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Jessica Lynn Johnson

 
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Bio:
Jessica Lynn Johnson, recipient of BEST NATIONAL SOLO ARTIST AWARD, is the Founder & CEO of Soaring Solo LLC, a company dedicated solely to the Direction & Development of one person plays. Jessica is passionate about the transformational power of solo theatre and has aided in the creation of over 60 ... (read complete bio)
 
Jessica Lynn Johnson Headshot

Bio:
Jessica Lynn Johnson, recipient of BEST NATIONAL SOLO ARTIST AWARD, is the Founder & CEO of Soaring Solo LLC, a company dedicated solely to the Direction & Development of one person plays. Jessica is passionate about the transformational power of solo theatre and has aided in the creation of over 60 ... (read complete bio)
SCHMALTZY & PRINCIE... Returns to the Zephyr Theatre Next Month Photo SCHMALTZY & PRINCIE... Returns to the Zephyr Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2022

After performing earlier this month at United Solo Festival in New York City MaryLee Herman brings her highly acclaimed solo-show, Schmaltzy & Princie: Diary of a Not-So-Great Daddy's Girl, directed & developed with Jessica Lynn Johnson back to Los Angeles for performances on December 15th at Soaring Solo Stars Series at the Zephyr Theatre.

NATURALLY TAN By Tanya Thomas Comes to the Zephyr Next Month Photo NATURALLY TAN By Tanya Thomas Comes to the Zephyr Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022

Tanya Thomas celebrates the many definitions of beauty in Naturally Tan, her award-winning, one-woman seriocomic play, performed Saturday, December 10 at 5:00pmiIn the Soaring Solo Stars Series at the Zephyr Theatre.

BREED OR BUST Comes to the Zephyr Theatre, Los Angeles Next Month Photo BREED OR BUST Comes to the Zephyr Theatre, Los Angeles Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2022

Joyful Raven will perform her solo show, Breed or Bust, as part of the Soaring Solo Star Series at the Zephyr Theatre, 7456 Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, for one night only, December 8, 2022, at 8:00pm PDT.

Lisa Pezik to Reprise TOO BIG FOR HER BRITCHES at United Solo in November Photo Lisa Pezik to Reprise TOO BIG FOR HER BRITCHES at United Solo in November
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 23, 2022

After a sold-out show followed by a passionate standing ovation, Lisa Pezik will reprise her original one-woman musical,  Too Big for Her Britches at United Solo on Nov. 9th at 8:30PM at Theatre Row.

SCHMALTZY & PRINCIE DAIRY OF A NOT-SO-GREAT DADDY'S GIRL Opens Off-Broadway in Novemb Photo SCHMALTZY & PRINCIE DAIRY OF A NOT-SO-GREAT DADDY'S GIRL Opens Off-Broadway in November
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2022

MaryLee has never been able to wholeheartedly commit to, or finish, well… anything. Even with her daddy's undying support. MaryLee's dad, 'Schmaltzy' has been her best friend her entire life, always there for her. Her mother, not so much.

ASEXUALITY! The Solo Musical Returns October 21 After Award-Winning Run Photo ASEXUALITY! The Solo Musical Returns October 21 After Award-Winning Run
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 10, 2022

After winning the top award at the Hollywood Fringe festival this summer, Asexuality! The Solo Musical returns to Los Angeles for one more performance on October 21.

US Artists Diana Varco and Valerie David Bring Solo Plays To Gothenburg Fringe This M Photo US Artists Diana Varco and Valerie David Bring Solo Plays To Gothenburg Fringe This Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

Two fierce, courageous women, Diana Varco and Valerie David, are making a difference in the world; spreading hope and empowerment; true survivors who have made their mark by sharing their stories of overcoming insurmountable obstacles in their own lives through their solo plays. Their triumphs have inspired audiences worldwide.

Award-Winning Powerhouse US Artists Diana Varco And Valerie David Bring Solo Plays To Photo Award-Winning Powerhouse US Artists Diana Varco And Valerie David Bring Solo Plays To Gothenburg Fringe In September
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2022

Two fierce, courageous women, Diana Varco and Valerie David, are making a difference in the world; spreading hope and empowerment; true survivors who have made their mark by sharing their stories of overcoming insurmountable obstacles in their own lives through their solo plays. Their triumphs have inspired audiences worldwide.

Binge Free Festival Kicks Off This October Photo Binge Free Festival Kicks Off This October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022

Santa Monica Playhouse has been a cultural treasure in the seaside community for 62 years. Now, the Playhouse is giving love back with its Seventh Annual Binge Free Festival, three weeks of free performances, workshops, and music in Santa Monica's ONLY fringe festival. The BFF's primary focus is on Santa Monica and Los Angeles-based artists, but there will be exciting international artists on view as well.

Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Empowerment Weekend Starts August 12 Photo Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Empowerment Weekend Starts August 12
by Grace Cutler - Jul 23, 2022

The 9th Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival's Solo Performer EMPOWERMENT WEEKEND.

VERSATILE Comes to Theatre West in August Photo VERSATILE Comes to Theatre West in August
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

Versatile, the award-winning show, is an Official Selection of Solopalooza 2.022. Written and performed by Kevin Neighbors. Directed and developed by Jessica Lynn Johnson. Produced for Theatre West by Dina Morrone.

HOT OFF THE PRESS to Celebrate Juneteenth And Dads at Los Angeles Women's Theatre Fes Photo HOT OFF THE PRESS to Celebrate Juneteenth And Dads at Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

Hot Off the Press is a program of new solo writings presented by talented scribes in staged readings. The show will be presented at 6:00 p.m. PDT on Saturday, June 18, 2022. The theme is Fathers, Friends and Freedom in celebration of the Juneteenth and Father's Day week-ends.

TOO OLD. TOO ASIAN. TOO SHORT. Comes to Theatre West Next Month Photo TOO OLD. TOO ASIAN. TOO SHORT. Comes to Theatre West Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2022

Too Old. Too Asian. Too Short. is subtitled 'The Story of an Unlikely Showgirl,' but that actually comes up later in Pamela K. Najera's absorbing story.

TOO BIG FOR HER BRITCHES Comes to Hollywood Fringe Photo TOO BIG FOR HER BRITCHES Comes to Hollywood Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

Too Big for Her Britches, starring Lisa Pezik, is a one-woman musical dramedy, with original music and live piano accompaniment, described as a ‚Äúmust-see rollercoaster of emotions that's expertly led with a balance of humor and darkness.‚ÄĚ

Kamakshi Hart Returns To Hollywood Fringe With RESILIENT AF! Photo Kamakshi Hart Returns To Hollywood Fringe With RESILIENT AF!
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

Award-winning creative team Kamakshi Hart, playwright/performer and Jessica Lynn Johnson, director/developer bring Resilient AF: Rising To The Occasion! to The Zephyr Theatre, 7456 Melrose Ave., on June 4, 645p, June 12, 745p and June 19, 7p.

BREED OR BUST Comes to the Hollywood Fringe Festival Photo BREED OR BUST Comes to the Hollywood Fringe Festival
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

To breed or not to breed: that is the question Joyful Raven wrestles with in her new solo show. Blending standup and storytelling, Raven recounts her difficult reproductive ‚Äúchoices‚ÄĚ and contends with her primal baby making instincts. Should she surrender to the role of weird aunty OR start a GoFundMe to freeze her geriatric eggs?

SCHMALTZY & PRINCIE: DIARY OF A NOT-SO-GREAT DADDY'S GIRL to Premiere at Zephyr Theat Photo SCHMALTZY & PRINCIE: DIARY OF A NOT-SO-GREAT DADDY'S GIRL to Premiere at Zephyr Theatre
by Marissa Tomeo - May 1, 2022

MaryLee has never been able to wholeheartedly commit to, or finish, well‚Ķ anything. Even with her daddy‚Äôs¬†undying¬†support. MaryLee‚Äôs dad, ‚ÄėSchmaltzy‚Äô has been her best friend her entire life, always there for her. Her mother, not so much. Now in her fifties, with a Sundance screenwriting competition deadline looming that could be a life-changer, she clings to Ana√Įs Nin‚Äôs words, ‚ÄúAnd the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.‚ÄĚ

IS IT HISTORY OR IS IT HIS-STORY Starts June 4 At Zephyr Theatre Photo IS IT HISTORY OR IS IT HIS-STORY Starts June 4 At Zephyr Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 24, 2022

Is It History or Is It His-Story? World Premiere engagement, will soon play at Zephyr Theatre, (7456 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046). An Official Hollywood Fringe Festival Selection.

TOO BIG FOR HER BRITCHES Comes To The Hollywood Fringe Festival Photo TOO BIG FOR HER BRITCHES Comes To The Hollywood Fringe Festival
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022

Too Big for Her Britches, a one-woman musical journey about self-love and breaking generational trauma, comes to Hollywood Fringe in June.

I WANNA FALL IN LOVE Starts in June at Asylum @ Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre Photo I WANNA FALL IN LOVE Starts in June at Asylum @ Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

 I Wanna Fall in Love comes to Asylum @ Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre, on the mainstage, 5636 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA 90038. This world premiere engagement of a new musical is a Hollywood Fringe Festival Selection.

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