Jonathan Marc Sherman is a playwright & actor. He was born and raised in New Jersey, graduated from Bennington College, and lives in New York City. He is currently writing musicals with Jason Robert Brown (The Connector), Duncan Sheik (Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), and Aimee Mann (Untitled). His plays include: Things We Want; Clive; Knickerbocker; Evolution; Wonderful Time; Sons & Fathers; Sophistry; Serendipity & Serenity; Jesus on the Oil Tank; Veins & Thumbtacks (which was the basis for Frank Whaley’s movie The Jimmy Show); and Women & Wallace (also adapted for PBS-TV’s American Playhouse). They have been performed at Malaparte (co-founder), The New Group, The Public Theater, Playwrights Horizons, Williamstown Theatre Festival, WPA Theater, Los Angeles Theatre Center, and the Young Playwrights Festival, as well as in England, Australia, Israel, Istanbul, and Japan. Acting includes: Theater: Ivanov (Classic Stage Company), Clive (The New Group); Sophistry (Playwrights Horizons); A Joke, Wild Dogs and The Great Unwashed (Malaparte); Up For Anything (Kraine), Retail Sluts (HBO/WB @ Melrose Theater), I Wanna Be Adored (NY Performance Works), Unexpected Tenderness (WPA), The Chopin Playoffs (American Jewish Theatre), and Oliver! (Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera). TV/Film: Eric Bogosian’s 100 Monologues; Quiz Show; Blaze; The Hottest State; The Baxter; The Limbo Room; When The Nines Roll Over; Broadway: The American Musical (as E.Y. "Yip" Harburg); and My First Swedish Bombshell. He is a member of LAByrinth. His hobby is writing about himself in the third person.
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