About the Creative
KAIT KERRIGAN is an award-winning lyricist, bookwriter, and playwright. She made her Off-Broadway debut with Henry and Mudge and was represented Off-Broadway again in 2017 with The Mad Ones (formerly known as The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown), both written with composer Brian Lowdermilk. Other musicals with Lowdermilk include: Rosie Revere, Engineer & Friends (lyrics); The Bad Years (book and lyrics), an immersive house party being developed for a commercial production in New York City; Republic (book and lyrics); Unbound (book and lyrics); and EarthRise (lyrics) slated for production at the Kennedy Center this summer. Her plays include Father/Daughter, Disaster Relief, Imaginary Love, and Transit. Her work has been developed by Goodspeed, La Jolla, Aurora, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, Chautauqua Theatre Company, Lark Play Development, Primary Stages, Weston Playhouse, IAMA, and others. Awards: Kleban (libretto-writing), Larson (lyric-writing), Theatre Hall of Fame Most Promising Lyricist. Alumna of Dramatists Guild Fellow, Page 73's I-73 writer's group, Barnard College, BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop. Co-founder of the digital sheet music start-up NewMusicalTheatre.com. @kaitkerrigan on all social media.
About the Director
JESSICA BIRD BEZA was Associate Director on the Tony Award- winning Broadway musical Come From Away. Directed or Assisted at: La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe, ACT, Ford’s Theatre, Seattle Rep, Playwrights Foundation, San Diego Rep, Moving Arts, New Village Arts and others. Select producing: Interim Associate Artistic Director (The Old Globe) and Associate Producer (La Jolla Playhouse).