The play is a series of contrasts. A new life says ‘hello’ as an old life recedes, the past and the present merge, and pathos intertwines with comedy, showing how close the two can be.
Winner of the Edythe Brook Cooper Playwriting Competition 2014
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Each year, members of the Rossi/Sullivan family get together for the Christmas break. This year a new life (baby James) joins the family and a much loved member, Enid, slips further into Alzheimer’s.
Despite the seriousness of the topic, it is diluted by a lively and humorous script, as each person reacts to Enid’s situation in a different way whilst trying to maintain the usual Christmas banter and jollity.ADD FREE SAMPLE TITLE TO CART
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