Jenny Stafford

Her  Jenny Stafford is an award-winning playwright, bookwriter, and lyricist.  Her works include Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour (Broadway/Hamburg), The Homefront (Village Theatre Originals, Beta Series), Extended Stay (Florida Festival of New Musicals, Rhinebeck Writer’s Retreat), Prodigy (CCU, CDP, Two Rivers, Indiana University), The Artist and the Scientist (CAP21), Awakening, Beating a Dead Horse (Bloomington Playwrights Project), Secret Hour (Prologue Theatre, Capital Repertory Theatre), Some Kind of Weasel (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), and Color Inside the Lines (Denver Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe).  Her work has been featured at Lincoln Center, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Joe’s Pub, Ars Nova, 54 Below, Prospect Theatre, Barrington Stage, and elsewhere. Awards include the 2017 Reva Shiner Comedy Award, two ASCAP Plus Awards, Best Solo Show (Denver Fringe), two-time finalist status for the Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre, the Yale Institute for Music Theatre, the Eugene O’Neill Musical Theatre Conference, and the Ronald M. Ruble New Play Competition, the McLean Playwriting Competition, and the Paulette Goddard Award. Artist in Residence at the Rhinebeck Writer’s Retreat, Goodspeed Musicals, Johnny Mercer Writers Colony. Dramatists Guild member; MFA NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. www.jennystafford.net  

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