Elizabeth Rex

November 29, 2011

January 22, 2012

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by Timothy Findley
directed by Barbara Gaines

Jenny Giering

Original Music

JENNY GIERING (Original Music) returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where her credits include: As You Like It (incidental score); Elizabeth Rex (incidental score); and current commission, Summerland (book and lyrics by Sean Barry). Ms. Giering’s current commissions also include Alice Bliss (book by Karen Hartman, lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Mark Brokaw) for Playwrights Horizons. Ms. Giering’s scores include: The Mistress Cycle; Crossing Brooklyn (produced by the Transport Group - Kleban Award for best libretto); Alice Unwrapped (commissioned by Premieres, Inc); and Saint-Ex (2011 World Premiere at The Weston Playhouse Theater Company, Weston VT, Weston Playhouse New Musical Award, ASCAP/Dreamworks Musical Theater Workshop, Sundance’s White Oak Workshop). Incidental scores include The Tempest (Shakespeare Theatre Company) and Silent Sky (Theaterworks/Palo Alto). She is working on a one-woman show about her battle with chronic illness, called What We Leave Behind, which has received development support from Sundance Theater Institute’s Theater Makers Residency and Rhinebeck Writers’ Retreat.

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