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As Close As I Can

An original play by Cassidy Willey


Sparkling with wonder, irreverence, and laugh-out-loud moments, this love letter to the power of theater explores one woman’s unraveling and becoming in the face of extraordinary grief. A true story of losing a mother and becoming a mother - in the same cosmic cluster%!#* of a year.

* To view full-length production film, please inquire here. *

World Premiere: Thunder River Theatre Company, November 12-14 & 19-21, 2021.

Preview: Denver Fringe Festival, June 24-27, 2021.


"Mother" originally developed with the Women's Voices Theater Project, May 2019.

Original Cast & Crew:

Cassidy Willey - actor/playwright

Kristin (K.D.) Carlson - script consultant & "Voice from Booth" 

Renee Prince - director

Sean Jeffries - lighting/sound design

Additional Preview Cast & Crew:

Missy Moore - "Voice from Booth" 

Brendan T. Cochran - stage manager

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