J. T. Rogers is a Tony Award-winning American playwright whose works include Oslo, Blood and Gifts, The Overwhelming, White People, and Madagascar.



In The News 

Listen to JT read a piece written for the Det Norske Teatret in Oslo, Norway, about his discovery of the OSLO story.

Listen to JT do a press interview at the Det Norske Teatret in Oslo on January 10th, right before their opening night of OSLO. JT is also joined by an actor, the director of the production, a Norwegian journalist, as well as Jan Egeland.

Watch a clip of JT and Washington Post senior correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran discussing the evocation of character and place in playwriting at Twenty Summers in Provincetown this summer.

Daniel Rosenthal’s newly published book Dramatic Exchanges: The Lives and Letters of the National Theatre includes an exchange about Oslo’s hit run there last season.

A film of Oslo has been announced, to be written for the screen by J. T. and produced by Marc Platt (LaLa Land, Bridge of Spies, Wicked).

Listen to J.T. discuss Oslo on WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show (New York City).

J.T. Rogers and Mona Juul on CNN's "Amanpour" about the creation of Oslo and the peace process itself.

J.T. Rogers on NPR’s “The Takeaway” Bringing History To The Stage.

Upcoming Oslo Openings

Oslo, Norway
Det Norske Theatre
January 11th - February 26th, 2019
Directed by Stefan Larson

St. Louis, MO
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
February 6th - March 3rd, 2019
Directed by Steven Woolf

Toronto, Canada
Studio 180 Theatre
February 9th - March 3rd, 2019
Directed by Joel Greenberg

Los Angeles, CA
LA Theatre Works
April 12th - April 14th, 2019
Directed by Brian Kite

Washington, D.C.
Round House Theatre
April 24th - May 19th, 2019
Directed by Ryan Rilette