Awards &  Honors


2018 Michael Devereaux Award in Los Angeles for Best Playwriting, for RESOLVING HEDDA.
2017 Finalist for the Neil Simon New Play Award
2015 Individual Artist Award in Playwriting, Maryland State Arts Council
National Endowment of The Arts Fellowships – received three times. 

CBS/NEA Playwright-in-Residence (American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge) 
HBO Playwrights USA Award for T BONE N WEASEL
Dramatists Guild/CBS New Play Award for LOSING IT
American Theatre Critics' Award (finalist) for DIMLY PERCEIVED THREATS TO THE SYSTEM
Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship for CHANCE AND NECESSITY
McKnight Fellowship 
Jerome Fellowship 
Midwest Authors' Award for T BONE N WEASEL
Zaki Gordon Memorial Award for BUTCHERTOWN (screenplay)
George Burns and Gracie Allen Comedy Award for DICK DANTE, AFTERLIFE DETECTIVE (screenplay)
Aurand Harris Fellowship from Children's Theater Foundation of America
Grant-in-Aid for Professional Development from Catholic University of America for HALFWAY HOME

Residencies and Professorships

Jon has been a Playwright-in-Residence at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, and the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta. He has taught Playwriting and Screenwriting at the UCLA Professional Program, the University of Texas, the University of Washington, Ohio University, and Hollins University in Virginia.  He is currently the head of the MFA Playwriting Program at Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.

© Jon Klein 2020