SUMMER 2016

THE COMMUTERS OR A CAUTIONARY TALE ABOUT THE PORT AUTHORITY

Jo played Carol, a commuter trapped in a bus terminal for 50 years in this new one act musical horror comedy by Goldstein Grant / Varod / Damschroeder.

THE COMMUTERS dress rehearsal

SPRING 2016

MARTIN EDEN

Jo sang the principal role of Mrs. Morse in Gregory Nissen's new musical drama based on the Jack London novel. Presented in a concert reading at The National Opera Center.

MARTIN EDEN dress rehearsal

JANUARY 2016

THE NORMAL HEART

Jo played Dr. Brookner in Hackensack Theatre Company's production of  Larry Kramer's seminal play THE NORMAL HEART.

THE NORMAL HEART dress rehearsal

SUMMER 2016

THE NOSE

It's not often you get cast as a 110-year old Russian! Jo plays Olga Babalovna Yankova in Kit Goldstein Grant's absurd new musical for young audiences based on Nikolai Gogol's short story.  Presented in the Midtown International Festival in NYC.

THE NOSE dress rehearsal

WINTER 2016

A NEW VOICEOVER REEL!

It was mad fun working in the recording studio with Steve Friedman to put together my new VO reel. Check it out on the MEDIA page.

With Steve Friedman in the booth

What's new? Lots!

It's been a stellar year.

Shows, songs, and a whole lot of fun.

SUMMER / FALL 2015

THE CHRISTIANS AT PLAYWRIGHTS HORIZONS

Jo was thrilled to sing in the choir for selected performances of Lucas Hnath's award winning new play, THE CHRISTIANS.  August through October 2015.

The choir rocks a pre-show warm up

FALL 2015

MFA THEATRE DIRECTOR'S PROGRAM

One of a selected pool of actors, Jo had a great time working with emerging directors at Columbia University's MFA Directing Program, overseen by Anne Bogart and Brian Kulick.

MISS JULIE directed by Arthur Makaryan

2015 - 2016

FOUR QUARTER THEATER

Four Quarter Theater moved into our second year of new short play readings in our adopted home at The Drama League. And this year, Jo wrote two short plays and became a proud member of the Dramatists Guild.

Jo and Brad Forenza read SNIPPED by Joshua Kaplan

 

JUNE 2015

THE GALLERY PLAYERS

BLACK BOX FESTIVAL

Two dramas, two leads, two weeks! Jo played a rural mother in WAR, SHE SAID, and a distraught mother  in PLACE WHERE TIME STOOD STILL.

WAR, SHE SAID opening night

SPRING 2015

EVITA

Jo joined the ensemble for The Gallery Players unique and intimate production. Mark Harborth directed Andrew Lloyd Weber's musical theater gem.

EVITA opening night

FEBRUARY 2015

THE EVENTS AT NYTW

Jo lifted her voice in the House Choir in this award-winning new play that addresses how communities heal after unthinkable violence.