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Sarah Jones

 
Bio:
Called 'a master of the genre' by The New York Times, Sarah Jones is a Tony Award-winning performer and writer known for her multi-character solo shows, including Broadway hit Bridge & Tunnel, which was originally produced off-Broadway by Meryl Streep. She is also a writer and producer on the Golden ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Called 'a master of the genre' by The New York Times, Sarah Jones is a Tony Award-winning performer and writer known for her multi-character solo shows, including Broadway hit Bridge & Tunnel, which was originally produced off-Broadway by Meryl Streep. She is also a writer and producer on the Golden ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Off Broadway at Manhattan Theater Club, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]

Writing

Conceiver
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Author

Photos

Sarah Jones stars in "Sell/Buy/Date" at the Geffen Playhouse. Photo by Chris Whitaker Photo

Sarah Jones stars in "Sell/Buy/Date" at the Geffen Playhouse. Photo by Chris Whitaker.

From: 
Date:
03/05/2018
Sarah Jones stars in "Sell/Buy/Date" at the Geffen Playhouse. Photo by Chris Whitaker Photo

Sarah Jones stars in "Sell/Buy/Date" at the Geffen Playhouse. Photo by Chris Whitaker.

From: 
Date:
03/05/2018
Sarah Jones stars in "Sell/Buy/Date" at the Geffen Playhouse. Photo by Chris Whitaker Photo

Sarah Jones stars in "Sell/Buy/Date" at the Geffen Playhouse. Photo by Chris Whitaker.

From: 
Date:
03/05/2018
Sarah Jones stars in "Sell/Buy/Date" at the Geffen Playhouse. Photo by Chris Whitaker Photo

Sarah Jones stars in "Sell/Buy/Date" at the Geffen Playhouse. Photo by Chris Whitaker.

From: 
Date:
03/05/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Off Broadway at Manhattan Theater Club, 2016
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]

Performer [Replacement]

Writing
Conceiver
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Author

Sarah Jones Biography

Called 'a master of the genre' by The New York Times, Sarah Jones is a Tony Award-winning performer and writer known for her multi-character solo shows, including Broadway hit Bridge & Tunnel, which was originally produced off-Broadway by Meryl Streep. She is also a writer and producer on the Golden Globe-nominated Showtime comedy SMILF. She has given multiple main-stage TED Talks, performed at The White House for President and First Lady Obama and traveled the world as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador raising awareness of issues including empowerment of women and girls. Projects featuring her characters include the podcast Playdate with Sarah Jones and The Messenger, a short film for the CFDA directed by Fisher Stevens.

Sarah Jones Awards and Nominations

 
- 2017 - Best Solo Performance
Sarah Jones, Sell/Buy/Date
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Sarah Jones, Sell/Buy/Date
 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
Sarah Jones, Sell/Buy/Date
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Sarah Jones, Sell/Buy/Date
 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Solo Show
Sarah Jones, Sell/Buy/Date
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Special Tony Award Gold Star
Sarah Jones
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Solo Performance Gold Star
Sarah Jones, Bridge and Tunnel
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Sarah Jones , Bridge & Tunnel
 
Theatre World Awards - 2004 - Performance Gold Star
Sarah Jones, Sarah Jones: Bridge and Tunnel
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production Gold Star
Sarah JonesSurface Transit
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Solo Performance Gold Star
Sarah Jones, Surface Transit

Sarah Jones News

Kurt Vile Drops New Song, 'Hey Like a Child' Photo Kurt Vile Drops New Song, 'Hey Like a Child'
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 5, 2022

The song is the second unveiled from Vile‚Äôs highly-anticipated new album,¬†(watch my moves), which will be released¬†April 15¬†on¬†Verve Records‚ÄĒhis first in partnership with the label (pre-order). Recorded mainly at OKV Central‚ÄĒVile‚Äôs newly created home studio in the Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia‚ÄĒ(watch my moves)¬†was self-produced along with help from longtime collaborator Rob Schnapf (Richard Thompson, Elliott Smith). ‚ÄúWhen Waylon Jennings became an outlaw country artist, he liked to record at Hillbilly Central, which was Tompall Glaser‚Äôs studio,‚ÄĚ Vile shares. ‚ÄúOKV Central is my version of that in Mount Airy. I‚Äôve come into my own here, and at the same time I‚Äôm getting back to my home-recording roots.‚Ä̬†

Kurt Vile Releases 'Like Exploding Stones' from Upcoming Album Photo Kurt Vile Releases 'Like Exploding Stones' from Upcoming Album
by Michael Major - Feb 15, 2022

Recorded mainly at OKV Central‚ÄĒVile‚Äôs home studio in the Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia‚ÄĒthe new album was self-produced along with help from collaborator Rob Schnapf (Richard Thompson, Elliott Smith). Watch the official music video for 'Like Exploding Stones' featuring Sun Ra Arkestra‚Äôs James Stewart now! Plus, check out tour dates!

