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Jennifer Skura Boutell

Jennifer is an American-born published writer, an experienced actor, theatremaker, and teaching artist who has collaborated on stage and screen for over 35 years with some fine, fine folks including the upcoming FADlab at The Windmill Arts Center and Atlanta's Some Bodies Theatre Collective. She was born and raised in Texas, moved to California, started a family in New York, and lives with them in Georgia. BFA/AEA/SAG-AFTRA/HRC/MFA/DG


Review: EVERYBODY at The Alliance
September 25, 2022

What did our critic think of EVERYBODY at The Alliance?Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's EVERYBODY is a beautiful reminder that in the end, even with your faculties about you, your deeds and your love are all that go with you to the grave—that is, if you can manage to accept them.

Review: Sex Crimes Discovered at Local Theater - in THE OUTRAGE MACHINE by Daniel Carter Brown at West End Performing Arts Center
August 21, 2022

What did our critic think of THE OUTRAGE MACHINE BY DANIEL CARTER BROWN at West End Performing Arts Center?

BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE at City Springs At Byers Theater
May 16, 2022

City Springs Theatre Company presents THE COLOR PURPLE Directed by Kamilah Long is based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture. This musical about love plays May 6 - 22, 2022 in the Byers Theatre at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center. THE COLOR PURPLE was adapted for the stage by Pulitzer Prize and Tony® Award winner Marsha Norman, with music and lyrics by Grammy® Award winners Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray.

BWW Review: BINA'S SIX APPLES at The Alliance Theatre
March 30, 2022

The Children's Theatre Company and Alliance Theatre's World Premiere Co-Production of Lloyd Suh's BINA'S SIX APPLES directed by Eric Ting runs on The Coca-Cola Stage through March 27th, 2022.

BWW Review: TONI STONE at The Alliance
February 26, 2022

A co-production with Milwaukee Repertory Theater on the Coca-Cola Stage until February 27, 2022, Alliance Theatre shares that TONI STONE is considered 'the 'Best New Play of 2019' by The Wall Street Journal,' and 'is a funny and fascinating story of race, gender, and raw ambition… and an unheralded superstar you’ll never forget.' 

BWW Review: TOOTSIE at Fox Theater
February 6, 2022

A New Musical About Making a New Musical #TootsieATL #BroadwayAtlanta #atthefox

December 17, 2021

DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL played to a delighted Atlanta audience for ten performances at the Fox Theatre earlier this month as part of the Broadway in Atlanta's 40th Anniversary Season. The New York Times describes the show as “100 times better than any bedtime story,” and has been enchanting adults and children alike. “We’re greatly optimistic about the return of Broadway to the city of Atlanta and thrilled to share the news that shows previously announced for the 40th Anniversary season will remain available to patrons under a revised schedule,” said Vice President of Broadway in Atlanta Russ Belin. And for that, Atlanta thanks you.

BWW Review: BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at Theatrical Outfit Keeps Us Guessing
December 6, 2021

Theatrical Outfit’s production of Ken Ludwig’s BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY (directed by Shannon Eubanks) is a fast-pace and humorous play that takes audiences from England’s Baker Street to the haunted Dartmoor.

BWW Review: HANDS UP at The Alliance
October 31, 2021

HANDS UP features individual monologues written by seven Black playwrights and expresses them through the creative compositions made by an ensemble cast. HANDS UP is co-directed by Spelman Professor Keith Arthur Bolden and Spelman Alumna and former Alliance Spelman Fellow Alexis Woodard. Woodard and Bolden worked on productions of HANDS UP previously as student and professor at Spelman College and beyond.

BWW Review: THE BLUEST EYE at Synchronicity Theatre
October 22, 2021

In Owolabi's production of THE BLUEST EYE at Synchronicity Theatre, Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, Award-winning American Playwright Lydia R. Diamond, and Pecola Breedlove, the novel’s protagonist, seem to share a mutual legacy—this significance adds magnetism of this production, to say the least. 

BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Shakespeare Tavern
September 4, 2021

Shakespeare’s infamous four-plot adventure is braided with precision by Laura Cole’s thoughtful and expertly timed hands. With festive, personality-invoking costumes, clever fight choreography, and astute music/sound design, the double, sometimes triple duty, cast is more than adept at switching in and out of characters.