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Meet Jonathan Josephson

City: Pasadena
State: California
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Plays By Jonathan Josephson

Four SonsHer Father the King
The Giant and The Pixie

Thirty-two of Jonathan's plays have been produced at site-specific locations, schools, and theatres around the world including 27 Ways I Didn't Say 'Hi' to Laurence Fishburne (Actors Theatre of Louisville - Humana Festival, Milwaukee Rep - RepLab, Williamstown Theatre Festival - Acting Interns), Grandpa and the Gay Rabbi (Winner of the 2016 Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival), 30K Arabian Nights (San Jose Rep - SJREAL), The Giant and the Pixie and The Legend(s) of Sleepy Hollow (Chance Theater). Jonathan is also the Executive Director of Unbound Productions, an immersive, site-specific theatre company based in Los Angeles which has produced many of his adaptations including Mark Twain's "A Ghost Story," Charles Dickens' "The Chimes," "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The New Catacomb," Las Lloronas from the Mexican Legend "La Llorona," RyĆ«nosuke Akutagawa's "In A Grove," L. Frank Baum's "The Girl Who Owned a Bear," Katherine Mansfield's "The Garden Party," and Anansi and the Demons, drawn from West African folktales. Jonathan has received an Individual Artist Award from the Pasadena Arts Commission to create the Sherlock Holmes mash-up Holmes, Sherlock, and The Consulting Detective (world premiere at the LA Arboretum), is a five-time Finalist for Actors Theatre of Louisville's Heideman Award, a Finalist for City Theatre's National Playwriting Award, and a Finalist for the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. Twelve of Jonathan’s plays are published by Steele Spring Stage Rights, Samuel French, YouthPLAYS, PlayScripts, Applause Theatre & Cinema Books  and Original Works Publishing. B.A. in Theatre: Playwriting from UCSD. Proud member of the Dramatists Guild and a Lifetime Member of ALAP.