Pop Up Theatre: NYT Secret Location and Free Ticket Revealed

Written by: Sophie Taylor

The National Youth Theatre are currently touring 50 plays in a day across the UK. to celebrate 50 years of the NYT commissioning new work for young people.

The locations of all 50 plays have been kept top secret and only released this morning. The goosebump inducing, Bitches by Bola Agbaje will be performed at our very own MoseyHome on Stroud Green Road TONIGHT. We are giving away one guest list ticket via our Facebook and Twitter so get in touch and keep your eyes peeled for a shiny ticket confirmation. All shows will be streamed online live should you miss out.

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Writers who received early commissions from NYT such as James Graham (This House, Finding Neverland), Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and The Cursed Child) and Zawe Ashton are showcasing works as part of the initiative.

Today’s shenanigans also mark the launch of NYT’s 2017 season which will include their first ever ‘East End season’ at the Yard Theatre this summer after the sell out success of their season of new writing at the Finborough last year. The East End Season features Olivier Award-winning Jessica Swale’s Blue Stockings, the premiere of The Host, a new play commission by NYT in response to 23 June 2016 and the European refugee crisis by Nessah Muthy and the return of Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist. In October they will take a 50 strong cast to Wilton’s Music Hall to bring back Peter Terson’s iconic play about football hooliganism, Zigger Zagger, 50 years after it was first commissioned by them.

Here you’ll find a list of all the plays and venues and where to stream the performances.

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