Jessica Dickey

The Press Conference, live at BRIC

JESSICA DICKEY is an award-winning Amwhilewritingerican playwright most known for her play The Amish Project, which opened at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater to great acclaim from audience and critics alike, and continues to be produced around the country and the world, coming up most notably at the Guthrie this February. Jessica’s play Charles Ives Take Me Home premiered at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, while her play Row After Row premiered with the Women’s Project at the City Center (both in New York City). Ford’s Theatre commissioned Jessica to write a play for their Women’s Voices festival in Washington, DC, the result of which was her newest play The Guard, for which she just won the prestigious Stavis Award. Jessica has been thrice nominated for the Susan Blackburn Prize, and is currently commissioned by Ensemble Studio Theatre and the Sloan Foundation for a play about Galileo’s Daughter, as well as Rising Phoenix Repertory. Jessica is also an actor, most recently seen at Playwrights Horizons in the new Sam Hunter play Pocatello and the tv show Shades of Blue. She is a proud new member of New Dramatists and a board member of the New Harmony Project.

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