2 April 2011

Like You Were Before

Deborah Pearson
5.30pm, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th May 2011 @ Arnolfini

Like You Were Before uses a video from the last day Deborah lived in Canada five years ago to explore the gap between the person she was in 2005 before she left her native Canada, and the person she is now. We watch as she attempts (unsuccessfully) to re-insert herself into the frame, creating a show that laments the fact that time keeps going. This is a show about moving forward, backwards.

Like You Were Before was a must-see show at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe, winning a Herald Angel Award and being short-listed for the Total Theatre Award for innovation.

“A beautiful, accomplished, bittersweet and philosophical work on love, loss and memory.” The List

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