Nate News

January 28, 2019: Nathan and company at Celebration Theatre win their second LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Best Production of a Musical in three years (!!!) for the colorful, humorous and heartfelt Priscilla Queen of The Desert

December, 2018: After almost a full year of focusing on writing and producing, Nathan returns to television in his debut on Netflix's Alexa & Katie as Brian, a sharp-tongued event planner.

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June, 2018: Celebration Theatre, again with Nathan on-board as an Executive Producer, opens the stunning Michael Matthews-led Cabaret to rave critical reviews and a huge box office success.

February, 2018: An exciting month, as Nathan begins work on Season Two of Netflix's Alexa & Katie, and opens the West Coast Premiere of Priscilla, Queen of The Desert at Celebration Theatre.

August 3, 2017: Nathan (along with his co-producers on Boulder City Jay Marcus and Tom DeTrinis) opens Tilda Swinton Answers An Ad On Craigslist starring the insanely funny Tom Lenk (who starred in Top Gun: The 30 Minute Musical with Nathan). This is the team's second straight comedy hit of the summer- selling out its original run in less than 3 days and adding additional dates into September! 

July 21, 2017: Nathan brought the world premiere of his friend and comedic genius Jimmy Fowlie's hysterically absurd one-man satire So Long, Boulder City. Co-written and directed by Groundlings regular Jordan Black, the show, a spoof of the hit Oscar-winning film LaLa Land sold out its entire run in a matter of 48 hours and went on to have mulitple extensions at Celebration Theatre while being praised by Oscar-winning actress Helen Hunt, Melissa McCarthy, Cheri Oteri and Oscar-winning director of LaLa Land Damien Chazelle. 

February- April, 2017: The streak of success continues, as Nathan produced the box office and critical camp hit DIE MOMMIE DIE! starring the incomparable Drew Droege. The show extended past its original closing date and broke box office records for non-musical productions at Celebration Theatre/

Tuesday, January 17, 2017: As an Executive Producer, Nathan wins his first LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award when The Boy From Oz is named "Best Production of a Musical" at the annual ceremony (The Ahmanson Theatre). TBFO also took home Best Director, Best Featured Actress, Best Choreography, Best Acting Ensemble of a Musical and Best Costumes. 

***This marks one of the proudest days in Nathan's career. 

Thursday, November 17, 2016: Nathan joins Todd Milliner and company for another sketch comedy spectacular- this time a holiday offering entitled It's A Kim Jong Christmas! Come laugh along with the Supreme Dictator as the consistently sold out annual comedy show brings you belly laughs to help as we all limp along to the end of 2016.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016: Celebration Theatre (and Nathan as executive producer) is nominated for 16 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award nominations for their 2015-2016 season! 10 Nominations for The Boy From Oz, 3 Nominations for Nathan's producorial debut Booty Candy and 2 Nominations for Dream Boy. Additionally, Celebration Theatre was nominated alongside the prestigious Geffen Playhouse and the Los Angeles LGBT Center for the coveted "Best Season Award" for outstanding achievement in production for their entire programming schedule for the year.

Friday, September 23, 2016: Noises Off opens to rave reviews at Swine Palace Theatre.

Monday, August 22, 2016: Rehearsals begin for Noises Off.

Sunday, August 21, 2016: Nathan arrives in Baton Rouge, LA to perform in Swine Palace Theatre's production of the legendary comedy classic Noises Off.

Sunday, August 21, 2016: Nathan's latest producing effort, Celebration Theatre's The Boy From Oz, closes after a remarkable box-office smash run of 77 completely sold-out shows, 100% positive reviews from all Southern California theatre publications and 4 extensions. 

Wednesday, June 22, 2016: Nathan's episode of The Soul Man airs on TV Land.

Friday, April 29, 2016: The Boy From Oz, Nathan's newest show as Executive Producer, opens at Celebration Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.

Sunday, March 6th, 2016: Nathan opens another sold-out run of one of his favorite Los Angeles projects, 30 Minute Musicals' parody of Top Gun

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016: Nathan films an appearance on the Series Finale of TV Land's "The Soul Man," (Episode Title: 'Boyce Don't Cry') in a scene with Cedric The Entertainer and John Beasley directed by the legendary Stan Lathan.

Friday, January 22nd, 2016: Who said anything about taking a break? Nathan performs at the famous Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Feliz with "30 Minute Musicals: An Evening at Rockwell." This is a venue at which Nathan has wanted to perform for years. 

Monday, September 21st, 2015: Taking an exciting new direction in his career, Nathan began working for the writing staff of The Soul Man on the TV Land network. This position marked Nathan's first professional job behind the camera.

