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Anna K. Jacobs

 
Bio:
ANNA K. JACOBS wrote the music for POP! (3 CT Critics Circle Awards including Outstanding Production of a Musical; 7 Helen Hayes Award nominations including Outstanding Resident Musical), Stella and the Moon Man (Helpmann Award for Best Presentation for Children), and Harmony, Kansas (Diversionary ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
ANNA K. JACOBS wrote the music for POP! (3 CT Critics Circle Awards including Outstanding Production of a Musical; 7 Helen Hayes Award nominations including Outstanding Resident Musical), Stella and the Moon Man (Helpmann Award for Best Presentation for Children), and Harmony, Kansas (Diversionary ... (read complete bio)
 

Anna K. Jacobs Biography

ANNA K. JACOBS wrote the music for POP! (3 CT Critics Circle Awards including Outstanding Production of a Musical; 7 Helen Hayes Award nominations including Outstanding Resident Musical), Stella and the Moon Man (Helpmann Award for Best Presentation for Children), and Harmony, Kansas (Diversionary Theatre, 2012). Her shows have been developed and produced by Yale Rep and the Yale Institute for Music Theatre, Pittsburgh City Theatre, Studio Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company and Theatre of Image, Diversionary Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, the Penn State New Musical Theatre Festival, Singing On Stage Productions, and NYU (SCAN). She was a 2010-2011 Dramatists Guild Fellow and holds an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU-Tisch. www.annakjacobs.com




Anna K. Jacobs News

Jenn Colella, Gavin Creel, Marilyn Maye & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theat Photo Jenn Colella, Gavin Creel, Marilyn Maye & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 58th Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced its 2022 summer season, which features the return of some beloved in-person public events put on pause during the virtual and hybrid seasons of 2020 and 2021. 

New York Youth Symphony's Musical Theater Songwriting Students Showcase Their Work at Photo New York Youth Symphony's Musical Theater Songwriting Students Showcase Their Work at Joe's Pub
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2022

​​​​​​​A musical has to start somewhere. Whether it's the opening line of a song, or the first note that a pianist plays. It can be daunting for any young writer, but thanks to a program The New York Youth Symphony's Musical Theater Songwriting (MTS) Program, aspiring musical theater students now have a place to hone their craft.

Works & Process to Present FEDERAL HALL: THE DEMOCRACY PROJECT Photo Works & Process to Present FEDERAL HALL: THE DEMOCRACY PROJECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, has announced Federal Hall: The Democracy Project with Larissa FastHorse, Michael R. Jackson, and Bruce Norris on April 4, 2022 at 7:30pm at the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

New York Youth Symphony's Musical Theater Songwriting Program to Host Lawrence O'Keef Photo New York Youth Symphony's Musical Theater Songwriting Program to Host Lawrence O'Keefe Master Class
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2022

New York Youth Symphony's Musical Theater Songwriting Program (MTS) is pleased to host Laurence O'Keefe, award-winning composer, lyricist and screenwriter for Broadway, film and television in a masterclass at the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) on Tuesday, February 15th.

16th Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals Announced Photo 16th Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2022

Come in from the cold and check out what’s hot at the 16th Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals. The much-anticipated three-day festival of brand-new works returns to the Goodspeed campus after having been canceled in 2021 due to Covid-19. 

Photos: Ben Rappaport, Eli Bolin, Larry Hochman & More Celebrate Hanukkah at 54 Below Photo Photos: Ben Rappaport, Eli Bolin, Larry Hochman & More Celebrate Hanukkah at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2021

Last week on Sunday December 5th, Hanukkah was given the songbook it rightfully deserved as Feinstein's/54 Below premiered the Jewish holiday love letter, 54 Celebrates Hanukkah: A Festival Of Writers.

BWW Review: 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL OF WRITERS at Feinstein's/54 Below by  Photo BWW Review: 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL OF WRITERS at Feinstein's/54 Below by Guest Reviewer Ari Axelrod
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 9, 2021

Cabaret artist and Jewish activist Ari Axelrod lends his expertise in two areas to Broadway World Cabaret in a special holiday series of reviews by guest writers.

