Plays for Young People (12-18 years)
This section lists plays that are especially suited to young people aged 12 and above, for reading, study or performance. Please note that some of the plays included here contain adult language and/or tackle challenging issues. We're always happy to advise on the suitability of any of our plays: send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us on 020 8749 4953.
See also Plays for children (under 12 years)
A radical re-imagining by playwright Evan Placey of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale, written for the National Youth Theatre.
Rudyard Kipling's classic jungle tales, in an acclaimed stage adaptation by Stuart Paterson.
Rudyard Kipling’s beloved tale of family, belonging and identity has been reimagined in this acclaimed adaptation by Jessica Swale, with original songs by Joe Stilgoe.
£9.99£7.99By Jack Thorne
A brilliantly honest and witty coming-of-age drama, with music by Stephen Warbeck.
£10.99£8.79By Tom Fowler
A darkly comic story about social inequality and upheaval, told in reverse. In the Multiplay Drama series.
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.
A modern classic about one woman's struggle to come to terms with her past - brutally separated from her German Jewish parents at the age of 9 and brought to England with the promise of a new life...
£9.99£7.99By Phil Davies
A stark, fast-paced and fraught play about political upheaval and the media's relationship with civil violence and terrorism in modern Britain. In the Multiplay Drama series.
A play inspired by the true story of the Cottingley Fairies. Part of Platform, a series of big-cast plays with predominantly or all-female casts, written specifically for performance by school, college and youth-theatre groups.
An adaptation of Zizou Corder's Lionboy novels for award-winning theatre company Complicite.
On Now & Coming SoonCharles Dickens, adapted by Alastair Cording
23 Jun - 2 Jul 22
The Miller Centre Theatre Company, Surrey