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Encore Youth Theatre

Dark and Bright

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ENCORE Youth Theatre celebrate family, friendship, and love with their sensational new musical...

DARK & BRIGHT
Devised by the company
Book by Noël Jones
Music by William Pickering
Lyrics by Hannah Castleman & Julian Payne

Xander's world is turned upside down following the death of his mother. Feeling lost and alone, he pushes everyone who loves him away until he is approached by a pair of mysterious strangers. Both offer Xander the hand of friendship, but one of them will lead him down a dark path whilst the other will guide him to a brighter place.

The question is: whose hand will he take?

Using the words and experiences of the cast themselves, ENCORE Youth Theatre has created a contemporary life-affirming story with a stunning original score that gives a powerful voice to young people living through the challenges of recent times.

Suitable for 11+ - This production explores some challenging themes and contains some strong language and enacted violence.

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  • Max. 6 tickets per booking. Attendees should sit in groups of six or less in accordance with the latest government guidelines.
  • Seats will be automatically allocated in order to maintain social distancing between groups.
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