Jenny Seidelman is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter.
Her plays have been produced, developed, and received readings at Idle Muse Theatre Company, Ivy Theatre Company, Babes With Blades Theatre Company, Nylon Fusion Theatre Company, The Asylum Theatre, Ground UP Productions, Polarity Ensemble Theatre, Fury Theatre Company, 20% Theatre Company Chicago, Chicago One-Minute Play Festival (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Cold Basement Dramatics, American Theater Company, Horse Trade Theater Group, Women’s Theatre Alliance of Chicago, Stockyards Theatre Project, WNEP Theater, and her alma mater, Knox College, among others.
Jenny’s screenplays have placed in the Top 10% and been named Quarterfinalists for BlueCat Screenplay Competition, Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest, and the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences).
Her play ...Because I Love You: A Comedy About Parenting, commissioned by Gorilla Tango Theatre, is currently running through April 22, 2017. She has two works in the 2017 Chicago One Minute Play Festival and her short play Wet Work will be part of Talif Productions' Empathy Festival, in Chicago, in May 2017.