BOLT, Jonathan. American, b. 1934. Genres: Plays/Screenplays. Career: Playwright. Started theatrical career as a scenic designer in summer stock; actor, Broadway debut, 1958; director, 1967-; Cleveland Playhouse, Cleveland, OH, associate director, 1971-73; Circle Repertory Company, NYC, company playwright, 1980-97; American Academy of Dramatic Arts, director, 1998-. Actor in stage plays; director of plays; actor for film and television. Publications: PLAYS: Threads, 1978; Eye and the Hands of God, 1980; (with composer T. Tierney and lyricist J. Forester) Teddy Roosevelt, 1980; (with Tierney and Forester) First Lady, 1984; Running Time; Plotline, 1985; The Whore and the H'Empress, 1987; Eleanor, an American Love Story, 1988; To Culebra, 1989; Oh, Dubrovnik, 1989; (with composer D. Cohen) Columbus!, 1990; Stephen Foster the Musical, 1997; Glimmerglass, 1998; and others. OTHER: Alamance Summer (screenplay); Unfinished Business (TV play). Address: 75 Laurel Ave., Bloomfield, NJ 07003, U.S.A.