Jason made his Broadway directorial debut with The Cottage. Best known as George Costanza in “Seinfeld,” he has worked as a writer; composer; TV, stage, video, and film director; producer; and acting teacher. For his work on “Seinfeld,” he received six Emmy® nominations, and several other awards and nominations. He is the recipient of the Actors’ Fund Julie Harris Award for Lifetime Achievement and a Tony Award® for Best Actor in a Musical for Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, for which he also wrote the libretto. In L.A., he served as the artistic director for the Reprise Theatre Company and has helmed innovative stage productions including The God of Hell (Geffen); Broadway Bound (Odyssey); Native Garden (Pasadena Playhouse); Reprise’s The Fantasticks; Sunday in the Park with George; and a revamped production of Damn Yankees for which he authored a revised libretto featuring predominantly Latino and African American actors set in the 1980s. He also directed the world premiere of The Joy Wheel (Ruskin Theatre), the acclaimed production of Steven Levenson’s If I Forget (Fountain Theatre), the world premiere of Windfall by Scooter Pietsch (Arkansas Rep) and again at The Bay Street Theatre, and a lauded new production of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years at Syracuse Stage.
Jul 2543 mins
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