by Leslye Headland
directed by David Kennedy
January 2, 2013February 3, 2013

Press / News

"For anyone who has ever interned or just started in the workplace, Assistance can hit close to home with a storyline that revolves around a boss with some outrageous demands."
Assistance: From Off-Broadway to the Wilma Theater, next stop NBC!, Feature from Philly PR Girl
"Nick and Nora (now where have we heard those names before?) are the major characters and Kevin Meehan and Kate Czajkowski are terrific as these twenty-somethings whose crassness and cruelty and jokiness is expressed more in body language than spoken language. Jake Blouch, Kahyun Kim, Emily Althaus and Michael Doherty turn in nail-on-the-head performances. They are obviously having big fun being these characters."
An office running on ambition and fun, Review in The Philadelphia Inquirer
"The impressive “Gen Z” actors bring the perfect combination of comedic flair, emotional tension, and reckless young energy to the pressure cooker of their characters’ lives, as they pull all-nighters at the office, slug down shots of energy drinks and whiskey, smoke $17/pack cigarettes, and become completely unraveled by their exhausting lifestyle (“It’s not a job, it’s a choice”), while passing the blame, conniving, and manipulating each other to get ahead and to remain in Daniel’s good graces."
The Wilma’s Hilarious Ensemble Offers an Egregious View of Office Politics in ASSISTANCE, Review from STAGE Magazine