Jonathan Biggins (Director)
Jonathan is an actor, writer and director with a wide and varied stage career.
One of the creators of the STC’s Wharf Revue, his acting credits also include The Mikado and Orpheus in the Underworld for Opera Australia; The White Guard, Travesties and Ying Tong for STC; The Importance of Being Earnest for MTC; and Essington Lewis: I Am Work. Film and TV credits include Manny Lewis, A Few Best Men and Three Men and a Baby Grand.
Jonathan has written for Fairfax’s Good Weekend magazine, over twenty Wharf Revues; the musicals Living in the 70s and The Republic of Myopia and the plays Australia Day and Talk.
Winner of two AWGIE’s, he is also the author of five books, including The 700 Habits of Highly Ineffective People.
His directing credits include Mr Stink for CDP Theatre, Pete the Sheep for Monkey Baa Theatre Company, Orpheus in the Underworld for Opera Australia; Avenue Q, for which he received a Helpmann Award; Pete The Sheep and Josephine Wants to Dance for Monkey Baa Theatre; and Noises Off and Talk for STC.
Jonathan’s selected theatre credits include No Cabaret For Old Men for Sydney Cabaret Festival, Krapps Last Dance for Red Line Productions, directed by Gail Edwards, and for which he was nominated for a Sydney Theatre Award. In 2019 Jonathan undertook a lengthy tour of his new one-man theatrical biography of Paul Keating, The Gospel According to Paul which returned once again to the stage for a tour in 2021.