You Will Remember Me takes a memorable trip into memory loss

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      If you missed Ruby Slipper Theatre' beautifully rendered production of You Will Remember Me at the Cultch last year, you have until February 11 to catch it at Richmond's Gateway Theatre. Don't forget: this is a play about Alzheimer's Disease, after all. In  François Archambault’s acclaimed work, Edouard, the central character, is no easily likable victim: he’s a prominent Québécois intellectual who’s famous for seducing his female students. But now it's time for his come-uppance. Though he clings to his wife in his illness, she's had enough of his emotional abuse and dumps him at their adult daughter's. She, in turn, is too busy with work, so leaves him with her unemployed boyfriend, who hands him over to his daughter, and so on... Where the play really excels, though, is in the way it plays with time, reality, and memory, and Edouard is forced to constantly reinvent his existence.