Jenne is a musical theatre bookwriter and lyricist who is fortunate enough to work with incredibly talented composers. Her work spans topics that interest and inspire her - everything from an uplifting resistance movement in Nazi Germany to a hilarious group of
Jenne Wason has written the book and lyrics for several musicals in collaboration with composer Alan Cancelino. Their dramatic musical The White Rose has been performed in concert at the New York Musical Theatre Festival, and in readings at the York Theatre Company and the Public Theater. The White Rose also had a workshop production at Wright State University
Cancelino & Wason’s comedic road trip musical Bingo City was featured at the New York Musical Theatre Festival and their show The Marrying Types played at upstate New York’s Players Theatre. Their songs have been performed at various cabaret venues in the US and Canada.
With composer Joseph Benoit, Jenne has written the family holiday musical Flakie: The High-Kicking Elf as well as Winesday (the Musical Wine Tasting). Winesday is currently touring Southwestern Ontario with Five Cork Productions.
Jenne graduated from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Drama/Dramatic Writing and is an alumnus of the BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.