Jill Bess and her music collaborator, Darcy McMullen Kreger, first brought this nationally
award-winning one-woman musical comedy to light 25 years ago. Jill has since expanded the show and THE MOMMY DANCE was produced in May of 2022 at Cyrano's Theatre Company, with Linnea Hollingsworth in the role of Mommy. Watch for updates to upcoming touring productions.
Jill's works as a playwright include:
THE OLD WOMAN WHO LOST HER VOICE;
CRAZY LIKE ME;
THE FRENCHMAN & THE DUTCHMAN, A LOVE STORY; SIMPLE MELODY;
Several 10-minute plays, including THE RANSOM - part of the anthology
2021 - THE BEST 10-MINUTE PLAYS.
Two one-woman shows:
CONFESSIONS OF A PK
Her nationally award-winning solo show,
THE MOMMY DANCE
which was revived in May of 2022 at Cyrano's Theatre Company.
First presented in July of 2019 as a work in progress at Cyrano's & produced by RKP Productions, THE OLD WOMAN WHO LOST HER VOICE has been updated with new changes to the script. Stay tuned for more detailed information!
Rachel Cheathon & Roger David rehearse for a reading of CRAZY, LIKE ME for the Valdez Theatre Conference.
An elderly couple receive a call in the middle of the night about the kidnapping of their adult son.
THE RANSOM is part of the anthology
2021 - THE BEST 10-MINUTE PLAYS
published by Smith & Kraus