PTK's Kentucky Voices: Talley Road By Portia Pennington
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Due to the intimate nature of the Phoenix Theatre, there will be NO LATE SEATING until intermission. No refunds will be forthcoming. We recommend you arrive 15-20 minutes before show time.
Talley Road inspired by Chandra J. Walton: A one-act play about three generations of women bound together by twenty-year-old secrets and memories of men who are no longer there.
JOIN US AFTER THE PERFORMANCE FOR A Q&A WITH THE PLAYWRIGHT, CAST, AND CREW.
Portia Pennington and her husband Tom landed in Bowling Green thirty years ago with one 6-month old infant in tow. Since then they have raised five children, managed multiple businesses, and fed countless critters of all shapes and sizes.
Pennington holds her M.A. in Writing from WKU and her M.F.A. in Screenwriting from Spalding University. Her poetry has appeared in the NCTE English Journal and she is the author of Bowling Green Since 1950, a book of historic photographs spanning five decades of Bowling Green history. Her feature-length screenplay, Fighting Words, was a quarterfinalist in the Scriptapalooza Screenplay Contest in Los Angeles, California. Her feature-length screenplay, Written by Elodia Jane Wilder, was a quarterfinalist in the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards, a finalist for the PAGE Fellowship to the Stowe Story Lab, a selected project at the Stowe Story Lab, in the top 15% for the Nicholl Fellowship, and a Top Ten Finalist in the Table Read My Screenplay at Austin Film Festival.
Her one-act play, Talley Road, was written as part of the Kentucky Voices New Works Series at the Public Theatre of Kentucky, where a staged reading was held in 2017. She wrote and directed, It Depends, a short film, and is the writer and co-producer on Disturbance, a documentary detailing storied of personal loss and resilience in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey that screened at the 2018 Louisville International Film Festival.
No refunds on ticket purchases. Tickets can be exchanged for a different performance or production if PTK is notified before the show time of the purchased ticket(s). Alternatively, we would be happy to consider your purchase a donation and send you a tax credit letter in the amount of your purchase.
ABOUT KY VOICES: PTK Producing Artistic Director Amber
L. Turner revived the KY Voices program, begun by Warren Hammack at Horse Cave Theatre, offering playwriting workshops and producing staged readings of new plays and a world premiere every other spring. In 2017 PTK produced the world premiere of STAGES OF BLOOM by Liz Fentress.
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545 Morris Alley
Bowling Green, KY 42101
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