Welcome to the website of playwright and humorist
Jonathan Caws-Elwitt

Genuine Cousin of Pearl
Surely, You Jest!

Recent productions: Top, Hilary Caws-Elwitt, Jonathan Caws-Elwitt, and Sue Davis in Genuine Cousin of Pearl, Double Take Fringe Festival 2015, Greenfield, Massachusetts. Director: John Bruner. Above, Jonathan Caws-Elwitt, Kathleen Carreiro, Erin Fitzgerald, and Sue Davis in Surely, You Jest! Easthampton (MA) BookFest 2015. Director: John Bruner. Below, Jonathan Caws-Elwitt, Hilary Caws-Elwitt, Andy Price, and Sue Davis in The Can of Yams, Double Take Fringe Festival 2014. Director: Kathleen Carreiro. Bottom, Sarah Devine, Joe Van Allen, and Andrew Blom in Daylight Savings Crime, A Shot of Theater’s “Sci-Fi Blockbuster” Project, Northampton, Massachusetts. Director: Ashley Blom.

The Can of Yams
Daylight Savings Crime


“The Art of Grocery Shopping” appeared in the 2015 edition of Life in the (413). Life in the (413)

Custom Made, Adult Size:
Assorted Humor Writing by Jonathan Caws-Elwitt
is available from boutique publishing house
Wayzgoose Press.

Custom Made, Adult Size

“Talk Nonsense to Me,” a comic novelette by
Jonathan Caws-Elwitt, appears in
Meat for Tea: The Valley Review, v. 9, no. 2.

Meat for Tea

“Jonathan Caws-Elwitt has a sparkling wit and a special gift with language.
He also has a huge mint-donut costume.”

—humorist Tim Mollen

“Jonathan Caws-Elwitt is a literary rapscallion.”
—Craig Conley, author of One-Letter Words: A Dictionary

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Copyright © 1985–2015 Jonathan Caws-Elwitt. This page revised October 19, 2015.