What if you woke up to find your body was slowly shutting down? Your ability to walk, talk, blink was stolen from you. Nobody knows how, nobody knows why.
Guillain Barré Syndrome affected Adam Pownall in 2009 causing full paralysis within 3 weeks. In a creative collision of movement, sound and new writing, Getting Better Slowly (The GBS Project) tells a story of positive recovery.
Audience responses to R&D sharings:
“Really enjoyed watching GBS Project tonight. Adam and Kitty told the story beautifully”
“Great to see such a beautiful piece in production”
“wow, powerful story well told!”
“Funny, touching, and inventive. Looking forward to full show”
“Still processing GBS Project. That is how great it is. Many feels. Much intense”
“Very moving… a must see”
“Even in this early version it felt powerful and moving”
“A pleasure and a privilege to be at… courageous sharing of exciting work”
“I laughed, wept and was moved”