Jonah Weston (Ariel)

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The Pillowman

Jonah has been spending his time the last few years between Portland, Seattle, Spokane, and New Orleans Audiences may recognize him from his performances at Profile Theatre (Fortinbras, The Young Man From Atlanta, Valentine’s Day, The Sunshine Boys, Biloxi Blues), Portland Playhouse (The Brother/Sister Plays), Post Five Theatre (Macbeth), NW Children’s Theatre (Willy Wonka), Lakewood Theatre (Arcadia, Curate Shakespeare As You Like It), CoHo Productions (Live, Girls!, By The Bog of Cats), Readers Theatre Repertory (O’Flaherty VC, Long Ago And Far Away, Riders To The Sea, The Merchant Of Venice, Pete N’ Petey, War Music, The Penguins Of Ithaca) Classic Greek Theatre (Alcestis, Orestes, Oedipus The King and the world premiere of What Mad Pursuit!). Regional theatre credits include A Streetcar Named Desire, Arsenic And Old Lace, Ah, Wilderness!, Wait Until Dark, The Foreigner, The Taming Of The Shrew, and many others… Television credits include Portlandia, Leverage, and Grimm.

In 2010 Jonah founded Action Talks Productions and THEATRE NOW a 501c3 non-profit company and has produced a touring production of Yasmina Reza’s ART which played in six art galleries over six weekends in Portland’s Pearl District in 2012.
He is perhaps best known to regional audiences for his critically acclaimed performance of Shel Silverstein’s The Devil And Billy Markham which first played Portland in 2010 at Curious Comedy Theatre. For the last 6 years Jonah has been touring
The Devil And Billy Markham from Portland to Seattle, Spokane, Coeur d’ Alene,
New Orleans, and soon Las Vegas and San Diego.