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Jonathan Tolins

 
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bio:
Jonathan Tolins is known for his plays BUYER & CELLAR, THE LAST SUNDAY IN JUNE, and THE TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS. He co-wrote the movies THE TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS and MARTIAN CHILD. For television, he has written for QUEER AS FOLK, PARTNERS, and BRAINDEAD. (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Bio:
Jonathan Tolins is known for his plays BUYER & CELLAR, THE LAST SUNDAY IN JUNE, and THE TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS. He co-wrote the movies THE TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS and MARTIAN CHILD. For television, he has written for QUEER AS FOLK, PARTNERS, and BRAINDEAD. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Performer

Productions

 
[Motion Picture, 2017]
Writer & Producer
 
[Motion Picture, 2016]
Adaptor

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Author

Photos

Jonathan Tolins, Jamie deRoy and Robert Clary Photo

Jonathan Tolins, Jamie deRoy and Robert Clary

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Date:
10/17/2019
Jonathan Tolins, a guest, Tom Kirdahy, Ken Barnett, Terrence McNally and Michael Shay Photo

Jonathan Tolins, a guest, Tom Kirdahy, Ken Barnett, Terrence McNally and Michael Shayan

From: 
Date:
07/03/2019
Seated: Patrick Breen, Joey Odom, Tyler Osgood, Ted Snowden, Playwright Jonathan Toli Photo

Seated: Patrick Breen, Joey Odom, Tyler Osgood, Ted Snowden, Playwright Jonathan Tolins, Daniel K. Isaac and Taylor Trensch. Standing: Pascale Armand, Festival Director Nick Mayo, Festival Producer Mi

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Date:
07/01/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Performer

Productions

[Motion Picture, 2017]
Writer & Producer

[Motion Picture, 2016]
Adaptor

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Author

Jonathan Tolins Biography

Jonathan Tolins is known for his plays BUYER & CELLAR, THE LAST SUNDAY IN JUNE, and THE TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS. He co-wrote the movies THE TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS and MARTIAN CHILD. For television, he has written for QUEER AS FOLK, PARTNERS, and BRAINDEAD.




Jonathan Tolins News

Review: BUYER & CELLAR at Beck Center For The Arts Photo Review: BUYER & CELLAR at Beck Center For The Arts
by Roy Berko - Sep 12, 2022

What did our critic think of BUYER & CELLAR at Beck Center For The Arts? Barbra Streisand's career started in the gay nightclub, The Lion, located in New York's Greenwich Village. Her films and music have amassed huge support, especially from the gay community. She, and her works, are larger than life, leading to her being selected by 'Out Magazine' as one of the '12 Greatest Female Gay Icons of All Time.'

Jesse Eisenberg to Host Rattlestick Theater Season Jam Featuring Dael Orlandersmith,  Photo Jesse Eisenberg to Host Rattlestick Theater Season Jam Featuring Dael Orlandersmith, Edward Astor Chin & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

Rattlestick Theater will celebrate the launch of their 28th season via their ‘Season Jam’ hosted by Rattlestick alumni playwright/actor Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, The Revisionist).

Rattlestick Theater Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & More Photo Rattlestick Theater Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022

Rattlestick Theater has announced their upcoming 2022-2023 season. Rattlestick’s major programming includes the world premiere production of The Gett by Liba Vaynberg, a co-commission with Rattlestick and Congregation Beth Elohim; AMANI by a.k payne, produced in partnership with the renowned National Black Theatre, and more.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM at 59E59 Theaters Photo Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM at 59E59 Theaters
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 12, 2022

Last night Primary Stages, in association with Ted Snowdon presented On That Day in Amsterdam at 59E59 Theaters. Previews began on July 23 with a limited run through September 4, 2022.  Check out the Opening Night photos here!

BUYER & CELLAR and THE PRICE IS RIGHT Come to Beck Center For The Arts Photo BUYER & CELLAR and THE PRICE IS RIGHT Come to Beck Center For The Arts
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2022

Beck Center for the Arts has announced the hilarious production that will take you on a journey of celebrity idolization, Buyer & Cellar. This comedy was written by Jonathan Tolins and premiered in New York City in 2013. This production takes place September 9- October 9, 2022 in the Studio Theater in Lakewood.

Artistic Director Daniella Topol Of Rattlestick Theater Announces Her Transition Photo Artistic Director Daniella Topol Of Rattlestick Theater Announces Her Transition
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022

Rattlestick Theater's Artistic Director, Daniella Topol, will transition out of her role at the iconic West Village mainstay after seven successful years to pursue a career in nursing and health care.

Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa to Lead New York Premiere of Ellen Fitzhugh and Michael Photo Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa to Lead New York Premiere of Ellen Fitzhugh and Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

The New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant), will star Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa.

