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Jeff Bowen is a multi-talented performer who has made a name for himself in the world of theater, film, and television. Born on August 30, 1971, in Baltimore, Maryland, Jeff grew up with a passion for the arts. He attended college at Stetson University in Florida, where he studied theater and music.

After college, Jeff moved to New York City to pursue a career in the arts. He worked odd jobs to make ends meet while auditioning for various productions. In 1999, Jeff met Hunter Bell, and the two began collaborating on a musical called "Title of Show." The show was a hit and premiered at the New York Musical Theatre Festival in 2004.
"Title of Show" was a meta-musical about two struggling writers trying to create a musical to submit to the New York Musical Theatre Festival. The show was a critical and commercial success, and it was eventually picked up for a Broadway run in 2008. Jeff and Hunter starred in the show, and Jeff also served as the show's composer and lyricist.
After the success of "Title of Show," Jeff continued to work in the theater world. He wrote the music and lyrics for the off-Broadway musical "Now. Here. This." with Hunter Bell and the cast of "Title of Show." The show premiered in 2012 at the Vineyard Theatre.
In addition to his work in theater, Jeff has also made appearances in film and television. He had a small role in the 2008 film "The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning" and appeared in the TV series "The Big C" in 2012.
Jeff has also worked in the music industry. He wrote the music and lyrics for the song "A Way Back to Then," which was featured in "Title of Show" and has since become a popular audition song for musical theater performers. He has also written music for various other projects, including the off-Broadway musical "Now. Here. This."
Most recently, Jeff has been working on a new musical called "Other World." The show is a collaboration with Ann McNamee and is described as a "sci-fi adventure musical." The show had a workshop production in 2018 and is currently in development.

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[West End]

Vineyard Theatre Production, 2012

Original Broadway Production, 2008

Broadway Revival Production, 2006
A Dogette

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006


[New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2004



Jeff Bowen Awards and Nominations

Obie Awards - 2006 - Special Citations

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Hedgerow Theatre Partners With Mauckingbird Theatre Company On Reimagined A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Shakespeare’s whimsical tale of young love and mischievous fairies gets a reimagined look this summer in Delaware County as Hedgerow Theatre partners with Mauckingbird Theatre Company.
The Inspired Acting Company Announces A DOLL'S HOUSE, And More for Second Season Lineup

The Inspired Acting Company has announced its second season, featuring a dynamic mix of plays and a musical, following six critically acclaimed productions, the company is set to deliver another year of theatrical experiences.
Cast Set For [TITLE OF SHOW] at Phoenix Arts Club

The cast has been announced for the London production of Tony-nominated Broadway hit [title of show] by Hunter Bell and Jeff Bowen. Performances are on Tue 2 July and Wed 3 July 2024 at Phoenix Arts Club.
[TITLE OF SHOW] To Play Two More Performances At Phoenix Arts Club This July

Catch the Tony Award-nominated musical at Phoenix Arts Club in London for a one-night-only event this July. Two extra shows added due to popular demand.
[TITLE OF SHOW] Will Return to London in July

A one night only production of the Tony-nominated Broadway hit ‘[title of show]’ by Hunter Bell and Jeff Bowen will be performed this July.
Chris Cooper And Cast Present 'Sublime' Version of [title of show] at MTSU

Cooper’s clear and focused direction of [title of show] ensures that the action that transpires over the course of 90-plus minutes holds your attention, reminds you of people you know and delivers a pretty spot-on depiction of what real life is all about. With the able assistance of musical director Angela Tipps (the only non-student involved in the production, except for the professors who serve as mentors of the student-led creative team and production crew) and choreographer Paige Lovell (who provides the quartet of actors some fancy footwork that enlivens the proceedings), Cooper and his ideally cast quartet of actors, in this critic’s estimation, deliver the goods and then some.
Previews: ROXY'S DOWNTOWN ANNOUNCES THEIR 2024-25 SEASON! at Roxy's Downtown

Roxy's Downtown Artistic Director Rick Bumgardner announced the highly anticipated 2024/25 season today, bringing cutting-edge theater to the heart of the country. Roxy’s has introduced audiences to innovative new works since 2014 and this season is no exception.
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld August 30th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is August 30, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours: 
Video: Celebrate 15 Years of [title of show]

15 years ago, on July 17, 2008, [title of show] opened on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre. Check out some video highlights from the show's journey to Broadway!
RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Star Olivia Lux and More Will Lead RENT at Paper Mill Playhouse

