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Morgan Jenness

Position, Literary Department

Abrams Artists Agency

HQ Phone:  (646) 486-4600

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Abrams Artists Agency

275 7th Ave. (26th Fl.)

New York City, New York,10001

United States

Company Description

Driven by a deep respect and passion for talent and their artistry, Harry Abrams established Abrams Artists Agency in 1977. Since our inception, we have developed and maintained a reputation as one of the nation's most respected and diversified talent and lite...more

Background Information

Employment History

Associate Director

Los Angeles Theatre Center


New Voices Concert: Oh What A Night!

Paper Mill Playhouse


Affiliations

New York Theatre Workshop

Associate Artistic Director


LMDA

Board Member


America-in-Play

BOARD OF ADVISORS Member


Playscripts Inc

Advisory Board Member


White Box Theatre

Board Member


UNIVERSES

Board Member


New Theatre

Advisory Board Member


Theatre Communications Group

Board Member


New England Foundation for the Arts

Advisor


iFactory incorporated

Board Member


National New Play Network

ADVISORY BOARD Member


Next

Board Member


Dramatists Guild

Moderator


Web References(152 Total References)


Board of Advisors | America-in-Play

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Morgan Jenness, Abrams Artists Agency; Board Member, Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas.
Morgan Jenness joined the Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Play Development Department as a script reader and intern in 1979. By the time she left, in 1988, she was Literary Manager. Between 1988-1990, she was Associate Artistic Director at New York Theatre Workshop. In 1990, she moved to the Los Angeles Theater Center as Associate Director. A freelance dramaturg between 1991-93, her projects included Angels in America on Broadway. She returned to the Public in 1993, first as Director of Play Development and then in 1995 as Associate Producer. Her many activities included supervision of the LuEsther Lab and the Play Development Department, production supervision and dramaturgy, participation in season and administrative planning, producing New Work Now! A partial list of artists she has collaborated with includes: Reza Abdoh, John Belluso, Anne Bogart, Eric Bogosian, Joe Chaikin, Connie Congdon, Migdalia Cruz, Christopher Durang, David Esbjornson, Danny Hoch, Naomi Iizuka, Harry Kondolean, Tina Landau, Craig Lucas, Eduardo Machodo, Ruth Margraff, Michael Mayer, Jose Rivera, Anna Deavere Smith, Naomi Wallace, George C Wolfe. In 1998, she joined Helen Merrill Ltd as Creative Director. She is currently in the literary division at Abrams Artists Agency.


Morgan Jenness | Playscripts, Inc.

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Morgan Jenness
Literary Agent & Dramaturg Morgan Jenness spent over a decade at the Public Theater, under both George C. Wolfe and Joseph Papp in roles ranging from literary manager to Director of Play Development to Associate Producer of the New York Shakespeare Festival. Ms. Jenness has served on peer panels for various funding institutions, including NYSCA and the NEA, with whom she served as a site evaluator for almost a decade. In 1998, Ms. Jenness joined Helen Merrill Ltd., an agency representing writers, directors, composers and designers, as Creative Director. She now works at Abrams Artist Agency as an agent representing writers for stage and screen, directors, composers and lyricists. In 2003, Ms. Jenness was presented with an Obie Award Special Citation for Longtime Support of Playwrights.


Board/Collaborators | White Box Theatre

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Morgan Jenness
Morgan Jenness Morgan Jenness spent over a decade at the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, with both Joseph Papp and George C. Wolfe, in various capacities ranging from literary manager to Director of Play Development to Associate Producer. In 1998 Ms. Jenness joined Helen Merrill Ltd., an agency representing writers, directors, composers and designers, as Creative Director. She now holds a position in the Literary Department at Abrams Artists Agency. In 2003, Ms. Jenness was presented with an Obie Award Special Citation for Longtime Support of Playwrights.


Joanna Settle

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Settle is represented by Morgan Jenness, Abrams Artists Agency.


Class at PlayPenn in Philadelphia with Morgan Jenness - Baltimore Playwrights Festival

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Class at PlayPenn in Philadelphia with Morgan Jenness
Morgan Jenness, currently a Creative Consultant representing playwrights at Abrams Artists Agency, has also worked in various capacities from literary manager to associate producer at the Public Theater, New York Theater Workshop and as a dramaturg, workshop director, artistic consultant and teacher at theaters, play development programs and universities across the country. She will bring her wealth of expertise to PlayPenn with this workshop to provide perspective on what thrills, frustrates, and inspires the people you send your work off to.


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