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Jessie Austrian

 
Bio:
JESSIE AUSTRIAN (Baker√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Wife) is a co-artistic director and founder of Fiasco Theater, and is thrilled to be returning to Fiasco√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Into the Woods with this incredible team. She recently co-directed Fiasco√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Folger Theatre in ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
JESSIE AUSTRIAN (Baker√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Wife) is a co-artistic director and founder of Fiasco Theater, and is thrilled to be returning to Fiasco√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Into the Woods with this incredible team. She recently co-directed Fiasco√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Folger Theatre in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Ellie Greenwich (Standby)
Jayne Posner (Standby)
Marcia (Standby)
Rose Diamond (Standby)
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Fiasco Theater Revival at CSC, 2017
Olivia
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2015
Baker's Wife
  [Off-Broadway]
Fiasco Theater Production, 2011
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Honorable Gwendolyn Fairfax [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2010
Diana (Understudy)
Maggie (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Bette Brennan / Emily Brennan / Joan Brennan (Understudy)

Photos

Jessie Austrian and Noah Brody Photo

Jessie Austrian and Noah Brody

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04/23/2019
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Jessie Austrian

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04/23/2019
Manu Narayan, Emily Young, Brittany Bradford, Ben Steinfeld, Jessie Austrian and Paul Photo

Manu Narayan, Emily Young, Brittany Bradford, Ben Steinfeld, Jessie Austrian and Paul L. Coffey

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01/18/2019
Ben Steinfeld, Manu Narayan and Jessie Austrian Photo

Ben Steinfeld, Manu Narayan and Jessie Austrian

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01/18/2019
Jessie Austrian, Manu Narayan, Brittany Bradford and Ben Steinfeld Photo

Jessie Austrian, Manu Narayan, Brittany Bradford and Ben Steinfeld

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01/18/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Ellie Greenwich (Standby)

Jayne Posner (Standby)

Marcia (Standby)

Rose Diamond (Standby)

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Fiasco Theater Revival at CSC, 2017
Olivia

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2015
Baker's Wife

  [Off-Broadway]
Fiasco Theater Production, 2011
Performer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Honorable Gwendolyn Fairfax [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2010
Diana (Understudy)

Maggie (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Bette Brennan / Emily Brennan / Joan Brennan (Understudy)

Jessie Austrian Biography

JESSIE AUSTRIAN (Baker√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Wife) is a co-artistic director and founder of Fiasco Theater, and is thrilled to be returning to Fiasco√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Into the Woods with this incredible team. She recently co-directed Fiasco√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Folger Theatre in Washington, D.C. Broadway: The Importance of Being Earnest, Lend Me a Tenor. Off-Broadway: Fiasco√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Measure for Measure (The New Victory Theatre), Fiasco√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Cymbeline (Theatre For a New Audience and Barrow Street), The Marriage of Bette and Boo (Roundabout). Regional credits include Into the Woods, McCarter Theatre Center and Old Globe; The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Folger Theatre; Jane Eyre, The Guthrie; The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Trinity Repertory Company; My Fair Lady, Actors Theatre of Louisville and Virginia Stage Company; Cabaret & Main, Williamstown. TV: √Ę‚ā¨ŇďUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě √Ę‚ā¨ŇďMade in Jersey.√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě Adjunct faculty at New York University Gallatin School. Proud graduate of Brown University and the Brown-Trinity MFA Acting Program. Proud wife to a Very Nice Prince named Noah Brody.

Jessie Austrian Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play, HAYES Production
Jessie AustrianThe Two Gentlemen of Verona

Jessie Austrian News

Robyn Hurder Will Miss Upcoming Performances of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Due to COVID-19 Photo Robyn Hurder Will Miss Upcoming Performances of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Due to COVID-19
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Robyn Hurder will miss upcoming performances of A Beautiful Noise due to testing positive for COVID-19. Robyn took to Instagram to share the unfortunate news, where she also stated that she will return to the production on July 20th.

Review Roundup: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Pre-Broadway World Premie Photo Review Roundup: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Pre-Broadway World Premiere
by Review Roundups - Jul 12, 2022

The world premiere engagement of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will opened on Sunday, July 10, after a postponement due to COVID cases in the company. Let's see what the critics had to say!

Photos: First Look at A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Pre-Broadway World  Photo Photos: First Look at A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Pre-Broadway World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2022

The world premiere engagement of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will resume performances on Thursday, July 7 at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre. Opening night for the new musical will remain Sunday, July 10 with tickets for the extended engagement now available through Sunday, August 7. Get a first look at production photos here!

Pre-Broadway A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Begins Performances Tonight Photo Pre-Broadway A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Begins Performances Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

The world premiere of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will begin performances tonight at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre. Learn about the new production!

Photos & Video: Neil Diamond & the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Perform 'Sweet Caroline' Photo Photos & Video: Neil Diamond & the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Perform 'Sweet Caroline' at the Red Sox Game
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 19, 2022

In a rare public appearance, Neil Diamond joined Will Swenson and the cast of the A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical at a Red Sox game at Fenway Park in a rousing and joyous performance of his iconic song ‚ÄúSweet Caroline.‚ÄĚ Check out photos and video here!¬†

Complete Cast Announced For Pre-Broadway A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL  Photo Complete Cast Announced For Pre-Broadway A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Starring Will Swenson
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022

Meet the complete cast for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical, as rehearsals began in New York ahead of the musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement this summer at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre.

