Past shows

Dates and Venues

Out There (2011)

26 Aug 2011 to 27 Aug 2011

Newman Carter, a world famous astronaut, mysteriously disappears in 1969. Forty years later, a troubled young man turns up on his doorstep with a letter, which changes everything, for everyone… Out There is an original tale about fathers, families, love, loss, hope and never giving up on your...

Jabberwocky (2011)

25 Aug 2011 to 26 Aug 2011

Jabba: To talk rapidly, unintelligibly, or idly (verb)  Rapid or babbling talk (noun). What do Lewis Carroll’s Jabberwocky and The Hunting of the Snark, Edward Lear’s poetry, Finnegans Wake, Dr Seuss, Ogden Nash, Vogon Poetry (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy), Christopher Isherwood’s Poems...

Macbeth (2011)

13 Aug 2011 to 14 Aug 2011

London. The summer of 2011. As the infamous riots rip through the city, the tension becomes almost palpable. Where once lay a gleaming capital city, there is now a smashed-up wasteland of shattered glass and burning cars. In this chaotic new world, the struggle to gain power and influence is of the...

Love & Madness (2011)

11 Aug 2011 to 12 Aug 2011

A father takes his daughter to a strange city. She is to be married. But she feigns madness to avoid the fate. Unwittingly this starts a chain reaction as first her true love, Oratio, then Flaminia, who loves Oratio, really do go mad, followed by Pedrolino, Alechino, Pantalone and soon everyone is...

Mort: The Musical (2011)

10 Aug 2011 to 13 Aug 2011

YMT commissioned Mort in 2007 and we restaged it again this year with a brand new cast and a rewritten script by Jenifer Toksvig. Wildly witty and inventive, it is a typical Terry Pratchett Discworld novel turned into a musical. Performed at the Greenwich Theatre, the performances, direction and...

Tales From The World's End (2011)

04 Aug 2011 to 05 Aug 2011

For the past six summers director Kate Burlinson has been weaving her own particular brand of magic on YMT projects – YMT company members on her projects have gone on to work in the theatre and related industries every year with many of them now at drama school of conservatories. She was thrilled...

Gershwin's Gals (2010)

27 Aug 2010 to 28 Aug 2010

Music must reflect the thoughts and aspirations of the people and thetime. My people are American. My time is today." - George Gershwin George Gershwin's contribution to the 'American sound' is so profound one could go as far as to say it IS the American sound. Before Gershwin America had no real...

The Dummy Tree (2010)

24 Aug 2010 to 04 Sep 2010

A young man, on the day of his wedding, stands under a dummy tree festooned with dummies, cigarette packets, old gin bottles and all the other things that people want to give up. He agonises over the biggest decision of his life. The wedding guests wait. Next to the tree sits a young girl with her...

The Savage (2010)

23 Aug 2010 to 24 Aug 2010

Imagine you wrote a story and that story came true. This is exactly what happens to Blue Baker when he writes about a savage living alone in the woods near his home. After his dad’s death, Blue finds comfort in dreaming of a wild kid who survives on a diet of berries and the occasional hapless...

Scheherazade (2010)

19 Aug 2010 to 21 Aug 2010

Scheherazade will be an original piece of musical theatre devised by all of us based upon the fabulous ancient tales from the Arabian Nights.A murderous madness is consuming the Sultan. Whenever he wants, he marries a new wife. The next morning he has her killed. All are powerless before him. The...

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