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Jonathan David Martin is a performer, director, producer, and educator working at the intersection of immersive technology and live performance. Stage credits include the original Broadway cast of War Horse, North American premiere of Life of Pi (ART), The Heiress and Junk at Arena Stage, Describe the Night at Woolly Mammoth, Silent Sky at Ford’s Theatre, Trouble in Mind at Two River Theater, The Chosen at Portland Center Stage, The Occupant at Theater J, and numerous productions with Washington Ensemble Theatre where he was a founding Co-Artistic Director. He is a pioneer in performance technique for VR, having starred in “Finding Pandora X” (Best Interactive Experience Venice International Film Festival VR, Audience Award at SXSW, XR Must's Best Interactive Experience). He also starred in the VR experiences “Severance Theory: Welcome To Respite” (Venice Film Fest, Kauhsiung Film Fest, Best Narrative Experience at Raindance Film Fest), "Gumball Dreams" (Audience Award at SXSW, Best Experience of 2022 - XR Must), and “Loveseat” (Venice Film Fest). He is the Producing Co-Artistic Director of Smoke & Mirrors Collaborative where he has directed the documentary web-series, "Tangible Hope Project" (Best Documentary Series-BNMWFest), and the original plays, Point of Departure and The Alien Nation. He produced and performed in the international tour and Off-Broadway hit Olityelwe (Ndebele Funeral), #HashtagProject, and created Head in the Sand. Jonathan is a 2021 Oculus Launch Pad member where he served as the Creative Producer and Narrative Designer for the forthcoming narrative VR experience, "City of Sand." University of Maryland faculty member at the Immersive Media Design program, leading research into the narrative and user experience design possibilities of AR/VR. Guest lecturer at the California State University Northridge and featured speaker at SXSW, AR/VR Policy Conference, (Re)Connect Festival, and universities around the country.

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Jonathan David Martin STAGE CREDITS

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Original Broadway Production, 2023
Richard Parker

[Broadway]
Lincoln Center Broadway Production, 2011
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John Greig


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Photos: Get an Intimate Look at Backstage Life at LIFE OF PI on Broadway

While Life of Pi enters its final weeks of performances on Broadway, the cast is getting ready to go through some of their pre-show rituals for the final time. Michael Kushner captured them in action as a part of “The Dressing Room Project”, showcasing  their unconventional warmups, as well as some tender moments between the cast before the curtain goes up. Check out exclusive photos here!
Photos: Whoopi Goldberg Visits LIFE OF PI on Broadway

Academy Award and Tony-winning actor and comedian Whoopi Goldberg stopped by Broadway's LIFE OF PI to take in the stunning new play and spent a few minutes backstage meeting with the show's star Hiran Abeysekera and the show's astounding tiger puppet, Richard Parker. Check out photos of Whoopi and the company of LIFE OF PI!
LIFE OF PI Announces Broadway Closing Date

Lolita Chakrabarti’s LIFE OF PI will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, July 23, 2023 at Broadway’s Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.
Photos: Andre De Shields Visits LIFE OF PI

 Tony, Grammy, and Emmy-winner André De Shields visited the cast of the five-time Tony nominated production of LIFE OF PI at the Schoenfeld Theatre on Monday, May 29. De Shields greeted the cast backstage, led by Uma Paranjpe as Pi.
Apples And Oranges Arts Presents SING TANK LIVE, May 12

Participants of Apples and Oranges Arts' future-forward THEatre ACCELERATOR new work development program pitch their musicals to a panel of entertainment, tech and finance industry judges in Sing Tank a live, “Shark Tank” style pitch show hosted by co-creators Pamela and Tim Kashani.
LIFE OF PI Puppeteers to Take Part in Talkback Session in June

Mango Moon Productions will present 'Puppetry Night at Life of Pi' on June 8th at 7:00 pm at the Schoenfeld Theater in NYC.
Photo: Ariana DeBose Visits LIFE OF PI on Broadway

Check out a photo of Ariana DeBose visiting Life of Pi on Broadway!
Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of LIFE OF PI

Lolita Chakrabarti's stage adaptation of Yann Martel's best-selling novel Life of Pi opened last night, Thursday, March 30, at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Check out photos from the opening night red carpet!
Photos: LIFE OF PI Cast Celebrates Opening Night

Lolita Chakrabarti's stage adaptation of Yann Martel's best-selling novel Life of Pi opened last night, Thursday, March 30, at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals here!
Photos: The Cast of LIFE OF PI Takes Their Opening Night Bows

Lolita Chakrabarti's stage adaptation of Yann Martel's best-selling novel Life of Pi opened last night, Thursday, March 30, at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows!
Review Roundup: Olivier Award-Winning LIFE OF PI Opens On Broadway

Lolita Chakrabarti's stage adaptation of Yann Martel's best-selling novel Life of Pi opens tonight, Thursday, March 30, at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Read the reviews!
Video: Watch All New Clips From LIFE OF PI on Broadway Ahead of Tonight's Opening Night

Lolita Chakrabarti’s stage adaptation of Yann Martel’s best-selling novel LIFE OF PI opens tonight, Thursday, March 30, at Broadway’s Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. All new production footage has been released, and you can get a first look at the show in the video here!
Photos: The Company of LIFE OF PI Meets the Press!

See photos of the company of Life of Pi meeting the press!
Photos: Get a First Look at LIFE OF PI on Broadway

Get a first look at photos of Life of Pi on Broadway!
Video: The Cast of LIFE OF PI Takes Their Bows at First Preview

Previews began last night for Lolita Chakrabarti's stage adaption of Yann Martel's best-selling novel Life of Pie, at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Check out video footage of the cast taking their first preview bows!
Video: Get a First Look at LIFE OF PI on Broadway

Get a first look at footage of Life of Pi on Broadway! See who is starring in the production, and how to purchase tickets.
Meet the Cast of LIFE OF PI, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

Lolita Chakrabarti's stage adaption of Yann Martel's best-selling novel LIFE OF PI begins previews tonight, March 9. The play will officially open at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 30, 2023. Meet the cast of Life of Pi here!
Up on the Marquee: LIFE OF PI

Lolita Chakrabarti's dazzling stage adaption of Yann Martel's best-selling novel Life of Pi is getting ready for its premiere at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Check out new photos of the Broadway marquee!
Olivier Award-Winning LIFE OF PI Star Hiran Abeysekera And More To Lead Broadway Transfer; Full Cast Announced

Lolita Chakrabarti's dazzling stage adaption of Yann Martel's best-selling novel LIFE OF PI will premiere at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) with three Olivier Award-winning performers making their Broadway debuts.
A.R.T. to Present Additional LIFE OF PI Programming, Including Puppetry Workshops & More

American Repertory Theater has announced additional programming associated with its upcoming production of Life of Pi. Performances began December 6 at the Loeb Drama Center in Harvard Square and continues through January 29, 2023.

Jonathan David Martin FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Jonathan David Martin been in?

Jonathan David Martin has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Jonathan David Martin been in?

Jonathan David Martin has not appeared in the West End.

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