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Sundowner




Imagine this...It is becoming increasingly difficult to discern the difference between the present and the past, between what is familiar and what is foreign. Events that took place just minutes ago are being constantly erased, while memories that you have been able to keep at bay for decades now come rushing towards you. The realm of memory remains a great mystery and Sundowner’s Syndrome remains an unanswered question. Why is it that just as the sun goes down, so many of those with Alzheimer’s become particularly disorientated and confused? This breathtaking performance traverses sorrow, fears and human dignity. Through the eyes of three generations, Sundowner tells the story of so many Australian families. If our parent is no longer the person we know, how can we care for them in the present and also honour their memory? Sundowner is a story of love: love of family, love of history, an love of life.

Presented by Rockhampton Regional Council. Part of the 2013 See It LiveTheatre Season.

Director: Kate Denborough
Writer: David Denborough
Performers: Helen Morse, Jackie Rees, Timothy Ohl, Michelle Heaven,
Craig Bary with the Tivoli Lovelies
Created by Kage Theatre in partnership with Alzheimer’s Australia

Pilbeam Theatre
Saturday 20 April at 7.30pm
Adult $47, Pensioner $43, Comm Senior Card $43, Student $43, Group 10+ Secondary Student $30ea, Child (3 to 17) $34, Family $140, Group 10+ Adults $44, Adult FoT$44, PSU FoT $40, Rewards Adult $44, Rewards Pensioner $40
Published: 1/12/2012  
Dates:
20/04/2013

Tags: See it Live Season