ABOUT

BJ JONES is in his 20th season as Artistic Director of Northlight Theatre. Mr. Jones is a two-time Joseph Jefferson Award winning actor and a three time nominated director and has directed the world premieres of Relativity, Funnyman, Faceless, Charm, White Guy on the Bus, Stella & Lou, The Outgoing Tide, Better Late, and Rounding Third. Notably he has directed productions of Outside MullingarGrey GardensThe PriceThe Odd Couple, A Life, and The Beauty Queen of Leenane. As a producer he has guided the world premieres 

of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Shining Lives, The Last Five Years, The Gamester, and Studs Terkel’s ‘The Good War’.   Additional directorial credits include: Pitmen Painters (Timeline); 100 Saints You Should Know (Steppenwolf); Glengarry Glen Ross (Alliance Theatre, Atlanta); The Lady with All the Answers (Cherry Lane, New York); Animal Crackers (Baltimore Center Stage); Three Musketeers, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing (Utah Shakespeare Festival), and four productions at the Galway International Arts Festival. As a performer, he has appeared at Northlight, Goodman, Steppenwolf, Court, and other theatres throughout Chicago. Film/TV credits include The Fugitive, Body Double, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Early Edition, Cupid, and Turks, among others.

directing at Utah Shakes

directing at Utah Shakes

with Caryl Churchil

with Caryl Churchil

directing at Utah Shakes

directing at Utah Shakes

with John Patrick Shanley

with John Patrick Shanley

with Joe Penhall

with Joe Penhall

with Irish playwright Tom Murphy

with Irish playwright Tom Murphy

directing Much Ado at Utah Shakes

directing Much Ado at Utah Shakes

with Selina Filinger

with Selina Filinger

Twelfth Night rehearsal

Twelfth Night rehearsal

directing Funnyman w/ George Wendt

directing Funnyman w/ George Wendt

with Megan Mullaly

with Megan Mullaly

at Northlight

at Northlight

directing Much Ado at Utah Shakes

directing Much Ado at Utah Shakes

with Mitch Albom and "Morrie" actors

with Mitch Albom and "Morrie" actors

© 2017 BJ Jones