The acclaimed Scottish playwright Rona Munro has created a remarkable story about a man who wakes up from a car crash with brain damage. Now, he sees the world as the person he was three years ago, when his life and loves were in a very different place.
This play is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.
Includes a conversation about brain trauma and memory loss with Dr. David Hovda, the Director of the Brain Injury Research Center at UCLA.
Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood, in June 2015.
Directed by Martin Jarvis
Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg
Paul Fox as Al
Jared Harris as Donny
Siobhán Hewlett as Trish
Moira Quirk as Flea
Sophie Winkleman as Emma
Associate Producers: Anna Lyse Erikson, Myke Weiskopf
Recording and Mixing Engineer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood
Foley Artist: Jeff Gardner
Assistant Recording Engineer and Editor: Wesley Dewberry
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So worth it.
Interesting story, compelling characters, great performances. I am interested in reading everything Rona Munro has written.