New Catacomb
The New Catacomb
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Berger, the American, and Kennedy, the Brit, are great friends, and have been since their days at university. But when Berger makes a life-altering discovery in the depths of a long-since forgotten Roman crypt – their friendship may be put to the ultimate test.


Burger- 30/40s, an American art dealer. Friendly and eccentric.
Kennedy- 30/40s, a British academic. Devious and handsome.
Mary- late 20s/30s, a British student
Setting:Rome, overlooking the Corso. An art gallery and then a mausoleum.

Twenty-seven of Jonathan Josephson’splays have been produced at site-specific locations, schools, and theatres around the world, including Actors Theatre of Louisville (Humana Festival), Milwaukee Rep (RepLab), San Jose Rep (SJREAL), Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Play Festival, Chance Theater, Shelterbelt Theatre Company, Project Theatre (UK), and Aberdour Youth Theater (UK). Jonathan is the Executive Director of Unbound Productions, which has produced eleven of his adaptations as a part of Wicked Lit and History Lit: A Festival of Timeless Stories. Jonathan has received an Individual Artist Award from the Pasadena Arts Council to create the Sherlock Holmes mash-up Holmes, Sherlock,and The Consulting Detective(staged reading, Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens) is a four-time Finalist for Actors Theatre of Louisville's Heideman Award and a Finalist for the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. Jonathan holds a BA in Theatre: Playwriting from UCSD. He is a proud member of the Dramatist Guild and a Lifetime Member of the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights.

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