Kyle Jarrow | The Orchard Project

Kyle Jarrow

Professional Residency

Years: 2013

KYLE JARROW is an award-winning writer and musician who makes work for stage, film and TV. He wrote the book for Broadway's SpongeBob Musical, for which he received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations. Other plays include A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant (Obie Award), The Wildness (Lortel Award nomination, developed at Orchard Project), Noir, Hostage Song and Gorilla Man. His musical Whisper House, a collaboration with Duncan Sheik, will arrive in New York in Spring 2020 with a production by acclaimed theater company The Civilians.

Kyle created and executive-produced the television series Valor, which premiered on The CW network and is now available to stream on Netflix. He also created the streaming series Lost Generation. In the world of features, Kyle penned the indies Armless (an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival) and Saint Janet (starring Kelly Bishop, available for streaming on Amazon Prime). He's developed movies for Twentieth Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, MTV Films and others.

In addition to his work as a writer, Kyle leads the rock band Sky-Pony--a collaboration with wife Lauren Worsham. Their debut LP Beautiful Monster is available from Knitting Factory Records. Kyle was also a member of the now-retired band The Fabulous Entourage, which appeared in the Whitney Biennial and opened for such groups as Hot Chip and We Are Scientists. Back before that, he was one of the founders of the TankNYC theater space. Oh, and he's also a member of the associate board of the New York Civil Liberties Union. For more info on Kyle, check out