Gender
Female
Born
Oct 01, 1948
New York, New York, USA
Composer Writer Lyricist
  • CREDITS
    Once on This Island (Dec 03, 2017 - Jan 06, 2019)
    • Book by Lynn Ahrens
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalRevival
    Anastasia (Apr 24, 2017 - Mar 31, 2019)
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalOriginal
    Rocky (Mar 13, 2014 - Aug 17, 2014)
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Ragtime (Nov 15, 2009 - Jan 10, 2010)
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Dec 11, 2005 - Feb 19, 2006)
    • Original Songs by: Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalOriginal
    Seussical (Nov 30, 2000 - May 20, 2001)
    • Book by Lynn Ahrens
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    • Conceived by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Matters of the Heart (Nov 13, 2000 - Dec 17, 2000)
    • Featuring songs with lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    SpecialSolo ConcertOriginal
    Ragtime (Jan 18, 1998 - Jan 16, 2000)
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    My Favorite Year (Dec 10, 1992 - Jan 10, 1993)
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalOriginal
    Once on This Island (Oct 18, 1990 - Dec 01, 1991)
    • Book by Lynn Ahrens
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalOriginal
    Once on This Island (Oct 12, 2019 - Mar 15, 2020)
    • Book by Lynn Ahrens
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalRevival
    Anastasia (Oct 09, 2018 - Present)
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalOriginal
    Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Dec 19, 2006 - Jun 10, 2007)
    • Original Songs by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalOriginal
    Seussical (Sep 02, 2002 - Jun 29, 2003)
    • Book by Lynn Ahrens
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    • Conceived by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Ragtime - 1999 (Jul 31, 1999 - Jun 10, 2001)
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Ragtime - 1998 (Apr 14, 1998 - Mar 28, 1999)
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Once on This Island (Mar 31, 1992 - Jan 03, 1993)
    • Book by Lynn Ahrens
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    MusicalOriginal
    Once on This Island (May 12, 2002 - May 12, 2002)
    • Book by Lynn Ahrens
    • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    SpecialBenefitRevival
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

    Best Original Musical Score

    1998 | Winner  | Ragtime
    Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
     

    Best Book of a Musical

    1991 | Nominee  | Once on This Island
    Book by Lynn Ahrens
     

    Best Original Score

    1991 | Nominee  | Once on This Island
    Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens

    Drama Desk Award

     

    Outstanding Lyrics

    2008 | Nominee
    Lynn Ahrens (for "The Glorious Ones")
     

    Outstanding Lyrics

    2003 | Nominee
    Lynn Ahrens (for "A Man of No Importance")

    Outstanding Lyrics

    1998 | Winner  | Ragtime
    Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens

    Theater Hall of Fame

    Inductee

    2015 | Recipient
    Lynn Ahrens
Once on This Island (Dec 03, 2017 - Jan 06, 2019)
  • Book by Lynn Ahrens
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalRevival
Anastasia (Apr 24, 2017 - Mar 31, 2019)
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalOriginal
Rocky (Mar 13, 2014 - Aug 17, 2014)
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalDramaOriginal
Ragtime (Nov 15, 2009 - Jan 10, 2010)
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalDramaRevival
Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Dec 11, 2005 - Feb 19, 2006)
  • Original Songs by: Lynn Ahrens
MusicalOriginal
Seussical (Nov 30, 2000 - May 20, 2001)
  • Book by Lynn Ahrens
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
  • Conceived by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalComedyOriginal
Matters of the Heart (Nov 13, 2000 - Dec 17, 2000)
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
SpecialSolo ConcertOriginal
Ragtime (Jan 18, 1998 - Jan 16, 2000)
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalDramaOriginal
My Favorite Year (Dec 10, 1992 - Jan 10, 1993)
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalOriginal
Once on This Island (Oct 18, 1990 - Dec 01, 1991)
  • Book by Lynn Ahrens
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalOriginal
Once on This Island (Oct 12, 2019 - Mar 15, 2020)
  • Book by Lynn Ahrens
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalRevival
Anastasia (Oct 09, 2018 - Present)
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalOriginal
Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Dec 19, 2006 - Jun 10, 2007)
  • Original Songs by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalOriginal
Seussical (Sep 02, 2002 - Jun 29, 2003)
  • Book by Lynn Ahrens
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
  • Conceived by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalComedyOriginal
Ragtime - 1999 (Jul 31, 1999 - Jun 10, 2001)
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalDramaOriginal
Ragtime - 1998 (Apr 14, 1998 - Mar 28, 1999)
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalDramaOriginal
Once on This Island (Mar 31, 1992 - Jan 03, 1993)
  • Book by Lynn Ahrens
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
MusicalOriginal
Once on This Island (May 12, 2002 - May 12, 2002)
  • Book by Lynn Ahrens
  • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
SpecialBenefitRevival

Tony Award®

Best Original Musical Score

1998 | Winner  | Ragtime
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
 

Best Book of a Musical

1991 | Nominee  | Once on This Island
Book by Lynn Ahrens
 

Best Original Score

1991 | Nominee  | Once on This Island
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Lyrics

2008 | Nominee
Lynn Ahrens (for "The Glorious Ones")
 

Outstanding Lyrics

2003 | Nominee
Lynn Ahrens (for "A Man of No Importance")

Outstanding Lyrics

1998 | Winner  | Ragtime
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens

Theater Hall of Fame

Inductee

2015 | Recipient
Lynn Ahrens

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