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2014 Resident Playwright

Nick Jones

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Nick Jones’ produced plays include: Trevor (Lesser America, dir: Moritz Von Stuepnagel), The Coward (Lincoln Center/LCT3; 4 Lortel Nominations), Jollyship the Whiz-Bang (Ars Nova, The Public Theater), Straight Up Vampire: The History of Vampires in Colonial Pennsylvania as Performed to the Music of Paula AbdulThe Sporting Life, and The Nosemaker’s Apprentice (with Rachel Shukert). Nick earned his Literature/Creative Writing BA from Bard College and a Lila Acheson Wallace Playwriting degree from Juilliard, where he was a two-time winner of the Lecomte du Nouy Prize. He has received theater commissions from Lincoln Center, Ars Nova, The Old Globe, Manhattan Theater Club, The Huntington, Center Theater Group and South Coast Rep. The Coward is being produced as a film with Big Beach Films/American Work in 2014. Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Nick currently lives in Los Angeles. He currently writes for the Netflix series Orange is the New Black, but still loves writing plays.

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