Maggie May

Cast: 3f 2m

Staging: Minimal requirements

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848429512Publication Date:
19 Mar 2020
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781788503358Publication Date:
19 Mar 2020
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Leeds Playhouse, Curve & Queen's Theatre Hornchurch, 2020

Maggie May

By Frances Poet

Paperback £9.99£7.99

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Professional Production On Stage at:
Curve, Leicester
From Tue 7 Jun 2022 to Sat 11 Jun 2022

Maggie and Gordon first met, dancing to Rod Stewart songs, in 1971. Now in their sixties, and still very much in love, they've been finishing each other's songs all their marriage.

But now Maggie is feeling foggy and some days the songs are all she can remember. Her son and his new girlfriend are coming to dinner, and her best friend is asking questions.

Frances Poet's play Maggie May is an extraordinary drama about an ordinary family who must balance the challenges of daily life whilst living with dementia.

A heartfelt and inspiring story of hope, it was first produced in 2020 by Leeds Playhouse, Curve Theatre, Leicester, and Queen's Theatre Hornchurch, directed by Jemima Levick. It was a finalist for the 2020-21 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.

‘They say we’re like swans. Ruddy beautiful graceful things on the surface of a lake but underneath we’re paddling like mad.’

Press Quotes

'A glorious piece of theatre; a funny, furious and moving exploration of how dementia affects families... Frances Poet's words dance from page to stage, her prose is visceral, precious and considered'

The Stage

'A moving study of the impact of dementia'

WhatsOnStage

'Gorgeous and genuinely touching'

Reviews Hub

'A deft, sharp-witted drama... a sharply observed set of character studies'

Guardian

Cast: 3f 2m

Staging:Minimal requirements

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848429512Publication Date:
19 Mar 2020
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781788503358Publication Date:
19 Mar 2020
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Professional Production On Stage at:
Curve, Leicester Tue 7 Jun 2022 - Sat 11 Jun 2022

Also by Frances Poet:

Gut
Adam
Fibres
Still

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