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Jennifer Allen

 

Bio:
Jennifer has created two musicals with actor/composer Michael Gruber: "The Old Dead 5" and "Vegas Organic". They've had numerous readings through York Theatre. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2019
Shirley Simpkins
  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group Off-Broadway Premiere, 2018
Mary
Irene
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble
Marge (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Clara
Ensemble
Mama (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Myra (Understudy)
Wedding Dress Saleswoman (Understudy)
Pasha (Understudy)
Mrs. Halloran (Understudy)
Dolores (Understudy)
Caterer (Understudy)
Aggie Hurley (Understudy)
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2006
Ensemble
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2006
Rosalie
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Performer
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Mitz Foster
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001
Mitz Foster
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2000
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Belle (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Miss Adelaide [Replacement]
Martha [Replacement]
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 1993
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2019
Shirley Simpkins

  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group Off-Broadway Premiere, 2018
Mary

Irene

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble

Marge (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Clara

Ensemble

Mama (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Myra (Understudy)

Wedding Dress Saleswoman (Understudy)

Pasha (Understudy)

Mrs. Halloran (Understudy)

Dolores (Understudy)

Caterer (Understudy)

Aggie Hurley (Understudy)

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2006
Ensemble

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2006
Rosalie

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Performer

Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Mitz Foster

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001
Mitz Foster

  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2000
Performer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Belle (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Miss Adelaide [Replacement]

Martha [Replacement]

  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 1993
Performer

Jennifer Allen Biography

Jennifer has created two musicals with actor/composer Michael Gruber: "The Old Dead 5" and "Vegas Organic". They've had numerous readings through York Theatre.




Jennifer Allen News

Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, Akron Watson, Jennifer Allen, and More Will Lead SISTER ACT at  Photo Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, Akron Watson, Jennifer Allen, and More Will Lead SISTER ACT at Paper Mill Playhouse; Full Cast Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

The cast will feature Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Paper Mill Debut, Smokey Joe's Cafe Off-Broadway) as Deloris Van Cartier, Akron Watson (Paper Mill Debut, The Color Purple on Broadway) as Curtis, Jennifer Allen (Carnival at Paper Mill, The Bridges of Madison County on Broadway) as Mother Superior, and more!

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of KIMBERLY AKIMBO at Atlantic Theater Company Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of KIMBERLY AKIMBO at Atlantic Theater Company
by Bruce Glikas - Dec 9, 2021

Atlantic Theater Company's world premiere musical Kimberly Akimbo opened just last night  for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 26th, 2021, Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). The new musical features book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire, music by Tony Award-winner Jeanine Tesori, based on the critically acclaimed play of the same name by David Lindsay-Abaire, choreography by Danny Mefford, and direction by Jessica Stone

THE 9th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SING ALONG Moves Online Photo THE 9th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SING ALONG Moves Online
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2020

The CHRISTMAS SING ALONG show, a live Upper West Side holiday favorite held annually at the historic Broadway Presbyterian Church at W114th and Broadway, moves online this year. Celebrating the holidays with music, dance, humor and art along with personal stories of holidays near and far, from recent and long ago-the show aims to gather us together, once again.

The York Theatre Company Presents ROADSIDE Panel With Tom Jones Photo The York Theatre Company Presents ROADSIDE Panel With Tom Jones
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020

The York Theatre Company tonight, November 23 at 7pm will present a Roadside panel with legendary lyricist/librettist Tom Jones, and more. Join them as they revisit Uncle Billy and his traveling tent show on a Wild West adventure in this pioneering musical that received its Off-Broadway premiere production in 2001.

York Theatre Company to Host SHOW(+ TELL): ROADSIDE Panel Photo York Theatre Company to Host SHOW(+ TELL): ROADSIDE Panel
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 18, 2020

Join York Theatre Company for a special panel discussion on the musical Roadside to revisit Uncle Billy and his traveling tent show on a Wild West adventure in this pioneering show that received its Off-Broadway premiere production in 2001 and a 2012 Musicals in Mufti presentation at The York.

Line Up Set For 8th Annual Christmas Sing Along Photo Line Up Set For 8th Annual Christmas Sing Along
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2019

Haul out the holly at the 8th Annual CHRISTMAS SINGALONG on Sunday, December 8th at 5:30 PM. Held at the historic Broadway Presbyterian Church (NW corner of 114th ST and Broadway), the joyous 80 minute community event features the talents of Jennifer Allen (BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY), Thom Sesma (SWEENEY TODD), Ellen Harvey (PRESENT LAUGHTER), Branch Woodman (HELLO DOLLY), Robin Lyon (A CHORUS LINE), Jessica Leigh Brown (SPIDERMAN) and Pat McRoberts (LES MISERABLES) and LJ Ganser (actor, award winning voice over artist)

Line Up Set For 8th Annual Christmas Sing Along Photo Line Up Set For 8th Annual Christmas Sing Along
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2019

We need a little Christmas, now! Haul out the holly at the 8th Annual CHRISTMAS SINGALONG on Sunday, December 8th at 5:30 PM. Held at the historic Broadway Presbyterian Church (NW corner of 114th ST and Broadway), the joyous 80 minute community event features the talents of Jennifer Allen (BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY), Thom Sesma (SWEENEY TODD), Ellen Harvey (PRESENT LAUGHTER), Branch Woodman (HELLO DOLLY), Robin Lyon (A CHORUS LINE), Jessica Leigh Brown (SPIDERMAN) and Patrick McCormick (LES MISERABLES) and LJ Ganser.

