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UCC Youth Theatre presents 'What Are They Like' by Lucinda Coxon

10 Apr 2024
UCC Youth Theatre invites you to 'What Are They Like' by Lucinda Coxon tonight Fri 26 th April at 7:30pm in the Granary Theatre. 


About the play: 

'Adolescence is a rough ride. You've got existential angst, mood swings, fashion fiascos, terrifying physical changes, never enough money... And that's just the parents. How well do you know yours? 


What Are They Like? by Lucinda Coxon was written as part of the 2013 UK National Theatre Connections Youth Theatre Festival exploring what it is, was, and might be like to be a teenager. Each year the Connections Festival commissions 10 new plays for young people to perform from writers with a wide range of experience. 


Lucinda Coxon is an English playwright and screenwriter. Her plays include: a version of Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman (Bridge Theatre, London, 2022); Alys, Always, adapted from the novel by Harriet Lane (Bridge Theatre, London, 2019). Her screenplays include The Danish Girl, The Crimson Petal and the White and The Little Stranger.


The play contains references to drugs, sex, violence and adult themes - not recommended for young children (8+).


About UCC Youth Theatre:

Youth Theatre is a youth work practice that contributes to the artistic, personal and social development of young people through their participation in theatre – UCC Youth Theatre aims to be an inclusive safe place of self-discovery for young people from differing socioeconomic backgrounds to learn, create and grow together. The core activities of the youth theatre include weekly theatre practice based workshops, rehearsals and performance. More info.

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