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Bio:
Lynne Jassem: (comic, tap dancer, monologist, singer, physical comedian) - is a native New Yorker. She broke into show business at the age of 10 on the Perry Como TV Show in 1957. She also performed in the “Borscht Belt” (Catskill Mountains), and on the soap opera ‘The Edge Of Night’’. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lynne Jassem: (comic, tap dancer, monologist, singer, physical comedian) - is a native New Yorker. She broke into show business at the age of 10 on the Perry Como TV Show in 1957. She also performed in the “Borscht Belt” (Catskill Mountains), and on the soap opera ‘The Edge Of Night’’. ... (read complete bio)
Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Opens March 25 Photo Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Opens March 25
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2021

Last March, the Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival was just two weeks away from opening when we were forced to postpone because of the emerging coronavirus pandemic, which shuttered live performance venues across the country.

TRIUMPH! Presents Women's Stories Virtually in November Photo TRIUMPH! Presents Women's Stories Virtually in November
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 12, 2020

The Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival is presenting an exceptional slate of theatre, dance and storytelling by remarkable performers that you can enjoy in a new virtual program, Triumph!

VIRTUAL HOT OFF THE PRESS Presents New Works Performed in Staged Readings Photo VIRTUAL HOT OFF THE PRESS Presents New Works Performed in Staged Readings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2020

Hot Off the Press is a program of new solo writings presented by talented scribes in staged readings. Usually presented in a theatre with a live audience, our newest show will be performed in a virtual presentation live via Zoom, to conform with current considerations of public health and safety.

27th Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Opens March 26 Photo 27th Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Opens March 26
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2020

BWW Review: TAPPING MY WAY TO THE NUTHOUSE - AND BACK at The Lounge Theatre Photo BWW Review: TAPPING MY WAY TO THE NUTHOUSE - AND BACK at The Lounge Theatre
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Jun 14, 2019

Lynne Jassem, a tiny, diminutive but feisty woman, tells and taps out the story of her life as a child performer, overly-smothered and pushed relentlessly by a stage-mom, who was once a Rockette, that led her into much turmoil in her following years.  She re-enacts her childhood dance classes, portraying both herself as a scared little girl and all of the elders she comes in contact with, the first being her dance teacher, Charlie, who has a gruff voice while spouting commands at her to perform overtly, which upsets her greatly, crying, singing, tap dancing and shaking her way through 'Sweet Little Alice Blue Gown,' as her mother watches critically from the corner.

LA Premiere of TAPPING MY WAY TO THE NUTHOUSE Opens at Hollywood Fringe Fest June 8 Photo LA Premiere of TAPPING MY WAY TO THE NUTHOUSE Opens at Hollywood Fringe Fest June 8
by Sarah Hookey - May 8, 2019

 Playwright Lynne Jassem's Los Angeles premiere Tapping My Way to the Nuthouse is a titillating tale of a five-year old burgeoning neurotic who finally ends up in the nuthouse after her rapid ascent through childhood stardom and eventual descent into craziness. Only tap dancing keeps her nose above the water line. Mix in some spoken mime and multimedia...and there you have the show... Will insanity Win??? 

Lynne Jassem's FROM COMO TO HOMO Begins at San Francisco Fringe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

FROM COMO TO HOMO - Juggling a Stage Mom, Gender Confusion and Tap! - written and performed by Lynne Jassem and directed by Peter Michael Marin, will play four performances only as part of the San Francisco Fringe Festival next month.

FROM COMO TO HOMO Set for San Francisco Fringe Fest, Now thru 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

FROM COMO TO HOMO - Juggling a Stage Mom, Gender Confusion and Tap! - written and performed by Lynne Jassem (comic, tap dancer, monologist, singer, physical comedian) - will have it's West Coast Premiere at the San Francisco Fringe Festival for a limited engagement, tonight, September 12, 13, 19 & 25, 2015 at Exit Theatre - Stage Left.

Lynne Jassem's FROM COMO TO HOMO to Play San Francisco Fringe, 9/12-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

FROM COMO TO HOMO - Juggling a Stage Mom, Gender Confusion and Tap! - written and performed by Lynne Jassem and directed by Peter Michael Marin, will play four performances only as part of the San Francisco Fringe Festival next month.

FROM COMO TO HOMO Set for San Francisco Fringe Fest, 9/12-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

FROM COMO TO HOMO - Juggling a Stage Mom, Gender Confusion and Tap! - written and performed by Lynne Jassem (comic, tap dancer, monologist, singer, physical comedian) - will have it's West Coast Premiere at the San Francisco Fringe Festival for a limited engagement, September 12, 13, 19 & 25, 2015 at Exit Theatre - Stage Left.