John Stark Productions

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Jovanka Bach is a playwright and novelist who had award winning plays staged in the U.S. England and Canada. Positive
reviews in the N.Y. Times of her off Broadway plays at the Barrow Group Theatre have prompted John Stark Productions to
film Chekhov and Maria, which has been aired on Super Channel Canada, PBS TV and Russian TV.

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Books

DEATH ROW
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Plays » Canadian
Four middle-aged men, HARRY, PAUL, DAVID, and JAMES, share a prison cell in Kingston, Ontario. Three of the prisoners are slated for execution. The fourth, James, is a former priest who has been jailed for molestation of a young boy in his parish. James tries unsuccessfully to counsel his fellow prisoners, but when they discover the nature of his crime, they conduct a mock trial, and aft
Natasha and I
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
Natasha and I is a moving drama about a dying playwright struggling to finish her last play and the love she shares with her director husband. Their story is counterpointed with the play she is writing which is about a dying Anton Chekhov struggling to finish his last play.
The Great Election
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 16,600. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » Canadian
Taking place in the early part of the 20th century, the town of Pahrump, Nevada is witnessing a state recall election. The city itself is divided as it is by it's "blue" side complete with its various gambling halls, saloons, and cat houses, and it's "red" section of humble churches and other examples of a quality community.
DEVIL'S SALT
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
Devil's Salt is set in New England during the 17th century. Hooker Vainwright, who is the governor of the colony is fascinated with a young woman named Hannah Mulwray. He often peers through the window of her home at night while she is making love to her husband William. Hannah acts as a midwife to child bearing wo
Tom, Dick, and Harry meet Mary
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 14,040. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The theater has always been my life's work, ever since my high school days in Canada, where I grew up. And my current play Tom, Dick and Harry Meet Mary is an autobiographical but fictionalized account of my life as a writer, actor and director.
The Family Glembay by Miroslav Krleza
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Adapted by Jovanka Bach
In Agony by Miroslav Krleza
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
In this intensely psychological marital drama a disastrously married couple battle each other into submission.
O'Neill's Ghosts by Jovanka Bach
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
The drama is set in 1912, in a coastal Connecticut home. As O'Neill arduously tries to concentrate on his latest work, he is haunted by the years of paternal neglect toward his eldest son, Eugene O'Neill Jr. This relationship is reminiscent of the interactions with his own father James, mother Ella and brother Jamie. In the meanwhile, his long-suffering but dutiful wife, Carlotta struggles
Mercy Warren's Tea
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
A Play By Jovanka Bach A play about America’s first woman playwright and historian, secretly authored anti- British plays that sparked Revolutionary sentiment.
Name Day
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
A Play By Jovanka Bach The first play in Jovanka Bach's award winning trilogy.
Nightsong For The Boatman by Jovanka Bach
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
A Play by Jovanka Bach On an isolated wharf lit by a bright moon two men are engaged in a Jacob and the Angel-like struggle shooting dice. Murlie, with a tough-guy accent, looks like a denizen of the docks as does his soft-spoken, shaved head buddy Dunbar. When Harry loses, he's sure the dice are loaded -- we're sure, too. But what are the stakes?
Sylvie
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
A PLAY BY JOVANKA BACH A play about a woman and the four men in her life who discover one another after a tragic incident.
Chekhov and Maria
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
A PLAY BY JOVANKA BACH A bittersweet portrait of Russian playwright Anton Chekhov and his sister, Maria, near the end of the dramatist’s life and at the height of his popularity.

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