"Jessa's portrayals are excellent in all aspects. Her work is a successful model for such programming: solid research, compelling writing, and the artistry to bring off a one-woman show, perhaps the most difficult kind of acting challenge."

– Carole Friedman, Former Director, Somerville Museum

] dramatic presentation was touching, sad, amusing, and enlightening. You also interacted comfortably with the audience, answering their questions and listening to their comments. Thank you for your creativity, talent, research, and professionalism."
– Mary Jane Gillespie, Coordinator, Northern Essex Community College

] made a great impression on the audience. Comments from attendees on 'feedback' sheets that I had put out included, Jessa is a delight. She is wonderful, an excellent speaker.'"
– Fran Moore, Assistant Director, Tewksbury Public Library



Jessa Piaia's character portrayals celebrate women of the past whose diverse lives span three centuries.

In her poignant and inspiring dramatic vignettes, Jessa reveals the accomplishments, struggles, and contributions of these women to American history.

Jessa depicts each woman's life set against the historic events and issues of the day.

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