BWW TV: Look Back at THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY To Celebrate World Photo Day! Photo BWW TV: Look Back at THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY To Celebrate World Photo Day!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2019

We're taking a look at the world inside a frame to celebrate World Photo Day with a look back at the Tony-winning musical The Bridges of Madison County, which focused on Francesca Johnson's relationship with a National Geographic photographer when he arrives in Iowa. Get a peek inside the show's Broadway rehearsals as stars Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale perform the show's song 'One Second and a Million Miles' with the video below!

BWW Review: We Cain't Say No to OKLAHOMA! at Broadway At Music Circus Photo BWW Review: We Cain't Say No to OKLAHOMA! at Broadway At Music Circus
by Courtney Symes - Jun 26, 2019

Oklahoma!, Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, is a cornerstone of American theatre. According to The New York Times, it 'changed the course of the Broadway musical.' Groundbreaking in its day of conception, it continues to resonate with audiences of all ages for its timeless music, strong characters, and sharp humor.

Photo Flash: OKLAHOMA at Broadway Music Circus Photo Photo Flash: OKLAHOMA at Broadway Music Circus
by Rebecca Russo - Jun 25, 2019

The 2019 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, the groundbreaking masterpiece Oklahoma!  The Pulitzer Prize winning musical, which The New York Times said "changed the course of the Broadway musical," runs Tuesday, June 25 through Sunday, June 30 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.

Jennifer Allen Videos

BWW TV: Look Back at THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY To Celebrate World Photo Day! VideoBWW TV: Look Back at THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY To Celebrate World Photo Day!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2019

We're taking a look at the world inside a frame to celebrate World Photo Day with a look back at the Tony-winning musical The Bridges of Madison County, which focused on Francesca Johnson's relationship with a National Geographic photographer when he arrives in Iowa. Get a peek inside the show's Broadway rehearsals as stars Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale perform the show's song 'One Second and a Million Miles' with the video below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Michael Urie & Company in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Michael Urie & Company in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 8, 2019

This week, New York City Center presents the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet).

BWW TV: Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES VideoBWW TV: Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by TV - Press Previews - May 4, 2019

Next week, New York City Center will present the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet).

BWW TV: Watch Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOE VideoBWW TV: Watch Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by TV - Press Previews - Apr 29, 2019

New York City Center will soon present the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet).

#TBT: BRIDGES Prepares to Bring Madison County To Broadway! Video#TBT: BRIDGES Prepares to Bring Madison County To Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 21, 2019

This week, the beloved Jason Robert Brown musical The Bridges of Madison County celebrates the fifth anniversary of its Broadway opening at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're throwing it back to the show's Broadway rehearsals with current Kiss Me Kate star Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale, and more singing the lush Tony Award winning score! Check out all of the footage below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Jill Paice Get Her Moment in a Scene from JERRY SPRINGER: THE VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Jill Paice Get Her Moment in a Scene from JERRY SPRINGER: THE OPERA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 20, 2018

The New Group is presenting the Off-Broadway premiere Jerry Springer - The Opera with Jennifer Allen, Florrie Bagel, Brandon Contreras, Sean Patrick Doyle, Bradley Greer, Luke Grooms, Nathaniel Hackmann, Billy Hepfinger, Justin Keyes, Beth Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth Loyacano, Tiffany Mann, Jill Paice, Kim Steele, Nichole Turner, Terrence Mann and Will Swenson. Jerry Springer - The Opera features Music by Richard Thomas and Book & Additional Lyrics by Stewart Lee and Richard Thomas, with Choreography by Chris Bailey. John Rando directs.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of 5th Avenue's THE LITTLE MERMAID - Diana Huey, Matthew Kacergis and More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2016

A spectacular new production of Disney's The Little Mermaid kicks off at The 5th Avenue Theatre this holiday season. Featuring the critically acclaimed work of Director Glenn Casale, this beloved tale of a young mermaid's coming-of-age adventure is told like never before.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of THE LITTLE MERMAID at 5th Avenue Theatre - Diana Huey, Matthew Kacergis, Jennifer Allen and More!
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2016

A spectacular new production of Disney's The Little Mermaid kicks off at The 5th Avenue Theatre this holiday season. Featuring the critically acclaimed work of Director Glenn Casale, this beloved tale of a young mermaid's coming-of-age adventure is told like never before.  BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Cast Send Holiday Love to Fans
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2013

The Bridges of Madison County begins previews on Friday, January 17, 2014 and opens on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). The complete casting includes Kelli O'Hara as Francesca Johnson, Steven Pasquale as Robert Kincaid, Hunter Foster as Bud Johnson, Cass Morgan as Marge, Michael X. Martin as Charlie, Caitlin Kinnunen as Carolyn,Derek Klena as Michael, as well as Whitney Bashor, Jennifer Allen, Ephie Aardema, Katie Klaus,Luke Markinovich, Aaron Ramey, Dan Sharkey, Tim Wright, Jessica Vosk, Charlie Franklin, andKevin Kern. The cast is currently in rehearsal, and they sent a special holiday message to fans in the video below!

BWW TV: Song Preview- Kelli O'Hara & Steven Pasquale Sing 'Before and After You' from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 22, 2013

The company recently met the press to perform select numbers from the new musical. Below, we bring you the full performance of 'Before and After You,' as performed by Steven Pasquale and Kelli O'Hara.


Jennifer Allen Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jennifer Allen been in?
Jennifer Allen has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Jennifer Allen been in?
Jennifer Allen has not appeared in the West End