Jessica Almasy News

EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Reviews: THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT PROJECT, Summerhall, August 1 2014
by Amy Hanson - Aug 02, 2014

The Scottish Enlightenment Project, playing for only three nights at Summerhall, is a performance of a work in progress created by the National Theatre of Scotland and Brooklyn-based the TEAM. A meditation on Scottish national identity, particularly in contrast with that of America, it is centred around the story of two old friends from Glasgow, one recently returned from London and one still living with his mother, who reunite and head out on a road trip with an American woman they meet in a bar. Their story is interwoven with scenes demonstrating the influence on their ideas of national identity by the main thinkers of the Scottish Enlightenment, particularly James Macpherson (of Ossian fame), Adam Smith and Walter Scott. (more...)

New Georges Presents Three World Premieres as Part of JAM ON TOAST Festival, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

New Georges will present World Premiere productions by Kate Benson (2014 Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission winner), Krista Knight (Salamander Leviathan at Joe's Pub; Clementine and the Cyber Ducks at Incubator Arts Project), and Caroline V. McGraw (2013 Page 73 Playwriting Fellow) as part of The New Georges Jam On Toast, a brand-new festival featuring work by The New Georges Jam, a 'performance gym' for early-career female playwrights and directors founded in 2010 by Lucy Alibar, Jess Chayes, and Portia Krieger. (more...)

New Georges to Present Three World Premieres as Part of JAM ON TOAST Festival, 5/14-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

New Georges will present World Premiere productions by Kate Benson (2014 Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission winner), Krista Knight (Salamander Leviathan at Joe's Pub; Clementine and the Cyber Ducks at Incubator Arts Project), and Caroline V. McGraw (2013 Page 73 Playwriting Fellow) as part of The New Georges Jam On Toast, a brand-new festival featuring work by The New Georges Jam, a 'performance gym' for early-career female playwrights and directors founded in 2010 by Lucy Alibar, Jess Chayes, and Portia Krieger. (more...)

A MARRIAGE: 1 (SUBURBIA) to Arrive at HERE Arts Center, 4/23-5/4
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2013

Coming up in its 2012-2013 producing Season, HERE proudly presents A Marriage: 1 (Suburbia), created and performed by HERE Resident Artists Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin. This premiere marks the culmination of a residency in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). A Marriage: 1 (Suburbia) takes over HERE (145 Sixth Avenue) from April 23 - May 4, as this immersive interdisciplinary installation fills every space within the building. (more...)

A MARRIAGE: 1 (SUBURBIA) Arrives at HERE Arts Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

Coming up in its 2012-2013 producing Season, HERE proudly presents A Marriage: 1 (Suburbia), created and performed by HERE Resident Artists Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin. This premiere marks the culmination of a residency in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). A Marriage: 1 (Suburbia) takes over HERE (145 Sixth Avenue) from tonight, April 23 - May 4, as this immersive interdisciplinary installation fills every space within the building. (more...)

A MARRIAGE: 1 (SUBURBIA) to Arrive at HERE Arts Center, 4/23-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

Coming up in its 2012-2013 producing Season, HERE proudly presents A Marriage: 1 (Suburbia), created and performed by HERE Resident Artists Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin. This premiere marks the culmination of a residency in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). A Marriage: 1 (Suburbia) takes over HERE (145 Sixth Avenue) from April 23 - May 4, as this immersive interdisciplinary installation fills every space within the building. (more...)

WORKS IN PROGRESS SERIES to Play at BAX, 1/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2013

BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange has announced the WORKS IN PROGRESS SERIES, featuring BAX Artists-In-Residence (AIR), and running January 24-27, 2013. (more...)

WORKS IN PROGRESS SERIES Plays at BAX, Now thru 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange has announced the WORKS IN PROGRESS SERIES, featuring BAX Artists-In-Residence (AIR), and running today, January 24-27, 2013. (more...)

WORKS IN PROGRESS SERIES to Play at BAX, 1/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2012

BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange has announced the WORKS IN PROGRESS SERIES, featuring BAX Artists-In-Residence (AIR), and running January 24-27, 2013. (more...)

