John Henry Davis is a director of theatre, opera, film and television. John Henry is known for directing premieres and revivals of plays and musicals in theatres all across the country, including Playwrights Horizons, The Mark Taper Forum, The Odyssey Theatre, and the Kennedy Center. In New York, Mr. Davis has directed off-Broadway shows starring Len Cariou and Marisa Tomei, and has directed in television and film, notably Oz for HBO. In recent years in LA he directed the award-winning When Jazz Had the Blues at the Matrix Theatre, as well as Bagels The Musical at NMI. At International City Theatre in Long Beach his shows include last season’s The Price, as well as The Glass Managerie, Walk in the Woods, and Trying. His history of developing new work includes the musical Startup, recently showcased in New York. He is also a novelist, playwright, and professor, now teaching courses in screenwriting and directing at UCLA extension.