ALLISON PISTORIUS reads There’s No Place Like Home by Jenny Lawson
SETH MAGILL reads an excerpt from The Outcasts by Kathleen Kent
RAPHAEL PARRY reads Stepdaughters by Max Apple
G. W. BAILEY reads selected letters by Larry L. King
Allison Pistorius is a classically trained actress who has performed with the Dallas Theater Center and the Tony Award–winning Denver Center Theatre Company, among others. She received a 2013 DFW Critics Forum Best Actress Award for playing Kate in The Taming of the Shrew, and holds an MFA in Acting from the National Theatre Conservatory.
Seth Magill is a Dallas native and has worked with many local theater companies including Shakespeare Dallas, Dallas Children’s Theater, Kitchen Dog Theater, and Theatre Three. He also performs as lead vocalist and songwriter for the Dallas-based band Home By Hovercraft. He received his BFA in Acting from Southern Methodist University.
Raphael Parry is director and host of Texas Bound. He also serves as executive and artistic director of Shakespeare Dallas and founder of Project X, a host company for the development of new work by artists throughout North Texas.
G. W. Bailey is perhaps best known for his roles as Sergeant Rizzo in M*A*S*H, Lieutenant Harris in The Police Academy films, and, most recently, Detective Provenza on TNT’s hit television series The Closer. He is currently reprising his role as Detective Provenza on TNT’s Major Crimes. Bailey is also the executive director of The Sunshine Kids Foundation, which provides trips and activities for hundreds of young cancer patients annually.