Genre: Drama

Jumping the Shark takes a behind-the-scenes look at a prime time television show. On the heels of their most successful season in years, the show's executive producers suddenly find themselves at odds with each over the direction of the show's future in a classic struggle between art and commerce.

John William Schiffbauer (playwright/director) has performed as an actor both Off Broadway and regionally. His original plays have been featured in the Strawberry One Act Festival, The New York International Fringe Festival, and the Capital Fringe Festival of Washington, DC. He has directed plays for the Strawberry One Act Festival, the Roosevelt Island Summer Shakespeare Festival, and the State of Play Theatre Company. John William's original full-length play LIVE BROADCAST is available from Dramatists Play Service. BA Bard College. MFA Columbia University.

""Schiffbauer doesn't shy away from making pointed commentaries on the parasitic nature of the media and the erosion of American culture and politics ..." - NYTheatre.com

""Schiffbauer has a massive talent for putting human drama onstage..."" - Washington City Paper"



Open:   12/05/12
Close:   12/19/12

12/05/12- 9:00:00
12/06/12- 7:00:00
12/11/12- 9:30:00
12/12/12- 7:00:00
12/18/12- 9:30:00
12/19/12- 7:00:00
Theater:   The Tank
Address:   354 West 45th street
New York, NY 10036
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The Tank is located at 354 West 45th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues). To get to The Tank by subway: Take the A,C,E to 42nd Street/Time Square. Walk West.

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