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Jonathan Berry

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Chicago, 2018]
Artistic Producer
 
[Chicago, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director

Photos

Jonathan Berry and ensemble member and playwright Eric Simonson Photo

Jonathan Berry and ensemble member and playwright Eric Simonson

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10/24/2019
Jonathan Berry Photo

Jonathan Berry

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04/02/2019
Ora Jones and Jonathan Berry Photo

Ora Jones and Jonathan Berry

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04/02/2019
Caroline Neff (Siobhan), Terry Bell (Christopher) and director Jonathan Berry Photo

Caroline Neff (Siobhan), Terry Bell (Christopher) and director Jonathan Berry

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09/20/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[Chicago, 2018]
Artistic Producer

[Chicago, 2018]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director






Jonathan Berry News

HBO Max Renews RAP SH!T For A Second Season Photo HBO Max Renews RAP SH!T For A Second Season
by Michael Major - Sep 12, 2022

HBO Max has renewed the comedy series RAP SH!T, from Emmy¬ģ and Golden Globe¬ģ nominee Issa Rae, for a second season. Season one starred Aida Osman, KaMillion, Jonica Booth, Devon Terrell and RJ Cyler, RAP SH!T follows two estranged high school friends from Miami, Shawna (Osman) and Mia (KaMillion), who reunite to form a rap group.

Photos: First Look at PARIS at Steep Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at PARIS at Steep Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022

Steep Theatre will make its much-anticipated return to production with the Midwest Premiere of Eboni Booth's Paris, opening June 18th.

VIDEO: HBO Max Debuts RAP SH!T Series Trailer Photo VIDEO: HBO Max Debuts RAP SH!T Series Trailer
by Michael Major - Jun 13, 2022

The Max Original comedy series RAP SH!T, from Emmy¬ģ and Golden Globe¬ģ nominee Issa Rae. RAP SH!T follows two estranged high school friends from Miami, Shawna (Aida Osman) and Mia (KaMillion), who reunite to form a rap group. The cast also includes¬†Jonica Booth, Devon Terrell and RJ Cyler.

Steep Returns With PARIS This Month Photo Steep Returns With PARIS This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Ms. Booth, a Drama Desk award-winning actor, made her Off-Broadway playwriting debut with the critically-acclaimed Paris at Atlantic Theatre Company in January of 2020.  Steep Ensemble Member Jonathan Berry, who has been at the helm of a slew of Steep hits over the years including Ike Holter's Red Rex and Simon Stephens' Birdland, directs.

HBO Renews Sketch Comedy Series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW For A Fourth Season Photo HBO Renews Sketch Comedy Series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW For A Fourth Season
by Michael Major - Jun 2, 2022

The narrative sketch comedy series features a core cast of Black women living relatable, hilarious experiences in a magical reality that subverts traditional expectations.The series stars Robin Thede, Gabrielle Dennis, Ashley Nicole Black and Skye Townsend.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Box Office Realities Show Recovery Slow Across the Country Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Box Office Realities Show Recovery Slow Across the Country
by Alex Freeman - May 16, 2022

While governmental support over the past few years has helped companies stay afloat, with rising costs and additional pandemic related support no longer an option, the realities are starting to settle in.

Steep Theatre Returns with Two New Premieres for Summer
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Steep Theatre will make its much-anticipated return to stage this summer with two productions that continue the company’s tradition of introducing Chicago audiences to bold new plays from today’s most exciting playwrights.

Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of ON THE GREENBELT at Strawdog Theatre Comp Photo Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of ON THE GREENBELT at Strawdog Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

Strawdog Theatre Company,¬†Chicago‚Äôs newest free theater, has returned¬†this spring with the world premiere of¬†On The Greenbelt, playing¬†April 22 ‚Äď May 28, 2022¬†at¬†Links Hall, 3111 N. Western¬†Ave. in Chicago.¬†

VIDEO: HBO Shares A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW Season Three Trailer Photo VIDEO: HBO Shares A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW Season Three Trailer
by Michael Major - Mar 15, 2022

The series stars Robin Thede, Gabrielle Dennis, Ashley Nicole Black and Skye Townsend. The new season will feature more than 40 celebrity guest stars, including Ava DuVernay, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Raven-Symoné, Wanda Sykes, David Alan Grier, Jemele Hill, Kel Mitchell, Michael Ealy, Wayne Brady, Bob the Drag Queen, Vanessa Williams, and more.

