The Page One Playwrights

Every year, one or more playwrights are chosen for the Page One Residency, which, over the course of that year, provides playwrights with services including $10,000, health insurance, internal readings, travel and professional development funds, theater tickets, and a desk in the Playwrights Realm offices, and of course, an Off-Broadway production. The approach is holistic and designed to offer playwrights time, space and resources to take a meaningful step forward in their career. For the 2018-2019 season, our Page One Playwrights are:



Jonathan Payne’s work has been produced and developed at Long Wharf Theatre, Ars Nova, Fringe Festival NYC, The Bushwick Star, and the Fire This Time Festival. He was a fellow at New Dramatists, Playwrights Realm and The Dramatist Guild, as well as an Ars Nova Play Group. Awards include the Princess Grace Award, Holland New Voices Award, Rosa Parks Award, John Cauble Short Play Award. He received a BA from the GSA Conservatoire (UK), an MFA in Playwriting from Tisch School of the Arts, and an Artist Diploma Recipient in Playwriting from The Juilliard School.

Jonathan's The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll'd will run from September 7 - October 6. For more information, click here.