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Jill Abramovitz

 
Bio:
Jill Abramovitz is an award-winning lyricist and bookwriter who lives in New York City. She co-adapted the Leah Napolin play The Dogs of Pripyat which garnered the Weston Playhouse New Musical Award, the Jerry Bock Award, was a NAMT selectee and was part of Goodspeed’s Festival of New Artists. ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Jill Abramovitz is an award-winning lyricist and bookwriter who lives in New York City. She co-adapted the Leah Napolin play The Dogs of Pripyat which garnered the Weston Playhouse New Musical Award, the Jerry Bock Award, was a NAMT selectee and was part of Goodspeed’s Festival of New Artists. ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Juno
Maxine Dean
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Pre-Broadway Engagement at National Theatre, 2018
Maxine Dean
  [Off-Broadway]
National Yiddish Theatre Production, 2018
Golde
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2015
Grandma Tzeitel [Replacement]
Yente (Understudy) [Replacement]
Golde (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Lady of Ridicule
Ensemble
Madame (Understudy)
Marie (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Comedy All Star (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
May & others
  [New York]
Workshop, 2005
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2004
Aunt Molly
Aunt Molly
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
May & others
Junie B. Jones (Understudy)
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Other Roles
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2015]
Additional Lyrics

Photos

Jackie Burns (Pearl Kantrowitz), David R. Gordon (Neil Lieberman), Stephanie Lynn Mas Photo

Jackie Burns (Pearl Kantrowitz), David R. Gordon (Neil Lieberman), Stephanie Lynn Mason (Eleanor Applebaum), Jonah Platt (Marty Kantrowitz), Megan Kane (Bunny Gelfand), Maya Jacobson (Myra Nadell), Wesley Zurick (Ross Epstein), Carly Gendell (Alison Kantrowitz), Jill Abramovitz (Lillian Kantrowitz), Blair Goldberg (Rhoda Leiberman), John Arthur Greene (Walker Jerome). (L to R, Bottom) Dan Rosales (Stanley Applebaum), Cody Braverman (Danny Kantrowitz), Jonathon Timpanelli

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03/21/2022
Jackie Burns, Carly Gendell, and Jill Abramovitz Photo

Jackie Burns, Carly Gendell, and Jill Abramovitz

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03/21/2022
Jackie Burns (Pearl Kantrowitz), Gabby Perez (Directing and Choreography Fellow), Pam Photo

Jackie Burns (Pearl Kantrowitz), Gabby Perez (Directing and Choreography Fellow), Pamela Gray (Book and Additional Lyrics), Sheryl Kaller (Director), AnnMarie Milazzo (Music and Lyrics), Drewe Goldstein (Associate Director), Carly Gendell (Alison Kantrowitz), Jill Abramovitz

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03/21/2022
Jackie Burns, Cody Braverman, Jonah Platt, Carly Gendell, & Jill Abramovitz Photo

Jackie Burns, Cody Braverman, Jonah Platt, Carly Gendell, & Jill Abramovitz

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03/21/2022
Jackie Burns, Carly Gendell, and Jill Abramovitz Photo

Jackie Burns, Carly Gendell, and Jill Abramovitz

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Juno

Maxine Dean

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Pre-Broadway Engagement at National Theatre, 2018
Maxine Dean

  [Off-Broadway]
National Yiddish Theatre Production, 2018
Golde

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2015
Grandma Tzeitel [Replacement]

Yente (Understudy) [Replacement]

Golde (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Lady of Ridicule

Ensemble

Madame (Understudy)

Marie (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Comedy All Star (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
May & others

  [New York]
Workshop, 2005
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2004
Aunt Molly

Aunt Molly

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
May & others

Junie B. Jones (Understudy)

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Other Roles

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer

Productions

Additional Lyrics

Jill Abramovitz Biography

Jill Abramovitz is an award-winning lyricist and bookwriter who lives in New York City. She co-adapted the Leah Napolin play The Dogs of Pripyat which garnered the Weston Playhouse New Musical Award, the Jerry Bock Award, was a NAMT selectee and was part of Goodspeed’s Festival of New Artists. Jill was commissioned to write lyrics for TheatreworksUSA’s Martha Speaks, and is the lyricist/bookwriter for Bread and Roses as well as contributing lyricist on Broadway’s It Shoulda Been You.

