ENTERTAINER • PRODUCER • COMPOSER • CREATIVE
JON GOLDSTEIN’S work has been seen on ABC’s Good Morning America, in New York City at 42 West, The Acorn Theatre, The Algonquin Theater, The Cherry Lane Theatre, The Culture Project, Theatre 80 St. Mark’s, The Women’s Project, The Workshop Theater Company, Ellis Island, Liberty Island, and the United Nations; regionally at The Hartford Children’s Theatre (Hartford, CT), Helen Hayes Performing Arts Center (Nyack, NY), The Rhinebeck Performing Arts Center (Rhinebeck, NY), The Warner Theater (Torrington, CT), and on Equity TYA tours throughout the U.S. East coast.
Jon’s musical LIBERTY (composer) celebrated it’s off-Broadway Debut at Theatre 80 St. Mark’s in New York City in October of 2014 and had it’s second off-Broadway run at 42 West during the summer of 2016. LIBERTY’s development has been supported by grants from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
From 1998 to 2008, Jon produced educational touring shows with Theater Garden, Ltd, and wrote the music for LADY OF COPPER; SPARK & THE STRANGERS and ENOUGH FOR ALL, NATIVE AMERICANS & THE FIRST SHARED THANKSGIVING. His original play, THE ROAD TO FREEDOM, DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. & THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT was endorsed by The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (Atlanta, GA) and has enjoyed over 100 performances on Equity TYA tours throughout the U.S. East coast. Over the course of a decade, Theater Garden produced more than 500 performances of five original productions.
Jon is a gigging musician, performing as a solo artist as well as with his band, GET GOLDSTEIN. He is also an award-winning designer, and as Creative Director for Farmingdale State College, has earned accolades for a wide variety of print, web, and video projects. Jon holds a BA from Vassar College.