Jona Tarlin was raised in Silicon Valley. His newest play, Do You Have a Backup? was read as part of the Theatre for the New Economy’s Three Dollar Bill reading series. His play, In Antarctica, Where It Is Very Warm was read as part of Lunar Energy Productions MOONSHINE reading series. His play, Offal was a semi-finalist for ESPA* Drills at Primary Stages. His monologue Chocolate Lava Cake was performed as part of the Soul Food Monologue series for Forward Theatre Co. in Madison, WI. His short play Beer with Bigfoot was performed at the Magnet Theater’s You Heard It Here First festival and Pace University’s Fall Directing Festival, 2010. His short play I Can Has Play was performed at the inaugural ESPA* Detention at Jimmys no. 43. His play Mamas, Don’t Let Your CFOs Grow Up To Be Cowboys was performed at Sarah Lawrence College, where he graduated with a BA in Theater and the Lipkin Prize for Playwriting.
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