Based on the author's journey in a mental health facility, tucked away on the 5th floor and South wing of the hospital. ‘A tour de force performance’ that digs deep into the experience of a person learning to cope with mental illness. Come spend an hour in the Psyche ward, and prepare to ride the roller-coaster of laughs and tears, as we look into the realities of rediscovering purpose. Sold out at Edmonton International Fringe Festival.
Premiered at the Edmonton International Fringe Festival in 2019
A held over performance at The Sewing Machine Factory (sold out).
5 South Nominated for Best Fringe New Work and Outstanding Dramatic Performance by an Actor 2020
“A masterclass in vulnerability"
- Beer Tent Reviews
Written & Performed by Rebecca Merkley
Directed by Emma Ryan
Stage Manager: Roxanne Côté