Vamos Theatre

Finding Joy

Venue: South Street (Directions)

Wed 1 Nov, 20:00

Advisory age: 12+

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A comic, anarchic, touching and heroic adventure.

Joy is 83 today: she’s funny, loves to dance, and is losing her memory. Her grandson Danny is rebellious, fearless, bright, and always getting into trouble. When, out of the blue, Danny decides to look after Joy, they discover a shared playfulness and a mutual affection. But is that enough to take on the challenges ahead?

Vamos Theatre’s wordless theatrical world brings this story of lost memories and discovered love vividly to life, in the production that established Vamos Theatre as the UK’s leading full mask theatre company.

Performed by a cast of four, Finding Joy has toured to over 100 venues across the UK, to audiences of more than 15,000; the production opened at the London International Mime Festival 2014 and premiered internationally at the Jyväskylä Festival, Finland in 2015.

'[Finding Joy] brilliantly conveys a sense of how frightening the world seems through Joy’s eyes ... the storytelling is excellent' Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

Ticket information

£14, £12 concessions, £10 members - become a member

Venue info

South Street

21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU

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Contact: Box Office: 0118 960 6060; Administration: 0118 937 3456

Box office is open at South Street Arts Centre on performance days one hour before the show (subject to availability)

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