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.

Author: Salabar Goltikora
Country: Gabon
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Music
Published (Last): 12 October 2013
Pages: 140
PDF File Size: 12.68 Mb
ePub File Size: 4.11 Mb
ISBN: 503-5-91735-680-5
Downloads: 88155
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Tenos

Reminds me a lot of The Office tv series. They put Jenny on speakerphone and they catch up. Overall could use more oomph. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Vince will soon leave the office; he is being promoted to director. I like the modern references like hwadland viral videos. It’s been so oft-repeated that I suppose Hell lselye lost some of its gravitas, much to the delight of whoever may be in charge down there.

Assistance by Leslye Headland

And it really captured leelye frenetic, snide, dysfunctional office environment. Heather then comes up with the plan that she will deliver the books to Daniel right before she goes to the funeral. NBC has given script orders to Leslye Headland’s Assistancea single-camera workplace comedy based on the play.


Apr 12, Grace Leneghan rated it really liked it. Nick and Nora have an awkward encounter that sets the tone for their relationship. Featured Headkand Near You. Natalie rated it liked it Jul 16, Under the speedy direction of Trip Cullman, the top-notch cast masters these characters.


Mariel rated it really liked it Nov 02, American plays plays. Want to Read saving…. Erin rated it really liked it Mar 08, She has just been fired for Nora’s mistake, but believes it is because she is going to her uncle’s funeral. Logan rated it it was ok Jun 15, And it needs to be defended constantly.

Assistance (Play) Plot & Characters | StageAgent

No trivia or quizzes yet. Nick rated it liked it Mar 08, The scene opens with Nora and Jenny working in the office. Later in the scene things start to get hectic. After messing up on her first day by putting Daniel on hold, Nick takes the brunt of his boss’s insults. Raul rated it really liked it Headlanr 12, It is 11 PM and Nick and Nora assistanec hard at work typing yeadland answering phone calls.

Laura Birkin rated it liked it Dec 21, Nick and Nora flirt and joke to distract themselves from their unhappiness. Justin reveals that Daniel’s asaistance ran over his foot, but he tries to shed the blame and protect Daniel by saying it was his own fault.


Heather is having trouble ordering books for Daniel and is unsure whether she can take off from work for her uncle’s funeral. The office starts to get busy with calls. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. And like Justin, he left her on the side of the road.

I was obsessed with Stephen Sondheim. It ran from February March 11, While they are talking, Nora surprises them by showing hedaland in the office. Isabel Siragusa rated it liked it May 04, Laughs How did you get enmeshed in this funny business?

Archived from the original on 26 March May 19, Ed rated it really liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again. In the second interlude, Heather calls her mother and waits for a train. Books by Leslye Headland.

The script was a good read. The person driving Daniel’s limosine drove over his foot.

National Unified Auditions New York.

Start the discussion

Leave a Reply