Jeremy Sony

Jeremy Sony

Jeremy Sony is a Midwest-based writer whose plays include: Madeline Shelley and the World of Monsters, Out of the Darkness (Available Light 24 Hour Theatre 2016), The Last Queen of Wonderland (ClassAct Dramatics at Street Theatre Co.), The Century Box (World Premiere, Little Theatre Off Broadway), Robin Hood and the Secret of Sherwood (ClassAct Dramatics); Sleepy Hollow: The Lost Chapter (ClassAct Dramatics);...
Jeremy Sony is a Midwest-based writer whose plays include: Madeline Shelley and the World of Monsters, Out of the Darkness (Available Light 24 Hour Theatre 2016), The Last Queen of Wonderland (ClassAct Dramatics at Street Theatre Co.), The Century Box (World Premiere, Little Theatre Off Broadway), Robin Hood and the Secret of Sherwood (ClassAct Dramatics); Sleepy Hollow: The Lost Chapter (ClassAct Dramatics); The View at the End (Available Light 24 Hour Theatre 2014); Parallaxis and Cuckold Walks Into A Bar (MadLab Theatre Roulette 2014); Advice to the Happy Couple (MadLab, Theatre Roulette 2013); and The Cosmonaut in Human Resources (Luna Theatre). Other plays in active development include: Pathogenesis (Reading, Nashville Repertory Theatre) and Frackture (Workshop, TAGS New Play Project). Sony's plays have also been seen and developed at Penobscot Theater, Curtain Players Theatre, Playhouse Nashville's Ten Minute Playhouse, Western Michigan University, The Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Ohio University MFA Playwrights Workshop, and the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. AWARDS & RESIDENCIES: 2013-2014 Ingram New Works Lab Residency (Nashville Repertory Theatre); Scott McPherson Playwriting Award (2012); 2012-2013 Anthony Trisolini Graduate Fellowship; 2010 Heideman Award Finalist (Spin Cycle). FILM: The Last Con (Two Pop Productions); Separation Anxiety (Best Drama, 2012 Riverbend Film Festival; produced by Glass City Films, featuring Emmy-winner John Wesley Shipp and Drama Desk nominee Polly Adams). OTHER WRITING: “Hard Stop” (published by Outskirts Press under the pseudonym Jamie Rotham). Sony is a mentor for the Young Writers Project at MadLab Theatre. He holds an M.F.A. in Playwriting from Ohio University and a B.A. in Film & Television from the University of Notre Dame. He has studied under playwrights Charles Smith, Erik Ramsey, Merri Biechler, Mark Pilkinton, Doug Wright, and Kara Lee Corthron. Sony lives in central Ohio with his wife and sons, and several cats. When he's not writing plays or films, Sony is a Web Content Manager. Find him on Facebook, Twitter, and many social media sites under the handle @JeremyWrites.

