John Kishline has been an actor, director, playwright and designer in professional theatre for over 40 years. He served one or more of the above functions in 180 professional productions performed in 28 of the United States and also in Holland, England, Wales, Ireland, Sweden, Germany, India and Japan. He has written 11 produced plays and helped create at least 50 more from scratch. He was a founding member of Milwaukee’s Theatre X and has performed with most of the professional theatres in Milwaukee. John Kishline was in his first Next Act production in 1998 playing a bad old guy in HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE. He’s also done LAST OF THE BOYS, AN INTERVIEW WITH PAUL ROBESON (Co-author), LOMBARDI: THE ONLY THING, THE VALUE OF NAMES and MICROCRISIS for Charles and David. He was in this space a year ago doing SUCCESS, his play that toured India in 2011 under the auspices of the U.S. State Dept. He was also brutally drilled at point blank range and is the first fatality in the film Public Enemies – playing, yes, a bad old guy.
Productions John Kishline has been a part of: