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.
Photo Credit Andrew Rein
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"