Taking Leave

By Nagle Jackson

In the middle of the night, Eliot Pryne, professor of English Literature—specialty Shakespeare—is packing what he thinks is a suitcase and leaving what he thinks is a hotel. In the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, he is "taking leave" of the real world and imagining a new one. Filled with the often farcical behavior that goes along with this disease, and decorated with "good talk" from the literate professor and his daughters, this play had packed houses at the Denver Center laughing, weeping and finally standing and cheering. As the alarming number of Alzheimer's victims keeps growing, this play's relevance increases daily.

Show contains some adult language and brief partial nudity.

Performed by special arrangement with Dramatic Play Services

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Fri, Oct 4th, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Sat, Oct 5th, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Sun, Oct 6th, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Fri, Oct 11th, 2019 at 8:00 pm
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