Jason Jacobs

Book & Lyrics

Jason has been named a NYTheatre.com ‘‘Person of the Year.’’ He was formerly the co-artistic director of Theatre Askew, where he co-created and directed Bald Diva! and devised numerous projects with LGBTQA youth. He directed Jeremy Lawrence’s Lavender Songs (TOSOS II & Pangea, 2008 Bistro Award), After the Chairs (2014 Fresh Fruit Festival, Best Direction) and the Modern Living series (LaMama Club). His co-adaptation of Uncle Tom’s Cabin recently appeared at Pittsburgh Playhouse and his play Another Horatio Alger Story was seen at Chicago’s Pride Film and Players Gay Play Fest. Regional productions at Vermont Stage Company and Kitchen Theatre. Member of Lincoln Center Theatre Directors Lab.  B.A., Yale and M.F.A., Columbia.