Second Body presents
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.”
15 Sept 18:30
16–19 Sept 19:45
Straight from the Edinburgh Fringe, this award-winning show about family, myth and memory loss, performed by an international supergroup of musicians, comes to London.
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
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