jessica molaskeyJessica Molaskey is a veteran of a dozen Broadway shows including the revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Sunday in the Park with George, which was nominated for nine Tony Awards. She has appeared in A Man of No Importance at Lincoln Center, Parade (directed by Hal Prince), Dream, Tommy, Crazy for You, Les Misérables, City of Angels, Chess, Cats and Oklahoma! She most recently played the role of Marie in The Encores critically acclaimed production of The Most Happy Fella at City Center. Off Broadway: Songs For A New World, Dream True, Wise Guys (Stephen Sondheim, Sam Mendes) Weird Romance (All Original Cast Recordings).

 

Ms. Molaskey has five, critically acclaimed, solo c.d.s and has performed in concert from Lincoln Center to Carnegie and Disney Hall to the Montreal and Monterey Jazz festivals. In February she performed her critically acclaimed solo concert, Portraits of Joni Mitchell, as part of Lincoln Centers American Songbook series at The Allen Room. For the past nine years she and her husband, John Pizzarelli  have enjoyed a two month sold-out engagement at the Café Carlyle in New York to which Stephen Holden wrote in the New York Times: They are as good as it gets in any entertainment medium. They are caviar in a world of canned tuna. Once you’ve acquired the taste, there is no substitute.”

 

Ms. Molaskey has premiered music written by Ricky Ian Gordon (Dream True and Sycamore Trees (Helen Hayes Award), Adam Guettel (Myths and Hymns), Jason Robert Brown (Songs for a New World, Parade), Stephen Sondheim (Wise Guys). She has written songs for a dozen recordings, including the critically acclaimed “Greed”, part of a commission for Audra McDonald’s Seven Deadly Sins at Carnegie Hall and Cradle and All with Ricky Ian Gordon for PBS American Songbook. Jessica recently played opposite Ms. McDonald, as Sister Bertha in the NBC live version of The Sound Of Music. She and her husband have a weekly radio show called Radio Deluxe which airs in sixty cities around the United States and in Canada.

 

 

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BROADWAY/NATIONAL TOURS

 

jessica molaskeySUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE - Yvonne/Naomi - Sam Buntrock, Dir. - Broadway, Studio 54

A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE - Mrs. Patrick - Joe Mantello, Dir. - Lincoln Center Theater

PARADE - Mrs. Phagen/Lucille Frank - Hal Prince, Dir. - Lincoln Center Theater

DREAM - Principal - Wayne Cilento, Dir. - Broadway

TOMMY - Mrs. Walker - Des McAnuff, Dir. - Broadway

FALSETTOS - Cordelia - James Lapine, Dir. - 1st National Tour

CITY OF ANGELS - Bobby/Gabby - Michael Blakemore, Dir. - 1st National Tour

CRAZY FOR YOU - Standby   Mike Ockrent, Dir. - Broadway

LES MISERABLES - Mme. Thenardier - John Caird, Dir. - Broadway

CATS - Jelly Lorem - Trevor Nunn, Dir. - Broadway

CHESS - Ensemble - Trevor Nunn, Dir. - Broadway

OKLAHOMA! - Gertie - William Hammerstein Dir. - Broadway

 

REGIONAL/OFF BROADWAY

 

THE MOST HAPPY FELLA - Marie - Casey Nicholaw - City Center
SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD - Principal - Daisy Prince, Dir. - WPA Theatre

3HREE - Bertha/Mamma - Hal Prince, Dir. - Prince Theatre

WISE GUYS (by Stephen Sondheim) - Myra - Sam Mendes, Dir. - NY Theatre Workshop

jessica molaskeySYCAMORE TREES - Myrna - Tina Landau, Dir. - Signature Theater

DREAM TRUE - Sarah - Tina Landau, Dir. - Vineyard Theatre

TIME AND AGAIN - Kate - Jack O’Brien, Dir. - Old Globe Theatre

ANOTHER MIDSUMMER NIGHT - Helena - Michael Maggio, Dir. - Goodman Theatre

WEIRD ROMANCE - Carol - Barry Harmon, Dir. Alan Menken - WPA Theatre

THE BOOK OF THE NIGHT - Woman in Room - 220 Robert Falls, Dir. - Goodman Theater

HURLYBURLY - Bonnie - A.C.T. (Studio)

 

TELEVISION & MOVIES

 

THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE - Sister Bertha - Rob Ashford, Dir - NBC 

CHICAGO - Principal Singer - Rob Marshall - Miramax     

THE STEPFORD WIVES - Wife - Paramount

LAW & ORDER(s) - Co-Star - NBC

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - Player - NBC

 

RECORDINGS

 

jessica molaskeyFIVE SOLO RECORDINGS - PS Classics

ELEVEN ORIGINAL CAST RECORDINGS

 

Solo Concert Artist

 

CARNEGIE HALL NY

CAFÉ CARLYLE - (ten  seasons)

DISNEY HALL LA

LINCOLN CENTER - (Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully, Allen Room)

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVALS - (from Montreal to Monterey)

 

COMMERCIALS/INDUSTRIALS/JINGLES

 

DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO USE EBAY - Sam Mendes dir.

FORD ESCAPE

RADIO DELUXE - Host and creator of syndicated radio program

 

 

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