J.Stephen Brantley is a New York-based actor, playwright, and producer. Off-Broadway: Mope (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Murder In The First (The Directors Co./59E59), Pirira (Theatre 167). Regional: The Night Alive (Guild Hall Of East Hampton), Of Mice And Men (Bay Street Theater, North Coast Repertory Theater), and Romeo And Juliet with its zombie sequel R & J & Z at Stonington Opera House. TV: “The Blacklist” (NBC), “Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter” (Adult Swim), “Difficult People” (Hulu). Brantley also has worked with Big Dance, Blessed Unrest, CapsLock, Hard Sparks, and Jewish Plays Project, and at Queens Theatre, LaMaMa, Metropolitan Playhouse, and P.S.122. He is an eight-time New York Innovative Theatre Award nominee, and member of the Indie Theatre Hall Of Fame, and winner of the Micheál MacLiammóir Award for Best Actor at the 2013 Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival.