Connections Festival Day 1

27 Mar
Studio Theatre
Drama/Theatre
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Musical Differences
Performed by Sheffield People's Theatre Young Company

In the summer of Year Ten, Alex Stokes takes the fateful step of buying an electric guitar and forming his own rock group. He teams up with a mysterious young singer by the name of Joel Lawrence. What follows could well be the most incredible saga in the school’s musical history. The band survives different line-ups, impossible love affairs and brutal school politics. By Year Thirteen, they are a tightly knit four-piece, and their final gig is nothing short of remarkable – but have individual members paid too high a price?


The Snow Dragons
Performed by West Yorkshire Drama Academy

Raggi and her friends spend their free time in the woods and mountains around their sleepy fjord town playing games of Vikings, dragons and war. When soldiers occupy the town, they watch from their hut in the mountains: their friends and families beaten, silenced, abducted... Let down by the adult world they form The Snow Dragons, ‘the last line of resistance’ carrying out sabotage missions. But this is no game, and true courage requires great sacrifice.

 

Age guidance 13+

Running time: approximately 50 minutes per play with a 25 minute interval between

Running time: About 2 hours and 5 minutes (including a 15 minute interval)
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