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Jon DeVries

Also Credited As: Jonathan DeVries
 

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group World Premiere, 2017
Mr Biacco
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Johnny
Colonel
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Production, 2014
Frank
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2012
Benjamin Apple
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company, 2012
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Beverly Weston
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
FDR / Ben Hecht
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
John of Gaunt/Earl of Salisbury/Gardener/Groom
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Ghost/Player King/Gravedigger/Fortinbras
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
George Washington
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
MIke
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Driver
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Mr William Snelgrave
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Roger Chillingworth
  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Lee
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Nick
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Marcus
  [Broadway]
1986
Frank Falzon
Dr. Delman
Riot Policeman
  [Off-Broadway]
1984
George Wilder
  [Off-Broadway]
1981
Doc Bertram Shedman
  [Broadway]
1980
Bill Walker
  [Broadway]
1979
Lewis Keseberg
  [Broadway]
1978
Waiter
(Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Watchman
  [Broadway]
1977
Chorus
  [Broadway]
1977
Ensemble
A Vagrant
Trofimov (Understudy)
Petr Sergeyevich (Understudy)

Jon DeVries Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play
Jon DeVries, Regular Singing
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Ensemble Performance Gold Star
Jon DeVriesSweet and Sad
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Ensemble Performance Gold Star
Jon DeVriesSweet and Sad
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Performance Gold Star
Jon DevriesSweet and Sad

Jon DeVries News

The Public Theater Now Streaming WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT? Through June Photo The Public Theater Now Streaming WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT? Through June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2020

The Public Theater announced today the return of WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT? Conversations on Zoom, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson.

Review Roundup: Richard Nelson's WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT? Conversations on Zoom Photo Review Roundup: Richard Nelson's WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT? Conversations on Zoom
by Review Roundups - Apr 30, 2020

Just last night, The Public Theater presented the world premiere of WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT? Conversations on Zoom, a new play in the Rhinebeck Panorama, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson. Commissioned by The Public Theater and written by Nelson from his home in Rhinebeck, New York, during the COVID-19 pandemic, this unique theatrical experience was performed as a benefit for The Public Theater.

BWW Review: Richard Nelson Zooms In On The Apples in WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT? Photo BWW Review: Richard Nelson Zooms In On The Apples in WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT?
by Michael Dale - Apr 30, 2020

'The first cough in the audience and who's listening to the play?,' wonders a character when contemplating the return of live theatre.

The Public Theater to Live Stream WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT? Starring Jon DeVries Photo The Public Theater to Live Stream WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT? Starring Jon DeVries, Stephen Kunken and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2020

The Public Theater announced the world premiere of WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT? Conversations on Zoom, a new play in the Rhinebeck Panorama, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson, on Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Theater Close-Up Presents Broadcast Premieres of SCHOOL GIRLS, ON THE EXHALE, UNCLE  Photo Theater Close-Up Presents Broadcast Premieres of SCHOOL GIRLS, ON THE EXHALE, UNCLE VANYA
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 24, 2019

Theater Close-Up, a unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and New York City-area Off-Broadway and regional theaters, returns with three new episodes Fridays, August 16 and 23 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN and thirteen.org/theatercloseup, featuring a diverse selection of groundbreaking, entertaining plays recorded live on stage, including the broadcast premieres of Jocelyn Bioh's School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play (August 16 at 9 p.m.) from MCC Theater, Martín Zimmerman's On the Exhale(August 16 at 10:15 p.m.) from Roundabout Theatre Company, and Anton Chekhov'sUncle Vanya (August 23 at 9 p.m.) from Hunter Theater Project.

Paul Foster's BALLS Re-Opens At CultureHub Photo Paul Foster's BALLS Re-Opens At CultureHub
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2019

CultureHub in association with La MaMa and The Great Jones Repertory Company will present Paul Fosters' 1964 iconic and internationally heralded one-act play, BALLS.

Hunter Theater Project's Presents Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA  Photo Hunter Theater Project's Presents Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 25, 2018

Hunter Theater Project's ecstatically reviewed debut production of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya that left Ben Brantley, The New York Times, feeling "shivery, teary-eyed and stunned," with a "career-high performance" from Jay O. Sanders in the title role, has announced its final extension through Sunday, November 18. $37 single tickets and $15 student tickets are available at www.huntertheaterproject.org, or at the Hunter College Box Office at the Kaye Theater (East 68th Street between Lexington and Park Avenues).

