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Jonathan Levy Biography (1935-)
Born February 20, 1935, in New York, NY; son of Milton Jerome (an attorney) and Sylvia (a teacher and writer; maiden name, Narins) Levy; married GeraldineCarro (a journalist), November 24, 1968 (died, 1984); children: Catherine Sylvia. Addresses: HOME--P.O. Box 295, Patterson, NY 12563. OFFICE--Department of Theatre Arts, State University of New York, Stonybrook, Stonybrook,NY 11794.
- Birth Details
- February 20, 1935
- New York, New York, United States
- Sabbatai Zevi (staged reading), Theatre Company of Boston, Boston, MA, 1966.
- (narration) The Mystery of Elche, Trinity College, Hartford, CT, 1967.
- (adaptor) Turandot, New Paltz Players, New Paltz, NY, 1967, then Cafe LaMama, New York City, and Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, published in TheGenius of the Italian Theatre, New American Library, 1964.
- The Play of Innocence and Change, 92nd Street Young Men's Hebrew Association, New York City, 1967, published in New Plays for Children, 1970.
- An Exploratory Operation, New Jewish Theatre Workshop, New York City, 1968.
- Jack N's Awful Demands, Playbox Theatre, New York City, 1968.
- The War between the Amazons and the Baboons, 92nd Street Young Men's Hebrew Association, 1968.
- (adaptor) The Little Green Bird, Young Hampton Players, Bridgehampton, NY, 1968.
- Ziskin's Revels, New Theatre Workshop, New York City, 1968.
- The Cushman Touch, New York University Graduate School of Theatre, New York City, 1969.
- The Master of the Blue Mineral Mines, Bar-Albee Playwrights Unit, New York City, 1970.
- The Shrinking Bride, Mercury Theatre, New York City, 1971.
- The Marvelous Adventures of Tyl, Triangle Theatre, New York City, 1971, published in Contemporary Children's Theatre, Avon, 1974.
- Boswell's Journal, Alice Tully Hall, New York City, 1972, published in Ricordi, Milan, Italy, 1972.
- Monkey Play, Clark Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, 1972.
- Charlie the Chicken, American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, CT, 1972,then Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1983, published in Best Short Plays 1983, Chilton, 1984, produced as an opera at the Toronto Free Theatre, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1975.
- Master Class, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1973.
- Marco Polo: A Fantasy for Children, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1973, then Phoenix Theatre, New York City, 1976, published by Dramatists Play Service, 1977.
- Theatre Games, Theatre Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada, 1973.
- Inner Voices (staged reading), The Pornographer's Daughter, and Near Fall(staged reading), all Manhattan Theatre Club, 1975.
- Old Blues and Pansy, both Impossible Ragtime Theatre, New York City, 1978.
- (adaptor) Wild Rose, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 1978.
- Arts and Letters, New York Stageworks, New York City, 1981.
- (With John Pleshette) Review Material, PBS, 1969.
- The TV Book (nonfiction), Workman, 1977.
- Contributor to The Poem Itself (nonfiction), Holt, 1962; and has contributed fiction, poems, and reviews to the Village Voice, Harper's Bookletter, Cricket, and the New York Times.
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