Jordan Seavey Playwright


Jordan Seavey’s plays include Homos, or Everyone in America (OBIE Award for Michael Urie, New York Times Critics Pick, New York Magazine’s 10 Best Theater Events of 2016, The Advocate’s Top 10 New York Theater of 2016), November 4th 2008, Wight, The Funny Pain, The Truth Will Out, Children at Play, 6969 and This Is A Newspaper. From 2003-2020 Jordan co-created more than 15 new plays with theater company CollaborationTown. These include Family Play (1979 to Present) (The Advocate’s 10 Best LGBT Plays of 2014), and The Momentum (2012 GLAAD National Media Award nomination.) His work has been developed with New York Theater Workshop, Public Theater, Labyrinth, Roundabout, Primary Stages, London’s Old Vic, 59E59 Theaters, The Flea, New Ohio Theater, Lark Play Development Center, SPACE at Ryder Farm, Orchard Project, MacDowell Colony, Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center, Edward F. Albee Foundation and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. An alum of The Public Theater’s Emerging Writer’s Group, the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, and Primary Stages’ American Writers Group, Jordan is also a ‘Usual Suspect’ at New York Theater Workshop. Most recently a New Dramatists resident playwright (cohort 2023-2030), which is, by pure coincidence, a seven-year-long residency.