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Jonathan Burke

Birth Place: Baltimore, MD

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Jonathan Burke BIO

Broadway: The Inheritance (OBC, Tony Award - Best Play); Choir Boy (OBC); Tuck Everlasting (OBC). Off-Broadway: Patience (Second Stage Theater); Toni Stone (Roundabout Theatre Company); Joan of Arc: Into the Fire (The Public Theater); Langston in Harlem (Urban Stages). Tours: Mary Poppins; A Christmas Story; Joseph...; Cats. Regional: Choir Boy (Studio Theatre); Head of Passes (Berkeley Rep); Amazing Grace (Goodspeed Musicals); Mary Poppins (Syracuse Stage, SALT Award); Meet Me in St. Louis (Muny); Rent (Hangar Theatre); Hairspray (MGR Playhouse); Born for This (The Broad Stage). TV: "Harlem" (Amazon); "New Amsterdam" (NBC); "Only Murders in the Building" (Hulu); "Bridge and Tunnel" (EPIX). BFA, Ithaca College. Facebook: Jonathan Burke. Co-creator of @nolookingtheseries. Twitter: @itsjondbburke. Instagram: @itsjonathanburke.

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Jonathan Burke STAGE CREDITS

Second Stage Original Off-Broadway Production, 2022

Broadway Premiere, 2019
Young Man 5


Roundabout Theatre Company World Premiere Production, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2019
Pharus Jonathan Young [Replacement]


Pharus (Understudy)

[St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny Revival, 2018
Lon Smith

The Public Theater Off-Broadway Premiere, 2017


Original Broadway Production, 2016

[US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2014

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2011

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Gardener [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Valentine (Understudy) [Replacement]

[US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1983
Mungojerrie [Replacement]

Jonathan Burke Productions

[Los Angeles, 2017]
Sound Designer

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Previews: CAMELOT at The Cape Playhouse

The Cape Playhouse, the longest-running professional summer theatre in the country, is excited to present Lerner & Lowe's musical, Camelot. After a 43-year absence, this award-winning masterpiece will again grace the Playhouse's stage from August 16th - 26th, directly following its current production of An American in Paris.

Wake Up With BWW 6/26: Broadway's Upcoming Summer/Fall Shows, and More!

Today's top stories: Find out what's coming to Broadway this summer and full, Sara Bareilles will hold a benefit concert to save Rockwood Music Hall, and more!

Video: Watch Jessica Vosk, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and More Perform at BROADWAY BARES: PLEASURE PARK

Check out the opening number from Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park featuring Jessica Vosk, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jonathan Burke, and more!

Exclusive: Stars Pose Backstage at Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park

The Pleasure Park may be closed, but the extras continue! Earlier this week, neon lights and thrilling heights filled the night as nearly 200 of NYC’s sexiest dancers and special Broadway guests delighted two standing-room-only audiences at Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park. Check out exclusive backstage portraits of this year's special guests, lead strips, top fundraisers and creative team!

Photos & Video: BROADWAY BARES: PLEASURE PARK Raises $1,887,014

See photos and video from Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park, which raised $1,887,014!

Video: Mykal Kilgore Performs the BROADWAY BARES: PLEASURE PARK Finale in Rehearsal

Watch rehearsal footage of Mykal Kilgore performing the finale of Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park!

J. Harrison Ghee, Alex Newell & More to Join BROADWAY BARES: PLEASURE PARK

Two newly minted Tony Award winners are headed toward the gates of Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park as time is running out to get tickets. Learn how to purchase tickets!

BROADWAY BARES: PLEASURE PARK Adds J. Harrison Ghee, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Mykal Kilgore and More

A current Tony Award nominee, a history-making Grammy Award nominee and returning Broadway favorites will be among the special guests helping to illuminate the main attractions at Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park on Sunday, June 18, 2023.

Review Roundup: LOVE + SCIENCE Premieres at New York City Center

Read the reviews for Love + Science at New York City Center.

Jonathan Burke, Matt Walker & More to Star in LOVE + SCIENCE at New York City Center

Love + Science, a new play by scientist and writer David J. Glass, announced the cast and creative team for its premiere at New York City Center Stage II.

Photos: First Look at 5-Star Theatrical's Production of RAGTIME: THE MUSICAL

5-STAR THEATRICALS is presenting the first show of its 2023-2024 season, the Tony Award winning, RAGTIME: THE MUSICAL, book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, music by Stephen Flaherty, conductor and musical direction by Tom Griffin, choreography by Michelle Elkin and directed by Jeffrey Polk. Check out photos from the production here!

Celebrate Women's History Month at Joe's Pub with Shaina Taub, Jackie Hoffman, Carol Lipnik & More

Celebrate the intersectionality of femininity during Women’s History Month in March with Shaina Taub, Annahstasia, Carol Lipnik, Ladama, Emily Scott Robinson, Alisa Amador, Violet Bell, Jackie Hoffman, Generation Women, and more!

5-Star Theatricals Presents RAGTIME: THE MUSICAL At Bank of America Performing Arts Center

5-STAR THEATRICALS has announced the first show of its 2023-2024 season, the Tony Award winning, RAGTIME: THE MUSICAL, book by Terrence McNally, music by Lynn Ahrens, lyrics by Steven Flaherty, conductor and musical direction by Tom Griffin, choreography by Michelle Elkin and directed by Jeffrey Polk.  

Celebrate Valentine's Week With Jackie Hoffman, Lea DeLaria, Justin Vivian Bond & More at Joe's Pub

Joe’s Pub has announced upcoming shows for February 13-26. The lineup features Ian Manuel, singer-songwriter and Guitar virtuoso Sunny War, Lea Delaria, multi-instrumentalist Jay Rodriguez Sierra, Jackie Hoffman, and Justin Vivian Bond, and more. 

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE COLLABORATION Ahead of Cancelled Performance

Last night, shortly before the show was about to begin, the official opening night of The Collaboration was cancelled due to a case of Covid-19 in the cast detected during pre-show testing. However, the red carpet was still held prior to the announcement. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos here!

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of Center Theatre Group's 2:22 A GHOST STORY at the Ahmanson Theatre

The U.S. premiere of “2:22 – A Ghost Story” opened on November 4, 2022, playing at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre through December 4. Check out photos from the evening here!

Photos: First Look at Teri Hatcher and More in 5-Star Theatricals' THE ADDAMS FAMILY

5 Star Theatricals has released production photos for the regional premiere of the hilarious musical comedy, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music & lyrics by Andrew Lippa, musical conductor and direction by Ryan O’Connell, choreography by Darby Epperson and directed by Kirsten Chandler.

Photos: THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE Opens Off-Broadway

Written by Rita Kalnejais and directed by Jack Serio, This Beautiful Future is a story of young love set during World War II. This Beautiful Future will now play Cherry Lane Theatre for six weeks only, through October 30, 2022. The production officially opened last night. Check out photos from the opening night celebration!

Interview: Bryan-Keyth Wilson of FOR COLORED BOYZ

After much recognition, including a festival finalist and selection for a prestigious showcase, For Colored Boyz on the verge of a nervous breakdown when freedom ain't enuff is making its World/ Regional Premiere. Written, directed, and choreographed by Bryan-Keyth Wilson, this choreopoem dives deep into the lived experience of five men of color and the challenges of a racist and oppressive society.


Jonathan Burke has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Jonathan Burke has not appeared in the West End

Jonathan Burke's next show will be Patience which opens on 8/2/2022 on Off-Broadway.

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