Jennie is a recipient of BMI’s Jerry Harrington Musical Theatre Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement as a Librettist, the national Stanley Drama Award and the Arlene R. and William P. Lewis Playwriting Award for Women. She was a finalist for the 2017 Jonathan Larson Grant, the 2016 Richard Rodgers Award for Musical Theater, the Arts & Letters Prize for Drama and the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. Jennie is book writer for the musical MY HEART IS THE DRUM which received the 2015 Kleban Award and the 2016 Fred Ebb Award. DRUM premiered at Village Theatre in 2016, developed at the NAMT Festival of New Musicals, the Goodspeed Johnny Mercer Writers Colony, Kent State University, and the BMI Lehman-Engle Musical Theatre Workshop. Among theaters where her plays were performed are Soho Rep, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Urban Stages, The Barrow Group, Penguin Repertory Theater, Chicago’s Organic Theatre Company, Buffalo’s Alleyway Theatre and Pittsburgh’s 12 Peers Theatre. Jennie is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, BMI Musical Theatre Librettists Workshop, The Actors Studio Playwrights-Directors Lab, the International Centre for Women Playwrights, AEA and SAG-AFTRA. Jennie is a certified crisis counselor having worked for over a decade with the Center for Safety and Change, Rockland County, New York serving survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
- Off Broadway
- NYC Area
- Tri-State Area (NY/NJ/CT)
- ACTORS EQUITY ASSOCIATION (AEA)
- THE DRAMATISTS GUILD