Jill was nominated for a Drama Desk Award this spring for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance in “The Kid” at The New Group in the spring of 2010.
She was delighted to be nominated in a category that included Laura Benanti, Victoria Clark and Patti Lupone. “The Kid” was written by Michael Zam, with music by Andy Monroe and lyrics by Jack Lechner. It was based on the book by Dan Savage (played by Christopher Sieber) about how he and his partner Terry (played by Lucas Steele) adopted a kid. Jill played Dan’s mom.