Kait Kerrigan Biography

Gender: Female

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 Artistsí 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.

Kait Kerrigan Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

- 2009 - Most promising musical theatre librettist
Kait Kerrigan