is a playwright, lyricist, and bookwriter. She made her Off-Broadway debut in 2006 with her musical Henry and Mudge, written with composer Brian Lowdermilk. Henry and Mudge went on to win her the Kleban Award for Most Promising Librettist. This season, her play Transit was presented at the 2010 Lark Play Development Center’s Playwrights’ Week and her play Imaginary Love will receive a world-premiere production at the Hapgood Theatre in Antioch, CA. Additional works include The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown, The Freshman Experiment, Tales from the Bad Years, The Woman Upstairs, and Wrong Number (all musicals written with Brian Lowdermilk). The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown is currently under option with Beth Williams and Broadway Across America and received a developmental production at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in 2009. Kerrigan’s work has been developed by the La Jolla Playhouse, Primary Stages, Lark Play Development Center, Manhattan Theatre Club, Perry Mansfield New Works Festival, ASCAP/Disney Workshop, New York Musical Theatre Festival, National Alliance of Musical Theatre, CAP21, Goodspeed, the Orchard Project, and others. She was a Dramatists Guild Fellow, a 2006 Larson Award winner, and, releases her first album with Lowdermilk entitled Our First Mistake on the Sh-K-Boom label. Kerrigan is an alumna of Barnard College, and a member of ASCAP, the Dramatists Guild, and NewMusicalTheatre.com. For more information, visit www.kerrigan-lowdermilk.com.
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