"Jessica O’Hara-Baker, as Avery, is given some of the best words to work with, and she doesn’t waste a single one. " --NEW YORK TIMES [GIna Gionfriddo's RAPTURE BLISTER BURN]
"...O'Hara-Baker is superb. Her complex, deeply human, and dignified portrayal of Ann is enthralling right through its moving conclusion." --CULTURE CATCH [Jessica Bashline's WICKEDEST WOMAN]
"Ms. O’Hara-Baker gives her free-spirited Lilly a sense of gamine airiness." --NEW YORK TIMES [John Kolvenbach's SISTER PLAY]
"Jessica O'Hara-Baker's ability to move easily between drama and comedy always impresses." --The Examiner [Sharr White's THE OTHER PLACE]
"The sleek and appealing Jessica O'Hara Baker is animated and intense as Ceeci" --TheatreScene [Morgan McGuire's THE RED ROOM]
"The physical reality that Ms. O'Hara-Baker brings to her character is subtle and spot-on perfect." --The Westfield Leader [Sarah Treem's THE HOW AND THE WHY]
"Playing the part of the scene stealer Merrie Jo, is Jessica O’Hara-Baker, one of our favorite members of the Dreamcatcher Rep company. She is a hoot in this wild part." --The Examiner [Suzanne Bradbeer's SHAKESPEARE IN VEGAS]
"Jessica O'Hara-Baker gives a spot-on, charismatic performance" --The Star-Ledger [Kate Fodor's RX]
"Her finest moments are as a waitress who can’t seem to find her way offstage." --The New York Times [Lisa Loomer's DISTRACTED]
"Jessica O'Hara-Baker... just kinda nailed the dorky/sexy combo." --- Director Jose Norton, IMVDB.COM
Jessica O’Hara-Baker is winsome..." --[Q]onStage [Geoffrey Naufft's NEXT FALL]
"Jessica O'Hara-Baker in the conflicted role of Marie was simply brilliant..." --Berkshire Fine Arts [Georg Buchner's WOYZECK]
BEHIND THE SCENES:
Directing the world premiere of "The Floor is Lava"
Hosting The Bullpen Session, with guests Anna Ziegler & Rajiv Joseph
LAByrinth Theatre Intensive Ensemble, with guest teacher Stephen McKinley Henderson
Performing in her original piece for Fresh Ground Pepper's EPIC | SGT. PEPPER
Halley Feiffer's scene study workshop
Assistant Directing "Cul de Sac" at The Cherry Lane Theater
Co-producing The Artist Co-op Pop-Up
Shooting the music video for St. Lucia's "Elevate"
Recording the original cast album of "The Neighborhood"
Heartbeat Ensemble theatre retreat
Channeling Babs in Funny Girl for the Dreamcatcher Gala