March, 2020: Jessica Directed “Gentle Hands For the Gentleman” by Fred Rohan Vargas for part of the NY Winter Theatre Festival at Hudson Guild. Only one performance was possible and the last performances were cancelled due to the
COVID-19 pandemic. We hope to be able to bring the show back…
Jan 9-12, 2020 at Theater For The New City
Playing mid-March, 2020 at Hudson Guild Theatre
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January, 2020. Jessica played ‘Jennifer’ in POTTERS WHEEL with two different casts.
Jessica with scene partner Colby Trembly in POTTERS WHEEEL, closing week.
November 2019, part of “Footprints of the Polar Bear and other Eco-Centric Plays”
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Come for the shock, stay for talkbacks! Tix $40 Proceeds are shared between 3 orgs: REA, EAG, and 350.org
Join me and Ripple Effect Artists for EARTH DAY CABARET Sunday 4/21/2019
Jessica is co-producing this evening of powerful stories. Raising awareness about climate change. $30 tix are reduced to $20 for early-birds! ONE NIGHT ONLY – Veteran’s Day November 12th, 2018. TIX here.
A series of short plays. In the Summer of 2018, Jessica directed Anton Chekhov’s THE BOOR, set in the Wild West. She also starred in Strindberg’s THE STRONGER as directed by Monica Blaze Leavitt. For the closing three performances (of 12) she stepped into the role of ‘Natalya’ in THE PROPOSAL, as directed by Jane Culley. Click here for pictures.
In the Summer of 2018 Jessica directed and dramaturged Anton Chekhov’s THE CHERRY ORCHARD, set in America in the 1960’s. This ran for 8 performance, was produced by American Theatre of Actors as an Equity Showcase. Click for Reviews and Pictures.
In the Spring of 2018, Jessica was assistant director/SM on GUARDING THE BRIDGE, produced by Ripple Effect Artists at The Triad. Director: Jonathan Libman. Actors: Tim Dowd & Scott
Slide Show, Ripple Effect Artists
Jessica played ‘Ali’ – the wife to a lawyer in a tough situation dealing with sex trafficking. Presented by Ripple Effect Artists in two productions. First – set in US & Mexico, an un-released version of Kooman’s published script. Performed at Times Sq.’s Elektra Theatre (300 W. 43rd St., 2nd Fl.) January 18th, 25th, and Feb 1st, 2017. Second – Directed by Tony nominee Jana Robbins, re-staged in NY/LA and played at American Theatre of Actors for 2 weeks from October -November of 2017.
NYPhotoBus – Bushwick Cocktail Tour. Thursday August 18th, 7pm. Benefits SHE HAS A NAME a play Off-Broadway with expert-led talk-backs that will address Women achieving Equality and illuminate the severe pandemic of sex trafficking. $43. Buy Here!
“Jennings gives a very strong performance in the role [Mrs. Zero] and beautifully captures her character’s frustration and anger,” – Jena Tesse Fox, NY Theatre Guide.
December 9-13, 2015 BUY NOW! Read more…
Sept 9-19, 2015 *limited engagement* Click for Review.
Ripple Effect’s Next Big Thing! JULY 31st ONLY ** NYC’s 54 BELOW**
Jessica directs this Supernatural Drama. Limited Engagement! Only June 17-27, 2015. Click for Tickets.
April 17-May 17, 2015 Get Tickets!
***Jessica Directs*** A Sexual Sci-fi Thriller Limited Engagement: April 8-19, 2015 Click for tickets!
Join me at the annual Chocoholic Frolic Valentine’s Event! ONLY FRIDAY FEBRUARY 13th, 2015 (Click for more info and ticketing)
Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona” July 24-Aug 10
LIPS UPON CHEEKS returns to stage 3 years after the premier! Manhattan Rep. *Spring One Act Play Competition* May 20-23, 2014 6:30pm T, W, H, F. reserve at MRTreserve@gmail.com
A Mother’s Day Event! 7pm. May 11th, 2014. Click for Info.
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Limited Engagement: April 23-27 Only @ THEATRE ROW!