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.
Adjudicator: Alan Haslett, GoDA
MONDAY 6th MARCH – 7.00pm (NB Earlier time)
Barn Errol (J) “Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” – Don Zolidis
Beaumont School (J) “Arbeit Macht Frei” – Paul King
Richard Hale School (S) “Punk Rock” – Simon Stephens
Phoenix YTC (S) – “Sweeney Todd” – C G Bond
TUESDAY 7th MARCH – 7.30pm
Limitless Academy of Performing Arts (J) “Kilmainham Kids” – Paul Sherman
Barnwell School Upper (S) “Signed to Serve” – Devised verbatim
Best Theatre Arts (S) “Just” – Ali Smith
WEDNESDAY 8th MARCH – 7.30pm
Company of Teens (S) “The School Film” – Patrick Marber
Stagefright (S) “The Murder of Red Riding Hood” – Andra Bishop
Best Theatre Arts (S) “Laugh Now” – Devised
THURSDAY 9th MARCH – 7.30pm
The Archer Academy (J) “The Fear of Missing Out” – Devised
The Archer Academy (S) “100” (edited) – Petterle, Monaghan & Heimann
Barn Hermes (S) “Cagebirds” – David Campton
FRIDAY 10th MARCH – 7.30pm
Barnwell School Middle (J) “Paris” – Devised verbatim
Limitless Academy of Performing Arts (S) “The Musicians” – Patrick Marber
Barn Hermes (S) “Spring Awakening” – Frank Wedekind
SATURDAY 11th MARCH
Swavesey Youth Theatre (S) “What Are They Like” – Lucinda Coxon
St Francis College (J) “Deeds Not Words” – Charlotte McDermott
Chancellor’s School (J) “DNA” – Dennis Kelly
7.00pm (NB Earlier time)
Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls (J) “Scheherazade” – Jeni Whittaker
Chancellor’s School (S) “Two” – Jim Cartwright
See www.wgcydf.org for more details.
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