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Jennifer Malenke

 
Bio:
Jennifer Malenke recently appeared on the First National Tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! She is a proud member of the Broadway Inspirational Voices (www.bivoices.org) and is the co-founder of Broadway Babysitters, LLC (www.broadwaybabysitters.com). She most recently appeared in "The Last ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jennifer Malenke recently appeared on the First National Tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! She is a proud member of the Broadway Inspirational Voices (www.bivoices.org) and is the co-founder of Broadway Babysitters, LLC (www.broadwaybabysitters.com). She most recently appeared in "The Last ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2018
Ensemble
  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2006
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Horse
Florinda (Understudy)
Milky White (Understudy)
Rapunzel (Understudy)
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival (Pre-Broadway), 2002
Sleeping Beauty
Horse

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2002]
Dance Captain

Photos

Bary Carl, Jennifer Malenke, Sean Altman and Amy Engelhardt Photo

Bary Carl, Jennifer Malenke, Sean Altman and Amy Engelhardt

From: 
Date:
12/14/2021
Stephane Satie and Connie Danese with current cast members Cristina Gerla, Kelly Lest Photo

Stephane Satie and Connie Danese with current cast members Cristina Gerla, Kelly Lester and Jennifer Malenke

From: 
Date:
06/03/2013

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2018
Ensemble

  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2006
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Horse

Florinda (Understudy)

Milky White (Understudy)

Rapunzel (Understudy)

  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival (Pre-Broadway), 2002
Sleeping Beauty

Horse

Productions

Dance Captain

Jennifer Malenke Biography

Jennifer Malenke recently appeared on the First National Tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! She is a proud member of the Broadway Inspirational Voices (www.bivoices.org) and is the co-founder of Broadway Babysitters, LLC (www.broadwaybabysitters.com). She most recently appeared in "The Last Five Years" (Cathy) opposite Nicolas Dromard at the Music Theatre of Connecticut, and "The Gold" (Gabrielle) at NYMF, "Uncle Jack" (Helena), a reading for the Manhattan Theatre Club with John Cullem, Daniel Jenkins, and Geoffrey Owens, “The Act” at 54 Below in NYC, directed by Will Nunziata with Cady Huffman, Randy Graff, Mamie Parris, Julia Murney, Anna Chlumsky, Karen Mason, and more, the 30th annual STAGE Benefit in LA with Betty Buckley, Helen Reddy, Mitzi Gaynor, Richard Chamberlain, John McDaniel, Donna McKechnie, and many more, and “Ionescopade!” at the Odyssey Theatre. She was just heard singing on ABC’s “The Neighbors” musical episode, a session that she recoded with Alan Menken. She also sang for John Williams at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in a number for a new musical called “The Sandman.” She was last seen in MTG’s “Chess,” Sacramento Music Circus’s “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” at the Cosmopolitan Cabaret, and is frequently seen in the Upright Citizens Brigade’s Gravid Water series, where she has acted opposite Matt Walsh, Tami Sagher, Ian Roberts, Dan Bakkadahl, Thomas Middleditch, and Peter Grosz. She was recently seen on NBC’s “The Voice” as a backup singer for Florence and the Machine, and also recently featured in a pilot about her life called “The Power of Music” in which she sang a duet with Josh Groban. She was also a judge on ABC’s series “High School Musical: Get In the Picture” with Nick Lachey.



Jen was proud to be in the Tony-winning Broadway revival of “Into the Woods” starring Vanessa Williams and John McMartin, written and directed by James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim. She just played Meg in Musical Theatre Guild’s “Little Women,” and also played Young Belle in “Little Me” opposite Jason Graae. This year she played Maude in “For the Record: Coen Brothers” at Show at Barre in Los Angeles; Grizabella in “Cats for Cats” at the Orpheum, a benefit with Fred Willard, and Cinderella in Lucid by Proxy’s “Into the Woods” directed by Calvin Remsberg and starring Anthony Geary. She was featured in the Long Beach Symphony’s “Sondheim and Bernstein” concert.

Jen has been seen on “Dr. Phil,” “The Game,” and “Cold Case,” and the film “Take Care,” directed by Scott Tanner Jones. She originated the role of Barbara in the world premiere of “Twice Upon a Time,” written and directed by England’s “Master of Farce,” Ray Cooney, and starring Millicent Martin at CLOSBC in Redondo Beach. She also originated the role of the Bride in Michael John LaChiusa’s world premiere of“Hotel C’est L’amour” at Noah Wyle’s Blank Theatre Company in Los Angeles, also starring Vicki Lewis.

Jen has been seen in many regional productions: LA: “The Pirates of Penzance” (Mabel) starring Rex Smith, Musical Theatre West Long Beach; Sondheim’s “Saturday Night” (Helen), Musical Theatre West. PA: “Into the Woods” (Cinderella) Fulton Opera House. NY: “Cats” (Jellylorum) Gateway Playhouse; “Kiss Me, Kate” (Lois Lane) Gateway Playhouse; “The Woman Upstairs” (Mother) starring Alison Frasier and Kate Shindle, NYMF. Chicago: “big, the musical” (Abigail/Susan), directed by Gary Griffin, Drury Lane Oakbrook; “Carousel” (Carrie) Drury Lane Oakbrook, plus numerous others at the Northlight Theatre and the Theatre at the Center. She does session work in LA, singing in movies such as “Dance Flick” among others.