She is a past Dramatist Guild Fellow and a proud member of the BMI Advanced Workshop, where she won the Harrington Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre Writing. Her lyrics have been featured on the popular web series Submissions Only, Sirius XM’s Stage Door Supper Club and she is currently developing an untitled project with Brad Alexander and Barry Wyner (Calvin Berger). Jill’s song "Happy", with music by Joy Son, is part of the BMI Workshop Songbook and is an uptempo comedy favorite on NewMusicalTheatre.com.




Jill Abramovitz News

Review: GOD OF CARNAGE at The Cape Playhouse Photo Review: GOD OF CARNAGE at The Cape Playhouse
by Kristen Morale - Jul 26, 2022

The Cape Playhouse, the longest-running professional summer theater in the country, continues its exciting 2022 season with its current production of the international comedy sensation, God of Carnage. 

Jimmy Nicholas, Tamara Torres & More to Star in Industry Reading of New Musical FOOD  Photo Jimmy Nicholas, Tamara Torres & More to Star in Industry Reading of New Musical FOOD FIGHTERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

On May 26, 2022, AR Productions will present an industry reading of “Food Fighters”, a new musical with book, music, and lyrics by Aaron Morrill. The reading will be directed by Joe Barros (Gigi, The Evolution of Mann) and will take place at The Jerry Orbach Theater at the Theater Center located at 210 W 50th Street, New York, NY 10019.

Goodspeed Musicals Announces World Premiere of CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT Photo Goodspeed Musicals Announces World Premiere of CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

Goodspeed Musicals announced today that it will produce the world premiere of Christmas in Connecticut – A New Musical this holiday season at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn.

Photos: Rehearsals Begin for A WALK ON THE MOON At George Street Playhouse Photo Photos: Rehearsals Begin for A WALK ON THE MOON At George Street Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 21, 2022

George Street Playhouse shared photos today from the first rehearsal for the East Coast premiere of the new musical A Walk on the Moon, which begins preview performances April 26 and opens May 6 at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, only a short train ride from New York City. 

Photos: First Look at Jackie Burns, Jonah Platt & More in A WALK ON THE MOON Rehearsa Photo Photos: First Look at Jackie Burns, Jonah Platt & More in A WALK ON THE MOON Rehearsals
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 21, 2022

George Street Playhouse shared photos today from the first rehearsal for the East Coast premiere of the new musical A Walk on the Moon, which begins preview performances April 26 and opens May 6 at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, only a short train ride from New York City.

Bobby Daye and Michael Kostroff join Mary Testa In Reading of New Musical EVERYONE CO Photo Bobby Daye and Michael Kostroff join Mary Testa In Reading of New Musical EVERYONE COMES TO ELAINE'S
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2022

New York Theatre Barn will present a reading of Everyone Comes to Elaine’s, a new musical about iconic restaurateur Elaine Kaufman with Tony Award® nominee Mary Testa (Oklahoma, The Gardens of Anuncia) in the title role. Bobby Daye (Moulin Rouge, Shrek, The Color Purple) and Michael Kostroff (HBO’s “The Wire”, The Producers) join Testa and the cast.

Mary Testa To Play Restaurateur Elaine Kaufman In Reading Of New Musical EVERYONE COM Photo Mary Testa To Play Restaurateur Elaine Kaufman In Reading Of New Musical EVERYONE COMES TO ELAINE'S
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022

New York Theatre Barn will present a reading of Everyone Comes to Elaine's, a new musical about iconic restaurateur Elaine Kaufman with Mary Testa (Oklahoma, The Gardens of Anuncia) in the title role. Directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun (Newsies, Bonnie and Clyde, Big River), the reading will take place on March 4th, 2022, in New York City.

Alex Lacamoire, Tom Viola, Eva Price & More Set for BECOMING BROADWAY Open House Photo Alex Lacamoire, Tom Viola, Eva Price & More Set for BECOMING BROADWAY Open House
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 30, 2021

On Monday, December 6, Situation, in collaboration with The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, invites the next generation of changemakers to peek behind the curtain of Broadway’s vast job market in this special, virtual “open house” for college students, recent grads, and aspiring young professionals.

Mary Testa To Star in Reading of EVERYONE COMES TO ELAINE'S Photo Mary Testa To Star in Reading of EVERYONE COMES TO ELAINE'S
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021

New York Theatre Barn will present a reading of Everyone Comes to Elaine’s, a new musical about iconic restaurateur Elaine Kaufman with Mary Testa (Oklahoma, The Gardens of Anuncia) in the title role. Directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun (Newsies, Bonnie and Clyde, Big River), the reading will take place on December 16th, 2021 in New York City.

