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Jonathan Josephson

 
Bio:
Forty-five of Jonathan's plays have been produced at site-specific locations, schools, and theatres around the world including Actors Theatre of Louisville (Humana Festival), Milwaukee Rep (RepLab), the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Play Festival (Festival Winner), Alternative Theatre Company ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Forty-five of Jonathan's plays have been produced at site-specific locations, schools, and theatres around the world including Actors Theatre of Louisville (Humana Festival), Milwaukee Rep (RepLab), the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Play Festival (Festival Winner), Alternative Theatre Company ... (read complete bio)
 

 

Jonathan Josephson Biography

Forty-five of Jonathan's plays have been produced at site-specific locations, schools, and theatres around the world including Actors Theatre of Louisville (Humana Festival), Milwaukee Rep (RepLab), the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Play Festival (Festival Winner), Alternative Theatre Company (Off-Broadway), Warner Theatre (International Play Festival), Chance Theater, Mountain View Mausoleum, Pasadena Museum of History, and the LA County Arboretum. Jonathan is the Artistic Director of the multi Ovation Award-winning Unbound Productions and a creator of the perennially sold out Wicked Lit, History Lit, and Mystery Lit. These immersive theatre events have welcomed over 30,000 patrons to unique locations throughout Southern California. He is a five-time Finalist for the ATL Heideman Award, has been included in several Smith and Kraus Best 10-Minute Plays and Best Monologues collections, and has also been named a Finalist for the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference and the City Theatre National Short Play Award. Jonathan’s plays have been developed at the Great Plains Theatre Conference, The Huntington in San Marino, and the Antaeus Playwrights Lab. Twenty-three of his plays are published by Concord Theatricals, Stage Rights, Playscripts, YouthPLAYS, Original Works Publishing, and other publishers. B.A. Theatre: Playwriting, UCSD. DG, ALAP. [jonathanjosephson.com]





Jonathan Josephson News

2021 Stage It! Ten-Minute Play Festival Winners Announced Photo 2021 Stage It! Ten-Minute Play Festival Winners Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2021

The Fifth Annual Stage It! Ten-Minute Play Festival will be held May 14-16, at the Performing Arts Center, Moe Auditorium & Film Center, 10150 Bonita Beach Road. All tickets $25. There are twenty winning plays that will be published in Volume 5 of the Stage It! Ten-Minute Plays series.

Original Works Publishing Announces the Publication of SEVEN DEADLY TENS (A Sinful Co Photo Original Works Publishing Announces the Publication of SEVEN DEADLY TENS (A Sinful Collection of Short Plays)
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2020

Original Works Publishing has announced the publication of SEVEN DEADLY TENS (A Sinful Collection of Short Plays) by Jonathan Josephson. Each of the internationally-produced, award-winning 10-minute plays was inspired by one of Dante's Seven Deadly Sins, playfully mixing stories of humanity at its worst with wry humor.

Stage It! Festival Goes Live At Center For Performing Arts Bonita Springs Photo Stage It! Festival Goes Live At Center For Performing Arts Bonita Springs
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2020

The long-awaited performance of the International Stage It! 10-Minute Play Festival will finally be presented on October 9-11 at Centers for Performing Arts Bonita Springs. Originally scheduled for one-week after the state's pandemic lock down in March, plays from around the world will be performed for a live audience-social-distancing required.

The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs Presents STAGED READING SERIES Photo The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs Presents STAGED READING SERIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2020

The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents its Staged Reading Series on Friday, Sept.11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Moe Auditorium & Film Center at Center for Performing Arts campus, 10150 Bonita Beach Road.

4th Annual International STAGE IT! 10-Minute Play Festival Has Announced Winners For  Photo 4th Annual International STAGE IT! 10-Minute Play Festival Has Announced Winners For Publication
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 6, 2020

The 4th Annual International Stage It! 10-Minute Play Festival has announced the winners for this year's publication, now in it's fourth volume. The unique competition began with open submissions in October, garnering 346 plays from around the world, and a unique adjudication process. The top 25 plays have been selected for publication in Stage It! 4: 10-Minute Plays. The book is released in conjunction with the Festival weekend, March 20-22, where many of the plays will be produced.

January 14 Deadline Approaching For 2020 STAGE IT! 10-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL Photo January 14 Deadline Approaching For 2020 STAGE IT! 10-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2020

January 14 will mark the deadline for entries into the fourth annual Stage It! 10-Minute Play Festival at Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs. The Festival culminates with a full production of ten of the winning plays March 19-22, 2020.

Unbound Productions Presents WICKED LIT STAGED READINGS Photo Unbound Productions Presents WICKED LIT STAGED READINGS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2019

Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson and Artistic Director Paul Millet have announced the details for Wicked Lit Staged Readings at A Noise Within. The enhanced staged reading will feature The Unholy Sisters by Susannah Myrvold (premiered at First Stab Festival II in 2018), directed by Millet; H.P. Lovecraft's From Beyond adapted by Trey Nichols (World Premiere - Wicked Lit 2016), directed by Shaina Rosenthal; and The Grove of Rashomon adapted by Jonathan Josephson, from the short story a?oeIn A Grovea?? by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa (World Premiere - Wicked Lit 2015) directed by Darrell Kunitomi.

ALTERED MINDS Announces AEA Showcase Cast Photo ALTERED MINDS Announces AEA Showcase Cast
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2019

The Alternative Theater Company presents ALTERED MINDS, Off-Broadway AEA Showcase, a collection of short plays, from quirky to inspiring, on relevant mental health issues and the stories of those whose lives they touch.

The Warner Presents its International Playwrights Festival Photo The Warner Presents its International Playwrights Festival
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2019

The Warner Theatre will present its 8th Annual International Playwrights Festival held in the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre October 11 and 12, 2019. The mission of the International Playwrights Festival is to recognize the work of emerging and established playwrights and to build a link between the playwrights, the theatre community and our audiences. The festival is a two-night celebration of new works by playwrights from across the country and around the globe. For the eighth year, 150 plays were accepted for consideration from across the United States and as far away as China and New Zealand. Eleven winners have been selected and one play will be invited to participate in the 2019 festival.

FUNNY SHORTS LIVE! Returns To Center For Performing Arts Bonita Springs Photo FUNNY SHORTS LIVE! Returns To Center For Performing Arts Bonita Springs
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2019

Freud's mother, asteroids, dinosaurs, curses and a sprite with an identity crisis will all be on display in the eclectic short play collection Funny Shorts LIVE! at Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs' Moe Auditorium and Film Center, September 13 & 14.