Jonathan’s work has been produced or developed by Actors Theatre of Louisville/Humana Festival, Dallas Theater Center, Jacob's Pillow, TheatreSquared, Company One Theatre in Boston, PlayPenn, InterAct Theatre Company, Pyramid Theatre Company, Black and Latino Playwrights Conference, Bishop Arts Theatre Center, African American Repertory Theatre, Soul Rep Theatre, Kitchen Dog Theater, Undermain Theatre, South Dallas Cultural Center, the National Performance Network, and the National New Play Network.
Jonathan’s play Mississippi Goddamn was a Finalist for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award and won the 2016 M. Elizabeth Osborn Award given by the American Theatre Critics Association.
Other awards include: Artistic Innovations Grant from the Mid-America Arts Alliance, SDCC Diaspora Performing Arts Commission, the TACA Family New Works Fund and the TACA Bowdon Family Foundation Artist Residency Fund, and Jubilee Theatre's 2019 Eastman Visionary Award.
Jonathan is a current member of the Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group at Primary Stages in NYC. He is also the Playwright in Residence at the Dallas Theater Center.
In 2021, I received the Dallas Historical Society Award for Creative Excellence. Check out the video below.