Jonathan Cook


BMW Review: SLICES OF LIFE Debut at One Act Weekend at Carrollwood Players Theatre

​Broadway World review of DON'T CALL ME CUPID in the Carrollwood Players ONE ACT WEEKEND...

Review: Red Show/Blue Show (Inspirato) 
InspiraTO delivers, both in inspiration and entertainment, on stage in Toronto. From now until June 10, there’s something special going on at [...]

Navigating Toronto's Inspirato Festival
Canada’s largest ten-minute play festival, inspiraTO, is back for its 12th year at the Alumnae Theatre in Toronto. After receiving [...]

FAA'S 'Ten Below' wins some, loses some
A melting-pot of comedy, drama and a drop of erratic romance, the Fine Arts Association's annual One Act Festival turns 21 this year. [...]

Playwright's works produced around world
Jonathan Cook has lots of ideas in his head. And over the years, he has transformed them into plays that have been staged nationally and [...]

Ramblin' Rhodes: It's a busy time for playwright, actor and musician Cook
Jonathan Cook has his hands in theater, music and filmmaking. See him on stage at Aiken Community Playhouse in September in One Flew Over the [...]

Chicago’s new theater tradition: Paragon Fest

Otherworld Theatre Company’s “Paragon Fest” is the world’s largest Science Fiction/Fantasy One-Act Play festival. The cozy Public House Theatre [...]


Local playwright Jonathan Cook has a new project. He has written and directed a short film that is currently part of a competition for inclusion in a [...]

Review: Lobster Man at the Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival

Many many moons ago a friend of mine kept me abreast on his ten-minute play that he was working on. Over the years his ten-minute play was [...]

Theatre Southwest Prepares for Festival of Originals

For some people, reading 300 to 400 scripts for one-act plays a year can be a daunting task. But Mimi Holloway, artistic director for Theatre [...]


Reviews and Articles regarding my creative work over the years