Friday, September 18th, 2015: Nathan, along with Todd Milliner and co., opened their newest sketch comedy show Kim Jong Funner to a sold-out weekend at Celebration Theatre's new space at The Lex Theatre in Hollywood, CA. 

Thursday, August 6th, 2015: Celebration Theatre launches its online fundraiser campaign, with a script written exclusively by Nathan.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015: Director and producer Todd Milliner announces another live sketch show to open next month- with Nathan returning as a writer and actor for the 8th time!

Thursday, June 11th, 2015: "The Exceptional Childhood Center" opens at The Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood. 

Thursday, May 28th, 2015: Nathan officially joins the cast of "The Exceptional Childhood Center" as part of The Blank Theatre's Young Playwrights' Festival! Directed by the amazing April Webster, "The Exceptional Childhood Center" marks Nathan's return to the stage after a short absence. Feels like home!

Monday, April 13th, 2015: Working with Celebration, Nathan writes the script for the first ever Los Angeles Stage Raw Awards- which plays successfully to a completely sold out house at the Los Angeles Theatre Center.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014: Nathan is appointed to take over as Literary Director of one of Los Angeles's premiere theatre companies, Celebration Theatre.

Sunday, September 7, 2014: In addition to being nominated for Best Production Design, Best Sound Design and Best Cinematograpy, Threshold takes home Best Editing at the Los Angeles 2014 48 hour Film Project.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014: Threshold, the newest 48 Hour Film Project production by Nathan, Nick Peet and Co. wins a 48 Hour Film Project Audience Award for favorite film.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014: Endless Love is chosen to be a Featured Film in's 5am Film Series.  #2NightStand is happy that Endless Love is still making waves almost 2 years later! 

Friday, August 1, - Sunday, August 3rd, 2014: Nathan re-teams with Hazy Mills's Nicholas Peet, Sound Wizard Nick Cochran and Composer Extraordinaire Morgan Johnson to enter another short film into the 48 Hour Film Project in Los Angeles.  Stay tuned for more details! 

Friday, June 20, 2014: Nathan joins friend and collaborator Mike C. Manning to film a guest star on the online series Youthful Daze

Sunday, June 15, 2014: Nathan returns to the improv stage with Bobby Quinn Rice, Mike Tauzin and other talented actors at Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank.

Saturday and Sunday, February 22-23, 2014: Nathan begins filming on a new internet project Hipsterama with writer/director Phil Buiser and actors Jeremy Glazer and Zibby Allen.

Thursday, February 6, 2014: Bloomers nominated for 6 awards at the 5th Annual Indie Web Series Awards, including Best Comedic Ensemble.  

Sunday, February 3, 2014: Bloomers, featuring Nathan as series regular "Ross," surpasses one million views on the internet! This is a huge moment for the quirky online hit.


Saturday, January 12, 2014: Nathan was directed by A-list director Brett Ratner, alongside Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria and celebrity chef Michael Symon, in Frito-Lay's national "Do Us A Flavor" Campaign. Nathan was a principal role representing the national flavor finalist, "Chicken and Waffles."

Friday, November 1, 2013: Nathan filmed his second episode of TV Land's Hot In Cleveland- officially marking his first network television recurring character!

Sunday, September 22, 2013: Nathan filmed a hilarious supporting role in Bramble Arch's new independent feature The Amateur.  Contribute to The Amateur's Funding Campaign so the film can be seen in a theatre near you!

Saturday, July 27, 2013: Nathan closes the hysterical, sold-out run of Todd Milliner's live sketch comedy show Kim Jong Fun. 

November, 2011: Nathan fulfills a life-long ambition by booking his first sitcom appearance with the legendary Betty White and shares the screen with the immensely talented Jane Leeves, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Joe Jonas (The Jonas Brothers) on "Hot In Cleveland."

September, 2011: Nathan films his first Top Of Show Guest Star on another CBS series, CSI: New York alongside Sela Ward and Parker Young.

August, 2011: Nathan books and films his third and biggest national commercial campaign yet for COORS LIGHT, alongside NFL coach Dennis Green

May, 2010: Nathan books and films his second national commercial for COMCAST, alongside the star of NBC's hit show Chuck Zachary Levi

October, 2007: Nathan films his second network television appearance, this time on the most-watched show on TV- CBS's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. As if this wasn't enough of an honor, Nathan was hand-selected and directed by guest director, Academy Award-winner William Friedkin! A definitive moment in Nathan's career.

March, 2007: Nathan books and films his first national commercial for MOTOROLA!

November, 2006: Nathan films his network television debut in The CW's Veronica Mars, alongside Kristen Bell, Adam Rose and Richard Keith