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Jane Milmore

 
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A role model to young women, Jane represented strength, intelligence, beauty, and success. She was one of the most often-produced playwrights in the world and the show-runner of over 300 hours of television comedy. Born March 25, 1955 in Laramie, Wyoming, to John E. Milmore and Joan Judge, Jane ... (read complete bio)
 
Jane Milmore Headshot

Bio:
A role model to young women, Jane represented strength, intelligence, beauty, and success. She was one of the most often-produced playwrights in the world and the show-runner of over 300 hours of television comedy. Born March 25, 1955 in Laramie, Wyoming, to John E. Milmore and Joan Judge, Jane ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Ruth

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Associate Producer

Writing

Playwright
Playwright

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Ruth

Productions

Associate Producer

Writing
Playwright
Playwright

Jane Milmore Biography

A role model to young women, Jane represented strength, intelligence, beauty, and success. She was one of the most often-produced playwrights in the world and the show-runner of over 300 hours of television comedy.

Born March 25, 1955 in Laramie, Wyoming, to John E. Milmore and Joan Judge, Jane spent her childhood in Brooklyn, NY, and graduated from Keansburg High School in Keansburg, New Jersey. She eventually made Rumson, New Jersey her home, as well as Beverly Hills and Westlake Village, California. Known for her sense of humor, great parties, incredible style, and love of all things Irish; her great joy was debuting new plays with her Van Zandt/Milmore Unofficial Rep Company in her beloved state of New Jersey. Jane was adored by all who knew her.

Jane found her biggest success behind the footlights writing with partner Billy Van Zandt. The New York Times called the pair "masters of modern farce." Their twenty-three plays, including the summer stock staple LOVE SEX AND THE I.R.S. and the Off-Broadway comedies YOU'VE GOT HATE MAIL, DROP DEAD! and THE BOOMER BOYS MUSICAL, are published with Samuel French and performed in thousands of theaters around the globe.


Writing for television, Jane created and developed shows for Brooke Shields, Don Rickles, Olympia Dukakis, and the Wayans Bros., and wrote and produced for Bob Newhart, DL Hughley, Jamie Lee Curtis, Richard Lewis, John Goodman, Andrew Dice Clay, and Martin Lawrence, among many others. She won an Emmy nomination for I LOVE LUCY: THE VERY FIRST SHOW, a People's Choice Award and NAACP Image Award for MARTIN, and a Prism Award for THE HUGHLEYS.

Honored by the New Jersey State Senate and General Assembly as a "role model with a standard of excellence toward which others may strive," Jane also received the Clara Barton Humanitarian Award from the Red Cross for community service. In addition, the Van Zandt/Milmore Scholarship at Brookdale Community College has given over twenty theater students a college education.




Jane Milmore News

Majestic Presents LOVE, SEX, & THE IRS Photo Majestic Presents LOVE, SEX, & THE IRS
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2022

Enjoy the comedy Love Sex and the IRS by Billy Van Zandt, Jane Milmore presented by The Majestic Theatre on April 8 - 10!

THE BOOMER BOYS MUSICAL Comes To The Ridgefield Playhouse In April Photo THE BOOMER BOYS MUSICAL Comes To The Ridgefield Playhouse In April
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022

A fun-loving “fat pack” of middle-aged men who realize the best way to deal with getting older is to laugh about it with your friends, will take the stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 8pm. The Boomer Boys Musical navigates everything from the depths of expanding waistlines to the heights of Viagra in their hilarious musical, part of the Teed & Brown Broadway & Cabaret Series.

THE BOOMER BOYS MUSICAL Arrives February 2022 At The Palm Springs Cultural Center  Photo THE BOOMER BOYS MUSICAL Arrives February 2022 At The Palm Springs Cultural Center 
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2022

“The Boomer Boys Musical” arrives at The Palm Springs Cultural  Center for five performances on February 11, 12, and 13, 2022, for a hilarious night of songs, jokes, and stories about what happens to men when they reach a “certain age.” Lyrics are by BillyVan Zandt and Jane Milmore, music is by Wayland Pickard. The evening is produced  by Scott Stander.  

Billy Van Zandt's New Memoir Takes an Insider Look at Making Sitcoms Photo Billy Van Zandt's New Memoir Takes an Insider Look at Making Sitcoms
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2020

A behind the scenes memoir from Emmy-nominated writer/producer/playwright Billy Van Zandt and his years making America's favorite (and not so favorite) sit-coms will be published on June 2, 2020.

Billy Van Zandt's New Memoir Takes an Insider Look At Making America's Favorite (And  Photo Billy Van Zandt's New Memoir Takes an Insider Look At Making America's Favorite (And Not So Favorite) Sitcoms
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2020

A behind the scenes memoir from Emmy-nominated writer/producer/playwright Billy Van Zandt and his years making America's favorite (and not so favorite) sit-coms will be published on June 2, 2020.

Playwright Jane Milmore Has Passed Away Photo Playwright Jane Milmore Has Passed Away
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2020

Emmy-nominated, People's Choice award-winning producer-actress-playwright passed away from a fifteen month battle with pancreatic cancer in Los Angeles, California, on February 4, 2020, surrounded by family and friends. She was 64 years old.

A New Musical Revue THE BOOMER BOYS is Coming to Arlington's Regent Theatre Photo A New Musical Revue THE BOOMER BOYS is Coming to Arlington's Regent Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2019

A new musical comedy revue The Boomer Boys will perform at the Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St. in Arlington on Saturday, November 23 at 8 p.m. In this hilarious musical revue, a fun-loving 'fat pack' (Jeff Babey, Tom Frascatore, Gary Shaffer, Billy Van Zandt) of middle-aged men realize that the best way to deal with getting older is to laugh about it with your friends.

THE BOOMER BOYS Announces Fall Dates Photo THE BOOMER BOYS Announces Fall Dates
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2019

Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore's new musical comedy revue a?oeThe Boomer Boysa?? will play two performances at McCoole's Arts and Events Place in Quakertown, PA on November 9 as part of its Northeast Tour. Other dates include McLoone's Supper Club in Asbury Park, NJ on November 10 and the Regent Theatre in Arlington, MA on November 23.

BWW Review: LOVE, SEX AND THE IRS is a Must-See Hoot. Photo BWW Review: LOVE, SEX AND THE IRS is a Must-See Hoot.
by Audrey Liebross - Apr 8, 2019

Desert Theatreworks' (DTW's) encore presentation of Billy Van Zandt's and Jane Milmore's LOVE, SEX AND THE I.R.S. is a riotous farce with fabulous acting, brilliant direction, exquisite comic timing, and nonstop laughs - an evening of fun not to be missed.

BWW Review: An Enchanted Evening at Desert Threatreworks Photo BWW Review: An Enchanted Evening at Desert Threatreworks
by Audrey Liebross - Feb 11, 2019

A fun-filled evening of song, filled with favorites by Rodgers and Hammerstein, awaits those who attend Desert Theatreworks' cabaret-style concert, SOME ENCHANTED EVENING. 


Jane Milmore Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jane Milmore written?
Jane Milmore has written 2 shows including Silent Laughter (Playwright), You've Got Hate Mail (Playwright).