Summer Shows 2013
Strange Town Youth Theatre and Strange Town Young Company will perform at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in May and June. Watch this space for details....
Strange Town at NFYT 2013
Strange Town 14-18s have been selected to perform 'Love Bites' by Sam Siggs at the National Festival of Youth Theatre in July:- http://www.promoteyt.co.uk/events/nfyt/
Christmas shows 2012
Strange Town at NFYT
Strange Town 14-18s performed #revenge by Duncan Kidd at the National Festival of Youth Theatre in July 2012...
Strange Town at the Fringe 2012
Strange Town Theatre Company performed two shows at Hill Street Theatre this Fringe:-
Strange Town June shows 2012
Strange Town 14-18s performed Love Bites by Sam Siggs and Occupy Meadows by Alan Gordon on Sun 17th and Mon 18th June at the Scottish Storytelling Centre. You can read about Love Bites here: http://local.stv.tv/edinburgh/going-out/articles/105944-putting-the-bite-into-teen-love-performance/
and read reviews here:-
Strange Town Spring 2012 shows
Strange Town 8-10s and 11-14s performed at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in May. See below for details. Hear more about Gender Specific, one of the 11-14s shows at:-
Strange Town Young Company Limited Editions IIThis month Strange Town Young Company will perform a series of short plays Limited Editions II, showcasing our talented group of young writers, directors and actors. Visit the Scottish Storytelling Centre to book tickets for Tue 15-Thu 17 May 7.30pm:- www.scottishstorytellingcentre.co.uk
New Plays: Pantos with a Twist December 2011
In December writers from our Young Company wrote pantos with a twist for our 5 youth theatre groups which were performed to sell out audiences at the Scottish Storytelling Centre:-
For Beauty and the Beast, Brandshop www.brandshop.co.uk has lent us their huge Timberland boot to use as a prop, so many thanks to them!
Young Company Christmas Performances 2011
The Young Company sold out the run of Tinseltrash by Alan Gordon, Tim Primrose & Sam Siggs at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on Sun 18 and Mon 19 December at 7.30pm - it was the Christmas show for people who don't like Christmas....
Strange Town at the Traverse: March 2012
After the runaway success of HEX in the Edinburgh Fringe, Strange Town Young Company was invited to perform HEX at the Platform in Glasgow and at the Traverse in March 2012:-
Strange Town at Edinburgh Fringe 2011
Both the Young Company and the 14-18s youth theatre took shows to the Fringe last August, pulling in large audiences and receiving rave reviews:-
Strange Town at National Festival of Youth Theatre 2011
Strange Town 14-18s took a new devised piece 'Truth Dare Kiss' to the National Festival of Youth Theatre at Rothes Halls, Glenrothes, 15-17 July. The performance was received by a wildly enthusiastic audience.
Strange Town Youth Theatre June performances
All four youth theatre groups performed at the Scottish Storytelling Centre 24-26 June:-
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Strange Town Young Company: Limited Editions
The Young Company performed six new short plays at the Scottish Storytelling Centre Tue 31 May & Wed 1 June, to critical acclaim (4 star review in The Scotsman):-
Strange Town Christmas Shows
We performed and sold out FOUR new plays last month at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on the Royal Mile. All of the plays were written by members of our Young Company for the youth theatre:-
Strange Town Young Company at Roxy Art House Sept 21 & 22
Strange Town Young Company were in a co-production with ineffect:-
Strange Town at the Edinburgh Fringe
Strange Town Young Company (18-25s) performed at Hill St Theatre during the Fringe. 'Chow Mein' is an acutely perceived two hander by Strange Town Young Co writer Tim Primrose. It premiered at the Roxy in June to critical acclaim by Joyce McMillan in The Scotsman, and was met with a great response from its Fringe audiences.
Strange Town 14-18s stormed the stage at the Royal Lyceum Theatre and National Festival of Youth Theatre, Rothes Halls...
Strange Town 14-18s premiered Duncan Kidd's play 'Wearing Badges Is Not Enough' on Thurs 10th June at the Lyceum Connect Festival and again at Rothes Halls on Fri 2nd July as part of the National Festival of Youth Theatre.
Spring Festival 2010
The 11-14s and 8-10s had three sell-out shows at the Netherbow Theatre, Scottish Storytelling Centre...
And there were two sell out shows at the Netherbow Theatre, Scottish Storytelling Centre last Christmas...
and a premiere at Out of the Blue for our Friday groups...
Four Days by Neil Mackay
33 characters. 12 stories. 4 days.
In this new play by Neil Mackay, each of the 33 young people has four days in Edinburgh to tell their story. Friends, enemies and couples depict what life is like for them in the city. Funny, touching and relevant to anyone who’s ever been a teenager.
This show was performed most recently at the Leith Festival in June to good audiences and received very positive feedback.
Gone by Duncan Kidd
A school trip to the mountains. The adults disappear. Will the pupils have the time of their lives or fight for survival?
The junior youth theatre group premiered Duncan Kidd's superb play about a school group who are left to fend for themselves at an outward bounds course in the mountains. The show was performed to critical acclaim in the drama studio at Leith Academy in June.