Daniel Alexander Jones directed the world premiere productions of the plays and performance pieces SWEET TEA by E. Patrick Johnson (Chicago), HEAVENLY SHADES OF NIGHT ARE FALLING by Erik Ehn (Austin), FIVE BOTTLES IN A SIX PACK by Renita Martin (Boston), BLACK POWER BARBIE IN HOTEL DE DREAM by Shay Youngblood (Austin), EVIDENCE OF SILENCE BROKEN by Zell Miller III (Minneapolis), A ROOMFUL OF MEN by Amparo Garcia-Crow (Austin), CRACKING AMBER BREATHING RED by Margery Segal (Austin); regional productions of GEM OF THE OCEAN by August Wilson, UNMERCIFUL GOOD FORTUNE by Edwin Sanchez (Austin), TALKING BONES by Shay Youngblood (Austin), DIRTY BLONDE by Claudia Shear (Juneau/Douglas,AK); and workshop presentations of RELATIVITY by Rhonda Ross (NYC), SMOKE, LILIES AND JADE by Carl Hancock Rux (NYC), and BLUE FIRE ON THE WATER by Renita Martin (NYC), GAT HIM TO HIS PLACE by Ruth Margraff (Minneapolis), and MR. XMAS by Bridget Carpenter (Minneapolis); academic productions of THE OWL ANSWERS and SUN by Adrienne Kennedy, WEDDING BAND by Alice Childress, and ONE FLEA SPARE by Naomi Wallace, along with numerous readings and staged readings by emerging and established writers across the United States.
The Owl Answers and Sun by Adrienne Kennedy. Fordham Theatre, 2016.
SUN - text by Adrienne Kennedy, concept by Daniel Alexander Jones (video from the Fordham Production below).
Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson, Marin Theatre Company, 2016.
Working with the divine, Dr. E. Patrick Johnson on his play Sweet Tea.
Wedding Band by Alice Childress. Fordham Theatre, 2010.
Heavenly Shades of Night Are Falling by Erik Ehn. Frontera@Hyde Park Theatre, Austin, TX. 1999.
Shakin' The Mess Outta Misery by Shay Youngblood. First Stage Productions, Austin, TX, 1997.
Unmerciful Good Fortune by Edwin Sanchez. Frontera@Hyde Park Theatre, Austin, TX. 1996.
Black Power Barbie by Shay Youngblood. Frontera@Hyde Park Theatre, Austin, TX, 1995.
Talking Bones by Shay Youngblood. Frontera Productions. Austin, TX. 1994.
One Flea Spare by Naomi Wallace. MIT 2002.