Plays

  • The Last Queen of Wonderland
    One hundred and fifty years after Lewis Carroll wrote about Wonderland, a young woman named Lacie discovers an impossible family secret: it's all real. And even curiouser, she may be Alice herself. She travels to Wonderland, books in tow as her guide, in search of her sister who disappeared a year ago. There, she meets a teenage boy named Charlie who's been imprisoned by the Queen of Hearts. When she...
    One hundred and fifty years after Lewis Carroll wrote about Wonderland, a young woman named Lacie discovers an impossible family secret: it's all real. And even curiouser, she may be Alice herself. She travels to Wonderland, books in tow as her guide, in search of her sister who disappeared a year ago. There, she meets a teenage boy named Charlie who's been imprisoned by the Queen of Hearts. When she realizes that Charlie grows up to be Lewis Carroll, it's clear that the laws of our world no longer apply. Now, Lacie must rescue Charlie and her sister, and find a way for all of them to escape through the looking glass back to where they belong. Otherwise, Charlie may never grow up to write the books, and without the clues they hold, Lacie and her sister may get trapped in Wonderland forever.
  • Sleepy Hollow: The Lost Chapter
    When Ichabod Crane went missing in Sleepy Hollow on that fateful night in 1790, it was thought that to be the end of the story; but Ichabod Crane wasn't the only schoolteacher to come to Sleepy Hollow. Picking up in the final pages of Washington Irving's classic, Sleepy Hollow: The Lost Chapter introduces us to Abigail Seymour. New to the Hollow, she find her students preoccupied with stories of the...
    When Ichabod Crane went missing in Sleepy Hollow on that fateful night in 1790, it was thought that to be the end of the story; but Ichabod Crane wasn't the only schoolteacher to come to Sleepy Hollow. Picking up in the final pages of Washington Irving's classic, Sleepy Hollow: The Lost Chapter introduces us to Abigail Seymour. New to the Hollow, she find her students preoccupied with stories of the Headless Horseman and her ill-fated predecessor. While her students are determined to find out the truth of what happened to Ichabod, Abigail is more focused on teaching than chasing ghosts---that is until she has her own run-in with the Horseman. Now, she and the students must hurry to retrace Ichabod's final night in Sleepy Hollow and find a way to stop the Horseman once and for all; along the way, we discover new revelations, gain clues on who the Headless Horseman could be, and meet all the original Irving characters from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
  • Madeline Shelley and the World of Monsters
    When several scientists go missing at the 1939 World's Fair, a teenager name Madeline sets out to find two of them; her parents. The problem is, she fails. Then, a chance meeting with an old reclusive scientist named Tesla gives her a second chance. Teaming up with a gang of orphans and a strange new friend with her own secrets, Madeline finds that under the streets of New York an old world stirs, and that...
    When several scientists go missing at the 1939 World's Fair, a teenager name Madeline sets out to find two of them; her parents. The problem is, she fails. Then, a chance meeting with an old reclusive scientist named Tesla gives her a second chance. Teaming up with a gang of orphans and a strange new friend with her own secrets, Madeline finds that under the streets of New York an old world stirs, and that stories of Dracula, Van Helsing, Frankenstein, and werewolves aren't stories at all. Her quest to rescue her parents unravels family secrets about who she really is, and Madeline must find a way to save her family without becoming a monster herself.
  • Robin Hood and the Secret of Sherwood
    Sword fights, secret identities, love, betrayal, redemption: history and legend collide in this new tale of Robin Hood! ​When the Brothers Huntingdon lost their parents to the treachery of King Henry of the Plantagenets, their lives took very different paths. One became an outlaw. One became the sheriff. When their paths cross again in Sherwood Forest, they find a Queen fighting for freedom, the King who...
    Sword fights, secret identities, love, betrayal, redemption: history and legend collide in this new tale of Robin Hood! ​When the Brothers Huntingdon lost their parents to the treachery of King Henry of the Plantagenets, their lives took very different paths. One became an outlaw. One became the sheriff. When their paths cross again in Sherwood Forest, they find a Queen fighting for freedom, the King who destroyed their family, and the truth about their connection to the legendary Robin Hood. Their feud puts the very future of England at stake, as one brother puts himself before his kin, while the other discovers that being an outlaw might just be in his blood.
  • Pathogenesis
    When a new infectious pathogen is discovered in a remote village in Belgium---a supervirus that means nothing less than the beginning of the end---one of the world’s leading scientific minds figures out a way to stop the outbreak; but his theory is untested, unthinkable, and while it could save most of the planet, it would cost millions of lives. Regardless of the risk, he’s convinced it’s the only way to save...
    When a new infectious pathogen is discovered in a remote village in Belgium---a supervirus that means nothing less than the beginning of the end---one of the world’s leading scientific minds figures out a way to stop the outbreak; but his theory is untested, unthinkable, and while it could save most of the planet, it would cost millions of lives. Regardless of the risk, he’s convinced it’s the only way to save us all. What’s more frightening is, he might be right. He can’t execute his plan alone, and the one person he’s trying to convince to help him--- a brilliant young scientist and insider at the CDC---is the one person who could stop him: his daughter. The question is, should she?
  • The View at the End
    Agatha just wants to feel something before the end, and Charlie just wants more wine. Alone on a city rooftop at the end of the world, these two strangers think they know what they want, until Sally and Oscar show up and the end of the world gets complicated.
  • Next Stop Central Station
    Laura just wants to make friends. Sam just wants to read the paper. And Alan needs to focus on his work. But Laura's got to know, "what's in the cooler?" Three strangers, one sub-way car, and a potentially explosive situation.