The Brandon Hall Panther Players will be performing their fall One Act play, "Taking Leave" by Nagel Jackson, on October 26th, 27th, and 28th in Kimbrell Auditorium. Tickets will be $10 at the door. Make sure to come out and see the show before we take it to competition next month!
One Act Trailer: https://youtu.be/8Adxcg46X4g
Synopsis: Eliot Pryne, professor of English Literature—specialty Shakespeare, is the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. He is "taking leave" of the real world and imagining a new one, but the transition is painful. His alter-ego, seen only by the audience, charts this final voyage speaking as Eliot once did when he was the leading authority on Shakespeare's King Lear. The visitation of Eliot's three daughters, Alma, Liz and Cordelia, forms the central event of this oddly comic, yet fully sympathetic play. The decision—whether or not to have Father put in a "home"—provides the central conflict among the three very different sisters. Filled with the often farcical behavior that goes along with this disease, and decorated with "good talk" from the literate professor and his daughters. As the alarming number of Alzheimer's victims keeps growing, this play's relevance increases daily.