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1951 Productions was formed to create a facility for producing and co-producing new playwrights and their works. Currently, it is specializing in work by Bruce Karp. Information about Bruce is below and his plays, consisting of both full-length and short works are included in Current and Past Productions.

Bruce Karp grew up in New York City, now lives in South Florida and Northern New Jersey. He has written numerous short plays, which have been performed at theater festivals in several U.S. states, Canada, and India. His full-length plays have had staged readings in Florida and Michigan. Recent credits: “Clear Blue Sky,” a full-length play, filmed and streamed by The Heights Players, Brooklyn, NY; “The Short and Short of It,” an evening of his short plays, performed at Sandrell Rivers Theater, Miami; “Angels and Pastrami” (Sauk Shorts, Jonesville, MI), “Back to the Suture” (Carolina Arbors Theater Club, Durham, NC); “15 Seconds” (Runner-Up Award, Best Play, Theatre Odyssey, Sarasota, FL). Bruce is a Member of the Dramatists’ Guild, and the New Play Exchange, and is honored to have been selected to participate in the 2022 Kennedy Center Summer Playwriting Intensive.


Performances of his work produced by 1951 Productions and by other theater companies may be found by accessing the “Past Performances” tab above.

If you want more information about 1951 Productions LLC and/or Bruce Karp's work, including his unproduced plays, please contact us at or use the Contact form.

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