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Maggie May

  • Venue: Courtyard Theatre
  • Age Guidance: 11+
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More Information on Maggie May

‘They say we’re like swans. Ruddy beautiful graceful things on the surface of a lake but underneath we’re paddling like mad.’ 

Maggie and Gordon first met in 1971 dancing to the sound of Rod Stewart. Now in their sixties, and still very much in love, they’ve been finishing each other’s songs all their marriage. But now Maggie is feeling foggy and some days the songs are all she can remember. Her son and new girlfriend are coming to dinner and her best friend is asking questions. 

An extraordinary play about an ordinary Leeds family, balancing the challenges of daily life whilst living with dementia. A heartfelt story of hope by award winning playwright Frances Poet, Maggie May is an inspiring new play with love, laughter and music.  

Cast & Credits

Writer Frances Poet / Director Jemima Levick /

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Book Tickets

Date/Time
 
Booking
Date
Time
Price
Accessibilty
Booking
Sat 7 May 22
07:15 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Dementia Friendly Performance
Mon 9 May 22
07:15 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Dementia Friendly Performance
Tue 10 May 22
07:15 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Dementia Friendly Performance
Wed 11 May 22
07:15 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Signed Performance Dementia Friendly Performance
Thu 12 May 22
07:15 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Dementia Friendly Performance
Fri 13 May 22
07:15 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Dementia Friendly Performance Socially Distanced Performance
Sat 14 May 22
02:30 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Dementia Friendly Performance
Sat 14 May 22
07:15 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Dementia Friendly Performance
Mon 16 May 22
07:15 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Dementia Friendly Performance
Tue 17 May 22
07:15 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Dementia Friendly Performance
Wed 18 May 22
07:15 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Captioned Performance Dementia Friendly Performance
Thu 19 May 22
02:00 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Dementia Friendly Performance Socially Distanced Performance
Thu 19 May 22
07:15 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Dementia Friendly Performance
Fri 20 May 22
07:15 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Audio Description Performance Dementia Friendly Performance
Sat 21 May 22
02:30 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Audio Description Performance Dementia Friendly Performance
Sat 21 May 22
07:15 PM
£14.00-£32.00*
Dementia Friendly Performance
Captioned Performance

Open captioning allows theatre goers with varying degrees of hearing to view the full text as it is spoken or sung, including sound effects and off stage noises. These appear on a scrolling screen, positioned on or at the side of the stage.

British Sign Language Interpreted

A signed performance is the usual full production using either the creative use of sign integrated into the performance or a British Sign Language Interpreter on stage interpreting the show for D/deaf attendees.

Audio Described

Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.

Relaxed Performance

A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.

Dementia-Friendly Performance

Dementia friendly performances are for all audiences. The theatre experience is enhanced for people living with dementia and their supporters, with adaptations to front of house service, the show and pre-show information packs. Additional dementia-aware staff, quiet spaces, clear signage and visual markers, sound and lighting adjustments and flexible seating options all help to create a supportive, shared experience.

Sing Along

Singalong with the cast in this exclusive performance. Join in as loud as you like, fancy dress is optional but highly recommended.

Post Show Discussion

Parent & Baby Performance

A Parent and Baby performance enables parents to attend the theatre with their baby (under 12 months). We make small adaptations to the lighting and sound effects, including keeping the auditorium lights slightly raised. The seating is unallocated and there is a relaxed attitude to noise.

Socially Distanced

A guaranteed socially distanced performance provides seating with additional space between bubbles to allow appropriate social distancing.

Booking Fees:

*A transaction fee of £2.50 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings.

Key:

  • Captioned - Captioned
  • Signed - Signed
  • Audio Description - Audio Description
  • Relaxed Performance - Relaxed Performance
  • Dementia Friendly Performance - Dementia Friendly Performance
  • Post Show Discussion - Post Show Discussion
  • Sing Along - Sing Along
  • Socially Distanced - Socially Distanced
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Major funders
Arts Council England Leeds City Council The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation
Principal Capital and Families Partner
Caddick Developments
Principal Capital and Access Partner
Irwin Mitchell Solicitors