Acting Our Age

For 15 months, seven people ages 73-95 met to talk about their lives and the history they helped to make, including the Great Depression, the March on Washington, the rise of corporate America, and four wars. 
Created by Lyndall Hare and Steve Umberger with the cast 
Director Steve Umberger 
Film by Steve Umberger/Jay Thomas  
Music Fred Story
Sponsored by and produced with Aldersgate

Watch Acting Our Age trailer:
Lyndall Hare, Steve Umberger and Jeff Weatherhead talk about the project

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Photography: Jay Thomas, Bob Payet, Lyndall Hare, Barry Sherman, Steve Umberger


"The collaboration between theatre director and gerontologist turns decades of memories into a collective whole." 
Observer (feature) 

"This is an example of how we can save the world - conversations, empathy, engagement."  
Audience member Beth Monaghan

See Observer press coverage