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Truth about Youth



Royal Exchange Theatre
Saturday 12 April 2014, 2.30 – 4.30pm
ROMA TO ROYAL is a musical theatre work in progress developed and devised by a group of 15 young men aged 14 - 16 hailing from Romania, living in the heart of Levenshulme (Manchester).
Working over 3 months with practitioners Jason Singh, Jonathan Henry and Jaydev Mistry, the group have explored stories of youth culture newly arrived in the UK. From Roma Motherland to Mancunia, expect BeatBox Orchestra soundscapes weaving through stories of challenge, changes and truths - all created through text, theatre, imagery and music.
Produced by Michelle Udogu. Special thanks to Rev. Caroline Throup and St Peters Church in Levenshulme.
ROMA TO ROYAL is presented in partnership with the Co-operative Foundation as part of Truth about Youth at the Royal Exchange Theatre - a major programme which allows young people to challenge and change negative perceptions about their age group by supporting projects which enable them to work with adults, the media and wider community.
2.30-3pm: Live Romanian accordian music in The Studio foyer
3-4pm: Performance
4-4.30pm: Post-show discussion
Cost: FREE but advance booking required; book via the Royal Exchange Theatre Box Office on 0161 833 9833
Throughout the year there are opportunities for both young people (aged 14 - 21) and adults (aged 55+) to sign up for a range of Truth about Youth projects and one-off events which take place over school/college holidays, at weekends and on some evenings. To be added to the TaY mailing list please click here, make sure you tell us your date of birth and tick 'Truth about Youth'.