Jenna made her New York nightclub debut in August, 2004, and has since performed solo shows at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency, The Metropolitan Room, BACKSTAGE dopo teatro, The Laurie Beechman Theatre, The Duplex, and Danny’s Skylight Room. Jenna has also performed many shows in Manhattan’s historic Little Italy, including solo shows at the famed San Gennaro Festival. Her shows Italian Undercover, That’s Amore: Jenna Sings Love, Italian Style, Jenna Esposito Sings Connie Francis, Takin’ A Chance On Love, A Hint of Rosemary: The Songs of Rosemary Clooney, SMOOCH!, and I Hate Men: Songs for the Scorned have all received critical acclaim, and her annual “All-Star Birthday Bash” is a fun-filled evening during which she has shared the stage with a number of New York’s finest performers. In addition, Jenna has also performed shows at the James Armstrong Theatre and the Nakano Theatre in Torrance, CA, The M Bar in Hollywood, CA, Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY, Empire City Casino in Yonkers, NY, and Monticello Raceway & Casino in Monticello, NY. A 3-time MAC Award nominee for Outstanding Female Vocalist, Jenna recently made her debut at Manhattan’s historic Town Hall, where she shared the stage with Liza Minnelli, Chita Rivea, Lucie Arnaz, Larry Gatlin and Marilyn Maye. Jenna also hosted MetroJam , the popular NYC open mic night, for two and a half years.
In November, 2009, Jenna celebrated the release of her second CD, To Connie…Love, Jenna. The CD is a live recording of Jenna’s Connie Francis tribute show, which was recorded during her June-July, 2009 run of the show at The Metropolitan Room in New York City. 13 Men…and Me!, Jenna’s debut CD, showcases her silky, wide-ranging voice and stylistic versatility with well loved standards such as “Just In Time” and “Down With Love,” pop hits including “One Less Bell To Answer,” and “Since I Fell For You,” as well as contemporary jazz/pop songs. Both discs are available at iTunes and CDBaby.com.
Jenna’s New York theater credits include Little Mary Sunshine, Godspell (Wings Theatre), How I Learned To Draw A Sheep (Cornelia St. Café), and Bad Girls by Joyce Carol Oates (Ensemble Studio Theatre) as well as Twelfth Night in London. Her regional credits include Anything Goes, West Side Story, Sleeping Beauty, and Guys and Dolls. Jenna is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College.