The Actual Dance – A Love Story
THE ACTUAL DANCE is an award-winning play now in its 10th year of touring, written by Samuel A. Simon. It has been performed across the country and internationally, and has two unique versions; one starring the playwright Sam Simon and another featuring NY-based actor Chuk Obasi.
The Actual Dance transforms the audience as they laugh, cry and then cheer. A love story with a happy ending, The story is told through the eyes and heart of a husband as he struggles with his worst fears in what everyone expects to be his wife’s losing battle to breast cancer.
The story takes the audience on an emotional but uplifting journey that rewards them with an unexpected happy ending, and a universal, life-affirming lesson of hope and faith.
"Be ready for a special production about a tough matter; cancer and how people, a loving couple, respond to it. It promises to be an engaging theater piece, one with music and movement meant to inspire. While told from one man's perspective, THE ACTUAL DANCE is aimed at all audiences. After all, who among us has not already been touched by cancer or will be in the future?"
-David Siegel, DC Metro Theater Arts
"A lucid, unexpectedly uplifting, and affecting celebration of love that finds hope in despair."
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