Luke Yankee
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"The Jesus Hickey" gets world premiere in Los Angeles

Luke's award-winning new comedy about religious fanaticism, THE JESUS HICKEY has won New Works Festivals at three different regional theatres. It received its first full production in LA, starring Harry Hamlin. For more information, click on Writer above.

TV and Film Scripts
Luke has recently completed several hour-long television pilots and spec scripts, as well as award winning screenplays. For writing samples or to see what famous television writer/producers say about his work, click Writer above.

"Just Outside the Spotlight" Gets Rave Reviews
Luke's book, "Just Outside the Spotlight: Growing up with Eileen Heckart" is published by Back Stage Books - with a foreword by Mary Tyler Moore.  It has gotten rave reviews from coast to coast.  Luke is doing book signings and speaking engagemnets all over the country. To read an excerpt, see the reviews or to order the book, click on Author above.

"Converations on Craft" a Big Success
Luke is executive producer and host of the LA based seminar series, CONVERSATIONS ON CRAFT, where he is interviewing some of the most prominent actors, directors, writers and producers of our time.  For more information or to see Luke's other directing and producing credits on and Off Broadway and at regional theatres around the country, click on Director/Producer above.

 

"Diva Dish!" on Tour

Luke's one-man show, "Diva Dish!" is playing to packed houses and delighting audiences all over the country. He has performed it on more then twenty cruises around the world and in theares from New York to Los Angeles to Las Vegas. To see a video clip, click on Diva Dish! above.

"A Place at Forest Lawn" Published
Luke's play, "A Place at Forest Lawn", has been published by Dramatists Play Service.    "Forest Lawn" received its world premiere at the Arvada Center for the Arts, a 500-seat, Equity theatre just outside of Denver.  To read the rave reveiw in Variety, click on Writer above.

   

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