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Jessie's Messy Mind

solo performance · sunvine productions · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States of America

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GREGORY CRAFTS certified reviewer June 12, 2019
A heartfelt, sincere, and unflinchingly honest look inside a very messy mind that's chock-full of music, struggle, personality, and joie de vivre. ... full review
CONSTANCE JAQUAY STRICKLAND certified reviewer June 17, 2019
Jessie being personal and vulnerable is directly what many need to hear.... full review
SAM POCKER certified reviewer June 18, 2019
A stream of consciousness soliloquy about Jessie's struggles. Required viewing for all Fringe participants. ... full review
ANGELA BEEVERS certified reviewer June 25, 2019
This is a purely unique show. So much energy, so many characters, and songs, and most importantly this is a personal story told with so much honesty and raw nerve. Jessie is a great performer who shines a honest and vulnerable light on who she is and her "messy mind". ... full review
JUDITH TRYTTEN uncertified reviewer June 23, 2019
Excellent depiction of severe psychological disabilities. Jessie is very honest and clear about the difficulties she has faced, and has developed an impressive show depicting them in a graphic way. I have worked as a psychologist with individuals in similar situations and found this depiction very honest and true. ... full review
KELLEY ALEXANDER certified reviewer June 22, 2019
tagged as: entertaining · funny · real · touching
It's good when people share their challenges and struggles out loud. This show is a true pleasure to watch due to the exceptional talent of Jessie Knowles.... full review
ROSEMARY AKEXANDER certified reviewer June 22, 2019
Jessie's Messy Mind is dynamic, poignant, funny, uplifting and constantly surprising. It moves so fast - I was afraid to blink and so excited to keep up with the unfolding story of a very unusual young woman's journey getting to know the tumultuous surprising swings of an unusual and brilliant mind. ... full review
MICHAEL MNITZANI certified reviewer June 21, 2019
Wow, what a show into a messy mind! Jessie bares her soul delightfully to an audience. The creativity and the story was beautiful. This story showed us how gnarly schizophrenia can be. This play opened my eyes to the sense that we could learn about things through long winded books, or watch it play out in the theater which is infinitely more better. ... full review
LIANA MESAIKOU certified reviewer June 22, 2019
A raw and brave show both in the writing and the performance that's not afraid to be messy, funny, endearing, vulnerable, loaded, but - ultimately - leaves you with a hopeful and life-affirming message.... full review