Jessica's Engagements for 2019-2020
IN THE HEIGHTS, music/lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, co-directed with Nick López, music direction by Leon Hilfstein and Brandon Sparkman (December 2022). Performed at SUNY Sullivan's Seelig Theatre.
CASA VALENTINA by Harvey Fierstein, co-directed with Nick López (March 2023). Performed at SUNY Sullivan's Seelig Theatre.
TWELFTH NIGHT by William Shakespeare, co-directed with Nick López (May 2023) Peformed at SUNY Sullivan's Hope Farm.
AND THE VIOLINS STOPPED PLAYING, by Alexander Ramati, adapted for the stage by Jessica López-Barkl (workshop production in progress)
CRISTINA AND FRIDA adapted from the novel FRIDA by Barbara Mujica
I'M NOT CRAZY adapted from the writings of an anonymous woman suffering from late-in-life schizophrenia
LOCKED UP: an exploration of theater behind bars