WGC Youth Drama Festival presents
The very best of youth drama from Hertfordshire and the Home Counties
A wonderful week of entertaining, dramatic competition that attracts around 250 young people from Hertfordshire and its adjoining counties. They compete for various awards for junior and senior sections. There are two or three short (one-act) plays each night. The teams must adhere to the festival rules and will be awarded marks by a professional adjudicator for acting, production, stage presentation and dramatic achievement.
MONDAY 29th FEBRUARY – 7.30pm
JCoSS (J) Darkwood Manor – Chris Harrison
Chancellor’s School (J) The Tempest – William Shakespeare – Devised
RHS Youth Players (S) Fleurs pas les Fusils (Flowers not Guns) – Devised*
TUESDAY 1ST MARCH – 7.30pm
Archer Academy (J) Medea – Liz Lochhead
Chancellor’s School (S) 45 Minutes – Anya Reiss*
CoTeens (S) Canterbury Tales – Geoffrey Chaucer adapted by Phil Woods with Michael Bogdanov (adult themes)
WEDNESDAY 2ND MARCH – 7.30pm
Pump House CYT (S) Blackout – Davy Anderson*
Barn Avant Garde (S) Just – Ali Smith*
THURSDAY 3RD MARCH – 7.30pm
Barn Hedwig (J) Hood – Katherine Chandler
Phoenix YTC (S) Girl Interrupted – Susanna Kaysen – Adaptation
FRIDAY 4TH MARCH – 7.30pm
Pump House CYT (J) Gargantua – Carl Grose
Stagefright (S) Growing Pains – Andra Bishop – Devised
Barnwell School (S) The Missing – Devised
SATURDAY 5TH MARCH – 7.00pm (NB Earlier time)
Beaumont School (J) It Snows – Bryony Lavery, Steven Hoggett & Scott Graham
Freman College (S) Valentine’s Day – Bethany Cox – Adaptation
*Caution: may contain strong language
See www.wgcydf.org for more details.
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