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Is My Microphone On?
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781839042829Publication Date:
21 Sep 2023
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook, 64 pages ISBN: 9781788507202Publication Date:
21 Sep 2023
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Canadian Stage, Toronto, 2021

Is My Microphone On?

By Jordan Tannahill

Paperback £10.99£8.79

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Young people have inherited a burning world. In Jordan Tannahill's urgent and lyrical play, they reckon with the generations who have come before them, questioning the choices that have been made, and the ones that they will yet be forced to make.

In Is My Microphone On? an ensemble of young performers hold the audience to account, and invite them to experience the world together anew.

The play was commissioned by the Theater der Welt festival in Germany, premiered in English by Canadian Stage, Toronto, in 2021, and performed by youth theatres across the UK as part of the 2023 National Theatre Connections Festival. It offers opportunities for a large, flexible cast of any size or mix of genders, and can incorporate chorus work, movement and music.

'After thousands of years, I have a mouth… So if you don't mind, Mum, Dad, I'm going to speak. I'm going to shout. When I become a human I'm going to use some words. Can you still hear me? Is my microphone on?'

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'An urgent call to action'

Now Toronto

'A blistering piece of agitprop, [but] there is joy in there, too'

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'Refreshing, modern and relevant to a young ensemble of actors in today's changing world... allows for a huge range of opportunities both in terms of staging and cast size... a provoking rally to young people to not accept the state of the world as they have inherited it'

Drama & Theatre Magazine
Paperback,64 pages ISBN: 9781839042829Publication Date:
21 Sep 2023
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook,64 pages ISBN: 9781788507202Publication Date:
21 Sep 2023
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Jordan Tannahill:

Age of Minority: Three Solo Plays
Concord Floral

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