Jeremy Sony

Jeremy Sony

Jeremy Sony is a Midwest-based writer who likes to re-imagine classic literature, mess with history, and write about family. His full-length plays include Madeline Shelley and the World of Monsters, The Last Queen of Wonderland, Robin Hood & the Secret of Sherwood, The Century Box, and Sleepy Hollow: The Lost Chapter. His plays have been staged at ClassAct Dramatics, Theatre Daedalus, MadLab, Available...
Jeremy Sony is a Midwest-based writer who likes to re-imagine classic literature, mess with history, and write about family. His full-length plays include Madeline Shelley and the World of Monsters, The Last Queen of Wonderland, Robin Hood & the Secret of Sherwood, The Century Box, and Sleepy Hollow: The Lost Chapter. His plays have been staged at ClassAct Dramatics, Theatre Daedalus, MadLab, Available Light, Curtain Players, LTOB, Luna Theatre, and New Covenant Players. His plays have also been seen and developed at Nashville Rep, Penobscot Theater, 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. ​Sony holds an M.F.A. in Playwriting from Ohio University and a B.A. in Film & Television from the University of Notre Dame. Sony lives in central Ohio with his wife and sons, who inspire him daily. Find him on Facebook, Twitter, and many social media sites under the handle @JeremyWrites.

Plays

  • Mars, Ohio
    In the year 2050, fifty-two regular Americans will be selected to join the first city-settlement on Mars through the most rigorous selection process known to human-kind: reality TV.
  • The Last Queen of Wonderland
    150 years after Lewis Carroll wrote his stories about Wonderland, a young woman named Lacie loses her sister through the looking glass and discovers that the stories are real and that, even curiouser, she may be Alice herself. She travels to Wonderland, books in tow as her guide, in search of her sister. There, she meets up with the White Rabbit, the March Hare, the Mad Hatter and, even more curiouser, a...
    150 years after Lewis Carroll wrote his stories about Wonderland, a young woman named Lacie loses her sister through the looking glass and discovers that the stories are real and that, even curiouser, she may be Alice herself. She travels to Wonderland, books in tow as her guide, in search of her sister. There, she meets up with the White Rabbit, the March Hare, the Mad Hatter and, even more curiouser, a teenage boy from 19th century Daresbury named Charlie who's been imprisoned by the Queen of Hearts. Alice's adventures are his future and Lacie's past, or maybe they're now. Time has been banished, Wonderland is at war, and now Lacie must rescue her sister and Charlie, and find a way for all of them to escape back through the looking glass to where and when they belong --- but if they're too late, they may get trapped in Wonderland forever.
  • Sleepy Hollow: The Lost Chapter
    Sleepy Hollow: The Lost Chapter picks up in the final pages of Washington Irving's classic The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, revealing a previously untold piece of the legend in this full-length stage play. Ichabod has disappeared and his students are determined to find out the truth of what happened; but a new schoolteacher has come to town -- Abigail Seymour -- who is more focused on teaching than chasing...
    Sleepy Hollow: The Lost Chapter picks up in the final pages of Washington Irving's classic The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, revealing a previously untold piece of the legend in this full-length stage play. Ichabod has disappeared and his students are determined to find out the truth of what happened; but a new schoolteacher has come to town -- Abigail Seymour -- who is more focused on teaching than chasing ghosts, until she has her own run-in with the Headless Horseman. Now, Abigail and her students must hurry to retrace Ichabod's final days in Sleepy Hollow and find a way to stop the Horseman once and for all, lest she meet the same fate. Along the way, they cross paths with Katrina Van Tassel, Brom Bones, and all of Irving's original characters, uncovering secrets and revelations about that fateful night in Sleepy Hollow.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.