Artists

(Playwright) Plays include GOD’S EAR and CAUSE FOR ALARM. GOD’S EAR was produced in New York by New Georges and Vineyard Theatre, also directed by Anne Kauffman. GOD’S EAR has been produced nationally and internationally from Lisbon, Portugal to Boise, Idaho to Sydney, Australia. Jenny is the 2012 recipient of the Frederick Loewe Award for Musical Theatre for the development of her musical IOWA, which she is writing with composer Todd Almond. Other awards and honors include the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Benjamin H. Danks Award in Drama, a Kesselring honor, two grants from Lincoln Center’s Lecomte du Nuoy Foundation, and Soho Rep’s Dorothy Strelsin Playwriting Fellowship. Additionally, both GOD’S EAR and SOMEWHERE FUN were finalists for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Jenny co-chairs the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab with director Ken Rus Schmoll. Ken directed her play CAUSE FOR ALARM at the New York Fringe Festival way back when. Jenny received an MFA in Theatre Directing from Columbia University, is a graduate of Juilliard’s playwriting program, and a member of New Dramatists.

 

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