Mr. Lee wants to write a memoir about his political life,
while Mrs. Lee cannot forget how they fell in love by the sea.
Mdm. Tan is on her way to a date that is 60 years late,
but Old Kim worries that he will not reply to all those letters in time.
Old Max holds a solo concert in his heart
as Er Ma captures the joyful tears in his camera.
Mdm. Teng pretties herself in front of a mirror all day,
and Xiao Ding loves a good banter with anyone who would listen.
Eight senior citizens converge in a retirement home. They feast on food and medication; they sing and they fight. And through it all they show us the pain and beauty of life. This play is an ode to autumn as much as it is a poem on the courage of living.
Two-time award-winning local director Nelson Chia directs this masterpiece by renowned Taiwanese director Stan Lai. And for this much-anticipated event, Nine Years Theatre has gathered eight veteran actors of the local Mandarin stage with members of our NYT Ensemble Project to bring to you a unique Mandarin theatre experience.