Kingsway Park High School presents

Like There’s No Tomorrow

There are strange cracks appearing in the land on the other side of the world, turning habitats into wastelands and creating a new wave of climate refugees. However, no one’s worrying about that here – where a mayoral candidate is promising more, more, more. New industries, new jobs, new homes and masses of new stuff – all of it achieved by expansive and rapid economic growth. It’s what the people want. Apart from Maru that is, who’s asthma is really bad because the air is already thick with pollution, and their mantra of reduce, reuse, recycle, is falling on deaf ears. Their only sanctuary is the local park. Lush and green, it’s where Maru can re-connect, re-charge and breathe. However, as plans emerge to build on the park, and Maru’s parents appear to be seduced by the mayoral candidate’s invitation to consume as much as you can – something has to give. So, when a crack appears in Maru’s new state of the art bedroom furniture and then it spreads to the centre of town, and Maru seems to be the culprit, it’s enough to focus everyone’s attention – as they seek to deal with the symptom, whilst remaining oblivious of the cause.

Like There’s No Tomorrow was created with the Belgrade Young Company, through a process of discussion, research, improvisation, scripting and revision. They first performed this play on Monday 9th March 2020.Arts Council England Logo

The play was created by the Belgrade Young Company with Justine Themen, Claire Procter and Liz Mytton

Directed, performed and filmed by Kingsway Park High School

Tickets are available as ‘Pay What You Can’ – the suggested price for this event is £3 – but there is an option to pay £0 as we want as many people as possible to access NT Connections Festival.

This performance will be available to watch until Fri 18 June – when you book your ticket you will see this date listed, but you will be able to watch the show when it premieres online Fri 11 Jun 20:00

Caption Subtitles are available. Instructions on how to access the captions will be emailed to all those who have booked tickets.