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Jeff Whitty

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Henry Wriothesley/Player
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Paul Michael
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Titus

Productions

 
[West End, 2006] [Replacement]
Book[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2003] [Replacement]
Book[Replacement]

Writing

Playwright
Librettist
Original Bookwriter
Bookwriter

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Henry Wriothesley/Player

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Paul Michael

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Titus

Productions

[West End, 2006] [Replacement]
Book[Replacement]

[Broadway, 2003] [Replacement]
Book[Replacement]

Writing
Playwright
Librettist
Original Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Jeff Whitty Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Jeff Whitty, Head Over Heels
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Jeff Whitty, Bring It On: The Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Jeff Whitty, Avenue Q
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Book of a Musical Gold Star
Jeff Whitty, Avenue Q

Jeff Whitty News

MNM Theatre Company To Present AVENUE Q In April 2023 Photo MNM Theatre Company To Present AVENUE Q In April 2023
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2022

MNM Theatre Company has revealed that Avenue Q will be the third production the award-winning company will present during their 2022 – 2023 Season.

Review: AVENUE Q at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts Photo Review: AVENUE Q at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts
by Andrea Stephenson - Jul 16, 2022

Avenue Q dives into some serious themes in a comedic manner. This production at DreamWrights is engaging and entertaining, inviting the audience to become part of life on Avenue Q. Visit Princeton and his friends by getting your tickets today.

Diversionary Theatre Announces 2022/2023 Season Featuring the American Premiere of TH Photo Diversionary Theatre Announces 2022/2023 Season Featuring the American Premiere of THE HIGH TABLE and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2022

Diversionary Theatre has announced its 2022/2023 season: the legacy revival The Mystery of Irma Vep (December 2022), by Charles Ludlam and directed by Matt M. Morrow; the American Premiere of The High Table (February/March 2023), by Temi Wilkey, directed by Bibi Mama; and more.

University Of Arizona School Of Theatre, Film & Television Announces 2022/23 Theatre  Photo University Of Arizona School Of Theatre, Film & Television Announces 2022/23 Theatre Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022

A mythologically inspired play, two award-winning musicals, a world-premiere production of visual theatre, and the ultimate love story all feature in the 2022/23 theatre season presented by the University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television (TFTV).

Miami Theatre Works Launches Second Season With AVENUE Q Next Month Photo Miami Theatre Works Launches Second Season With AVENUE Q Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022

Miami's newest theater company, Miami Theatre Works, enters its second season with a performance of the brilliantly hilarious Tony Award winning musical comedy, “Avenue Q,” July 21-24, 2022, at the brand new Westchester Cultural Arts Center at Tropical Park.  

Last Chance - Save 25% at HEAD OVER HEELS Photo Last Chance - Save 25% at HEAD OVER HEELS
by - Jun 23, 2022

Special Offer - Last Chance - Save 25% at HEAD OVER HEELS

Save 25% at Slow Burn's HEAD OVER HEELS Photo Save 25% at Slow Burn's HEAD OVER HEELS
by Team BWW - Jun 22, 2022

Special Offer - Save 25% at Slow Burn's HEAD OVER HEELS

ZACH Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring the Regional Premiere of THE INHERI Photo ZACH Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring the Regional Premiere of THE INHERITANCE PART 2 & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

ZACH Theatre has announced the 2022–23 Season Mainstage and Family Series productions with a “Director’s Choice” musical to be announced at a later date.

BWW Review: HEAD OVER HEELS at The Gateway Photo BWW Review: HEAD OVER HEELS at The Gateway
by Melissa Giordano - Jun 10, 2022

What did our critic think of HEAD OVER HEELS at The Gateway? Happy Pride! June is starting off splendidly with The Gateway's wonderful incarnation of Head Over Heels. Running through June 26th, this Keith Andrews directed mounting boasts an extraordinary cast and the fun music of the Go-Go's. Not to mention they are using the same sets and costumes from the Broadway production. Indeed, this show should be on the list for your summer viewing.

Slow Burn Theatre Company to Stage HEAD OVER HEELS Photo Slow Burn Theatre Company to Stage HEAD OVER HEELS
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022

Slow Burn Theatre Company and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts invite audiences to Head Over Heels, the bold new musical comedy from the visionaries that rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, from June 10-26, 2022. The musical is presented by American National Bank and sponsored by the Josephine S. Leiser Foundation and Funding Arts Broward, Inc. (FAB!).  Set to the music of the iconic 1980’s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s and featuring a book by Jeff Whitty and adaptation by James Magruder, this laugh-out-loud love story is directed by Patrick Fitzwater.

