Dr. Jonathan Levy is an American playwright, author, and educator. He has written over 40 theatrical pieces including monologues, plays, and theatre for young audiences. His plays have been produced both Off-Broadway and regionally at theatres including The Impossible Ragtime Theatre, the Manhattan Theatre Club, the HB Studio, New York Stageworks, Theatre East, Playwrights Horizons, and the Theatre Artists Workshop. His playwriting honors include playwright-in-residences with the Albee-Barr Playwrights Unit, the Manhattan Theatre Club and the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference.
Levy has worked with the International Baccalaureate Organization to develop a theatre curriculum for secondary students that is used in schools around the world. He also coordinated programs in dance and film for other organizations. Currently, he is a Distinguished Teaching Professor at SUNY Stony Brook, a Visiting Scholar at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and a Distinguished Bibliographper for the Arizona State University Libraries.
Levy earned his doctorate from Columbia University in New York City.