New Sheffield play My Apologies looks at art of saying sorry
The first in-house production at Sheffield’s Local Theatre is on stage at the new Snig Hill art centre this week.
My Apologies follows the story of young couple Paula and Jane, and every scene between them contains a moment when one says they’re sorry.
Writer Joe Willis said: “The idea came from last year when I was having a conversation with someone about the amount of times I personally say the words ‘I’m sorry’. They put in this jar for me and each time I said it I had to put £1 in the jar. That became a sizable amount over a few months!
“That sparked an idea in my head, especially in terms of relationships and the idea of compromise as a huge factor in keeping them going.”
The play moves backwards and forwards to different times in the relationship, both funny and poignant.
My Apologies runs until Saturday. Tickets: www.eventbrite.co.uk