Rachel Sheinkin

RACHEL SHEINKIN (Book Writer) Recent productions include Striking 12, a hybrid concert/play written in collaboration with the rock band GrooveLily and director Ted Sperling (Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia; Old Globe, San Diego; TheatreWorks, Palo Alto); book and lyrics for Blood Drive (music Joel Derfner, Eugene O’Neill NMT Conference; Bridewell Theatre, London; Provincetown Playhouse, NYC); and book and lyrics for Serenade (music Nils Olaf Dolven, development Norwegian Consulate General & NYU alumni New Voices award). She is currently collaborating on the new GrooveLily musical, Wheelhouse, and writing a play, Ten Plagues. Rachel is an adjunct faculty member at NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Striking 12 Daryl Roth Theatre 11/12/2006 Author
2 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Second Stage Theatre 02/07/2005 Book
Award Production
1 NOMINATED 2007 Lucille Lortel Award Nomination, Outstanding Musical Striking 12 Author
2 WON 2005 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Musical 2005 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Book of a Musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Book