New Utah play looks for dignity — and humor — in dying | Salt Lake Tribune

09 October 2016

By ELLEN FAGG WEIST | The Salt Lake Tribune

First Published Oct 07 2016 03:24PM • Last Updated Oct 07 2016 06:21 pm

 

It's the fiction that makes nationally renowned Utah playwright Julie Jensen's new play, "Winter," so interesting. Of course, the script's drawn-from-life reality is fascinating, too.

"Winter" is a homegrown story about what happens to a distinguished married couple, Annis (Anne Cullimore Decker) and Robeck (Bob Nelson), after Annis begins to experience dementia but her husband isn't ready to follow through on their suicide pact. The couple's sons and granddaughter all have different ideas about Annis' choices.

 

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