Jonathan’s plays include Need to Know* (Colt Coeur Play Hotel, Rogue Machine), The Recommendation* (IAMA, The Flea, The Old Globe, Craig Noel Award, Best New Play Ovation Best Play, NAACP nom), Catch The Fish* (Most Outstanding Play NY Fringe), The Venerable Raman Gupta (New Group New Works Lab), and A View of The Canyon which will receive a special workshop production by The IAMA Theater Company in early 2017, directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt.
His work has been developed at theaters across the country including MTC, The Roundabout, EST, The Rattlestick, New Group, Williamstown, Ars Nova, Pasadena Playhouse, The Keen Company, Colt Coeur, Woodshed Ensemble, Berkshire Playwright’s Lab, Rogue Machine as well as developmentally at The Lark, New York Stage and Film, The Jewish Plays Project, Partial Comfort and in The Samuel French OOB Festival and The Old Vic in London.
He is a 2017 member of the Dorothy Strelsin New American Writer’s Group at Primary Stages, a MacDowell Colony Fellow, a Dramatist Guild Fellow, The New York Stage and Film Founder’s Award Winner, a two time recipient of a Fellowship to SPACE @ Ryder Farm, a two-time Lecomte du Nouy award winner and a recipient of the Theater Publicus Prize for Dramatic Fiction. Additionally, he was a finalist for the Laurents/Hatcher Award, and a nominee for the Otis Guerney New American Playwright’s Award.
In TV, Jonathan is a writer on Netflix’s new original drama Gypsy (starring Naomi Watts & Billy Crudup) and has written pilots for FOX and CBS with frequent collaborator Jason Winer.
He is a graduate of The Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwright’s Program at The Juilliard School and Vassar College where he studied mythology and religion. He’s a member of The IAMA Theater Company and originally hails from Los Angeles.
*published by DPS