Jessica Wanamaker Announced as New Executive Director of The Drama League
The youngest daughter of American actor/director Sam Wanamaker and the sister of acttess Zoë Wanamaker, Jessica Wanamaker assisted her father for many years in rebuilding Shakespeare's Globe in London. She moved to New York nearly four years ago from London, where she had worked with a number of arts organizations including Grange Park Opera, Southwark Playhouse, the Royal Opera House, and the British Youth Opera. She originally trained as a political economist specializing in Modern China and subsequently practiced as an attorney in London before gaining highest academic honors in the course of earning her M.A. in Theatre Arts Administration.