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a THEATRE-CONCERT about FAMILY, MYTH and MEMORY LOSS

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“GORGEOUSLY ATMOSPHERIC, EXQUISITELY LIT, EAR-TINGLING JOURNEY INTO THE PAST AND MEMORY ITSELF.”

 

Lyn Gardner

Jan 21–26  •  6:45pm

Bringing light to the experience of living and dying with Alzheimer’s, STYX is a theatre-concert telling the true story of a grandmother and grandson piecing together the memories that connect them across time.

 

Weaving together riotous songs, intimate storytelling and a journey through the neuroscience of memory, the show reveals the extraordinary power music has to reignite

fading memories.

At this year’s Edinburgh Fringe STYX was shortlisted for the Total Theatre Awards in the category of “Show by an Emerging Artist/Company” and nominated “Best Musical Production” by Broadway World. Earlier in 2019 the production won the Weekly Award at Fringe World, Perth, in the “Music and Musicals” category.

Second Body is a new company

formed to seek out original ways of fusing theatre with live music, storytelling and science, founded in 2019 by theatremaker and songwriter Max Barton and composer and sound artist Jethro Cooke.

Artwork by Tom de Freston

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