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for Rent by Jonathan Larson, directed by Zi Alikhan (Resident Director of Hamilton) and choreographed by Steph Paul (New York Theatre Workshop: How to Defend Yourself). Learn more about who is starring, and how to get tickets here!
Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen & Ann McNamee's OTHER WORLD To Have Staged Reading This Week

OTHER WORLD, a new musical with an original score and story by Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen and Ann McNamee will present invite-only staged readings on Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17.
[TITLE OF SHOW] Opens At Spotlighters January 20

Spotlighters Theatre presents [title of show] featuring music & lyrics by Jeff Bowen, book by Hunter Bell, and directed by Stephen Foreman.
Photos: First look at Ohio University Lancaster Theatre Department's [TITLE OF SHOW]

for submissions is a mere three weeks away. With nothing to lose, the pair decides to try to create something new with the help of their friends. Nominee for a 2009 Tony Award and Best Book of a Musical. '[title of show] is, above all, a love letter to the musical theatre -- a uniquely American art form -- and to the joy of collaboration.' Adult language and themes. Music and Lyrics by Jeff Bowen, Book by Hunter Bell. Producer, Musical Director - A. Victor Jones, Vocal Music Director - A Victor Jones, Additional staging and blocking - Abby Reeves, Lighting Designer - Dale Harris, Set Design - Ethan Mauger, Stage Manager - Emily Bartholic, Lighting and Sound Boards - Emma Clement and Eliojah Boggs. Cast: Jeff, a composer/lyricist - Ethan Mauger, Hunter, a book writer - Hunter Allen, Susan, their actor friend - Emily Bartholic, Heidi, their actor friend - Abby Reeves, Larry, their pianist - A Victor Jones. Performances are Nov. 3 - 7, 2022 at the Wagner Theatre | Brasee Hall, Ohio University Lancaster, 1570 Granville Pike Lancaster, OH 43130. For tickets or more information, visit:
Frédéric Sonntag's GEORGE KAPLAN Will Make New York Premiere at The New Ohio

The Bridge Production Group (Max Hunter, Artistic Director) will present the New York Premiere of Frédéric Sonntag’s George Kaplan with an English Translation by Samuel Buggeln (Cherry Arts), directed by Max Hunter ([title of show] at Brooklyn Navy Yards; See You at The New Ohio). The production will run November 15-December 3 at The New Ohio (154 Christopher Street New York, NY 10014). 
Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for New ANNIE National Tour

Leapin’ Lizards! The full cast and creative team has been announced for the all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award®-winning musical ANNIE. In the title role of Annie is Ellie Pulsifer, a 12-year-old actress from South Florida, making her tour debut. 
Amas Musical Theatre Lab Will Present Staged Readings Of 'MĀYĀ - A New Musical in August

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of MĀYĀ, a new musical, with book and music by Eric Sorrels and book and lyrics by Cheeyang Ng.
2 Weekends, 4 Actors, Countless Laughs!

Special Offer - 2 weekends 4 actors Countless Laughs
Sunday Morning Michael Dale: They're Over The Moon For Idina Menzel in Which Way To The Stage

Musical theatre fandom and body image issues in Ana Nogueira's hilarious and touching Which Way To The Stage. Also, Clubbed Thumb's Summerworks commences with Trish Harnetiaux's fun and offbeat California and jazz favorite Nancy Harrow scores a pair of Russian classics.
BWW Review: OTHER WORLD at Delaware Theatre Company

Will the new musical OTHER WORLD continue in IRL after its premiere at Delaware Theatre Company? I sure hope so!
BWW Feature: Another Look Inside OTHER WORLD at Delaware Theater Company

Here are my initial thoughts on the new original work by Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen and Ann McNamee.


How many Broadway shows has Jeff Bowen been in?

Jeff Bowen has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Jeff Bowen been in?

Jeff Bowen has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Jeff Bowen's first West End show?

Jeff Bowen's first West End show was [title of show] which opened in 2013

What awards has Jeff Bowen been nominated for?

Jeff Bowen has been nominated for Special Citations at the Obie Awards for the musical [title of show].

What awards has Jeff Bowen won?

Jeff Bowen has won Special Citations (Obie Awards) for [title of show].

How many shows has Jeff Bowen written?

Jeff Bowen has written 3 shows including [title of show] (Composer), Now. Here. This. (Lyricist), Other World (Composer/Lyricist).

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