By Claire Dowie
The anthology comprises the next performs and an creation via the author.
Why Is John Lennon donning A Skirt? (Stage2 model, huge solid) portrays a 14-year-old woman who attire like a boy and might really play soccer than anything. This model might be played by means of a solid of as much as 100.
Arsehammers (Stage2 model, huge solid) is set a boy's dating together with his grandfather, who's struggling with Alzheimer's (or "Arsehammers", because the boy hears it). He believes his grandad to have superpowers because of his regimen disappearances. an excellent story of dwelling with, and figuring out, psychological ailment. it's been reimagined for a forged of round 20.
The 12 months of the Monkey (Stage2 version, huge solid) indicates a mom dreaming of injecting a few pleasure into her humdrum existence. The play has been revised the play for round 25 younger people.
Hard operating Families (original model, huge cast), which hasn't formerly been released, is a satirical play with track that exposes the genuine effect that incomes a residing has on youngsters in modern day society. it's a reaction to politicians' visions of 'ordinary people', set opposed to the fact of incomes a residing and how this affects on younger people's lives. it may be played through a forged of as much as 50.
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