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JESSICA HECHT in conversation with JEFF JOHNSON
Jan 13, 2021, 6pm
sponsored by Key West Fine Wines
JESSICA HECHT has appeared on television in Dickinson, Bored to Death, Red Oaks, Jessica Jones, The Loudest Voice & Succession. She played Sonya Barzel on The Sinner and was nominated for an Emmy for her role as Karen in Netflix’s Special. Known for her roles as Gretchen Schwartz on Breaking Bad & Susan Bunch, the wife of Ross Geller’s ex-wife on Friends, she was a featured cast member in the sitcom The Single Guy. Hecht had played Amy Burns in the comedy-drama Dan in Real Life (2007), with Steve Carell and Juliette Binoche and appeared in Woody Allen’s Whatever Works, Sideways, & A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. Broadway roles include her Tony-nominated performance in A View From the Bridge w. Scarlett Johansson & Liev Schreiber, Harvey with Jim Parsons, as Golde in Fiddler on the Roof directed by Bartlett Sher and The Price opposite Mark Ruffalo. In 2018 she won an Obie for her performance in Admissions at LCT. With producer Jenny Gersten she runs The Campfire Project, a theatre-based wellness project that creates plays in refugee camps.