JC writes for theatre, film and television. His play “Luce” received its world premiere in 2013 at Lincoln Center Theatre and is cur-rently being adapted into a movie starring Naomi Watts and Oc-tavia Spencer. “Relevance” staring Jayne Houdyshell and directed by Liesl Tommy, received its world premiere in 2018 at MCC. Other plays have been staged and developed at Southwark Play-house in London, Center Theatre Group, New Conservatory The-atre Center, Ojai Playwrights Conference, Ferocious Lotus Thea-tre Company, Marin Theatre Company, The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Magic Theatre, Azuka Theatre Company and many oth-ers. He's received commissions and/or fellowships from the Old Globe, Manhattan Theatre Club, Second Stage, South Coast Repertory, Playwright’s Realm and the National New Play Network.
His television credits include ABC’s “How To Get Away With Mur-der,” and both “Looking” and “Girls” on HBO, where he’s develop-ing a television show based on THE SONG MACHINE by John Seabrook. He’s currently working on the film adaptation of “The Nutcracker” for Warner Brothers with director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon and a pilot based on the life of Mistress Trinity, a profes-sional dominatrix, for FX.
JC is a graduate of Bloomsburg University and The Juilliard School. He can be found online @jclee1230