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Kerrigan is a graduate of Barnard College. Her plays include Transit and Imaginary Love, which was a 2006 Princess Grace Award Finalist.



With collaborator Brian Lowdermilk, she wrote an adaptation of Henry & Mudge, which had an Off-Broadway run at the Lucille Lortel Theatre and is currently touring the country with TheatreworksUSA. Their latest original musical The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown was most recently developed at a workshop at Manhattan Theatre Club directed by Christopher Ashley. This musical also received a reading at the Artists’ Showcase Reading Series at the 92nd Street Y, and was featured in the 2005 NAMT Songwriters Showcase.

They have collaborated on two other musicals: The Woman Upstairs and Wrong Number, both of which were featured in the New York Musical Theatre Festival. They are recipients of a 2006 Jonathan Larson Award and a 2004-2005 Jonathan Larson Fellowship at the Dramatists Guild, and they are members of the BMI Musical Theatre Advanced workshop, ASCAP and the Dramatists Guild.

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Kait Kerrigan Awards and Nominations


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BroadwayWorld Awards - 2024 - Best Book of a Musical

Kait Kerrigan, The Great Gatsby


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- 2009 - Most promising musical theatre librettist

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New York Stage And Film Reveals 2024 Filmmakers' Workshop Participants & 2024 Awards Recipients

New York Stage and Film announces participants for the 2024 Filmmakers' Workshop and recipients of the 2024 Awards, highlighting emerging talent and their contributions to film and theater.
Photos: First Look at Blank Theatre Company's THE MAD ONES

Blank Theatre Company is now presenting the second show of their 2024 season, THE MAD ONES, by Kait Kerrigan and Bree Lowdermilk. Check out all new photos here!
Margaret Cho, Amber Ruffin & More to be Featured in New York Stage and Film 2024 Summer Season

New York Stage and Film has revealed additional casting for its 2024 Summer Season at Marist College, kicking off this July in Poughkeepsie, NY. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Video: Watch the Lyric Video for 'For Her' from THE GREAT GATSBY Featuring Jeremy Jordan

The Great Gatsby has released a lyric video for 'For Her,' featuring Jeremy Jordan. Watch the video here!
Video: Samantha Pauly Sings 'New Money' From THE GREAT GATSBY

An all new video has been released from The Great Gatsby on Broadway, featuring Samantha Pauly performing the upbeat and fun number, 'New Money.' Check out the video here!
Listen: Jeremy Jordan Sings 'For Her' From THE GREAT GATSBY

Listen to Jeremy Jordan sing 'For Her' in The Great Gatsby!
New Block of Tickets On Sale for THE GREAT GATSBY Through February 2025

A new block of tickets is now on sale for the hit Broadway musical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s landmark novel The Great Gatsby, starring Tony Award-nominated Broadway sensations Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada.
Notes on a Score: THE GREAT GATSBY

What goes into making the music of our favorite Broadway shows? How do Broadway composers make our favorite characters sing and our favorite scenes come alive? BroadwayWorld is finding out with a new video series, Notes on a Score.
Samantha Pauly Takes Over Our Instagram to Bring Us Backstage at THE GREAT GATSBY

Want the inside scoop on the roaring party happening at the Broadway Theatre? The Great Gatsby's Samantha Pauly is taking over our Instagram story for an inside look at the hit show.
Contest: Win Two Tickets To THE GREAT GATSBY on Broadway

Dreaming of a night out on Broadway? Enter to win two tickets to The Great Gatsby on Broadway! live on stage. Enter today! The party's roaring on Broadway! Starring Jeremy Jordan (Newsies) as Jay Gatsby and Eva Noblezada (Hadestown) as Daisy Buchanan, THE GREAT GATSBY is a great, big Broadway extravaganza that explodes with life and energy.
Video: See Footage of THE GREAT GATSBY Cast in the Recording Studio

The Great Gatsby has released behind-the-scenes footage of the cast in the recording studio. See the recording in action in the video here!
Listen to Three Songs From THE GREAT GATSBY Cast Recording; Album Delayed One Week

Three new tracks have been released from the upcoming Original Broadway Cast Recording of The Great Gatsby. The songs include 'Roaring On', 'My Green Light', and 'Past is Catching Up to Me'.
THE GREAT GATSBY, THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL & More Win at the 21st Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce the winners of the 21st Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards. The Theater Fans' Choice Awards honor and celebrate the best of New York Theater - as decided by the most important critics, the audience at large - allowing YOU to have your say during the most exciting time of the year for the theater community.
Full Cast & Creative Team Set For THE MAD ONES At Blank Theatre Company

Blank Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the second show of their 2024 season, THE MAD ONES, by Kait Kerrigan and Bree Lowdermilk.
THE GREAT GATSBY on Broadway- A Complete Guide

Looking for all the latest info on one of Broadway's hottest shows? BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about The Great Gatsby on Broadway.
Final Days To Vote For the 21st Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards

The latest standings have been announced for the 21st Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards. The Theater Fans' Choice Awards, honoring and celebrating the best of New York Theater - as decided by the most important critics, the audience at large - allowing YOU to have your say during the most exciting time of the year for the theater community.
Video: Jeremy Jordan Sings 'Past is Catching Up to Me' From THE GREAT GATSBY

An all new clip has been released featuring Jeremy Jordan singing 'Past is Catching Up to Me' from The Great Gatsby on Broadway. Check out the video here!
Video: Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada Perform 'My Green Light' From THE GREAT GATSBY on THE TONIGHT SHOW

On Wednesday, May 15, cast members Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada from the new musical The Great Gatsby appeared on The Tonight Show to perform 'My Green Light'. Check out the video here!
First Standings Announced For the 21st Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards; THE GREATS GATSBY Leads Best Musical

The first standings have been announced for the 21st Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards. The Theater Fans' Choice Awards, honoring and celebrating the best of New York Theater - as decided by the most important critics, the audience at large - allowing YOU to have your say during the most exciting time of the year for the theater community.
THE GREAT GATSBY to Perform on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON Next Week

Tune in to see The Great Gatsby on Jimmy Fallon next week! On Wednesday, May 15, cast from the new musical will be on The Tonight Show to perform from the production, which is currently playing on Broadway. The program airs 11:35/10:35c on NBC.

Kait Kerrigan FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Kait Kerrigan written?

Kait Kerrigan has written 4 shows including Henry and Mudge (Bookwriter/Lyricist), The Bad Years (Author), The Mad Ones (Playwright), The Great Gatsby: A New Musical (Book).

What awards has Kait Kerrigan been nominated for?

Kait Kerrigan has been nominated for the Best Book of a Musical at the BroadwayWorld Awards for "The Great Gatsby" and Most Promising Musical Theatre Librettist for other works.

What awards has Kait Kerrigan won?

Kait Kerrigan has won the Best Book of a Musical award at the BroadwayWorld Awards for "The Great Gatsby" and the Most Promising Musical Theatre Librettist award.

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