Start you conference off with a live and interactive conversation with Jonathan Rand. Jonathan will speak with us about fostering creativity and comedy in our classrooms. There will be a Q&A. The writter of "Check Please" the most produced play in North American educational theatre will be with us - so get your questions ready.
Jonathan Rand is among the most popular contemporary playwrights writing today, his stage plays having been performed over 25,000 times in theaters across 67 countries.
According to an independent survey of American schools, Jonathan’s one-act comedy Check Please was the #1 most-produced short play every season for the last 16 years.
A four-time Heideman Award finalist, his work is published by Random House, Stage Partners, Playscripts, Smith & Kraus, TRW Plays, Dramatics magazine, and Macmilllan.
Jonathan also served as CEO and co-founder of Playscripts, a publishing and performance licensing company for new stage plays and musicals, serving tens of thousands of theater groups with an exclusive catalog of over 2,700 titles by over 1,500 writers. It was featured by NPR for “bringing the business of theater into the 21st century” and ranked by Inc. Magazine as one of the nation’s fastest growing companies. (Playscripts was acquired in 2014.)