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Performance

VenueLeeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Other spaces: Courtyard, Quarry, Bramall Rock Void
TownLeeds
CountyWest Yorkshire
From12th November 2019
To16th November 2019
When19:45. Thu Mat 14:00. Sat Mat 14:30
What is currently on at Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse) (V977)

Reasons to Stay Alive

T976136978
This play with music and movement, imagined for the stage by Jonathan Watkins, celebrates what it means to be alive. At 24 Matt's world collapsed under the weight of depression. This is the true story of his journey out of crisis; a profoundly uplifting exploration of living and loving better. The first theatrical adaptation of Matt Haig's frank and funny bestseller.
Book by Matt Haig


Archive :: production:T976136978, play:S0454350091, venue:V977

Production details

World Premiere Courtyard Theatre

Special Performances


  • 13 Nov 19 Sign Interpreted
  • 15 Nov 19 Captioned

Company

Producer English Touring Theatre
Producer Sheffield Theatres
Adapted by Jonathan Watkins
Author April de Angelis
Director Jonathan Watkins
Design Simon Daw
Lighting Jessica Hung Han Yun
Music Alex Baranowski
Sound Nick Greenhill
Director Lucy Casson (casting director)
Performer Phil Cheadle (Older Matt)
Performer Chris Donnelly (Dad)
Performer Janet Etuk (Andrea)
Performer Mike Noble (Younger Man)
Performer Dilek Rose (Dawn/Jenny/Rose)
Performer Connie Walker (Mum)

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