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 

"A piece about hope and wonder…"

"Rogers…is as close as it comes to an American foreign policy playwright."

“Oslo is a marvel of theatrical dexterity and nimble exposition"

Oslo to have film adaptation; JT to adapt Tony-winning script for the screen


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“A piece about hope and wonder…”

Read the New York Times article about ONE GIANT LEAP, JT’s play written in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Watch the livestream here.

Listen to JT discuss the artistic and sometimes political act of play-making with
Douglas Rushkoff of Team Human.

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


Upcoming Oslo Openings

Chicago, IL
TimeLine Theatre Company

September 10th - October 20th, 2019
Directed by Nick Bowling

Boulder, CO
Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company

April 16th - May 10th, 2020

Montreal, Canada
Segal Centre for Performing Arts

April 19th - May 10th, 2020
Directed by Marcia Kash