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Faculty and Staff

John Orlock
Samuel B. and Virginia C. Knight Professor of Humanities
M.F.A., Pennsylvania State University
Playwriting, Screenwriting, History & Criticism

Office: Clark Hall
Phone: 216-368-5923

Professor Orlock's plays have been produced at such major regional theaters as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The Cleveland Play House, Alley Theatre of Houston, Cricket Theatre of Minneapolis, Arizona Repertory Theatre, the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, Remains Theater of Chicago, and the Focus Theatre of Dublin, Ireland. He's a recipient of writing fellowships from the Ohio Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as fellowships from the Minnesota State Arts Board, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. His play Indulgences in the Louisville Harem received its Eastern European premiere at the Hungarian National Theater in March 2000.

Professor Orlock stepped down in 2000 as head of the Theater Department at Case Western Reserve University after ten years in the office, and was awarded the prestigious Virginia C. and Samuel B. Knight Chair in Humanities.