Jenny Rachel Weiner

Jenny Rachel Weiner was the 2016/2017 Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence at the Roundabout Theatre, where she has recently been named an Associate Artist and is also under commission. Select plays include: diventare (The Harold & Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award), Horse Girls (Fordham/Primary Stages, the cell, Ars Nova; New York, Collaboraction; Chicago, Annex Theatre; Seattle, published by Samuel French), Jason&Julia (Williamstown Theatre Festival Workshop Production, Wyoming Theatre Festival Reading, City Theatre of Pittsburgh Reading), Stagedream (co-written with Lee Overtree, upcoming: workshop at Playwrights Horizons Theatre School), Aunt Sylvia Is Dead (The Collective; published in The Collective Anthology 2014), Kingdom Come (Roundabout Underground Reading Series, Roundabout Underground Production directed by Kip Fagan, published by Samuel French), Part & Parcel (Primary Stages Reading Series, Perry Mansfield Theatre Festival, Roundabout Theatre Company Reading), Damsels (developed at Space on Ryder Farm, upcoming: reading at the Signature Theatre directed by Meredith McDonough). Jenny has developed plays with/been commissioned by the O’Neill Theatre Center, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Northlight Theatre, Piven Theatre Workshop, Primary Stages, Space on Ryder Farm, and Roundabout Theatre Company. BFA: Boston University, MFA: Fordham University/Primary Stages. Jenny currently attends the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at The Juilliard School.