Jenny Seidelman - Playwright and Screenwriter
Jenny is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. Her plays have been produced at 20% Theatre Company Chicago, Victory Gardens Theater/Chicago One-Minute Play Festival, Cold Basement Dramatics, American Theater Company, Point of Contention, n.u.f.a.n. ensemble, TANTA Productions, WNEP Theater and Children's Theatre of Western Springs and received readings at Polarity Ensemble Theatre, Ground UP Productions, Horse Trade Theater Group, Women’s Theatre Alliance of Chicago, Stockyards Theatre Project, Around the Coyote, Chicago Dramatists, TADA! Youth Theater and her alma mater, Knox College, among others.

The screenplay adaption of her play Henry Moore is Melting was a Quarterfinalist for the 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences). It had a reading at The Public House Theatre in 2013.

Her full-length play Reckoning will receive a reading at The Asylum Theatre in Las Vegas in February 2015.

Her short play This is Grand will have its third production as part of Fury Theatre's "Short Attention Span Theater" September 18-27, 2014 in Chicago.

Jenny lives in Chicago. She is a recipient of grants from the Illinois Arts Council and the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs. Jenny is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.