a literary editor on the staff of a theater who consults with authors and edits texts.
theatre’s most misunderstood field in terms of what we do and how we do it.
Some of the authors John Henry Davis has worked with as dramaturg: Thomas Babe, Peter Parnell, Brian Yorkey, Ossie Davis, Neal Bell, Chana Wise and Donald Driver.
a show that tells the aspirational story of the invention of the first, automated bagel machine through the prism of one family’s experience
A musical where two lovers fight for human rights as they create the Magna Carta
WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES
a musical celebrating the big band era, featuring the legendary artists Billy Stayhorn, Duke Ellington, and Lena Horne. Winner of 2 Ovation awards and 3 NAACP awards.
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SCREENPLAYS & TELEPLAYS
John Henry Davis works with many writers in the industry to develop their work.
WHEN STARS ALIGN
Set during the Civil War, the drama powerfully depicts the consequences of nation’s original sin of slavery. A total theatre experience.
A dream play about one patient’s attempt to make decisions about his own life in a hospital where “white coats” have all the authority.