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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Erin rated it really liked it Mar 08, Just a moment les,ye we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. February 03, — March 11, Mainstage Theater. Justin is in Chicago with Daniel and is constantly getting bombarded by his requests. Beside Vince’s desk is a box with all of his belongings. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Pat Moran rated it really liked asskstance May 23, Thea rated it really liked it Nov 18, In the final interlude, Justin talks to his therapist about his broken foot.


I neadland obsessed with Stephen Sondheim. Roma Panganiban rated it it was ok Nov 28, Nick and Nora flirt and joke to distract themselves from their unhappiness.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Fast-paced, gutsy and good-looking. While they are typing away on their computers, they get a call from Jenny, who is in Tokyo with Daniel. Assistance by Leslye Headland.

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assisyance Raul rated it really liked it Nov 12, Daniel rated it it was ok May 23, David Korins Costume Designer: In a short amount of time Nora has decided that she has had enough, and she walks out. Hayley rated it really liked it Aug 25, Ferrell expects the show to be fairly similar to Headland’s original play.

Views Read Edit View history. The main difference is they work for a beastly Daniel instead of a well-intentioned Michael.

Leslye, why would a bright, capable young person such as yourself like theater? 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”.

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Laura Birkin rated it liked it Dec 21, Assistance ran from April May 24 with performances on Friday and Saturday nights. Read More actors, singers, dancers Performer. Want to see your job listed here? Dramatists Play Service published Assistance in June And it really captured the frenetic, snide, dysfunctional office environment.

The scene ends with Nick trying to make sense of what happened and Jenny trying to make things better. The person driving Daniel’s limosine drove over his foot.


I really loved Nick and Nora’s banter and complicated relationship, as well as the other supporting characters’ amusing desperation. Return to Book Page. Ashley rated it really liked it Dec 26,