Strawdog Theatre Company Shifts To Free Theater Model Photo Strawdog Theatre Company Shifts To Free Theater Model
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2022

Strawdog Theatre Company announced today it has shifted to a Free Theater Model, offering free admission to all of its productions. The move, guided by the company's mission toward equity, anti-racism and inclusion, allows Strawdog to continue serving current patrons while expanding its audience to include lower-income individuals and increase accessibility within the Chicago theater community itself. Advance reservations will be required.

Jonathan Berry Videos

STAGE TUBE: Watch a Riveting New Trailer for MONSTER at Steppenwolf for Young Adults
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The nationally recognized Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) brings a gripping world premiere adaptation of Walter Dean Myers' award-winning novel, Monster, to the Steppenwolf stage. Adapted by Aaron Carter and directed by SYA Artistic Director Hallie Gordon, the show tells the story of Steve Harmon, an African American teenager and aspiring filmmaker who is on trial for felony murder. Click below to watch a dramatic new trailer for the production!

STAGE TUBE: Watch a Riveting New Trailer for MONSTER at Steppenwolf for Young Adults
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2017

The nationally recognized Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) brings a gripping world premiere adaptation of Walter Dean Myers' award-winning novel, Monster, to the Steppenwolf stage. Adapted by Aaron Carter and directed by SYA Artistic Director Hallie Gordon, the show tells the story of Steve Harmon, an African American teenager and aspiring filmmaker who is on trial for felony murder. Click below to watch a dramatic new trailer for the production!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Guilty as F**k' Episode of HBO's INSECURE
by - Nov 7, 2016

See what's coming up on the next episode of INSECURE titled 'Guilty as F**k'. The series airs Sundays at 10:30pm on HBO.

STAGE TUBE: 43rd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards Nominees Are Announced - HEATHERS, BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI, LONDON WALL and More!
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2016

The Jeff Awards Committee today announced 121 nominations in 24 categories for the 43rd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2015, and March 31, 2016. The Non-Equity Awards honor excellence in Chicago theatres not under a union contract. Jeff judges attended opening nights of 148 productions offered by 67 Non-Equity producing organizations. The Jeff Committee recommended 65 of those shows (or 44%), making them eligible for Non-Equity Jeff Award nominations. Of the 65 Jeff Recommended productions, a record 53 (or 82%) received nominations, representing 32 theatre companies.

STAGE TUBE: Get a Preview of Roundabout's 2011-2012 Season!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 14, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company's 2011-2012 season features Terence Rattigan's Man and Boy, starring Frank Langella, directed by Maria Aitken; Stephen Karam's Sons of the Prophet, directed by Peter DuBois; Andrew Hinderaker's Suicide, Incorporated, directed by Jonathan Berry; Athol Fugard's The Road To Mecca starring RoseMary Harris, Carla Gugino & Jim Dale, directed by Gordon Edelstein and John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, directed by Sam Gold; Marc Camoletti's Don't Dress For Dinner adapted by Robin Hawdon, directed by John Tillinger; Mary Chase's Harvey starring Jim Parsons, Jessica Hecht & Charles Kimbrough, directed by Scott Ellis. Roundabout's Tony Award winning production of Anything Goes starring Sutton Foster & Joel Grey, directed & choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, is currently playing at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Get a first look at the season below!

STAGE TUBE: Roundabout Reveals New Website Design!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 8, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has just launched a brand new website design, and you can check out all of the new features by clicking below! Visit the improved site at: http://www.roundabouttheatre.org/

STAGE TUBE: Roundabout Theatre Company Announces New Play Initiative
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company is a not-for-profit theatre dedicated to providing a nurturing artistic home for theatre artists at all stages of their careers where the widest possible audience can experience their work at affordable prices. Roundabout fulfills its mission each season through the revival of classic plays and musicals; development and production of new works by established playwrights and emerging writers; educational initiatives that enrich the lives of children and adults; and a subscription model and audience outreach programs that cultivate loyal audiences.

STAGE TUBE: SUICIDE, INCORPORATED: About the Show
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 9, 2011

Roundabout Underground will present SUICIDE, INCORPORATED from October 14 through December 23.

STAGE TUBE: MAN AND BOY TV Spot Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company presents three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella as 'Gregor Antonescu' in Terence Rattigan's drama Man and Boy, directed by Maria Aitken. As part of the centennial celebration of English playwright Terence Rattigan, Man and Boy began previews on September 9th and opens officially on October 9, 2011 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. This will be a limited engagement through November 27, 2011. Check out the new TV spot for the show below!