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National Theatre Connections 2022

Greater Manchester’s youth theatres, schools and colleges perform here at HOME in the National Theatre’s Connections festival, a celebration of young people, theatre-making and the importance of access to the arts.

Each year the National Theatre commissions ten new plays for young people to perform, bringing together some of the most exciting writers with the theatre-makers of tomorrow.

Location: Theatre 2
On sale date: Mon 14 Mar, 12.00 noon

Please note, all shows begin at 19.00 unless stated otherwise. Which group performs first will not be decided until the date of the performance. The duration of each show will be confirmed nearer the time.

Day 1: Mon 25 April 19.00
Spotlight Drama Youth Theatre: Remote by Stef Smith
Fred Longworth High School: Find a Partner! by Miriam Battye

Day 2: Tue 26 April 19.00
Theatre Works: Hunt by Fionnuala Kennedy

Day 3: Thu 28 April 19.00
The East Manchester Academy: Hunt by Fionnuala Kennedy

Day 4: Fri 29 April 19.00
Oldham College: Chat Back by David Judge
Winstanley College: Cable Street by Lisa Goldman*

*Content warning: this play includes some examples of characters using antisemitic language and stereotypes.

Day 5: Sat 30 April 18.30
M6 Youth Theatre: Remote by Stef Smith
Theatre Royal Youth Theatre: Hunt by Fionnuala Kennedy

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