Adams, Davis, Cummings Join My Therapist Said This Was A Good Idea At Joe's Pub 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2010

It's been over a decade since their therapists told them to work out their neuroses on stage, resulting in a show that captured the imaginations of the more than 20 people there. Now NY theater vet Jessica Almasy and former MTV Hits star Dorian Davis enlist a few friends to help them finish the healing in My Therapist Said This Was A Good Idea, a cabaret at Joe's Pub on Sunday, August 29 at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

Adams, Davis, Cummings Join My Therapist Said This Was A Good Idea At Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2010

It's been over a decade since their therapists told them to work out their neuroses on stage, resulting in a show that captured the imaginations of the more than 20 people there. Now NY theater vet Jessica Almasy and former MTV Hits star Dorian Davis enlist a few friends to help them finish the healing in My Therapist Said This Was A Good Idea, a cabaret at Joe's Pub on Sunday, August 29 at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Kendrick Scott Oracle, Marty Stuart & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 03, 2010

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater debuted in October 1998 and has quickly became one of New York City's most celebrated and in-demand showcase venues for live music and performance. With its genre-blind booking and vast diversity of interests, the stage at Joe's Pub gives voice to a world of varied and stellar artists. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mission Drift, Part Of The Ice Factory Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2010

Artistic Director Robert Lyons proudly presents the 17th annual Ice Factory summer festival of new work. Ice Factory 2010 opens July 7th, presenting six New York premieres in six weeks, and wraps up August 14th. (more...)

Joe's Pub Presents 'My Therapist Said This Was A Good Idea,' 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2010

NY theater vet Jessica Almasy and former MTV Hits star Dorian Davis have enlisted a few friends to help them finish the healing in My Therapist Said This Was A Good Idea, a cabaret at Joe's Pub on Sunday, August 29 at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

The Play Co Extends ENJOY Thru May 1
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2010

ENJOY -- the comedy by the renowned, contemporary Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will extend one week Off-Broadway through May 1, it has been announced by The Play Company, whose production of the play at 59E59 Theaters has enjoyed considerable critical and popular acclaim since it began previews on March 27 and opened April 6, 2010. (more...)

ENJOY Extends Off-Broadway Through May 1
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2010

ENJOY -- the comedy by the renowned, contemporary Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will extend one week Off-Broadway through May 1, it has been announced by The Play Company, whose production of the play at 59E59 Theaters has enjoyed considerable critical and popular acclaim since it began previews on March 27 and opened April 6, 2010. (more...)

Play Company Closes ENJOY by Toshiki Okada, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010

ENJOY - a new play by the renowned Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will be end its English-language premiere in a production by the Obie award-winning Off-Broadway theatre company, The Play Company on April 25th. Kate Loewald is Founding Producer of The Play Company; Lauren Weigel is Managing Producer. This production is presented in association with Japan Society. (more...)

ENJOY Extends Off-Broadway Through May 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

ENJOY -- the comedy by the renowned, contemporary Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will extend one week Off-Broadway through May 1, it has been announced by The Play Company, whose production of the play at 59E59 Theaters has enjoyed considerable critical and popular acclaim since it began previews on March 27 and opened April 6, 2010. (more...)

The Play Co Extends ENJOY Thru May 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

ENJOY -- the comedy by the renowned, contemporary Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will extend one week Off-Broadway through May 1, it has been announced by The Play Company, whose production of the play at 59E59 Theaters has enjoyed considerable critical and popular acclaim since it began previews on March 27 and opened April 6, 2010. (more...)

Play Company Presents ENJOY by Toshiki Okada; Opens 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 06, 2010

ENJOY - a new play by the renowned Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will be given its English-language premiere in a production by the Obie award-winning Off-Broadway theatre company, The Play Company. The show, which began previews March 27, will official open tonight, April 6, 2010 Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer), located at 59 E. 59 St., between Park and Madison Avenues in Manhattan. Kate Loewald is Founding Producer of The Play Company; Lauren Weigel is Managing Producer. This production is presented in association with Japan Society. (more...)

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