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J. T. Rogers

 
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J. T. Rogers is an internationally recognized American playwright who lives in New York. Rogers has authored more than five plays, including OSLO, BLOOD AND GIFTS, THE OVERWHELMING, WHITE PEOPLE, and MADAGASCAR. His work has been staged at theaters including London's National Theater, New York's ... (read complete bio)
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J. T. Rogers is an internationally recognized American playwright who lives in New York. Rogers has authored more than five plays, including OSLO, BLOOD AND GIFTS, THE OVERWHELMING, WHITE PEOPLE, and MADAGASCAR. His work has been staged at theaters including London's National Theater, New York's ... (read complete bio)
 

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J. T. Rogers Biography

J. T. Rogers is an internationally recognized American playwright who lives in New York. Rogers has authored more than five plays, including OSLO, BLOOD AND GIFTS, THE OVERWHELMING, WHITE PEOPLE, and MADAGASCAR.

His work has been staged at theaters including London's National Theater, New York's Lincoln Center Theater and Roundabout Theater, and Australia's Melbourne Theatre Company.

Rogers serves on the board of the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund, is a member of New Dramatists, and holds an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.




J. T. Rogers News

World Premiere of CAMPAIGNS, INC. & More Announced for TimeLine Theatre Company 2022- Photo World Premiere of CAMPAIGNS, INC. & More Announced for TimeLine Theatre Company 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

After celebrating its 25th Anniversary in residence at Theater Wit‚ÄĒa season that featured the world premiere, acclaimed hit¬†Relentless,¬†which went on to an extended run at Goodman Theatre‚ÄĒthe company will return to its longtime home in Chicago‚Äôs Lakeview East neighborhood, located at 615 W. Wellington Avenue, for three productions.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH on Broadway Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH on Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 26, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater's production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic The Skin of Our Teeth, opened just last night at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. The production coincides with the 125th anniversary of Mr. Wilder's birth and also marks the Beaumont and Broadway debuts of LCT Resident Director Lileana Blain-Cruz.

Makasha Copeland Wins 2022 M. Elizabeth Osborn Award for EXTREME HOME MAKEOVER Photo Makasha Copeland Wins 2022 M. Elizabeth Osborn Award for EXTREME HOME MAKEOVER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

Makasha Copeland¬†has won the American Theatre Critics Association‚Äôs (ATCA) 2022 M. Elizabeth Osborn Award for their play ‚ÄúExtreme Home Makeover.‚Ä̬†

Photos: BIRTHDAY CANDLES Opening Night Red Carpet Photo Photos: BIRTHDAY CANDLES Opening Night Red Carpet
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 11, 2022

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company New York premiere of Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle, starring Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, directed by Vivienne Benesch, celebrated opening night at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). This is a limited engagement through Sunday, May 29, 2022.

Photos: FLYING OVER SUNSET Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway Photo Photos: FLYING OVER SUNSET Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Dec 14, 2021

Lincoln Center Theater's new musical, Flying Over Sunset just celebrated opening night at Vivian Beaumont Theater last night, marking the final Broadway opening of 2021.

Jeff Wilbusch Joins New Peacock Series THE MISSING Photo Jeff Wilbusch Joins New Peacock Series THE MISSING
by Michael Major - Nov 8, 2021

Wilbusch will play Avraham Avraham, an NYPD detective with the 77th precinct, whose belief in mankind is his superpower when it comes to uncovering the truth. The series follows Detective Avraham: Guided by a deep sense of religious principles, Avraham is left to question his own humanity when the investigation is turned upside down.

LISTEN: Kelli O'Hara, Barbara Walsh & More Pay Tribute to Joseph Siravo on THE VORACI Photo LISTEN: Kelli O'Hara, Barbara Walsh & More Pay Tribute to Joseph Siravo on THE VORACIOUS STUDENT Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021

Prolific stage and screen actor Joseph Siravo (Oslo, The Light in the Piazza) is celebrated and remembered in the most recent episode of The Voracious Student podcast.

Aaron Sorkin, Marc Platt to Develop New Musicals With Bartlett Sher's SRO Productions Photo Aaron Sorkin, Marc Platt to Develop New Musicals With Bartlett Sher's SRO Productions
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2021

Sher is launching SRO Productions alongside JT Rogers and Cambra Overend to produce entertainment for TV, film, and stage.

Douglas Williams Wins ATCA's Osborn New Play Award For SHIP Photo Douglas Williams Wins ATCA's Osborn New Play Award For SHIP
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 21, 2021

Douglas Williams has won the American Theatre Critics Association's¬†2021 M. Elizabeth Osborn Award for his play ‚ÄúSHIP.‚ÄĚ Given by ATCA in memory of critic, director, educator and new play advocate M. Elizabeth ‚ÄúBetty‚ÄĚ Osborn (1941-1993), the prize recognizes the work of a playwright who has not yet received a major production, such as a Broadway or Off-Broadway engagement, or received any other major national awards.

