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Jennifer Westfeldt

 
Date of Birth: February 02, 1971 (51)

Birth Place: Guilford, CT, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2014
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2014
Elizabeth Gabriel
Nurse
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2013
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Eileen Sherwood

Photos

Jennifer Westfeldt and Donna Murphy Photo

Jennifer Westfeldt and Donna Murphy

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Jennifer Westfeldt

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Donna Murphy and Jennifer Westfeldt at The Blue Room at Civilian Hotel After Party Photo

Donna Murphy and Jennifer Westfeldt at The Blue Room at Civilian Hotel After Party

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Jennifer Westfeldt, Leslie Odom Jr and Donna Murphy at The Blue Room at Civilian Hote Photo

Jennifer Westfeldt, Leslie Odom Jr and Donna Murphy at The Blue Room at Civilian Hotel After Party

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Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2014
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2014
Elizabeth Gabriel

Nurse

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2013
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Eileen Sherwood


Jennifer Westfeldt Awards and Nominations

 
Theatre World Awards - 2004 - Performance Gold Star
Jennifer Westfeldt, Wonderful Town
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Jennifer Westfeldt, Wonderful Town

Jennifer Westfeldt News

Photos: On the Red Carpet for COMPANY's Opening Night! Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for COMPANY's Opening Night!
by Bruce Glikas - Dec 10, 2021

In comes Company! Just last night, the much anticipated revival of Company, starring Tony winner Katrina Lenk and two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone, opened on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet!

Jennifer Westfeldt, Adriane Lenox, Alison Wright and More Join PERIOD PIECE Play Seri Photo Jennifer Westfeldt, Adriane Lenox, Alison Wright and More Join PERIOD PIECE Play Series
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021

Stage and screen stars Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein), Alison Wright (‚ÄúThe Americans‚ÄĚ), Tony Award-winner Adriane Lenox (Doubt), US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, Scott Turner Schofield ('The Bold And The Beautiful') and Kimberly Guerrero (August: Osage County) have joined the cast of Period Piece.

Before They Were Famous: Idina Menzel! Photo Before They Were Famous: Idina Menzel!
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 30, 2020

Before Frozen propelled Idina Menzel to international stardom, she was one of Broadway's darlings, but not as well known outside of our theater community.

Photo Flash: New York Stage and Film Gala Honors Diana DiMenna and Tom Hulce Photo Photo Flash: New York Stage and Film Gala Honors Diana DiMenna and Tom Hulce
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 9, 2019

Just last night, New York Stage and Film celebrated its annual Winter Gala, honoring six-time Tony Award-nominated producer and philanthropist Diana DiMenna, and Academy Award and four-time Golden Globe-nominated and Tony Award-winning actor and producer Tom Hulce. The Winter Gala, a fundraising event to support New York Stage and Film's year-round theater and film development initiatives, was held at The Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 West 54th Street, New York City).

TheatreZone Kicks Off 15th Season With HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Photo TheatreZone Kicks Off 15th Season With HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 26, 2019

TheatreZone, a Naples-based professional Equity theatre specializing in Broadway musicals, begins its 15th season with Home for the Holidays which will be presented at Dec. 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 14 and 15 at 2:00 p.m.

MARVIN HAMLISCH: A CELEBRATION Comes to Catalina Jazz Club Photo MARVIN HAMLISCH: A CELEBRATION Comes to Catalina Jazz Club
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2019

Steven Brinberg a?' best known for creating and performing Simply Barbra, the acclaimed all-live homage to the legendary Barbra Streisand a?' will produce and host an all-star tribute to Marvin Hamlisch at Catalina Jazz Club (6725 West Sunset Blvd) in Los Angeles, CA on Thursday, October 24 at 8:30 PM. The evening will feature Edie Alyson (Little Shop of Horrors), Alan Bergman (Two-time Oscar-winning lyricist), Herve Coeur (Haitian singer and songwriter), Kay Cole (A Chorus Line, Bye Bye Birdie), Mary Bond Davis (Hairspray), Fay DeWitt (Flahooley), Nancy Dussault (Two-time Tony nominee), Joshua Finkel (Kiss of the Spider Woman), Ilene Graff (Grease, I Love My Wife), Natalie Lander (a?oeLegally Blonde: The Search for Elle Woodsa??), Ashley Fox Linton (Wicked), Melissa Manchester (Grammy winning singer and songwriter), J. Elaine Marcos (A Chorus Line), Barbara Minkus (Funny Girl), Jenny O'Hara (The Odd Couple, Promises Promises), Noah Weisberg (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Jennifer Westfelt (Wonderful Town, a?oeYoungera??), and David Zack (Sweet Smell of Success). Michael Lavine serves as Music Director. For tickets and information, please call (323) 466-2210 or visit SimplyBarbra.com.

New York Stage & Film Announces Mentors And Artists For 2019/20 Filmmakers' Workshop Photo New York Stage & Film Announces Mentors And Artists For 2019/20 Filmmakers' Workshop
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 9, 2019

New York Stage and Film has announced the mentors and artists for its 201920 Filmmakers' Workshop. Mentors include Luis Castro (The Pop Culture Collaborative), writerproducer Bash Doran ("Traitors," "Boardwalk Empire"),  Jessica Goldberg ("The Path", "Parenthood"), William Goldberg (Abominable, Infinitely Polar Bear),  Rajiv Joseph (Draft Day, "Nurse Jackie"), Toni Kalem (A Slipping Down Life), Max Mayer (Adam, As Cool As I Am), Shelby Stone ("The Chi", Bessie), and Amy Robinson (After Hours, Julie & Julia).

