The Pilot Who Crashed The Party - April 08 - May 07, 2023

Public Works Improvisational Theatre + Paul Sand Projects

 Who's Who 

  • Jacqueline Wright

    as SALLY...The Hostess

    Jacqueline is a graduate of CalArts and works as a writer/actor in LA and NY. The recipient and nominee of LA Weekly, Stage Raw, Ovations, Drama Critic’s awards, she originated the roles of Molly Carlson in The Patron Saint of Sea Monsters by Marlane Meyer, dir Lisa Peterson, JonBenét Ramsey in House of Gold, dir Gates McFadden, The Dope Elf in The Dope Elf, written & directed by Asher Hartman. As a playwright, Wright has been commissioned and produced by Theatre of NOTE, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Occidental, CalArts, The Echo, Open Fist, Northridge State and she received LA Weekly and Ovation nominations for Bing, Eat Me, Buddy Buddette, Spider Bites, and was a Jerome Fellowship finalist for Love Water. Jacqueline’s feature film adaptation of Eat Me was a Sundance lab finalist and won screenwriting, actor and best independent film awards at The Cult Film Festival, Peephole Festival and BIMIFF Festival. & 

  • Lee Boek

    as DANIEL...Sally's Friend of 25 Years

    Lee is an actor, playwright, producer, storyteller and poet. He has been a staple of the DTLA/Silverlake arts community as the Artistic Director of Public Works Improvisational Theatre since 2001, and has produced and performed in nearly every production of the company since then, including Confessions of a Pulpiteer, his play about his days as a fundamentalist evangelist during the emergence of the Civil Rights Movement. His most recent film credit is the award winning Skitoz, written and directed by The Twins Perrotte of Paris, France.

  • Claudia Ferri

    as LAURA..Film Star + Sally's Best Friend

    Claudia grew up among Italian, French, Arabic, and English speaking family and relatives. This has led her to work on screen and on stage in English, Italian, French, Spanish and numerous other foreign accents. This year Claudia had films premiere in Italy, Non Morirò Di Fame, and in Quebec, Arlette. She recurs in Palm Royal, set to air on Apple TV. Claudia was nominated Best leading actress in a dramatic series at the Canadian Screen Awards’ Gémeaux in 2014 for her work in The Godmother. She won the Outstanding Female Performance ACTRA Awards in 2005 for her work as series lead in Ciao Bella.  She was nominated Best Supporting Actress at the Jutras Awards and Canadian Comedy Awards for Mambo Italiano, and was nominated Best Actress at the 2017 ACTRA Awards. Finally, Claudia was named “2022 ACTRA Montreal Woman of the Year” for her continued excellence in acting, as well as work in philanthropy and activism.

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