Jane Jeffries

English and Philosophy Department
College of Arts, Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 373F Harvey Hall
Phone: 715-232-5520
Email: jeffriesja@uwstout.edu

Brief Biography

My husband and I co-write plays. We have 16 published plays and 1 musical. Most recent are listed.

Professional Interests: Writing plays and poetry. We sell original madrigal dinner scripts online through our company Jest Scripts (www.madrigaldinners.com).


    • MA Medieval Literature/Rhetoric
      Pennsylvania State University
      State College, PA, United States, 1986
    • BA English Literature and Composition
      University of Evansville
      Evansville, IN, United States, 1983

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

    Theatre - Published Play

    • Jeffries, J. (April 2016 - Present) The Girl in the Red Hijab. Brooklyn Publishers. Iowa,
    • Jeffries, J. (June 2015 - Present) Grimm, M.D.. Eldridge Plays.
    • Jeffries, J. (March 2015 - Present) Fairy Tale Princess Game of Thrones. Brooklyn Publishers.
    • Jeffries, J. (November 2014 - Present) Tech Week. Eldridge Plays.
    • Jeffries, J. (October 2014 - Present) The Ninth Train. Pioneer Drama Service.
    • Jeffries, J. (February 2014 - Present) Jack and the Frankenbeanstalk. Pioneer Drama Service.
    • Jeffries, J. (March 2013 - Present) Desperate Housewives of Shakespeare. Eldridge Plays.
    • Jeffries, J. (January 2012 - Present) Christmas Present. Lazy Bee Scripts. United Kingdom.
    • Jeffries, J. (November 2011 - Present) Locked In. Brooklyn/Heuer Publishers.

    Theatre - Direct play

    • Jeffries, J. (July 29,2015 - August 10, 2015) Shakespeare's Shorts. MN Fringe Festival. Minneapolis, MN, United States.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships


    • Honorable Mention, Theatre Du Mississippi Original Shorts Competition (March 2014)
    • Winner, Hyde Center for the Arts Playwright Competition (December 2011)

Professional Memberships

  • Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
  • Playwrights Center