John & Jen: Musical Info & Synopsis


John & Jen explores the complex relationship between siblings John and Jen. The narrative is divided into two acts, with the first act focusing on the dynamic between the siblings during John’s childhood. The second act shifts to Jen’s relationship with her own son, also named John, as she grapples with the challenges and joys of motherhood. John & Jen captures the evolving nature of family bonds, love, loss, and the impact of life’s choices on relationships.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1995)

Cast Size: 2

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s / Canada, USA (NYC, Other)

Creative Team

Music/Book: Andrew Lippa

Lyrics/Book: Tom Greenwald

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (1996)➝

Off-Broadway Cast (2015)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1990s, Christmas, DramaticFamily, Original, Piano-Heavy, Sports, Sung-Through, Two-Hander, War

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