The Memory Show
Book and Lyrics by
April 16th - May 18th, 2013
The Duke on 42nd St
229 West 42nd Street
Showing up is half the battle...and then there's the other half. When a daughter comes home to care for her aging mother, memory is only one land mine in the contemporary new musical. Conflicting versions of the past collide in this honest and darkly funny portrait of a mother, a daughter, and their inescapable relationship. Drama Desk & OBIE Award winning Transport Group Theatre Company brings you the New York premiere of The Memory Show, with music by Zach Redler and book & lyrics by Sara Cooper. Directed by Lucille Lortel winner Joe Calarco (Shakespeare's R & J),The Memory Show stars Catherine Cox (Baby, Footloose) and Leslie Kritzer (A Catered Affair, Rooms).
The Memory Show was originally developed and produced at Barrington Stage, Pittsfield, MA. Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director; William Finn, Artistic Producer, Musical Theatre Lab Click here to see the Barrington Stage Website!
Check out these highlights from The Memory Show!
Leslie Kritzer was featured in The New York Times Theater series "In Performance" singing "Me and My Mother" from The Memory Show. Click here to see the video!
"Both actresses inhabit their roles with a fullness that compels empathy"
"Mr. Calarco's staging is fluid and sensitive"
"ambitious and noteworthy"
"Transport Group's splendid new production"
"dynamic and detailed performances"
"Cooper infuses her script with flinty humor"
"intense and very fine performances"
"A poignant, sophisticated and often humorous musical."
"Cooper has written an emotionally layered story"
"A brave performance by Catherine Cox"
"A well-done Transport Group production"
"Both Kritzer and Cox...fearlessly commit to their respective characters"
"A treat to hear in such an intimate space"