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Broadway: Come From Away (Tony Nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical), If/Then, Chaplin, High Fidelity, Urban Cowboy(Outer Critics Circle Award nomination). Off-Broadway: Beebo Brinker, Lucky Guy, Slut, Closer Than Ever. Regional: Annie Get Your Gun (Pittsburgh CLO); Peter Pan (Sacramento Music Circus); Side Show(Kennedy Center). TV: The Code, Feed The Beast, Elementary, All My Children, The Good Wife, Rescue Me. Film: Uncertainty (Joseph Gordon-Levitt). MFA Acting, UC Irvine.

Jenn Colella Photos


Public Theater World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Carrie Catt

Carrie Catt

Abingdon Theatre Company & New York City Children's Theater Reading, 2021

Quintessence of Dust Theatre Company Immersive Production, 2019

All-Female Staged Reading, 2018

Original Broadway Production, 2017



[Washington, DC (Regional)]
Ford's Theater Production, 2016

Original Broadway Production, 2014

Original Broadway Production, 2012
Hedda Hopper

York Theatre Company Production, 2012

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Chicky Lay

Beebo Brinker

Original Broadway Production, 2006

[San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2006

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005


[New York]
World Premiere, 2004

Original Broadway Production, 2003

[New York]
Workshop, 2005

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Jenn Colella, Stella Katherine Cole, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. Check out the lineup here!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 21st, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 21, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours: 

Birdland to Present AMANDA GREEN & FRIENDS Featuring Jenn Colella, Jarrod Spector, Jade Jones & More

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present two-time Tony-nominated and Grammy-nominated songwriter and performer Amanda Green on Monday, October 9 at 7:00 PM.

Zachary Noah Piser Departs TIANANMEN Musical at Phoenix Theatre Company

Zachary Noah Piser has revealed that he has withdrawn from the previously announced Tiananmen musical, set to play at the Phoenix Theatre Company in October.

Nederlander Will Bring Broadway Concert to China With Jenn Colella, Keri René Fuller, Joseph Morales, and Zachary Piser

Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment is set to present Next Stop Broadway, a five-city concert tour across China featuring some of Broadway’s biggest stars and new Broadway classics.

Katharine McPhee, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Burns & More Join WILD ABOUT YOU World Premiere Recording

Get all the details on the star-studded cast of the world premiere recording of WILD ABOUT YOU, featuring Katharine McPhee, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Burns, and more. Find out the release date and be the first to listen to this highly anticipated recording.

BROADWAY BARFLY Will Play 54 Below September 6th

If you love Broadway and a great cocktail, then Broadway Barfly is the show for you!

Jenn Colella to Bring Back PRIDE Show for Encore Performance at 54 Below

Join Broadway star Jenn Colella at 54 Below for an unforgettable encore performance of her acclaimed PRIDE Show. Get all the details about dates, ticket availability, and more. Don't miss this limited engagement event that celebrates inclusivity and the power of music.

Shaina Taub �¿with Special Guests Nikki M. James and Jenn Colella to Perform at Bryant Park Picnic Performances

Join Shaina Taub, along with special guests Nikki M. James and Jenn Colella, for a captivating performance at Bryant Park Picnic Performances. Experience an evening of live music in the heart of New York City's iconic park. Don't miss this star-studded event filled with old favorites, new songs, and original compositions.

Video: Watch Highlights from BroadwayWorld's 20th Anniversary Concert Celebration at Sony Hall

On May 21 of this year, BroadwayWorld threw a big party at Sony Hall in the heart of the theatre district, celebrating our 20th anniversary year online and in the community. It's an evening that I won't soon forget, and it all benefitted our longtime friends and collaborators at Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. And the venue itself, Sony Hall, couldn't have been nicer to us or more cooperative. 


BroadwayCon has revealed the lineup for its First Look, treating attendees to an exclusive showcase of performances from some of the newest and most talked-about shows of the season.

Photos: Inside Alex Edelman's JUST FOR US Opening Night Celebration

Check out photos from the opening night celebration of Alex Edelman's Just For Us!

Review: JENN COLELLA - OUT AND PROUD at Feinstein's At The Nikko

What did our critic think of JENN COLELLA - OUT AND PROUD at Feinstein's At The Nikko?

Photos: Laura Benanti, Micaela Diamond And More Turn Out For Alex Edelman's JUST FOR US Broadway Opening Night

Check out all-star portraits captured at opening night of Alex Edelman's JUST FOR US on Broadway! Joining Edelman to celebrate his Broadway debut on June 26 at the Hudson Theatre were Laura Benanti, Micaela Diamond, Mike Birbiglia, Busy Philipps, Rachel Brosnahan, Jeremy O. Harris and many more.

Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of Alex Edelman's JUST FOR US

Obie Award-winning writer & performer Alex Edelman is making his Broadway debut with his award-winning solo show JUST FOR US. Directed by Adam Brace, the show will play a limited engagement through Saturday, August 19, 2023, at the Hudson Theatre. Check out photos of the stars arriving at opening night!

Photos: Audible Celebrates Pride with Alison Bechdel's DYKES TO WATCH OUT FOR

Just last week in celebration of Pride Week, Audible presented a special one-night-only event, “Alison Bechdel’s Dykes to Watch Out For - One Night Stand,” at Minetta Lane Theatre. Check out photos from inside the big night!

Video: Watch Lea Salonga Perform 'Love Who You Love' at BROADWAY BACKWARDS

Watch Lea Salonga perform 'Love Who You Love' at Broadway Backwards 2023!

Interview: Catching Up with 2022 Jimmy Awards Winner Kendall Becerra

As the 96 new Jimmy Awards nominees continue their preparations for the 2023 ceremony, BroadwayWorld is checking in with 2022 winner Kendall Becerra to catch up on what she's been up to since her big win, as well as advice for this year's participants. 

Lea Salonga, Alex Newell, Joaquina Kalukango & More Join WILD ABOUT YOU World Premiere Recording

The world premiere recording of WILD ABOUT YOU (formerly WITH(OUT) HER) will feature an all-star cast of Tony, Grammy and Emmy-winning artists. See who is featured, and learn when the recording will be released!

Stonewall Audio Experience to Feature Voices of J. Harrison Ghee, Jenn Colella, and More

Scan a QR code on your phone and hear the voices of Broadway actors, Tony Award-winner J. Harrison Ghee, Claybourne Elder, Rosa Gilmore, Conrad Ricamora, and Tony nominee Jenn Colella, as they speak life into the public art at Christopher Park.


Jenn Colella has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

Jenn Colella has not appeared in the West End

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Suffs , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Come From Away , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Come From Away Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Come From Away and Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Urban Cowboy .

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Come From Awayand Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Come From Away.

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