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Memory Show, The (fka Memory is the Mother of All Wisdom)

2009 Festival

Catherine Cox and Leslie Kritzer

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Zach Redler

Number of Acts: 1
Number of Principals (Female): 2
Total Cast Size: 2
Orchestra Breakdown:

Piano, Double Bass, Percussion

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A two-person comic tragedy about the troubled relationship of a woman who has just been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and her estranged daughter who moves back home to take care of her.

Festival Successes

World Premiere at Barrington Stage Company (MA) in 2010. Korean Premiere through Water Gate Media in 2010. Off Broadway at Transport Group in 2013. Cast Recording available on Yellow Sound Label in 2015. Writers received 2014 Larson Grant.