Book and Lyrics
is a Washington Post columnist, playwright and the author of “A Field Guide To Awkward Silences” (NAL/Penguin). She was recently described as one of the “50 Funniest People Right Now” by Rolling Stone. Plays include To Tell My Story (Silver Spring Black Box), The Campsite Rule (Washington Rogues, Page to Stage), Rare Medium Well Done (Active Cultures), Hookups (Panndora’s Box Productions, Santa Ana), One Room Over (Rising Sun Performance Company, NYC), Tragedy Averted (Capital Fringe 2013), Miss Emma’s Matchmaking Agency for Literary Characters (Capital Fringe 2014), What Fresh Hell (Active Cultures Theater), and Young Republicans (Capital Fringe 2012). As an undergraduate she wrote two shows as a member of the first all-female writing team for Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. Her plays have taken her from New York to Cambridge to Santa Ana to Bermuda. Alexandra is a member of the Advanced BMI workshop.You can follow her on Twitter: @petridishes
Music and Additional Lyrics
is an award-winning composer, songwriter, music director, producer, and arranger for children's media and musical theater based in Brooklyn, NY.
Recent TV/Audio projects include the original score for Warner Brothers' first ever Looney Tunes Podcast, "Bugs and Daffy’s Thanksgiving Road Trip" (available on HBO Max and all podcast platforms); original songs, scoring, and arrangements for "The Story Pirates Podcast" (winner of the 2022 and 2020 Webby and iHeartRadio Awards for Best Kids and Family Podcast, 5 award-winning albums and 70 million downloads); music composition and production for "Sesame Street", and scores for the interactive streaming show, "Sleep Squad" (starring Tony Nominee Lilli Cooper), "Don’t Break The Rules", (Pinna), and "SPTV" (PBS). Upcoming: original score and songs for "The Cat in the Hat-Cast" (Dr. Seuss/Wondery Media).
Musicals include THE CLAW (Beat by Beat Press, over 100 productions worldwide), WHO’S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD BOOK? (with Maryanne Melloan Woods), STONE SOUP, and THE WRONG AMERICAN! (with Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri).
Jack's music can be heard daily on Sirius XM Kids Place Live, and has been seen/heard on NPR, PBS, ME-TV, and at The Utah Symphony, Kennedy Center, and Lincoln Center among others. Jack is a proud graduate of Northwestern University, a member of the Dramatist Guild and the advanced class of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, and served as the Director/MD of the Late-Night Cabaret at Williamstown Theatre Festival. Jack is represented by A3 Artists Agency.