The Old Woman

solo performance · john grady · Ages 13+ · United States of America

one person show world premiere

Master storyteller and former Ballet BC performer John Grady is best known for his performances as part of Off-Broadway’s Blue Man Group and in Spalding Gray: Stories Left To Tell. The multiple Best of Fest award-winning artist (New York, Orlando, Vancouver, Winnipeg, and Edmonton Fringes) tells the true life story of his mother’s heartbreaking journey into dementia, confronting the inevitable truth of aging, and coming to terms with his own mortality. A beautifully moving story peppered with moments of joy and humour.

“Everything about The Old Woman has a deliberate grace borne from Grady’s quiet tallness.” – The Marble, Victoria

“Masterful storytelling and profound delivery” – Winnipeg Free Press

“★★★★!” – CBC

Best of Hollywood Fringe
Outstanding Drama – Ottawa Fringe
Outstanding Solo Performer – NYFrigid
Best Solo Show – Orlando Fringe
Best of Festival – Vancouver, Winnipeg, and Edmonton

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Production Team

* Fringe Veteran