Saturday 12 May 2018
gather to make and eat The Midnight Soup.
gather to listen to a story, and to share our own.
Midnight Soup is about losing someone you love, to themselves.
It is about
remembering, and it is about moving forward.
It is about
not knowing, it is about asking and it is about respect.
Soup could be made by anyone and it is always for sharing.
It is for
keeping warm, and it is for getting together.
performed by Leo Burtin, devised in collaboration with Mark Whitelaw, The
Midnight Soup is an intimate performance meal, for sixteen guests at a
Midnight Soup tells the story, of an unremarkable woman, who every day, sat down to
meticulously record the facts of her life in a diary, until one early summer
day, she chose to end her own life. The Midnight Soup is the love letter
of a grandson to his grandmother, it is also an edible memorial, celebrating a
life lived to the rhythm of the seasons.
produced by Becci Sharrock with assistance from Phil Cole.
by Talk with LEAP and developed in association with ARC, Lancaster Arts,
Residence and additional support from Space Six and the Lowry.
using public funding by Arts Council England.
Age guidance: 16+