Parktheater Bensheim, Bensheim, South West, Germany
Joy is 83 today: she's feisty, loves to dance, and is losing her memory. Her grandson Danny is rebellious, bright and always getting into trouble. When Danny decides to look after Joy, they discover a shared playfulness and growing love. But is that enough to face the challenges ahead?
Approaching the subject of dementia with humour and humanity, award-winning Finding Joy has performed to audiences throughout the UK and worldwide. Praised by press and public alike for its consummate full mask skills, engaging storytelling, physical dexterity and emotional insight, the production continues to involve and engage audiences across borders and boundaries.
Suitable for 12 years and upwards, Finding Joy is accessible to hearing and D/deaf audiences alike.
Made in association with: The Hereford Courtyard, JABADAO.
Production sponsors: Arts Council England, Worcestershire County Council.
Programme sponsors: Adventures with Dementia, Miracle Workers, Bancroft Gardens, Prime Life
Supported by: Gary Wiltshire