LITTLE KNOWN FACTS LIVE Podcast Series Returns to Atlantic Theater Company This Sprin Photo LITTLE KNOWN FACTS LIVE Podcast Series Returns to Atlantic Theater Company This Spring
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company is proud to announce that Little Known Facts at Atlantic, a live podcast hosted by Ilana Levine, will be returning as a full series this spring. Little Known Facts at Atlantic was originally presented as a one night only event featuring Atlantic Ensemble member Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson. Following the first event's success, three additional live podcasts have been announced.

Photo Flash: Jessie Mueller, John Slattery & More Help Out Habitat for Humanity NYC a Photo Photo Flash: Jessie Mueller, John Slattery & More Help Out Habitat for Humanity NYC at Broadway Builds
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 2, 2018

Habitat for Humanity New York City (Habitat NYC), a major builder, preserver and advocate for affordable homeownership throughout the five boroughs, hosted Broadway stars, producers and writers for the second Broadway Builds event on Monday, October 1st. More than 25 notable names from Broadway volunteered to revitalize the Grand Street Settlement BEST Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC) on the Lower East Side. 

Vital's OWEN & MZEE THE MUSICAL to Be Presented as Part of Super Showcase Photo Vital's OWEN & MZEE THE MUSICAL to Be Presented as Part of Super Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce the Super Showcase performance of OWEN & MZEE: THE TRUE STORY OF A REMARKABLE FRIENDSHIP the #1 New York Times best-selling children's book about the friendship between a tortoise and an orphaned hippopotamus written by father and daughter team Craig and Isabella Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumbu . The musical features book and lyrics by Michelle Elliott and music and lyrics by Danny Larsen. Stanley Mathis is the Director/ Choreographer and Costume Designer.

Jennifer Westfeldt Videos

BWW TV: Inside New York Stage and Film Winter Gala with Jessie Mueller, Billy Porter & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 20, 2014

Earlier this week, New York Stage and Film 2014 Gala honored Tony Award winner Michael Mayer and veteran theatrical press agent Rick Miramontez at The Plaza Hotel. They were joined by celebrities and theater VIPs including Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka, Jon Hamm & Jennifer Westfeldt, John Slattery & Talia Balsam, Josh Radnor, Bill Pullman, Harvey Fierstein, Joel Grey, Ken Olin & Patricia Wettig, Carol Kane, Mark Linn-Baker, John Benjamin Hickey, Hunter Parrish, Billy Porter, Jessie Mueller, Sherie Rene Scott, Tommy Tune, Lena Hall, Stephen Trask, Matt Doyle, Bryce Pinkham, Steven Lutvak, Matt Doyle, Isabel & Ruben Toledo, Jon Tenney, Sakina Jaffrey and many more! BroadwayWorld brings you an inside look at the event below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek and Behind-the-Scenes of THE POWER OF DUFF at Huntington Theatre
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2013

David Wilson Barnes (Becky Shaw at Second Stage Theatre and London's Almeida Theatre) plays Charlie Duff, a burnt-out local newscaster who transforms first his community and then himself when he begins praying on-air in the Huntington Theatre Company's new production of Stephen Belber's moving new drama The Power of Duff. Amy Pietz ('The Office,' 'Caroline in the City') plays Duff's ex-wife Lisa, and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein, Friends with Kids) plays Sue, Charlie's co-anchor, in the production helmed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois. Performances begin on October 11 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Power of Duff is produced in association with New York Stage and Film and Vassar's Powerhouse Theater. Check out the videos below!

VIDEO: Lorenzo Pisoni, Jennifer Westfeldt and Jon Hamm Launch Kickstarter for HUMOR ABUSE: THE DOCUMENTARY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Lorenzo Pisoni has teamed up with friends Jennifer Westfeldt, Jon Hamm, William Rexer and Sarah Dusseault to launch a Kickstarter campaign to fund Humor Abuse: The Documentary, a doc based on his life growing up in the Pickle Family Circus with a clown for a father. Watch the campaign video below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 19, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of THE EXPLORERS CLUB, the new play by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin, directed by Marc Bruni, opens Thursday, June 20 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The production began previews on May 28. Check out highlights below!

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet at the 2013 Lortel Awards- Chatting with the Nominees!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 9, 2013

The 2013 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed on Sunday night to recipients in 14 categories and 4 special honors were bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by acclaimed stage and screen actors Aasif Mandvi and Maura Tierney. This year's event once again benefited The Actors Fund. CLICK HERE for a full list of winners.

STAGE TUBE: Brian d'Arcy James Talks SMASH, Films & More!
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2012

Broadway veteran Brian d'Arcy James stopped by NBC's New York Live to discuss SMASH. Find out what he has to say about what's to come this season and about his upcoming films in the interview below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Trailer for FRIENDS WITH KIDS
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 12, 2012

A new trailer for Lionsgate's upcoming comedy FRIENDS WITH KIDS has just been released. Written and directed by Jennifer Westfeldt ('Kissing Jessica Stein', 'Ira & Abby,') the film stars Kristen Wiig, Jon Hamm, Maya Rudolph, Chris O'Dowd, Adam Scott, Megan Fox, Ed Burns and Jennifer Westfeldt. The film is set to be released in theaters on March 9, 2012.


Jennifer Westfeldt Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What awards has Jennifer Westfeldt been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Wonderful Town and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Wonderful Town .

What awards has Jennifer Westfeldt won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Wonderful Town.