Years ago, I had a site called judyklass.com, but it got eaten by an evil haircare company called Mucota, and now someone wants to sell the site back to me for $1,200 ... So, here is judy-klass.com. I hope you'll browse around, and learn a bit about my music, my books, my scripts and other stuff I have going on right now. If you want to give me a shout, I can be reached, as ever, at: JudyKwrites@aol.com.
My full-length play Kimberly in Overdrive was a Finalist in the TCTC New Play Festival, and had a partial reading in Tyler, Texas. It came in Third in Chaffin Barn's Clash of the Playwrights in Nashville.
My full-length play We Gather Together will have a reading in Nashville on Monday, July 22nd at 9:00 p.m. at the Belmont Black Box Theater.
My short play What's Held Back will premiere in the Paragon Festival of SF plays in Chicago in November, produced by Otherworld Theatre.
My short play Catching Up with Joan of Arc was published in an anthology put out by Stage It! in Florida.
Here's an interview that Jonathan Pinkerton did with me and the cast of my full-length play Stop Me If You've Heard this One as it opened here in Nashville at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre:
Recent Reading: My full-length musical Senator Scrooge at Emerging Artists, NYC
I co-wrote "Disappear" with Adara and Jimmy Borja, and the DRYM remix was a Euro club hit.
Again with Adara and Jimmy Borja, I wrote "Can't Keep Away," and it was a hit for Eurika in the Philippines.
I co-wrote Thad Foster's song about his fight against cancer called "On the Ropes," and, with a film-maker friend, Thad shot a video for it:
Kevin So's album S.O.U.L. contains three songs I co-wrote. One, "This Guitar," is a song I wrote with him and Brandon Maddox, that Brandon put out on an album. Here's Kevin's version:
Here's Brandon's take on it:
Here is a nice video that Gabrielle Gross, a young artist in the Philippines, put out when she recorded a song I wrote with Jimmy Borja called "Secret."
Here is a lyric video for "Wash It Away" -- a song I wrote with Jimmy Borja and Ziggy Diaz that Cole Silva in the UK released as a single in 2018.
Phillip Sandifer, a co-writer of mine in Texas, had this fun video made, with stock footage, for our song "Loose Ends":
Here is a single from Thad Foster of Arizona/California and Judy G Martin, a country artist in Spain. Thad and I co-wrote the song for them to sing.
The singer/songwriter Anthony George has released his Sir Anthony album, which contains the song "Hell" that we co-wrote:
With Simon Kirke -- the drummer from Bad Company -- and Rob Taube, I co-wrote "Wind and the Rain," which was on a recent album of Simon's:
To get a sense of my other cuts as a songwriter, please check out the Music page at this site, or the "video" page (which mostly has tracks, not videos) of my profile at reverbnation
With Randy Raatz of Chicago (he wrote the music and played on the tracks -- I wrote the words) I completed a collaborative rock album, with John Carroll, Shantel Adams and other cool people singing the songs. The album, naturally, is called -- Raatz with Klass
Two versions of my political CD are out at CD Baby and can be previewed:
Protest Songs in an Age of Trump (Unplugged)
And here is the full-band version:
Protest Songs in An Age of Trump
My CD The Brooklyn Cowgirl Rides Again is also available through CD Baby. Buy individual songs or the whole album digitally -- or buy an actual, physical copy, and you'll get some lovely pictures taken on the Brooklyn Bridge and in the subway in the digipak, plus a booklet chock full of sparkling, zippy liner notes ...