In My Father’s Words

About This Show

In an old wooden house by the shore of Lake Ontario in Canada, Louis battles with his elderly father, Don, whose decline into dementia is gradually robbing him of the ability to speak.

Into their lives comes Flora, the caregiver that Louis employs to look after Don. Flora, who is of Scottish heritage, understands that the ‘nonsense’ that Don speaks is fragmented Gaelic, opening up an ocean of revelations and buried family history spanning the Atlantic.

In My Father’s Words is a beautiful play about identity – national and personal – and language, and the utter indivisibility between the two.

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 0min (1 intermission)
Dates: First Preview: June 4, 2015 Opening Night: June 10, 2015 Final Performance: June 28, 2015
Location: 59E59 Theaters, New York City

59 E 59th St,

New York,

10022

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