Playing now at the Adelaide Fringe festival is Blank Tiles, a theater production about a world champion Scrabble player suffering from memory loss.
Scrabble World Champion, Austin Michaels (played by Dylan Cole) knew over 200,000 words. Then he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
Since then Austin has been in a race against time to document his memories, his greatest achievements, before they fade from his mind and the world forever. Once the toast of the board game world, Austin’s life was full of bottomless champagne and endless parties. But now it’s Nescafe and doctor’s appointments as he spends his time searching for the right words.
Let Austin tell you his story… If he can remember…