BIOGRAPHY

JOHN HENRY DAVIS

John Henry Davis is a writer, dramaturg, and teacher, as well as a director of theatre, opera, film, and television. As a director, he is known for his work on premieres and revivals of plays and musicals in theatres all across the country, including Playwrights Horizons, The Mark Taper Forum, the Kennedy Center, The Dallas Theatre Center,  the Odyssey and Matrix in Los Angeles, and The John Houseman and Westside Arts in New York City. In television and film, he has directed Oz for HBO, many documentaries, and the award-winning feature film Ordinary Sinner.

 

As a writer, he has penned novels, plays and the book for a musical, including a graphic novel entitled Gog and Me, still in development. He has been a dramaturg to many projects, including teleplays, screenplays and pre-Broadway musicals. John Henry’s distinguished teaching career spans being a full-time Professor at La Guardia Community College to working as a visiting professor at Vassar and NYU. He is presently teaching at UCLA Extension in the Writing and Entertainment Divisions.    

SELECT WORK

"OZ" HBO
DIRECTOR - HBO

Episodes Worked On:

The Visiting Room

A Slice of Truth

Bonus Track: The Book

Bonus Track: I Trusted You

THE SARAH JONES SHOW
DIRECTOR - BRAVO NETWORK
IT'S ALWAYS SOMETHING
DIRECTOR - RIPFEST MOVIE MUSICALS

Watch select episodes Here.

ENEMY OF THE GOOD
PLAY

On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, a devious political consultant suddenly decides to come clean about all of his dirty tricks, creating mayhem for the campaign and his family.

MEDICINE AS A RELATIONAl ACT
DOCUMENTARY
ORDINARY SINNER
FEATURE FILM
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