Nick Jones is a performer and writer for theater, television and film. He is the author of the critically acclaimed play TREVOR, about a has-been show chimp and the woman who loves him. The Los Angeles Premiere of TREVOR, starring Jimmi Simpson and Laurie Metcalf, won the 2015 Ovation Award for Playwriting, as well as the LA Drama Critics Circle Award. Prior to this, Nick premiered 2 plays at Lincoln Center/LCT3: VERITE, starring Anna Camp; and THE COWARD, with Jeremy Strong and Kristen Schaal, which was nominated for 4 Lortel Awards (winning 2). His show JOLLYSHIP THE WHIZ-BANG at Ars Nova, a puppet rock musical about pirates in which he also starred as a performer, premiered at Ars Nova in 2008, subsequently revived for the Under the Radar Festival at the Public Theater in 2010. He was a writer and producer on the first 4 seasons of the Netflix original series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, and is currently working on the upcoming series GLOW, about 80s women's wrestling. He is also developing a musical comedy series based on his play THE SPORTING LIFE with co-writer Rachel Shukert for Showtime, and an adaptation of THE COWARD for FX.
Artists Rep's 2016 interview with Nick Jones HERE.