Jenny Schwartz

Details
Jenny Schwartz’s plays include Iowa, God’s Ear, Somewhere Fun, 41-derful, and Cause For Alarm. With Todd Almond, she received the Frederick Loewe Award for the development of Iowa. Other awards include the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Benjamin H. Danks Award, a Kesselring honor, two grants from Lincoln Center’s Lecomte Du Nuoy Foundation, two residencies with the Sundance Theatre Institute, and Soho Rep’s Dorothy Streslin Fellowship. God's Ear and Somewhere Fun were finalists for the Susan Smith Blackburn Award. Alum of Juilliard and New Dramatists; affiliated artist at Clubbed Thumb and New Georges; co-chair of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab.
 
Credits

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Iowa Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons) 04/13/2015 Playwright
2 Iowa Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons) 04/13/2015 Lyricist
3 Somewhere Fun Vineyard Theatre 06/04/2013 Playwright
4 God's Ear Vineyard Theatre 04/17/2008 Playwright
5 God's Ear Vineyard Theatre 04/17/2008 Additional Lyrics
Awards
Award Production
1 WON 2007-2008 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Special Commendation God's Ear Playwright
2 NOMINATED 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards Nomination, Outstanding Musical Iowa Lyricist
3 NOMINATED 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards Nomination, Outstanding Musical Iowa Playwright
4 NOMINATED 2012-2013 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Finalist Somewhere Fun Playwright