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Polly Pen

 

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Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
Reading, 2005
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Performer
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1982
Performer
  [New York]
Showcase, 1982
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1980
Woman with young boy (Understudy)
Vtoraya (Understudy)
Tretya (Understudy)
Margarita Ivanovna (Understudy)
Pervaya (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1980
Cook
Miller's Wife
Duenna
Prioress (Understudy)
Proserpina (Understudy)
Nun (Understudy)
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Equity Library Theatre Revival, 1979
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Haverfield
Performer
Haverfield (Understudy)
Dickerson (Understudy)
Dale (Understudy)
Carswell (Understudy)
Vickers (Understudy)
Boody (Understudy)

Writing

Composer
Composer
Bookwriter


Polly Pen Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Music
Polly Pen, Christina Alberta's Father

Polly Pen News

Wagner College Theatre Stage One to Present GOBLIN MARKET This Month Photo Wagner College Theatre Stage One to Present GOBLIN MARKET This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2022

Just in time for spooky season, Wagner College Theatre will be mounting GOBLIN MARKET in their Stage One venue. GOBLIN MARKET will be performed on October 20, 21 & 22 at 7:30PM and on October 22 & 23 at 2:00PM.

Sarasota Opera Food & Wine Festival Welcomes New Partners and Returning Favorites Photo Sarasota Opera Food & Wine Festival Welcomes New Partners and Returning Favorites
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022

Sarasota Opera’s Annual Food & Wine Festival returns on September 17, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and will take place at the historic Opera House on Pineapple Avenue.

Vineyard Theatre Announces 40th Anniversary Season Featuring Three World Premieres Photo Vineyard Theatre Announces 40th Anniversary Season Featuring Three World Premieres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced the company’s upcoming 40th Anniversary Season which will include three world-premiere productions. Kicking off the season will be David Cale’s Sandra, which reunites Cale and director Leigh Silverman following the acclaimed Harry Clarke, which premiered at the Vineyard in 2017.

Sarasota Youth Opera Hosts Family Day At The Opera Photo Sarasota Youth Opera Hosts Family Day At The Opera
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2022

Hear the Youth Opera sing, attend a ‚ÄúFind Your Own Opera Voice‚Ä̬†singing session, join in fun acting games, and take a tour of the opera house. You can even get creative and make some props, have fun at the makeup table, explore the beautiful costumes, and more. This event is free to all!

Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa to Lead New York Premiere of Ellen Fitzhugh and Michael Photo Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa to Lead New York Premiere of Ellen Fitzhugh and Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

The New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant), will star Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa.

Vineyard Theatre Resumes Performances Of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 With Reggie D. Whi Photo Vineyard Theatre Resumes Performances Of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 With Reggie D. White
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced that Lessons in Survival: 1971 will resume performances on Wednesday, June 15 with Reggie D. White temporarily stepping into the role of James Baldwin. White is a co-conceiver of the show as one of the members of The Commissary and the Vineyard Theatre's 2022-2023 Colman Domingo Award recipient. 

Vineyard Theatre Cancels Weekend Performances of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 Photo Vineyard Theatre Cancels Weekend Performances of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022

Due to positive COVID test results within the company, Vineyard Theatre has cancelled performances of Lessons in Survival: 1971 through Sunday, June 12. Ticket holders for impacted performances (June 10-12) will be contacted by phone and email regarding rebooking and next steps.

The Wilma Theater to Honor Co-Founding Artistic Director Blanka Zizka at FÊTE 2022 Photo The Wilma Theater to Honor Co-Founding Artistic Director Blanka Zizka at FÊTE 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

The Wilma Theater announced today that Fête 2022 will honor retiring Co-Founding Artistic Director Blanka Zizka, who recently departed the company after 40 years in the position. Fête 2022 will be held on Monday June 13, 2022.

Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Crystal Dickinson to Star in the World Premiere of LESSONS I Photo Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Crystal Dickinson to Star in the World Premiere of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 at Vineyard Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced casting and design team for the upcoming World Premiere of Lessons in Survival: 1971 at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) now on-sale. Lessons In Survival: 1971 will begin previews at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) May 26, 2022 and play through June 30 with an opening night set for June 9.  

Billy Crudup & Deirdre O'Connell to Host Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala Photo Billy Crudup & Deirdre O'Connell to Host Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced that Billy Crudup¬†(‚ÄúThe Morning Show,‚ÄĚ The Vineyard‚Äôs¬†Harry Clarke) and¬†Deirdre O'Connell¬†(recent Tony Nominee for¬†Dana H.) will co-host Vineyard Theatre‚Äôs annual gala on Monday, May 16, 2022.

Polly Pen Videos

STAGE TUBE: GOBLIN MARKET in Chicago
by Robert Diamond - Oct 4, 2015

Black Button Eyes Productions presents GOBLIN MARKET by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon, music by Polly Pen, adapted from the poem by Christina Rossetti, at the Pentagon Theatre and we've got a first look at the production!


Polly Pen Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Polly Pen been in?
Polly Pen has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Polly Pen been in?
Polly Pen has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Polly Pen been nominated for?
Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Christina Alberta's Father .

How many shows has Polly Pen written?
Polly Pen has written 2 shows including Goblin Market (Composer), Bed and Sofa (Composer).