Past shows

Dates and Venues
YMT Summer Season - Harvest Fire 2014

Harvest Fire (2014)

31 Jul 2014 to 01 Aug 2014

Harvest Fire is a bold, exciting new work created by director Lewis Barfoot as part of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival. Our inspiration comes from two annual festivals: The Burning Man Festival in America – a week-long festival in the desert, dedicated to radical self-expression and art (...

YMT Summer Season - Macbeth 2014

Macbeth (2014)

23 Jul 2014 to 26 Jul 2014

The thumping sound of Drum ‘n’ Bass cascades down the corridors of Dunsinane. An ominous beat reverberates through the dank fog of YMT's dystopian reimagining of Shakespeare's perennial horror story Macbeth.This thrilling new piece of music theatre combines fierce electronic music with contemporary...

Catfish! The Musical

Catfish! The Musical (2014)

26 Apr 2014

Online you can be anyone... You meet someone. They’re hot. And funny. And they just seem to get you. This could be IT. You talk all the time and it feels like you may have met the ONE. It gets to that stage in the relationship where you want to take it further… So you meet. Face to face. No texts,...

Let it Snow (2013)

Let it Snow! (2013)

21 Dec 2013

Our annual festive concert, Let It Snow! returns this year on Saturday 21 December! Join us for a thrilling evening of new music theatre, where our talented company of young people will be performing an exciting medley of extracts from our 2013 season. Performances will include: Adaptations of...

Vanishing Point Steampunk

Vanishing Point Screening (2013)

24 Nov 2013

“Come with me, lie with me, walk with me, fly with me…” In a town that might be your town, where teenagers are seen as vermin and the scum of the street, something is stirring. It’s a time where children are feeling increasingly undervalued; invisible within their own communities, where young...

Burnt Out Souls (2013)

30 Aug 2013 to 01 Sep 2013

Have you ever thought about the way knowledge is passed from one generation to the next? Set in the fictional near future, the world as we know it ceased to exist after a great illness wiped out society. A handful of survivors must train up the burnt out youth in order to rebuild society. But who...

Great Expectations (2013)

29 Aug 2013 to 01 Sep 2013

“Come gather around and hear the tale that’s unfolding of one boy with Great Expectations. His Christian name Philip, his surname was Pirrup but call him Pip”. Great Expectations is the London premiere of the musical version developed by YMT in 2007. Some of the greatest characters in British...

Variété (2013)

29 Aug 2013 to 01 Sep 2013

‘The moon is up, so red, like blood on iron…’ 1936 Hamburg, Germany.  A wandering naïve joins a seedy sideshow circus, the eccentric cast of which are rarely what they seem. As his success playing ‘The Bird Man’ grows, so does his psychotic obsession with the deaf trapeze dancer Maria. On one...

YMT Soul Music

Soul Music (2013)

24 Aug 2013 to 26 Aug 2013

Terry Pratchett's 16th Discworld novel, Soul Music follows the short-lived but glamorous musical career of "The Band with Rocks In", a group of musicians who become famous after their leader, Imp Y Celyn (Welsh for "bud of the holly"), becomes possessed by the essence of an addictive new music...

The Dark Tower (2013)

24 Aug 2013 to 26 Aug 2013

In celebration of the 2013 Britten centenary, YMT is commissioning the Northern Irish composer and writer Conor Mitchell to create a new stage work - The Dark Tower, a response to the 1946 radio play (The Dark Tower) written by Ulster poet Louis MacNiece and scored by Benjamin Britten. The first...