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Jennifer Lee is the Academy Award-winning writer of Walt Disney Animation Studio's Frozen, which she also directed with Chris Buck. It became the #1 animated film of all time, worldwide. For her work on Frozen, Lee received numerous awards including a Golden Globe, a Critics Choice Award, a BAFTA Award and an Academy Award. Her Disney Animation career began as co-writer of the Oscar-nominated Wreck-It Ralph. She also wrote the screenplay for Disney's 2018 release A Wrinkle in Time. Currently, Lee is hard at work writing/directing Frozen 2.

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Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
Luisa [Replacement]

Jennifer Lee Productions

[US Tour, 2019]
[Broadway, 1999]
Associate Producer


Jennifer Lee Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Book of a Musical

Jennifer Lee, Frozen

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Jennifer Lee News

Disney's FROZEN, WAITRESS & More Set For La Mirada's 2024/2025 Season

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment have announced their 2024/2025 season of shows.

WISH Reaches 13.2 Million Streams In First Week On Disney+

The Walt Disney Animation Studios’ feature film, Wish has reached 13.2 million views in its first five days streaming on Disney+. 

LITTLE MISS PERFECT World Premiere & More Set for Olney Theatre 2024-25 Season

Olney Theatre has revealed its 2024-25 season featuring the world premiere of Little Miss Perfect and more. See the full lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.

FROZEN, JERSEY BOYS, and More Set For North Shore Music Theatre's Upcoming Season

Bill Hanney’s award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) is set to return for an expanded season of exceptional musical entertainment for North Shore audiences. Learn more about the season here!

New Cast Members Join the North American Tour of FROZEN

New cast members have joined the North American tour of Frozen. Learn more about the new cast members here!

Meet the Cast of UNCLE VANYA, Beginning Previews Tonight on Broadway

Uncle Vayna is back this season courtesy of Lincoln Center Theater. This version of the play features a new translation by Heidi Schreck and is directed by Lila Neugebauer.  Meet the cast of Uncle Vanya here!

WISH to Stream on Disney+ Next Month

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Wish” is coming to Disney+. 'Wish' is an all-new musical-comedy welcoming audiences to the magical kingdom of Rosas, where Asha, a sharp-witted idealist, makes a wish so powerful that it is answered by a cosmic force. It stars Ariana DeBose as Asha, Chris Pine as Magnifico, and Alan Tudyk as Asha’s goat, Valentino.

New Staging Of FROZEN, IN THE HEIGHTS & More Set for Theatre Under The Stars 2024/25 Season

Today, Theatre Under The Stars has revealed the shows that make up the musical theatre company’s 2024/25 Season. See the full lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.

Exclusive: Go Inside Rehearsals for the GRAND HOTEL 35th Anniversary Reunion Concert

Get a look inside rehearsals for Grand Hotel: The 35th Anniversary Original Broadway Cast Reunion Concert at 54 Below in the video here!

FROZEN Will Host a Special Performance During Pride Weekend

Experience the magic of Disney's FROZEN with an extra sparkle in a special performance celebrating London Pride Weekend. Discover the enchantment on stage!

Tickets on Sale Friday For FROZEN in Austin

Tickets for Disney’s Frozen in Austin will go on sale to the public on Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, at 10 am. Learn more about how to get tickets here!

Disney's FROZEN Tickets Now On Sale

Get ready for Disney's FROZEN on Broadway in Jacksonville! Tickets go on sale this Friday. Don't miss out on this magical musical experience.

FROZEN is Coming to the ACADEMY OF MUSIC This Spring

Ensemble Arts - the new presenting brand of the Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Philadelphia Orchestra - will present the long-awaited production of Disney's Frozen. See how to purchase tickets!

Watch: FROZEN's Samantha Barks Sings 'Dangerous To Dream' in New Music Video

Watch Samantha Barks sing Dangerous To Dream from Frozen. Learn more about the production and see how to purchase tickets!

FROZEN North American Tour Celebrates 1000 Performances

The North American tour of Disney’s Frozen celebrated 1,000 performances last night on Wednesday, January 31 at The Kentucky Center in Louisville, KY, where the hit Broadway musical is playing through Sunday, February 4.

Chicago's Paramount Aurora Theatre Will Stage FROZEN & WAITRESS; Full 2024/25 Season Announced

Chicago's Paramount Aurora Theatre will stage the metropolis' premiere of Disney's Frozen the Musical as the 2024 holiday season show. The city, which has previously the touring production, will be one of the first to see a production staged by a local theatre company. 

What Broadway Shows Are On Tour Across North America For The 2024/2025 Season? - A Complete Guide

Looking for a show to see in a city near you? Check out our guide of current and upcoming Broadway tours, and learn about each production.

West End Production of FROZEN to Close in September

Disney Theatrical Group's critically acclaimed West End production of Frozen will extend for the final time, completing its run at Theatre Royal Drury Lane after three years on 8 September 2024, having been seen by over 2.8 million people.

Broadway Shows Based on the Top 1000 Highest-Grossing Films

Of all the films on IMDB's list of the 1000 highest-grossing movies of all time, 31 have been adapted into Broadway musicals. Check out a guide to each those musicals below, along with musicals that are in development or ones that have not yet made their way to Broadway.

DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR. & More Set for The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's 24-25 MainStage Season

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati will bring an exciting 24-25 Season full of magic to the Taft Theatre stage.  


How many shows has Jennifer Lee written?

Jennifer Lee has written 1 shows including Frozen (Bookwriter).

What awards has Jennifer Lee been nominated for?

Jennifer Lee has been nominated for the Best Book of a Musical award at the Tony Awards for "Frozen."

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