Broadway stars will join acclaimed Tony-nominated composer JEFF BLUMENKRANTZ to sing The Jeff Blumenkrantz Songbook. BLUMENKRANTZ's work has been heard in the New York productions of Urban Cowboy, The Audience, and Audra McDonald's song cycle The Seven Deadly Sins at Carnegie Hall. His songs have been recorded and performed by such notable singers as Audra McDonald, Victoria Clark, Lauren Kennedy, Megan Mullally, Maria Friedman, and Sutton Foster.
BLUMENKRANTZ's career as a songwriter began at Northwestern University, where he was a four-year contributor to the celebrated Waa-Mu Show. While pursuing a career as an actor in New York, he joined The BMI Workshop and participated in the Dramatists Guild's Musical Theatre Development Program and Jonathan Larson Fellowship and is the 2001 recipient of the BMI Advanced Workshop Harrington Award. His one act musicals, "Woman with Pocketbook," written with Annie Kessler and Libby Saines, and "Precious Little Jewel," written with Libby Saines, have been performed at regional theatres and have both won the Ten Minute Musical Competition.