Adam Gwon, Mindi Dickstein, Matt Gould & More Will Lend Music To WITNESSES Readings Photo Adam Gwon, Mindi Dickstein, Matt Gould & More Will Lend Music To WITNESSES Readings
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 18, 2021

J. Scott Lapp directs the industry readings of the new musical with a book by Robert L. Freedman on November 20th at 4pm and November 21st at 2pm at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.

Larry Hochman, Eli Bolin and More to Take Part in 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL  Photo Larry Hochman, Eli Bolin and More to Take Part in 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL OF WRITERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

Have you ever thought that there are simply not enough Hanukkah songs? Wonder no more! Feinstein’s/54 Below will be showcasing some of the best Jewish musical theatre writers as they each present a brand new, original Hanukkah song.

November Christine, Carmel Dean and Madeline Myers Announced as Recipients of the Sixth Annual Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

hese prestigious grants, given to promising female musical theater composers, are presented in partnership with New York Stage and Film. Past recipients of the Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award include the composers Masi Asare, Julianne Wick Davis, Anna K. Jacobs, Rona Sidiqqui and Shaina Taub.

Anna K. Jacobs Videos

VIDEO: Anna K. Jacobs Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant VideoVIDEO: Anna K. Jacobs Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2020

2020 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Anna K. Jacobs accepts the grant with a virtual speech. In the speech, Jacobs shares what this grant means to her.

VIDEO: Okieriete Onaodowan Featured in NYFA Movie Musical Trailer VideoVIDEO: Okieriete Onaodowan Featured in NYFA Movie Musical Trailer
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2018

Okieriete Onaodowan is featured in a new movie musical from New York Film Academy titled Kaya: Taste of Paradise. Check out the trailer below!

VIDEO: Two-Time Tony Nominee Charlotte D'Amboise Featured In New York Film Academy Mo VideoVIDEO: Two-Time Tony Nominee Charlotte D'Amboise Featured In New York Film Academy Movie Musical
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2018

Broadway Veteran and Two-Time Tony Nominee Charlotte d'Amboise is featured in an original movie musical produced by New York Film Academy.  Have a first look at the trailer below!   

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Cooper Sings Carmel Dean and Anna K. Jacobs' 'Little Precious'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2013

Carmel Dean and Anna K. Jacobs are two great artists we are thrilled to feature on Cutting-Edge Composers Corner! Their song, 'Little Precious' was sung by Lilli Cooper at our concert at the Canal Room.

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Firehouse Theatre Project's POP!
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2013

This summer, Firehouse will present the sensation musical, POP! Who Shot Andy Warhol? with book and lyrics by Maggie-Kate Coleman and music by Anna K. Jacobs. POP! is an outrageous whodunit musical in which the famous-and infamous-residents of Warhol's legendary Factory all have motives to pull the trigger. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Anthony Rapp as Warhol - Behind the Scenes at City Theatre's POP!, PA
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2012

POP!, a new musical by Maggie-Kate Coleman and Anna K. Jacobs, directed by Brad Rouse and choreographed by Billy Porter is currently playing until May 19 at the City Theater Mainstage, 1300 Bingham St, Pittsburgh, PA. Check out this behind the scenes video featuring an interview with star Anthony Rapp who plays Andy Warhol plus and idea of what to expect from the music and dancing.

STAGE TUBE: POP! In Performance at the Yale Rep
by Robert Diamond - Dec 11, 2009

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE'S world premiere of POP!, with book and lyrics by Maggie-Kate Coleman and music by Anna K. Jacobs, directed by Mark Brokaw, is now playing through December 19 only.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek: Yale Rep's POP! - On Stage!
by Robert Diamond - Dec 1, 2009

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) will present the world premiere of POP!, a new musical with book and lyrics by Maggie-Kate Coleman and music by Anna K. Jacobs, directed by Mark Brokaw, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street), November 27-December 19, 2009. Opening Night is December 3.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek: Yale Rep's POP! - In Rehearsal
by Eddie Varley - Nov 29, 2009

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) will present the world premiere of POP!, a new musical with book and lyrics by Maggie-Kate Coleman and music by Anna K. Jacobs, directed by Mark Brokaw, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street), November 27-December 19, 2009. Opening Night is December 3.