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Jeff Blumenkrantz

Jeff Blumenkrantz is the recipient of the 2011 Fred Ebb Award, as well as a Best Original Score Tony® nominee for his songs in Urban Cowboy. His one-act pieces, Woman with Pocketbook and Precious Little Jewel, have been performed at several regional theatres, and he has received song commissions from Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Guggenheim’s Works and Process program. His songs have been recorded by Audra McDonald, Sutton Foster, Megan Mullally, Victoria Clark, Rebecca Luker, Lauren Kennedy, and most recently Alysha Umphress on I’ve Been Played: Alysha Umphress Swings Jeff Blumenkrantz.

He is a graduate of Northwestern University and a longtime member of the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop. In 2005, he published a songbook of his music and produced The Jeff Blumenkrantz Songbook Podcast, which featured live performances of those songs. The podcast episodes can still be heard by visiting iTunes or Jeff also produced and hosted The BMI Workshop Songbook Podcast, featuring never-before-available music by members and alumni of the acclaimed musical theatre writers’ workshop. It, too, can be found on iTunes.

Also an actor, Jeff has performed on Broadway in Into the Woods (1987), Threepenny Opera (1989), Damn Yankees (1994), How to Succeed in Business… (1995), A Class Act (2001), and Bright Star (2016), Off Broadway in Murder for Two, and in the Encores! productions of Anyone Can Whistle, God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater and The Golden Apple. TV/Film credits include The Big Sick, The Detour, Joseph … Dreamcoat, Will and Grace, all three Law and Order series, and the PBS telecasts of Candide and Sweeney Todd with the New York Philharmonic.


I Won't Mind

Check out Audra McDonald's recording on her CD How Glory Goes, or listen to Victoria Clark's rendition on Jeff's podcast. Music by Jeff BlumenkrantzLyrics by Annie Kessler and Libby Saines Performed by Audra McDonald at The Jeff Blumenkrantz Songbook Concert Live at the Zipper, 6/22/05 Performed by Victoria Clark at Birdland, 11/20/06 Performed by Rebecca Luker at The New Voices...

I'm Free

Check out Lauren Kennedy's rendition on her CD Here and Now, or hear Sally Wilfert's performance on Jeff's podcast. Music by Jeff BlumenkrantzLyrics by Libby Saines Performed by Sally Wilfert at The Jeff Blumenkrantz Songbook Concert Live at the Zipper, 6/22/05

Lovely Lies

As sung by Rebecca Luker on The Jeff Blumenkrantz Songbook Podcast, as well as on her CD, Greenwich Time Music by Jeff Blumenkrantz Lyrics by Beth Blatt Performed by Rebecca Luker at Baruch College on November 18, 2011 Performed by Liz Callaway at Birdland, 11/20/06Performed by Julia Burrows at The Triad

How Can I Keep from Singing?

Check out Victoria Clark's recording of this public domain song on her CD, Fifteen Seconds of Grace. By Robert Wadsworth Lowry (1826-1899) Arrangement by Jeff Blumenkrantz

Christmas in New York

From Month Upon a Time. For information about MONTH UPON A TIME, visit Performed by Mick Bleyer, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Gaelen Gilliland, and Sierra Rein on THE JEFF BLUMENKRANTZ SONGBOOK Podcast on December 31, 2011. Performed by the OU Musical Theatre Class of 2015 at the Weitzenhoffer School