When one of the last remaining American theatre icons, Academy Award-winning actress Estelle Parsons, asked her journalist daughter, Abbie Britton, to record her professional accomplishments and the development of her acting process, Britton made an inspiring discovery: that here were lessons which anyone could live by.
In a fascinating personal investigation between actor and journalist, mother and daughter, Parsons shares her maverick spirit as she moved through uncharted territories in the theatre, and on the road in search of great plays to perform. This is for anyone whose compass may take them off the map into the unknowns of creativity. It is about how to become curious and release fears to craft a successful life. While the narrative provides common-sense and profound lessons, it also chronicle’s the gains and losses of complicated family relationships—encouraging anyone who wants to live courageously.
Uncharted Territory: Life Lessons from the Theatre, is a roadmap to a life of fearlessness and truth, and the places we go to discover our deepest sense of belonging, as told by Academy Award-winning actress Estelle Parsons to her journalist daughter, Abbie Britton.