About Jason

Jason Wells’s first play, Men of Tortuga, debuted at Steppenwolf Theatre's First Look Repertory of New Work and had its official premiere at the Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota. Jason’s second play, Perfect Mendacity, was a commission from Manhattan Theatre Club and the Sloan Foundation. Like Men of Tortuga, it debuted at Steppenwolf and went on to the Asolo. It was a finalist for the American Theatre Critics Association’s Steinberg/New Play Award, and won the ATCA M. Elizabeth Osborn Award. The North Plan debuted at First Look, and went on to Portland Center Stage in Portland, Oregon. All three plays have been published through Samuel French, Inc. Jason's newest play, The Engine Of Our Ruin, debuted at Victory Theatre Center in Burbank, California and was nominated for an LA STAGE Alliance Award and an LA Drama Critics Circle Award. Jason lives in Chicago. He is a resident playwright at Chicago Dramatists.

Jason is also an actor with numerous TV, film, and stage credits.

Contact: cjason.wells@gmail.com

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Nicolas Cage and Jason Wells in "The Weatherman"
Nicolas Cage and Jason in The Weather Man.

Jason in Prison Break.