"Mark Jason Williams is a strong, courageous voice that's urgently needed in contemporary theater."
New York Theater Now
Mark's primary goal as a playwright is to create relevant, powerful and authentic theater that provides fresh insights into the human experience. His writing confronts complex moral and social issues through compelling drama, humor, and nuanced, genuine characters. Mark is driven by the conviction that great theater happens when an audience makes an emotional connection to the play, and his gratification as a playwright is derived from broad, diverse audience sharing a meaningful dramatic encounter with his work.
An authentic and funny drama about people with cancer, and those trying to heal them, who are grappling with maintaining their identities and sense of purpose while facing life and death situations. The play follows Michael and Kathleen, who meet in a hospital while undergoing treatment, and have a series of encounters that help each find a personal connection they've been longing for, but also leads to unexpected conflicts as Michael and Kathleen skirt the line between friendship and romance.
A gripping, fiercely funny drama about a dysfunctional family's Thanksgiving where barely repressed anger is passed around the table and deep secrets are exposed--forcing each family member to redefine their relationships with one another, and with themselves, in surprising ways.
Three generations of men confront love and loss in this poignant and timely drama that explores the the complexities of father-son and fraternal relationships and dissects conventional male stereotypes.
After a chance meeting, Mark and Santo begin a loving, yet tumultuous journey through romance, insecurities, addiction, betrayal, and redemption where unconditional love must come with certain conditions.