About & Contact

Jonathan Bernstein holds an MFA in Playwriting and Creative Writing from Brooklyn College. A graduate of Yale University’s theater program, he also attended Princeton University.

He was a member of the 2008-2009 Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab and his play “The Children’s Employment Commission” was read in April, 2009 as part of the Lab Reading Series. He worked with CARRMAQUEST Productions on the development of the sitcom “Prospect Park.”

Former writing teachers include Donald Margulies, Joyce Carol Oates, Suzan-Lori Parks, Wendy Wasserstein, Mac Wellman, and C.K. Williams.

His play “Gregory Must Sweat” was performed as part of the American Theatre Nexus at the Bric Studio in Brooklyn. He has received a Spielberg Fellowship in Theater Education. His play “Family” was performed at Princeton University as part of Toni Morrison’s Atelier Program

You can contact Jonathan via e-mail at:

bernstein at jonathanbernstein.com