Off-Broadway: Mambo Mouth, Spic-o-Rama (best American play 1992, Warner Hull Dramatist). Broadway: Latin History for Morons (Tony Award Winner and Tony Award nomination), Ghetto Klown (Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards), Freak (Emmy Award Winner and Tony Award nominations), Sexaholix... A Love Story (Tony nomination). Select film: The Infiltrator; To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (Golden Globe nomination, ALMA Award); Moulin Rouge; American Ultra; John Wick; Chef; Summer of Sam; Ice Age series; The Lincoln Lawyer; Romeo and Juliet. TV: “When They See Us,” “Waco” (Emmy Award Nomination), “Bloodline,” “The Kill Point,” “ER,” “My Name is Earl,” “The Brothers Garcia,” “House of Buggin” and “Miami Vice.” Books: Pimps, Hos, Playa Hatas and All the Rest of My Hollywood Friends: My Life; Ghetto Klown (Eisner Award nomination).
Upcoming projects: Harry Haft (with Ben Foster and dir. Barry Levinson) and John’s directorial debut Critical Thinking (with Michael Kenneth Williams) Awards: two Obie, three Drama Desk, three Outer Critics Circle, one Emmy and six Cable ACE awards. John believes art is the best form of resistance.