in other words
‘I’d always fancied myself as a bit of a Sinatra.
And that song, at a moment like that.
Well, it just doesn’t get much more perfect, does it?’
They call it ‘the incident’ now. What happened, when they first met.
He always said it was part of his romantic plan, but they both know that’s rubbish.
Join Arthur and Jane, at the beginning, as they tell us their story.
Fresh from a residency at the Lyric Hammersmith as part of their Emerging Artists Programme, Off the Middle are excited to present Matthew Seager’s debut play, IN OTHER WORDS.
This intimate, humorous, and deeply moving love story, explores the effects of Alzheimer’s disease and the incredible power that music has in helping us to remember the past, connect to the present, and hope for the future.
Brought to life by two actors, we are led through fifty years of Arthur and Jane’s relationship, jumping in and out of memories and experiencing, for brief moments, a failing mind as it loses its grip on reality.
Off the Middle are proud to be working on this project in association with The Alzheimer’s Society and Playlist for Life.
Post Show Q&As
There will be post show Q&A sessions on Tues 14 and Weds 15 of March. Present will be the playwright, actors and company members, as well as Andy Lowndes the deputy chair and training lead at Playlist for Life and Grace Liggins, who is The Alzheimer’s Society Side by Side coordinator for Islington.
Box Office opens at 7.00pm for cash sales and collection of pre-booked tickets. The performance lasts 75 minutes without interval. No re-admittance once the performance has commenced.
LATECOMERS MAY NOT BE ADMITTED. PLEASE ARRIVE IN GOOD TIME FOR THE START TIME OF 7.45PM.
Over 18s only. Due to pub licensing laws no one under the age of 18 is permitted into the building after 7pm.
Refunds are not available. In extreme circumstances tickets purchased may be exchanged for another performance if adequate written notice is provided.
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