Jonas Oppenheim

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Robin and Randy Petraeus are a failed power couple throwing a self-help seminar, but it turns out they can’t help anyone—but maybe you can.

THE CLOWN FAMILY MURDERS

Tully Gumshoe is a terrible private eye, desperate to crack a case involving a family of criminal clowns and a seedy circus.

THE FOUL STENCH OF DEATH

A film-noir spoof revolving around a cynical detective, a treacherous femme fatale, and a Hollywood dream.

THE MOTHER SHIP

Trevor and Penelope want a baby more than anything, but when their new water heater becomes a portal into another dimension, they find themselves on a space adventure to save all life on Earth—and their marriage.

WHAT THE TEXAS BOARD OF EDUCATION DID ON MY SUMMER VACATION

Carly Paige is a poor white girl with undiagnosed ADHD who goes to war against her family, her school, her community, and her behavioral problems in order to bring the truth about her ancestor to light.

Jonas Oppenheim’s plays have been seen in New York at La MaMa, PS122, Ontological-Hysteric, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Brecht Forum, Ohio Theatre, and Zuccotti Park; in Los Angeles at Sacred Fools, the Freud Theater, 24th St. Theater, Highways, Luckman Arts Complex, Theatre of NOTE, Miles Playhouse, Art|Works, and EST-LA; and in backyards, basements, parks, parking lots, and presidential conventions around the U.S. His work has received multiple L.A. Weekly Awards, and he is the recipient of the Peterson Emerging Playwright Award and the John Golden Playwriting Prize. He has appeared in disguise on Fox News and been reviewed by the Secret Service. He currently serves as co-artistic director of Sacred Fools Theater Company, is a guest artist and teacher with the Virginia Avenue Project, and is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the L.A. Stage Alliance.