This Changes Everything (Platform Play)
Playwriting at the National Theatre with Joel Horwood at National Theatre, London
Sat 25 Jan 2020
A group of disillusioned young women have disappeared. On a platform out at sea, they have formed The Community – a new type of society and a better way of living. But how can you change the world if you’ve taken yourself out of it?
This Changes Everything by Joel Horwood is part of Platform, an initiative from Tonic Theatre in partnership with Nick Hern Books aimed at addressing gender imbalance and inequality in theatre. Platform comprises big-cast plays with predominantly or all-female casts, written specifically for performance by school, college and youth-theatre groups.
‘Drama is an important tool for building confidence and empowering young people. Platform will give girls opportunity to access these benefits as much as their male counterparts.’ Moira Buffini
Buying from an educational institution or youth group? You can get the scripts for Platform plays at a special discount price – head to the Platform website for more information.
Blog Post: Tonic Theatre's Lucy Kerbel explains why she launched Platform, and what you can do to get involved. 'When looking at contemporary new writing for young actors to perform, one could be mistaken for thinking that youth drama was a predominantly male pursuit, rather than the other way round.' Read more >>
‘We can’t change things here, that’s the whole point, no one listens to us or cares, the only way we’re gonna change things is by going somewhere else, starting afresh.’
11 Jun 2015Size: 198mm x 129mm
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