Athena and Mary Wallace are training for the Junior Olympics. They practice together. They compete against each other. They spend their lives together. They wish they were friends.
From Award-winning playwright Gracie Gardner, following an acclaimed
extended run in New York, comes a fierce coming of age comedy where two teenagers parry class, competition and power as they practice fencing and life. But only one will win – en garde.
Directed by the first recipient of the National Theatre Women of Tomorrow Director’s Award Grace Gummer.
Grace Gummer’s directing makes the play sing
A witty, enthralling fencing comedy
A captivating snapshot into the battling minds of teenagers on the brink of adulthood
A sabre-sharp coming-of-age comedy
Parrying but never quite breaking through
Teenage duellists take a hesitant stab at friendship