Fiasco Theater Announces B.J. Evans As Managing Producer Photo Fiasco Theater Announces B.J. Evans As Managing Producer
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022

Fiasco Theater has announced that B.J. Evans has been hired as Managing Producer, a new full-time position leading the day-to-day execution of the company's artistic productions and training programs.

Theater Latte Da Awards $20,000 Next Generation Commission To Support New Musical The Photo Theater Latte Da Awards $20,000 Next Generation Commission To Support New Musical Theatre By Women and BIPOC Artists
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 25, 2022

Theater Latté Da today announces Bethany Brinton, Crystal Manich and Celeste Moreno as the recipients of the NEXT Generation Commission in 2022, furthering Theater Latté Da's commitment to providing opportunities for women artists and BIPOC artists. The NEXT Generation Commission supports the creation and development of new musical theatre projects whose creative teams are at least 50% women artists or BIPOC artists. The creative team will share the $20,000 commission.

Ensemble Studio Theatre & the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Announce the 2022 First Ligh Photo Ensemble Studio Theatre & the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Announce the 2022 First Light Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2022

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE along with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation have announced the lineup for the 2022 First Light Festival, part of the EST/Sloan Project to develop plays exploring science and technology.  

Fiasco Theater's A VALENTINE FOR SONDHEIM Now Streaming Photo Fiasco Theater's A VALENTINE FOR SONDHEIM Now Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2022

This Valentine’s Day, Fiasco Theater came together to share their love for the one and only Stephen Sondheim, with an evening of songs and stories.

Jessie Austrian Videos

Photos & Video: Neil Diamond & the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Perform 'Sweet Caroline' VideoPhotos & Video: Neil Diamond & the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Perform 'Sweet Caroline' at the Red Sox Game
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 19, 2022

In a rare public appearance, Neil Diamond joined Will Swenson and the cast of the A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical at a Red Sox game at Fenway Park in a rousing and joyous performance of his iconic song ‚ÄúSweet Caroline.‚ÄĚ Check out photos and video here!¬†

April 1: Stephen Sondheim Announces Reworking Of Roundabout's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG VideoApril 1: Stephen Sondheim Announces Reworking Of Roundabout's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by Alan Henry - Apr 1, 2019

'It was 1981, we were stoned out of our mind...' said Sondheim. For the first time, instead of being presented backward, the show will be re-worked to be staged in chronological order. Check out the video below for more information!

BWW TV: It's Their Time! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Celebrates Opening Night VideoBWW TV: It's Their Time! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Celebrates Opening Night
by TV - Opening Night Special - Feb 20, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company and Fiasco Theater's production of Merrily We Roll Along, featuring a book by George Furth and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Noah Brody, opened just last night at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). 

BWW TV: Get an Inside Look at MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG VideoBWW TV: Get an Inside Look at MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 1, 2019

BroadwayWorld is sharing a first look inside Roundabout Theatre Company and Fiasco Theater's production of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG featuring a book by George Furth and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Noah Brody. Check out new video below!

BWW TV: They've Got a Good Thing Going! Go Inside Rehearsals for MERRILY WE ROLL ALON VideoBWW TV: They've Got a Good Thing Going! Go Inside Rehearsals for MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 19, 2019

Previews are under way for Roundabout Theatre Company and Fiasco Theater's production of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG featuring a book by George Furth and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Noah Brody. Merrily We Roll Along opens officially on February 19, 2019 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This is a limited engagement through April 7, 2019. For more information, please visit Roundabout Theatre Company's website at roundabouttheatre.org.

VIDEO: In Performance: INTO THE WOODS Mulryan Performs 'Giants in the Sky'
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2015

This week's New York Times In Performance video features Patrick Mulryan, singing the number "Giants in the Sky" from the Fiasco Theater's production of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical INTO THE WOODS.

BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of Roundabout's INTO THE WOODS on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 24, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new Off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine's Tony Award-winning Into the Woods. Directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld, this production premiered in May 2013 at the McCarter Theatre in association with the Fiasco Theater. Into the Woods officially opened last night, January 22, 2015 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This is a limited engagement thru March 22, 2015. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night and you can check out interviews with the full company below!

BWW TV: Once Upon a Time... Watch Highlights from Roundabout's INTO THE WOODS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new Off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine's Tony Award-winning Into the Woods. Directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld, this production premiered in May 2013 at the McCarter Theatre in association with the Fiasco Theater. Into the Woods began preview performances December 18, 2014 and officially opens on January 22, 2015 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This is a limited engagement thru March 22, 2015. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!


Jessie Austrian Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jessie Austrian been in?
Jessie Austrian has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Jessie Austrian been in?
Jessie Austrian has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jessie Austrian been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play, HAYES Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Two Gentlemen of Verona .

What is Jessie Austrian next theatre project?
Jessie Austrian's next show will be A Beautiful Noise which opens on 12/4/2022 on Broadway.