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Lost Boys | Community Tour

Overview

National Youth Theatre present 

Lost Boys 

By Luke Barnes 
Directed by Zoe Lafferty 

12 Sept - Formby High School, Formby
13 Sept - Winstanley College, Wigan 
14 Sept - Valley Community Theatre, Netherley
16 Sept - Alt Valley Skills Centre, Croxteth
17 Sept - Huyton Culture Hub, Knowsley
18 Sept - The Studio, Widnes
19 Sept - Chester Lane Library, St Helens
20 Sept - Christ Church, Waterloo
21 Sept - Pilgrim Street Arts Centre, Birkenhead

This tour of local community venues follows a performance run at Unity Theatre, Liverpool from 4-11 Sept. 

If you are interested in bringing a group to one of the performances please get in touch with participation@nyt.org.uk


"These are the small town gods”

A humorous and heartfelt play by award-winning Formby playwright Luke Barnes, featuring energetic original songs by long-time Kneehigh collaborator Dom Coyote and Britain's best young talent from the National Youth Theatre. Playfully directed by Zoe Lafferty, Lost Boys is a play for everyone about growing up in a new northern town, exploring how where you're from and gender identity affects who you are, who you become and your mental health.

Written by award-winning Formby playwright Luke Barnes, whose recent plays include The Jumper Factory (Young Vic) and All We Ever Wanted Was Everything (Bush Theatre and various venues) and acting credits include HBO’s Game of Thrones. Director Zoe Lafferty (The Host, Queens of Syria) was recently named one of Vogue’s Major Players of British Theatre. 

This new commission for National Youth Theatre comes to Liverpool for the first time following a workshop production in Skelmersdale in September 2018.


Age Guidance: 14+
This production contains strong language sexual references and the subject of suicide and strobe lighting


The Company 

Writer Luke Barnes
Director Zoe Lafferty
Designer Jasmine Swan 
Associate Designer Sarah Mercade
Composer and Sound Designer Dom Coyote 
Musical Director and Associate Sound Designer Alex Heane
Lighting Designer Joseph Ed Thomas
Choreographer Jenna Sian O'Hara
Production Manager Jack Greenyer & Jack Boissieux for Infinity Technical
Company Stage Manager Sam Cheadle
Stage Management Team
Katie Browes
Rica Struckmann
Sophie Taylor-Hall
Head of Costume Helena Bonner
Costume Supervisor Blue Bradfield
Wardrobe Assistant Ellie Roser
Tour Technician David Murray
Guitarist Aidan Maj
Project Coordinator Hayley Greggs 

Cast 

  

    Louis Carrington                          Floriana Dezou 

  

     Faye Donnellan                           Tom Isted

  

    Neve Kelman                               Alexandre King 

  

  Charlie Knowles                            Alex Meredith                         

  

  Eoin McKenna                                 Kwame Owusu

    

Jenna Sian O'Hara                         Sam Rees-Baylis 

Daryl Rowlands 


 

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