Tell Us Who We Are

National Youth Performing Arts Companies of Scotland present
Tell Us Who We Are

By Gary McNair

Directed by Mary McCluskey
Choreographed by Anna Kenrick 
Music by Claire McCue
Performed at The Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ
Tue 7 – Thu 9 August, Various Times £5*

For the first time, the National Youth Choir of Scotland, National Youth Orchestras of Scotland, Scottish Youth Theatre and YDance (Scottish Youth Dance) collaborate to present this new commission for Festival 2018

The 8pm performances on Tue 7 and Thu 9th August are sold out

It was supposed to be the war to end all wars, but here we are in 2018, and wars are still being waged across the globe.
 
In Tell Us Who We Are, we, the young people ask what can we tell you about war? In this, the 100th Anniversary year of the end of the First World War, what can we, the mollycoddled, millennials with our safe spaces tell you about anything?
 
Through the prism of war, we contrast our lives to those of all the young people who have lived in the 100 years following the end of WWI. We have all the information we could ever need about the world at the touch of a button, but now, in the Year of Young People, we want to know what the world thinks of us. Is our voice being heard?
 
Featuring performance, dance and new music, the young cast will be joined by a forty-strong choir and community cast to inhabit the iconic space of the Old Fruitmarket venue. Working with arts professionals, the collective has developed this piece to reflect, represent and celebrate the voice of young people today.

 

Tell Us Who We Are is part of Festival 2018, the cultural programme for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships

Booking and Information
Performances are as follows:
Tue 7 August, 8pm  SOLD OUT
Wed 8 August, 12 noon
Thu 9 August,  3pm & 8pm  
Tickets £5 each*

PLEASE NOTE

The 8pm performances on Tue 7 and Thu 9th August are sold out

If you are unable to purchase tickets online, then please call 0141 353 8000

Due to the European Games, roads may be closed near the venue. Please allow yourself plenty of time to arrive. Find out more here.

*Booking fee applies

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