Savagely powerful play takes us inside dementia

imageAt its best, theatre doesn’t just communicate ideas or invite distanced empathy. It completely immerses us in the experience of another human being. Florian Zeller won France’s top drama prize, the Molière Award, for 2014 play The Father, and Christopher Hampton’s meticulous translation retains its savage power to plunge audiences into the world of a dementia sufferer.

Read my full Ham & High review here

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