Through intricate choreography and a cinematic live musical score, London-based Theatre Re creates a narrative of heartwarming humanity. More…
Flying downhill on a bicycle. Whispering with a sweetheart. Wedding toasts and first dances. When the past begins to dissolve for Tom, a father experiencing early onset dementia, happy childhood moments collide with momentous adult milestones in tangled threads of memory.
See it if you're a VERY patient adult, fascinated by dementia. Repetitive sequences (desks/chairs moved on-and-off constantly). Music loud/agitating.
Don't see it if you get bored. Upsetting and scary (Tom hurts daughter). Charming moments, but too few and far between. All white cast/band. Few words.
See it if you appreciate a very well put together story about the illness of dementia. Done mainly with mime and music, this is a masterful portrayal.
Don't see it if you do not like the subject of dementia or Altheimers. This is a very visual and physical production for the actors.
See it if Are curious how a mid-age man w memory probs might see the snapshots of his life. Few spoken words-mime, choreography repeats and repeats.
Don't see it if Under 12, hate intense music/lighting, are unable to watch depictions of dementia, want a trad'l play, not ok with staging that confuses.
See it if you like dance movement and stories told in alternate ways (e.g. non-dialogue). The music and choreography are incredible.
Don't see it if you want a traditional dialogue show. But you're selling yourself short if you miss this.
See it if a quick stylized version of a person who's suffering mental loss - but yet accessible to all audiences - even the kids were quiet
Don't see it if more of scenes, ideas and not full fleshed out story/dialogue which may not be for everyone
See it if you can appreciate a moving choreographed story about one person's efforts to stay mentally connected.
Don't see it if you have no experience w/dementia or care enough to see a performance that astutely depicts the scary happenings w/in one man’s fading mind.
See it if love creative and touching stories told through text and inspiring movement. It was beautifully conceived and staged captured my heart!
Don't see it if you find plays about dementia and memory loss difficult.
See it if you are thrilled and moved by spectacular physicality and complex, intense music.
Don't see it if you are prone to sensory overload. Despite the New Victory setting, it's not for real little kids.
See it if Very different shows interest you. Not much dialogue so sometimes hard to follow the story.
Don't see it if The music is loud and chaotic but portrays the mind of alzheimer’s patient.. If you need dialogue to follow then this is not show for you.
See it if you want to see something completely different and magically done. The story is beautifully told through choreography, music, and props.
Don't see it if you don't like to figure out what is going on and prefer straightforward shows. It may get confusing for some.
See it if You like creative mime, movement, and music which reveal the fragmented world of memories for a man w/ early dimentia.
Don't see it if You need a lot of dialogue in a conventional context.
See it if you enjoy interpretive dance, or you have a loved one with memory loss/dementia and would appreciate art sympathetic to the situation.
Don't see it if you are looking for a cohesive, profound depiction of dementia. It's too diffuse & choppy and didn't make me feel like I was in his mind.