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Jenny Stafford

 
Bio:
Jenny Stafford is a bookwriter, lyricist, and playwright. Her lyrics have been heard on Broadway (Cirque du Soliel’s Paramour, Original Broadway Cast Album available), and she holds an MFA from the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Her works include The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jenny Stafford is a bookwriter, lyricist, and playwright. Her lyrics have been heard on Broadway (Cirque du Soliel’s Paramour, Original Broadway Cast Album available), and she holds an MFA from the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Her works include The ... (read complete bio)
 

 

Jenny Stafford Biography

Jenny Stafford is a bookwriter, lyricist, and playwright. Her lyrics have been heard on Broadway (Cirque du Soliel’s Paramour, Original Broadway Cast Album available), and she holds an MFA from the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Her works include The Artist and the Scientist (with Brandon Anderson, produced Off-Off-Broadway at CAP21), Prodigy (workshop productions through Collaborative Development Project, Two Rivers Theatre Company, and Indiana University), To Have and to Hold (produced by Prospect Theatre Company and Barrington Stage), Cinderella (commissioned and produced by the Spotlight Youth Theatre), Two Bugs are Better Than One (commissioned and produced Off-Broadway by the New York City Children’s Theatre, all with Willem Oosthuysen), The Star Child (with Sarah Underwood and Josh Freilich, produced at French Woods), Awakening (with Joel B. New and J. Oconer Navarro) and Beating a Dead Horse (winner of the 2017 Reva Shiner Comedy Award, produced through the Bloomington Playwrights Project and the Athena Project). Her work has been featured at the Lincoln Center Songbook Series (The Lyrics of Jennifer Stafford), Prospect Theatre Company, The National Alliance for Musical Theatre Songwriter Salon, the New York Musical Theatre Festival, 54 Below, Ars Nova, Joe’s Pub, and numerous other NYC venues, including multiple inclusions in William Finn’s Ridiculously Talented concert series. Awards include the 2017 Reva Shiner Comedy Award, finalist status for the Yale Institute for Music Theatre, the Eugene O’Neill Musical Theatre Conference, and the Ronald M. Ruble New Play Competition, as well as second prize in the McLean Drama Company Playwriting Competition, and the Paulette Goddard Award. She’s been an Artist in Residence at the Village Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, CAP 21, the Ross Ragland Theatre and the Berkshire Playwrights Theatre. Dramatists Guild member.




Jenny Stafford News

Vintage Theatre Announces 2022- 2023 Season Photo Vintage Theatre Announces 2022- 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2022

Vintage Theatre Productions announces 10 shows and two special events for the 2022-2023 season. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St. in Aurora. Early bird season tickets are currently on sale.

Capital Repertory Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Photo Capital Repertory Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Proctors Collaborative has announced the next shows coming to Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany. The annual Proctors Collaborative announcement was held online via the Capital Repertory Theatre Facebook page.

TheSpaceUK Announces Online Season at This Year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe Photo TheSpaceUK Announces Online Season at This Year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021

Now Online@theSpaceUK, winner of the Off West End Stage Award for Digital Theatre, is back for a fourth season, all available as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Learn more about all of the upcoming performances here!

Online@theSpaceUK Season 2 Launches Friday Photo Online@theSpaceUK Season 2 Launches Friday
by Stephi Wild - Jan 4, 2021

Whether you're looking for exciting new theatre from up-and-coming playwrights, soaring melodies from virtuoso musicians or stand-up comedy direct from NYC to your living room - with the launch of Season 2 just days away, check out all the things that make Online@theSpaceUK that little bit special this January.

The New Works Virtual Festival Begins Tonight Photo The New Works Virtual Festival Begins Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2020

The first-ever New Works Virtual Festival kicks off tonight! Every evening from December 5th - 25th of 2020 at 8PM EST/5PM PT, the New Works Virtual Festival will stream video readings of 20 new scripts of non-musical pieces (19 plays, 1 teleplay) as well as an 21st (a 'Christmas Special') featuring the work of a diverse group of writers and all-star cast members.

