"The play, the actors - wonderful. There were four of us, not used to the particular format for a play, that were stunned with the power and beauty of it. Thank you, thank you!"
"Parley is an amazing organization, launching wonderful works by amazing writers. I'm eager to see what's in store for the 2015 season!"
"A beautiful story told with great humor and empathy."
"The actors did a great job. Didn't even feel like they had scripts in their hands."
"Spectacular. Truly. ... I was crying from Act I, Scene 1. Kudos to everyone involved."
"WONDERFUL reading . . . it was really really really great, had a science fiction element that was so natural and omg the performances were pants droppingly good. . . . a delight, a triumph, and truly original."
"I wanted to thank you all for such a powerful and brave night of theater. I won't be able to stop thinking about tonight's show for quite a spell. Beautiful work you all."
"There was tremendous love and energy from that audience. Quite extraordinary for a staged reading, and really fun for the performers."
"The play was so touching from start to finish, so personal and very intimate."
"Congrats to Parley on a powerful close to their debut season. Stellar work from everyone involved. I [was] blown away."
"I just wanted to tell you all how much I loved both the engaging play and the emotionally charged acting. You've all got a great thing going with Parley!"
"[The play was] an existential truth-telling gem. Thank you for the deeply poignant writing and the brilliant performances."
"The pre-workshop discussion was wonderful, and I encourage Parley to continue!"
"The story [was] rich with piercing insight into the frailties of humanity while simultaneously reflecting love, respect, and hope for our species."
"Bravo Parley on a really quality production! (And what a beautiful space, that.) Splendid acting all around,"
"Your ability to skewer religion while remaining kind and respectful to the humans involved is an astounding skill. I look forward to many more engaging plays."
"Your play was excellent. You really have something there that a lot of people will identify with. Thank you for telling the story."
"I could, honest-to-God, see that play making its way out into theaters around the country."
"Super thought-provoking play ... I am still thinking about it today. And my friend could not stop raving ... We are glad we came."
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Do you know what it's like to watch the first signs of aging appear on your face?
Those creases and spots can feel like uninvited houseguests . . . who never leave.
Lena's just turned forty, and the sight of her changing face fills her with dread.
Then the newest line on her face begins talking to her. (How's that for a wrinkle?)
Will Lena survive her encounters with Gloria Swanson, Chinese Herb, and the Sun himself?
What will it take for her to let go of the failed marriage that left her childless
and her obsessive fears of growing older alone?
Parley presents the world premiere workshop of a new play.
A Fine Line
a dramatic farce
by Celeste Mari Williams
directed by Rebecca Tourino Collinsworth
Mx. Seth Tankus
Tuesday, May 24th
West of Lenin
pay what you will