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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 Performances


ONE GIANT LEAP: THE APOLLO 11 MOON LANDING
Chicago, IL
TimeLine Theatre Company & The Chicago Tribune

ONE NIGHT ONLY
Monday, October 14th, 2019 - 7pm
Directed by PJ Powers


OSLO
Chicago, IL
TimeLine Theatre Company

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

OSLO
Regensburg, Germany
Theater Regensburg

September 21st, 2019 - January 23rd, 2020
Directed by Klaus Kusenberg

OSLO
Boulder, CO
Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company

April 16th - May 9th, 2020
Directed by Stephen Weitz


OSLO
Montreal, Canada
Segal Centre for Performing Arts

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