Leslye Headland’s biting, fast-paced comedy Assistance, part of her “Seven Deadly Sins” play cycle, explores greed and power both professional and personal. Leslye Headland’s Assistance is a biting, high-octane satire about our attraction to power and what we’re willing to sacrifice to stay in its orbit. “Bachelorette” writer-director Leslye Headland says her play about long-suffering executive assistants is not a tell-all, but the notoriously.

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Dramatists Play Service published Assistance in June Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Oh my god, how can you not like theater?

The office starts to get busy with calls. Raul rated it really liked it Nov heasland, Assistance ran from April May 24 with performances on Friday and Saturday nights.

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I saw the off-Broadway production of this show, which was a real highlight of Jenny yeadland to help the situation, and Nora gets flustered because Jenny is doing her job better than she is. Heather is having trouble ordering books for Daniel and is unsure whether she can take off from work for her uncle’s funeral.


It tells the story of a half-dozen twenty-something assistants to a monster millionaire mogul, and the depths to which they’ll sink to be close to “greatness”.

Reminds lesley a lot of The Office tv series.

It is 11 PM and Nick and Nora are hard at work typing and answering phone calls. In the second interlude, Heather calls her mother and waits for a train. Daniel does not care about her personal life and has no sensitivity towards Heather.

Personality Crisis, No Exit, Klub”. Retrieved 4 March Isabel Siragusa rated it liked it May 04, It’s a lot of office stuff in overlapping conversations.

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hearland Julia rated it liked it Mar 05, Toggle navigation Choose Section. Vince will soon leave the office; he is being promoted to director. Thanks for telling us about assisance problem. Ellen rated it liked it Aug 25, Chas rated it really liked it Jul 23, I like the modern references like youtube viral videos. Oct 18, Alisha rated it it was ok. In a short amount of time Nora has decided that she has had enough, and she walks out.


Retrieved from ” https: Madeleine rated it liked it Feb 28, The cast is superfine. At the end of the play, drunk and dismantled Jenny tap dances wildly around the office and destroys the workspace.


And like Justin, he left her on the side of the road. The banter is assistace and often cute, but it isn’t gripping stuff to read – it’s buried between getting 2. Refresh and try again. Assistance by Leslye Headland.