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Jonathan Tolins

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

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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.

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Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018

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



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James Monroe Iglehart, Michael Urie, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Will Lead SPAMALOT; Ethan Slater & Christopher Fitzgerald Join Cast

The court of the St. James Theatre has assembled! The Tony Award-winning Best Musical comedy Monty Python’s SPAMALOT has just announced its cast and we have the full list!

Wake Up With BWW 7/8: THE SHARK IS BROKEN Photos, FUNNY GIRL Tour Details, and More!

Top stories: Get a first look at photos of The Shark is Broken, Funny Girl reveals tour details, and more!

BUYER AND CELLAR Starring Jack Bartholet Opens Tonight on Fire Island

Catch the highly anticipated premiere of BUYER AND CELLAR on Fire Island, featuring an incredible cast led by Jack Bartholet and expertly directed by Travis Greisler. Don't miss this limited run production opening tonight. Get all the details and book your tickets now.

Interview: Jack Bartholet Talks Fire Island Debut of BUYER AND CELLAR

Get all the details on the Fire Island debut of Jonathan Tolins' Buyer and Cellar, presented by The Arts Project of Cherry Grove. Don't miss this limited run of the acclaimed production, starring Jack Bartholet and directed by Travis Greisler.

BUYER AND CELLAR to Make Fire Island Debut in August

Get ready for an unforgettable theatrical experience as BUYER AND CELLAR makes its highly anticipated debut on Fire Island. Starring the talented Jack Bartholet and expertly directed by Travis Greisler, this captivating performance is not to be missed. Join us as we delve into the world of BUYER AND CELLAR and its incredible cast and crew.

Hilarious Solo Show BUYER & CELLAR To Open April 7 At Live Arts

The Live Arts 2022/23 Transformations Season continues with Jonathan Tolins' delightfully comic solo show, BUYER & CELLAR, directed by Jude Hansen. BUYER & CELLAR will have 16 performances in the Founders Theater, April 7 through April 29, 2023, at Live Arts Theater.

VIDEO: Watch Jessica Vosk Sing 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' from GET HAPPY at Carnegie Hall

Watch Jessica Vosk perform 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' from GET HAPPY: A JUDY GARLAND CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION at Carnegie Hall.

Review: Jessica Vosk GET HAPPY Gives Carnegie Hall A Merry Little Christmas

Honoring Judy Garland during her Centennial year, Jessica Vosk takes her Carnegie Hall audience Over The Moon.

Exclusive: Watch Jessica Vosk (and Andy Karl) Sing Judy Garland

On Monday, December 12, Carnegie Hall will present Get Happy: A Judy Garland Centennial Celebration featuring Broadway stars Jessica Vosk alongside Andy Karl. Watch as BroadwayWorld gives you an exclusive sneak peek of the concert in this video!

Rattlestick Theater to Host Community Conversation With Cast of THE GETT

Rattlestick Theater will present a community conversation following the 7:00pm performance of The Gett on Friday, December 2nd, 2022. 


On Monday, December 12 at 8:00 p.m., Carnegie Hall presents Get Happy: A Judy Garland Centennial Celebration featuring Broadway stars Jessica Vosk alongside Andy Karl. Written by Robert Cary and Jonathan Tolins, and directed by Michael Arden with Music Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Get Happy celebrates the life and artistry of the legendary Judy Garland.

Sevenfold Theatre Company Presents BUYER & CELLAR

Alex More has hit a career roadblock when he catches a break and is hired for a mysterious job at an undisclosed location. That location? None other than the home of one of the greatest living legends, Barbra Streisand! What would happen if an out-of-work, aspiring LA actor was hired to man the private basement mall in Barbra Streisand's house?

World Premiere of Liba Vaynberg's THE GETT to be Presented by Rattlestick Theater in November

Rattlestick Theater will present the world premiere of THE GETT, written by emerging playwright Liba Vaynberg, starting November 9th, 2022. THE GETT is a deeply personal story that raises key questions about love, loss, and personal regeneration post-crisis.

Jessie Mueller to Perform With Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf Theatre in January 2023

Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful, Waitress, Carousel and The Minutes) will present a hometown concert, hosted and music directed by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf. The concert on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 8 pm in Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater.

Review: BUYER & CELLAR at Beck Center For The Arts

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, Edward Astor Chin & More

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

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

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

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

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.


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).

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