Jonathan Spector is a playwright based in Oakland, California. His plays include EUREKA DAY (NYT Critics’ Pick, upcoming on the West End starring Helen Hunt), THIS MUCH I KNOW, SIESTA KEY, and GOOD. BETTER. BEST. BESTED.

His work has been produced and developed at theaters around the country and abroad including Asolo Rep, Aurora Theater, Colt Coeur, Syracuse Stage,Mosaic Theater, InterAct Theater, Custom Made Theater, Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor, Portland Stage, Crowded Fire, Custom Made Theater, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, PlayPenn, New Harmony Project, SF PlayGround, State Theater of South Australia, and Just Theater, where he was the long-time co-Artistic Director.

Jonathan is a two-time winner of Aurora Theater’s Global Age Prize, as well as the Edgerton Award, Glickman Award, Bay Area Theater Critics Circle Award, Theater Bay Area Award, and Rella Lossy Award. He is a Core Writer at Playwrights Center, and has been a MacDowell Fellow, a Playwrights Foundation Resident Playwright, and received commissions from Roundabout Theater, La JollaPlayhouse, South Coast Rep, Manhattan Theater Club and Aurora Theater.