Hi-ARTS Artist-in-Residence Friday Lynton Will Present Her Work in East Harlem Photo Hi-ARTS Artist-in-Residence Friday Lynton Will Present Her Work in East Harlem
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022

Hi-ARTS, New York City's premiere incubator for urban art, recently announced its new cohort of artists-in-residence. The East Harlem nonprofit helps artists ‚ÄĒ like Radha Blank, Ebony Noelle Golden, Nona Hendryx, Marc Bamuthi Joseph and Dominique Morisseau ‚ÄĒ develop their works of art into masterpieces, whether they be theater, music dance, visual arts or multi-media.

Segerstrom Center For The Arts Announces The 2021 Children's Casting For American Bal Photo Segerstrom Center For The Arts Announces The 2021 Children's Casting For American Ballet Theatre's THE NUTCRACKER
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2021

Segerstrom Center for the Arts announces the casting of students from the William J. Gillespie School to perform alongside the world-renowned American Ballet Theatre dancers in the return to their annual holiday engagement.

Priscilla Block Releases New Song 'Peaked In High School' Photo Priscilla Block Releases New Song 'Peaked In High School'
by Michael Major - Nov 5, 2021

Written by Block with Sarah Jones, Josh Beale and Kate Hasting, Priscilla Block taps into her high school years, feeling on the outside and coming to grips with friends who turned ‚Äútoo cool‚ÄĚ ‚Äď but Block executes the song with her playful, signature wink.

Gold Dust Orphans Will Return With A GRINCHLEY CHRISTMAS CAROL in December Photo Gold Dust Orphans Will Return With A GRINCHLEY CHRISTMAS CAROL in December
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021

As per usual, the show is big, bawdy and most of all FUN! Featuring all sorts of new songs and dances, new costumes and characters, this one is guaranteed to shine like the  star at the top of your tree! And where is all this happening? Why at the Orphans' gorgeous new theatre, of course! The newly renovated (yet confidently historic) Iron Wolf Theatre to be exact! Located within the massive Lithuanian Club in lovely South Boston!

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces New Commissioning Program, New Slate Of Commissions  Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces New Commissioning Program, New Slate Of Commissions and Inaugural Groundworks Lab For New Work Development
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced a robust slate of playwright commissions through Manhattan Theatre Club's new partnership with the Edgerton Foundation, as well as a new round of commissions supported by ongoing partnerships with Bobbie Olsen and other donors.

Aurora Theatre Company Presents The Local Premiere Of STOOP STORIES By Dael Orlanders Photo Aurora Theatre Company Presents The Local Premiere Of STOOP STORIES By Dael Orlandersmith
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2021

Aurora Theatre Company kicks off its 30th season with Dael Orlandersmith's STOOP STORIES. Elizabeth Carter (Eureka Day, The Heir Apparent, Wittenberg, Trouble In Mind) directs Jeunée Simon (The Bluest Eye) in this poetic one-hander comprised of stories drawn from Orlandersmith's personal life and limitless imagination.

American Ballet Theatre Gillespie School at Segerstrom Center for the Arts Announces  Photo American Ballet Theatre Gillespie School at Segerstrom Center for the Arts Announces Fall Registration
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2021

American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School at Segerstrom Center for the Arts offers an unmatched program for students ages 3 ‚Äď 18 and has become one of the most respected ballet schools on the West Coast.

HELGA: THE ARMORY CONVERSATIONS to be Presented by Park Avenue Armory and WQXR/WNYC S Photo HELGA: THE ARMORY CONVERSATIONS to be Presented by Park Avenue Armory and WQXR/WNYC Studios
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021

Today, Park Avenue Armory and WQXR/WNYC Studios announced a partnership to co-produce HELGA: The Armory Conversations, a new season of the podcast hosted by critically-acclaimed performing artist and WQXR host Helga Davis.

Sarah Jones Videos

VIDEO: Sarah Jones Teaches a Children's Dance Class For ABT VideoVIDEO: Sarah Jones Teaches a Children's Dance Class For ABT
by Stage Tube - May 12, 2020

Join ABT William J. Gillespie School faculty member and ABT/NYU Masters Program alum Sarah Jones for a class exploring musicality, fostering creativity and imagination, and teaching ballet fundamentals.

