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Judson Jones

Birth Place: Bonham, Texas

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Judson Jones has been working professionally as an actor, director, and producer for over a decade. As a producer, he has had the privilege of collaborating Off Broadway on the premieres of Daniel MacIvor’s The Soldier Dreams, Tim Blake Nelson’s Eye of God, Christopher Durang’s The Vietnamization of New Jersey (NY Times Critic Pick) and of David W. Crawford’s Harvest (Smith and Kraus Best New Plays of 2008; Backstage Critic’s Pick).

Prior to forming Theatre East, he served as Associate Director for Alchemy Theatre Company of Manhattan from 2005–2008, and in his native Texas he was a founding member of the dirigo group and served as Co-Producing Artistic Director for 6 years; he still serves on the Board of Directors for the dirigo group and for Texas Dramatists. He is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, and is an instructor at the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU and the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.

Off Broadway directing credits include: Holy Ghosts, A Name for a Ghost to Mutter, The Soldier Dreams with Theatre East and Harvest with Alchemy Theatre Company; regional directing credits: bash with the dirigo group (Critics Table Nomination), S-Man with Scriptworks, and The Elf and Gift for Salvage Vanguard.
Regional producing credits include: The Jinn (The American Theatre Critics Award, five Critics Table Nominations, and two B. Iden Payne Nominations) Hedda (B. Iden Payne Nomination and three Critics Table Nominations), bash (B. Iden Payne Award, and four Critics Table Nominations), Desire (four B. Iden Payne Awards and Critics Table Nomination), In on It (two B. Iden Payne Nominations), and Home Free!, all for the dirigo group.

Off Broadway acting credits include: Jack in Eye of God with Theatre East; Frank in Umbrella, Rick Childress in Harvest, Charles Spierling in Haymarket, all with Alchemy Theatre Company; and Sal in Worth at Urban Stages. His other New York credits include Martin in Bayou Radio’s Blah, Blah, Blah, and Mark in The Information She Carried.

Judson has appeared in over twenty regional theatre productions, including: The Soldier Dreams (Critics Table Award) and Bleacher Bums (Critics Table Award), both for Subterranean Theatre Company; Art Stripped Naked for Hyde Park Theatre; A Macbeth(Critics Table Nomination and B. Iden Payne Nomination) for The State Theater Company; ASF’s Winter’s Tale; Fugitive Pieces (Critics Table Award and B. Iden Payne Nomination) for Salvage Vanguard Theatre; The Seagull for the Mermaid Company; One Small Step, and Oversimplification, for Bayou Radio; 300 Plays About Vladimir Putinwith the Rude Mechanicals; Orange with Refraction Arts; and Cat on a Hot Tin Roofwith Austin Playhouse. His credits for the dirigo group include Desire (B. Iden Payne Award), Fool for Love, The Gypsy Chain, True West, The Middle of the Night (Critics Table Nomination), and The Mercy Seat. He toured the southeastern United States with Troup D’Jour performing in Julius Caesar and the title role in Henry V.

His film and television credits include: Royal Pains, Boardwalk Empire, Team Toon, Mission Dawn, Archaeology of a Woman, WWJD, Botticelli’s Lonely Man, Fairy Blight,The Messenger, Green Eyes, Living, and Yorick. Some of his voice acting credits includeSamurai X: The Motion Picture, Dai Guard, Getbackers, Zaion, The Princess Blade, Steam Detectives, and Soul Hunter.

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Theatre East Unveils 15th Season Featuring the New York Premiere of LINO & More

Theatre East has revealed their 15th season in their new permanent home, Court Square Theater in Long Island City. The season kicks off with the New York premiere of LINO, followed by the 5X5 Drama Series featuring short plays with the theme NO FILTER. Don't miss out on the exciting lineup!

Mimi Quillin's CALL FOSSE AT THE MINSKOFF Directed by Michael Berresse to Premiere at Vassar College

Get ready for the premiere of Mimi Quillin's CALL FOSSE AT THE MINSKOFF! Directed by Michael Berresse, this solo play promises to captivate audiences. Don't miss your chance to experience the magic at Powerhouse Theater Season.

New Musical and Play Workshops, Free Readings & More Set for Vassar College's 37th Powerhouse Theater Season

Vassar College has announced the lineup for the 37th Powerhouse Theater Season. The annual summer season brings together some of todayʼs most influential theatrical voices and welcomes the next generation of theater artists as members of the renowned Powerhouse Theater Training Program.

