20 Stories High have announced their latest shows and events
Young Actors Company present… Tales from the MP3
Created by Julia Samuels and 20 Stories High Young Actors Company.
Directed by Julia Samuels.
With live music, poetry and beat-boxing, 20 Stories High presents young people telling real tales from their MP3 players. With unflinching honesty, they discuss religion, sex, race friendship and family revealing challenging and insightful perspectives.
Venue: Everyman Theatre, Hope St, L1 9HB, Liverpool
Dates: Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd August 2014
Age guidance: 13+
Tickets: 0151 709 4776
Archive film of scratch performance, Dec 2012: www.tinyurl.com/talesfromthemp3
20 Stories High Young Actors Company present… HEADZ
A Series of Contemporary Urban Monologues
Written by Keith Saha
Directed by Julia Samuels and Keith Saha
Inside every HEAD lies a secret… a story waiting to unravel.
Mikey’s Mum and Dad still haven’t forgiven him for what he did when he was six…
Jamie is keeping her pregnancy under wraps…
and David is having an affair with his teacher.
With 11 different monologues over 4 nights… HEADZ offers a gritty, challenging and humorous insight into the lives of young people in Liverpool 2014.
Written by 20 Stories Highs’ Award-Winning Writer, Keith Saha.
Venue: Playhouse Theatre Studio, Williamson Square, Liverpool
Dates: Wednesday 2nd – Saturday 5th July 2014
Age guidance: 14+ (will contain strong language and mature themes)
Ticketing: £6 (£4 concessions)
Contact Playhouse Box Office for tickets: tickets.everymanplayhouse.com / 0151 709 4776
20 Stories High Youth Theatre present… Standard
Directed and Devised by Rachel Brogan with Bradley Thompson
Deep in the heart of the forest, thirty young pioneers courageously set out to live by their ideals.
They have 7 days to create a new society and need to choose 10 moral codes to live by.
But what begins merely as a college exercise ultimately takes them to their emotional limits and changes their lives… forever.
20 Stories High Youth Theatre work with award-winning guest director Rachel Brogan (currently Director of the Television Workshop, Salford ‘Working Girls Theatre Co’) and Bradley Thompson, an emerging young director and actor who has been part of 20 Stories High Youth Theatre for the past seven years.
Venue: The bluecoat, School Lane, L1 3BX
Dates: Wednesday 16th – Thursday 17th July 2014
Tickets: £4 (£2 concessions). Contact Bluecoat Box Office for tickets: 0151 702 5324/ www.thebluecoat.org.uk
Age guidance: 13+ (WARNING: Contains scenes of suggested sexual violence)
If you are interested in getting involved in any of the below opportunities contact Leanne at 20 Stories High: Leanne@20stoireshigh or 0151 708 9728. 20 Stories High are committed to equal access for all – should you have any specific requirements, please get in touch to discuss how we can help.
Free Verbatim Theatre Workshops
These workshops will explore Recorded Delivery – the artistic technique used in the show – focusing on using MP3 players to create verbatim performance. Free and open to all, but places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!
Wednesday 4 June for 13-21 Year Olds
7pm to 9pm at the Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool
Wednesday 18 June for 17 to 25 Year Olds
7pm to 9pm at the Bluecoat School Lane, Liverpool
Tales from the MP3 Post Show Jam
Saturday 2nd August, 9.15pm at the Everyman
Slam Poetry, Live Music, Open Mic, Dance, Club Tunes…
Join the cast of the show and some very special guests at our legendary Post Show Jam. Young Artists are welcome to perform as individuals or groups. This is our big MP3 party before setting off on tour – a night not too be missed!
Live Music & Spoken Word pre-show Performances
Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd August, 6.45pm at the Everyman
20 Stories High are looking to programme a selection of local musicians and Spoken Word artists to perform before Tales from the MP3 kicks off at the Everyman. Performances will take place in the Everyman bar areas.