Lineup Announced for BECOMING BROADWAY: AN INTRODUCTION TO A CAREER IN THEATRE Virtua Photo Lineup Announced for BECOMING BROADWAY: AN INTRODUCTION TO A CAREER IN THEATRE Virtual Open House
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2021

On Thursday, October 28, Situation, in collaboration with The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, invites the next generation of changemakers to peek behind the curtain of Broadway’s vast job market in this special, virtual “open house” for college students, recent grads, and aspiring young professionals.

Jill Abramovitz Videos

VIDEO: Presley Ryan Shows A Day in Her Life in BEETLEJUICE VideoVIDEO: Presley Ryan Shows A Day in Her Life in BEETLEJUICE
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2020

Right before Broadway shut down due to the health crisis, Presley Ryan took over the role of Lydia in Beetlejuice on Broadway.

VIDEO: Go Backstage At BEETLEJUICE In Our Behind The Scenes Vlog VideoVIDEO: Go Backstage At BEETLEJUICE In Our Behind The Scenes Vlog
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 10, 2020

We're taking you behind the scenes at Beetlejuice on Broadway with sound effects operator Callan Hughes (they/them)! Join them as they take us behind the scenes of a week of performances at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre.

VIDEO: A Message From BEETLEJUICE's #1 Life Coach, Leslie Kritzer VideoVIDEO: A Message From BEETLEJUICE's #1 Life Coach, Leslie Kritzer
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2020

Watch Beetlejuice's Leslie Kritzer, as her character Delia Deetz, walk us through the stages of grief as the show's closing date looms closer.

VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE Fan Releases a 'Diss Track' at the Request of Alex Brightman VideoVIDEO: BEETLEJUICE Fan Releases a 'Diss Track' at the Request of Alex Brightman
by Stage Tube - Feb 1, 2020

A fan of Beetlejuice the Musical has released a diss track on YouTube, at the request of Alex Brightman himself!

VIDEO: Watch a Fan-Made Animatic For 'Say My Name' From BEETLEJUICE VideoVIDEO: Watch a Fan-Made Animatic For 'Say My Name' From BEETLEJUICE
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2020

A fan has taken to YouTube to create an original animatic inspired by Beetlejuice the Musical!

VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE Explains The Whole Being Dead Thing During Macy's Thanksgiving Day VideoVIDEO: BEETLEJUICE Explains The Whole Being Dead Thing During Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2019

The cast of Beetlejuice performed a snippet of a?oeDay-O (The Banana Boat Song)a?? with updated, Thanksgiving-themed lyrics of a?oeThe Whole 'Being Dead' Thing.a?? Watch below!

VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE Holds Halloween Costume Contest VideoVIDEO: BEETLEJUICE Holds Halloween Costume Contest
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2019

Fans of Beetlejuice headed to the Netherworld every Thursday throughout October to show off their costumes inspired by the ghost with the most at the show's costume contests. Check out this video to get a look at some of the standout entries, including Beetlejuice, Lydia, the Girl Scout, and more!

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of BEETLEJUICE with Alex Brightman! VideoVIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of BEETLEJUICE with Alex Brightman!
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2019

Just in time for Halloween, ABC News goes behind the scenes of the hit musical Beetlejuice to see how Broadway is bringing Beetlejuice back to life! ABC News' Will Ganss goes one-on-one with the ghost with the most himself, Alex Brightman.

VIDEO: David Korins Gives a Tour of the BEETLEJUICE Set VideoVIDEO: David Korins Gives a Tour of the BEETLEJUICE Set
by Stage Tube - Oct 27, 2019

Beetlejuice set designer David Korins is bringing fans six feet under for a tour of the Netherworld!

VIDEO: Sophia Anne Caruso Performs Cut Song From BEETLEJUICE VideoVIDEO: Sophia Anne Caruso Performs Cut Song From BEETLEJUICE
by Stage Tube - Oct 25, 2019

Beetlejuice's very own strange and unusual Lydia, Sophia Anne Caruso, is giving fans a peek inside the Netherworld with a performance of one of Eddie Perfect's songs that was cut from the show during its development! Check out the video to see Sophia sing 'Mamma Would' at the show's recent Black & White Ball!


Jill Abramovitz Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jill Abramovitz been in?
Jill Abramovitz has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Jill Abramovitz been in?
Jill Abramovitz has not appeared in the West End