John Maxwell is an award-winning playwright and touring actor best known for "Oh, Mr. Faulkner, Do You Write?", his one man show based on the life of William Faulkner which has become a Southern Classic. The screen version of the Faulkner show won Maxwell the Best Actor Award at the 2006 Atlanta Film Festival.
Maxwell continues to tour with "Mr. Faulkner" as well as his new project, "The Religious Monologues." Maxwell creates dramatic interpretations of Biblical characters through one man shows performed for church congregations and at independent theatres. Based in Jackson, Mississippi, John Maxwell is pursuing screen and stage acting work and starting a new theatre.
"The Prodigal" is a modern dramatic telling of the parable of the prodigal son, set in the Mississippi Delta. Told through John Maxwell's eye for authentic dialogue, effortless comedy, and cutting drama, "The Prodigal" is perfect for fans of The Religious Monologues.