Theatre East Presents The World Debut Of MUSES at New Court Square Theatre Next Month

The World Premiere of “Muses,” by award-winning writer and actor, Julia Rae Maldonado. The turbulent play focuses around Emily, a New York painter who discovers her husband has been in a relationship with 15-year-old Grace, when she shows up at her studio wanting to sit for a painting. The two unearth cataclysmic revelations that ignite the world around them. The universe shakes.

Theatre East's 5X5 Drama Series Returns This Week

The 2022 5X5 Drama Series kicks off on November 30th. The series was founded in 2016 to bring great new plays beyond the footlights and into nontraditional spaces like breweries, rooftops, and taverns to provide an immersive and unique audience experience.

Theatre East Announces 2022-2023 Season

Theatre East launches the season with the 5X5 Drama Series: The Empty Stage running Nov 30-Dec 3. The 5X5 Drama Series will feature five new short plays by five of Theatre East's writers-in-residence: Travis Tate, Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy, Adam Kraar, Jeff Athey, and Oliver Palmer. Fulfilling Theatre East's core belief of making theatre accessible to all, tickets will be available by suggested donation.

Theatre East to Present the World Premiere of EDIE SAVES THE BIRDS

Theatre East has announced the world premiere of Edie Saves the Birds, a play written by Stephanie Fagan. 13-year-old Edie, daughter of a single mom, granddaughter of an ailing grandfather, wakes up each day singularly focused on one thing - saving the birds.

Theatre East Announces 5X5 DRAMA SERIES

Two exes in Queens, finding family in Brooklyn, cousins shooting a film in The Bronx, a job interview on Staten Island, friends memorializing a beloved bar in Manhattan. Come and celebrate our great city through these beautiful new borough-inspired short plays.

Lineup Of New Plays Announced For WET INK SERIES

Theatre East, a New York City-based off-Broadway theatre company, in partnership with the Division of Theatre and the Meadows School at Southern Methodist University will premiere their second installment of the WET INK SERIES on March 22nd & 23rd.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 27-28- with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alex Newell and More!

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 27-28, 2020.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, February 26- with Alex Timbers, André De Shields, and More!

Today (February 26) in live streaming: a Jerome Robbins Broadway reunion on Stars in the House, Alex Timbers on Backstage Live, and more!

Theatre East to Contribute 100% Of Ticket Proceeds From PROCESSING Performance to Texas Relief Efforts

In response to last week's winter storms and subsequent utility failures in Texas, NYC-based theatre company, Theatre East, has elected to contribute all proceeds from this Friday's performance of Processing... to organizations in Texas working to house the most vulnerable. Tickets are available at FiveOhm.tv for a suggested donation of $5-20.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, February 25- with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alex Brightman and More!

Today (February 25) in live streaming: its Game Night on Stars in the House, Brian Stokes Mitchell on Backstage Live, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, February 24- with Laura Bell Bundy, Victoria Clark and More!

Today (February 24) in live streaming: Stars in the House celebrates William Finn's Birthday, Laura Bell Bundy on Backstage Live, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, February 22- with Santino Fontana, Lynn Nottage and More!

Today (February 22) in live streaming: Santino Fontana sings with Seth Rudetsky, Patrick Page takes on Shakespeare's villains, and more!

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 20-21- with Santino Fontana, Jessie Mueller and More!

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 20-21, 2020.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, February 19- with Santino Fontana, Andréa Burns and More!

Today (February 19) in live streaming: Santino Fontana visits Backstage Live, Andréa Burns hosts game night on Stars in the House, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, February 18- with Anna Deavere Smith, Andy Karl and More!

Today (February 18) in live streaming: Anna Deavere Smith visits Backstage Live, Orfeh and Andy Karl visit My Broadway Memory, and more!

Theatre East Announces the World Premiere of PROCESSING…

Theatre East has announced another world premiere, “Processing…”, a play centered around four NYC high school seniors whose lives have been upended by the lockdown and sudden death of a beloved computer science teacher.

Theatre East Announces World Premiere Of PROCESSING... By Petra Brusiloff

In PROCESSING...four high school seniors whose lives have been upended by the lockdown and sudden death of a beloved computer science teacher gather over a game of Monopoly on Discord to work through it all. The Playwright, herself a 2020 high school graduate, explores the loss and uncertain futures of students coming of age in a pandemic.

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