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THEATER | 'Marjorie Prime'

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Questions about artificial intelligence, memory, and growing older collide in Jordan Harrison's Pulitzer-Prize finalist play "Marjorie Prime." In the mid-21st century, 85-year-old Marjorie is trying to hold on to her memories as dementia begins to set in, and starts to confide in and relate her life stories to a "handsome new companion who's programmed to feed the story of her life back to her." If the title is sticking out to you, the play was made into a well-received movie last year, starring Lois Smith as Marjorie and Jon Hamm as the program, Walter Prime. But to see "Marjorie Prime" on stage, check out the Hourglass Play-Reading Series' take on it this Saturday. Directed by Alexa Scott-Flaherty.

A reading of "Marjorie Prime" will take place Saturday, March 31, at Blackfriars Theatre, 795 East Main Street. 2 p.m. Free admission (donations accepted). blackfriars.org; hourglassplays.org.

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