Writers Theatre ATHENA — PICTURE PREVIEW

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WHEN:

Thru July 10, 2022

Wednesdays: 3:00pm and 7:30pm
Thursdays: 7:30pm
Fridays: 7:30pm
Saturdays: 3:00pm and 7:30pm
Sundays: 2:00pm and 6:00pm

WHERE:

The Gillian Theatre
325 Tudor Court, Glencoe
Chicago

TICKETS:

$35+

For more information and tickets visit the Writers Theatre website.

CAST:

Mary Tilden (Athena) and Aja Singletary (Mary Wallace)

CREATIVE TEAM:

Wtriiten by: Gracie Gardner
Directed by: Jessica Fisch

David Blixt and Christian Kelly-Sordelet (Co-Choreographers), Arnel Sancianco (Scenic Designer), Mieka van der Ploeg (Costume Designer), Paul Toben (Lighting Designer), and Mikhail Fiksel (Sound Designer/Composer). The assistant director is Grace Dolezal-Ng and the stage manager is Miranda Anderson.

A spokesperson describes the event as follows:

"...Mary Wallace and Athena are both seventeen-year-old fencers training for Nationals. Mary Wallace lives in a house in New Jersey, loves marine biology and practices at home. Athena lives in an apartment in New York City, takes acne medication and Athena is not her real name. Follow their journey from competitors to confidantes as they form a bond navigating the milestones of adolescence, training together only to learn the future is only certain for one of them..."

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Photos: Michael Brosilow

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