Casting Announced For Week Two Of The Blank Theatre's 30th Annual Young Playwrights F Photo Casting Announced For Week Two Of The Blank Theatre's 30th Annual Young Playwrights Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

Being presented as digital shorts, the next three of 12 winning plays by young playwrights aged 15–19 will be available to stream on Vimeo July 15–21. The plays are I'll Love You Forever by Spencer Emerson Opal-Levine (age 19, from Sarasota, FL); Gray Area by Simone Chaney (age 17, from Interlochen, MI); and The Legend of Caeneus by Zander Pryor (age 19, from Bronxville, NY).

Primary Stages Announces Cast for ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM Photo Primary Stages Announces Cast for ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

PRIMARY STAGES announced casting for On That Day in Amsterdam by Clarence Coo (People Sitting in Darkness) and directed by Zi Alikhan (The Boy Who Danced on Air). On That Day in Amsterdam will begin previews at 59E59’s Theater A on July 23, 2022, with opening night set for August 11 for a limited run through September 4, 2022.

Drew Droege's HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOUG Announces Off-Broadway Return for Pride Photo Drew Droege's HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOUG Announces Off-Broadway Return for Pride
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

Producer Michael Urie will present the Off-Broadway return of Happy Birthday Doug – the acclaimed comedy written and performed by Drew Droege (the Internet’s “Chloë,” “Drunk History,” “Bob’s Burgers,” RuPaul’s “AJ and the Queen” on Netflix) – in a special Pride weekend engagement starting this week for four shows only, June 23-26 at 7:00 PM.

Jonathan Tolins Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Photos From BUYER AND CELLAR at Island City Stage VideoVIDEO: First Look at Photos From BUYER AND CELLAR at Island City Stage
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018

A shopping mall with only one celebrity customer? Find out more when Island City Stage opens the 2018-19 season with Jonathan Tolins' hit Off-Broadway comedy 'Buyer and Cellar'. Check out photos from the production in the video slideshow below!

VIDEO: BUYER AND CELLAR Playwright Talks Island City Stage Production VideoVIDEO: BUYER AND CELLAR Playwright Talks Island City Stage Production
by Alan Henry - Nov 6, 2018

A shopping mall with only one celebrity customer? Find out more when Island City Stage opens the 2018-19 season with Jonathan Tolins' hit Off-Broadway comedy 'Buyer and Cellar'.

VIDEO: On This Day, August 8- Happy Birthday, Michael Urie! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, August 8- Happy Birthday, Michael Urie!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2018

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of acclaimed actor and writer, Michael Urie!

Up Your Holiday Season Twitter Game With These A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE Gifs VideoUp Your Holiday Season Twitter Game With These A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE Gifs
by Alan Henry - Dec 18, 2017

A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! aired last night on FOX. Below, re-live show stopping numbers and step up your holiday social media game with these gifs of the show!

VIDEO: Watch Jane Krakowski & More Show-Stopping Performances from A CHRISTMAS STORY  VideoVIDEO: Watch Jane Krakowski & More Show-Stopping Performances from A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 18, 2017

A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! aired last night on FOX. Below, re-live show stopping numbers featuring Jane Krakowski, Chris Diamantopoulos, Ana Gasteyer an newcomer Andy Walken!

VIDEO: First Listen - Bebe Rexha Sings New Pasek & Paul Song from A CHRISTMAS STORY L VideoVIDEO: First Listen - Bebe Rexha Sings New Pasek & Paul Song from A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 13, 2017

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and Warner Horizon announced today that singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha will open A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! with a performance of the new song Count on Christmas. A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! airs Sunday, Dec. 17 (7:00-10:00 ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Check out Bebe Rexha in the studio recording 'Count on Christmas'!

VIDEO: Triple Dog-Dare You! Watch Teaser for A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! VideoVIDEO: Triple Dog-Dare You! Watch Teaser for A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 20, 2017

The most beloved Christmas movie of all-time, becomes the season's biggest television event. Don't miss A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE, DEC 17 at 7/6c on FOX and check out a new teaser below!

VIDEO: Michael Urie Chats Drama Desk Awards Hosting Gig on GOOD DAY NEW YORK
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards will be held on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street), hosted by repeat emcee Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie (Buyer and Cellar, 'Ugly Betty'). The Drama Desk Awards are the only major New York City theater honors for which productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway compete against each other in the same categories. Below, see what Urie had to say on 'Good Day New York' about returning to host the ceremony!

VIDEO: New Trailer for Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS at Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Everyman Theatre presents the Baltimore/DC Premiere of Los Otros, a timely new reworking of the musical from Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (music) and Ellen Fitzhugh (book and lyrics). Los Otros opened March 22 for a run through April 23, 2017. Check out a new trailer for the show below!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS at Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Everyman Theatre presents the Baltimore/DC Premiere of Los Otros, a timely new reworking of the musical from Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (music) and Ellen Fitzhugh (book and lyrics). Los Otros opens tonight, March 22, for a run through April 23, 2017. Watch highlights from the show in the trailer below!


Jonathan Tolins Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jonathan Tolins written?
Jonathan Tolins has written 4 shows including The Twilight of the Golds (Playwright), Secrets of the Trade (Playwright), Buyer and Cellar (Playwright), Pride Plays (Author).