‘AGT’ on NBC: Who is Jessica Fishenfield? The performer made her Broadway debut with ‘Das Barbecu’

‘AGT’ on NBC: Who is Jessica Fishenfield? The performer made her Broadway debut with ‘Das Barbecu’
Jessica Fishenfield in a still from 'America's Got Talent' Season 17 (Chris Haston/NBC)

Jessica Fishenfield is a multi-talented performer. She is an aerialist, actress, and opera singer who also integrates comedy into her acts. In the coming episode of NBC’s talent reality show ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 17, viewers will finally get to see Jessica Fishenfield’s highly anticipated audition.

While the level of competition is getting more and more intense among all the aspiring artists, it’s going to be interesting to witness if Jessica’s quirky and novelty auditions act gets the judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, and Sofia Vergara’s nod.

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Who is Jessica Fishenfield?

Jessica Fishenfield is an actor, singer, aerialist, and comedian. According to her official website, “Theatre and screen actor Jessica Fishenfeld hails from Great Neck, NY. Just before the world shut down in 2020, she made a “stand out” of-Broadway debut as Brünnhilde in 'Das Barbecü', and then turned to video producing to continue acting and creating throughout the pandemic.”

Some acted in ‘Grateful: The Songs of John Bucchino’, ‘20th Anniversary Virtual Concert’ alongside Stephen Schwartz, Leslie Odom Jr., Toni Tennille, and Ann Hampton Callaway, among other Broadway, cabaret, and screen luminaries, which was picked up by Streaming Musicals for an encore run on their platform.

Talking about her milestones, Jessica and her husband Scott Joiner made a pandemic relocation to Savannah, GA where she appeared as a co-star in a series called 'Panhandle' and also acted in a commercial for ‘Tanqueray Gin’ alongside Joe Jonas, Enmarket, and Parker's Kitchen.

As a singer, a few months back in the winter of 2021, Jessica not only dropped her Debut EP titled ‘The Nothing Lamp’ with Crossover Records but also an original electro-pop single ‘Horizon Star’ with producer Rituality. Both these songs are available on streaming platforms like Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music, etc.

As NYC is her forever home, Jessica is often seen traveling to the east coast as well to make appearances as a featured vocalist in favorite venues like Jazz at Lincoln Center, Birdland, Minton's Playhouse, Carnegie Hall, Circle in the Square, and National Sawdust.

Jessica also has her official Instagram account with 3K followers. Her most quirky and commented video is that of opera warm-up.


Fishenfield in ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 17

The makers of the show haven't released any clip of the performance yet. Jessica, however, has dropped a small video teaser of her performance on Instagram. Her caption reads, “THIS TUESDAY!!! Don’t miss me living a fantasy & doin something crazy on @agt!! Watch with me on @nbc at 8pm EST!.”


Many fans have commented on the same expressing their happiness and excitement to watch her performance. “DYING!!!! Can’t wait to see it!!! YOU BETTER POST THE CLIP,” said a fan. “I wasn’t sure what your talent would be since you’re talented at so many things! Can’t wait to watch!,” a fan noted. “I am literally freaking out,” another added.

‘America's Got Talent’ Season 17 airs every Tuesday at 8 pm ET on NBC. For viewers who want to watch the reality show without cable, they can use any of these streaming services like Sling TV, fuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV or YouTube TV as well.

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