Memento Mori: A Support Group for the Dead by Trevor Barrette


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Memento Mori: A Support Group for the Dead by Trevor Barrette

An immersive play written as a series of monologues served with choral speaking and coffee. Variations on the theme of death and dying.

Performed at the Montreal Fringe Festival, 2017

Keywords: death, reflection, improvisation, monologue, site-specific, immersive, chorus, choral speaking, solo show

Genre: Drama
Acts: 1
Run time: 45 minutes
Content note: swearing, references to alcohol, drugs, death and dying, a character's suicide is implied

Cast size: 7 actors
Casting note:  Casting is extremely flexible. The play can be performed solo or with full casting (7 actors aged 20-60). Possibility for chorus. The play was originally written for 5 men and 2 women, but this too is flexible. Small adjustments to the text can be arranged to better reflect casting.
“[…] an engaging display of honesty and vulnerability that suggests that our experiences are not quite as unique as we think they are, and perhaps by sharing them we can come together over our shared plight and hopefully feel less alone.”
– Montreal Theatre Hub

“Good actors, good text, well-rounded show. Not to be missed.”
– Westmount Mag