Let Me Stay

Spring Tour 2014
24 February 2014 to 26 February 2014
Dugdale Centre, Enfield, London
A tender and unique exploration of the impact of Alzheimer's on family relations.

Julie McNamara has recorded her Mother's songs and stories, filmed and photographed her in all her glory, over many years. The result is a compelling piece of theatre, an extraordinary love letter straight from the heart welded with a wicked underlying humour.

"Courageous work from a clever writer and first-rate performer. Magnificently sung, presented with integrity and honesty. It grabs us by the heart."
Lexie Matheson, theatrereview NZ, 2013

Let Me Stay is a celebration of life and love as seen through the eyes of Shirley McNamara, Queen of the Mersey. Alzheimer's does not have to be a tragic and apologetic withdrawal from life. Think of it as a shedding of all care, with two fingers at the world and a constant sense of glee. It's a lifestyle choice for some...
Director: Paulette Randall
Writer & performer: Julie McNamara
Designer: Libby Watson
Visuals:  Caglar Kimyoncu

Get a flavour of Let Me Stay showreel

"This is a journey of connection, forgiveness, comedy and compassion."  
Guy Somerset, New Zealand LISTENER, 2013

More information: http://www.vitalxposure.co.uk/productions/9-let-me-stay

Spring Tour Dates

Dugdale Centre, Enfield, London - 24, 25 & 26 February
Box office: 020 8807 6680

The Bluecoat, Liverpool - 12 & 13 March
Box office: 0151 702 5324 

CoolTan Arts, London - 3 April
Box office: 020 7701 2696 

Venues provide step-free access.
The show includes BSL interpretation and Audio Description.
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