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Sharon Kenny

Sharon Kenny



Sharon Kenny writes songs and the words that go with them. She lives in New York.

Kenny's music has been prominently featured both nationally and internationally on television (Netflix, Lifetime, Amazon), most notably with five placements on the hit show, Dance Moms. Kenny’s song "Hotel Heart" reached #68 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter charts; her music has cumulatively garnered nearly 30 million views on YouTube.

Sharon’s theatre work has been produced and/or developed at New York Theatre Workshop, Manhattan Theatre Club, 92NY, Williamstown Theatre Festival, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, The Yale Institute of Music Theatre, The Institute for American Musical Theatre, and Stages Theatre Company. She is a graduate of The Hartt School and an alum of ANTFest (Ars Nova), The Johnny Mercer Songwriter's Project, Prospect Theatre Company's Musical Theatre Lab, Vineyard Arts Project, and Space on Ryder Farm. She has performed sold out shows to Joe's Pub, Le Poisson Rouge, and the Gramercy Theatre, and has been a finalist for the Fred Ebb, Jonathan Larson, and Richard Rodgers Awards.

Sharon’s work in Children’s Theatre includes adaptations of NY Times best-selling author Kobi Yamada (What Do You Do With an Idea?, Maybe), as well as commissions for 92NY (The Tempest, Mother Goose, Ice Queen). She is currently adapting the NY Times bestseller Dragons Love Tacos for the stage, which will premiere in Minneapolis in 2024.

Additionally, Sharon serves as Musical Director to Broadway’s Abby Mueller (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Six), and the upcoming musical Rutka (Lincoln Center).

As a pianist, she has played extensively on Broadway.

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • TV/Film
  • Bachelor’s Degree


  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Interested in touring?

  • No

Maestra Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
  • Audition Pianist
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
  • Rehearsal Pianist

Primary Instruments

  • Piano


  • Finale
  • Logic


  • BMI