Second Person Narrative - Platform Play
Published by Nick Hern Books
0 Male 7 Female
'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" ~ Lucy Kerbel of Tonic Theatre on why she launched the Platform series
Good roles for young female actors are in short supply
In partnership with publisher Nick Hern Books, Tonic Theatre set out to change that by commissioning a series of new plays with mainly or entirely female casts for schools and youth theatre groups to perform
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
Second Person Narrative by Jemma Kennedy is one of the first three, all of which are available for public performance ....
Second Person Narrative - F7
You're born a girl
You grow up
You grow old
But who is in control of your life story?
Can you actually choose your destiny?
And how do you forge your own identity along the way?
F7 or Mixed Cast, doubling (very large cast possible)
"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
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