Joshua Aaron Weinstein
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Joshua Aaron Weinstein (born October 28, 1976) is a writer, filmmaker and musician.
Weinstein attended Wootton High School and received his Bachelor's degree from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. He completed is Master's degree in playwriting at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.
His film production company, WCProductions, established in 2005, has short over a dozen short films, music video and promos, along with an original comedy series, It's Madeline Long. Weinstein is also the Executive Director and Resident Playwright for LiveWire Chicago Theatre.
During LiveWire's 2008-09 season, Weinstein directed the Chicago Premiere of Eric Bogosian's Red Angel  along with two short plays as part of VisionFest 2008; LiveWire presented an original comedy by Weinstein, Soldiers: The Desert Stand  directed by Glenn Proud as part of their 2007-08 season; during the 2006-07 season, he directed his own work, A/other Lover  for LiveWire as well as a one-act titled The Bout at the Abbie Hoffman Festival; LiveWire produced his adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie titled Night of Innocent Ganmes in 2006. LiveWire will present the World Premiere of Weinstein's original full-length drama, Lower Debt as part of their 2009-10 season.
Weinstein has played in various bands, included the travelling folk trio Patchouli, indie-rock band the pass out game from Fayetteville and The Bonedaddies a blues-rock band from Peoria. Weinstein recorded the album Visions with Patchouli in 2000 at Mr. Small's Funhouse in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.