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Jo Bonney

 

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Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
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[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2016]
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[Off-Broadway, 2013]
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[Off-Broadway, 2013]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2005]
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[Off-Broadway, 2005]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 2000]
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[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Directorial Consultant
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
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[Off-Broadway, 1998]
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[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1994]
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[Off-Broadway, 1994]
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[Off-Broadway, 1990]
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Writing

Conceiver


Jo Bonney Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Jo Bonney, Cost of Living
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Jo Bonney, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
 
The Lortels - 2012 - Outstanding Director
Jo Bonney, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
 
The Lortels - 2005 - Outstanding Director
Jo Bonney, Fat Pig
 
The Lortels - 2003 - Outstanding Director
Jo Bonney, Fifth of July
 
Obie Awards - 1998 - Sustained excellence of direction Gold Star
Jo Bonney

Jo Bonney News

SDC Announces Executive Board Election Results Photo SDC Announces Executive Board Election Results
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2022

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) announced the results of its 2022 Executive Board election at its Annual Membership Meeting on Monday night, November 14. Evan Yionoulis was elected to serve a second term as Executive Board President.

La MaMa Presents A Planet Connections Production Of Erik Ehn's New Play THE WEAK AND  Photo La MaMa Presents A Planet Connections Production Of Erik Ehn's New Play THE WEAK AND THE STRONG
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2022

An aging rodeo rider and his family grapple with life and faith in Erik Ehn's new play The Weak and The Strong. Mixing dance, theatre, puppetry, and visual effects, The Weak and The Strong will have its World Premiere at the iconic La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in the East Village with opening night slated for December 8.

The Drama League and MTC Present COST OF LIVING Talkback at the Samuel J. Friedman Th Photo The Drama League and MTC Present COST OF LIVING Talkback at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by James Blinken - Nov 7, 2022

On Wednesday, October 26, 2022, Manhattan Theatre Club in collaboration with The Drama League presented a talkback for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning play the Cost of Living. The Talkback was streamed to online and in-person patrons at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre!

COST OF LIVING Plays Final Broadway Performance Photo COST OF LIVING Plays Final Broadway Performance
by Team BWW - Nov 6, 2022

Broadway says goodbye to The Cost of Living on November 6. Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, written by Martyna Majok and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney, plays its final performance at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

COST OF LIVING Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances Photo COST OF LIVING Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living is in its final two weeks of performances. Written by Martyna Majok (Sanctuary City, Ironbound) and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney, the production will end its extended run at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Sunday, November 6.

MTC's COST OF LIVING Announces One Week Extension Photo MTC's COST OF LIVING Announces One Week Extension
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced an extension of one additional week of performances for the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living, written by Martyna Majok (Sanctuary City, Ironbound) and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Video: COST OF LIVING Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway Photo Video: COST OF LIVING Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway
by Opening Night - Oct 4, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living just opened at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Check out highlights from inside the big night!

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of COST OF LIVING on Broadway Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of COST OF LIVING on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Check out photos from opening night here!

Review Roundup: COST OF LIVING Opens On Broadway Photo Review Roundup: COST OF LIVING Opens On Broadway
by Review Roundups - Oct 3, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living is now running at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Check out video highlights of the cast in action!

Signature Theatre to Unveil 42 Street Intersection as Jim Houghton Way Photo Signature Theatre to Unveil 42 Street Intersection as Jim Houghton Way
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022

On the afternoon of October 4, Signature Theatre will unveil the 42nd Street and Dyer Avenue intersection in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood as the newly co-named Jim Houghton Way, celebrating the groundbreaking company’s founder, James Houghton (1958-2016).

Jo Bonney Videos

Video: COST OF LIVING Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway Videoplay
Video: COST OF LIVING Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway

by Opening Night - Oct 4, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living just opened at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Check out highlights from inside the big night!

Video: Watch Highlights from COST OF LIVING on Broadway Videoplay
Video: Watch Highlights from COST OF LIVING on Broadway

by Show Highlights - Oct 3, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living is now running at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Check out video highlights of the cast in action!

VIDEO: What Is COST OF LIVING All About? The Broadway Company Explains! Videoplay
VIDEO: What Is COST OF LIVING All About? The Broadway Company Explains!

by Sneak Peek - Aug 17, 2022

Rehearsals are officially underway for Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living, written by Martyna Majok and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney. This insightful, intriguing work is about the forces that bring people together, the complexity of caring and being cared for, and the ways we all need each other in this world. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Find out what it's all about in this video.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Roundabout's 72 MILES TO GO Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Roundabout's 72 MILES TO GO

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 6, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company¬†presents the world premiere of 72 Miles to Go..., by Hilary Bettis, directed by Jo Bonney. The cast includes Tyler Alvarez as 'Aaron,' Jacqueline GuilleŐĀn as 'Eva,' Bobby Moreno as 'Christian,' Maria Elena Ramirez as 'Anita,' and Triney Sandoval as 'Billy.'

BWW TV: Watch a Preview of the Public's MLIMA'S TALE Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch a Preview of the Public's MLIMA'S TALE

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 13, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a new video preview of MLIMA'S TALE, now on stage at the Public. Watch below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's COST OF LIVING
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of Cost of Living, the new play by Martyna Majok (Ironbound, Mouse in a Jar), directed by Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home from the Wars; By the Way, Meet Vera Stark), opens next Wednesday, June 7 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Performances began Tuesday May 16.

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of A.R.T.'s TRANS SCRIPTS, PART I: THE WOMEN
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, is currently presenting Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women, written by Paul Lucas and directed by Jo Bonney. Performances run through Sunday, February 5 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St, Cambridge. Click below to go behind the scenes with the cast!

STAGE TUBE: New Trailer for 'FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS' at the Taper
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks' poignant new drama, FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3) opened last weekend, April 17, at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Directed by Jo Bonney, the West Coast premiere of 'Father Comes Home...' plays through May 15. Click below to watch a trailer for the show!

BWW TV Exclusive: Go Inside the First Day of Rehearsal for MCC's LOST GIRLS
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 26, 2015

MCC Theater has just announced the the New York premiere of John Pollono's Lost Girls. Golden Globe nominated star of stage and screen, Piper Perabo-who recently completed five seasons of the USA's popular drama series 'Covert Affairs' for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination, and was last seen onstage in the Broadway and MCC Theater productions of Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty-stars alongside Ebon Moss-Bachrach(HBO's 'Girls'), Meghann Fahy (Next to Normal),Tasha Lawrence (Good People, The Whale), and newcomers Lizzy DeClement and Josh Green.

STAGE TUBE: Audiences React to A.R.T.'s 'FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS'
by Stage Tube - Feb 18, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus, presents Suzan-Lori Parks' epic Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3), directed by Jo Bonney, in a co-production with The Public Theater in New York. Performances run now through March 1 at the Loeb Drama Center. Click below to see what audiences think of the show!


Jo Bonney Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jo Bonney written?
Jo Bonney has written 1 shows including The Seven (Conceiver).

What awards has Jo Bonney been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Cost of Living , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for By the Way, Meet Vera Stark , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for By the Way, Meet Vera Stark , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Fat Pig Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Fifth of July and Sustained excellence of direction (Obie Awards) .

What awards has Jo Bonney won?
Sustained excellence of direction (Obie Awards).