Plays for Young People

This section contains all titles included in the categories Plays for Children (under 12 years) and Plays for Young People (12-18 years).

Showing 1-18 of 165 items.

The Mill on the Floss (stage version)

A re-invention of George Eliot's classic story of loss, tragedy and the relentless nature of fate.

The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde's undying comedy – in an edition to fit any handbag.

The Shakespeare Revue

An enchanting collection of witty music and skits about the Bard, devised for and first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (stage version)

A superb adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's famous story of the unassuming Dr Jekyll and his dark alter-ego Mr Hyde.

Beauty and the Beast (Young Vic version)

A magical re-telling of the story of Beauty and the Beast, with music by Mick Sands drawn from traditional French folk melodies.

East is East

A wonderful comedy about growing up in multiracial Salford.

Jane Eyre (stage version)

A bold and theatrically inventive adaptation of the literary classic that puts the interior life of the novel on stage.

Arabian Nights (Young Vic version)

A simple and delightfully inventive re-telling of the stories from the Arabian Nights.

Kes (stage version)

A tried-and-tested stage adaptation of Barry Hines' novel A Kestrel for a Knave, about a troubled young boy who finds and trains a kestrel.

Cuba

A play written for young people to perform, about two schoolgirls and their daring response to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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Hansel and Gretel (stage version)

An imaginative reworking of the children's classic, from the UK's leading author of plays for young audiences.

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Cinderella (stage version)

A classic fairy tale with a twist, from the UK's leading author of plays for young audiences.

Emma (stage version)

A bold, witty and fresh adaptation of Jane Austen's novel which, while thoroughly modern, retains the spirit and much of the language of the original.

The Sleeping Beauty

A variation on the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty, by the 'master of children's theatre' (Scotsman).

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I, Claudia

A touching and funny play about a girl on the cusp of adolescence.

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A strikingly original play combining traditional storytelling with physical theatre, created by The Imaginary Body. Winner of a Fringe First Award at the 2002 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Beauty and the Beast (RSC version)

A magical re-telling of the story of Beauty and the Beast, first performed in this version by the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Sleeping Beauty (Young Vic version)

The classic tale of Sleeping Beauty's curse – as seen through the eyes of the fairy who curses her.