Jen has ben featured in the “Sparkle” series in Palm Springs with Carol Channing, Joann Worley, and Lorna Luft. Sheappeared in “Les Girls,” a breast cancer awareness concert singing with Wayne Brady, Sam Harris, and Busy Phillips. She has done World AIDS Day concerts in NYC with people such as Rosie O’Donnell, Ben Vereen, Eden Espinosa, and Laura Benanti. She also sings at Show at Barre, Upright Cabaret, Musical Mondays, 88’s Cabaret, First and Hope, and The Coterie in Los Angeles. Jen has done numerous voiceovers and commercials, and was a member of the Grant Park Chorus in Chicago. She has taught voice and piano at the Studio New Canaan in Connecticut, at the MGray Music Academy (run by Macy Gray) in LA, and at the Burbank Music Academy, and now teaches privately. She graduated with a BM in Vocal Performance from Millikin University. She also has worked at Disneyland in the shows "Snow White," “Minnie’s Flygirls” and “Citizens of Buena Vista Street.” She is a very blessed girl.




Jennifer Malenke News

Photos: Ben Rappaport, Eli Bolin, Larry Hochman & More Celebrate Hanukkah at 54 Below Photo Photos: Ben Rappaport, Eli Bolin, Larry Hochman & More Celebrate Hanukkah at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2021

Last week on Sunday December 5th, Hanukkah was given the songbook it rightfully deserved as Feinstein's/54 Below premiered the Jewish holiday love letter, 54 Celebrates Hanukkah: A Festival Of Writers.

BWW Review: 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL OF WRITERS at Feinstein's/54 Below by  Photo BWW Review: 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL OF WRITERS at Feinstein's/54 Below by Guest Reviewer Ari Axelrod
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 9, 2021

Cabaret artist and Jewish activist Ari Axelrod lends his expertise in two areas to Broadway World Cabaret in a special holiday series of reviews by guest writers.

Larry Hochman, Eli Bolin and More to Take Part in 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL  Photo Larry Hochman, Eli Bolin and More to Take Part in 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL OF WRITERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

Have you ever thought that there are simply not enough Hanukkah songs? Wonder no more! Feinstein’s/54 Below will be showcasing some of the best Jewish musical theatre writers as they each present a brand new, original Hanukkah song.

BWW Exclusive: How the Broadway Babysitters Are Bringing the Arts Home Photo BWW Exclusive: How the Broadway Babysitters Are Bringing the Arts Home
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 26, 2021

Founded in 2015, Broadway Babysitters is an in-home childcare service made up of arts professionals. In addition to providing parents with carefully vetted sitters, Broadway Babysitters offers qualified artists consistent work and flexible schedules as they chase their showbiz dreams.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, December 3 with Ana Gasteyer, John Lloyd Young and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, December 3 with Ana Gasteyer, John Lloyd Young and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 3, 2020

Today (December 3) in live streaming: John Lloyd Young and Ana Gasteyer visit Backstage Live, Time Stands Still reunion reading, and so much more!

Broadway Babysitters to Join Forces with Katie Lynch of Backstage Bite to Bring a Kid Photo Broadway Babysitters to Join Forces with Katie Lynch of Backstage Bite to Bring a Kids' Virtual Cooking Class and Experience to Parents Nationwide
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 30, 2020

As the country heads toward another period of increased COVID-19 cases, caution and social distancing, Broadway Babysitters and Performer and Foodie and Backstage Bite Host, Katie Lynch, will host a Virtual Cooking Event on December 3rd at 4:30pm ET / 1:30pm PT filled with Music, Cooking and most of all, Joy.

Alex Brightman Joins BROADWAY BABYSITTERS PLAYHOUSE for BEETLEJUICE Event Photo Alex Brightman Joins BROADWAY BABYSITTERS PLAYHOUSE for BEETLEJUICE Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2020

Broadway Babysitters, an arts-based babysitting service in New York City, has announced their upcoming Beetlejuice online event for children. The interactive Zoom event featuring a wide range of fun and activities will take place on May 27. The virtual event has activities designed for children of all ages.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, April 14- with GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Cast, Titu Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, April 14- with GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Cast, Tituss Burgess and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 14, 2020

Today (April 14) in live streaming: Richard Ridge chats with the cast of Girl from the North Country, Spencer Glass teaches us about a little-known musical, the cast of Glee reunites on Stars in the House and so much more!

Tituss Burgess, Caitlin Kinnunen, Ethan Slater and More to Take Part in BROADWAY BABY Photo Tituss Burgess, Caitlin Kinnunen, Ethan Slater and More to Take Part in BROADWAY BABYSITTERS PLAYHOUSE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2020

Tituss Burgess, Caitlin Kinnunen, Stephanie Hsu and Josh Lamon will lead a team of Broadway performers to host virtual courses for kids and teens in everything from reading books and leading sing alongs, to learning Broadway choreography and taking part in Q&As.

Wake Up With BWW 4/14: Disney on Broadway Concert Stream Will Go On, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/14: Disney on Broadway Concert Stream Will Go On, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2020

Today's top stories: the Disney on Broadway concert stream to benefit BC/EFA will go on, and more!

Jennifer Malenke Videos

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Michael Dotson, Jennifer Malenke and More in I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2012

The hit musical comedy I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, Off-Broadway's longest running musical, filled with catchy original songs and biting humor, is now running through Nov. 18 at the intimate Cosmopolitan Cabaret. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights from the show below.


Jennifer Malenke Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jennifer Malenke been in?
Jennifer Malenke has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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