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Bio:
Plays: Boxing Lessons (New American Theatre, Hollywood), 63 Trillion (New American Theatre, West of Lenin Theatre, Seattle) Complexity (New American Theatre), Gravity Shoes (New American Theatre, L.A. Weekly Playwriting Award), Expecting Bobby (Odyssey Theatre), Death of a Buick (Manhattan Theatre ... (read complete bio)
 
John Bunzel Headshot

Bio:
Plays: Boxing Lessons (New American Theatre, Hollywood), 63 Trillion (New American Theatre, West of Lenin Theatre, Seattle) Complexity (New American Theatre), Gravity Shoes (New American Theatre, L.A. Weekly Playwriting Award), Expecting Bobby (Odyssey Theatre), Death of a Buick (Manhattan Theatre ... (read complete bio)
Photo Flash: First Look at BOXING LESSONS at at The New American Theatre in Hollywood Photo Photo Flash: First Look at BOXING LESSONS at at The New American Theatre in Hollywood
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2019

Jack Stehlin's critically acclaimed The New American Theatre celebrates one year in its new home on Wilton Place in Hollywood with the world premiere of Boxing Lessons, a ferociously dark, savagely funny new comedy by John Bunzel (63 Trillion, Death of a Buick). Stehlin directs a top-flight cast for an April 26 opening on NAT's main stage in the company's newly refurbished space. Together, they put the capital "D" in family Dysfunction through June 2. Low-priced previews begin April 19.

BOXING LESSONS Marks One Year at New American Theatre's Hollywood Home Photo BOXING LESSONS Marks One Year at New American Theatre's Hollywood Home
by Julie Musbach - Mar 26, 2019

Jack Stehlin's critically acclaimed The New American Theatre celebrates one year in its new home on Wilton Place in Hollywood with the world premiere of Boxing Lessons, a ferociously dark, savagely funny new comedy by John Bunzel (63 Trillion, Death of a Buick). Stehlin directs a top-flight cast for an April 26 opening on NAT's main stage in the company's newly refurbished space. Together, they put the capital 'D' in family Dysfunction through June 2. Low-priced previews begin April 19.

BWW Review: Rich Talent, Poor Narrative in Wall Street Satire 63 TRILLION at West of  Photo BWW Review: Rich Talent, Poor Narrative in Wall Street Satire 63 TRILLION at West of Lenin
by Amelia Reynolds - Nov 7, 2017

Good satire needs two things: merciless mockery, and a compelling narrative. Sandbox Radio's farcical 63 Trillion nails the mockery, but focuses so much of its attention on cramming in as many double-entendres as possible that the narrative becomes secondary to the dick jokes.

BWW Review: Black Comedy 63 TRILLION Examines the Cutthroat World of Financial Advisors
by Shari Barrett - May 3, 2015

Proving that money makes their world go around, financial advisors bicker about the falling stock market and how to best keep making money as their clients are losing their portfolios. With each desiring to be at the top of his game, none is safe from the backstabbing devised to make sure only the cream of the crop rises to the top no matter the cost to anyone else. "It's not how smart you are, it's how smart the world thinks you are" seems to be motto of these cutthroat sharks.

New American Theatre Premieres 63 TRILLION at Odyssey Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2015

Award winning Broadway director Steve Zuckerman and noted playwright, screen and television writer John Bunzel are tapped by The New American Theatre Artistic Director Jack Stehlin to offer Los Angeles a 'first look' at the new comedy 63 TRILLION, opening at the Odyssey Theatre tonight, April 25, 2015.

New American Theatre to Premiere 63 TRILLION at Odyssey Theatre, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Award winning Broadway director Steve Zuckerman and noted playwright, screen and television writer John Bunzel are tapped by The New American Theatre Artistic Director Jack Stehlin to offer Los Angeles a 'first look' at the new comedy 63 TRILLION, opening at the Odyssey Theatre on April 25, 2015.