Jim Forgetting

By Col Cseke

Jim Forgetting
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Jim Forgetting is an unflinching portrait of a year in the life of Jim and Donna, a middle-aged couple struggling with JimÕs early-onset AlzheimerÕs disease. While watching her husband slowly disappear, DonnaÕs patience and love is pushed to heartbreaking limits. She is left ... Read more


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Jim Forgetting is an unflinching portrait of a year in the life of Jim and Donna, a middle-aged couple struggling with JimÕs early-onset AlzheimerÕs disease. While watching her husband slowly disappear, DonnaÕs patience and love is pushed to heartbreaking limits. She is left to ask: When love is composed of moments remembered and dreams shared, what happens to a marriage when memories fade and futures disappear? Jim Forgetting is an unforgettable story of one womanÕs heart-wrenching decision.

Col Cseke

Col Cseke is a Calgary based playwright and performer. He is the Co-Artistic Director of Verb Theatre, where Jim Forgetting premiered in 2012. Col has premiered new work, as either a playwright or collective member, at One Yellow RabbitÕs High Performance Rodeo, Alberta Theatre Projects playRites Festival, the Calgary International ChildrenÕs Festival, among others. As a member of the award winning Downstage Creation Ensemble, Col has co-created and performed in In The Wake, Good Fences, Bus(t), and ArmÕs Length Embrace. Along with his friends in the Downstage Creation ensemble Col shares three Betty Mitchell Award nominations for Best New Play, with one win for In The Wake.

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ÒThis play is as powerful and memorable as it is unsettling and insightful. Ó

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