A Philadelphia reporter is laid off from her newspaper job and tumbles down the nerve-racking rabbit hole of an Amazon Warehouse, a Convergys call center, and a busy downtown McDonald’s. Adapted from journalist Emily Guendelsberger's gripping nonfiction account, ON THE CLOCK is a non-linear nightmare that explores the unending mental torture of low-wage work in America.
Jesse Jae Hoon is a playwright, actor, and organizer. Plays include Somebody is Looking Back At Me, Dong Xuan Center (2022 Princess Grace Fellowship Finalist, 2019 O'Neill NPC Finalist), On the Clock, I've Got A Sinking Feeling in the Pit of My Stomach, The House of Billy Paul, Emergency Wine & Cheese Fundraiser of the Amagansett Democrats’ Association (2022 O'Neill NPC Semifinalist), and 12 Chairs. Short plays include Chicken is Condemned to be Free and I'm Going To Make an Academy Award®-Winning Movie. CRNY Resident Playwright at Ma-Yi Theater Company; 2022-2023 Writing Fellow at Playwrights Realm; 2022 semifinalist, Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission; inaugural member, Orchard Project Adaptation Lab; member, The TANK NYC's LIT Council, Page Break. MFA in Playwriting from Hunter College, BFA in Drama from NYU Tisch (Playwrights Horizons). Organizer with Democratic Socialists of America and Equity Next. jessejaehoon.com / @jessejaehoon