The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow

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The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow
Written by Rolin Jones
Place premiered South Coast Repertory
Original language English
Setting Calabasas, California

The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow is a play written by Rolin Jones. The play had its world premiere at South Coast Repertory in 2003.

Set in Calabasas, California, it tells the story of Jennifer Marcus, a 22-year-old genius with obsessive compulsive disorder and agoraphobia. Afraid to step outside her house, the Chinese-born Marcus, who was adopted as a baby, nevertheless wants to meet her biological mother. She creates a robot replica of herself to travel across the world.

The play was a 2006 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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