JONATHAN WARMAN is a  stage director residing in New York City. He was the exclusive theater critic for the New York Blade. Previous to that, he was Associate Editor of HX Magazine, the original weekly gay nightlife guide, where he was also their exclusive theater critic. He has done line editing for the Post War & Contemporary and Old Masters departments of Christie’s Auction House. In the late 1990s he was Managing Editor of Western European Stages, the leading American journal of contemporary Western European Theater. In the mid-90s he was an editor at Culture Shock, the weekly culture edition of Washington Square News, contributing articles about theater, travel, music and film. Directing credits include:  New York Theatre: New York premiere of Tennessee Williams’s Now the Cats with Jewelled Claws (La MaMa ETC, featuring Mink Stole and Everett Quinton), Andru’s Head (new musical, featuring Brooke Elliott (Lifetime’s “Drop Dead Diva”), NeoNeo Theatre), Me & Caesar Lee (new musical, TBG Theatre, featuring two-time Tony nominee Ernestine Jackson), Goysescas (opera, Bare Opera),  American Fabulous (NeoNeo Theatre), Kitchenette (Theatre Row Studio Theatre), Groupies, In Loco Parentis (Present Company / FringeNYC), Love in the Time of Chlamydia (Hard Sparks),The Women of the Mahabharata (eyeBLINK). International: Dreams Reoccurring (Clubul CFR, Iasi, Romania; Nu Festival, Timisoara, Romania), Break (Dublin Gay Theatre Festival). Regional: Heads (Omaha Magic Theatre), The Strangest Kind of Romance (Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival; Omnova Theater, Columbus, Mississippi; Theatre Sewanee, Tennessee), Struck/Break (New Orleans Fringe Festival), Rogan Gosh (Star of the East, Omaha), Mad Forest, Hamletmachine (University of Nebraska at Omaha). Proud member of SDC. He has served as Artistic Director of NeoNeo Theatre Company. For more info, see jonathanwarman.com.