Mental

Winner​ ​of​ ​the​ ​very​ ​first​ ​Mental​ ​Health​ ​Fringe​ ​Award​, Kane Power Theatre ​present​ ​a​ ​moving​ ​and​ ​personal​ ​story​ ​about​ ​about​ ​one​ ​son’s relationship​ ​with​ ​his​ ​mother​ ​and​ ​her​ ​mental​ ​health

25th Apr - 28th Apr
8pm (plus 2pm on Saturday) | £10

At​ ​a​ ​time​ ​when​ ​mental​ ​health​ ​is​ ​increasingly​ ​making​ ​the​ ​headlines,​ ​yet​ ​still​ ​so​ ​many​ ​are unable​ ​to​ ​speak​ ​about​ ​their experience​ ​for​ ​fear​ ​of​ ​stigma,​ ​this​ ​show​ ​tells​ ​a​ ​personal​ ​story that​ ​will​ ​get​ ​people​ ​talking. An​ ​exploration​ ​of​ ​the​ ​mind​ ​with​ ​music,​ ​anecdotes,​ ​and​ ​medical​ ​notes.

Kane​ ​Power​ ​Theatre​ ​presents Mental by​ ​Alice​ ​Lamb,​ ​Kane​ ​Power,​ ​Kim​ ​Power,​ ​and​ ​Tid.

Winner​ ​of​ ​the​ ​very​ ​first​ ​Mental​ ​Health​ ​Fringe​ ​Award,​ ​awarded​ ​by​ ​The​ ​Scotsman​ ​and​ ​The Mental​ ​Health​ ​Foundation

“The​ ​audience​ ​can​ ​leave​ ​enriched;​ ​we​ ​have​ ​been​ ​offered​ ​a​ ​valuable​ ​education, as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​an​ ​immersion​ ​in​ ​the​ ​work​ ​of​ ​an​ ​exceptional​ ​creative​ ​talent.”
★★★★★ ​A​ ​Younger​ ​Theatre

“The​ ​most​ ​insightful​ ​mental​ ​health​ ​piece​ ​I’ve​ ​seen​…​ ​Mental​ ​is​ ​a​ ​rich,​ ​thorough study​ ​of​ ​bipolar​ ​and​ ​caring;​ ​a​ ​love​ ​letter​ ​to​ ​a​ ​mother.”
★★★★★ Everything​ ​Theatre

“This​ ​heart-wrenching​ ​story​ ​both​ ​educates​ ​and​ ​entertains,​ ​leaving​ ​you​ ​more aware​ ​of​ ​the​ ​world​ ​around​ ​you.”
★★★★★ The​ ​Edge

“Power​ ​has​ ​made​ ​a​ ​show​ ​about​ ​his​ ​mother’s​ ​illness​ ​that​ ​is​ ​respectful,​ ​dignified and​ ​enlightening.”
★★★★★ Three​ ​Weeks

Running Time: 1 hour (no interval)
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