20 Stories High presents

High Times and Dirty Monsters

The voice of young disabled people often goes unheard. But not anymore – this raucous, radical, celebratory, and hard-hitting hip hop gig theatre show shares the good times and the not so good times being young and disabled in 2023.

Funny, raw and surprising stories told by an amazing collective of actors, beatboxers, and dancers. With creative captioning, integrated sign language and integrated audio description.

Expect heavy beats, stunning visuals and full hearts.

Age guidance 14+

Co-produced by 20 Stories High, Graeae Theatre, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse and LEEDS 2023.

Supported by Arts Council England, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, The Coutts Foundation, Backstage Trust, Liverpool City Council, and Arts Council England Project Grant.


★★★★ Ingenious, multi-strand story about what modern life is like for disabled young people

The Stage

Audience Feedback

High Times & Dirty Monsters BSL Flyer

High Times & Dirty Monsters Audio Description Flyer

2 hours

Content Warning

The show is full of jokes, empowerment and feel-good moments but also explores challenging themes around ableism, homelessness, substance misuse, financial difficulties and emotional trauma.

Contains strong language and gig level music. Resources will be available.

Tickets: £15 (concessions avaiable)

This production contains:

  • creative captioning
  • integrated sign language
  • integrated audio description