Theatre Preview: New Connections, 10 – 14 June, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh

22 May


The Royal Lyceum Theatre will play host to scores of local young performers and producers from Tuesday 10 – Saturday 14 June, in one of 15 showcases across the UK for New Connections, one of the world’s largest celebrations of youth theatre.

Organised by London’s National Theatre, New Connections commissions new plays for and about young people from some of the finest contemporary playwrights, allowing schools and youth theatres unique opportunities to tackle new productions and work with like-minded people.

This year, ten groups will be performing a range of exciting new plays at the Lyceum Theatre for the sixth consecutive year.

Participants include:

  • Youth Theatre Fife
  • Falkirk Youth Theatre
  • RSAMD YouthWorks, Glasgow
  • Craigholme School, Glasgow
  • Balerno Youth Theatre
  • County Carlow Youth Theatre
  • Kildare Youth Theatre
  • YUF Theatre in Shetland
  • George Heriot’s School, Edinburgh
  • Lyceum Youth Theatre in Edinburgh

Among the plays being performed is the superb Fugee, with full details of all the productions over at the Royal Lyceum website.


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