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About meJeff Zinn is best known as the longtime artistic director of Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (WHAT) on Cape Cod. Under his leadership WHAT grew to become a nationally recognized professional theater presenting provocative new American plays for a diverse and appreciative regional audience. While there he produced and/or directed more than 150 productions. WHAT was awarded two prestigious Eliot Norton Awards including one in 2001 for “Establishing a Beachhead for Serious Theatre on Cape Cod.” Productions he directed, Beauty Queen of Leenane (starring Julie Harris), Closer by Patrick Marber, and Proof by David Auburn were named, in their respective years, as part of the top ten theater productions by the Boston Globe. His 2010 productions of Daughter of Venus by his father, Howard Zinn, and the world premiere of Danny Casolaro Died for You, by Dominic Orlando, (National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere) received critical acclaim as did his 2011 productions of A Behanding In Spokane by Martin McDonagh and Bakersfield Mist by Stephen Sachs. His remounting of Bakersfield Mist at New Repertory Theatre in Watertown, MA, garnered the 2012 Eliot Norton Award for Best New Script.

As an actor he made his Equity debut as “Danny” in the original off-Broadway production of David Mamet's Sexual Perversity In Chicago, and appeared on Broadway with Derek Jacobi in The Suicide. As a director he developed new plays at Ensemble Studio Theatre, The White Barn Theatre, The West Bank Cafe, Theater for the New City, as a member of the Circle Repertory Company Lab, the Berkshire Playwrights Lab and Boston Playwrights Theatre.

He currently holds the post of Visiting Academic Professional of Drama/Theatre at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is also Adjunct Professor of Theater Studies at Clark University.

He lives in Orleans with his wife, Crystal, and their children, Georgia and Noah.

About my libraryMy library has three main components: 1) Theater - I have been collecting plays and books about the theater for decades. Approx 1000 volumes. 2) History/Politics - I inherited another 1000 or so books from my father. 3) Psychology/Philosophy - many are contributed by my wife who is a psychotherapist. The rest were accumulated in the course of research for my book, "The Existential Actor."

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