News

| Jan. 15-29, 2021 |
Talmadge & Ray, cowritten and perfomed with frequent collaborator Andy Nagraj, is one of four finalists out of ninety-one submissions in the inaugural SoQueer Playwriting Festival. An excerpt of the first half of the play is available free to stream through January 29th.

Jerry Williams, host of Curtain Call, interviews Jonathan Spivey and Andy Nagraj, discussing the origins of their play Talmadge & Ray.

| Jan. 2021 |
Playing Harlon Carter, infamous former figurehead of the National Rifle Association, in a workshop reading of a new, yet untitled play detailing the history of the NRA written by Peter Macklin.

| Nov. 2020 |
Directing five monologues for the second annual Faces of America monologue festival produced by the Playground Experiment featuring the work of playwrights Kendra Augustin, Franky Gonzalez, Jim Moss, Orlando Rodriguez, and Bara Swain.

| Mar. – Aug. 2020 |
Spending a significant portion of quarantine returning to writing.

| Jan. 2020 – Feb. 2020|
Playing Caden in The Thanksgiving Play at The Repertory Theatre of St Louis directed by Amelia Acosta Powell. January 15 – February 9.

| Aug. – Oct. 2019|
Playing Mendel, The Middle among multiple roles in Indecent at the Denver Center directed by Nancy Keystone. August 30 – October 6th.

| May 17 – June 9 2019 |
Playing Yvan in Art by Yasmina Reza for Penguin Rep in Stony Point, NY directed by Joe Brancato.

| Jan. 2019 |
Workshop of Talmadge & Ray at Silk Road Rising in Chicago with frequent collaborator Andy Nagraj.

| Oct. 2019|
Reading “Dad” in a developmental reading of Spittoonia on the Erie by David Mallamud and Nathan Christensen.

| June 17, 2019 |
Playing Herb in the NYC premiere reading of Evelina Fernández’ The Mother Of Henry as part of Solfest, directed by José Luis Velenzuela.

| Mar. – Apr. 2019 |
Off-Broadway premiere of Smart Blonde at 59E59, starring Andrea Burns, directed by Peter Flynn.

| Oct. 2018 – Jan. 2019 |
Playing four instrumetns in The All Night Strut at Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, directed by JC Clementz.

| Aug. 2018 |
Playing Alex in the comic short Peer Review written by Siobhan Gilbert.

| Apr.-May 2018 |
Playing Roger Doremus in Summer and Smoke at Classic Stage Company starring Marin Ireland, directed by Jack Cummings III.

| Mar. 2018 |
Appearing as Brad in the “Burglar” webisode of Extra AF featured on Funny or Die.

| Oct. 2017 |
Born Yesterday at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, starring Andréa Burns and directed by Peter Flynn.

| Oct. 2018 |
Voice and motion-capture physicality for Sonny in Red Dead Redemption II.

| Jul. 2018 |
NYMF debut as Police Chief Conlisk in the world premiere of ’68 at Theatre Row, directed by Joey Murray.

| Mar. 2018 |
Fully staged workshop of Rodgersandhart, a one-man-and-a-piano evening with Lorenz Hart, at Radford University in Virginia.

Dec. 2017- Feb. 2018 |
Playing multiple roles including Josh’s Dad in The Other Josh Cohen at Geva Theatre.

| Jun. 2017 |
Playing multiple roles in a staged reading of Canfield Drive, inspired by the death of Michael Brown, directed by Ron Himes, presented at BAM.


The Front Page Opening Night Bows

| Sep. 2016 – Jan. 2017 |
Playing The Policeman in the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of The Front Page starring Nathan Lane, directed by Jack O’Brien. 


| Aug. 2016 |
Playing Mr. Donaldson in Walken on Sunshine, 2016 Audience Favorite Award Winner at New York Fringe Festival.

| May 2016 |
Playing a dozen roles including comic villain Stapleton in Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville at Syracuse Stage directed by Peter Amster.

| Jul. 2016 |
Reprising the role of Cosme McMoon in Souvenir at Heritage Theatre Festival, directed by Cate Caplin.

| May 2016 |
Playing a dozen roles including comic villain Stapleton in Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville at Syracuse Stage directed by Peter Amster.

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