play Network Premiere Showcase - Jericho

Edgerton Foundation New Play Award - Jericho



Christopher Brian Wolk Playwriting Award - Poetic License



Webby Award - Best Writing, for "The Small Time"

Official Selection of the NYTVF Independent Pilot Competition -"The Small Time"

Audience Award at Katra Film Series - "The Small Time"

Best Web Series at Blackbird Film Fest - "The Small Time"

Gold Award at DC Web Fest - "The Small TIme"

Official Selection at T.O. Web Fest - "The Small Time"

Official Selection at FirstGlance Film Festival - "The Small Time"

Official Selection at Irvine International Film Festival - "The Small Time"



Edgerton Foundation New Play Award - "The Source"



World Premiere
"The Source"
March 7 - April 7, 2019
New Jersey Repertory Company
179 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Click here for tickets.


To inquire about future performances and opportunities, please email Jack at jack.canfora@gmail.com .