Hunter Theatre Project's Critically Acclaimed UNCLE VANYA Extends Photo Hunter Theatre Project's Critically Acclaimed UNCLE VANYA Extends
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 12, 2018

There are very few bargains left in New York City, but $37 buys you access to a production that left Ben Brantley, The New York Times, "shivery, teary-eyed and stunned." Hunter Theater Project's ecstatically reviewed debut production of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, featuring what Brantley called a "career-high performance" from Jay O. Sanders in the title role, has been extended due to popular demand through Sunday, October 28. Single tickets for $37, and $15 student tickets (with valid ID) are available now at www.huntertheaterproject.org, or at the Hunter College Box Office at the Kaye Theater (East 68th Street between Lexington and Park Avenues).

UNCLE VANYA Extends Through October 28th At Hunter Theater Project Photo UNCLE VANYA Extends Through October 28th At Hunter Theater Project
by Julie Musbach - Oct 1, 2018

The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (President, Jennifer J. Raab) announced a two-week extension today for the critically acclaimed New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, and directed by Nelson, UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and was originally scheduled to run through October 14.

Photo Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Celebrates Opening Night of UNCLE VANYA Photo Photo Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Celebrates Opening Night of UNCLE VANYA
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2018

The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (Hunter College President, Jennifer J. Raab) will officially open the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, on Sunday, September 16 at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, this production marks the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky have had a work premiere in New York City, following its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego earlier this year. UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and runs through Sunday, October 14.

Jon DeVries Videos

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Cast of MCC's SMOKEFALL- Zachary Quinto & More!
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 9, 2016

MCC THEATER will soon present Zachary Quinto in the New York premiere of Smokefall, by Noah Haidle and directed by Anne Kauffman, who directed The Nether for MCC last season to great acclaim. Quinto will also be joined by rising star Julia Garner, currently starring opposite Lily Tomlin in the Oscar-buzzed independent film Grandma; film and television star Robin Tunney and NYC theater veterans Jon DeVries and Brian Hutchison. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld was there for the big day. Go inside rehearsal below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Signature's THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 3, 2014

Signature Theatre presents The Wayside Motor Inn by A.R. Gurney, directed by Lila Neugebauer. The production will now play through Sunday, September 28, 2014. The Wayside Motor Inn began performances on August 12 and opens this Thursday, September 4 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: New Promo for Signature Theatre's THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN, Opening This Week
by Stage Tube - Sep 2, 2014

Signature Theatre presents The Wayside Motor Inn by A.R. Gurney, directed by Lila Neugebauer. The production will now play through Sunday, September 28, 2014. The Wayside Motor Inn began performances on August 12 and opens this Thursday, September 4 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a new trailer for the production below!

STAGE TUBE: Oskar Eustis Talks Public Theater's 2012-13 Season, Part 3!
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2012

Public Theater reecntly announced the line-up for its 2012-2013 Season, beginning in the fall with an October rededication of The Public's historic downtown building. The season continues the theater's nearly 60 year tradition of developing new theatrical voices and presenting Shakespeare to the entire New York community. In the video below, Artistic Director Oskar Eustis continues his discussion about what's to come this season! Scroll down to watch.

STAGE TUBE: Oskar Eustis Talks Public Theater's 2012-13 Season!
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2012

Public Theater reecntly announced the line-up for its 2012-2013 Season, beginning in the fall with an October rededication of The Public's historic downtown building. The season continues the theater's nearly 60 year tradition of developing new theatrical voices and presenting Shakespeare to the entire New York community. In the videos below, Artistic Director Oskar Eustis chats about whats to come in the upcoming season!

BWW TV: Public Theater's AS YOU LIKE IT in the Park- Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 21, 2012

The Public Theater presents AS YOU LIKE IT, the first show of The Public's 50th Anniversary season at the Delacorte, which officially opens tonight, June 21 and continues through Saturday, June 30. BroadwayWorld brings you performance highlights below!


Jon DeVries Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jon DeVries been in?
Jon DeVries has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Jon DeVries been in?
Jon DeVries has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jon DeVries been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play (The Lortels) for Regular Singing , Outstanding Ensemble Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Sweet and Sad Ensemble Performance (Obie Awards) for Sweet and Sad and Performance (Obie Awards) for Sweet and Sad .

What awards has Jon DeVries won?
Outstanding Ensemble Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Sweet and Sad Ensemble Performance (Obie Awards) for Sweet and Sadand Performance (Obie Awards) for Sweet and Sad.