Jeff Blumenkrantz as The Suspects
Blumenkrantz performed on Broadway in Into the Woods (1987), Threepenny Opera (1989), Damn Yankees (1994), How to Succeed in Business… (1995) and A Class Act (2001), as well as Off-Broadway in Murder for Two (Lortel Award nomination) and in the City Center Encores production of Anyone Can Whistle. His regional theater credits include productions at La Jolla Playhouse, Old Globe, Kennedy Center, Long Wharf, and Asolo. On camera, Jeff can be seen in 30 Rock, The Good Wife, Ugly Betty, Joseph … Dreamcoat, Will and Grace, Law and Order and the PBS telecasts of the New York Philharmonic concerts of Sweeney Todd and Candide. Also a musical theater composer/lyricist, Jeff received a Tony Award nomination as one of the co-writers of the score of Urban Cowboy. He is the recipient of the 2011 Fred Ebb Award as well as commissions from Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and Guggenheim Works and Process. Most recently, he released a CD titled I’ve Been Played: Alysha Umphress Swings Jeff Blumenkrantz, featuring his jazz songs and arrangements. His songs have been recorded by Audra McDonald, Sutton Foster, Rebecca Luker and Victoria Clark, among others. To hear Jeff’s music, check out The Jeff Blumenkrantz Songbook Podcast by visiting either iTunes or jeffblumenkrantz.com.