grace, or the art of climbing

1156 new theatre, may 11-15, 2008

dealing with depression, her father’s illness, and a painful break-up, a young girl learns to climb – and trust again.  company went indoor and outdoor climbing, getting belay-certified and learning to boulder, top rope and lead climb.  part of the carlotta festival of new plays and performed in repertory with two other world premieres.

photos: charlie erickson


by lauren feldman / designed by: andrew boyce (sets), heidi hanson (costumes), jesse belsky (lights), charles coes (sound) / with: teresa avia lim (emm), barret o’brien (abe), slate holmgren (sims), joby earle (sam & joey), zach appleman (mick & ernesto), christina acosta (dell & isabella), rachel spenser (ky & jackie) / directed by mike donahue