Jenny Stafford

Jenny Stafford


Jenny Stafford’s works include Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour (Broadway), The Homefront (Village Originals Festival, Village Beta Series, Johnny Mercer Writers Colony/Goodspeed Musicals), Prodigy (CCU, Collaborative Development Project, Two Rivers Theatre Company, Indiana University, Harrisburg New Works Festival), The Artist and the Scientist (CAP21), To Have and to Hold (Prospect Theatre Company), Cinderella (commission, Spotlight Youth Theatre), Two Bugs are Better Than One (commission, New York City Children’s Theatre), Awakening, Extended Stay (Florida Festival of New Musicals, Rhinebeck Writer’s Retreat), and Beating a Dead Horse (2017 Reva Shiner Comedy Award Winner, Bloomington Playwrights Project). Her work has been featured at Lincoln Center (The Lyrics of Jennifer Stafford), Joe’s Pub, Ars Nova, 54 Below, the NAMT Songwriter’s Showcase, Prospect Theatre, Barrington Stage, and elsewhere. She’s been an Artist in Residence at the Rhinebeck Writer’s Retreat, Hypatia in the Woods, Goodspeed Musicals, CAP 21, the Ross Ragland Theatre, the HBMG Foundation, the Johnny Mercer Writers Colony, and the Berkshire Playwrights Theatre, and was a finalist for the 2019 Kleban Prize. Dramatists Guild member; MFA NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.


  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education


  • NYC Area
  • Other US Cities


  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Bookwriter/Librettist



Preferred Pronouns

  • She/Her