Jessica Penzias is a New York-based librettist and playwright.

Her work has been produced in New York City, throughout the United States, and in over a dozen countries around the globe. Jessica is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America, the 92Y Musical Theater Development Lab, and the Tony Award-honored BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Librettists' Workshop, where she was awarded the Jerry Harrington Award For Outstanding Creative Achievement.

As an associate at Jill Furman Productions, Jessica aided in the development and production of Hamilton, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, The Suffragists, and Freestyle Love Supreme. She holds a degree in creative writing and theatre arts from the University of Pennsylvania.