VIDEO: Watch the New Works Virtual Festival on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch the New Works Virtual Festival on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 4, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with the New Works Virtual Festival with Marc Kudisch, Miguel Cervantes, Shuler Hensley, Michael Leon-Wooley, Brenda Braxton, Andy Karl, Orfeh, Ted Louis Levy, Glenn Morshower, Megan Cavanagh, Joely Fisher, Marsha Mason, Adam Jacobs, John Rubinstein, Judy Kuhn, Liz Larsen, Stuart Pankin, George Wendt, Vincent Rodriguez III, Bruce Vilanch, Leigh Ann Larkin, Carmen Cusack and Christina Bianco.

New Works Virtual Festival to be Featured on Stars In The House Photo New Works Virtual Festival to be Featured on Stars In The House
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2020

On Friday, December 4th, the New Works Virtual Festival will be featured on Stars in the House hosted by NWVF cast member Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley.

Prologue Theatre Launches Workshop Program FOREWORD: A New Works Series Photo Prologue Theatre Launches Workshop Program FOREWORD: A New Works Series
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2020

Prologue Theatre has launched their new workshop program, FOREWORD: A New Works Series. FOREWORD is structured as a series of two-week intensive, virtual workshops during which playwrights are paired with a director, actors, and a stage manager who will help to further develop their play. 

New Works Virtual Festival Announces Final Plays And New Dates Photo New Works Virtual Festival Announces Final Plays And New Dates
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2020

The New Works Virtual Festival will stream 20 new non-musical scripts every day from December 4th - 24th of 2020 (19 plays, 1 teleplay) featuring the work of a diverse group of writers and all-star cast members. A 21st piece will be selected from holiday-themed submissions to be streamed on December 25th.

New Works Virtual Festival Announces New Plays And Dates Photo New Works Virtual Festival Announces New Plays And Dates
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2020

The first ever New Works Virtual Festival will stream video readings of 20 new non-musical scripts (19 plays, 1 teleplay) featuring the work of a diverse group of writers and all-star cast members.

Jenny Stafford Videos

Exclusive Podcast & Video: Joel B. New Welcomes 'Backstage Bite' Host Katie Lynch
by Something New - Apr 24, 2017

In Episode 506 of the Something New podcast, award-winning songwriter Joel B. New sat down with Katie Lynch, creator and host of the Broadway World web series, 'Backstage Bite.' On 'Backstage Bite,' viewers are invited to come into Katie's kitchen with some of Broadway's brightest as they eat, drink and merrily mix it up in this new cooking show! See your favorite stars out of their element as they whip up dishes inspired by their Broadway show. Get to know some of your favorite performers with quirky segments like Quickfire Questions!

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Ryann Redmond Sings Carmel Dean and Jenny Stafford's 'I Love You, New York'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 14, 2015

We're thrilled to present a brand new song by Carmel Dean and Jenny Stafford! 'I LOVE YOU is a song about the love/hate relationship every New Yorker has with their city'. Here is If/Then's Ryann Redmond singing it at our concert at 54 Below.

STAGE TUBE: Analise Scarpaci & Lewis Grosso Perform 'The Most Important Children's Song Ever' at ONCE UPON A TIME IN NEW YORK
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2013

'Once Upon A Time In New York City'- a concert series featuring a slate of brand new songs about the Big Apple, made its 54 Below debut on Nov. 19. The concert featured performances from Micah Burgess, Nick Cearley, Amanda Flynn, Amanda Green, Lewis Grosso, Molly Hager, Jeremy Jordan, Dennis Michael Keefe, Rachel Lee, Lauren Marcus, Chris Miller, Bonnie Milligan, Alexander Sage Oyen, Chelsea Packard, Rob Rokicki, George Salazar, Analise Scarpaci, Jahn Sood, Sam Tedaldi, Katie Thompson, Nathan Tysen, and more.