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Broken Nose Theatre's Chicago production of HUMAN TERRAIN is Jeff Recommended!

Kim Boler and Robert Coons in BNT's HUMAN TERRAIN

Broken Nose Theatre's production of HUMAN TERRAIN received a coveted Joseph Jefferson Awards recommendation in the company's first year of eligibility!


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HUMAN TERRAIN screenplay wins funding from Tribeca Film Institute/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Jennifer's screenplay was selected to receive $75,000 in funding, and support from the Tribeca Film Institute.


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HUMAN TERRAIN wins best play - Richmond Theatre Critics Circle

5th Wall Theatre's production of HUMAN TERRAIN snagged the award for BEST PLAY for the 2014-2015 Season! In addition to this prestigious award, actor McClean Jesse (Mabry) won Best Actress in a Play, and Sara Heifetz (Adiliah) won Best Supporting Actress in a Play.


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Jennifer wins PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theatre Award


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HUMAN TERRAIN nominated for outstanding new play



The St. Louis Theatre Circle nominates HUMAN TERRAIN for outstanding new play. Mustand Seed Theatre's production of the play opened August 29th, 2014.


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UNRAVELED receives honors from ATHE

UNRAVELED wins second place for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education's Excellence in Playwriting Award

UNRAVELED one of the top ten productions in the Twin Cities!

John Townsend from Lavender Magazine named Theatre Unbound's production of UNRAVELED one of the top ten productions in the Twin Cities for 2013. Jennifer was also recognized for superior achievement in new playwriting! Read the article here:


Arts Spotlight: 2013 Year in Review

Jennifer receives Individual Artist Grant from the state of Indiana

Jennifer has been named a recipient of an Individual Artist Grant in theatre from the Indiana Arts Commission! The support will go toward a revision and workshop of UNRAVELED at Ball State University. A complete list of this year's award winners may be found here. (Scroll down to "theatre")

UNRAVELED live stream

The Ingram New Works Festival at Tennessee Repertory Theatre wrapped up this week! Click here to watch the final reading of Jennifer's latest play UNRAVELED, developed at the festival.

Human Terrain with IAMA Theatre Company in Los Angeles

HUMAN TERRAIN received a reading with IAMA Theatre Company in Los Angeles on April 21st. The reading was directed by Eric Emery, and the cast featured Laila Ayad, Stefanie Black, Graham Sibley, Josh Heine, Tim Peper, Aiden Nardei, Morgan Ritchie, Nazanin Bonaidi and Tim Omundson.

Yale Drama Competition Finalist

HUMAN TERRAIN was just named a finalist in the Yale Drama Competition. Jen Silverman is this year's winner, and other finalists include Adam Szymkowicz and Catherine Treischmann. Click here for the New York Times article.

The Yellow Wallpaper in St. Paul

St. Paul Academy and Summit School's production of Jennifer's adaptation of The Yellow Wallpaper, based on the novella by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, was one of three "starred performances" at the Minnesota State High School One-Act play Festival. Judges chose three productions (out of a total of 297 entries) as starred performances! More information can be found here.



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