VIDEO: American Ballet Theatre's Sarah Jones Holds Virtual Dance Class For Children VideoVIDEO: American Ballet Theatre's Sarah Jones Holds Virtual Dance Class For Children
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2020

Join ABT William J. Gillespie School faculty member and ABT/NYU Masters Program alum Sarah Jones for a class exploring musicality, fostering creativity and imagination, and teaching ballet fundamentals.

VIDEO: Apple Shares Trailer For FOR ALL MANKIND Starring Joel Kinnaman VideoVIDEO: Apple Shares Trailer For FOR ALL MANKIND Starring Joel Kinnaman
by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2019

What if the space race had never ended? Watch an official first look at For All Mankind, an Apple Original drama series coming this Fall to Apple TV+. Get notified when Apple TV+ premieres on the Apple TV app.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for CW Seed's ALCATRAZ VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for CW Seed's ALCATRAZ
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2019

CW Seed has released the trailer for its series, 'Alcatraz,' watch the trailer below!

VIDEO: SELL/BUY/DATE at Geffen Playhouse VideoVIDEO: SELL/BUY/DATE at Geffen Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Mar 22, 2018

Geffen Playhouse presents SELL/BUY/DATE! Sarah Jones' one-woman show opened on February 27th and will run through April 15th.

VIDEO: Judy Kuhn Performs 'Miseria Trumpianis' For Variety Show and Podcast In Your F VideoVIDEO: Judy Kuhn Performs 'Miseria Trumpianis' For Variety Show and Podcast In Your Face-New York
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2017

Broadway talent Judy Kuhn recently shared her classical training and comedic chops performing an aria adapted for the current political climate for the live variety show and podcast, In Your Face-New York.

VIDEO: Meryl Streep, Amy Schumer & More Challenge Donald Trump's 'Locker Room Talk' in New Video
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 18, 2016

Meryl Streep, Amy Schumer, Lena Dunham, and Whoopi Goldberg are among the Hollywood A-listers featured in a new video from director Liz Garbus titled "Not Okay.' 

VIDEO: Sarah Jones Talks New Sex-Trafficking Comedy SELL/BUY/DATE on 'Late Night'
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 14, 2016

Tony Award-winning playwright and performer Sarah Jones(Bridge & Tunnel) returned to the stage as a dazzling medley of characters in Sell/Buy/Date, an exuberant new show she has developed inspired by the real-life experiences of people affected by the commercial sex industry.

STAGE TUBE Exclusive: New Promo for THE ELEPHANT IN EVERY ROOM I ENTER, Coming to La MaMa This Month
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2015

La MaMa will stage the world premiere of The Elephant in Every Room I Enter, a strikingly intimate solo work created by Gardiner Comfort and Kel Haney, in which Mr. Comfort shares the challenges of a working actor living with Tourette Syndrome. Directed by Ms. Haney, performances are set to begin on Thursday, October 15th at 7:30pm at La MaMa - First Floor Theatre (74a East 4th Street - between Bowery and 2nd Avenue). Performances will continue through Saturday, October 31. BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive promo from the production below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Cynthia Nixon & Staceyann Chin Give Sneak Peek of Culture Project's MOTHERSTRUCK!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 19, 2015

From the producers of NIRBHAYA, The Exonerated, Guantanamo and Sarah Jones' Bridge & Tunnel, Culture Project along with Rosie O'Donnell will present the world premiere of MotherStruck written and performed by Staceyann Chin and directed by Cynthia Nixon, beginning Thursday, September 24th, 2015 at Culture Project's Lynn RedgraveTheater. Opening Night is set for Wednesday, October 7th.


Sarah Jones Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Sarah Jones been in?
Sarah Jones has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Sarah Jones been in?
Sarah Jones has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Sarah Jones been nominated for?
Best Solo Performance () for Sell/Buy/Date , Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Sell/Buy/Date , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Sell/Buy/Date , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sell/Buy/Date , Outstanding Solo Show (The Lortels) for Sell/Buy/Date , Special Tony Award (Tony Awards) for , Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Bridge and Tunnel , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Bridge & Tunnel , Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Sarah Jones: Bridge and Tunnel Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Surface Transit and Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Surface Transit .

What awards has Sarah Jones won?
Special Tony Award (Tony Awards) for , Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Bridge and Tunnel, Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Sarah Jones: Bridge and Tunnel Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Surface Transit and Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Surface Transit.

How many shows has Sarah Jones written?
Sarah Jones has written 4 shows including Surface Transit (Playwright), Sarah Jones: bridge and tunnel (Conceiver), Bridge & Tunnel (Playwright), Sell/Buy/Date (Author).