Jeff Whitty Videos

Broadway Rewind: It's All Happening on Opening Night of BRING IT ON VideoBroadway Rewind: It's All Happening on Opening Night of BRING IT ON
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 25, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, for opening night of Bring It On. The show opened on August 1 at the St. James Theatre, where it played for 171 performances. 

Living Room Concerts: Fabian Aloise Breaks Down The BRING IT ON Choreography VideoLiving Room Concerts: Fabian Aloise Breaks Down The BRING IT ON Choreography
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Apr 10, 2020

Continuing our series of Living Room Concerts, the brilliant choreographer Fabian Aloise has a special treat: he's teaching us some of the moves from Bring It On: The Musical. Watch the video below!

VIDEO: First Clips of BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL Coming to Sydney's State Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Clips of BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL Coming to Sydney's State Theatre
by Paul Smith - Aug 27, 2019

It's All Happening! Get a first look at the Bring It On: The Musical tour coming to State Theatre for two weeks only!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At HEAD OVER HEELS At Actor's Express VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At HEAD OVER HEELS At Actor's Express
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2019

Actor's Express presents Head Over Heels direct from Broadway! Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney, Head Over Heels features the music of the iconic 80s band The Go-Go's, and was conceived by Jeff Whitty and Adapted by James Magruder.

TBT: BRING IT ON Enjoys The Trip on Opening Night! VideoTBT: BRING IT ON Enjoys The Trip on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 1, 2019

Ready? Ok! The Tony-winning musical adaptation of Bring It On officially opened at Broadway's St. James Theatre seven years ago! To celebrate the occasion, we're looking back at the show's opening night with its stars Taylor Louderman, Adrienne Warren, Ariana DeBose, Ryann Redmond, Kate Rockwell, and more! Enjoy the trip by checking out the video!

VIDEO: HEAD OVER HEELS Celebrates National Coming Out Day VideoVIDEO: HEAD OVER HEELS Celebrates National Coming Out Day
by Stage Tube - Oct 12, 2018

The cast of Broadway's Head Over Heels is celebrating National Coming Out Day with some words of wisdom, hope. and pride. Check out the talented troupe below spreading the love for National Coming Out Day!

VIDEO: Bonnie Milligan Talks Making Her Broadway Debut in HEAD OVER HEELS VideoVIDEO: Bonnie Milligan Talks Making Her Broadway Debut in HEAD OVER HEELS
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2018

Bonnie Milligan is making her Broadway debut in the new musical Head Over Heels. She recently chatted with CBS New York about the show and how it feels to star in it.

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of HEAD OVER HEELS Opening Night With Taylor Iman Jones VideoVIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of HEAD OVER HEELS Opening Night With Taylor Iman Jones
by Alan Henry - Jul 27, 2018

HEAD OVER HEELS officially opened last night at Broadway's Hudson Theatre! Go behind the scenes of the opening night performance and festivities in the video below from our Instagram Takeover as Taylor Iman Jones takes over the account to share the beat with BWW's followers!

VIDEO: The Go-Go's Talk HEAD OVER HEELS and How They Stay Relevant VideoVIDEO: The Go-Go's Talk HEAD OVER HEELS and How They Stay Relevant
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2018

The Go-Go's and their music have graced many a stage over the 30+ years they have been a band, but for the first time they can be heard on a Broadway stage! Though the band themselves are not appearing, the music of The Go-Go's can be heard in the new Broadway musical Head Over Heels.

VIDEO: The Cast of AVENUE Q Celebrates Their 15th Anniversary with a Special TODAY SH VideoVIDEO: The Cast of AVENUE Q Celebrates Their 15th Anniversary with a Special TODAY SHOW Performance
by Macon Prickett - Jul 18, 2018

In celebration of the Broadway musical's 15th anniversary, the cast of "Avenue Q" hits the plaza to sing a special a capella song they prepared just for TODAY.


Jeff Whitty Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jeff Whitty written?
Jeff Whitty has written 4 shows including Avenue Q (Bookwriter), The 24 Hour Plays 2004 (Playwright), Bring It On: The Musical (Librettist), Head Over Heels (Original Bookwriter).

What awards has Jeff Whitty been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Head Over Heels , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Bring It On: The Musical Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Avenue Q and Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Avenue Q .

What awards has Jeff Whitty won?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Avenue Qand Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Avenue Q.