Review Roundup: OSLO Film Adaptation on HBO Max - What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: OSLO Film Adaptation on HBO Max - What Did the Critics Think?
by Stephi Wild - May 30, 2021

The film adaptation of J.T. Rogers' Tony Award-winning play Oslo, starring Ruth Wilson and Andrew Scott, has officially premiered on HBO Max.

J. T. Rogers Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Teaser for the Film Adaptation of OSLO, Starring Andrew Scott & Ruth VideoVIDEO: Watch the Teaser for the Film Adaptation of OSLO, Starring Andrew Scott & Ruth Wilson
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2021

Adapted from the Tony Award-winning play of the same name, the film is based on a true story of negotiations between implacable enemies - the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian couple that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords.

VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony, Day 4: Bartlett Sher Takes Home A Tony for SOUTH PACIFIC! VideoVIDEO: 30 Days of Tony, Day 4: Bartlett Sher Takes Home A Tony for SOUTH PACIFIC!
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2018

On Day 4 of 30 Days of Tony, we celebrate a Best Direction of a Musical nominee, My Fair Lady director, Bartlett Sher!

Theater Talk: The Critics Chime in on Their Favorite Shows of the Season
by Theater Talk - Jul 10, 2017

This week THEATER TALK presents the Season's-End Critics panel - with Peter Marks of The Washington Post, Terry Teachout of THE WALL Street Journal, Elisabeth Vincentelli of The New York Times & The New Yorker, and Linda Winer of Newsday - discussing the notable plays of Spring 2017 on Broadway. Then, Tony winner Joel Grey joins co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and Susan Haskins to talk about his revealing memoir, 'Master of Ceremonies' (Flatiron Books). The episode also features a surprise Michael Musto Roast featurette.

Tony Talk: Best Play, OSLO's J.T. Rogers!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 12, 2017

J.T. Rogers has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play for Oslo.

Theater Talk: OSLO Nominees Arrive and DEAR EVAN HANSEN Creatives Return!
by Theater Talk - May 15, 2017

This week's guests include Oslo playwright J.T. Rogers, director Bartlett Sher, and actors Jennifer Ehle and Jefferson Mays, who portray real-life Norwegian diplomats Mona Juul and Terje Rod-Larsen. All the members of our panel are 2017 Tony nominees for Oslo, which received a total of 7 Tony Award nominations.

Tony Awards Close-Up: Peace, Politics & Passion- J.T. Rogers and Bartlett Sher Explain the Power of OSLO
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2017

J.T. Rogers and Bartlett Sher are two of seven Tony nominees for Lincoln Center Theatre's poignant new play- Oslo. Below, the playwright and director open up about the process and how the technical aspects of this project have been the most complex that they've worked on yet!

BWW TV: Richard Ridge Chats Up the Stars of Lincoln Center's OSLO on Opening Night
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 15, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater's smash hit production of J.T. Rogers' new play Oslo, directed by Bartlett Sher, re-opens this week at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street), after a sold-out run last summer off-Broadway at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. Richard Ridge was on hand at opening night to speak with the stars of the show about the play, their move to the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, and what it's like to work with Barlett Sher. See all of Richard's interviews with the cast below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of La Jolla Playhouse's BLOOD AND GIFTS
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2012

Making its West Coast premiere, Blood and Gifts tells the story of the secret spy war behind the official Soviet-Afghan War of the 1980s. Spanning a decade and playing out in Washington DC, Pakistan and Afghanistan, the play offers up a slice of historical fiction laced with dark humor, as it follows the character of CIA operative Jim Warnock and his struggles to stop the Soviet Army's destruction of Afghanistan. We have a sneak peek of the production below!

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES on Opening Night!
by Broadway Beat - Nov 10, 2011

Last week, the Lincoln Center Production of Jon Robin Baitz's critically acclaimed new play OTHER DESERT CITIES directed by Joe Mantello opened at the Booth Theatre. The production stars Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths, Stacy Keach, Judith Light and Thomas Sadoski. Click below to hear from the company on opening night!

BWW TV: Stockard Channing, Judith Light & More in OTHER DESERT CITIES on Broadway - Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2011

Performances began October 12 at 8 pm at the Booth Theatre for Jon Robin Baitz's critically acclaimed new play OTHER DESERT CITIES directed by Joe Mantello. This Lincoln Center Theater production features Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths, Stacy Keach, Judith Light and Thomas Sadoski. Opening night is Thursday, November 3 and below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production onstage!


J. T. Rogers Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has J. T. Rogers written?
J. T. Rogers has written 2 shows including The Overwhelming (Playwright), Oslo (Playwright).