Photo Flash: First Look at THE CITY OF CONVERSATION at Ensemble Theatre Company

ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY has announced the third show of its 2017-2018 Season, the 2014-2015 Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk award nominee for Best Play, THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Cameron Watson. Meredith Baxter and Sharon Lawrence star in this deeply moving and thought-provoking story about how the political divide tears apart an American family. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION begins previews on Thursday, February 8, opens on Saturday, February 10, and runs through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara.

Get a first look at the production in the photos below!

"We are so fortunate to start 2018 with Meredith Baxter and Sharon Lawrence in this timely and moving play, directed by the extraordinary Cameron Watson," said Ensemble Theatre Company Artistic Director Jonathan Fox. "Our subscribers and audiences are in for an unforgettable experience as we begin the new year."

It's 1979, and Washington, D.C. socialite Hester Ferris is notorious for her posh dinner parties that can change the course of politics. But when her son turns up with an ambitious girlfriend and a newly minted political agenda, it ignites a family divide that spans 30 years and six presidential administrations. A timely and moving look at a family forced to choose between defending opposing political views and keeping their family together.

Photo Credit: David Bazemore

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