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Jess Barbagallo is a writer and performer and has performed with Big Dance Theater (The Other Here), Theatre of a Two-Headed Calf (Panic, Drum of the Waves of Horikawa, It Cannot Be Called Our Mother But Our Graves) and The Builders Association (Jet Lag). Barbagallo is a founding member of Half Straddle (The Knock-Out Blow, Sliding Whores, Nurses in New England, In the Pony Palace/Football), the Red Terror Squad (Family Bed) and the Dyke Division of 2HC (Room for Cream). Other credits include Fiabe Italiane (John Turturro), An Oresteia (CSC), MilkMilkLemonade (Josh Conkel/The Management), Little Edgar, Lamb of God (Sibyl Kempson/Eric Dyer), and The Quiet Way (Casey Llewellyn). Barbagallo has written the plays Grey-Eyed Dogs (Dixon Place Mondo Cane Commission), I’ll Meet You in Tijuana (Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab), Saturn Nights (Incubator Arts Project), and Men’s Creative Writing Group (Playwriting Resident of the Invisible Dog Art Center).

Jess Barbagallo STAGE CREDITS

Playwrights Horizons and P73 Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2023

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2022
White Man #7

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Off-Broadway Reading, 2019

Original Broadway Production, 2018


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Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Sets Its 20th Annual PRELUDE Festival, October 7-22

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Becca Blackwell's 'Snatch Adams & Tainty McCracken Present It's That Time of the Month' is a must-see play running at Soho Rep and The Bushwick Starr.

World Premieres by Raja Feather Kelly, Becca Blackwell & More Set for Soho Rep 2023-24 Season

Get ready for an incredible season of theater at Soho Rep, featuring world premieres by Raja Feather Kelly, Becca Blackwell, and more. Find out what exciting productions are coming up and experience the groundbreaking work of these talented artists.

Aaron Landsman's NIGHT KEEPER Comes to The Chocolate Factory Theater

The Chocolate Factory Theater presents the world premiere of Night Keeper, a new theater performance by Aaron Landsman.

Aaron Landsman's NIGHT KEEPER Comes to The Chocolate Factory Theater

The Chocolate Factory Theater presents the world premiere of Night Keeper, a new theater performance by Aaron Landsman.

Playwrights Horizons Announces Accessibility Super Nights For THE TREES and REGRETFULLY, SO THE BIRDS ARE

Playwrights Horizons has announced a schedule of performances of its next two productions—Agnes Borinsky's The Trees, directed by Tina Satter and co-produced with Page 73 Productions, and Julia Izumi's Regretfully, So the Birds Are, directed by Jenny Koons and co-produced with WP Theater—for which it will provide various accessibility services.

World Premiere of Agnes Borinsky's THE TREES to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons in February

Playwrights Horizons and Page 73 Productions will present the world premiere of Agnes Borinsky’s The Trees, directed by Tina Satter, February 8–March 19. See who is starring in the cast, how to get tickets and more!

Cast Announced for World Premiere of MODERN SWIMWEAR at The Tank

The Tank has announced casting for the World Premiere of  Modern Swimwear by Caitlin Saylor Stephens. See who is starring, how to get tickets, and more!

Review: Much to love in AS YOU LIKE IT at La Jolla Playhouse

The talented cast of  AS YOU LIKE  IT, now playing at La Jolla Playhouse through December 11th proves how false it is when other places say that casting in a representative way is too difficult to do. With lively performances and songs, along with gorgeous costumes, and scenery, there is much to love in this romantic comedy.

Queer|Art Announces The 2023 Queer|Art|Mentorship Fellows

Queer|Art, NYC's home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, has announced the new Fellows for the 2023 Queer|Art|Mentorship (QAM) program cycle.

Cast & Creative Team Announced for AS YOU LIKE IT at La Jolla Playhouse Featuring Trans, Non-Binary and Queer Performers

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for its production of As You Like It, by William Shakespeare, co-directed by Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley, the Rich Family Artistic Director of La Jolla Playhouse, and Helen Hayes Award winner Will Davis. It will run November 15 – December 11.

Queer|Art Announces Queer|Art|Film Fall 2022 Season

Queer|Art, New York City’s home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, has announced the upcoming Fall season of Queer|Art|Film, presented in person from September 19th – December 5th. Queer|Art|Film returns once again to the IFC Center with a season curated by multidisciplinary artists Heather Lynn Johnson and Sarah Zapata.

The Chocolate Factory Theater Announces 18th Anniversary Season Featuring 10 Commissioned Premieres & More

The Chocolate Factory Theater has announced its 18th season of performances - the second at its new permanent facility - featuring 10 Commissioned Premieres, 4 Supported Creative Residencies, and partnerships with Abrons Arts Center, ISSUE Project Room, Queens Museum, and The Bushwick Starr.

Queer|Art Announces The Winner Of 2022 Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking Grant

Queer|Art, New York City's home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, has announced the winner of the 2021 Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking Grant, collaborative duo, Desireena Almoradie and Barbara Malaran. The New York City-based duo will receive a $7,000 cash grant, as well as studio visits with members of the judges panel in support of their creative and professional development.

BRING A WEASEL AND A PINT OF YOUR OWN BLOOD Infamous Festival Of New Plays Is Back!

Weasel Festival (whose full official Mac-Wellman-given title is Bring a Weasel and A Pint of Your Own Blood) has served as a showcase for recent graduates in Brooklyn College's MFA playwriting program for the last 14-odd years. Alumni include: Tina Satter (Is This a Room), Annie Baker (The Flick), Young Jean Lee (Straight White Men), Sarah DeLappe (The Wolves), Jess Barbagallo (Weekend At Barry's), Clare Barron (Dance Nation), Haruna Lee (Suicide Forest), Dennis Allen II (When We Wake Up Dead) and many more!

Queer|Art Announces Judges For 3rd Annual Illuminations Grant For Black Trans Women Visual Artists

To commemorate Transgender Day of Visibility, Queer|Art, NYC's home for connecting and empowering generations of LGBTQ+ Artists, is pleased to announce the judges for the third annual Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists: interdisciplinary artist Jonathan Lyndon Chase; writer, curator, and activist Kimberly Drew, and model, performer, and fashion illustrator Connie Fleming.

Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of HELP at The Shed

After closing during previews two years ago due to the pandemic, this March The Shed will present the world premiere of Help, a new play by acclaimed author and poet Claudia Rankine (Just Us, Citizen: An American Lyric), directed by Obie Award–winner Taibi Magar (Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, Signature Theater; Is God Is, Soho Rep). 

La MaMa to Present World Premiere of CAGE SHUFFLE MARATHON

CAGE SHUFFLE MARATHON – a full-length evening of dance and spoken word set to John Cage’s 90, one-minute stories from his 1963 score INDETERMINANCY – will be given its world premiere February 15-19 when Paul Lazar and several guest artists  take the stage at La MaMa’s Downstairs theater.

Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Spring 2022 BAC Open Artist Residencies

Baryshnikov Arts Center has announced the launch of BAC Open, an artist residency program providing critical support to six artists and their collaborators developing projects of dance, theater, music, and multimedia.

Queer|Art Announces 2022 Queer|Art|Mentorship Fellows

Queer|Art has announced the twelve Fellows accepted for the 2022 Queer|Art|Mentorship program cycle, and the Mentors with whom they will be working.


Jess Barbagallo has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Jess Barbagallo has not appeared in the West End

Jess Barbagallo's next show will be The Trees which opens on 3/5/2023 on Off-Broadway.

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